Experience the best of both worlds combining Masaai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Park. This is a budget safari whereby you will join other people in a van.
You will sleep in Lenchada Tented Tourist camp (http://lenchadatouristcamp.com/) or Rhino tented camp(http://www.rhinotouristcamp.com/en/) . The tents have a toilet, hot shower, bed, linen and mosquito nets.There is also electricity which is on from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the evening and from 6:00 am to 8:00 am in the morning.
Day 1: Nairobi to Maasai Mara
At 8 o'clock you will be picked up from your Nairobi Hotel and commence the drive to Maasai Mara via the great rift valley view point where you will have a breathtaking view of the floor of the rift valley. Lunch will be on the way in a travelers motel. In the afternoon after you check in depart for a sunset evening game viewing drive in the Mara Reserve (4 p.m. to 6.00 p.m). Return back to the camp for a sumptuous buffet dinner ending with good time for resting at lenchada Tourist Camp or rhino camp.
Masai Mara Reserve is the most popular tourism destination in Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife is most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment. Its regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife Viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. Hardly can a visitor miss to spot the big five. The phenomenal wildebeest migration which is a spectacular event only seen in Maasai Mara is the the wonder of the world.
Day 2: Full Day Game Drive in Masai Mara Reserve
Spend the full day exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big Five. You will have picnic lunches in the Reserve as you scale the Mara beauty sitted at the banks of Mara river.
Optional: In the evening, Visit the local Masai village for a Masai cultural tour at USD 10 per person. Learn about the Masai community and interact with the local Masai people. A overnight at the Masai village can be organised upon request.
A balloon safari at USD 370 per person(optional) can can be organised early morning on this day then proceed with the normal program. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (in Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures.
Day 3: Depart Maasai Mara to Nakuru
You will enjoy the last early morning game drive in Mara Reserve followed by breakfast. Thereafter commence drive to Nakuru. Upon arrival at 6pm you will spend the night at the Matfam Resort www.lanetmatfamresort.co.ke and have dinner there.
Day 4 : Nakuru to Nairobi
You will have an early breakfast and depart by 7am to straight to the park. Its a small park with magnificent, rare white rhinos which form part of the Big five animals. There is also a possibility to see the pink flamingos . The game drive lasts 3 hours, after which you depart on a 3-hour drive back. Lunch will be on the way in a traveler's motel.
You will be dropped to your hotel within Nairobi.
The price is
USD 410 per person.
- 3 Nights accommodation
- All Park entrance fees Mara and Nakuru
- All meals as per itinerary
- All Transport in a van with a pop roof for easy game viewing.
- Our assistance at any point.
- Bottled water
- Pickup and drop off to your hotel within Nairobi city centre
- Drinks e.g alcohol
- Maasai village @ 20 USD per person
- Balloon Safari @ 380 USD per person
- Pick up and drop off to airport/ hotel not within Nairobi city centre at an extra fee