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Location: Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Maasai Mara
Price: US$1078
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ESSK 022: 5 Days Lake Nakuru/Lake Naivasha/Maasai Mara

Adding to two memorable days at the game filled plains of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, this safari also takes you to Lake Nakuru National Park. Other than the bird population of different species and especially flamingos that carpet the lake in Nakuru, the park has its fair share of wildlife that include the endangered black rhino. From Lake Nakuru you will proceed to the neaby Lake Naivasha where you will enjoy a boat ride on Lake Naivasha that will take you to Crescent Island for a walking safari – one of the few places in the world where one can wander on foot amidst wild animals as there are no predators

Daily departures, subject to minimum 2 persons booking.

  • Day 1: Nairobi/Lake Nakuru
    Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the floor of the Rift Valley with a brief stop at the Rift Valley viewpoint to take the most eyecatching view of the Escarpment. Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park with scenic views of both Lake Naivasha and Lake Elementaita en route, which are in the Great Rift from afar on the main highway to Nakuru. Game viewing en route to Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.

    Lunch at the lodge 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 lodge.

    Approx Transit time: 2½ hrs
    Meal plan: {L, D}

    Day 2: Lake Nakuru/Lake Naivasha
    Another morning game drive in Nakuru, then depart for Naivasha arriving Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon boat ride on Lake Naivasha that takes you to Crescent Island for a walking
    safari. This is one of the few places in the world where one can wander on foot amidst wild animals – there are no predators. Return to Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Approx Transit time: 1hr
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 3: Lake Naivasha/Maasai Mara
    Depart Naivasha after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, arriving Sentrim Mara Tented Camp in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive as you get a feel of this vast game filled reserve. Dinner and overnight at the permanent camp.
    Approx Transit time: 5 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 Sentrim Mara Tented Camp.
    Meal plan: {B, L, D}

    Day 5: Back to Nairobi
    Another morning game drive in Mara after breakfast, then drive back to Nairobi arriving approx. 14:00 hrs. Drop off at your hotel or transfer to the airport for your homebound flight. End of services.
    Approx Transit time: 5½ hrs
    Meal plan: {B}

  • 2018/2019 Prices:
    If using a Custom Safari Minibus
    High season US$1414 per person sharing
    Mid season US$1231 per person sharing
    Low season US$1078 per person sharing

    If using 4×4 Landcruiser
    High season US$1800 per person sharing
    Mid season US$1617 per person sharing
    Low season US$1464 per person sharing


    1. High Season: 16 Dec 2018 – 31 March 2019; 01 July – 15 Dec 2019
    2. Mid season: 01 – 30 June 2019
    3 . Low Season: 01 April – 31 May 2019

    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