5 Days 4 Nights Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara

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5 Days 4 Nights Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara

Masai Mara is a large game reserve in southern 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 wildebeests which occur from July to October hence known as the great migration while Lake Nakuru National Park found in the central circuit is one of the great rift valleys soda lakes. It is famous for the big five and bird sanctuary. There are no elephants in the park.

Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru

Pick up from your Nairobi Hotel early morning at 7:00am. Drive to Lake Nakuru arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive across the Pink Lake often referred so due to its Great masses of Flamingos not forgetting the famous white Rhino and black rhino found in this park. Dinner and overnight. Full Board accommodation too. Lake Nakuru houses Kenya’s first rhino sanctuary and one of the largest concentrations of black rhinoceros in the world a large population of white rhino. The park features the picturesque Malaika Waterfalls. Also of interest is an area of 188 km around the lake fenced off as a sanctuary to protect Rothschild giraffes. Among predators are lion, leopard and large pythons hiding in the dense woodlands which may occasionally be seen crossing roads or dangling from trees. Others game include Thomson’s and Grant gazelle, the long- eared leaf-nosed bat, colobus monkey, rock hyrax, hippo, and waterbuck; Impala, striped hyena, bat-eared fox, wildcat, reedbuck and golden cat.

Day 2: Lake Nakuru-Masai Mara

Early morning breakfast. After breakfast leave Lake Nakuru for Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive through the park in search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, and Buffalo. Dinner and overnight{ Accommodation can be changed in regard to your choices} The Mara is magnificent, home to Kenya’s richest concentration of wildlife, and regarded by many travelers as an essential stop on any tour of Africa. When westerners think of Africa and safari, this is place they imagine – golden grassland plains pocked with acacia, wildebeests, zebras, lions, and jackals bound by together by the cycle of life and death. Three days here will only scratch at the surface of the wonders of the Mara.

 

Day 3: Masai Mara

Morning and afternoon game drives will lead you to some of Africa’s largest lion prides, herds of zebra, antelopes, buffaloes, wildebeest, giraffes, cheetahs, and hyenas. Accommodations include en suite restroom facilities and secluded verandahs. In between game drives, lounge at the pool or bar, or enjoy a mid-day nap. Full Board Accommodation at Masai Mara sopa lodge or simba Lodge or Sentrim Luxury tented Camp {this accommodation can be changed in regard to your choices}

Day 4: Masai Mara – Nairobi.

We depart from our safari camp and take a morning game drive through the Maasai Mara Reserve on day four. Then we return to bustling Nairobi, arriving at about 14:00 in the afternoon. Head to Ruiru Rainbow Resort for late lunch. After the late lunch and a bit of relaxing, we shall head to the spa for a soothing and relaxing massage. This will take the better part of the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the resort.

Day 5: Departure

After breakfast depart to the airport for your return journey.

 

If using Mbweha Safari Camp, Tipilikwani & a Nairobi Hotel

Price quoted in US Dollars

01/07/2016-31/10/2016;23/12/2016-02/01/2017 03/01/2016-31/03/2016;01-30 jun2016;01/11/2016-22/12/2016 01/04/2016-31/05/2016
1 person if travelling alone 2800.00 2610.00 2006.00
Per person for each of 2 persons 1886.00 1756.00 1496.00
Per person for each of 3 persons 1716.00 1586.00 1326.00
Per person for each of 4 persons 1632.00 1502.00 1242.00
Per person for each of 5 persons 1580.00 1449.00 1190.00
Per person for each of 6 persons 1546.00 1416.00 1156.00
Per person for each of 7 persons 1523.00 1394.00 1133.00

 

If using Flamingo Hill Tented Camp, AA Lodge & Ruiru Rainbow Resort

Price quoted in US Dollars

03/01/16-31/03/16

1/7/2016-31/10/2016

01/04/16-30/06/16

01/11/16-20/12/16

1 person if travelling alone 2253.00 1850.00
Per person for each of 2 persons 1490.00 1301.00
Per person for each of 3 persons 1320.00 1131.00
Per person for each of 4 persons 1235.00 1047.00
Per person for each of 5 persons 1183.00 995.00
Per person for each of 6 persons 1150.00 961.00
Per person for each of 7 persons 1126.00 938.00

 

 

Rates include

– Transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.

– Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide

– Full board accommodation in the lodge/tented camp as mentioned

– Bottled water for use during the safari

– Park entrance fees

 

Rates exclude

– International flight

– Cultural visits

– Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.

– insurance cover

 

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