7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure ( African Big Five Animal on Kenya safaris)

This 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure is a 7 days 6 nights Kenya Safari Package (itinerary) that allows you to witness all the African Big Five Animals while on Kenya safaris. You will adventure Kenya on this 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure to see lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos, and elephants. This 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure Safari is a Kenya wildlife safari tour package crafted not only to allow you to spot all the African Big Five animals but also Kenya’s abundant wildlife species like zebras, hyenas, gazelles, hippos, wildebeests, and several antelope species among others.

Kenya is known as home to Safaris and has over 20 national parks and reserves that teem with wildlife all year round. On this 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure, you will visit Lake Nakuru National Park, Ol’ Pejeta Conservancy, Solio Game Reserve, and Masai Mara National Reserve. Expect to encounter large numbers of both wildlife and birdlife in all of these destinations. This tour starts from Kenya’s Nairobi.


Tour Summary – 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure Safari

Day 01: Arrival in Kenya

Day 02: Ol’ Pejeta Conservancy

Day 03: Solio Game Reserve

Day 04: Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 05: Lake Naivasha & Crescent Island

Day 06: Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 07: Masai Mara – Nairobi

Detailed day by day 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure Safari itinerary

Day 01: Arrival

Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to start your 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure Safari. Your driver guide will meet you and welcome you to Kenya with a big smile and then transfer you to your booked accommodation in Nairobi.

On your way to the hotel, your driver guide will brief you about this 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure Safari or 7 Days Kenya wildlife Safari. You will arrive in your hotel where you will spend the night.

Accommodation: Boma Inn Nairobi

Meal Plan: Dinner

Day 02: Visit Ol’ Pejeta Conservancy

Today after breakfast, you will depart and drive for about three to four hours to Ol’ Pejeta Conservancy, a non-profit wildlife conservancy in Kenya. This spot is a heaven on earth for rhino lovers. Ol’ Pejeta boasts an impressive population of rhinoceros, about 140 black rhinos and is also home to the remaining 2 northern white rhinos.

Rhinos are members of the African Big Five Animals and for big game lovers, this 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure safari can’t be complete without sighting these magnificent creatures.

This conservancy has  140 black rhinos and 39 southern white rhinos that you can witness on your Kenya big five adventure safari. There are also other resident wildlife in the conservancy, especially the rescued chimpanzees.

After your remarkable adventure, you will drive to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 03: Visit the Solio Game Reserve

Today early in the morning after breakfast, you will depart your lodge and drive to the Solio Game Reserve. The Solio Game Reserve is a privately owned sanctuary dedicated to rhino breeding and conservation in Kenya. This is one of the best places to spot the rhinos in Kenya.

Besides rhinos, there are several other wildlife species in the Reserve including; buffalos, zebras, giraffes, elands, oryxes, impalas, waterbucks, Thompson’s gazelles, and warthogs. Expect to spot up to 40 rhinos at the same time! After your adventure, you will drive to your lodge.

Accommodation: Rhino Watch Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 04: Lake Nakuru National Park

Today you will explore the flamingo-famed Lake Nakuru National Park for adrenaline-pumping sightseeing experiences. Following breakfast, depart for a three-hour drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. You will pass through the Great Rift Valley, allowing you to witness the charming landscapes, and a glimmering lake in between the hills.

Arrive in Lake Nakuru in time for lunch and check in your lodge. Have lunch and a short relaxation and after embark on an afternoon game drive in the park, to witness various wildlife species. Although Lake Nakuru is famous for its millions of pink flamingos, this Park is home to four of the Five African Big Five Animals Making it a great place to witness Africa’s most thought-after wildlife species.

Lake Nakuru National Park is also home to a resounding population of black and white rhinos, giraffes, buffalos, lions, leopards, baboons, and over 400 different bird species. The most easy to spot of the Big Four here is the rhino, especially on the edge of the lake – a unique sight! After your Adventure, you will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: Full Board


Day 5: Lake Naivasha National Park & Crescent Island

Today you will transfer from Lake Nakuru National Park to Lake Naivasha. Following Breakfast, depart for Lake Naivasha. This beautiful freshwater Lake is situated in the Kenyan Rift Valley at an elevation of 1,884 meters, making it the highest lake within the Great Rift Valley.

This Lake is nestled amidst swamps, forests, and rock formations, which provide ideal setting for a thrilling boat safari. During your adventure here, you will enjoy observing groups of hippos and flamingos. At the shores, you can also spot zebras, wildebeests, and giraffes.

A guided walking safari on Crescent Island, after exploring this lake makes your safari even more thrilling. The Crescent Island are often referred to as the ‘hidden gem of Naivasha.’ They provide an immersive experience, that allows you to walk among the wildlife.

Accommodation: Sawela Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 6: Afternoon safari in Masai Mara National Reserve

Today you will visit Kenya’s unrivaled Masai Mara National Reserve for wildlife viewing experience. Following breakfast, depart your lodge and drive to Masai Mara National Reserve. This journey takes you through Kenya’s Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. The drive will last for about 4 hours as you enjoy the beautiful countryside and landscapes that prepare you for the jaw-dropping sensation when you arrive on the amazingly beautiful savannah plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch. You will check in at your lodge and have lunch and a short relaxation.

Have your lunch at your lodge and embark on your first impression of these plains with its abundance of wildlife during your Afternoon Game drive in Masai Mara. Masai Mara National Reserve is best known for its population of Big Five animals (lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and Buffalos). This reserve is also home to Wildebeest Migration. You will explore various sections of the reserve to look for lions, hyenas, leopards, wildebeest, gazelles, zebras, and elephants among others.

After your evening adventure, you will drive back to your lodge for relaxation, dinner, and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Zebra Plains Mara Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7: Game srive in Masai Mara and Transfer to Nairobi.

Today early in the morning, you will wake up and head for a morning game drive in Masai Mara to spot several resident wildlife that you might have missed on the previous day. Experience from the African Big Five animals to abundant birdlife that calls this reserve home. After adventuring the Mara, return to your lodge and prepare for your departure transfer to Nairobi city.

You will arrive in Nairobi in the late afternoon where you will either be dropped at your hotel or Airport for your departure flights

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure Safari

Destinations to Visit on this 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure

Ol’ Pejeta Conservancy

Ol’ Pejata Conservancy is a non profit wildlife conservancy situated west of Nanyuki – between the foothills of Aberdares and Mount Kenya. This conservancy is dedicated to conserving wildlife. It is know for its large black rhino population and two remaining northern white rhinos. The Ol’ Pejeta Sanctuary stretches on a large area that approximates to 360km2. The area covered by this conservancy includes the sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, one of the only places that have chimpanzees in Kenya. Safaris here guarantee excellent wildlife watching adventures especially rhinos and Chimpanzees.

Solio Game Reserve

This privately owned wildlife reserve is situated in Kenya’s Central Province, dedicated to rhino conservation. The Solio Game Reserve or Solio Ranch stretches on a total land area of about 22 km, noth of Nyeri Town. This reserve is an important breeding and conservation point for Black rhinos in Kenya. The reserve also has several other wildlife species including; zebras, buffalos, giraffes, elands, oryx, impalas, waterbucks, Thompson gazells, and warthongs among others. Safaris to this game reserve is remarkable and will grant you the opportunity to witness different wildlife species up close.

Lake Nakuru National Park

Renowned for its millions of pink flamingos that flock the Nakuru Lake, Lake Nakuru National Park is a remarkable destination to visit in Kenya. Over 1 mmillion flamingos can be seen on the shallow lake Nakuru and several other water birds including pelicans. This National Park is a hot spot for bird watching safaris in Kenya. Although Lake Nakuru is famous for its birdlife, this National Park is also home to abundant wildlife including four of the Five African Big Five Species.

You will grab a chance to spot lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos, crocodiles, hippos, and several other resident wildlife species. This National Park can be explored on boat rides, game drives and guided nature walks.

Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha is a freash water lake in Kenya, situated just outside Naivasha town in Nakuru County. This Lake is a hot spot for safari in Kenya because of its abundance of wildlife and birdlife. There are about 400 different bird species recorded within this area. The lake’s surface is known to attract a number of European Immigrants bird species. Safaris here are remarkable and rewarding with good sighseeing.

Masai Mara National Reserve

The iconic Masai Mara National Reserve is a world’s Natural wonder – renowned worldwide for its unrivaled wildlife watching experience. Masai Mara National Reserve is Kenya’s most popular National Reserve. This Reserve hosts one of the natural spectaculars to watch in the world,‘‘Wildebeest Migration.’’ Over 2 million wildebeest and their entourage migrate into Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve as a result of a long round trek of drier lands from Tanzania. The migrating mammals attract a number of big predators that follow up to take advantage of the worn out, weak and newborns. This is spectacular to witness while in Africa.

The National Reserve also teems with several other wildlife species all year round including the African Big Five Animals (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo, and Elephant). Game drives are the best way to experience Kenya’s wildlife rich Masai Mara plains.

Quick Tour Details – 7 Days Kenya Big Five Adventure holiday

No. of People: Tailored

Duration: 7 Days (6 nights)

Availability: All year round

Age eligible: 7 years and above

Price: Request a Quote for this package

Safari Quote Includes

Park entrance fees and game drives


A professional English-speaking tour driver/guide

Drinking water during the safari

Transfers & Game drives in a private safari 4X4 Land Cruiser with a pop-up roof for game viewing and photography

Applicable government taxes

Safari Quote Excludes

All International flight fees and departure taxes.

Extras at the lodges or tented camps i.e. beverages and drinks, telephone, laundry etc.


Personal travel insurance.

Any other personal item

What to carry for this 8 Days Best of Kenya Wildlife Safari

Safari Hats

Clothing in neutral colors

A Safari Jacket

Comfortable Safari Shoes

Sunblock Lotion



Cameras, Lenses, Memory Cards, Batteries, and Lens Cleaner


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