18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour

18 DAYS KENYA ADVENTOUROUS SAFARI TOUR (Nairobi, Maasai mara, Lake Naivasha, Lake Bogoria, Lake Nakuru, Samburu, Ol Pejeta sweet waters, Amboseli, Tsavo west, Tsavo East & Taita hills)

18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour: This 18 days/ 17 nights Kenya Adventurous safari tour takes to the most stunning Kenya destinations including Nairobi city the capital city of Kenya where you will explore Nairobi national park, and Nairobi city. You will then depart Nairobi for Maasai mara national reserve, then connect to Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate national park, Lake Bogoria, Lake Nakuru national park, Samburu game reserve, Ol Pejeta conservancy, Amboseli national park, Tsavo West National park and finally Tsavo East national park as you connect back to Nairobi city.

Highlights of 18 days/ 17 nights Kenya Adventurous safari tour

  • Day 1: Nairobi arrival and hotel transfer
  • Day 2: Nairobi national park tour and evening Nairobi city tour
  • Day 3: Transfer from Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 4: Full day game viewing in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 5: Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve to Lake Naivasha
  • Day 6: Explore hells gate national park
  • Day 7: Transfer to Bogoria
  • Day 8: Transfer to Lake Nakuru national park
  • Day 9: Game drive and depart for Samburu national reserve
  • Day 10: Full day in Samburu
  • Day 11: Transfer to Sweet waters (Ol Pejeta)
  • Day 12: Ol Pejeta to Amboseli national park
  • Day 13: Full day in Amboseli national park
  • Day 14: Transfer to Tsavo West national park
  • Day 15: Full day in Tsavo West national park
  • Day 16: Transfer to Tsavo East national park
  • Day 17: Full day in Tsavo East national park
  • Day 18: Transfer back to Nairobi

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Nairobi arrival and hotel transfer

Welcome to Kenya: Upon landing at Jomo Kenyatta international airport on day 1 of 18 days Kenya wildlife Adventurous safari tour, you will be welcomed by our experienced safari driver who will pick you and brief you as you head to your reserved hotel in Nairobi for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Depends on arrival time

Accommodation got from,

Midrange: 67 airport hotel/ Garden Hilton Hotel / La Maison Hotel

Luxury: Sarova Panafric/ Eka Hotel/ Sarova Stanley Hotel

Day 2: Nairobi national park tour and evening Nairobi city tour

Half day Nairobi national park tour and Nairobi city tour: On the 2nd day of 18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour, after breakfast, you will meet your safari driver for a half day game viewing in Nairobi national park. You will enjoy a breath taking game drive until lunch time. During the half day game drive, look out for lots of animals that reside in this park including Buffaloes, Giraffes, Lions and many more except for Elephants. Head to your hotel for lunch and embark on an evening Nairobi city tour visiting some unique attractions including the Nairobi Animal Orphanage and the Giraffe center. Connect to your hotel later on for dinner and night rest as above.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving time: About 30 Minutes’ drive

Day 3: Transfer to Maasai Mara national reserve

Transfer from Nairobi to Maasai Mara national reserve: After breakfast on day 3 of 18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour at your hotel, check out and depart Nairobi for a journey to Maasai Mara which is a drive of about 5-6 hours via Narok town one of the best cultural town in Kenya arriving at the reserve in lunch time. Upon your arrival, you will check into your lodge, have lunch and go for an afternoon game drive. On the game drive through the plains of the reserve you will enjoy views of many animals such as lions, cheetah, elephant, buffaloes and many more. In the evening you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight while on a Kenya Safari

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving time: 5-6 Hours’ drive

Accommodation got from,

Budget: Ol Moran tented camp/ Enchoro Wildlife Camp

Midrange: AA Lodge/ Jambo lodge/ Mara Sentrim Lodge/ Zebra plains

Luxury: Mara Sarova Luxury Tented Camp/ Mara Serena Lodge bi to Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 4: Full day game viewing in Masai Mara National Reserve

Full day game viewing in Masai Mara National Reserve: you have all the entire day 4 of 18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour for you to explore the plains of Masai Mara on a game drive. Well, after morning breakfast at your lodge, you will head to Masai Mara national reserve for a full day of game drive, while in Maasai plains you will go on a game drive on routes running through the savannah plains of the reserve for sights of animals such as lions, leopards, elephants, cheetahs, buffaloes, antelopes, wildebeests, zebras and many more. At lunch you will either drive back to your lodge for lunch or have picnic lunch set at any of picnic sites in the reserve while enjoying the beautiful nature. In the afternoon you will go for another game drive visiting the other parts of the reserve you did not visit on the morning game drive. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge as above. You have an optional hot air balloon experience.

18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour
Masai Mara National Reserve Lions

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve to Lake Naivasha

Maasai Mara to Lake Naivasha: Enjoy your breakfast at the lodge on day 5 of 18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour then check out of the lodge and meet your Kenya safari driver for a transfer to Lake Naivasha situated in the rift valley region of Kenya. Upon arrival, you will enjoy your lunch and transfer enjoy a boat ride to explore Crescent Island with an opportunity to spot lots of aquatic wildlife. You will then connect to  Hell’s gate national park where you will enjoy a breath taking game drive with an opportunity to spot animals like Zebras, giraffes, antelopes to mention but a few. You will then head to your lodge for dinner and overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Explore hells gate national park

Visit Hells Gate national park: On the day 6 of 18 days Kenya adventurous safari tour, you will enjoy your breakfast after which you will spend a full day exploring Hells gate national park as you sight abundant of birdlife, and several amazing adventures like bicycle riding, hiking, rock climbing and photographic opportunity. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge as above.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Transfer to Bogoria

Lake Naivasha to Lake Bogoria: Enjoy your morning breakfast at the lodge on day 7 of 18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour, then depart Lake Naivasha for Lake Bogoria. Lake Bogoria is one of the stunning alkaline lake situated in the Great Rift Valley region of Kenya famous for existence of hot springs, geysers and blue-green algae and abundant of birdlife especially the lesser flamingo bird. Lake Bogoria occupies about 34 square kilometers with about 17 kilometers in length and 4 kilometers in width. Lake is one of the RAMSAR site in Kenya found in Baringo County. Well, lunch will be enjoyed enroute and upon arrival, check in your lodge/ camp ad enjoy an evening walk to explore some of the attractions around this lake. Bird lovers, grab a pair of binoculars and be ready to capture as many birds as possible.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 8: Transfer to Lake Nakuru national park

Lake Bogoria to Lake Nakuru national park: Have your breakfast at the lodge on day 8 of 18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour after which you will check out and enjoy and enroute game drive and you connect to Lake Nakuru national park. Upon arrival, check in for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive to watch plenty of wildlife such as Rhinos, Buffaloes, and may other animals except elephants. You will as well watch abundant of birdlife.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9: Game drive and depart for Samburu national reserve

Lake Nakuru national park to Samburu national reserve: After breakfast on the 9th 18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour, check out of the lodge and embark on a transfer from Lake Nakuru national park to Samburu game reserve in the northern part of Kenya. Lunch will be enjoyed enroute and upon arrival, check in your lodge and enjoy an evening game drive. During the game drive, you will spot plenty of wildlife species including Beisa Oryx, Somali Ostrich, Dik dik, Grevy’s zebra, long-necked gerenuk, elephants and many more. You will then return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Full day in Samburu national reserve

Full day excursion in Samburu National Game Reserve: Arise and shine in this stunning reserve in Northern part of Kenya. Well on day 10 of 18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour, you will have breakfast served at your lodge after which you will meet your Kenya safari driver/ guide for a full day game drive in this beautiful Reserve spotting plenty of wildlife including the Big 5 game with exception of the Rhinos. Amongst the animals to look out for in Samburu Reserve include Oryx, Zebras, Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, Cheetahs, Gerenuk, Leopards and many more. After spending an entire day over here you will retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight sleep as above.

18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour
Samburu National Reserve Kenya Wildlife

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Transfer to Sweet waters (Ol Pejeta)

Samburu to sweet waters (Ol Pejeta): After an early morning breakfast on day 11 of 18 days Kenya adventurous safari tour, depart Samburu national game reserve with an enroute game drive and embark on a journey to Ol Pejeta conservancy situated along Mount Kenya and Aberdare mountain ranges. Arrive in time for lunch and after lunch head out for an afternoon game drive to encounter plenty of wildlife. Sweet waters a private ranch and as well a home to the endangered Rhinos. During the game drive, look out for white and black Rhinos, Elephants, buffaloes and many more. The sweet waters is as well a sanctuary for Chimpanzees in fact the only sanctuary in Kenya.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Ol Pejeta to Amboseli national park

Sweet waters Ol Pejeta to Amboseli national park: On the 12th day of 18 days Kenya adventurous safari tour, you will depart sweet waters for Amboseli national park. This is a full day drive thus you will enjoy an enroute lunch and proceed to Amboseli arriving in the evening for lodge check in, dinner and overnight rest.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 13: Full day in Amboseli national park

Full day excursion in Amboseli National park: On day 13 18 days Kenya adventurous wildlife safari tour, you will have early morning breakfast then head to the park for a full day of navigating and touring the park’s landscape, Amboseli national park is famed for the magnificent backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro and huge population of elephants with impressive tusks. Om on the game drive you will enjoy sights of animals like lions, buffaloes, zebras, elephants, hartebeests, elands, antelopes and many bird species. At lunch you will drive back to your lodge for lunch or have picnic lunch at any picnic spot in the park, in the afternoon you will go for another game drive visiting other parts of the park you have not visited. In the evening you will return to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 14: Transfer to Tsavo West national park

Amboseli national park to Tsavo West national park: You will wake up early in the morning on day 14 of 18 days Kenya wildlife Adventurous safari tour and head to the park fir a morning game drive for sights of nocturnal animals such as lions, leopards and many early risers such as elephants, antelopes and many more. After the experience you will head back to your lodge for breakfast then checkout and embark on a 3 hours’ drive to Tsavo West national park, upon your arrival you will have lunch at your lodge then head for an afternoon game drive. Tsavo west national park is famous for hosting a huge population of animals such as eastern black rhinoceros, hippopotamus, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, bush baby, hartebeest, lesser kudu and Masai giraffe and many which you will spot while on a game drive. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 15: Full day in Tsavo West national park

Full day in Tsavo West national park: After breakfast on day 15 of 18 days Kenya wildlife Adventurous safari tour, leave your lodge and head to the park for a full day game drive together with your packed lunch, on this day you will have enough time to explore the park in the comfort of your safari van with pop up roof and open windows. As you drive through the park you will watch a number of animals such as lions, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, gazelles, wildebeests, buffaloes, rhinos and many more. Picnic lunch is set in the wilderness of Tsavo West, later for another game drive visiting the Mzima Springs and other parts of the park. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 16: Transfer to Tsavo East national park

Tsavo West national park to Tsavo East national park: After breakfast on the 16th day of 18 days Kenya adventurous wildlife safari tour, checkout of your lodge and meet your Kenya safari driver for a transfer to the Tsavo East national park with an enroute game drive as you EXIT Tsavo west national park. Upon park arrival, you will proceed for lunch and spend your afternoon on a breath taking game drive watching animals like cape buffaloes, red duikers, bushbucks, impalas, lions, cheetahs, hartebeests, leopards, leopards, hyenas, slender mongoose, African wild cat and many more to mention but a few.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 17: Full day in Tsavo East national park

Full day in Tsavo East national park: After breakfast on day 17 of 18 days Kenya wildlife Adventurous safari tour, you will head to the park for a full day game drive together with your packed lunch, Tsavo East national park is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Kenya dominated by semi-arid grassland and savannah. As you explore the park you will spot a number of wildlife such as lions, warthogs, giraffes, leopards, buffaloes, elands, African wild dogs, spotted hyenas and many bird species. Picnic lunch is set in the wilderness of the park, later go for another game drive. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight.

18 days Kenya Adventurous safari tour
Tsavo East national park Lions

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 18: Transfer back to Nairobi

Return to Nairobi: On the last day of your 18 days Kenya wildlife safari tour, you will wake up early in the morning, have breakfast, checkout of your lodge and drive to the park for an early morning game drive on which you will encounter many animals such as lions, elephants, zebras and many more. After the game drive you will exit the park and head back to Nairobi city which is a drive of approximately 7 hours, when you reach Nairobi you will have lunch then be dropped off either at the hotel or at the airport marking the end of your safari.

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

END OF 18 DYAS KENYA ADVENTOUROUS SAFARI

Safari Inclusions

  • Park fees
  • All activity fees
  • All accommodation charges
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals
  • Bottled drinking water

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation not outlined in the itinerary
  • Tips & Gratuity
  • Personal items expenses on travel insurance, visa fees and souvenirs
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