7 Days Big Five Safari

7 Days Big Five Safari

7 Days Big Five Safari Overview

7 Days Big Five Kenya Safari is a premium safari which gives you a unique experience. During this safari, you will tour part of the northern frontier of Kenya where you will see rare northern species. Come down to Lake Nakuru where you will see the flamingoes and other wide varieties of birds. Finally, you will visit the famous Masai Mara National Reserve.

Safari Highlights

Day Destination Activities Accommodation
Day 1 Masai Mara – Samburu Samburu National Reserve Samburu Simba Lodge
Day 2 Samburu Samburu National Reserve Samburu Simba Lodge
Day 3 Samburu – Aberdare Aberdare National Park The Ark Lodge
Day 4 Aberdare – Nakuru Lake Nakuru National Park Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge
Day 5 Nakuru – Masai Mara Masai Mara National Reserve Sentrim Mara
Day 6 Masai Mara Masai Mara National Reserve Sentrim Mara
Day 7 Masai Mara – Nairobi Departure  –


Season 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax 7 Pax
1 Jan – 31 Mar $1,793 $1,592 $1,714 $1,431 $1,391 $1,367
1 Apr -30 Jun $1,732 $1,531 $1,434 $1,370 $1,330 $1,306
1 Jul – 30 Sep $1,957 $1,756 $1,659 $1,595 $1,555 $1,531
1 Oct – 31 Oct $1,873 $1,672 $1,575 $1,511 $1,471 $1,447
1 Nov – 19 Dec $1,804 $1,603 $1,506 $1,442 $1,402 $1,378
20 Dec – 2 Jan $2,009 $1,808 $1,711 $1,647 $1,607 $1,583

Important to Know

  • Rates are Based on 2-3 People Sharing a Double, Twin or Triple Room (Single Room Supplement Available).
  • Children Between 3-12 Years Pay Less Adult Rates (Request Quote)
  • Accommodation is in Mid-Range 4 Star Hotels, Camps or Lodges
  • Transport is in a Private 4×4 Safari Tour Van (Upgrade to Safari Land Cruiser Option Available).
  • Rates do Not Apply for Easter Holidays (Please Request Quote)

Included in The Package

  • All Park Entry Fees as Per Itinerary
  • Transport in a Private 4×4 Open Pop Up Roof Safari Van (Upgrade to Land Cruiser Available)
  • Services of Professional Tour Driver / Guide
  • Meals on Full Board as Per Itinerary
  • 6 Nights Accommodation as Per Itinerary
  • Enough Bottled Drinking Water

Not Included in The Package

  • International Flights
  • Personal Travel Insurance and Visa Fees
  • Driver/Guide Tips (Tipping Guideline $5-$10 Per Person Per Day)
  • Extra Accommodation and/or Activities (Before and After Tour)
  • Any Government Imposed and Increase Taxes and/or Park Fees

7 Days Big Five Safari Rates Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve

Your Safari will start at 7:00 am with pick up from Airport or Nairobi Residence and drive to the Northern part of Kenya. The scenic drive is via the Kenya highlands with views of tea, coffee and subsistence farmlands. You will arrive in time for lunch, followed by an afternoon game drive. Samburu National Reserve is one of East Africa’s popular destinations located on the banks of the Ewaso Ng’iro River. The area is gently low lying due to lava flow that resulted from volcanic activities. Acacia trees are dominant in the region while animals such as zebra, buffalo, lions, leopards and others are in large numbers.

Accommodation: Samburu Simba Lodge or Similar

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Samburu National Reserve

You will have an early breakfast then proceed for a full day game drive in search of the Northern special 5. The rare species animals include the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Gerenuk and the Besia Oryx. The rocky habitat makes it one of the most conducive environment for spotting a Leopard. Elephants are also in plenty along the Ewasonyiro River. The famous Kamunyak lioness that adapted a baby Oryx is a resident of the reserve. Due to aridity conditions in the region, animals find water from oases within the park. The climate here is hot and semi-arid.

Accommodation: Samburu Simba Lodge or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Samburu – Aberdare National Park

After breakfast, proceed to Aberdares where you will arrive in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive. Aberdare National Park has mountain ranges, which rise up to 4,300m high with rivers descending on scarps forming beautiful waterfalls. The Solio sanctuary’s rare black and white rhinos, plenty bird species and overnight animal seeing will make your trip memorable. You may see from your lodge’s deck Elephants, Rhinos, Leopard, Bushbucks and Forest Hogs, drinking water from the near-by waterhole. More than 250 species of birds are evident in the park as well.

Accommodation: The Ark Lodge or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Aberdare – Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast you will depart for Lake Nakuru at 0700hrs arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Lake Nakuru National Park is a standpoint and harbor for watching more than 400 species of birds in rift valley. As you visit the lake, game animals are in large numbers. Hippos, buffalos and many species of birds are unstoppable. Flamingos are prominently notable just like in Lake Naivasha. Nakuru National Park is home to few remaining Rhinos in Kenya. The Park also offers great sightseeing of larger predators like the lions and Leopards.

Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast, you will drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Masai Mara National Game Reserve. For approximately 5-6 hours, you will be skirting around Mount Suswa and Narok Town arriving in time for lunch. In the afternoon, you will embark on a game drive that introduces to this vast game filled reserve. Masai Mara National Reserve is one of Kenya’s best and most outstanding wildlife sanctuary famous for large numbers of wildlife and birds.

Accommodation: Sentrim Mara or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve

Enjoy full-day morning and afternoon game drives with packed lunch. Masai Mara National Reserve is famous for The Big Five animals (Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Rhinos and Buffalo). What amazes travelers in this reserve is the annual migration of wildebeests. The animals shift on July and return on November and is among the seventh wonder of the world. The park has the largest concentration of African lions, including the black-maned lion. Bird life is in plenty as wildlife at the Mara, which boasts over 400 different bird species.

Optional Activity: Hot Air Balloon Safari ($450pp) or Maasai Village Visit ($20)!

Accommodation: Sentrim Mara or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Masai Mara - Nairobi

Wake up to an early morning Game Drive before breakfast to enjoy watching wildlife in cool early morning. This increases chances of spotting the big cats such as lions, cheetahs and leopards while they are hunting. Return to camp for breakfast then drive back to Nairobi where you will arrive later in the afternoon followed by a drop off to your Hotel or Airport.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

End of 7 Days Big Five Safari

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