13 Days Best of Kenya Safari

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  • 13 Days Best of Kenya Safari

13 Days Best of Kenya Safari takes you to the most famous national parks in Kenya. A visit to Lake Nakuru National Park will be a nice experience for the bird lovers. Masai Mara has the highest concentration of animals in Kenya. The beautiful Mt. Kilimanjaro makes Amboseli National Park a must visit. Lastly, you will have peaceful time to relax and enjoy the breeze at the coastal beaches.

Rates


Group Joining Rates

Departure Dates Adult Sharing Adult Single Child Sharing Child Single
18 Jan 24 $2,838 $3,431 $1,717 $2,552
15 Feb 24 $2,838 $3,431 $1,717 $2,552
14 Mar 24 $2,838 $3,431 $1,717 $2,552
18 Apr 24 $2,480 $2,668 $1,538 $1,979
16 May 24 $2,480 $2,668 $1,538 $1,979
13 Jun 24 $2,659 $3,053 $1,627 $2,268
18 Jul 24 $3,306 $3,916 $1,870 $2,760
15 Aug 24 $3,306 $3,916 $1,870 $2,760
12 Sep 24 $3,203 $3,796 $1,784 $2,653
17 Oct 24 $3,203 $3,796 $1,784 $2,653
14 Nov 24 $2,945 $3,465 $1,655 $2,405
19 Dec 24 $3,759 $4,442 $2,097 $3,155

Private Safari Rates

Season 2-3 Pax 4-5 Pax 6-7 Pax
Adult Sharing Adult Sharing Adult Sharing
2nd Jan – 31st Mar $3,666 $3,045 $2,838
1st Apr – 31st May $3,308 $2,687 $2,480
1st Jun – 30th Jun $3,487 $2,866 $2,659
1st Jul – 31st Aug $4,272 $3,554 $3,306
1st Sep – 31st Oct $4,031 $3,410 $3,203
1st Nov – 21st Dec $3,773 $3,152 $2,945
22nd Dec – 1st Jan $4,725 $4,007 $3,759

Important to Know


  • Rates are Based on 6-8 People for Group Joining Option and Private Vehicle for Private Safari Option.
  • Rates do Not Include International Flights & Visas.
  • Rates May Vary Due to Government Imposed Taxes, Inflation or Increased Park Fees.
  • 3-11 Year (Child) | 12 Years & Above Pay Adult Rate
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari can be arranged at extra cost of $450 Per Person

Included in this Tour Package


  • All Park Entry Fees as Per Itinerary
  • Game Drive in a 4*4 Open Roof Safari Land Cruiser
  • 12 Nights Accommodation in 4 Star Hotels with Full Board Meals
  • Pick Up & Drop Off from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Local Flights & or Train Between Nairobi & Mombasa
  • Bottled Drinking Water
  • Services of a Professional Tour Guide / Driver

Note: Tipping Guideline is $10 Per Person Per Day

13 Days Best of Kenya Safari Highlight


Day Destination Highlights Accommodation Meals
Day 1 Nairobi Giraffe Center, Bomas of Kenya Westwood Hotel L, D
Day 2 Nairobi – Masai Mara Masai Mara National Reserve Masai Mara Sopa Lodge B, L, D
Day 3 Masai Mara Masai Mara NR & Maasai Village Visit Masai Mara Sopa Lodge B, L, D
Day 4 Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru Lake Nakuru National Park Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge B, L, D
Day 5 Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha Crescent Island Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort B, L, D
Day 6 Lake Naivasha – Amboseli Amboseli National Park Amboseli Sopa Lodge B, L, D
Day 7 Amboseli Amboseli National Park Amboseli Sopa Lodge B, L, D
Day 8 Amboseli – Tsavo West Tsavo West National Park Salt Lick Safari Lodge B, L, D
Day 9 Tsavo West Tsavo West National Park Salt Lick Safari Lodge B, L, D
Day 10 Tsavo West – Diani Diani Beach Neptune Paradise Beach Resort B, L, D
Day 11 Diani – Wasini – Diani Wasini Island Dolphins Tour Neptune Paradise Beach Resort B, L, D
Day 12 Diani – Mombasa Beach Excursion & Relaxing Neptune Beach Resort B, L, D
Day 13 Mombasa – Nairobi Departure  – B

13 Days Best of Kenya Safari Day by Day Itinerary


Day 1: Nairobi

Welcome at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. On arrival meet and greet by our representative followed with a transfer to the Hotel and do check In. Depending on your arrival time breakfast can be arranged followed with 2-3 hours of freshening up and resting. You will later depart for Giraffe Centre where you will interact with giraffes and also learn about the sanctuary for approximately one hour.

The Giraffe Center was first opened in response to the endangered status of the Rothschild giraffe, the population of which had declined, reaching a low of 130 animals in the wild as a result of agricultural practices in their native habitat. Successful fundraising efforts secured money to move four herds of these graceful animals to Lake Nakuru National Park, Nasalot Game Reserve, Mwea Game Reserve and Ruma National Park, and the success of these efforts has increased the population to over 500 individual giraffes in Kenya alone.

At around noon you will leave the Giraffe Center for Karen Blixen Coffee where you will enjoy your lunch until 2 pm. After lunch you will proceed to the nearby Bomas of Kenya for an afternoon filled with traditional Kenyan cultural performances. The site was founded in 1971 by the Kenya Tourist Development Corporation to preserve the ancient traditions of the Kenyan people by building local and international awareness and advocacy.

Bomas of Kenya is a cultural tour of Kenya’s major ethnic groups, such as Mijikenda, Luo, Taita, Embu, Maasai, Kikuyu, Kamba, Kalenjin, Luhya, Kisii, Kuria to name just a few of the native peoples that are represented at the venue. Daily performances include a selection of more than 30 traditional dances of the different ethnic groups in Kenya, and one of the most impressive performances is the Samburu and Maasai warriors. Hosted events may also include music, theater, fashion show, poetry readings, sports, seminars and many other activities.
Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: West Wood Hotel or Similar

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve

On this day your safari starts at 07:00hrs with pick up from your hotel as you head to Masai Mara National Reserve. For approximately 5-6 hours you will be skirting around Mount Suswa and Narok town. First highlight of the journey is the glimpse of East Africa’s Great Rift Valley. Covering approximately 7000kms, the valley runs from Lebanon in Asia to Mozambique in South East Asia. You will arrive at your camp in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive to explore the Masai Mara.

Accommodation: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Full Day in Masai Mara National Reserve

You can opt to start your day with an early Hot Air Balloon (at an extra cost of $450 Per Person) which usually starts with pick from your lodge or camp at 04:30hrs and ends at 08:00hrs with a champaign bush breakfast. Those not taking park in the hot air balloon will be picked up from hotel at 08:00hrs after breakfast and proceed to Masai Mara National Reserve for a full day game drive.

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: Hot Air Balloon Safari

Accommodation: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park

Rise up for an early morning authentic Maasai Village visit before breakfast at 06:00hrs to experience how the Maasai community live. Considered the most iconic tribal group in all of Africa, the Maasai are the dominant ethnic group surrounding the Masai Mara National Reserve. The community as managed to retain many of their traditions as they live largely untouched by modern day civilization. The Maasai Village is made structures known as ‘Manyatta’, which are low height dwellings, essentially huts, made of mud, cow dung and wood, with a single entrance and minimal side windows.

Return to your hotel at 07:30hrs for breakfast and later on check out and embark on your journey to Lake Nakuru National Park. You will arrive in Lake Nakuru National Park in time for lunch followed by 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 – Lake Naivasha

Rise up for an early morning game drive after breakfast and checkout as you head to nearby Lake Naivasha arriving in time for lunch. Later in the afternoon you will take a boat ride and guided walk at the Crescent Island. Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake found in the great rift valley of Kenya. It has a dense population of animals such as hippos and several species of birds. Crescent Island is home to a number of bird species, which include the fish eagle, herons, crakes, cranes and more. The Island is also home to a number of wildlife that includes zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, Impalas, Kongoni among other animals.

Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National Park

After breakfast, proceed to Amboseli National Park passing through the vast plains and African savannah with sightings of Masai homesteads. You will arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. You will have an introductory afternoon game drive in the park with a perfect view of Africa’s highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro. Against this magnificent backdrop roams vast herds of elephants accompanied by a mixture of other fabulous beasts like lion, buffalos, cheetahs and giraffes to name but a few.

Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Full Day in Amboseli National Park

Rise up early for breakfast and embark on an early morning game drive with good views of Mount Kilimanjaro before clouds build up over the summit with packed lunch provided. Despite its changing habitat, Amboseli National Park is possibly the best wildlife area in the whole of Africa to experience elephant at close range. Our game drives will take you to the observation hill to have a better overall view of the park including the adjacent marshy swamps. Wildlife is abundant in this park together with pelicans and other bird species. Your game viewing will be spread to cover the open plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush country, swamps and marshland.

Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge or Similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Amboseli – Tsavo West National Park

On this day you will depart for Tsavo West National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch followed with an afternoon or evening game drive. Tsavo West is the most visited section in Tsavo National Park, offering many attractions apart from its wildlife. The foremost is the famous Mzima Springs where up to 227.3 million liters of cool crystal-clear water flows out of the ground through porous volcanic rocks. The water is believed to originate from Chuyulu Hills, via an underground river.

Accommodation: Salt Lick Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9: Full Day in Tsavo West National Park

After breakfast, we have a full day game drive with packed lunch provided. Many people visiting the park love the wildlife safaris as they closely view animals while moving through the park. This is where tourists are able to observe the red-skinned elephants and stunning species of birds. In the park, visitors are able to observe Chyulu Hills a distance away from the park. Other interesting places to visit are the Roaring Rocks, which get their name from the wind that hurtles through them. The park is a good place to look out for klipspringer, a small antelope that’s as agile as its Swahili name Mbuzi mawe (mountain goat). In the south-west corner of Tsavo West is Lake Jipe, which has the Kenyan-Tanzanian border running through it.

Accommodation: Salt Lick Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Tsavo West – Diani Beach

On this day, you will have an early morning breakfast then drive to Mombasa through the Taru Desert. As you approach Mombasa, the scenery becomes progressively tropical. The heat and humidity increases, and the landscape changes to coconut palms, papaya and other coastal vegetation. You will arrive in time for lunch at your Diani Hotel followed numerous activities of your choice. Swim in the pool, head out into the ocean for some water sports, play a spot of tennis, sunbathe, settle in with a good book on the beach.

Accommodation: Neptune Paradise Beach Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Diani – Wasini Island – Diani

After breakfast, your driver guide will pick you up and head to Wasini Island passing through small coastal towns with views of palms and mango tree plantations. On arrival, a motorized dhow will be waiting for you at the Shimoni jetty ready to transfer you Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park. You will swim, snorkel and make friends with welcoming local dolphins. Later in the afternoon head to Wasini Island where you will enjoy a guided walk over the island, visiting its stunning coral garden and mangrove swamps. During lunch, you will enjoy a barbeque of seafood accented with local Swahili dishes.

Accommodation: Neptune Paradise Beach Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Diani – Mombasa Beach

You will have ample time to relax after long game drives you experienced earlier in your trip. For a whole day, you will relax at the beach sipping refreshing cocktail taking in the tropical beauty of the coastline. Mombasa beach offers a wide range of fun activities including boat sailing, jet skiing and snorkeling. Enjoy a fun filled day in Mombasa with its unending views of the ocean on Africa’s finest beach. This is the perfect way to round off your Kenyan Safari.

Accommodation: Neptune Beach Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Mombasa – Nairobi

On this your last day after breakfast, you will be transferred to Mombasa Airport for your domestic flight back to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your homebound flight. Depending on your flight departure time and if time allows you can arrange with our guide for a Nairobi City Tour with lunch at an extra cost.

Meals: Breakfast

End of 13 Days Best of Kenya Safari.

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