13 Days Kenya Big five Safari


Nairobi, Tsavo West, Amboseli, Arbedares, Samburu Game Reserve, Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara Game Reserve


13 Days

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi

Meet at Jomo Kenyatta International airport, after meet and greet you will be transfer to Arusha town,
Overnight at Tamarind Hotel Nairobi –BB

Day 2: Tsavo West National Park

Your safari begins this morning with a drive south to Tsavo West National Park. After lunch you will experience your first game drive and a visit to Mzima Springs frequented by hippos and crocodiles and if you are lucky you will see them wallow and retreat around the crystal-clear waters.
Meals and overnight at Kilaguni Serena Lodge

Day 3&4: Amboseli

After breakfast, drive to one of the most popular parks in Kenya, Amboseli National Park, home to around 900 elephant. Located near Mt. Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest freestanding mountain, weather permitting you will be able to witness the snowcapped peak. Amboseli National Park offers the chance to encounter magnificent herds of elephant. Following an exciting afternoon game drive, you will spend two nights at Ol Tukai Lodge. Experience early morning and afternoon game drives in Amboseli National Park, where, with its low vegetation, it is renowned as one of the best wildlife viewing areas in Africa. Look out for lion, buffalo, zebra and a diverse range of birdlife. The park’s dry and dusty form is due to the volcanic ash that came from Mt. Kilimanjaro on its last eruption, yet the lush green areas are a result of a continuous water supply from the mountain’s melting snow.
Meals and overnight at Oltukai Lodge / Sentrim Amboseli

Day 5: Arbedares National Park

After breakfast, drive via Nairobi to the Aberdares National Park, with lunch en route in Nairobi, You will then check in at The Ark Lodge for lunch. Afternoon game drive in Aberdares, the game is attracted by the saltlick and waterhole and with four spectacular viewing decks and a rooftop platform; it is the ideal place to capture incredible close-up photographs
Dinner and overnight at The Ark Lodge

Day 6&7: Samburu Game Reserve

After breakfast, you will drive north to Samburu National Reserve where you will spend the next two nights at Ashnil Samburu Lodge. Experience the African desert at its best and as a lesser-known park, it is less crowded, with game drives on both days giving you the opportunity to hopefully spot leopard, lion and cheetah. This is the dry, north of Kenya and the reserve attracts wildlife not often seen elsewhere, so be on the lookout for gerenuks – a unique gazelle with a long neck that stands on its hind legs to feed.
Meals and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Lodge

Day 8: Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy

Drive south to the sweetwaters for lunch and an afternoon game drive. Visit the remarkable Chimpanzee and Rhino Sanctuaries. Incorporated within the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the sanctuary is the only place in Kenya where the highly endangered and remarkably intelligent chimpanzee can be seen and houses the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa.
Meals and overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp, experiencing the charming ambiance of under-canvas living

Day 9: Lake Nakuru

After breakfast, drive via Thomson’s Falls to Lake Nakuru National Park for lunch. Here, due to an abundance of algae in the lake, flamingoes famously line the shores. Sometimes (in season) all that can be seen is an incredible moving mass of pink! Enjoy an afternoon game drive hopefully spotting beautiful flamingos on the lake and the resident rhino.
Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge

Day 10: Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast, drive to Masai Mara Game reserve for check-in and lunch at your lodge
Afternoon enjoy the Game drive in Masai Mara Game reserve
Dinner and overnight at Keekorok Lodge / Sentrim Mara

Day 11&12: Masai Mara Game Reserve

Enjoy the most famous game reserve in the world; the Maasai Mara is what safari dreams are made of – rolling grasslands, wide open savannah, and rich in African wildlife. Spot pride of lions basking in the shade, seek out an elusive solo leopard, and have your camera at the ready for other spectacular wildlife including cheetah and hyena. The Maasai Mara is also renowned for the incredible annual migration of zebra and wildebeest.
Meals and overnight at Keekorok Lodge / Azure Mara Camp

Day 13: Airport

After breakfast, you will check out and drive for 7hrs back to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward journey. Instead of driving – the flying option from Masai Mara to Wilson airport and transfer to Jomo Kenyatta airport will be $290.00

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Price Includes

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Game drives as Indicated on the Itinerary using Land Cruiser 4 x 4 – 6 Seaters
  • English Speaking driver guide
  • Mineral Water
  • Return airport transfers
  • Park entrance fees as indicated on the itinerary
  • Meet and greet services

Price Excludes

  • Tips, Porterage, beverages, items of personal nature such as laundry, phone, fax, insurance etc.
  • International flights, visas and airport taxes
  • Any other item not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Christmass and New Year Eve and New Year Supplements(24th, 25th, 26th and 31st of Dec 2022 & 01st Jan 2023 – per person $250.00
  • Easter supplements per person $180.00

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