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5 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari

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The five-day Kenya wildlife safari will cover Maasai Mara famous for the wildebeest migration, Lake Nakuru National Park is known for flamingos, and Lake Naivasha. Maasai Mara 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 cherish 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 (at 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 tour will start in Nairobi after morning breakfast and then our professional driver-guide will pick you up from the hotel around 8.00 am and depart to Maasai Mara Game Reserve with a  brief stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint. Normally the stopover will take like 30 minutes  as you get information about how the Great Rift Valley was formed, and also take photos, later proceed with the tour, the next 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 short wildlife safari drive

Later 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 game viewing in the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Maasai Mara Game Reserve is the classic safari destination of East Africa. Mara is known for its unrivaled sightings of the “big five’ as well as being one of the two locations on the planet that host 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

Aardvark, Aardwolf, Olive Baboon, Eastern Bat-eared Fox, Cheetah, Civet, Genet, Topi, Elephant, Lion, Honey Badger, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Side-striped Jackal, Dwarf Mongoose, Pangolin, Black Rhino, Oribi, Wild Dog, Slender-tailed Mongoose.

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. Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park at around 10 am, 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. Lake Nakuru National Park’s main attraction is a large, shallow alkaline lake that supports astonishing birds, including big flocks of Great White Pelicans and huge flocks of Lesser Flamingos, and different species of waders. In terms of wildlife, the parks have a healthy population of both the Black and White Rhinos, Lions that occasionally climb the Yellow-backed Acacias, Leopard, huge herds of Cape Buffalos, the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, Defassa Waterbuck, Impala, Grant’s and Thomson’s Gazelles, Sliver-backed Jackal, Rock Python, Mau Guereza, Olive Baboon, East African Eland

 

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Naivasha

Morning game- drive in Lake Nakuru where you will have a chance to visit a unique sanctuary catering for a sizeable number of the endangered rhinoceros and the Rothschild giraffe. 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 flocks 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 you can do a wildlife safari, cycle, walk, rock climb, and enjoy the beautiful scenery. A nature walk to the gorges with a community guide is one of the best activities to take place in. Leave for Nairobi later to be dropped at a Nairobi hotel for an overnight or at the airport for your flight