The 6 days best of Kenya Wildlife safari takes you to 3 top destinations in Kenya. It takes you to the Masai Mara National Reserve, the worlds most popular game reserve, home to the Big Five and visitors can see the great wildebeest migration between July and October. Proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park one of the few places in Africa where visitors can see a large population of endangered white rhinos. Then proceed to Amboseli National Park, a bird watchers paradise and one of the best places on the continent to see large herds of African elephants up-close. The park also has magnificent views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain (5,895 meters).
Destinations: Nairobi, Masai Mara National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, Amboseli National Park.
Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve Day 1
Start point Hilton Hotel City center, Nairobi, 7:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Pick up from the airport/city hotel at the appropriate time and depart for the Masai Mara National Reserve. Stop to take in the views of the Great Rift Valley, which stretches 6,400 kilometers, from Syria to Mozambique. Arriving at the Masai Mara in time for lunch. You will have a little siesta later proceed on a Kenya safari in Masai Mara National Reserve, returning to the camp for dinner and overnight. Accommodation at Miti Mingi Eco camp.
Masai Mara National Reserve – Day 2 and 3
After breakfast proceed on a full day Kenya safari in the Masai Mara National Reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and Nile crocodiles.
Lake Nakuru National Park – Day 3
Early morning pre-breakfast wildlife drive. After breakfast, depart the Mara region for Nakuru, lunch en route, with scenic views of Mount Longonot and Lake Naivasha from afar on the main highway no game drive this evening. Dinner and overnight at a budget hotel, YWCA Guest house or Similar.
Lake Nakuru National Park – Amboseli National Parks – Day 4
After breakfast proceeds on a Kenya safari in Lake Nakuru National Park, known for its prolific birdlife including flamingoes (greater and lesser), pelicans and a variety of terrestrial birds numbering about 450 species in total. The park contains a sanctuary for the conservation of the white rhino. Other species like African buffalo and waterbuck can be seen near the shores of the lake. Drive to Amboseli National Park arriving late evening with game viewing en route to the camp. Dinner and overnight at Kimana camp or Similar.
On day 5 embark on a full day Kenya safari in Amboseli National Park. Amboseli is home to all the Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant) and features different habitats ranging from wetlands with sulfur springs, the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, savannah and woodlands. The park is one of the best places in Africa to see large herds of elephants up-close. The park also has spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Observation Hill which allows an overall view of the whole park especially the swamps and elephants. Swamp below observation hill hosts many elephants, buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls. More than 600 bird species have been recorded in Amboseli. Other wild animals that can be seen include; cheetah, wild dogs, giraffe, zebra, mongoose, hyrax, dik- dik and lesser Kudu.
Amboseli National Park – Nairobi – Day 6
After the final Kenya safari and breakfast at the camp, we will depart the Amboseli National Park for Nairobi arriving after lunch drop off at the city center.
End point: Hilton Hotel City center, Nairobi, 16:30 p.m. – 17:00 p.m.