Maasai Mara and the Rift Valley Lakes
This tour goes through the Great Rift Valley to Maasai Mara, most rich in game. We will then visit the North part of the Rift to the beckoning lakes, Bogoria, Baringo and Nakuru, a bird watchers and naturalist paradise.
Day 1: Nairobi to Maasai Mara
Depart Nairobi for Masai Mara through the Great Rift Valley with lunch served on the way, arriving in the Mara in time for an evening introduction game drive. Elephants, lions, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, are among the main animals expected to be seen in the Mara, not forgetting the other plains game, like wildebeests and the impalas. Meals and overnight at the camp/lodge.
Day 2: Maasai Mara
Full day spent in search of Elephant, Zebra, Wildebeest, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion, Cheetah, Leopard and other plains game. Visit the Mara River Hippo Pools where we have lunch with the animals. This is the natural bridge of the wildebeests and zebras as they do their natural annual phenomenon from Serengeti into the Mara and back. Stay at the camp/lodge.
Day 3: Maasai Mara
Day spent in two major game drives, one in the morning, other one in the late afternoon. Between the drives, visit the traditional Masai Villages at a cost, or just while the time away at leisure over a cup of tea or a beer. Stay at the camp/lodge.
Day 4: Maasai Mara to Nakuru
After breakfast leave the camp /lodge and depart for nakuru. Lunch is served en-route. Lake Nakuru is renowned for its large variety of world famous birds. It’s possible to see other game such as Rhino, Waterbuck, Impala, Buffalo and Gazelle in the surrounding gardens. Dinner and overnight at the budget hotel/lodge.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru to Lake Baringo
Morning spent viewing game at lake Nakuru and in the afternoon proceed to Lake Baringo. We do organize a boat trip to view the many birds which inhabit this lake. Dinner and overnight at the budget hotel/lodge. Explore on foot this natural lake and view the Flamingos in their thousands. Caution must be taken while walking near the hot springs as these are super hot. After lunch depart for Nairobi via Nakuru arriving in the late afternoon.