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5-Day Lake Nakuru, Naivasha And Masai Mara Wildlife Safari
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Bird Watching, Safari, Wildlife

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Embark on an exciting safari and see the spread of vast Lake Nakuru & Lake Naivasha, which lays out different habitations for plants, animals & exotic bird species. Also, traverse the vast Savannah plains of Masai Mara and see plenty of game animals and, if lucky, the Great Migration as you go on the game drives during this 5-day tour.

Highlights
  • Pass through the picturesque Great Rift Valley
  • Spot the famous Big and other animals in Masai Mara
  • Indulge in Birdwatching in Lake Nakuru & Naivasha
  • Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru expand_more
    • Get picked up from your Hotel or Airport this morning in Nairobi and depart for Nakuru to arrive at Lake Nakuru Park.
    • Have a game drive en-route, arriving in time for lunch.
    • Enjoy an afternoon game drive alongside the shores of the lake, where you will have an opportunity of seeing millions of migratory birds. In the acacia woodland, you will search for the plain game, including the White Rhino.

    Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or a similar hotel on a Full Board basis.

    Meals: Lunch & Dinner

  • Day 2: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara expand_more
    • After breakfast, depart for Masai Mara and arriving in time for lunch. Check-in at your hotel and have lunch.
    • Do afternoon game drive through the park in search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo and other members of the Big Five plus other game animals.

    Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or a similar hotel on a Full Board basis.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Day 3: Masai Mara Full Day Game Viewing expand_more
    • Do an early morning game drive and return to the hotel for breakfast.
    • After breakfast, again enjoy full day game drives in this magnificent park. Our game drives take us in search of Africa’s Big Five and the plethora of other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve. On clear days, the Mara offers fantastic orange-tinged sunsets well-worth capturing on camera. Wherever you go in the vast Masai Mara, you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat-eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and hippos are also found in great numbers. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal or surveying the plains for their next meal. Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot but reasonably common. The ultimate action here is, without doubt, the annual wildebeest exodus, the Great Migration, in July and August when millions of these grass eaters move north from the Serengeti in search of lusher grass before turning south again in October.

    Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or a similar hotel on a Full Board basis.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Day 4: Masai Mara to Naivasha expand_more
    • Leave Masai Mara after breakfast and drive through the park and arrive at Lake Naivasha in good time for lunch.
    • Spend the afternoon relaxing or else do the following:
    • Optional Activities in Naivasha:
      • Hell's gate National Reserve: USD 40 per person. The only reserve in Kenya where you can enjoy game viewing while on a Bicycle.
      • Boat ride: USD 30 per person.
      • Crescent Island: USD 40 per person.

    Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa Lodge or a similar hotel on Full Board basis.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Day 5: Naivasha to Nairobi expand_more
    • After breakfast, depart for Nairobi, arriving in the afternoon and get dropped at your hotel or Airport for your flight back home.

    Meals: Breakfast

What's Included
  • 4 nights Full-board accommodation and meals on safari
  • 5 Days Ground transportation in a clean Safari van with open roof hutch for game viewing
  • Services of an English-speaking Kenyan driver/guide
  • Extensive Game drives in Kenya
  • Entry fees for Lake Nakuru Park and Masai Mara
  • Mineral water during game drives
  • Exemplary services of our Kenyan driver/guide
What's Excluded
  • Lunch on the last day
  • Drinks & laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • All other expenses not mentioned above
Know before you go
  • OPTIONAL MASAI MARA BALLOON SAFARI STARTING FROM USD 450 PER PERSON:
  • Close your eyes, and for a moment feel your body lift, with you having no control over it, and there is a certain part of you, inside you, saying to yourself, I am crazy for taking this balloon safari. Most people feel this when the excitement of a Masai Mara balloon safari crosses one’s emotion of self-control and independence.
  • The feeling is indescribable, the crispness of the African air, the chill in the wind that hits your face as your Mara hot air balloon gradually rises, the smoothness in the exhale of your breath, and the excitement to see and learn more. One’s physical presence can be felt on the plains of the Masai Mara when reading this.
  • Your trip begins when you get your wake up call at your safari lodge or tented camp in the early hours of the morning, as you yawn away and thoughts about your wildlife viewing from an elevated position begin to stir your mind. The fresh Kenyan traditional hot tea and coffee quickly awaken you, preparing you for a “mission”.
  • By 6.15 a.m., you are almost arriving at the hot air balloon site in the Masai Mara. As you approach the site, the balloon seems bigger than you expected, the experience has never been visited, and you are about to have a trip of a lifetime. Liftoff! Up and away we go! At 6.30 a.m., the hot air balloon safari starts. The captain asks you to relax and experience the wonders under the African sky. 
  • As you finally start to get a grip on the elevation, an inner smile that resonates on one’s face does not need an explanation. The wildebeest moving in large numbers across the Masai Mara plains, the beauty of the landscape when the rising sun’s bright orange colours are displayed, the elephants at the water pool, and the gazelles and zebras scampering away, just if it was their first time to witness an alien object in the sky.
  • By 7.30 a.m., one is very content with balloon safari, and it almost touches downtime. There is a celebration, and for those who prefer a toast, champagne is served, as hot breakfast in the bush is being prepared. You ask yourself, is this true? I am really making this trip of a lifetime in Kenya? In the Masai Mara? As the sweetness and aroma of the African coffee surround you, with fresh eggs being served as you like it, you hope for another ride and wish that such luxury never ended. 
  • By the time you finish your breakfast, you have made up your decision to immigrate to Kenya because such life is only found here. You begin to question yourself, and you feel an urgency to seek, live and enjoy this pristine beauty, a once in a lifetime “thing”.
  • By 9.00 a.m., you have been declared a champion, a mighty certificate of completion handed out to you, which you hope to display in your home country to family, friends, coworkers. Clapping and participation by everyone present make you proud to have achieved a trip as wonderful as this.
Meeting Point

Nairobi, Kenya

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD 1785.00 / person

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