5 Days Maasai Mara & Rift Valley Lakes

5 Days Maasai Mara & The Lakes

Maasai Mara and the lakes Kenya explorer

5 Days Maasai Mara & Rift Valley Lakes

Maasai Mara and the lakes Kenya explorer

Day 1 Nairobi | Lake Nakuru National Park

You will be picked from your Hotel, followed by a short brief and depart for your Great Rift Valley safari. Stop at the escarpment View Point to have a spectacular view of the Great Rift Valley and marvel at the works of volcanic activities. Drive down to Lake Nakuru National Park, regarded by avid birders' as the greatest World ornithological spectacle on the Earth. The Park is famous for its millions of pink flamingoes lining on the lake shore. The Park is also Sanctuary to the Black Rhino, White Rhino and the Rothschild Giraffe. Bird life include common species like the lesser and Greater Flamingoes, African fish Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Green Wood Hoopoes, Cliff Chat, Great White and Pink Backed Pelicans plus other intra- African Migrants. Arrive in time for lunch and check in your Lodge. Proceed for an afternoon game drive in this park that has a dense population of other wildlife before returning back to Lodge/ Camp for dinner.

Day 2 Lake Nakuru | Lake Bogoria | Lake Naivasha

You will depart Lake Nakuru after breakfast and proceed south to the spectacular Lake Bogoria where the hot springs and the geysers are the main attractions. The hot springs are hot enough to boil an egg. The lake has been called the “new home of the flamingo” with a nomad population of up to 2 million birds that migrate from Lake Nakuru Park, making it one of the major attractions. You will have lunch at the Lake Bogoria afternoon game drive in the reserve as you depart the Reserve. The reserve is home to the leopard, klipspringer and caracal as well as the wonderful greater Kudu. In fact it is one of the best places to see this mighty kudu with its spiraling horns. You drive to your Lodge/ Camp near Lake Naivasha arriving in the early evening.

Day 3 Lake Naivasha | Maasai Mara

In the morning an option for boat ride on the lake before your breakfast or take breakfast then drive to Masai Mara where we have plenty of opportunities. A safari in Kenya without visiting the Masai Mara to see the Big 5 will not make a complete Out of Africa safari. Masai Mara, is the home to the big five-Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino and Cape Buffalo. The 8th Wonder of the World, this enormous Reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains and is famously known for its’ annual spectacular great wildebeest migration. Later drive back to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Full day in Masai Mara! Its also great timing for balloon safari (additional cost). The Maasai Mara is one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. You spend a whole day in the Mara starting with a very early morning and another afternoon game drive. Large mammals are varied, abundant and easy to see. Residents among the parks mammals are, Maasai Giraffe, Buffalo, Impala, Zebra, Topi, both the Thomson's and Grant's Gazelles. After breakfast, you have optional activities to choose from like visiting the local Masai Village or taking a guided nature walk near your lodge or camp at some additional fee. After lunch you will enjoy another afternoon game drive in this vast Reserve. then back for dinner and overnight

Day 5 Maasai Mara | Nairobi

It is time to say bye to the Mara. Depending on your safari program, start your day with a complete English breakfast at the camp/lodge and depart Maasai Mara and head back to Nairobi in time for lunch. Farewell lunch in a Nairobi restaurant for to sample a variety of Kenyan cuisines. Later transfer to airport for your flight home can be arranged at additional cost.

What's included in this package

  • Transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
  • Services of a professionally trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
  • Full board accommodation in the lodges as mentioned
  • Bottled water for use during the safari
  • Game drives and all park entry fees

What's not included in this package

  • Your International Flight transportation to and From Nairobi
  • Personal expenses like visa fees, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
  • Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements