9 Day Best of Kenya's Safari

The 9 Day safari takes you to the best of Kenya's parks and reserves, including Meru National Park, Ol Pejeta Conservancy overlooking Mount Kenya, the freshwater of Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, and the Masai Mara National Reserve. Observe all five of the Big Five, as well as a variety of animal and bird species.

Tour Summary

Wildlife

  •   Occasional
  •   Common
  •   Very Rare
  •   Rare
  •   None
  • Giraffe

      Common
  • Elephant

      Common
  • Zebra

      Common
  • Hippo

      Common
  • Leopard

      Occasional
  • Buffalo

      Common
  • Hyena

      Occasional
  • Lion

      Occasional
  • Cheetah

      Occasional
  • White Rhino

      Common
  • Black Rhino

      Common
  • Wildebeest

      Common
  • Chimpanzee

      Common

Day by Day

Nairobi - Meru National Park

Depart Nairobi as early as 0800 hours for Meru driving through the central highland with leisure stops along the way for some views arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon; head for a game drive: enjoy tracking White Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Cheetah, Gerenuk, Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Savannah Elephant, African Lion, and Leopard; across the vast Meru National Park. This park was also the former home of the famous Joy and George Adamson- of the “Born Free” book and film.

Main Destination:

Meru National Park

Accommodation:

iKweta Safari Camp

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full Day Meru National Park

After breakfast, leave for a full day game drive: wild animals to be spotted in Meru National Park include; large herds of Buffalo, Bushbuck, Eland, Duiker, Elephant, Gazelle, Giraffe, Genet, Hartebeest, Kudu, Impala, Waterbuck, and Gravy Zebra. You will also spot the Baboons, Jackal, Hyena, Kudu, Lion, Oryx, Mongoose, Oribi, Vervet Monkeys, and Warthogs. In addition, you may see Wild dogs, caracals, Bushbaby, Cheetah, Dikdik, Civet, Leopard, Bushpig, Otter, Porcupine, Black, and White Rhino. Along the rivers, you will see abundant Hippo and Crocodiles. Birdlife includes Peter’s fin foot which inhabits the Murera and Ura Rivers, the Pel’s Fishing Owl, Rollers, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers, Starlings, and numerous Weavers. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Main Destination:

Meru National Park

Accommodation:

iKweta Safari Camp

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Meru National Park - Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast, leave for Ol Pejeta Conservancy to arrive in good time for lunch and rest. In the afternoon, visit Sweetwater’s Sanctuary; home to the only two remaining northern white rhinos. You will also visit the chimpanzee sanctuary which is a home to abused and orphaned chimpanzees where they are trained how to survive in the wild.

Main Destination:

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Accommodation:

Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full Day Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast, go on a full-day game drive with a picnic lunch. The reserve is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including all five of the Big Five (elephant, rhino, lion, leopard, and buffalo), as well as other species.

Main Destination:

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Accommodation:

Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ol Pejeta Conservancy - Lake Naivasha

After breakfast proceed for game viewing en route Lake Naivasha, with a brief stopover at the Equator. Descend down the Aberdare ranges to Thompson falls hotel in Nyahururu with breathtaking views of waterfalls. After lunch, proceed east into the Great Rift Valley to Lake Naivasha, cradled within the Valley. The lake is frequented by a wide variety of birdlife and you have the rest of the day to spend at your own leisure.

Main Destination:

Lake Naivasha

Accommodation:

Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lake Naivasha - Lake Nakuru National Park

After an early breakfast, depart from Lake Naivasha for Lake Nakuru National Park, your next destination. The lake and the adjacent woodlands and bushy grasslands make up the Lake Nakuru ecosystem. The park is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including flamingos (both greater and lesser) and other water birds. There are approximately 56 distinct kinds of mammals in the environment, including white rhinos, lions, buffaloes, and nearly 450 different species of terrestrial birds.

Main Destination:

Lake Nakuru National Park

Accommodation:

Lake Nakuru Lodge

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lake Nakuru National Park - Masai Mara Game Reserve

Have your morning breakfast and check out of your lodge as you exit Lake Nakuru and make your way for the Masai Mara where you’ll arrive early in the afternoon and check-in at your lodge. Enjoy your lunch and spend your afternoon relaxing before departing for your afternoon game drive.

Main Destination:

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Accommodation:

Zebra Plains Mara Camp

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full Day Masai Mara

With your lunch already packed for you, depart the lodge for a full-day game drive. This day is dedicated to the exploration of Masai Mara driving across the plains in search of the big cats (black manned lions, Cheetahs, and leopards with picnic lunch served at the Mara River site. You will have a chance to see all the Big Five Animals which include Lions, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo. You will also have a chance to view other wild animals such as Zebra, Antelope, Warthog, Wildebeest, Cheetah, and Topi. After lunch, drive along the river to see the hippos and crocodiles thereafter continue with game drive and return to the lodge late afternoon

Main Destination:

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Accommodation:

Zebra Plains Mara Camp

Meals & Drinks:

Full Board basis: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Masai Mara Game Reserve - Nairobi

Check out of your hotel after enjoying your morning breakfast at leisure and depart for Nairobi. You may choose to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience. ($30pp). Thereafter, proceed to Nairobi for your Onwards travel arrangements.

Main Destination:

Nairobi (Departure)

Accommodation:

No Accommodation

Meals & Drinks:

Breakfast

Getting There

This tour starts and ends in Nairobi

International flights to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta international airport

No domestic flights for this tour

A transfer from and back to the airport is included

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Inclusions

  • A Professional Driver Guide
  • All Transportations in a 4x4wD Vehicle
  • All Accommodations
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • All Park Fees
  • All Game Drives
  • All Taxes and VAT
  • All Bottled Water

Exclusions

  • Visa entry to Kenya
  • Personal Items of Nature
  • International Flights
  • Accommodation before and after the end of the Tour
  • Drinks
  • Tips (Tipping at 10$ per day)

Rates Per Person

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