Masai Mara Game Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya- Africa. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife tends to be most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment. The Masai Mara is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November.
Lake Nakuru National Park is a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles.
Day 01: Nairobi – Masai Mara.
Pick up at airport/Nairobi Hotel by our driver guide meet, greet and safari highlights. We drive down the escarpment via the floor of the scenic Great Rift Valley. We arrive at Masai Mara Game Reserve in time for lunch. In the evening we take our first thrilling game drive, in one of East Africa’s top safari destinations. Later return to lodge/camp for dinner and overnight stay
Day 02: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Full day game viewing coupled with exploring this spectacular Park. The Mara is the land of African legend; Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopards are also regularly seen and, less commonly, rhino. The annual wildebeest migration, one of nature’s few remaining wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to October. Several species of Bee-Eater and the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara’s birds are also available among hundreds of bird species. As well as wildlife, the Maasai Mara is also home to many members of the colorful Maasai tribes people who may be seen around the borders of the park – Morans (warriors) loping across the plains, young boys herding goats, or elders grouped under a tree discussing matters of the day.
Optional visit to Masai Village for a cultural tour can be arranged at extra cost of $25 per person. Also optional hot air balloon ride can be arranged this morning, then proceed with your game drive – $450 per person. Dinner & Overnight at Lodge/Camp
Day 03: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru.
A last game run in the picturesque Maasai Mara in the morning before breakfast. After breakfast depart for Nakuru. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable large number of animals to be seen, such as Zebras, buffalo and Gazelles. This is one of our best chances of seeing white and black Rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Here is one of the few places where we can also see endangered Rothschild’s Giraffes. Overnight at Flamingo Hill tented camp
Day 04: Lake Nakuru – Nairobi.
After breakfast, morning spent game viewing, watching and photographing birds and other big games at Lake Nakuru national park. Later check out and leave for Nairobi with a brief stopover at the Great Rift Valley for panoramic views of the escarpment. Arrive Nairobi late in the afternoon, drop at Nairobi hotel/residence
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