Kenya Safari Tours 2019: The Best Places to Explore in 7 Days

Handcrafted for 2019, this itinerary showcases the best of places you can enjoy on a Kenya Safari Tour. From deserted white sand beaches to spectacular plateaus, mesmerizing Diani beach to thrilling game drive, this itinerary assist you with the best things you can do in Kenya.

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Handcrafted for 2019, this itinerary showcases the best of places you can enjoy on a Kenya Safari Tour. From deserted white sand beaches to spectacular plateaus, mesmerizing Diani beach to thrilling game drive, this itinerary assist you with the best things you can do in Kenya.

Trip At A Glance

Day 1: Welcome to Kenya

Day 2-4: Meru National Park

Day 5: Laikipia Hills

Day 6: Masaai Mara

Day 7: Diani Beach

Day 8: Departure

Trip Highlights

  • Arrival in Kenya. Celebrating the beginning of your Kenya Safari tour with luscious drinks and scrumptious meals in the swimming pool

  • Spending three days in Meru National Park. Stay in offbeat Meru Camp, witnessing a nonstop view of animals drinking water from the river, and much more

  • Enjoying a unique safari experience in Laikipia Hills

  • Exploring the wildlife of Masaai Mara

  • A day well spent in mesmerizing Diani beach

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Welcome to Kenya

Welcome to Nairobi, a cosmopolitan city full of colors and contrasts. You will land at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where your personal guide will meet you at the exit doors. You will be transferred to your hotel through a luxurious rented vehicle. The drive from the airport to the hotel won’t be too long but it would be long enough to let your eyes soak the scenic beauty of the surroundings. Do not just sit into the vehicle and wait to reach the hotel. Instead, peak out of the windows and try to soak up the serene beauty that suburbs, green parks, and dusty streets are trying to offer. Reach the hotel and savor the views from the balcony. Though stepping out in the late evening is not recommended on day one, you can still celebrate the beginning of your Kenya Safari tour with luscious drinks and scrumptious meals in the swimming pool. Relax in the sauna and rest up because this is just the beginning.

Day 2-4: Meru National Park

After spending your first day in the hotel room, it’s time to move on to the next destination which the Meru National Park. In Kenya, Meru holds a significant place in terms of main attractions. It is among the top-rated and most-visited tourist spots of Kenya that welcome travelers across the world. You will fly directly to Meru where a personal guide will greet you. For the next three days, this guide will be your mentor who will assist you to the many trails and paths of Meru National Park.

You will stay in an offbeat Meru Camp which is nestled into a beautiful riverine forest, overlooking the Bisandi River. The camp will offer you a nonstop view of animals drinking water from the river. You can witness their actions from the comfort of the camp which is awesome. While sitting in the camp, you will be able to notice the minor details like how does drinking capabilities of an impala differ from that of a baby elephant. Some sip eagerly some sip slowly, and you will get to notice all this from the comfort of your camp.

Your morning in Meru will mainly be made by the quirky sounds of wildlife. Sometimes, it would the strong roar of lions who will make you jump out of your bed, and sometimes it would be the collective sounds of 300 birds flying above your camp. Either way, the mornings in Meru are going to be wonderful.

In the noon, you can plan a couple of activities. Your guide will assist you with the best available options. You can book your days for trekking, hiking, or simply exploring the untamed corners of the park. You can leave for a hunt of predators or simply opt to enjoy a bonfire outside your camp. The options are many and so are the choices. Choose what makes you click. 

Day 5: Laikipia Hills

Today, you will head to the west crossing rural Kenya and land to the Laikipia Plateau. While the Laikipia hills are not as famous as the national parks of Kenya, but they have a unique safari experience to offer. There vast rural expanse is located between the  Rift Valley and Mount Kenya. It is home to a wide range of mammals and birds which you should not miss watching on your Kenya Safari tour. You can explore the wildlife by foot, on horseback, or even from the back of a camel. Not only this, you can even opt for a private vehicle to go deeper into this animal kingdom. The lodges in Laikipia are more like a private home. The en-suite cottages with a separate verandah allow you to soak the epic views from the hills with some glimpses of the wildlife. The game drives leave you at almost the touching distance of wild which is a nerve-rattling experience.

Day 6: Masaai Mara

From alluring mammals to giant herds, countless birds to al golden savannah, things to admire at Maasai Mara are many and you will be needing a full day to explore and delve deep into the park.  look across the Mara River towards Tanzania and the plains of the Serengeti. It is across this crocodile and hippo infested river that the Great Wildebeest Migration makes its bold crossing, in pursuit of greener pastures. A lucky few may have the opportunity to observe this dangerous spectacle. Do not miss the incredible boisterous young males fight for mating rights and bull elephants drinking water in a group. While the place tends to be a bit pricier, the moments you will get to capture there would be the same. Book a full day trip Masai Mara and get spellbound by the massive herds of wilds flashing right in front of your eyes. This would probably be the first time you will face wild animals more than you have imagined in your dream. From big cats to the giant elephant, long-necked Zebras to lazy rhinos, Masai Mara has a lot to showcase when it comes to the wilderness in the wild.

Day 7: Diani Beach

After spending 6 days with the wild, it’s time to prep up your mind for a return. You are left with one more day in Kenya which you will be spending in the mesmerizing Diani beach. Enjoy the miles long stretches, cocktails, serene waters, and the epic weather. You will find the beach packed with stalls offering cocktails and barbecued seafood. You can enjoy them all with your feet in the sand and that’s totally ahmazing. If we had to point one place that can put a great closure to your Kenya Safari tour, it has to be the Diani Beach.

Day 8: Departure

Your 7 days Tour in Kenya is finally completing and today you will be saying Cheerios to the scenic beauty of this place. With lots of special memories in your heart, you will transfer to the airport for a happy return. Do not miss to enjoy your farewell breakfast in the hotel before the exit formalities. You will love the sweet gesture shown by the hotel staff.

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