Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru: A 4-Day Kenya Camping Safari Extravaganza
Full Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara
Our adventure begins with a scenic drive from Nairobi to the legendary Masai Mara National Reserve. Upon arrival, we embark on an exciting afternoon game drive, offering your first glimpse of Africa's impressive wildlife. Witness the land teeming with herds of wildebeest, zebra, and antelope. As the sun sets, the predators become active, and you may spot lions, leopards, and hyenas on the prowl. The day ends with a restful night at a well-equipped campsite, nestled amidst the Mara wilderness.
Day 2: Full-Day Exploration in Masai Mara
A full day in the Masai Mara allows for deep exploration of the reserve's diverse habitats. Morning and afternoon game drives offer the best chances of witnessing the 'Big Five' in action. If you're traveling during the Great Migration season, you'll witness the dramatic river crossings and interactions between predators and prey.
Day 3: A Bird-Watcher's Paradise: Journey to Lake Nakuru
After a hearty breakfast, you will visit a local Masai village. Here, you will get an intimate look at the Masai way of life, their traditions, and their symbiotic relationship with the land and wildlife. As the sun dips below the horizon, we journey to Lake Nakuru National Park, famous for its vibrant birdlife. An afternoon game drive here offers sightings of the park's famous flamingos and other bird species. Look out for endangered Rothschild giraffes and both black and white rhinos, which find sanctuary in the park. After setting up camp, spend the remainder of the day at leisure, enjoying the tranquil surroundings of the campsite.
Day 4: Farewell to the Wilderness: Lake Nakuru to Nairobi
Embark on an early morning bird-watching walk and a final game drive, spotting the park’s diverse fauna. After lunch, pack up camp and return to Nairobi, bringing the safari experience to a close.
The safari package includes transportation in a safari vehicle, accommodation in well-equipped campsites, meals as mentioned in the itinerary, services of a professional guide, and all park entry fees.
The safari package does not include international flights, personal insurance, Kenyan visa fees, gratuities for the guide and campsite staff, personal expenses such as drinks and souvenirs, and any optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
Important to Know
- Children aged between 0-2 years are free of charge.
- Children aged 3-12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing the same room with adults
- Children between 3-12 years pay 75% of the adult rate when staying in their separate room from adults
- Children 13 years and above are recognized as adults
- Passengers should bring soft-sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space.
- All the passengers must have an Identification Card/Passport with them for any internal flights.
- Baggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.
- Passengers arriving in KENYA will be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.
- This tour is offered by Pita Safaris.
- In the event of non-availability, we might have to change the itinerary, put you in a similar camp or lodge, or upgrade you for an additional fee.
- Prices may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you for park fees and government taxes.
- This tour is subject to the terms and conditions of Pita Safaris.
We accept payment either by credit card or by direct wire transfer.
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