8 Days Tsavo – Amboseli – Aberdares – Samburu – Sweetwaters

The 21,000 sq. km park is one of the largest in the world. Due to its enormous size, the park was divided into two parts, Tsavo East and Tsavo West, for easy administration and management. This wilderness is home to over 1000 plant species, 400 bird species and more than 60 major mammal species such as lions, huge herds of buffalo, the solitary and ill-tempered Rhino, and at least 7000 elephants.

The park is the location of one of Africa’s most famous adventure story “The Man eaters of Tsavo”, in which two lions where responsible for eating over 500 workers who were building the Uganda Railway. The story was made popularized by the 1996 movie “The Ghost and the Darkness.”


Day 1: Nairobi – Tsavo West National Park

  • After breakfast, depart from Nairobi by road to the legendary land of the “Man-Eaters” – Tsavo National Park.
  • Arrive at the lodge in time for lunch.
  • Enjoy your lunch at your lodge. After a short break, we will commence our afternoon game drive in Tsavo and return to the lodge by 6:00 pm for dinner and overnight accommodation.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Kilaguni Serena Lodge, Ngulia Lodge, Finch Hattons Camp or similar


Day 2: Tsavo West National Park – Amboseli National Park

  • After breakfast, drive to Amboseli National Park. The park is famous for it´s big herds of elephants and scenic view of Mt. Kilimanjaro; the highest mountain in Africa at 5,895 meters above sea level.
  • After lunch is served you’ll have time to relax or enjoy the sun heated swimming pool before leaving for another game drive in the afternoon. We will be back in good time for a warm shower before dinner is served.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Amboseli Serena, Amboseli Ol Tukai Lodge, Amboseli Sopa Lodge or Similar


Day 3: Amboseli National Park

  • After breakfast, take off for a morning game drive.
  • Amboseli is famous for abundant wildlife such as lions, cheetahs, rhinos, buffalo and herds of elephants roaming under the shadows of the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro.
  • Return to the camp for lunch.
  • After lunch enjoy the cool waters in the heat of the day at the camp’s swimming pool. Whilst kids enjoy a refreshing dip, iced-drinks are available for you from the poolside bar. Relax and enjoy the afternoon before departing for an afternoon game drive.
  • Return to the camp/lodge before dusk for dinner and overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Amboseli Serena, Amboseli Ol Tukai Lodge, Amboseli Sopa Lodge or Similar


Day 4: Amboseli National Park – Nairobi – Aberdare National Park

  • After an early breakfast we head back for Nairobi for lunch.
  • After lunch we will depart by road to the Aberdare region: a beautiful forested mountain range in the central highlands of Kenya.
  • Distance from Nairobi to The Aberdare Country Club is 180 kilometers, approximately 2 ½ hours driving time.
  • As you arrive at the park gate, game drive as you head to the hotel. After check in, enjoy the beautiful view of Mount Kenya before dinner and your overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Treetops Lodge, The Ark Lodge, Aberdare Country Club or similar


Day 5: Aberdare National Park – Samburu Game Reserve

  • Wake up at 6:00 am, and go for an early morning game drive at 6:30 am, before breakfast.
  • During the morning game drive, you will search for the Black Rhino, Leopard, Baboons, the elegant Colobus Monkey.
  • Return to the hotel before 8:00 am, have breakfast, and check out of the lodge.
  • Head to Samburu, a fiercely beautiful National Reserve with arid savannas and watered by the Ewaso Ngiro River.
  • It is also one of Kenya’s most protected areas and home to species only found north of the equator, such as the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra and Beisa Oryx.
  • You will stay at their Larsen Tented Camp or Samburu Intrepids Camp. Our luxurious camps set beneath a canopy of acacia trees along the banks of the river.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Samburu Intrepids Camp, Larsen Tented Camp, Samburu Serena or Similar


Day 6: Samburu Game Reserve

  • The day will be spent between alternating pursuits of exploration in the bush and relaxation in our cozy camp.
  • Wake up early, and go for an early morning game drive. Coffee and Tea should be available for you prior to our game drive.
  • We’ll be off in pursuit of the elephants, lions, leopards, and cheetahs that thrive in the reserve’s grasslands and acacia woodlands.
  • Return to the hotel for lunch, after a lazy break, head out for an afternoon game drive. Return to our camp before dusk for dinner and accommodation.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Samburu Intrepids Camp, Larsen Tented Camp, Samburu Serena or similar


Day 7: Samburu Game Reserve – Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary

  • Wake up early, and go for an early morning game drive.
  • Return to the hotel for breakfast, check out, and head to the Sweetwaters Game Reserve and Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
  • This 70,000-acre private preserve has views of the peaks of Mount Kenya and offers game drives into the countryside many travelers never see.
  • Upon arrival, check into our tented camp/lodge, then have lunch.
  • Sweetwaters, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, and its sumptuous ranch were once privately owned by famed multi-millionaire, Adnan Kasogi.
  • This afternoon game drive takes us to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a charming haven established by the Jane Goodall Institute to provide sanctuary to orphaned chimps. We will also visit Baraka, a blind Black Rhino living in captivity at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
  • Sweetwaters boasts its excellent game viewing, being the animal reserve with the highest game-to-area ratio in Kenya. Moreover, the camp has its own private waterhole and salt lick so we’ll be guaranteed close encounters to the animals. Whether its day or night game drives, camel trekking, lion tracking, al fresco dining, or relaxing by the pool, Sweetwaters is bound to delight you.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Sweetwaters Tented Camp or Ol Pejeta Camp or Similar


Day 8: Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary – Nairobi

  • Have a morning game drive to savoir the beauty of the park, and then return to lodge for breakfast.
  • After breakfast, head back to Nairobi, the driver will drop you at the hotel/airport.
  • This marks the end of our safari, we hope you have had a safari of a lifetime.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Accommodation: Own arrangement



  • Accommodation in a hotel, camp and lodge as per the itinerary.
  • All meals as per the itinerary; full board while on safari, bed and breakfast for Nairobi city accommodation.
  • Transportation, transfers, sightseeing and game viewing as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Local, professional English speaking driver guides that are knowledgeable, helpful and highly experienced with extensive training.
  • Game drives in a 4×4 Safari Van or Land Cruiser (optional with different cost)that are custom built to provide ample leg room, large pop-up roof hatches for game viewing and photographic opportunities and fitted with two spare tires, cooler boxes, equipped toolkits, a comprehensive first aid kits, fire extinguishers, seat belts, canvas seats and VHF radios.
  • Each client two bottles 500ml drinking water per day.
  • All park and conservancy entry fees
  • Service charges, hotel taxes and government taxes as per NOW


  • Any optional activities are not included.
  • Extra meals and drinks are not included.
  • All statutory increases beyond our control.
  • All items of personal nature not mentioned in the itinerary e.g. phone calls, shopping etc.
  • International flights
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Visa fee.
  • Tips for hotel or tour driver or tour guide.