4 Days Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Safari
Masai Mara is famed for its closely knit populations of wild game and predators
Lake Nakuru is renown for Flamingoes and the endangered white rhino
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Home to a variety of wildlife, the Masai Mara is the one reserve where you can see all the “Big Five” mammals in a single morning. The Masai Mara stretches out over a flat grassy plain and is most famous for its annual migration of millions of wildebeest.
Photographic opportunities are endless. Many species of wildlife are comfortable with the game viewing vehicles and come up close for the perfect picture.
A visit to a hospitable Masai village gives your Masai Mara safari a cultural edge. The Masai live a traditional way of life in a “Manyatta”, living in simple mud covered straw huts. With over 500 species of bird life and open scenery, the Masai Mara should definitely form part of your Kenyan safari.
We will also visit Lake Nakuru, which is a very shallow and strongly alkaline lake 39 square miles in size. It is set in a picturesque landscape of surrounding woodlands and grasslands next to the town of Nakuru. The landscape includes areas of marsh and grasslands alternating with rocky cliffs and outcrops, stretches of acacia woodland and rocky hillsides covered with forest on the eastern perimeter.
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Nairobi - Maasai MaraWe will pick you up from your hotel at around 8:00AM and drive southwards. We will drive along the floor of the Great Rift Valley with stop over at the view point arriving in time for lunch. Later, we proceed for evening game drive in the Mara which is well known for its rich, tree studded grassland and rolling hills. The famous Mara is also renowned for its great herds of plain games including black-maned lions, leopard and cheetah. It is also home to numerous elephants and virtually every type of wildlife to be found in Kenya. Dinner and overnight in Mara.
Maasai Mara Full DayAfter breakfast with picnic lunch, you spend full day game viewing with a visit to the Mara river. The river has great concentration of animals and birds throughout the year. You will have your picnic lunch as you watch crocodiles, hippos and other animals living in water. This day you also have the option of going to visit one of the Masai villages and experience their lifestyle, customs and traditions. All meals and overnight at Mara Lenchada Tourist Camp.
Maasai Mara - Lake NakuruWe go for an early game drive and return for late breakfast. We then depart to Nakuru National Park with picnic lunch on the way, arriving in the evening. If time allows, you pass via Naivasha for a boat ride at Lake Naivasha Crescent Island (optional). Dinner and overnight at Golden Palace for budget accommodation
Lake Nakuru - NairobiAfter early breakfast, we spend the morning in Nakuru Park where you can see a lot of flamingos among the about 350 species of birds recorded here. This is also home to the black and the white rhinoceroses. The park was established for the protection of endangered species such as the rhino and is also home to colobus monkeys, leopards, giraffes, and a variety of plains antelope. Later in the day, we depart to Nairobi with picnic lunch on the way. End of tour after we drop you off at your Nairobi hotel.
- All park entrance fees and taxes
- Extensive game drives
- Professional English speaking safari guide/driver
- Guaranteed departures for passengers booking this safari
- All meals included while on safari
- Round trip transport from Nairobi to Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Park
- 1 Litre bottled water per day
- Pick up & drop off in Nairobi
- First & last night Nairobi hotel accommodation
- Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
- Other expenses not mentioned
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