8 Days Wonderful Kenya Safari

From Nairobi to Nairobi

Visiting: Kenya

Tour Operator: Starluck Travel

Physical rating: Moderate

Group size: 1 - 20

Age range: 6-75

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Tour Overview

Maasai Mara has the most spectacular event of the natural world; the annual migration of millions of wildebeests and zebras from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Lake Naivasha is one of the freshwater lakes in the Great Rift Valley. The lake has a dense population of hippos and birds. Amboseli is renowned for its large herds of free-ranging African elephants. There are over 900 African elephants here.


  • 2 nights Masai Mara Game Reserve
    Iconic world-famous game park – unlimited game viewing drives
    The Big Five
    Immense herds of wildlife
    Unforgettable savannah vistas
    Maasai people and culture
  • 1 day at Lake Naivasha
    Boat safari
    Guided walking safari at Crescent Island
    Bird watching
    Optional visit to Hell's Gate visit with hiking or cycling at an extra cost
  • 2 nights Amboseli National park
    Views of snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro – highest peak in Africa
    Observation Hill – view marshes with herds of elephants, buffalo, hippo & many waterfowl such as pelicans and Egyptian goose
    Possible lion, cheetah and hyena sightings
    Experience local villages and culture
  • We offer an optional visit to a Masai village at Masai Mara. Please arrange this with your driver/guide. Cost: $20 per person
  • Hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara. See vast wildlife herds and landforms below. An unforgettable experience. Please enquire with us. Cost: $420 per person.

Places You'll See



Day 1: Arrival

Meet and greet upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our representative and transferred to the Panafric Hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 2: Nairobi - Maasai Mara Game Reserve (265km – Approx. 5-6hrs drive)

You will be picked up from your Nairobi hotel in the morning and drive to Maasai Mara Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game-viewing. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge.

The Maasai Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to comprehend – indeed, over 450 species of animals have been recorded here! You will easily spot lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, leopards, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.
It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place; the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna; lions, cheetahs, wild dogs, jackals, hyenas, and vultures.

All meals and accommodation at Mara Sopa Lodge.

Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Full Day Game Drives

Spend a full day in the Maasai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. You can also decide to take an optional hot air balloon ride (an extra US$ 420 per person); you will also have the option of visiting a local Maasai village (an extra US$ 20 per person).

Maasai warriors are famously known as the proud nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world. A visit reveals the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.

All meals and accommodation at Mara Sopa Lodge.

Day 4: Maasai Mara Game Reserve - Lake Naivasha (240 km – Approx. 4-5 hrs drive)

Rise early for breakfast and check out with a game drives en route and depart for Naivasha. Arrive at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge for lunch. Enjoy boat rides at Lake Naivasha where you will spot hippos as well as a variety of birds common to this area. Visit Crescent Island which is about 15 minutes by boat away from the shores of Lake Naivasha and is one of the few places where you can enjoy a nature walk alongside wild animals Proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Lake Naivasha is one of the freshwater lakes in the Great Rift Valley. The lake has a dense population of hippos and birds. Other attractions include a visit to the Hell’s Gate National Park to explore gorges, climb rocks, view wildlife, and enjoy nature walks; Ol Karia Geothermal Spa which has naturally heated water and is a great recreation spot among many other activities.

All meals and accommodation at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.

Day 5: Lake Naivasha - Amboseli National Park (340 km – Approx. 5-6 hrs drive)

After breakfast, proceed to Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon at your own leisure and at 1600hrs leave for game viewing in the park. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge

Amboseli National Park, the second most popular animal park after Maasai Mara, is 260km (160 miles) from Nairobi, and on the border with the neighboring country of Tanzania. Its magnificent situation at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro combined with its excellent opportunities to view Kenya's animals makes it one of the most-visited safari parks in Kenya.

All meals and accommodation at Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

Day 6: Amboseli National Park – Full day game drives

Enjoy morning and evening game drives in Amboseli National Park with an optional tour to the Maasai village to experience their traditional way of life and dances. You will have a chance to visit Observation Hill, which overlooks the park, swamps and, of course, the herds of free-roaming elephants. All meals and overnight your lodge.

Amboseli is renowned for its large herds of free-ranging African elephants. There are over 900 African elephants in Amboseli, as well as huge herds of wildebeests and many other animals including giraffes, African lions, monkeys, zebras, hyenas, and antelopes.

All meals and accommodation at Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

Day 7: Amboseli National Park – Nairobi (250 km – Approx. 4 hrs drive)

After breakfast leave lodge for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. You will be dropped to the Panafric Hotel for overnight.

Optional Activities

  • You may decide to have your dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant for Game Meat- GBP 25

Day 8: Drop off at the airport

After breakfast at the hotel, you will get to enjoy some leisure time and do some last-minute shopping. You will then be transferred to the airport for your international departure flight.

This marks the end of the safari full of unforgettable memories.




What's Included

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    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Nairobi airport hotel pick up/ drop off transfers
  • Transport in a customized minivan with a pop out roof top 
  • Services of an experienced English speaking safari tour guide/driver. 
  • Stay in economy, comfort or luxury lodges / tented camps
  • Park entrance fees
  • Private game viewing drives
  • All meals on safari
  • Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle
  • The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover 
  • Government taxes and local levies

Visa & Health Information


Most nationalities do now require a visa for Kenya, including Britons, most EU nationals, Australians, New Zealanders, Americans, and Canadians.  At present single entry and transit visas are available online (see below) and soon all visas will have to be obtained online. Alternatively, visas are available in advance or on arrival. The Kenyan government is planning for all visas to be obtained online and may stop delivering visas on arrival on short notice. For the latest information please contact your local Kenyan High Commission or Consulate.   The cost of the visa is US$50 for a single entry visa and US$100 for an East Africa visa (valid to travel in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda – if the website still says coming soon please check with the Kenyan High Commission. You will need to first register to the e-citizens website (including needing a photo 500px x 500px) before you can start applying. For the application process itself, you will need details of the accommodation used (which we will send you) and itinerary as well as a photo 5.5cm x 5.5cm and a scanned or photographed copy of your passport’s bio/photo page. If after visiting Kenya you will also travel to Uganda and Rwanda, you may apply for East African Visa that will cover all three countries. This visa is currently available upon arrival in Nairobi. Please contact the Kenyan High Commission to obtain more information about the combined visa from Kenya.


There are no mandatory vaccination requirements. Recommended vaccinations are: Polio, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Typhoid, Hepatitis A. Malaria prophylaxis is essential and we suggest that you seek advice from your GP or travel health clinic about which malaria tablets to take. Dengue fever is a known risk in places visited. It is a tropical viral disease spread by daytime biting mosquitoes. There is currently no vaccine or prophylaxis available for Dengue, and therefore the best form of prevention is to avoid being bitten. We recommend you take the usual precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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