Africa’s Big Five 8 Days Wonderful Safari in Kenya


This is one of the best safaris journeys in magical Kenya that you dare not miss. Kenya is one of the wonderful destinations for the wildlife in the whole of Africa and thus exploring it in the 8 days will be so marvelous. Our 8 days wonderful safari in Kenya will mainly focus on Africa’s big five that is; the leopards, elephants, buffaloes, lions, and rhinos. This Africa’s Big Five 8 Days Wonderful Safari In Kenya will take you to Amboseli National Park, Samburu National Park, Aberdare national park, then Lake Nakuru National Park, and finally to Masai Mara National Park.

Places to visit

While on our Africa’s Big Five 8 Days Wonderful Safari In Kenya you visit Amboseli National park is found in the Northwest of Kilimanjaro Mountain just on the state border with the Republic of Tanzania. Amboseli features the big 5 mammals of Africa that including the elephants, the leopards, lions, rhinos, and the buffaloes. Other than that, the park also features the cheetahs, antelope’s wildebeest, spotted, hyenas and several other animal species with over 4o registered bird species.

From Amboseli National Park, our Africa’s big five 8 days wonderful safari in Kenya will lead you to Samburu National reserve with over 450 species of birds and also the home of Africa’s big five animals. It boasts cheetahs, burden mongoose, leopards, Lions, giraffes, and antelopes among different species. Hippos are also available within Samburu National Reserve.

Aberdare National Park

Our Africa’s big five 8 wonderful safaris will continue to Aberdare National Park also featuring the big five animals. Most of the famous animals here include black rhinos in addition to other species such as the huge African elephants, East African wild dog, waterbuck, golden cats, East African Wild dog, the leopards, Mountain reedbuck, the duikers, the African cape buffaloes, the bongo antelope, black and white colobus monkeys, stripped jackals, baboons among others. 

Masai Mara National Reserve

Masai Mara National Reserve boasts the stunning acacia trees scattered in the whole grass plains embody Africa as well as the Masai worrier characterized by cattle with their great cattle attachment. The major highlights of Masai Mara National Reserve are the yearly Wildebeest migrations as they wander through the huge plains of the Serengeti National Park and that of Masai Mara National Reserve. Our Africa’s big five 8 wonderful safaris in Kenya will make you encounter this wildlife safari activity which is believed to be the largest and involves millions of the wildebeest over the national park that can be seen on the planet earth. You will explore many feelings of pride of lions, elephants, giraffes, gazelles, and eland can also be spotted in the reserve. Besides making safari rides in Masai Mara National Park, hot-air ballooning over the Mara plains has become a joy to enjoy the Great Masai Mara National Reserve in the air. Don’t forget that the same trip will enable you to explore Lake Nakuru which is known for flamingoes

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All about the Africa’s Big Five 8 Days Wonderful Safari in Kenya.

Explore Magical Kenya differently with our exceptionally designed 8 days big five Kenya wildlife safari. This amazing game viewing safari is a lifetime opportunity for you to enjoy the view of the big five games in the key spots in Kenya especially Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, and Aberdare National Park. The big five safaris in Kenya 7nights 8days start and end in Nairobi.

Brief itinerary

Day 1: Amboseli National Park big game safari

Day 2: Nairobi with a visit to Giraffe Center

Day 3: Samburu National Reserve

Day 4: Aberdare National Park

Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 7: Big five & wildebeest migration -Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 8: Return to Nairobi-departure

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Park entry fees
  • Travel costs as per the package
  • Meals on 8 days big five-Kenya trip
  • Accommodation
  • Professional English-speaking Kenya guide
  • Bottle of mineral water on a safari
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Personal taxes
  • Visa costs
  • Telephone costs
  • International airfares
  • Tips
  • Laundry services
  • Shopping
  1. Day 1 Amboseli National Park big game safari

    After breakfast, meet your Kenya safari guide for a briefing about your 8 days big five-Kenya wildlife safari. Leave Nairobi for a big five safari in Amboseli National Park, about 5 hours drive in a 4×4 safari vehicle.

    At Amboseli, get the mesmerizing view of the snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro at a distance. Get to the park early, enjoy lunch, and later, a game drive through Amboseli National Park expecting to encounter giraffes, zebras, birds, hippos, etc. Evening relaxation, dinner, and overnight stay at the lodge after the guided game drive.

  2. Day 2 Nairobi with visit to Giraffe Center

    After breakfast, enjoy a game drive through Amboseli as you exit for Nairobi city, 5 hours drive. Lunch be enjoyed upon arrival at Nairobi and later, key areas to visit in the afternoon include the giraffe center and Karen Blixen.

    Overnight stay

    • Budget: Fairview Hotel/Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi
    • Midrange: Norfolk Hotel/After 40 Hotel
    • Luxury: Nairobi Serena Hotel/Four Points by Sheraton
  3. Day 3 Samburu National Reserve

    Leave Nairobi early for Samburu National Reserve, 6 hours drive journey via Mount Kenya. En route, there will be a stopover at Equator crossing and lunch will be at the lodge in Samburu National Reserve. Samburu lies in Northern Kenya and it is a top game reserve that is found on Ewaso Ng’iro River banks. It is known for its unique species especially the Beisa oryx, grevy zebras, reticulated giraffes, and Somali ostriches. You will have an afternoon game drive which comes with incredible sightings of the above special creatures then the rest of the evening, spend it at the lodge.

    Overnight stay

    • Budget: Saasab Camp/Larsen’s Tented Camp
    • Midrange: Samburu Intrepids Camp/Elephant Bedroom Camp
    • Luxury: Samburu Game Lodge/Ashnil Samburu Camp
  4. Day 4 Aberdare National Park

    Travel to Aberdare National Park -about 4 hours. En route, enjoy a short game drive, and later, go check-in at the lodge for relaxation. Lunch will be served early and you will set off for an afternoon game drive to see lots of Aberdare National Park’s wildlife species. Aberdare is home to abundant wildlife including elephants, bushbucks, buffaloes, leopards, elands, lions, rhinos, spotted genet, jackals, birds, and more.

    Overnight stay

    • Budget: Sapper Hut/Tusk Camp Bandas
    • Midrange: Fishing Lodge/Aberdare Cottages
    • Luxury: Treetops Lodge/The Ark/Aberdare Country Club
  5. Day 5 Lake Nakuru National Park

    After breakfast, you will enjoy an en-route game drive and then transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park. The countryside’s great rift valley escarpment will treat you with jaw-dropping views en route. Settle for lunch and go enjoy a game drive which comes with astonishing animal sightings of Lake Nakuru’s black and white rhinos, zebras, waterbucks, African wild dogs, lions, buffaloes, and birds like flamingos among others

    Overnight stay

    • Budget: The Cliff Nakuru/Flamingo Hill Tented Camp/Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge
    • Midrange: Hotel Bison/Lake Nakuru Lodge
    • Luxury: Botana Hotel/Eagle Palace Hotel/The Ole-Ken Hotel
  6. Day 6 Masai Mara National Reserve

    Transfer to Masai Mara National Park Kenya’s leading spot for watching wildebeest migration. This is about 4.5 hours drive in a 4×4 safari vehicle and upon arrival check-in at the lodge in Masai Mara. After lunch, board your vehicle for a game drive to see interesting wildlife such as buffalo, cheetahs, lions, birds, and others.

    Overnight stay

    • Budget: Mara River Lodge
    • Midrange: Maasai Mara Serena Hotel/Mara Eden Safari Lodge
    • Luxury: Mara Expedition Camp/&Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
  7. Day 7 Big five -Masai Mara National Reserve

    After breakfast early in the morning, leave the lodge in a 4×4 safari vehicle for a long day enjoying a game drive in Maasai Mara National Reserve. Masai Mara protects all the big five game -buffaloes, elephants, lions, leopards, and rhinos. Several other wildlife will also be spotted including cheetahs, wildebeest, hyenas, bat-eared foxes, etc. In case you plan to visit between July and September, you will be part of a lifetime great migration experience.

    Overnight stay

    • Budget: Mara River Lodge
    • Midrange: Maasai Mara Serena Hotel/Mara Eden Safari Lodge
    • Luxury: Mara Expedition Camp/&Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
  8. Day 8 Return to Nairobi-departure

    Leave Maasai Mara for Nairobi and connect to hotel or airport for departure back home. Today marks the end of 8 days big five-Kenya wildlife safari tour.

    End of safari