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10 Days Safari tour itinerary for kenya: Experience Luxury And Adventure In One Tour

Lake Nakuru National Park, Mount Kenya, Nairobi, Naivasha, Samburu

Safari Tour
Luxury Tour
Wildlife Tour

Explore unspoiled nature, raw wildlife, rich culture heritage, and unique luxury & comfort in Kenya. This tour spans Meru National park, Samburu Game Reserve, Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy, Sweet waters Game Sanctuary, Mount Kenya, Aberdares Parks, Thomson's Falls , Rift Valley Lakes of  Nakuru, Elementeita & Naivasha, Crater Lake & Crescent Island, ending in Nairobi Carnivore Restaurant.

DAY 01

Nairobi - meru national Park

  • Post breakfast, start your journey from Nairobi to Meru National Park via Nyeri and Nanyuki, or via Embu all-weather roads.

  • Meru National Park is located 348 km from Nairobi.

  • Upon arrival at Ikweta Safari camp, have lunch and then relax for a while.

  • After lunch, depart for an afternoon game drive. Be ready with cameras as the Big Five and other animals can be easily spotted in this vast natural park.

  • Enjoy visiting the home of Joy & George Adamson, Elsa the lioness, witness the views of Mt Kenya, and feel the music of free flowing Tana River and Adamson's Falls. Meru National Park is mainly a thorny bush land in the north.

  • As the game drive ends, return to the camp for an overnight stay.

DAY 02

Meru - Drive to Samburu Game Reserve

  • Today, spend a full-day in Meru National Park as you go for morning and afternoon game drives. Meru wildlife includes large herds of African buffalo, bushbuck, elephant, gazelle, giraffe, and the list just goes on.

  • Expect to see baboons jumping from one branch to another, hyenas hunting down a prey, pride of lions going out for a walk, a leopard sleeping on a tree, and more.

  • You will also be taken for a visit to Murera and Ura rivers as these rivers are abound with hippos and crocodiles. You will witness variety of bird species including the Pel's Fishing Owl, kingfishers, rollers, bee-eaters, starlings, and numerous weavers.

  • After the game drive, return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 03

Meru park - Samburu & shamba game reserve

  • Wake up for an early morning game drive before breakfast. Return to the lodge at 0900hrs for a full breakfast. 

  • Check out of the lodge as you exit Meru Park with game drive en route to Samburu Game Reserve; located on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro Rriver. On the other side of the river is the Buffalo Springs National Reserve in Northern Kenya.

  • Arrive in time for lunch and have your meal. Later, set out for an afternoon game drive.

  • In the southern part of the park, you are guaranteed to see most of the famous animals found in Samburu, such as cheetahs, lions, leopards, impalas, buffalo, hippos as well as the native gerenuk. 

  • During the dry season, almost all animals visit Usaso Nyiro River as it is their main source of water during the long dry season. This is the best time to spot wildlife here. You can also watch the Nile crocodiles swimming in the river. 

  • Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 04

from Samburu to the wild of Ol Pajeta Conservancy

  • On this day, you will get to explore Samburu Game Reserve with an early morning game drive and then return to the camp at 0900 am for breakfast.

  • Prepare for check-out and proceed to Samburu villages, enjoying game drive en route.

  • Take brief stop over at Isiolo town for lunch.

  • After lunch, you will travel to the exotic Ol Pejeta Ranch and Rhino Reserve, also known as Sweetwaters Game Reserve. Here, these magnificent beasts are given a safe house from poachers, who kill rhinos for profit by selling their horns.

  • Meet primates at Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Enjoy a view of the busiest waterhole in the area.

  • At the camp, enjoy special activities like escorted game walks and horse-back rides.

  • Dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 05

Sweewaters Conservancy

  • Enjoy an early morning game drive in the sanctuary and return for breakfast at 09:00 am.

  • Post breakfast, check out of the lodge and proceed for more game viewing as you leave for Aberdare National Park.

  • Upon arrival, have lunch. 

  • After lunch, you will be transferred to the lodge.

  • Relax and enjoy being at the superb vantage point (Viewing Bunker) for game viewing as the lodge is famous for its high perches and balconies, overlooking a salt lick and a waterhole. 

  • Enjoy high altitude game viewing, followed by dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 06

Aberdares - Thomson's falls -Nakuru

  • After an early morning breakfast, you will be driven to Nyahururu Thomson's Falls.

  • Upon arrival, have lunch while you witness the 83-feet natural wonder. Don't miss out on taking a walk around the falls. Head out for whole afternoon exploration tour.

  • Post lunch, walk down a stony path that leads down to the bottom of the ravine, commonly known as 'T-falls'.

  • Upstream, on the Ewaso Narok River, is one of Kenya's highest hippo pools spread in an area of marshy bog land.

  • This is followed by a brief break at the Subukia Rift Valley and at the Equator Point.

  • Arrival in Nakuru for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 07

Visit Lake Nakuru & Lake Elementeita

  • Early breakfast will be served at 06:00 am. Later, with a packed picnic lunch, you will leave for a day long extensive game drive at Lake Nakuru Park. The lake is famous for its great concentration of birds, in particular the pink flamingos. The park also serves as a conservation area for endangered rhinos. 

  • Drive up to the Baboon Cliff, the highest point in the park that offers scenic views of the park and its surrounding area. It is great spot for clicking pictures. 

  • Embark on your afternoon game drive around the lake and catch a glimpse of various kinds of fauna such as waterbuck, gazelle, buffalo, rhino, the rare Rothschild giraffe, lion, leopard, and more. As the game drive goes on, you will also visit Nakuru Makaria Falls. 

  • Thereafter, proceed for a short drive to Lake Elementeita for scenic views and a photo session of the Great Rift Valley.

  • Indulge in bird watching and keep looking for other wild animals.

  • Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 08

Elementeita - Lake Naivasha

  • After breakfast, begin to explore the beautiful Lake Elementaita on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. This beautiful lake attracts many visiting flamingos and the shores are grazed by zebra, gazelle, eland, and families of warthog.  

  • At the southern end of the Lake lies the “Kekopey” hot springs. The springs are very popular for bathing. The local Masais claim that taking a dip in the hot springs can cure many diseases. The reed beds nearby are fishing grounds for night herons and pelicans. 

  • Next, you will visit the Kariandusi Museum, an important prehistoric site where stone hand axes and cleavers were discovered in 1929 by Louis Leakey. 

  • After lunch, proceed to Lake Naivasha, known for its export flowers farming, arriving in early hours of the afternoon. 

  • Upon arrival, check in to your hotel/ lodge. Relax for a while and then leave for Lake Naivasha for an optional boat ride, coupled with fishing expeditions in which the local fishermen join you as you head to the Crescent Island in the lake.

  • Drive across the narrow, swampy causeway from Sanctuary Farm to access the island for more activities in the remaining part of the day. This private island sanctuary is one of the few places in the Rift Valley where you can walk among giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, impalas, and spot countless bird species. 

  • Enjoy some more island walks and photography tour led by a tour guide for the rest of the afternoon.

  • Return to the lodge / hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 09

Elementeita - Lake Naivasha

  • After breakfast, proceed for a short 10-minute drive to Hell’s Gate national park for a walking and cycling experience, accompanied by a local guide who will help you to explore this park. Located in Naivasha area, this Park lies beside the lake.

  • The Park was named for its pair of massive red tinged cliffs framing a geo-chemically active interior of steam vents and bubbling springs. The looming cliffs and the Hell’s Gate gorge itself offer spectacular sight.

  • Walking is permitted, making it ideal for hiking, biking, and rock climbing. 

  • Next, you will visit another main attraction is the Fischer’s Tower, a 25-m high volcanic rock. You will also visit Olkaria Geothermal power station, which is also a spectacular site with plumes of steam rising into the air.

  • After exploring Hell's Gate Park, drive back to Lake Naivasha. If time permits, take an optional boat ride to explore the lake and enjoy spending time with the local fishermen.  

  • As the dusk falls, return to hotel/lodge, to sit back dine & unwind.

  • Overnight at the lodge/ hotel by the lake shores.

DAY 10

Lunch at Carnivore Restaurant Nairobi

  • After breakfast, head to Crater Lake Game Sanctuary. It's a great fun to explore the sanctuary on foot, independently or with a local guide as this area is full of hundreds of species of birds and mammals. While walking through the sanctuary, you can spot gazelle, giraffe, zebra, eland, baboon, and black and white colobus monkeys. 

  • You can also take the short walk to the rim of the beautiful volcanic crater that offers views down to the emerald-green lake in the crater. Depending on the water levels of other Rift Valley lakes, there are sometimes large populations of flamingos on the lake.

  • Crater Lake Game Sanctuary is a safe haven for greater and lesser flamingos, little grebes, cape teal, great white pelican, whiskered tern, maribou, grey and black-headed heron, African fish eagle, yellow-billed storks, pied avocets, Egyptian geese, and many more.

  • After experiencing the crater lake adventure, return to the hotel for check out, and depart for the final leg of your 10-day luxury bush safari to Nairobi.

  • Arrival and lunch at around 1:00 pm.

  • After lunch, get transferred to your next destination, as per your choice.

  • 2470 USD Per Adult (* Price Quoted based on minimum of 2Pax, Sharing a double or Twin Room. An inclusive package on all luxury lodges & tented camp accommodatinof the selected properties option 1;)
  • 2880 USD Per Adult (* Price Quoted based on minimum of 2Pax, Sharing a double or Twin Room. An inclusive package on all luxury lodges & tented camp accommodatinof the selected properties option 2.)

Safari price quoted includes:

  • Extensive game drives.

  • Pre–tour itinerary document.

  • Meal Plan : lunch & dinner.

  • All meals included while on safari.

  • All applicable Game Park Entrance Fees - Guaranteed window seating with open top.

  • Safari vehicles carry cold drinks and Mineral Water available for all guests.

  • Finest accommodations in all parks & game reserve.

  • Round trip transport from Nairobi and back.

  • Guaranteed departures for all passengers booking this Safari.

  • Professional safari guide/ driver.

Price quote excludes:

  • International Airfare.

  • A visit to a Samburu Village and other local communities where fees apply.

  • Accommodations in Nairobi -Cost of obtaining passport and visas.

  • Gratuity for your professional driver guide

  • Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinners. 

  • Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplement -Gratuity for Porterage/ waiters at hotels, camps and airports.

  • Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue.

  • Nature walks, Night Game Drives and activities, diverting from main itinerary.

  • Items of Personal nature & expenses; such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls.

  • Beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated.

  • This package is also available on low budget camping as well as fly-in package.

  • A tailor-made program can be arranged omitting part of this itinerary or amendments to included more of your preferred destinations; contact for further details and request.

  • Main destinations: Meru Park, Samburu & Shaba game reserves; Ol Pejeta & Sweetwaters, My. Kenya & Aberdares; Thomson's Falls- Nyahururu;  Rift Valley's Lakes Nakuru, Elementeita, and Naivasha.

  • Accommodation: Luxury Hotel / Camp & Game Lodges.

  • Meals & drinks: All meals of full board, coffee or tea & drinking water (Other drinks not included) 

Lake Nakuru National Park, Mount Kenya, Nairobi, Naivasha, Samburu

Safari Tour
Luxury Tour
Wildlife Tour

Contributed By

Nicholas Ndegwa

starting from
USD 2470
Type of Tour

Private Tour


This tour is offered throughout the year.

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