8-Day Mt Kilimanjaro Meets Masai Mara Upper Midrange

8 Days

Trip Info

  • 5 Star Hotels, Lodges & Tented Camps
  • Nairobi
  • All Year Round
  • Nairobi
  • Guided
  • Available
  • All Meals Will be Provided
  • 4X4 Tour Van / Land Cruisers

Tour Overview

This safari Package will take you to four of the most famous safari destinations in Kenya. Masai Mara known for the Big 5. Lake Nakuru National Park is known for the most endangered animals like the black rhinos, the Rothschild giraffes, flamingos, and many other herbivores. Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake with animals like hippos, Bicycle riding with wild animals and many other outdoor activities at Hell’s Gate National Park. Amboseli for the big herd of elephants and the mighty Kilimanjaro.

Trip Attractions

  • Nairobi
  • Amboseli NP
  • Lake Naivasha
  • Lake Nakuru NP
  • Masai Mara

Your Route

Your Itinerary

You will be picked up by our company representative and handed over to your friendly experienced driver guide from the airport or your accommodation facility in Nairobi this morning for a scenic drive southeast toward Amboseli National Park arriving at the camp in good time for lunch.

After lunch, Embark on your first-afternoon game drive exploring the acacia woodland, freshwater swamps, scrub brush, and open plains in search of wildlife.

Amboseli National Park (392 sq km) is famously known for the breathtaking panoramic view of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest freestanding mountain on earth and the tallest in Africa (5,895m). Amboseli is also an elephant’s paradise where the massive African Savannah elephants roam from swamp to swamp, grazing all day. Because of the abundance of water and pasture, the bull elephants here weigh up to 6 tons. Other animals to be spotted here are cheetahs, zebras, giraffes, wildebeests (gnus), gazelles, hippos, and many others.

Leave the camp after breakfast, Carrying your packed lunch boxes to be enjoyed in the wild under a lone flat-top acacia tree. Spend the whole day exploring the marshlands and swamps of Amboseli. Fed by subterranean water channels, water is abundant throughout the year and so is the pasture. Elephants and various other herbivores are found here. You will retreat to the lodge late in the evening

You also have an option of Starting the day with an early morning game drive to search for animals when they're at their most active, Then return to the Lodge for a relaxed breakfast and lunch.

Spend the hottest part of the day relaxing in camp reading your favourite book writing your journal about the safari or just listening to your favourite music while observing the birds – don't stress, The animals will be doing the same – then head off again in the afternoon at (16:00hrs)for another drive through the park. Return to the lodge for dinner and another night under the Serengeti's stars.

Depart Amboseli National Park after breakfast and drive towards Nairobi city. Proceed further West with a stopover at the spectacular Great Rift Valley viewpoint to stretch your legs and take photos of the contrasting landscapes, including Mt. Longonot and Mt. Suswa.

You will thereafter proceed to your hotel located at the shores of Lake Naivasha arriving in good time for lunch. On arrival after checking in, Proceed to Lake Naivasha for an(Optional) boat ride and a walking excursion at the Crescent Island Game Sanctuary. returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight

One of the most beautiful of Kenya's Rift Valley lakes, Lake Naivasha is a pretty place where you're likely to see hippos, and where zebras and giraffes roam the lakeshore. It's a lovely interlude during your safari.

Depart after a leisurely Breakfast and head west of lake Naivasha arriving at lake Nakuru in good time to start your safari on-rout to the camp. On arrival after lunch, Embark on your first afternoon game drive in search of the animals that call this place home returning back at sunset.

Lake Nakuru National Park is sure to be one of the highlights of your safari in Kenya. For a start, you'll almost certainly see rhinos (both black and white), lions (including rare tree-climbing lions) and endangered Rothschild's giraffes (which have very pale markings below their knees). Watch also for flamingo, leopard and plenty of birds, all set against a beautiful backdrop of acacia forest, lake and escarpment.

Today after breakfast, you will drive through the Rift Valley floor to Masai Mara National Reserve arriving at the lodge in good time for lunch. Embark on your first game drive in this beautiful savanna grassland this afternoon in search of the Big Five and other herbivores that roam around here. Returning back to your lodge at sunset for dinner and your overnight stay.

One of our favourite places to look for wildlife in Kenya is the Masai Mara National Reserve. That's because the wildlife here is incredible, with big cats (lions, leopards, and cheetahs) and elephants among the highlights. There's a very good chance you'll also see giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras, hippos, hyenas, and, of course, impalas. Bring your binoculars, because more than 500 species of birds have been recorded in the reserve. It's a place of beautiful savannah landscapes as well, with lots of acacia trees.

This is a full day spent game viewing across the rich tree-studded grassland and rolling hills of the famous "Eighth Wonder of the Animal World". The Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game animals like leopards, Cheetahs and lions. It also has numerous Elephants and virtually every other type of wildlife to be found in Kenya.

Your lunch today is picnic lunch boxes in the savannah under a lone flat-top acacia tree while watching the animals graze. After lunch, Continue with the game drive, arriving at your lodge late in the evening after thoroughly exploring this massive grassland savannah measuring 1,500 km.

You have an option of booking a balloon ride today which takes off early morning. After landing, the crew helps you out of the basket and escorts you to a lovely setting for a bush breakfast. You will thereafter be reunited with your driver guide at a location and continue with the game drive till late evening. It is a lifetime experience and worth the price.

Wake up to another glorious day in the Mara. Start the day with an early morning game drive to search of the animals when they're at their most active. Then return to the lodge for a relaxed breakfast and lunch.

Spend the hottest part of the day relaxing in the camp reading your favorite book writing your journal about the safari or just listening to your favorite music while observing the birds. Don't stress, the animals will be doing the same. Head off again in the afternoon for another drive through the park. Return to the lodge for dinner and another night under the Masai Mara stars.

Alternatively Depart early morning carrying your packed lunch boxes for a full game drive returning back at the lodge late in the evening for dinner and overnight.

After a leisurely morning breakfast, You will check out of your lodge, pack up and drive back to Nairobi. En route, you will have an( Optional) scheduled visit to a Maasai Village for a cultural experience, where you'll learn more about the community that has co-existed with the Mara wildlife for centuries.

You'll have lunch the African way at one of the Hotels in Narok town. Afterwards, you will continue with the journey to Nairobi, arriving in the mid-afternoon. You'll be dropped off at your respective hotel or at the airport to mark this as the end of your Safari.

Depending on your homebound flight departure time, you will organize with your diver guide the departure time from Masai Mara.

It's a pity that it has to end, but this is where your safari will draw to a close. We're sure that you will return home with so many exciting and happy memories, and we hope that you will join us again on safari sometime in the future.

Day by Day Accommodations

Day 1 & Day 2

Amboseli National Park

Spend 2 nights at Kibo Safari Camp, a Mid-range tented camp just outside Amboseli NP.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 3

Lake Naivasha

Spend the night at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort, a Mid-range hotel near Lake Naivasha.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 4

Lake Nakuru National Park

Spend the night at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge a Mid-range lodge inside Lake Nakuru NP.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 5 to Day 7

Masai Mara National Reserve

Spend 2 nights at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge, a Mid-range lodge inside Masai Mara NR.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 8

Last Day With Us

(End of Tour) No accommodations

Breakfast Will be Provided

NOTE: Additional Accommodation can be arranged at the end of your tour for an added fee.

Vehicle Options

Customized 4X4 Safari Tour Vans fitted with:

  1. Pop up roof
  2. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat
  3. Power charging points
  4. Cooler Box/fridge
  5. Binoculars
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. High-frequency radio
  8. Sandbags (for photography)

Customized 4X4 Safari Land Cruisers fitted with:

  1. Pop up roof
  2. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat
  3. Power charging points
  4. Cooler Box/fridge
  5. Binoculars
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. High-frequency radio
  8. Sandbags (for photography)

4X4 Toyota Prados

  1. Binoculars
  2. First Aid Kit
  3. Cooler Box/fridge
  4. High-frequency radio
  5. Power charging points
  6. Sandbags (for photography)
  7. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat

Toyota Noahs

  1. Spacious for luggage
  2. Comfortable seats
  3. Suitable for airport transfers to and from your hotel.
  4.  Bottle Holders
  5. Fridge Bracket
  6. Sliding Window Glass.

Trip Cost

Important to Know

  • Rates are per person, excluding international flights from/to your home country.
  • Note; We provide tickets for international flights to and from Kenya for our clients and thus arrange the full trip from home and back.
  • This tour accepts children who are 3 years and older. Children under 13 receive a discount and children under 4 are free.

Rates Per Person Starting From:-


Start Dates                                                                                                               Rate


Jan 3-Jun 30                                                                                                              $2233


Jul 1-Oct 31                                                                                                               $2992


Nov 1-Dec 22                                                                                                             $2558


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Cost Includes & Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Trip Binoculars
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labelled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional English-speaking driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labelled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • AMREF flying doctor’s medical cover
  • Free visa application
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Cost Excludes

  • 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.)

FAQs

What is the best time to go on this safari?

The safari is designed for year-round enjoyment. However, the ideal time is during the Great Migration season in the Masai Mara, typically from June to October.

Are game drives included in the itinerary?

Yes, daily game drives are integral to the safari experience. Professional guides lead you through vast landscapes, unique terrains, and renowned Parks and Reserves, maximizing wildlife encounters.

Is travel insurance recommended for this safari?

Yes, travel insurance is highly recommended to cover unexpected circumstances. Ensure that your insurance includes medical coverage and trip cancellation protection.

What should I pack for the safari?

Packing essentials include comfortable clothing, a hat, sunscreen, binoculars, and a camera. We provide a detailed packing list upon confirmation of your booking.

How do I apply for a visa for this safari?

Visa applications are typically handled before your arrival. We recommend checking with the embassy or consulate in your home country for the most accurate and up-to-date visa requirements. For entry to Kenya please read the update here.

Are there any additional fees I should be aware of during the safari?

No, our safari packages are all-inclusive, covering accommodation, meals, park fees, and transportation. There are no hidden fees or additional costs during the safari.

Do I get a private room with a private bathroom and hot shower?

Absolutely! Your comfort is our priority. Throughout the safari, you’ll enjoy private rooms in well-appointed accommodations, complete with private bathrooms and hot showers for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience after each adventure-filled day.

Can I customize the itinerary to suit my preferences?

Yes, While the Tour has a carefully crafted itinerary, we understand that preferences vary. We’re happy to discuss any customization requests to ensure your safari aligns perfectly with your expectations.

What wildlife can I expect to see on this safari?

The safari encompasses diverse ecosystems, offering encounters with the Big Five, Lions, Rhinos, Elephants, Buffalos, and leopards—a myriad of other animals, and various bird species.

What COVID-19 safety measures are in place?

We prioritize your safety. Our team adheres to local health guidelines, and the accommodations and vehicles are regularly sanitized to ensure a safe and enjoyable safari experience.

Are vaccinations required for this safari?

Please consult your healthcare provider for the latest travel health advice. Common vaccinations include yellow fever, hepatitis A and B, and typhoid.

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8-Day Mt Kilimanjaro Meets Masai Mara Upper Midrange