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6 Days Safari tour itinerary for kenya: Observe The Wildlife Of This African Landscape

Masai Mara, Nairobi, Lake Nakuru National Park, Naivasha

Safari Tour
Adventure Sports Tour
Airport Transfer Tour

Understand why when it comes to wildlife and safaris, Kenya ranks top in Africa. You can explore a number of parks and get to sight a wide variety of animals in their natural habitats. Every park is unique and has something different to offer the discerning traveller.

DAY 01


  • Arrive at Nairobi, on a morning flight and then leave for the highlands of Kenya, on the same day with the Kenyan driver/guide.

  • Proceed to Lake Naivasha National Park to arrive at your Lodge in time for Lunch. Lake Naivasha is the highest and purest of all the Rift Valley Lakes at 1880 m above sea level. This area is a birdwatcher’s paradise with over 450 species of recorded birds in the area. A small islet on the lake is home to the number of wildlife. Visitors can enjoy a boat ride safari as they view wildlife and birds from the tranquil lake. A private ranch (Kongoni Game Sanctuary) is located in the area which is home to lions, leopards, cheetah, and some translocated Gravy’s zebras.

  • After lunch, you will proceed for an afternoon game drive to further explore the park.

  • In the evening, you will return to your Lodge in time for dinner. 

Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa lodge: Full board.

DAY 02


  • Proceed in a south-west direction to the Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is one of the most beautiful ornithological paradises in the world, and the first flamingo sanctuary to be created. Surrounded by forests of Yellow acacia and Candelabra Euphorbia, it not only gains its fame for its over 450 species of birds residing in the area, but also for the mammals living in perfect harmony with the aquatic environment. Waterbuck, warthogs, baboons, buffalos, giraffes, and felines such as lions and leopards can be found here. However, this small and shallow lake is more famous for its pink flamingo population, breeding along the shoreline and feeding off the lake.

  • Have lunch at the lodge, before the game drive at 4 pm.

Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge: Full board.

DAY 03


  • This morning, descend the Great Rift Valley. Driving to the south, you will pass the volcanic mountains of Longonot and Suswa. After crossing Narok, the principal town in the Maasai Mara area, approach the Loita Plains where it is possible to observe the circular manyattas (Maasai villages).

  • Before finally arriving at the great Serengeti plains, have lunch at the lodge and go for an afternoon game drive. Situated in the Maasai territory, this park gets its name from the Mara River. In contrast with most of the rivers in the African savannah, the river has a permanent flow of water throughout the year, attracting a great variety of wildlife. This guarantee of water, especially during the dry season, hosts great numbers of herbivores such as zebras, wildebeest, Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelles, hartebeest, topis, buffalos, elephants etc, converting the park into the one region in the world with the highest concentration of wildlife. 

Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge: Full board.

DAY 04


  • Go for hot air ballooning in the morning. The calm early morning air of the Maasai Mara is ideal for hot Air Balloon flights, available as an optional tour to see the park from a bird’s eye viewpoint. (Please reserve early to guarantee this adventure).

  • Pre-breakfast morning game drive in the reserve -a great opportunity to explore the vast flora and fauna of this magnificent reserve.

  • After a rewarding game drive, return to your lodge for a late morning breakfast.

  • Enjoy a full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes including visits to Mara River, Kenya Tanzania Border Post and a great chance to view the “Big Five”.

  • Have a picnic lunch at Hippo Pool.

  • Return to your lodge, late in the afternoon.

  • Later, just relax or visit the nearby Maasai village, as an optional excursion.

Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge: Full board.

DAY 05


  • The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today and tomorrow during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals, plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. During your stay, why you also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.

Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge: Full board.

DAY 06


  • After breakfast at the lodge/camp, embark on your return journey to Nairobi. Today morning, you will leave behind the legendary African savannah that you might have seen so many times in films and documentaries. The endless extension of grassland gives way to bushland, and slowly, to the rich green vegetation around Nairobi.

  • The rest of the day is free. (Lunch on your own).

  • Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for scheduled international departure flight.You will be dropped to the airport 3 hours before your flight time.

  • 3600 USD Per Adult , 1800 USD Per Child
  • Pick up and drop off at JKIA– Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

  • Full board on safari.

  • All transport in customised safari 4×4 minibuses with a pop-up roof for maximum game viewing comfort, and a professional English speaking Kenyan driver/guide.

  • All park entrance fees, as per the tour itinerary.

  • Mineral Water – 1 litre per person per day

  • International flights & visas – USD $50 per person

  • All other expenses that are of a personal nature

  • Service tips and portage

  • Travel and medical insurance

  • Extra nights during the safari.

  • Excursions such as Masai Village/Balloon Safari/Boat Rides/Walking safaris

  • Recreational Drinks/Alcohol/Liquors

  • Lake Nakuru National Park is a premier park and is a sanctuary to the great endangered white rhino and other wildlife including buffaloes, lions and leopards. The park features the shallow alkaline lake Nakuru. The lake is world-famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth. Myriads of fuchsia-pink flamingo whose numbers are legion often feed on the abundant algae in the warm waters.

  • Lake Naivasha is the Rift valley’s highest lake and one of the few that is freshwater; with its clean waters providing a lovely setting for a boat ride across the lake. More than 400 species of bird reside here, as well as a large hippo population.

  • Masai Mara is famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards, cheetahs and its annual migration of zebras and wildebeest. It is Kenya’s finest wildlife sanctuary.

  • 6 Day Safari to Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara

Masai Mara, Nairobi, Lake Nakuru National Park, Naivasha

Safari Tour
Adventure Sports Tour
Airport Transfer Tour

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