Day 1 – L. Nakuru
Early morning pick up and itinerary briefing by Abana safaris representative. Afterwards you board the van and start on a journey to the Great Rift Valley. You will have a brief stop to be explained on how the Great Rift Valley was formed at the viewpoint. Named in honour of a Scottish explorer John Walter Gregory, who was the first European to see and research about it, it divides Kenya neatly down the length of the country essentially separating east from west. Afterwards, proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park, arrival in time for lunch. Check in have lunch and relax. In the evening you will enjoy a game drive in the park. L. Nakuru is famous for its flamingos and not forgetting other wildlife like Black and White Rhino, Leopards, Rothschild’s Giraffe and many more. The amazing birds, flamingos make lake shores appear pink out of their concentration. You will also proceed to the baboon cliff just to have a look at the whole park from an aerial view. Dinner and Overnight…..
Day 2 – Masai Mara
After your breakfast, you will check out from the lodge and enjoy a short game drive through the park as you proceed to Masai Mara Game Reserve via the beautiful savannah grasslands and plains in the Great Rift Valley, magnificent views of Mt. Suswa, Mt. Margaret and Mt. Longonot.
This game reserve is among the 9 wonders of the world and is a renowned tourist destination in Kenya, famous for the wildebeest migration along the Mara River. The river is full of Crocodiles and hippos which traverse the Mara. The reserve has high proportions of wildlife and above all one is sure to spot a pride of lions resting or hovering in the fantastic woodland savannah grassland, and also the big five. Other animals expected include; hyenas, antelopes, topis, dikdik, and zebras among others. Arrive in time for lunch, check in, have lunch and relax. Late evening we will enjoy a short game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight…….
Day 3: Maasai Mara
After breakfast at the camp, you will explore the park’s amazingly high concentration of game. A full day game drive with picnic lunch at the Mara River as you enjoy the scenic view of the crocodiles resting on the brown-muddy river banks. The rolling grasslands of the Maasai Mara offer ideal game viewing and photographic opportunities and the grassy plains are broken by rocky outcrops which are favorite midday resting places for Lion.
This is where millions of Wildebeest cross the Mara River from the Serengeti National park of Tanzania to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve of Kenya – an annual spectacular event, which brings along thousands of plains game and predators to the Mara, making the park a beehive of ‘wildlife activities’. Late afternoon can be spared for an optional visit to the Maasai village to be enlightened on the Maasai culture and perhaps enjoy a Maasai cultural dance.
Day 4 – Nairobi
Immediately after breakfast you will board your van ready for a game drive through the park. This is the best time for game viewing as the animals are actively feeding. Afterwards you will proceed to the lodge for check out, before proceeding to Nairobi.
The cost of the above will be;
Ksh 26,600 per person sharing
The cost includes;
- Accommodation and meals on full board
- Transport throughout the safari
- Game drives in the park
- Services of a professional driver guide/guide
- Park entrance fees
The cost excludes:
- Personal items like telephone, laundry etc.
- Anything else not included above