9 DAYS, 7 NATIONAL PARKS KENYA CLASSIC SAFARI
TSAVO EAST – TSAVO WEST – AMBOSELI – LAKE NAIVASHA/CRESCENT ISLAND/HELL’S GATE – LAKE NAKURU – MASAI MARA

From Mombasa & Kenya Coast / to Nairobi – Kenya

Safari transport in a pop up top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep

Classic Kenya safari on a 9 day Mombasa to Nairobi tour visiting Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Amboseli, Lake Naivasha, Lakes Nakuru & Masai Mara.

Safari Tour departs from the Kenya coast beach resorts and visits exciting category A Kenya national parks and game reserves on a progressive safari with finish at Nairobi

During the safari ,we shall visit the red soil plains of Tsavo East, the scenic hilly terrain of the Tsavo west with the Mzima springs and Amboseli national park at the floor of Mount Kilimanjaro.

There shall stop at Lake Naivasha, where we take a boat ride to view hippos, exotic birds and small game.

This shall be followed by a guided walking safari at the Crescent Island.

Near the Lake Naivasha,we shall cycle and Hike as we explore the Hell’s gate national park

Tour proceeds to Lake Nakuru national park with its famous bird population and Rhino sanctuary.

Safari shall then procced to the tree studded plains of the great Masai Mara game reserve for more game viewing drives in search of the big 5

This easy paced Kenya wildlife safari is a diverse representation of entire Kenya with great game viewing drives, scenic sights, physical activities ,relaxation and cultural encounters.

Tour is offered with a choice of economy, standard or luxury safari lodges or tented camps accommodation depending on your budget / style.

Tour transport is in private pop up top 4 x 4 Land cruiser jeep for more comfort, easy navigation and elevated viewing.

     Just so that you may know… (please read carefully)

  • Tour can be customized to suit your specific preferences

  • You can suggest omitting some national parks and adding days on others

  • Tour can detour to Lake Bogoria for Flamingo viewing on request =$ 50 extra per person

  • If you choose to stay at Sarova salt lick lodge-game viewing drives shall be at Taita hills sanctuary next to Tsavo west

  • Driving times during safari are estimate and may vary due to narrow roads,traffic density or state of specific road sections

  • You can include local flights to cut on driving time if preferred at an extra price

  • Safari is private per booking in own tour vehicle and dedicated driver / guide-not a group sharing tour

  • If you choose to stay at The Pelican Lodge, Sarova Woodlands or Sentrim Elementaita- there shall be no re-entry at Lake Nakuru National Park on the following day.

  • Safari services are uniform regardless of accommodation level choice

  • You may encounter high pressure souvenir sales by locals at /near park entry gates and at washroom stops along safari routes

Tour Highlights:

  • 1 day Tsavo East National Park
    - Game viewing drives
    Sights of dust-red elephant browsing as they stroll majestically
    - The beautiful man made Aruba dam located on the north bank of the seasonal Voi River, is visited by thousands of animals

  • 1 day at Tsavo West National Park
    - Scenic hills and valleys
    - Crocodile, hippo, exotic fish and migratory birds at the Mzima springs
    - Africa's limitless expanses of the wild.
    - Lava flows
    - Recent Volcanoes

  • 2 days at Amboseli National Park
    - Large Elephant herds and other animal species at the amboseli
    - The snow-capped peaks (weather permitting) of the highest mountain in Africa - The Mount Kilimanjaro
    -Observation Hill

  • 1 day at Lake Naivasha
    - Boat ride and visit to Hell's gate
    - A guided walking safari at the Crescent Island
    - Bird watching

  • 1 day at Lake Nakuru national park
    - Hundreds of bird species including few flamingoes, pelicans and others
    - Rhino sanctuary
    - The Great Rift valley escarpment - Awesome scenery

  • 2 nights / days at the Masai Mara game reserve - unlimited game viewing drives
    - Tree studded typical savannah terrain and a multitude of Wild animal species and colorful Masai tribesmen at the Masai Mara

  • Masai village visit at Masai Mara (arrange with your driver guide) = $ 20 per person - Optional

  • Hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara = $ 420 per person - Optional

9 Days Kenya Classic Safari

     Day 1: Kenya Coast – Tsavo East: (120km – Approx. 3 hrs)

Lunch,Dinner

Early pick up from your Holiday beach resort (pick up time depends with location of your beach resort)

Proceed to the Tsavo East national park.

The safari drive is via the famous “explorers” route – Mombasa – Nairobi highway.

The 120km – 3hrs dawn drive is to the southern entry point of the Tsavo East where we stop briefly for refreshments ( optional).

We commence game viewing drives on entry at the Tsavo East National park.

You shall be on the look-out for elephant, giraffe, lion, cheetah, buffalo and many more…….

An afternoon game viewing drive is scheduled later in the day.

The relaxed game viewing drive takes us on the trails of the big five with magnificent views of the African sunset

Overnight shall be at your Tsavo safari lodge/ tented camp.

     Day 2:Tsavo East – Tsavo West

Meal plan:Breakfast,lunch,dinner

We shall be ready before sunrise in our anticipation of the morning game drive!

All ingredients for a wonderful day are in place.

…the splendor of an African sunrise dominates the natural world as we traverse the vast park in search of the early grazers and predators.

A final game viewing drive at the Tsavo east shall follow as we leave the park.

We shall proceed to the Tsavo West where we continue on game viewing drives.

This afternoon we visit the Rhino Sanctuary where the endangered species are protected.

Overnight at your Tsavo west safari lodge/ tented camp.

       Day 3: Tsavo West – Amboseli (100kms: Approx. 2 hrs)

Meal plan:Breakfast,lunch,dinner

“The early bird catches the worm!”

..we embark on an early morning game and scenery viewing drive.

Sunrise catches us as we explore the Tsavo West national park.

The natural world unfolds amid the freshness and beauty of the morning.

We drink in the scenic beauty of this awesome park .

We head to Mzima Springs to view hippos, crocodiles, exotic fish and a variety of bird species.

The greenery surrounding the underground springs is a welcome contrast to the dry terrain that form Tsavo West national park.

Later proceed to Amboseli national park to arrive during late morning

Relax until late afternoon when we set out to explore the Amboseli national park in a game viewing drive.

This is a leisurely game viewing drive with animals easily seen and with the bulk of mount. Kilimanjaro providing an awesome back-drop for wildlife photography.

Clouds may open up and the sight of snow peaked mount Kilimanjaro shall mesmerize.

Overnight at Amboseli safari lodge / tented camp.

    Day 4: Amboseli National Park

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

This shall be a day of Game viewing drives, scenery viewing, relaxation.

Day shall be spent at the Amboseli with maximum game viewing drives spotting game and wallowing in the scenery.

There shall be an early morning, followed by a mid- morning and a later afternoon game viewing drive

Between the wildlife viewing sessions, your Amboseli lodge / camp provides relaxation, meals and other activities

Your safari vehicle and driver / guide are at your disposal for unlimited game viewing drives.

Overnight at Amboseli safari lodge / tented camp.

    Day 5:Amboseli- Lake Naivasha – (340 km: Approx. 6 hrs)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Early morning game and scenery viewing drive as you exit the Amboseli national park.

Proceed to the Lake Naivasha at the floors of the Great Rift Valley.

Arrive at the Lake Naivasha in time for lunch

Afternoon boat ride at the Lake Naivasha where you view exotic birdlife and hippos amid the serenity of this freshwater rift valley lake.

Later proceed for a guided walking safari at the Crescent Island.

Overnight at your Lake Naivasha safari lodge / tented camp.

    Day 6:Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru: (80km:1.5 hrs)

(we may visit the Lake Bogoria instead if you are more keen on flamingo viewing)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

We shall hire bikes and cycle to the nearby Hells gate national park where you explore on foot this canyon as you spot small game.

Later a short 1 hour drive will take us to the Lake Nakuru national park.

Birdlife abounds with flamingoes seen in their thousands together with pelicans and other bird species.

Overnight at your lake Nakuru safari lodge / tented camp.

    Day 7:Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara:(285 km: 5.5 hrs)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

An early bird and game viewing drive as you exit the lake Nakuru national park.

Proceed to the Masai mara game reserve.

Arrive Masai Mara and proceed for an afternoon game viewing drive.

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

    Day 8:Full Day – Masai Mara

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza!

Masai Mara Game reserve remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system in the Natural world.
It is host to the highest and most varied concentration of wild animals than any other wildlife park in the region.
The scenic appeal of the tree studded savannah plains, the moderate climate and diversity of wild game species makes it a one stop shop for game viewing activities.

We shall traverse the Masai Mara reserve on a full day of unlimited game viewing encountering the big five and more of the lesser game.

Picnic lunch shall be by the Mara river as we watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July – October)

Overnight shall be at our Masai Mara safari lodge/ Tented camp

    Day 9:Masai Mara – Nairobi: (265km: 5hrs)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Early pre-breakfast game viewing drive.

Depart Masai Mara with an exit game viewing drive.

Later depart for Nairobi to arrive approximately 4:30 pm.

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel if extending stay in Nairobi.

Drop off at Nairobi airport where you may extend your beach holiday at Mombasa -Kenya coast or Zanzibar.

      What you could see/do on a 9 Day Kenya Classic Safari...

  • Lion

  • Buffalo

  • Giraffe

  • Warthog

  • Cheetah

  • Gazelle

  • Black-backed Jackal

  • Spotted Hyena

  • Leopard

  • Hippopotamus

  • Crocodile

  • Gerenuk

  • Flamingos

  PRICE GUIDE

Price is per person in a private, customized pop up top 4 x 4 Land cruiser jeep and in a double/twin room/tent.
( see Peak below Season, Low Season)

 

High Season
November - March
EconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons in a private safari$2270$2460$2730
4 persons in a private safari$ 1810$ 2005$ 2295
6 persons in a private safari$ 1635$ 1835$ 2120
Single Room Extra$280$300$380
Easter / Christmas / New Year Extra (Per person per night)
For Luxury - Dec 22nd to Jan 2nd
For Economy & Standard - Dec 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st & Jan 1st
$30$40$50
Children below 3 YearsFREEFREEFREE
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate
Children above 12 years and below 18 years$85 discount$85 discount$85 discount
Safari price for 3 persons will be 6% less the price of 2 persons---
Safari price for 5 persons will be 3% less the price of 4 persons---

 

  PRICE GUIDE

Price is per person in a private, customized pop up top 4 x 4 Land cruiser jeep and in a double/twin room/tent.
( see below High Season, Low Season)

Peak Season
July - October
EconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons in a private safari$ 2320$ 2540$ 3070
4 persons in a private safari$ 1870$ 2090$ 2645
6 persons in a private safari$ 1700$ 1915$ 2490
Single Room Extra$290$330$610
There is extra $20 per person per night if you choose to stay at Kibo Safari Camp-$20-
Children below 3 YearsFREEFREEFREE
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate
Children above 12 years and below 18 years$85 discount$85 discount$85 discount
Safari price for 3 persons will be 6% less the price of 2 persons---
Safari price for 5 persons will be 3% less the price of 4 persons---

  PRICE GUIDE

Price is per person in a private, customized pop up top 4 x 4 Land cruiser jeep and in a double/twin room/tent.
( see below Peak Season, High Season)

Low Season
April - June
EconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons in a private safari$ 2140$ 2270$ 2400
4 persons in a private safari$ 1680$ 1810$ 1945
6 persons in a private safari$ 1500$ 1635$ 1770
Single Room Extra---
Children below 3 YearsFREEFREEFREE
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate
Children above 12 years and below 18 years$85 discount$85 discount$85 discount
Safari price for 3 persons will be 6% less the price of 2 persons---
Safari price for 5 persons will be 3% less the price of 4 persons---

 

    Accomodation
    Safari accommodation options for each location

Kenya

Tsavo East National Park
Luxury level lodge/ tented camp options Satao Camp
Standard level lodge/ tented camp options Ashnil Aruba Lodge, Sentrim Tsavo Camp
Economy level lodge/ tented camp options Voi Safari Lodge, Voi Wildlife Lodge
Tsavo West National Park
Luxury level lodge/ tented camp options Kilaguni Serena Lodge, Severin Safari Camp, Ziwani Tented Camp, Sarova Saltlick Lodge, Lions Bluff Lodge
Standard level lodge/ tented camp options Rhino Valley Lodge
Economy level lodge/ tented camp options Ngulia Safari Lodge
Amboseli National Park
Luxury level lodge/ tented camp options Oltukai lodge, Amboseli Serena lodge
Standard level lodge/ tented camp options Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Kibo Safari Camp
Economy level lodge/ tented camp options AA Lodge/camp, Sentrim Amboseli
Lake Naivasha
Luxury level lodge/ tented camp options Lake Naivasha sopa, Naivasha Simba resort, Lake Naivasha Country club
Standard level lodge/ tented camp options Elsamere Lodge, Naivasha Crescent Camp
Economy level lodge/ tented camp options Naivasha Kongoni Camp
Lake Nakuru National Park
Luxury level lodge/ tented camp options Sarova Lion hill, Lake Nakuru sopa lodge, Flamingo camp
Standard level lodge/ tented camp options Lake Nakuru Lodge, Sarova Woodlands, The Pelican Lodge, Sentrim Elementaita
Economy level lodge/ tented camp options Lake Nakuru Lodge
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Luxury level lodge/ tented camp options Mara Sarova Game Camp, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Keekorok Lodge, Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Mpata Safari Club, Loyk Mara Camp, Mara Engai camp, Mara River Camp, Mara Simba Lodge, Ilkeliani Camp, Kandili Camp, Base Camp Explorer, Olkeri Camp, Fig Tree, Emayian Luxury Camp, Zebra Plains Mara
Standard level lodge/ tented camp options Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Camp, Osero Camp, Azure Mara Haven, Mara River Lodge, Mara Sun lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp, Siana Springs, Losokwan Luxury Tented Camp
Economy level lodge/ tented camp options Enkorok, Elangata Olerai, Ol Moran, Mara Chui Camp, Jambo Mara Safari Lodge, Explore Nature Mara Lodge

 

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Transport in a customized pop up top safari mini-van.

  • Services of an experienced English/ other language speaking driver/ guide.

  • Stay in your economy, standard or luxury safari lodge / camp

  • Game viewing drives

  • Park entrance fees

  • All meals on safari

  • Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle

  • The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover

  • Pick up from Mombasa, Diani, Bamburi, Kilifi beach resorts. Drop off at your Nairobi airport/hotel/residence

  • Government taxes and local levies

Not Included In the Tour Price: Items and Services of a personal nature.

Not Included In the Tour Price: All bottled drinks, items and services of a personal nature and tips & gratuities.

 

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