Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru National Park – 5 Days
Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve
The 5 Days Kenya safaris takes you to Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru National Park, after arrival met at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport briefed by a Destination East Africa guide and drive through the Great Rift Valley to Maasai Mara with a picnic lunch en route. Afternoon spent game viewing. Return to your Campsite for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Spend full day in the Masai Mara with both morning and afternoon game viewing. All meals and overnight at the Campsite.
Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
This will be a full day of tracking game with your guide , after an early breakfast proceed for the game drives with picnic lunch boxes. The Mara’s landscape is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills, which enables the reserve to attract sufficient rainfall to maintain and support a large population of herbivores, together with the predators that follow. Elephant, Lion, Buffalo can be seen with relative ease though luck is a necessary factor for spotting Rhino and Leopard that completes the big five as the two animals are very timid and sparsely numbered. Plains game like wild beest , Zebra and masai giraffe abound as well as hippos and a wide variety of antelopes including Impala , dik dik , hartebeest , Grants, Gazelle and Thompson’s gazelle among others. All meals and overnight at the Campsite.
Day 4: Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast depart Maasai Mara with scenery viewing on the way to Lake Nakuru with lunch enroute arriving Nakuru in the early evening before spending the night at the Budget hotel. The Great Rift Valley is geologic phenomena, which divides Kenya neatly down the length of the country essentially separating east from west. Today’s Rift Valley is characterized by uninhabitable desert and fertile farmland, flat arid plains, steep escarpments and 07 lakes in Kenya. Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park and immediately embark on a game drive that takes you around the shores of the lake, made famous by its thousands of flamingos that form a pink hue across its shores. Lake Nakuru National Park is also a Rhino sanctuary and contains plenty of other plains game. Dinner and overnight at the Budget Hotel.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park – Nairobi – Departure
After breakfast proceed for an extensive morning game run in the park the world famous bird sanctuary and National Park where sight of millions or more flamingoes has been described by Sir Peter Scott as ” the world’s greatest bird spectacle “.. After lunch drive back to Nairobi where your tour ends in the late afternoon.
The above safari includes :
- All meals and excursions as per the itinerary.
- Park entrance fees in the Game Reserves and National Parks.
- All road transportation and Game drives using custom-made Safari minivan complete with pop-up roof for enhanced game viewing and photography.
- Full board accommodation on Safari.
- Experienced English speaking driver-guides.
The above safari excludes :
- All flights.
- Additional sightseeing or deviation from the itinerary.
- All items of a personal nature such as tobacco, laundry, phone calls, tips and drinks/beverages.
- Extra meals.
- Any other items not mentioned above.
- Medical/Travel Insurance.