7 Day Kenya Safari – Masai Mara, Nakuru & Ambosele Park
This 7 Day Kenya Safari and holiday package offers travelers with a rich experience in terms of wildlife encounters as it involves visiting three major national parks in Kenya to mention Masai Mara, lake Nakuru national park Amboseli in all the national parks, you will have an opportunity view distinct wildlife and bird species through the games drives. Other activities include camping, rift valley. We bring you the 7 Day Kenyan Safari itinerary.
Brief Itinerary – 7 Day Kenya Safari – Masai Mara, Nakuru & Ambosele Park
- DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN NAIROBI
- DAY 2 : TRAVEL TO MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
- DAY 3: MAASAI MARA GAME DRIVE – LAND AND IN THE AIR
- DAY 4: LAKE NAKURU & GAME DRIVE
- DAY 5: DRIVE TO AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK:
- DAY 6: AMBOSELI GAME DRIVE
- DAY 7: DEPART FOR NAIROBI.
Included in the tour
- Full board accommodation and meals
- Game drives
- Park entrance fees
- Bottle water
- English speaking driver/guide
- Local guides tips
- Extra personal expanses
- Flight bills
Detailed Itinerary – 7 Day Kenya Safari – Masai Mara, Nakuru & Ambosele Park
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN NAIROBI
On the first day of your 7 Day Kenya Safari, you will be met at Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi by your Jewel Safari guide. You will be taken to your hotel and given a short briefing of the upcoming itinerary. If time permits, you guide is available to take you around Nairobi for a tour of the many sights in and around town. At night, Nairobi is a most entertaining place, with many choices of bars and nigh clubs; local and international music venues are scattered throughout the city.
Dinner at your hotel in Nairobi.
DAY 2: TRAVEL TO MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
On the second day of your 7 Day Kenya Safari, after an early breakfast, your Jewel Safari guide will meet you in your hotel in Nairobi; and you will proceed on your Safari to Maasai Mara National Reserve. The route to the park crosses the Rift Valley, and the spectacular views from the road are many. Along the rim as you descend into the valley, you will find many handicraft workshops set up; an excellent opportunity to see some of the local handicrafts produced by the Maasai craftsmen.
Arrival time will be around noon; after checking into your hotel, you will be served lunch; after which, your guide will take you on an Afternoon Game Drive, which lasts 3 or 4 hours. These Game Drives are quite intense in Maasai Mara as the variety and number of animals in the park is quite astounding. With the large number of predators in the park, seeing a “kill” is almost a certainty.
After the game drive, you will be returned to your hotel for dinner and a good night’s sleep, in preparation for the next day’s activity.
DAY 3: MAASAI MARA GAME DRIVE – LAND AND IN THE AIR
On the third day of your 7 Day Kenya Safari , after an early breakfast in your hotel, you will go for a morning Game Drive. Many of the animals in the park are consistently easier to view in the mornings, before the heat of the day, when many of the species seek shelter from the sun.
Return to the hotel for lunch and a little relaxation, after which you will be taken on a Balloon Ride to further explore Maasai Mara; this time with a totally different perspective – a bird’s eye view.. The silent balloon floats above the plains at an optimal distance for photographing the herds.
Before night fall, you will return to your hotel for dinner.
DAY 4: LAKE NAKURU & GAME DRIVE
After breakfast, you will depart Maasai Mara and drive East back through the Rift Valley region of Central Kenya. You will notice the huge change in the topography and vegetation as you leave the Maasai Mara area.
Lunch en route at a local Kenyan restaurant to experience traditional food.
After lunch, proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park to view the millions of Flamingos as they gather at the shores of Lake Nakuru to feed These Flamingos are attracted to the algae in the lake, produced by their droppings. There are literally millions of flamingos and other water birds to see at the lake.. Afterwards, you will go on a Game Drive within the Lake Nakuru National Park and view the largest concentration of Rhino in East Africa, both Black and White Rhino..
Dinner and Overnight in Nakuru.
DAY 5: DRIVE TO AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK:
After Breakfast, you will drive back to Nairobi; en route you may stop at a local market, or handicraft workshop. There are many of both on the way; a great opportunity to see what produce is grown in the Rift Valley, which feeds most of Kenya.
At arrival in Nairobi, you will have lunch at Carnivore Restaurant; famous for their barbequed game meats. Upon entering the restaurant, there is a chalk board displaying today’s catch, which can number over 25 varieties of game meat.
After Lunch, you will drive to Amboseli National Park, home of the proud Maasai Tribe and almost 2,000 elephants. The park borders Tanzania; just south of the border is Mount Kilimanjaro. The views of Kilimanjaro from Amboseli are supurb. After checking in to your hotel and a short rest, you will go on an afternoon Game Drive. Amboseli is most famous for its elephants, which seem to be everywhere as you move about the park.
Before it becomes dark, you will return to your accommodation for dinner and an early night.
DAY 6: AMBOSELI GAME DRIVE
After breakfast, you will be taken on an all-day Game Drive in the park; lunch will be a picnic served on a site overlooking Mount Kilimanjero, which is just south of the Park, on the Tanzanian side of the border. Besides Elephants, there are many other large mammals, predators, as well as spectacular birdlife in the park. The dry lake bed of Lake Amboselli is quite large and a good place to see families of Ostrich crossing the cracked floor bed.
You will also visit the great swamp areas, where you will encounter large numbers of Hippos in the water.
In the late afternoon, you will return to your lodgings for dinner.
DAY 7: DEPART FOR NAIROBI.
On the last day of this 7 Day Kenya Safari , after breakfast, you will start your drive back to Nairobi. En route, you will have the opportunity to stop and do some shopping at the Maasai handicraft shops on the side of the road. Also, depending on the day of the week, your guide can take you to the Maasai Market in Nairobi. There are many sights in Nairobi to visit, and your guide will gladly take you on a tour if time permits.
Lunch will be served en route or in Nairobi itself.
Return to your hotel in Nairobi, or the airport, depending on your onward schedule.
Distance – 7 Day Kenya Safari – Masai Mara, Nakuru & Ambosele Park
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