8 Days Classic Kenya Safari-Amazing Wildlife (Big-5) Itinerary Package


8 Days Kenya Safari. This awesome 8 days Kenya Safari takes you to Kenya’s top Natural Wonders of sweetwaters(Olpegeta Conserancy) Samburu National Game Reserve, Masai mara National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park.

Overview of the 8 days Kenya Safari

The perfect 8 days/7 nights Kenya Wildelife safari itinerary starts from the iconic Samburu National Reserve in the northern circuit to encounter an astounding numbers of elephants, alongside great sighting of the special 5( Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, Besia Oryx, &Grevy’s Zebra) Endangered Wild Dog, Grevy’s Zebra, and Pun cake Tortoise. Then we move to Olpegeta Conserancy (Sweetwaters) which hosts over 10000 large Mammals, the big 5, and Chimpanzees.

We will then make our way southwards to Lake Nakuru National Park whose acacia woulds are filled with giraffe and rhinos, coupled with leopards, baboons, and pink flamingoes,all in one setting. And then, end with Masai mara National Reserve, which is undoubtedly, one of Africa’s best game viewing destinations and a must for a perfect Kenya Wildlife safari.  The reserve displays a diverse spectacle of Big five game suitable for exclusive game viewing drives. We can also add up a heart warming experience by visiting the maasai homesteads to meet & learn about their traditional cultural values. Otherwise, you can also opt for a hot air balloon experience, where you will hover over the reserve to enjoy the beautiful animal sites below you.

Detailed Itinerary for 8 Days Kenya Safari

Day 1: Nairobi – Mount Kenya

Upon pick up in the morning by an expert driver guide from Aloyo Safaris, you will leave for Mount Kenya National Park, where your lunch will be served early upon  checking into the lodge, then after  head for an evening  nature walk.

Dinner & overnight in the evening at the lodge.

Day 2: Mount Kenya National Park- Samburu National Reserve

Wake up early before sunrise for a transfer to Samburu National Reserve with a break at the equator for photos. Thereafter you will arrive at Samburu National Reserve for check in and Lunch. Relax then set off at 1600hrs for evening game Viewing drive, then after you will return at dusk for dinner and a peaceful night sleep.

Day 3: Samburu National Reserve

You will be up early for breakfast, while you enjoy the sweet melodious voices   of the birds in the sky.  Then head for a full day game drive with picnic lunch in the wilderness.

One can also go for an optional Samburu community visit, so as to learn more about their day today way of living.

Return at dusk for dinner and an overnight in the Hotel/Lodge or Tented Camp

Day 4: Samburu National Reserve – Olpejeta Conservancy (sweetwaters)

After breakfast early morning, head to explore Olpejeta Conservancy with an enroute  game drive as you exit the Park, arriving in time, that’s ideal for lunch.

Ol Pejeta conservancy is placed between Mount Kenya foot hills and the Abedare Mountain Ranges. The sanctuary measures an entire area of 364 square Kilometer and was established in 1988 .  Olpejeta Conservancy has the last remaining has the last 2 white Rhinos for  which it is famed

Besides, Olpejeta Conservancy is also home to the Big 5-Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Rhinos, Buffaloes as well as Chimpanzees (The only place in Kenya, where we can get chimpanzees). Other activities includes; Horse rides, camel rides and night walks, dog tracking  as well as to encounter nocturnal animals.

On the other hand, Ol PeJeta Conservancy  offers  opportunities for visitors to learn more about their local culture and tradition of the Samburu, Turkana, Pokot and Maasai.

Proceed at 1600 hrs for an evening game drive to visit the Rhino Orphanage Center and return in the evening.

Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 5: Sweetwaters Game Reserve/Ol Pejeta Conservancy – Lake Nakuru National Park

You will be up early for a sumptuous breakfast, then after leave for Lake Nakuru national Park. Enroute you will stop over at the Thomson’s n falls, Subukia, Great Rift valley View Point, Tea plantation… reaching at an ideal time for lunch at the lodge.

An afternoon game viewing drive will be organized, for you to take part, then after return at dusk for dinner, then after an overnight rest in the Hotel.

Return for dinner and overnight at the accommodation

Day 6: Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara National Reserve

Following your morning breakfast, depart Lake Nakuru National Park for the Famous Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Kenya’s celebrated but well known Maasai Mara National Reserve,  is filled with numerous wildlife, consisting of the Big five (lion ,elephant ,leopards, buffalos and black Rhinos ). Other common animals includes zebras, Masai giraffes wildebeests ,antelopes ,gazelles, cheetah ,topi ,hippos ,crocodiles ,hyenas etc as well as 500 birds species.

The touristic  Maasai Mara National Reserve attracts more than 5000 tourists annually. The park is usually famous for the world’s renowned wildebeest Migration which happens every year, during the months of July, August, September and October.

Take a siesta after lunch, then later proceed for a game drive and wind the your whole day adventure a sundowner.

Dinner/overnight Ashnil Mara Camp

Day 7: Masai Mara National Reserve

Begin your day 7, by setting off at 0630hrs to catch up with the  Big Cats, returning from their hunting grounds. You will have your picnic breakfast & lunch,  in the wilderness, while dinner will be at lodge as well as Dinner.

Day 8: Depart for Nairobi.

Breakfast will be served, then after exit Maasai Mara with a game viewing drive, as you return to Nairobi, for your flight back home or, you may proceed to Mombasa for your post safari leisure.

Price Per Person

Jeep safaris for special requests

The price includes

Transport MinVan

Driver /guide

Park fees

Full board accommodation

Mineral water

Insurance cover

Extra lunch

Game arrive