10 Days Bush to Beach Safari

10 Days Bush to Beach Safari

Places of interest: Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park,, Amboseli National Park, Tsavo National Parks

What you are likely to see: The big five, flamingo, birds, giraffe, warthog, hyena, wild dogs, gazelle, cheetah, e.t.c.

Activities: Game viewing drives, photography, visit to various places of interest such as Mzima Springs, Shetani Lava Flows, Aruba Dam, e.t.c.

Transport: Private safari minivan

Accommodation: 9 nights in camps

Summary of Attractions:

Maasai Mara Game Reserve is an extension of the Serengeti National Reserve in Tanzania. It is not the largest park in Kenya, but probably the most famous. The entire area of the park is nestled within the enormous Great Rift Valley that extends from the Mediterranean Sea to South Africa. The terrain is primarily open grassland with clusters of acacia tree. Wildlife tends to be most concentrated in the western border in the Oloololo escarpment because the swampy ground means that access to water is always good and human disruption is usually minimal.

Lake Nakuru National Park is a sea of flaming pink as far as the eye can see. These millions of flamingoes are always seeking for their food in the salty deep green waters of Lake Nakuru. The protected area is primarily for birds of which 400 to 500 species can be found here including cormorants and pelicans. Visitors to Lake Nakuru National Park are also sure to catch a glimpse of Thomson gazelles, impala, waterbucks, giraffes, and buffalos, white and black rhino as well as baboons.

Amboseli National Park is famous for its huge elephant herds. Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro sits in the upper slopes of Amboseli national park. Mt Kilimanjaro’s snow white peaks lie across the border of Tanzania. Seeing Kilimanjaro hovering above the clouds in the early hours of the morning is quite an experience. For an enthusiastic photographer, taking pictures arising against the dramatic backdrop of the mountain is quite a thrill. Apart from the elephants, buffalos, black rhino and other plain animals are in plenty.

Tsavo West National Park is the more famous of the two and is painted on a sprawling canvas of endless skies, hills, liquid lava flows, rivers, sparkling oases and a cloud shadowed African savannah. The magic Mzima Springs is fed by over 250 million litres of fresh water gushing from the lava flows of the Chyulu Hills. It provides a continuous supply of water to Mombasa town. The park is famous for the numerous prides of maneless lions that patrol the plains and predate on the herbivore herds. It offers some of the most magnificent fame viewing in the world with vast herds of dust-red elephant, hippo, giant crocodile and a wide variety of bird life.

Tsavo East National Park is one of the planet’s last biodiversity strongholds. The park features bushy grasslands, open plains, semi-arid acacia scrub and woodlands. It offers a vast untapped arena of arid bush which is washed by the azure and emerald meanderings of the Galana River, guarded by the limitless lava reaches of the Yatta Plateau and patrolled by some of the largest elephant herds in Kenya. The park offers some of the most magnificent game drives in the world, vast herds of dust-red elephants, fat pods of hippo, giant crocodile and a variety of bird life set against a backdrop of endless bush.

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Meet and greet at your residence within Nairobi or at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by “Maasai Mara Representatives” upon your arrival. After the briefing, depart to the Mara Reserve, home to the big five and numerous plains game. Arrive in time for check in and lunch before departing for afternoon game drives. Optional activities include hot air balloon safari, guided nature walks, bush lunch/dinner/breakfast, bird walks, and evening sundowner.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Manyatta Camp or similar

Day 2 & 3: Maasai Mara

Spend two full days within the exciting park which is home to the big five, birds, migration of wildebeest and the colorful Maasai tribesmen. Optional activities include cultural visits to Maasai villages, hot balloon flight, night game drives, nature trails, bird walks or bush meals.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Manyatta Camp or similar

Day 4: Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park

Morning departure from the park and head to Lake Nakuru, home to the flamingos, pelicans, white rhino, black rhino, buffalo, gazelle, giraffe and other plains game. Arrive in time for lunch at the camp and afterwards depart for afternoon game drives within the park. you will also get a chance to enjoy a brisk walk at the shores of the lake as you watch the sun go down. Evening departure back to the camp for dinner and overnight

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Guest House or similar

Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park – Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

Early morning departure from Lake Nakuru to Nairobi where you stop for lunch then proceed to Amboseli arriving at the foot of the majestic Kilimanjaro in time for check in and late lunch at camp. After lunch, depart for afternoon game drives within the park, which is home to elephant, zebra, warthog, giraffe, wild dogs, hyena and other plains game. In the evening, return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp or similar

Day 6: Amboseli National Park

A full day is spent within the pristine wilderness of Amboseli at the foothills of the great Kilimanjaro with morning and afternoon game drives, with optional visit to Maasai villages.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp or similar

Day 7: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo West National Park

After breakfast check out of the camp and depart to Tsavo West arriving during the late morning hours at the camp. You will then carry packed picnic lunch and depart for game drives within Tsavo West giving you a chance to spot the red skinned elephants, Mzima Springs, Shetani Lava Flows and also enjoy birding. In the evening be transferred back to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Rhino Valley Lodge or similar

Day 8: Tsavo West National Park

Spend the day enjoying morning and afternoon game drives within the extensive park especially looking out for wildlife and bird life as well as different types of ecosystems found within the park. You will be able to see large herds of elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards and other plains game.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Rhino Valley Lodge or similar

Day 9: Tsavo West National Park – Tsavo East National Park

After breakfast you will drive to Tsavo East which is a neighboring park with Tsavo West and well known for the Man-eaters of Tsavo. Tsavo East is also rich in Hippo, giant crocodiles and varied species of birds. Have lunch at the camp and spend the rest of the day game viewing. Evening return to the camp for rest, dinner and overnight stay

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Ndololo Safari Camp or similar

Day 10: Tsavo East National Park – Mombasa

Enjoy early morning pre breakfast game drives for a chance to spot the early predators as they start off the day. you will then return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast check out of the camp and depart to Mombasa for your beach holiday. Upon arrival at Mombasa, be transferred to your beach resort for check in. The driver will then return to Nairobi.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mombasa Beach Hotel or similar

Day 11 – 14: Mombasa

Spend these days at leisure at the beach enjoying various activities such as beach relaxation and other water sports available at the lodge such as excursions, scuba diving, snorkeling and others.

All meals and overnight at Mombasa Beach Hotel or similar

Day 15: Mombasa – Nairobi

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel in Mombasa and take the morning flight back to Nairobi arriving after an hour. On arrival, you will connect with your international departure flight to your next destination.

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Safari Cost:

Please request for the safari cost by filling in your details after clicking on the bookings button below. The price depends on season of travel, class of accommodation and the size of the group.


  • All park entrance fees and game drives
  • Full board accommodation in budget camps as specified
  • Full board accommodation in Mombasa
  • Services of a professional English-speaking tour driver/guide
  • Transport and game drives in a private safari minibus
  • Drop off in Mombasa
  • Applicable government taxes


  • Optional activities like boat rides, cultural visits, balloon safaris, walking safaris, e.t.c
  • Extras at the camps i.e. beverages and drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • International or local flight fees and departure taxes
  • Tipping
  • Personal travel insurance including loss or damage of luggage
  • Any other item not included in itinerary
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