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Big Five Safari
Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru

On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International airport, you will be met by our Company representative and briefed about the safari. Depart Nairobi and drive to the floor of the Rift Valley with a brief stop at the Rift Valley viewpoint to take the most eye catching view of the Escarpment. Game viewing en route to Sarova Lion Hill Lodge/ Flamingo Hill Camp. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game.

Dinner and overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge/ Flamingo Hill Camp.
Approximate Transit time: 2½ hrs
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha

Another morning game drive in Nakuru, then depart for Naivasha arriving Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/ Naivasha Simba Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon boat ride on Lake Naivasha that takes you to Crescent Island for a walking safari. This is one of the few places in the world where one can wander on foot amidst wild animals – there are no predators.

Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge/ Naivasha Simba Lodge
Approximate Transit time: 1hr
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Lake Naivasha – Masai Mara

After breakfast, proceed to Kenya’s premier wildlife park – the Maasai Mara home to the residents of the BBC’s Big Cat diary arriving in time for lunch. These vast plains provide incredible game viewing for this Kenya safari. Afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge/Mara Sarova Camp.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Approximate transit time: 6hrs

Day 4: Masai Mara National Reserve

Spend the day in Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). You can opt to go out with picnic lunch boxes to spend most of the day in the park coming back to the lodge late afternoon, or you can have an early morning pre-breakfast game drive, and another one late afternoon. There will also be an optional visit to a local Maasai village.

All meals and overnight at Mara Simba Lodge/Mara Sarova Camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Drive back to Nairobi

Depart Maasai Mara after breakfast, driving back to Nairobi to arrive approx 1300hrs. Transfer to the airport for onward flight home. This marks the end of your Kenya safari.

Approx Transit time: 5½ hrs
Meal Plan: Breakfast