8 Days/7 Nights Kenya Luxury Safari

8 days Kenya luxury adventure to Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Amboseli and Tsavo West National Parks where you find many animals and bird species.

Parks to visit: Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Naivasha, Amboseli National Park, Tsavo West National Park
Attractions and activities: Game drives,the great migration (July to October), the big five, ballooning safaris(at an extra cost), cultural visits (at an extra cost), birding, photography, scenery viewing, boating(at an extra cost), Mzima Springs, Shetani Lava Flows, unique vegetation, rhino sanctuary, Mt. Kilimanjaro viewing.
Accommodation: Luxury lodges

Itinerary at a glance

Day       Destination           Supplier                                                    Meal Plan                     Activity

1             Maasai Mara         Mara Sarova Game Camp                 LD                                   Trsf, P

2            Maasai Mara         Mara Sarova Mara Game Camp      BLD                               EP

3            Lake Nakuru         Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge          BLD                               P

4            Lake Naivasha      Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge            BLD                               Leisure

5            Amboseli                 Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge        BLD                               P

6            Amboseli                 Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge        BLD                               EP

7            Tsavo West             Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge          BLD                              P

8           Depart                                                                                            B                                     Trsf

L-Lunch, D-Dinner, B-Breakfast, BB-Bed and breakfast, PM G/D- afternoon game drive, AM G/D-early morning game drive

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Nairobi – Maasai Mara

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our friendly representative who provides the itinerary briefing and later proceed to Masai Mara. Pass through the lower scenic Mau Escarpment road into the Rift Valley to the 1792square, kilometer Masai Mara National Reserve to arrive in time for lunch at your camp/Lodge. The afternoon is spent on a game drive. This reserve has hilly savanna, rolling grasslands, gallery forest on the Mara River and its tributaries. The smaller predators are the hyena and jackal. The large herbivores are the elephant, rhino, Burchell’s zebra, hippo,buffalo and giraffe, The smaller herbivores are antelopes and bucks. The Maasai ostritch, the world’s largest bird is found in the park.
Overnight at Sarova Mara Game Camp (LD)

Day 02: Maasai Mara National Reserve

On this day you will enjoy a full day early morning and afternoon game viewing and exploration in this part of the Northern Serengeti Ecosystem where the great wildebeest migration takes place. Months before the actual migration the herds ‘assemble’ in Serengeti in readiness for the crossing into the Masai Mara. The plain is literally covered with these animals. Grunts and other animal sounds are heard, and territorial fights are common place. The migration now declared the Seventh Wonder of the World takes place from end of June to beginning October.

Overnight at Sarova Mara Game Camp (LD)

Day 3: Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast, depart for Lake Nakuru national park where you will arrive in time for lunch at your lodge. This will be followed by an afternoon game drive. This Park is truly a bird watchers paradise. The game animals include hippo, waterbuck, gazelles, colobus monkeys, bufallos, leopards and Rothschild Giraffe. It is also a sanctuary for the white rhino. The Park has an abundance of acacia trees, both yellow barked (fever tree) the umbrella -topped acacia and the candelabra cactus.

Overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge (BLD)

Day 4: Nakuru- Lake Naivasha
After breakfast, depart to Lake Naivasha which is a freshwater lake. It is on the floor of the East African Rift Valley. Birdlife is particularly abundant (over 450 species). It is a breeding ground for cormorants all year round. You might see pelicans and spoonbills perched on the dead trees. There are two species of fish breeding in this fresh water lake, black bass and tilapia. The Tilapias are ‘mouth breeders’. Crescent Island in the Lake is part of the rim of a submerged volcano whose crater forms the deepest part of the Lake. Lunch is at the lodge. The rest of the afternoon will be spent at leisure. There are optional activities such as boat ride or crescent Island tour can be booked and paid for locally.

Overnight at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge (LD)

Day 5: Naivasha- Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, depart Naivasha for Amboseli via Nairobi. You will drive across the Athi Plains where the Maasai once roamed fearlessly mingling with the game animals, zebra giraffe, antelope and lion, grazing their livestock. Clumps of acacia grow along the Athi River and Giraffe may sometimes be seen at a distance feeding on the upper branches. Lunch is at your lodge. An afternoon game drive will introduce you to the beauty of this Park which lies in the shadow of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. Return to your lodge at sunset to watch a spectacular African sunset.

Overnight at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge (BLD)

Day 6: Amboseli National Park

Full day early morning and afternoon game viewing in the area of Lake Amboseli, which is a wide salt pan, consisting of permanent swamps which will further introduce you to the Park. This area has much game, large and small. Elephant, rhino, buffalo, Burchell’s zebra, eland, Masai giraffe and small species of the antelope family, the common water buck, klipspringer, Grant’s gazelle, impala, topi, and the diminutive duiker among others.

Overnight at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge (BLD)

Day 7: Amboseli – Tsavo West National Park

After breakfast, drive to Tsavo West National Park. This park is the largest national park in Kenya – 20,567 square kilometres. It is partly hilly and even mountainous. One of its interesting features is Mzima Springs. Clear, clean water comes from the Chyulu Hills goes underground then surfaces in the form of springs. The hills are volcanic with black lava. Lunch and Dinner is at your Lodge. Later enjoy an afternoon game drive in this park that offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos.

Overnight at Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge (BLD)

Day 8: Depart
After breakfast, return to Nairobi via the main Mombasa-Nairobi highway reaching in time for lunch at local restaurant which will be on own. Later you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight.  (B)

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Nett Cost in US Dollars

Per Person Twin or Double Sharing Single Room Supplement
Peak 01.07.2017 – 31.10.2017 2680 845
High 01.11.2017 – 15.12.2017 2165 475
Peak 16.12.2017 – 01.01.2018 2680 845
Child 7 – 12 years sharing a room with 2 adults pays 50% of the adult rate

Christmas Supplement – USD 55.00 per person per night on 24, 25, 26, 30 Dec to 01 Jan

*A maximum of 3 singles per group will be charged a single room rate. Any additional singles will be charged at double room rate

The above rates are on seat-in-coach basis and are valid for a minimum of 2 pax per departure

(The above rates are based on current government taxes and park entrance fees. Any changes to these will be passed on)

NB: The above rates are subject to availability at the time of booking. Also kindly refer to our terms of use on this link http://www.junglebeachsafari.com/terms-of-use/  so that u canunderstand your rights and obligations, as well as, ours.

Included features:

  • Meet & greet service by our airport representative at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International
  • Accommodation in standard rooms as described
  • Airport transfers
  • Meals as described: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 1-litre bottled mineral water per person per day only when on  safari
  • Transportation by specially equipped 7-seater safari minivans with pop -up roofs
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide
  • Game drives, sightseeing and excursions as described in the itinerary, inclusive of applicable entrance fees
  • Applicable local and government taxes on accommodation and transportation

Not included:

  •  International or domestic airfare, airport taxes and security related fees unless mentioned above
  •  Meals not described in the itinerary above
  • Tips and gratuities to driver/guide; hotel/camp and restaurant staff; room service etc.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, bottled water and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages etc.
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary above