Africa safari vacation 10 days Kenya
Embark on an Africa safari vacation 10 days Kenya, an exquisite journey into the heart of Kenya’s diverse flora and fauna. This meticulously crafted safari vacation package promises an immersive experience across the country’s premier parks. The world reknown Amboseli National Park, the home of the great African Savannah elephant. Lake Naivasha where you experince the out doors and the great Masai Mara National reserve the home of diversity. The Africa safari vacation 10 days Kenya delivers an exceptional Africa family safari deal that combines affordability with unparalleled natural beauty. It is also Ideal for small group tailored luxury safari.
The home of the gentle giants, Amboseli national Park
The Africa safari vacation 10 days Kenya begins in Amboseli National Park, a haven for Africa’s majestic Savannah elephants. Witness these magnificent creatures in their daily migrations to and from the swamps, observing their complex family structures. Our expert Kenya professional safari guide will provide insightful commentary, unraveling the intricacies of elephant behavior. The matriarchs, with their authoritative presence and wisdom, guide the elephant family, creating a spectacle of nature’s grandeur. Amboseli National Park is also one of the best wildlife photography destinations in Kenya.
The life giving Mount Kilimanjaro
As a dramatic backdrop to this spectacle, Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, looms large over the Amboseli ecosystem. The main peak Kibo and the smaller mawenzi are easily seen from Amboseli National park on a clear day. This iconic mountain not only adds a stunning visual dimension but also acts as a crucial water catchment for Amboseli. The porous volcanic rocks allow water to percolate, sustaining the swamps that dot the park. Lions and cheetahs share this remarkable habitat with eastern white-bearded gnus, zebras, buffaloes, and hippos leisurely munching away in the swamps.
Delve into untamed Nature at Lake Naivasha
Transitioning from the wonders of Amboseli, the Africa safari vacation 10 days Kenya ventures to Lake Naivasha, a perfect destination for family bonding amid the great outdoors. At Hell’s Gate National Park, embark on a bicycle ride, marveling at wildlife along the way. Explore the famed gorges, known for being the backdrop of Angelina Jolie’s Tomb Raider sequel. In the adjacent sanctuary, a horse ride provides an intimate encounter with giraffes and waterbucks. Take a boat ride to get up close to hippos, immersing yourself in the tranquility of nature walks away from vehicles.
The Great Masai Mara
The grand finale of this Africa safari vacation 10 days Kenya extravaganza unfolds in the world-renowned Masai Mara, where the great wildebeest migration captivates every visitor. As the ancestral home of the big cats – lions, cheetahs, and elusive leopards – the Masai Mara promises unparalleled encounters with these apex predators. A massive pride of lions roams the landscape, their regal presence a testament to the untamed beauty of this iconic reserve. The spotted plains of the Maa people unveil enchanting landscapes, rolling savannas hosting diverse micro-ecosystems that support an extensive array of plant and animal species which you get to experience on the Africa safari vacation 10 days Kenya
Masai Mara stands as the pinnacle of game viewing in Africa, offering an immersive spectacle from July to October when vast herds of wildebeest and zebras traverse the plains. The air pulsates with the energy of the migration, creating an unparalleled visual spectacle against the backdrop of the Mara’s breathtaking scenery.
In conclusion, the Africa safari vacation 10 days Kenya is more than a mere journey – it’s a sensory odyssey through Kenya’s natural wonders. From the regal elephants of Amboseli to the adrenaline-filled excursions in Lake Naivasha and the grandeur of the Masai Mara, this safari promises an unforgettable fusion of wildlife, landscapes, and family bonding in the heart of Africa’s untamed beauty.
On day one we leave Nairobi early in the morning and head south to the home of Africa’s gentle giants, the African elephant. We arrive camp/lodge in time for lunch and later on head for our evening game drive. Driving distance is approximately 4-5 hrs
ts day two at the royal court of Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Our itinerary is flexible and we have the option of doing half day game drives and later again in the afternoon after a lunch break. Amboseli National park is the best place to see big herds of elephant. The swamps attract this magnificent creature that find themselves living in this vast semi-arid ecosystem. The dusty plains also play host to cheetahs and lions amongst the big cats. On early morning game drives, you have a higher chance of seeing the rarer mammals like the honey badger, African wildcat, African civet amongst others. Thus, we always recommend our guests leave camp or lodge at the earliest legal times with packed breakfast to catch the morning serenity. The thought of the beautiful African sunrise in the open plains and breakfast in the wild with enchanting views should be motivation enough to make you jump out of bed early. . In Amboseli conservation area we also have the dry lake Amboseli that offers quit good elephant photography opportunities as well as other herbivores that you may come across in the vast dry lake bed. Amboseli also offer unmatched photography opportunities, the golden light spiced with the dust as the animals move into and out of the swamp in the morning and in the evening, which happens to be their daily migration routine. Dinner and overnight at the camp or lodge
Full Day spent exploring the Amboseli National Park
We Leave Amboseli early in the morning and head to Lake Naivasha. We make a stop stop at the East African section of the great rift valley view point. It is a geologic wonder of the world. A fracture on the earths in the earth’s surface. Enjoy views of a strato volcano, Mount Longonot,with a 8x12 km caldera is quit a sight to behold. Drive on further past the small Italian catholic church built in 1942 during the second world war, the Italians were prisoners of war and Kenya at that time was still a British colony until 1963. We arrive in time for lunch. WE have an easy afternoon as the family enjoys the lodges ambience next to the lake with giraffes water bucks zebras roaming withing close proximity. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
After Breakfast we begin with the boat ride, about one hour in the only fresh water lake in the Kenyan rift valley that is home to hippos and over 400 bird species. Get pied kingfishers in action, the African fish eagle busy looking for the all-important protein source, the fish. Common carp is the most common fish here. Later we go out for a horse ride or nature walk depending on your preference at the crescent island or the sanctuary farm. You can also do a bike ride as you watch wildlife, you will have a guide with you. You can choose to explore the hells gate national park, walk amongst giraffes’ zebras warthog “pumba”. Visit and explore the hells gate gorge as you examine obsidian rocks and hot springs in the gorge. Later on, return to the relaxing ambience of your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Leave Naivasha early in the morning and head to the Masai Mara with several stops enroute, Reach the Mara in perfect time for lunch and later leave for the evening game drive in search of the big cats of Masai mara, the lions, leopards cheetahs elephants’ rhinos and other species of elephants. The Masai mara national reserve offer unrivalled opportunities for big cat sightings. Check back to the camp /lodge for dinner and overnight. Leave Naivasha early in the morning and head to the Masai Mara with several stops enroute, Reach the Mara in perfect time for lunch and later leave for the evening game drive in search of the big cats of Masai mara, the lions, leopards cheetahs elephants’ rhinos and other species of elephants. The Masai mara national reserve offer unrivalled opportunities for big cat sightings. Check back to the camp /lodge for dinner and overnight.
We have a very flexible itinerary and game drives are tailored to your interests with our experienced professional safari guide. Early morning game drive with picnic breakfast gets you higher probabilities of catching the sunrise, animals whilst they are still active. The morning serenity is just unexplainable, you just have to experience. Explore more of the spotted savannah with its diverse landscapes as to capture beautiful animals, with your lenses. The Mara river where river crossings happen in July August September is the main water body snaking its way through this paradise. Hippopotamus and the Nile crocodile call this home and it’s the best place I the reserve to catch a glimpse of them as they warm themselves in the river banks. Other rivers include the talek river and smaller tributaries like sekenani river. The sand river is another picturesque area at the Masai mara and it is right at the border with the endless plains, the Serengeti. All these as our safari guide explains more about nature as it unfolds right in front of you, getting you the best angles for that shot! After a fulfilling adventurous day, you retire back to your strategically located safari camp/lodge for sumptuous dinner and overnight
Flexible game drives at the Masai Mara
Flexible game drives at the Masai Mara
After early breakfast we head out for our Last game drive. Capture silhouettes of topis , giraffe elephant or even lucky a male lion silhouette. After an exciting morning game drive, we drive back to Nairobi.