Safari Overview of 15 Days Kenya Wildlife and Beach Safari
The 15 days safari covers the fantastic exciting safari destinations across Kenya. It covers the highlights of Magical Kenya as you visit the major parks in Kenya for the ‘Big five’ and wind down the safari with Diani Beach, one of the greatest water sports destinations in East Africa.
Safari Highlights of the 15 Days Kenya Wildlife and Beach Safari
- Samburu National Park is famed for Elsa, the Lioness famous for adopting oryx calves.
- Aberdares National Park, is one of Kenya’s most successful rhinoceros sanctuaries, with views of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
- Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake known as a world-class birding destination.
- The Mara in search of the ‘ Big Five’ and Cultural immersion at the Masai Village
- Amboseli National Park, Amboseli not only offers great game viewing but it’s an unprecedented view of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest mountain.
- Tsavo West National Park is known for its Red Elephants and the legend of the Man-eaters of Tsavo.
- Tsavo East forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals and vast herds of dust–red elephants.
- Diani Beach on the Indian Ocean with its white sands
Tour Itinerary of the 15 Days Kenya Wildlife and Beach Safari
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta Airport where you will be welcomed by your guide for the 15 Days Kenya Wildlife & Beach Safari. Accommodation at Hemingways Nairobi.
Day 2: Nairobi – Samburu
Start your Kenya Great Migration Tour and drive north to Samburu Game Reserve. Upon arrival in Samburu enjoy a short game en route to your Samburu safari lodge located right inside the park. Accommodation and Meals at Sasaab Samburu B-L-D
Day 3: Samburu – Game drives
After breakfast, spend this full day of the Kenya Great Migration Tour on game drives in the Samburu Game Reserve which lies in the semi-arid northern part of Kenya. The Uaso Nyiro River that flows through the reserve is the lifeline of this dry bush country. Some endemic animals found here are found nowhere else on our tour circuit.
These are commonly referred to as the Samburu Special Five – Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, Reticulated giraffe, Gerenuk, and the Beisa Oryx. Along the river, marked by Doum palms, we may find lions, elephants, leopards, buffalo, and crocodiles among others. Samburu is the home of Kamuniak, the famous lioness that adopted a baby Oryx some years back. Accommodation and meals at Sasaab Samburu
Day 4: Samburu – Aberdares ‘Tree’ Lodge
Breakfast and then check out and drive towards Mount Kenya as you enjoy good views of the majestic mountain. Then on to the Aberdare mountain ranges for lunch followed by a transfer to the Ark Lodge inside the Aberdare National Park. In the evening you will watch elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs, and bushbucks as they congregate at the waterhole. Accommodation and meals at The Ark Lodge
Day 5: Lake Naivasha/Lake Oloiden
Depart early morning to Lake Naivasha arriving in time for relaxation and lunch. Thereafter you will tour Lake Oloiden in the southern part of Lake Naivasha. Unlike Lake Naivasha whose waters are fresh, Lake Oloiden is salty and home to approximately several families of Hippos and both the lesser and the greater flamingos are in abundance here.
A boat trip to this lake offers a good opportunity to see some of the numerous water birds and other creatures that thrive in this salty water habitat. Lake Oloiden was formerly part of Lake Naivasha but it is now separated from its southwest shore by a stretch of elevated land and the two lakes are about 200 meters apart. Accommodation and meals at Loidia House
Day 6: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara
Leave after breakfast for the Masai Mara, the park features wild and rugged landscapes consisting of rolling hills, sprawling savannahs and rivers, warm and welcoming people, and an exciting array of creatures – the big 5. Passing through the Great Rift Valley’s floors and western escarpments, created over the centuries due to the natural shifting of the earth’s tectonic plates, you will arrive at the Masai Mara National Reserve in time for relaxation and lunch. You will proceed for a game safari in the park later in the evening in the African wilderness. Accommodation at &Beyond Bateleur Camp
Day 7: Masai Mara- Game drives and the Maasai Village
This day will be spent on game drives in the eastern areas of the Masai Mara, with time to explore more of Maasai Mara’s scenery and to catch a glimpse of the “The Big Five” animals of Kenya: lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, and rhino. You will have a picnic lunch in between the game safari session. Maasai Mara teems with other fascinating wild animal species: giraffes, zebras, hippos, baboons, wildebeests, warthogs, gazelles, crocodiles, and numerous bird species. You will also pay a visit to a Maasai village for the chance to meet locals and perhaps buy handmade souvenirs. Later head back to the lodge. Accommodation and meals at &Beyond Bateleur Camp
Days 8: Masai Mara – Amboseli National Park
Depart Mara after breakfast and proceed to Amboseli via Nairobi for lunch at the park at the foot of the snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain peak. You will have a game safari in the park, look out for elephants, giraffes, gazelles, lions, and leopards among others. Accommodation and meals at Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli
Day 9: Game drives
You’ll spend another exciting day in Amboseli National Park. Have a game safari early in the morning where one can experience excellent game viewing and an unprecedented view of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. Thereafter return to the lodge for breakfast and relaxation taking in the African wilderness. After lunch, enjoy afternoon game drives in anticipation of seeing the “Big Five”. Look out for the large herds of elephants and game, giraffes, gazelles, lions, and leopards roaming the plains common. Accommodation and meals at Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli
Day 10: Amboseli to Tsavo West National Park
After breakfast, drive leisurely to Tsavo West National Park with packed lunch and have a full day game drive. The park is a vast expansion of African Savannah with a more diverse array of habitats which include open plains, semi-desert scrub, woodland, chyulu hills, and rock outcrops. You will exit the park in the evening and drive to your lodge. Accommodation and Meals at Finch Hattons Luxury Camp
Day 11: Tsavo East National Park
After breakfast drive to Tsavo East National park which is renowned for its large numbers of elephants, the famous legendary man-eating lions of the 1900s, and other physical attractions like the Aruba dam. You will also have a chance to see the red elephants and many types of flora and fauna. Back to the lodge in the evening. Accommodation and Meals at Finch Hattons Luxury Camp
Day 12: Tsavo East – Diani Beach
Depart Voi wildlife lodge for Diani with lunch en route. You will arrive in the afternoon and check in at the Diani sea lodge where you will spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure in the resort with the option of engaging in water sports at your own cost. Accommodation and Meals at Msambweni Beach House & Private Villas
Day 13 & 14 Diani Beach
The rest of the days will be spent at leisure at Diani beach, one of the best beaches in Africa. With the flawless long stretch of white sands. Accommodation and Meals at Msambweni Beach House & Private Villas
Day 15: Diani Beach to Nairobi
You will finally check out of the hotel and head to Ukunda airport for your local flight to Nairobi. In Nairobi, you will be hosted for lunch or dinner at the famous carnivore restaurant and then later dropped at the airport for your international flight.
Included in the 15 Days Kenya Wildlife and Beach Safari
Ground transportation in a safari customized 4WD Toyota Landcruiser with gasoline/fuel, Mineral water in the vehicle, services of an English-Speaking Driver/guide, Accommodation, Meals, all Park Entrance Fees, and Activities mentioned in itinerary.
Excluded in the 15 Days Kenya Wildlife and Beach Safari
International Airfares; Excess baggage charges; Ugandan Entry Visa Fees; fees for International travel Vaccinations and Inoculations; Items of personal nature such as Room service, Beverages, Communications charges (telephone, fax, internet), Laundry, etc.; Postage fees, Porterage fees, Tips and Gratuities for your Driver/guide and Hotels staff, Shopping charges for Curios and Crafts, International Airport Departure Taxes, Optional activities unless
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