7-day Kenya Safari is a big 5 and family-oriented adventure and a journey that will immerse you in the breathtaking beauty of Kenya’s diverse landscapes and abundant wildlife. Your safari starts in Nairobi, the vibrant capital city, and takes you to some of the most iconic national parks and reserves in the region.
Prepare to be amazed as you traverse the savannahs, witness the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, and encounter Africa’s iconic animals up close. With our experienced Africa Kenya Safaris driver/guide, you’ll explore Amboseli National Park, known for its impressive elephant herds and stunning views of Kilimanjaro.
Next, venture into the magnificent Masai Mara Reserve, where you’ll have the chance to witness the awe-inspiring Great Migration, a natural spectacle unlike any other. Traverse the picturesque Lake Naivasha and Lake Nakuru, surrounded by an abundance of wildlife, including the famous tree-climbing lions.
Throughout the journey, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy game drives, birdwatching, and even a unique bicycling safari. Immerse yourself in the heart of the wilderness, where every moment is a treasure waiting to be discovered.
Couples, groups of friends, and entire families will love this leisurely seven-day, five-park journey as a fantastic way to experience an African safari. Imagine taking a week-long trip to one of Kenya’s most well-known parks to see exotic animals like pink flamingos, rhinos, cheetahs, lions, elephants, buffalo, and giraffes. Adventurers of all ages will be delighted by this African safari.
Our journey will start at Amboseli National Park, which is located close to the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s greatest peak. Set up your camera and prepare to capture the steady march of majestic elephants that fill this busy park while the snow-capped mountain serves as your backdrop.
The Great Rift Valley lakes, home to ostriches, cormorants, and pink flamingos, greet us next.
On a leisurely sailing safari on Lake Naivasha, we’ll pass hippos, antelope that are grazing, and giraffes that are nearby the shore. At the lovely Lake Nakuru National Park, we will be greeted by rhinos, monkeys, and perhaps pink flamingos. We’ll also ride our bikes past zebra and buffalo that are foraging in the surrounding Hell’s Gate National Park.
We’ll enter Masai territory, the undulating hills and dense savannah of the bustling Masai Mara National Reserve, for the grand climax of this week-long safari in Africa. Wildlife should be present in quantities that are unusual for other places. Your safari itinerary will be very full thanks to the several lion prides that regularly visit this area and the well-known Great Migration of untold numbers of wildebeests.
At the end of this remarkable safari, you’ll leave with unforgettable memories, captured not only in photographs but in your heart. So get ready for an adventure of a lifetime, and let us guide you through the wonders of Kenya’s wild and untamed landscapes. Are you ready to experience the magic of the Tranquil Kilimanjaro?
Day-by-Day Itinerary: 7-Day Kenya Safari
Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli Scenic drive, wildlife sightings, and Mount Kilimanjaro backdrop.
Day 2: Full Day at Amboseli Unlimited game drives, Observation Hill, and mesmerizing sunset.
Day 3: Amboseli – Lake Naivasha Morning game drive, boat safari with hippos, and guided walking safari.
Day 4: Lake Naivasha – Lake Nakuru Choose a bicycle safari or more flamingo sightings, and explore Lake Nakuru.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara Early game drive, journey to Masai Mara, and afternoon game drive.
Day 6: Full Day at Masai Mara Tailor-made game drives, optional hot air balloon safari, and Maasai village visit.
Day 7: Masai Mara – Nairobi Pre-breakfast game drive, return to Nairobi, and end of safari adventure.
7 Day Kenya Big 5 and Family Safari Highlights
Highlights of the 7-day Kenya Safari:
1. Amboseli National Park: Scenic drive with views of Mount Kilimanjaro, abundant wildlife, and thrilling game drives.
2. Lake Naivasha: Boat safari among hippos, guided walking safari on Crescent Island, and diverse birdlife.
3. Lake Nakuru National Park: Option for unique bicycle safari or flamingo sightings, stunning landscapes, and rich wildlife.
4. Masai Mara Reserve: Unlimited tailor-made game drives, witnessing the Great Migration (July – October), and optional hot air balloon safari.
5. Maasai Village Visit: Opportunity to experience the unique Maasai culture and traditions.
6. Spectacular Sunsets: Captivating sunsets over Mount Kilimanjaro and the Masai Mara, create lasting memories.
7. Diverse Landscapes: Explore Kenya’s stunning landscapes, including savannahs, acacia forests, and Rift Valley escarpments.
8. Abundant Wildlife: Encounter elephants, lions, buffalo, rhinos, giraffes, zebras, and many other fascinating species.
9. Professional Guides: Knowledgeable and experienced guides enhancing the safari experience.
10. Unforgettable Memories: Create cherished memories of the African wilderness and its remarkable beauty.