8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari

8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari Overview

This 8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari will take you on an incredible journey to explore the beautiful wilderness of both the Samburu and Masai Mara National Reserve.

In Samburu, you will go on several game drives to see the wildlife. You will also visit the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary and the Kisima Hamsini (singing wells) for a cultural experience with the Samburu pastoralists.
In the Masai Mara, you will enjoy more game drives to see the wildlife – especially the big cats.

On this 8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari, you will see animals such as elephants, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, rhinos, zebras, hippos, wildebeest, leopards, and much more.

Take a look at the detailed 8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari to get a better feel of how such a safari would work for you. Keep in mind that all our safari are customizable and our team of experts will gladly help you personalize any safari to your specific needs.

Detailed 8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari

Here is the full day-by-day of 8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrival at Jomo Kenyatta Airport – Fly to Samburu

Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, where our driver/guide will drive you to Wilson Airport for your flight to Samburu. You will reach Samburu an hour later, where your 8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari guide will meet you and transfer you to the lodge, or take you on a game drive.

Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Sera Community Conservancy exploring over 200,000 acres of pristine wilderness in total privacy and sundowners with a breathtaking view.

  • Accommodation: Saruni Rhino
  • Meal plan: Dinner

Day 2:Black Rhino Tracking Experience

You will have an early morning black rhino tracking experience followed by a visit to the Kisima Hamsini Singing Wells. Here, you will witness Samburu pastoralists watering and singing their uniquely recognized songs to their livestock at a series of natural wells, bringing water up from the depths as they have done for centuries. (Wells are seasonal).

Thereafter, you will have a picnic lunch and return to camp where you will relax for the afternoon.

In the evening, you will enjoy a candle-lit bush dinner with the Samburu warriors dancing around a fire under the starlit African skies.  

  • Accommodation: Saruni Rhino
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:Transfer to Saruni Samburu

You will have a morning game drive (including a bush breakfast) en route to Saruni Samburu, looking out for the Samburu Special Five.

Upon arrival at Saruni Samburu, you will be treated to an al fresco lunch overlooking the Kalama Conservancy.

Spend the afternoon relaxing in the lodge with a complimentary half-hour Back & Neck massage in the Samburu Wellbeing Space.

In the evening, you will go for short game drive during which you will enjoy sundowners at a waterhole, before heading back to the lodge for a starlit dinner.

  • Accommodation: Saruni Samburu
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4:Wildlife game drives in Samburu

Today, you will continue to explore the wonders of Samburu with a morning game drive along the Ewaso Nyiro River.

In the afternoon, you will enroll in the Warrior’s Academy where you will immerse yourself in traditional Samburu culture.

In the evening, you will have yet another game drive in Kalama Conservancy, ending with a starlit bush dinner followed by a night drive back to the lodge.

  • Accommodation: Saruni Samburu
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5:Fly to Masai Mara

You will leave Samburu on a morning flight and arrive in the Masai Mara an hour and a half later.

Enjoy your first Mara game drive with a picnic lunch, or head to Saruni Leopard Hill to relax and refresh.

In the afternoon, you will have a game drive in the private Mara Naboisho Conservancy followed by dinner in camp and an optional night game drive.

  • Accommodation: Saruni Leopard Hill
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6:Wildlife game drives in the Masai Mara – Big cats safari

Early morning game drive to look for the big cats and other predators of the Mara, returning to the camp or lodge for lunch and treatments at the Maasai Wellbeing Space.

In the afternoon, a game drive will take you to the secret haunts of the elusive creature that gave the Leopard Hill camp its name.

You will enjoy a bush dinner under the vast African sky, with traditional Maasai singing and dancing.

  • Accommodation:  Saruni Leopard Hill
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7:Wildlife walking safari in Masai Mara

Walk in the valleys and plains surrounding Saruni Leopard Hill, or a game drive in search of the famous Naboisho lions – led by your skillful and knowledgeable Maasai guides.

Later, you will return to the camp where you will enjoy a private dinner.

  • Accommodation: Saruni Leopard Hill
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8:Departure.

Today, you will drive through the Mara Naboisho Conservancy to the airstrip, looking out for wildlife on the way.

You will then be driven to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Depending on the time of your flight, you can stop at the Talisman or Carnivore restaurant for dinner at your expense.

This will mark the end of your 8 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari.

  • Accommodation: None
  • Meal plan: Breakfast


Price per person (USD)

Here is the cost per person depending on the group size.
 2 PAX  9180

  • Trip Duration: 8 days, 7 nights.
  • Starting Point: Nairobi, Kenya.

Note: A 30% booking is due upon booking, with the balance cleared 1 month before the trip starts.

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The price of this tour includes the following items
  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with a pop-up roof.
  • All fuel for the tour.
  • English-speaking driver/guide.
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board.(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Park-entrance fees for all National parks
  • All activities described in the itinerary.
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.


The price of this tour does not include the following items
  • International airfares.
  • Entry visa to Kenya
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • A porter. (Helps to carry your backpack & push/pull you on the slippery slopes.)
  • Personal insurance (medical/travel)
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature.(e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities.)