Kenya Camping Safari
About the 6 Day Kenya Camping Safari
Kenya camping safari is a 6 days budget African safari in Kenya. The Kenya camping safari tours Masai Mara, lake Nakuru and Amboseli National Parks.
This budget safari in Kenya starts and ends in Nairobi. The highlight of this Kenya camping safari is wildlife viewing. You will also have an opportunity to view wonderful sceneries.
The 6 days Kenya camping safari also exposes you to different culture and traditions. This Kenya camping safari takes you from Savannah to the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro.
6 Day Kenya Camping Safari Itinerary
Enjoy a spectacle like none in the world, wildebeest migration between June to October. Do not forget the Big five or the Big cats. and there is many more to this 6 day Kenya camping safari. The highlights include:
- The wildebeest migration
- Big cats
- Big 5
- Great Scenery
Detailed Kenya Camping Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara National Park
You will be met in the morning at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. A short briefing on this Kenya camping safari will take place. This is to be followed by a drive through the Mau Escarpments.
You will get into the floor of the Rift Valley as you head to Masai Mara National Reserve. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Mara Wildebeest Camp.
Enjoy a short rest that will prepare you for the afternoon. At 1600 hrs, you will embark on an afternoon game drive. Return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli safari day spent in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Here you will have both morning and afternoon game drives. The game drives will be at 0630 hrs and 1600 hrs.
The Masai Mara Game Reserve is the northern extension of the Serengeti National Park. Its rolling plains are home to hundreds of plains game together with predators that feed on them.
All your meals and overnight will be at Mara Wildebeest Camp.
Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara National Reserve extends northeast. This is to a shared border with Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. The 1,510 km2 Masai Mara is the most famous and popular safari destination in Kenya.
The appeal of the Mara and adjacent private/community conservancies isn’t difficult to explain. Its rolling hills, open grassland and acacia woodland supports a quite incredible profusion.
In Masai Mara, you will enjoy a variety of wildlife. Large predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah and Spotted hyena are seen with ease. This is at close quarters all year round.
The reserve blossoms between August and October. This is when the legendary wildebeest migration. This is perhaps the world’s most breathtaking wildlife spectacle - crosses into Kenya from Tanzania.
Day 3: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park
Start your day with an early breakfast before check out. You will leave Masai Mara headed to Lake Nakuru National Park.
Lake Nakuru is one of the many beautiful Rift Valley Lakes. The park is home to millions of flamingos and other bird and animal life. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Wildlife Clubs of Kenya Hostel.
After a short rest you will enjoy an afternoon game viewing at 1600 hrs. Return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru National Park provides the visitor with one of Kenya’s best-known images. Here you will find thousands of flamingos in the waters of the lake. They are joined into a massive flock, fringe the shores of this soda lake.
A pulsing pink swathe of life that carpets the water, the flamingos are a breathtaking sight. The lake has become world famous for these birds, who visit the lake to feed on algae that forms on the lake bed.
They move back and forth, feeding and once in a while take to flight, filling the sky over the lake with color.
The lake is variable in size- changing from 5 up to 30 sqkms in area. Nakuru has more than just flamingos…
This is a major National Park and an important sanctuary for Rhino. Both Black and White Rhino are found here, and are often seen resting under acacias by the Lake shore.
The park abounds with game. There are huge herds of Waterbuck, Zebra, Buffalo, the endangered Rothschild Giraffe and more. This is one of your best chances of seeing Leopard in Kenya, and there are several large prides of Lion.
Exploring beyond the lake is always rewarding and there are forests. Don’t forget the cliffs, waterfalls and more to be found here.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Amboseli National Park
Wake up to an early breakfast in your camp. This will be followed by departure via Nairobi. Leave driving South through the Masai land to Amboseli National Park.
You will arrive in time for lunch at the Kilimanjaro Guest House. A short rest after lunch will be enough to prepare you for the afternoon game drive.
At 1600 hrs embark on an afternoon game drive to introduce you to Amboseli’s flora and fauna. Later return back to your safari lodge for dinner and overnight.
Amboseli National Park
The Amboseli National Park is among the most popular of all Kenyan safaris. This park at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro is 392 square kilometres.
It can be found at the core of an 8000 square kilometre ecosystem. This reaches over the Kenya and Tanzania border.
Here, guests can observe plenty of African wildlife. They include the big five and over 400 bird species. This offers authentic Kenyan safaris and the opportunity to soak up the African atmosphere.
The Amboseli National Park is made up of low-lying plains. It protects two of the main swamps of its larger ecosystem.
The vegetation is parched and sparse. This is due to a long dry season that is experience here. This makes wildlife viewing easy for any Kenyan safari to Amboseli.
The park is famous as an elephant viewing destination. Guests can get close to the elephants and see them near the swamps and on the plains.
The park also offers beautiful views of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is quite an inspiring sight when observed with wildlife in the forefront.
A visit to the park will give you the opportunity to meet members of the Masai Tribe and visit one of their villages.
Day 5: Amboseli National Park
Full day on spent at the Amboseli National Park. This will be accompanied with morning and evening game drives.
Located at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, the park has a lot of wildlife. The plain makes sighting of animals much easier when in Amboseli.
On a clear day you will be able to see the tallest mountain in Africa, the Mount Kilimanjaro. All meals and overnight will be at the Kilimanjaro Guest House.
Day 6: Amboseli - Nairobi
You will leave from the safari lodge after breakfast. This is to be followed by a drive through the park as you check out.
You will be heading back to Nairobi. Your arrival will be in the early afternoon. You will end your safari with a drop off at the airport in time for your flight home.
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6 Day Kenya Camping Safari Tour Costs:
- What is included in the 8 Day Budget Camping Safari Kenya Tour cost?
- Accommodation on full board basis
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on 7 Day Camping Safari in Kenya Tour
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
6 Day Kenya Camping Safari Tour Price excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 7 Day Kenya Camping Safari Tour
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellent
- Sun Hat
- Comfortable shoes