Amboseli -Lake Naivasha -Masai Mara Game reserve

From Nairobi /return to Nairobi - Kenya

The 5-day tour leaves from Nairobi and stays a night at the Amboseli national park with game viewing drives to spot wildlife and maybe views of the Mount Kilimanjaro snow -capped peaks.

Tour proceeds for a night at the rift valley Lake Naivasha with a boat ride to explore the freshwater lake and view hippos & abundant bird life.

Option of visiting the Hell's gate national park near the lake.

Tour culminates at the Masai Mara game reserve where we marvel at the undulating plains and scenery as we hunt for the Big five on game viewing drives.

Safari accommodation is in a selection of economy, standard or luxury safari lodges or tented camps (depending on your style / budget).

Tour transport and game viewing drives are by pop up top safari minivan

Tour transport and game viewing drives are by pop up top safari minivan

4 x 4 Land Cruiser jeep vehicles can be provided at an extra specified cost

..just so that you may know

- Safari also suitable for young family

- Safari is flexible and can accommodate modifications including extensions

- Safari can be modified to include local flights

- Safari can be made in reverse

- Tour is private per booking

 

Set own safari dates

Private safari tour

Safari highlights

  • 1 day and night at Amboseli national park including game viewing drives
  • Hot air balloon ride option (enquire / book with us)
  • Views of Mount Kilimanjaro ( highest mountain in Africa)-weather permitting
  • 1 day and night at Lake Naivasha (fresh water ) rift valley lake
  • Boat ride at Lake Naivasha including views of hippo,exotic birds and small game
  • The great rift valley escarpment
  • 2 days and nights at Masai-Mara game reserve with unlimited game viewing drives
  • Game and scenery viewing at the Masai Mara
  • Masai village visit option (Discuss with your driver guide)=$ 20 per person to Masai village chief


Safari itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi - Amboseli. (3.5 - 4 Hrs -250 km.)

0730 hrs: You shall be collected from Nairobi airport / your Nairobi hotel or residence

Depart and proceed to the Amboseli national park.

The morning drive is via the Nairobi - Mombasa highway and through Masai country to the amboseli which lies at the floor of the mount Kilimanjaro.

Arrival at the Amboseli is in the late morning

Afternoon shall be spent on game viewing drives in search of elephant, cheetah, lion and other many plains game.

The Mount Kilimanjaro in its majesty shall provide the most natural background for wildlife photography.

Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal plan : Lunch, Dinner  

What you may  see at Amboseli national park .......

Elephant herds, Cheetah, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Hyrax, Lesser Kudu, and Nocturnal Porcupine, prolific birdlife

Day 2: Amboseli- Lake Naivasha - (340 km: 5 - 6 hrs)

Early morning game and scenery viewing drive

Extra game drive after breakfast.

Proceed to the Lake Naivasha at the floors of the great rift valley.

There shall be a lunch stop at a Nairobi suburb restaurant

Arrive at the lake Naivasha in the late afternoon.

Overnight at your lake Naivasha safari lodge/ tented camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. 

What to do at Naivasha ..................................

Bird watching, boat ride, hell's gate visit

Day 3: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara (240Km, 4-5 hours)

Explore lake Naivasha and spot exotic bird species ,hippos and small plains game on a morning boat ride.

Option of visiting the Hell's gate by bicycle and hiking is available.

Later proceed to the Masai mara game reserve.

Arrive Masai Mara in time for an afternoon game viewing drive

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.


Day 4: Full day - Masai mara.

Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza!

Masai Mara Game reserve remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system of the Natural world.

It is host to the 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, the 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 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 5: Masai Mara - Nairobi: 265km:5hrs

Early pre-breakfast game viewing drive.

Extra final game drive as you exit the Masai Mara.

Depart the Masai Mara for Nairobi to arrive in the late afternoon.

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel or Nairobi airport

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Choose economy,standard or luxury lodge / tented camp option according to your safari budget / style


Luxury lodge/ tented camp option :

Amboseli National park: Oltukai lodgeAmboseli Serena lodge

Lake Naivasha:   Lake  Naivasha sopa  , Lake Naivasha Country club

Masai Mara game reserve: Mara simba lodge , Mara sarova campMara serenaAshnil MaraKeekorok lodge


Standard lodge/ tented camp option:

Amboseli National park: Amboseli sopa, Sentrim AmboseliKibo safari camp

Lake Naivasha:   Lake Naivasha Sopa ,  Elsamere Lodge

Masai Mara game reserve : Mara sopa LodgeMara Leisure camp , Sekenani Camp , AA lodge/camp,

Economy lodge/ tented camp :

Amboseli National park: AA lodge/camp

Lake Naivasha:    Naivasha Kongoni Lodge

Masai Mara game reserve: Elangata Olerai Camp,  Olmoran tented camp,Sentrim Mara camp


Price is per person sharing in open top private safari minivan and in a double/twin room.

Single room extra is indicated

Price for 1,3,5 persons on request


 High season, Nov -March
Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons in private safari: per person: $ 1000
$ 1100
$ 1265
4 persons in private safari: per person: $ 830
$ 930
$ 1090
6 persons in private safari: per person: $ 770
$ 870
$ 1035
Single room extra $ 150
$ 160
 $ 240
X-mas / new year suppl 21st Dec- 3rd Jan :per person: per day
  $ 35   $ 45   $ 75
Children below 3 years: Free
   
Children between 3-12 years 75% of adult rate:      
       
 Peak season July- Oct
Economy Standard Luxury 
2 persons in private safari : per person: $ 1030
$ 1210
$ 1490
4 persons in private safari: per person: $ 860
$ 1035
$ 1315
6 persons in private safari: per person: $ 800
$ 980
$ 1260
Single room extra $ 150
$ 150
$ 310
Children below 3 years: Free
   
Children between 3-12 years 75% of adult rate:      
       
 Low season April-June
Economy Standard Luxury 
2 persons in private safari: per person: $ 945
$ 985
$ 1050
4 persons in private safari: per person: $ 770
$ 815
$ 875
6 persons in private safari: per person: $ 715
$ 755
$ 820
Single room extra -
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Children below 3 years: Free
   
Children between 3-12 years 75% of adult rate:      
       
 
4 x4 Land Cruiser Jeep extra:
2 persons in private jeep:  per person: $ 150
4 persons in private jeep: per person:  $ 75
6 persons in private jeep:  per person: $ 50
 
 
Safari price includes:
Courtesy Nairobi airport hotel pick up / drop off  transfers
Transport in a customized pop up top Toyota safari mini-van.
Services of an experienced English/ other language speaking driver/ guide.
Stay in economy, standard or luxury lodges / tented camps ( please choose)
Game viewing drives
Park entrance fees.
All meals on safari.
Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.
The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover.
Pick up/ drop off at Nairobi airport/ Nairobi, hotel or residence.
Boat ride at Lake Naivasha.
Government taxes and local levies 
 
Not Included in the safari price 
Other bottled drinks.
Items and services of a personal nature.
Packing items on safari.
Tips or gratuities

 

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