A Kenya camping safari gives you the real bush experience, as you are only separated from the sights, smells and sounds of the wild by a mere canvas. A camping safari in Kenya can be in luxury tented camps or in basic accommodation, where there is an element of ‘roughing it’, as you sleep in small tents in sleeping bags on a foam mattress.
Kenya Camping Safari – Tour Packages
There are tailor-made Kenya camping safari tour packages that you can easily book online. They are great if you would like to join a group. A group usually consists of 6 people .click here, to skip down to details about booking.
3 Days Masai Mara Camping Safaris
Masai Mara is the world’s most famous safari destination and offers excellent year-round game viewing. Visitors can witness the annual great wildebeest migration between July and October and it’s one of the best places to take a Kenya balloon safari.
3 Days Amboseli National Park
Amboseli is a game viewing and bird watching paradise. It’s dubbed ‘Land of the Giants’ because of the huge population of African elephants. The park offers breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa’s highest mountain) and you get the opportunity to take a cultural safari to the nearby Masai homesteads (Manyattas).
4 Days Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Camping Safaris
Lake Nakuru is home to the greatest bird spectacle on earth. More than a million flamingos and pelicans can be seen here. Surrounding the lakes, wildlife includes waterbucks, buffalos, rhinos, lions and leopards. Visit Masai Mara, which offers spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife.
6 Days Great Rift Valley Lakes and Masai Mara
(Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara)
Lake Baringo is reputed to be the bird-watching center of Kenya. It supports a great variety of birds as well as crocodiles and hippos. Take an evening boat ride on the lake. Lake Bogoria is a shallow soda lake with beautiful scenery and a sizable number of flamingos and other birds. Surrounding the lake are hot springs and geyser, which add to the beauty of the lake.
Lake Nakuru is a bird watchers paradise where over a million flamingos and other birds can be seen as well as numerous wild animals. Visit Masai Mara, which offers spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife.
8 Days Samburu, Great Rift Valley Lakes and Masai Mara
(Samburu, Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara)
Samburu National Reserve is found in northern Kenya and it’s a bird and game watchers paradise. The park is home to the Big Five and the grevy’s zebra, kudu, reticulated giraffe and gerenuk are unique to the park. Lake Baringo is reputed to be the bird-watching center of the country. It supports a great variety of birds as well as crocodiles and hippos. Take an evening boat ride on the fresh water lake.
Lake Bogoria is a shallow soda lake with beautiful scenery and a fairly large number of flamingos and other birds. Surrounding the lake are hot springs and geysers, which add to the beauty of the lake.
Lake Nakuru is a bird watchers paradise, here over a million flamingos and other birds can be seen as well as numerous wild animals. Visit Masai Mara, which offers spectacular sceneries and diverse wildlife.
12 Days Adventure Cycling In The Rift Valley
(Lake Naivasha, Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, Eldoret, Kitale, Kakamega Forest, Kericho and Lake Nakuru)
These Kenya camping safari adventure takes you to Naivasha area where you start cycling at the junction of Moi South road through the horticultural farming land on the shore of the lake. Surrounding the lakes, wildlife includes buffalos, leopards, lions, rhinos and more than 400 species of birds. Overnight at Fisherman’s camp.
On day 2 you ride out to Hell’s gate National Park where you can appreciate watching animals like buffalos, impalas, waterbucks and gazelles while cycling. Day 3 takes you to Lake Baringo, which is reputed to be the bird-watching center of Kenya. Ride out for 24 kilometers to Lake Bogoria, a beautiful shallow soda lake that’s home to a sizable number of flamingos and other birds. Here you get a chance to have a natural steam bath at the hot geysers.
Drive or cycle back to Lake Baringo for overnight. Day 4 is spent visiting local communities and learning about the culture of the Kalenjin people of Kenya, who are part of Highland Nilotes. On day 5 you set off for Eldoret. During the drive, you can ride as much as you wish since the road does not have much traffic. The ride and drive through Kabarnet and Iten is very scenic, especially going down the Great Rift Valley.
Day 6 and 7 are spent in Kitale where you explore Saiwa Swamp National Park, home to the Sitatunga, a rare aquatic antelope or visit Cherengani foothills. Day 8 takes you to Kakamega Forest, which is dubbed, ‘Canopy of Natural Beauty’ and is host to over 400 birds species, 300 butterfly species, and over 350 trees species.
Day 9 is spent exploring Kakamega Forest with a visit to Isiukhu waterfalls and Buyangu Hills view point. On day 10 you drive via Kisumu town through the sugar cane belt to Kericho. Spend the afternoon cycling around the tea plantations and visit one of the factories to learn about tea processing.
Day 11 takes you to Lake Nakuru, an ornithological paradise where wild animals such as waterbucks, buffalos, rhinos, lions and leopards can be seen in the area around the lake.
During the trip tents are provided together with a cook and a guide.
You can book these and other Kenya camping safaris easily online. They are great if you’d like to join a group. A group usually consists of 6 members. Since the tours are popular, scheduled and well organised you won’t have to be involved in setting up or doing chores. Click here for the tours.
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