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9 Days Kenya Safari

Overview

Brief Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu 
  • Day 2: Samburu
  • Day 3: Samburu to Lake Nakuru
  • Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Baringo & Bogoria
  • Day 5: Lake Baringo to Masai Mara
  • Day 6: Masai Mara
  • Day 7: Masai Mara to Amboseli
  • Day 8: Amboseli
  • Day 9: Amboseli to Nairobi

Detailled Itinerary

Day 1:Nairobi> Samburu.

Pick up from your Nairobi Hotel or direct from the airport. Drive via Thika Town, Karatina Market, Nanyuki Town with a stopover at the Equator line.

Enjoy the different views of the Landscape, Mount Kenya, and the Aberdare Rangers. Arrive at Samburu Umoja Campsite for late lunch, check-in, and then enjoy a late afternoon game drive till sunset. Samburu National Reserve is famous for the Samburu special five, reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra, beisa oryx, gerenuk, and the somali ostrich. Return to Umoja campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Samburu.

Early in the morning enjoy a thrilling game drive in search of the wild cats as they return from their nocturnal hunt. Search for prey and predators as some graze in open grassland and others prepare to catch a meal. Return for a full breakfast, relax and enjoy another game before noon. Lunch at the campsite and another gamedrive follows late afternoon till sunset. Dinner and overnight will be served at the campsite.

Samburu National Game Reserve
Samburu National Game Reserve
Day 3: Samburu>Lake Nakuru. 

Early morning before breakfast enjoys the final game drive in Samburu National to search for more wild animals. Witness the sunrise while in the wilderness return to the campsite for breakfast. Check out at around 09.00 am withon the way a stopover at Nyahururu Equator line, Nyahururu waterfalls.

Drive further to Subukia viewpoint and finally arrive in Nakuru in time for hot lunch and check-in at a budget hotel. Late afternoon a game drive in Lake Nakuru National park to see the flamingos, black and white rhino’s. leopard, lion, and buffalos can also be found here. Explore and discover the beauty of Lake Nakuru National park. Before sunset exit Lake Nakuru National Park and drive to Buraha Zenoni hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru> Lake Baringo/ Bogoria.

Breakfast at Buraha Zenoni Hotel and Suite, check out, and take a scenic drive to the west across the Lerochi plateau. Arrive at Lake Bogoria before noon to Explore the Lake Geysers and Hot Springs.

On a good day, you will be able to see the lesser kudu, antelopes, giraffes, buffalos, zebras, spotted hyena, caracal, baboon among others. Later drive to Lake Baringo for an optional boat ride, Cultural interaction with the locals, and fishing. The day will be well spent and later return to the budget accommodation  for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Lake Baringo > Masai Mara.

Depart the Lake Baringo area after breakfast and drive to Masai Mara via Nakuru and Mau summit. Arrive at Miti Mingi Eco Camp in time for hot lunch, check-in, and a little siesta. Our safari is scheduled for a late afternoon game drive in the best Kenya Game reserve all year round for wildlife viewing.

Transverse Masai Mara game reserve in search of the wildlife till you witness the sunset. Exit Masai Mara Game with awesome safari memories and drive to the campsite for dinner, bonfire, and overnight.

Day 6: Masai Mara. 

Our day is scheduled for a full-day Masai Mara safari experience to explore and discover its beauty. Early breakfast at the campsite then with packed picnic lunch boxes depart for the safari experience. Enjoy several up-close encounters with wild animals.

Sightseeing of the day elephants, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, elands, zebras, giraffes, rhino, hyena, waterbuck among others. Masai Mara has also recorded a great number of birds that you will also find during the day.

Game drive to Mara River which is the point of the crossing during the annual great migration from Serengeti National Park. Migration takes place between July and October and during other months tourists enjoy the view of hippos and crocodiles at the river. Late Evening exit Masai Mara and drive to the camp for an optional activity, dinner, bonfire, and overnight.

Wildlife in masai mara national reserve
Wildlife in masai mara national reserve
Day 7: Masai Mara> Amboseli.

Early morning enjoy a short game drive in Masai Mara or opt for a visit to the Masai village to interact with the locals. Later return to the campsite for breakfast, check our and leave the Masai mara region via Narok Town and the Great Rift Valley viewpoint.

We will have a long drive from Masai Mara to Amboseli, Therefore we make two stopovers, a lunch break, and a viewpoint. Drive further via Nairobi to arrive at Amboseli before sunset. With great views and a change of the environment check-in at Amboseli Kimana Camp or choose to upgrade the accommodation so as to end the safari in style. Dinner will be served, bonfire and overnight.

Day 8: Amboseli. 

Early breakfast at the campsite with the views of Mount Kilimanjaro if the weather permits. Leave with packed picnic lunches for a full day safari experience. Transverse the Amboseli plains with a great game drive. Visit Amboseli viewpoint for thrilling views, lunch break at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. Late afternoon enjoy a game search en route to the swampy area.

Here elephants bathe in abundance as well graze on the swampy. Other animals approach the area in search of drinking water as this is the only source of water during the dry season. Late evening exit Amboseli to the campsite for an optional activity, dinner, bonfire, and overnight.

Day 9: Amboseli> Nairobi. 

Early morning enjoy a thrilling game drive before breakfast in search of more animals that call Amboseli their habitat. On a clear morning have a chance for taking a great picture with the background of Mount Kilimanjaro. Return to the campsite for breakfast, check out and return to Nairobi.

If time permits you will be able to enjoy a Nyamo Choma in Carnivore restaurant. (At extra cost) Later you will be transferred to your hotel or airport for your flight home or to your next destination.

Accommodation is booked in accordance with your preferences and depending on your budget and availability.

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Package includes:

  • Safari vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • All meals included till dinner
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled drinking water in the car

Package excludes:

  • Visas
  • Air ticket
  • Personal expenses.
  • Cost for anything that is not mentioned in the itinerary.

We use 4×4 safari cars for our safaris and therefore every traveler is guaranteed a window seat, bellow are photos of the cars.

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69 reviews on
Tony M
Tony M
2024-01-08
Jewel Safaris has a jewel in a female driver, Rachel My trip to Lake Mburo National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park on 5th Jan 2024, could not have gone better. My great experience was all down to Jewel Safaris' professionalism and industry experience. The car arrived at my house on time (5 am) to pick me up for the trip. The tour guide driver, a lady named Rachel Aheebwa, was such a delight. Female tour guides drivers are so rare, so this was unexpected. But looking back at how much of a success my tour went, Rachel was the best part of the trip. Two hours into the drive, she suggested a breakfast place that turned out to serve the best coffee I'd ever taken. The small eatery happened to be ran by a lady with tourism experience of 17 years. We set off for Lake Mburo about an hour later and arrived at the park gate three hours later. Because we planned to sleep in Queen Elizabeth National Park and we still had hundreds of kilometers to cover, she made sure we wasted no time Mburo. She was always friendly and firm in her advice when it came to time keeping. We made it to our final destination before dark and had time to rest. Before going to bed, she told me, firmly that we must leave at 7 if we are to see all the animals we wanted to see. I would have loved to sleep in but she made it clear that this was not an option. I was later thankful for this. There were several tourist vehicles at the UWA offices when we arrived. After payments, all the cars left through a Northwards track but Rachel went Eastwards and in less than thirty minutes of Game driving, we hit a jack pot. We found lions on the road and I was able to take close up pictures for several minutes as she made calls to all her friends letting them know that she had found lions. By the time all the vehicles crowded around the lions, I had spend over half an an hour with them. One of the best moments of my life. Jewel safaris couldn't have chosen a better tour guide driver for me. Every thing was well planned to help me see all there was to be seen.
TimmyHensel
TimmyHensel
2023-08-10
Murchison Falls Adventure This was my first safari adventure and it was a trip of a lifetime. The owner, Dona was very professional and helpful and made sure he understood what we wanted. The vehicle was wonderful and roomy and well kept. Our guide, Patrick made the trip exceptional. He knew the park, he knew the animals and he was a former ranger who spent years protecting the animals of that park. It was clear that the other guides respected him and Patrick was kind, funny and made sure we had a wonderful adventure. The first night, the owner called me to ask how everything was going and he messaged me after the trip to make sure we had a great time. That was above and beyond what I expected. Great company, great customer service and fantastic guide with years of experience. This is the company I would choose over and over.
pablo
pablo
2023-08-09
Great safari!!!! Fantastic. The owner went out of the way to make sure we had what we wanted. I highly recommend Patrick as guide and driver. He loves what he does and you can tell.
Simon T
Simon T
2023-08-07
Two-day trip to Lake Mburo Our two-day trip to Lake Mburo with our driver and guide Patrick was great. He delivered what we asked for, and more! Other than being a very kind person and good driver, Patrick was able to share a lot of information about the different animals and places we encountered. A big thanks to Jewel Safaris and Patrick! 100% Recommend!
Sander T
Sander T
2023-08-07
2 days Safari to Lake Mburo We had a blast of a weekend with Patrick from Jewel Safari's. He knew so much about the animals, was so friendly and flexible to arrange it the way we wanted. I would advice to go on a Safari with him!
George H
George H
2023-05-31
Uganda 2023 We had the great pleasure of having Patrick from jewel safaris for a week in Uganda. Hugely informative and fun, Patrick is a perfect ambassador for a fun, beautiful and dramatic country which is Uganda. A fabulous tour by a class guide. I’ve had the pleasure of visiting most of Africa and Uganda is top. Will go back
astrid H
astrid H
2023-05-31
Incredible experience Amazing service and amazing country and people. It was an incredible trip, I can’t fault anything. We all enjoyed it so much and our guide was so attentive and catered to what we wanted to do
goran52
goran52
2022-11-30
Utmärkt service, bra bil och kunnig guide. Jewel Safaris arrangerade vår resa till Uganda, med bland annat gorillorna i Bwindi. Vi var även i nationalparken där schimpanserna finns. Jewel Safaris har lång erfarenhet av att anordna safaris i Uganda. Goran
K F
K F
2022-11-29
good service We had a great trip with Jewel Safari and would definitely recommend to book trips with Jewel Safari.
Ola Karlsson
Ola Karlsson
2022-11-10
Great agency We ordered the trip in 2019 to go to Uganda in April 2020. Then Covid came and the trip was postponed for 2,5 yrs and in the meantime we kept contact and When we finally could go it all went super-smooth. Well organized and very friendly personnel and a fantastic guide. Nothing went wrong during the 10 days we visited and the arrangements were spotless.

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