7 days Kenya Safari - Samburu-Aberdares, Lake Naivasha/Nakuru, Maasai Mara

From Nairobi / to Nairobi -Kenya.

7- day Kenya  tour -among our most popular holiday safari visiting  tourist attractions  representing  the  very best of Kenya including Samburu game reserve , Aberdare National park , Great Rift Valley lakes &  the Masai Mara game reserve.

This is a driving safari  via  exciting landmarks with stops and overnights  at National parks and game reserves to view wildlife and see the awe inspiring attractions that Kenya has to offer.

You shall spend 2 nights  at the Samburu game reserve located in the arid northern district of Kenya with awesome scenery and unique wildlife species.

This shall be followed by 1 night  at a tree hotel within  the heart of the Aberdare national park where you game view from the balconies of your lodge

There shall be a day  tour of Lake  Nakuru national park to view flamingoes and Rhinos followed by one  night at the shores of Lake Naivasha.

You shall cap it all with 2 nights at the Masai Mara game reserve in pursuit of the Big five and more…

On Safari, accommodation is offered in economy, standard or luxury lodge or tented camps depending on your budget / style.

Transport is in  custom designed pop up top safari minivan

Option of a 4 x 4 pop up top   land-cruiser jeep is available at an extra cost.


  1. tour is flexible and can be extended by adding a day at either of the national parks or game reserve
  2. tour is flexible and can be customized to suit better your preferences
  3. tour can include local domestic flights to shorten driving times if required



Safari highlights

  1. 2 nights with game viewing drives in the unique arid landscape of Samburu National Game Reserve.
  2. 1 night stay at a tree hotel in the heart of the aberdare national park.
  3. A stop at Thomson's Falls,with game and bird viewing around  Lakes Nakuru & Naivasha
  4. 2 nights at the incredible Masai Mara game reserve in pursuit of the Big five.
  5. Wildlife and typical African savannah terrain
  6. Samburu and Masai tribes people.
  7. Optional Masai or Samburu village visits (arrange with your driver / guide)
  8. Optional hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara

Safari itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu (320km,5.5 hrs)

0730hrs: Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or Nairobi airport

Depart Nairobi for the Samburu game reserve

Proceed on a scenic drive  via the central highlands of Kenya with stops at a large local market and the Equator.

Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive in this semi arid wildlife reserve.

Overnight at  your Samburu safari  lodge or tented camp.

What you may  see at Samburu game reserve  ......

Elephants, Zebra,Bufallo,Warthogs, Antelopes,Oryx,reticulated giraffe,Grevy’s Zebra,Somali ostrich etc

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Samburu

Spend entire day at the Samburu game reserve with extended game viewing drives to Shaba and buffalo springs reserves

More game in this scenic and arid reserve is  concentrated along the banks of the Ewaso ngiro river.

Elephants, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Cheetah, Buffalo, Oryx and other animal species may be seen.

Meals and overnight at your Samburu  luxury lodge or camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 3.Samburu- Aberdare national park.

Game viewing drive at the Samburu game reserve

Proceed south to the Aberdare national park

Transfer to  your tree hotel.

Both tree hotels provide spectacular viewing perches for  night game viewing

Game is attracted by the waterholes and salt licks around the lodges.

Game drives at the salient are optional (extra cost). .

Overnight at your Aberdare Tree lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

What to see at Aberdares National park .............................

Bird watching, photography, Trekking, game viewing.

Day 4: Aberdares- Lake Nakuru –Lake Naivasha: (250 km.5 hours.)

Depart the Aberdare and proceed to the Lake Nakuru

The scenic drive is via  Thomson's Falls where you stop to view the scenic waterfalls

Later continue to the Lake Naivasha.

Overnight shall be at your lake Naivasha lodge or tented camp resort

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

What you may  see at  Lake Nakuru national park .........

Flamingos, Pelicans,White Rhino, Black Rhino, Waterbuck,Baboon cliff , 56 mammal species , unique vegetation, different plant species.

Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Masai mara

Morning boat ride to explore this exotic freshwater Rift valley lake

Watch hippos and marvel at the rich birdlife

Later drive  to the incredible Masai Mara game reserve , home to the big five and more…

An afternoon game viewing drive  in this spectacular reserve shall introduce you to its splendors

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Masai mara game reserve

Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza!

Masai Mara Game reserve remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system in the Natural world.

It is host to  the highest and most varied concentration of wild animals than any other wildlife park in the region.

The scenic appeal of the tree studded savannah plains, the  moderate climate and diversity of wild game species makes it a one stop shop for game viewing activities.

We shall traverse the Masai Mara reserve on a full day of unlimited game viewing   encountering the big five and more of the lesser game.

Picnic lunch shall be by the Mara river as we watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July – October)

Overnight shall be at our Masai Mara safari lodge/ Tented camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: Masai Mara  - Nairobi: (265 km.5 hours.)

A morning game viewing drive at the Mara

Later depart for Nairobi to arrive in the late afternoon / early evening

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Choose  economy,standard or luxury accommodation option according to  safari  budget  / style

Luxury lodge / tented camp option

Samburu Game reserve: Ashnil Samburu, Samburu lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge, Sarova shaba

Aberdares: The Treetops

Lake Naivasha: Lake Naivasha simba Lodge, Naivasha Sopa, Lake Naivasha Country Club.

Masai Mara: Mara simba lodge , Mara sarova camp, Mara serena, Ashnil Mara, Keekorok lodge

Standard lodge/tented camp option

Samburu game reserve park: Samburu Sopa lodge

Aberdares: The ark

Lake Naivasha: Naivasha Sopa Lodge, Elsamere Lodge

Masai Mara game reserve : Mara sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure camp , AA lodge/camp,

Economy lodge/tented camp option

Samburu game reserve:  Sentrim Samburu camp

Lake Naivasha:  Naivasha Kongoni Lodge.

Masai Mara: Elangata Olerai Camp, Olmoran tented camp, Sentrim Mara camp