3-Nights Rift Valley lakes and Maasai Mara Expedition
Depart at 7am and drive through the highly populated outskirts of Nairobi westbound and descend the Great Rift Valley escarpment to its floor with picturesque landscape. You will arrive in Lake Nakuru national park and have a game drive en-route to your camp.Afternoon game viewing drive to explore this birders’ paradise with over 400 bird species recorded. A big colony of the greater and lesser flamingo, cormorants and pelicans decorate the shoreline of Lake Nakuru. This park also boasts of a big population of both black and white rhino and was the first Rhino sanctuary in Kenya to be established in 1984; and holds a sizeable population of the near endangered Rothschild giraffe. You also have a chance to see other wild animals that includes the baboons, gazelles, waterbucks, impala, and buffalo and with luck the lions. All meals and overnight at Elementaita Sentrim Lodge or similar.
Depart early in the morning to drive through the scenic African Rift valley crossing its western steep escarpment reaching the undulating Maasai country before arriving at the Maasai Mara savannah plains in time for lunch. Afternoon game viewing drive to explore this world famous park considered the most spectacular wildlife viewing area in Africa. Maasai Mara is the 8th wonder of the world as a result of the wildebeest migration; being the pathway of this annual event from mid July to the end of October when over 2 million herbivores escorted by carnivores cross north from the Serengeti in Tanzania.All meals and overnight at Mara Sentrim Camp or similar
Enjoy an adventurous full day in the Mara in search of the famed ‘big-five’; black rhino, lion, leopard, buffalo and elephant with 2 game viewing drives. Alternatively, you can choose to do a full day game viewing drive with picnic lunch and evening at leisure. Today is also providing you with an opportunity to do hot air balloon and/or visit the Maasai cultural village enquire from your driver guide.All meals and overnight at Mara Sentrim Camp or similar. Optional early morning game viewing drive. Depart after breakfast for Nairobi to arrive in time for lunch.