Embark on an unforgettable 5-day Kenya Safari, a journey that will immerse you in the untamed beauty of East Africa’s most iconic landscapes and wildlife. Led by experienced guides from Tranquil Kilimanjaro, this adventure promises thrilling game drives, encounters with majestic elephants, lions, and cheetahs, and the chance to witness the awe-inspiring Great Migration in the legendary Masai Mara Reserve. From the majestic backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro in Amboseli to the serene waters of Lake Naivasha, every moment of this safari will leave you in awe of nature’s wonders. Join us as we traverse through Kenya’s diverse terrains, capturing incredible memories and forging a connection with the wild like never before. Welcome to the heart of Africa’s safari dreams!

Day-by-Day Itinerary: 5-Day Kenya Safari

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli

  • Pick up in Nairobi
  • Drive to Amboseli (4 hours)
  • Evening game drive
  • Dinner and rest at Amboseli accommodation

Day 2: Amboseli – Lake Naivasha

  • Morning game drive
  • Breakfast
  • Drive to Lake Naivasha (5-6 hours)
  • Sailing safari on Lake Naivasha
  • Dinner at Naivasha accommodation

Day 3: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara

  • Morning game drive in Naivasha
  • Visit Crescent Island Sanctuary
  • Optional visit to Hell’s Gate National Park
  • Drive to Masai Mara (4-5 hours)
  • Afternoon game drive
  • Dinner at Mara accommodation

Day 4: Full Day Masai Mara

  • Early morning game drive
  • Picnic lunch at Mara River
  • Optional hot air balloon safari
  • Optional visit to Maasai village
  • Evening game drive
  • Dinner at Mara accommodation

Day 5: Masai Mara – Nairobi

  • Final morning game drive
  • Breakfast
  • Drive back to Nairobi (5 hours)
  • Drop off at hotel, residence, or airport

5 Day Kenya Safari Highlights

Highlights of the 5-day Kenya Safari:

1. Amboseli National Park: Spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro and abundant wildlife, including elephants, lions, and giraffes.

2. Lake Naivasha: Sailing safari with hippos and diverse birdlife. Visit Crescent Island Sanctuary and optional biking or walking safari in Hell’s Gate National Park.

3. Masai Mara Reserve: World-famous wildlife destination with prides of lions, big cats, and the Great Migration of wildebeests and zebras.

4. Game Drives: Exciting morning and evening game drives in each park, offering opportunities to spot a wide variety of wildlife.

5. Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari: Experience the Masai Mara from above with a breathtaking hot air balloon ride during the Great Migration season.

6. Maasai Village Visit: An optional cultural experience to learn about the Maasai people and their traditional way of life.

7. Scenic Drives: Enjoy picturesque drives through Masai country and the Great Rift Valley, with stunning landscapes along the way.

8. Accommodation: Stay at comfortable safari lodges or tented camps, providing a blend of luxury and immersion in nature.

Day 1

Nairobi – Amboseli

  • 7:00 am – Your journey begins as your Africa Kenya Safaris driver/guide picks you up in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep from your hotel, residence, or Nairobi airport. Heading down the Nairobi/Mombasa Highway, you’ll pass through Masai country and catch glimpses of Masai herdsmen tending to their cattle.
  • Towering Kilimanjaro: The majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, rises in the distance, signaling your approach to Amboseli Park.
  • Amboseli Park Exploration: After arriving late morning, you’ll freshen up at your chosen accommodation, either a safari lodge or a tented camp.
  • First Game Drive: Under the watchful gaze of Mount Kilimanjaro, embark on your first game drive, seeking out iconic African wildlife such as elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, and a variety of bird species.
  • Evening at Amboseli Accommodation: As evening approaches, enjoy dinner and relaxation at your Amboseli accommodation, reminiscing about the exciting start to your African safari.

Day 2

Amboseli – Lake Naivasha

  • Sunrise Game Drive: Begin your day with a sunrise game drive to witness the park’s wildlife in the beautiful morning light.
  • Breakfast and Final Amboseli Game Drive: Enjoy breakfast amidst the natural splendor of Amboseli. Afterwards, embark on a final game drive, capturing more of the park’s mesmerizing beauty with Kilimanjaro as the backdrop.
  • Journey to Lake Naivasha: Travel through the scenic vistas of the Great Rift Valley, passing through Nairobi and stopping at an iconic restaurant for a memorable lunch.
  • Lake Naivasha Sailing Safari: Arriving at Lake Naivasha, take a relaxing sailing safari, gliding past bathing hippos and observing the diverse birdlife along the shore.
  • Naivasha Accommodation: Settle into your Naivasha safari lodge or tented camp and enjoy dinner, surrounded by the serene ambiance of the lake.

Day 3

Naivasha – Masai Mara

  • Morning Game Drive: Begin your day with a captivating game drive in Lake Naivasha National Park, offering rich wildlife sightings and stunning natural views.
  • Crescent Island Sanctuary: Visit Crescent Island Sanctuary, a private reserve abundant with grazing wildlife and diverse bird species.
  • Optional Hell’s Gate National Park Visit: For a different perspective, take an optional visit to Hell’s Gate National Park, known for its towering cliffs and active steam vents, where you can go on a walking or biking safari.
  • Head to Masai Mara: Journey towards the renowned Masai Mara, Kenya’s most popular park, famous for its prides of lions and abundant wildlife.
  • Afternoon Game Drive: Arriving at Masai Mara, enjoy an afternoon game drive, immersing yourself in the grandeur of this world-famous reserve.
  • Evening at Mara Accommodation: Return to your Mara accommodation for a hearty dinner and relaxation, preparing for a full day of safari adventures.

Day 4

Full Day Masai Mara

  • Early Morning Game Drive: Start your day with an early morning game drive to witness the stunning sunrise over the Mara’s golden hills and savannahs, and spot the park’s diverse wildlife.
  • Picnic at Mara River: Enjoy a picnic lunch down by the Mara River, where you may encounter hippos and crocodiles, and witness the Great Migration of wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles, a unique wildlife spectacle.
  • Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari: Consider an optional hot air balloon safari at dawn, rising above the savannah to witness the vast streams of wildlife on their morning trek, creating an unforgettable experience.
  • Optional Maasai Village Visit: Take another optional opportunity to visit a local Maasai village, learning about their culture and traditional lifestyle.
  • Evening at Mara Accommodation: As the sun sets, return to your Mara accommodation for dinner and share stories of your eventful day.

Day 5

Masai Mara – Nairobi

  • Final Morning Game Drive: On your last safari morning, embark on a final game drive to capture any remaining wildlife encounters and cherish your last moments in the Mara.
  • Breakfast and Departure: Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your accommodation before departing from the Masai Mara, heading back to Nairobi.
  • Arrival in Nairobi: Arrive in Nairobi around 4:30 pm, where your safari journey began. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel, residence, or the airport, marking the end of your incredible African safari.
  • A Journey of Lakes, Mountains, and Wildlife: Reflect on your unforgettable adventure, filled with diverse landscapes, wildlife encounters, and cherished memories of Kenya’s natural wonders. The team at Africa Kenya Safaris expresses their heartfelt appreciation for your trust and enthusiasm, and wishes you safe travels and more extraordinary adventures in the future. Asante sana (thank you very much) from all of us at Tranquil Kilimanjaro!

The cost for the whole 5 Days Kenya  safari  includes and excludes the following items

Kenya Tanzania Safari Price includes

Park fees

Game drives and activities

All accommodation

A professional driver/ safari guide

All transportation

All Taxes/VAT

Roundtrip airport transfer


Water / Coffee / Tea or Soft Drinks

Price Excludes

International flights

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour



Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)

Meals not listed above

Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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