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8 Days Kenya Safari: Recreation, Culture, Wildlife Tours

8 Days Kenya Safari – Overview.

The 8 days Kenya Safari holiday is a 7 nights/8 days safari in Kenya tour for wildlife viewing and recreation taking you to the main destinations of Mount Kenya club, Samburu National Reserve, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru National Park, and amazing game drives in Masai Mara National Reserve.

The 8 days Kenya safari offers you a visit to the famous Masai people Villages for an educating cultural tour to sink deep into the traditional life of the Masai people.

This trip commences and ends in Nairobi and accommodation is only upmarket/luxury presenting extreme comfort and experience.

8 Days Kenya Safari – Highlights.

  • Day 1: Drive to Mount Kenya Club & relax/recreate Day 2 & 3 of the 8 Days Wildlife & Recreation Safari in Kenya: Drive to Samburu National Park & enjoy its magical offers
  • Day 2 & 3: Drive to Samburu National Reserve & enjoy its magical offers
  • Day 4: Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park for amazing bird watching and game drive
  • Day 5: Drive to Lake Naivasha & relax at the lodge
  • Day 6: Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve & undertake an evening game drive as you connect to the lodge
  • Day 7: Extensive wild game viewing/game drive in Maasai Mara National Reserve & evening Maasai cultural tour
  • Day 8: Drive back to Nairobi

8 Days Kenya Safari – Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Drive to Mount Kenya Club & Relax/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 – 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, 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 interbreeding 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: Drive to Samburu National Park & Enjoy Its Magical Offers

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 supports a range of wild games.

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: 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 that 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: 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 thrives 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 Kenya’s freshwater 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: Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve & Undertake an Evening Game Drive as You Connect to The Lodge

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: 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 pride of lions, the Big five namely; Elephants, Buffaloes, 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 music, dance, and drama will definitely make your evening memorable.

Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge

Day 8: 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 Kenya Safari.

Getting There

 

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