This is a budget safari whereby you will join other people in a van.
You will sleep in Lenchada Tented Tourist camp. The tents have a toilet, bathroom, bed, linen, and mosquito nets. There is also electricity which is on from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm and 6:00 am to 8:00 am.
At 8 o’clock you will be picked up from your hotel within the Nairobi city centre and commence the drive to Maasai Mara via the great rift valley view point where you will have a breathtaking view of the floor of the rift valley. Lunch will be on the way. In the afternoon after you check in depart for a game viewing drive in the Mara Reserve. Return back to the camp for a sumptuous buffet dinner ending with good time for resting at lenchada Tourist Camp.
Masai Mara Reserve is the most popular tourism destination in Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife is most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment. Its regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife Viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. Hardly can a visitor miss to spot the big five. The phenomenal wildebeest migration which is a spectacular event only seen in Maasai mara is the the wonder of the world.
Spend the full day exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big Five. You will have picnic lunches in the Reserve as you scale the Mara beauty sitted at the banks of Mara river.
Optional: In the evening, Visit the local Masai village for a Masai cultural tour at USD 20 per person. Learn about the Masai community and interact with the local Masai people. A overnight at the Masai village can be organized upon request.
A balloon safari at USD 380 per person(optional) can can be organized early morning on this day then proceed with the normal program. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (in Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna – lions, cheetahs, jackals, hyenas and vultures
You will enjoy the last early morning game drive in Mara Reserve followed by breakfast. Thereafter commence drive to Nakuru. Upon arrival at 6pm you will spend the night at the Lanet Matfam Resort and have dinner there.
You will have an early breakfast and depart by 7am to straight to the park. Its a small park with magnificent, rare white rhinos which form part of the Big five animals. There is also a possibility to see the pink flamingos . The game drive lasts 3 hours, after which you depart on a 3-hour drive back to Nairobi to arrive at around 3 pm.
You will be dropped off at the city centre/hotel within the city centre