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9-Day Kenya Budget Safari

This tour covers Masai mara, which is a superb plains scenery, unmatched safari activities and diverse wildlife, Lake Nakuru national park, and Naivasha, birdwatchers paradise, Amboseli derived from the fact that it is towered over by the snow-capped bulk of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tsavo East and West national parks, offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world with the longest lava flow make for an adventure unlike any other.

Arrival

  • You'll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Nairobi / Masai mara

Your driver guide will meet you at your hotel or residence in the morning for briefing and drive to Maasai mara via Narok town then enter the Maasai mara road and drive across the plains to the camp for lunch. The meals are buffet, enjoyed either in the dining or under the shade of indigenous trees. The culinary affair is indeed one to delight the senses, have a few minutes relaxing and enjoying the surrounding before you depart for an afternoon game drive. Maasai mara is named after the traditional inhabitants (Maasai) and the Mara River. At s some point during your stay in Mara; you will be driven by the river which is a great place to spot wildlife. Park rules allows for off road driving which means that guests can venture into plains with hundreds and thousands of animals, enjoy your first game drive until dawn where you return back to the camp or for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Masai mara

Breakfast at the camp, proceed on full day game viewing in Maasai mara. Africa has a long history of capturing the imagination of travelers, a continent of dramatic contrasts that gives you an unforgettable and remarkable experience whether it’s in an amazement of watching thousands of wild beasts struggling across a rushing river that is littered with crocodiles waiting for their prey, makes the world’s premier wildlife spectacle. The afternoon is spent on a game drive in search of the black manned lions which the park is famous. Lion making a kill can be witnessed in the late afternoon or a leopard in a tree enjoying the meal he has dragged up to avoid disturbance and detection. This reserve has hilly savanna, rolling grasslands, gallery forest on the Mara River and its tributaries.
The ‘big five’ are positively represented here. The large predators are the lion, leopard and cheetah. The smaller predators are the hyena and jackal. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Masai mara

Spend another whole day in the Masai Mara Game Reserve with both morning and afternoon game drives alternatively a full day game viewing with picnic lunch, Masai Mara Game Reserve offers wonderful scenery and plenty of game. It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where a visitor may see animals in the same super abundance as existed a century ago. Explore this part of the Northern Serengeti Ecosystem where the great wildebeest migration takes place. The plain is literally covered with these animals. Grunts and other animal sounds are heard, and territorial fights are commonplace. The migration, now declared the Seventh Wonder of the World takes place from end July to September
Soak in the abundance of untamed wilderness, fresh and natural scenery, filled with exotic wildlife during our expertly guided game drives enjoyed in open vehicles. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Masai Mara / Lake Nakuru

After breakfast, drive to Lake Nakuru national park, There is a ‘look out’ from where one can view this natural wonder. Here the road descends into the Great Rift Valley. On the descent one is surprised to see just off the road, a panaromic view of Lake Elementaita. It should be mentioned here that this road from Nairobi to Nakuru was the first overland road to be surfaced with tarmac in Kenya. This park was famous only as a bird sanctuary especially the lesser and greater flamingos. However, now it is home to the white rhino and Rothschild giraffe, besides the herbivores like buck and antelope. Leopard can also be seen in this park. The vegetation is of the drier type. The flat-topped acacia and the candelabra cactus are a feature of the landscape. Arrive and check in at the lodge or hotel for Lunch and afternoon game drive. Return to the camp for Dinner and Overnight.

Main Destination:
Lake Nakuru National Park
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Inside Lake Nakuru NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Lake Nakuru / Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, drive to the Lake Naivasha to arrive for lunch and afternoon optional activities. The lake is almost 13kms across, but its waters are shallow with an average depth of 5 meters. Much of the lake is surrounded by forests of the yellow barked Acacia. These forests abound with bird life, and Naivasha is known as a world class birding. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, Buffalo wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the Lakes large hippo population sleeps the day out in the shallows. The region surrounding the Lake is well worth exploring. The park is home to a profusion of plains game and bird life. Walking is permitted, making it ideal for hiking, biking, and rock climbing.
Optional Excursions includes
1 hour boat ride : US$ 30 per person
2 hours walking safari on Crescent Island Sanctuary:US$40 per person
Walking /biking safari at Hells gate national park: US$ 40 per person.

Main Destination:
Lake Naivasha
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • In or near Lake Naivasha
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Lake Naivasha / Amboseli

Early morning breakfast, drive south passing through the Athi Plains where formerly the Burchells zebra, the Masai giraffe and smaller herbivores roamed about freely. With human encroachment the wildlife is confined to game parks. There is an advantage to this because one has to drive inside a park to be rewarded with the sight of many different species of animals.
Arrive for lunch and afternoon game viewing in the park at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro (19,340 ft). In the late afternoon one is likely to see a lion or cheetah make a kill. Ideal photography opportunities with Mount Kilimanjaro highest mountain in Africa providing a beautiful back drop. Proceeds to the area of Lake Amboseli, which is a wide salt pan, consisting of permanent swamps. This area has much game, large and small, high concentration of Elephant, rhino, buffalo, Burchell’s zebra, eland, Masai giraffe and small species of the antelope family. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Amboseli National Park
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Amboseli NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Amboseli / Tsavo West national park

After breakfast, drive further to tsavo west national park to arrive at your camp for lunch and afternoon game drive.
a stop-over is made at Mzima Springs, the source of most of Mombasa’s fresh water; you can walk down to an underwater observation chamber where it is literally possible to watch hippo or crocodile swim along the floor of this crystal clear spring.
When driving along the red-earth tracks, keep eyes open for the movement and signs of African wildlife, the more you look the more you will see, don’t forget to enjoy the excitement of the trip as you point out the wildlife, it will be amazing to see the wildlife living in close proximity to the other, see the huge animals, keep the eyes open for the giraffes – they are surprisingly well camouflaged as they nibble the tops of trees, look under the shady trees to find lions sleeping after a hunt out, and watch out as gazelles and cheetahs stroll across the road just in front of you. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Tsavo West National Park
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Tsavo West NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Tsavo West / Tsavo East national park

After breakfast, drive to Tsavo East national park, The safari extends to Chyulus hills, volcanic mountain range with a mix of volcanic cones and barren lava flows, of which the most interesting in Shetani, meaning "Devil" in Swahili. Game includes: buffalo, zebra, giraffe, oryx, lion, leopard and many species of birds and plants.
Tsavo East boasts of bushy grassland and open plains alternate with savannah and semi-arid acacia scrub and woodlands The Yatta plateau is the world's largest lava flow. The sight of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa. The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust –red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and the prolific bird life features 500 recorded species. Return to the camp for dinner & overnight.

Main Destination:
Tsavo East National Park
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Just outside Tsavo East NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Tsavo East np / Nairobi or Mombasa

After breakfast, early morning game drive in Tsavo before you depart to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon. Driver to drop you at the place of your choice or transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

Main Destination:
Nairobi Airport
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).

Included

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • Camping equipment (Sleeping bag excluded)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)

Excluded

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Sleeping bag
  • Bath towels
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees