Nairobi – Amboseli National Park – Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
Masai Mara which offers a breathtaking view of the Wildebeest migration to and from Serengeti into the Masai Mara in search of water and pasture. Its is such a spectacle when the Wildebeest cross and Jump into the Mara River full of crocodiles, which eagerly wait to feast with their mouth wide open while other predators like the lion being on their heels on the other side to have a share of the day. You cannot afford to miss the chase as some of the animal are separated from the heard by the predators.
Day 1 : Depart Nairobi for Amboseli
Pick up from your hotel or Jomo Kenyatta international Airport, at 1200hrs have lunch at Flame Tree restaurant. Depart for Amboseli National Park via Namanga at the Kenya – Tanzania border after lunch and a short tour briefing.
Amboseli National park is famous for being one of the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. The park sits on the lower slopes of the spectacular Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. The ecosystem mainly savannah grassland spreads across the Kenya-Tanzania border. Major attractions are the Large herds of elephants, Mt Kilimanjaro which is clearly visible above the clouds in an early morning, the big five and other animals including buffalo, black rhino, zebra, wildebeest and other plain animals. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge or Similar.
Day 2: Amboseli National Park
On this day you will have an early morning game drive – 0630hrs, before returning to the lodge for breakfast at 0830hrs, Some animals are best viewed very early in the morning before they return to their hide out. The rest of the morning will be spend at leisure, you can either enjoy nature walks with our professional guides at a fee or enjoy swimming at the lodge’s pool. Lunch will be served at 1300 hrs at Amboseli Sopa lodge. After lunch and relaxation depart for an afternoon game drive at 1600hrs till dusk. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa lodge or similar.
Day 3: Amboseli National Park – Lake Nakuru National park
Today you will have an early morning breakfast check out and depart for Lake Nakuru National park at 0700 hrs. On arrival at Lake Nakuru you will have en route game drive to Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge for check in at the lodge. After lunch and leisure depart for an afternoon game drive.
Lake Nakuru supports a wide ecological diversity with Flamingos and over 400 species of birds found in the area. The sight of the Lake filled with flamingos from a distance gives a spectacular view of the lake. It is also a haven for the endangered Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Other animals that can be spotted in the region include water buck, Lions, buffalo and baboons. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge or similar.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National park – Masai Mara National Reserve
After an early breakfast, check out and depart for Masai Mara National Reserve via the Great Rift Valley at 0800hrs to arrive Masai Mara in time for lunch at Mara sopa lodge. After lunch depart for an afternoon game drive at 1530hrs till dusk
The Mara offers a spectacle to behold Wildebeest migration to and from Serengeti into the Masai Mara in search of water and pasture. Its is such a spectacle when the Wildbeest cross and Jump into the Mara River full of crocodiles, which eagerly wait to feast with their mouth wide open. Other predators like the cheetah, wild dogs, lion, jackals and vultures being on their heels. There is abundance of wildlife in the reserve, over 450 species of animals have been recorded. Some of the animals that can be spotted in the region include: wildebeests, lions, hippos, rhinos, crocodiles, buffalo, giraffe, zebras, warthogs, jackals, hyenas, wild dogs, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge or similar.
Day 5: Masai Mara
Today the journey takes you to the great migration experience, After breakfast at 0745hrs, check out with packed lunch for an depart for an adventure till late in the evening. The day will be Spend at the river side watching the migration. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge or similar.
Day 6: Depart for Nairobi
After Breakfast check out and depart for Nairobi to arrive Mid day. Lunch will be served at the carnivore restaurant before you are transferred to your hotel or at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
– Transport based on a safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
– Park entry fee
– Accommodation and all meals in Masai Mara, Amboseli & Tsavo West
– Lunch in Nairobi on Day 3
– Service of an English-speaking driver guide
– Game drives as per the Itinerary
– Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
– Government taxes
Not included services:
– Hot air Balloon flight in Masai Mara – US$ 550 per person extra (Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)
– Extras at the lodges – tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses
**PLEASE NOTE: The tour can be upgraded to a higher standard accommodation at an extra cost. It can also be cheaper if less expensive (but still good quality) accommodation is used. The final cost of the tour depends on your budget and preference.