Departure city: Nairobi, Kenya
Accommodation: Budget | National Parks: Aberdare NP, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara
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Get ready to be amazed by one of the most beautiful National Park & lake of Kenya. Come with us to visit Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Aberdare National Park on this 5 Days Masai Mara safari package. Follow the path of the emi-nomadic ethnic group known as fierce warriors and enjoy glorious views and amazing connection with nature. Experience the best nature Kenya has to offer!
Mara means “mottled”, which is how the Maasai gave it its name due to its expansive open plains mottled with woodlands. Situated in the Great Rift Valley, the Maasai Mara is proudly Kenya’s largest national reserve with an area of 320 square km.
Lake Nakuru National Park, a perfect site for holidays and retreats due to its close proximity to a variety of places of interests, including Hells Gate in Naivasha (1 hour away), Hyrax hills and Lake Elementaita.
Escape a night to Aberdare National Park where you will find abundant wildlife! It’s the habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, olive baboons, buffaloes, and others. Also, a spectacular scenery is waiting for your arrival. Soaring mountains give way to plummeting valleys and waterfalls. This makes Aberdare National Park a landscape lovers paradise. With over 250 species of birds, is it also a haven for bird watchers. Your private tour ensures personalized service and an itinerary to meet your needs.
Day 1: Nairobi to Maasai Mara
After Breakfast, You will be picked from your Hotel at Nairobi and proceed to Maasai Mara via the Great Rift Valley. The view of the floor of the Rift Valley is breathtaking. Lunch will be served on the way. Afternoon, you will check into camp at Maasai Mara and depart for a game drive in the Mara reserve. After Drive, return to the camp for a sumptuous buffet dinner and Rest at the Lenchada Tourist Camp.
Day 2: Full Day Game Drive in Maasai Mara Reserve
Spend the full day exploring Maasai Mara in search of the Big Five. You will have picnic lunches in the Reserve as you scale the Mara beauty sited at the banks of Mara river.
Optional: In the evening, Visit the local Maasai village for a Maasai cultural tour at USD10. Learn about the Maasai community and interact with the local Maasai people.
A balloon safari at a discounted USD 380 per person can be organized early morning on this day then proceed with the normal program. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (in Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures.
Day 3: Depart Maasai Mara to Nakuru
You will enjoy the last early morning game drive in Mara Reserve followed by breakfast. Thereafter commence drive to Nakuru. Upon arrival at 6 pm, you will spend the night at the Lanet Mat Fam hotel and have dinner there.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Aberdare National Park
You will have an early breakfast and depart by 7 am, straight to the park. It’s a small park with magnificent, rare white rhinos which form part of the Big five animals. There is also a possibility to see the pink flamingos. The game drive lasts 3 hours, after which you are picked up by our driver for a private safari to Aberdare National Park arriving in time for lunch at Aberdare Country Club. After lunch, you are transferred to the park by the lodge vehicle.
The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs, and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hogs, bongos, and many types of big cats. You can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers, and camping in the moorlands. You can also enjoy bird viewing with over 250 species of birds in the park.
Dinner and overnight at The Ark Lodge
Day 5: Aberdare to Nairobi
Early morning viewing of animals from the lodge deck. Have breakfast and at 9 am, check out and drive back to Nairobi with drop off at your hotel or airport.
Lenchada Tourist Camp
Lanet Mat Fam hotel
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