Dates 10 Jul '15 to 15 Jul '15
Flexible? Yeah, sure
Est. Cost 720 - 1,500 USD (USD United States Dollars)
Type Tour Participants Wanted
Name Africa Escapades
DAY 1: NAIROBI / MASAI MARA
After breakfast, we pick you up your hotel at 08:00am, and then depart from our offices 08:30-am to Masai Mara Game Reserve via the Great Rift Valley view point. Descend the escarpment and drive to Narok-town where you will stop for a wash-room. Proceed to Masai Mara arriving in good time for lunch. Mara is famous for its black manned lions and yearly migration of wildebeests. Game viewing in the afternoon is guaranteed.
The Masai Mara is Kenya’s arguably the most famous reserve. It’s smooth grass carpeted hills and plains dotted with flat topped acacia trees are full of rich faunal diversity, fulfilling the expectations of any visitor searching the African landscape for the BIG 5. Located west of the Great Rift Valley, Mara is a natural extension of the Serengeti plains in the neighboring Tanzania . The Mara River , the reserve’s backbone traverses north to south. This course is the natural barrier crossed each year by large migratory heard of wildebeest and zebra which march across the two parks in search of pasture, crossing en route, the crocodile infested Mara River . Coupled with ever watchful predatory cats in the midst, the annual migration is a risky affair and fraught with peril. Morning and evening game drives through the Mara reserve gives you a chance of spotting a diverse array of wildlife including elephants, giraffe, black rhino, cheetah, gazelle, buffalo, hippo, various other herbivores and bird species.
Dinner and overnight or Similar-MARA SIDAI CAMP L, D).Camping at or similar
DAY 2: MASAI MARA – WHOLE DAY
A full day spent game viewing a cross the rich savannah grassland and rolling hills. The famous Mara is renowned for its great herds of plain game, black-manned lions, leopard and cheetah but also contains numerous elephants and virtually every type of wildlife to be found here in the Mara.
Dinner and overnight at MARA SIDAI CAMP Similar- (B,L, D).Camping at or similar
DAY 3: MASAI MARA/ LAKE NAKURU- (B, L, D)
Have Pre- breakfast game-viewing drive from 06:30am to 09:00am.Return to the camp for full-buffet breakfast and then depart after breakfast to Lake Nakuru National Park , lunch on the way to Lake Nakuru Park . Arriving late in the evening Lake Nakuru National Park-is world famous and was created a National Park, to protect its stunning flocks of lesser and greater flamingos, which literally turn its shores pink. Its birdlife is world renowned: a beacon for leading Ornithologists, scientists and wildlife film-makers. The park spans an attractive range of wooded and bush grassland around the lake offering wide ecological diversity, from lake water, woodland to the rocky escarpments and ridges.Notable game within the lake includes hippo and clawless otters. On the shores roam waterbuck, Bohor's Reedbuck and zebra. The woodlands and forest are now home to both black and white rhino. Game viewing is relatively easy: buffalo, leopard, tree climbing-lions, Rothschild's giraffe, Black and White Colobus monkey are plentiful in the forest. The bush lands offer eland, steenbok, impala, Chandler ’s reedbuck and dik dik, whilst rock hyrax and klipspringer occupy the cliffs and escarpment.
Dinner and overnight at Golden palace hotel or similar
DAY 4: LAKE NAKURU / AMBOSELI (B,L,D)
After breakfast, morning game drive later dive to Amboseli National Park via Nairobi for lunch. After lunch proceed with your journey driving through the magnificent scenery and herds of wild animals to Amboseli National Park . The park lies at the base of snow-capped Mt. Kilimanjaro and is renowned for its large population of huge red/elephants. Amboseli is in the centre of Masai land. On arrival, you’ll be checked in and refreshes-up before proceeding for your introductory game viewing-drive in this splendid park. Dinner and overnight at Kimana camp
DAY 5: AMBOSELI PARK - WHOLE DAY. (B, L,D)
After breakfast, proceed for a morning game viewing drive. Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, it’s at leisure or further evening game drive in search of herds of elephants, plains game and the several bird species that are resident in this park. Dinner and overnight Camping at Kimana camp
DAY 6: AMBOSELI - NAIROBI - (B, L, )
An early morning breakfast then depart Amboseli with game drive en route back to Nairobi or place of your choice. You can extent your holiday to Mombasa or Zanzibar.
KEY: (B, L, D) B-Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner
• The services of our knowledgeable English speaking driver/guide
• Full board accommodation in self-contained-tents/camps + Meals on Safari (B.L.D)
• Picnic-lunches at the Mara-River on the second day as indicated
• All the Park entrance/ conservation fees
• Transport in a safari Micro-Toyota 4x4 wheel-drive with a pop-up-roof for wildlife viewing and photography.
• guaranteed window/and comfortable seats
• 05nights/ 6days staying in the Masai Mara / Nakuru/Amboseli
• game viewing-drives as per safari program
• bottled mineral water throughout the safari
• Return transfer to your place of staying
• Emergency flying doctors evacuation cover up to a radius of 1000-km ex-Nairobi
• All applicable taxes & government tolls
• Soft drinks, juices, alcoholic and other beverages taken with lunch/dinner
• The optional visit to tribal villages e.g. visit to a Maasai village $ 20 PP, its also negitiatable with the masai chiefBallon safari in the Mara $ 450pp-bookable before departure.
• Tip to driver/guide
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