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11 Days Kenya Wildlife Highlights-Minivan

Pic up Nairobi-11 Days experience Best of Kenya's Wildlife paradise

This 11 Days Safari will take you from south of Kenya Amboseli National Park to central part of Kenya Mount Kenya region, sweetwaters and Thompson's falls the north of Kenya and finalize your safari at Masai Mara National Reserve. This is one of the circuits safari best for the first time in Kenya, honeymooners, photographic and family safari as well. Accommodation in one of the best Luxurious lodges and camps in Kenya. What you are looking for is here, go ahead and explore Kenya.

Tour Includes
  • Meet and Greet Services on arrival
  • Accommodation as stipulated on itinerary
  • 3 Meals while on safari - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transport in a 4X4 Safari Cruiser
  • Park Entrance Fees to National Parks and Game Reserves
  • English/Native Language Speaking Guide
  • Game Drives
  • Mineral Water
  • Airport Transfers
Tour Excludes
  • All airport taxes, International airfares and Visas
  • Insurance (trip cancellation medical insurances are recommended)
  • Premium Drinks / Beverages with meals
  • Tips and Gratuities to driver and hotels staff
  • Activities/Excursions not mentioned on itinerary

Itinerary in Pictures

Full Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up Nairobi / Transfer Amboseli National Park

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or Airport at 0730hrs ready to commence your safari with a short brief. Depart to Amboseli National Park with a magnificent view of Konza Savannah plains to arrive famous Amboseli in time for lunch at your lodge. After lunch, a short siesta rest then depart for an afternoon game drive. Enjoy game viewing with a backdrop of Kilimanjaro view in the evening.


Day 2: Amboseli National Park

Today is a full day game drive with picnic lunch. Enjoy extensive game drive within the park exploring different animal species. The swampy area located alongside observation hill makes it a unique place as you observe elephants and buffaloes wallowing in the muddy area. In the evening when it’s a great time to catch a view of Mount Kilimanjaro when the weather is clear.


Day 3: Leave Amboseli National Park / Mount Kenya National Park

Have your hot buffet breakfast, the check-out for your journey to Mount Kenya. Stop-over for a short rest for lunch at Maanzoni Lodge and continue to Mount Kenya to arrive late afternoon at your lodge in time for check-in for dinner and overnight at Serena Mountain Lodge, a tree hotel at the heart of Mount Kenya national park.


Day 4: Leave Mount Kenya National Park / Transfer Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast, Transfer north to Samburu National Reserve. You will arrive in time for lunch at your lodge/camp and an afternoon game drive. Explore the diverse and unique species found in this park. Samburu is known for its unique animals like gravy zebras, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, and generuk which makes it an attraction for many people visiting the park.


Day 5: Samburu National Reserve 

Today is a full day game drive with picnic lunch. The name Samburu is of Maasai origin, a ‘samburr’ is a traditional leather bag the Masai use for carrying honey and milk. This region is characterized by vast, open landscapes, dried riverbeds (depending on the season of the year) and its red volcanic soil. Rock outcroppings contrast against the dense woodland vegetation along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, the river that gives life to the reserve. The area is home to the Samburu tribe, who are ‘cousins’ to the Maasai people with their own distinct cultural traditions. Arrive at the camp/lodge in time for lunch, followed by some leisure hours for a siesta or swim before you depart for an afternoon game viewing drive, and return back to the camp or lodge before sunset.


Day 6: Leave Samburu National Reserve / Transfer Sweetwater's

After breakfast, depart to Sweetwater’s. Sweetwater’s with its huge ranch was once a private property of the famed Saudi Arabian multi-millionaire, Adnan Kashoggi. We will then visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a charming haven established by the Jane Goodall Institute to provide sanctuary to orphaned chimps. This is the only place in Kenya where this endangered and remarkably intelligent species can be found. The same sanctuary also offers refuge to over 40 species of black rhinos.


Day 7: Leave Sweetwater's / Transfer Thompson's Falls (Nyahururu)

After breakfast, descend slowly with scenic sightings of Aberdare National Park to Nyahururu areas to arrive in time for check-in for Lunch at Panari Resort. After enjoying your hot buffet lunch, you will have the opportunity to explore the enchanting waterfalls that attract colorful birds and provide good photographic opportunities. A nature trail at the base of the falls and through the gorge is a safe haven for the endangered Columbus monkeys, baboons, and small animals. A popular base for high altitude training, used by international athletes. Thompson s falls is an attraction site accessible maternity for elephants that migrate through Rumuruti elephant’s corridors from the slopes of Mount Kenya.


Day 8: Leave Thompson's Falls / Transfer Masai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast, we descend down the Rift Valley floor as we drive to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. You will have a stop-over lunch at Narok Town before entering the park. Have an afternoon game viewing en-route to your camp/lodge. The Mara is an extension of the Serengeti in Tanzania. All the “Big Five” are found here. With some luck, you may see some of them today.


Day 9 & 10: Masai Mara National Reserve

Waking up with a lifetime sunrise game drive with a great chance of spotting predators on a hunt. Returning back for late breakfast and heading to the heart of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve exploring the vast grassland plains are scattered with herds of Zebra, Giraffe, Gazelle, and Topi while in search of the Wildebeest Migration. Enjoy your picnic lunch on the barks of the Mara River. Late evening, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.


Day 11: Leave Masai Mara National Reserve / Transfer and drop off Nairobi

After breakfast, have a game viewing en-route to Nairobi. You will arrive Nairobi in time for drop off at your hotel or Airport.

Tour Pricing

High Season

Luxury

Oltukai Lodge, Mount Kenya Serena Safari Lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge, Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Panari Resort & Sarova Mara Game Camp

1st Jan-31st March | 1st Nov-22nd Dec

1 Person - $ 5,216

2 Persons - $ 3,666 pps

3 Persons - $ 2,968 pps

4 Persons - $ 2,841 pps

5 Persons - $ 2,719 pps

6 Persons - $ 2,555 pps

Peak Season

Luxury

Oltukai Lodge, Mount Kenya Serena Safari Lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge, Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Panari Resort & Sarova Mara Game Camp

1st July-31st Oct | 23rd Dec-1st Jan

1 Person - $ 6,204

2 Persons - $ 3,967 pps

3 Persons - $ 3,548 pps

4 Persons - $ 3,472 pps

5 Persons - $ 3,320 pps

6 Persons - $ 3,307 pps

Low Season

Luxury

Oltukai Lodge, Mount Kenya Serena Safari Lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge, Sweetwaters Tented Camp, Panari Resort & Sarova Mara Game Camp

1st April-30th June

1 Person - $ 4,075

2 Persons - $ 3,025 pps

3 Persons - $ 2,666 pps

4 Persons - $ 2,530 pps

5 Persons - $ 2,414 pps

6 Persons - $ 2,313 pps

Tailormake this tour

A tailormade tour will put you in control of what you would like to do and experience in your safari to Africa. The above is just an indication of what an itinerary can be like.

Destinations

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