14 Days Best of Kenya Safari

14 Days Best of Kenya Safari

Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdares

You will be picked from your Nairobi hotel and drive through Thika and Central Kenya with views of sisal, tea and coffee plantations along the way. Lunch will be had Aberdare Country Club/Outspan. Afternoon transfer into Aberdare National Park and on to Treetops Lodge or The Ark for bird watching and overnight floodlit game viewing from the lodge viewing decks.

Aberdare National Park harbors significant memories in world history; in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II learnt of her accession to the British throne while she was a guest at Treetops lodge following the death of her father, King George II.

Day 2: Samburu Game reserve

After breakfast depart for Samburu with a stopover at the Equator where you can stop for pictures. Samburu Game Reserve is a rugged semi desert region home to rare wildlife species like the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Oryx., Gerenuk and the blue-legged Somali Ostrich. The reserve is also home to over 350 bird species. Lunch at your pre-booked lodge followed by afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight at your lodge

Gerenuk with calf - Samburu National Reserve
Gerenuk with calf - Samburu National Reserve

Day 3: Samburu Game reserve

Full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drive. (Optional visit to Samburu villages). All meals at your pre-booked safari lodge or camp.

Day 4: Samburu – Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast leave Samburu and drive to Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy arrivning in time for lunch at the Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp then proceed for afternoon game drive with a visit to the Ol Pejeta Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary

Today we get a closer look at the conservancy during two extensive game drives. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus predators cheetah and black-maned lion hiding amidst acacia trees. The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta guarantees an unforgettable safari experience. Ol Pejeta Conservancy boasts an astounding variety of animals including the non-indigenous chimpanzees and the rare endangered black rhino, Somali Ostrich, Grevy Zebra, Beisa Oryx and Jackson’s Hartebeest.

Giraffes at the Sweetwaters Serena Camp Waterhole
Giraffes at the Sweetwaters Serena Camp Waterhole

Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Day 6: Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta Conservancy – Lake Nakuru National park

Breakfast then depart the lodge for Lake Nakuru National park arriving in good time for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge. Full afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at a lodge inside the park

Lake Nakuru is home to a horde of flamingos and 450 species of other birds and home to endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons among other plains game can also be seen in Lake Nakuru National Park.

Day 7: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara Reserve

After breakfast depart for Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in search for animals. Wildlife in Masai Mara is found in large numbers and the game reserve has the highest concentration. Dinner and overnight Ol-Moran Tented Camp.

Day 8: Masai Mara

Whole day spent at the Masai Mara with game drives. Meals and overnight at Ol-Moran Tented Camp.

Lions attacking a wildebeest
Lions attacking a wildebeest - Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 9: Masai Mara - Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, drive to Lake Naivasha to arrive for lunch at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort or Lake Naivasha Crescent Camp, afternoon spent at leisure. Optional activities and excursions in Lake Naivasha include boat ride, walking safari on Crescent Island Sanctuary,
Walking/biking and Hell's Gatew Gorge Exploration safari at Hell's Gate National Park.

Day 10: Lake Naivasha - Amboseli

After breakfast, check out and drive to Amboseli National Park; the journey continuous south, passing through the Athi Plains where formerly the Burchell‟s zebra, the Masai giraffe and smaller herbivores roamed about freely. With human encroachment the wildlife is confined to game parks. Arrive in Amboseli National Park in the afternoon for lunch. After a short rest we go out for afternoon game viewing in the park at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro (19,340 ft). Dinner and overnight.

Day 11: Amboseli 

After breakfast leave your accommodation a full day game drive in Amboseli with picnic lunch then return to your accommodation late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight

Bush Breakfast
Bush Breakfast with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background - Amboseli National Park

Day 12: Amboseli – Tsavo West.

After breakfast enjoy an early morning game drive then leave Amboseli for Tsavo West National Park. Game drive en- route to Ngulia Safari Lodge. Check in for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the rhino sanctuary and return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight.

Day 13: Tsavo West – Tsavo East

After breakfast, you will proceed for a morning game drive with a visit to Mzima Springs where you can view fish, crocodiles, hippos, and other aquatic animals from an underground observation tank. Drive along the Mombasa / Nairobi highway to enter Tsavo East National Park through Manyani gate and with a game drive en-route to VoiWildlife Lodge or Lion Hill Lodge for lunch. Late afternoon game drive in search for the red elephants, buffaloes, antelopes and many other animals including the cats family. Dinner and an overnight.

Elephants of Tsavo
Elephants sand bathing - Tsavo East National Park

Day 14: Tsavo East - Mombasa

Early morning breakfast and check out of your accommodation and with en-route game viewing drive to Mombasa arriving in the afternoon.

Price Includes and Excludes

Price Includes and Excludes

Tour Price Includes:

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in double/twin room sharing
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes and service of an English, French or Germany speaking professional driver/guide.
  • Game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Exclusive transport in a safari tour mini bus 4 x 4 with a game viewing roof hatch and UHF radio.

Things you need to budget for. The price does not include:

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Drinks
  • Items of a personal nature