Sunsets & Safaris: A Kenyan Tale in 5 Days

Duration: 5 Days   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: All Standard Meals throughout the Trip 
  • Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Group Size: 2+

Sunsets & Safaris: A Kenyan Tale in 5 Days

Embark on an Unforgettable Adventure: A 5-Day Safari Through Kenya's Wild Heart. Kenya, the cradle of humanity, beckons with its sun-kissed savannas, majestic wildlife, and vibrant cultures. Immerse yourself in this enchanting land with a 5-day safari tour, tailored to paint unforgettable memories onto your soul.

Sunsets & Safaris: A Kenyan Tale in 5 Days, iis a 5-day, 4-night Kenya Safari Tour that promises an immersive journey into the heart of Africa's untamed beauty. This meticulously crafted itinerary blends the thrill of wildlife encounters with the serene landscapes, offering a perfect balance between adventure and relaxation. Prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing sights and sounds of Kenya's diverse ecosystems as you traverse its iconic national parks.

In the heart of Africa, where the sun kisses the vast landscapes, a 5-day odyssey awaits - a Kenya Safari Tour that transcends the ordinary and immerses you in the untamed symphony of nature. Nairobi, the pulsating heart of Kenya, sets the stage for an adventure that unfolds like the turning pages of a storybook.

As the journey commences, Amboseli National Park emerges, a canvas painted with the grandeur of Mount Kilimanjaro. Elephants, the gentle giants, roam freely, their silhouettes etched against the iconic backdrop. A game drive through the savannah reveals the secrets of Amboseli, where every rustle of the grass tells a tale of the wild.

Lake Naivasha beckons, a tranquil haven cradled by nature's embrace. Glide across its shimmering waters on a boat safari, where the call of birds mingles with the occasional snort of hippos. The lodge by the lake becomes a sanctuary, a haven of serenity where time slows, and the soul reconnects with the rhythms of the earth.

The journey crescendos in the legendary Maasai Mara Reserve, where the drama of the wild unfolds in a kaleidoscope of colors. Lions, leopards, and cheetahs stalk the plains, while wildebeest embark on the Great Migration, a spectacle that defies imagination. Engage with the Maasai people, guardians of this land, as they share tales of heritage and resilience.

As the adventure draws to a close, Nairobi welcomes you back, but not before a final gaze upon the Great Rift Valley. The panoramic vista captures the essence of a journey that transcends time, leaving you with the echoes of roaring lions and the whispering winds of the savannah. Kenya, a tapestry of untamed beauty, awaits those ready to heed the call of the wild.

Kenya Safari Symphony: A 5-Day Wildlife Adventure

Embark on an exhilarating 5-day expedition through Kenya's untamed landscapes with our "Kenya Safari Symphony." This meticulously crafted itinerary seamlessly blends the thrill of wildlife encounters with moments of serenity, promising an immersive journey into the heart of Africa. From the iconic Maasai Mara to the flamingo-adorned shores of Lake Nakuru, each day unfolds a new chapter in the symphony of Kenya's diverse ecosystems.



Day 1: Maasai Mara Arrival and Big Five Extravaganza

  • Begin your adventure with a pick-up from Nairobi, setting the stage for a rendezvous with the Big Five in Maasai Mara.
  • Evening game drive offers glimpses of lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and elusive leopards.
  • Immerse yourself in the captivating wildlife spectacle that paints the savannah with herds of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, impalas, and majestic Masai Giraffes.

Day 2: Full Day at Maasai Mara - Nature's Documentary Unfolds

  • Embark on a full-day game drive amidst Maasai Mara's enchanting Savannah landscapes.
  • Picnic by the Mara River, witnessing the awe-inspiring spectacle of the largest wildlife migration on earth.
  • Encounter a myriad of creatures typically reserved for nature documentaries, creating lasting memories of Kenya's wildlife wonders.

Day 3: Maasai Mara Morning and Journey to Lake Nakuru

  • Morning game drive for another chance to spot the Big Five.
  • Depart for Lake Nakuru, indulging in a scenic game drive en-route.
  • Arrival in the evening for a relaxing interlude before the next day's adventure.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru - Flamingos and Beyond

  • Half-day game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park, renowned for its flamingos and breathtaking Rift Valley views.
  • Witness the mesmerizing sight of up to 2 million flamingos creating a picturesque pink ribbon around the lake.
  • Keep an eye out for rhinos and leopards, adding an extra layer of excitement to the wildlife encounter.

Day 5: Amboseli Arrival and Evening Game Drive

  • Depart for Amboseli with a scenic journey, arriving in the afternoon.
  • Evening game drive to explore Amboseli's unique landscapes and encounter its diverse wildlife.
  • A fitting finale to this symphony of a safari adventure, capturing the essence of Kenya's wild beauty.


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Your adventure begins with a warm welcome by Shepherd Holidays as we pick you up from Nairobi's airport or your hotel. Following a brief introduction, we plunge straight into the heart of the safari experience, setting our sights on the first jewel of our journey - Maasai Mara. After a delightful lunch, an evening game drive unfolds, offering a rendezvous with the famed Big Five – Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, and Leopard. Watch in awe as herds of Wildebeests, Zebras, Gazelles, Impalas, and elegant Masai Giraffes paint the canvas of this wildlife paradise.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: All Standard Meals
  • Altitude: 1,500 m
  • Place: Maasai Mara

As the sun graces the savannah with its golden touch, we embark on a full-day game drive in the mesmerizing expanse of Maasai Mara. Renowned for its sprawling Savannah landscapes and diverse wildlife, the day promises encounters with creatures typically reserved for nature documentaries. A picnic by the Mara River, the lifeline of the Mara Serengeti ecosystem, sets the stage for witnessing the largest wildlife migration on earth. Marvel at the majestic procession of animals crossing the river, navigating the challenges posed by crocodile-infested waters.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: All Standard Meals
  • Altitude: 1,500 m
  • Place: Maasai Mara

A morning game drive invites you to another chance to spot the Big Five before returning to camp for a hearty lunch. Bid farewell to Maasai Mara as we set forth for Lake Nakuru, a journey filled with a scenic game drive en-route. Arriving in the late evening, relax and recharge, anticipating the thrilling adventures awaiting you on the morrow.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: All Standard Meals
  • Altitude: 1,754 m
  • Place: Lake Nakuru

Embark on a half-day game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park, renowned for its fame as the Rift Valley's most iconic lake. Witness the spectacle of up to 2 million flamingos forming a picturesque pink ribbon around the lake's shores – a natural wonder that has captivated hearts worldwide. Amidst this breathtaking scenery, keep an eye out for rhinos and leopards, adding another layer of excitement to the experience. Post-game drive, check out from the lodge and journey onward to Amboseli, arriving just in time for an enchanting evening game drive.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: All Standard Meals
  • Altitude: 1,795 m
  • Place: Nairobi

Today is the last day of your 5 days trip. If you would like to stay more in Kenya or plan a trip to other neighboring countries, you have plenty of options as per your wish and interest. Please click here for your reference. Else, We will drive in Nairobi city and explore the city by private vehicle and bid a farewell, dropping you at Nairobi airport. Shepherd Holidays thank you for the opportunity for your travel partner. See you again in next adventure.  

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Altitude: 1,795 m
  • Place: Nairobi
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What to Expect

Hotel and Airport Transfers:

  • Hassle-free transfers from the airport to your hotel and vice versa, ensuring a seamless start and end to your safari adventure.

Park Fees and Entrance Fees:

  • Inclusive coverage of all park fees and entrance fees, granting you unrestricted access to the captivating wildlife reserves and national parks.

All Activities as Mentioned:

  • Enjoy every moment of the meticulously planned itinerary with all activities included, unless specified as optional, ensuring a comprehensive safari experience.

All Standard Meals:

  • Savor a delightful array of meals throughout the trip, crafted to meet standard culinary excellence and cater to various dietary preferences.

Accommodation in En-suite Rooms:

  • Luxuriate in the comfort of en-suite double, twin, or triple rooms at carefully selected accommodations, providing a restful retreat after each day's adventure.

Professional Driver/Guide:

  • A seasoned professional driver/guide accompanies you, adding an informative and enriching dimension to your safari journey.

Transportation in a Safari Van:

  • Travel in style and comfort with all transportation provided in a well-equipped safari van, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable ride throughout.

All Taxes/VAT:

  • The quoted cost includes all applicable taxes and VAT, eliminating any additional financial surprises.

Complimentary Bottled Mineral Water:

  • Stay hydrated with complimentary bottled mineral water provided throughout the safari, ensuring you remain refreshed and energized.


International Flights Tickets:

  • Costs related to international flight tickets are not covered, providing flexibility for travelers to choose their preferred airlines.


  • Personal gratuities are excluded, allowing you the freedom to express appreciation based on your satisfaction.

Personal Expenditures:

  • Expenses such as souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, and any other personal items are not part of the package.


  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are not included, giving you the choice to select your preferred drinks.

Anything Else Not Mentioned:

  • Any additional services, activities, or items not explicitly mentioned in the safari package are excluded from the quoted cost.

Useful Information

Accommodations: Your Gateway to Safari Comfort

A significant aspect of your safari adventure is the haven where you'll rest and rejuvenate after each exhilarating day. Our carefully curated accommodation options cater to different preferences, and for those seeking a touch of luxury, customization and upgrades are available at an additional cost. To secure your preferred lodgings, it's advisable to confirm your safari at the earliest to guarantee availability.

Safari Costing with Accommodation Options:

The purposed/published price is a standard price, hence 3 Star category for the low season. Here are the detailed pricing for your understanding. If you need some for information/clarifications please feel free to email/WhatsApp us directly. 

3 Star Mid-Range Option:*

Low Season: $999 per Person/Sharing Safari
High Season: $1299 per Person/Sharing Safari


Masai Mara (2 Nights): Mara Chui Lodge/Jambo Mara Safari Lodge/La Maison Royale Lodge
Lake Nakuru (1 Night): Ziwa Bush Camp/Midland Hotel/Hotel Waterbuck Nakuru
4 Mid-Luxury Option:*

Low Season: $1200 per person sharing
High Season: $1500 per person sharing

Masai Mara (2 Nights): Keekorok Lodge/Sekenani Lodge/Mara River Lodge
Lake Nakuru (1 Night): Lake Nakuru Lodge/Sopa Lodge
Luxury Safari Option:

Low Season: $1800 per person sharing
High Season: $2100 per person sharing

Masai Mara (2 Nights): Mara Serena Safari Lodge/Sarova Mara
Lake Nakuru (1 Night): Sarova Lionhill Lodge/Lake Nakuru Flamingo Lodge


High Season June to October:

Offered Countries (Kenya and Tanzania):

The high season typically corresponds to the dry season, which is from late June to October. This period is characterized by clear skies, less vegetation, and increased wildlife visibility. It's a popular time for the Great Migration in the Serengeti and Maasai Mara.

  • Pros: Dry weather with clear skies and minimal rain, ideal for game viewing as animals congregate around water sources. Peak season for the Great Migration in the Serengeti (July to October). Lush green landscapes in some regions.
  • Cons: Crowded parks and lodges, with higher prices and the need to book well in advance. Hot days in some areas, especially towards the end of the season.

Low Season (November to April) :

Offered Countries (Kenya and Tanzania):

The low season often occurs during the rainy season, which is from March to May and sometimes extends into early June. This is considered the "green season," characterized by lush landscapes, fewer tourists, and the potential for lower prices.

  • Pros: Fewer crowds and lower prices, making it a more affordable option. Lush vegetation and abundant birdlife due to the rainy season. Green season specials and discounts offered by some lodges.
  • Cons: Wet weather can make roads muddy and game viewing slightly less predictable. Some camps and lodges may close during this time. Higher chances of encountering mosquitoes and tsetse flies.


  • Prices are based on per person sharing and may vary depending on the season.
  • Upgrades and customization of accommodations are available at an extra cost.
  • Confirm your safari at the earliest to ensure availability in the lodges of your choice.
  • These accommodation options ensure that your safari experience is not only filled with exciting wildlife encounters but also offers the comfort and luxury you desire. Choose the option that aligns with your preferences and make your safari a truly unforgettable journey.