Safari Highlights: Explore two of Kenya’s top game parks – Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Parks – on thrilling game viewing drives over 4 adventure-filled days. Masai Mara is a large game reserve measuring 1,510 kilometers square in south western Kenya contiguous with Serengeti National park in Tanzania, it is famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards, cheetahs and its annual migration of zebra and wildebeest which occur from July to October hence known as the great migration while Lake Nakuru national park found in the central Kenya is one of the Rift valley soda lakes, it is at an elevation of 1754 meters above the sea level, the park is famous for the big five and bird’s sanctuary, there are no the elephant in lake Nakuru national park. Explore Lake Nakuru National Park, an important wildlife sanctuary, hosting an abundance of birds and varied wildlife, including both white and black rhinos. A truly scenic and wildlife epic in Africa’s safari gem – Kenya!
Day 01: Nairobi – Masai Mara. A morning drive takes you to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the northern part of the Serengeti – Mara ecosystem and one of Kenya’s most favored game-viewing areas. The reserve covers 700 square miles of magnificent wilderness. It is the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills and home to large concentration of Lions’ in large prides, Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and numerous plain animals. Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Manyatta camp or Lodge.
Day 02: Masai Mara.. Full day game viewing coupled with exploring this spectacular Park. The Mara is the land of African legend; Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopards are also regularly seen and, less commonly, rhino. The annual wildebeest migration, one of nature’s few remaining wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to October. Several species of Bee-Eater and the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara’s birds are also available among hundred of bird species. As well as wildlife, the Maasai Mara is also home to many members of the colorful Maasai tribes people who may be seen around the borders of the park – Morans (warriors) loping across the plains, young boys herding goats, or elders grouped under a tree discussing matters of the day.
Optional visit to Masai Village for a cultural tour can be arranged at extra cost of $25 per person. Also optional hot air balloon ride can be arranged this morning, then proceed with your game drive – $450 per person
Day 03: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru. A last game run in the picturesque Maasai Mara in the morning before breakfast. After breakfast depart for Nakuru. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable large number of animals to be seen, such as Zebras, buffalo and Gazelles. This is one of our best chances of seeing white and black Rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Here is one of the few places where we can also see endangered Rothschild’s Giraffes. Accommodation at Chester hotel or lake Nakuru lodge.
Day 04: Lake Nakuru – Nairobi. After breakfast, morning spent game viewing, watching and photographing birds and other big games at lake Nakuru national park. After lunch leave for Nairobi with la brief stop over at the Great Rift Valley for panoramic views of the escarpment. Arrive Nairobi late in the afternoon.
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INCLUSIVES IN THE ABOVE PRICES
Shared transport while on safari
Full board accommodation as indicated above
3 Meals per day while on safari- vegetarian & non vegetarian
English speaking professional driver guides
Excluded: park entrance fees ($220 per person for all 4 days payable direct), items of personal nature such as phone calls, faxes, meals not specified, bottled drinking water, gratuities/tips to driver guide, sodas and alcoholic drinks.
NB// Accommodation in other lodges and Luxury tented camps is also available on request.