9 Day Kenya Wildlife safari9 Day Kenya Wildlife safari Overview:Prepare for an unforgettable journey through Kenya’s most iconic national parks and reserves. This 9-day classic safari will take you on a thrilling exploration of Masai Mara, Amboseli, Tsavo West, and Tsavo East. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes, witness extraordinary wildlife encounters, and indulge in comfortable accommodations and delicious meals throughout your adventure. Get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime!Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara National ReserveYour safari begins as we pick you up from your hotel in Nairobi and embark on a scenic drive through the Great Rift Valley. Capture the mesmerizing views at the Great Rift Valley viewing point and snap some photos to commemorate the start of your adventure. Our destination is the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve, famous for its incredible wildebeest migration and the presence of the Big Five. After an exciting introductory game drive, we’ll retreat to Enkorok Mara Camp, a mid-range tented camp located just outside the reserve. Enjoy a delightful dinner and settle in for a comfortable overnight stay.Best Time to Visit: June to October (for general wildlife viewing) and September to October (for wildebeest migration)High Season: June to October and December to MarchAccommodation: Enkorok Mara Camp: A mid-range tented camp located just outside Masai Mara National ReserveDay 2: Explore Masai Mara EntirelyWake up to the golden hues of a magnificent sunrise and embark on a once-in-a-lifetime game drive. With the highest chances of spotting predators in action, this is a thrilling opportunity to witness the circle of life in the wild. Return to the camp for a late breakfast before packing a picnic lunch and heading back out into the vast expanses of Masai Mara. Spend the entire day exploring the park, observing its diverse wildlife, and marveling at the stunning landscapes. As the day comes to a close, savor an enticing evening game drive before returning to Enkorok Mara Camp for a delicious dinner and a restful overnight stay.Best Time to Visit: June to October (for general wildlife viewing) and September to October (for wildebeest migration)Accommodation: Enkorok Mara Camp: A mid-range tented camp located just outside Masai Mara National ReserveDay 3: Masai Mara – Lake NakuruAfter an early morning game drive in Masai Mara, we’ll return to the camp for a satisfying breakfast. Our journey continues as we head to Lake Nakuru National Park, known for its abundant wildlife and picturesque landscapes. Arriving in the evening, you’ll have the option for a short game drive before being transferred to Lake Nakuru Lodge, a mid-range lodge located inside the park. Freshen up and rest, as the next day promises an early morning game drive.Best Time to Visit: June to March (Best for wildlife viewing; little rain)High Season: July to March (The park gets very busy)Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Lodge: A mid-range lodge located inside Lake Nakuru National ParkDay 4: Lake Nakuru – Amboseli National ParkRise and shine for an early morning game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, renowned for its leopard sightings and diverse bird species. Afterward, enjoy a satisfying breakfast before departing for Amboseli National Park. We’ll stop for a hot lunch in Nairobi along the way. As we arrive at Amboseli National Park in the late evening, be prepared to be captivated by the awe-inspiring scenery featuring the majestic snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro as a backdrop. If time allows, embark on a thrilling evening game drive to spot the park’s renowned wildlife. Your accommodation for the night is Amboseli Sopa Lodge, a mid-range lodge located just outside the park.Best Time to Visit: June to October and January to FebruaryHigh Season: December to March and July to OctoberAccommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge: A mid-range lodge located just outside Amboseli National ParkDay 5: Float Over the Endless Plains of AmboseliStart your day with an early morning breakfast at 6:30 am, followed by a full-day game drive with a packed lunch. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Amboseli National Park and witness its famous residents, including predators, zebras, giraffes, hippos, and majestic elephants. Don’t forget to take in the breathtaking view of Mount Kilimanjaro as it towers over the vast plains. As the day draws to a close, return to Amboseli Sopa Lodge for a delectable dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.Accommodation: Amboseli Sopa Lodge: A mid-range lodge located just outside Amboseli National ParkDay 6: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo East National ParkAfter an early breakfast, we set off for Tsavo East National Park with a picnic lunch in hand. The drive takes us along the Nairobi-Mombasa Road, and soon we arrive at the vast Tsavo East, the largest protected area in Kenya. Prepare to be enchanted by the unparalleled biodiversity and the presence of Africa’s “Big Five”: black rhino, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, and lion. Explore the park on thrilling game drives and keep an eye out for eland, gerenuk, impala, and the park’s abundant bird species. As the day winds down, retire to Voi Wildlife Lodge, a mid-range lodge bordering Tsavo East National Park.Best Time to Visit: June to October and January to February (Best for general wildlife viewing; little rainfall)High Season: December to March and July to October (Not busy)Accommodation: Voi Wildlife Lodge: A mid-range lodge bordering Tsavo East National Park without fencesDay 7: Magic Out of Tsavo PlainsEmbark on a full-day game drive in Tsavo East National Park, where you’ll have the opportunity to encounter the remarkable wildlife that calls this park home. Visit the famous Aruba Dam, a popular watering hole where wildlife gathers. Afterward, enjoy a delightful lunch before returning to the park for an exhilarating evening game drive. Tsavo East National Park, one of Kenya’s oldest parks, spans a vast area and is known for its diverse landscapes and abundant wildlife. As the day comes to an end, return to Voi Wildlife Lodge for a well-deserved dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.Accommodation: Voi Wildlife Lodge: A mid-range lodge bordering Tsavo East National Park without fencesDay 8: Tsavo East National Park – Tsavo West National ParkAfter breakfast in Tsavo East, we journey to Tsavo West National Park, enjoying game viewing along the way. Our destination is the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, where we’ll have the opportunity to spot these magnificent creatures. The day is dedicated to thrilling game drives in Tsavo West, including a visit to Mzima Springs. Marvel at the crystal-clear water and observe hippos, crocodiles, and various fish species in their natural habitat. The park’s diverse birdlife will also captivate bird enthusiasts. Make sure to take in the panoramic view of the Shetani Lava Flow, while in the distance, Africa’s highest snow-capped peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, provides a stunning backdrop. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner and spend a restful night at Voi Wildlife Lodge.Best Time to Visit: June to October and January to February (Best for general wildlife viewing; little rainfall)High Season: December to March and July to October (Busy)Accommodation: Voi Wildlife Lodge: A mid-range lodge bordering Tsavo East National Park without fencesDay 9: Tsavo West National Park – NairobiRise early for a final game drive in Tsavo West, keeping an eye out for any last wildlife sightings. As we make our way back to Nairobi, relish the opportunity to witness animals in action, such as hunting and feeding. Upon reaching Nairobi, you will be dropped off at the airport for your outbound journey. Alternatively, if you wish to extend your stay, we can arrange accommodation at a Nairobi hotel.Main Destination: Nairobi (City)Immerse yourself in the wonders of Kenya’s national parks and experience the thrill of encountering Africa’s iconic wildlife. From the breathtaking landscapes of Masai Mara and Amboseli to the diverse ecosystems of Lake Nakuru and Tsavo, this 9-day classic safari offers a captivating journey through Kenya’s natural treasures. With comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, and unforgettable game drives, prepare to create memories that will last a lifetime.