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Great Rift Valley Lakes & Maasai Mara (6 Days)

DAY 01: NAIROBI - LAKE BARINGO

Depart Nairobi [08:30 hrs] and later descend to the floor of the Great Rift Valley, for Lake Baringo [lunch en route] arriving in the afternoon. Lake Baringo is a fresh water lake which supports a great variety of birds as well as hippos and crocodiles. [An evening boat ride] Indeed the lake is reputed to be the bird-watching center of Kenya. Overnight at Mrs. Robert’s Campsite.

DAY 02: LAKE BARINGO - LAKE NAKURU

Early in the morning we head south via Lake Bogoria, which is a shallow soda Lake with a beautiful scenery and also home to a sizable number of flamingos and other species of birds. The highlight however is the boiling hot springs and geyser, which also contributes to the beauty of the lake. After lunch we proceed to Lake Nakuru – another shallow soda lake that is described as an ornithologist paradise and one of the world’s most magnificent sights. Here one has an opportunity to see up to millions of flamingos besides tens of thousands of others birds. Lake Nakuru is a rhino sanctuary and also harbors lions, warthog, waterbuck, buffalo, hippo and many other animals. Dinner and overnight in a guesthouse or hostel located inside the park

DAY 03: LAKE NAKURU – MASAI MARA

We head further south to Narok, camping in our semi-permanent camp located near Sekenani gate at the edge of the park. Walk-in-tents with beds & mattresses, hot & cold showers are available at this basic campsite and meals are served in the dinning mess.

DAY 04 & 05: MASAI MARA

From the base camp we explore the Mara region which is packed with the elephants, zebras, rhinos and all kinds of game throughout the year, with the spectacular wildebeest migration from Serengeti occurring mainly in July and August. Dinner & overnight at the campsite.

DAY 06: MASAI MARA - NAIROBI

Morning game drive & return to the campsite for breakfast, thereafter proceed on to Nairobi via Narok where Maasai souvenirs can be bought - Picnic lunch en route.

Cost includes:

  • Pick up and drop off in Nairobi
  • Transportation on safari with Safari Tour Van vehicle (07 window seats) fitted with Hi-Fi radio with a roof hatch for enhanced game viewing and photography
  • 03 Square Meals on safari (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) in the Camp
  • Accommodation in 02 Man Tent as per the itinerary
  • All Camp Fees and Equipment
  • Services of an English Speaking Professional Driver/ Guide knowledgeable in flora and fauna.
  • All Safari Game drives in Parks and Reserves as per the itinerary
  • All Park / Reserve Entrance Fees
  • Bottled mineral water on safari vehicle for use during game drives.
  • Safari briefing in Nairobi.
  • All Government taxes and levies

Campsites:

  • Public utility, drop latrines, cold showers.
  • Comfortable locations (Nakuru / Maasai Mara). Hot /cold showers & flash toilets.
  • Basic accommodation. The animals come to the campsite – you feel so close to the nature!! Lodges located close to the campsite offers balloon safari, refreshments, swim all at an extra cost.

Not included:

  • Drinks
  • Tips and Gratuities to Driver / Guide, porters, bar and waiters
  • Visa fees for Kenya as applicable
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfares and departure taxes
  • All items of personal nature such as laundry, tobacco, phone calls e t c
  • Any items not mentioned above

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airOn request, we can combine your safari itinerary with a stay at the beach hotels in Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu and Zanzibar for any number of nights.