7 Days Safari Kenya - Amboseli-Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara

From Nairobi / to Nairobi -Kenya

Safari Kenya  in 7 days visiting  Amboseli National Park , Lake Naivasha , Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara.

Easy paced drives and well staggered  safari overnights  make this a friendly family or seniors holiday safari.

You depart  Nairobi and spend 2 nights at the Amboseli which is  located at the shadows of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Tour progresses to the rift valley stopping at Lake Naivasha where you spend a night and enjoy a discovery boat ride and nature walks.

You shall  visit the Hell’s gate national park on a short hike and bicycle ride that brings you closer to Nature

Lake Nakuru  national park and world famous bird haven is  our next stop.

Here we view flamingoes and other bird species.

There shall be a guaranteed spotting of the  endangered Rhino.

The World famous Masai Mara game reserve is our last stop with  2 nights & days of wildlife viewing on rewarding game viewing drives in search of Big five.

Safari accommodation  is offered in a selection of economy , standard or luxury safari lodges & tented camps depending on your budget & style.

Transport is in pop up top safari  tour minivans

Option of a land cruiser 4 x 4 jeep is available at an extra cost.

Private safari tour - flexible

DAILY DEPARTURE (we shall tailor trip around your dates & flights)

Safari highlights.

  1. Amboseli national park. 2 days & nights
  2. Mount Kilimanjaro views  ( highest mountain in Africa).
  3. Lake Naivasha (fresh water rift valley lake)
  4. Bird spotting boat ride & Hell’s gate visit  (the lake Naivasha)
  5. Lake Nakuru National park:
  6. The Great Rift Valley escarpment.
  7. Thousands of flamingoes, pelicans and other bird species.
  8. Rhino sanctuary visit at the lake Nakuru.
  9. Masai-Mara game reserve
  10. Game and scenery viewing and the Masai tribesmen.
  11. Optional Masai village visit at Masai Mara (arrange with your driver guide)
  12. Optional hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara = $ 420 per person

Day 1: Nairobi- Amboseli: (250 km:3-4 hrs drive)

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

Depart  for the Kenya safari tour.
The morning drive shall take us via the Nairobi- Mombasa highway.

The scenic drive is  through open Africa with  expansive savannah plains dotted with local homesteads and colorful Masai tribes men and their cattle.

You arrive at the Amboseli national park in time for a welcome shower, refreshments and lunch.
An afternoon game viewing drive is scheduled  when animals are at their most active.

Weather permitting the mount Kilimanjaro snow -capped peaks shall be visible during the afternoon game viewing drive.

Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal plan.Lunch,Dinner.

What you may  see at the Amboseli National Park ...

Elephant herds, Cheetah, Bufallo,   Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Plains Game, Crocodile, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik-dik, Lesser Kudu and Nocturnal Porcupine

Day 2: Amboseli National Park.

This shall be a day of Game viewing drives, scenery viewing, relaxation.
Day shall be spent at the Amboseli national park with maximum game viewing drives spotting game and wallowing in the scenery.

There shall be an early morning,mid -morning and an afternoon game viewing drive
In between the wildlife viewing,your safari lodge / camp shall provide relaxation, meals and other  activities

Your safari driver guide and vehicle are at your disposal for unlimited game viewing drives.

Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge / tented camp.

Meal plan.Breakfast,lunch,dinner.

Day 3: Amboseli- Lake Naivasha -(340 km: 5-6  hrs)

Early morning game  and scenery viewing drive as you exit  the Amboseli national park. 

Proceed to  the Lake Naivasha at the floors of the Great Rift Valley.

Arrive at the Lake Naivasha in time for lunch

Afternoon boat ride at the Lake Naivasha where you view exotic birdlife and  hippos amid the  serenity of this freshwater rift valley lake.

Overnight at your Lake Naivasha safari lodge / tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

What you may  do  at Lake Naivasha .......

Boat ride, bird watching,nature walks,visit to hells gate

Day 4: Lake Naivasha Lake Nakuru: (80km:1 hr)

The day starts with a nature cum bird walk in naturally beautiful settings at the shores of Lake Naivasha.

Take a bike and cycle to the nearby Hells gate national park where you explore on foot this canyon as you spot small game.

Later a  short 1 hour drive will take us to the lake Nakuru national park.

Birdlife abounds with flamingoes seen in their  thousands together with pelicans and other bird  species.

The lake is host to  the black and white rhino species, warthogs, lions, zebras, giraffe and many more.

Overnight at your lake Nakuru safari lodge / tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

What you may  see at Lake Nakuru Nationa Park ..........

Flamingo , Makalia water falls, Unique vegetation, Lion . White rhino, Black Rhino, Giraffe, about 450 species of terrestial birds,waterbuck.

Day 5: Lake Nakuru- Masai mara:(285 km:5.5 hrs).

An early bird and game viewing drive as you exit  the lake Nakuru national park.

Proceed to the Masai mara game reserve.

Arrive Masai Mara and commence game viewing drives.

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Full Day - Masai Mara

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: (265km:5hrs)

Early pre-breakfast game viewing drive.

Depart Masai Mara with an exit game viewing drive.

Proceed to Nairobi to arrive in the late afternoon.

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel or Nairobi airport.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Choose economy,standard or luxury lodge / tented camp accommodation depending on safari budget / style

Luxury lodge / tented camp accommodation options

Amboseli National park: Oltukai lodge, Amboseli Serena lodge, 

Lake Naivasha:     Lake Naivasha sopa  ,  Lake Naivasha country club

Lake Nakuru National park: Sarova Lion hill, Lake Nakuru sopa lodge, Flamingo camp

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

Standard lodge / tented camp accommodation options

Amboseli National park: Amboseli Sopa Lodge , Sentrim Amboseli , Kibo Safari Camp

Lake Naivasha:   Lake Naivasha sopa,  Elsamere Lodge

Lake Nakuru National Park: Lake Nakuru Lodge 

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

Economy tented lodge / camps accommodation options

 Amboseli National park:  AA Lodge/camp

Lake Naivasha: Naivasha Kongoni Camp,

Lake Nakuru National park:  Lake Nakuru lodge

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