THE KENYA BIG FIVE 10 DAYS/9 NIGHTS CAMPING SAFARI

Kenya Big Five 10 Days/9 Nights Family Camping is an exciting camping safari to the fascinating landscapes of the Big Five National Parks with abundant birds, animals, and great scenery viewing.

Parks to visit

Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Amboseli National Park, Tsavo West National Park

Activities and What to see

Game drives, large elephant herds, cultural and tribal visits, birding, photography, scenery viewing (Mt. Kilimanjaro) Mzima Springs, Shetani Lava Flows, flamingos, rare and unique fauna and flora, big five, annual wildebeest migration (July – October)

Accommodation

Basic camping on full board accommodation

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve
Early morning departure to the dramatic semi-arid scrub land of the Northern Frontier arriving in time for lunch. After lunch embark on an afternoon game drive to sight rare and unique resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue-necked Somali Ostrich.
Lunch, dinner and overnight at the campsite

Day 2: Samburu National Reserve
Full day exploration of the park.

Day 3: Samburu National Reserve – Lake Nakuru National park
Early morning departure to Lake Nakuru via the spectacular Thompson falls arriving in time for lunch. Enjoy afternoon game drives and an evening walk along the shores of the lake as you enjoy the sunset.
Lunch, dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Campsite

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Morning game drives before departure to Maasai Mara, the land of vast migrating animals and the big five. Arrive for lunch and an exhausting afternoon game drive.
Lunch, dinner and overnight at Big Time Safari Camp

Day 5: Maasai Mara
Full day exploration of the park with early morning and afternoon game drives.

Day 6: Maasai Mara – Nairobi
Morning game drives before breaking for lunch as you depart back to Nairobi. Enjoy a tour of Nairobi city exploring the city centre for a shopping break. Dinner transfer to the famous meat eaters paradise ‘The Carnivore Restaurant’ before returning to your accommodation for overnight stay.
Dinner and overnight at Wildebeest Camp

Day 7: Nairobi – Amboseli National Park
Early morning departure driving southwards through Maasai country arriving at the plains below Mt. Kilimanjaro where Amboseli is situated in time for lunch. Enjoy afternoon game drives in the scenic Amboseli National Park till evening.
Lunch, dinner and overnight at Kimana Camp

Day 8: Amboseli National Park
Full day exploration of the park with morning and afternoon game drives.

Day 9: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo West National Park
Early morning drive to Tsavo West stopping at Mzima Springs, the source of most of Mombasa’s fresh water. There is an underwater observation chamber where it is possible to watch hippo or crocodile swim along the floor of this crystal clear spring. Spend the rest of the day enjoying game drives.
Lunch, dinner and overnight at Ngulia Camp

Day 10: Tsavo West National Park – Nairobi
Early morning game drive before departure to Nairobi with lunch en route. Transfer to preferred destination within Nairobi.

Inclusions:

All park entrance fees and game drives
Accommodation and meals including picnic lunches to the last day of safari
A professional and experienced Tour driver/guide
A professional safari chef
Flying doctors evacuation insurance
Transport from Nairobi in a customized safari van (window seat guaranteed for every client)
Applicable government taxes
Exclusions:

Cultural visit to Maasai villages
Beverages and soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
Extra optional activities such as boat rides/camel rides/cycling/guided nature walks e.t.c
International or local flight fares
Tipping
Personal travel insurance
Any other item not mentioned in itinerary