7 Days Amboseli Lake Nakuru Masai Mara safari
Enjoy a cup of coffee with the beautiful backdrop of Kilimanjaro in the vicinity of Amboseli where the biggest elephants are found, visit the scenic pink lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara Great Reserve
Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your Nairobi hotel. Thereafter, depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve. You will have a spot at the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley and at Narok town for lunch then proceed for a game drive on arrival, tracking various animal species and birds with your driver / guide. Dinner and an overnight stay at the campsite.
Day 2: Masai Mara
Early breakfast followed by a full day of game drives within the reserve. Masai Mara is renowned for its high animal concentration and abundance. Black-maned lions, elephants and buffalo can be seen (3 out of the big 5) though luck is essential for spotting leopard and rhino, which make the other two. The reserve is essentially the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and is home to numerous plains game including wildebeest, common zebra and the Masai giraffe as well as antelopes like Thompson’s gazelle, hartebeest, impala and dik dik among others. You will have a break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool where hippos are in view and with luck, crocodiles. Return to the campsite for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Masai Mara
Early breakfast followed by a game drive. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills; this reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network, which enables close range viewing and photography. Lunch at the campsite. In the afternoon you will have a choice of three activities; a game drive or an escorted nature walk with our armed Masai guides. At an extra cost you can visit a local Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle. All activities end at the campsite where you will retire for the night after dinner.
Day 4: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast depart Masai Mara for Nakuru to arrive in the late evening for dinner and overnight at a campsite with lunch en-route. Depending on the time you depart from Masai Mara, you can get here in time to do a short game drive so that Day 05, you depart early morning for Amboseli via Nairobi. It is a very flexible day whereby our driver cum guide will liase with clients onboard to agree altogether on how to go.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru – Amboseli
After breakfast you will have a morning game viewing session in Lake Nakuru National Park to view flamingos for the park which is famous, other water birds, various antelopes and plains game, Cape buffalo, the Rothschild’s giraffe, baboons and with luck the rare white rhino which is an endangered species. Drive to Nairobi for lunch then on to Amboseli National Park for dinner and overnight at a campsite, game drive en-route.
Day 6: Amboseli
A day of game drives in this park, which contains swamp grounds in which elephants and hippos in abundance. A visit to the observation hill will follow where you will look out for Mt. Kilimanjaro peak if weather conditions permit. A variety of plains game, antelopes and birds can be also be seen. You will have a lunch and leisure break at the campsite in the mid afternoon. Rest of meals and overnight at a campsite.
Day 7: Amboseli – Nairobi
After breakfast, proceed for your final game drive. An early lunch will be taken then depart for Nairobi in the evening.
All National parks entrance fees
All game drives
Professional fluent english-speaking driver cum guide
Comfortable transport in our safari vehicles with hatch-roofs fitted with VHF radio
All campsite fees in all the above mentioned parks
All camping equipment (except sleeping bags, which we have available for hire in Nairobi)
Two man mosquito-netted canvas tents
Africa Jungle comfortable seats
Comfortable foam mattresses 2-4 inches and ground sheets in the tents.
Three meals per day safari and 5 litres of water throughout the safari trip
Visas and travel insurance
Items of a personal nature
Items not mentioned above
Sleeping bags, which we have available for hire
Local Village visits
Hot air Balloon ride