8 Day Joining Group Budget Safari – Best Kenya Camping Tour

Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate National Park

Joining Group Budget Safari in Kenya: 8 Days Amboseli– Lake Naivasha – Hells gate – Masai Mara Overview:

Name: 8-Day Joining Group Budget Safari – Best Kenya Camping Tour
Safari Type:  Joining Group Budget Safari (Budget Camping)
Duration: 8 Days – 7 Nights
Start: Nairobi at 8 AM
End: Nairobi at 4 PM

Enjoy Jamboree Africa‘s fun 8-day Joining Group Budget Safari adventure safari to Kenya’s Masai Mara, the world’s most captivating game-viewing game reserves. 8-day Masai Mara camping safari packages in Kenya

Joining Group Budget SafariDiscover the Mara on an 8-day Joining Group Budget Safari from Nairobi. This safari includes luxury or tented camp accommodations and hot showers. 8 Safari game drives and full 8-day meals are also included in this safari package.

Another big feature of this 8-day Joining Group Budget Safari to see is the great African rift valley system with its wide open valleys and boiling hot water from geysers and hot springs on the valley floor. You can opt to go for a walking safari and a boat ride on Lake Naivasha to get close to the hippos at the hippo pool or watch the fish eagle swooping for fish in the lake. You will crown the experience with a view of Mount Kilimanjaro. It’s a great way to see the best of 3 Kenyan parks by taking this 8-day Mara-Nakuru-Naivasha-Hell’s Gate-Amboseli camping safari package.

8 Days Joining Group Budget Safari guide highlights

  1. Day 1: 8-day Joining Group Budget Safari. Big five safari animals viewing in Maasai Mara Nakuru
  2. Day 2: Over 1.5 million strong wildebeest migration in Masai Mara Game Reserve Safari
  3. Day 2 & Day 3: The intriguing traditional Maasai cultural safari
  4. Day 4: The largest bird safari spectacle including pink flamingos in Lake Nakuru
  5. Day 5: Easy to spot white rhinos in Nakuru part of the safari
  6. Day 5: Tree-climbing lions of Lake Nakuru national park safari
  7. Day 6: Boat ride to hippo pool on lake Naivasha safari
  8. Day 6: A short walking safari among giraffe zebras and wildebeest on crescent island
  9. Day 7: View of the highest peak in Africa on Mt. Kilimanjaro 5895m ASL in Amboseli park safari
  10. Day 7: View of thousands of elephants in Amboseli national park safari
  11. Day 8: The largest population of African wild elephants in Amboseli National Park

Book an 8-day Joining Group Budget Safari and you have a chance of seeing all the big five while having a unique opportunity of an optional biking safari. The Masai culture is also an optional feature to visit a Maasai village in the Masai Mara game reserve and enjoy interacting with this intriguing Maasai culture. Below is an 8-day Masai Mara, Nakuru, Naivasha, Hell’s Gate, and Amboseli camping safari itinerary and prices.

Summary itinerary for our amazing 8 days Joining Group Budget Safari Tour

Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara

  • Pickup at the hotel/accommodation
  • Payment of Balance at our office
  • Briefing of the safari
  • Head to the departure point
  • Start the safari at 8 AM
  • Brief Stopover at Rift-valley View-point
  • Lunch at Narok
  • Arrive at Masai Mar at around 4 PM.
  • Enjoy 2 hours evening game drive
  • Drive back to your accommodation
  • Enjoy Dinner and Overnight

Day 2 & Day 3: Full day Masai Mara

  • Option for Masai Mara balloon safari that starts at 4 AM – 6 AM with champagne breakfast
  • Breakfast from 7 – 8 AM
  • Start the game drive at 8 AM with packed lunch
  • Extensive game drive for 8 hours
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch inside the bush
  • Game drives end at 4 PM
  • Option to Visit Masai villages at an extra $15 per person
  • Dinner and Overnight in your accommodation

Day 4: Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru

  • Start a Pre-breakfast game drive from 6 AM – 8 AM
  • Back to your accommodation for breakfast
  • Drive to Lake Nakuru
  • Lunch at Mai Mahiu or Narok town.
  • Arrive in Lake Nakuru at 4 PM
  • Dinner and Overnight in your accommodation

Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha

  • After breakfast, visit Lake Nakuru National Park starting at 9 AM
  • Trek inside the gorges of Hells gate National Park
  • Go back to the accommodation at 2 PM for lunch
  • Depart to Lake Nakuru at 4 PM arriving in the evening
  • Option to enjoy a boat safari in Lake Naivasha at an extra $35 per person.
  • Dinner and Overnight in your accommodation

Day 6: Hells gate – Amboseli

  • After breakfast, you’ll visit Hells gate at 9 AM
  • Enjoy a bike ride inside the park. hell’s gate is the only park you can trek or ride a bike as you enjoy the wildlife
  • Trek inside the gorges of Hells gate National Park
  • Go back to the accommodation at 1 PM for lunch
  • Depart to Amboseli arriving in the evening
  • Dinner and Overnight in your accommodation

Day 7: Amboseli Full day

  • After breakfast, you’ll enjoy a game drive inside Amboseli National Park
  • Game drives will be divided into 2 where you’ll enjoy a morning game drive and then go back for lunch
  • Then go back for the afternoon game drive
  • You’ll see large herds of elephants
  • Enjoy the sightings of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Dinner and Overnight in your accommodation

Day 8: Amboseli – Nairobi

  • Enjoy an early morning game drive
  • Return to camp for breakfast
  • Take lunch en-route
  • After breakfast, you’ll return to Nairobi arriving at 4 PM marking the end of the safari.
  • You can extend to Mombasa
  • Airport transfer at an extra $15
5 Reasons why choose our amazing 8-day budget safari in Kenya?
  • This amazing Kenya safari takes you to the top Kenya safari destinations
  • The Kenya tour is very affordable
  • Enjoy a mix of game drives, trekking, bike ride and a boat ride
  • This safari gives you a chance to see the big 5 and many more animals
  • You’ll meet new friends
  • Daily departure is a guarantee

Check-in Time: 08:00

Check-out Time: 16:00

Budget camping: This is a budget camping tour.

Shared tour: On this shared tour, you will join a group of other travelers. Max 7 people per vehicle.

Can start any day: If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customized: You can request changes to this tour.

Suitable for single travelers: Single travelers can join this group tour.

Children policy: Children from the age of 1 year are allowed to participate under the supervision of a parent or guardian.

Minimum age: No minimum age for this tour

Airport transfer available: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (US$15 per person)

Kenya Safari Travel: 8 day Family Holiday to Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Hells gate and Amboseli Kenya Tour


  • You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
  • We can arrange accommodation in Nairobi or Mombasa at an extra cost.


Appx: 302.4 km- 6 hrs

Masai Mara Kenya

Your driver will pick you from your Nairobi hotel at 8.30am for the 7 days Maasai Mara camping safari, drive North West through the kikuyu highlands and drop along the eastern escarpment of the Great Rift Valley. Make a scheduled stop at the rift valley view point for some explanation on formation of features in the Great Rift Valley floor below. Observe the strato volcanic mountains of Suswa & Longonot and the vapor plumes in hells gate geothermal power station & geysers.

Cross the rift valley floor and drive on to the Loita hills arriving in Masai Mara at 1.00pm. Check into the Mara Serena lodge for lunch.

Maasai Mara game reserve is arguably the most popular park in Africa. Famous for its wide open spaces, uninterrupted by tree cover; the Maasai Mara offers a natural theatre for viewing wildlife. The park is home to over 3 million animals and the highest concentration of big cat predators. This abundance in wildlife, coupled with large open savannahs provides a unique opportunity for rich game drivers. It is only in the Mara that you are guaranteed to see all the big five animals, in a single day. An 8-day Masai Mara camping safari combines other parks and increases your chances of seeing all the big five animals in 1 week.

The annual wildebeest migration, which happens between July and October further, adds immense value to the Maasai Mara product. Over 1.5 million animals move through 3000 km and two countries in search of pasture. The Mara river crossing is the single most popular event of this migration where you can witness thousands of wildebeest stampeding into the crocodile-infested Mara river.

After lunch enjoy a 2-hour siesta/relaxation in your room. At 4.00 pm, you will go for your first game drive until dusk. Look out for the big five and don’t miss the magical Mara sunsets. The magical sunsets are a relaxing way to end each day on your 7 days Masai Mara wildebeest migration camping safari.

Dinner and overnight at camp.
Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner.


Best safaris in Masai Mara Kenya

***OPTIONAL: You can decide to enjoy an early morning balloon safari at $420 per Person that gives you an awesome experience. Read More****

Wake up to a cup of coffee and bitings at 6.00 am.

Depart for our early game drive at 6:30 am inside the Mara .this morning game drive has the best chances to see a Lion kill, Leopard ambush as the animals look for their breakfast. This is the most interesting day of your 7 days Masai Mara camping safari package.

Due to the wet grass, most predictors avoid the savanna and maybe found walking on the game drive tracks. This makes it easy to view them at close range just next to your vehicle.

Return to lodge at 8.30 am to have a proper buffet breakfast. Relax in the lodge with lunch at 1300hrs.

Evening game drives from 1600hrs until dusk. Look out for the elusive black Rhino, Leopard and wild dogs.

You shall enjoy a picnic lunch by the Mara river as we watch hippos and crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July –October)

Dinner and overnight at camp.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Appx: 283.9 km- 5 hrs 30 mins

Masai Mara Kenya Travel

Rise up for early breakfast at 0630hrs

Exit at 7 am with enroute game drive at 10 am.

Drive to L. nakuru national park arriving in time for lunch at 1300hrs. Check into L. Nakuru lodge and relax for the afternoon.

Lake Nakuru is world famous for its huge bird population. At the peak of flamingo season more than 2 million less and greater flamingoes can be seen there. Recently and due to pollution and flooding in the lake, these numbers have greatly reduced.

Nakuru National Park is home to over 450 birds’ species and was originally protected as a bird sanctuary.

Measuring at only 177sqkms, Nakuru National Park is a protected RAMSAR site under the IUCN charter on wetlands protection. It is also an important bird area IBA.

This park doubles up as a bird sanctuary, black & white rhino sanctuary and the endangered Rothschild giraffe sanctuary. It is known for the easy sittings of white rhinos and leopards.

Lake Nakuru is home to lions, buffalos, rhinos, leopards, striped hyenas, and klipspringer, among others L. Nakuru also has the largest forest area under the euphorbia species of euphorbia candelabrum.

Dinner and overnight in Nakuru Accommodation.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


105.4 km: 2 hrs

Lake Nakuru Kenya safari

After breakfast, you’ll visit Lake Nakuru, National Park. Also known as the rhino santuary, Lake Nakuru is home to many animals such as Rhino, lions, leopards, cheetah and many bird species. This lake is host to the black and white rhino species, warthogs, lions, zebras, giraffes, and much more. What you may see at Lake Nakuru National Park are flamingos, lions, white rhinos, black rhinos, giraffes, about 450 species of terrestrial birds, waterbucks, Makalia Waterfalls, and unique vegetation. Your overnight stay will be at a lodge or tented camp.

We then depart for lunch at the accommodation. later in the afternoon, we leave lake Nakuru and proceed to Lake Naivasha.

You can enjoy an evening boat ride (optional) or sunset romantic walks along the lake.

Dinner and overnight in Naivasha Accommodation.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


390.2 km: 7 hrs 19 minutes

Hells gate kenya trip

After breakfast, you’ll visit Hells gate national park. You’ll take a bike and cycle to the nearby Hells Gate National Park where you will explore this canyon on foot to spot the small game. You’ll trek inside the gorges for about 3 hours. later head to the accommodation for lunch and then proceed to Amboseli National Park to enjoy lunch enroute.

Dinner and overnight at a camp in Amboseli.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Amboseli safari Kenya

This day, game drives start at 8 AM. Rising early for good views of Mount Kilimanjaro before clouds build up over the summit, we set off for another stimulating game drive. Amboseli is an excellent place to view a multitude of wildlife, including everything from Wildebeest to Giraffes to Baboons. Optional visit to a Masai village is planned after breakfast. Masai warriors are famously known as the proud nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world. A visit reveals the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience. Midday finds us at the accommodation for lunch and afternoon rest, followed by another extensive ‘breezy’ game drive. Later enjoy an afternoon game drive.

Dinner and Overnight in the Amboseli camp
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


214.1 kms: 4 hrs

Amboseli Tour

Enjoy a pre-breakfast game drive then proceed to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast in the morning we depart by road to Nairobi. You’ll enjoy your lunch en-route. Arrive in Nairobi at 4 PM local time. Transfer to your hotel or connect with one of our other exciting safari packages.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.




List of Included items:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Window Seats
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Standard Safari Vehicle
  • Water
  • Taxes

List of Not Included items:

  • Airport Transfers
  • International Flights
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
  • Alcohol & Beverages
  • Laundry
  • Park Fees
  • Extra Meals
  • Clothing
  • Maasai Village Visits

Budget Kenya Safari (Per person)

1 Pax = USD $840

2 Pax = USD $960

3 Pax = USD $960

4 Pax = USD $940

5 Pax = USD $940

6 Pax = USD $940

7 Pax = USD $920

8 Pax = USD $920

9 Pax = USD $920

Mid-Luxury Kenya Safari (Per person)

1 Pax = USD $2680

2 Pax = USD $2680

3 Pax = USD $2680

4 Pax = USD $2660

5 Pax = USD $2660

6 Pax = USD $2660

7 Pax = USD $2640

8 Pax = USD $2640

9 Pax = USD $2640

Luxury Kenya Safari (Per person)

1 Pax = USD $2940

2 Pax = USD $3360

3 Pax = USD $3360

4 Pax = USD $3340

5 Pax = USD $3340

6 Pax = USD $3340

7 Pax = USD $3320

8 Pax = USD $3320

9 Pax = USD $3320

Kindly Note transport for this safari is in a Tour Van. You can request for a 4×4 land-cruiser at an extra $100 per day