4 Days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Kenya Safari
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Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru African Wildlife and Bird Watching Safari (4 Days/3 Nights) – Nairobi Safaris
This Nairobi African safari takes you through the scenic Great Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park renowned for its vast species of birds, wildlife and rhino and the endangered Rothschild giraffe sanctuary.
Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Park 4 Days /3 Nights safari starts with the Masai Mara – Kenya’s finest and most outstanding wildlife safari destination where gentle rolling grassland ensures animals are never out of sight. The sensation of the great wildebeest migration between July and October is unparalleled.
Lake Nakuru National Park is dominated by a gentle undulating terrain with open bush and woodlands, typical of the dry rift valley vegetation. Twenty seven percent (27%) of the park is composed of the Lake Nakuru waters.
Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara
This morning we drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Lunch at our Lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon game run. The Mara Game Reserve – one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see. Residents among the Park’s are: Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousand of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles. Overnight at Sarova Tented Camp or Siana Tented Camp or Mara Simba Lodge or Mara Serena Lodge
Day 2: Masai Mara
The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues today during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. During our stay we also have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness 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. Overnight at Sarova Tented Camp or Siana Tented Camp or Mara Simba Lodge or Mara Serena Lodge.
Day 3: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru
Today we travel to the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch an exciting game run is planned for the afternoon. The game in this Park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 bird’s species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the White Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Sarova Lion hill Lodge
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Nairobi
Depart after breakfast with a game drive en-route to Nairobi arriving at lunchtime. Connect with one of our other exciting safari packages. Your choice of – the exotic Samburu Game Reserve, Amboseli National Park (known as the Elephant country), perhaps a climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro, or relax on the clean white sandy beaches of Mombasa Island along the warm Indian Ocean, are some of the wonderful options available. You can also choose to visit a children’s orphanage, explore the shops or simply relax before your departure tonight.
Cost will be provide on request and may go down depending on number of participants and safari lodges/tented camp you will choose to use.
Tour Price Includes:
- Ground transport whilst on safari in a comfortable safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Accommodation in double/triple room
- All park entrance fees
- Service of a Professional Safari driver/guide
- Game viewing drives as detailed in the itinerary
- Bottled water whilst on safari
- Safari starts and end in your Hotel unless specified otherwise
Tour Cost Excludes:
Tips, Laundry, Beverages/Drinks, International flights, Visas, Items of a personal nature, Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary