Cheap Safari in Kenya is a 4 days African safari in Kenya. This African safari trip in Kenya to Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara for a camping safari experience like no other.
About the 4 day Cheap Safari in Kenya
The Cheap Safari in Kenya is for those who want to experience the flora and fauna of two different parks. The lake Nakuru and Masai Mara camping safari targets those on budget.
This Cheap Safari in Kenya takes you to The Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Game Parks. When on the Cheap Safari in Kenya you get to see the flamingos in Lake Nakuru National Park.
You may be lucky to see the elusive leopard and black rhino too. The Cheap Kenya safari also takes you to the Masai Mara Game Reserve. This is the home to all the big five animals.
Be on the lookout for the great wildebeest migration from late June.
4 day Cheap Safari in Kenya Highlights
The highlights of this budget Kenya safari includes:
- Huge diversity of flora & fauna in a vast reserve
- The Rift Valley with lake Nakuru lying on its floor
- Thousands of flamingos that have invaded the lake & nesting along the shore
- Stunning views of Lake Nakuru from Baboon Cliff
- Rhino Sanctuary
- Scenic appeal of the tree studded Savannah plains of Masai Mara
- Masai Mara as the home of the big five
- Wildebeest migration [July-October]
- Mara & Talek rivers inhabited by wild Crocodiles and Hippos
- Maasai community home stead (at an extra cost)
Detailed 4 day Cheap Safari in Kenya Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru National Park
You will be picked up from your Nairobi hotel or airport in the morning. Our representative will brief you on this cheap safari in Kenya.
Later you will leave Nairobi and drive to the Great Rift Valley viewing scenery en-route. Your arrival in Lake Nakuru National Park will start with a short game drive.
Proceed to Wildlife Clubs of Kenya for lunch and check in. Embark on an evening game drive at 1600hrs. This will take you to the shores of flamingo filled lake Nakuru.
Be on the lookout for the famous white Rhino and black rhino found in this park. You will have your dinner and overnight at Wildlife Club of Kenya Hostels.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru National Park is spectacular. It has been a blazing sea of deep pink flamingos – millions of them!
Their intense fuchsias bursting against Lake Nakuru’s deep blue alkaline waters. Quite simply… it has until some few years ago been the most brilliant show of bird life on earth.
Due to some progressive natural factors, the flamingo numbers have been reducing. But the park itself remains stunning – one of Kenya’s finest.
Great rocky escarpments tower over acacia forest. There are waterfalls, wooded hills and euphorbia trees dot the lake.
The few quantities of flamingos is accompanied by other bird life. They include pelicans, cormorants, kingfishers, ostriches, storks as well as herons and eagles. The scene here is bountiful, busy and full of color.
But that’s only the beginning of what this special park has to offer. The wildlife viewing here is easy and accessible.
Lake Nakuru is known for hosting some endangered but beautiful species. You’re sure to see rare Rothschild’s Giraffe. This is along with white rhino, especially along the lake shore.
The park is also sanctuary to one of Kenya’s largest populations of black rhino.
Another aspect to the active wildlife viewing here is observing the park’s wildlife. They include zebra, hippo, olive baboon, vervet and colobus monkeys, waterbuck and hyena. Big safari wildlife to be on the lookout for includes lion, cheetah, leopard and buffalo.
The park is fenced to protect the rhino and giraffe. It can’t support elephants – the only large mammal you won’t find here.
Day 2: Lake Nakuru-Masai Mara National Reserve
Wake up to an early breakfast at your camp. This will be followed by departure to Masai Mara National Reserve. The drive goes through the floor of the Great Rift Valley.
You will arrive at Mara Wildebeest Camp in time for lunch. After a short rest you will venture out for an evening game drive. This is a two hours game tracking that begins at 1600 hrs. You will be looking for the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo and other members of the Big five.
There are other animals that include the herbivores and birds in this park. Drive back for dinner and overnight at Mara Wildebeest Camp.
Masai Mara National Reserve
This is the gifted park rated 8th wonder in the world is situated in the southwest of Kenya, seated on an area of 1,510 sq. km (583 square miles) in Great Rift Valley’s open grassland.
This great destination is a land of breathtaking moments. It is filled with abundant wildlife and endless plains. The quintessential Masai Mara safari delivers many attractions. They include the wildebeest, zebras and other antelopes. This and many make up the famous Great Migration, race crossing Mara River. Here some reptiles and other carnivores lay traps to hunt down the migrants.
The hunters here include; Crocodiles, the kings of the jungles Lions and leopards. There are others like the hyena, jackals, cheetah and several carnivores.
Maasai Mara National Park is any ardent fun hunter’s, photographer’s paradise. It is well decorated with plenty of wild animals. They include elephants, buffalos, giraffes, lions and cheetahs.
We have wildebeests, zebras, antelopes, leopards and the endangered black rhino. The latter hides in the dense thickets. There is also the large rafts of hippo and enormous crocodiles are found in the Mara River. Not only is it the wonder of the world animals’ hub but also had birds and over 450 bird species are recorded here.
Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve
The day will start with a cup of coffee or tea. Leave for an early morning game drive game drive. This will be to see most wildlife as the weather is cool for them. You will return back to camp for breakfast.
After a short rest you will go for a full day game drive in the park with packed lunch. You will go in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators. Also included are the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo and the dangerous Crocodiles.
A stop at the Mara River, the scene of the migration crossing is a must. You will drive back for dinner and overnight at Mara Wildebeest Camp.
Day 4: Masai Mara – Nairobi
Early breakfast at your camp will be essential. This will be followed by breaking of the camp. After checking out of the reserve, you will drive to Nairobi.
You are expected to arrive in the afternoon. You may opt for a city tour at an extra cost if time allows. You will end your cheap safari In Kenya with a drop off at your hotel in Nairobi.
In case you are leaving, you will be dropped off at the airport.
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4 Day Cheap Safari in Kenya Costs:
What is included in the 4 day Cheap 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 Cheap Safari in Kenya to Lake Nakuru Masai Mara Safari
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
4 day Cheap 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 4 Day Cheap Safari in Kenya
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Sun Hat
- Comfortable shoes