LAKE NAKURU & MASAI MARA

6 DAYS SAFARI 5 Nights / 6 Days – Hotel / Lodge / Camp Safari

Safari Highlights

 

(a) Wildlife viewing in Masai Mara including the “BIG FIVE”

(b) Great wildebeest migration tracking

(c) Mara river crossing stampede

(d) The warrior Masai Moran and peoples

(e)Flamingo and rhino in plenty in Nakuru

(f) Hot air balloon

(e) Transport in 4×4 Mini Van OR 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser

 

Day 1: Arrival

Welcome to Kenya. On arrival you will be met by our respective representative at Jomo Kenya International Airport where you will be assisted with your luggage and driven to a Nairobi hotel.

 

Drive time 20km

Drive time – less than 30min without traffic jam

Overnight and breakfast at a Nairobi Hotel

 

Day 2: Nairobi

You will be introduced to your tour guide / driver and proceed on your day trip in and around Nairobi via Capitol Hill (excellent views of Nairobi City) as you visit the following:

 

David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage – a wonderful morning outing to see orphaned elephants and rhino where you can also adopt one and follow its entire growth into adulthood. [2hrs]

 

The Giraffe Centre where you can see eye to eye with a Rothschild Giraffe and feed it with pony nuts. In the afternoon visit the Bomas of Kenya. It offers a presentation of African culture and dance. The Harambee dancers play an assortment of traditional musical instruments. There is also an African themed village and the Nyama Choma Boma restaurant, which will serve your traditional Kenyan lunch. [2hrs]

 

In the evening enjoy a pleasant dinner at the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden. The menu is an eclectic one, featuring vegetarian, meat and seafood dishes complimented with very fine wine. The ambience in the main restaurant, Swedo and Terrace restaurants is worth the experience. [3hrs]

 

Overnight and breakfast at a Nairobi Hotel

 

Day 3:  Lake Nakuru

At 0700hrs depart for Nakuru to arrive in time for lunch. After lunch we proceed to the park for afternoon game viewing. Lake Nakuru National park is world famous for its bird life and is home to thousands of pink flamingoes and over 400 species of birds! Apart from the spectacular scenery of bird life, Lake Nakuru National park is well known for its protection of endangered species such as black and white rhino and Rothschild giraffe.

 

Drive time 3½ hrs

Distance 228km

Evening Game drive 3½ hrs

Dinner and overnight / breakfast at a budget or semi luxury camp / hotel

 

Day 4:  Masai Mara

Depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve at 0700hrs, via the Rift Valley Escarpment to arrive in time for lunch. At 1600hrs go for afternoon game drive tracking various animal species and birds with your driver / guide. The Masai Mara -`8th wonder of the world’ is Kenya’s magnificent park. All the Big 5 are abundantly available. You return to your camp for dinner and evening is at leisure.

 

Drive time 6hrs

Distance 300km [80km is rough dusty terrain road]

Evening Game drive 2½ hrs

Dinner and overnight / breakfast at a budget or semi luxury camp / hotel

 

Day 5:  Masai Mara

After breakfast proceed on a full day of game viewing of the Big 5 and other animals within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The park allows close range viewing and photography.

At around midday break for your picnic lunch under an African bananite tree shade or by the Mara River hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile.

 

Full day game drive 8 hrs

Picnic lunch, Dinner and overnight / breakfast at a budget or semi luxury camp / hotel

 

Day 6:  Departure

Wake up call at 0600am for an early morning game drive. At 0900am, you return for breakfast and thereafter check out and depart. Leave Masai Mara, Lunch on own en-route arrive at Nairobi late afternoon. You will be transferred to JKIA after dinner at the Capital Centre.

 

Drive time 5½hrs

Distance 270km

Morning Game drive 2½ hrs

COST OF SAFARI

Please email us to get an accurate cost of your safari

kierrantours@gmail.com, reservations@kierantours.com,

 

 

COSTING FOR THE ABOVE ITINERARIES WILL INCLUDE

Full Board Accommodations in the game parks – breakfast, lunch and dinner

Transport in 4×4 Van OR Land Cruiser with pop up roof

Driver /guide allowances

All client and van/driver park fees

All fuels and oils for the van

Mineral water

Services of our Professional Guide/Driver

All game drives

NOT INCLUDED

Items of personal nature

Yellow fever certificate

Alcoholic & Soft drinks

Tips & porterage

 

WHAT TO COME WITH

Camera with zoom lenses

Extra pair of binoculars (if available).  All our vehicles have a pair each. 

 

Light clothing for the day and at least a sweater or coat for the evenings which might be cold at times.

ACCOMMODATION

 

Accommodation is permanent tented camps and lodges in fenced area with 24 hr. security.  All the tents/rooms have twin beds, instant hot showers, generator power, swimming pools, WI-FI, comfortable beds with mosquito nets and self-contained bathrooms.  The restaurant provides buffet menu for meals and European breakfast.  The bar is also well stocked.

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