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5 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari

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The glorious of the Kenya wildlife safari is that no two places, no two days, and no two game drives are endlessly the same. Expect the unforeseen, at all times

The five-day Kenya wildlife safari will cover Maasai Mara famous for the wildebeest migration, Lake Nakuru National Park is known for huge droves of flamingos, and Lake Naivasha. Maasai Mara is the most revered safari destination in Africa, the reserve is situated in southwest Kenya and is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves. Together with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, they form Africa’s most diverse, incredible, and spectacular ecosystems and possibly the world’s top safari big game viewing. A beautiful wildlife haven” On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, lays the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. You will enjoy and adore the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges.  Lake Naivasha is Rift Valley’s highest lake (1884 meters above sea level) and extends like a vast, sunlit sea. Visit the magnificent Hell’s Gate National Park by cycling and exploring the epic gorges with a community guide who resides near the park.

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

The 5- day Kenya wildlife safari will start in Nairobi after morning breakfast and then our professional driver-guide will pick you up from the hotel early morning and depart to Maasai Mara Game Reserve with a brief stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint. Normally the stopover will take less than 30 minutes as you learn information about how the Great Rift Valley was formed, and also take photos, later proceed with the wildlife tour, the next short stopover will be at Narok Town which is famous for the Maasai people, for last-minute shopping and bathroom visit, it will be a brief stopover for less than 20 minutes, we will arrive in Maasai Mara in time for lunch, later in the evening do a wildlife safari drive. For nature lovers and birdwatchers, Maasai Mara Reserve has a lot of engrossing bird species more than 400 have been seen and recorded; some birds that may be encountered in the drive; are Hamerkop, Common Ostrich, Kori Bustard, Martial Eagle, Saddle-billed Stork, Secretarybird, Egyptian Vulture, Lesser Spotted Eagle, African Cuckoo-Hawk, Ovambo Sparrowhawk and many more. Our professional guides will be more than happy to point out some of these birds and get down to the nitty-gritty about the birds. Thereafter in the evening go back to the camp for dinner and overnight

Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Early morning breakfast and depart for a full-day wildlife safari in the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Maasai Mara Game Reserve is the classic safari destination of East Africa. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is known for its unrivaled sightings of the “big five’ as well as being one of the two locations on the planet that hosts massive wildebeest migration which takes place every year between the months of July- September, one of the most amazing wildlife experiences. The picturesque crossing of the Mara River is an adventure to write home about. From the month of October, the migration starts heading back to Serengeti National Park. Take note, although the sequence of the wildebeest movement is well known, the exact timing of the migration is unpredictable as animals essentially follow the rain looking for emerging lush pastures

Wildlife Highlights in Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Aardvark, Aardwolf, Olive Baboon, Eastern Bat-eared Fox, Cheetah, Civet, Common Genet, Topi, Elephant, Lion, Honey Badger, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Side-striped Jackal, Dwarf Mongoose, Cape Pangolin, Black Rhino, Oribi, Wild Dog, Slender-tailed Mongoose, Bush Hyrax, African Wildcat, Zorilla, Lesser Bushbaby, and Springhare. The game drive will last until four in the evening when you will start heading back to your tented camp for dinner and overnight

 

Day 3: Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park

This morning,  have an early breakfast and check out from the camp, you will enjoy a short game drive, looking for missed wildlife from the previous drive. Continue with the Kenya wildlife safari to Lake Nakuru National Park, to arrive at the lodge in time for lunch, later in the evening at around 04:30 pm go for a game drive and birdwatching tour. Lake Nakuru National Park’s main attraction is a large, shallow alkaline lake that supports astonishing birds, including big flocks of Great White Pelicans huge concentrations of Lesser Flamingos, and different species of other water birds. In terms of big game, the parks have a healthy population of both the Black and White Rhinos, Lions that occasionally climb the Yellow-backed Acacias, Leopard, immense herds of African Cape Buffalos, the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, Defassa Waterbuck, Impala, Grant and Thomson’s Gazelles, Sliver-backed Jackal, Rock Python, Mau Guereza, Olive Baboon, East African Eland. Lake Nakuru National Park has designated areas where clients are allowed to alight from their vehicles and enjoy the ambiance

 

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha

Morning game- drive to Lake Nakuru National Park where you will have a chance to visit a unique habitat catering to a sizeable number of the endangered rhinoceros and the Rothschild giraffe. Defassa Waterbucks as well as predators such as the lion and leopard are common at the park. Also to be seen is a myriad of different varieties of birdlife in and around the lake. You may also be lucky to see the Lesser flamingoes which normally flock to the lake in their hundreds. Later departs for Lake Naivasha Dinner/Overnight

Day 5: Hell's Gate National Park – Nairobi

After an early breakfast, check out from the hotel and head to Hells Gate National Park, this is the only park where you can do a wildlife safari, cycle, walk, rock climb, and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Cycling through the park to the gorge is 8 kilometers where you will see plenty of zebras, gazelles, cape buffalos, warthogs, and giraffes, interesting birds will be seen too while cycling which comprises of; Secretarybird, Nyanza Swift, Abyssinian Wheatear, Rufous-naped Lark, Ruppell’s Vulture, Lanner Falcon,  Black Eagle, Stout Cisticola, African Pipit. A nature walk to the gorges with a community guide is one of the best activities to take place. Leave for Nairobi later to be dropped at a Nairobi hotel for an overnight or at the airport for your flight

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