SIX-DAY AMBOSELI/LAKES NAIVASHA & NAKURU/HELL’S GATE/MASAI MARA –

FIVE PARK SAFARI

Design Your Safari – Tsavo East or Tsavo West

Starting from/returning to Nairobi area hotels, airport, or location of your choice.

We’ll pick you up in style – your own private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

Six days means a serious safari with lots of time to explore Kenya’s best parks – mountains, lakes, towering cliffs, and sweeping savannahs, and all the wildlife they hold. This Africa safari is designed to view the big game like lions and leopards but also get you up close to the grazing animals – gazelle, antelope, giraffe, and zebra. By jeep, boat, foot, and even bicycle, we’ll give you a rich taste of the natural world in its wondrous variety.

No one leaves Amboseli National Park without photos and memories of the big-tusked, free-ranging elephants that dominate this reserve set near the foot of world-famous Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Lake Naivasha is a peaceful celebration of birdlife, hippos, and grazing antelope on the shore. We’ll take an easy sailing safari across the lake and then move on to neighboring Lake Nakuru National Park – home to leopards, rhinos, and… pink flamingoes. We’ll also explore, by foot or bicycle, the canyons and steaming vents of the nearby aptly named Hell’s Gate National Park.

Then we’ll journey to Masai country and Kenya’s premier park, the Masai Mara. Known as the richest ecosystem in the region, if not Africa, the reserve explodes with wildlife during the Great Migration. It’s a spectacle of herding animals unmatched on the planet.

What’s Cool About These Parks?

Mt. Kilimanjaro’s snowy summit seen from Amboseli is one of Africa’s most iconic sights. And this park is alive with all of Africa’s “Big Five” game.

For sheer variety and beauty, nothing beats Lake Nakuru – acacia forests, waterfalls, and a shoreline dappled with pink flamingoes.

Tens of thousands of wildebeests, zebra, and gazelle stream through the Masai Mara… and the big cats that love them – lions, leopards, cheetahs, and more. The plains and hills of the Mara are a stage for nature’s explosive drama playing out before our eyes.

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!

The Extras

Depending on your choice of accommodation you can enjoy extras like a bush breakfast/lunch/ dinner, traditional dances around the boma, massage, aromatherapy, Ayurveda, special dietary menus, dinner at a Maasai homestead, game walks, overlook a natural watering hole, and more.

Stay Connected or Not. Your Choice.

We realize you’re on safari to get away from the usual. Still, there are times you may want to go online… perhaps to share your photos and adventures with friends. Our safari vehicles connect with Wi-Fi, about 75% of the time so you can usually connect when you want.

The Details

No one is more important to the success of your safari than your guide. At Africa Kenya Safaris, we have the friendliest, most experienced driver/guides. They will guide, host, inform, and look after you like the special guest you are. That’s our guarantee.

You’ll safari in style out to the parks in your own private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – the best way to experience Africa with its higher seating for better views and its rugged all-wheel drive.

We give you more at AKS – customization, flexibility, and lots of choices. Your safari includes park entrance fees, game drives, accommodations, and meals. Plus, we always offer economy, comfort, superior comfort, or luxury safari lodges or tented camps.

Please give us a shout at Africa Kenya Safaris to set up your personalized safari adventure for yourself, your family, and your friends.

Check Out Your Ride

Experience your Africa Kenya Safari in a customized pop-top roof 4x4x Safari Jeep that features: Portable fridge/Cooler Box, 4 Binoculars, long-range high-frequency radio, 4G/LTE broadband WIFI connectivity, AC 230 V Power Outlets, First Aid Kit, Safari Guide Books, Baby Seats (on request), Side steps (on request) and most importantly an expert multi-lingual safari guide who will ensure you have an incredible safari experience.

Day 1

Nairobi – Amboseli

4 Hour Drive

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Your Africa Kenya Safaris driver/guide will swing by your hotel, residence, or the Nairobi airport for an early pick up in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep. Then we’ll turn toward the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway and make tracks for Amboseli Park.

Enjoy the morning sun lighting up the passing farms and we might even spot Masai herdsmen tending to their cattle.

We’ll soon see towering Mt. Kilimanjaro rising in the distance, our beacon to the park.

Amboseli and lunch beckon – we’ll refresh and set out for our first game drive. Under the gaze of the mighty mountain, we’ll track for the park’s famous elephants, along with lion, leopard, buffalo, giraffe, and zebra.

As evening approaches look toward the big mountain – the cloud cover near the summit may clear, revealing its snowy peak.

Dinner and rest will be at our Amboseli accommodation.

Day 2

Amboseli – Lake Naivasha

6 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We’ll start this adventurous day with a sunrise game drive to soak up the park’s early light and the first stirrings of its wildlife.

Breakfast follows and then more tracking for lion, cheetah, hyena, fox, baboon, and of course, the park’s signature elephants.

We might drive up to the suitably named Observation Hill, a great lookout point to see view more wildlife and the rich array of birdlife – crake, egret, heron, falcon, pelican, and eagle have all been spotted here in significant numbers.

Then it’s time to hit the road and journey out to Lake Naivasha through the Great Rift Valley. We’ll settle in at the lake and enjoy lunch.

Even been on a bicycle safari? Nearby Hell’s Gate Park provides an opportunity to pedal past grazing zebra, buffalo, antelope, and giraffe. Your path will take you through the park’s colorful canyons and imposing cliffs.

Now it’s time to rest up and head back to your Naivasha safari lodge or tented camp.

Day 3

Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru

1 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Who’s up for a sailing safari across Lake Naivasha? We’ll glide past hippos and the wildlife emerging nearby on the shore. Then, we’re off on a guided walking safari at neighboring Crescent Island Game Sanctuary – a haven for birdlife and gentle wildlife like waterbuck, zebra, and gazelle.

It’s a short drive to Lake Nakuru, a small jewel of a park with waterfalls, acacia forests, and the high-altitude lake. You may find dazzling pink flamingoes decorating its shores. And its rich forests hold lots of surprises like giraffes, baboons… even leopards. Be sure to explore the rhino sanctuary here for a glimpse of these unique and shy creatures.

Dinner will be served at your Lake Nakuru accommodation.

Day 4

Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara

6 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We’re up early to go birding or wildlife viewing in this versatile park. Besides the big game, large snakes have been spotted here, hanging from trees in the wooded areas!

But now it’s time to head back to Masai country and visit Kenya’s most popular park, the Masai Mara.

Arriving at the park, viewing its rolling hills, a feeling of expectation will surely arise as your guide talks about the many prides of lions and other bountiful wildlife that make the Mara their home.

Known as the richest ecosystem in the region, the Masa Mara will provide many sightings of the big cats and uncountable wildebeests and zebras.

We’ll settle into our Mara accommodation for the evening and rest up for a full day of game drives.

Day 5

Full Day at the Masai Mara

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is the day to do as much game driving as you please. Talk to your guide about what areas of the park you’d like to visit – he’ll have plenty of suggestions.

The area is rich with wildlife so you should be spotting the big game and smaller species like hyena and jackal before long.

Lunch will be served picnic-style down at the Mara River – the crossing site of the Great Migration. Should you be here from July to October you’ll have a front-row seat to an incredible influx of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, topi, and others pouring in from the Serengeti.

It’s a display of breathtaking power – both of the invading grazers and the predators awaiting their arrival. Here are the forces of nature playing out right before our eyes.

To witness this spectacle from above, take advantage of our optional pre-dawn hot air balloon safari. As the park awakens, you’ll rise above the savannah to see the great streams of wildlife trekking out to the horizon. Unforgettable.

We also offer an optional visit to the local Maasai people in one of their nearby villages. Meet the original people of this area and learn about their culture and herding lifestyle.

As the sun begins to wane, we’ll head back to our Mara accommodation for dinner and some relaxation time.

Day 6

Masai Mara – Nairobi

6 Hour Drive

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

The last day of our African safari in Kenya! Let’s make the most of our time with an early game drive and grab all the animal sightings we can.

We’ll enjoy a hearty breakfast at our accommodation and a final viewing of the park as we depart for Nairobi.

We should arrive there about 4:30 pm and bring you to your residence, hotel, or airport.

Lakes, mountains, woods, savannah… and all the wildlife they could possibly hold. We hope you enjoyed every minute of your safari in Africa. And we enjoyed hosting you! From the entire team at Africa Kenya Safaris, a big thanks for your time, interest, and trust.

Tour Highlights

– Amboseli National Park
  • Large Elephant herds – guaranteed sighting
  • Snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro (weather permitting)
  • Lion, leopard, buffalo, and elephant
  • Marshlands host many elephants, buffaloes, hippos, and a variety of waterfowl like –pelican and Egyptian goose
  • Observation Hill – view the entire park, especially the marshlands with the elephants
– Lake Naivasha
  • Boat safari – glide by hippos
  • Visit to the grazers and birdlife at Crescent Island Sanctuary
  • Optional visit to Hell’s Gate National Park – $35 per person.
– Lake Nakuru Park
  • Flamingos and other birds
  • Rhino sanctuary
  • Rothschild’s giraffes
  • The Great Rift Valley escarpment – dramatic towering formations & scenery
– Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Unlimited game drives in your own comfortable Safari pop-up top vehicle
  • The Big 5 – elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo & leopard… plus zebra, cheetah and much more
  • Experience the Masai Mara, home to an ancient culture
  • Your choice of accommodations – from budget to luxury – stay in lodges or tented camps
  • Optional Masai village – Please arrange with your driver/guide – $20 per person
  • Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride – please ask us about this unique opportunity – $420 per person
  • Private dedicated English or other language speaking driver/guide

Accommodations

Amboseli

Luxury
Lodge/tented Camp options

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge, Ol Tukai Lodge.

Comfort
Lodge/tented camp options

Kibo Safari Camp, Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Kilima Safari Camp, Tulia Amboseli Safari Camp.

Economy
Lodge/tented camp options

Sentrim Amboseli Camp, AA Lodge / Camp.

Luxury
Lodge/tented Camp options

Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge, Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge.

Comfort
Lodge/tented camp options

Lake Naivasha Country Club.

Economy
Lodge/tented camp options

Naivasha Kongoni Lodge, Elsamere Lodge

Lake Nakuru

Luxury level
Lodge/tented Camp accommodation

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Comfort level
Lodge/tented camp accommodation

Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Economy level
Lodge/tented camp accommodation
Lake Nakuru Lodge

Masai Mara

Luxury level
Lodge/tented Camp options

Ashnil Mara Camp, Mara Eden Safari Camp, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Sarova Mara Game Camp, Mara Engai Lodge, Ilkeliani Camp.

Superior Comfort level
Lodge/tented camp options

Mara River Camp, Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Matira Camp, Wilderness Camp, Keekorok Lodge

Comfort level
Lodge/tented camp options

Zebra Plains Mara Camp, Mara Sopa Lodge, Losokwan Luxury Camp.

Economy level
Lodge/tented camp options

Enkorok Mara Camp, Mara Chui Camp, Elangata Olerai Camp.

ALL SAFARI PRICES ARE LISTED BY SEASON, NUMBER OF PERSONS, AND COMFORT TIER

Please check out our prices for these private safaris – you’ll see they are the most reasonable anywhere for each tour. There are no hidden fees, plus you’ll travel in safari-style in a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

Prices are in USD per person for a double/twin en-suite room.

To view our tour prices for the 3 Safari Seasons, please click High, Peak or Low

High Season (3rd Jan-31st Mar) & (16th Oct-22nd Dec)

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD1420USD1580USD1700
4USD1190USD1350USD1470
6USD1120USD1280USD1400
SRS*USD110USD215USD290

Peak Season (1st Jul-15th Oct.) & (23rd Dec-2nd Jan)
Xmas Supplement to apply on selected hotels on 24th -26th Dec & 31st Dec-1st Jan

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD1590USD1760USD2160
4USD1360USD1530USD1930
6USD1290USD1460USD1860
SRS*USD250USD240USD490

Low Season (1st Apr – 30th June Excluding Easter Weekend)

No. Of PaxEconomyComfortLuxury
2USD1330USD1450USD1480
4USD1100USD1220USD1250
6USD1030USD1150USD1180
SRS*USD0USD0USD0

*Safari price per person for 3 persons shall be 6% less the per person price of 2 persons.
*Safari price per person for 5 persons shall be 3% less the per person price of 4 persons.
*Solo person safari price: add 50% to per person price based on 2 persons.
*Easter Supplement: USD 35 Per Person Per Night.
*Christmas / New Year Supplement on Dec 25th, 26th, 31st and Jan 1st: USD 35 Per Person Per Night.

Your Tour Includes

  • Transport in a private 4 x 4 Landcruiser Jeep
  • Nairobi airport/hotel pick up and drop off
  • Stay in economy, comfort or luxury lodge/tented camps (your choice)
  • Our experienced and friendly English speaking/other language guide/driver
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game viewing drives
  • All meals on safari
  • Government taxes and local levies
  • The Flying Doctors emergency medical evacuation/rescue insurance cover
Not Included In the Tour Price:

– Bottled & Soft Drinks
– Items and services of a personal nature
– Tips & Gratuities

Lots of Ways To Stay

Safari Lodge or Tented Camp?
Economy, Comfort, or Luxury?

We offer lots of ways to settle into your safari evening. Some people like the familiar four walls of a traditional lodge. Others go for the outdoors feel of a tented camp. Either way, both lodge or tented camp come in economy, comfort, and lux editions. Choose the accommodation style that suits your needs. And then, which level of service works for you.

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