8 days Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru–Amboseli

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8 days Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru–Amboseli

 

Our 7 days safari entails a visit to Masai Mara a home of the big five and millions of wildebeests that migrate annually making it one of the Seven Wonders of the World. We shall also visit LakeNakuru National Park where we will be able to see the endangered white and black rhino. Lake Nakuru is a home to thousands and thousands of flamingoes and other water birds. After that we shall visit Amboseli National park for a wonderful game drive in search of animals like the elephants. It also has a beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro ideal for photo backgrounds.

 

DAY 1 AND 2

We shall leave Nairobi for the Masai Mara at about 0900 hrs stopping for a picnic lunch on the way. We shall arrive in time for a game drive. The first sight of this wonderland is truly amazing. The second day will comprise of a full day game viewing with a picnic lunch. While in search of the big five, one might witness the great trek of the wildebeest and the zebras through the Mara in search of greener pastures at the border of Kenya. Driving through these great herds is an unimaginable experience.

DAY 3

This will be yet another day spent in the Mara starting with a morning game drive followed by an afternoon game drive after lunch. TheThompson’s gazelle, topi, eland and many more plain wildlife species offer a variety of food for the dominant predators like the lion the leopard and the cheetah. The Mara River is the home of dozens of crocodiles that sunbathe awaiting for their prey and the rhinos too. Be sure to catch all these.

 

DAY 4

We shall leave the Mara and head for Lake Nakuru national park which is world famous as the home of the pink flamingos that flock the lake in millions. The lake is also rich in other birdlife with over 400 resident species. The park is also the home of the endangered black rhino, the Rothschild’s giraffe, the waterbucks and predators like the lion and the leopard.

DAY 5 AND 6

We will start the day with a morning game drive after which we shall leave for the Amboseli National park. This lies at the foot of Mt.Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. The snow capped peak of Mt.Kilimanjaro rising above a saucer of clouds dominates every aspect of this park. The snows of the Kilimanjaro white and crystalline form a majestic backdrop to one of Kenya’s most spectacular display of wildlife- the lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, cheetah, buffalo and hosts of the plain’s game creating Kenya’s most sought after photographer’s paradise.

The next day will be spent game viewing and sightseeing in the park.

 

DAY 7

We depart from our safari camp and take a morning game drive through theMaasai Mara Reserve on day seven. Then we return to bustling Nairobi, arriving at about 14:00 in the afternoon. Head to a Nairobi hotel 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 8

After breakfast depart to the airport for your return journey.

 

Cost Includes:

   Full board accommodation while on safari

   All park entrance fees.

   All airport transfers.

   Boat ride and a tour of Crescent Island

   Game drives as stated in the itinerary above.

   Transport

   Services of an English speaking driver guide.

   1 liter of mineral water per day.

 

Cost Excludes:

    Drinks and beverages.

   Any item of personal use.

   Travel insurance.

   Visas USD 50 per person

   Maasai Village Visit USD35.00 per person

   Balloon flight USD 450 per person.

   Tips and gratuities.

   Anything else not mentioned above.

 

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