8 DAYS WILDLIFE SAFARI: MAASAI MARA, LAKE NAIVASHA, LAKE NAKURU, AMBOSELI, TSAVO EAST, KENYA
Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara
Early pick –up from your hotel and we start our journey to Masai Mara Game Reserve. You will pass by the spectacular Rift Valley Escarpment, which provides a scenic view and beautiful photo opportunities. You will proceed on to the Narok town for lunch, after we head on the Masai Mara Game Reserve. We will check in tour camp, before starting on the adventure with a sun-downer game drive, introducing you to the Masai Plains, and it’s local cast of residents. Later we will return to our camp, for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: A Full Day Traversing the Masai Mara Game Reserve
Whole day spent at Masai Mara exploring the vastness of this wildlife haven for the big cats. Masai Mara Game Reserve is one of the most-known parks in the world, and is a wildlife sanctuary for Kenya. Sightings for today include Cheetahs, Elephants, Buffalos, Zebras dominate the scene while Antelopes, Warthogs, Wildebeests form formidable numbers. Masai Mara has the highest concentration of wildlife per square kilometer than any other park in the region. You will have your picnic lunch and venture through the plains looking out for real close wildlife encounters. Tracing the various animals, you find yourself at the Mara River which has crocodiles and hippos, This is the wildebeest crossing point from the neighboring Serengeti. The Mara plains comprise of wildlife and the communities of the Maasai people. An optional local Masai Village visit can be arranged at the end of the day at an extra cost. All meals and overnight at the camp.
Day 3: Masai Mara- Lake Nakuru
You will have an early breakfast, so that your early morning game drive will start on time. The early morning game drive gives you a chance to catch the big cats hunting as you take on the unique sights for a last glimpse. The guide will give you an in-depth understanding of the wildlife. Later we exit the park and depart for Lake Nakuru. You can see Mt Longonot from a far on your way, as you take in the beauty of the Rift Valley Landscape. Upon arrival, you will check-in to your hotel, for resting from the long drive. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel. Main destination: Lake Nakuru National Park Accommodation: Hotel Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha (Hell’s Gate National Park)
After your breakfast, your guide will pick you from the hotel and head to the Lake Nakuru National Park for an extensive game drive. This park is a bird lover’s paradise; over 400 species of birds have been recorded here. The pink flamingos paint the lake shores a vivid pink color, contrasting the black and white stripes of the zebras grazing around the lake. Tree climbing lions can be seen on the tree branches, staring at your safari vehicle. The endangered white and black rhinos pass by your safari van before they walk on. Looking closely in the trees, you will spot the antelopes, giraffes and gazelles. Later we will exit the park and head to Naivasha with lunch en-route. Arriving in the late afternoon, we will check-in to our hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha -Amboseli National Park
After breakfast have a nature walk in the Hell’s Gate National Par- later we exit the park, and get lunch on the way as we drive to Amboseli National park. Amboseli lies at the floor of Mount Kilimanjaro giving a breath-taking view for watching wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Kimana Camp/Similar.
Day 6: A full day in Amboseli National Park
After breakfast, we head to the park for our full day game viewing. Your Kenyan adventure today, consists of panoramic views, large herds of elephants walking slowly on the back drop of Mount Kilimanjaro, buffalos bathing in the swampy areas, giraffes feeding on the treetops, zebras, warthogs, lions and more wildlife. You will have your picnic lunch under a tree shade and continue scouring this semi-arid park, for more of its wildlife. In the evening, when the clouds open, the snow-capped highest peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, is more visible and gives a fairytale view as you marvel at the elephants roaming at the foot of the Mountain. Dinner and overnight will be at the camp.
Day 7: Amboseli – Tsavo East
You will have an early breakfast, followed by a short game drive as you exit the Amboseli National Park and head to Tsavo East National Parks. You will arrive in Tsavo East National Park in time for lunch. You will have an afternoon game drive in this park in search of wildlife like the lions, elephants, cheetahs, giraffes, antelopes, zebras and much more. Dinner and overnight shall be at the Voi Safari Lodge/Similar.
Day 8: Tsavo East – Nairobi/Mombasa
Early morning game drive, before breakfast as you attempt to catch a hunt in the early morning hours. Later you will go back to the lodge, for breakfast and check-out of your hotel. You can decide to drive back to Nairobi or head on to Mombasa for a beach holiday.
Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
Park entry fee
Accommodation in a self-contained tents with hot water shower
Service of an English-speaking driver guide
Game drives as per the Itinerary
Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
Transport in safari van with hatch roof.
Accommodation as per itinerary
Services of our Professional Guide/Driver
All park entrance fees
All game drives
Extras – tips, drinks etc.
Travel Insurance/Personal Insurance
Balloon Safari- 420$ P.P
Visit to the Masai Village 10$ p.p
Items of personal use, e.g Towels, ointments, repellants etc.