7 Days Essential Kenya

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Tour Description

Recall the elegant luxury of a bygone era with our Kenya safari tour. Kenya is an amazing land, rich in wildlife and culture. Our Kenya Essential Safari – Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara is a private departure visiting a variety of wonderful environments by road, for a more economical experience. The atmospheric lodgings and sheer number of game drives promise the soul stirring adventure of a classic safari and the unforgettable memories of a balloon safari over the Maasai Mara.

Trip Highlights

  • Identify ‘Samburu special 5’
  • Stay in the heart of Lake Nakuru’s National Park and look out for endangered black and white rhino
  • Spend unforgettable nights immersed in nature at your feature stay camp, located deep within the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

7 Days 6 Nights

  • 1

    Arrive in Nairobi

    On arrival at the Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met and transferred by our representative to the Hotel. Overnight at Crowne Plaza Hotel. Meals Included: Dinner.

  • 2

    Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve

    After breakfast, depart for Samburu National Reserve, arriving in time for lunch with game drive-enroute. Afternoon is spent at leisure within the Lodge’s amenities before a late afternoon game drive. The game reserve is utterly unspoiled. On the large mammal front, Samburu is the key area for seeing all of Kenya’s northern varieties of plains game dubbed as “Samburu Special Five” – the strikingly large, ‘pin-striped’ Grevy’s zebra, stretch-necked gerenuk antelope, the smartly fawn-coloured Beisa Oryx and the seemingly designer-coated reticulated giraffe all under the sky’s great blue bowl. Overnight at Samburu Simba Lodge. Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner.

  • 3

    Discover Samburu

    Morning and afternoon game drives in this open savannah which is traversed by the Ewaso Nyiro River. The river is populated by hippos and crocodiles, whilst the game reserve is home to a host of animals including elephants, lions, cheetahs, giraffes and buffalos and many other species. The river forest attracts a wide variety of birds. Overnight at Samburu Simba Lodge. Meal Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner.

  • 4

    Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru

    After breakfast, descend into the Great Rift Valley and continue to Lake Nakuru arrive in time for lunch. The game reserve is best known for its absolutely superb birdlife, with over 450 species and one of the densest rhino populations on the continent. Enjoy afternoon game drive. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge. Meal Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner.

  • 5

    Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara National Reserve

    After breakfast, head southwest to the Masai Mara, one of the finest game reserves in Africa. Arrive in time for lunch at your Lodge. The Mara is famous for its astounding numbers of both resident and transient populations of wildlife as well as over 450 bird species. Overnight at Mara Serena Game Lodge. Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner.

  • 6

    Masai Mara

    Explore more of the park today with further game drives in the morning and afternoon. Very Early morning participate in the optional hot air balloon safari. After lunch depart for afternoon game drive in search of Africa's elusive big cats: the lion, leopard and cheetah. Thereafter visit to a Maasai Village for a glimpse into the lives of this semi-nomadic tribe (optional). Overnight at Mara Serena Game Lodge. Meals Included: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner.

  • 7

    Depart Kenya

    After breakfast, bid farewell to the Mara as you set on your journey back to Nairobi. (Option to have lunch at the famous Carnivore restaurant at traveler expenses). A driver and vehicle will be available for any last-minute sightseeing or shopping. In the evening, transfer to Nairobi’s International Airport to embark on your journey back home. Meals Included: Breakfast

What's included

  • All Covid-19 Measures observed
  • Game drives
  • Services of a Professional English driver guide
  • Jeep safari vehicle with a pop-up roof for exclusive use
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • All Airport Transfers
  • unlimited bottle of water
  • VAT or Government levy taxes at the rate of the booking
  • Parks entrance fees

What's not included

  • Vaccinations and inoculations
  • Items of personal nature not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Hot Air balloon Safaris
  • Visas, inoculations and personal insurance
  • All Local/international flights and departure taxes
  • Visit to Maasai village
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses and gratuities
  • Any other item not mentioned in the program.

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