7 Days Masai Mara / Lake Nakuru / Lake Naivasha & Amboseli
Masai mara is the most famous wildlife reserve in Africa home to many different animal species you could ever imagine, From the Big Five(lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffaloes) to the great wildebeests migration which is best known as the seventh wonder of the world.
Lake Nakuru and Naivasha are know for the beautiful pink flamingoes which seat at the shores of the lakes. Apart from the flamingoes get to view other animal species like the giraffes, rhinos, buffaloes, monkeys and lions.
Amboseli National Park is famous for the large herds of elephants and the beautiful snow-capped mount Kilimanjaro which arises from Tanzania.
Day 1: NAIROBI – MASAI MARA
08:30 a.m. Depart from Nairobi hotel and drive to the Masai Mara. Drive through the agriculturally rich central highlands of Kenya with stopover at the escarpment to view the magnificent East African Great Rift Valley. Descend to the floor of the escarpment to continue on to the Masai Mara arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game viewing in search for animals till sunset back to the camp for Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: MASAI MARA
Full day at Masai Mara exploring the vastness of this wildlife haven Lions, Cheetahs, Elephants, Buffalos, Zebras dominates the scene while Antelopes, Warthogs, Wildebeests form formidable numbers. Masai Mara has the highest concentration of wildlife per square kilometer than any other park in the region. An optional local Masai Village visit can be arranged. All meals and overnight at the camp.
Day 3: MASAI MARA – LAKE NAIVASHA
Pre-morning game drive up to around 9:30 a.m. Afterwards depart for Lake Naivasha arriving in time for lunch. An afternoon boat ride to the crescent Island. Dinner and overnight at the budget hotel.
Day 4: LAKE NAIVASHA – LAKE NAKURU
After breakfast depart for Lake Nakuru National park which hosts the largest concentration of Flamingoes which canopy the edge of this alkaline Rift Valley Lake. The park also hosts Lions, Leopard, Giraffe, and Warthog etc. There is a Rhino sanctuary and thus Rhino sightings are very high. Dinner and overnight at a hotel.
Day 5: LAKE NAKURU – AMBOSELI
After breakfast depart for Amboseli via Nairobi for lunch arriving in the evening if time permits evening game drive. Some of the species of Amboseli includes Elephants, Lions, Cheetah, Giraffe among many other plain game animals. Amboseli lies at the floors of Mount Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight Camp.
Day 6: AMBOSELI
After breakfast, proceed for an early morning pre-breakfast game drive. Return to the campsite for breakfast. After breakfast, a further game drive where plains game including Zebra, wildebeest, giraffe and various antelopes can be seen. Hve lunch and leisure break at the camp then end with an evening game drive, looking out for the peak of Kilimanjaro which may be seen in clear weather from the observation hill. Large herds of elephant and hippo can be seen bathing swamp grounds whose water source is Mt. Kilimanjaro. All meals and overnight at the camp.
Day 7: AMBOSELI – NAIROBI
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After a late breakfast, depart Amboseli for Nairobi with lunch enroute, arriving in the evening. Drop off at your hotel.