5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS SWEET WATERS NAKURU MARA SAFARI
This five day safari takes you to three of the scenic national parks in Kenya,the Sweet Waters Game Sanctuary in Ol pejeta Conservancy, East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary ,Lake Nakuru National Park famous for its numerous mass of flamingos and Masai Mara National Reserve famous for its “BIG FIVE”
DAY 1 : NAIROBI-SWEET WATERS GAME SANCTUARY
On this day ,pick up at the airport or at a central point in Nairobi ,with the snowy peaks of Mt. Kenya as your backdrop, your destination is Sweet Waters Game Sanctuary, East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary is sure to be as beautiful as it is diverse. Check in at the lodge/camp and arrival in time for lunch.Find yourself and the Big Five as you explore 90,000 acres of pure wild with an experienced guide who will share his expert knowledge with you. Venture out there for close encounters with elephants, wild dog, lion, hyena, buffalo, cheetah, rhino, and all the plains herbivores
Ol Pejeta is home to three of the world’s last remaining three northern white rhinos, and a sanctuary for 113 critically endangered black rhinos. The Enclosure is also home to small populations of Grevy’s zebra and Jackson’s hartebeest – beautiful herbivores that are both endangered. We visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary, a charming haven established by the Jane Goodall Institute to provide sanctuary to orphaned chimps,.Evening game drive since its one of the best times to explore the Conservancy, as predators are on the hunt and their prey is on high alert .Dinner and overnight at the camp.
DAY 2: SWEET WATERS GAME SANCTUARY-LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast,depart Sweet Waters Game Sanctuary/Ol pejeta for Lake Nakuru National Park .Arrive in time for lunch and check in at the lodge/camp. This shallow soda lake has been famous for its flamingos but has also retained its reputation as an ornithologists’ delight with more than 400 species of bird found here. You may get out of the vehicle at the lake shore to get a closer look at the birds. The nearby cliffs offer sightings of baboons, birds of prey and scurrying hyraxes, as well as great views of the park. The national park covers 180 sq km and is home to warthogs, waterbuck, buffaloes, reedbucks, and the occasional leopard as well as white and black rhinos which were introduced to the park some years ago. Afternoon game drive. Afternoon visit to Lake Nakuru National Park where the sight of flamingos cannot be forgotten. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/camp
DAY 3: LAKE NAKURU – MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
Breakfast at the lodge. Depart for Masai Mara Game Reserve.check in at the lodge/camp and arrival in time for lunch or lunch enroute. Enjoy an evening game drive in this famous park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/camp.
DAY 4: – MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
Early morning balloon safari is available as an option at USD 450 per person. The Balloon launches at 0600hrs and takes one hour. On landing you will be welcomed with a champagne bush breakfast.
Full day of game viewing whereby you leave the lodge after breakfast with picnic lunch.
The Mara is the land of African legend: Lion are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, and a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetah and leopard are also regularly seen and, less commonly, rhino. The annual wildebeest migration, one of nature’s few remaining wildlife spectacles, occurs in the Mara from July to September where the big animals and their predators are to be present in abundance during the time frame of this trip. Several species of Bee-Eater, the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara’s birds, occur in the reserve. As well as wildlife, the Maasai Mara is also home to many members of the colorful Maasai tribe who may be seen around the borders of the park – Morans (warriors) loping across the plains, young boys herding goats, or elders grouped under a tree discussing matters of the day. Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Camp.
DAY 5: MASAI MARA – NAIROBI (250kms approximately 5hrs)
Early morning game drive. Breakfast at the lodge. Depart for Nairobi. A stopover is provided at Narok Town to browse in the bustling, vibrant Masai markets to buy curios and handicrafts. On arrival in Nairobi ,drop off at the airport for your departure flight or transfer to a city hotel
END OF SAFARI
- Transport in a safari tour van with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography
- Accommodation on Fullboard basis at the Lodge /camp
- Park entry fees to the national parks
- Mineral water while on safari
- Professional English speaking guide/driver
- Game drives as per the itinerary
- International Flight/domestic
- Personal items
- Laundry Services
- Visit to Masai Villages
- Balloon safari 45O$
- Excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tips to drivers & Porters
- Personal drinks
- Accomodation in Nairobi before and after safari
- Kenya visas