Kenya Safari Tour : 10-Day package

Take a discounted 10-day Kenya safari tour as you traverse some of the best-known wildlife parks and game sanctuaries this country has to offer. You will enjoy amazing landscapes, cultures, and wildlife. This trip covers Amboseli and its Mt. Kilimanjaro backdrop, the chimpanzees at Sweetwaters within the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the flamingos at Lake Nakuru National Park, sunset boat ride and walk on Crescent Island at Lake Naivasha, and finally, the remarkable Maasai Mara.

If you are looking to book an affordable and competitive 10-day Kenya safari package, then we have the best pricing for you. Gesture yourself traveling into the Masai Mara and surrounded by an enormous herd of wildebeests during the migration period, where over one and a half million of them traverse this world populous wildlife haven. During your 10-day trip, you will see the famed ‘Big Five’ and so much more!

This discounted holiday itinerary accommodation is provided in striking hotels, lodges, and tented camps in the parks bordered by game-rich lands This affords you uninterrupted opportunities for excellent landscape discoveries, adventure, and relaxation.

It is possible to add a day or two to this 10-day Kenya safari package especially in the Mara where there is variety to see and do including a possible visit to an authentic Maasai village to learn more about the local culture residing along with the wildlife.

10-day Kenya tour package itinerary and pricing:

Day 1: Arrival into Nairobi
Your 10-day Kenya tour package begins with an arrival at Nairobi airport from where you will be met and assisted. You will get transferred to Eka Hotel, within a 10-minute drive from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The rest of the day on leisure and relaxation. Eka Hotel is located along Mombasa Road, within 10 minutes’ drive from the central business district of Nairobi and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. It features a gym, swimming pool, and free Wi-Fi. The elegantly and contemporary-styled, air-conditioned rooms and suites include a flat-screen satellite TV, luxury bed linens, tea and coffee making facilities and small fridge. All have views of Eka Hotel Nairobi’s pool and surrounding lush gardens with palm trees. You will spend the night on bed and breakfast plan.

Main destination: Nairobi
Accommodation: Eka Hotel. Mid-range hotel located in or near Nairobi
Meals & drinks: Meals at own expense. Drinks not included

Day 2: From Nairobi to Amboseli National Park with Kilimanjaro backdrop
You are picked up from your hotel at 8 am and driven to Amboseli National Park (270 km – 4 hours) arriving in good time for lunch. Amboseli National Park provides the classic Hollywood image of Africa. Set in rolling savannah scenery it is dwarfed by the presence of the pink-tinged, snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro at 5896 meters, is the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Against this magnificent backdrop roam vast herds of elephant accompanied by the lion, buffalo, cheetah, giraffe, baboon, gazelle, hippo, and wildebeest. There are also over 400 species of birds, all manner of reptilian, flora and fauna and some of the most soul-searing views in Africa. Enjoy great game viewing and the best views of Mt Kilimanjaro on an Amboseli safari. Afternoon game viewing. Dinner and overnight stay at Amboseli Sopa Lodge, B, L, D.

Main destination: Amboseli National Park
Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Mid-range lodge located just outside Amboseli NP
Meals & drinks: All meals included. Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Amboseli National Park, Largest herds of Elephants in Kenya
Full day in Amboseli with game drives in the morning and afternoon to explore the park and have magnificent views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. View the large herds of elephants known to be residents of this evocative park. Amboseli is popular with breathtaking views of Kilimanjaro and reliably good elephant viewing. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulfur springs, the savannah and woodlands. You can also visit the local Maasai community who live around the park and experience their authentic culture. Animals to be found here include the leopard, cheetah, wild dogs, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, crocodile, mongoose, hyrax, dik- dik, lesser Kudu, and nocturnal porcupine. There is also a prolific birdlife featuring 600 species. All meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge, B, L, D.

Main destination: Amboseli National Park
Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Mid-range lodge located just outside Amboseli NP
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary
After breakfast, you now drive north via Nairobi (400km – 6 hrs 30 minutes) you proceed to the Equator in the Laikipia Plateau and Mt. Kenya region arriving for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game drive at this private game ranch. Ol Pejeta Conservancy is the only sanctuary for rehabilitation in Kenya of these widely abused chimpanzees with two groups living in an environment as close to their natural habitat as possible. The site is also a dedicated black rhino breeding area. Dinner and overnight stay at Sweetwaters Serena Camp, B, L, D.

Main destination: Sweetwaters
Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Camp. Mid-range tented camp located in or near Sweetwaters
Meals & drinks: All meals included. Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Ol Pejeta Conservancy
You will have a full day at Sweetwaters with morning and afternoon game drives. This provides you with ample time to explore this impressive wildlife park and sanctuary as you marvel at the magnificent sight of the snow-capped Mt. Kenya peaks in the background. Game drives at Sweetwaters are indeed a pleasure. There also optional activities such as game walks accompanied by a resident naturalist, game rides on horseback, camel rides, or nighttime game drives. These activities are available for an extra fee. The Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary is incorporated within the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and is the only place in Kenya where this highly endangered and remarkably intelligent species can be seen.

Main destination: Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Camp, Mid-range tented camp located inside Ol Pejeta
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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Day 6: Travel from Ol Pejeta to Lake Nakuru to see flamingos and rhinoceros, via Nyahururu Falls
Drive to Lake Nakuru (180 km – 3 hours). Enjoy game drives in Lake Nakuru National Park and lunch at your superb tented camp. It is a shallow alkaline lake where visitors can enjoy the wide ecological diversity with varied habitats that range from the lake itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges. Here, game viewing drive is the main activity. Foragers, grazers, hunters and scavengers all play their roles in the natural existence of sanctuary. The park also has over 450 birds species including the flamingos. The national park is ideal for bird watching, hiking, picnic and game drives. The lake is famed as one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles. Lake Nakuru National Park is also home to zebras, gazelles, Rothschild giraffe, impala, black and white rhino sanctuary and other large mammals. After lunch, enjoy some siesta and then continue with an afternoon game drives and overnight at your magnificent resort, B, L, D.

Main destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Sopa Resort. Mid-range tented camp located inside Lake Nakuru NP
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7: Nakuru National Park to Lake Naivasha with boat ride and walk on Crescent Island
After breakfast, take a morning game viewing drive. You then take a short (1 hour 30 minutes) drive to Naivasha, a freshwater lake located on the Great Rift Valley Floor. It is located northwest of Nairobi with the town of Naivasha on its north. You will arrive in good time for lunch and siesta. You will then enjoy a scenic sunset boat cruise to see the hippos and walk on Crescent Island among wildlife, herbivores only. The waters draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, buffalo wallow in the swamps and colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the lake’s large hippo population sleep the day out in the shallows. Set in one hundred and fifty acres of grassland studded with Acacia bushes and trees, the Sopa Resort is home to resident giraffe, waterbuck and both Vervet and Colobus monkeys. It is also a night stop for the hippos when they leave the lake every night to come and trim the grass on the expansive lawns. Overnight at the Naivasha Sopa Resort, B, L, D.

Main destination: Lake Naivasha
Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort. Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Naivasha
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Drive to the famed Masai Mara, wildlife haven where pride of lions wander-freely
After breakfast, the tour drives through the Great Rift Valley escarpment to the magnificent Masai Mara (270 km – approximately 5~6 hours). You will have lunch and siesta. Take an afternoon game drive. Masai Mara National Reserve is a pristine wilderness of haunting beauty, it promises its visitors a profusion of wildlife, prolific bird life and the unprecedented opportunity of catching up with all the members of the ‘Big Five’ in one morning. The 1,800 sq kilometers of this veteran reserve offers the classic mix of African imagery; miles of lion-gold grasslands, shoals of lilac-misted hills, a meandering river, acres of thorn-bush and mile upon mile of undulating wilderness. Game viewing in this wildlife reserve is excellent all year around thanks to the diverse population of resident game, including the Big 5 – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – plus other species like zebra, giraffe, hyena, eland and gazelle. Return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight at the Sopa Lodge, B, L, D.

Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge. Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day  9: Masai Mara safari, famous for the great migration of the wildebeests
Spend the day with morning and afternoon game drives. You can also opt to take a hot air balloon flight ($450 per person) to have the best aerial game viewing with a champagne breakfast in the bush upon landing. Masai Mara National Reserve offers one of the best opportunities to see cheetah and lions in Africa. A visit to this reserve in July will allow you the best chance to witness and watch firsthand as thousands of wildebeest migrate across the swollen crocodile-infested Mara River. This is one of the world’s greatest wildlife spectacles, the wildebeest migration. The sheer number of wildebeests arriving in the area is staggering. The migration is a dramatic mass movement of almost two million wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles in a seasonal annual cycle driven by rainfall. In order to reach the reserve’s fresh grazing, wildebeests make dramatic river crossings, facing enormous crocodiles to feast on the Mara plains and regain their strength. November’s short rains trigger the last leg of the migration when the wildebeest move south to Serengeti. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge, B, L, D.

Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge. Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10: From The Mara back to Nairobi and departure
An early dawn game viewing being the very best time to see the cats hunting and also get to see the sunrise. You then drive back to the lodge for breakfast and check out. Make a return journey back to Nairobi by road (300 km – approximately 6 hours), or optional extra fly from the Masai Mara to Nairobi ($215 per person). You will have time for lunch at The Carnivore Restaurant (barbecue) and optional shopping. Later drop off at the airport for your flight departure back home after an impressive Kenyan safari package, B, L.

Main destination: Nairobi
Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
Meals & drinks: Breakfast and lunch (Dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

10-day safari package pricing: US$ 3195 per person sharing

Price includes:
•    Park fees (for non-residents)
•    All activities as mentioned in the schedule (unless labeled as optional)
•    Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section as; B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.)
•    All accommodation in en-suite double/twin/triple room (unless listed as upgrade)
•    Boat ride at Lake Naivasha
•    Walk on Crescent Island
•    A professional driver/guide
•    All transportation in a safari minibus (unless labeled as optional)
•    All Taxes/VAT
•    Farewell Carnivore Restaurant lunch
•    Complimentary bottled drinking water in the safari vehicle
•    Round-trip airport transfer
•    Start and end in Nairobi (pick up and drop off at the airport or hotel)

Excluded:
•    Government imposed increase of park fees and/or taxes
•    Accommodation in Nairobi before and after the tour
•    International flights (from/to home)
•    Tips (tipping guideline US$15.00 per traveler per day)
•    Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
•    Drinks