Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru
Bird watching safaris in Lake Nakuru from Nairobi:
Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha and Masai Mara Safaris: Moon
rise over the Mara plains
Hippo in Lake Naivasha
One of the Big Five wildlife of Africa - black rhino in
the Maasai Mara
Maasai Mara safari: one of the members of the Big five
game of Africa - Lion
This morning we depart Nairobi by road and proceed to Lake
Nakuru Park, regarded by avid birders' as the greatest World
ornithological spectacle on the Earth. Lake Nakuru is famous for
its millions of pink flamingoes lining on the lake shore,
arriving mid morning at Lake Nakuru for a game drive en–route
before checking-in at your lodge for Lunch. A spectacular
afternoon game run is planned.
Lake Nakuru is a Sanctuary to the
Black Rhino, White Rhino and the Rothschild Giraffe. Bird life
include common species like the lesser and Greater Flamingoes,
African fish Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Green Wood Hoopoes, Cliff Chat,
Great White and Pink Backed Pelicans plus other intra- African
Migrants. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge or Sarova Lion hill
Day 2: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
After breakfast we leave Lake Nakuru and drive through bucolic countryside to Lake Naivasha. Our
destination is Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/ Lake Naivasha Simba
Lodge or Lake Naivasha country club. We arrive in time for lunch
at our lodge by the lake and early afternoon, we take an
optional boat ride. Alternatively, a nature walk at Crescent
Island is an excellent way to see wild animals while on foot.
The Island is a private game sanctuary, which is home to zebra,
wildebeest, gazelle, Vervet monkeys, hares, genet cats,
waterbuck and giraffe. Or you may wish to lounge by the pool
admiring the view of zebras, Giraffes and waterbuck just outside
the fence. Overnight at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge or Lake
Naivasha Sopa Lodge
Day 3: Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara
Depart Lake Naivasha for Maasai Mara Game Reserve–jewel of
Kenya's Game Park. This enormous Reserve actually part of the
vast Serengeti plains is famously known for it's spectacular
great wildebeest migration and is a true home of the big
five-Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino and Cape Buffalo.
arrival, lunch will follow. After lunch, explore the reserve on
a late evening wildlife safari game drive. In the evening, we
relax around the camp/lodge fire before an excellent dinner.
Overnight at your safari camp or lodge in the Maasai Mara
Day 4: Maasai Mara Game Reserve
The Masai Mara is one of the greatest wildernesses of the
world. Morning and afternoon safari game drives to see the
abundant wildlife of the Maasai Mara.
Large mammals are varied, abundant and easy to see. Residents
among the Parks mammals are; Maasai Giraffe, Buffalo, Impala,
Zebra, Topi, both the Thomson's and Grant's Gazelles.
Hot Air Balloon rides are available on this day at an
additional cost. You may also visit an authentic Maasai village
to learn their culture and way of living. Dinner and overnight
at your safari camp or lodge in the Maasai Mara reserve.
Day 5: Maasai Mara – Nairobi
Begin today with a complete English breakfast at your lodge,
followed by a final safari game drive to see more African
wildlife en–route to Nairobi.