Fascinating Safari in Kenya

Years of experience have taught East Africa Shuttles and Safaris that families traveling on holidays have unique needs in terms of areas of interest, itinerary design, and pace. With this Kenya safari, those needs will be accommodated and allow you and your family to visit the most popular parks in Kenya that have interesting features for children and adults. It will also leave unforgettable memories as your children make a direct contact with the native animals.

Highlights

  • Game drives
  • A tour at the Giraffe Centre
  • Walking safari and boat rides
  • 1 visit to Chimpanzee Sanctuary
  • Daily meals & bottled water
  • 9 nights' accommodation
  • Private transportation

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Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

You will stay for 2 nights at Amboseli Serena Lodge, 1 night at Nairobi Safari Club, 2 nights at Sweetwaters Tented Camp, 1 night at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, 1 night at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge, and 2 nights at Mara Serena Lodge.

East Africa Shuttles and Safari Kenya Itinerary

Day 1 (Nairobi - Amboseli)

You will depart from Nairobi in the morning to Amboseli National Park and arrive at Amboseli Serena Lodge in the lunch time. The park is famous for its big game and great scenic beauty that is dominated by Mount Kilimanjaro. After lunch, you will experience an afternoon game drive, and then followed by having a dinner and stay overnight at the lodge.

Day 2 (Amboseli)

You will enjoy an early morning pre-breakfast game drive at 06:30, in which you have the best chance to see Mount Kilimanjaro. After that, you will return to the lodge for a late breakfast. The rest of the morning will be spent at leisure. In the afternoon, you will experience a game drive. You will then enjoy a dinner and stay overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge.

Day 3 (Nairobi)

You will depart Amboseli in the morning to have a game drive en route and arrive in Nairobi approximately at 13:00. You will enjoy a lunch at The Carnivore Restaurant, and later enjoy a walking safari at the entrance of Nairobi National Park. You will then go for a tour at the giraffe center, a plus for the children who will get the chance to feed the giraffes. Then, you will be dropped off at Nairobi Safari Club for an overnight stay.

Day 4 (Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary)

You will depart from Nairobi in the morning and drive through the Kikuyu countryside to the lower slopes of Mount Kenya. Crossing the equator Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary, you will arrive at the Sweetwaters Tented Camp in the lunch time.

You will then experience an afternoon game drive in the private reserve, including a visit to Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only one of its kind in Kenya. If the weather is permitting, you will enjoy a unique opportunity of observing the chimps by boat on the Ewaso Ngiro River. After that, you will return to Sweetwaters Tented Camp to have dinner and an overnight stay (with an optional night game drives).

Day 5 (Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary)

Today, you will spend another full day in the reserve, with morning and afternoon game drive. You will also visit the visitors information center. You will enjoy all meals and stay overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.

Day 6 (Lake Nakuru)

After breakfast, you will drive down to the floor of the Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park and make a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls. You will arrive at the Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge in the lunch time, and followed by an afternoon game drive in the park.

Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approximately 400 other species of birds which visit the lake. Many species of games can be also found in the park including the introduced Rothschild giraffes, black and white rhinos, waterbuck, reedbucks, lions, buffalos, leopards, baboons, and many species of plains game. You will enjoy dinner and stay overnight at the lodge.

Day 7 (Lake Naivasha)

You will experience another morning game drive in Nakuru, then depart to Naivasha and arrive at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge in the lunch time. You will then enjoy an afternoon boat ride on Lake Naivasha and a walking safari at Crescent Island, one of the few places in the world where you can wander on foot amidst wild animals (there are no predators). After that, you will return to Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge for a dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 8 (Maasai Mara)

You will depart your lodge after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara and arrive at Mara Serena Lodge in the lunch time. You will experience an afternoon game drive as you get a feel of this vast game filled reserve. After that, you will enjoy your dinner and stay overnight at the lodge.

Day 9 (Maasai Mara)

The full day will be spent in Maasai Mara, Kenya's most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos, and elephants). There, you will experience morning and afternoon game drives with an optional visit to a local Maasai Village. You will enjoy all meals and stay overnight at Mara Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 10 (Back to Nairobi)

You will depart from Maasai Mara after breakfast and arrive in Nairobi approximately at 13:00. You will be dropped at your hotel or be transferred to the airport for your onward flights to the next destination.

Location

This safari will be located in Amboseli National Park, Nairobi, Nanyuki, Nakuru, and Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

Food

You will be served daily meals and bottled water during the safari.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • A visit to a local Maasai village
  • Night game drives

What's included

  • 1 visit to Chimpanzee Sanctuary
  • 9 nights' accommodation
  • A tour at the Giraffe Centre
  • A trained and experienced English speaking driver/ guide
  • All park entry fees
  • Bottled water during the safari
  • Daily meals
  • Game drives
  • Private transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof
  • Walking safari and boat rides

What's not included

  • Beverages
  • Laundry
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Travel / baggage insurance
  • Visas

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
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