DAY 1: NAIROBI/LAKE NAKURU
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the floor of the Rift Valley with a brief stop at the Rift Valley viewpoint to take the most eyecatching view of the Escarpment. Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park with scenic views of Mt.Longonot,Lake Naivasha and Lake Elementaita en route, which are in the Great Rift from afar on the main highway to Nakuru. Game viewing en route to with picnic lunch followed by an afternoon game drive. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game. Dinner and overnight at a budget hotel.
DAY 2: LAKE NAKURU/LAKE NAIVASHA
After breakfast in your hotel depart Nakuru, for Naivasha arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon boat ride on Lake Naivasha that takes you to Crescent Island for a walking safari. This is one of the few places in the world where one can wander on foot amidst wild animals – there are no predators. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: LAKE NAIVASHA/MAASAI MARA
Depart Naivasha after breakfast and drive further along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive as you get a feel of this vast game filled reserve. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
DAY 4: MAASAI MARA
Spend the day in Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant. Game drives are flexible, with the option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend entire day in the park, or you can choose to have an early morning and late afternoon game drives. At extra cost you may visit a local Masai village to see their nomadic lifestyle; the Masai are famous for their bravery, as they have co-existed with the animals over the years. All meals and overnight at the Camp.
DAY 5: MAASAI MARA
Another morning game drive in Mara after breakfast, then drive back to Nairobi in the late afternoon. Drop off at your hotel.