Nairobi – Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park-Overnight Naivasha
Depart Nairobi with picnic lunch boxes for Lake Nakuru National Park with a brief stopover at the Rift Valley view-point for a morning view of the Majestic Mt. Longonot and the breath-taking view of the Rift Valley. Arrive in Lake Nakuru National Park and proceed directly on a game- drive.
Enjoy your picnic lunch at the Baboon cliff View-point. After lunch proceed on another game drive. Lake Nakuru bird life is world- renowned and offers over 400 species of both aquatic and terrestrial bird.
Lake Nakuru animals include: Black and White Rhino, buffalo, leopard, lion, Rothschild’s giraffe, White and Black Colobus monkey, eland, steenbok, impala, Chandlers Reed buck, dik dik, rock hyrax, klipspringer, hippo and clawless otter.
Return to camp for dinner and overnight.
Lake Naivasha – Drive to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
This morning we depart the hotel after breakfast and drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino.
Lunch at Lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon game drive.
The Mara Game Reserve is one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see.
Residents among the Parks are: Maasai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousands of plain games including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.
Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Full Day in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Our full day in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve will be spared for the search of the big cats of the Maasai Mara and the spectacular view of the famous migration.
All of the “Big Five” animals (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and buffalo) can be spotted here. Herds of plains zebras are found throughout the park.
Other animals include giraffes, jackals, gnus, warthogs, gazelles, hartebeests, hyenas, bat-eared foxes, Topi antelope, hippos and crocodiles in the Mara River.
For bird lovers, the Mara birds come in every color and size. More than 400 bird species have already been recorded, including birds of prey.
You can enjoy a colorful view of birds such as vultures, ostriches, long- crested eagles, pygmy falcons, secretary birds, marabous, red-winged Schalow’s turacos many others.
Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Drive to Nairobi
06.00 Hours: If you are not participating in the hot air balloon you enjoy morning tea/ coffee or Hot chocolate followed by a morning game drive.
On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive Cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia trees.
09.30 Hours: Return back to the lodge/ camp for breakfast.
10.00 Hours: Optional visit to an authentic Maasai village (at an extra cost) to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals.
11.00 Hours: Depart the Mara by road back to Nairobi arriving in late afternoon.