6 Days Kenya Safari, Maasai Mara, Amboseli & Lake Nakuru National Parks

6 Days Kenya Safari – SAFARI OVERVIEW

This affordable 6 Days Kenya Safari is a 5 nights/6 days safari in Kenya trip that will take you on unforgettable cultural tours, iconic sightseeing, and wildlife viewing to leading Kenya safari destinations: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Park, & Lake Nakuru National Parks.

On this 6 Days Kenya Safari, our tour driver/guide will meet you at your Nairobi hotel and drive you south to the magnificent Amboseli National Park, the place to come for those iconic images of Africa’s largest land animals, elephants in front of Africa’s tallest mountain, the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.

From Amboseli, take a beautiful African drive across the Great Rift Valley to one of the soda lakes on the valley floor, Lake Nakuru, which offer superb bird watching and is home to both black and white rhinos.

You end your 6 Days Kenya Safari in Masai Mara, Kenya’s flagship reserve, most famous for the Great Migration when nearly 2 million wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles move across the savannah and its rivers, pursued by Big Cats, Hyenas, and Crocodiles. Enjoy thrilling game drives and visit a local Masai Village before heading to Nairobi at the end of this exciting 6 Days Kenya Safari tour.

If you’d like to book or tailor this 6 Days Kenya Safari to your special interests and budget, please contact us

6 Days Kenya Safari – PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES

  • Enjoy classic game drives in Kenya safari destinations
  • Spot Big Five animals in the wild
  • Cultural visit to a local Maasai village
  • Witness the Great Wildebeest Migration (seasonal)
  • Spot Big Cats like Lion, Leopard, and Cheetah
  • Watching rhinos and birds at Lake Nakuru
  • Game viewing against the backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • See the big tusked African elephants in Amboseli
  • Scenic drive through East Africa’s Great Rift Valley
  • Optional balloon safari in the Maasai Mara

6 Days Kenya Safari – FEATURED SAFARI DESTINATIONS

Day 1 & 2: Amboseli National Park

Day 3: Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 4 & 2: Maasai Mara National Reserve & Masai Village

Day 6: Nairobi

6 Days Kenya Safari – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Drive from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park; afternoon game drive.

Day 2: Full-day game drive in Amboseli National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park, evening game drive.

Day 4: Transfer to Maasai Mara National Reserve & enjoy an afternoon game drive.

Day 5: Game drive & Masai Village Cultural Experience

Day 6: Enjoy a sunrise game drive & Return to Nairobi

6 Days Kenya Safari – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY

Day 1: Drive from Nairobi to Amboseli National Park For An Afternoon Game Drive

Your exciting 6 days Kenya safari begins today!

Departure is at 07:30 am. You will be picked up from your pre-tour hotel in Nairobi city by our tour driver/guide. Leaving the busy city of Nairobi, you will travel southeast for around 233km (2-4 hours) to the famous Amboseli National Park, which is second only to Masai Mara National Reserve in popularity.

You will arrive at your lodge in Amboseli just in time for lunch.

Your lunch will be followed by some relaxation time. Then you go on an afternoon game drive in this stunning national park. Amboseli is best known for its huge herds of big-tusked elephants and breathtaking scenery. It is the place to come for those iconic images of Africa’s largest land animals, elephants in front of Africa’s tallest mountain, the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.

Then there are the park’s lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffalos, giraffes, gazelles, gerenuks, fringe-eared Oryxes, bat-eared foxes, yellow baboon, Blue wildebeests, black-backed jackals, hippos, Impalas, waterbucks, pelicans, martial eagles, blue-cheeked bee-eaters, secretary birds, Ostriches – and much more. You’ll return to the lodge just after sunset for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge/Tortilis Camp/Oltukai Lodge

Midrange: – Kibo Safari Camp/Satao Elerai Camp

Meal Plan: – Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – 233km (2-4 hours)

Activities & Services: –

  • Drive to Amboseli
  • Afternoon game drive

Day 2: Full-Day Game Drive in Amboseli National Park

On day two of your 6 days Kenya safari, enjoy a whole day on a safari in beautiful Amboseli National Park. You explore in your 4×4 safari vehicle, returning to the lodge or camp for lunch between your morning and afternoon game drives.

The name Amboseli is derived from the Maasai word ‘Empusel’, which translates roughly as “salty, dusty place” which explains why the elephants love this park so much. The park is also home to around 1,500 elephants, including some of the biggest in Africa. Many elephant herds and bulls have been the subjects of the longest-running study of elephant behavior in the wild.

In addition, Amboseli National Park is where biologists first identified elephant herds as close-knit families, and where elephants were observed forming friendships, celebrating births, and grieving the death of a family member. You’ll return to your lodge for dinner and overnight after your game drive.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Oltukai Lodge/Tortilis Camp/Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange: – Satao Elerai Camp/Kibo Safari Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Amboseli full-day game drive

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park, Evening Game Drive

Day six of your 6 days Kenya safari will begin with an early breakfast at the lodge.

Afterward, you’ll have your packed lunch, check out, and leave the beautiful Amboseli National Park behind. Journey northwest for about 6 hours with breathtaking views of the Great Rift Valley and Lake Naivasha to Lake Nakuru National Park, one of the soda lakes on the valley floor.

On arrival, you’ll check in at your lodge and freshen up. You’ll rest for a while, before embarking on a game drive at about 4 pm. Lake Nakuru has maintained its status as an ornithologist’s paradise, with over 400 bird species, including pelicans, cormorants, Goliath herons, Verreaux’s eagles, African fish eagles, and Hamerkops.

The park is globally known for its (decreasing) flamingo population, which was made famous by Denys Finch Hatton’s flight over it in the film ‘Out of Africa’. Nakuru is also one of the greatest spots in East Africa for White rhinos.

It is also an important sanctuary for the critically endangered black rhinos as well as the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe, Hippos, buffalos, Zebras, Leopards, Lions, Elands, Waterbucks, Baboons, Impalas, Colobus monkeys, Gazelles, and Hyenas. This evening you will have dinner under the stars at the lodge.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Sarova Woodlands/the Cliff

Midrange: – Lake Nakuru Lodge/Flamingo Hill Camp/Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: –

Activities & Services: –

  • Drive to Lake Nakuru
  • Afternoon game drive

Day 4: Transfer to Maasai Mara Reserve, Afternoon Game Drive

After breakfast, today, depart Nakuru and travel/drive for around 4 hours through the Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara, one of the most famous wilderness areas in Africa and one that attracts visitors from near and far.

You’ll arrive at Masai Mara in time for lunch. Check-in at your booked lodge or tented camp and freshen up. Have some time to rest after having some hot lunch. At around 4 pm, proceed for a thrilling afternoon game drive.

Masai Mara is an area rich in predators – Big Cats, Hyenas, and Nile Crocodiles. Big dark-maned lions are the best-known residents of the Maasai Mara and there are estimated to be about 3000 in the greater Mara ecosystem. The Mara lions have been made famous by the popular BBC TV series, Big Cat Diaries.

You’ll not be disappointed if you have come to the Mara to witness the Great Migration. The spectacle of about 2.5 million wildebeest, zebra, and gazelles, traveling along their annual circular route between the Serengeti in Tanzania and the Masai Mara, is one of the ten wonders of the World. You’ll return to the lodge or camp at sunset and enjoy a relaxing evening, with delicious meals.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Mara Serena Lodge/Ashnil Mara Camp/Mara Leisure Camp

Midrange: – Mara Sopa Lodge/Jambo Mara Lodge/Basecamp Masai Mara

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – Approx. 237km/4 hours

Activities & Services: –

  • Drive to Masai Mara
  • After game drive

Day 5: Game drive & Masai Village Cultural Experience

On day five of your 6 days Kenya safari, you’ll wake up early in the morning and enjoy an extensive game drive in the Masai Mara, which is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. Here, you can easily view a lot of wildlife, including impala, gazelle, topi, eland, giraffe, elephant, buffalo, and warthog, as well as the big cat species like lion, leopard, and cheetah.

The biggest draw to the Mara is, of course, the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, gazelle, and zebra from the Serengeti plains.

The migration is best seen from July to October. Other animals you can see include bat-eared foxes, jackals, and spotted hyenas, as well as hippos and crocodiles. The reserve is also rich in birdlife with about 470 recorded species, including vultures, common ostrich, eagles, secretary birds, cranes, storks, Hamerkop, and hornbills.

After a game drive, return to your lodge for lunch and some relaxation. In the afternoon, visit a traditional Masai village to learn more about the culture and way of life of the Masai people. The Masai are renowned for their bravery, having co-existed with the region’s wild animals for centuries.

In the evening, return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Mara Serena Lodge/Mara Leisure Camp/Ashnil Mara Camp

Midrange: – Mara Sopa Lodge/Basecamp Masai Mara/Jambo Mara Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Masai Mara full day game drive

Optional Activity:-

  • Hot air balloon flight at sunrise

Day 6: Enjoy a sunrise game drive & Return to Nairobi

You wake up at sunrise on your last day in Masai Mara, have a hearty breakfast, and go on a thrilling morning game drive. If you didn’t spot all of the Big Five yesterday, keep a close watch out for the elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and buffalo.

After a game, drive check out of your lodge and proceed on a 6-hour drive back to Nairobi, where the 6 Days Kenya Safari comes to an end. Safe travels!

Please Note: Tours to Mombasa Diani Beach, Tanzania, Uganda, and/or Rwanda for mountain gorilla trekking and Chimpanzee tracking can be arranged. For further information, please contact us.

End of the 6 Days Kenya Safari

6 Days Kenya Safari SAFARI INCLUSIONS

  • Selected National Park and reserve entry fees
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in 4X4 Safari Van/4×4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Flight from Mombasa to Nairobi
  • Bottled water while on safari

6 Days Kenya Safari − SAFARI EXCLUSIONS

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages/drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights
  • Domestic Flights – arranged on request
  • Visas
  • Optional activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Accommodation in Nairobi – arranged on request
  • Airport Transfer – arranged on request