Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara Safari
An ideal safari to those who want to see beautiful scenery, learn about the Masai culture, and a lot of wild game. Lake Nakuru“a beautiful wildlife haven” located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by beautiful scenery, wooded and bushy grasslands. Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching, hiking, picnic and game drives. The Park has Kenya’s largest population of rhinos.
Tour starts Nairobi-ends Nairobi.
Transportation: in Landcruiser or minivan with pop-up roof with radio communication.
Departures daily, activities include: game viewing, bird watching, and visit to Masai village
Day 1: Nairobi - Lake Nakuru
Lake Nakuru lies in the Great Rift Valley and is one of the eight lakes, which stretch the length of Kenya. After breakfast a scenic drive along the descent of the Great Rift Valley towards one of the world ornithological wonders (Lake Nakuru).
The park is known for its seasonal multitudes of pink flamingoes, numerous large mammals can be found here i.e. leopards, rhinos and many herbivores including waterbucks. You will arrive in time for Lunch thereafter a short rest before proceeding for evening game viewing. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill.
Day 2: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara
After a sumptuous breakfast across the Rift Valley to Masai Mara Game Reserve. Masai Mara is justly one of the best-known wildlife areas in Kenya. Here the herds of elephants browse amongst rich studded grasslands. Thompson's gazelle, zebra, eland and many more species of Savannah game offer a rich choice for predatory lions, leopards and cheetahs. But even this richness of fauna and untouched life of Africa; continuing as it has for thousands of years, is secondary to the Mara; s annual migration of wildebeest. The spectacle of more than a million of these creatures moving as a great mass is the most breathtaking sights in nature. Arrive in the Mara in time for lunch. After an afternoon siesta, proceed for evening game viewing. Dinner and overnight will be at Mara Sarova Lodge or similar.
Day 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve
The sheer enormity of the Mara and the abundance of exotic wildlife offer endless opportunities for excitement. Spend this Full day in natural paradise among Zebra, giraffe, buffalo wildebeest, antelope and gazelle. You may encounter prides of lion resting in the shade of acacia trees or lying low in the tall grass, in wait for the next prey. There is a good chance of spotting cheetah and if you are lucky, the shy leopard.
Day 4: Masai Mara - Nairobi
After breakfast, cross the Rift Valley to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon.