8 Days Family Safari in Kenya (Kenya 8 Days Family Safari)

Traveling with family is one of the best ways to create everlasting memories. Kenya is a renowned safari destination in Africa for all kinds of safaris. For those looking forward to exploring Kenya as a family, you can never go wrong with this classic 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya – exploring some of Kenya’s top safari destinations like Nairobi, Lake Nakuru, and Masai Mara. The 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya is a well-crafted safari package that is designed to allow you and your loved ones (youngsters) to experience Kenya on an African Vacation. You will experience from Kenya’s unique cultures to unbeatable wildlife sightseeing experiences in top safari parks and reserves on this 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya.

If you are looking forward to spending 8 days and 7 nights in Kenya as a family, look no further, this 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya is the perfect choice for you. This tour allows youngsters to unleash their safari imagination about Africa and the world at large. Explore Kenya with your Family, book this 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya and unfold the untold secrets of this land of safaris.

Tour Summary for 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya

Day 01: Arrival – Nairobi

Day 02: Nairobi

Day 03: Lake Nakuru

Day 04: Maji Moto Maasai Cultural Camp

Day 05: Maji Moto Maasai “Olpul” Bush Camping

Day 06: Maasai Mara Wildlife Reserve

Day 07: Maasai Mara Safari

Day 08: Return to Nairobi

Quick Tour Details

No. of People: Tailored

Duration: 8 Days (7 nights)

Availability: All year round

Age eligible: 7 years and above

Price: Request a Quote for this package

Destinations to Visit on 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya

  • Nairobi
  • Lake Nakuru
  • Maji Moto Masai Cultural Camp
  • Masai Mara National Reserve


Detailed day by day 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya itinerary

Day 1: Arrival – Nairobi

You will arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), where you will be met by your driver guide who will then transfer you to your hotel in Nairobi. On the way your guide will brief you about your 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya. You will arrive in your hotel and check-in.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner


Day 2: Nairobi Touring

Today you will wake up and enjoy some sightseeing around Nairobi, depending on your interests. You will visit various tourist spots, such as the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, where you can interact with elephants; the Giraffe Center, for a hands-on giraffe encounter and educational experience on giraffe conservation; and/or the Kazuri Bead Factory, established as a women’s work cooperative. Your day will be filled with learning experiences as you explore the charming Nairobi city.

After your adventure, you will be driven back to your hotel for relaxation, dinner and an overnight stay.


Day 3: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru

Today you will wake up in the morning and have breakfast at your hotel in Nairobi, after breakfast, your driver guide will pick you up and transfer you to Lake Nakuru National Park for your next adventure on this 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya. You will arrive in time of lunch. Check in your lodge, have lunch and a short relaxation before heading for an evening game drive in the park.

Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the popular safari destinations in Kenya, popular for its flocks of flamingos. This National Park is flanked by rocky escarpments, pockets of acacia forest, and at least one waterfall, making it gorgeous year-round. For avid birders, you will see over a million flamingos at the lake shores creating a beautiful array of birdlife. You will also spot several other water birds.

The Park is also home to both black and white rhinos, lions, leopards, hippos, and endangered Rothschild’s giraffes making it a great destination to catch a sight of these animals. After exploring the park, you will return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 4: Maji Moto Maasai Cultural Camp

After breakfast, you will be driven to Maji Moto Maasai Cultural Camp, which offers an authentic cultural experience. There is no better way to understand Kenya’s culture than indulging in a cultural safari during your Kenya safari holiday. This is a great way to meet local people, with opportunities to take beautiful photographs and participate in their cultural practices.

While here, you will enjoy local culture, wildlife, and the environment, exploring the Loita Hills and Plains. You will spend time with local people learning new things and better understanding their culture, challenges, and ways they are adapting to outside influences.

After your adventure here, you will be driven back to your lodge for relaxation, dinner, and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 5: Maji Moto Maasai “Olpul” Bush Camping

Today’s adventure will take us on a trek across the vast plains to a serene forest bush campsite. Upon arrival, we will immerse ourselves in the rich Maasai culture by participating in the construction of a traditional temporary camp. As the day transforms into night, we will have the unique opportunity to sleep under the twinkling stars, nestled in traditional leafy beds and provided with cozy sleeping bags.


The highlight of the evening will be the traditional “Olpul” goat slaughtering ceremony, where we will join warriors and elders in this significant cultural practice. As the campfire crackles and dances, we will be treated to captivating stories, soul-stirring songs, and meaningful blessings. To complement the experience, we will savor the ceremonial local brew, meticulously crafted from aloe root, honey, and indigenous herbs, reserved for special celebrations.

Throughout the night, we will be under the watchful protection of Maasai warriors, ensuring a safe and immersive experience.

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 6: Maasai Mara Wildlife Reserve

Following breakfast you will depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve. The Masai Mara National Reserve is a well-known destination that requires little introduction. Its wildlife-filled savannahs are a familiar sight to anyone who has seen nature documentaries. This extraordinary ecosystem is supported by reliable rains and abundant vegetation, providing a home for millions of herbivores. The Mara is home to wildebeest, zebras, impalas, elephants, Masai giraffes, and several species of gazelle. The high concentration of game in the area also supports a large number of predators, including cheetahs, leopards, and the highest lion densities in the world. Additionally, elephants, buffalo, and many other species can be found here.

Arrive in Masai Mara in time for lunch, have lunch, and a short relaxation before going for an evening game drive. Later return to your lodge for dinner, relaxation, and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Full Board


Day 7: Full Day Maasai Mara Safari

Today after an early morning breakfast, you will head for a morning game drive searching for the famous African Big Five animals and the world’s renowned mammal migration, Wildebeest Migration. You will enjoy unbeatable wildlife watching as you drive in pop-up roof safari vehicles allowing you to see and take photographs of wildlife. You will spot several wildlife species including lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, and hyenas among others. You will also spot various bird species. Return to the lodge for lunch and a short relaxation,

After lunch and relaxation, you will head out for another game drive (evening game drive) in the Mara looking out for more sightings. In the evening, return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Full Board


Day 8: Return to Nairobi

Today you will wake up lazily and have breakfast before transferring back to Nairobi. You will be driven back to Nairobi. You will have lunch en-route. Your driver guide will drop you off at your preferred drop off point.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of 8 Days Family Safari in Kenya

Tour inclusions

  • Park entrance fees and game drives
  • Accommodation
  • 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

Tour exclusion

  • 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