12 Days Kenya Budget Safari with this you will get to visit all the major parks for safaris in Kenya in a single trip. Killing two birds using one stone, our 12 Days Kenya Budget Safari is designed to fit guests who want to have full African experience in Kenya.
Day 1: Nairobi – Tsavo West
On this first day of your 12 Days Kenya budget Safari, we shall pick up from your Nairobi hotel or Airport in the morning drive to Tsavo west national park depending on the time we leave Nairobi we can reach the park at mid-morning for brief game drive then continue to our lodge for lunch and refreshments. In the afternoon you will go for game drive in search for the big Game like elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffaloes, diverse plant and bird species. Later Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 2: Tsavo West – Tsavo East
Being the second day of your 12 Days Kenya budget Safari, you will have an early morning breakfast and go for a game drive with a Visit to Mzima springs where you can see hippos and fish in crystalline clear water. There are possibilities of seeing crocodiles and monkeys the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs, to the Shetani lava flows. After the game drive cross to Tsavo East National Park which is renowned for its large numbers of elephants and the famous man eating lions. Check in your lodge for refreshments as we wait for our lunch. After lunch go for evening game drive with a visit to Aruba dam.
Day 3: Tsavo East
On this third day of your 12 Days Kenya budget Safari, you will wake up early for early morning game drive to catch up with the predators on hunt and other game like Elephants, Buffaloes, Rhinos, Leopards mentions but a few later break for late breakfast and relaxation around the lodge. In the afternoon go for long evening game drive in search for what we missd in the morning game drive like vast herds of dust –red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and the prolific bird life features 500 recorded species. Meals and overnight.
Day 4: Tsavo East – Salt Lick Taita Hills Sanctuary
You will have an early morning game drive on this fourth day of your 12 Days Discover Kenya Safari and later break for breakfast, after breakfast proceed with game en-route Leave Tsavo East for Salt lick Taita Hills Sanctuary which is less 3 Hrs drive. Taita Hills Sanctuary is sufficiently isolated to develop endemic forms and birders which come from afar to see the Taita Olive Thrush and the Taita White-eye have lunch and have a rest. Afternoon game drive in the search for birds and animals around the park. Dinner and overnight
Day 5: Taita Hills Sanctuary – Amboseli
On this fifth day of your 12 days Kenya budget safari, you will have an early morning game drive and later break for breakfast. After breakfast check out with game en-route Leave Taita Hills for Amboseli National Park arriving to the park late morning and proceed with the game drive. Afternoon more game in Amboseli Park which lies at the floors of Mount Kilimanjaro. Mount Kilimanjaro offers scenic backgrounds for photography. Elephants, Lions, Cheetah, Buffalo etc. can be seen at the swamp area and open plains. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Amboseli Full day
On this sixth day of your 12 days safari in Kenya, you will wake up early for early morning game drive to catch up with the predators on hunt and other game like Elephants, Buffaloes, Rhinos, Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo, Leopards mentions but a few and clear view of the sun rise from Kilimanjaro Mountain. Break for late breakfast and relaxation around the lodge. After lunch go for afternoon game drive in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, and Hippo with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight at your lodge
Day 7: Amboseli – Aberdare
After your breakfast on this 12 days tour of Kenya, you will be met by your driver guide, this day we will drive to the North to Aberdare National park, it will take us around five hour drive and we will have brief welcoming game drive to the park as we are driving to our hotel to check in and wait for lunch. In the afternoon go for a game drive which is much rewarding with a lot of animals to be seen. Dinner and overnight
Day 8: Aberdare – Lake Nakuru
Have an early morning breakfast on this eighth day of your 12 day tour in Kenya, and leave Aberdare for Lake Nakuru National Park, a less than 5 Hrs drive and you will pass through the Great Rift Valley escarpment, you will arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive across the Pink Lake often referred so due to its Great masses of Flamingos but currently due to climate change and high water level only few flamingos can be seen not forgetting the famous white Rhino and black rhino found in this park.
Day 9: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
Have an early morning game drive and later on break for breakfast. After breakfast check out with game en-route leave Nakuru for Lake Naivasha, drive is one hours drive. Proceeding to your lodge for lunch and check inn. Later in the afternoon game drive with a visit to Hells Gate National Park which allows Hiking, Bicycling ride, Rock climbing and photography of wildlife and a visit to geothermal power plant.
Day 10: Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara
After breakfast leave Lake Nakuru for Masai Mara National Reserve a 5 hours’ drive and you will pass through Narok famous Masai town arriving to the park during lunch time check in your hotel for refreshments and lunch. Afternoon game drive through the park in search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo later dinner and overnight.
Day 11: Masai Mara full day
Have an early morning game drive and head for Masai Mara National Reserve, some of Africa’s largest lion prides, herds of zebra, antelopes, buffaloes, wildebeest, giraffes, cheetahs, and hyenas and return to camp for breakfast some rest and Lunch. After lunch go for afternoon game drive in the Masai Mara plains which are full of wildebeest during migration season early July to end of September, zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, Thomson’s gazelle are regularly seen, leopards, lions, hyenas, cheetah, jackal and bat-eared foxes. Black rhino are a little shy and hard to spot but are often seen at a distance if you are lucky. Hippos are abundant in the Mara River as are very large Nile crocodiles mention but a few.
Day 12: Masai Mara – Nairobi
Enjoy breakfast, checkout and depart the Mara for Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. Have lunch at carnivore afterwards drop off at Airport for flight back home.
End of 12 Days Kenya Safari.
- Arrival & Departure airport transfers complimentary to all our clients
- Transportation as per itinerary
- Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients
- Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
- Services of an English speaking driver/guide
- National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary
- Excursions & activities as per itinerary
- Recommended Mineral Water while on safari
- Visas and related costs, Personal Taxes
- Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature
- International flights
- Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary – Balloon safari, boat ride, Masai Village
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