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Kenya Safari Experience

8 days, Nairobi to Nairobi

A mother elephant showing it's child some affection in Kenya, Africa

Immerse yourself in Kenya’s jaw-dropping landscapes and spectacular fauna on an exploration of three of the country’s protected natural areas. Set out on safari in Masai Mara National Reserve, driving through acacia-dotted plains teeming with wildlife; learn about rhino conservation from a representative of the Kenya Wildlife Service; and spot wading hippos and hundreds of species of birds on the shores of Lake Nakuru.

8 days - Nairobi to Nairobi

From$25724HKD
was $34299
Valid on Jun 25 2022
Trip Code: DKKNG

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Immerse yourself in Kenya’s jaw-dropping landscapes and spectacular fauna on an exploration of three of the country’s protected natural areas. Set out on safari in Masai Mara National Reserve, driving through acacia-dotted plains teeming with wildlife; learn about rhino conservation from a representative of the Kenya Wildlife Service; and spot wading hippos and hundreds of species of birds on the shores of Lake Nakuru.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: National Geographic Journeys

Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 6, Avg 5.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

8 days - Nairobi to Nairobi

From$25724HKD
was $34299
Valid on Jun 25 2022
Trip Code: DKKNG

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Creating ripples that change lives

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Ripple Score

100

They surge across the Serengeti-Mara like the force of nature that they are. More than a million wildebeests, careering around the endless open plains and acacia savannas of Kenya and Tanzania.—K. M. Kostyal, Great Migrations, National Geographic Society, 2012

Map of the route for Kenya Safari Experience

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Itinerary Notes

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Itinerary

Day 1Nairobi

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.

Day 2Nairobi/Lake Nakuru National Park

Depart early for Lake Nakuru, known for harbouring flocks of pink flamingos and a rich variety of bird species. Arrive at our safari lodge inside Lake Nakuru National Park in time for lunch, and seek out the resident rhinos on a late afternoon wildlife drive.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3Lake Nakuru National Park

Set out on morning and afternoon safaris through the picturesque park, searching for rhinos, buffalo, impalas, lions, and more; and drive along the salty shores of Lake Nakuru to discover a mind-boggling variety of birds. Later, hear from a representative of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)—a government institution dedicated to managing the country’s wildlife—about the issues surrounding poaching and rhino conservation.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Journeys Highlight Moment Kenya Wildlife Service Conservation Talk

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Lake Nakuru National Park/Lake Naivasha

Head south through the Great Rift Valley to Lake Naivasha, a large freshwater lake surrounded by grassy banks and olive trees. Cruise the lake on a boat, watching for hippos, crocodiles, and buffalo; and peer through your binoculars to spot lovebirds, ibis, and the African fish eagle. Step ashore at Crescent Island—a peaceful wildlife sanctuary located in the middle of the lake— and enjoy a guided stroll in search of wildebeest, zebras, and giraffes.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Lake Naivasha/Masai Mara

Travel to the legendary Masai Mara National Reserve and settle into our comfortable tented camp, located in the heart of the reserve. Head out for an afternoon safari through vast, acacia-dotted plains, driving past throngs of wildebeest, zebra, and giraffes; and keep an eye out for lions, elephants, and the rest of the African “big five.” In the evening, relax at the camp and enjoy scenic views of the rolling plains.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Masai Mara

Venture out on an early morning safari to track the animals that traversed the savanna during the night. View ungulates like Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles, topi and eland antelopes—as well as their stealthy predators—at one of their most active times of the day. Continue your exploration on a late afternoon safari, discovering the timeless landscapes of Masai Mara.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7Masai Mara/Nairobi

Witness a breathtaking sunrise over the savanna during your final safari in Masai Mara, and head back to Nairobi. Stop en route at Café Ubuntu, a G Adventures–supported project that trains and employs local women and mothers of children with disabilities. Visit the craft centre to meet some of the women who create the wares sold there, then sit down for a delicious farm-to-table lunch.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Café Ubuntu | Your Journeys Highlight Moment Café Ubuntu and Ubuntu Made

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 8Nairobi

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Kenya Wildlife Service Conservation Talk, Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Café Ubuntu and Ubuntu Made, Maai Mahiu
  • Your G for Good Moment: Café Ubuntu , Maai Mahiu
  • Arrival transfer
  • Entrances and wildlife safari drives in Masai Mara National Reserve, and Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Boat trip on Lake Naivasha and wildlife walk on Crescent Island
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (2 nts), safari lodge (3 nts), comfortable tented camps (2 nts).

Meals

7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
Allow USD100-130 for meals not included.

Transportation

7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle, boat, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, certified driver/guide.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

My Own Room - From $6839.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Kenya Safari Experience

| 8 days - Nairobi to Nairobi - from $25724 HKD