12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour

12 DAYS KENYA WILDLIFE SAFARI (MASAI MARA, LAKE NAIVASHA, LAKE NAKURU, OL PEJETA, SAMBURU & ABERDARES)

12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour: This 12 days/ 11 Nights Kenya wildlife safari tour is such a breath taking Kenya adventure taking you on a 10 days excursion to various Kenya safari destinations including Lake Nakuru national park, Masai Mara national reserve, Lake Naivasha, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Samburu Game reserve and Aberdare national park. This 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari) starts and ends in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya.

Highlights of 12 days Kenya wildlife safari

  • Day 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: Transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 3: Full day excursion in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 4: Transfer to Lake Naivasha
  • Day 5: Explore Hells Gate national park
  • Day 6: Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Day 7: Transfer to Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Day 8: Full day in Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Day 9: Transfer to Samburu game Reserve
  • Day 10: Full day in Samburu Game Reserve
  • Day 11: Transfer to Aberdare National Park
  • Day 12: Transfer to Nairobi

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival

Welcome to Nairobi Kenya: Upon landing at the airport on day 1 of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari), you will be welcomed into Kenya by our experienced safari driver/ guide who will take through a briefing session as you head to a hotel for lunch. Later in the afternoon, you may choose to stay at your lodge at leisure or have an optional activity of Nairobi city tour exploring the best attractions in the city including the Giraffes center, the Elephant orphanage, the Museum and many more depending on the time. There is as well an optional afternoon tour to Nairobi National park. After the city tour, you will return to your hotel for dinner and night rest.

Note: All activities on day1 can be arranged upon request at an additional charge.

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve

Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve: On the 2nd day of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour, you will be up early, have breakfast at your hotel and after breakfast you will link up with the safari driver/ guide with whom you embark on a journey to Masai Mara National Reserve through Narok Town one of the best cultural towns in Kenya. Upon park arrival, you will check in for lunch, relax at your lodge and embark on an afternoon game drive exploring different parts of the park while encountering with lots of wildlife species that thrill within this beautiful savanna. You will connect back to your lodge for dinner and night rest.

12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour
Masai Mara National Reserve Elephants

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Full day excursion in Masai Mara National Reserve

Full day adventure in Masai Mara National Reserve: On the 3rd day of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari), you will be up early have breakfast and after breakfast, you will head to the park plains on a game drive to view the different animals that live in this park, that include lions, wildebeests, zebras, rhinos, cheetahs, warthogs and many more. On this game drive you will also spot several birds that make their home in this park. This is a while day game drive and you will have a picnic lunch on this day.  The game drive will end in the evening and after you will retire to your accommodation for dinner and a night rest. There is as well an optional activity of Hot air balloon while on a Kenya Safari.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Naivasha

Masai Mara national reserve to Lake Naivasha: On day 4 of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour, you will be up early for breakfast and after breakfast you will check out and head to Lake Naivasha. You will arrive in Naivasha in the early afternoon, have lunch and after lunch you will head to the lake for a boat ride to experience along the Crescent Island where you see several water animals like hippos, and water birds since the lake is a famous destination for birding adventure. After the boat ride you will head to your accommodation, where you will have dinner and a night rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Full day adventure in Hells Gate National park

Lake Naivasha – Hell’s Gate national park: On the 5th day of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari), you will head for Hell’s Gate National Park with your packed lunch for a full day game viewing safari. You will watch plenty of wildlife in this park such as zebra, elands, buffalo, hartebeest, Thompsons Gazelle, Giraffe and plenty of birdlife. At lunch time, enjoy your picnic lunch and proceed with your game drive till late in the evening then retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru national park: On day 6 of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari), head out for a walking safari around park to view some stunning attractions that were not seen the previous day such as hot springs, Geothermal station and many more. You will then check out of the lodge and connect to Lake Nakuru National Park where you will arrive just in time for lunch. You will have lunch and after lunch you will head to the lake to the park for an afternoon game drive to view the animals in the park that include Rhinos, Giraffes, zebras, lions among others and if you are lucky, you may see some Pythons. On this game drive you will also spot numerous birds as you enjoy sights of unique vegetation in this park. You will then head back to your accommodation where you will have dinner and a night rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Lake Nakuru national park to Ol Pejeta Conservancy: On the 7th day of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour, you will be up early have breakfast and then check out of your accommodation and head to Ol Pejeta conservancy where you will arrive just in time for lunch. Ol Pejeta Conservancy is of the best Kenya safari destination where one is able to spot a huge population of the black rhinos and a few white rhinos. The Conservancy as well is a home to several animals including lions, Hippos, Gazelles, leopards, jackals, hippos, impalas, baboons, elands, dik-dik and many more. Well, after lunch, you will enjoy an afternoon tour to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary after which you will return to your lodge/ camp for dinner and overnight sleep.

12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour
Ol Pejeta Conservancy

 Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Full day in Ol Pejeta Conservancy Sweet waters

Full day adventure: Enjoy your morning breakfast at your lodge on day 8 of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari), after which, you will head to the Ol Pejeta sweet waters for a full day adventure. This conservancy overlooks the stunning Mount Kenya. Conservancy with your packed lunch box for a full day adventure.  The Conservancy has a lot to offer including stunning vegetation cover and plenty of animals that call this Ol Pejeta conservancy their home including the big 5 game, the Rhinos, and many other animals. Look out for the big cats like Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, to mention but a few. In case you missed out visiting the Chimpanzee sanctuary, then you may choose to visiting today in the evening. Keeping in Mind that Kenya has only one chimpanzee sanctuary and it is found nowhere else other than in Ol Pejeta. Later in the evening, you will connect to your lodge for dinner and overnight rest as above.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Transfer to Samburu National Game Reserve

Ol Pejeta to Samburu Game Reserve: On day 9 of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari), you will be up early have breakfast, check out of your accommodation and there after head to Samburu Game Reserve where you will arrive in the afternoon. You will arrive in time for lunch and then go out in the semi-arid plains for an afternoon game drive to see the different animals in the park that include buffalos, antelopes, gazelles and many more. The game drive will end in the evening as you head to your lodge for dinner and overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Full day in Samburu National Game Reserve

Full day adventure in Samburu: On day 10 of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour, you will be up early, have breakfast and after breakfast head out to the semi-arid plains once again for a full day game drive in this game reserve that will allow you to not only see the animals in the reserve but also several unique features within and surrounding the game reserve that include a river. You will have picnic lunch on this day and the game drive will end in the evening. You will then head back to your accommodation for dinner and a night rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Transfer to Aberdare National Park

Samburu to Aberdare national park: After breakfast on day 11 of 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari), enjoy a final game drive in Samburu as you exit the reserve for Aberdare national park one of the scenic parks in Kenya ragged by Aberdare mountain ranges and forests. Upon park arrival, you will check in for lunch then enjoy an afternoon game to watch a good number of animals including elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, waterbuck, duiker, Bushbuck among others.

12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour
Aberdare national park

 

Meal Plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 12: Transfer from Aberdare National park to Nairobi.

Aberdare national park to Nairobi: On the last day of your 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour (Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Naivasha, Ol Pejeta, Samburu & Aberdare national park safari), you will be up early, have breakfast and after breakfast you will be driven to Thomson falls one of the most stunning spot for photo taking. After this adventure, proceed with your journey to Nairobi City, where you will arrive in the afternoon. The Tour guide will drop you at a location of your choice in Nairobi. That will be the end of the 12 days Kenya Wildlife safari tour.

Meal plan: Breakfast, and Lunch.

END OF 12 DAYS KENYA WIDLIFE SAFARI TOUR

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