7-Day Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, Naivasha, Maasai Mara Safari
The safari visits four of the beautiful parks in Kenya. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, at 5895m, is one of Kenya’s most famous national parks. Lake Nakuru is best known for its thousands, sometimes millions, of flamingos nesting along the shores and for rich wildlife, including Rothschild giraffes and black rhinos. Visit the rolling plains of Masai Mara, where spectacular wildebeest migration happens, and also visit Lake Naivasha.
- This tour starts and ends in Nairobi.
- You’ll visit Amboseli, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara
- Activities: Game drives & Boat ride
- Game drives: Pop-roof 4×4 vehicle
- Semi-Luxury tour – This tour uses Semi-Luxury Lodges and Camps.
- Private tour – This tour will be organised exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.
- Can start any day – If availability permits, this tour can start any day.
- Can be customised – You can request changes to this tour.
- Suitable for solo travellers – Solo travellers can book this private tour.
- Amboseli Serena
- Sopa Naivasha
- Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge
- Ashnil Mara
Day 1: Nairobi-Amboseli National Park
On Arrival at JKIA International Airport, you will be met by our representative and briefed on your safari. Afterwards, depart and drive south to Amboseli National Park via Nairobi. Enjoy game viewing en route with the immense grandeur of Mt Kilimanjaro in the background. Your lunch will be at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, and you will spend the afternoon leisurely. Later, enjoy an evening game drive. Amboseli is at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, at 5895m, and it’s one of the most popular of Kenya’s national parks. It provides the classic Hollywood image of Africa. Set in rolling savannah scenery, it is dwarfed by the presence of the pink-tinged, snow-capped peak of Mt Kilimanjaro. Against this magnificent backdrop roam vast herds of elephants accompanied by lions, buffalo, cheetahs, giraffes, baboons, gazelles, hippos and wildebeest.There are also over 400 species of birds, all manner of reptiles, flora and fauna.
Day 2: Amboseli National Park
This is another exciting day in Amboseli National Park. We recommend that you get up early morning when you can experience excellent game viewing and an unprecedented view of the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro. Afterwards, return to your camp for breakfast. You may opt for an additional game drive after breakfast to visit the swamp with its magnificent wildlife presence all day long or relax at your camp and take in the African wilderness. You’ll then go for afternoon game drives in anticipation of seeing the Big Five.
Day 3; Amboseli National Park – Lake Nakuru National Park
You’ll have breakfast; then, you’ll depart and drive towards the Great Rift Valley, viewing scenery and having a stopover at the viewpoint en route. You’ll be arriving at the Pink Lake, often referred to due to the great masses of flamingos. Check-in at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, have lunch and proceed for a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park with numerous animals. During the game drive, you will see the vast numbers of flamingos that are
concentrated along the lakeshore. In addition to the birdlife for which Lake Nakuru is so well known, there are many wildlife species in the park, including lion, leopard, black rhino, white rhino, buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, zebra, impala and waterbuck.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park -Lake Naivasha
Have breakfast at the lodge, check out, and have a game-driven route as you leave the park, depart, and move towards Lake Naivasha, arriving in time for lunch. In the afternoon, you will have the option to enjoy a boat ride at the lake to see the hippos in this freshwater lake and visit Crescent Island. This sanctuary host herbivores like the zebra, wildebeest, giraffe and hippo.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha-Masai Mara National Reserve
Have breakfast and check out. Depart for Masai Mara National Reserve, which is on the south along the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Drive past Narok and climb the western wall entering Hemingway’s country, “Serengeti plains”; you will arrive in time for lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy a game drive in this famous reserve.
Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve
You’ll have a full day at this famous reserve searching for wild games with an option to enjoy a balloon safari. You can carry a picnic lunch or have lunch at the camp. A visit to the Maasai villages is also an option. The Mara is the land of African legend. Lions are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetahs and leopards are also regularly seen, and less commonly, rhinos. The annual wildebeest migration, one of nature’s few remaining wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to September. The big animals and their predators are abundant during this trip. Several species of bee-eater, the flying rainbow that heads the list of Mara’s birds, occur in reserve. Masai Mara is also home to many of the colourful Maasai tribe members, who may be seen around the park’s borders the Morans. Return to the camp in the evening for dinner and your overnight stay at Ashnil Mara.
Day 7: Masai Mara National Reserve -Nairobi
You’ll have breakfast at the camp, then depart for Nairobi with a game drive en route. A stop is provided at Narok Town, the Maasai city, where you can buy handicrafts and souvenirs. On arrival, have lunch in Nairobi at one of the city hotels. Later, do last-minute shopping at one of the markets. After shopping, you’ll be transferred to the airport arriving in time for your final international departure, where your safari ends.
- Park fees – (For non-residents)
- All activities – (Unless labelled as optional)
- All accommodation – (Unless listed as an upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation – (Unless labelled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals – (As specified in the day-by-day section)
- International flights – (From/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips – (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items – (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- The government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees