Lake Naivasha in Kenya

7 Days Best of Kenya Safari

The 7 days best of Kenya safari is an extraordinary adventure into the endless savannah plains of Kenya. The name Magical Kenya is a reflection of the country’s beauty in both landscape and wildlife.

During this safari, you will take on amazing safari activities like wildebeest migration tours as well as game drives in Lake Nakuru National Park. You will also visit Amboseli National Park as well as Lake Naivasha. You will encounter many wildlife species including lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras, giraffes, and many more. Flamingo birds are the highlights of your birding experience on the 7 days best of Kenya safari.

Safari Summary

  • Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer to Lake Naivasha
  • Day 3: Visit the Crescent Island and transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 4: Explore Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 5: Transfer to Amboseli National Park
  • Day 6: Explore Amboseli National Park
  • Day 7: Transfer to Nairobi – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast at your hotel in Nairobi, you will meet our professional driver guide. He will brief you about the 7 days best of Kenya safari.

You will then embark on the drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. Lunch will be along the way. Upon arrival, you will take a game drive and explore the lake as far as possible. In the evening, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer to Lake Naivasha

Hippopotamus Lake Naivasha in Kenya

After breakfast, check out of the lodge and embark on an amazing game drive or birding tour in Lake Nakuru National Park.

You will encounter many bird species like the grey-crowned crested crane, pink flamingo, nectar suckers, and woodpeckers, to mention but a few. You will continue to Lake Naivasha. Check in to your lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, you will go for a walk in Lake Naivasha and enjoy scenic views of the Rift Valley. Dinner and overnight will be at your lodge or tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 3: Visit the Crescent Island and transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve

Crescent Island Kenya

After breakfast, you will take a boat ride to Crescent Island on the eastern side of Lake Naivasha. You will enjoy scenic views of the Rift Valley and many bird species. At the Crescent Island Wildlife Sanctuary, you will see many giraffes, waterbucks, elands, zebras, and many more. You will also see over 200 bird species.

You will have an en-route lunch as you transfer to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This is an amazing savannah expanse stretching to the border of Tanzania. The Mara becomes Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Upon arrival, check in to your accommodation facility for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 4: Explore Masai Mara National Reserve

The Big Five of Masai Mara National

On the 4th day of your 7 days best of Kenya safari, you will wake up to an amazing breakfast before taking on full-day game drives to explore the park. Witnessing the Mara River crossing is the highlight of the safari.

The reserve is home to wildebeests, lions, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, gazelles, antelopes, zebras, buffaloes, spotted hyenas, and many more. Picnic lunch or sundowners at a water pool or under a tree in the middle of nowhere can also be organized upon request. These are perfect for honeymooners to renew their vows in the middle of the wilderness. You may as well opt for a balloon safari instead of the morning game drive. This gives you scenic views of the surrounding areas right from the sky.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Amboseli National Park

The Big Five of Masai Mara National

After breakfast, check out of the accommodation facility and embark on a drive to Amboseli National Park. You will have an en-route lunch and enjoy scenic views of the snow-capped Kilimanjaro Mountains in Tanzania. The park is home to many elephants and other wildlife species. Upon arrival, check in to your lodge for dinner and spend the night over.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 6: Explore Amboseli National Park      

Amboseli National Park 

You will have a delicious breakfast before heading for a game drive. Explore Amboseli National Park to the maximum.

You will get close to the savannah elephants as well as wildlife species like lions, cheetahs, leopards, and many more. You will also hike the observation hill to extend your views as far as the snow-capped Kilimanjaro Mountains. Lunch dinner and overnight will be at your lodge or tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7: Transfer to Nairobi – Departure

After breakfast, check out of the lodge and take on an en-route game drive in Amboseli National Park. This is a chance to see what you might have missed the previous day.

You will witness magical predators like lions, hyenas, and leopards. Lunch will be along the way as you drive to Nairobi for departure. The driver will drop you at a hotel of your choosing in Nairobi. This will mark the end of your spectacular 7 days Best of Kenya Safari.

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