Kenya Savannah Wilderness Safari

  • 10 Days , 4 Cities
  • From $3,520
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Tsavo East National Park, famous for Man Easters lions, attacked and almost brought to a halt the construction of the Kenya-Uganda Railway. It is also home to Lugards falls, Yatta Plateau, Large herds of elephants Rhinos, Hirola (Hunters Hartebeest), and other wildlife.
Countries Visited Kenya
Places Visited Nairobi, Nakuru,
Suggested Duration 10 days
Travel Styles African Safaris & Wildlife Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Nairobi, Kenya

    Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, meet your driver guide, and transfer to your city hotel.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    Nakuru National Park - Witness the world-famous flamingos

    Breakfast in the hotel and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park heading straight for a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. The Park is established in 1961 and gazette in 1968 as a National Park, the park has Kenya’s largest population of rhinos and is home to Lion Hills, Makalia waterfalls, unique vegetation, Picturesque landscape, yellow acacia woodlands, and a wide range of birds most famous being Flamingos and Pelicans. Located in the Great Rift Valley Lake System, the park is also an ecologically significant region having been named a RAMSAR Site and Important Bird Area covering 73 square miles (188 sq. km). Lake Nakuru is world-famous for flamingos and was created as a National Park to protect, its stunning flocks of lesser flamingos which turn its shores pink. These are the millions of flamingos seeking their food in the salty deep-green waters of Lake Nakuru. The park is indeed a birds’ paradise hosting over 500 species.

    Animals include Thomson gazelles, Grants gazelles, impalas, waterbucks, giraffes, buffaloes, or even black rhino, leopards, and about 450 bird species in total. Buffalo, leopard, lion, Rothschild Giraffe, White, and Black Colobus monkey are plentiful in the forest. The bushlands offer eland, Steinbok, impala, Chandler’s Reedbuck, and dik dik, whilst rock hyrax and klipspringer occupy the cliffs and escarpment.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 3

    The Maasai Mara Game Reserve - The Maasai Cultural Village

    After breakfast drive to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, have lunch at your hotel, and enjoy the afternoon game drive in the Game Reserve.
    Afternoon visit to a Maasai Cultural Village: This afternoon, join the Masai dancers donning their African regalia and the jingling on their feet, flow by the rhythm of African beats, and dance to their tunes that will leave you refreshed.

    Masai Mara Game Reserve is the Land of Big Cat Diary , and Disney’s African Cats is considered a "must-see" for any traveling on a safari to Kenya. The park is graced by a wide variety of unique and exquisite wildlife and birds. Masai Mara is the best place to see the "Big Five" animals like elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos , and buffalos.

    Home of the Great Wildebeest Migration: The location of the ’ Annual Great Wildebeest Migration’ – one of the natural wonders of the world – is a gloriously beautiful, wildlife-rich savannah landscape. The annual wildebeest migration from June to October consists of over 1.5 million wildebeests, gazelles genus, and Zebras roar converge at the border of Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara making a spectacular entrance in a surging column of life that stretches from horizon to horizon, before finally plunging wildly into the raging waters of the Mara River, creating a frenzy as they fight against swift currents and waiting hungry crocodiles takes priority. Those that survive crocodiles and raging waters cross over to the patiently waiting predators such as hyenas, jackals, leopards, and lions for another survival battle.

    Wildlife – The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife destinations in the World. There is an excellent chance of seeing the Big 5, cheetah, serval, hyena, bat-eared foxes, black-backed and side-striped jackals, hippo, crocodile, baboons, warthog, topi, eland, Thompson’s gazelle, Grant’s, etc.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 4

    Masai Mara Game Reserve - Game Drive

    Breakfast in the hotel and depart for a full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes or enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve with a lunch break in between the game drives.

    Today the recommended activity of enjoying an early morning hot air balloon ride looking out over the stunning landscape of the Mara Plains. Masai Mara Balloon Ride is for those going for the balloon safari, you will be going for the early morning balloon, you will be picked up at the hotel at 5.30 am, and drive to the balloon launch site where you will gather for takeoff. Enjoy early morning ballooning over the plains, getting a bird’s eye view of the game below as the sun creeps slowly over the horizon. After approximately one hour aloft, the balloon lands while breakfast is being prepared for us nearby. The smell of bacon, sausages, and eggs drifts in the breeze as we sample exotic Kenyan fruits and homemade pastries and if you wish, glasses of bubbly to toast our flight, a tradition initiated by the Montgolfier brothers.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 5

    Lake Naivasha - Boat Ride and Bird Watching

    After breakfast drive to Lake Naivasha arriving for lunch. Check in to your hotel. After lunch enjoys an afternoon boat ride and bird watching in Lake Naivasha.

    Lake Naivasha boat ride is a freshwater lake lying North West of Nairobi. The lake is well known for boat rides and as a gateway to Crescent Island. You witness the various animals and birds in the lake during the boat ride. Among the resident, birds are fish eagles, ospreys, lily-trotters, black crakes, and a variety of herons. Hippos also live in the lake. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to the shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia. Hippos wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the Lake's large hippo populations sleep the day out in the shallows.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
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  • DAY 6

    Amboseli Park - Spectacular View of Mount Kilimanjaro

    After breakfast, drive to Amboseli National Park famous for its spectacular view of the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro if weather permitting. Arrive in time for lunch at your hotel and an afternoon game drive in the park.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 7

    Amboseli National Park - Game Drive

    Breakfast in the hotel and depart for a full-day game drive with picnic lunch boxes. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, is one of Kenya's most popular national parks.  It lies 150 miles southeast of Nairobi, very close to the Tanzania border. The snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro rising above the clouds dominates every aspect of Amboseli.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 8

    Tsavo East National Park - Explore Man-Eaters Lions

    After breakfast, drive to Tsavo East National Park, famous for Man-Eaters Lions that attacked and almost brought to a halt the construction of the Kenya-Uganda Railway. It is also home to Lugards Falls, Yatta Plateau, large herds of elephants rhinos, Hirola (Hunters Hartebeest), and other wildlife.

    The sceneries and the main attractions in the Tsavo Parks are:
    • Yatta plateau is one of the world’s longest lava flows, 180 miles (290 Km) long.
    • Lugards Falls on the Galana River is not a true fall, but a series of rapids. Visitors can walk down to the river to view the rapids. 
    • Mudanda rock is a long rock outcrop that is about 1.6Km long. There is a dam at the base. You can walk along the rock and enjoy a cool breeze as well as a view of wildlife at the base where you see the animals stop for drinking water.
    • Aruba Dam was built in 1952 across the Voi river. The dam attracts many animals and water birds can be seen at this dam.
    • Tsavo/Athi rivers confluence when the two rivers join they form the Galana River you see the large herds of elephants Rhinos, Hirola (Hunters Hartebeest), and other wildlife.

    Historical facts and details of the park are
    • Captain Lugards a European explorer passed through the area on his way to Uganda and had a drop over at the Lugards Falls area.
    • British forces built fortresses along the Tsavo river to counter threats from invading German forces from Tanganyika (present Tanzania) whose intention was to blow up the Tsavo river bridge that was vital to British Communication during World War I (1914-1918).
    • The Waliangulu and Kamba tribes used the park as a hunting ground before gazettement.
    • Dr. Krapf journeyed on foot through this area in 1848 crossing the Tsavo river on his way to Kitui. He is the first European to see Mt. Kenya.
    • Construction of the railway reached Tsavo river in 1898. During the construction of the bridge, lions (Man-eaters of Tsavo) terrorized the workers, killing over 130 people before being killed by Col. Patterson.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 9

    Tsavo West National Park - Feel its dramatic sceneries

    After breakfast, drive to Tsavo West National Park. The Park has over 60 species of mammals and over 400 birds species, and is famous for its dramatic sceneries such as Mzima Springs, underwater hippo watching, Rhino Sanctuary, and its “red elephants”.

    Tsavo National Park was founded in 1947 and is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Kenya. The park has over 60 species of mammals and 400 different species of birds. The Park is famous for its dramatic scenery and its “red elephants”, which owe their color to the dust prevalent in this area. Also present are lions and cheetahs, antelopes, oryx, kudus, Grant’s gazelles, Thomson's gazelles, Burch ell’s Zebras, Masai giraffes, baboons, and vervet monkeys. In Mzima Springs, crocodiles and hippos can also be seen.

    Major Attractions in the West Park are recent volcanoes, lava flows, and caves with potential for geological and cave exploration, and hiking. Mzima Springs & underwater hippo watching, Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, Lake Jipe, Mt. Kilimanjaro, elephant, rhino, diverse bird and plant species, and if you are lucky to witness the wild dogs.

    Lunch at your hotel and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Game Reserve.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 10

    Nairobi Airport - Departure

    Breakfast in the hotel and drive to Nairobi. Transfer to airport in time for your home bound flight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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Starting from $3,520 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
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What’s Included?

  • 9 Nights stay in Luxury Accommodation
    • 1 night stay in Nairobi on Bed and Breakfast Basis
    • 1 night stay in Lake Nakuru National Park on Full Board Basis
    • 2 nights stay in the Masai Mara Game Reserve on Full Board Basis
    • 1 night stays in Lake Naivasha on Full Board Basis
    • 2 nights stay in   Amboseli National Park on Full Board Basis
    • 1 night stay in Tsavo East National Park on Full Board Basis
    • 1 night stay in Tsavo West National Park on Full Board Basis
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in Nairobi
  • Custom-made Safari Vehicles – Land Cruiser 4×4
  • Guaranteed a window seat with each car carrying a maximum of 6 people
  • Safari game drives as per the itinerary
  • National Park and Game Reserve entrance fees
  • English-speaking drivers will guide and inform you during the safari
  • Have drinking water throughout the safari
  • 24-hour support throughout the safari

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Witness the world-famous flamingos in Nakuru National Park
  • Discover The Maasai Mara Game Reserve
  • Explore a Masai Cultural Village
  • Boat Ride and Bird Watching in Lake Naivasha.
  • Spectacular View of Mount Kilimanjaro in Amboseli Park
  • Experience the beauty of Tsavo East National Park
  • Explore Man-Eaters Lions in Tsavo East National Park
  • Move from Tsavo East to Tsavo West National Park for its dramatic sceneries

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