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Nairobi: 4-Day Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru Camping Safari

1. Nairobi: 4-Day Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru Camping Safari

Day one begins with pickup from Nairobi and travels along the Great Rift Valley towards the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Stop along the way to soak up the view from a magnificent lookout, then arrive at the park just in time for lunch. Later, set out on an epic evening game drive across the rich, tree-studded grasslands and rolling hills. The famous Maasai Mara is renowned for its great herds of black-maned lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, and virtually every type of Kenyan wildlife. After a restful night’s sleep at your camp, enjoy a picnic-style breakfast to set you up for day two. Head out on a full-day game drive, with a visit to the Mara River which is home to a large concentration of animals. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, have lunch at a viewpoint overlooking the crocodiles and hippos lazing in the river. Afterward, you have the option to visit a Maasai cultural village to gain insight into the homes and social structure of the Maasai people as well as how they live in harmony with the environment and the animals. Wake up early on day three with another fantastic game drive, then re-energize with a late breakfast before departing to Nakuru National Park. Stop over for a picnic lunch along the way and soak up views of the magnificent Kenyan landscape that surrounds you. Arrive in Nakuru and, if time allows, pass by Naivasha for a boat ride, at your own expense. Day four begins with a hearty, early morning breakfast followed by a tour through Nakuru Park, which is home to over 350 species of birds including colorful flamingos. The park is also home to black and white rhinos and has been established for the protection of endangered species such as this. After an unforgettable four-day experience, relax and reflect on the return journey to your hotel or airport in Nairobi.

From Nairobi: 7-day Masai Mara, Nakuru, and Amboseli Safari

2. From Nairobi: 7-day Masai Mara, Nakuru, and Amboseli Safari

Day 1: Nairobi to Maasai Mara At 8a.m you will be picked up from your hotel. Commence the drive to Maasai Mara via the Great Rift Valley viewpoint where you will stop over to view of the floor of the Rift Valley. Arrive at Miti Mingi Eco Camp or similar in time for lunch, check in. Enjoy a sunset game drive from 4.30-6.30p.m. Return to camp for dinner Day 2: Full Day in Maasai Mara Spend the full day exploring Maasai Mara in search of the Big Five. You will have picnic lunches in the Reserve as you scale the Mara beauty. This day you will go all the way to the river where the wildebeest cross into Mara from Serengeti. All year round there are lots of resident Hippos and crocodiles sited at the banks of Mara river. Day 3: Maasai Mara to Nakuru Breakfast, checkout as you game drive enroute out of Maasai Mara. Option: Masai village visit $20 per person Thereafter commence the drive to Nakuru. Arrive in time for lunch followed by relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at Lanet Matfam Private safari to Naivasha and Amboseli National Park. Day 4: Nakuru to Naivasha Breakfast. Depart by 7 a.m straight to the park. It's a small park with magnificent, rare white rhinos. Possibly observe the pink flamingos. The game drive lasts 3 hrs, after which you depart on a 1-hr drive to Naivasha to arrive in time for lunch at Astorian Hotel. After lunch, head to Hell's Gate for a biking safari. Later go for a 1hr boat ride on Lake Naivasha for bird watching and hippo viewing. Day 5: Naivasha - Amboseli Breakfast then drive to Amboseli National park which is famous for its scenery, backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro which dominates the landscape and open plains. Arrive in time for lunch. Check in at AA Lodge Amboseli have lunch and a short rest. Afternoon game drive in search of its game animals with a view of Mt Kilimanjaro. Later return to AA Lodge Amboseli for dinner and overnight. Day 6: Amboseli Full day Breakfast, and spend the day in Amboseli National Park. Known for large elephant herds, and views of Mount Kilimanjaro across the border in Tanzania, observation Hill offers panoramas of the peak and the park’s plains and swamps. Wildlife includes giraffes, zebras, cheetahs, and hundreds of bird species. Day 7: Amboseli - Nairobi After breakfast check out with a short game drive enroute to Nairobi. We will provide simple complimentary snack lunch on the way. You will be dropped off at your hotel or the Airport.

From Nairobi: Lake Naivasha and Hell's Gate Park Day Tour

3. From Nairobi: Lake Naivasha and Hell's Gate Park Day Tour

Embark on an outdoor adventure on this multi-activity tour from Nairobi to Hell's Gate National Park and Lake Naivasha. Choose between a 2-hour bike safari, a 1-hour guided walk, or horse riding. Enjoy lunch and an optional cruise on Lake Naivasha. Start off your adventure with hotel pickup, then drive to the Great Rift Valley Viewpoint, one of Kenya’s most spectacular spots. Absorb the panoramic views of all the major attractions in Nairobi before moving on to Hell's Gate National Park. Get into gear and start the 2-hour biking safari around the park (if option selected). Expect to cycle past a range of wildlife from large antelopes to roaming zebras and everything in between. If you chose the 1-hour guided walk, spend time exploring the gorges inside the park. Gorges are small, thin depressions of land that you can walk underneath. If you chose the horse riding option instead, explore the area by horseback. Later, get driven to Naivasha Astoria Hotel, Fisherman's Camp, or Marina Camp for lunch (cost not included). If you chose the boat ride option, hop on board and start the trip across Lake Naivasha, the Rift Valley's highest lake. Encircled by verdant banks, olive trees, and cacti, this Lake Naivasha is home to exotic birds and giant hippos. After lunch or your cruise (depending on option selected), depart for Nairobi for drop-off back at your pickup place.

Nairobi: Private 5-Day Maasai Mara, Nakuru & Naivasha Tour

4. Nairobi: Private 5-Day Maasai Mara, Nakuru & Naivasha Tour

Discover Kenya's premier wildlife destinations on a 5-day tour from Nairobi and have the chance to see the famous Big 5 animals. Take several guided game drives around Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru, cycle around Hell's Gate, and spot hippos on Lake Naivasha. Day 1: Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve After pickup at your accommodation in Nairobi 7.30, commence your drive to Maasai Mara via the Great Rift Valley viewpoint and marvel at the breathtaking panorama of the valley. Arrive in time for lunch, then depart on a sunset game viewing drive in the Maasai Mara National Reserve from 4.30 to 6.30 pm after check-in. Return back to camp for a delicious buffet dinner at Miti Mingi Eco Camp https://mitimingiecocamp.com/ Rhino Tourist Camp https://rhinotouristcamp.com/ or similar Day 2: Maasai Mara Spend a day exploring the Maasai Mara National Reserve in search of the Big 5 game animals. You will drive all the way to the mara river where there are lots of resident hippos and crocodiles. You will also have a bush picnic lunch experience under the umbrella trees or overlooking the river. Between July and November, catch sight of the great migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from Tanzania, a spectacular annual event only seen in Maasai Mara. All year round maasai mara has alot of animals roaming freely in the savanna Keep an eye out for the predators of the savanna - lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas, and vultures. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the beautiful surroundings. Day 3: Maasai Mara to Nakuru Enjoy your breakfast, checkout as you game drive enroute out of Maasai Mara. Option: Masai village visit at Usd 20 per person Thereafter commence the drive to Nakuru. Arrive in time for lunch followed by relaxation, dinner, merriment and overnight stay at Lanet Matfam (http://lanetmatfamresort.co.ke/) Day 4: Nakuru to Lake Naivasha/Hell’s Gate National Park After an early breakfast, head to Lake Nakuru National Park for a 3-hour game drive. Look out for the rare white rhinos, one of the Big 5 and have the chance to see pink flamingos. Continue to Naivasha, where you'll arrive in time for lunch at Astoria Lodge or similar. Visit Hell's Gate National Park for a biking safari, then enjoy a 1-hour boat ride on Lake Naivasha for birdwatching and hippo viewing. If your energy levels aren't up to cycling, you can take a driving tour of the park instead. Overnight at Astoria https://astorianhotels.com or similar Day 5: Naivasha to Nairobi After breakfast at your accommodation, begin your return journey to Nairobi. Enjoy lunch along the way and conclude your tour with drop-off back at your hotel or at the airport.

Nairobi: 6-Day Amboseli, Nakuru, and Maasai Mara Safari Tour

5. Nairobi: 6-Day Amboseli, Nakuru, and Maasai Mara Safari Tour

Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli National Park (L, D) You will be picked up from your hotel between 7:30 AM-8:00 AM, at which point you will travel to the Amboseli National Park, arriving in time for lunch. Afterward, you'll proceed to an afternoon game drive which will last until around 6:30 PM. Day 2: Full Day at Amboseli National Park (B, L, D) You will have the entire of your second day to explore the park, with a break to enjoy a picnic lunch. Amboseli National Park is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya, and is often referred to as the "Home of Elephants". Some of the largest elephant herds are found here, and the game park also contains zebras, wildebeests, giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, and antelope. Day 3: Amboseli to Lake Nakuru National Park (B, L, D) Departing Amboseli in the morning, you will travel via Nairobi for lunch before driving to the Great Rift Valley, stopping to view the scenery along the way. You will soon arrive at Lake Nakuru, which is also referred to as the Pink Lake due to its number of flamingos. After arriving in the evening, you'll proceed to take a game drive, followed by dinner and overnight at the Lake Nakuru guest house. Lake Nakuru's claim to fame is anchored on its flamingos, as well as over 400 species of birds found there. The lake itself is a soda (or alkaline) lake on the floor of the Rift Valley. The lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species. Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara National Reserve (B, L, D) Begin with an early-morning game drive in which where you can watch and photograph birds and animals. Following that, you'll enjoy breakfast before departing for Maasai Mara. You will arrive there in time for lunch, before later heading out on an afternoon game drive. Day 5: Full Day at Maasai Mara National Reserve (B, L, D) Following breakfast, leave the camp and proceed for a whole-day game drive. You will have a picnic lunch, and will also cover the Mara River. Day 6: Maasai Mara to Nairobi (B, L) On your final day, you will travel from Maasai Mara back to Nairobi.

From Nairobi: 2-Day Masai Mara Private Safari with Meals

6. From Nairobi: 2-Day Masai Mara Private Safari with Meals

DAY 1: NAIROBI – MASAI MARA 0630 hours – pick up from your hotel or residence and start your safari drive through the floor of the Great Rift Valley with a brief stop at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for photos. Arrive at the world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve in time for lunch at your camp. Later enjoy game viewing in the area to introduce you to the game in the area. Maasai Mara is the northern extension of the rolling plains of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. This world-famous reserve has the highest concentration of wild game including the big five animals. Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Masai mara DAY 2: MASAI MARA – NAIROBI Very early morning breakfast, depart for early morning game drive with packed lunch with better chances of seeing more animals. You shall do a game drive till around midday and depart for Nairobi Drop off at your hotel or residence or airport

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What people are saying about Nakuru County

Awesome safari ,starting from easy reservation through Emirates Airlines and easier with Get your guide application ,we found everything written in detailed program as it is We were lucky enough to see Leopard hunting and eating impala,Lions,Lioness,Cheetah, Fox,Hyena and her cups,Zebras,wildebeest,Thomson Gazelle klipspringer and other species of those look like,Giraffe,Elephants,Buffalos,Hippos many ,Crocodile, Mongoos,baboons,Monkeys,Rhinos,Flamingo birds in nakuru lake ,Eagles ,colorful birds ,Ostriches ,Masaya Mara village and local people Accommodation not bad with jungle spirit ,try to lower your expectation ,Food not only in camps also in restaurants almost good .. keep same what's app to be easier for you I'VE LOVED THAT SAFARI

It was just over the top! Our driver Steven came to pick us up at 7am he was smiling, friendly, full of conversations. We then arrived there and met Gaddafi, a guide who was just extraordinary (he speaks 8 languages so you are spoiled for choice lol). The excursion was awesome. We saw zebras, antelopes… We visited a small Maasai village, it was just too cool. I recommend this excursion with your eyes closed, you will love it!

great game drive : the timing is respected, the guides are nice, we see the big five without problems !! quality food and accommodation. the activities are fun and varied. Enjoy

Saw the big 5 as well as a load of other amazing animals. Our driver and guide was outstanding throughout the trip. Hells gate bike ride was really great fun too

Great ! Fantastic experience and thank you to our guide Khalifa who was fabulous with us throughout the stay