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5 Days Kenya Express Safari

Overview

Kenya is an all year round safari destination, offering an incredible game viewing that people all over the world come for to witness. This 5 days kenya express safari is just what couples, families, and group of friends need to satisfy their safari fix. It will have you wind through the top parks in Kenya and see the Big 5 among other exotic wildlife. You will stay in luxury tented camps and lodges within the plains and parks of Africa, which is as close to nature as you’ll ever be. Indeed, this Kenya Express Safari is just every person’s dream luxury vacation, which will give you new knowledge about Africa, its amazing creatures, landscapes, and unbeatable hospitality.

Best time to visit: June-October /Jan-Feb

Duration

5 days

Map Overview

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 -Day 1 - Nairobi Lake Nakuru

Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Lake Nakuru National Park, a protected game sanctuary for endangered species of the Black/ White rhino among other usual game such as the leopard and Lion. We will have lunch at the camp followed by an afternoon game drive until sunset. Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Camp (full board).

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Flamingo Hill Camp

Enjoy an early morning game drive before coming back for breakfast followed by departure for the world reknowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve which means “spotted plains” in the Maa language. This is home to the greatest concentration of large mammals and is widely recognized as Africa’s ultimate wildlife reserve. This reserve is neighbouring Tanzania’s Serengeti which makes this place famous for staging the annual migration of wildebeest.

Check-in upon arrival followed by lunch and depart for an evening game viewing drive. Prepare yourself to take in the spectacular sceneries of rolling savannahs dotted with patchy shrubs and bush thickets. We drive through never-ending plains, and witness the abundant variety of wildlife that you have only seen before on televisions!

Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge (full board).

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Mara Sopa Lodge

During your stay, you have the opportunity to explore this great reserve in depth. You may see elephant, giraffe, prides of lion, and thousands of impala, topi, grants and Thomson’s gazelle. Birds are prolific including immigrants, 450 bird species have been recorded among them 57 birds of prey. The Mara is the scene of annual migration of millions of wildebeest up from the Serengeti plains in search of water and grasses. While in Mara, you will have the option to float above the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem on board a hot air balloon followed by a gourmet champagne breakfast (at an extra cost).

All meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Mara Sopa Lodge

We will have an early morning game drive and return afterwards for breakfast. We check out shortly and make our way to Lake Naivasha which is the first of the Rift Valley Lakes and is set at the foot of Mount Longonot, on the north side. It was on Lake Naivasha that East Africa’s first air-passengers used to land in the flying boats of Imperial Airways. After lunch at the lodge, enjoy a walk by the shores of the lake, and take a boat ride to see a varitety of birds hovering above.

Return for dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa Lodge (full board).

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Naivasha Sopa Lodge

After breakfast, drive out across and over the rift escarpment to Nairobi. Transfer directly to JKIA for your outbound flight.

Inclusions

  • Park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days

Exclusions

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s Included and Excluded in Every Tour?

The inclusions and exclusions vary by tour. Each tour has its specific set of inclusions and exclusions. Please refer to the individual tour page to see what is specifically included in that tour.

What Payment Methods Do You Accept?

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What Are Your Cancellation Terms?

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What If I Have Special Needs or Requirements?

We strive to cater to all requirements, such as providing wheelchair-friendly accommodation or rooms on the first floor if stairs are a challenge. Please communicate with us in advance about your needs.

What Vaccines and Health Requirements Are Needed?

The requirements vary depending on the country and nationality. For the most accurate information, please visit the page specific to your destination and consult the corresponding embassy page for the latest information.

What Are the Road Conditions Like?

Most safari parks have bumpy but manageable roads, with some roads being paved. Generally, guests do not view this as a problem.

Can I Choose Other Accommodation Than What's Specified?

Yes, if you have a special preference, let us know, and we will offer alternatives from our vast network of company-owned and partner accommodations. Booking with us allows you to enjoy discounted rates as we have special agreements with our partners.

Is Electricity Available 24 Hours in the Lodges and Camps?

Most standard camps and lodges are equipped with generators, so electricity is generally available 24 hours. However, some interruptions may occur but are typically not a significant concern for guests.

Will My Mobile/Cellular Phone Work During the Tour?

es, though signal strength may vary in different areas.

What About My Special Diet and Food Preferences?

We cater to all diets, including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, among others. Please inform us in advance about your dietary preferences.

What Activities Can My Kids Do While on a Safari?

A safari offers an enriching experience for children, allowing them to observe animals in their natural habitat. Some camps and lodges offer amenities for children, such as playrooms and pools, though these are not universally available. We suggest bringing activities that your children enjoy.

Is Tipping Required?

Tipping is not required but is recommended. The amount varies by country, but you should tip according to what you feel is appropriate.

These are general FAQ to guide your planning. For detailed information specific to your destination, please visit the corresponding page on our website.

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