5 Days Naivasha/Nakuru/Maasai Mara

Day 1

Picked up from Residence and/Hotel or airport and depart at 8 a.m. for Naivasha to where you will arrive in time for lunch at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort.  Lake Naivasha is a freshwater Lake of about 13Kms across and with an average depth of five meters. It can be viewed from the top of the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley where it is seen as if sparkling in the sun thousands of feet below. It takes an hour‘s drive from Nairobi and is considered as one of the gems in a necklace of rift valley lakes.  You will be spending the night at the Naivasha Sopa Resort.

Day2

Depart after breakfast and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park where you will be arriving in time for lunch at the Flamingo Hill Tented Camp. After lunch enjoy an afternoon game drive at the park which is also one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles.

Major geological upheavals caused a series of lakes in Kenya’s Rift Valley and Lake Nakuru is of the soda variety and when conditions are right up to two million lesser and greater flamingos feed around its shores. Baboon Cliff is a well-known spot from which to view the dazzling fringe of pink around the lake’s shores. Lake Nakuru was declared a national park in 1961 and it now covers an area of some 200 km² and is a Black & White rhino sanctuary. You have an excellent chance of seeing buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, White Rhino and plenty of baboon and warthog, waterbuck and impala. Lion, leopard and black rhino are frequently seen.

Day 3

Depart the Nakuru and drive to the Masai Mara reserve where you be arriving in time for lunch at the Mara Sopa Lodge. Although not Kenya’s largest park, Masai Mara Game Reserve offers undoubtedly the best concentrations of wildlife in an area just above 1,800 sq km (almost 700 sq miles) it was established in 1961 and adjoins the Serengeti in Tanzania forming the northern end of the great migration eco-system. This is the traditional land of the Masai people, who are nomadic herders and opt for the traditional lifestyle. Habitats within this park include the forests along the banks of the Mara and Talek Rivers, savannah and acacia forests. These habitats are home to a great variety of game including lion, leopard, cheetah, zebra, wildebeest (gnu), giraffe, buffalo, jackal, eland, gazelles, impala and elephant. This is the only place in Kenya where topi are common and you will see them standing sentinel on old termite mounds. Hippopotamuses and crocodiles are plentiful in the rivers and the bird life is also abundant (about 53 species of birds of prey alone have been recorded). Overnight will be spent at the Mara Sopa Lodge.

Day 4

Today you have two game drives an early morning game drive before breakfast and an afternoon game drive. The rest of your day is at leisure at the Lodge to enjoy the amenities at your disposal. Overnight will be spent at the Mara Sopa lodge.

Day 5

After breakfast an early morning breakfast you shall depart for Nairobi to arrive in time for lunch at the Carnivore restaurant renowned for its variety of game meat, and then transferred to the airport for your homebound flight.

NO OF PAX 1 2 3 4 5 6 SRS
AGE SAFARIS COST 1,972 1,503 1,346 1,269 1222 1,191 261
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