Best of Classic Kenya Safaris

Best of Classic Kenya Safaris

Game drive during a classic Kenya safari.

Our Classic Kenya packages offer you an authentic East African style safari while staying in excellent hotels, lodges and permanent camps. Delight in discovering the wildlife and landscape of Kenya in the company of knowledgeable guides.

Elephant herd in Amboseli.

Classic Amboseli Safari

This 3 Day Classic Amboseli Safari takes in the highlights of Amboseli which is renowned for their elephant populations, buffalo and predators.

See Flamingos on a Lake Nakru Kenya safari.

Classic Kenya Safari

Come and explore the arid northern regions, the Flamingos of Lake Nakuru and the bountiful plains game of the Masai Mara on this 6 Day Kenya Safari.

On safari in the Masai Mara.

Wildlife Explorer

Our 9 Day Wildlife Kenya Safari Tour offers you an affordable African safari that encompasses some of the greatest wildlife destinations in Kenya – Amboseli, Laikipia and the Masai Mara…

This 3 Day Classic Amboseli Safari is an ideal short break from Nairobi and can be added onto any African safari holiday. Experience the Amboseli National Park which is famed for its elephant sightings.

Amboseli Safari Experience

Travel to the majestic landscapes of Amboseli where you can watch wildlife with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background. One of the highlights of this Kenya safari holiday is the swamps in Amboseli creating a green oasis surrounded by the barren plains. You can watch hippos wallowing and vast herds of elephants congregating around these lush areas of the park.

Go on thrilling game drives in the Amboseli National Park in 4×4 safari vehicles under the guidance of expert safari guides. Keep a look out for large herds of buffalo which frequent this area as well. The game viewing is excellent with good sightings of lion and giraffe.

Amboseli Safari Highlights

  • Fully inclusive Amboseli safari and easily combinable with other East Africa highlights
  • Go on day game drives in the Amboseli National Park in open-sided off-road 4×4 safari vehicles
  • Spot nocturnal animals on a night game drive in the Selenkay Conservancy
  • Spend a full day in the Amboseli National Park to get close to the elephants and other wildlife
  • Walk with Maasai warriors to visit an authentic Maasai village

Day 1: Travel to Amboseli View Lodge

Walk with Maasai warriors to visit an authentic Maasai village.On the first morning of your Classic Amboseli Safari, you will be met by a representative in Nairobi and be driven to the Amboseli National Park. The Park is renowned for elephants that have large tusks, and is presided over by Mount Kilimanjaro in the background creating iconic safari images.

Stay in a classic Kenya safari camp and enjoy fantastic service. In the afternoon you will have the chance to walk with Maasai warriors to visit an authentic Maasai Village before savouring a delicious dinner.

Day 2: Safari in Amboseli National ParkView Lodge

Game drive in the Amboseli National Park.Wake up for an early breakfast and a full day safari awaits in the Amboseli National Park. Take a picnic lunch with and enjoy the sweeping vistas of the park. Watch the interactions of the elephants in their large family herds.

Look for lions hunting their prey during this African safari holiday. Go up Observation Hill to see the panoramic views across the whole park. Return to camp in the late afternoon for well-deserved sundowners and a sumptuous dinner.

Day 3: Return to Nairobi

Bush walk in the Selenkay Conservancy near Amboseli.On the last morning of your Classic Amboseli Safari, there will be time for one final game drive where your guide will decode the activity that happened during the night – you may see the remnants of a lion kill or watch a herd of buffalo head down for an early morning drink.

After breakfast back at the camp, you will be driven back to Nairobi where your Amboseli safari portion of your East African safari holiday comes to an end.


  • Return road transfers from and to Nairobi
  • Comfortable accommodation in a spacious safari tent that is comfortably furnished with private bathroom, solar lights and set in a natural unspoilt setting
  • All meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Select local branded drinks include teas, coffees, soft drinks, juices, bottled water, house wines, beers and gin & tonic
  • Full day game drive in the Amboseli National Park with a bush picnic lunch
  • Night game drive in the conservancy to seek out nocturnal animals
  • Escorted walk with Maasai warriors to visit an authentic Maasai village
  • Conservancy fees and one day Amboseli National Park entrance fee

Not Included

  • Optional activities not mentioned above
  • Laundry service, premium branded drinks and all other extras to be settled direct

This 6 Day Classic Kenya Safari to the Masai Mara and Great Rift Valley gives you the opportunity to experience the abundant wildlife and vibrant cultures of Kenya.

Classic Kenya Safari Experience

On this safari to Kenya get lost in the superb scenery of the Great Rift Valley Lake of Nakuru, watching thousands of pink flamingos against an electric blue sky. Sit back and enjoy high tea at Elsamere and a game viewing boat trip on Lake Naivasha.

Walk on the plains which host the greatest animal spectacular on the planet, the Great Migration in the fabled Masai Mara National Reserve. Retire to exclusive and elegant Kenya accommodation which provides exquisite personalised service, first rate game viewing and refined cuisine.

6 DAYS Classic Kenya Safari Highlights


  • Day 1.Travel to Lake NaivashView Lodge
  • Day 2: Pink Flamingos at Lake NakuruView Lodge
  • Day 3: Fly to the Mara View Lodge
  • Day 4 – 5: Safari in Masai Mara View Lodge
  • Day 6: Farewel

what to see on this safari

  • Spectacular wildlife and scenery
  • Un-matched game-viewing and photographic opportunities
  • See thousands of colourful flamingos at Lake Nakuru
  • Go on 4×4 game drives in the Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Optional hot air balloon safari over the Masai Mara
  • Easily combinable with Mombasa or Zanzibar island holiday

Day 1: Travel to Lake Naivasha View Lodge

Best of Classic Kenya SafarisToday on your classic Kenya safari you will journey to Lake Naivasha; a large freshwater lake which is part of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya.

It is home to an abundance of birdlife, including the iconic African Fish Eagle and a large population of African Hippos.

In the afternoon savour high tea at Joy Adamson´ s famous Elsamere farm. Adamson is known for writing the book “Born free” about raising a Lion cub.

Her home is now a conservation centre, focusing on lake ecology and creating environmental awareness. Afterwards you can enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Naivasha and spot African wildlife on the banks.

Day 2: Pink Flamingos at Lake Nakuru View Lodge

Best of Classic Kenya SafarisToday your safari guide as part of your Kenya safari will take you on a day trip to the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park, which is famous for its thousands of colourful flamingoes and abundant rhinos.

After an early breakfast, you go on a drive through the Great Rift Valley on your way to Lake Nakuru, approximately a 2 hour drive.

Lake Nakuru is one of Kenya’s smallest National Parks but possibly the most beautiful. It is abundant with a large variety of wildlife, including thousands of lesser and greater flamingoes, and large numbers of rhinos.

See the rare Rothschild Giraffe and numerous other mammals such as zebra, impala, waterbuck, lion and buffalo. Stop in a shady spot for a sumptuous picnic lunch. Afterwards you will head back to your Kenya safari accommodation for afternoon tea with delicious cakes on the lawn overlooking Lake Naivasha.

Day 3: Fly to the Mara View Lodge

Best of Classic Kenya SafarisToday after breakfast you’ll fly from Lake Naivasha to the Masai Mara, famed for its sweeping plains. It is a short flight, allowing views over the fertile landscape of the Masai Mara.

On arrival at the airstrip you will be met and escorted to your tented Masai Mara accommodation which nestles in the forest along the banks of the Mara River.

In the afternoon you embark on a game drive and there will be good opportunities to see lion, elephant, giraffe and zebra. Pre-dinner drinks around the roaring campfire set the scene for a candlelit dinner before you retire to your tented accommodation.

Day 4 – 5: Safari in Masai MaraView Lodge

Best of Classic Kenya SafarisSpend the next two days in the Masai Mara. Go on safari in the Masai Mara National Reserve while on morning and afternoon game drives. Cross the sweeping plains and see herds of grazers and prides of lion or perhaps a leopard lounging in a tree.

In the afternoon enjoy an encounter with Kenya’s iconic Maasai herders while visiting a local homestead. Their lives revolve around their livestock and they are constantly on the move in search of fresh pastures. Best of Classic Kenya SafarisThere is also the chance to go hot air ballooning as an optional extra. Suspended in a basket beneath the rainbow-coloured canopy, you’re off for a Masai Mara wildlife viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective.

Enjoy the silence as you float above the plains, the forest and the rivers of the Masai Mara. Toast your return to earth with a champagne breakfast.

Day 6: Farewell

Best of Classic Kenya SafarisOn the final day of your classic Kenya safari you will have an early wake-up and set out on one last game drive. Watch the dawn lighten the bush veldt and investigate the previous night’s wildlife activities, by tracking spoor, following bush trails and perhaps even a sighting the remains of a midnight kill.

Leaving the famous plains behind you will fly back to the capital, Nairobi. Post accommodation is available if you continuing on to Tanzania, Mombasa or Zanzibar and should be booked prior to departure.


  • Road transfers from Nairobi to Lake Naivasha
  • Scheduled light aircraft flights to Masai Mara and Nairobi
  • Road transfers from/ to Masai Mara airstrip
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Lake Naivasha
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in the Masai Mara
  • All meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Teas, coffees and purified water
  • Boat rides on Lake Naivasha and to Crescent Island with guided safari walks
  • Day trip to Lake Nakuru with a picnic lunch (park fees included)
  • 4×4 game viewing excursions with experienced driver guides into the Masai Mara Game Reserve and at Lake Naivasha
  • Cultural visit to a nearby Masai Village (Manyatta)
  • Laundry service
  • Masai Mara and Lake Naivasha conservation fees

Not Includedd

  • Park fees for Crescent Island, Lake Elementaita, Hell’s Gate National Park and Manyatta to be settled direct
  • Drinks, optional activities and extras not mentioned above