Kenya Classic Safari in 9 Day
Nairobi – Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha – Amboseli – Tsavo West – Tsavo East – Kenya Coast

Start From Nairobi, Finish in Mombasa & Kenya Coast

Transport in pop up top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep

Kenya classic safari on a 9 day tour of Masai Mara,Lakes Nakuru, Amboseli, West & East national parks.

Safari tour starts from Nairobi and visits exciting category A Kenya national parks and game reserves on a progressive trip with finish and drop off at your Kenya coast beach resort

We shall visit the tree studded plains of the great Masai Mara game reserve, Lake Nakuru national park with its famous bird population and Rhino sanctuary, Lake Naivasha ,Crescent Island & the Hell’s gate national park,Amboseli at the floor of Mount Kilimanjaro, the scenic hilly terrain of the Tsavo west and the red soil plains of Tsavo East.

At the Lake Naivasha, there shall be activities including a boat ride to view hippos, exotic birds and small game.

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

We shall also bike and hike as we explore the Hell’s gate national park

The 9 days safari tour is a diverse representation of entire Kenya with great game viewing drives, scenic sights, physical participative outdoor 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 on road and in the national parks and elevated views from the pop up top

 

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

  • Tour can be customized to suit your specific preferences

  • You can choose to omit some national parks and add days on others

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

  • Safari is private per booking in own pop up top 4 x 4 jeep and your own dedicated driver / guide-no group sharing tour

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

  • Driving time during safari are estimate and may vary due to narrow roads, state of traffic and general road conditions

  • You may choose to include local flights between some national parks to cut on driving time at an extra price

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

  • For Kenya coast beach drop off, we shall use the standard gauge train option to Mombasa thus reducing on driving time, avoid the notorious traffic Mombasa highway traffic jam and for your better all -round scenery and maybe wildlife views from elevated train.
    Pick up from Mombasa railway station and transfer to your Mombasa beach / hotel accommodation is included.

  • You may also choose to use vehicle transfer for your Mombasa – beach drop off.

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Tour Highlights:

  • 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

  • 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

  • 1 day at lake Naivasha
    - Boat ride and visit to Hell's gate
    - A guided walking safari at the Crescent Island.
    - Guided walking safari at the Crescent Island

  • 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

  • 1 day at Tsavo west national park
    - Scenic hills and valleys, awesome scenery, the Mzima springs, birds and animals.

  • 1 day Tsavo East National park
    - Game viewing drives
    - Sights of dust-red elephant browsing as they stroll majestically

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

  • Hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara (enquire with us ) = $ 420 per person - Optional

     Nairobi - Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru - Lake Naivasha - Amboseli - Tsavo West - Tsavo East - Coast

       Nairobi – Masai Mara game reserve ( 265 km – Approx. 5-6 hrs)

Day 1:-

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner.

0730hrs: You shall be collected from your Nairobi hotel or Nairobi airport (Nairobi airport pick up depends on your arrival flight time)

Proceed to the Masai Mara game reserve-Kenya’s and Africa’s finest wildlife reserve.

The drive to the Mara is via Kenya rural settings that contrast dramatically as you progress towards the Great rift valley escarpment.

Most of the drive shall be at the floor of the great rift valley and through Masai country.

During the afternoon, explore the Masai Mara on your first game viewing drive of safari.

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Day 2:-

     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 make 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.

We shall visit the Mara river where we may watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July – October).

What you may see at Masai Mara Game Reserve

Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Giraffe, Buffalo, Warthog, Banded Mongoose, Crocodile, Hippopotamus, Black-Backed Jackal, Crested Porcupine, Waterbuck, Bushbuck, Grants Gazelle, Hartebeest…

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge/ Tented camp

Day 3:-

     Masai Mara to lake Nakuru (290 km – Approx. 6-7 Hrs)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A short morning game viewing drive may be scheduled for the early morning.

Later depart Masai Mara for the lake Nakuru national park.

There shall be stops at scenic places along the route

Afternoon bird and game viewing drives around the Lake Nakuru-with an opportunity to visit the rhino sanctuary.

Overnight at your lake Nakuru safari lodge / tented camp.

What you may see at Lake Nakuru national park …….

Flamingo ( Greater and Lesser ), White Rhino, Black Rhino, Waterbucks, unique vegetation about 550 species waterfalls: Makalia.

Day 4:-

     Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha & Hell’s gate

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner

Bird watching and game viewing drives at Lake Nakuru.

We head to the nearby Lake Naivasha on a relaxed drive.

Early afternoon shall be spent enjoying a boat ride where we spot hippos, birdlife and small game in idyllic settings.

We shall further enjoy a guided walking safari at the Crescent Island.

Optional visit to Hell’s gate national park where we hire bicycles and ride or trek as you watch small game.

Overnight at your Lake Naivasha resort

What you may do at Lake Naivasha ………

Boat ride, bicycle tour, Hell’s gate national park tour

Day 5:-

     Lake Naivasha – Amboseli (350 km – Approx. 5-6 Hrs)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A long and easy drive to the Amboseli national park.

There shall be stops to view the great rift valley escarpment along the highway as you proceed towards Nairobi

A short game viewing drive with possible views of the Mount Kilimanjaro peaks at Amboseli -Weather permitting

Overnight at your Amboseli national park safari lodge or tented camp.

what you may see at the Amboseli national park …….

Elephant Cheetah, Wild dog, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Mongoose, Hyrax, Dik-dik, Lesser Kudu and nocturnal porcupine etc.

Day 6:-

     Amboseli National Park

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Early pre-breakfast game viewing drive at the Amboseli national park.

Weather permitting the clouds may open up , leaving you mesmerized by the majesty of the Mount Kilimanjaro and its gleaming snow-capped peaks.

Today shall be spent exploring the Amboseli National park on unlimited game viewing drives.

Overnight shall be at your safari lodge/ tented camp.

Day 7:-

    Amboseli – Tsavo west (100 km – approx. 2 Hrs)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Short morning game viewing drive is scheduled at the Amboseli this morning.

The park is open and relatively small.

Game viewing drives are concentrated and wildlife easy to spot.

The Mount Kilimanjaro mountain mass provides wonderful back ground for photographic moments.

Later the safari tour proceeds to Tsavo West National Park.

Tsavo West is hilly and with scenic terrain for wonderful game viewing backgrounds.

Overnight shall be at your Tsavo west safari lodge or tented camp.

What you may do / see at Tsavo west National park ……

Leopard, Rhino, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Elephants, Giraffe, Lesser Kudu, Mzima springs hippo and exotic fish watching, volcanoes, lava flows.

Day 8:-

    Tsavo West – Tsavo East National Park

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Game viewing drives at the Tsavo West with a stop at the Mzima springs.

Later proceed to Tsavo East national park with game spotting and scenery viewing en – route.

Game viewing drives at the open savanna plains of the Tsavo East.

Overnight shall be at your Tsavo east safari lodge or tented camp.

What you may see at Tsavo East national park……

Vast herds of dust-red elephant, Black Rhino, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, pods of hippo, Waterbucks, Lesser kudu, Gerenuk and Hirola.

Day 9:-

      Tsavo East National Park – Mombasa, Diani, Watamu, Malindi…

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Your last day on safari!

Early morning game viewing drives at the Tsavo East national park.

Extra game viewing drive as you proceed to Voi train station (Next to Tsavo East) where you shall board the standard gauge Nairobi-Mombasa Train (Madaraka Express).

Approximately 11:45am arrive at the train station.

12:33am: Depart for Mombasa on the Madaraka Express Train with elevated country views via parts of Tsavo East national park

14:18pm: Arrive Mombasa train station where you shall be met by your transfer vehicle and driver.

Transfer to your beach hotel in Mombasa, Diani, Tiwi,Kilifi Watamu or Malindi.

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

  • Buffalo

  • Elephant

  • Giraffe

  • Zebra

  • Lion

  • Crocodile

  • Mongoose

  • Boat Ride

  • Dik-dik

  • Prolific Birdlife (up to 600 species)

  • Herds of dust-red Elephant

  • Rhino

  • Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Ryino

  • Leopard

  • Hippo & exotic fish watching

  • Visit Mzima Springs

   PRICE GUIDE BY SEASON

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

High Season
November - March
EconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons in a private safari$2230$2420$2690
4 persons in a private safari$ 1770$ 1965$ 2255
6 persons in a private safari$ 1595$ 1797$ 2080
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
There is extra $15 per person per night if you choose to stay at Kibo Safari Camp-$15-
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$130 discount$130 discount$130 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 BY SEASON

Price is per person sharing in pop up top private open top safari minivan and in a double/twin room/tent.
( see below High Season, Low Season)

Peak Season
July - October
EconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons in a private safari$ 2280$ 2500$ 3030
4 persons in a private safari$ 1830$ 2050$ 2605
6 persons in a private safari$ 1660$ 1875$ 2450
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$130 discount$130 discount$130 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 BY SEASON

Price is per person sharing in open top private pop up top safari minivan and in a double/twin room/tent.
( see below High Season, Peak Season)

Low Season
April - June
EconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons in a private safari$ 2100$ 2230$ 2360
4 persons in a private safari$ 1640$ 1770$ 1905
6 persons in a private safari$ 1460$ 1595$ 1730
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$130 discount$130 discount$130 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---

 

     ACCOMMODATION
   Safari accommodation options for each location

Kenya

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 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
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
Tsavo East National Park
Luxury level lodge/ tented camp options Satao Camp
Standardl evel 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
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

  • Nairobi airport-hotel pick up / drop off transfers:

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

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

  • Stay in economy,standard or luxury safari lodge / tented camps.

  • Game viewing drives

  • Park entrance fees.

  • All meals on safari.

  • Pick up at Madaraka Express Train Station & drop off at your Malindi, Watamu, Diani, Mombasa, Kilifi beach hotel..

  • The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover.

  • Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.

  • Park entrance fees

  • All meals on safari

  • Guided walking safari at Crescent Island

  • 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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