Kenya Budget Safaris
Kenya Budget safaris is the best option a backpacker can explore Kenya safari destinations. We tailor-make unique budget camping safari programs to help you achieve the real Africa safari touch. Kenya budget safaris or simply Kenya camping safaris is a wonderful safari adventure that is mostly characterized with simple accommodation in simple movable safari tents. Although these simple safari tents are nowadays upgraded to a more luxurious out-fit, in some safari destinations like Amboseli or Samburu, we advise you to carry your own sleeping bag for comfort and warmth. The accommodation is mostly designed to bring out the true adventure camping safari.
Amboseli Camping Tour (3 Days)
DAY 1 NAIROBI - AMBOSELI
Pick up from the hotel and then depart from Nairobi at 9.30 am. Drive south through maasai country via Namanga Kenya/ Tanzania border and onto Amboseli for lunch. On arrival proceed for a short game drive which provides a chance to seemany animals with Kilimanjaro (Africa’s highest peak) providing a beautiful backdrop, dinner and overnight at the campsite.
DAY 2 AMBOSELI
At 6 am proceed for an early morning pre- breakfast game drive, return to the accommodation for breakfast. After breakfast proceed for a further game drive. After lunch proceed for your last game drive returning to your accommodation in time for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 AMBOSELI- NAIROBI
After breakfast leave for the last game drive then proceed to Nairobi, lunch is served en route arrive Nairobi in the afternoon.
Maasai Mara Camping Adventure (4 Days)
DAY 1 NAIROBI
MAASAI MARA We pick you up from your hotel then depart from Nairobi at 9.30 am. Drive south along the floor of Rift Valley. Lunch at Narok and then climb the western wall of Rift Valley entering Hemingway’s country (Serengeti plains). Arrive late afternoon for a short game drive. Dinner and overnight are at the Campsite.
DAY 2 MAASAI MARA
Full day is spent in game viewing; this includes going up-to the Mara River where the immigration of millions of wild beast and zebras crossing Mara River are seen annually. Dinner and overnight are at Campsite.
DAY 3 MAASAI MARA
Pre- breakfast game drive starts at 6.30 am. Another game drive follows before lunch. After lunch you can either go for another game. Go to the Maasai village or do a nature walk with the Maasai guides (optional) this cost extra.
DAY 4 MAASAI MARA - NAIROBI
After breakfast, depart from Nairobi, enjoy a picnic lunch en-route arriving in the capital city of Kenya in the evening.
Northern Kenya Budget Safari (5 Days)
DAY 1: NAIROBI
Early start driving north through sisal, pineapple and coffee plantations for Samburu Game Reserve lunch is taken en-route. Afternoon game drive to flash out the animals that are to be found in this game sanctuary then back to the campsite for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: SAMBURU
A pre-breakfast, mid-morning and afternoon game drive occupies most of the day as we search for the elusive leopard, the majestic african lion and the rare gerenuk, Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, oryx and other plains game. All meals and overnight at our campsite.
DAY 3: SAMBURU - MOUNT KENYA
Leave Samburu in the morning for Mount Kenya to spend most of the day trekking on the slopes of the mountain and investigating the famous Mau Mau caves. All meals and overnight at Mountain Rock bandas or Tents.
DAY 4: MOUNT KENYA - BARINGO
After a pre-breakfast game drive we go back to the permanent tented camp for breakfast and afterwards continue out of the sanctuary for the Great Rift Valley. The afternoon is spent watching bird life at Lake Baringo, a veritable bird watchers paradise. Dinner and overnight at the campsite in Baringo.
DAY 4: BARINGO - NAIVASHA
Leave Lake Baringo after breakfast and proceed through the Bogoria Hot Springs to Lake Nakuru National Park for the game viewing and lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge. In the mid afternoon proceed to Lake Naivasha for an overnight stay at Fish Eagle Inn on the shores of the lake.
DAY 5: NAIVASHA - NAIROBI
After spending the morning investigating and bird watching on Crescent Island or biking to the famous Hell's Gate or just relaxing by the pool we leave these serene surroundings in the mid afternoon for the city of Nairobi, just an hours' drive away.
Kenya at its best Safari (7 Days)
Day 1: Nairobi/ Masai Mara
After breakfast depart for Masai Mara game reserve stopping at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint and at Narok town for lunch. Arrive in time for a late afternoon game drive in this park which is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti National park as an artificial border separates the two. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 2: Masai Mara
Early breakfast followed by a full day of game drives within the reserve. The masai Mara is famous for its black manned lions, elephants and buffalo that make three out of the big five though luck is essential for spotting the other two namely rhino and leopard. The park animal concentration is second to none and numerous plains game including antelopes, wildebeest, zebra, and Masai giraffe can be seen as well as scavengers like hyena and vulture. Have a picnic lunch at the hippo pool where you can spot crocodiles and hippos basking on the rocks. Return to the campsite in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Masai Mara
After breakfast, have another morning of tracking game with your guide in this reserve. This is where the annual migration of close 800,000 zebras and wildebeest occurs between the two parks. Return to the campsite for lunch. In the afternoon there is a choice between a game drive and a nature walk escorted by our armed Masai guides or a visit to a local Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle at an extra cost. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 4: Masai Mara/ Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, have your final game drive in this park before departing for Lake Nakuru National park with a stop for lunch en route. You will have scenic view of Lake Naivasha and Mt Longonot which are in the Great Rift Valley from afar on the main highway. Arrive in time for dinner and overnight
Day 5: Lake Nakuru/ Samburu
Leave for a morning game drive after breakfast in Lake Nakuru National park, which has a fantastic of bird life including flamingos, white pelicans and marabou stork. You may spot white rhino and the rare Rothschild’s giraffe that has five horns instead of the usual three and clear instead of spotted shanks (legs). A visit to baboon cliff offers a scenic view of the lake below and acacia forest. After game drive, depart for Samburu via the Thompson fall. Lunch and game en route to the campsite.
Day 6: Samburu
Morning and afternoon game-viewing sessions tracking the rare drought resistant animals species which can only be seen north of the equator; these animals are; the reticulated giraffe,grevy’s zebra, the gerenuk or giraffe –gazelle, beisa Oryx and the blue shanked Somali ostrich. The ewaso Nyiro River traverse this park, its source being the Aberdare ranges. There are therefore very high chances of spotting crocodiles in a natural environment though its water level varies seasonally. You will have lunch and leisure break in the mid afternoon. Rest of the meals and overnight at the campsite.
Day 7: Samburu/ Nairobi
After breakfast, depart samburu for Nairobi, Lunch en route, with scenic views of Mt. Kenya peaks if the weather permits. Very pleasant countryside with tea and coffee plantations will be by-passed en route to Nairobi. Arrive in the evening.