15 Days Wildlife Safari & Beach Holiday

Tour Highlights

On this 15 days wildlife safari, you will visit great holiday safari destinations offering not only excellent big game viewing opportunities but also bird-watching, a bit of culture, walking and hiking, photography opportunities among others. This wildlife safari holiday will take you through 9 wildlife safari destinations; Samburu, Aberdare, Nakuru, Baringo, Sweetwaters, Masai Mara, Nairobi, Amboseli and Tsavo national park respectively.

Each safari destination has its own unique character and something different to offer. Wildlife attraction also varies but it’s quite impress. While at Masai Mara game reserve, don’t miss out on the hot air balloon ride with opportunities to have panoramic views of the sweeping plains. Your holiday accommodation will be in decent tented camps and safari lodges as well as hotels.

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Day 1 & 2: Samburu National Reserve.

Departure from Nairobi early in the morning, driving via the permanently snow capped Mt. Kenya to Samburu National Park arriving in time for lunch. Later on enjoy afternoon wildlife watching drives in the park. Spend the next day on wildlife watching drives in search of the Big Cats including ; Leopard, cheetah, Lion, among other species hardly found elsewhere such as reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx,Grevy's Zebra, Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guineafowls and elephants. Enjoy nature walks, and visits to Samburu tribesmen villages.
Dinner and overnight stay at a Safari Lodge in the Park.

Day 3: Sweetwaters Game Reserve and Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Early morning game drives in Samburu National Reserve before breakfast back at the camp. Later on depart for Sweetwaters Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Sweetwaters is in the slopes of Mt. Kenya and overlooks a floodlit waterhole offering visitors an unforgettable opportunity to view and shoot pictures of animals in their natural habitat. Optional walking safari escorted by a knowledgeable Ranger. Bird-watching, camel safaris, Chimpanzee observed from a Boat on the Ewaso Nyiro River which supports other wild game like Elephants, Buffalo, Baboon, Eland, Silver-backed Jackals, Ostrich, and Rhino among others.
Dinner and overnight stay at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Day 4: Aberdare

Go for an early morning game viewing in Sweetwaters Game Reserve. Immediately after breakfast depart from Sweetwaters to Aberdare National Park arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon transfer to Treetops Lodge for floodlit game viewing. Aberdare is home to a variety of wild animals among them elephants, rhinos, leopards, bushbuck, Elusive Bongo and Giant Forest Hog.
Dinner and overnight at Treetops Lodge.

Day 5: Lake Baringo/Lake Bogoria

Enjoy an early morning game drive before breakfast. After breakfast depart for Lake Baringo, a fresh water lake reputed for bird watching, snorkeling, boat rides, fishing, and relaxation. After lunch proceed to Lake Bogoria which offers a great variety of wildlife and birds making it an ornithologists "paradise", Arguably the best in East Africa . Also seethe shy greater Kudu, the majestic antelope with majestic spiraling horns, Cheetah, Impala, Grants Gazelle. Water Bucks etc. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park

After an early morning game drive you will proceed on south to Lake Nakuru national park as you enjoying the great scenery en-route. Arrive in time for lunch. After lunch, head out for an afternoon game drive in the park. Lake Nakuru is one of the gems in the chain of the Rift Valley Lakes often referred as the Pink Lake for its great masses of pink flamingos. There are excellent opportunities to see millions of flamingos besides thousands of other birds. In Lake Nakuru national park there is also sanctuary for Rhinos. Dinner and overnight at Lodge.

Day 7, 8, & 9: Masai Mara Game Reserve

After an early morning game drive, depart from Lake Nakuru for the Maasai Mara Game Reserve where you will arrive in good time for lunch. Later on enjoy some evening game drives. You will spend the next three days enjoying extended day and night game viewing, birding, picnics, walking safaris, safari photography, sun-downers, and bush meals. Optionally, you can opt to visit local Maasai villages at $25 per person or hot air balloon ride at an extra cost.

The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is an extension of the Serengeti and covers an area of around 1500 square kilometres. It is the most popular of Kenya's parks and is rich in resident game with over 95 species recorded. After calving at the beginning of the year, the wildebeest remain in the Serengeti until April or May when the grasses are plentiful. Around June the Serengeti dries up and the wildebeest begin to move north in search of greener pastures. Accompanied by hundreds of zebra, the huge herds move across the rolling plains towards the Kenyan border. On reaching the Maasai Mara around July, they begin their lemming-like dash across the Mara River, with many being lost due to drowning, or being taken by crocodiles.

The next few weeks are spent grazing in the rich grasslands of the Mara. In September or October, the herds begin gathering for the return journey across the river and back to the Serengeti. Naturalists estimate that the wildebeest cover between 800 and 1100 kilometres a year on their circular migration from the Serengeti to the Mara and back.
Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Nairobi

After an early morning game drive, head back to camp for breakfast and depart Masai Mara reserve for Nairobi with game viewing en-route. Arrive Nairobi in the afternoon and transfer to Hotel for overnight.

Day 11 & 12: Amboseli National Park.

Depart Nairobi after breakfast and drive to Amboseli at the foot of the impressive snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Arrive in time for lunch with game viewing to the Lodge. Afternoon game drives in the Park. The next day you will enjoy rewarding game viewing safaris; lookout for elephants, buffalo, lion, cheetah, wildebeest, hyena, jackal, zebra and the Maasai giraffe Dinner and overnight at a Lodge.

Day 13 & 14: Tsavo National Park

After breakfast depart for Tsavo West via Chyulu hills and shaitani lava flows and Mzima springs where from an underwater observation tank you can see submerged Hippo walking the floor of the springs. Tsavo hosts the "Big Five" and plenty of other wild game. Dinner and overnight at Lodge. The following day you will be driven to Tsavo East after breakfast. Tsavo East is well known for massive herds of elephants which are usually covered in red dust, the man-eaters of Tsavo-lions are seen and plenty of wild-game. Meals and overnight at lodge.

Day 15: Nairobi.

Early morning game drive, Return to lodge for breakfast and depart for Nairobi arriving late afternoon.

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Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1 & 2: Samburu National Reserve.

Departure from Nairobi early in the morning, driving via the permanently snow capped Mt. Kenya to Samburu National Park arriving in time for lunch. Later on enjoy afternoon wildlife watching drives in the park. Spend the next day on wildlife watching drives in search of the Big Cats including ; Leopard, cheetah, Lion, among other species hardly found elsewhere such as reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx,Grevy's Zebra, Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich, Vulturine Guineafowls and elephants. Enjoy nature walks, and visits to Samburu tribesmen villages.
Dinner and overnight stay at a Safari Lodge in the Park.

Day 3: Sweetwaters Game Reserve and Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Early morning game drives in Samburu National Reserve before breakfast back at the camp. Later on depart for Sweetwaters Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Sweetwaters is in the slopes of Mt. Kenya and overlooks a floodlit waterhole offering visitors an unforgettable opportunity to view and shoot pictures of animals in their natural habitat. Optional walking safari escorted by a knowledgeable Ranger. Bird-watching, camel safaris, Chimpanzee observed from a Boat on the Ewaso Nyiro River which supports other wild game like Elephants, Buffalo, Baboon, Eland, Silver-backed Jackals, Ostrich, and Rhino among others.
Dinner and overnight stay at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Day 4: Aberdare

Go for an early morning game viewing in Sweetwaters Game Reserve. Immediately after breakfast depart from Sweetwaters to Aberdare National Park arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon transfer to Treetops Lodge for floodlit game viewing. Aberdare is home to a variety of wild animals among them elephants, rhinos, leopards, bushbuck, Elusive Bongo and Giant Forest Hog.
Dinner and overnight at Treetops Lodge.

Day 5: Lake Baringo/Lake Bogoria

Enjoy an early morning game drive before breakfast. After breakfast depart for Lake Baringo, a fresh water lake reputed for bird watching, snorkeling, boat rides, fishing, and relaxation. After lunch proceed to Lake Bogoria which offers a great variety of wildlife and birds making it an ornithologists "paradise", Arguably the best in East Africa . Also seethe shy greater Kudu, the majestic antelope with majestic spiraling horns, Cheetah, Impala, Grants Gazelle. Water Bucks etc. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park

After an early morning game drive you will proceed on south to Lake Nakuru national park as you enjoying the great scenery en-route. Arrive in time for lunch. After lunch, head out for an afternoon game drive in the park. Lake Nakuru is one of the gems in the chain of the Rift Valley Lakes often referred as the Pink Lake for its great masses of pink flamingos. There are excellent opportunities to see millions of flamingos besides thousands of other birds. In Lake Nakuru national park there is also sanctuary for Rhinos. Dinner and overnight at Lodge.

Day 7, 8, & 9: Masai Mara Game Reserve

After an early morning game drive, depart from Lake Nakuru for the Maasai Mara Game Reserve where you will arrive in good time for lunch. Later on enjoy some evening game drives. You will spend the next three days enjoying extended day and night game viewing, birding, picnics, walking safaris, safari photography, sun-downers, and bush meals. Optionally, you can opt to visit local Maasai villages at $25 per person or hot air balloon ride at an extra cost.

The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is an extension of the Serengeti and covers an area of around 1500 square kilometres. It is the most popular of Kenya's parks and is rich in resident game with over 95 species recorded. After calving at the beginning of the year, the wildebeest remain in the Serengeti until April or May when the grasses are plentiful. Around June the Serengeti dries up and the wildebeest begin to move north in search of greener pastures. Accompanied by hundreds of zebra, the huge herds move across the rolling plains towards the Kenyan border. On reaching the Maasai Mara around July, they begin their lemming-like dash across the Mara River, with many being lost due to drowning, or being taken by crocodiles.

The next few weeks are spent grazing in the rich grasslands of the Mara. In September or October, the herds begin gathering for the return journey across the river and back to the Serengeti. Naturalists estimate that the wildebeest cover between 800 and 1100 kilometres a year on their circular migration from the Serengeti to the Mara and back.
Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Nairobi

After an early morning game drive, head back to camp for breakfast and depart Masai Mara reserve for Nairobi with game viewing en-route. Arrive Nairobi in the afternoon and transfer to Hotel for overnight.

Day 11 & 12: Amboseli National Park.

Depart Nairobi after breakfast and drive to Amboseli at the foot of the impressive snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Arrive in time for lunch with game viewing to the Lodge. Afternoon game drives in the Park. The next day you will enjoy rewarding game viewing safaris; lookout for elephants, buffalo, lion, cheetah, wildebeest, hyena, jackal, zebra and the Maasai giraffe Dinner and overnight at a Lodge.

Day 13 & 14: Tsavo National Park

After breakfast depart for Tsavo West via Chyulu hills and shaitani lava flows and Mzima springs where from an underwater observation tank you can see submerged Hippo walking the floor of the springs. Tsavo hosts the "Big Five" and plenty of other wild game. Dinner and overnight at Lodge. The following day you will be driven to Tsavo East after breakfast. Tsavo East is well known for massive herds of elephants which are usually covered in red dust, the man-eaters of Tsavo-lions are seen and plenty of wild-game. Meals and overnight at lodge.

Day 15: Nairobi.

Early morning game drive, Return to lodge for breakfast and depart for Nairobi arriving late afternoon.