8 Days/ 7 Nights Kenya Road Safari is our most comprehensive and perhaps the most popular safari we offer, the 8 Days / 7 Nights Kenya Safari is a magnificent journey through Kenya’s Tsavo West National Park, Amboseli National Park, Aberdare National Park Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara Game Reserve, with luxuriously long stays in each game park, abundant time for rich wildlife viewing sessions.
The breadth and scope of this exciting 8 Days Safari encompasses everything for which East Africa is famous—the magnificent scenery, the breathtaking wildlife, the excitement and adventure. And all experienced at a leisurely, luxurious pace, creating warm memories to relive for a lifetime.
|DEPARTURE / RETURN LOCATION||Nairobi, Kenya|
|NOT INCLUDED||Personal expense such as communication charges like emails, faxes, and phone calls
Instructor, guide, driver gratuity
Drinks like sodas, water, beer and wines
Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Tsavo West National Park
Today we depart Nairobi or Mombasa and drive to Tsavo West National Park arriving in time for lunch at our lodge or Camp. An afternoon game is planned until sunset.
Tsavo West National Park covers 20,808sq km (8,034sq miles), The Park comprises a diversity of habitats, open plains alternating with savannah bush and semi-desert scrub; acacia woodlands; rocky ridges and outcrops.
With a permanent water source, the park is virtually guaranteed enormous herds and excellent game viewing including cheetah, lion, leopard and hyena and a herd of over 3,500 elephants.
Day 2: Tsavo West – Drive to Amboseli National Park
Breakfast at the lodge and depart for Amboseli National Park. This Park is famous for the big herds of elephants and the view of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. The snow capped peak sometimes is covered by clouds.
Lunch is served and you have some time to relax or enjoy the sun heated swimming pool before leaving for another game drive this afternoon. We will be back in time for warm shower or may be a drink before dinner.
In addition to elephant, antelope, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and the elusive leopard, nearly every vista within the park is framed by majestic Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
Day 3: Explore Amboseli National Park
Amboseli is big game country: elephant, antelope, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and giraffe. Two game runs are planned today, both which will introduce you to the intense beauty and drama that fill each day here.
Predators stalk the herds of grazing animals, recreating the age-old drama of life and death under the African sun, in a setting so lushly beautiful. We return to our lodge or cozy Camp for a steaming bath, cocktails and a sumptuous dinner.
Day 4: Amboseli – Drive to Aberdare National Park/ Mt. Kenya National Park
Depart Amboseli by road after breakfast .Our destination today is the Aberdare National Park. We stop for lunch at an upscale restaurant in Nairobi and travel overland through plantations of coffee and tea to The Aberdare Country Club, nestled on the slopes of Mweiga Hill.
After high tea, set off for the Ark tree lodge, located in the forest on mountain slopes of the Aberdare Mountains at 7,000 feet. This outstanding lodge offers high altitude game viewing, including animals that are rarely encountered elsewhere: giant forest hog, bush pig, tree hyrax, large spotted genet, and the elusive bongo.
Wildlife can be observed from different levels – and from outside where you can see, hear and smell everything and inside where you can sit with a cup of tea and stay warm and cozy.
You can put in a request to be awakened during the night if your favorite animals show up. A herd of Elephants might be just feet away and if you are lucky, a Leopard or large male Lion might put in an appearance.
Day 5: Forest Tree Lodge – Drive Lake Nakuru National Park
Today we travel to the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch an exciting game run is planned for the afternoon. The game in this park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant.
The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 bird’s species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork.
It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the white Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.
Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve
This morning we drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino.
Lunch at our Lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon game run. The Mara Game Reserve-one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see.
Residents among the Park’s are: Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousand of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.
Day 7: Discover Masai Mara Game Reserve
The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs.
During our stay we also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.
Day 8: Masai Mara – Drive to Nairobi
Morning game drive to savour the beauty of the park, return to lodge for breakfast. After, depart by road for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.’