Departure city: Nairobi, Kenya
Accommodation: Budget | National Parks: Amboseli NP, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha
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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 Amboseli National Park on this 6 Days Masai Mara safari package. Follow the path of the semi-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.
The Amboseli National Park belongs to the elite of Kenya’s national parks. It’s greatly known for its accessibility to the hundreds of big-tusked elephants and closely bordered against, Mount Kilimanjaro (5895m). With clear weather (usually at dawn and/or dusk), you will be awed by the stunning views of Africa’s highest peak.The park is also home to an abundance of wildlife, apart from the guaranteed elephant sightings, you’ll also see wildebeest and zebras, with a reasonable chance to catch some lions and hyenas. The park is also home to over 370 bird species.
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 Lake Naivasha
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 depart on a 3-hour drive back to Naivasha to arrive in time for lunch at hotel Taphe.
After lunch, you will go to Hell’s Gate for biking safari. If you are too tired you will be driven in the park in a car. You will later go for an hour boat ride on Lake Naivasha for bird watching and hippo viewing.
You will be dropped at Taphe hotel for overnight stay.
This is a private safari as no groups go to Amboseli National park.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Amboseli
Morning breakfast and start the game drive around the park and get to visit the observation point overlooking the whole park on a bird’s eye view angle. Continue with the game drive as you look for the predators (lions and cheetahs). Amboseli has large herds of the elephant population. You can view the great mountain of Kilimanjaro slopes and whole view. Lunch and afternoon rest in the pool. In the evening start the game drive as you look for predators in their active time. Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp
Day 6: Amboseli Full day
Go on an early morning game drive and then return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, spend a full day in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro. Later return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Amboseli – Nairobi
Go on an early morning game drive and then return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast check out with a short game drive en-route off Amboseli and drive to Nairobi. When you arrive you will be dropped to your hotel or the Airport.
Lenchada Tourist Camp.
Lanet Mat Fam hotel
Kibo Safari Camp
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