EASTERN & SOUTHERN SAFARIS LTD
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Eastern & Southern Safaris LTD
Location: Sweet Waters, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara
Price: US$1531
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This 5 Days safari will take you to the slopes of Mt Kenya across the equator to Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary, the only park with a Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Kenya. Then you will proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park which is one of the world’s greatest bird spectacles. And finally to Kenya’s most popular game sanctary – Maaai Mara Game Reserve.

Daily departures subject to minimum 2 persons booking.

  • Day 1: Nairobi/Sweetwaters
    Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive through central Kenya to the lower slopes of Mt. Kenya to Sweetwaters Game Sanctuary – arriving Sweetwaters Tented Camp in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in this private sanctuary, including a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the only one of its kind in Kenya. You will also visit the Visitors Information Centre. Return to Sweetwaters Tented Camp for dinner and overnight (with an optional night game drives).

    Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
    Meal plan: {L, D}

    Day 2: Sweetwaters/Lake Nakuru
    Depart Sweetwaters after breakfast and drive to the floor of the Rift Valley – making a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls which was named after Joseph Thompson, one of the first European explorers who walked from Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the 1880′s. Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving Flamingo Hill Camp well in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game. Dinner and overnight at the tented camp.

    Approx Transit time: 3 hrs
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 3: Lake Nakuru/Maasai Mara
    Depart Lake Nakuru after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley with scenic views of both Lake Elementaita and Lake Naivasha en route, which are in the Great Rift from afar on the main highway to Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Arrive Mara Sopa Lodge well in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive that introduces you to this vast game filled reserve. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Approx Transit time: 6 hrs
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 4: Maasai Mara
    Spend the day in Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant. Game drives are flexible, with the option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend entire day in the park, or you can choose to have an early morning and late afternoon game drives. At extra cost you may visit a local Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle; the Masai are famous for their bravery, as they have co-existed with the animals over the years. All meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.

    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

  • 2015/2016 Prices:

    If using a Custom Safari Minibus
    High season US$1531 per person sharing
    Mid season US$1451 per person sharing
    Low season US$1298 per person sharing

    If using 4×4 Landcruiser
    High season US$1905 per person sharing
    Mid season US$1825 per person sharing
    Low season US$1672 per person sharing

    Seasons:
    1. High Season: 16 Dec 2015 – 31 March 2016; 01 July – 15 Dec 2016
    2. Mid season: 01 – 30 June 2016
    3 . Low Season: 01 April – 31 May 2016

    Prices include:
    – Transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
    – Services of a trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
    – Fullboard accommodation in the lodges as mentioned
    – Bottled water for use during the safari
    – Game drives and all park entry fees

    Not included:
    – International air transportation to and from Nairobi
    – Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
    – Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements