Lakes and Plains of Kenya Safari

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Daily Tour 7 days 6 nights
Kenya Kenya

Taking in the icons of safari in Africa, this tour will show the wonders of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, explore the lakes of the Rift Valley, and show you the wonders of Amboseli National Park. The great animals of the savanna roam, ready to dazzle you on your Kenyan safari tour.

The animals traverse the landscape in abundance, with such treasures as

  • Elephants
  • Lions
  • Rhinos
  • Baboons
  • Waterbuck
  • Leopards
  • Flamingos

And so many more ready to stun you on your week long African safari.

A level of flexibility is available with options to stay in the Masai Mara an extra night and miss one of the lakes. You can also adjust the safari adventure to take you to Lake Bogoria rather than Lake Nakuru if you’re keen on flamingo spotting, and you can even make the trip in reverse order. Extra charges may apply for adjustments.

Included in the safari tour is:


  • All transfers
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in double, twin, or triple shared rooms
  • All park entrance fees, including government taxes
  • English speaking, professional driver/guide
  • Game drives as per the itinerary
  • Private transport in a 4×4 safari van with a game viewing roof hatch and UHF radio
  • Flying Doctors Medical, Emergency and Rescue cover
  • Drinking water while on safari
  • Personalized, private service

Not included in your Kenyan safari:


  • International flights and taxes
  • Passport and visa application and processing
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities for drivers and guides
  • Personal laundry
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Entrance fees for ‘optional’ activities
  • A visit to a Masai village, US$20 per person
  • A balloon safari, US$425 per person
Price Information & Seasons

Prices are Per Person Sharing. Travelling is in a pop-up safari vehicle, and accommodation is in a Double/Twin Room/Tent.

Display Rates In USD EUR GBP
Standard Package
High Season
July 01- October 31 | Dec 23 – Jan 2
Mid Season
Jan 02- March 31 | April 18- Apri 21
Jun 16- June 31 | Nov 01- Dec 22
Low Season
April 01- June 15
1 peopleUS$ 2630US$ 2400US$ 2130
2 peopleUS$ 1960US$ 1740US$ 1620
4 peopleUS$ 1740US$ 1510US$ 1400
6 peopleUS$ 1660US$ 1435US$ 1320
Luxury Package
High Season
July 01- October 31 | Dec 23 – Jan 2
Mid Season
Jan 02- March 31 | April 18- Apri 21
Jun 16- June 31 | Nov 01- Dec 22
Low Season
April 01- June 15
1 peopleUS$ 3550US$ 2975US$ 2260
2 peopleUS$ 2490US$ 2040US$ 1720
4 peopleUS$ 2260US$ 1820US$ 1490
6 peopleUS$ 2180US$ 1730US$ 1410
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US$1320.00

per person sharing
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4 x 4 Land Cruiser/ Jeep Supplement


Display Rates In USD EUR GBP
1 person in private jeepUS$ 630.00 Per Person
2 people in private jeepUS$ 315.00 Per Person
4 people in private jeepUS$ 160.00 Per Person
6 people in private jeepUS$ 105.00 Per Person
  All rates are in US Dollars  per person
  Children between 12 – 17 years will pay 75% of the adult rates
  Children between 3 – 11 years will pay 50% of the adult rate
  Children Below 3 years is FREE
 Easter, Christmas and New Year Supplement of $ 35 per person per night!

Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve (265 km – 5 to 6 hours)

Be ready for your 7.30am pickup from Nairobi, followed by a drive through the Great African Rift Valley as you head to the Masai Mara Game Reserve. You’ll enter the iconic Serengeti plains that are filled with all of the wildlife your dreams of African safaris are filled with.

You’ll take lunch at your lodge or camp, have a rest, and then head out on your first game drive in the afternoon. This is your first chance to spot the big five stars of Kenyan safari:

  • Lions
  • Elephants
  • Leopards
  • Buffalo
  • Rhinos

All led by your expert Kenyan safari guide. Along with the main attractions, you can witness herds of wildebeest, families of Masai giraffe, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles, along with many more spectacles of the plains.

Included in your first night on safari in Africa is:

  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Overnight stay inside Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Lunch and dinner, but not breakfast
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Day 2 Full Day Exploring the Masai Mara Game Reserve

The predators and prey of the plains of Africa are on display for you as you spend the full day ranging through the reserve. Masai Mara has a high concentration of animals ready for you to watch in their full glory.

You have the option to visit a Masai village, to be greeted by traditional singing and dancing, learn about their nomadic culture, revel in their warrior lifestyle, listen to tales of battles with the animals of the Serengeti. Take a moment to visit their homes and understand their unique way of life whilst you’re visiting their ancestral, tribal home. This activity has an additional charge of US$20 per person.

Included in the second day of your wildlife safari in Kenya is:

  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Overnight stay inside Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Day 3 Masai Mara National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park (300 km – 5 to 6 hours)

Experience the dawn chorus over the Masai Mara with an early morning game drive. Watch as the savanna transitions from darkness to light as a new day starts for the animals.

After the drive, you return to your lodge for breakfast and ready to depart through the Great African Rift Valley and Lake Nakuru. Here, you’ll be able to watch flocks of both lesser and greater flamingos transform the lake into a plateau of all shades of pink.

Along with the flamingos, more than four hundred other bird species make Lake Nakuru their home. Your African safari guide will help you to spot such exotic birds as:

  • White pelicans
  • Plovers
  • Egrets
  • Marabou stalks

Along with many others, including mammals like black and white rhino as well as the rare Rothschild Giraffe.

The third day of your Kenyan tour includes:

  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Overnight stay inside Lake Nakuru National Park, unless noted
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Day 4 Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha (92 km – 2 hours)

An early breakfast at your camp or lodge starts the day, readying you to Lake Naivasha. Included in the journey is another game drive through Lake Nakuru; be ready to spot more of the elegant and magnificent creatures of the savanna.

Upon arrival at the camp or lodge at Lake Naivasha, you’ll be served lunch as you ready for an afternoon on the lake. A fifteen-minute boat ride takes you to Crescent Island to continue your wildlife safari. The island is a sanctuary for a whole host of herbivores, including:

  • Zebras
  • Wildebeest
  • Giraffes
  • Hippos

After your afternoon with the wildlife, you’ll return to your lodge or camp for dinner and stay overnight inside the national park.

Day four of your African safari tour includes:

  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Overnight stay next to Lake Naivasha
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Day 5 Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National Park (310 km – 5 to 6 hours)

Breakfast is followed by a trip to Hells’ Gate National Park. This special area is one of the few places in the world your can take your African safari by foot or on bicycle.

The nature includes zebras, warthogs, and giraffes, and the landscape is punctuated by intriguing volcanic formations. You will also be afforded the chance to see a geothermal power station, to understand the way man is able to harness the forces of the wilderness.

Your Kenyan wildlife safari continues with a drive to Amboseli National Park, with the drive including a picnic lunch. Late afternoon sees you arrive at your camp or lodge in Amboseli, where dinner will be served and you can rest and prepare for the spectacles of the next day.

The fifth day of your Kenyan safari includes:

  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Overnight stay inside Amboseli National Park
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Day 6 Full Day exploring Amboseli National Park

An early start should grant you monumental views of Mount Kilimanjaro before clouds gather at the summit. The stunning, free-standing mountain will provide the backdrop to your day in the park.

Amboseli has large populations of African safari staples, such as wildebeest, giraffes, baboons, and lions among many others. Also, within the park is a Masai village that you are invited to visit as an optional extra on your trip. The bravery of the Masai warriors is known the world over, their culture revered by all who come into contact with them. You’ll be greeted with traditional singing and dancing, and be given the chance to see their homes and way of life.

The sixth day of your wildlife safari in Kenya includes:

  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Overnight stay inside Amboseli National Park
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Day 7 Amboseli National Park – Nairobi (250 km – 4 to 5 hours)

A 6am start for breakfast gives you the chance to go on an early morning game drive on your final morning on safari in Kenya. Chances to see the fauna of the African plains are on offer one last time, before departing to Nairobi. You can choose a hotel, residence, or airport drop off, depending on your plans.

As you finish your Kenyan safari, your day will include:

  • No accommodation, this is the final day
  • Breakfast and lunch, no dinner
  • Drinking water. other drinks are extra

Accommodation

You can choose from the following accommodation options

  • Standard lodges and tented camps
  • Luxury lodge and tented camps
7 Day Tour Accommodation Options
ParkLuxury OptionsStandard Options
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Navaisha
Amboseli National Park

Positive Impact Travel

By joining this trip you are directly supporting positive impact projects in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We’ve offset the carbon emitted by this trip by purchasing credits that support important projects that address the UN’s seventeen SDGs, like reducing poverty, affordable and clean energy, reducing hunger, clean water and climate action.

Proceeds from this adventure purchase carbon credits through the local and most awarded carbon project developer, which are invested into projects accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources in our developing countries.

Supported projects are based on internationally recognized standards and are third-party audited. They entail a series of positive impacts on the ground, which benefit local communities and ecosystems, that are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Total: $1,585 From $1,585 /person
× $1,585 = $1,585
DAYS
7
PRICE FROM (USD)
$1320
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