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6-Day Safari Through Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, & Masai Mara From Nairobi
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Bird Watching, Safari, Wildlife

  • Duration

    6 Days

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English

Description

Visit three national parks of Kenya (Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, and Masai Mara) which are home to a wide variety of wildlife: spot leopards, lions, hippos, buffaloes, waterbucks, warthogs, wildebeests, flamingoes, and more, all in their natural habitat. A visit to the Masai Villages and hot air balloon rides are also available as an add-on. 

Highlights
  • See Amboseli National Park and Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Tour the Lake Nakuru National Park 
  • Visit  Masai Mara National Reserve 
  • Day 1: Nairobi - Amboseli expand_more
    • Receive a pick up from a city hotel and depart for Amboseli National Park, nestled on the slopes of Africa’s highest snow-capped mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro.

    • Arrive in time for lunch.

    • Have a short siesta before proceeding on an afternoon game drive with your guide giving you the chance to view and photograph the 'Big 5': the lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo, and elephant.

    • Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

    [Amboseli Sentrim/similar.] 

  • Day 2: Amboseli expand_more
    • Spend the full day in the park with morning and afternoon game drives at one of Kenya’s most visited parks; Amboseli boasts open plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush, swamps, and marshes that are fed by the meltwaters of Kilimanjaro.

    [Amboseli Sentrim Lodge/similar.] 

  • Day 3: Amboseli - Lake Nakuru expand_more
    • Eat breakfast.

    • Depart for Lake Nakuru National Park via Nairobi with a brief stop at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint.

    • Savor lunch taken en route.

    • Proceed with your journey to Lake Nakuru National Park.

    • Arrive in the afternoon, and after freshening up and a short rest, have an afternoon game drive.

    • Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight.

    [Lake Nakuru Lodge/similar.]

  • Day 4: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara Game Reserve expand_more
    • Eat breakfast and go on your last game drive.

    • Return to the lodge for lunch before departing via Narok to Masai Mara National Reserve offering wonderful scenery and plenty of game. Recently named one of the seven wonders of the world brought about by the crossing of river Mara by the thousands and thousands of wildebeest, this truly is a sight to behold.

    • Arrive in the late evening and enjoy dinner and overnight at a lodge. 

    [Mara Sentrim Lodge/similar.]

  • Day 5: Masai Mara Game Reserve expand_more
    • Spend the full day at the reserve with morning and afternoon game drives in search of the ‘Big 5’. Masai Mara is at the northernmost extension of the Serengeti Plains and is one of the richest wildlife game reserves. It's home to the splendid black-maned lion, the elusive leopard, stately giraffe, vast bulk of elephants, rhino, thundering herds of zebras, migrating wildebeests, and numerous other plains' game.

    • Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

    Optional Activities:

    • Visit the Masai villages; take off in the beautiful early morning on a hot air balloon ride: you drift above the browsing game and have tremendous opportunities for splendid photographs. Witness an African sunrise as a plethora of wildlife roams the land beneath you. At the end of the flight, you land on the plains; in the midst of this enchanting savannah, a champagne breakfast is laid out with the mouth-watering aroma of sausages, eggs, and bacon, sizzling over a charcoal fire. Drive in a leisurely fashion with game viewing on your way back to your camp. 

    [Mara Sentrim/similar.]

  • Day 6: Masai Mara - Nairobi expand_more
    • Eat breakfast and go for your last game drive.

    • Depart for Nairobi and drop-off at the city hotel/ at the airport, marking the end of your safari.

What's Included
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers

  • Overnights as per the itinerary

  • All game drives as per the itinerary

  • All park entrance fees

  • Services of a qualified English speaking driver-guide

  • 1 litre bottled water per person per day during game drives

  • Game drives in a custom made 1 x 7 seater for safari viewing

What's Excluded
  • International airfares

  • Tips

  • Extras

Know before you go
  • Children under the age of 3 years - Free of Charge.  

  • Masai Mara offers an absolutely unique variety of animals. The reason is that this hilly region is both humid and fertile, and is crossed by the Mara and Talek rivers, full of crocodiles and hippos. The abundance of water and excellent availability of food are the reasons why the Masai Mara, which in fact is a continuation of the Tanzanian Serengeti National Park, has the greatest population of wild animals in the whole of Africa. There is a particularly dramatic 'spectacle' from July to November, the annual migration of huge herds of gnus and zebras. Predators such as hyenas, jackals, leopards, and lions of course, closely follow these herds. Gigantic herds of over 200 buffaloes can also be observed. Plenty of food is available for elephants, giraffes, and the many species of antelopes.

  •  Amboseli is located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro: this is Africa’s highest mountain whose peak lies across the border in Tanzania. Early morning, you will be able to see the snow-capped Kilimanjaro standing tall above the clouds. There is a wide variety of animal species and no wonder Amboseli National Park is a haven for photography enthusiasts. This area is home to many Maasai communities, centered around the Amboseli National Park. The park is home to more than just elephants, and herds of wildebeest: zebras, and impala graze on the open plains. There are areas of acacia forest that make for good birding and are home to many small mammals. Cheetahs are also often sighted here. The park is centered around a large hill, with fantastic views of the surrounding plains, often crossed by whirlwinds that send winding columns of dust into the sky. The waters from melted snow drain down the mountain under lava flows and surface on the Amboseli Plains, creating a green belt of swampland amidst dusty plains. 

  • Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingoes and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance, the lake appears ringed in pink hence its name 'pink lake'. The lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species - particularly the Rothschild Giraffe. Lake Nakuru National Park also has a rhino sanctuary that boasts of white rhinos. Other animal species to be found here include the ever-elusive leopards, lions, hippos, buffaloes, waterbucks, warthogs, and the baboons. 

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 2890.00 / person

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