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Rift Valley Lakes and Maasai Mara

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 10 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Destination(s): Kenya  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Camping  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 900 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1400 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – lake Baringo.

We will come and pick you up from your hotel and depart by 07:30 hrs. We will have a briefing on the safari and then head out to a convenience store for you to buy yourselves some drinks, drinking water and snacks. We will then proceed to the Rift Valley view point on the escarpment of the Rift Valley. This is a very scenic spot where you can take loads of photographs of the valley. We will then proceed to Lake Baringo to set up camp by the lake. After setting up camp, you will have your lunch at camp and spend the afternoon at camp. In the evening you will have dinner and enjoy a campfire.

Day 2: Lake Baringo.

The day starts off with an early morning call and after a quick cup of tea; you will head out for a boat ride on the Lake. Here you will have the opportunity to see the profusion birdlife of Baringo and also get close to Hippos and Crocodiles a game drive on boat, an experience of a kind. While on the lake, we will attempt to feed the Fish Eagles. It is quite dramatic to see them diving down to the surface of the lake to take the fish, a picture worth capturing. We will also take you to one of the Islands on the lake for a walking safari. After the boat ride, we will return to camp for breakfast. After breakfast we will spend the day at camp and have a picnic lunch by the lake. We will then spend the rest of the day at camp, relaxing under the shade of trees. It is worth noting, the variety of birds that one can identify while at camp. In the evening you will have tea followed by dinner.

Day 3: Baringo – Lake Nakuru.

After breakfast, we will decamp and head out for Lake Nakuru. We will arrive at the park towards mid day, and have a game drive as we are heading towards camp. Once we have set up camp, we will have a picnic lunch at camp. At 16:00 hrs, we will depart from camp for our evening game drive, where we will head out to the Lake shore so that you can see the fabulous pink Flamingos. We will return to camp at 18:30 hrs for evening tea and dinner.

Day 4: Nakuru – Lake Naivasha.

We start the day off early with a morning game drive at 0630hrs. During the game drive, we will concentrate on seeking out Rhinos, as Nakuru Park is a renowned Rhino Sanctuary. We will return to camp at 09:30 hrs for breakfast. After breakfast, we will decamp and head out to Naivasha. Enroute, we will stop over in Naivasha town, in case you wish to buy anything here. We will then proceed to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride on the lake followed by a picnic lunch by the lakeshore. After lunch we will proceed to our camp for the night. In the late afternoon if you wish, you may go for a guided leisure walk to the lakeshore.

Day 5: Naivasha - Mara.

After breakfast, we will pack up and depart for Maasai Mara. Enroute, we will make a stop over at a town called “Mai Mahiu”, where you could have a little stretch and break before we head out across the floor of the Rift Valley to Narok town. This is the last major town that we will cross before heading out into the Mara. Pending on the time that we leave for Mara and the number of breaks that we have enroute, we should be in the Mara by early afternoon. We will have a game drive enroute, as we head towards camp where we will have a late lunch. After setting up camp and freshening up, we will head out for an evening game drive at 16:00 hrs to return to camp at 18:30 for some evening tea and dinner.

Day 6: Mara – whole day game drive.

We start off the day early with a wake up call at 0600hrs. After a quick cup of tea, we depart for our early morning game drive at 0630hrs to seek out the big cats. We will return to camp at 0930hrs for breakfast. After freshening up, we will depart towards late morning to head to a traditional Maasai village, where you will have a chance to get an insight into their lifestyle. After visiting the village, we will proceed for a picnic lunch on the Mara River and a whole day’s game drive. We will return to camp at 1830hrs for tea and followed by dinner. After dinner, you will be entertained by Maasai traditional dancers by the campfire, one of which will tell you a little more about their culture.

Day 7: Mara – Nairobi.

After an early breakfast, we will pack up and head out of the camp by 07:30hrs. You will have a game drive enroute to the park gate and we will then head back to Nairobi with a short stop over in Narok. In “Mai Mahiu” town, we will stop over once again for a picnic lunch and then head back into Nairobi to wind up a camping safari well spent. We will drop you off at your hotel.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Accommodation in nairobi is excluded, however we can make arrangements for you, depending on your preferences.

About This Supplier
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Location: Kenya
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2008

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