8Days Safari in Kenya
8Days 7nights Kenyan Safari Itinerary
Day1 Arrival and Overnight in Nairobi: Depending on the arrival time is a Nairobi Cultural city and overnight at Safaripark Hotel for Nyama Choma Dinner.
Day2 Nairobi to Aberdares National Park: 7am after breakfast, for Aberdares national park through sweetwaters Conservancy in the morning hours Pre Lunch. The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker.
Day3 Aberdares to Lake Nakuru National Park: Hot breakfast in the hotel, check out then head for lake Nakuru national park, arrive in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Nakuru meaning “dust or dusty place”. One of the floors of the Great Rift Valley surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, is where the Park lies. This beautiful haven is ideal for bird watching, picnic, hiking, and game drives. The place is attractive due to its numerous flocks of flamingoes, which are hosted by the algae that spreads in the lake this supporting the nesting grounds of the birds, there are 400 species of birds recorded in the park. Apart from the birds it’s a home to rhinos, lions, cape buffalos, zebras, waterbucks, African wild dogs and lions. Etc. other attractions include the hills, Makalia waterfall and unique vegetation Dinner and spend the night at Lake Nakuru Lodge.
Day4 Lake Nakuru Lodge to Naivasha: Breakfast, check out from your hotel, head for Naivasha, have lunch in Naivasha then head for an afternoon Boat Safari on Lake Naivasha and Walking safari at Crescent Island where you will enjoy seeing animals in their habitat at a close range and guided walking tour. Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake in Kenya, outside the town of Naivasha in Nakuru county, which lies northwest of Nairobi in the great rift valley. The name Naivasha was derived from “Nai-posha” meaning rough water because of the sudden storm which can rise. The lake is also a home to a variety of 400 different species of birds and a sizeable population of hippos. Dinner and Overnight at Lake Naivasha Country Club.
Day5 Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara: You will drive into Masai land, tracing the Rift Valley escarpment from the western side, you will enjoy Wheat plantation sceneries in the wild open plains before stopping at the Masai town of Narok for lunch. From here you will make your way into the park, arriving in time for afternoon game drive. This is one of Kenya’s most visited reserves due to its extraordinary wildlife density, including the “big five” and many other varieties of plains game. The Mara River cuts through the Mara and Serengeti ecosystems, giving life to both reserves before finally pouring out into the Lake Victoria. Impressive and most notable are the wildebeest, zebra and gazelle that migrate by instinct from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Masai Mara in Kenya.
Day6 Full day in Masai Mara:- On this day you will be treated to full-day game drives within this expansive Reserve teeming with wildlife. The area we will visit today is one of the richest predator areas of the Mara and will be our focus. You can also expect to see lots of elephants, hippos, Masai giraffe, common zebra, wildebeest, impala, Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelles, topi, black-backed jackal, spotted hyena and more. You will be treated to a bush picnic lunch and then return to Serena lodge in Mara.
Day7 Maasai Mara – Nairobi – Early Morning Game drive, check Out the hotel at around 10am and depart to Nairobi with lunch Enroute. Arriving in Nairobi at around 4pm. Check in at Sankara hotel for an HB overnight.
Day8: Full day in Nairobi
0800hrs after breakfast pickup by our driver for a whole day city tour start with Visit Giraffe center.
1200hrs Local Lunch at Carnivore Restaurant
1400hrs Visit Karen Blixen National Museum
1600hrs Local market visit for shopping golden eagle art gallery
Depending on departure time transfer to JKIA.