Encounter Mara Safari


Itinerary Overview



Highlights: Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Park
Masai Mara National Reserve is situated within the Great Rift Valley in the Southern part of Kenya. Measuring approximately 1510sq. kilometres (approx. 938sq. miles) in size, this unfenced savannah grassland is roughly 150 miles southeast of Nairobi.
The park has the largest concentration of African lions, including the black-maned lion. Birdlife is as plentiful as wildlife at the Masai Mara, which boasts over 400 different birds species.
The park experiences a hot and dry climate with a regular rainfall season twice a year. The reserve’s topography is mainly open savannah (grassland) with clusters of acacia trees along the southeastern area of the park. The Mara and Talek rivers grace the rolling plains of the reserve.
Lake Nakuru National Park is a great spectacle when it comes to bird lovers who want to experience the great multitude of species of birds available in the East African Safari circuit. This combined with the world renowned Masai Mara always makes a great safari combination to have the best of birds and wildlife experience.

Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara Game Reserve

You will be picked your Nairobi hotel in the morning at 8.00 am and drive through the floor of the Great Rift Valley. Picnic lunch at Narok or arrive Masai Mara in time for lunch.
Afternoon game drive until sunset.
Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan {FB}

Day 2 : Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast proceed for a full day of game viewing at the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Picnic lunch at the Hippo Pool. Optional at an extra cost visit to the Masai villages ‘’ the Manyattas” or Optional a hot-air balloon ride at an extra cost that starts at 06.00 am and ends with a Champagne breakfast on the plains.
Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge (B; L; D).

Day 3 : Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru N.Park

Pre breakfast game drive in Masai Mara game reserve followed by a return to the camp/lodge for late breakfast and then proceed to lake Nakuru arriving in the late afternoon.

Dinner and overnight at Nakuru Sopa Lodge (B; L; D).

Day 4 : Lake Nakuru National Park - Nairobi

After early morning breakfast proceed for an extensive morning game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park known for the Rhino, flamingos and other water birds, the only park in Kenya where you will be able to see Rhinos in black and white.
Leave Nakuru after lunch for a drive to Nairobi arriving mid or late afternoon and drop off at your respective hotel or at the airport. Meals Plan: {B, L}

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