5 Days Culture tour itinerary for kenya: Voyage Into Haven Of Wild Game
Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park, Nairobi, Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Proceed to 3 of the best parks in Kenya, from the Olpejeta, the home of chimpanzees to Nakuru, the rhino sanctuary and on to one of the seven world wonders, the Mara. It is a tour that will offer you a very good opportunity to view a variety of wild game and especially the big five.
Nairobi - Ol Pajeta Conservancy
After breakfast, drive for approximately 3-4 hours to the Ol Pejeta, the conservancy boasts excellent game viewing with the largest wildlife to area ratio compared to any other Kenyan National Park. Ol Pejeta Conservancy is located on the equator, between the foothills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kenya. A game drive in Ol Pejeta will include a visit to Chimpanzee Sanctuary which provides a haven for orphaned, abandoned and rescued chimpanzees and Rhino Sanctuaries which provides a home to two of the world’s last remaining northern white rhinos, and a sanctuary for over 110 critically endangered black rhinos. Ol Pejeta is home to the “Big Five” and more than a thousand different mammals and bird species roam the wild.
Get to the ranch in time for a morning game drive and also early lunch at Sweetwaters Tented Camp.
Ol Pajeta Conservancy - Lake Nakuru
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, impalas, 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
Lake Nakuru - maasai mara game reserve
Depart Lake Nakuru after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara Game Reserve arriving in time for lunch. The Maasai Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to [sensitive content]deed, 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, leopards, 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 Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture.Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna; lions, cheetahs, wild dogs, jackals, hyenas, and vultures.
Enjoy afternoon game viewing and later on settle for dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge.
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.
Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Hot air balloon ride (US$450 per person)
A 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.
Maasai Mara Game reserve - Nairobi
After breakfast, you will leave the park with a morning game drive en-route to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.
Then, you will be dropped off at your hotel for an overnight stay.
Dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant for game meat at USD $35.
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
5 Days Best of Kenya Safari
This tour takes you to 3 of the best parks in Kenya, from the Ol Pajeta conservancy, the home of chimpanzees to Lake Nakuru, the rhino sanctuary and on to one of the seven world wonders, the Masai Mara game reserve. It is a tour that will offer you a very good opportunity to view a variety of wild game and especially the big five.
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.
Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru National Park, Nairobi, Ol Pejeta Conservancy
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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