08 DAYS BUDGET SAFARI MARA/NAKURU/NAIVASHA/AMBOSELI 

 

PACKAGE COST ( 1ST JANUARY TO 30TH JUNE) $ 1000 PP

PACKAGE COST (1ST JULY TO 31ST DECEMBER) $ 1200 PP

 

DAY 1: NAIROBI-MAASAI MARA

Pick up from a confirmed point either hotel or the airport and transferred to the departure point where you will start your budget safari. The safari starts at round 0800 hrs. with two stopover one at the viewpoint to witness the rift valley and the other at Narok town for the final shopping. Proceed to Maasai Mara Miti Mingi eco camp in time for lunch. Later proceed for an evening introductory game drive where you familiarize yourself with the park surroundings, spot a few animals and witness the sun set. This marks the first day of your five days Mara, Nakuru, Naivasha safari Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

DAY 2: MAASAI MARA FULL DAY SAFARI

Wake up very early and have your breakfast then proceed to the reserve. By 0630 hrs. you should be entering the park so as to maximize the full day safari as well as get a chance to witness the sun rise which is so beautiful and refreshing. During the full day game drive you have an option of seeing all the big five that is the buffalo, the leopard, the lion, the elephant as well as other small and large animals such as the topi antelope and the wild beast. During June to October you can have the opportunity to witness the great wild beast migration which happens once a year and is a phenomenal sight to see. You will have your picnic lunch at the Mara River where the migration takes place and have an opportunity to see the hippos and the crocodiles as they lazy around the river. You will later go to the Kenya-Tanzania boarder as you continue with game viewing till the sun sets. Return to the camp for diner and overnight

DAY 3: MAASAI MARA FULL DAY SAFARI

Wake up to another day filled with adventure. After your breakfast you will head out for the Masai Mara reserve, witness the sun rise and spot animals as they wake up. Maasai Mara is a beauty to behold during sunrise and sunset due to its beautiful vast savannah grassland. You have another opportunity of spotting game that you did not spot the previous day as well as being able to visit areas you might not have visited the previous day. You will have your lunch at Mara river in the company of notorious monkeys. Later continue with the game viewing till you sunset marking the end of your first part of the budget safari. Return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

DAY 4: MAASAI MARA-LAKE NAKURU

Wake up a bit relaxed after the full day safari and have your breakfast. Check out of your rooms and go for the Maasai village experience to learn about their culture as well as see them dance and listen to their songs. They teach you how to light a fire without using matches. Later proceed to Nakuru with an optional boat ride which entails kayaking in an African way as well as enjoy the prolific bird life around lake Naivasha. Arrive in your hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight.

DAY 5: LAKE NAKURU-HELL’S GATE

Wake up very early in the morning, after your breakfast check out of your room and proceed for a game drive at your second destination in the Mara, Nakuru, Naivasha safari. In the morning as the sun rises lake Nakuru has a pink appearance due to the pink color of the flamingos which gives you very nice pictures. Lake Nakuru national park is known to be a rhinos sanctuary where the white and black rhino thrive. There are all kinds of animals in Lake Nakuru national park among them leopards, cheetahs, hippos among others. Later exit the park and proceed to Naivasha where you will check in to your rooms and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

DAY 6: HELL’S GATE-AMBOSELI

After breakfast you will check out of your rooms and proceed to Hell’s gate National park which is the only park during this Kenya budget safari where you can have a walking safari since it does not have predators. There is an optional bike ride here where you do cycling as you enjoy the view of the zebras. Buffaloes, giraffes, elands among others. Hell’s gate is where the famous Lion King movie was acted in. Also at the fishers Tower you can feed the rock hyrax as they are in large numbers here. Exit the park and drive to Amboseli having your lunch on the way. You will arrive in Amboseli in the late afternoon. Check in to your rooms, refresh and relax from the long drive. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

DAY 7: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK FULL DAY.

Have breakfast then set out for the Game Drive in the second best park in Kenya and enjoy the beautiful wildlife that is viewed at a close proximity. Meet the elephants of Amboseli that are really large and the roars of Amboseli. The view even gets better when you get the view of the largest snowcapped mountain of Africa which is Mount Kilimanjaro. Have a picnic lunch. Optional activity of visiting the villages at an extra cost. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

DAY 8: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK- NAIROBI.

Have an early morning Game Drive to have the last glance of the park and that of its residents then depart to Nairobi. Lunch en-route. This marks the end of your 8 days Kenya adventure.

 

INCLUDES:

– Transport on a customized comfortable safari van suitable for game viewing.

– Entrance fees to the game parks as per the itinerary.

– Shared budget twin tent with hot water shower.

– Service of an English-speaking driver-guide

– Game drives as per the Itinerary

– Meals as per the itinerary

– 1 liter of bottled drinking water each day.

– Government taxes

 

 EXCLUDES:

– Extras – tips, drinks, etc.

– Items of personal use i.e. Towels, ointments, repellants, etc.

– Personal travel insurance.

Extra activities such as the balloon safari and the boat ride