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7 Day Safari Itinerary

Treasures of Kenya

Witness Kenya's gems

The Treasures of Kenya safari provides a luxurious standard of accommodation courtesy of the Atua Enkop Collection.

Strategically located in and around key national parks and reserves, Atua Encop's camps and lodges offer a great range of activities and game drives to ensure fantastic wildlife viewing with the chance to spot the Big Five and many more species besides.

After exploring the landscapes of Samburu, Nakuru and the Masai Mara, why not add on a relaxing beach stay – perhaps on the Kenyan coast or nearby Zanzibar or Pemba Island? Call us and speak to one of our Destination Specialists and they will create the perfect itinerary, just for you. 

Our Experts Recommend:
  • See diverse wildlife at Samburu National Reserve
  • Watch flamingos at Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Spot the Big Five at Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Add on an excursion in Nairobi to see wildlife up close

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
7 days
Guide Price
£2,349 per person
Price based on
Based on 16 October 19, meal basis as per itinerary.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Included
  • Accommodation as detailed in twin or double bed with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of year).
  • Meals as stated.
  • Transportation in a 4x4 safari vehicle.
  • Services of a qualified English-speaking local driver/guide.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Park entrance fees and government taxes.
  • One bottle of water per person per day on game drives.
Not included
  • International flights.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tips for the guide or driver.
  • Visa fees.

Itinerary Breakdown

Upon arrival into Kenya's bustling capital Nairobi, you will be met by your driver/guide and then depart for the Samburu National Reserve at approximately 8:00am. Heading north, you'll pass Thika and continue through some breathtaking scenery dotted with rushing mountain streams and fields of tea and coffee. After Nanyuki town, you'll continue north and eventually reach a dusty outpost known as Isiolo, the last major stop on the journey into the remote northern frontier district. From here, it's a fairly short hop to Samburu. Arrive at your camp in time for lunch before departing for an afternoon game drive; returning to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Elephant Bedroom Camp or similar

An early morning game drive is followed by breakfast and time to relax by the river's bank. After lunch, there will be a further game drive and a sun-downer before returning to the camp.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Elephant Bedroom Camp or similar

Leaving Samburu behind, you'll travel south through Isiolo, crossing the northen most foothills of Mount Kenya, until you get to the town of Nanyuki. Here, you'll head west to Nyahururu, still known to many as Thomson's Falls for its 237-foot cascade. After, travel in a southerly direction to Lake Nakuru, arriving at your camp in time for lunch. After lunch, enjoy an escorted walk on the grounds of the camp.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Mbweha Camp or similar

After breakfast, depart with a picnic lunch for a full day game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, returning to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Mbweha Camp or similar

After an early breakfast, you head for Njoro town, where you begin your ascent up over the top of the Mau Escarpment. Then, heading south, travel towards Narok, the gateway to the Masai Mara and district headquarters of this part of Masailand. You'll travel across the 'breadbasket' of Kenya, covered with acres of wheat and barley, before you reach the Mara in time for lunch. After lunch, enjoy an afternoon game drive in the famous Masai Mara National Reserve, before returning to the camp as the sun sets.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Tipilikwani Mara Camp or similar

Early morning and afternoon game drives in the Masai Mara.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Tipilikwani Mara Camp or similar

Again, after an early breakfast, you'll depart the Masai Mara and head across acres of rolling wheat and barley farms to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Masailand. From here cross the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley whilst keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle, before heading up the rift escarpment on a road built by Italian prisoners during World War II. You'll arrive into Kenya's bustling capital around midday. On arrival in Nairobi, you will be dropped of at a city centre hotel or the airport for your onward connection.

  • Samburu National Reserve

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Unique ecosytem where animal species differ to anywhere else in Kenya.
    • Keep your eyes peeled for amazing bird life
    • One of the two areas in which conservationists George and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the lioness.
  • Nakuru National Park

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Breeding ground of the flamingo
    • Good place to observe rhino
    • Home of the endangered Rothschild giraffe
  • Masai Mara

    Itinerary Highlights

    • One of the most popular game reserves
    • Big Five spotting
    • Wildebeest migration (from July to September)