12 Days


This is the Ultimate Safari Experience with Gaga Tours – Your Adventure Begins in Nairobi and Ends on the Beautiful Kenyan Coast.

Commence this extraordinary safari in a customized pop-up roof Gaga Tours 4×4 Safari Jeep equipped with essential amenities such as a portable fridge/cooler box, binoculars, long-range high-frequency radio, sandbags, 4G/LTE broadband WIFI connectivity, power outlets (AC 230V), a first aid kit, safari guide books, and baby seats available on request. Your journey will be guided by a professional multi-lingual safari guide, ensuring a memorable safari experience. Cap off your adventure with a smooth train ride to the coast.

This is the Grand Safari – a 12-day extravaganza covering 8 of Kenya’s finest parks. Traverse the diverse landscapes and encounter the richness of wildlife from elephants marching through dusty deserts to herds of wildebeests thundering over the landscape. Lions, leopards, cheetahs, and graceful impalas await your discovery.

Lake Nakuru National Park, though experiencing a reduction in flamingo numbers due to natural factors, remains stunning with rocky escarpments, acacia forests, waterfalls, and diverse birdlife. Witness rare Rothschild’s Giraffe, white rhinos, and black rhinos along the lakeshore. Your safari is customizable, and Gaga Tours is ready to tailor this 12-day adventure to your unique preferences.

All-Inclusive: Your 12-Day Ultimate Road & Rail Safari includes park entrance fees, game drives, accommodations, and meals. Choose from a range of accommodations – economy, comfort, or luxury safari lodges or tented camps, all maintaining our highest standards.

Your Guide: Throughout your journey, you’ll be accompanied by an experienced driver/guide in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – the safari standard offering higher seating and rugged all-wheel drive.

First-Class Train Journey: Enjoy first-class train tickets from Tsavo West to Mombasa, followed by a seamless transfer to your chosen hotel or resort. Gaga Tours ensures a safari adventure at the pinnacle of excellence.”

Trip Information

  • Madaraka Express Train, Gaga Tours 4x4 Safari Jeep
  • 3 & 4 to 5 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 metres
  • Nairobi
  • Feb, Mar, Apr & May
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking, Safari
  • All meals during the Safari
  • English, Spanish, French, Chinese
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-15
  • 12
  • 65

A 12-Day Adventure from Nairobi to Kenya's Coastal Bliss

Discover the heart of Kenya with Gaga Tours as we take you on an unparalleled 12-day journey through 8 national parks. Traverse diverse landscapes, witness majestic wildlife, and cap off your adventure with a serene train ride to the picturesque Kenyan coast. This is more than a safari; it’s a symphony of nature, culture, and pure exhilaration. Join us for an unforgettable experience that harmonizes the best of Kenya’s treasures.

Tour Highlights

  • 2 Nights at Samburu Game Reserve Immerse yourself in local cultures, subsistence and commercial farming activities. Marvel at the snow-capped Mount Kenya dominating the horizon. Traverse different climatic and vegetation zones. Encounter unique wildlife such as Oryx, Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich, Grevy's Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, and majestic Elephants. Delve into the traditions of the Samburu tribes and their vibrant culture.
  • 1 Night at Ol Pejeta Game Sanctuary Embark on game viewing drives, providing opportunities to witness Rhinos and Chimpanzees. Spot Elephants, Tree Hyrax, White-Tailed Mongoose, Black Fronted Dicker, Mole Rat, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, Elands, and more.
  • 1 Night at Aberdares National Park Experience evening game viewing from the balcony of your unique tree hotel.
  • 1 Night at Lake Nakuru National Park Engage in bird watching amidst the scenic Rhino sanctuary. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Great Rift Valley escarpment.
  • 2 Nights at Masai Mara Game Reserve Enjoy unlimited game viewing drives in the tree-studded savannah terrain. Witness a plethora of wild animal species. Encounter the vibrant culture of the Colorful Masai tribesmen.
  • 1 Night at Lake Naivasha Glide through a serene boat safari. Embark on a guided walking safari at Crescent Island. Delight in bird watching amidst the tranquil surroundings.
  • 2 Nights at Amboseli National Park Behold the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain. Explore swamps below Observation Hill teeming with elephants, buffalo, hippo, and diverse waterfowl. Catch a glimpse of African homesteads and cultures.
  • 1 Night at Tsavo West National Park Traverse scenic hills and valleys. Engage in thrilling game viewing drives. Encounter crocodiles, hippos, exotic fish, and migratory birds at the renowned Mzima Springs. Witness Africa's limitless expanses of the wild, marked by lava flows and recent volcanoes.
  • Additional Experiences (Optional) Visit a Masai village at Masai Mara for a deeper cultural experience ($40 per person). Elevate your adventure with a hot air balloon ride at Masai Mara (Inquire with us, $620 per person).


Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

At 7:30 AM, we'll pick you up from either your Nairobi hotel or the Nairobi airport. Begin your journey as you depart Nairobi and head towards the enchanting Samburu Game Reserve. Get ready for an immersive safari experience in the heart of the Kenyan wilderness.

Exploring Beautiful Places

Today, we'll drive through pretty landscapes in Kenya. We'll see tea, coffee, and farms along the way. The weather and plants will change as we go from the highlands to the dry areas in northern Kenya.

Later in the day, get ready for a fun game drive in Samburu. You'll see lots of animals in their natural homes. It's a cool way to explore Kenya's different places and the animals that live there.

Overnight: Overnight at your Samburu safari lodge or tented camp

Enjoy a full day at Samburu Game Reserve with meals included for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This unique reserve is home to an abundance of big cats and elephants, thriving in its distinctive desert-like surroundings. Encounter rare species such as the Grevy’s zebra, the reticulated giraffe, and African wild dogs, providing an extraordinary safari experience not found elsewhere.

Amidst the rugged landscape, discover the vibrant greenery of Shaba and Buffalo Springs Reserve, ideal locations for exciting game drives. Follow us as we track wildlife along the Ewaso Nyiro River, a significant water source that naturally attracts a variety of animals.

Overnight: At your Samburu lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Start an early game viewing drive at Samburu Game Reserve before transitioning from the desert environment to cooler landscapes, passing beneath the majestic Mt. Kenya. Our journey takes us to Ol Pejeta, a private sanctuary renowned for its rhino and chimpanzee conservation efforts. Here, witness the largest population of black rhinos in East Africa and the last two surviving northern white rhinos globally.

Ol Pejeta goes beyond the "Big Five," offering glimpses of six lion prides and over 30 cheetahs. Encounter other endangered and rarely seen species such as oryx, hartebeest, white-tailed mongoose, and the elusive tree hyrax within the sanctuary.

Overnight Stay at Your Ol Pejeta Tented Camp/Lodge.

Explore the Wonders of Ol Pejeta...

Encounter Elephants, Tree Hyrax, White-Tailed Mongoose, Black-Fronted Dicker, Mole Rat, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, Elands, Rhino, and Chimpanzee.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Spend the morning exploring the game sanctuary with thrilling game viewing drives.

Later, embark on a journey to Aberdare National Park.

Everything about this national park is unique – envision mountains adorned with dense rainforests, cascading waterfalls, and a refreshing climate. Your accommodation here is equally extraordinary – you'll be staying in a tree hotel!

From your treehouse balcony, keep a lookout for the park's diverse wildlife, including elephants, hyenas, black rhinos, baboons, and monkeys, along with over 290 species of birdlife, featuring buzzards, hawks, and eagles.

Overnight at your tree lodge with game viewing from the balconies of your cabin.

What you may see/do at Aberdare National Park:
Bird watching, game viewing, and photography.

Note: Only small overnight bags are allowed at the tree hotels.

Later, proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park.

As we journey on to Lake Nakuru, we’ll make a stop at the stunning Thompson’s Falls, a 74 m (243 ft) high falls that dramatically cascades into a deep gorge. All along this route, we’ll take in farmland and the towering Rift Valley escarpment.

Lake Nakuru National Park: Due to some progressive natural factors like increasing water levels, the flamingo numbers have been reducing, but the park itself remains stunning – one of Kenya’s finest. Great rocky escarpments tower over acacia forest, waterfalls, wooded hills, and euphorbia trees dot the lake.

Overnight at your Lake Nakuru lodge or tented camp.

What you may see at Lake Nakuru National Park:

Few Flamingoes, Zebra, Black Rhino, White Rhino, Waterbuck, Makalia Waterfalls

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning bird and game viewing drives.

Proceed to the Masai Mara Game Reserve with stops at scenic points.

Afternoon game viewing drives.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today promises an extraordinary game viewing experience!

The Masai Mara, renowned globally and Kenya's most iconic park, is a visual delight with its expansive rolling hills and picturesque acacia trees. Additionally, it boasts a rich and varied array of wildlife, making it a prime location to witness animals engaged in hunting, stalking, and grazing across the plains. The spectacle becomes even more captivating during the Great Migration (July – October), when millions of wildebeest and zebra cross the Mara River from the neighboring Serengeti, offering an unforgettable display of life's endless cycle of survival. In close proximity, crocodiles and lions patiently await their opportunities.

Gaga Tours provides two optional excursions in the Mara. You have the opportunity to embark on an early morning hot air balloon ride over this remarkable landscape and visit the local Maasai people to gain insights into their ancient herding culture. Feel free to inquire with your driver/guide, and arrangements will be made to accommodate these and any other requests.

Overnight shall be at our Masai Mara safari lodge/ Tented camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Following a last captivating morning game drive, our journey leads us to Lake Naivasha and its adjacent parks. This region is a vibrant blend of forests, waterfalls, extinct volcanoes, and imposing towers. Our adventure kicks off with a bicycle safari at the nearby Hell's Gate National Park. When was the last time you pedaled past zebras and giraffes?

Overnight at your Lake Naivasha lodge / tented camp

What you may do at Lake Naivasha

Engage in a boat ride, bicycle riding, and take a Hell's Gate tour.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

This morning, embark on a captivating boat safari on the lake to observe the diverse aquatic life, including hippos, birds, and larger game such as buffalo, eland, and impala grazing on the shore. For our third safari at this location, enjoy a guided walking tour at Crescent Island, allowing you to leisurely stroll past curious wildebeest, waterbuck, and gazelle.

Later, proceed to Amboseli National Park.

Engage in an afternoon game viewing drive at Amboseli.

Overnight at your Amboseli lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Experience a full day of captivating game viewing drives at Amboseli National Park. Situated at the base of Africa's largest mountain, the legendary Mt. Kilimanjaro, this smaller yet remarkable national park offers an impressive spectacle. Amboseli is renowned for hosting one of the world's largest populations of free-ranging elephants, and from your Jeep, you'll witness endless parades of these majestic ivory-tusked giants. While we embark on numerous game drives, there's also ample time for relaxation at your lodge or tented campground. After 10 days of exciting exploration, feel free to take a well-deserved breather whenever you please – the choice is always yours.

Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Embark on one final early morning game drive at Amboseli, soaking in the captivating wildlife scenes before a relatively short journey to Tsavo West – one of Kenya's grandest, most ancient, and aesthetically pleasing parks. Tsavo West presents a delightful blend of hill country, extinct volcanoes adorned with dark lava flows, and lush green springs. Our exploration includes a visit to the enchanting Mzima Springs, surrounded by life-giving waters and palm-lined shores. In this vibrant habitat, observe elephants, zebras, and various wildlife drawn to this replenishing oasis. Encounter hippos and crocodiles, residents of this lush haven.

Overnight at your Tsavo west safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

On your 12th and final safari day, indulge in another exhilarating game drive before bidding farewell to the park. However, the spectacle of scenic vistas continues.

A swift journey brings you to the train station at Mtito Andei. Your guide will expertly handle ticketing and facilitate your transfer to the standard gauge Nairobi-Mombasa Train (Madaraka Express), a cutting-edge high-speed train transporting you to Mombasa and the captivating Kenya Coast.


Your first-class ticket is a complimentary inclusion with the tour, allowing you to relish the comfort of your air-conditioned compartment while traversing sections of both Tsavo West and East parks. The train's elevated route provides splendid views of the passing landscapes, offering an immersive experience higher than the roadway. Large windows further enhance the journey, ensuring you enjoy the picturesque vistas.

The train features a buffet car where you can find drinks and snacks, along with modern restrooms for your convenience. In under 3 hours, the journey concludes at the state-of-the-art train station in Mombasa.

Train Schedule

Later, proceed to Mtito Andei train station (Next to Tsavo West), where you will board the standard gauge Nairobi-Mombasa Train (Madaraka Express).

Approximately at 10:45 am, arrive at the train station.

10:54 am: Depart for Mombasa on the Madaraka Express Train, offering elevated country views through parts of Tsavo West & Tsavo East national parks.

14:00 pm: Arrive at Mombasa train station, where you will be met by your hotel transfer vehicle and driver.

The transfer to your hotel or resort is also included. We will pick you up and bring you to your chosen accommodation in Malindi, Watamu, Diani, Mombasa, and Kilifi beach.


The Cost Includes

  • - Nairobi airport-hotel pick-up transfer.
  • - Transport in a customized pop-up top 4x4 Land Cruiser jeep.
  • - Services of an experienced English/other language-speaking driver/guide.
  • - Stay in economy, comfort, or luxury lodges/tented camps (please choose).
  • - Private game viewing drives in a 4x4 pop-up top Land Cruiser jeep.
  • - Park entrance fees.
  • - All meals on safari.
  • - Bottled drinking water in the safari vehicle.
  • - First Class SGR Train tickets from Mtito Andei train station to Mombasa train station.
  • - Pick-up from Mombasa Train Station to your Mombasa, Kilifi, Malindi, Watamu & Diani beach resort.
  • - The flying doctors' emergency medical evacuation/rescue insurance cover.
  • - Boat safari at Lake Naivasha.
  • - Guided walking safari at Crescent Island.
  • - Government taxes and local levies.


  • - Bottled and soft drinks.
  • - Items and services of a personal nature.
  • - Tips and gratuities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the duration of the safari?

The safari spans 12 days, covering 8 national parks from Nairobi to the Kenya beach.

Which national parks are included in the itinerary?

The tour covers Samburu National Reserve, Ol Pejeta Wildlife Sanctuary, Aberdare National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Naivasha Area Attractions, Amboseli National Park, and Tsavo West National Park.

What type of vehicle will be used for the safari?

The safari will be conducted in a customized pop-up top 4×4 Land Cruiser Jeep for a comfortable and immersive experience.

Are park entrance fees included in the tour price?

Yes, park entrance fees are included, offering access to all the national parks on the itinerary.

What meals are included during the safari?

The tour provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the 12-day adventure.

Is bottled water provided during game drives?

Yes, bottled drinking water is available in the safari vehicle for your convenience.

Are there any optional activities or excursions?

Optional activities include a boat safari at Lake Naivasha, a guided walking safari at Crescent Island, and optional visits to a Masai village and a hot air balloon ride in Masai Mara

Is there emergency medical coverage during the safari?

Yes, the tour includes the Flying Doctors emergency medical evacuation and rescue insurance cover.

What is not included in the tour price?

Items not included are bottled and soft drinks, personal expenses, and tips/gratuities.


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Trip Information

  • Madaraka Express Train, Gaga Tours 4x4 Safari Jeep
  • 3 & 4 to 5 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 metres
  • Nairobi
  • Feb, Mar, Apr & May
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking, Safari
  • All meals during the Safari
  • English, Spanish, French, Chinese
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-15
  • 12
  • 65