9 days Kenya safari (Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli)
9 days Kenya safari is one of the amazing long Kenya safari packages designed by experts to offer the most rewarding wildlife experience in Kenya while visiting 4 of the most beautiful and great habitats of wildlife in Kenya. Kenya safari destinations to visit on 9 days Kenya safari include Maasai Mara national reserve, Lake Nakuru national park, and Lake Naivasha and Amboseli national park.
9 days Kenya safari starts from Nairobi the capital city of Kenya and ends in the same area.
Highlights of 9 days Kenya safari
- Day 1: arrival in Nairobi
- Day 2: transfer to Maasai Mara national reserve
- Day 3 & 4: full day in Maasai Mara
- Day 5:transfer from Maasai Mara to Lake Nakuru national park
- Day 6:transfer from Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha
- Day 7: transfer to Amboseli national park
- Day 8: full day in Amboseli
- Day 9: transfer back to Nairobi
Detailed itinerary of 9 days Kenya safari
Day 1: Arrival in Kenya
For the start of your safari you will be welcomed by your safari driver-guide upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta national park in Nairobi, your safari guide-drive will give you a warm welcome and drive off to your hotel in Nairobi, check in and rest. In the afternoon you can have a short city walk visiting sites like Nairobi Museum, Sheldrick wildlife Trust and others depending on the time.
At the end of the end you will head back to your hotel, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation: La Royale Maison Nairobi.
Day 2: Transfer to Masai Mara
After breakfast at your hotel in Nairobi you will checkout and embark on a journey to Maasai Mara national reserve the most popular and rewarding Kenya wildlife destination, on your way you will have a stopover in Narok town where you will have a cultural experience. Narok town is inhabited by the local Maasai people and during your stopover you will have lunch, a chance to interact with the locals, visit market centers and get an opportunity to purchase and watch amazing local art and craft works such as beaded jewelry like necklaces, earring, bracelets and many more. You are to arrive in the reserve in evening and go straight for an evening game drive on which you will watch many animals such as lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes and many more. At the end of the safari you will head back to your lodge, check in, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation: Sentrim Mara camp.
Day 3& 4: Full Day Masai Mara
You are to spend day 3 and day 4 in Maasai Mara national reserve exploring every region and watching tones of animals and enjoying various sceneries, on these two days you will leave your lodge early in the morning after breakfast and head to the reserve with your packed lunch for picnic lunch which you will have at one of the picnic sites set along the banks of Mara river.
You are to participate in full day game drives (morning and afternoon game drive) on which you will watch many animals such as lions, wildebeests, cheetahs, buffaloes, elephants, wild dogs, elands, gazelles and many more. in between game drives you will have lunch breaks and they go for another game drive, at the end of the experience you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation at Sentrim Mara.
Day 5: Masai Mara –Nakuru
After morning breakfast at your lodge, you will checkout and with an en-route game drive you will exit Maasai Mara national reserve heading for Lake Nakuru national park a famous birding destination known for pink flamingoes. When you arrive in the park you will check into your lodge, have lunch and in the afternoon head out for a game drive visiting Lake Nakuru where you will watch thousands of flamingoes creating a pink plumage on the lake. You will also spot black and white rhinos, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, buffaloes among others. After the experience you will return to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation at Lake Nakuru flamingo lodge.
Day 6: Transfer from Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha
After morning breakfast at your lodge you will checkout and head to Hell’s gate national park for a game drive, while on the game drive you will have an opportunity to spot many animals such as giraffes, zebras, antelopes, cape buffaloes and many more. After the game drive you head to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation at Naivasha Simba lodge
Day 7: transfer to Amboseli national park
After morning breakfast at your lodge you will head to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride then embark on a journey to Amboseli national park a famous Kenya safari destination endowed with a scenic backdrop of the snow capped summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. The park is also a home to large herds of elephants with impressive tusks, on your way you will have a stopover in Nairobi for town arriving in the evening, check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation at Sentrim Amboseli
Day 8: Full Day Amboseli
After breakfast at your lodge you will head to the park for a full day of game drive (morning and afternoon) together with your packed lunch for picnic lunch, during the game drive you will enjoy the scenic backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro and many animals such as herds of elephants, leopards, cheetahs, warthogs, rhinos, cape buffaloes and many more. after the experience you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation at Sentrim Amboseli
Day 9: Transfer back to Nairobi
After having breakfast at your lodge, you will checkout and with an en-route game drive you will checkout of your lodge and embark on a journey back to Nairobi where you will dropped either at your hotel or at the airport.
End of 9 days Kenya safari
- Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients.
- Transportation as per itinerary.
- Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients.
- Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
- Services literate English driver/guide.
- National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
- Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
- Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.
- Visas and related costs.
- Personal expenses
- Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
- International flights.
- Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary