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8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya

Overview of the 8 Days Wildlife  & Recreation Safari in Kenyabook-now-wildgorilla

8 Days Wildlife & Recreational Safari in Kenya is a lush Kenya safari package taking you to the main destinations of Mount Kenya club, Samburu National Reserve, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru National Park along with Maasai Mara National Reserve. The 8 Days Kenya Safari commences and ends in Nairobi and accommodation is only upmarket / luxury presenting extreme comfort and experience.

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  • Safari Highlights
  • Safari day by day
Day 1 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Mount Kenya Club & relaxe / recreate Day 2 & 3 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Samburu National Park & enjoy its magical offers

Day 4 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Lake Nakuru for amazing bird watching and game drive

Day 5 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Lake Naivasha & relax at the lodge

Day 6 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve & undertake an evening game drive as you connect to the lodge

Day 7 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Extensive wild game viewing / game drive in Maasai Mara National Reserve & evening Maasai cultural tour

Day 8 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive back to Nairobi

Day 1 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Mount Kenya Club & relaxe / recreate

Following breakfast at your place of stay in Nairobi, you embark on the drive to the Luxury Mount Kenya Safari Club. This amazing Club is positioned in serene grounds on the foothills of Mount Kenya – the Africa’s second highest Mountain with snow capped peaks. In the year 1959, Kenya Safari Club saw the foundation for its existence by William Holden and has since hosted people of great fame including John Travolta. The club presents long lunches, the lazy log fire dinners, extensive Swimming pool, croquet, tennis courts, bird walks, trout fishing, an ox wagon ride or horseback riding. The site also features an animal Orphanage with species like Cheetah, Zebroids – the interbreed of horse and zebra, llama, baby antelopes, porcupines, Ostriches, tortoise which is believed to be over 100 years old and white tailed monkeys.

Accommodation: Mount Kenya Club

Day 2 & 3 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Samburu National Park & enjoy its magical offers

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Following breakfast at the lodge, you embark on the drive to Samburu National Reserve traversing the diverse landscapes including open grasslands to explore the park in detail. Samburu is stunningly beautiful marked with forests, the flowing Uwaso Ngiro River and the acacia vegetation that support a range of wild game. The Park is home to the Grevy’s Zebra, Somali Ostriches and gerenuk antelope along with shy Oryx, the three Big Cats namely; Cheetah, Leopards and Lions. The park also shelters 365 species of birds including Vultures. One of the evenings can be spent with the Samburu people exploring their cultural traditions including their history of camel rearing.

Accommodation: Samburu Sopa Lodge

Day 4 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Lake Nakuru for amazing bird watching and game drive

After breakfast, you embark on the transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park enjoying the countryside sightseeing en route. Upon arrival, you are welcomed by the millions of Flamingos which form a pink lining along the lake. Besides Flamingos, Lake Nakuru National Park has wildlife including Rothschild Giraffes, Black and White Rhinos and Lions among others. The hike to the Baboon cliff offers impressive views of the area.

Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge

Day 5 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Lake Naivasha & relax at the lodge

Following a relaxed breakfast, you embark on the drive to Lake Naivasha one of the Rift Valley Lakes but surprisingly containing fresh waters. It is believed that Lake Naivasha has underground outlets. A range of 400 bird species thrive at the lake. An optional boat ride on Lake Naivasha can be arranged. Relax in the evening, dinner and overnight

After breakfast at the hotel you will be at leisure, with an optional boat ride on Lake Naivasha in the afternoon. Lake Naivasha is one of the Kenya’s fresh water lakes on the Rift Valley with over 400 bird species and is also the deepest lake on the Rift Valley.

Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Day 6 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve & undertake an evening game drive as you connect to the lodge

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After breakfast, set off for the transfer to Maasai Mara National Reserve enjoying the beautiful scenic views en route including the Rift valley escarpments and open flats. Upon arrival in the park, you embark on an afternoon game drive marking the start of a very extensive wild game exploration. Maasai Mara is the most popular wildlife destination in Kenya and is home to the Great Migration – one of the Natural wonders of the world.

Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 7 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Extensive wild game viewing / game drive in Maasai Mara National Reserve & evening Maasai cultural tour

Wake up for a cup of coffee after which you set off for the wild game viewing experience. Maasai Mara offers great counts of wildlife including considerable prides of lions, the Big five namely; Elephants, Buffalos, Lions, Leopards and Rhinos, Zebras, Giraffes, Topis, Hyenas, Cheetahs, dik-dik among others. The extensive game drive stretches to Mara River exploring the likely views of Crocodiles basking in the sun while the beautiful savannah stretches and rock kopjes offer good spots for viewing wildlife and scenery. In the late afternoon, you connect to the Maasai Village to explore the traditions of the Maasai that have inhabited this area for centuries past. The Maasai art and craft, body adornment and the music, dance and drama will definitely make your evening memorable.

Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 8 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive back to Nairobi Undertake another game drive as you proceed on the drive to Nairobi to mark the end of the safari.

End of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya

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