cheetah
Samburu National Reserve
Grevy's Zebra
Gerenuk
15-DAYS KENYA WILDLIFE AND BIRDING SAFARI
Flamingo
Lake Nakuru
DAY TRIP TO LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK
Chimpanzee
Lion

8 Days Captivating Holiday in Kenya

$2,127.00$4,522.00

Experience an 8 Days Captivating Holiday in Kenya through the wild heart of Kenya and let the magic unfold! Witness the majestic elephants and rare northern species at Samburu National Park. Delight in a rendezvous with primates and abundant wildlife at Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Be mesmerized by a sea of pink flamingos at Lake Nakuru National Park. And, brace yourself for an epic safari experience at Masai Mara National Reserve, where the vast plains come alive with an abundance of wildlife. Get ready to be awestruck!

Clear
SKU:N/A
Category:

8 Days Captivating Holiday in Kenya

Buckle up for an incredible 8 Days Captivating Holiday in Kenya, where you’ll dive into four spectacular reserves! Our journey kicks off in Nairobi and whisks you away to the enchanting Samburu. Here, get ready to meet the elusive Samburu special five – a one-of-a-kind experience exclusive to this magical northern region of Kenya.

Next stop? The sprawling Ol Pejeta Conservancy, home to East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary and a safe haven for two of the world’s last northern white rhinos. Then, prepare to be spellbound by the stunning beauty of Lake Nakuru, teeming with diverse bird species including its iconic flamingos. And finally, brace yourself for an epic rendezvous with Africa’s famous Big Five – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and elephant – as we delve into Masai Mara National Reserve. Get set for a wild ride like never before!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • High chance of seeing all the big five
  • Visit Ol pejeta where you can view the only two remaining northern white rhino in the world and also the only place in Kenya chimpanzees are found.
  • View wildlife found only on the Nothern Hemisphere, above the equator line in Kenya. Also known as the special 5, they are Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Gerenuk, and Somali Ostrich .
  • Private safari with your safari vehicle and personal driver guide.
  • Visits the renowned Masai Mara
  • Luxury accommodation facilities
  • Private safari with own safari vehicle and driver guide

Brief Safari itinerary

Day 1. Depart early in the morning to Samburu national reserve where you will have a late afternoon                       game drives.

Day 2. Morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu national reserve.

Day 3. Drive to Ol pejeta Conservancy  where you will afternoon game drives.

Day 4. Morning and afternoon game drives in Ol Pejeta

Day 5. Drive to Lake Nakuru where you will have after noon game drives

Day 6. Drive to Masai Mara where you will have afternoon game drives.

Day 7. Full day game drive in Masai Mara with packed lunch. A balloon can be planned for this day.

Day 8. Departure

8 Days Captivating Holiday in Kenya Detailed Summary

Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve

You will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning by the driver guide and drive to  Samburu National Reserve. Arrive in the afternoon and have lunch.  After lunch, we set off on a game drive in search of wildlife in Samburu. Back to the lodge in the evening

This region of Kenya is home to the uncommon Grevy’s zebras, Gerenuk antelopes, reticulated Giraffes, blue-necked Somali ostriches, and Beisa oryx also known as “the Samburu Special five“. Elephants and Crocodiles are guaranteed sightings, and we may be lucky enough to spot Leopards. The park is also home to hippos and lions. Bird watching is excellent with numerous varieties of weaverbirds and the martial eagles.

  • Accommodation at Samburu Intrepids Camp.
  • Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Full Day in Samburu National Reserve

On this day you will have morning and afternoon game drives in the breathtaking Samburu Reserve. Traverse the stunning landscapes and encounter abundant wildlife that call this place home. With over 350 species of birds fluttering about, prepare to be serenaded by nature’s orchestra.

From thorn scrub to red dirt, dried river beds to volcanic rock formations, steep hills to rocky outcrops – every step you take reveals a new natural wonder. It’s in this very reserve where Elsa the lioness grew up under George and Joy Adamson’s loving care, inspiring generations with her incredible story.

  • Accommodation at Samburu Intrepids Camp.
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Samburu to Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast depart Samburu and drive to Ol Pejeta conservancy. On the way you can stop at the equator marker.  You will arrive in time for lunch. After short rest you will proceed for a late afternoon game drive. Serena Sweetwaters tented camp is located in a prime location in Ol Pejeta conservancy. The conservancy is one of the few places where you can have night game drives at an extra cost. Other optional activities include lion tracking, camel ride, bush lunch/dinner etc. Interaction with the only two remaining northern white rhinos needs to be arranged in advance.

  • Accommodation at Sweetwater’s Serena Camp.
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Explore Ol Pejeta Conservancy

On this day explore the conservancy with morning and afternoon game drives. Lunch will be served at the camp. Ol Pejeta conservancy is an excellent destination to explore, from the pioneering conservation projects that have made the conservancy famous to the spectacular sightings of black and white rhinos, the Big Five, the Sweetwaters chimpanzees ( the only place in Kenya where Chimpanzees can be seen) and many more. This is an experience like no other.

  • Accommodation at Sweetwater’s Serena Camp.
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Ol Pejeta to Lake Nakuru National Park

You will depart Ol Pejeta in the morning and drive to Lake Nakuru national park. On the way, you will have a brief stop around Nyahururu at the equator marker. Arrive in time for lunch at Sarova lion hill lodge. The safari lodge features a classic aesthetic and timeless design with a sense of calm and relaxation. It offers the most scenic and spectacular views of the Lake and the National Park After short rest you will have an afternoon game drive in the park. Lake Nakuru National Park is known for harboring a lot of flamingo birds and other birds that are found on the shores of the Lake Nakuru. The animals that you will encounter in the  National Park safari include both black and white rhinos, buffaloes, white colobus monkeys, impalas, hippodromes, water bucks among others.

  • Accommodation at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara Game Reserve

Depart Lake Nakuru in the morning and drive to Masai Mara. You will arrive in time for lunch.  After lunch and a short rest you will take your first thrilling evening game drive in the Masai Mara game reserve, one of  Africa’s top safari destinations. Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant like in the Masai Mara national reserve. It is one of the best destinations in the world for wildlife viewing in their natural environment. There are over 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and more than 400 birds species recorded in the reserve.

Back to the lodge in the evening.

  • Accommodation at Fig tree camp
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Full-Day Masai Mara Exploration

Get ready for a wild adventure after your morning breakfast as you head out for an action-packed all day of spotting wildlife in the vibrant Masai Mara. Prepare for non-stop excitement wherever you turn! Take a break around noon to enjoy a delightful lunch under the shade of an iconic acacia tree, then dive back into your thrilling game drives. Feeling up for it? You even have the chance to visit a traditional Masai village, just let your driver guide know (extra charges will apply).

As the sun sets, return to the lodge where a cozy bonfire awaits. Unwind with captivating Masai Songs filling the air or retreat to your room for some well-deserved rest.

  • Accommodation at Fig Tree Camp
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Masai Mara to Nairobi

Bid adieu to the wild and wonderful landscapes of Masai Mara with a belly full of delicious breakfast delights, then make your way back to Nairobi. Upon arrival, we’ll treat you to a carnivorous feast at the renowned Carnivore Restaurant – a meat lover’s paradise! Once lunch is done, we’ll either whisk you away to your hotel or escort you to the airport, leaving you thoroughly content and satisfied after an utterly captivating holiday safari experience.

End of 8 Days Captivating Holiday in Kenya

COST INCLUDES

  • Full board accommodation on safari
  • Meals as stipulated within the itinerary
  • All park entry fees.
  • Scheduled game drives in 4×4 Luxury safari land Cruiser
  • Vehicle park entry fees
  • Service of a tour guide
  • Bottles of water during safari
  • Government Taxes
  • Emergency air evacuation cover

COSTS EXCLUDE

  • Tips and gratitude
  • International airfares
  • Visas
  • Soft drinks and local beers

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDES:

Maasai village visit@ $30 per person

Hot air balloon@ $450 per person

Additional information

Group size

Cost as from, Maximum cost