16 Day Safari - Enjoy Kenya's Wildlife and Beaches

This is an adventurous and unique safari which will allow you to enjoy days on mountain bike, trekking, on horseback, taking a boat ride, enjoy the breeze at the Kenya’s coastal beaches, as well as having the chance to spot the big five – and after all that – conquer Kenya’s highest mountain. Spend some time with the unique Maasai tribe and discover the life and culture of a traditional pastoralist. This could be the most unique adventure of your life.

Things to Consider
  1. Mid-range tour
  2. Private tour
  3. Can depart any day
  4. Can’t be customized
  5. Suitable for solo travelers
  6. Min age of 2 years
Activities & Transportation
  • Activities: game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof minivan
  • Getting around: pop-up roof minivan
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
Accommodation and Meals

Day: 1

Breakfast Included
 

Day: 2-3

All Meals Included

Day: 4

All Meals Included

Day: 5-6

All Meals Included

Day: 7

All Meals Included

Day: 8

All Meals Included

 

Day: 9-10

All Meals Included

 

Day: 11

All Meals Included

 

Day: 12-15

Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day: 16

  • End of tour (No accommodation)

Breakfast & Lunch Included

Arrival (See The Journey for more details)
 

Day 1

Nairobi

Today you will be picked up from the airport and be driven to our office for a pre-departure meeting. Here you will be briefed on your upcoming safari and be given information about your departure time for the following day. Later you will be dropped off for your overnight stay at the Sarova Stanley Hotel.

Main Destination:
Nairobi
Accommodation:

Sarova Stanley

  • Luxury hotel located in or near Nairobi
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Nairobi-Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast in the morning you will be driven north past the equator to the frontier district. From here you will continue to the semi-arid Samburu National Reserve and check-in to your campsite. After lunch at the lodge there will be time for your to settle in before your safari adventure. After enjoying an afternoon game drive in the reserve you will return to the Samburu Game Lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Samburu National Reserve
Best Time to Visit June to September and January to February
High Season December to March and July to October (Busy)
Best Weather June and December ( Cool and fresh after rain)
 
Accommodation:

Samburu Game Lodge

  • Luxury lodge located inside Samburu NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast you will set out for a full day of game driving in the reserve. The morning is the most popular game viewing time as the temperatures are low, providing a favorable atmosphere for both the wildlife and us! Lions, cheetahs, and leopards roam the vast grasslands here in search of their next meal. It may be an unsuspecting impala, or even a small warthog! Whatever the players, the spectacle of nature that unfolds here is always awe inspiring!

Main Destination:
Samburu National Reserve
Accommodation:

Samburu Game Lodge

  • Luxury lodge located inside Samburu NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Samburu – Nakuru

After breakfast you will depart for an early morning game drive in the reserve and then make your way to the reserve’s gate. Drive in a southerly direction to the equator, where you will make a brief stop. Here the locals will perform a water demonstration to certify the position of the equator. For a small tip you could be awarded an ‘equator certificate’! From here you will drive to Thomson Falls for a photo-stop and then head down into the Great Rift Valley. As you ascend the eastern wall of the valley, lush coffee and tea plantations will reveal themselves and your driver-guides will give you a brief talk about coffee farming in the region. You will later check in at the Merica Hotel for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Nakuru
Accommodation:

Merica Hotel

  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Nakuru
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Nakuru – Masai Mara National Reserve

Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at the hotel before checking out and driving to the Maasai Mara National Reserve via Narok town. The Mara is home to the Masaai tribe. These proud young warrior-nomads with their plaited hair, red cloaks and spears will challenge your curiosity. The 700-square-mile game reserve is the Africa of your dreams – complete with wild animals grazing amid the superb rolling landscape of gentle hills and acacia woodlands. Check in to your camp and settle in before your first game drive. You will return to the lodge before dark for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Best Time to Visit June to October and September to October
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)
 
Accommodation:

Mara Luxury Tented Camp

  • Luxury tented camp located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Masai Mara National Reserve

Today you have the opportunity to go on a hot air balloon ride. You’ll ascend in the early morning when winds are calmest. Watch as the professional crew fills the balloon with hot air and the big, colorful bag slowly begins to bulge and take shape. Now board the traditional wicker gondola basket while the expert pilot makes final adjustments.

If you opt not to do a balloon ride, you will set out for a full day game drive in the reserve.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:

Mara Luxury Tented Camp

  • Luxury tented camp located inside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha

Eat a full buffet breakfast at the lodge and then check out. From here you will drive to Lake Naivasha, enjoying lunch at the Mt Long’onot transit hotel en route. From here you will go on a drive to Lake Naivasha, which is the only fresh water lake in Great Rift Valley. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the Lake Naivasha Crater Lake Camp.

Main Destination:
Lake Naivasha
Accommodation:

Crater Lake Lodge

  • Luxury lodge located in or near Lake Naivasha
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Crescent Island

Located along Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley, Crescent Island Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful parks in Kenya and is often called Naivasha’s “best kept secret”. It is private, secure and patrolled by guides who can accompany anyone who wishes for a guided walk.

Surrounded by water, Crescent Island is actually a peninsula and is accessible by boat from the east or west. One can also access it in under two hours from Nairobi on tarmac road. The sanctuary’s shores host abundant birdlife, including huge numbers of pelicans, cormorants and fish-eagles with their haunting cry. There are more animals per acre than any other Kenyan Park. This brings many film companies here.

Main Destination:
Crescent Island Game Park
Accommodation:

Crater Lake Lodge

  • Luxury lodge
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Naivasha – Amboseli

Eat breakfast early in the morning and then drive to the southern part of Kenya, passing the Kenya-Tanzania border along the way. You will arrive in Amboseli National Park in the late evening and then game drive en route to your tented camp. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the kibo hotel.

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park
Best Time to Visit June to September and January to February
High Season December to March and July to October (Busy)
Best Weather Jul to Sep and Jan to Feb (Little rainfall)
 
Accommodation:

Kibo Hotel

  • Luxury hotel located just outside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10

Amboseli National Park

You will spend the full day in Amboseli National Park on morning and afternoon game drives. This park is deemed an “animal’s paradise.” Here you can visit a Masai Village and learn about their rich culture (cost not included). In the early evening as the clouds clear you may catch a view of the snowcapped dome of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the kibo hotel.

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park
Accommodation:

Kibo Hotel

  • Luxury hotel located just outside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 11

Amboseli – Tsavo West

After an early morning game drive you will return to your camp for breakfast and then leave Amboseli for Tsavo West Game. Check in at the Ngulia Safari Lodge and have lunch. In the afternoon you will visit the rhino sanctuary and then return to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay. If you are lucky you may see a leopard!

Main Destination:
Tsavo West National Park
Best Time to Visit June to September and January to February
High Season December to March and July to October (Busy)
Best Weather Jul to Sep and Jan to Feb (Little rainfall)
 
Accommodation:

Ngulia Safari Lodge

  • Luxury lodge located inside Tsavo West NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12

Tsavo West – Mombasa

Today you will eat an early morning breakfast and then drive to Diani Beach in Mombasa. You will have ample time to relax after the long game drives you experienced earlier in your trip! You will arrive at the Southern Palm Resort in the late afternoon and check in.

Main Destination:
Diani Beach  (Kenya Beaches)
Accommodation:

Southern Palm Resort

  • Luxury resort located in or near Diani Beach
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 13-15

Diani Beach

For three full days you will relax at the beach. You will explore the beach, relax, and do some shopping. You may swim and enjoy so many other activities! All your meals will be on a half board basis and your nights will be spent at the Southern Palm Resort.

Main Destination:
Diani Beach  (Kenya Beaches)
Accommodation:

Southern Palm Resort

  • Luxury resort located in or near Diani Beach
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 16

Diani – Nairobi

Today marks the end of your safari. After breakfast, you will leave the resort and be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Nairobi.

Main Destination:
Nairobi
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

End of tour (See The Journey for more details)
 

Note:

We can arrange your full trip from home and back. If not, we’ll pick you up from the airport and take care of all further transportation, in most cases. All you’ll have to do is book the flight yourself using a website like Skyscanner.com. Please be sure to contact us first to confirm availability, dates and pick-up service.
 
  • This tour starts and ends in Nairobi
  • We can book your international flights help
  • Fly to/from Jomo Kenyatta Airport (NBO – Check price) in Nairobi
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
Included
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the itinerary section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the itinerary section)
 Excluded
  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the itinerary section)

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Rating:
4.2/5