12 Days Baobab Safari Experience
Get access to most of the top destinations in Kenya, experience great wildlife encounters and lots of birdlife experiences as you sample the attractions that make Kenya a great safari destination.
12 Days Baobab Safari Experience | Full Safari Itinerary
Day 1 | Nairobi - Maasai Mara
You will be picked up from your hotel and depart for a journey south along the floor of the dramatic Great Rift Valley with a stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint to see the escarpment wall, drive further to Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch and some rest then depart for afternoon game drive through the savanna grassland in search of the great African wild animals for up-close encounters that it hosts. Transverse the reserve till late evening to witness the sunset. Return back to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 | Maasai Mara
Enjoy early morning breakfast then leave for full day Game drive in search of the Big Five with packed lunches to enable extensive exploration of this reserve. Some of the animals you must see include: Lions, Wildebeest, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffalos, Elephants, Hippos, Crocodiles, hyenas, Antelopes. Break for picnic lunches near the Mara River and continue building your African safari tour memories with up-close encounters with several wild animals. Enjoy each moment as you transverse the Masai Mara game reserve from one point to another. After exploring the park visit the Masai village. You have an optional hot-air balloon ride that starts at 06.00 am and ends with a Champagne breakfast on the plains. What an exhilarating experience! Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 3 | Lake Naivasha
Early morning enjoy game drive as you track the predators as they hunt at dawn when the prey is grazing on the open plains and witness the sunrise while in the wilderness. It will be a great adventure to witness a hunt and a kill return to the camp/lodge for full breakfast then check out and drive to Lake Naivasha arriving in time for check in, lunch. In the evening enjoy boat ride at the freshwater lake Naivasha to watch birds and hippos and optional guided walking safari at the nearby Crescent Island sanctuary. This is one of the few places in the world where one can wander on foot amidst wild animals – there are no predators or optional you may visit the nearby Hell’s Gate National Park where you can explore this park on game drive with your guide or you may decide to take a short bicycle safari amid gracefully wild animals and then hike through imposing gorges. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 4 | Lake Bogoria / Lake Baringo
Enjoy breakfast depart to Lake Bogoria arriving in the mid-morning proceed to experience hot Springs and the geysers with views of flamingoes in the background (season permitting). After lunch depart for the nearby Lake Baringo, proceed to enjoy boat rides on the lake to view hippos, crocodile and over 450 native birdlife species recorded. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 5 | Lake Nakuru
Enjoy breakfast depart to Lake Nakuru arriving in time for check in, lunch and some rest. Later proceed for afternoon game drives to see the black and white Rhinoceros, buffalos, lions, leopard, Flamingos, Pelicans, baboon Monkeys, Impalas, Gazelles among other animals and a number of birds species. If time permits visit the baboon viewpoint cliff. Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 6 | Samburu
Enjoy breakfast depart for Samburu with a stopover to view the scenic Thompson falls. Arrive in time for check in, lunch and some rest. Later you will depart for afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge.
Day 7 | Samburu
Today, the full day is dedicated enjoying the unique beauty of the reserve with morning and afternoon game drives along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River. It is the home to the unique rare species only found north of equator that include the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebras, Beisa oryxes, giraffe necked gazelle (gerenuk), and the Blue-necked Somali Ostrich and it is also home to the big five, Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Endangered Wild Dog and others. After exploring the park visit the Samburu village. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge.
Day 8 | Sweetwaters
Early morning after breakfast you will check out, do enroute game drive as you leave for Sweetwaters arriving in time for check in, lunch and some rest. In the afternoon you will visit the rhino and chimpanzee sanctuary and then go on afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge.
Day 9 | Aberdare
After breakfast, early morning game drives at Sweetwaters then leave for Aberdare National Park. You will arrive at your base hotel for check-in followed by lunch and transfer to your tree lodge. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. The tree hotels have viewing decks with balconies and lounges to provide superb game viewing from the comfort of the lodge. Game is attracted by the waterholes and salt licks around the lodge. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
NB: - Only overnight bags are allowed at the tree hotel
Day 10 | Amboseli
After breakfast transfer back to your base hotel and proceed driving via Nairobi to Amboseli National Park with lunch on the way. Amboseli lies at the floor of the Mount Kilimanjaro, the Africa’s highest mountain at 5,896m whose snow-caped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro rises above of the clouds and dominates every aspect of Amboseli. The park is famous for its big game – Elephants, Lions, Cheetah and for its great scenery beauty. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge.
Day 11 | Amboseli
Enjoy early morning breakfast then leave for full day game drives in the park. Weather permitting; there shall be awesome views of the Mount Kilimanjaro snow-capped peaks. Mount Kilimanjaro offers an awesome background for wildlife photography. Your thrilling extensive safari experience covers the swamp areas, the Amboseli viewpoint, and the plains of Amboseli in search of great African wildlife. Break for picnic lunches at the base of mount Kilimanaro. After exploring the park return to the camp/lodge with an option of visiting the Masai village.. Dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge.
Day 12 | Departure - Nairobi
Walk up early for morning game drive to see the sunrise, track wildcats and experience the final safari drive. Weather permitting; there shall be awesome views of the Mount Kilimanjaro snow-capped peaks. Return to the camp/lodge for a full breakfast, check out and return back with lunch enroute arriving Nairobi late afternoon and drop off at your Nairobi hotel or at the airport.