4 Days Culture tour itinerary for kenya: Score A Premium African Safari
Nairobi, Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park, Naivasha
See how an astounding safari takes you to Kenya’s most premier parks. It introduces you to Mara known not only for the annual great migration but for year-round exceptional and abundant wildlife. It also takes you to two lakes famous for its huge flocks of pink flamingos as well as a rich diversity of other wildlife.
Nairobi - Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Leaving Nairobi after breakfast, approx. 07:30, you travel towards rift valley escarpment before reaching the Masai Mara in time for lunch at basecamp explorer. The Maasai Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to comprehend – indeed, over 450 species of animals have been recorded here! You will easily spot lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna - lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
After lunch, set off on your first game drive.
Return to the camp as the sun for dinner and overnight stay.
MAASAI mARA gAME rESERVE
Full day in the Maasai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. You can also decide to take an optional hot air balloon ride (US$450 per person) and you will also have the option of visiting a local Maasai village (US$30 per person). All meals and overnight stay at your camp.
mAASAI mARA gAME rESERVE - LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK
Rise early for a breakfast and check out with a game drive en-route and depart for Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley renowned for its spectacular flamingo population. The lake is famed as one of the world's greatest ornithological spectacles. Lake Nakuru National Park is home to zebras, gazelles, Rothschild giraffe, impala, black and white rhino sanctuary and other large mammals.
Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge followed by an afternoon game viewing and later dinner and overnight at the lodge.
lAKE Nakuru National Park- NAIROBI VIA LAKE NAIVASHA
Following an early breakfast, continue to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride where you can spot hippos as well as a variety of birds common to this area.
Visit Crescent Island which is about 15 minutes by boat away from the shores of Lake Naivasha and is one of the few places where you can enjoy a nature walk alongside wild animals.
Leaving the Rift Valley behind, proceed to Nairobi, arriving in the afternoon.
Once in the city, you will be dropped off at a city hotel or airport for ongoing travel arrangements at approximately 12:00.
All transport and game drives on safari
Meals and accommodation as specified
All park fees and government taxes
½ litre bottled water per person per day on game drives
Drinks and other activities not included in the package price
4 Days Premium Kenya Safari: An astounding safari that takes you to two of Kenya’s most premier parks. It introduces you to Masai Mara National Reserve known not only for the annual great migration but for year-round exceptional and abundant wildlife. It also takes you to Lake Nakuru National Park famous for its huge flocks of pink flamingos as well as a rich diversity of other wildlife; Lions, leopards, warthogs, waterbucks, pythons, and white rhinos.
Most nationalities do now require a visa for Kenya, including Britons, most EU nationals, Australians, New Zealanders, Americans, and Canadians. At present single entry and transit visas are available online (see below) and soon all visas will have to be obtained online. Alternatively, visas are available in advance or on arrival. The Kenyan government is planning for all visas to be obtained online and may stop delivering visas on arrival on short notice. For the latest information please contact your local Kenyan High Commission or Consulate. The cost of the visa is US$50 for a single entry visa and US$100 for an East Africa visa (valid to travel in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda – if the website still says coming soon please check with the Kenyan High Commission. You will need to first register to the e-citizens website (including needing a photo 500px x 500px) before you can start applying. For the application process itself, you will need details of the accommodation used (which the guides will send you) and itinerary as well as a photo 5.5cm x 5.5cm and a scanned or photographed copy of your passport’s bio/photo page. If after visiting Kenya you will also travel to Uganda and Rwanda, you may apply for East African Visa that will cover all three countries. This visa is currently available upon arrival in Nairobi. Please contact the Kenyan High Commission to obtain more information about the combined visa from Kenya.
There are no mandatory vaccination requirements. Recommended vaccinations are: Polio, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Typhoid, Hepatitis A. Malaria prophylaxis is essential and suggest that you seek advice from your GP or travel health clinic about which malaria tablets to take. Dengue fever is a known risk in places visited. It is a tropical viral disease spread by daytime biting mosquitoes. There is currently no vaccine or prophylaxis available for Dengue, and therefore the best form of prevention is to avoid being bitten. Recommend you take the usual precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
Nairobi, Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park, Naivasha
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.
- Monday 08:18
- Tuesday 08:18
- Wednesday 08:18
- Thursday 08:18
- Friday 08:18
- Saturday 06:20
- Sunday 06:06
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