You imagine the birds chirp as the lion roar, the leopards purr and the hyenas laugh. The billboard announces welcome to Kenya, it is time for the 6 day Masai Mara lake Nakuru Amboseli safari in Kenya. Let us get to the bush for this magnificent African safari tour in Kenya. You should be looking forward to enjoy a time of your life in this family friendly Kenya safari holiday.
About Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli Safari in Kenya
Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli safari is a 6 days Kenya lodge trip. The emphasis of this African safari in Kenya is to give you the very best of wildlife experience. The Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli safari takes you to Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli. In Amboseli you’ll get that iconic view of Mount Kilimanjaro rising above the clouds. It’s also one of the very best parks in Africa for seeing family groups of elephants and large bull elephants at close quarters.
Lake Nakuru is known for its population of flamingos. This is a haven of birds and ornithologists are better taking Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli safari. Masai Mara on the other hand is known for the big cats. The great wildebeest migration also plays in this savannah plain. The main emphasis of the Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli safari is game drives in the 3 national parks to be visited.
Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli Safari Highlight
- Great game drives
- Superb sun downers
- Lovely topography and landscape
- Beautiful and amazing people
Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli Safari Itinerary
Day 1 – Nairobi – Masai Mara National Park
You will be met in the morning at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. A short briefing on the Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli safari will take place. This is to be followed by a drive through the Mau Escarpments. You will get into the floor of the Rift Valley as you head to Masai Mara National Reserve. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Mara Leisure Lodge. Enjoy a short rest that will prepare you for the afternoon. At 1600hrs, you will embark on an afternoon game drive. Look forward to seeing wildebeest, zebra and Thompson’s gazelle to the famous “Big Five”. Others include leopard, hyenas, elephants, herds of buffaloes and many others. Return back to your Masai Mara safari lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli safari day spent in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Here you will have both morning and afternoon game drives at 0630hrs and 1600hrs respectively. The Masai Mara Game Reserve is the northern extension of the Serengeti National Park. Its rolling plains are home to hundreds of plains game together with predators that feed on them. African wildlife here include dik-diks, bat-eared fox, caracals, aardwolf, a variety of mongoose, baboons, monkeys, warthogs. Others are Nile crocodile, hippos, black rhino, and over 350 species of birds. All your meals and overnight will be at Mara Leisure Lodge.
About Masai Mara Game Reserve
The Maasai Mara National Reserve (also spelt Masai Mara) was established in 1948, it is approximately 1510 sq. km. in size and adjoins Tanzania’s Serengeti. Probably Kenya’s number one tourist destination it holds spectacular scenery as well as vast amounts of bird and wildlife. The Reserve is famous for its huge herds of Wildebeest and Zebra which migrate through Maasai Mara from the Serengeti around June-October each year. It is a reserve not a national park meaning it is totally unfenced and is run by the local county rather than the national Government.
The famed Maasai Mara is one of Africa’s most acclaimed wildlife reserves, renowned for its wildebeest migration, prides of lion and huge herds of plains animals. The Mara is the northern portion of the Serengeti Plains, and we find excellent wildlife viewing all year long in these grasslands. The reserve is named for the Maasai tribespeople, the traditional inhabitants of the area who graze cattle here, and the Mara River that runs through it.
Day 3 – Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park
Start your on day with an early breakfast before check out. You will depart Masai Mara headed to Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is one of the many beautiful Rift Valley Lakes. The park is home to millions of flamingos and other bird and animal life. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Maili Saba Safari Camp. After a short rest you will enjoy an afternoon game viewing at 1600hrs. What to see in this small National Park in Kenya include flamingoes, pelicans, baboons, black and white rhinos. Others are the other members of the big five that are the lion, leopard and buffalo including the cheetah. Return back to your lodge in Nakuru for dinner and overnight.
About Lake Nakuru national Park
Lake Nakuru a shallow and alkaline lake on the bed of the Great Rift Valley has earned its fame as the home of the greatest bird spectacle in the world – a myriad of often more than a million pink flamingos which seasonally use its waters to feed on the abundant algae which thrives in its shallow warm waters. It lies 160 kms (100 miles) from Nairobi by road. Enjoy a variety of Kenya’s birdlife on the beautiful lakes of the Rift Valley, where animals graze on the shoreline. Flamingo concentrations vary according to season.
Day 4 – L. Nakuru – Amboseli National Park
Wake up to an early breakfast in Maili Saba safari camp. This will be followed by departure via Nairobi. You will be driving South through the Masai land to Amboseli National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Amboseli Sentrim Lodge. A short rest after lunch will be enough to prepare you for the afternoon game drive. At 1600hrs embark on an afternoon game drive to introduce you to Amboseli’s flora and fauna. Later return back to your safari lodge in Amboseli national Park in time for dinner and overnight.
About Amboseli National Park
Amboseli national park is often mentioned as just second in popularity to the incredible Masai Mara, the Amboseli National Park is a highly recommended safari destination in Kenya. Accommodation in luxury lodges ensures you have everything you need while you enjoy some of the most exciting game drives on the African continent. The Amboseli National Park is just over 200km to the south-east of Nairobi, and can be accessed by road or by plane. Two main roads available from Nairobi lead to the gates of the national park, but if you prefer to fly, the park has its own airstrip for light aircraft at the Empusel gate.
To add to the many reasons why Amboseli is such a great location, it is also ideal in combination with other safari destinations in Kenya or in neighboring Tanzania, such as the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park and the Arusha National Park. Amboseli is fantastic in combination with a Masai Mara safari as well.
Day 5 – Amboseli National Park
Full day on spent at the Amboseli National Park. This will be accompanied with morning and evening game drives. Located at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, the park has a lot of wildlife. The plain makes sighting of animals much easier when in Amboseli. On a clear day you will be able to see the tallest mountain in Africa, the Mount Kilimanjaro. All meals and overnight will be at the Amboseli Sentrim Lodge.
Day 6 – Nairobi
You will depart from the safari lodge after breakfast. This is to be followed by a drive through the park as you check out. You will be heading back to Nairobi. Your arrival will be in the early afternoon. You will end your safari with a drop off at the airport in time for your flight home.
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Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli Safari in Kenya Costs:
What is included in the Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli Safari in Kenya cost?
- Accommodation on full board basis
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli Safari
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli Safari in Kenya Price excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Amboseli Safari in Kenya
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Sun Hat
- Comfortable shoes
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