The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.
Day 1: Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, Nairobi
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport meet and transfer to your city hotel. Dinner on own account.
Southern Sun Mayfair (Nairobi)
Days 2 to 3: Leopard Rock Lodge, Meru National Park
Leave Nairobi early for Meru National Park county traversing through the scenic countryside. You will notice the rich agricultural white highland with pineapple, coffee, rice plantations. Bananas will be found in every homestead. Lunch at your lodge. Enjoy afternoon game drive. Meru National Park is where George and Joy Adamson released their most famous lioness, Elsa, back into the wild. Expectations include predator sightings, including lions and cheetahs. The overall wildlife-viewing rating here is high and you will enjoy your morning and afternoon game drives.
Night at Leopard Rock Lodge (Meru)
Day 4: Aberdare Country Club, Aberdare
After breakfast, drive to the Aberdare for lunch. Afternoon will be spent enjoying a Kikuyu cultural dance and if time allows you can choose to take a nature walk. Walking through this unspoiled terrain is paradise. The club’s 1,300 acre wildlife sanctuary is teeming with Thompson and Grant’s gazelles, zebras, giraffes, Warthog, Duikers and the more reclusive leopards. It is a haven of unbridled charme set in a garden bursting in a profusion of colour, with peacocks roaming its lush green lawns. Optional activities available are fishing, mountain biking, play a round of golf watched by a family of warthog, go horseback riding, work out in the gym, have a massage, play tennis or just relax by the pool set within the beautiful gardens. From here you can see the sunset with the stunning Aberdare Mountains as a backdrop.
Night at Aberdare Country Club (Aberdares)
Day 5: Lake Naivasha Country Club, Lake Naivasha
Drive to Lake Naivasha through Nyahururu where you will stop for a scenic view of the Thompson Falls. Proceed to Lake Naivasha for lunch and afternoon boat ride. The lake is hugged by grassy banks and shingled with cacti and sand olive trees, the Rift Valley's highest lake (at 1884m above sea level) extends like a vast, sunlit sea. You will ride among giraffes and zebra and, look out for hippos in the lake.
Naivasha Country Club (Lake Naivasha)
Days 6 to 7: Keekorok Lodge, Maasai Mara
Drive to the world-famous Game Reserve Maasai Mara National Reserve which is an area of preserved savannah wilderness which is an eco-system of Serengeti in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. Its animals include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration. Arrive in time for lunch and afternoon game drives. Two days of morning and afternoon game viewing in the Mara will thrill you. Prides of lions, buffaloes, Rhinos, leopard and Elephants roam the plains. You have the option of visiting a Masai village for culture, walking safari or getting a bird’s eye view by going on a balloon ride.
Keekorok lodge (Maasai Mara)
Day 8: End of Itinerary
After a memorable safari traversing east to West and through the great rift Valley, drive back to Nairobi and drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home.
This tour idea is fully customisable
The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.
Approx. £1,520 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
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Included in price:
Accommodation on Full Board Basis in safari lodges and bed and breakfast in Nairobi
Ground transportation in a 7-seater safari Minivan safari
Services of an English-speaking professional Driver/Guide
Cultural dance at Aberdare Country Club
Nature Walk at Aberdare Country Club
Park entry fees as indicated in the itinerary
Complimentary 1 litre bottled water per person per day in safari vehicle
Not included in price:
Inoculations and personal insurance
International & domestic flights
Optional activities and excursions
All Drinks, tips, laundry, bottled drinking water and other personal expenses