15 DAYS RUSTIC KENYA WILDLIFE AND BEACH SAFARI

Kenya safari

15 DAYS RUSTIC KENYA WILDLIFE AND BEACH SAFARI 

 

 Our 15 days rustic Kenya wildlife and  beach safari explores some of the best safari destinations in Kenya and ends at one of the best beaches in Africa. It starts with Samburu national reserve  where you will spend 2 nights. The reserve is rich in wildlife with fame for abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx also referred to as (Samburu Special). The reserve is also popular with a elephants. Large predators such as lions are an important attraction. Kamunyak the Miracle Lioness that adapted the baby Oryx used to be a resident in the reserve. Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area.

 The safari then proceeds to Aberdare National park. Game animals easily seen in the park during game viewing include; African Elephant, black rhino, leopard, spotted hyena, olive baboon, black and white colobus monkey, sykes monkey, cape buffalo, warthog. Rare sightings include those of bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat, blue duiker. Bird viewing is rewarding with about 290 recorded bird species, including the Aberdare Cisticola and the Jackson’s francolin. 

From Aberdare national park, visit the Lake Nakuru national park.  Lake Nakuru National Park has over 400 bird species making it a bird watchers paradise. In addition it is home to over 50 mammal species. When it comes to plant species, it has over 500. The park is famous for the flocks of the greater and lesser Flamingo. When it comes mammals most of the big game reside here apart from the elephant. It offers a sanctuary to the endangered rhino and it has the largest population in Kenya. Another animal that in endangered and finds residence in Lake Nakuru National Park is the Rothschild giraffe

The 15-day rustic Kenya wildlife and beach safari then takes you to Masai Mara National reserve. Masai Mara National Reserve is the most popular tourism destination in Kenya and one of the finest wildlife reserve in  Africa. The park is famous for the annual wildebeest migration. The Masai Mara is also one of the best place in Africa where you can see the big cats.  You can also spot the Cheetahs on the open savannah eyeing their next meal. Its varied habitats host a large variety of wildlife and is also home to more than 500 bird species. This is the world cup of wildlife viewing. 

Lake Naivasha will be our next destination after Masai Mara on the 15-days rustic Kenya wildlife and  beach safari. Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among acacias, Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the hippos sleep the day in the shallows. The forest surroundings the lake are abundant with birds. There is also the hells gate National Park where you will have nature walk among wildlife.  

From lake Naivasha you will head to Amboseli National Park. The Park boasts of over 80 different types of Mammals and more than 400 bird species. Its main attraction is huge numbers of big tasked elephants which can be viewed at close range in their natural environment. Another major attraction to the park is Mt Kilimanjaro which is Africa’s highest peak at (5895m). It is on the Tanzanian side of the border and very close enough to provide exemplary vistas and a back drop when viewing wildlife and photography. 

After Amboseli visit Tsavo West National park. The park is beautiful, rugged and very wild. Birdlife is prolific with over 400 species. It is located along the busy avian migration which encourages bird ringers (tagging) to make an annual pilgrimage to the park. There are plenty of animals in Tsavo National Park. It is home to the big five and other types of animals which include, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, Masai giraffe, bush baby among many other varieties. There is a drive through rhino sanctuary which enhances the chances of sporting the very elusive black rhino. The park is well known for the legendary man eating Lions which used to prey on workers building the colonial railway in the 1900s.

Tsavo East National Park  is the last game viewing destination before heading to the beach. Tsavo East National Park is well known for dust red elephants due to the color of soil in the area. The sight of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa. Other wildlife found in Tsavo National Park include rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and the prolific bird life with over 500 recorded species. 

Finally the climax of the 15 days rustic Kenya wildlife and Diani beach safari ends in Diani beach. Located on the breathtaking Indian Ocean, soft white sands, lush greenery and the striking shade of emerald blue that emerges from its clear warm waters, Diani Beach in Kenya is best for most relaxing retreat. It is indeed the perfect place to get away from the stress of everyday life or to relax  after an exciting safari.   

At the end of your regeneration and relaxing period in Diani Beach, you will fly back to Nairobi on a local flight and after being hosted for dinner at the famous carnivore restaurant, you will catch your international flight back home.

15 Days rustic Kenya wildlife and beach safari Itinerary

Day one: Nairobi to Samburu National park

Depart Nairobi early in the morning for Samburu National Park arriving in time for Lunch. Samburu National reserve is rich in wildlife. It has its own special big five animals  which are referred to as rare northern specialist species. They include the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx (Another name for them is Samburu Special).  After lunch you proceed for an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge in the evening. 

Accommodation at Samburu Lodge

  Meal Plan ( Lunch and Dinner)

Beisa Oryx

 

DAY TWO: SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

After breakfast you will have a full day game drive in this wild and rugged Samburu National reserve which is fiercely beautiful with its arid Savannah watered by the lovely Ewaso Nyiro river. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected National park. 

Back to the lodge in the evening

Accommodation at Samburu lodge

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Grevy Zebra

 

DAY THREE : SAMBURU TO ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK

Depart Samburu in the morning after break fast and drive to Aberdare National park contrasting the semi arid environment with lush coffee and tea estates and countryside dotted with homesteads. You arrive at the base hotel, the Outspan for lunch. After lunch you will be transferred to treetops lodge inside the park. Here you watch wild life from the balcony of the hotel as they come to the  water hole. The park is an ideal location for viewing Kenya’s birds and animals as well as for topography enthusiasts. This Park has wide variety of wildlife including the lion, leopard, African elephant, hunting dogs among others.

Accommodation at the Treetops Lodge

Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Elephant

DAY FOUR: ABERDARE TO LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

After early breakfast you will depart for Lake Nakuru. On the way you will have brief stopovers at the equator point and Thompson falls. You will then proceed to Lake Nakuru. After lunch and short rest you embark on a tour of Lake Nakuru National park. Flocks of greater and lesser flamingos are found on this Lake which turns it pink hence it is dubbed the pink lake. It is also  home to the endangered black and white Rhino, the big cats and other wildlife except the elephant.

Return back to the lodge in the evening

Accommodation at the Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Flamingo

DAY FIVE: LAKE NAKURU TO MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

Depart Lake Nakuru in the morning and drive to Masai Mara. Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya and one of the finest wildlife destinations in the world. Its mosaic of rolling hills, open grassland and acacia woodland supports a quite incredible profusion and variety of wildlife. Upon arrival you will check into the lodge, have lunch and brief rest. Later you will take your first thrilling evening game drive in the Masai Mara game reserve, one of East Africa top safari destinations.
Back to your lodge late in the evening.

Accommodation at Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

wildebeest

DAY SIX: MASAI MARA NATIONAL GAME RESERVE

Have breakfast and then proceed for a full day tour game viewing in Kenya’s finest wildlife park. The game drives takes us in search of Africa’s big five and   other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve. Wherever you go in vast Masai Mara, you will see a lot of wildlife. You will also have an option for a cultural visit to a Masai village.

Back to the hotel in the evening.

Accommodation at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

lion with prey

 

DAY SEVEN: MASAI MARA TO LAKE NAIVASHA

Depart Masai Mara in the morning for Lake Naivasha and arrive in time for lunch. Check in relax and have lunch. After lunch you will be taken to hells gate for guided nature walk in the park. You also have an option of boat rides in lake Naivasha at an extra cost .

Back to the lodge in the evening

Accommodation at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Meal Plan( Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)

Hippo

 

DAY EIGHT: LAKE NAIVASHA TO AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Leave Lake Naivasha early in the morning and drive to Amboseli National Park. Arrive in the afternoon and have lunch. After short rest embark on an late afternoon tour of the park. Amboseli National Park is famous for its backdrop of snow capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape and open plains. It is also known for huge herds of elephants which can be viewed up close. Other animals which can be found in the park include Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik- dik, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine. It has prolific birdlife species.

Back to the lodge in the late evening.

Accommodation at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan( Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)

Elephant with mount Kilimanjaro in the back ground

DAY NINE: AMBOSELI TO TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast drive leisurely to Tsavo West national Park with packed lunch and have a full day game drive. The park is a vast expansion of African Savannah with a more diverse array of habitats which include open plains, semi desert scrub, woodland, chyulu hills and rock outcrops.

Tsavo West offers some of the best game viewing experience in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warble

You will exit the park in the evening and drive to Voi wildlife lodge for the night.

Accommodation at Voi Wildlife Lodge

 

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Bufallo

DAY TEN: TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast Drive to Tsavo East National park which is renowned for its large numbers of elephants, the famous legendary man eating lions of 1900s and other physical attractions like the Aruba dam. You will also have a chance to see the red elephants and many types of flora and fauna. Back to the lodge in evening.

Accommodation at Voi Wildlife Lodge

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Elephant

DAY ELEVEN: TSAVO EAST TO DIANI

Depart Voi wildlife lodge for Diani with lunch en route. You will arrive in the afternoon and check in at the Diani sea lodge. The rest of the afternoon will be spend at leisure in the resort with an option of engaging in water sports at your own cost

Accommodation at Diani Sea Resort

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Diani beach

DAY TWELVE TO FOURTEEN: DIANI BEACH

The rest of the days will be spend at leisure in the lodge with an option of engaging in water sports at your own cost. Diani beach has been voted many times as one of the best beaches in Africa. With flawless long stretch of white sand hugged by lush forest and kissed by surfable waves which makes Diani beach very popular.

Accommodation at Diani Sea Resort

 

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY FIFTEEN: DIANI TO NAIROBI

You will check out of the hotel and be driven to Ukunda airport for your local flight to Nairobi. In Nairobi you will be hosted for lunch or dinner at the famous carnivore restaurant and then later dropped at the airport for your international flight.

That is the end of your memorable 15-days rustic Kenya wildlife and Diani beach safari

*********END OF TOUR***********

 

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15-days rustic Kenya wildlife and beach safari Itinerary

Day one: Nairobi to Samburu National park

Depart Nairobi early in the morning for Samburu National Park arriving in time for Lunch. Samburu National reserve is rich in wildlife. It has its own special big five animals  which are referred to as rare northern specialist species. They include the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx (Another name for them is Samburu Special).  After lunch you proceed for an afternoon game drive returning to the lodge in the evening. 

Accommodation at Samburu Lodge

  Meal Plan ( Lunch and Dinner)

Beisa Oryx

 

DAY TWO: SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

After breakfast you will have a full day game drive in this wild and rugged Samburu National reserve which is fiercely beautiful with its arid Savannah watered by the lovely Ewaso Nyiro river. It is also one of Kenya’s most protected National park. 

Back to the lodge in the evening

Accommodation at Samburu lodge

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Grevy zebra

DAY THREE : SAMBURU TO ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK

Depart Samburu in the morning after break fast and drive to Aberdare National park contrasting the semi arid environment with lush coffee and tea estates and countryside dotted with homesteads. You arrive at the base hotel, the Outspan for lunch. After lunch you will be transferred to treetops lodge inside the park. Here you watch wild life from the balcony of the hotel as they come to the  water hole. The park is an ideal location for viewing Kenya’s birds and animals as well as for topography enthusiasts. This Park has wide variety of wildlife including the lion, leopard, African elephant, hunting dogs among others.

Accommodation at the Treetops Lodge

Meal Plan (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Elephant

DAY FOUR: ABERDARE TO LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

After early breakfast you will depart for Lake Nakuru. On the way you will have brief stopovers at the equator point and Thompson falls. You will then proceed to Lake Nakuru. After lunch and short rest you embark on a tour of Lake Nakuru National park. Flocks of greater and lesser flamingos are found on this Lake which turns it pink hence it is dubbed the pink lake. It is also  home to the endangered black and white Rhino, the big cats and other wildlife except the elephant.

Return back to the lodge in the evening

Accommodation at the Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Flamingo

DAY FIVE: LAKE NAKURU TO MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

Depart Lake Nakuru in the morning and drive to Masai Mara. Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya and one of the finest wildlife destinations in the world. Its mosaic of rolling hills, open grassland and acacia woodland supports a quite incredible profusion and variety of wildlife. Upon arrival you will check into the lodge, have lunch and brief rest. Later you will take your first thrilling evening game drive in the Masai Mara game reserve, one of East Africa top safari destinations.
Back to your lodge late in the evening.

Accommodation at Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

wildebeest

DAY SIX: MASAI MARA NATIONAL GAME RESERVE

Have breakfast and then proceed for a full day tour game viewing in Kenya’s finest wildlife park. The game drives takes us in search of Africa’s big five and   other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve. Wherever you go in vast Masai Mara, you will see a lot of wildlife. You will also have an option for a cultural visit to a Masai village.

Back to the hotel in the evening.

Accommodation at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

lion with prey

 

DAY SEVEN: MASAI MARA TO LAKE NAIVASHA

Depart Masai Mara in the morning for Lake Naivasha and arrive in time for lunch. Check in relax and have lunch. After lunch you will be taken to hells gate for guided nature walk in the park. You also have an option of boat rides in lake Naivasha at an extra cost .

Back to the lodge in the evening

Accommodation at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Meal Plan( Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)

Hippo

 

DAY EIGHT: LAKE NAIVASHA TO AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Leave Lake Naivasha early in the morning and drive to Amboseli National Park. Arrive in the afternoon and have lunch. After short rest embark on an late afternoon tour of the park. Amboseli National Park is famous for its backdrop of snow capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape and open plains. It is also known for huge herds of elephants which can be viewed up close. Other animals which can be found in the park include Leopard, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik- dik, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine. It has prolific birdlife species.

Back to the lodge in the late evening.

Accommodation at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan( Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)

Elephant with mount Kilimanjaro in the back ground

DAY NINE: AMBOSELI TO TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast drive leisurely to Tsavo West national Park with packed lunch and have a full day game drive. The park is a vast expansion of African Savannah with a more diverse array of habitats which include open plains, semi desert scrub, woodland, chyulu hills and rock outcrops.

Tsavo West offers some of the best game viewing experience in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warble

You will exit the park in the evening and drive to Voi wildlife lodge for the night.

Accommodation at Voi Wildlife Lodge

 

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Bufallo

DAY TEN: TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast Drive to Tsavo East National park which is renowned for its large numbers of elephants, the famous legendary man eating lions of 1900s and other physical attractions like the Aruba dam. You will also have a chance to see the red elephants and many types of flora and fauna. Back to the lodge in evening.

Accommodation at Voi Wildlife Lodge

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Elephant

DAY ELEVEN: TSAVO EAST TO DIANI

Depart Voi wildlife lodge for Diani with lunch en route. You will arrive in the afternoon and check in at the Diani sea lodge. The rest of the afternoon will be spend at leisure in the resort with an option of engaging in water sports at your own cost

Accommodation at Diani Sea Resort

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Diani beach

DAY TWELVE TO FOURTEEN: DIANI BEACH

The rest of the days will be spend at leisure in the lodge with an option of engaging in water sports at your own cost. Diani beach has been voted many times as one of the best beaches in Africa. With flawless long stretch of white sand hugged by lush forest and kissed by surfable waves which makes Diani beach very popular.

Accommodation at Diani Sea Resort

 

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY FIFTEEN: DIANI TO NAIROBI

You will check out of the hotel and be driven to Ukunda airport for your local flight to Nairobi. In Nairobi you will be hosted for lunch or dinner at the famous carnivore restaurant and then later dropped at the airport for your international flight.

That is the end of your memorable 15-days rustic Kenya wildlife and Diani beach safari

*********END OF TOUR***********

PACKAGE INCLUDES;

  • Full board accommodation on the entire safari
  • Meals as stipulated within the itinerary
  • All park entry fees.
  • Game drives
  • Vehicle park entry fees
  • Safari vehicle with pop up roof
  • Service of an English-speaking tour guide
  • Bottle of water during safari
  • Government Taxes
  • Emergency air evacuation cover

PACKAGE EXCLUDES;   

  • Tips and gratitude
  • Laundry
  • Personal effects
  • International airfares
  • Visas
  • Extra deviations from itinerary
  • Soft drinks and local beers
  • Balloon Safari
  • Masai village visit

 

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