4 Days Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha & Hell’s Gate Safari

4 Days Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha & Hell's Gate Safari

Overview

This 4 Days Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha & Hell’s Gate Safari starts from Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve, Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate National  Park, and back to Nairobi.

Masai Mara National Reserve offers unmatched game viewing experience in Africa’s greatest wildlife Reserve, Masai Mara. The Park is well known for having a large population of lions, elephants, leopards and cheetahs. The great Migration- wildebeest Migration is the role reason Masai Mara is known to the world. A visit to Masai Mara in the months: July-October offers you a great opportunity to witness the peak adventure of the thrilling migration of over millions of wildebeest, zebras, Topa and Grazelle herds from Serengeti National Park to Masai Mara across the Mara River.

Itinerary

Day 1
Transfer to Masai Mara Game Reserve from Nairobi

Depending on your confirmed travel dates, our guide/driver will pick you up from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on your arrival or alternatively from your booked accommodation/ Air Bnb. You will be briefed on your day’s travel then transferred to Masai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy a 5 hour’s drive through scenic views of the Nairobi suburbs, beautiful savannah grasslands and the plains of the Rift Valley. You will stop at the Great Rift Valley view point for photography shorty after which you will continue the journey to the park. Upon your arrival to the Park, you will check in accommodation just in time for lunch. After the refreshment, you will then head out for an evening game drive, expect to see various wildlife species to include: giant elephants, hippopotamus, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes and so many more.
After collecting full day memories, we return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Our accommodation options for this safari depend on your package type preference, We are happy to recommend top-notch lodge/ Camp options upon inquiry

Day 2
Full Day Masai Mara National Reserve

This is maiden day to expore Masai Mara Game Reserve, Our morning and afternoon game drives take us in search of Africa’s Big Five and the wide array of other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve. On clear days, the Mara offers fantastic orange-tinged sunsets that make for spectacular photos. Wherever you go in the vast Masai Mara Park you will see plenty of wildlife, such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat-eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, wildebeest. Elephants, buffalos, zebras and hippos are also found in great numbers. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains for their next meal. Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot, but reasonably common.

To Note:
• There is an optional cultural visit to the Masaai tribe community within the park, this visit grants you a chance to learn about the Masaai culture, customs, ways of living and their exercising cultural dance.
• Game viewing in Masai Mara Kenya can be enhanced with a hot air ballooning Experience, this can be arranged at an extra cost.

After gathering full day memories, you will return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3
Masai Mara to Lake Naivasha

After your early morning breakfast, we check out from lodge or camp in Masai Mara with an exit game drive as we proceed for Lake Naivasha. We arrive accommodation in Naivasha just in time for lunch. After lunch, we take a boat ride to enjoy bird watching and sightings of hippopotamus. Tour shall be followed by a visit to Crescent Island for a guided walking safari. Crescent Island hosts grazers like the Giraffe, Zebra, Impala, Grants Gazelle, Common Waterbuck and Buffalo. After the amazing full day adventure, you will return to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay

Day 4
Hell’s Gate National Park to Nairobi

After breakfast, we transfer to Hell’s Gate National Park for bicycle ride experience in the wilderness of Hell’s Gate National Park . You can also opt to walk or drive on your safari mini bus. Hell’s Gate National Park is small and the only national park in Kenya that can be explored by foot or cycle. Resident wildlife include; Giraffe, Zebra, Impala, Grants Gazelle, Warthog and Buffalo. A bicycle ride with sightings of Zebra and Giraffe is a beautiful experience. After collecting half day memories we head to the Hell’s Gate Gorge where our guide will take you through the stories of the gorge and as you trek the mighty gorge. After trekking the gorge, we shall head back to Nairobi.
Overnight at your booked Nairobi hotel/ Air BnB in Nairobi