13 Days Kenya Classic Safari

13 Days Kenya Classic Safari

This 13 days Kenya Classic Safari is designed for wildlife enthusiasts. The safari starts with a visit to Amboseli National park with views of Mt Kilimanjaro with large herds of elephants. The safari will continue to the beautiful Samburu national reserve famed for its large number of leopards, beautiful scenery and great cultural experiences. The Masai mara which is a huge expanse of breathtaking endless plains and abundant wildlife will be the next stop. Diani Beach on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya located 30 kilometers south of Mombasa which is a gorgeous setting for a beach vacation with a backdrop of forests echoing with the cries of wildlife will be your last stop.

Day 1: Arrival to Nairobi

You will arrive in Nairobi for this 2 weeks safari exploring the beautiful country. A representative of Kagera Safaris will be waiting at the airport to welcome you and transfer you to your hotel for overnight.

Hemingsway / House of Waine / Palacina Suites / Fairmont the Norfolk / Giraffe Manor / The Boma

Day 2: Transfer to Amboseli National park

Your safari begins today with your arrival in Nairobi (JKIA) where you will be welcomed to Kenya by a Kagera Safaris representative and your driver guide.  

You will then receive a short briefing after which you start the journey to Amboseli National park. You will drive down via Mombasa road and arrive at the national park just in time for your lunch. You will then go on your very first evening game drive with your guide. Return later to the lodge for dinner.  

Drive time – 4 hours OR  Schedule flight time –  35 minutes
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Ol Tukai Lodge / Tortills Camp/ Tawi Lodge / Kibo Safari Camp / Porina Amboseli Camp / Zebra Plains Camp/ Elerai Camp

Day 3:  Full day Game drives in Amboseli National Park 

Wake up and have a hearty breakfast at your lodge before heading out for the day. You will carry packed lunch for the full day game drives. Spend the day exploring Amboseli national park as you look out a variety of wildlife like cape buffaloes, impalas, lions, spotted hyenas, masai giraffe, grant’s zebras, wildebeest, African bush elephants and if lucky cheetahs. Amboseli national park has great opportunities to see wildlife as the vegetation in the park is scattered because of the long dry months. The park is well known as a home to the African elephants so expect to view large herds of elephants during your game drive.  

You will end your day with transfer to the lodge or camp for dinner.  

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Ol Tukai Lodge / Tortills Camp/ Tawi Lodge / Kibo Safari Camp / Porina Amboseli Camp / Zebra Plains Camp/ Elerai Camp

Day 4: Transfer to Samburu

Today morning after breakfast, start the journey to the beautiful Samburu national reserve north of Ol pejata. On arrival, have lunch and go on an afternoon game drive. Look out for the African leopard, giraffes, lions, elephants, cape buffaloes, impalas, water bucks, warthogs, Grant’s gazelle, olive baboons and different species of birds.

Drive time – 5 hours
B, L & D
Saruni Samburu / Saruni Rhino / Sasaab Camp / Sarara Camp / Elephant Bedroom

Day 5 & 6: Game drive

Spend the day on a game drive in Samburu national reserve. The game drives will give you an opportunity to look out for wildlife such as the big 5, zebras, beisa oryx, Somali ostrich, giraffes, waterbucks etc. and sighting of beautiful landscape sightings.

Return to the lodge later in the evening and enjoy a glass of wine over dinner as you reminisce on the day’s sightings.

B, L & D
Saruni Samburu / Saruni Rhino / Sasaab Camp / Sarara Camp / Elephant Bedroom

Day 7: Transfer to Maasai Mara

Take a flight from Samburu national reserve to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Upon arrival you will check into the lodge, have lunch and brief rest. Later you will take an evening game drive in the Maasai Mara game reserve, one of East Africa top safari destinations.

Drive time – 4 hours OR Scheduled flights – 45 minutes
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Bateleurs Camp / Kichwa Tembo / Mara plains camp / Little Governors / Sanctuary Olonono / Angama Mara / Zebra Plains camp

Day 8 & 9: Game drive in Maasai Mara

Take full day game drives in Kenya’s finest wildlife park. The game drives takes us in search of Africa’s big five and other wildlife. Wherever you go in vast Maasai Mara, you will see a lot of wildlife. You will also have an option for a cultural visit to a Maasai village.

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Bateleurs Camp / Kichwa Tembo / Mara plains camp / Little Governors / Sanctuary Olonono / Angama Mara / Zebra Plains camp

Day 10: Transfer to Diani Beach

Take a flight to Mombasa via Nairobi from Maasai Mara. You will arrive in the afternoon where you will spend rest of the afternoon at leisure in the resort.

Scheduled flight – 3 hours
B, L & D
Afrochic Diani / Msambweni Beach house/ The sands nomad / The Manji Beach Boutique Hotel

Day 11 & 12 Diani Beach

The days will be spent at leisure with an option of engaging in water sports at your own cost. Diani beach is an endless sight to With flawless long stretch of white sand hugged by lush forest

B, L & D
Afrochic Diani / Msambweni Beach house/ The sands nomad / The Manji Beach Boutique Hotel

Day 13: Transfer to Nairobi for Departure Flight

You will finally check out of the hotel and take a local flight to Nairobi where you will proceed for your international flight.

Scheduled flight – 1 hour
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