Nairobi - Masai Mara
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your Nairobi hotel. Thereafter depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve, stopping at the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley and at Narok town for lunch. Arrive in time for a late afternoon game drive in this park, which is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park as an artificial border only separates the two. Dinner and overnight at a lodge/campsite.
Early breakfast followed by a full day of game drives within the reserve. The Masai Mara is famous for it’s black maned lions, elephants and buffalo that make three out of the ‘big five’ though luck is essential for spotting the other two namely park’s animal concentration and abundance is second to none. We will cater for a picnic lunch at the hippo pool where with luck you may spot crocodiles basking on the rocks. Numerous plains game including antelopes, wildebeest, zebra, Masai giraffe can be seen as well as scavengers like hyena and vulture. Rest of meals and overnight at a lodge/campsite.
Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast depart for Nakuru. While on the highway Mount Longonot (which is of volcanic origin) and Lake Naivasha can be seen from afar. Lunch at lodge/campsite. Afternoon option game or (at an extra cost) nature walk with a Masai guide, visit local Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle. All activities will end in the late afternoon. Proceed for evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at a lodge, budget hotel / campsite.
Lake Nakuru - Nairobi
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, depart the Mara region for Nairobi with lunch en-route, arriving in the late afternoon / early evening.