Masai Mara game reserve - Lake Nakuru national park & Samburu safari in 6 days
Fly & drive tour from / to Mombasa, Diani, Kilifi, Bamburi beach resorts
This 5 nights/ 6 day safari tour is by flight to Nairobi where you connect with your pop up top safari vehicle for a road safari with stops at Class A game reserves and National parks of the Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Samburu
Tour explores varied Kenya wildlife ecosystems, experiences different climatic regions, and encounters diverse cultures and magnificent landscapes
The safari pace is easy with short but dramatic country drives connecting you to the main safari attractions of Kenya
On the evening of day 6 you shall fly back to Mombasa where tour ends
Accommodation is in a choice of economy,standard or luxury safari lodges / tented camps depending on your safari budget.
Tour transport is in private pop up safari minivan
You can upgrade to pop up top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser jeep at extra cost
So that you may know...
-tour can be modified to include more days
-tour can be modified to finish in Nairobi
-tour can be modified to include connecting flights to National parks
-driving time in Kenya is approximate and depends on road traffic/state
- Masai Mara game reserve-one stop shop for wildlife spotting in the region
- Lake Nakuru National park-few flamingoes,other bird species and guarantee Rhino sightings
- Samburu game reserve-unique wildlife species
- Cross section of Kenyan cultures and local life styles
- A glimpse of the capital city Nairobi.
- The Great rift valley escarpment,
- Mount Kenya-a glimpse
- Kenya farming cultures, tea, coffee, subsistence farming
- Unlimited game viewing drives with private safari vehicle & driver / guide
- Varied climatic and vegetation zones
- The Big5 five & tens of other wildlife and bird species.
Diani Beach Resort – 0200hrs
|Mombasa and North Coast resorts– 0400hrs
SET YOUR OWN SAFARI DATES
|Day 1: MOMBASA flight to NAIROBI and drive to MASAI MARA (Nairobi to Masai Mara Appx. 265kms 5-6 hours)
Early pick up from your Kenya coast beach resort for transfer to Mombasa airport.
0800hrs: Depart on Kenya Airways to Nairobi (1Hour)
0900hrs: On arrival at Nairobi airport you are met by our safari driver guide and vehicle.
Proceed to the Masai Mara on a scenic drive via the central highlands of Kenya with views of local homesteads and subsistence crop farming.
You shall stop to view at the Great Rift Valley escarpment and other scenic attractions.
Drive is through Masai country along the floor of the Rift valley
Afternoon game viewing drive at the Masai Mara game reserve.
Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge / tented camp.
Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner
|Day 2: FULL DAY AT THE MASAI MARA
Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza!
Masai Mara Game reserve remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system in the Natural world.
It hosts to highest and most varied concentration of wild animals than any other wildlife park in the region.
The scenic appeal of the tree studded savannah plains, moderate climate and diversity of wild game species makes it a one stop shop for game viewing activities.
We shall traverse the Masai Mara reserve on a full day of unlimited game viewing drives encountering the big five and more of the lesser game.
Picnic lunch shall be by the Mara river as we watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July – October)
Overnight shall be at our Masai Mara safari lodge/ Tented camp
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
|Day 3: MASAI MARA - LAKE NAKURU (280 kms, Appx. 6-7 hrs)
Early morning game spotting drive to catch the sunrise and wildlife and scenery.
Later depart Masai Mara and proceed to Lake Nakuru national park.
There shall be stops to view the fresh water Lake Naivasha and the alkaline Lake Elmenteita.
Game and bird watching drives around the Lake Nakuru national park.
Currently a few flamingoes and several other bird species including pelicans will be seen.
The national park hosts both the black and white Rhino together with warthog, antelope, baboon and many more animal species.
Overnight at your Lake Nakuru safari lodge / tented camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
What to see at Lake Nakuru national park ............................
Few flamingo ( Lesser and Greater ), White Rhino, Zebra, Waterbucks, waterfalls: Makali, unique vegetation about 550 different plant species, Mammals 56 different species and terrestrialbirds numbering 450 species in total.
|Day 4: LAKE NAKURU - SAMBURU (320 kms, Appx. 6 hrs)
Day begins with an early short game and bird viewing drive as you exit Lake Nakuru
Proceed to Samburu game reserve located at the arid frontier district of Kenya.
This is the most scenic and dramatic day of our Kenya safari journey.
The drive is via the edges of the Rift valley escarpment,through the central highlands and on to the arid region of Northern Kenya.
There shall be a stop to view the Thompsons falls at Nyahururu
Afternoon game viewing drive at the Samburu game reserve.
Overnight at your Samburu game reserve safari lodge / tented camp .
Meal Plan:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
What you may see at Samburu game reserve ..............
Elephants, Giraffe, Zebras, Warthog and Antelopes
|Day 5: SAMBURU GAME RESERVE
Day spent at the Samburu game reserve!.
Start the day on an early morning game viewing drive.
Game spotting shall be concentrated along the Ewaso Nyiro River-which is the lifeline of this semi-arid game reserve.
We shall look out for Oryx,Reticulated Giraffe,Grevy’s Zebra,Somali ostrich, Lion, Elephant, Buffalo and many more.
Overnight at your Samburu game reserve safari lodge/ tented camp.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
|Day 6 SAMBURU - MT. KENYA – NAIROBI (Samburu to Nairobi 320 km, Appr. 6 hrs with lunch stop)
Depart Samburu after an early morning game viewing drive.
The drive shall be via the arid areas, the highlands and Mount Kenya.
Proceed to Nairobi with views of tea, coffee and pineapple plantations en -route
Arrive Nairobi in the afternoon.
Transfer to Nairobi Airport.
1830hrs: Depart Nairobi Airport
1930 hrs: Arrive Mombasa airport.
Met at the Mombasa airport for transfer to your Kenya coast beach hotel.
Please select preferred economy,standard or luxury accommodation option depending on safari budget / style
Luxury lodge /tented camp option
Masai mara game reserve: Mara simba lodge , Mara sarova camp, Mara serena, Ashnil Mara, Keekorok lodge
Lake Nakuru National park: Sarova Lion hill, Lake Nakuru sopa lodge,Flamingo camp
Samburu game reserve: Ashnil Samburu, Samburu lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge, Sarova
Standard lodge / tented camp option
Masai Mara game reserve: Mara sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure camp , AA lodge/camp ,Osero camp
Lake Nakuru national park:Lake Nakuru Lodge
Samburu game reserve: Samburu Sopa lodge
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Masai mara game reserve: Elangata Olerai Camp, Olmoran tented camp, Sentrim Mara camp
Lake Nakuru national park: Lake Nakuru Lodge
Samburu game reserve: Sentrim Samburu camp
Prices are per person sharing in a private safari minivan and in a double /twin room/ Tent:
High Season: November, December, January, February, March
Peak Season: July, August, September, October
Low Season: 1st April - 30th june
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Lake Nakuru National Park
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Samburu National Reserve
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