8 Days Kenya safari Impressions

8 Days of blissful and unforgetable moments in Kenya Discovering Africa’s astounding diversity.

Days: 8 | Nights: 7 | From US $ 1820 pp

8 Days of blissful and unforgettable moments in Kenya experiencing the excitement of Nairobi & the magic of kenya’s finest game reserves. Experience the best of Kenya national parks and game reserves on this inspiring itinerary that entails Discovering Africa’s astounding diversity, including the iconic “Big Five”.


Itinerary at a glance & Highlights

Day 1:       Jomo Kenyatta Airport – Nairobi Hotel.

Day 2:       Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

Day 3:       Amboseli – Lake Nakuru Naivasha

Day 4:       Naivasha – Bogoria

Day 5:       Bogoria – Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 6:       Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve

Day 7:       Maasai Mara – Full day

Day 8:       Maasai Mara – Drive back to Nairobi


Highlights:

Game viewing

Photography,

Nature walks

sightseeing

Birding

Wildlife and cultural visits.


Safari Drive Advantages on This Trip

  • Professionally handled.
  • Beaten off the track by our insightful guides.
  • Completely Tailor made & Designed just for
  • Professional care and attention by our Kenya safari Experts.
  • Professional safari guides in Kenya with in depth Kenya information.
  • Able to Extend this tours to Rwanda Uganda or Tanzania
  • Very Affordable price and quotations.
  • Get up-close and personal with Mountain Gorillas
  • Very nice safari Jeeps.

Day 1: Jomo Kenyatta Airport – Nairobi Hotel.
Upon clearing Customs and Immigration formalities you will be met by our driver who will transfer you to the hotel and give you a pre-safari briefing. Thereafter check-in for overnight.
Overnight at the Nairobi Safari Club

Day 2: Nairobi – Amboseli National Park
Check-out after breakfast and depart for Amboseli National Park where you will arrive in time for lunch. Relax before an afternoon game drive from 4o’clock. Returning to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Overnight at the AA Amboseli Lodge

Day 3: Amboseli – Lake Nakuru Naivasha
After breakfast check-out and depart for Nairobi where you will pick-up lunch boxes then proceed to Lake Naivasha with a brief stop at the Great Rift valley take enough pictures and continue with your journey, you will arrive at the camp in time for lunch. Afternoon will be at own leisure: Optional activities at an extra cost include boat safari, Crescent Island walk. With dinner and overnight at the lodge
Overnight at Lake Naivasha Crescent Camp

Day 4: Naivasha – Bogoria
Check-out after breakfast and leave for Lake Bogoria where you will arrive before lunch. Check-in at the Resort. Have lunch then leave for the afternoon game drive at the Park forbird watching. Returning to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Overnight at Lake Bogoria Spa

Day 5: Bogoria – Lake Nakuru National Park
Depart after breakfast for Lake Nakuru where you will arrive with an en-route game drive to the lodge. Have lunch at the lodge. From 4O’clock enjoy your afternoon game drive for 2 hours) returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge

Day 6: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast check-out and leave for Masai Mara game Reserve where you will arrive at the lodge in time for lunch.
1600 Hrs: Enjoy your afternoon game drive
1800 Hrs: Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Overnight at Mara Concord Lodge

Day 7: Maasai Mara – Full day
Spend the whole day with game drives in search of the big five and many other wildlife that inhabits this beautiful savannah land. There will be picnic lunch at 1300hours. Afternoon game drives along the Mara River watching Hippos and crocodile and other wildlife.
Overnight at Mara Concord Lodge

Day 8: Maasai Mara – Drive back to Nairobi
Check-out after breakfast and have a short en-route game drive, thereafter leave for Nairobi where you will be dropped off at the Airport to board your onward flight. End of safari!

Rates & Quotes;

Rates displayed are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy and on Full Board Arrangement

Budget Accommodations                     US $ 1790pp


Mid-range Accommodations                US $ 2320pp


Luxury Accommodations                      US $ 5860pp


  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates provided are subject to change
  • Rates provided are per person sharing.
  • Trip is available for group Tour……Inquire availability

Request a quote and best rates for this trip or speak to one of our safari experts for a typical tailor made journey or Would like an extension any of the East Africa.


Inclusives

  • Accommodations as mentioned above.
  • All meals while on safari as mentioned above.
  • Transport in Land Cruiser fitted with a telescopic roof hatch to facilitate photography.
  • All game park entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • English speaking driver/guides throughout your safari.

Excluded:

  • Passport and Visa Fees.
  • International Airfare and flights
  • Airport Departure taxes.
  • Lunch on the last day.
  • Travel and trip cancellation insurance
  • Any services not mentioned
  • Personal expenses such a room service, laundry, alcoholi and non- alcoholic drinks, telephone calls, hotel incidental expenses, etc.
  • Gratuities for Drivers, Guides and Porters.

EXTENTION TRIP: 12 Days Primates of Uganda Tour

From US $ 2485per person

12 Days of Primate encounters with inspirational wildlife adventure doubled with Authentic Local Experiences and accompanied with Safari drive Insightful Driver guides.


Day 1: Arrival, Entebbe – Kampala
On Arrival at Entebbe international Airport, You will be met and picked by your guide and transfer you to Cassia Lodge Kampala
Accomodation: Cassia Lodge

Day 2: Jinja and the Source of The Nile
After an early breakfast you will set off to Jinja, the tourism capitalof East Africa.  A journey taliking about 2 hours and home to the Basoga tribe in Uganda, Jinja is both an industrial hub and a tourism destination too. Historically it is known for sourcing the Nile and you will cross the Owen Falls Dam en- route to the Wild Waters. On arrival to Jinja you will be starting the rafting straight away. Lunch will be provided by the rafting company as you draft away on the thunderous Nilewhere you will be swallowed and spit-out by the Grade-5 Rapids
Accomodation: The Haven Lodge

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park
After an early breakfast at The Haven Lodge you will be transferred to the largest national park in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park which is 3840 sq km in size.
You will thereafter be checked in at Fort Murchison lodge which lies on the southern bank of the Nile. Its welcoming ambiance of the evening sunset will thrill you as you check in. The Lodge provides a a watch varander overlooking the Albert Nile with spectacular sunsets, beautiful fort built cottages with a private balcony. The 12 cottages have been designed in a position such that all those accommodated in either will have a pleasant overlook of the Nile.
Accomodation:  Baker’s Lodge

Day 4: Murchison Falls National Park
With an early breakfast you will head for a game drive on the northern sector of the park. Watch out for the Albert endemic birds and Rothschild giraffes, buffalos, elephants and if you’re lucky lions and leopards. You will have lunch then take wonderful boat cruise to the bottom part of the Murchison Falls where you will see how the Nile marvelously squeezes its way through a 6 meter wide gorge. You will get out of the boat and embark on a guided nature walk to the top of the falls where you will find your driver waiting to transfer you back to the Lodge.
Accomodation:  Baker’s Lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Kibale national park
After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibale National Park- The primate capital of the world. The journey is interesting as you get to get breathtaking views of Uganda’s beauty full of nature wonders and through refreshing tea plantations. Reach in the evening and check in to your lodge.
Accomodation: Kibale Forest Camp.

Day 6: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park
After breakfast we will set off to Kibale Forest National Park found in Fort Portal, a town at the south-western side of Uganda. This park bares homage to a very large number of chimpanzees. This day will be a long driving day of 8-9 hours; we will have numerous stops to stretch your legs.
Accomodation: Kibale Forest Camp.

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an Early Breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, lying 1978 sq km west of Uganda. It harbors a diverse eco-system which are, a lovely savanna, fertile wetlands making it home for the big game, 10 primate species and a large number of bird species. Upon arrival in the afternoon at your lodge and checking in, you will later head for the beautiful boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. The channel is 40 wide and offers a beautiful scenery of hundreds of hippos along the banks as well as different bird species seen when cruising west towards Lake Edward. You shall later retire at your beautiful bush lodge overlooking the Kazinga channel.
Accomodation: Bush Lodge

Day 8: Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Enjoy another spectacular morning game drive in kasenyi sector in search for the cats and yes you shall be rewarded. We will then drive southwards to the Ishasha sector of the park which is a home for tree climbing lions. Along and towards ishasha sector park entrance gate you shall be rewarded with vibrant wildlife a pleasant view of the Uganda kob, elephants and some birds of riverine and savanna habitats. Ishasha Jungle Lodge found in the Ishasha sector of this park is where you will be checked in.
Overnight: Ishasha Jungle Lodge

Day 9: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
On this beautiful day, you will be walking through the Bwindi forest.  You shall first drive from  Ishasha to Buhoma on the Northern side of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where the walk begins. This incredible and interesting walk through the “impenetrable forest” destination has hills covered with mist, and has a blanket-like cover of Uganda’s oldest and most biologically diverse rain forests. Your driver guide will transverse around the park as you walk through the Forest across the Kashasha River and to Nkuringo Gorilla Camp. Accompanied by Walking guides and park rangers, you will make your first encounter with the unique flora and fauna of the Impenetrable Forest.
Accomodation:  Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Day 10: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest Jungles
Remarkably the highlight of  this inspirational journey, Gorilla trekking is one of the most exciting days of your safari; today you will be gorilla tracking. Breakfast will be served early and lunch will be packed. The briefing is at 8 am. Your guide will give you highlights of specific details about the way of life of the gorillas you will be tracking. The hike can take anything from one to seven hours. Once you reach the gorillas, you are allowed to spend one hour with them as you stand 7 meters away, however these primates sometimes come closer to you and sometimes touch you.
Depending on when you get back, you may opt to go for a short community walk and to the top of the world; the highest point in Nkuringo and used as a football pitch with incredible and spectacular views..
Accomodation: Overnight: Nkuringo Gorilla Lodge

Day 11: Lake Mburo National Park
After a relaxed breakfast, you shall proceed towards Kabale town with optional motorized canoe trip on Lake Bunyonyi to then proceed to Lake Mburo National park through Mbarara town. You may opt for Muzungu lunch at or allow us share with us a traditional Ugandan meal The Luwombo.  You will later proceed to lake Mburo National park, the smallest of Uganda’s savannah national parks and underlain by ancient Precambrian metamorphic rocks which date back more than 500 million years. It is home to 350 bird species as well as Zebra, Impala, Eland, Buffalo, Oribi, Defassa waterbuck, Hyena, Topi.
Accomodation: Mihingo Lodge

Day 12: Lake Mburo – Kampala
Early morning and late afternoon are the best times to roam the park in search of wildlife the drive starts between 6.30-7pm and last two to three hours. The wildlife-rich eastern banks of Lake Mburo can be explored during a tranquil two-hour boat voyage.After lunch depart for kampala with coffee break and souvenir shoppping at the Equator  with possibilities of visiting the overnight markets.
Accommodation: Bomma Guest house

Start Planning Your African Safari

Booking With Safari Drive Uganda typically means wanting to see the world how you would like to see it. Tell Us What You Like, Where You Want To Go, Your Budget And We Will Tailor It for You