8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari

Tour Highlights

This wildlife safari holiday will take you through Samburu, Aberdare, Nakuru and finally to the Masai Mara. These are among the best wildlife safari destinations in Kenya for exceptionally game viewing holiday safaris. This 8 days Kenya safari holiday highlights varied and diverse landscapes, rare and endangered species – especially species endemic to Samburu. On this safari holiday you will not miss the great diversity of bird species that thrive in these eco systems, Lake Nakuru is a birding paradise as it has over 400 species of birds which have been identified. It’s the home of the greater and lesser flamingos which predominantly present.

Wildlife watching at Lake Nakuru is exceptionally good, besides the many varieties of birds, Nakuru is also rich is wildlife attractions, all the big five can be found here. You are at home here amidst beautiful landscapes and decent holiday safari lodges and hotels for your accommodation. The Nakuru safari will be followed by a Masai Mara holiday safari where you will spend a couple of days. Masai Mara safari offers you the finest wildlife watching opportunities in Kenya. It’s vast, varied, scenically beautiful and replete with wildlife of all sizes and species. Holiday safaris in Mara are amazing; you encounter all the Big Five animals in Africa at Masai Mara, all the predators and big cats, you holiday accommodation in Mara will be in well appointed safari lodges and or tented camps.

To book the 8 days wildlife watching Kenyan safari holiday, See below on the Season & Cost Section and click on the appropriate season.

Day 1 Nairobi - Samburu

Depart at 0630hrs for Samburu National Reserve.
(An arid area which is home to rare wildlife i.e Grevy Zebra , Reticulated Giraffe , Gerenuk Antelope , Oryx and a collection of other mammals)
Enjoy a leisurely as pass pineapple plantations and fertile farmlands.
Arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and spend the early afternoon at leisure.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife , Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge (L/D)

Day 2 Samburu

Enjoy an early morning game drive at 0630hrs in search of wildlife.
Return to the lodge for breakfast and spend the day at leisure or relax by the poolside.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife , Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 3 Samburu - Aberdare

After early breakfast depart at 0700hrs for Aberdare National Park.
(An atmospheric park that’s offers scenic beauty of the Aberdare Ranges , Mighty falls that Plunge 300m and its home to the rare bongo species)
Enjoy a leisurely drive arriving at the base hotel in time for lunch and a transfer will be arranged to the Tree Hotel where the afternoon is spent at leisure viewing wildlife directly from the Lodge as they come for water and salt lick.
Dinner and Overnight at The Ark (L/D)

Day 4 Aberdare - Lake Nakuru

After early breakfast a transfer will be arranged to The base hotel where our vehicle awaits your arrival . Depart for Lake National Park.
(A fresh water lake with over 2 million flamingos that flock to feed on the teeming algae , over 450 different bird species can be spotted and it hosts a sanctuary to The Black Rhino and White Rhino)
Enjoy a leisurely drive arriving at the lodge in time for lunch and spend the early afternoon at lesiure.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife , Dinner and Overnight at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp (B/L/D)

Day 5 Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara

After early breakfast depart at 0700hrs for the worlds famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
(Its sheer beauty of wide savannah , rolling hills , meandering rivers , riverine forests , forests with huge grazing herds , bountiful birdlife and the big five)
Enjoy a leisurely and scenic drive arriving at the lodge in time for lunch and spend the early afternoon at leisure.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife , Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6 Maasai Mara

After breakfast depart for a full day game drive with picnic lunch to Mara River to view resident Hippos and Crocodiles..
Return back to the lodge late afternoon and spend time at leisure.
Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 7 Maasai Mara

Enjoy an early morning game drive at 0630hrs in search of wildlife.
Return to the lodge for breakfast and spend the day at leisure.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife.
Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 8 Maasai Mara - Nairobi

Enjoy an early morning game drive at 0630hrs in search of wildlife.
Return to the lodge for breakfast and check-out at 1000hrs.
Enjoy a leisurely and scenic drive with a brief stopover at the View Point to Marvel at the beauty of The Great Rift Valley
Arrive early afternoon in Nairobi. (B)

Accommodation Options

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Day: 6 -8

Day: 9

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  • Drinks and Beverages not in the Itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any item of personal use
  • Travelling insurance
  • Visas
  • Laundry
  • International flights
  • Other items not specified under inclusions above

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi - Samburu

Depart at 0630hrs for Samburu National Reserve.
(An arid area which is home to rare wildlife i.e Grevy Zebra , Reticulated Giraffe , Gerenuk Antelope , Oryx and a collection of other mammals)
Enjoy a leisurely as pass pineapple plantations and fertile farmlands.
Arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and spend the early afternoon at leisure.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife , Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge (L/D)

Day 2 Samburu

Enjoy an early morning game drive at 0630hrs in search of wildlife.
Return to the lodge for breakfast and spend the day at leisure or relax by the poolside.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife , Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 3 Samburu - Aberdare

After early breakfast depart at 0700hrs for Aberdare National Park.
(An atmospheric park that’s offers scenic beauty of the Aberdare Ranges , Mighty falls that Plunge 300m and its home to the rare bongo species)
Enjoy a leisurely drive arriving at the base hotel in time for lunch and a transfer will be arranged to the Tree Hotel where the afternoon is spent at leisure viewing wildlife directly from the Lodge as they come for water and salt lick.
Dinner and Overnight at The Ark (L/D)

Day 4 Aberdare - Lake Nakuru

After early breakfast a transfer will be arranged to The base hotel where our vehicle awaits your arrival . Depart for Lake National Park.
(A fresh water lake with over 2 million flamingos that flock to feed on the teeming algae , over 450 different bird species can be spotted and it hosts a sanctuary to The Black Rhino and White Rhino)
Enjoy a leisurely drive arriving at the lodge in time for lunch and spend the early afternoon at lesiure.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife , Dinner and Overnight at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp (B/L/D)

Day 5 Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara

After early breakfast depart at 0700hrs for the worlds famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
(Its sheer beauty of wide savannah , rolling hills , meandering rivers , riverine forests , forests with huge grazing herds , bountiful birdlife and the big five)
Enjoy a leisurely and scenic drive arriving at the lodge in time for lunch and spend the early afternoon at leisure.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife , Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 6 Maasai Mara

After breakfast depart for a full day game drive with picnic lunch to Mara River to view resident Hippos and Crocodiles..
Return back to the lodge late afternoon and spend time at leisure.
Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 7 Maasai Mara

Enjoy an early morning game drive at 0630hrs in search of wildlife.
Return to the lodge for breakfast and spend the day at leisure.
Enjoy a game drive at 1600hrs in search of wildlife.
Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 8 Maasai Mara - Nairobi

Enjoy an early morning game drive at 0630hrs in search of wildlife.
Return to the lodge for breakfast and check-out at 1000hrs.
Enjoy a leisurely and scenic drive with a brief stopover at the View Point to Marvel at the beauty of The Great Rift Valley
Arrive early afternoon in Nairobi. (B)