Nairobi | Diani Beach
8 nights, 3* accommodation in Nairobi (Tamarind Tree Hotel) & in Masai Mara Game Reserve (Base Camp Masai Mara) & in Lake Naivasha (Naivasha Sopa Lodge) & in Amboseli National Park (Elerai Camp) & in Tsavo National Park (Severin Safari Camp) (all or similar).
8 breakfasts, 8 lunches & 7 dinners, plus selected alcoholic & soft drinks in Kenya.
8 safari activities in Kenya.
All internal road & air transfers after joining in Nairobi until finishing in Diani Beach.
Embark on a 9 day Kenya holiday with Safari365 and enjoy the breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro combined with one of the most famous game reserves in the world.
Important Note: the following tour is a sheduled departure with specific start and end dates. When making an enquiry please see the following dates below and include your desired start date in your enquiry.
Scheduled Departure Dates:
Tour Starts – Tour End
16.10.2023 – 23.10.2023
27.10.2023 – 03.11.2023
06.11.2023 – 13.11.2023
17.11.2023 – 24.11.2023
04.12.2023 – 11.12.2023
Upon your arrival in Nairobi, Kenya, you will be warmly greeted by a representative from Safari365. They will be waiting to welcome you and provide assistance with your transfer to your overnight hotel, The Tamarind Hotel.
The Tamarind Hotel is known for its comfortable accommodations and warm hospitality, making it a perfect place to rest and relax after your safari adventure. Whether you’re spending the night before continuing your journey or exploring more of Nairobi, The Tamarind Hotel offers a convenient and inviting stay.
Take some time to unwind before your safari journey in Kenya.
If you have any further plans or activities in Nairobi, your representative from Safari365 will be happy to assist you with any arrangements or recommendations you may need. Nairobi offers a variety of attractions, cultural experiences, and opportunities to explore the vibrant city life of Kenya.
Your safari journey begins with a thrilling highlight as you leave the bustling city of Nairobi behind and venture into one of the most incredible wildlife destinations on our planet: the Masai Mara.
After a short briefing about your upcoming safari, you’ll set off westward in a comfortable 4×4 Land Cruiser, ready to immerse yourself in the wonders of the Masai Mara. As you leave the city behind, the landscape gradually changes from urban developments to acacia trees and shrubs, signaling your entry into the heart of Masai land.
In the afternoon, you’ll embark on your first game drive around the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The excitement builds as you keep your eyes peeled for some of Africa’s iconic wildlife species, including lions, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, and more. Your safari guide, with their extensive knowledge of the area, will share fascinating facts about the wildlife and the intricate Mara ecosystem, enriching your safari experience.
You’ll be amazed at how much you see and learn on just the first day of your safari. The Masai Mara’s diverse landscapes and rich biodiversity promise incredible sightings and unforgettable moments. As the shadows lengthen with the setting sun, you’ll make your way to your home for the next three nights – the Base Camp Masai Mara, nestled along the banks of the Talek River. This eco-friendly and luxurious camp offers a unique blend of comfort and wilderness experience, creating an intimate connection with nature.
Savor the tranquility of your surroundings as you settle into your cozy accommodation, knowing that you have more extraordinary wildlife encounters awaiting you in the days ahead. The soothing sounds of the river and the distant calls of wildlife will lull you to sleep, ready to awaken to another day of adventures in the magnificent Masai Mara. Enjoy your stay at the Base Camp Masai Mara, where the magic of the Mara unfolds at your doorstep. Karibu (welcome) to your unforgettable safari experience!
Whether you are visiting during the Great Migration or any other month of the year, the Mara promises to captivate you with its abundant wildlife and breathtaking scenery.
During the Great Migration, the Mara River becomes a stage for one of the most incredible wildlife spectacles on earth. With luck on your side, you may witness the dramatic river-crossing of wildebeest and zebras as they bravely swim through the crocodile-infested waters in search of fresh grazing grounds. It is a thrilling and heart-pounding sight, symbolizing the circle of life in the wild.
However, even outside the migration season, the Masai Mara remains a stunning wildlife destination year- round. The vast plains and diverse habitats provide a haven for a wide range of animals, including the Big Five – lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinos – as well as an array of other fascinating species.
With the wind in your hair and the savannah stretching before you, you’ll have the perfect vantage point to witness the natural wonders of the Mara. Your skilled safari guide will navigate the terrain, ensuring you have the best opportunities to encounter wildlife up close and learn more about the intricacies of the ecosystem.
As you explore the vast plains, you’ll undoubtedly be enthralled by the incredible diversity of wildlife that call the Masai Mara home. From graceful giraffes and majestic elephants to elusive leopards and powerful lions, each sighting is a testament to the richness of this iconic reserve.
After a day filled with remarkable wildlife encounters, you’ll return to Base Camp Masai Mara, where you’ll spend another night. The camp’s location just outside the game reserve offers the unique advantage of wildlife encounters even around the camp. Keep your eyes peeled for any visitors while you enjoy a relaxing sundowner before dinner.
As the sun sets on another day of unforgettable experiences, take a moment to absorb the magic of the Masai Mara and the untamed beauty of the African wilderness. The sounds of the bush and the warmth of the campfire will accompany you as you relive the day’s adventures with new friends and fellow safari enthusiasts.
With the luxury of time, you can fully immerse yourself in this wildlife paradise and cherish every small moment that makes a safari a truly unique and unforgettable experience.
You will have the chance to explore different corners of the reserve, allowing you to encounter a variety of
resident wildlife. Your experienced guide will accompany you on this adventure, sharing their knowledge and insights into the animals’ behaviour and social structures. You’ll have the opportunity to study and appreciate the intricate dynamics of wildlife, gaining a deeper understanding of their lives in the wild.
The Masai Mara is renowned for its diverse and abundant wildlife, and every day in the bush brings new surprises and unique encounters. As you venture through the landscape, keep your eyes peeled for rare species that may reveal themselves in this vast and rich ecosystem.
The beauty of safari lies in its unpredictability. No day is the same, and every moment brings new excitement and awe-inspiring sights. Whether it’s a majestic lion pride, a graceful cheetah on the hunt, or a herd of elephants meandering through the grasslands, each sighting is a treasure to behold.
As the day unfolds, you’ll have the freedom to explore and embrace the magic of the Masai Mara at your own pace. The vast plains, lush savannahs, and majestic wildlife will leave a lasting impression on your heart and soul.
As the sun begins to set, you’ll return to the beautiful Base Camp Masai Mara, where you’ll conclude your time in the Mara around the comforting embrace of a crackling fireplace. Gather with fellow safari-goers to share stories, insights, and the joy of your adventures in the wilderness.
The Masai Mara has provided you with unforgettable memories and experiences that will stay with you long after your safari journey comes to an end. The tranquillity of the camp and the memories of your encounters with Africa’s iconic wildlife will leave you with a profound sense of appreciation for the natural world.
Leaving the mesmerizing Masai Mara region behind, your safari adventure continues as you journey to Lake Naivasha – Kenya’s flower capital and one of the few fresh-water lakes in the Great Rift Valley. The scenic drive will provide glimpses of the changing landscapes, leading you to the tranquil shores of Lake Naivasha.
Arriving at your home for the night, the Naivasha Sopa Lodge, around lunchtime, you’ll have the afternoon at your own leisure. Embrace this opportunity to slow down, relax, and immerse yourself in the peaceful the ambience of the lake.
With a variety of activities to choose from, you can tailor your afternoon to your preferences. For nature enthusiasts and birdwatchers, a boat trip on the lake offers an excellent chance to spot some of the over 500 bird species that call Lake Naivasha home. The lake is a haven for water birds, including pelicans, cormorants, and fish eagles, creating a birder’s paradise.
Alternatively, you can take a leisurely walk across the lodge’s grounds, surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush vegetation. Keep an eye out for the resident wildlife, as you might spot some antelopes or even giraffes strolling nearby.
For those seeking relaxation, spend a blissful day by the swimming pool, savouring the views of the lake and the surrounding landscapes. Let the soothing sounds of nature and the gentle breeze whisk you away as you unwind with a good book or simply enjoy the tranquillity of the moment.
The Naivasha Sopa Lodge offers a comfortable and serene retreat, providing the perfect setting to recharge and reflect on your safari experiences thus far.
As the sun sets over Lake Naivasha, you’ll be grateful for the moments of relaxation and rejuvenation, preparing you for the next safari adventures that lie ahead. The peace and serenity of Lake Naivasha will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for new encounters in the heart of the African wilderness.
Today’s journey takes you to the iconic Amboseli, a land of grandeur and natural beauty. As you leave Lake Naivasha behind, you’ll feel energized and ready to embrace the wonders that await you in Amboseli National Park.
Driving southwards, you’ll pass the picturesque Ngong Mountains, offering scenic vistas along the way. As you approach the Tanzanian border, you’ll find yourself in Amboseli, a region renowned for its vast elephant herds and stunning landscapes.
If the weather is on your side, you’ll be treated to an awe-inspiring sight of a lifetime. The magnificent Kilimanjaro, Tanzania’s highest peak, with its snow-capped Uhuru Peak, can be seen in the distance, forming a breathtaking backdrop to the savannah. As you gaze upon this majestic mountain, you might witness elephants strolling gracefully among the acacia trees, creating a scene of pure wonder and harmony.
Your home for the next two nights is the Elerai Camp, situated in a private conservancy just south of Amboseli National Park. This exclusive location offers an intimate and authentic safari experience, allowing you to fully connect with the surrounding wilderness.
At Elerai Camp, you’ll have the opportunity to observe wildlife at the camp’s own waterhole, where animals gather to quench their thirst. The presence of elephants, zebras, and other wildlife adds to the magic of your stay, creating unforgettable moments right at your doorstep.
The camp’s swimming pool offers a refreshing oasis, and while you relax and unwind, you’ll be treated to magnificent views of Kilimanjaro towering in the distance. The natural beauty of the landscape, combined with the gentle sounds of nature, creates a soothing and rejuvenating atmosphere.
As you settle into your home at Elerai Camp, you’ll feel a sense of privilege and wonder at the stunning landscapes and wildlife that surround you. The majesty of Kilimanjaro and the allure of Amboseli’s wildlife will leave a lasting impression on your heart and soul.
Savor every moment of your time in Amboseli, knowing that this land of elephants and mountain peaks holds extraordinary experiences in store for you. The following days promise more enchanting encounters, and the beauty of Amboseli will leave you spellbound with each passing day. Enjoy your stay at Elerai Camp, where the magic of Amboseli unfolds before you. Karibu (welcome) to the wonders of Amboseli!
Today promises to be a day of thrilling discoveries and immersive wildlife encounters as you embark on full-day game drives to explore Amboseli National Park. As you venture into this extraordinary landscape, you’ll have ample time to marvel at the wonders of the region.
Amboseli is known for its dry and hot climate, but it undergoes a remarkable transformation during the rainy season. The melting snow peaks of Kilimanjaro create a green oasis, drawing wildlife to the lush vegetation and water sources. The contrasting scenery of vast savannahs and the majestic mountain backdrop offers a mesmerizing setting for your safari adventure.
With your experienced safari guide at the helm, you’ll have the opportunity to follow the footsteps of elephant herds and observe their highly developed social behavior. The interactions between these gentle giants are captivating to witness, providing valuable insights into their family dynamics and hierarchy.
As you traverse the park, you’ll be treated to sightings of a diverse array of animal species. Graceful cheetahs may be spotted on the prowl, wildebeests and zebras could be seen grazing in the open plains, and waterbucks may quench their thirst at watering holes. Each moment presents a new opportunity to appreciate the natural harmony of Amboseli’s wildlife.
Take the time to savor the unique moments and soak in the beauty of your surroundings. The vastness of the landscape, the sight of Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped peaks, and the enchanting wildlife encounters will leave you in awe of nature’s grandeur.
As the day unfolds and the sun begins to set, you’ll return to the Elerai Camp, where warm hospitality and the comforts of your accommodation await you.
The camp’s serene setting amidst the wilderness offers the perfect sanctuary to reflect on the day’s adventures and the wonders you’ve witnessed.
As your safari journey continues, you have yet another incredible highlight awaiting you in Tsavo West National Park. One of the largest national parks in Kenya, Tsavo West promises an abundance of opportunities for memorable wildlife encounters.
Today, in the afternoon, you will embark on a thrilling game drive, exploring the vast landscapes that Tsavo West has to offer. The park is renowned for its varied terrains, from rugged mountains to sweeping savannahs, thick thorn bushes, and dense forests. Each habitat harbors a diverse range of wildlife, making Tsavo West is a haven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife photographers alike.
Among the many remarkable species that call Tsavo West home, you may have the chance to spot the elusive Hunter’s hartebeest, a rare and captivating antelope species. As you venture through the park, keep your eyes peeled for other iconic African animals, such as elephants, lions, giraffes, and a plethora of bird species that add to the park’s rich biodiversity.
Tsavo West’s varied landscapes offer a unique opportunity to witness the seamless harmony between nature and wildlife. The untamed beauty of the park will leave you in awe of the wonders that exist within the heart of the African wilderness.
After an exciting afternoon of game viewing, you will retire to the Severin Safari Camp for the night. This serene and comfortable retreat amidst the wilderness will provide the perfect setting to unwind and reflect on the experiences you’ve had throughout your safari adventure.
As your unforgettable Kenyan safari adventure comes to a close, it’s time to embrace a more laid-back pace and head to the pristine shores of Diani Beach on Kenya’s south coast. Today, we’ll take you on a scenic drive, passing the picturesque Shimba Hills National Reserve and opting for a back-road to avoid the bustling traffic in Mombasa.
As you journey through the lush landscapes, you’ll pass through charming local villages and rolling green hills, soaking in the authentic charm of the region. Your destination is Diani Beach, a tranquil and idyllic beach town boasting a stunning 13-kilometer stretch of tropical coastline.
Upon arrival in Diani Beach, you’ll be transferred to your beach hotel ( for own arrangement), where you can unwind and revel in the beauty of the warm Indian Ocean and pristine sandy shores. The breathtaking beauty of the beach, coupled with the serene atmosphere, creates the perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Diani Beach offers a range of activities and experiences for you to indulge in, from leisurely strolls along the beach to exploring the vibrant marine life while snorkelling or diving in the crystal-clear waters. The town also boasts a variety of excellent restaurants and bars, where you can savor delicious meals and refreshing drinks.
Take this time to reflect on the incredible safari adventures you’ve had in some of Kenya’s most renowned national parks. The memories of diverse landscapes, remarkable wildlife encounters, and the warm hospitality of your safari guides will forever be etched in your heart.
As you relax and enjoy the blissful surroundings of Diani Beach, we invite you to contact us for recommendations and bookings for your beach hotel. Our team will be delighted to assist you in finding the perfect accommodation to complement your beach getaway.
Embrace the tranquillity of Diani Beach, immerse yourself in the beauty of the coastal scenery, and allow the soothing sounds of the ocean to wash away any traces of everyday stress. This is the time to savor the magic of your Kenyan safari and relish the cherished memories of your remarkable journey through the heart of Africa.
We extend our warmest gratitude for choosing us as your safari companions, and we hope your time at Diani Beach will be filled with joy, relaxation, and treasured moments. Karibu (welcome) to the serenity of Diani Beach, where the essence of Kenya’s natural beauty and warm hospitality continues to embrace you.
- All meals stated (Bed & Breakfast, Half Board, Full Board, Fully Inclusive or Game Package)
- Selected drinks such as local house wines and beers, teas & coffees, soft drinks etc
- Twice daily game drives and other activities listed
- Premium brand spirits and drinks (such as Champagne)
- Any additional activities not listed,
- Other items or personal nature
- Please note: The following list of inclusions and exclusions serves as a guide, and these may vary from property to property. Please confer with your African Travel Expert if you have any questions.