Kenya Camping Safari
6 days of magnificent discovery of wildlife on the Kenya camping safari. This African budget safari in Kenya gives you all the pleasures of a detailed wildlife tour on budget. Do not break the bank in order to enjoy a safari in Africa, take this safari and you will see what we mean.
About 6 Day Kenya Camping Safari
Kenya camping safari is a 6 days budget African safari in Kenya. The Kenya safari tour takes you to Masai Mara, lake Nakuru and Amboseli National Parks. This budget safari in Kenya starts and ends in Nairobi. The highlight of this Kenya camping safari is wildlife viewing. You will also have an opportunity to view wonderful sceneries. The 6 days Kenya camping safari also exposes you to different culture and traditions. This Kenya camping safari takes you from the Savannah grasslands to the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro.
6 Day Kenya Camping Safari Highlight
On this safari expect:
- Great wildlife
- Amazing people
- Beautiful tradition and culture
- Scenery like no other
6 Day Kenya Camping Safari Itinerary
Day 1 – Nairobi – Masai Mara National Park
You will be met in the morning at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. A short briefing on this Kenya camping safari will take place. This is to be followed by a drive through the Mau Escarpments. You will get into the floor of the Rift Valley as you head to Masai Mara National Reserve. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Mara Wildebeest Camp. Enjoy a short rest that will prepare you for the afternoon. At 1600hrs, you will embark on an afternoon game drive. Return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara National Reserve is Kenya's finest wildlife national reserve; The Park comprises of Open plains, rolling hills, woodland forests and rivers and valleys full of wildlife. Attractions at Masai Mara are centered on nature and wildlife watching; Major wildlife includes all the Big five , over 450 bird species, the great wildebeest migration, cheetah, hyena, hippo, crocodiles among thousands of other wildlife. A great place for wildlife watching safari, nature excursion and leisure. The Masai Mara is always an amazing safari destination, but at its best during the wildebeest migration, which occurs here between July and October each year.
The park is surrounded by concession areas and tribal lands of the Maasai tribespeople. These are unfenced from the Mara and there can be as much wildlife roaming outside the park as inside so staying in these private concessions can often be just as rewarding.
Day 2 – Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli safari day spent in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Here you will have both morning and afternoon game drives at 0630hrs and 1600hrs respectively. The Masai Mara Game Reserve is the northern extension of the Serengeti National Park. Its rolling plains are home to hundreds of plains game together with predators that feed on them. All your meals and overnight will be at Mara Wildebeest Camp.
Day 3 – Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park
Start your day with an early breakfast before check out. You will depart Masai Mara headed to Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is one of the many beautiful Rift Valley Lakes. The park is home to millions of flamingos and other bird and animal life. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Wildlife Clubs of Kenya Hostel. After a short rest you will enjoy an afternoon game viewing at 1600hrs. Return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru is one of the soda lakes on the floor of the Great Rift Valley, and lies within the Lake Nakuru National Park – an ecosystem of mainly wooded & bushy grasslands. The lake is legendary for the thousands of flamingoes that reside there – these fuchsia pink birds gather at the water’s edge to form a pink swathe over the water, while the park is also a rhino sanctuary with both Black & White Rhino often found resting in the shade of the acacia trees. The Park has 56 species of mammals, and you can expect to see game such as buffalo, lion, rhino, leopard, zebra, gazelles, and waterbuck. It also has 450 species of birds and 550 plant species including a unique & the biggest euphorbia forest in Africa. However there is no guarantee for spotting game as it depends on many different factors, one of which is luck.
Day 4 – L. Nakuru – Amboseli National Park
Wake up to an early breakfast in your camp. This will be followed by departure via Nairobi. You will be driving South through the Masai land to Amboseli National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Kilimanjaro Guest House. A short rest after lunch will be enough to prepare you for the afternoon game drive. At 1600hrs embark on an afternoon game drive to introduce you to Amboseli’s flora and fauna. Later return back to your safari lodge for dinner and overnight.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park is located in Loitoktok District, Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa’s highest mountain, 5895m Kilimanjaro, is one of the most popular of Kenya’s National Parks. It lies some 240 km south-east of Nairobi very close to the Tanzania border. The snowcapped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro rising above a saucer of clouds dominates every aspect of Amboseli.
Gazetted as a national park in 1974 Amboseli National Park covers only 392 sq km but despite its small size and its fragile ecosystem it supports a wide range of mammals (well over 50 of the larger species) and birds (over 400 species). Years ago this was the locale around which such famous writers as Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark spun their stories of big-game hunting in the wilds of Africa. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. Other attraction of the park includes opportunities to meet the Maasai people and also offers.
Day 5 : Amboseli National Park
Full day on spent at the Amboseli National Park. This will be accompanied with morning and evening game drives. Located at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, the park has a lot of wildlife. The plain makes sighting of animals much easier when in Amboseli. On a clear day you will be able to see the tallest mountain in Africa, the Mount Kilimanjaro. All meals and overnight will be at the Kilimanjaro Guest House.
Day 6 – Nairobi
You will depart from the safari lodge after breakfast. This is to be followed by a drive through the park as you check out. You will be heading back to Nairobi. Your arrival will be in the early afternoon. You will end your safari with a drop off at the airport in time for your flight home.
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6 Day Kenya Camping Safari Costs:
What is included in the 6 Day Kenya Camping Safari cost?
- Accommodation on full board basis
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on 6 Day Kenya Camping Safari
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
6 Day Kenya Camping Safari Price excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 6 Day Kenya Camping Safari
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Sun Hat
- Comfortable shoes
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