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African Safari Overview

Discover Kenya's Wilderness: A Hidden Gem Safari Experience Spanning 9 Days offers an immersive journey into the heart of Kenya's untamed landscapes. This safari adventure promises an unforgettable exploration of Kenya's diverse wildlife, majestic savannahs, and breathtaking natural wonders over the course of nine days. Travelers can expect encounters with iconic African wildlife such as lions, elephants, giraffes, and rhinos, while also discovering lesser-known gems off the beaten path. From thrilling game drives to serene moments in pristine wilderness settings, this safari experience offers an authentic glimpse into the beauty and biodiversity of Kenya's wilderness.


  • Its a 9 Days 8 Nights Safari
  • Destinations:-Amboseli NP, Lake Naivasha, Bogoria NR, Nakuru NP, Masai Mara NR
  • Type of transport:- Road using a 4×4 comfortable 8 seater Tour van / Jeep (Land Cruiser).
  • Best Time to Visit: All year round for wildlife enthusiasts
  • Tour Type-Private
  • Trip Extensions available on request.
  • Accommodation:- Description on Pricing and season Information

Safari Itinerary Day By Day

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Nairobi to Amboseli National Park

Nairobi to Amboseli National Park is a journey that takes travelers from the bustling capital city of Kenya, Nairobi, to the serene wilderness of Amboseli National Park. The journey typically begins in Nairobi, where travelers can organize transportation, either by road or air, to reach Amboseli.

Amboseli National Park is renowned for its spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, which looms over the park's plains. The park is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, and numerous bird species. Visitors can enjoy game drives, guided walks, and cultural interactions with the Maasai people, who inhabit the surrounding area.

The distance between Nairobi and Amboseli National Park is approximately 240 kilometers (150 miles), and the journey typically takes around 4-5 hours by road, depending on traffic conditions and the mode of transportation chosen. Along the way, travelers can enjoy scenic landscapes, including views of Mount Kilimanjaro as they approach the park. Overall, the journey from Nairobi to Amboseli offers a captivating blend of urban energy and natural beauty, making it a popular destination for safari enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

Two full day Exploring Amboseli National Park

Exploring Amboseli National Park over two full days offers an immersive experience into one of Kenya's most iconic safari destinations. Located at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, Amboseli is renowned for its stunning landscapes, abundant wildlife, and rich Maasai culture.

During these two days, visitors can embark on game drives through the park's diverse habitats, which range from open savannah and acacia woodlands to swamps and marshes fed by underground springs. Amboseli is particularly famous for its large herds of elephants, which can often be seen against the backdrop of Kilimanjaro, creating postcard-perfect scenes.

Apart from elephants, the park is home to a variety of other wildlife, including lions, cheetahs, leopards, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, and numerous bird species. Exploring the park with an experienced guide enhances the chances of spotting these animals and learning about their behaviors and habitats.

In addition to game drives, visitors can also take guided nature walks or cultural visits to nearby Maasai villages to gain insight into the traditional lifestyle and customs of the indigenous people. The breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro, especially during sunrise and sunset, offer unforgettable moments for photography enthusiasts.

Overall, two full days in Amboseli National Park provide ample time to soak in the beauty of its landscapes, observe diverse wildlife in their natural habitat, and immerse oneself in the rich cultural heritage of the region.

Amboseli National Park to Lake Naivasha

Amboseli National Park to Lake Naivasha is a picturesque journey through the diverse landscapes of Kenya. Amboseli National Park, located in the southern part of Kenya, is renowned for its stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro, abundant wildlife, and vast plains dotted with acacia trees. Visitors to Amboseli can experience thrilling game drives, witness large herds of elephants, spot lions, cheetahs, and a variety of bird species.

From Amboseli, travelers can embark on a road trip towards Lake Naivasha, one of the Great Rift Valley lakes in Kenya. Lake Naivasha is famous for its tranquil waters, lush green surroundings, and diverse birdlife. The lake offers opportunities for boat safaris, where visitors can spot hippos, waterfowl, and other aquatic animals. Additionally, Crescent Island, a wildlife sanctuary in the middle of the lake, allows for up-close encounters with giraffes, zebras, and antelopes.

The journey from Amboseli National Park to Lake Naivasha offers travelers a chance to experience Kenya's natural beauty, from the majestic views of Mount Kilimanjaro to the serene waters of Lake Naivasha, all while encountering a rich array of wildlife along the way.

Full day at Lake Naivasha

A full day at Lake Naivasha offers a serene escape into the heart of Kenya's Great Rift Valley. Located northwest of Nairobi, Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake renowned for its diverse birdlife and stunning scenery. Visitors can embark on a variety of activities such as boat safaris, where they can spot hippos, giraffes, and other wildlife along the shoreline. Hiking enthusiasts can explore nearby Hell's Gate National Park, famous for its dramatic cliffs and geothermal activity. For a more relaxed experience, one can simply enjoy a picnic by the lakeshore or visit one of the flower farms surrounding the area. With its tranquil ambiance and natural beauty, a full day at Lake Naivasha promises to be a memorable experience for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

Lake Bogoria National Reserve

Lake Bogoria National Reserve is a protected area located in Kenya, East Africa. It is renowned for its stunning scenery, diverse wildlife, and unique geological features. The reserve encompasses Lake Bogoria, a saline alkaline lake known for its large population of flamingos which flock to its shores, creating a picturesque spectacle. The reserve is also home to other bird species, including pelicans, herons, and eagles.

Aside from its avian inhabitants, Lake Bogoria National Reserve boasts a variety of wildlife such as zebras, baboons, warthogs, and antelopes, offering visitors the opportunity for excellent wildlife viewing and photography.

One of the most notable features of Lake Bogoria is its geothermal hot springs and geysers. These natural phenomena create an otherworldly landscape, with steam vents and boiling pools dotting the shoreline.

Visitors to Lake Bogoria National Reserve can enjoy activities such as birdwatching, game drives, nature walks, and picnicking. The reserve also offers camping facilities for those wishing to spend more time immersing themselves in the beauty of this unique ecosystem.

Lake Bogoria National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Bogoria National Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park are two renowned wildlife conservation areas located in the Great Rift Valley region of Kenya.

Lake Bogoria National Reserve is famous for its picturesque landscape and the large population of flamingos that inhabit its shores. The reserve is dominated by Lake Bogoria, a saline alkaline lake known for its geysers and hot springs. These geothermal features create a unique environment that supports a diverse array of flora and fauna, including the rare greater kudu and the endemic Jackson's hartebeest. Visitors to Lake Bogoria can enjoy birdwatching, game drives, and hiking along the trails that meander through the reserve.

On the other hand, Lake Nakuru National Park is renowned for its vast populations of flamingos and other bird species. The park surrounds Lake Nakuru, another alkaline lake famous for its pink-hued shores created by millions of flamingos. In addition to birdwatching, Lake Nakuru National Park offers excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing, with sightings of rhinos, lions, giraffes, and other iconic African animals. The park's diverse habitats, including savannah, woodland, and rocky escarpments, provide a haven for a wide range of species.

The distance between Lake Bogoria National Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park is approximately 180 kilometers (about 112 miles) by road, and the journey typically takes around 3-4 hours, depending on road conditions and traffic. Both destinations offer unforgettable experiences for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers visiting Kenya.

Lake Nakuru National Park to Masai Mara National Reserve

Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve are two iconic wildlife reserves located in Kenya, East Africa.

Lake Nakuru National Park:
- Situated in the Rift Valley region of Kenya, Lake Nakuru National Park is renowned for its picturesque lake, which is often densely populated by flocks of pink flamingos, creating a stunning spectacle.
- Apart from flamingos, the park is also home to a variety of other bird species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers.
- The park is also known for its diverse wildlife, including rhinos, giraffes, zebras, and lions, among others.
- Visitors can enjoy game drives, birdwatching, and walking safaris within the park, offering opportunities for close encounters with its rich biodiversity.

Masai Mara National Reserve:
- Located in southwestern Kenya, Masai Mara is one of Africa's most famous safari destinations, renowned for its spectacular annual wildebeest migration, often referred to as the "Great Migration".
- The reserve is characterized by vast open grasslands, dotted with acacia trees and traversed by the Mara River, providing a picturesque backdrop for wildlife viewing.
- Masai Mara is home to an abundance of wildlife, including the "Big Five" (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros), as well as cheetahs, hyenas, and numerous species of antelope.
- Visitors can experience game drives, hot air balloon safaris, and guided walks, offering unforgettable encounters with the diverse fauna and breathtaking landscapes of the reserve.

Traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park to Masai Mara National Reserve offers a seamless transition from the serene beauty of a lakeside sanctuary to the thrilling wilderness of one of Africa's most iconic safari destinations, providing visitors with an unforgettable experience of Kenya's natural wonders.

Full Day Exploring Masai Mara National Reserve - Flexible Game Drive Options

Discover the flexibility of our safari itineraries, designed to align with your preferences for an unforgettable wildlife experience. Collaborate with your guide to craft the perfect day in the wild.

Option 1: Full-Day Game Drive

Kick off with a leisurely breakfast, then embark on a full-day game drive at 7:30 AM, including a picnic lunch by the Mara River, a hotspot for witnessing the majestic migration. Spend the day exploring and return to your lodge or camp in the late afternoon, rich with wildlife sightings.

Option 2: Morning and Afternoon Drives

Prefer an early start? Leave at 6 AM for a sunrise game drive, return for breakfast, and relax until a 4 PM afternoon drive, capturing the savannah's beauty as the day cools. Return at 6:30 PM for dinner and rest.

Choose your pace and let us tailor your safari for an unparalleled journey through nature's wonders.

Masai Mara NR to Nairobi - Tailored Departure Plans and Optional Nairobi Excursions

Your departure from the Masai Mara will be seamlessly coordinated with your guide, taking into account your flight schedule. Whether you're heading back to a location in Nairobi or to the airport for your flight home, we ensure a smooth transition from the safari to your next destination.

While in Nairobi, enhance your experience with a selection of optional excursions. Dive into the local culture and wildlife with visits to attractions such as the Giraffe Centre, where you can come face-to-face with these majestic creatures, or explore the rich history and art at the National Museum. For a taste of traditional Kenyan life, the Bomas of Kenya offers vibrant cultural performances. Art enthusiasts will appreciate the handmade ceramics and jewelry at Kazuri Beads Centre, and literary fans can step back in time at the Karen Blixen Museum, the former home of the famous author of "Out of Africa."

Explore More in Nairobi

Take advantage of these enriching activities to round off your Kenyan adventure, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Our team is here to assist with arranging any of these optional excursions, ensuring your journey is as fulfilling and hassle-free as possible.

Safari Prices & Seasons

What’s Included/Excluded

  • All transfers
  • All accommodation during the tour
  • All applicable government taxes, levies and park entrance fees
  • All meals and drinking water during the tour
  • Services of our professional driver guide
  • All game drives as noted in the itinerary
  • Passports and visa applications and processing
  • International flights and taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips and Gratuity for driver/guide
  • Entrance fee for activities noted as optional

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