An In-depth Kenya Discovery

TKY02: 12 Days Nairobi - Samburu - Ol Pejeta - Aberdare - Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara - Lake Naivasha - Hell’s Gate - Amboseli - Tsavo West - Nairobi
Tour Type: Customized private tour, with an English-speaking driver-guide.
Accommodation: Carefully selected camps & lodges in national parks.

  • Capture the spectacular scenes of the African Big Five in Masai Mara.
  • Enjoy elephant herd encounters & overlook Mt. Kilimanjaro in Amboseli.
  • Explore Lake Nakuru to admire a large number of flamingos.
  • Head to Ol Pejeta, the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees.
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Day 1 Arrival in Nairobi, Drive to Samburu National Reserve
Upon your arrival today, our local safari drive-guide will pick you up from the Nairobi airport, then we will directly drive to the Samburu National Reserve. It is quite far in the distance of 300km (190 miles), which would take 5-6 hours. After arrival, check into the camp and take a break. If time permits, you will have a game drive in the late afternoon. Dinner is served at the camp.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Ashnil Samburu Camp
Day 2 Full day game drive in Samburu National Reserve
Taking picnic lunch, our driver-guide will accompany you to have an all-day private safari in Samburu National Reserve. At sunset, we will go back to the camp for dinner and the overnight stay.

In addition to the African Big Five, you can encounter the African Special Five in Samburu as well, which are reticulated giraffe, Grevy's zebra, East African oryx, Somali ostrich, and gerenuk. These five lives can hardly be found elsewhere. And the snow-capped Mt. Kenya, the African 2nd highest peak, can be seen clearly at a distance from Samburu National Reserve, too.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Ashnil Samburu Camp
Day 3 Drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Enjoy an afternoon game drive
After breakfast, we are going to leave Samburu for Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Around 3 hours later, we will reach Ol Pejeta Conservancy and have lunch in the lodge. In the afternoon, we will start the safari tour in Ol Pejeta with game drive to see precious wild animals here, such as chimpanzees and black rhinos. After the safari, we will get back to the camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Serena Sweetwaters Camp
Day 4 Drive to Aberdare National Park, Enjoy an afternoon game drive
Have breakfast at the lodge in Ol Pejeta. Then we will drive to the Aberdare National Park, which is said to be one of the "God's Homes". After a 2-hour drive, we will get to Aberdare National Park where there are lush tropical rainforests, vast swamps and various wildlife. Check into the Treetops Lodge, where you can see the spectacle of animals playing under your feet. After having lunch and taking a short break, we will go to enjoy an afternoon safari by car.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Treetops Lodge - a world renowned rustic treehouse
Day 5 Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park, Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive
Today we are leaving for the next destination, Lake Nakuru National Park. It is about 150 kilometers (95 miles) away, taking about 3.5 hours to drive there. On the way we will make a stop at Thompson Falls, Kenya's largest waterfall. Upon arrival, make a short stay in the lodge for lunch break and then start the game drive. Apart from the well-known flamingos in Lake Nakuru, black and white rhinos are also worth seeing. We can go boating on the lake if you're interested in, to watch these animals closely. We will see rare Rothchild's giraffe, too. After sunset, drive back to the lodge for a palatable dinner and a good rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge - one of the best lodges in Lake Nakuru
Day 6 Drive to Masai Mara National Reserve, Enjoy an afternoon safari tour
After breakfast, we will drive to Masai Mara National Reserve taking with packed lunch. It is more than 200 kilometers (125 miles) far away from the Lake Nukuru, which takes about 5-6 hours on the way. Check into the lodge to get some rest as we arrive. Then we would go on our first game drive in Masai Mara, Kenya's most famous wildlife reserve.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Ashnil Mara Camp
Day 7 Full day game drives in Masai Mara
It is an all-day safari in Masai Mara National Reserve with packed lunch. You will be guided by our English-speaking driver guide to spot the Big Five as well as many other wildlife animals. If you are traveling during the period of July to September, you will have a chance to witness the Wildebeest Migration that draws worldwide attention every year. The huge herds rush northward to Masai Mara from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to seek for food for their survivals. They have to cross the Mara River here at a risk being hunted by crocodiles; and you can definitely see those fierce crocodiles and large hippos in the river. After the safari trip today, we will go back to the lodge for a relaxing dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Ashnil Mara Camp
Day 8 Drive to Lake Naivasha National Park, Go for game viewing drive
After breakfast, we are going to head to the Lake Naivasha National Park, one of the most beautiful freshwater lakes in Great Rift Valley. We will check into the lodge on arrival and then go for the game viewing drive. If interested, you can take a boat ride around the Crescent Island. After that, we will go to the Hell's Gate National Park nearby, the only reserve in Kenya where visitors are allowed to go trekking and cycling. Less than 40 km (25 miles) away from Lake Naivasha, we will drive one hour there. You may ride a bicycle or hike around the fancy valley of the Hell's Gate National Park to observe wildlife. Return to the lodge for dinner after sunset.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort
Day 9 Drive to Amboseli National Park
Having breakfast at the lodge, we will then go on our Kenya private tour to the Amboseli National Park with a packed lunch. About 350 km (220 miles) far away, we will spend 6 hours driving there. On arrival, check into the lodge and have a rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Lodge
Day 10 Full day safari drive in Amboseli National Park
We are going on the safari all day in Amboseli National Park with lunch box. A great number of wildlife live here, among which the best known and the most frequently seen are the enormous elephants. There is an Observation Hill, on top of which we can admire the charming landscapes of the entire national park, and overlook Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, which is located in Tanzania. After the full day's safari, we will return to our lodge for dinner and staying overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Amboseli Serena Lodge
Day 11 Drive to Tsavo West National Park
After having breakfast, we will drive for 2 hours to the Tsavo West National Park, and check into the lodge. Then we are going to enjoy the last game viewing drive of this Kenya private safari tour. There are African savannahs with diverse wildlife of original beauty; in particular at the rhinoceros habitat, we can watch these dynamic animals close by. After sunset, we will get back to the lodge for the dinner and overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Kilaguni Serena Lodge
Day 12 Drive back to Nairobi, See off at the airport
Today we will say goodbye to the national park and drive for around 6 hours to the Nairobi airport, where you can take your return flight home. Hope you have had a memorable trip with us. May you a good journey!

Meals: Breakfast
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This trip can be customized to meet your individual needs!
Tour Prices
Christmas & 2024 Special: 12% off - Book before Dec 31, 2023
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Jan-Mar, Oct-DecUSD5019 USD4419USD4089 USD3599
Apr-JunUSD4359 USD3839USD3699 USD3259
Jul-SepUSD5939 USD5229USD5019 USD4419
  • Prices are per person on twin sharing basis.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Accommodation with breakfast at camps/lodges
  • Services of English-speaking driver guide
  • Exclusive use of safari vehicle during the trip
  • Transport in a 4x4 safari minivan with pop up roof
  • All safari vehicles are equipped with RF radio
  • Entrance fees for mentioned parks visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All government taxes and levies
Price Excludes
  • International/domestic airfare and visa fee
  • Balloon safari and Masai village visit
  • Easter, Christmas and New Year supplement
  • Tips for driver-guide
  • Personal insurance and expenses
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