12 Days Samburu -Mount Kenya -Aberdare -Nakuru -Masai mara -Naivasha -Amboseli -Tsavo West
From Nairobi / to Nairobi

Kenya safari tour encountering wildlife, scenic and cultural highlights in a 12 days tour package that includes private vehicle transport, game viewing drives, stops at attractions, park entrance fees and accommodation in a choice of economy,standard or luxury safari lodges & tented camps.
The Kenya safari tour visits Samburu Game Reserve, Mount Kenya, Aberdares National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Naivasha, Amboseli and the Tsavo West National Parks.
Tour departs Nairobi with an option of finishing at the Kenya coast beach resorts of Mombasa, Diani, Watamu or Malindi.

Tour is offered in a choice of economy, standard or luxury safari lodges or tented camps depending on your safari style or budget. Safari transport and game viewing drives are in a customized open top safari minivans
4 x 4 land cruiser safari jeeps are an option at supplementary cost.

So you may know…
-tour can be customized to your own specifications
-sequence of visits / night stops can be adjusted to your preference
-you can suggest to omit some national parks and extend stays at others
Safari transport

Tour Highlights.
• Samburu game reserve,2 nights
• Mount Kenya national park,1 night
• Aberdares national park,1 night
• Lake nakuru national park,1 night
• Masai mara game reserve,2 nights
• Lake Naivasha,1 night
• Amboseli national park,2 nights
• Tsavo west national park,1 night.
• Awesome scenery along the safari route.
• Blend of local cultures and people including the Masai, Samburu, Redille etc.
• Elephant, oryx, giraffe, lion, ostrich, cheetah, warthog, flamingoes, pelicans etc.
Set own safari dates
Private safari tour

Safari itinerary.

Day 1: Nairobi- Samburu Game reserve. (340km: 5 hrs)
0730hrs: Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or Nairobi airport . Depart Nairobi and proceed to the Samburu game reserve. The scenic drive is via the Kenya highlands with views of tea, coffee and subsistence farmlands.
You shall experience different climatic and vegetation zones on today’s drive including the highlands and semi arid desert conditions of northern Kenya. Afternoon game viewing drive at Samburu , Overnight at your Samburu safari lodge or tented camp
Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve.
Day shall be spent at the Samburu game reserve with game viewing drives. Options of combining the Samburu,Buffalo springs and Shaba reserves Game viewing concentrates along the Ewaso Nyiro River which is the lifeline of this semi desert environment. Overnight at your Samburu lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve – Mount Kenya: (180 km: 3 Hrs.)
Early game viewing drive at the Samburu game reserve. Later depart for the cooler Mount Kenya region at the shadows of Mount Kenya. Afternoon optional activities depending on your safari accommodation preference.
Mount Kenya safari club: Relaxation and optional activities at the exclusive club Sweetwaters tented camp: Game viewing drives at Olpejeta sanctuary. Mountain lodge: Game viewing from the tree lodge or optional nature activities.
Overnight at your mount Kenya safari lodge/ tented camp.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
What you may see / do around Mt. Kenya National park ……Elephants, Tree hyrax, white tailed mongoose, black fronted duiker, mole rat, bushbuck, water buck,Elands,rhino,cheepanzee .

Day 4: Mount Kenya –Aberdare National park: (80 km: 1 Hr)
Morning shall be spent with optional activities depending on your choice of accommodation at Mount Kenya.
Later proceed to the Aberdares National park . Afternoon transfer to a tree hotel. Overnight at your tree lodge with game viewing from the balconies of your cabin.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
What may see/ do at Aberdare National park …………..bird watching, game viewing and photography.
NB: Only small overnight bags are allowed at the tree hotels.

Day 5: Aberdare – Lake Nakuru National Park: (240 km: 4 Hrs.)
Transfer to your base hotel ( either the Aberdare country club or Outspan hotel).
Proceed to the lake Nakuru national park. There shall be a stop to view the scenic Thompson falls at Nyahururu.
The drive via farming country and homesteads via the Great Rift Valley escarpment edge is scenic. Afternoon bird watching and game viewing drive. The lake Nakuru national park is home to hundreds of thousands of flamingoes and other bird species. The lake also hosts the black and white rhinos in its sanctuary. Overnight at your lake Nakuru lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
What you may see at Lake Nakuru national park …….Flamingo, Zebra, Black Rhino, White Rhino, waterbuck,Makalia waterfalls

Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve: (265 km: 5 Hrs.)
Morning bird and game viewing drives. Proceed to the Masai Mara game reserves with stops at scenic points.
Afternoon game viewing drives. Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza! Masai Mara Game reserve remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system . 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
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 8: Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha: (240 km: 4.5 Hrs.)
Game viewing drives at the Masai Mara. Later depart the Mara for lake Naivasha.
Afternoon optional lake activities including boat rides and nature walks. You can also nearby Hell’s gate national park. Overnight at your Lake Naivasha lodge / tented camp
Meal plan: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
What you may do at the Lake Naivasha…. Boat ride,bicyle riding ,Hells gate tour

Day 9: Lake Naivasha- Amboseli National Park: (340 km: 5.5 hrs)
Optional bird and nature walk at the lodge gardens on the shores of lake Naivasha. Proceed to the Amboseli national park. Arrive at in time for an afternoon game viewing drive. Overnight at your Amboseli lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 10: Amboseli National park.
Day spent at the Amboseli national park with game viewing drives. The national park is small and compact.
The mount Kilimanjaro on a clear day provides a dramatic background for wildlife photography. Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 11: Amboseli – Tsavo west National Park: (110 km :2 hrs)
Morning game drive at the Amboseli. Proceed to the Tsavo West. Scenery and game viewing drives at the Tsavo west. Overnight at your tsavo west safari lodge or tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 12: Tsavo West – Nairobi or Mombasa,Diani,Bamburi,Watamu,Malindi
Game viewing drives at the Tsavo west. Visit the Mzima springs to view hippos, crocodiles and exotic fish.
Later depart for Nairobi or proceed to Mombasa and Kenya coast beach hotels.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch.