FOR THOSE WHO HAVE MORE TIME…
Our 5 to 8 Day Safaris

Wild cats seen during a 1 week safari in Aberdare National Park in Kenya

Popular 1 Week Safaris

If you’re lucky enough to have more time to safari, we have created several longer tours designed for you to discover more parks, more wildlife, and more adventure.

These tours explore ten of our premium wildlife reserves with the added advantage of spending more time at each locale.

From Aberdare and Samburu in northern Kenya to Amboseli and the Masai Mara to the south, we offer opportunities to witness great herds of elephants, numerous prides of lions, an uncountable flood of wildebeests on migration, and every imaginable predator and grazer on the savannahs, deep in acacia woods, and on pristine lakes.

Your Diani Beach Safaris

Africa Kenya Safaris offers all sorts of wildlife adventures from your Kenya coast resort, to discover the wildlife and parks known throughout the world. Choose from 2 – 7-day adventures exploring our great plains, savannahs, acacia forests, and lakes, home to lions, leopards, rhinos, giraffe, and zebra all roaming in the wild.

Short on time but long on adventure? Take one of our Fly and Drive Safaris to the Masai Mara. It’s the perfect way to safari from Diani Beach to the heart of the wildlife action.

On all these adventures, we’ll pick you up at your hotel or resort in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep, journey off to the parks of your choice, and then bring you back to the coast. Choose from our wide selection of tours below:

Easy, Fast & Flexible

At AKS you write the rules. Travel and explore at your own pace in you own way. We’re fast, flexible, and always ready to respond to your requests. Book in advance or even the day before. We’ll get you out on safari – pronto!

Our Five and Six-Day Adventures

The great reserves of Amboseli and the Masai Mara dominate these safaris. You’ll have time to spend several days at these world-famous parks, tracking for the big cats, elephants, giraffes, zebra, and rhinos. Just click on the tours to learn more.

A herd of elephants as seen on safari tours with Africa Kenya Safaris

5 & 6 Day Safari Tours

Seven and Eight Day In-depth Safaris

These longer tours feature the above-mentioned great parks but also additional environments like the cool forests of Aberdare to the north and Rift Valley Lakes like Nakuru and Naivasha, with their dazzling birdlife. These are colorful and immersive safari experiences.

7 & 8 Day Safari Tours

Fly and Drive Safaris

Cover more ground in less time with these fly and drive tours. Choose from two, three, six, or seven-day safaris. Part of your tour will be in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep, but you’ll also see Kenya from the air flying between the coast and the capital of Nairobi. Our seven-day safari features visits to six parks including the Masai Mara, Lakes Naivasha, and Nakuru.

1 Week Safari Tour FAQs

Planning a week-long safari adventure is an exciting endeavour, and we’re here to provide you with all the essential information you need to make your journey into the heart of Africa’s wilderness a seamless and unforgettable experience. Whether you have questions about the best places to visit, or what wildlife you can expect to encounter, our FAQs are designed to offer insights and guidance, ensuring that your one-week safari tour is a truly remarkable and personalized adventure.

On a 1-week safari tour from Nairobi, you’ll have the incredible opportunity to encounter some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife, including the famed “Big Five” – lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos, and rhinoceros. These majestic animals can be spotted in several national parks and reserves across Kenya. The Maasai Mara National Reserve, in particular, is known for its thriving populations of lions and leopards, making it a top destination for Big Five sightings. Amboseli National Park, with its large herds of elephants, provides another remarkable wildlife experience.

Giraffes and Zebras

Kenya is also home to a rich diversity of other wildlife species that you’ll have the pleasure of encountering during your 1-week safari. Giraffes, including the Rothschild’s giraffe and the reticulated giraffe, are a common sight and a favourite among visitors. Herds of zebras, with their distinctive black and white stripes, often graze alongside other herbivores like wildebeests and antelopes, creating a captivating scene of African wildlife. The giraffes and zebras add to the enchantment of Kenya’s safari landscape.

Birdlife Extravaganza

For bird enthusiasts, a 1-week safari in Kenya promises an avian extravaganza. The country boasts over 1,000 bird species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. From the striking African fish eagle to the vibrant lilac-breasted roller, Kenya’s national parks and reserves offer exceptional birdwatching opportunities. Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha are renowned for their flamingo populations, creating a sea of pink on the water’s surface. Whether you’re a seasoned birder or simply appreciate the beauty of avian wildlife, Kenya’s diverse birdlife adds a fascinating dimension to your safari experience.

During your 1-week safari tour in Kenya, you’ll have a range of accommodation options to choose from, ensuring a comfortable and immersive experience in the heart of the wilderness. Luxury safari lodges are ideal for travellers who seek the pinnacle of comfort and elegance while being surrounded by nature. These lodges often feature opulent rooms, fine dining, spa facilities, and attentive service. They are strategically located within or near national parks and reserves, offering sweeping views of wildlife-rich landscapes. Staying in luxury lodges allows you to relax in style after thrilling game drives and provides an unforgettable safari experience.

Tented Camps

Tented camps offer a unique blend of comfort and immersion in the natural world. These camps provide spacious, well-appointed tents with en-suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, and private verandas. Tented camps are designed to provide an authentic safari experience while ensuring your comfort and safety. Many of them feature communal dining areas and campfires where guests can gather to share stories of the day’s adventures. Staying in tented camps allows you to feel closer to the wild while enjoying modern conveniences.

Eco-Friendly and Remote Camps

For travellers seeking a more intimate and eco-conscious experience, remote and eco-friendly camps are a wonderful choice. These camps are often situated in pristine, remote areas and are designed to minimize their environmental impact. Accommodations can range from rustic and simple to comfortable and stylish, all while maintaining a commitment to sustainability. Staying in eco-friendly and remote camps enables you to connect with the wilderness on a deeper level and experience the beauty of Kenya’s landscapes while contributing to conservation efforts.

A long safari tour from Nairobi allows you to explore multiple national parks and reserves, each with its own distinct charm and wildlife encounters. Whether you choose to witness the Great Migration in Maasai Mara, explore the remote beauty of Samburu, or admire the elephants of Amboseli, your extended safari adventure promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of Kenya’s natural wonders.

Maasai Mara National Reserve

A long safari tour from Nairobi offers the perfect opportunity to delve deep into the wonders of Maasai Mara National Reserve. This iconic reserve is world-renowned for its incredible wildlife sightings, including the Big Five and the annual Great Migration. Witnessing millions of wildebeests, zebras, and other herbivores crossing the Mara River in pursuit of fresh grazing grounds is a breathtaking spectacle that unfolds before your eyes. The Maasai Mara is also known for its thriving populations of lions and leopards, providing ample opportunities for thrilling game drives and unforgettable encounters with Africa’s top predators.

Samburu National Reserve

For those seeking a more remote and unique safari experience, a visit to Samburu National Reserve is a must. Located in Kenya’s rugged northern region, Samburu is known for its strikingly beautiful landscapes and distinct wildlife species. Here, you can spot the “Samburu Special Five” – the Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, Beisa oryx, and the gerenuk – in addition to the Big Five. The Ewaso Ng’iro River serves as a lifeline for the park, attracting a rich diversity of wildlife, especially during the dry season. Samburu offers a serene and less-visited safari experience with unique cultural encounters with the Samburu people.

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park, with its postcard-perfect views of Mount Kilimanjaro, offers a captivating and diverse safari experience. Located just a few hours from Nairobi, Amboseli is famous for its large herds of elephants, often seen against the backdrop of Africa’s tallest peak. The park is also home to a variety of wildlife, including lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and an abundance of bird species. Amboseli’s unique landscapes, featuring vast plains, swamps, and acacia woodlands, make it an excellent destination for game drives, nature walks, and even cultural visits to nearby Maasai villages.

On our 5 to 8-day safari tours of Kenya, we prioritize your comfort and safari experience by using customized 4×4 safari jeeps. These specially designed vehicles are the heart of your adventure, offering a range of features and benefits that enhance your journey into the wild.

Unparalleled Wildlife Viewing

Our 4×4 safari jeeps are meticulously designed for wildlife viewing. They come equipped with open-topped or pop-up roofs, allowing unobstructed views of Kenya’s stunning landscapes and incredible wildlife. This design is perfect for safari photographers and wildlife enthusiasts, providing excellent angles for capturing those once-in-a-lifetime moments. With spacious interiors and comfortable seating, these jeeps offer ample room for passengers to relax during extended game drives, ensuring you can enjoy every moment of your safari in style.

Expert Guides and Safety

Safety is paramount on our safari tours, and our 4×4 safari jeeps are equipped with essential features to ensure your well-being. They include seatbelts and roll bars, providing peace of mind as you traverse uneven terrain and wildlife-rich landscapes. Moreover, our vehicles are driven by experienced safari guides who are not only skilled in navigating national parks and reserves but also knowledgeable about animal behaviour and local ecosystems. Their expertise enhances your safari adventure, offering insights into the natural world and ensuring your safety and enjoyment throughout your journey.

A one-week safari tour of Kenya is a remarkable journey filled with iconic landmarks, and one of the most unforgettable spectacles you’ll witness is the Great Migration in Maasai Mara National Reserve. This natural wonder features millions of wildebeests, zebras, and other herbivores crossing the Mara River in search of fresh grazing grounds. It’s a breathtaking display of the circle of life as predators, including lions and crocodiles, await their opportunity. The Maasai Mara offers prime viewing of this annual event, where you can witness this awe-inspiring natural phenomenon that has captivated wildlife enthusiasts for generations.

Amboseli’s Majestic Backdrop

Another iconic landmark you’ll encounter on your one-week safari is the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, seen from Amboseli National Park. The towering peak of Africa’s highest mountain provides a stunning backdrop to your wildlife adventures. Amboseli is renowned for its large herds of elephants, often seen roaming gracefully against the backdrop of the snow-capped Kilimanjaro. The juxtaposition of Africa’s gentle giants and the towering mountain is a sight to behold and a highlight of your safari.

Samburu’s Unique Landscapes

During your safari tour, you’ll also explore the unique landscapes of Samburu National Reserve, featuring striking vistas and the winding Ewaso Ng’iro River. This remote and less-visited destination showcases the rugged beauty of northern Kenya, with its dramatic terrain and striking rock formations. As you journey through Samburu, you’ll have the opportunity to encounter distinct wildlife species, including the “Samburu Special Five.” This serene and culturally rich region adds a unique dimension to your safari experience, allowing you to explore Kenya’s diverse landscapes and its incredible array of wildlife.

At Africa Kenya Safaris, we understand that every traveller is unique, and we are delighted to offer you the opportunity to fully customize your week-long safari tour of Kenya. We believe that your safari adventure should be a reflection of your interests, desires, and travel style. With our expertise and flexibility, we empower you to craft a safari experience that perfectly aligns with your preferences, ensuring an unforgettable journey into the heart of Kenya’s wilderness.

Flexible Itinerary and Accommodations

When you choose to customize your safari with us, you have the freedom to design your itinerary, selecting the national parks and reserves you wish to explore. Whether you’re captivated by the Great Migration in Maasai Mara, the striking landscapes of Amboseli, or the unique wildlife of Samburu, we can tailor your safari to include your top choices. Additionally, you can choose from a range of accommodations that suit your comfort level and style, whether it’s luxurious lodges, intimate tented camps, or eco-friendly options. Our team is here to assist you in making the perfect selections for your dream safari.

Private and Exclusive Experience

Customizing your week-long safari tour also means that you can enjoy a more private and exclusive experience. With your own dedicated guide and vehicle, you can explore at your own pace, stopping to observe wildlife or savour the breathtaking landscapes as you please. You’ll have the flexibility to embark on game drives, nature walks, and cultural interactions that align with your interests. Whether you’re traveling as a couple, a family, or a small group, your customized safari promises a truly personalized adventure that caters to your every desire.

Yes, we are pleased to offer the convenience of hotel pick-up in Nairobi as part of our week-long safari tours. Your adventure begins with the ease of being collected directly from your Nairobi hotel, ensuring a seamless and stress-free start to your journey into Kenya’s wilderness. Our experienced and punctual drivers will arrive at your hotel at the designated time, ready to escort you to your awaiting 4×4 safari jeep, which will be fully equipped and prepared for your safari experience.

Personalized Service

Your hotel pick-up is not just about convenience; it’s also a testament to our commitment to providing personalized service to our guests. We understand that your safari adventure is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and we want to ensure that it begins with comfort and care. Our friendly and knowledgeable drivers will be there to answer any questions you may have, provide insights into your itinerary, and ensure that you have everything you need for your safari. Your well-being and satisfaction are our top priorities, and our hotel pick-up service reflects our dedication to creating memorable safari experiences for you.

A Smooth Start to Your Safari

By choosing our hotel pick-up service, you can rest assured that your safari adventure will begin smoothly and efficiently. You won’t need to worry about arranging transportation or navigating the bustling streets of Nairobi. Instead, you can relax and anticipate the incredible wildlife encounters and stunning landscapes that await you on your week-long safari tour. Our commitment to your comfort and convenience extends from the moment we pick you up at your hotel to the unforgettable moments you’ll experience throughout your safari journey.

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