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5 Days Culture tour itinerary for kenya: Expect Pristine Wilderness & Abundant Wilderness

Nairobi, Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park, Aberdare National Park

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Expect Pristine Wilderness & Abundant Wilderness

Wildebeest Migration

Masai Mara-Kenya

Enjoy the succession of animals emerges from the surrounding forest for a drink at the watering hole at Aberdare. Nakuru has best been known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores and also rich wildlife including Rothschild giraffes and black rhinos, and The Mara, the land of African legend. 

DAY 01

Nairobi - Aberdares National Park

  • Get picked up in Nairobi and depart for a 2.5-hour drive.

  • Arrive at Outspan for lunch and then afternoon transfer to Treetops. This is a tree lodge set in a forest glade with a waterhole that attracts all sorts of wildlife during the day and night. The waterhole is floodlit and there is an underground viewing platform.

  • The night is spent on your comfortable perch, above the floodlit water hole and saltlick where, all night long, a procession of animals come to drink.

Dinner and overnight at a Treetops Lodge

DAY 02

Aberdares National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park

  • Rise early for breakfast, check out and depart for Lake Nakuru National Park, stopping on the way for views of the beautiful Thomson Falls. 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 Lake Nakuru Lodge in time for lunch.

  • Relax at your accommodation after lunch till 1600hrs for a late afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at the Lodge 

DAY 03

Lake Nakuru National Park - Maasai Mara Game Reserve

  • Depart Lake Nakuru after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara Game Reserve. 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.

  • Arrive at in time for lunch at Mara Sopa Lodge followed by an afternoon game viewing and later dinner and overnight at the lodge. 

DAY 04

Maasai Mara Game Reserve

  • Enjoy a full day game viewing with picnic lunch on the Mara River over-looking the Hippo Pools and the savannah.

  • In addition to the game drive offerings, you can also decide to take an optional hot air balloon ride (US$450 per person) or visit a local Maasai village (US$30 per person). Maasai warriors are famously known as the proud nomadic tribe whose legendary prowess in battle and single-handed acts of bravery in fights with the wild animals are known across the world. A visit reveals the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience.

  • Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. 

DAY 05

Maasai Mara Game Reserve - Nairobi

  • Wake up today for breakfast check out and with a game drive leave the park for Nairobi.

  • Arrive at Kenya’s bustling capital in the afternoon and dropped off at a city hotel or at the airport for ongoing travel arrangements.

  • 1495 USD Per Adult
  • 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

  • Visa

  • Gratuities

  • Drinks and other activities not included in the package price

  • 5 Days Aberdares, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara Circuit: Aberdares National Park where you sit back at the lodge deck and enjoy the succession of animals emerge from the surrounding forest for a drink at the watering hole. Lake Nakuru National park which has best been known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores and also rich wildlife including Rothschild giraffes and black rhinos, and The Mara, the land of African legend: Lion are abundant, elephants, giraffes. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen.

Visa

  • 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.

Vaccinations

  • 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, Aberdare National Park

Safari
Safari Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
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Contributed By

Starluck Travel

starting from
USD 1495
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

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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