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10 Days Camping tour itinerary for kenya: Enjoy Wildlife, Nature, & Culture In One Pack

Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara, Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo West National Park, Taita Hills, Naivasha

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Experience the best of Kenya's wild side and the pristine white sand beach in one tour. You will enjoy game drives in various national parks and reserves such as West and East of Tsavo, The Mara, lakes, and more. 

DAY 01

NAIROBI – MASAI MARA

  • 08:00 hrs: Get picked from your Nairobi hotel and/or from your residence for the safari briefing.

  • Proceed for a drive, a journey to the Masai Mara. Drive through the agriculturally rich central highlands of Kenya with a stopover at the escarpment to view the magnificent East African Great Rift Valley.

  • Descend to the floor of the escarpment to continue on to the Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch.

  • Embark on an afternoon game viewing in search for animals.

Dinner and overnight at the tented camp or in selected lodge.

DAY 02

MASAI MARA Full day Wildlife, Nature and cultural Experience

On this day, you have an opportunity to explore the larger and extensive part of the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

  • Wake up for an early morning breakfast will be served or tea/coffee provided for with full breakfast served in the mid-morning.

  • Time for a short break for your rare bush breakfast.

  • Proceed to Masai Mara in search of wild game in the vastness of this wildlife haven; place renown for its abundance of lions, cheetahs, elephants, buffalos, and zebras dominates the scene while antelopes, warthogs, and wildebeests form formidable numbers. Masai Mara has the highest concentration of wildlife per square kilometre than any other park in the region.

  • Ask about an optional local Masai Village visit (time permitting) which can be arranged later in the day or the following day depending.

All meals and overnight at the tented camp, lodges or similar.

DAY 03

MASAI MARA – LAKE NAkuru national Park

  • Proceed after breakfast for an early morning game drives as you exit Mara or for a cultural experience.

  • Embark on a short hike with the Masai moran (Warriors) among others activities, with the Masai Community as you depart for Lake Nakuru National Park; with brief stopovers along the scenic Great Rift Valley arriving in time for dinner and overnight. 

DAY 04

LAKE NAKURU-LAKE NAIVASHA

  • Eat an early breakfast.

  • Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park.

  • Go on a game drive until 1600hrs with picnic lunch served at one of the magnificent cliffs, an excellent place and location to watch the park and its environs; the lake which hosts the largest concentration of flamingoes which canopy the edge of this alkaline Rift Valley Lake. The park also hosts lions, leopards, giraffes, warthogs, etc. There is a rhino sanctuary and thus rhino sightings are very high. 

  • Drive south in the afternoon along this scenic valley to Lake Naivasha.

  • Arrive at sundown by the lakeside town with a lot of activities to undertakes. i.e participate with the local fishermen for boat rides, sport fishing or a visit to the flower farm that are major economic activities in this area.

Dinner and overnight at a selected budget hotel, lodges and tented camps.

DAY 05

Lake Naivasha - Amboseli National park

  • View the Lake Naivasha and its environs which are one of the Rift Valley's freshwater lakes with different ecology from that of the Soda Lakes. It is also home to a large variety of bird species. 

  • Drive, after lunch, to Crater Lake which offers an evocative step back in time - to a bygone era of elegance and romance, in a wilderness untouched by the modern world with a private game sanctuary at a homely environment. Crater Lake offers classic escapes including painting, astrology, as well as ornithological outings to what must be one of the most beautiful small lakes in creation. 

  • Ask about optional activities at Lake Naivasha: boat rides to view hippo and a wealth of birdlife, fishing - both sport and commercial fishing.

  • Finish the day's activities and depart for Amboseli via Nairobi for lunch.

  • Proceed to Amboseli arriving in the evening. Amboseli lies at the floors of Mount Kilimanjaro giving you, an unlimited view of the snow-capped mountain that forms its beautiful backdrop. 

  • Embark on an evening game drive if time permits. 

All meals and overnight the camp.

DAY 06

Amboseli natioanal

  • Be woken up early this morning at 0600hrs with a cup of tea/coffee served with snacks to get you to prepare for this pre-breakfast game drive.

  • Proceed for game drives.

  • Return to the campsite for a full breakfast at 0900hrs.

  • Embark, after breakfast, on a further game drive where plains game including zebras, wildebeests, giraffes and various antelopes can be seen.

  • Have lunch and take a leisure break at the camp.

  • Do more game watching later at sundown from 1630hrs, looking out for the peak of Kilimanjaro which may be seen in clear weather from the observation hill. Large herds of elephant and hippo can be seen bathing swamp grounds whose water source is Mt. Kilimanjaro. 

All meals and overnight at the campsite.

DAY 07

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK TO TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK

  • Eat breakfast.

  • Proceed to Tsavo East National Park, with a game drive as you exit the park through Kimana Gate.

  • Enter Tsavo west via KWS Chyulu Hill Gate or Mtitu Andei Gate, depending with prevailing weather conditions along the Kimana-Chyulu hill stretch; enter the park with a game drive and drive as you head to your camp or the lodge.

  • Have your afternoon game drive en-route to Serena Kilaguni Lodge. Kilaguni Lodge is situated in the centre of Tsavo West National Park with a view to the Chyulu Hills and the snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro. The main building provides a unique view of the water hole, which attracts zebra, buffalo, elephants, antelope, warthog, and many more. Each room has a view of the water hole or the Kilimanjaro. 

  • Go on an extensive game drive in the afternoon until sunset. 

Dinner and overnight at Serena Kilaguni Lodge or similar

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

DAY 08

Tsavo West – Tsavo East National Park

  • Eat breakfast in Tsavo West.

  • Exit Tsavo West with an en-route game drive for the neighbouring Tsavo East National Park via the Voi or the Buchuma Gates driving along Mombasa- Nairobi highway for 100 km and a stopover for coffee.

  • Proceed for 6 km to Tsavo East with lunches served at Voi Town; the largest park in Kenya which covers an area of 13,747 km sq.

  • Arrive at Bachuma.

  • Begin the game drive en-route to Aruba Dam (a water hole where animals come to drink water). Physical attractions include Tsavo River, Yatta Plateau which is 300 km sq, Mdanda Rock, Lugard Falls, seasonal Voi River and Aruba Dam. You also have a chance to see animals like red elephants, rhinos, leopards, cheetah, and giraffes among others.

  • Proceed with the game drive until you will go for an extensive afternoon game drive as from 1500hrs.

  • Return for dinner and overnight at your hotel, lodge or tented camps.

DAY 09

Tsavo East NATIONAL PARK - Taita hill wildlife sanctuary

  • Get picked early morning for the pre-breakfast game drive in Tsavo East.

  • Return to the hotel, camp or lodge for a full breakfast as you prepare to check out and embark on a short journey south to Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary.

  • Have lunch on arrival at Taita Hills Lodge.

  • Enjoy a game drive after lunch in the sanctuary until sunset, and chances are good to see lions as well.

Dinner and overnight at Salt Lick Lodge

Meal Plan: Lunch & dinner

DAY 10

Tsavo East to the sea sides Of Pristine Kenya's white Sand Beach

  • Wake up for an early morning game drive in the sanctuary on this day being the last day of your trip. Early mornings are the best time to see the rich birdlife of East Africa and wildlife

  • Return to the lodge/camp for a full breakfast. 

  • Continue after breakfast with the mid-morning game drive in the park until lunch at the camp/lodge.

  • Depart, after lunch, for a journey to the seaside town of Mombasa, Diani South coast or to Northwards in Kilifi, Watamu-Malindi, arriving in the early evening. 

  • Transfer and drop off at your beach hotel of choice to catch up your flight to the next destination.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & lunch

  • 3270 USD Per Adult (* With wide selection of lodges and tented camps.)
  • Transport based on a safari minibus with pop-up roof for game viewing

  • Accommodation in self-contained tents with hot water shower

  • Service of an English-speaking driver-guide

  • Game drives as per the itinerary

  • Driver's allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver

  • Government taxes

  • Travel and personal accident insurance

  • Visa, passport, vaccinations, and medicines

  • Tips

  • Drinks, souvenirs and personal items

  • Optional excursions not detailed in the itinerary

  • Extra cost incurred due to an intentional change of itinerary

  • Maasai village visit fee which is payable to the Maasai Community chief.

  • Items and services of personal nature i.e laundry work among others

  • All flights, both domestic and international.

  • Attractive discount on large groups, pupils and students.

  • These tour/safari packages are available for all age groups also categorized according to the type of accommodation one goes for. i.e budget camping, tented camping, selected lodges or to the exclusive, high-end luxury lodges & tented camps.

  • All in one pack to experience your holiday with ease; experience the best of Kenya's wild side and the pristine white sand beach; wildlife, nature, culture in one pack.

  • Tsavo West also referred to as the Land of the man-eaters. Tsavo West is well known for the lions that terrorized railway workers in the 1890s nearly halting the construction of the Kenya – Uganda Railway Line. You arrive at Ngulia Safari Lodge or Similar in time for lunch. Lunch at the selected hotel, tented camp, lodge or similar. After lunches, proceed for an extensive game drive in the afternoon that will take you to sundown. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

  • Salt Lick Lodge is especially memorable for its imaginative structure. A complex of rondavels sits on stilts over a series of water holes. The two-storey towers, topped by peaked thatch roofs, are connected by open-air-bridges, creating an African fantasy of a medieval fortress. The lodge has been built with game viewing in mind. You can see animals in all directions because it offers spectacular open views.

Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara, Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo West National Park, Taita Hills, Naivasha

Camping
Camping Tour
Eco
Eco Tourism Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
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Contributed By

Nicholas Ndegwa

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USD 3270
Type of Tour

Private or Group Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.

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