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Masai Mara Interactive, Lake Nakuru & Amboseli Safari

Masai Mara Interactive, Lake Nakuru & Amboseli Safari

Price From: 1,449 USD

Overview

Operator: Bamba Experience

Price From:  1,449 USD

Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51

Fitness Needs: Light Impact

Program duration: 6 days

Join a 6-day safari adventure through Kenya and explore the jaw-dropping scenery while enjoying the iconic African wildlife in their natural habitats.

Watch for huge populations of Elephants in Amboseli National Park, enormous flocks of flamingos wading in the waters of Lake Nakuru, and landscapes commanded by the presence of Mount Kilimanjaro. Later, indulge in authentic Maasai culture on your visit to a Masai Mara village, alongside a local guide. Explore the area on game drives, passing through rolling plains and groves of Acadia.

Enjoy an opportunity to learn about the sacred rituals, song, and dance of the Masai people and experience their celebrations first hand. Eat lunch while watching hippos and crocodiles laze about in the Mara River. 

This is your chance to explore and delight in the magic of Kenya, its wildlife, and wonderful culture and landscapes. 

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi - Amboseli National Park

Today you'll be picked up from the hotel early and pass the Athi Plains on your way to the bush country of Amboseli National Park.

Amboseli is a landscape dominated by the magic of Mt. Kilimanjaro in its backdrop. 

Enjoy an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight are at the Amboseli camp/lodge located in the very heart of the Amboseli National Park.

Day 2: Amboseli National Park

Today you have two options:

Option 1: After breakfast proceed for a morning game drive wildlife viewing drive in the park and return back to the camp/lodge around midday for your sumptuous lunch.

Relax after lunch to await for an evening game drive at 4:00 pm when the weather cools down and the wildlife is active. Amboseli is famous for its big game – elephants, lions, herds of buffaloes, zebra and wildebeest and its great scenic beauty. Later in the evening return back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Option 2: After breakfast depart the camp/lodge with a packed lunch for a full day game drive. Stop to enjoy your picnic lunch at the observation hill which on a clear day affords you with views of Kilimanjaro in the distance. Continue with game viewing after lunch and return to the camp/lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Amboseli National Park to Lake Nakuru National Park

You'll depart today after an early breakfast to Lake Nakuru National Park. The area is home to a variety of waterbirds including flamingos.

Arrive at around 12:30 pm and begin a game drive en route to your camp/lodge for check in and lunch.

Get settled in and relax until 4:00 pm where you will head on for another game drive and nature walk along the lake shores and return back to the camp/lodge before sunset. 

Dinner and overnight at the camp/lodge overlooking the lake.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park to Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast today, you'll depart on a journey south along the Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara National Reserve - an extension of Tanzania's Serengeti National Park also known as The 7th Wonder of the World.

Millions of wildebeests and zebra cross the Mara River from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya in search of food and water and it is famous for its wide variety of resident wildlife all year round.

Stop for lunch at Narok Town and arrive at Masai Mara National Reserve in time for an afternoon game drive where you may have a chance of seeing the 'Big Five’, different varieties of birdlife and the best savannah vegetation in the world.

Return to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Masai Mara Game Reserve

Today you will enjoy full day game drives to take in the beauty of the Mara.

Mara has the largest population of lions to be found in Kenya. Today you will have a picnic lunch at the Mara River where you can enjoy watching crocodiles and hippos laze around in their natural habitat.

After lunch, continue your game drive in search for more wildlife. You will be dropped off at the Masai Village at 5:00 pm for an opportunity to visit the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals.

Upon arrival at the village proceed for a nature walk with the Masai naturalist guide, you will get to see herbs that are used as medication among the Masai. Return to the village where a camp fire will be lit, entertainment from both women, children and men of the village follows with a chance for you to join in their dancing. The chief will then give you stories of their culture and tradition, they will show you how the herbs seen during the nature walk are prepared and used. You will also have a glimpse into their homes and social structure, dinner will be served at the village followed by coffee and tea as you leave to return to the camp/lodge for overnight.

Day 6: Masai Mara Game Reserve to Nairobi

Take an early morning game drive into the park and then return to the camp/lodge for a full breakfast. Say goodbye to the Masai Mara Game Reserve as you begin your leisurely return drive back to Nairobi, arriving in the late afternoon.

Your trip will come to an end with a drop off at your hotel.

Country Fast Facts

Country Fast Facts

Kenya

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Continent:Africa
Official Language(s)English, Kiswahili
Capital:Nairobi
Population45,010,056 (2014 estimate)
Climate(s)Equatoria, Monsoon, Tropical, Warm Desert, Warm Semi-arid, Temperate oceanic, Temperate Mediterranean
Major Airport(s):Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), Moi International Airport (MBA), Eldoret International Airport (EDL)
Economic Driver(s):Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing, Mining, Energy, Tourism, Manufacturing, Financial Services

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