10 Days Big Five Safari in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya (0)
from/per person $1,900
  • Safari
  • Aberdares
  • Amboseli
  • Masai Mara
  • Nakuru
  • Samburu
  • Tsavo East
  • Tsavo West

Description

Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdares

Pick up from the Airport or hotel in the morning and depart for Aberdares arriving with a short game drive at hotel in Nyeri. Check in and have lunch. Afternoon game drive across Aberdares park, Later dinner and overnight at the Ark. Wildlife can be observed from different levels — and from outside where you can see, hear and smell everything and inside where you can sit with a cup of tea and stay warm and cozy. You can put in a request to be awakened during the night if your favorite animals show up. A herd of Elephants might be just feet away and if you are lucky, a Leopard or large male Lion.

Day 2: Aberdares – Samburu

Early breakfast at your hotel, short game en-route, Leave Aberdare for Samburu arriving with a short game drive in time for lunch and check in at Ashnil Samburu Camp and have lunch and relax. Samburu is one of Kenya’s most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, from the reticulated giraffe to Gravy’s zebras and Beisa oryxes. Later afternoon game drive until sundowner. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Samburu

Full day spent in Samburu with early morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu Game Reserve, which covers 40 square miles (104 square kilometers). Ololokwe Table Mountain forms a dramatic backdrop to our game viewing. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp.

Day 4: Samburu – Lake Nakuru

Early morning breakfast game en-route leave samburu for Lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch and check in at Flamingo hill camp. Afternoon game drives across the Pink Lake. The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lake shores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 bird’s species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the white Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara

Early morning breakfast. After breakfast leave Lake Nakuru for Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Check in at the camp and have lunch. Afternoon game drives till sundowner. Dinner and overnight at the camp. The Mara Game Reserve —one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see. Residents among the Park’s are: Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousand of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.

Day 6: Masai Mara

The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today and tomorrow during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. During our stay we also have an optional opportunity 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.

Day 7: Masai Mara – Amboseli

Early Morning breakfast at your camp check out of the camp and park. Drive to Amboseli national park arriving for lunch at the lodge. Afternoon Game drive until 1800 Hrs. Amboseli National Park which is Kenya’s international biosphere reserve. Amboseli in Masai language means “place of water”. The park has an endless supply of water which is filtered through thousands of meters of volcanic rock from mount Kilimanjaro. Vast herds of elephant, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala and leopards are the main attraction. Mount Kilimanjaro forms the backdrop of this game sanctuary. The elephants in Amboseli are a Marvelous sight to behold Dinner and Overnight at Amboseli Serena.

Day 8: Amboseli – Tsavo West

Early game drive in the park. Return to the lodge/camp for breakfast and thereafter depart for Tsavo West. Check-in at the Chyulu gate and later proceed to the lodge/camp for Lunch and relaxation. Afternoon game drives till sundowner. Dinner and Overnight at Kilaguni Serena lodge.

Day 9: Tsavo West – Tsavo East

Early breakfast followed by a visit to Mzima springs with a short game drive en route to Tsavo East which is renowned by its large numbers of elephants and the famous man eating lions.You will have a short game drive en route to the lodge for check in and lunch at camp.
Afternoon game drive till sundowner. Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Aruba camp.

Day 10: Tsavo East – Mombasa

Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of tea or coffee and start an early morning drive till 8.30 am then back to the lodge for a full breakfast. Begin another game drive checking out of Tsavo East at around 11.00am and drive to Voi town for lunch. Drive back to your desired destination.

Cost Includes:

    • Game drives
    • Well-trained guides familiar with the areas
    • Park entry fees
    • Full board accommodation
    • Pick up from and to your place of stay
    • Mineral Water.

Additional costs: 

Drinks including sodas, beers, wines in lodges, tips and personal items.
We both have 4×4 jeeps and 4×4 minivan. The price depends on either of them.