5 Day Aberdares, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Safari

5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS
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Aberdares

Aberdares National Park is located in central province of Kenya cutting across two counties: Nyeri and Nyandarua. It is approximately 100km from Nairobi city. The park has mountain ranges, which rise up to 4,300m high with rivers descending on scarps forming beautiful waterfalls. At its lowland, rainforest, moorland and bamboo forests are thick due to the high amount of rainfall experienced in the region.

The Solio sanctuary’s rare black and white rhinos, plenty bird species and overnight animal seeing will make trip memorable. You may see from your lodge’s deck Elephants, Rhinos, Leopard, Bushbucks, Bongos and Forest Hogs, drinking water from the near-by waterhole. More than 250 species of birds are evident in the park as well. Apart from enjoying walking through picnics, visitors also love seeing rivers, animals and birds.

Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru is a standpoint and a harbor for watching more than 400 species of birds in rift valley. As you visit the lake, game animals are in large numbers. Hippos, buffalos and many species of birds are unstoppable. Flamingos are prominently notable just like in Lake Naivasha.

Lake Nakuru National Park is home to few remaining Rhinos in Kenya. Two Rhino species thrive in this park; the square-lipped or White Rhino preferring to graze in the short grass of the plains, and it’s more nervous browsing cousin, the Black Rhino, that tends to keep to the cover of thicker bush. Lake Nakuru also offers great sightseeing of larger predators like the lions and Leopards.

Masai Mara

Masai Mara is one of Kenya’s most outstanding wildlife sanctuary where gently rolling grassland ensures animals are always on sight. Located within the Great Rift Valley in the southern part of Kenya, the park is popularly known for The Big Five (Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Rhinos and Buffalo).

The park has the largest concentration of African lions, including the black-maned lion. Bird life is in plenty as wildlife at the Mara, which boasts over 400 different bird species. The famous wildebeest migration also takes place at the Mara and is among the 7th wonder of the world.

Included


 Park fees

 All activities

 All accommodation

 A professional driver/guide

 Transport in a 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser

 All Taxes/VAT

 Roundtrip airport transfer

 Meals

 Drinking water

Excluded


 International flights

 Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

 Tips

 Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Rates


2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
Low  Season  (1st April – 30th June)
Economy $1120 $1000 $880 $810
Comfort $1160 $1040 $920 $850
Luxury $1190 $1070 $950 $880
High  Season  (2nd Jan – 31st – March & 1st Nov – 21st Dec)
Economy $1190 $1080 $960 $880
Comfort $1270 $1150 $1030 $960
Luxury $1300 $1190 $1080 $1000
Peak  Season  (1st July – 31st Oct & 22nd Dec – 1st Jan)
Economy $1270 $1150 $1030 $960
Comfort $1350 $1240 $1110 $1040
Luxury $1670 $1560 $1440 $1360

-This 5 Day Aberdares, Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara Safari Price in USD is per person for Non-Kenyan Citizens in private 4X4 tour jeep sleeping in a double or twin room.

-Kids below 3 years do not pay.

-Kids between 3 – 12 years pay 75% of adult rate.

-Christmas / New Year’s Eve (Dec 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st & 1st Jan) – USD 35 Per Person Per Night.

Accommodation Options


Economy

Aberdares National Park

The Ark Lodge (tree lodge)

Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru Lodge

Masai Mara

Enkorok, Elangata Olerai, Ol Moran, Mara Chui Camp, Jambo Mara Safari Lodge, Explore Nature Mara Lodge

Comfort

Aberdares National Park

The Ark Lodge (tree lodge)

Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru Lodge, Sarova Woodlands, The Pelican Lodge, Sentrim Elementaita

Masai Mara

Fig Tree Camp, Osero Camp, Zebra Plains Mara, Base Camp Explorer, Losokwan Luxury Tented Camp, AA Lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp, Siana Springs, Mara Sun lodge, Azure Mara Haven, Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, La Maison Royale (LMR) Mara Camp, Mara River Lodge

Luxury

Aberdares National Park

Treetops Lodge (tree lodge)

Lake Nakuru

Sarova Lion Hill, Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge, Flamingo Camp

Masai Mara

Mara Simba, Keekorok Lodge, Sekenani Camp, Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Mara River Camp, Matira Camp, Ilkeliani Camp, Loyk Mara Camp, Olengoti Eco Safari Camp, Wilderness Camp, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Mara Engai Camp, Fig Tree Camp-Ngamboli Tents, Emayian Luxury Camp, Hammerkop Migration Camp

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Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdare National Park

Your driver/guide will pick you up from your Nairobi area hotel or area residence around 7 AM in the morning and head out to Aberdare National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch at Aberdare Country Club.

Afternoon transfer into Aberdare National Park and on to The Ark Lodge for bird watching and overnight floodlit game viewing from the lodge viewing decks. The Ark Lodge is set in the heart of the Aberdare National Park with a unique tree lodge veranda.

The overlooking floodlit waterhole and saltlick allows undisturbed views of wildlife visiting the waterhole. Elephant, rhino, leopard, bushbuck and occasionally an elusive bongo and giant forest hog can be sighted.

MEAL PLAN – Lunch and Dinner.

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Day 2: Aberdare National Park – Lake Nakuru

After breakfast We will set out early for the scenic drive to Lake Nakuru Park, with a brief stop to see the towering majesty of Thompson’s Falls along the way at Nyahururu.

With lunch enroute, you will arrive on time for an afternoon game drive at Lake Nakuru National Park.

At Lake Nakuru National Park, you will interact with the pink flamingoes at the shores of the lake. The park has a white rhino sanctuary, cape buffalos and waterbucks at the shoreline of this lake. You will also enjoy the amazing birdlife within the sanctuary’s natural environment.

But that’s only the beginning of what this special park has to offer because the wildlife viewing here is easy and accessible. Lake Nakuru is known for hosting some endangered but beautiful species. You’re sure to see rare Rothschild’s Giraffe along with white rhino, especially along the lakeshore.

The park is also sanctuary to one of Kenya’s largest populations of black rhino.

MEAL PLAN -Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

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Day 3: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at around 7:30am and depart to Masai Mara National Reserve, as you enjoy the scenic view of the great Mt. Longonot with a brief stopover at Narok town at around noon for lunch.

You will later proceed with the trip. If you get to Masai Mara national reserve early enough, you could pass by the accommodation facility for refreshments but if time doesn’t allow, you immediately head to the park for a brief game drive.

Masai Mara is a home to different animal species which includes the big five, which you might get to see. In July, August and September, wildebeests migrate from Serengeti to the Mara, which is a very entertaining view.

After the game drive, your guide will take you to your accommodation facility, where dinner is served and night spent.

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

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Day 4: Masai Mara

After breakfast, you will be picked from your lodge or camp at around 7:45am for the day’s game drive. The drive will take you through the landscape of Masai Mara which is savannah grassland on rolling hills.

Masai Mara national park has good extensive road networks which provide a platform to closely view the wild animals. You will view different kinds of wildlife, vegetation and the beautiful landscape.

You will then have a picnic lunch, after which you will be driven back to the lodge or camp, for a cup of coffee or tea. An optional visit to the Masai village is later on availed, which comes at a fee, and can be directly paid for to the Masai Community.

The evening’s dinner is then served and overnight stay at your lodge or camp.

MEAL PLAN – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

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Day 5: Masai Mara – Nairobi

A cup of coffee or tea is served at 6:45am in the morning, after which the guide picks you up for a sunrise game drive. Lions are well known for hunting in the morning, and you could be lucky to spot such a scenario.

After the game drive, you head back to the lodge for full breakfast.
You will later depart for Nairobi. Lunch is served enroute at Maai Mahiu town. On arrival, you will be dropped at our hotel, residence or airport.

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast and Lunch.

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