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Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru

Sept  1st – 6th, 2024 (5N/6D)
Sept  7th – 13th, 2024 (5N/6D)

from $3,200

Immerse yourself in the world of flamingoes and the hallowed lands of the big five.
Drive into the acacia woodlands and the savannah grasslands.

Location: Lake Nakuru National Park (2N/3D),
                    Masai Mara National Park (3N/4D)

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  • Group Size Medium Group
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Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru

Sept  1st – 6th, 2024 (5N/6D)
Sept  7th – 13th, 2024 (5N/6D).

Lake Nakuru National Park was established to protect the ecosystem around the Nakuru lake, which is a shallow alkaline lake that attracts thousands of flamingos and other waterbirds.

The park’s landscape consists of grasslands, woodlands, and rocky outcrops that provide a beautiful backdrop for game viewing and bird watching.

One of the park’s main attractions is the large flocks of flamingos that feed on the algae in the lake’s shallow waters. The pink hues of the flamingos and the blue of the lake make for a beautiful sight. The park is also home to several predators such as lions, leopards, and hyenas, which prey on baboons, monkeys, warthogs and the herbivores such as zebras, gazelles, impalas, and buffalos.

Maasai Mara

Masai Mara National Park is a world-renowned wildlife reserve located in southwestern Kenya, and is named after the Maasai people who have lived in the area for centuries. The park is part of the larger Serengeti-Mara ecosystem and is home to a vast array of wildlife, making it one of the most popular safari destinations in Africa.

The park’s landscape is dominated by vast savannah grasslands, rolling hills, and acacia woodlands, providing the perfect habitat for a diverse range of species. Masai Mara is best known for the annual wildebeest migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles traverse the plains in search of greener pastures. The migration usually takes place between July and October and is a spectacle that attracts tourists from all over the world.

Apart from the migration, the park is also home to the “Big Five” – lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos, and rhinos. These animals are the most sought-after by tourists on safari, and the park’s population of these animals is impressive. Masai Mara is also home to numerous other species such as cheetahs, giraffes, hyenas, zebras, and more, making it a haven for wildlife lovers.

Visitors to Masai Mara can enjoy a variety of activities, such as game drives, hot-air balloon safaris, and guided walks. Game drives are the most popular activity, and visitors can choose to take a morning or afternoon drive or even a full-day safari. Hot-air balloon safaris offer a unique perspective of the park and are a popular way to experience the sunrise over the plains.

Masai Mara National Park is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in wildlife and nature.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • International airfares
  • Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours or extra meals ordered
  • Insurance, laundry and phone calls
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Medical Costs
  • Tips and gratuities
  • All applicable taxes
  • Anything that is not included in the inclusions list
  • Twin-sharing accommodation in comfortable rooms/tents unless single occupancy purchased at extra cost.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and hot beverages (coffee and tea)
  • All entry fees, guide fees and safaris
  • Ground Transfers or one-way chartered flight from Nairobi to Masai Mara and back.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • International airfares
  • Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours or extra meals ordered
  • Insurance, laundry and phone calls
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Medical Costs
  • Tips and gratuities
  • All applicable taxes
  • Anything that is not included in the inclusions list
  1. Day 1 Arrival in Nairobi and Drive to Nakuru

    Land in JKIA, Nairobi. We would prefer morning for the arrival time. After the meet and greet, we drive to Lake Nakuru National Park and check in at the resort there. We rest and after lunch, we head on for the afternoon game drive. Overnight at the resort. An early sleep is recommended to get up fresh for the action following the next day.

  2. Day 2 Morning and Afternoon Game Drives and overnight in Nakuru

    After a morning wakeup-call and morning tea opens the day, we reach the park gate at the earliest possible. This will allow us to look for pugmarks and other signs of any movement to track the big cats. Big cats are at their most active during the early hours of dawn and late hours of dusk, so we seek to utilize the first hour of the ride to the most.

    The morning safari gives us a wonderful chance to see and photograph many inhabitants of this reserve. We head back to the resort for rest and lunch.

    The afternoon safari starts after lunch. Afternoons are great for bird-watching, and late movement of big cats and other mammals. After the evening round we come back to the resort and go for a good night sleep after a lovely dinner.

  3. Day 3 Drive to Masai Mara and overnight at Mara

    After breakfast, check out from Nakuru and drive for Masai Mara. Upon arrival, check in at the resort and rest. After lunch, you will depart for afternoon game drive at Mara plains searching for the big cats and other animals. Dinner and overnight at the Game lodge.

  4. Day 4 & 5 Game Drives at Masai Mara

    Morning & Afternoon game drives for the next two days. Masai Mara is known as Mecca of wildlife for all the right reasons. Our quest in this trip will be to maximize game viewing. Morning safaris will start before sunrise and we shall return to our lodge after sun down. Dinner and Overnight stay will be at the Game lodge

    Add-ons: A visit to Masai village can be organized upon request. Here we can learn and dive deep into the Masai culture, listen to their history and get to learn their way of life and how has it evolved with time.

    On the last evening we shall have an exclusive sundowner inside the park. Seeing the rising sun cast its golden radiance over the Savannah is a sight to behold!

  5. Day 6 Morning Game drive and Check out

    After morning game drive & breakfast, you are taken to the nearby airstrip for the flight back to Naiorbi (Wilson Airport). You are then transferred to JKIA for onward international flight back for the return journey home with fascinating memories to share with your families and friends!

Chartered Flights
Reading Room
Breakfast at the field
Lounging at the resort
Arrangment for Sundowner

Lake Nakuru 

Located on a range of hills that form the western limits of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, the lodge offers spectacular views over the vastness of Africa. The lodge also overlooks Lake Nakuru and its surrounding National Park, one that is a paradise for bird watchers and wildlife lovers alike.

The lounge, bar and dining room have extensive sheltered outdoor terraces. The infinity swimming pool overlooks the lake and has a pool bar. Board games are available and there is a gift shop and wi-fi. Nature walks are a wonderful way to appreciate the locality.

 

Maasai Mara

The camp, situated inside the Maasai Mara Reserve is conveniently nestled near Kaboso Crossing, Double Cross and the Marshes of Musiara. The unique location is highly conducive to sightings of resident leopards and lions and often, often within 10 minutes of leaving camp, you could be sitting with a pride of lions or the elusive leopard.

The camp consists of luxurious ensuite safari tents, tastefully decorated in African themed décor, large comfortable beds with Egyptian cotton whites, a private verandah, and a fully functional bathroom with a safari style shower. All tents are strategically constructed under tree shade providing stunning views and each tent has a private feel to it.

The camp runs on solar power and is an eco-friendly bush camp with little impact on the environment and striving to maintain the ecosystem.

Lake Nakuru

 

 

 

Masaai Mara

 

 

 

 

Anybody over the age of 18 (unless accompanied by an adult) and interested in nature and wildlife will enjoy this Tour thoroughly. There are no other eligibility criteria. There is no activity involved in this trip that demands higher physical fitness.

Our Photo Tours are designed to provide you sufficient space for comfortable photography, so you can expect a maximum of three other people (including the participants and the Skipper) apart from the driver who acts as the guide for the game drive.

For the Big Five and other mammals, a telephoto zoom lens in the range of 70 to 200mm/300mm or 100 to 400mm works very well. If opting for a fixed (‘prime’) lens, the 300mm focal length on a cropped sensor body with a 1.4x extender (‘teleconverter’) is the best deal, although lenses of longer focal length can be used to good effect as well, especially on ‘full-frame’ bodies. For birds, a lens with a focal length of at least 400mm is essential. A wide-angle or normal zoom to capture landscapes or creative perspectives of wildlife is recommended. And since the light conditions in savanna grasslands often remain good, an image-stabilized lens and a camera body are perfect.

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