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7 Days Jeep Safari tour itinerary for kenya: Track Trails Of Big Cats

Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara, Naivasha

Fishing Tour
Jeep Safari Tour
Wildlife Tour

Walk among giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, impalas, and spot countless bird species, visit one of the greatest wildernesses in the world. Sit back and relax by the 'Pink Lake' a paradise for bird watchers. Catch fish with the locals and dance to their folk songs. Hike, bike or rock climb your way to Hell's Gate. 

DAY 01

Nairobi-lake Nakuru

  • After breakfast at 07:30 am, leave your Nairobi hotel along with your Nakuru tour guide for the journey westwards to the Great Rift Valley, with a brief stop at the escarpment for a photo session and breathtaking view of the valley.

  • Drive down to the floor of the scenic Rift Valley, towards Lake Nakuru Park, your arrival in Nakuru will be followed by lunch at Nakuru lodge or similar. 

  • Proceed for the afternoon game drive in the park. You will have a chance to see the big five except elephants. Rothschild's giraffe. and predators like the lions and leopards. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the White Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe. It has earned the nickname of 'The Birds' Sanctuary' or 'The Pink Lake' as birds of all kinds visit it religiously The Park is home to stunning flocks of lesser and greater flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores into a magnificent pink stretch.

  • Make the most of the afternoon planned with a fun game drive. 

  • Keep an eye out for exotic birds like the White Pelicans, Greater Flamingo's, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork to name a few out of the 400 different species of birds which flock here.

  • At 06:30 pm, you will exit the Park, back to your hotel or lodge for dinner & overnight stay. 

  • Accommodation Options - 

    • Luxury Accommodation:  Waterbuck Hotel; Midlands Hotel; Pelican Lodge; Sarova Woodlands; Merica Hotel 
      Meal Plan:  Lunch & Dinner

DAY 02

Lake Nakuru National Park

  • Drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve after breakfast.

  • At 08:00 am depart for Lake Nakuru (Town) and drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara Game Reserve. 

  • Arrive in time for lunch at your lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon game drive at 03:30 pm. 
    Return to your camp for dinner and overnight stay. 

  • Luxury Accommodation:  Ol Moran Tented Camp; AA Lodge Mara; Enchoro Wildlife Camp; Ordapoi Tented Camp; Mara Springs Tented Camp; Mara Sopa Lodge; Sentrim Mara Camp 

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 03

Masai Mara Game Reserve

  • Search the 'Big Cats' of Masai Mara and examine the spectacular view of the famous migration route. 

  • Lunch will be served at the Mara River by the Hippo pool. 

  • Afternoon game drive proceeds shortly after 02:30 pm, amongst other animals, include giraffes, jackals, gnus, warthogs, gazelles, hartebeests, hyenas, bat-eared foxes, Topi antelope and hippos. Beware of the crocodiles in the Mara River.

  • Enjoy a colourful view of birds like vultures, ostriches, long-crested eagles, pygmy falcons, secretary birds, marabous and red-winged Schalow's turaco among many others. 

  • Dinner will be served around a campfire, where you can listen and learn from the Morans about their culture, traditional beliefs, myths and fairytales. 

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 04

masai mara - Lake Naivasha

  • Refresh yourself with an early morning tea/coffee to enjoy the 06:30 am game drive. 

  • Return to your lodge at 08:30 am for a full breakfast and check out.

  • Leave Masai Mara for Naivasha with a brief stop at Masai Village, to visit the community renowned for its tradition of beadwork and handicrafts, you can participate in their activities and cultural dances as they bid you farewell.

  • Proceed for 3-4 hour journey to Naivasha, with lunch served en route at Narok town. 

  • Upon arrival take a refreshing drive to Lake Naivasha shore farmlands, known for its blossoming flower farms.

  • You have the option of embarking on a boat ride, coupled with fishing expeditions where local fishermen join you as you head to the Crescent Island in the lake.

  • Accommodation Option - 
    Fish Eagle Inn; Fishermans Camp - Crater lake; Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge; Lake Naivasha Country Club; Kiboko Luxury Camp - Crater lake, Naivasha; Hippo Safari Resort; Lake Naivasha Resort; Clay Fish Naivasha or similar.

DAY 05

Lake Naivasha - Amboseli

  • Drive across the narrow, swampy causeway from Sanctuary Farm to access the island. Alternatively, you can spend this entire time till midday at the Hell’s Gate National Park.

  • Enjoy some more challenging cave walks, hikes and photography tour led by your local Amboseli tour guide for the rest of morning hour. The looming cliffs and the Hell’s Gate gorge offer a spectacular sight.

  • Have fun participating in activities in and around Lake Naivasha then take an hour's drive to Nairobi where your lunch will be served.

  • Proceed southwards to, Amboseli National Park, known for its large herds of elephants, and magnificent snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. 

  • Make the most of game drives until night falls upon arriving in Amboseli. 
    Dinner and overnight stay in Amboseli. 
    Amboseli Park has become one of the most visited Park in Kenya for its serenity as well as the view of the peak of Kilimanjaro during the sunrise and sunset in the evening.

  • Accommodation Option - 
    Sentrim Amboseli - Tawi Lodge, Amboseli - Amboseli Sopa Lodge - AA Lodge Amboseli - Kimana Safari Camp - Kibo Safari Camp - KWS - Cottages, Amboseli 

DAY 06

Amboseli Full Day

  • Wake up time by 06:30 am, to enjoy a full day of game drive and picnic, with scenic Mt. Kilimanjaro as your backdrop. Here you can spot the big cats and herds of African Elephants. 

  • Return to your camp in the afternoon.
    Dinner and overnight stay in your luxury tented camp or lodge.

DAY 07

Amboseli - Nairobi

  • 06:30 am - 09: 30 am
    Have a pre-breakfast for an early game drive and return to the camp for regular breakfast. 

  • Spend the rest of the morning in Amboseli National Park with an optional tour to Masai villages to get a glimpse of their traditional way of living and dance forms before reaching Nairobi.

 Upon reaching Nairobi you have the option of being dropped off at the airport or your hotel.
 Your tour ends here. 

  • 1715 USD Per Adult , 975 USD Per Child (* Price quoted is based on two (2) person participating. The quoted price depends upon the triple room, luxury and mid-range luxury accommodation and use of off-road 4x4 Safari Vehicle.)
  • All-inclusive package

  • Transport

  • Meal on full board

  • Park entrance fee

Price Quote Excludes:

  •  International Airfare

  •  A visit to a Masai Village

  •  Accommodations in Nairobi 

  • Cost of obtaining a passport and visas

  •  Gratuity for your professional driver-guide 

  • Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner

  • Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplements -Gratuity for Porterage/ waiters at hotels, camps and airports -Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue -Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 470 US Dollars), Nature walks, Night Game Drives etc.

  • Personal expenses such travelling 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 on the itinerary. 

  • Due to festival rush in hotel and lodge, the list of accommodation given will serve as a guide of what to get, until tentative booking is made, that's once the trip is confirmed.

  • Price quoted is based on two (2) person participating.

Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara, Naivasha

Fishing Tour
Jeep Safari Tour
Wildlife Tour

Contributed By

Nicholas Ndegwa

starting from
USD 1715
Type of Tour

Private Tour

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