Introduction to Kenya
Great itinerary for a first time visitor looking for an affordable small group journey that gives a great introduction to Kenya including the Maasai Mara and views of Kilimanjaro from Amboseli National Park.
Day 1 (Monday)
After clearing customs and immigration in Nairobi you will be met for your private transfer to the hotel in the heart of the bustling city. Rest of the day to relax and acclimatise to your new surrounds. Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at The DoubleTree Nairobi
Day 2 (Tuesday)
Your local English speaking guide will meet you at the hotel after an early breakfast and depart to the Amboseli National Park. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon depart for your first safari in the Amboseli National Park, returning to the lodge at sunset for dinner and overnight. Overnight on a full board basis at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Day 3 (Wednesday)
Today enjoy morning and afternoon safaris in the Amboseli National Park, which is famous for its views (on a clear day!) of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. All meals will be served at the lodge. Overnight on a full board basis at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Day 4 (Thursday)
Depart from Amboseli after breakfast and travel back to Nairobi, where you will stop for lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant. After lunch proceed onwards to Lake Naivasha. Arrival at the lodge in the late afternoon and relax before dinner. Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Day 5 (Friday)
Enjoy a morning boat cruise on Lake Naivasha before heading to Lake Nakuru for a safari in the Lake Nakuru National Park – famous for its flamingos and one of the best places in Kenya to see rhino.
Lunch will be served at the Lake Nakuru Lodge before heading back to your hotel for dinner and overnight. Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Lake Naivasha Sopa
Day 6 (Saturday)
After breakfast depart for the Masai Mara National Reserve. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch, followed by an afternoon safari in the Masai Mara. Return to the lodge at sunset for dinner. Overnight on a full board basis at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge
Day 7 (Sunday)
Enjoy the full day in the Masai Mara, with morning and afternoon safaris in this celebrated reserve. The Masai Mara is undoubtedly one of the finest game reserves in Africa, and a fitting end to your Kenyan safari adventure. Overnight on a full board basis at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge
Day 8 (Monday)
After breakfast depart from the Masai Mara for the return journey to Nairobi, where your tour ends with drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
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- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- Meals as per the itinerary
Transport in shared 4×4 safari vehicle with guaranteed window seat
English speaking guide throughout
- Safari activities as per the itinerary
- All applicable park fees
- All flights
- Any meals or services not mentioned in the itinerary
Any items of personal expense – i.e. drinks (except as mentioned), laundry, telephone calls etc
Any gratuities for guides/rangers
The Doubletree by Hilton Nairobi is everything you would expect from a Hilton hotel. Located near to some of Nairobi’s premier shopping areas and an ideal base before heading out on safari.
Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Set in 200 acres of mature woodland on Masai land with sweeping views across the savannah to Mount Kilemanjaro. 83 comfortable rooms are the perfect base from which to explore Amboseli.
Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
On the southern shores of Lake Naivasha the Sopa lodge was built around the towering fever trees and is home to free ranging giraffe, waterbuck and even hippos on nightly patrol.
Masai Mara Sopa Lodge
Masai Mara Sopa Lodge was one of the first lodges built inside the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Set in lush grounds overlooking one of the greatest wildlife destinations in the world.