Masai Mara and Amboseli, 8 Days

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Why not enjoy the best that Kenya has to offer? Book your 8 day safari to Maasai Mara, Nakuru, Naivasha and Amboseli National Park.

Don’t miss this amazing safari to Maasai Mara, Nakuru, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli National Park. Go on safari and experience predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures. The Masai Mara Reserve is the most popular tourism destination in Kenya, by many considered the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife. Get up early for game viewing in Lake Nakuru National Park then continue to Amboseli national park which is famous for its scenery against the backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. This is a one week highlight of Kenyan wildlife.

Day 1

Arrival in Nairobi

You are met at the airport upon arrival by our representative and transfer to Ibis Style Hotel https://www.ibisstylesnairobi.com for overnight bed and breakfast.

Day 2

Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve

Breakfast at the hotel and at 7 am, then you are picked up and commence the drive to Maasai Mara via the Great Rift Valley view point where you will have a breathtaking view of the floor of the rift valley. Arrive at Maasai Mara in time for lunch. After lunch, depart for a game viewing drive in the Mara Reserve. Return back to the camp/lodge for a sumptuous buffet dinner and ample time for rest.

Masai Mara Reserve is the most popular tourism destination in Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife is most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment. It is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. The phenomenal wildebeest migration event, seen in Maasai Mara, is a wonder of the world.

Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or Simba Orxy Nature Camp
Mara Sopa Lodge: https://www.ibisstylesnairobi.com
Simba Orxy Nature Camp: http://simba-oryx.ch/152/en/simba-oryx/masai-mara

Day 3

Full Day Game Drive in Masai Mara Reserve

Spend a full day exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big Five. You will have a picnic lunch in the reserve seated at the banks of the Mara river.

Optional: In the evening, visit the local Masai village for a Masai cultural tour. Learn about the Masai community and interact with the local Masai people. An overnight at the Masai village can be organised upon request. A balloon safari can be organised early morning on this day. In the Mara, perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place, the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (in Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures.

Dinner and Overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or Simba Orxy Nature Camp
Mara Sopa Lodge: https://www.ibisstylesnairobi.com
Simba Orxy Nature Camp: http://simba-oryx.ch/152/en/simba-oryx/masai-mara

Day 4

Maasai Mara to Lake Nakuru National Park

Enjoy the last early morning game drive in Maasai Mara National Reserve followed by breakfast. Thereafter, check out and commence the drive to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for lunch.
After lunch, proceed for an afternoon game viewing in the park.

Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Luxury Tented Camp
https://www.flamingohillcamp.com

Day 5

Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha/Hell’s Gate National Park

Early morning game viewing in Lake Nakuru National Park. Thereafter, return to the camp for breakfast. At 9 am, check out and drive to Lake Naivasha arriving in time for lunch at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge.
After lunch, you will go to Hell’s Gate for a biking safari. If you are too tired, you will be driven into the park with a car.

In the evening, go for an hour boat ride on Lake Naivasha for bird watching and hippo viewing.
Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge
https://www.sopalodges.com/lake-naivasha-sopa-resort/the-resort

Day 6

Naivasha to Amboseli National Park

Pick up from the hotel in the morning. Drive to Amboseli national park which is famous for its scenery against the  backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape and open plains. Proceed to your lodge for check in, in time for lunch. Check in at Kibo Safari Camp in Amboseli and have lunch and a short rest. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in search of its popular residents, like the well known predators and their opponents: the zebra, wildebeest, giraffe and hippo.

Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp
https://www.sopalodges.com/lake-naivasha-sopa-resort/the-resort

Day 7

Full day game drive in Amboseli

Early morning game drive in Amboseli National Park. Later, return back to camp for breakfast. After breakfast, proceed for a full day spent in the park with packed lunch in search of wildlife.

Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp
https://www.sopalodges.com/lake-naivasha-sopa-resort/the-resort

Day 8

Amboseli – Nairobi

Early morning game drive in Amboseli National Park. Later, return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast, check out and drive back to Nairobi. When you arrive you will be dropped off at your hotel or the Airport.

Rates are per person sharing

  • This tour must be paid in US dollars (USD).
  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

Price range:

From $ 2 517 per person

*Prices are dependent on the size of your group and the travelling season.

Additional charges include car supplement and Single Room Supplement.

For an exact quote, please contact us.

 

Included in the price:

  • 1 Night accommodation in Nairobi based on bed and breakfast
  • 7 nights accommodation while on safari on
  • All Park entrance fees in Mara, Hells Gate, lake Nakuru and Amboseli
  • All meals as per itinerary except lunch and dinner on day 1 and lunch on the last day
  • Private Transport in a customized safari vehicle/4 x 4 land cruiser jeep with a pop roof for easy game viewing and photography
  • Our assistance at any point
  • Boat ride at Lake Naivasha
  • Bottled water
  • Pickup and drop off to your hotel/airport in Nairobi
  • All taxes

Excluded in the price:

  • Domestic or International flights
  • Tips
  • Drinks e.g Alcohol
  • Balloon safari in Kenya $380
  • Masai Village visit $20

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