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9 Days Culture tour itinerary for kenya: Undertake This Big 5 Safari

Masai Mara, Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Nairobi, Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo West National Park, Mombasa

Safari Tour
Culture Tour
Wildlife Tour
Undertake this Big 5 Safari

Elephant eating food

Masai Mara-Kenya

Get a satisfactory exploration of all the Kenyan parks and its culture. Tsavo, Amboseli, Mara, and Nakuru are filled with superb plains scenery, unmatched safari activities, and diverse wildlife. 

DAY 01


  • Meet and greet upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by the representative and transfer to the Panafric Hotel for the overnight stay.

DAY 02

Nairobi - Maasai Mara Game Reserve

  • Get a pick up from your Nairobi hotel at 0700 am by your driver-guide. The next 5-6 hours or 265 km will be spent on the road to Maasai Mara.

  • Arrive at Keekorok Lodge in time for lunch and check-in.

  • Do evening game drive at the park until dusk and return for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 03

Maasai Mara Game Reserve

  • Rise up for breakfast and leave the camp for a full day game drives at Maasai Mara with packed lunch boxes returning in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

  • Alternatively, you can opt for a morning and evening game drives and leisure at the lodge during free time.

Optional Activities

  • Hot-air balloon ride at US$450 per person

  • Local Maasai village visit at US$30 per person.

DAY 04

Maasai Mara Game Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park

  • After breakfast, check out and leave the park at 0700 am with a game drive en route and packed lunch boxes. The next 6 hours or 300 km will take you to Lake Nakuru National Park.

  • Arrive for evening game drive, dinner and overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Lodge.

DAY 05

Lake Nakuru National Park - Amboseli National Park

  • Early morning game drives at the park and return to the lodge for breakfast and check out.

  • The next 7 hours or 420 km will lead you to Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch at Kibo Safari Camp.

  • Embark on a game drive and return to the lodge before dusk for dinner and overnight.

DAY 06

Amboseli National Park

  • Enjoy morning and evening game drives in Amboseli National Park. Amboseli is renowned for its large herds of free-ranging African elephants. There are over 900 African elephants in Amboseli, as well as huge herds of wildebeests and many other animals including giraffes, African lions, monkeys, zebras, hyenas, and antelopes.

  • Enjoy an optional tour to the Maasai village to experience their traditional way of life and dances. You will have a chance to visit Observation Hill, which overlooks the park, swamps and, of course, the herds of free-roaming elephants.

All meals and overnight your camp 

DAY 07

Amboseli National Park - Tsavo West National Park

  • Rise early for an exciting game drive with magnificent views of the snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background.

  • Return to the lodge for late breakfast then depart for Tsavo West National Park arriving for lunch at Kilaguni Serena lodge in time for lunch. The Park is set with gently rolling plains, the picturesque Taita hills and lava flows all in a plateau dotted with acacia, scrub and bushland. This is home to a variety of wildlife including the famed Tsavo elephant and lions.

  • Afternoon game drive which includes a visit to Mzima Springs, where Hippos and Crocodiles can be watched from the safety of an underwater hide and then return to the lodge in the evening for rest, dinner and overnight at Lodge. 

DAY 08

Tsavo West National Park - tsavo east national park

  • After breakfast, you’ll leave Kilaguni and head out on a game drive before entering Tsavo East which is renowned for its large numbers of elephants and the famous man-eating lions; a plateau of open grassland with giant baobab trees - you'll get a great feeling of being out in the wilderness here.

  • Arrive in time for lunch at Ashnil Aruba Lodge

  • Then, you’ll have some time to relax and take in the surroundings and views before taking an afternoon game drive to explore the park and you can also visit the Lugards Falls on the Galana river and also Mudanda Rock, a large, prominent, towering rock formation that attracts elephants and other wildlife and if you are lucky, leopards can also be seen here.

DAY 09

Tsavo East National park - mombasa

  • Early morning breakfast, check out with game en-route, drive out of Tsavo east and head to Mombasa.

  • Arrive Mombasa in the afternoon where you will be dropped off at either North coast, Mombasa or South coast to your respectfully hotel or Airport or return to Nairobi where you will be dropped at your hotel.

  • 2336 USD Per Adult
  • All transport and game drives on safari

  • Meals and accommodation as specified

  • All park fees and government taxes

  • ½ litre bottled water per person per day on game drives

  • Visa

  • Gratuities

  • Drinks and other activities not included in the package price

The Big 5 Safari

  • 'Man eater’s lions' in the Tsavo East and Tsavo West parks together with the Amboseli National Park with the beautiful view of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. The Masai Mara National Reserve which is known for its superb plains scenery, unmatched safari activities, and diverse wildlife. This safari will also pay visits to Lake Nakuru National Park. This will give you a satisfactory exploration of all the Kenyan parks and its culture.


  • Most nationalities do now require a visa for Kenya, including Britons, most EU nationals, Australians, New Zealanders, Americans, and Canadians.  At present single entry and transit visas are available online (see below) and soon all visas will have to be obtained online. Alternatively, visas are available in advance or on arrival. The Kenyan government is planning for all visas to be obtained online and may stop delivering visas on arrival on short notice. For the latest information please contact your local Kenyan High Commission or Consulate.   The cost of the visa is US$50 for a single entry visa and US$100 for an East Africa visa (valid to travel in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda – if the website still says coming soon please check with the Kenyan High Commission. You will need to first register to the e-citizens website (including needing a photo 500px x 500px) before you can start applying. For the application process itself, you will need details of the accommodation used (which the guides will send you) and itinerary as well as a photo 5.5cm x 5.5cm and a scanned or photographed copy of your passport’s bio/photo page. If after visiting Kenya you will also travel to Uganda and Rwanda, you may apply for East African Visa that will cover all three countries. This visa is currently available upon arrival in Nairobi. Please contact the Kenyan High Commission to obtain more information about the combined visa from Kenya.


  • There are no mandatory vaccination requirements. Recommended vaccinations are: Polio, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Typhoid, Hepatitis A. Malaria prophylaxis is essential and suggest that you seek advice from your GP or travel health clinic about which malaria tablets to take. Dengue fever is a known risk in places visited. It is a tropical viral disease spread by daytime biting mosquitoes. There is currently no vaccine or prophylaxis available for Dengue, and therefore the best form of prevention is to avoid being bitten. Recommend you take the usual precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Masai Mara, Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Nairobi, Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo West National Park, Mombasa

Safari Tour
Culture Tour
Wildlife Tour

Contributed By

Starluck Travel

starting from
USD 2336
Type of Tour

Private Tour


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

  • Monday 08:18
  • Tuesday 08:18
  • Wednesday 08:18
  • Thursday 08:18
  • Friday 08:18
  • Saturday 06:20
  • Sunday 06:06
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