10 ½ Days Kenya Wildlife Budget Safari

10 ½ Days Samburu, Aberdares-Treetops, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara, Nairobi - Amboseli, Tsavo West, and Tsavo East Safari


Sentrim Samburi Camp - Tent with balcony facing the Ewaso Nyiro River

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10 ½ Days Kenya Wildlife Budget Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu

Met upon arrival from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and drive northward to the Central Highlands where you cross the Equator as you approach majestic Mt. Kenya, a dormant volcano with a glistering cap of snow and ice. Drive further to Samburu National Reserve in Kenya's semi-desert, rugged northern frontier arriving at Samburu Sentrim for late lunch. Short afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner and overnight at Samburu Sentrim.


Sunset over Samburu

Day 2: Samburu

Set in an extraordinary region along the Ewaso Nyiro River, Samburu is home to some of Africa's rare game species. The river's permanent waters abound with crocodile and hippo and attract plenty of wildlife including the unique Grevy's zebra, the long necked Gerenuk antelope, Beisa Oryx and the Somali Ostrich. Full day game viewing drive will be the highlight of the day in search for other animals such as Leopard, cheetah and lion. All meals and overnight at Samburu Sentrim.

Day 3: Samburu - Aberdares-Treetops

Early morning game drive. Breakfast and thereafter drive to the elegant Outspan Hotel, surrounded by English-style tropical gardens. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch before heading into the Aberdares National Park, a wonderland of dense forests, tumbling waterfalls and abundant wildlife. Arrive at the world famous Treetops Lodge, built on stilts in the middle of the thick forest. From the rooftop balcony or through ground level blinds you may watch the animals arriving at the floodlit waterhole and saltlicks throughout the evening and night. It is an exhilarating experience. Dinner and Overnight at Treetops Lodge.

Budget Kenya SafariGame viewing from the Treetops Lodge - Aberdare National Park

Day 4: Treetops - Lake Nakuru

Breakfast and thereafter drive to the Outspan Hotel where you will meet your driver – guide and drive further to Lake Nakuru National Park with a brief stopover at the Nyahururu Falls, formerly Thompson’s fall. Enter the Park through main gate and further to Lake Nakuru Lodge for your lunch. Afternoon game viewing drive around the lake in search for the black and white Rhinos, Leopard, Lions and pink flamingos. Dinner and overnight at Nakuru Lodge.

Day 5: Lake Nakuru - Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara

Breakfast and thereafter traverse the Rift Valley en route to Lake Naivasha (optional boat ride to lake Naivasha – freshwater lake with a picturesque view of Mount Longonot, hippos, over 400 species of birds on the island including pelicans, African fish eagles, African darter, cormorants and the lesser flamingos which are migratory) with a stopover at the home town for the Masai herdsmen. Arrive at Mara Sentrim for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the vast Mara plains in search for the predators such the lions with dark manes, cheetahs, leopard and many herbivores especially during the yearly migration of wildebeest between July – September. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sentrim.

Day 6: Masai Mara

Full day in the Mara dedicated to early morning, mid-morning and afternoon game drives or full day game viewing depending on ones choice. (Optional visit to Masai village or balloon safaris can be organized locally). All meals and overnight at Mara Sentrim.

Optional activities:

  • Hot air balloon Safari: US$ 425 per person
  • Visit to a local Masai village: US$ 25 per person 
  • Nature walk: US$ 45 per person

Day 7: Masai Mara, Nairobi Kenya

Early morning game drive. Breakfast and thereafter drive to Nairobi City with Scenic views of the Great Rift Valley en-route. Lunch will be served at the world’s famous Carnivore Restaurant for succulent game meat. After lunch transfer to your city hotel for overnight.

Masai Mara Safari
Masai Mara Ostrich

Day 8: Nairobi, Amboseli Kenya

After breakfast, drive to Amboseli arriving at Amboseli Sentrim for lunch. Amboseli is a home to the famous Masai tribesmen where a visit to Masai village would be optional. Afternoon game drive, with good weather giving the possibility to see the snow capped Mount Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sentrim.

Day 9: Amboseli, Tsavo West Kenya

Early game drive in the park giving you the possibility to view the snow capped mt. Kilimanjaro when the weather permits, herds of elephants, hyenas, lions and cheetahs in a morning hunting spree. Return to the lodge for breakfast and thereafter join the 09.00 o’clock convoy to Tsavo west National Park making a stop at the Shetani Lava for a brief history of this geographical feature which dates back to more than 500yrs ago. Check-in at the Chyulu gate and later proceed to Ngulia Safari Camp for Lunch. Afternoon game drive including a visit to the Rhino sanctuary before returning to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 10: Tsavo West - Tsavo East

Breakfast and thereafter proceed on a game drive with a visit to Mzima springs where you can view fish, crocodiles, hippos and other aquatic animals from an underground observation tank. Thereafter drive along the Mombasa/Nairobi highway to enter Tsavo East National Park through Manyani gate and with a game drive en-route to Tsavo Sentrim for lunch. Afternoon game drive in search for the red Elephants, Buffalos, Antelopes and many other animals including the Cats family. Dinner and overnight in Tsavo Sentrim.

Day 11: Tsavo East - Mombasa

Early morning game drive. Breakfast and thereafter drive to Mombasa arriving at your beach hotel for in the afternoon.

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