7 Days Wildlife & Cultural Safari in KenyaEnjoy a private safari in Kenya!
Arrival and Transfer to Hotel
Meet and greet at Jomo Kenyatta Airport upon your arrival and after the briefing, you are driven to your hotel for overnight. Stay at Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport Hotel.
Drive to Lake Naivasha
After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel at 0630hrs and proceed to Lake Naivasha which is about an hour and a half away from the city. You may stop shortly for scenery viewing at the scenic Great Rift Valley viewpoint for a view of the escarpment and a photo session. Proceed to Hells Gate National Park where you will spend the morning on an excursion with options of walking/hiking or cycling tours. Explore the park which has fantastic rock compositions and visit the gorges for a guided tour in the company of a local guide who will explain to you the history of the park. This is one of the few parks where walking safaris are allowed or cycling tours within the park. After exploring the park to your satisfaction, you will drive to the camp for check-in and hot lunch. After lunch, you will take a relaxing boat ride to visit the beautiful Crescent Island Sanctuary where you will enjoy guided nature walks in the park in the company of a local guide who will explain to you about the park’s history. Along the way, you will see hippos wallowing in the lake taking a lazy yawn. After the visit, you will take the boat back to the camp where you will spend the night. Stay at Fish Eagle Inn.
Drive to Masai Mara
Early breakfast then check out of the camp at 0700hrs and drive to Masai Mara passing through Narok Town which is a busy Masai town located along this route. Drive on to Masai Mara arriving for check-in and hot lunch at the camp. After lunch, enjoy game drives for an opportunity to spot the big five animals as well as many other animals which include the cheetah, hyena, giraffe, warthog, gazelle, wildebeest and others. As the sun sets, you are driven back to the camp rest and dinner. Stay at Ol Moran Camp.
Early wakeup call then have an early morning pre-breakfast game drive at 6.30 am for a chance to see the park when most active. Afterward, return to the camp for late breakfast then carry packed picnic lunch and depart for full day game drives. You will explore the new 8th wonder of the world and if lucky you might see an adrenaline-filled cheetah hunt in the open plains of the Masai Mara. In the evening you will transfer back to accommodation for dinner and rest Stay at Ol Moran Camp.
Drive from Masai Mara to The Cultural Experience at Tepesua Cultural Village
After early breakfast, you will check out of the camp for a final morning game drive in Masai Mara to see the park when most active. After the game drives, you will exit from Masai Mara and proceed to Tepesua Masai village where you will have lunch on arrival. After lunch, you will meet the team of Masai warriors who will take you on a guided walk of the village and around in the quiet deep bushes as they explain their cultural practices. Afterward, you will engage in traditional activities such as learning how to dance like a real Masai Moran, Moran jumping, Traditional sticks fire making in the wild, The Dos and Don’ts of Moranhood, and many more at Tepesua cultural eco-camp. You will then visit the local women workshop where widows make traditional ornaments to feed their families and provide education for their children. The Masai warriors are available to answer any questions that you may have about their culture. Dinner is served at the camp around a bonfire under the starry African sky. Stay at Tepesua Eco Camp.
Transfer to Airport
Breakfast at leisure then have a visit to the nearby local school which was set up by the founder to provide shelter to rescued little girls from early marriages. The school was founded in 2009 due to rampant Early Girl Child marriages in and around the Loita Plains area. After the school visit, guests depart from the camp at leisure and board the vehicle for a transfer back to Nairobi. A lunch break is arranged at Narok Town before proceeding to Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, you are transferred to your most preferred hotel in the city or onward to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to connect with your flight.
- Flights from British Airways & Emirates
- All airport transfers
- 1 Night in Nairobi staying at the 4* Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport Hotel on bed & breakfast basis
- 1 Night in Lake Naivasha staying at the Fish Eagle Inn on Full board basis
- 3 Nights in Maasai Mara staying at the Ol Moran Camp on Full board basis
- 1 Nights in Tepesua Cultural Village staying at the Tepesua Eco Camp on Full board basis
- Masai Mara Park Fees and activities stated for the Masai village
- Game drives as indicated in the Masai Mara
- Accommodation and meals as indicated in midrange camps with an overnight in a Masai village
- Transport and game drives in a private safari minibus with pop up roof
- Clean drinking water during the safari
- Boat ride in Lake Naivasha & Hells Gate Cycling
- Services of an experienced tour driver/guide
- On request.