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5 Days Nature tour itinerary for kenya: Experience The Best Of Adventure, Nature, And Comfort

Lake Nakuru National Park, Nairobi, Naivasha, Hell's Gate National Park

Nature
Nature Tour
Safari
Safari Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour

Soak in the astounding beauty of the Great Rift Valley region known for picturesque lakes and abundant wildlife. Enjoy game drives & visit Lake Naivasha, Lake Elementeita, Lake Baringo and more during this adventurous trip.

DAY 01

Nairobi - Lake Baringo

  • At 07:30 am, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to a predecided assembly point in  Nairobi.

  • After a short safari briefing, you will start your journey westwards to the edge of the escarpment. Take a short break to enjoy the awesome panoramic views of the Great Rift Valley, with the glistening waters of Lake Naivasha in the near distance. 

  • Descend to the Rift Valley floor and travel past Lake Naivasha and Lake Elementaita to Nakuru town. Here, you will again stop by for an early lunch.

  • Post lunch, proceed to Lake Baringo where you arrive in the afternoon.

  • Enjoy boat ride and fishing expedition in Lake Baringo, followed by a visit to a nearby island.

  • Return to the camp/hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

DAY 02

lakes bogoria & Nakuru

  • After breakfast, enjoy a walk beside the lake, followed by a visit to the local communities to interact with them and learn about their culture.

  • Afterwards, you will proceed to Lake Bogoria, located within Lake Bogoria National Reserve. 

  • Arrive in time for lunch at the shores of Lake Bogoria and relish a delicious picnic lunch by the lake side.

  • In the afternoon, explore Lake Bogoria National Reserve as you go for a game drive. Take a walk around this spectacular lake in the heart of an arid landscape. This soda lake attracts massive flocks of flamingos and is often carpeted with pink flamingos. The western shore of the lake has a number of hot springs. This place is also known for bubbling geothermal pools and natural geysers.

  • Later in the afternoon, embark on drive to Nakuru town.

  • Upon arrival in Nakuru, have dinner, followed by a comfy overnight stay.

DAY 03

Lakes Nakuru & Elementeita

  • Have an early morning breakfast at 06:00 am. Later, with a packed picnic lunch, leave for a day-long extensive game drive at Lake Nakuru Park. Lake Nakuru is famous for a huge concentration of birds, particularly the pink flamingos. The park also serves as a conservation area for endangered rhinos.  

  • Next, drive up to the Baboon Cliff, the highest point in the park, offering photogenic views of the scenic landscape that surrounds the park.  

  • Set out for an afternoon game drive around the lake and take the opportunity to catch a glimpse of different game such as waterbuck, gazelle, buffalo, rhino, the rare Rothschild giraffe, lion, leopard, and many more. As the game drive goes on, you will also visit Nakuru Makaria Falls.  

  • Thereafter, proceed for a short drive to Lake Elementeita and revel in the scenic views that make for an extended photo session of the Great Rift Valley. Keep your eyes open for you might get to witness different kinds of birds and animals. 

  • After a full day game drive, return to the lodge/camp for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 04

Exploring lake Elementeita and Lake naivasha

  • After breakfast, begin to explore the beautiful Lake Elementeita. This beautiful lake attracts many visiting flamingos and the shores are grazed by zebra, gazelle, eland, and families of warthog.  

  • At the southern end of the Lake lies the “Kekopey” hot springs. The springs are very popular for bathing. The local Masais claim that taking a dip in the hot springs can cure many diseases. The reed beds nearby are the fishing grounds for night herons and pelicans.  

  • Next, you will visit the Kariandusi Museum, an important prehistoric site where stone hand axes and cleavers were discovered in 1929 by Louis Leakey.  

  • After lunch, proceed to Lake Naivasha, which is known for its export flowers farming.

  • Upon arrival in the afternoon, check in to your hotel/ lodge. 

  • Relax for a while and then leave for Lake Naivasha for an optional boat ride, coupled with fishing expedition, accompanied by local fishermen. Head to Crescent Island in the lake or drive across the narrow, swampy causeway from sanctuary farm to access the island for more activities in the remaining part of the day. 

  • This private island sanctuary is one of the few places in the Great Rift Valley where you can walk among giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, impalas, and spot countless bird species.  

  • Enjoy some more island walks and photography tour led by a tour guide. 

  • As the day ends, return to the lodge/camp for dinner and overnight stay. 

DAY 05

lake's Naivasha hell's gate park - nairobi

  • After breakfast, proceed for a short 10-minute drive to Hell’s Gate National Park for a walking and cycling experience, accompanied by a local guide who will help you explore this park.

  • The Park was named for its pair of massive red-tinged cliffs, framing a geochemically active interior of steam vents and bubbling springs. The looming cliffs and the Hell’s Gate gorge itself offer a spectacular sight. It is an ideal place to enjoy hiking, biking, and rock climbing. 

  • Next, you will visit the Fischer’s Tower, a 25-m high volcanic rock and another popular tourist attraction. You will also visit Olkaria Geothermal Power Station, which offers a spectacular site with plumes of steam rising into the air.

  • After exploring Hell's Gate Park, drive back to your accommodation for lunch. As the tour ends, prepare to depart for your journey back to Nairobi.

  • You will arrive at your hotel in the afternoon.

  • 950 USD Per Adult (* All inclusive on Budget accommodation on minimum of two (2) persons package )
  • 1475 USD Per Adult (* All inclusive on selected luxury Lodge accommodation package. minimum of two(2) persons sharing a double or twin room. )
  • Extensive game drives.

  • All Guided nature & bush walking tours

  • Pre–tour itinerary document.

  • Meal Plan on full board : breakfast, lunch & dinner with all meals included while on safari.

  • All applicable Game Park Entrance Fees

  • Guaranteed window seating with open top.

  • Safari vehicles carry cold drinks and Mineral Water available for all guests.

  • Finest accommodations in all parks & game reserve as per itinerary

  • Round trip transport from Nairobi and back.

  • Guaranteed departures for all passengers booking this safari.

  • Professional safari guides / driver.

    • International airfare.

    • A visit to community  village and other local communities activities where fees apply.

    • Accommodations in Nairobi

    • Cost of obtaining passport and visas.

    • Gratuity for your professional driver,  guide and service staffs. 

    • Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinners only available on request (optional) 

    • Christmas, New Year and Easter supplement.

    • Gratuity for porterage/waiters at hotels, camps and airports.

    • Membership in Flying Doctors Society – emergency air rescue.

    • Nature walks, night game drives and activities, diverting from main itinerary.

    • Items of personal nature & expenditures ; such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls.

    • Beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated.

    This tour can be combined with Masai Mara,  Samburu, Aberdare and Mt. Kenya National Park. Also, a group of five or more can be offered attractive discounts.


    Day-wise details: 

    Day 1- 

    Main destination: Lake Baringo, Nakuru town, Great Rift Valley

    Accommodation: hotel/camp

    Meals & drinks: All meals of full board coffee or tea & drinking water (Other drinks not included)


    Day 2 - 

    Main destination: Lake Bogoria & Nakuru

    Accommodation: budget Hotel

    Meals & drinks: All meals of full board coffee or tea & drinking water (Other drinks not included)


    Day 3 -

    Main destination: Lakes  Nakuru & Elementeita
    Accommodation: budget hotel/camp/lodge
    Meals & drinks: All meals of full board coffee or tea & drinking water (other drinks not included)


    Day 4 -

    Main destination: Lakes Elementeita & Naivasha 
    Accommodation: budget hotel/camp/lodge
    Meals & drinks: All meals of full board coffee or tea & drinking water (other drinks not included)


    Day 5 -

    Main destination: Lake Naivasha - Nairobi 
    Accommodation: budget hotel/camp/lodge
    Meals & drinks: All meals of full board coffee or tea & drinking water (other drinks not included)

    Lake Nakuru National Park, Nairobi, Naivasha, Hell's Gate National Park

    Nature
    Nature Tour
    Safari
    Safari Tour
    Wildlife
    Wildlife Tour
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    USD 950
    Type of Tour

    Private Tour

    Departures

    This tour is offered throughout the year.

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