1 Week Wildlife Safari Holiday in Kenya

Is experiencing a wildlife safari on your bucket list or are you a wildlife enthusiast? Being a wildlife lover coupled with an ever-increasing wanderlust is the motivation you need for a safari sojourn. Crossing the threshold of Amazing Africa will quench your thirst to witness some of the most spectacular events, animals, and places on the Earth. If being at one with nature makes your soul happy and joyous, book a week-long wildlife safari holiday to Kenya!

Kenya, known as the mecca for adventure lovers and wildlife aficionados, is a stunning location. The country has excellent wildlife management that allows tourists to explore the raw landscape of the Rift valley without compromising on safety. It means that you can now watch wild animals prowling in their natural habitat with ease.

One of the biggest assets that Africa has is the diverse wildlife in Kenya. Sure, there are iconic landmarks, white sandy beaches, and gorgeous waterfalls, but it is the wilderness and wildlife that tops it all. That is why you must save up enough to plan a wildlife safari holiday to Kenya at least once in your life. The experience, without a doubt, will remain etched in your memory forever.

On the wildlife safari holiday to Kenya, you will get the chance to explore various national parks. There, you can get up-close views of different creatures roaming around. Ever heard of the Big Five? These include animals, such as lions, African buffalo, elephants, rhinos, and leopards. Spotting these magnificent creatures will take your breath away.

Apart from that, you can also come across different bird species from the iconic ostrich to tiny remarkable birds, perhaps you never knew existed. Reptiles and snakes scurry her and there and can be identified by enthusiastic Maasai Mara tribes people. Rest assured, the stunning flora and fauna will definitely leave you mesmerized. Marvel at the boughs of ancient baobab trees. Book the finest wildlife safari holiday to Kenya to get the best safari experience of your life.

Highlights of the Safari Holiday 

Game drives in the afternoon: One of the best times to get a glimpse of these unpredictable yet beautiful creatures in the wilderness is the afternoon. Hop on to the afternoon game vehicles and enrich your Kenya wildlife safari experience while the prides doze.

Game viewing in the evening and morning: Apart from the afternoon, the Safari holiday also includes game viewing in the morning and evening. You can now get a glimpse of these wild animals from a distance while the plains suck down the scarlet sun.

Witnessing the grandeur of lakes turned pink: Pink flamingos are often seen in the wilderness of Kenya. Here, you will get to admire the awe-inspiring beauty of these birds from close quarters.

Exploration of the giraffe center: In the Safari holiday package, you will get to see the stunning rare Rothschild’s giraffe sauntering and chewing acacia leaves.

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Seeing wildlife at the Mara River: The Mara River connecting the famous Masai Mara National Reserve and the Serengeti National Park is a sight to watch. Follow the single-most spectacular natural event on the Earth, the Great African Migration where wildebeest twine for survival between cajoling crocs.

Accommodation for six nights: As a part of the Safari holiday, you will get top-notch accommodations at the best places. The overall facilities coupled with hospitality will compel you to visit the diverse land of Kenya once again.

Daily meals: The final addition to the wildlife safari holiday is highly delicious meals. You can expect the local cuisine, and if you have specific dietary requirements, the organizer will take care of that.

Itinerary to Enjoy Wildlife Safari Holiday 

Day 1: Landing in Nairobi

After you arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi, the safari representatives of the safari will meet you. From there, the guide will give you a short brief of the safari and drop you off at the hotel you are staying in in Nairobi, the capital of the country. This is the start of a beautiful wildlife safari trip to Kenya.

 1 Week Wildlife Safari Holiday in Kenya
1 Week Wildlife Safari Holiday in Kenya

If time permits, you can take a short tour of the city and explore the vivacious giraffe center. The cultural diversity of the city will take your breath away. Get back to the hotel for dinner and stay the night.

Hotels in Nairobi:

Hotel Metro:

  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Game room
  • Valet parking

Best Western Plus Westlands:

  • Eco and adventure activities
  • Fitness center
  • Shuttle service
  • Minibar

The Boma Nairobi Hotel

  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Free cancellation
  • Inclusion of breakfast and Wi-Fi

Day 2: Go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve

Day 2 begins with having breakfast and leaving for the Maasai Mara National Reserve. You will have a delicious breakfast at the hotel you are staying in Nairobi city. After that, you will move on to visiting the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

It will be almost lunchtime when you reach Maasai Mara. Firstly, check in to the lodge that is booked for you and get fresh. Take lunch, and then get ready for an exciting afternoon game drive.

Highlights of the Safari Holiday 
Highlights of the Safari Holiday 

This game drive within the national reserve will offer you the experience of a lifetime. Here, you will keep your sense open to spot the Big Five. Often, you will get glimpses of these ferocious creatures prowling by the landscape.

After that, retire back at the lodge, finish your dinner and have a good night’s rest! Book the 7 Days Olpejeta, Naivasha Samburu, and Maasai Mara Best of Kenya Safari here

Accommodations at Maasai Mara National Reserve:

Mara Serena Safari Lodge

  • Spa
  • Inclusion of free continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Rooms with premium bedding

Mara Simba Lodge

  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Airport transportation
  • Bar and lounge TV

Mara Sopa Lodge

  • Free internet
  • Currency exchange
  • Private balcony
  • Non-smoking rooms

Day 3: Explore the Maasai Mara National Reserve

The next day is one of the most exciting aspects of the whole safari holiday in Kenya. You will spend the entire day exploring the wilderness of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. That is why you will need packed lunch with you.

After having breakfast, you will leave for the exploration of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The whole day will be spent on the game drive. One of the key aspects is to spot as many wild creatures as possible.

In the game viewing wildlife safari, you will participate in both evening and morning drives. Here, there are high chances that you will come across the Big Five – lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos, and elephants.

However, that is not the end of the animals that you can come across in the game drives. Apart from this, you will be taken to the Mara River, which in itself is a magnificent beautiful scene. The flora and fauna surrounding the place are magical.

Enjoy glimpses of the Nile crocodiles, hippos, wildebeest, and other wild creatures that make the shores their home. The extensive diversity in the wildlife is enough to make the trip worthwhile. Rest assured, you will never regret planning this week-long safari.

After the exhausting and enthralling day, you will go back to the lodge in the evening. Take some refreshments and relax the rest of the night. Make sure to have good rest so that you can revitalize for the next day’s adventure.

Day 4: Game drive en route to Lake Nakuru

After having breakfast from the lodge at Maasai Mara National Reserve, you leave the beautiful place. Now, the next location is Lake Nakuru. You will be placed on a game drive on the route to the lake.

As you reach the location, have lunch and get fresh. The next thing you will do is embark on an afternoon game drive inside the park. Lake Nakuru National Park has a stellar reputation for the massive numbers of pink flamingos that visit the place to eat algae . Moreover, you may also come across other bird species such as great white pelican, Hottentot teal, greater Blue-eared starling.

Great White Pelican
Great White Pelican

Rothschild’s giraffes, white rhinos, and leopards are among probable sighting day’s tour . After the drive, get back to the lodge for dinner. Stay for the night to begin thinking about he journey for the next day.

Places to stay at Lake Nakuru National Park:

Lake Nakuru Lodge

  • Free parking
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

  • Outdoor pool
  • Evening entertainment
  • Private balcony
  • Currency exchange

Mbweha Camp

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Day 5: Reach Amboseli National Park

With a fulfilling breakfast, you will leave the Lake Nakuru National Park. This day will be spent traveling to Amboseli National Park. The journey on the road is mesmerizing and worthwhile as acacias dot the plains and giant green hills seem to touch the sky.

You will have lunch en route and reach the Amboseli National Park by evening. Enjoy a relaxing dinner and prepare for an overnight stay.

Accommodations at Amboseli National Park:

Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli

  • Free breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Airport transfer
  • Tennis court

AA Lodge Amboseli

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Shuttle service
  • Spa
  • Restaurants

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free breakfast
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Currency exchange

Day 6: Spend the day at Amboseli National Park

Before you get ready to explore the Amboseli National Park, you will have breakfast. The park encompasses 151 square miles (392 sq km). Swamps, and marshes and thorn brush lay before you. he day will be spent on the game drive with views of different wildlife within the park. Some of the animals you might see include elands, lions, cheetah, black rhino, elephant, buffalo, and more. Bird lovers will be entering an oasis of over 400 species of birds.

1 Week Wildlife Safari Holiday in Kenya
1 Week Wildlife Safari Holiday in Kenya

If you thought these majestic creatures are the only things that will take your breath away, think again. The scenic view of Mount Kilimanjaro from the Amboseli National Park is an unforgettable sight. The sheer magnificence of the place is enrapturing.

After exploring the Amboseli National Park all day long, get back to the lodge. Have the delicious dinner offered and retire for the night.

Day 7: Get back on the departure flight

The day starts with breakfast. After that, you will begin the journey back to Nairobi City. From there, you will need to reach the airport in time to make sure that you get on the departure flight. With that, your exciting week-long wildlife safari will end.

Final Say About a 1 Week Wildlife Safari Holiday in Kenya

A visit to the vast landscape of Kenya is one of the most thrilling adventures that you will ever embark on. The sheer diversity of wildlife in the different national parks, along with the jaw-dropping flora and fauna, will astound you. Planning an exciting one-week wildlife safari holiday in Kenya is an excellent idea, bucket trip or enthusiasts calling – that’s for you to decide.

However, you need to make sure that you have proper arrangements proper to make the trip. You don’t want to face any issues upon arrival to a foreign country. That is why it is vital to get the services of the best organizer who can offer fantastic deals and value for money.

Apart from that, you also need to take a look at the accommodations, food available and other factors. Know more about Kenya and its wildlife so that you can have an even more enriching experience. What are you waiting for? Start making plans right away for an unforgettable safari trip across Kenya!

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