6 Days Amboseli and Mara safari

6 days Amboseli and Mara safari is a detailed itinerary for 6 days of experiencing the attractions in Amboseli national park as well as the famous Masai Mara national reserve to see a variety of attractions and to engage in different activities while getting to know more about the unique cultures as seen in the itinerary below; 

6 days Amboseli and Mara safari

Safari highlights of 6 days Amboseli and Mara safari

  • Day 1; drive from Nairobi to Amboseli national park
  • Day 2; full day in Amboseli national park
  • Day 3; drive to Masai Mara national reserve 
  • Day 4; hot air balloon safari in Masai Mara national reserve
  • Day 5; drive to Lake Nakuru national park
  • Day 6; return to Nairobi

Detailed itinerary

Day 1; drive from Nairobi to Amboseli national park

  • drive from Nairobi to Amboseli national park: Pick up will be at the airport or at your current location in Nairobi and your guide will brief you about your safari. After your briefing, you will have a city tour around Nairobi city as you enjoy the busy city life and continue your drive to Amboseli national park which has beautiful scenery and the snowcapped Mt Kilimanjaro in its backdrop. You will enjoy the nature around the surroundings of the national park as you proceed to your lodge for check-in and have your lunch. You will have another game viewing experience in Amboseli national park to see the different wildlife and bird species as you enjoy the beautiful sunset on your drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Sentrim Amboseli lodge.

Day 2; Full day in Amboseli national park

  • Full day in Amboseli national park: Your breakfast will be served at your lodge on the 2nd day of your safari as you prepare for your morning game drive. During your morning game drive, you will see a variety of wildlife species which are very active during the morning and they include elephants which are easily seen in the national park as well as other wildlife species such as zebras, wildebeests, giraffes, hippos, hartebeests, antelopes among others. You will return to your lodge for lunch after your morning game drive. After relaxing at your lodge, you will have an evening game drive as you drive around Amboseli national park and explore the different habitat which includes savannah woodland and wetlands which are home to the various wildlife species. You will be driven back to your lodge after your evening game drive and you will have your dinner and spend the night at Sentrim Amboseli lodge.

Zebras in Amboseli National Park

Day 3; drive to Masai Mara national reserve

  • drive to Masai Mara national reserve: You will have your breakfast at your lodge in Amboseli national park and then check out of your lodge. After checking out of the lodge, you will have an enroute game drive in the savannah of the national park as you continue your journey to your next wildlife viewing destination which is Masai Mara national reserve.

You will have your lunch in Nairobi before proceeding to Masai Mara national reserve where you will check in at your lodge for your dinner and to spend the night at Sentrim Mara lodge.

Day 4; hot air balloon safari in Masai Mara national reserve

  • hot air balloon safari in Masai Mara national reserve: Breakfast will be served at your lodge early in the morning as your prepare for your hot air balloon experience. You will have a briefing before continuing for your wildlife viewing experience in the hot air balloon which will give you a good vantage point to see the different attractions around Masai Mara national reserve such as wildlife species like the wildebeests, lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, rhinos, zebras, giraffes, hyenas, impalas, topi, cheetahs, jackals and many more as well as the rivers like the Mara river which is a crossing point during the wildebeest migration. After landing, you will have some shared moments with other passengers and also enjoy photography. Your guide will drive you back to your lodge after your hot air balloon experience and you will have your lunch served. You will have an evening game viewing experience to see more of the beautiful Masai Mara national reserve as you watch the sunset and later you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight as the day before at Sentrim Mara lodge.
6 days Amboseli and Mara safari
6 days Amboseli and Mara safari

Day 5; Drive to Lake Nakuru national park

  • Drive to Lake Nakuru national park: Early in the morning after your breakfast at your lodge in Masai Mara national reserve, you will check out of the lodge and continue your journey to Lake Nakuru national park as you enjoy an enroute game drive. You will check-in at your lodge in Lake Nakuru national park and have your lunch. After lunch, you will have a game drive to see the different attractions around the national park such as the flamingo filled Lake Nakuru where different bird species can also be seen along the lake shores. Different wildlife species can also be spotted in the national park such as the endangered black rhinos and white rhinos, giraffes, waterbucks, antelopes among others. You will return to your lodge after your game drive and you will have your dinner and spend the night at Lake Nakuru flamingo lodge.

Day 6; Return to Nairobi

  • Return to Nairobi: You will have your breakfast at your lodge in Lake Nakuru national park and after breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and have an enroute game drive as you continue your journey to Nairobi where your guide will drop you off at your preferred location which will mark the end of your safari.   

End of 6 days Amboseli and Mara safari

The safari and tour prices below include

  • all day game drives as per sample itinerary
  • Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
  • Animal tours according to your itinerary preferences
  • Private 4-wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch
  • Professional safari and tour guide / driver
  • All national park fees
  • All meals on the safari
  • All game viewing activities specified
  • Price quoted per person sharing

The safari and tour prices below exclude

  • Drinks and mineral water
  • Laundry
  • Items of personal nature
  • International and local airfares
  • Airport taxes Any airport transfers & hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
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