12 Days Kenya Explorer Safari Itinerary
Our 12 Days Kenya Safari will take you to 6 unique National Parks which include Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Amboseli, Tsavo West and Tsavo East national parks. This is our ultimate Kenya Safari Experience. Many Game drives, and experience abundant wildlife in their natural habitats
Please do not hesitate to contact one of our travel consultants directly, should you require any further assistance or more detailed information.
Day 1: Nairobi
Arrive in Nairobi JKIA, where you are met and transferred to your city hotel, Eka Hotel on Bed & Breakfast.
Day 2: Nairobi Samburu
Depart Nairobi in the morning at 8:00AM-and proceed north across the equator to Samburu National Reserve arriving at Samburu Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
Day 3: Samburu
Full day in Samburu, a beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Gravy’s zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe. Morning and afternoon game drives, with an optional visit to a local Samburu village. All meals and overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.
Day 4: Samburu - Lake Nakuru
Breakfast and depart for Lake Nakuru national park, famous for its millions of seasonal pink flamingos and other aquatic birds. Arrive for lunch at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp. After lunch, game drive in the park.
Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Tented Camp.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru –Masai Mara
After breakfast depart for Masai Mara, one of East Africa’s most famous reserves, The Mara consists of undulating hills and great rolling grasslands that sustain some of the most varied wildlife in Africa, if not the world. Arrive in time for lunch at Mara Leisure Luxury Tented Camp or Mara Sopa Lodge. Afternoon game viewing, where lion, elephant, cheetah, giraffe, buffalo, wildebeest, gazelle and other plains game abound, not forgetting the hundreds of species of birds.
Dinner and overnight in Mara Leisure Tented Camp or Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 6: Masai Mara
Full day dedicated to game spotting in this sprawling reserve. You can watch a lion, cheetah or leopard hunting or feasting on its kill.
Option of a visit to a Masai village or a hot-air balloon ride that starts at 06.00 am and ends with a Champagne breakfast on the plains. What an exhilarating experience!
All meals and overnight at the Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 7: Masai Mara - Lake Naivasha
After breakfast we head for one of the Great Rift Valley fresh-water lakes, Naivasha, arriving at the Naivasha Country Club for lunch. Option of a boat ride or bird watching with the resident ornithologist or visit of Crescent Island for trekking-you pay directly to boat owners and Island owner.
Dinner and overnight at the Naivasha Country Club.
Day 8: Lake Naivasha - Amboseli
Breakfast and route for Amboseli national park, driving through lush coffee and tea plantations. Lunch will be at the famous Nairobi Carnivore restaurant, renowned for its succulent steaks of game meat. Continue to Amboseli,
Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa.
Day 9: Amboseli -Taita Hills Salt Lick
Early morning game drive, in this magnificent park, right on the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest in Africa. Early morning there’s a chance of spotting its snows. After which drive to the Lodge for breakfast, After breakfast, drive to Taita Hills Salt Lick. Arrive for lunch at Srova Salt Lick. After lunch game drive in the Santcuary.
Dinner and ovenright at Taita Hills Salt Lick.
Day 10: Amboseli - Mombasa
After breakfast drive to Mombasa, lunch at Voi town. Continued to Mombasa, arriving at Mombasa Serena Hotel where you’re booked on Half Board Basis.
You have full day to relax at the beach and enjoy the hotel facilities. Optional excursions will be proposed by our representative. These will include Mombasa city tour, Dhow trip, and visit to historic Malindi, visit villages to observe and learn some of the locals’ lifestyle, culture and traditions.
Day 12: Mombasa - Nairobi
Depending on your international flight schedule from Nairobi, you’ll be transferred to Mombasa airport for your domestic flight to connect on your home-bound flight in Nairobi.
What’s included on the price of this 12 Days Kenya Explorer Safari Package
- Transport based on customized seven-sitter safari Van or a 4X4 Landcrusier
- All applicable game Park Entrance fees.
- Finest accommodation as indicated in the itinerary.
- Three meals a day while on Safari.
- Airport picks up on arrival in Nairobi.
- Professional Safari Guide/Driver.
- Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari.
- Round trip transport from Nairobi to the designated National Park.
- Pre–tour itinerary document.
- Extensive and unlimited Game drives.
What’s not included on the price of this 12 Days Kenya Explorer Safari Package
- Personal expense such as communication charges like emails, faxes, and phone calls
- Masai Village visit
- Hot air balloon ride
- Drinks like sodas, water, beer and wines
- Gratuity for the driver guide, waiter
- The cost of obtaining visa
- Pre- tour accommodation which can be arranged on request.
The departure dates for all our safaris and tours are totally flexible according to your own personal needs. Please contact us for further and more detailed info.