A low-cost 7 day safari by road covering many of Kenya’s key areas including Mount Kenya, Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park and the famous Masai Mara. Travel is by private vehicle just for your group (minimum 2 people) and with an expert driver-guide. Flexible departures (any day).
This one week Kenya safari is perfect for those wanting to see the best of Kenya but on a budget. Starting from Nairobi, this itinerary heads to the rugged landscape surrounding Mount Kenya, then to the open plains of Samburu, through the lakeland interior to Lake Nakuru National Park before ending in the Masai Mara, an area renowned for its big cats.
1 night at Serena Mountain Lodge in the foothills of Mount Kenya, overlooking a waterhole visited by elephants, buffalo and other forest animals.
2 nights at Samburu Sopa Lodge with 3 game drives in the Samburu National Reserve giving the chance to see a wide variety of big game including some less common species not seen elsewhere.
1 night at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park with a game drive along the lake shore to see the flamingos and where there is also an excellent chance of seeing rhino as well as a rare species of Giraffe and other wildlife.
2 nights at Keekorok Lodge with 3 game drives in the Maasai Mara, famous for lions, cheetahs and leopards.
Kenya North & South Safari: 7 days / 6 nights
Morning pick up from Nairobi and head towards the beautiful and rugged scenery surrounding Mount Kenya, Africa’s second highest mountain. Check in to Serena Mountain Lodge in Mount Kenya National Park - an important area of protected ancient forests and a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site with diverse plant and animal life. Serena Mountain Lodge is a timbered tree hotel set on Mount Kenya’s lower slopes with wonderful views over a flood-lit water hole and salt-lick which attract many animals including elephant and buffalo. Afternoon at leisure to relax overlooking the waterhole. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge. (L, D).
After breakfast at the lodge we continue to the Samburu National Reserve – a relatively remote and less-visited area away from the crowds and one that offers excellent game viewing. Check in to Samburu Sopa Lodge where we will spend 2 nights (Full Board basis). Lunch at the lodge. Afternoon Game drive in the Samburu Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge. (B, L, D).
Early breakfast at the lodge followed by morning and afternoon game drives exploring Samburu National Reserve on the look-out for elephants and big cats as well as the unusual animals for which Samburu is noted such as the endangered Grevy’s Zebra and the Reticulated Giraffe. Lunch is at the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge. (B, L, D).
After breakfast we set off towards the stunning scenery of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, arriving at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for lunch. Later in the afternoon we head out to explore Lake Nakuru National Park which is famous for the spectacular pink flamingos that gather on its salt encrusted shores as well as for other bird species including African fish eagles and pelicans. The woodland and grassland surrounding the soda lake are home to an abundance of wildlife including black rhino, white rhino, hippo, leopard, lion and the rare Rothschild giraffe. After a sundowner at a scenic point we head back to Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for dinner and overnight. (B, L, D).
After an early breakfast we continue our safari by heading to the world-famous Maasai Mara, arriving for lunch at Keekorok Lodge where we will stay for 2 nights (Full Board). At the lodge you can observe wildlife from the Elephant Deck or at the Hippo Bar which overlooks a waterhole. Alternatively, enjoy the swimming pool or other optional activities (payable locally) such as the spa or nature walks. In the afternoon you will have a game drive in the Mara Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Keekorok Lodge. (B, L, D).
Day 6 *Optional Balloon Safari and Champagne Breakfast.
Early breakfast at the lodge followed by a morning game drive in the Masai Mara National Reserve returning to the lodge for lunch. In the late afternoon you will take another game drive in the Mara Reserve. You can expect to see a wide variety of Kenya’s animals – great and small – such as elephants, buffalo, giraffe and plains game and we will go in search of the big cats for which the Mara is famous. Dinner and overnight at Keekorok Lodge. (B, L, D).
After breakfast we transfer back to Nairobi. Drop off at the international airport for your flight home. Alternatively, fly direct from the Masai Mara to the Kenya coast to relax on the beach for a few days before flying back to Nairobi (optional and at a supplement). (B)
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|23-Dec-13||01-Jan-14||2375 USD||2145 USD||2030 USD||1965 USD||1920 USD||480 USD|
|02-Jan-14||31-Mar-14||2075 USD||1815 USD||1680 USD||1605 USD||1550 USD||350 USD|
|*01-Apr-14||31-May-14||1870 USD||1610 USD||1480 USD||1400 USD||1345 USD||0|
|01-Jun-14||30-Jun-14||1935 USD||1670 USD||1540 USD||1460 USD||1410 USD||125 USD|
|01-Jul-14||31-Oct-14||2305 USD||2040 USD||1910 USD||1830 USD||1780 USD||475 USD|
|*01-Nov-14||22-Dec-14||2035 USD||1770 USD||1640 USD||1560 USD||1510 USD||360 USD|
|23-Dec-14||01-Jan-15||2325 USD||2060 USD||1930 USD||1850 USD||1800 USD||480 USD|
Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.
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