7 Days Meru Sweetwaters Lake Nakuru Masai Mara Wildlife Safari in the 7 Days Kenya Safaris begins with a scenic drive to Meru National Park.

The Park was made famous by the book Born Free, detailing author Joy Adamson’s hand-rearing of orphaned lioness Elsa in the Park.

Meru National Park is wild and beautiful, straddling the equator and bisected by 13 rivers and numerous mountain fed streams.

Animals to be seen are buffalo, black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, eland, antelopes, lesser kudu, and duiker. Over 427 bird species have been recorded.

Sweetwaters Conservancy(Ol Pejeta) is a sumptuous ranch once a private domain of famed multi-millionaire, Adnan Kashoggi.

On this 7 Days Meru Sweetwaters Lake Nakuru Masai Mara Wildlife Safari we visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a charming haven established by the Jane Goodall Institute to provide sanctuary to orphaned chimps, and the specially protected and fenced refuge of black rhino with its stunning forty specimens!

In fact salt lick so we’ll be guaranteed unprecedented close encounters. Whether its day or night game drives, camel trekking, lion tracking, al fresco dining or relaxing by pool, Sweetwaters is bound to delight.

Nakuru is arguably the most renowned among Kenya’s Rift Valley lakes and one of the best known African parks in the entire world, with its alkaline waters fringed at times by more than one million flamingos.

Nakuru is also the big success story for rhino. There are some 60 black rhinos here, as well as 40 white, though it is the white that you see mostly as the black are much more reclusive.

The Masai Mara Game Reserve – Kenya’s most famous and finest game sanctuary. It offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here.

You will most likely see the Big Five- lion, rhino, buffalo, leopard, and elephant. Not to mention numerous plain animals.


Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu
Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve
Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve– Drive to Sweetwaters/Ol Pejeta
Day 4: Sweetwaters – Drive to Mt Kenya Safari Club
Day 5: Mt Kenya Safari Club – Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 6: Lake Nakuru
Day 7: Lake Nakuru – Drive to Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 8: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 9: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Day 10: Masai Mara – Drive to Nairobi


Day 1: Nairobi Drive To Meru National Park

We depart Nairobi after breakfast by road taking the Nyeri-Nanyuki-Meru or via Embu all weather roads. The park is located 348 km from Nairobi.

Upon arrival at our camp we enjoy lunch followed by some leisure time before we depart for the afternoon game-drive.

The main attraction in the park includes former home of Joy and George Adamson and Elsa the lioness, views of Mt Kenya, rivers and riverine habitats, Tana river and Adamson’s falls.

Meru National Park is mainly thorny bush land in the North, wooded grasslands in the West and open grassland elsewhere.

Wildlife likely to seen during our game drive include: Grevy’s Zebra, Elephants, Eland, Bush Pig, Waterbuck, Cheetah and Leopard, Reticulated Giraffe.

There are also Hippopotamus, Bohor Reedbuck, Hartebeest, Python, Puff Udder, Cobra and Buffalo The Park has more than 427 recorded species of birds.

Overnight Accommodation: Ikweta Camp or Similar
Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Explore Meru National Park

Spend a full day in the Meru National Park on morning and afternoon game drive. Meru wildlife includes large herds of Buffalo, Bushbuck, Duiker, Eland, Elephant, Gazelle, Genet, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Impala, Kudu, Waterbuck and Gravy Zebra.
You may also see Wild dog, Bush baby, Caracal, Cheetah, Civet, Dik-dik, Leopard, Otter, Bush pig, Porcupine, Black and White Rhino.

The rivers are abound with Hippo and Crocodile. Bird life includes Peter’s fin foot which inhabits the Murera and Ura Rivers, the Pel’s Fishing Owl, Kingfishers, Rollers, Bee-eaters, Starlings and numerous Weavers.

Overnight Accommodation: Ikweta Camp or Similar
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Meru National Park Drive To Sweetwaters(Ol Pejeta)

After breakfast, depart for Ol Pejeta Game Sanctuary to arrive in time for lunch at the camp. After lunch you will have time to relax followed by afternoon game drive.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a 90,000 acre wildlife conservancy situated between the foot hills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snowcapped Mount Kenya.

The Conservancy boasts an astounding variety of animals including the non-indigenous chimpanzees and the big 5 (the endangered black rhino, leopard, elephant, buffalo and lion).

The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta guarantees an unforgettable safari experience.

It is the only place in Africa that offers the opportunity to see both chimpanzees and the big 5.

The Conservancy is home to over 40 chimpanzees, 73 endangered black rhino, 5 endangered white rhinos, elephants, lion, leopard, buffalo, grevy zebra, giraffe, cheetah, thomson’s gazelle, black-back jackals, ostrich, grant’s gazelle, baboons, waterbuck, oryx, eland and several hundred bird species.

Overnight Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp or Porini Rhino Camp or Similar 
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4: Sweetwaters(Ol Pejeta)Drive To Lake Nakuru National Park

Depart Sweetwaters/ Ol Pejeta after breakfast for Lake Nakuru National Park, arriving at your lodge in time for lunch.

In the afternoon a ‘Spice’ game drive is planned. Besides the flamingos that Lake Nakuru is famous for, there are approximately 400 other species of birds found there.

In addition, a large variety of game can be found in the Park including the introduced Rothschild’s Giraffe, Black and White Rhino, Waterbuck, Reedbuck, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Baboon and many species of plains game.

Overnight Accommodation: Sarova Lion Hill lodge or Lake Nakuru Lodge
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Drive To Masai Mara Game Reserve

After a leisure breakfast at your lodge, depart overland to the Masai Mara Game Reserve-jewel of Kenya’s Game Park.

This enormous Reserve actually part of the vast Serengeti plains is famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest migration and is a true home of the big five-Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino and Cape Buffalo.

After lunch, explore the Reserve on a late evening ‘Spice’ game drive.

Overnight Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Serena Lodge or Siana Springs Tented Camp
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 6: Explore Masai Mara Game Reserve

The Masai Mara is one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Morning and afternoon ‘Spice’ game drives are planned. Large mammals are varied, abundant and easy to see.

Residents among the parks mammals are; Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Impala, Zebra, Topi, both the Thomson’s and Grant’s Gazelles.

Optional hot Air Balloon rides are available on this day at an additional cost. On this final day in the Mara, you also have an opportunity to visit an authentic Masai village.

Overnight Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge or Mara Serena Lodge or Siana Springs Tented Camp
Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 7: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Drive To Nairobi

Begin today with an early morning ‘Spice’ game drive followed by a complete English breakfast at your lodge. Mid-morning drive to Nairobi.

The balance of the day is at leisure for last minute assisted shopping and sightseeing.

Meal Plan {Breakfast}