4 Days from$715 p/p in USD
Large Group, Small Group
Enjoy panoramic views of the spectacular pink flamingo-rimmed Lake Nakuru as well as picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park and Lake Elementaita. Continue to the rolling plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve teeming with wildebeest, gazelles and zebras during the migration months. A wildlife safari puts you right in the middle of all this action so you soak up the landscapes of this beautiful African setting.
Safari types:Big Five Safari, Family Safari, Wildlife Safari
You will visit:Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru
Activities:Game Drive, Balloon Safari, Nature Walk
Start/end:Start in Nairobi, end in Nairobi
Itinerary in Brief
- Day 1: Nairobi/ Lake Nakuru
- Day 2: Lake Nakuru/ Masai Mara
- Day 3: Masai Mara
- Day 4: Masai Mara/ Nairobi/ Depart
RATES – PER PERSON USD
From USD 715 per person – 2 people (1 room)
From USD 610 per person – 3 people (2 rooms)
From USD 555 per person – 4 people (2 rooms)
From USD 525 per person – 5 people (3 rooms)
From USD 500 per person – 6 people (3 rooms)
Day by Day Overview
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) you’re met by a CATS Africa representative. After a short briefing on your safari, depart with the professional driver/guide down the Great Rift Valley floor to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in time for lunch at the Flamingo Hill Camp. Enjoy an afternoon game drive.
Lake Nakuru National Park is home to Kenya’s first rhino sanctuary and one of the largest concentrations of black rhinoceros in the world together with a large population of white rhino. Also of interest is an area fenced off as a sanctuary to protect Rothschild giraffes. Among the predators are lion and leopard as well as large pythons hiding in the dense woodlands which may occasionally be seen crossing roads or dangling from trees. Other game includes Thomson’s and Grant gazelle, colobus monkey, rock hyrax, hippo, waterbuck, impala, wildcat, reedbuck and golden cat. Late evening, drive to Lake Elementaita area.
Dinner and overnight at Legacy Hotel & Suites (half board)
This morning you travel to the Masai Mara Game Reserve, named after the local Maa word for ‘spotted plains’. The Mara is magnificent, home to Kenya’s richest concentration of wildlife, and regarded by many travellers as an essential stop on a visit to East Africa. Golden grassland plains dotted with acacia, wildebeests, zebras, lions, and jackals bound by together by the cycle of life and death. Check-in at the camp on arrival followed by lunch. Later depart for an evening game viewing drive to enjoy the diverse flora and fauna.
Return for dinner and overnight at Rhino Tourist Camp (full board)
Spend the day on morning and evening game viewing drives (or a full day game drive with picnic lunches). Home to the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino & buffalo) as well as plenty of other game including wildebeest, zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, Thomson’s gazelle, hyena, cheetah, jackal and bat-eared fox. Black rhino are a little shy and hard to spot but are often seen at a distance. The Masai Mara also plays host to the world renowned wildebeest migration from the Serengeti Plains, which occurs every year from late June to October/early November. Optional activities available at an extra cost include; hot air balloon safari, visit to local schools and villages, nature/bird walks.
All meals and overnight at Rhino Tourist Camp (full board)
Breakfast is served at the camp and later check-out. Depart with a game viewing drive en route to Nairobi stopping at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for an aerial view of the beautiful escarpment. Arrive in Nairobi in time for lunch (on own account) and later transfer to JKIA for your onward flight.