8 Days Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate & Mombasa Beach Safari

8 Days Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate & Mombasa Beach Safari

Overview

This 8 Days Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate & Mombasa Beach Safari starts from Nairobi to Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate National Park, Mombasa and back to Nairobi.

Hell’s Gate National Park is one of the few game parks in Kenya where you can visit on a Kenya Safari and walk, run or cycle alongside zebra gazelles and other wildlife. Hell’s Gate National Park features the fishes tower a prominent volcanic plug standing 25 meter high over the surrounding flat valley floor seasoned rock climbing enthusiasts and beginners. Hikers will often be spotted scaling their way up this imposing tower. The jewel of Hell’s Gate however is Oidonyi a gorge, a 24 kilometer deep ravine lined with short cliff, it is endowed with hot water springs feeding a stream that meanders down the floor of the gorge as it cuts its way through the rugged and semi-arid surrounding landscape the gorge widens out as it weaves its way down and out of the National Park it is arguably one of the most beautiful places to go for a hike.

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.

This safari is concluded as we spend days enjoying the daylight and the warm Indian Sea at a shoreline resort close Mombasa, on the coast of East Africa. Mombasa is the second greatest city in Kenya and brags the biggest harbour on the East African coastline. Relax on the sandy beaches and take a plunge within the ocean, taking it simple after our action-packed game viewing in Kenya’s finest natural life ranges.

This 8 days  Safari can also be customized to fit your preferences, contact us today to kick start your plans for dream Safari under the guidance of an experienced expert from our Masai Mara Holidays team.

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.

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

Day 5
Nairobi to Mombasa Beach Resort

Depart from your Nairobi hotel/ Air BnB in the morning and drive to Mombasa on an 8 Hours drive with Lunch en-route to arrive in the afternoon at your pre-booked accommodation in Mombasa. Evening relaxation along the shoreline of Indian Ocean at Diani/ Nyali Beach.
To Note: The 8 Hour drive to Mombasa can be substituted for a domestic flight at an extra cost upon your request.

Day 6
Half Day City Tour and Beach Relaxation

We spend the following three days enjoying the daylight and the warm Indian Sea at a shoreline resort close to Nyali beach in Mombasa. Mombasa is the second greatest city in Kenya and brags the biggest harbour on the East African coastline.
The half day City tour will immerse you in the international history and flavors of this culturally rich city. With its Arabic, Portuguese and Swahili cultures, Mombasa offers busy markets, ethnic neighborhoods and a distinctive heritage to explore not forgetting to take in the ancient structure of Fort Jesus with its incredible history.
After the city tour you will return to beach Hotel for evening relaxation at the beach.

Day 7
Full Day Beach Relaxation

Relax on the sandy beaches and take a plunge within the ocean, taking it simple after our action-packed game viewing in Kenya’s finest Wildlife Reserves. You’ll moreover appreciate optional (additional fetched) activities and water sports in and around Mombasa
Optional Activities: Cruise on a dhow, swimming with Dolphins kite surfing, sailing, diving, water-skiing, snorkeling and windsurfing.
These Optional Activities can also be arranged at an extra cost.
Overnight stay at accommodation of previous night

Day 8
Depart Mombasa for Nairobi

On the final day of this Masai Mara and Beach Holiday, you are transferred from Mombasa back to Nairobi to mark the end of your safari.
To Note: The 8 Hour drive back to Nairobi can be substituted for a domestic flight at an extra cost upon your request.

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