6 Days Amboseli, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Safari
Experience game viewing of wide varieties of wildlife – birds, Big Cats, the Big Five and wildebeest migration to the four most scenic parks in Kenya, Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara.
Amboseli National Park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other wildlife species. Other attraction of the park includes opportunities to meet the Maasai people and also offers spectacular picturesque scenery, which benefits from the beautiful backdrop of snow covered, Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world.
Lake Nakuru is the world most famous wildlife and bird life with an abundant availability of algae that draws large numbers of the Lesser Flamingos which form a very beautiful pink blanket over the shallow waters that looks very attractive. Endangered Black and White Rhino species are also found here.
Masai Mara is one of the best tourist attractions in the world. Visitors will experience the most wonderful game viewing of abundant arrays of Kenya untamed wilderness wildlife in Masai Mara including the majestic Big Five – Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant. The dramatic sight of rhino, a lioness curled up with her cubs, the big cats and the distinctive red cloak of young tribal warriors crossing the plains, which ensures enduring memories of adventure of a lifetime safari to Masai Mara.
Price: Starting from $650 per person
- Transport in a safari van customized for game viewing
- English speaking Driver/guide,
- Game drives
- Park entry fees
- Accommodation in lodge/Camp
- Meals on Full Board Basis while on Safari
- Mineral water
- All Park Entrance Fees,
- Soft & alcoholic drinks
- Things of personal nature
- International Airfares, Visa Fees
- Optional activities unless specified as included
- Tips and other gratitude
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES CHARGED EXTRA
1. Hot Air Balloon Ride at $450 per person.
2. Masai Village Visit at $20 per person.
Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli, Kenya
Meet and greet services on arrival in the morning at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or pick up from your hotel at 0800hrs by our driver-guide. Leaving the bustling city of Nairobi, we travel south to Amboseli National Park, located at the foot of snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa highest peak. We arrive at our lodge in time for lunch, relax at leisure and later on embark on evening game drive in the beautiful Amboseli National Park. We have dinner and overnight at Lodge/Camp. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Amboseli National Park, Kenya
This day is set aside exploring Amboseli National Park with early morning game drives where the light is perfect at Mount Kilimanjaro background which offers good photographic scenery coupled with the concentration of wildlife on the ground. We return to the lodge/camp for breakfast. We will be free the rest of the morning may be enjoying a dip in the pool or game viewing from the lodge terrace. We have lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon have an option to visit the Masai village (Optional extra). We later explore an evening major game drives.
We return to the same lodge in Amboseli, for a night under starry skies. Amboseli National Park is at the foot of Africa highest mountain, 5895m Mt Kilimanjaro, this National Park offers some of the best opportunities to see African animals because its vegetation is sparse due to the long dry months. Amboseli National Park is home to wild animals, which includes the African elephant, buffalo, impala, lion, cheetah, hyena, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest among other African animals. There are also host of Kenya birds, both large and small, to see if you keep your eyes open and stop at every sighting. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Amboseli to Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Early morning breakfast as we exit Amboseli National Park viewing game en-route with the last picturesque of Amboseli and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. We drive towards the Great Rift Valley viewing sceneries en route arriving Lake Nakuru National Park famous for its huge flocks of pink flamingoes. The birds throng on Lake Nakuru one of the Rift Valley soda lakes that comprises almost a third of the park area. More than 450 species of birds have been recorded here as well as a rich diversity of other wildlife. Lion, leopard, warthog, waterbuck, python and white rhino are just some of the animals visitors might see and the landscapes range from sweeping grasslands bordering the lake to rocky cliffs and woodland.
The park also protects the largest euphorbia candelabrum forest in Africa. These tall branching succulents are endemic to the region and provide an interesting textural element to the arid landscapes. There shall be guaranteed encounters of the endangered Black and White Rhino species. Lunch is served at the the lodge followed by afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lodge/hotel. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara, Kenya
Our Day 4 safari starts with breakfast at the lodge/hotel . After morning breakfast we embark on our road passing the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as we head across the valley to Narok. We continue with our journey across acres of wheat and barley, before reaching our next game viewing destination in the world most famous Masai Mara which plays host to the world greatest natural spectacle, the greatest dramatic wildebeest migration on earth which happens from July through October every year. We arrive at the lodge/camp and have lunch at leisure before embarking on a thrilling evening game drive in one of the finest wildlife havens on earth.
We then return back to the lodge/camp where it is time for dinner. Dinner and Overnight. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Masai Mara, Kenya
We spend the whole day exploring Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives where we will have the opportunity of spotting the BIG FIVE including lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo. We will have an option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend the entire whole day in the park. We will also have the option visit to local Masai village at an extra cost or Hot Air Balloon ride at $450 per person. Masai Mara is one of the best known and most popular reserves in Africa where wildebeest migration could be seen with roughly thousand of animals, at other times there are still hundreds. The plains are full of wildebeest, zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, Thomson gazelle.
Also regularly seen are leopard, lion, hyena, cheetah, jackal and bat-eared fox. Black rhinos are a little shy and hard to spot but are often seen at a distance. Every July, August and September, wildebeest travel from Tanzania Serengeti plains, northwards to the Masai Mara and the Mara River is the final obstacle.
The wildebeest remain in the Mara between October and November. Between December and January the wildebeest gradually begin their migration back towards Serengeti plains in Tanzania. Over 450 species of birds have been identified in the park among them 57 species of birds of prey. These birds are prolific and come in every size and color including common but beautiful ones like the lilac breasted roller and plenty of other large species like eagles. All meals and overnight stay at Lodge/Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6: Masai Mara to Nairobi, Kenya
Early morning game drive on sunrise when predators are active with morning hunt of big cats. We will have an opportunity to capture a Lion making a Kill as most of the time Lions Kills very early in the morning before sunrise. We also experience the beauty of sunrise which reveals the back drop of Masai Mara which means the dotted hills in Maa Language.
We later return to the lodge/camp for main breakfast. After breakfast we depart Masai Mara with the last picturesque of the MARA arriving Nairobi late afternoon. You will be dropped at either your hotel or airport to connect with your home bound flight depending on the arrangements where the safari ends. Meal Plan: Breakfast