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Activities & Transport
- Wildlife Watching
- Meet the Locals
- Hot Air Balloon
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
18-Day Kenya Safari with Beach Stay
- Multilingual driver guides who are highly professional in what they do.
- Well selected and family friendly accommodation.
- Game drives to your satisfaction.
- White sand beach relaxing experience.
Does your bucket list include going on a safari that will also take you to the famous Masai Mara? And, would you like to relax on beautiful beaches? This Kenya tour has the perfect itinerary for you.
It all starts in Nairobi city with a visit to the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. You will go on to discover the wildlife at Samburu National Reserve, Lake Baringo & Bogoria, and then journey to Nakuru in the Great Rift Valley region.
Your next destination is the spectacular Masai Mara National Reserve where you will get a chance to spot the Big Five! See more animals and birds at Crescent Island in Naivasha and Hell’s Gate National Park.
Finally, you will travel to the lovely town of Watamu for some fun days by the beach.
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation in Nairobi on bed & breakfast basis
- Accommodation on coast on half board
- Transportation in special safari vehicle comfortable for game drives
- Services of a German-speaking driver/tour guide
- Game drives as mentioned
- Full board accommodation in the lodges
- All park entry fees
- 1 litre drinking water per person per day
- Flying Doctors Service for emergency evacuation cover
- Personal travel insurance.
- International and domestic flights not mentioned in the 'included' list.
- All other expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips, etc.
- Anything/ service not mentioned in the 'included' section.
- Optional visit to local villages @ 30$ per person.
- Optional hot air balloon in Mara @ 450$ per person.
|Trip Dates||Days||Min/Max Passengers||Price (p.p.)||Status|
|Jul 02, 2019 until Jul 19, 2019||18||2/6||$ 4,090||G||Bookable||Request|
Begin your Adventure in Nairobi
Welcome to the capital city of Nairobi! After your arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will proceed to your accommodations. Spend the night at your lodge in Karen and get set for wonderful adventures in the coming days.
Visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
You will get your first introduction to Kenya’s wildlife after breakfast today. On a visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, you will be able to see the amazing conservation work done by the trust to protect wildlife. Orphaned elephants are rescued and rehabilitated at this place. The people working here offer tender loving care to the adorable baby elephants. Afterwards, return to Karen.
Later in the afternoon, you will go on a tour of the Kazuri Beads Factory to get a glimpse of some wonderful handicrafts. At this small workshop, you can take a look at the pretty handmade beads made by locals, mostly women. These are used in necklaces, bracelets and other ornaments. They are colorful and beautiful!
Spot Unique Wildlife at Samburu National Reserve
Today, you will see wildlife in natural surroundings. After breakfast, check-out and journey to the Samburu National Reserve. On arrival, check in at your lodge and enjoy your lunch.
In the afternoon, you will go on your first game drive of this trip. The riveting landscape of Samburu Reserve dotted with hills, plains and forests is home to a variety of wildlife. On your safari, you will get a chance to see some of these animal and bird species. Besides lions, elephants, leopards and cheetahs, some of the other interesting animals found here are the Beisa Oryx, reticulated giraffe, Grevy's Zebra and the long-necked gerenuk. If you have seen the movie Born Free, it is based on Elsa the lioness who was raised at the reserve.
Make a Trip to Lake Baringo National Park
Enjoy your breakfast, check-out of your hotel and begin the drive to the Rift Valley region. Your destination is the Lake Baringo National Park. After arrival, check-in at your lakeside campsite, eat lunch and rest. In the afternoon, you will set forth to explore the area around Lake Baringo, a large freshwater lake. It is one of the most well-known bird watching sites in Kenya. The waters are also home to crocodiles and hippos. While discovering the place, you may spot many kinds of bird species such as fish eagles, pelicans, flamingos, storks, hornbills and cormorants. Later, return to the camp.
Explore Lake Bogoria
After a good meal in the morning, you will proceed to Lake Bogoria. You can see the landscape consisting of the lake and the surrounding grasslands and woodlands. The lake is a favorite of pink flamingos. You can spend the afternoon at leisure or you have the option of visiting the local villages.
Overnight at the camp.
See Wildlife at Lake Nakuru National Park
Start the journey to Nakuru town, your base to explore the Lake Nakuru National Park. After checking in at your hotel, have lunch and relax.
In the afternoon, you will head out for a game drive at the Lake Nakuru National Park. The soda lake with saline waters is surrounded by woodlands and shrublands. On your game drive, you can see all kinds of wildlife near the lake and in the areas around it. The national park is home to rhinos, giraffes and various species of birds. Enjoy the scenic drive while looking at the wonderful wildlife.
Go on a Game Drive at the Famous Masai Mara
Have you been looking forward to visiting Masai Mara? Your wait ends today as you will travel to this famous reserve after breakfast. After you arrive, check in at the camp and rest for a while.
Afterwards, in the afternoon, you will go on a game drive at the amazing Masai Mara National Reserve. With its superb population of wildlife and stunning landscape, Masai Mara is one of the most popular reserves in the world along with Tanzania’s Serengeti. On your drive, you can see the vast landscape of grass plains with acacia trees. While it is popular for its animal inhabitants including the Big Five (lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and Cape buffalo), it is most well-known for the breathtaking annual wildebeest migration along the Serengeti and Masai Mara. During migration season, you may be able to witness this incredible sight. Spend the night at the camp.
Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride and Masai Village Visit
There’s so much to discover at Masai Mara that you need at least a couple of days to see the beauty of the wildlife and the landscape here. After breakfast, you will go on another game drive to spot some more animals and birds. Besides this, you also have the option of going on an exciting hot air balloon ride over the Masai Mara. While it is fascinating to explore the reserve on the ground, it is an equally captivating experience to see the wildlife and the landscape from above. Quite awe-inspiring!
In the afternoon, you will also have the option to get a glimpse of local life at a Masai village. Overnight at the camp.
Try to Spot the Big Five at Masai Mara
It’s your last day at the stunning Masai Mara, so make the most of it. Enjoy your morning breakfast and follow it up with a full day game drive including packed lunch. Or you can alternatively go on a morning and afternoon game drive. Either way, you can spot more of the wildlife that inhabits the reserve. Watch predators and prey, herds of animals, or a rare creature. It’s a wild, wild world out there!
Discover Wildlife at Crescent Island, Lake Naivasha
Say farewell to Masai Mara and continue to your next destination–Lake Naivasha. Drive to Naivasha and check-in at your inn in time for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will make your way to Crescent Island in the freshwater lake area. See various species of wildlife here including animals and birds. The landscape is beautiful and you might spot hippos, giraffes, gazelles and zebras. It is a great spot for bird watching too! Return to your inn for the night.
Tour the Fascinating Hell’s Gate National Park
After breakfast, you will head to a place near Lake Naivasha – the Hell’s Gate National Park. While it is a small park, it still has a varied animal life, a beautiful landscape and interesting geological formations. On your visit here, you can spot different species of animals and birds and other impressive sights.
Head back to your inn in the afternoon for food and rest. Spend your time at leisure.
Return to Nairobi
It’s now time to return to Nairobi. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, check out and travel to the capital city. Check in at your lodge on arrival and spend the day as you wish.
Catch a Flight to Mombasa
After breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport. Board a flight to Mombasa. After your arrival at Moi International Airport, you will be transferred to Temple Point Resort in Watamu. After check in, spend the afternoon at leisure on the beach resort in this small town along the Indian Ocean coast.
Have Fun at the Watamu Marine National Park
Ready for some beach fun? Since you have spent a busy few days going on game drives to discover the wildlife of the country, it is time to put your feet up and relax. Watamu is known for the bays and beaches of the Watamu Marine National Park. If you wish, excursions and visits to places on the coast can be organized on short notice for an additional fee.
Relax on the Beach at Watamu
When you have the sun, sand, and sea, it is the perfect combination for blissful days. Enjoy your time in the lovely town for a couple more days. It is the best way to rejuvenate yourself.
Unwind on the Shore or Enjoy Optional Activities
Enjoy the day by the beach or have fun at the resort. You can also go on excursions and visits to places on the coast at an additional cost. Some of the popular optional activities here include snorkeling, boat trips, and dolphin viewing. Have fun!
Laze on the Beach
Spend the day at leisure or discover the delights of the Watamu Marine National Park.