5. Nairobi: 8-Day Best-of-Kenya Wildlife Safari
Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli National Park
You will be collected from your Nairobi hotel or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) at 7:00AM, from where you will travel via the Nairobi-Mombasa highway. Your scenic drive will be through the expansive savannah plains, dotted with local homesteads and colorful Maasai tribesmen and their cattle. In the afternoon, a game drive is scheduled, and that evening your accommodation will be in the Amboseli Kibo Safari Camp or similar.
Day 2: Full Day at Amboseli National Park
Your second day will be a day of game viewing drives, scenery viewing, and relaxation. Throughout the day, your time will be spent at Amboseli with maximum game viewing drives, spotting game and taking in the scenery as you travel. Your accommodation that evening will once more be at the Amboseli Kibo Safari Camp or similar.
Day 3: Amboseli to Lake Naivasha National Park
In the early morning, you will go on a game viewing drive as you exit the Amboseli National Park. From there, proceed to Lake Naivasha at the floor of the Great Rift Valley. In the afternoon you will go on a boat ride, viewing exotic bird life and hippos amid the serenity of this freshwater Rift Valley Lake. Your accommodation that evening will be at the Lake Naivasha Sopa resort or similar.
Day 4: Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park
Your day starts with a nature bird walk in a scenic setting at the lake shores. You will take a bicycle and cycle to the nearby Hell’s Gate National Park, where you will explore the canyon on foot whilst spotting small game. Later, a short one-hour drive will take you to the Lake Nakuru National Park, where you will stay in the Lake Nakuru lodge/Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge or similar.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara National Reserve
Enjoy an early bird game viewing drive as you exit the Lake Nakuru National Park. You will proceed to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, where you will arrive in the mid afternoon. Afterwards, make your way on an afternoon game viewing drive, before spending the evening at the Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or similar.
Day 6: Full Day at Maasai Mara National Reserve
Day 6 will be a game viewing extravaganza. The Maasai Mara Game Reserve remains one of the most exciting wildlife eco-systems in Africa, and at the day's conclusion you will spend the evening at the Maasai Mara Sopa Lodge or similar.
Day 7: Full Day at Masai Mara National Park
On day 7 you will spend an extra day at the Maasai Mara, with scheduled game viewing drives. Your accommodation for the evening will be at the Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or similar.
Day 8: Maasai Mara to Nairobi
You will start your final day with an early pre-breakfast game viewing drive, before departing to Nairobi.