5 Days Kenyan taste safari
Areas of Interest
- Lake Nakuru: “Flamingos, rhinos and leopards”
- Masai Mara: “African wildlife”
- Lake Naivasha: “Kenya’s most beautiful lake”
Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru National Park – Lake Nakuru Lodge (L D)
After an early arrival at the Airport, you get a very warm welcome by our professional driver- guide; we will then have a first tour briefing and proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park. Here, we visit Lake Nakuru one of the most well-known lakes of the Rift Valley famous all over the world for its flamingos, this lake is one of the natural wonders of the world. At times, there are up to 2 million flamingos at the lake, which forms a beautiful pink ribbon around the lake shores. Check in at Lake Nakuru Lodge for our delicious lunch after which we will have some short time to rest, in the late afternoon, we will have evening game drives where we will have a good chance of seeing rhinos and leopards. As the sun is going down we come back to our Lodge for dinner and overnight. From our Lodge, we have a magnificent view over the lake.
Day 2: Masai Mara National Park – Mara Osero Tented camp (B L D)
After an early safari and breakfast, we drive to the Masai Mara National Reserve considered as one of the largest and most beautiful protected areas of Kenya and reveal the originality of Africa. Arrive and check in at Mara Osero camp time for lunch , After lunch we will have some time to relax before we embark on the first game drive through the savannah landscape of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, with a good chance to track down the Big Five (elephant, buffalo, lion, rhino, leopard).
After breakfast, we will do full day game drives in the Masai Mara National Reserve. This park is famous for its savannah landscapes and its wildlife concentration per square km. The prospects are good to observe all those fascinating animals that can usually only be seen in numerous nature documentaries. We will have a picnic at a site in the Mara River, bordering the Serengeti. The river is part of the Masai Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, which is particularly known for the largest wildlife migration on earth in the world. Every year, Wildebeests, zebras and antelopes form huge animal trains cross the brown, foaming river full of crocodiles.
After breakfast, we drive to Lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha the highest and most beautiful lake in the Rift Valley, where especially the bird-watchers, with over 400 documented bird species will be pleased. At an altitude of 1910 m, the water is crystal clear and surrounded by thick papyrus. Arrive and check in at Lake Naivasha Sopa lodge in time for Lunch, after a short rest, we will to a boat trip to the lake and experience more of the attractions found in the lake.
The Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge is surrounded by a vast terrain, which varies in the landscape. Thus we find steppe landscape, but also grass and trees come close like in a local park. You may be able to observe the many animals roaming around the Lodge in search of food. At night it is fun to look out the window and see the hippopotamus within a few meters from the lodge warthogs or even giraffes on your way. Overnight and dinner at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.
After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Nairobi, either drop off at the Airport or a Nairobi Hotel
- All park entrance fees
- All game drives and transfers in a good customary minibus or Land cruiser on safari
- Unlimited game drives up to 6pm (sundown)
- Breakfast / lunch / dinner as indicated
- Boat tour Lake Naivasha
- Accommodation in a double room in mentioned accommodations or similar
- Local English speaking driver/tour guide
- Detailed travel information
- Enough bottled water each day
- International flight
- Visa for Kenya (about USD 50)