This 5 days’ safari leads you to Kenya’ prime wildlife reserve, The Masai Mara. The safari mainly focuses on migration of the wildebeest and big cats. You later explore Lake Nakuru National park famous for various bird species, the black and white rhinos and other big game.
Day 1 Transfer to Masai Mara
Day 2 and 3 Full day game drives
Day 4 Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 5 Transfer to Nairobi
Day 1: Transfer to Masai Mara
Depart Nairobi after breakfast for transfer to Masai Mara. We drive through the highlands where you will have views of the Eastern arm of the Great East African rift valley and later drive to its floor. You then check into your accommodation to relax..
Meal plan – lunch and dinner.
Accommodation: Mara Explorers Camp
Day 2 and 3: Full Day Game drive
Having had breakfast, have a full day game viewing on the vast plains of the Masai Mara giving you chance to see lions, cheetahs, buffaloes, zebras, warthogs. Masai Mara is famous for having a huge population of game. The months of July to September tend to be the most interesting due to the migration of millions of wildebeest from Tanzania’s Serengeti to Kenya’s Mara National Reserve. To some, this great animal migration is the 7th wonder of the world. Dinner and overnight at campsite.
Our game drives will mainly focus on Ngama hills for black rhinos, sand river for large herds of elephants, hammer kop plains and Kissenger for lions, Keekorok for hippo viewing and river crossings for the wildebeest.
Meal Plan – Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Mara Explorers Camp
Day 4: Transfer to Lake Nakuru
After having breakfast at leisure, you visit a masai community. On this tour tour you will be introduced to some masai traditions such as starting fire without a lighter, visit a typical masai homestead, visit a masai market and also enjoy a presentation from their community. Be ready to participate in the presentation as it is healthy for your muscles (can you jump higher than a masai warrior?).
You will then travel to Lake Nakuru National Park to spend the night. Arrival will be in the afternoon.
Meal plan – breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation – The Alps Hotel Nakuru
Day 5 Game drive and transfer to Nairobi.
After having early breakfast, you will have a game drive which focus around Lake Nakuru. Lake Nakuru occupies over 70% of the park making a great spot for bird lovers. Birds to see include; the African fishing eagles, greater and lesser flamingos, Egyptian gees, pelicans and so on. This park also has a reputation of being the best place to spot rhinos. It is home to both white and black rhinos. Other game to see includes; giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, lions, leopard, warthogs and so on. In the evening, you will check out of the park and travel back to Jommo Kenyatta International Airport to catch your connection flight to your next destination.
Meal plan – breakfast and lunch
Accommodation – Not included
PRICE USD 880 per person, Based on 2 people travelling
USD 760 per person if 2 more people join
Included in the price are;
All park entry fees
4 nights’ Accommodation
Packed drinking water
4WD Private Safari Vehicle
Private safari guide
Not included in the price are;
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
Meals not listed above
Flying balloon rides
Any items of personal nature.
What to pack
Personal cameras and binoculars
Light clothes and jackets or sweaters
A pair of water proof trousers and jacket