6 Days Masai Mara Migration And Lake Nakuru Safari

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Overview

Safari Summary

Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 2: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 3: Full Day Masai Mara Game drives
Day 4: Full day Migration Tracking
Day 5: Full Day Masai Mara Migration Tracking
Day 6: Masai Mara to Nairobi

Itinerary

Day 1
Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park

Early morning after your breakfast, our guide will pick you up from your booked hotel in Nairobi. You will be briefed on your 6 Day Safari then transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park. Enjoy a 3 hour’s drive through scenic views of the Nairobi suburbs, beautiful savannah grasslands and the plains of the Rift Valley before arriving to accommodation in Lake Nakuru National park in time for lunch. After lunch, you will head out for your first game drive through the Park; enjoy wild game viewing in the back ground of the orange African sunset.
Lake Nakuru is home to the highest population of flamingoes, the game viewing experience offers you the opportunity to see; the rare black and white rhinos, Rothschild’s giraffes, lions, water bucks, buffaloes and baboons among others. Dinner will be served upon your return to accommodation then overnight stay.

Day 2
Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara National Reserve

Early morning after your breakfast, you will say goodbye to Lake Nakuru National Park then embark on a 5 hours’ journey to Masai Mara. Enjoy a drive through the scenic views of the Great Rift Valley before arriving to our accommodation in Masai Mara National Reserve.
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.

Day 3
Full Day Masai Mara Game drives

The next two days are spent game viewing in Kenya’s leading Masai Mara National Reserve. You will embark on two game drives in the Mara: morning game drive and the afternoon game drive in search of the big five and other wildlife species to include: Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, Wildebeest, buffaloes, zebras, jackals, spotted hyenas, topi, impala, Hartebeests, nat eared foxes, the crocodiles and hippopotamus of the Mara and Talek Rivers.
Considering your planned time to visit (July to September) you should brace yourselves to witness the thrilling Great wildebeest Migration as it happens in the Mara.

This natural movement of over 4 million grazers from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve is the sole reason why many visitors opt to come to Masai Mara National Reserve at this time of the year. The adventure is unmatched and considered as one of natural wonders of the world.
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 also be enhanced with a hot air ballooning Experience, this can be arranged at an extra cost.
After gathering full day memories, you will transfer to our accommodation for dinner and overnight stay

Day 4
Full day Migration Tracking

Today you will have a full day to track the the Great migration as it happens in Masai Mara National Reserve depending on how early the herds will be. August has always classically been the month which sees the first of the mega Mara River crossings. It is another big movement month for the herds, as many that were lingering around the Mara River as they make their way north in search of greener pastures. If the herds have made it then August is a fantastic time to see the migration. The first crossings of the season are often seriously explosive with the crocodiles being hungry and the wildebeest acting very manic. As such, the first crossings leave a trail of carcasses behind them. After the thrilling day of migration tracking in Masai Mara National Reserve, After full day exploration we head back to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay

Day 5
Full Day Masai Mara Migration Tracking

This is yet another day to take chances with exploring the Great migration with hope of encountering River crossings. Our guide is knowledgeable enough to track and locate the thrilling adventure as it takes place within the Mara. All the way through the month, river crossings should happen almost daily. It is all a case of waiting patiently for the wildebeest to decide to cross.
After gathering full day thrilling memories, you will return to accommodation for, beer tasting and overnight stay as we celebrate our last night in Masai Mara.

Day 6
Masai Mara to Nairobi

The day begins with a leisurely breakfast at the accommodation before retracing our steps to Nairobi. Our magical Masai Mara Safari comes to a close at your arrival in Nairobi. Upon arrival, you will have lunch shortly after which our guide will transfer you to a medical lab in Nairobi to have your Covid 19 PCR Test taken in preparation for your departure flight. Results are issued within 24 Hours.

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