Classic Lodge Safari

BAS08: 7 Nights

 8 Days Nairobi – Aberdares – Samburu - Mount Kenya - Lake Nakuru - Lake   Naivasha - Masai Mara

Cost: ($000) per person sharing

A traditional seven-night safari visiting Samburu, home to unique wildlife, followed by the Rift Valley Lakes where thousands of pink flamingoes often tint the horizon. The final destination is the Masai Mara where vast numbers of plains game and spectacular big cats abide.

 Day 1: Nairobi - Aberdares

After breakfast drive north to the Aberdares (180 km – approximately 4 hours). Arrive in time for lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing, or on a nature walk with the resident naturalist (weather permitting).

Overnight: Outspan Hotel. (l,d)

Day 2:  Aberdares - Samburu

Drive north across the equator to the Samburu National Reserve (190 km – approximately 4 hours). Arrive in time for lunch followed by late afternoon game drive.

Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge. (b,l,d)

Day 3:  Samburu

Morning and late afternoon game drives in this open savannah which is traversed by the Ewaso Nyiro River.

Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge. (b,l,d)

Day 4:  Samburu - Mount Kenya

Drive to Mountain Lodge on the slopes of Mount Kenya in time for lunch (240 km – approximately 4 ½ hours). Spend the afternoon viewing game from the lodge, or join a nature walk led by a local guide (payable locally and weather permitting).

Overnight: Serena Mountain Lodge. (b,l,d)

Day 5: Mount Kenya - Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, descend into the Great Rift Valley and continue to Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge (240 km – approximately 5 hours).  Arrive in time for lunch followed by afternoon game drive in the national park. Drive to Lake Naivasha (80 km – approximately 1 hour).

Overnight: Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge. (b,l,d)

Day 6: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara Game Reserve

Drive to the Masai Mara Gamel Reserve (160 km – approximately 5 hours). Arrive in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive.

Overnight: Mara Sopa Lodge. (b,l,d)

Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve

Enjoy an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the lodge. Alternatively, take an early morning balloon flight over the Mara followed by a ‘bubbly’ bush breakfast (optional extra). After lunch, relax before a late afternoon game drive.

Overnight:  Mara Sopa Lodge. (b,l,d)

Day 8: Masai Mara - Nairobi

After breakfast, return to Nairobi by road (300 km – 5 hours), lunch enroute. Arrive early evening to end our Safari.

Meal plan: (b)



Pick up from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Full-board accommodation in lodges whilst on safari and meal plan as described, b=breakfast, l=lunch and d=dinner.

All Park/ Reserve Entrance fee as per the Itinerary.

Service of English speaking professional driver guides.

Game drive in an excellent 4WD Safari vehicle.

Each Person guaranteed window Seat.

1 Complimentary bottle of drinking mineral water daily while on safari.

Welcome Safari Kit/ Use of a Tour Van.


International Airfares & Visa entry charges to Kenya.

Accommodation costs between arrival/departure and the start and end points of the itinerary.

All items of expenditure of a personal nature, such as: drinks, laundry, telephone calls, personal travel insurances etc.    

All activities or excursions not mentioned in program.

Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide(s)

Holiday supplement over Christmas and New Year.

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