8 Days Kenya Family Safari Holiday

8 Days Kenya Family Safari Holiday
City of excursion Nairobi, Samburu, Nakuru, Masai Mara
Country Kenya
Starting at: $2 630

What a better way to explore three of Kenya’s most magnificent landscapes than in a private 4x4 safari vehicle, a truly epic ‘road-trip’ through classic savannah-and-safari country. This 8-day safari begins and ends in Nairobi, and encompasses a round trip by road through three of Kenya’s iconic and game-rich areas: Masai Mara, Samburu and Nakuru.
For eight thrilling days, you and your family or closest friends will be in your own private 4x4 with an expert driver to guide you through the wilds of Africa. Set out at your own pace and linger at a rhino grazing peacefully with her calf or for a particularly spectacular sunset as the acacia trees are lit in an unforgettable rosy gold light…

Day 1: Arrive in Nairobi
You will be met on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi by our representative and transfer to a Nairobi Heka Hotel for an overnight stay on bed and breakfast.

Day 2: Nairobi
Today, you will have a full day in Nairobi with a tour of Nairobi’s David Sheldrick where we have a young orphaned baby elephant that is taken good care of as you watch, Drive towards Ngong Hills and pass Ngong Village to the Karen Blixen Museum which was the home of Karen Blixen for many years. Have lunch and later proceed to the Giraffe Centre to see and feed the famous Rothschild Giraffe and her family. Return to the Hotel for overnight stay on Bed and breakfast basis.

Day 3: Nairobi - Samburu National Park
After breakfast, depart Nairobi and drive through the central part of Kenya rich with agricultural activities to Samburu Game reserve located in the semi-arid land in the north Frontier District. The land is characterized by rugged terrains dominated by dramatic hills with acacia and Doum palm trees along the Ewaso Nyiro river, the lifeline of this beautiful arid lands and home to fantastic birdlife and rare species of animals including Somali Ostrich, Besia Oryx, Gerenuk, gravy zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, and Greater Kudu. The reserve is a good place to watch elephants and big Cats. Arrive in time for lunch followed by afternoon game drive. Have dinner and overnight stay at Samburu Sopa Lodge on full board basis.

Day 4: Samburu National Park
Have a full day at Samburu with morning and afternoon game drives searching for more animals

Day 5: Samburu National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park
Have early breakfast and depart to Lake Nakuru National Park which was created to protect the huge flocks of over a million lesser and greater flamingo that breed and nest at the edge of Lake Nakuru, giving it the characteristic pink rim. A stop-over at Thomson’s falls for scenic and rest area. Proceed with the drive crossing the equator then down the east wall of the Great Rift Valley to Nakuru. Enjoy an afternoon game drive where you have a chance to see the endangered white rhino. Other wildlife found here includes lions, leopards, zebra, gazelles, eland, giraffe, and the hyrax. Have dinner and overnight stay at Sarova woodlands and spar on full board basis.

Day 6: Lake Nakuru - Masai Masai Mara
After breakfast, depart heading South West to Masai Mara National Reserve arriving in time for lunch at your camp. Afternoon game drive across the beautiful dotted plains of Mara in search for large pride of lions and other cat’s family species like serval cat, cheetah, and leopard including herbivores like Topi, Hartebeest, Oribi as well as many other mammals, reptiles and amphibian species. Have dinner and overnight stay at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge on full board basis.

Day 7: Masai Mara National Park
Spend a full day at Mara in search for more game including an opportunity to spot the big five: Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo, and Elephant. Game drives are flexible, with optional visits to a local Masai village where you can interact with local people and learn of their culture and traditions.

Day 8: Masai Mara National Park - Nairobi
After breakfast, return back to Nairobi arriving early evening and transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home.


Guarantee price/guarantee safari
Ground transport whilst on safari in a comfortable safari van
Full board accommodation whilst on safari
Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
Accommodation in family rooms, where possible interconnecting
All park entrance fees to include government taxes
Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
Game drives as detailed in the itinerary
Arrival and departure transfers
Bottled water whilst on safari
Domestic flight, Nairobi – Masai Mara – Nairobi inclusive of local taxes
Guided forest walk at Mountain Lodge Serena
Entrance charges to Giraffe Center and Karen Blixen House
Specialized and personal services all through the trip and children activities


International flights
Items of personal nature
Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary