Travelling on a budget but still want to experience the highlights of Kenya? Then this 7-night itinerary is ideal.
Enjoy forest walks at the foot of Mount Kenya while staying in a timber lodge, and marvel at the pink flamingos in the Lake Nakaru National Park, which is home to dormant volcanoes and soda lakes. One of the highlights of your stay will be the opportunity to spot the Big 5 in the Masai Mara National Park, famous for the Great Wildebeest Migration.
Day 1 to 2: Overnight at the hotel of your choice in Nairobi
Once you arrive at Nairobi International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred by road to the Hotel. You will overnight at the hotel of your choice in a standard room. There are different hotels each in its own tranquil and private gardens in a short distance from the capital, Nairobi.
Days 2 to 4: Samburu Sopa Lodge, Samburu National Reserve
After breakfast on day 2, you transfer by road to the Samburu National Reserve. You will spend
2 nights at the Samburu Sopa Lodge, including 3 meals per day and daily game drives. The Samburu Sopa Lodge is located in the heart of the Samburu National Park which is a low lying, semi-arid plain home to the Ewaso Ngiro River. Elephant, hippo and crocodile are in abundance. The lodge is built on raised ground, allowing for panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Day 4 to 5: Serena Mountain Lodge, Mount Kenya National Park
The morning of day 4, you travel by road to Mount Kenya and overnight at the Serena Mountain Lodge on a full board basis. The Serena Mountain Lodge is a timbered lodge located in the forests of Mount Kenya, which is Kenya's highest mountain. The Serena Lodge is raised on stilts above the forest canopy and guests can enjoy forest walks. The lodge overlooks a waterhole and salt-lick which attracts both elephant and buffalo herds.
Day 5 to 6: Lake Nakuru Lodge, Lake Nakuru National Park
An early start this morning to transfer by road to the Lake Nakuru National Park for a game drive. The fifth night is spent at the Lake Nakuru Lodge on a full board basis. The Lake Nakuru Lodge is located in the Lake Nakuru National Park, which boasts a diverse ecology. It's most fascinating sights are the bright pink flamingos and pelicans. Located along the Great Rift Valley there are views of dormant volcanoes, soda and freshwater lakes.
Day 6 to 8: LSopa Mara Lodge, Masai Mara National Reserve
Up bright and early, travelling by road to the Masai Mara National Reserve is undoubtedly the highlight of your safari. You will spend the next 2 nights at the Sopa Mara Lodge on a full board basis and spending your days on game drives. The Masai Mara National Reserve is famous for the viewing of the Great Wildebeest Migration, which takes place between July and October. The Sopa Mara Lodge is one of the first lodges to be built in the reserve and is ideally located on the Oloongams Hills which offers a great vantage point for game spotting. The lodge is a basic and comfortable option designed with an ethnic feel.
Day 8: Transfer to Airport
After breakfast and morning activities at the camp, guests are transferred by road back to Nairobi airport in time for their onward travel arrangements.