Waterholes, Lakes and Savannahs of Kenya

Waterholes, Lakes and Savannahs of Kenya

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Bird watching

You have an opportunity to watch unique birds here.

Boating

Take a boat trip to indulge your lust for nature.

Elephant

You have an opportunity to watch Elephant here.

Lion

You have an opportunity to watch Lion here.

Masai Village

Visit Masai village to meet the welcoming traditions of Masai people.

On this exciting 5-day safari you will visit some of Kenya’s most popular parks and reserves to see Africa’s sought-after wildlife. The Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the best game reserves in the world, and the plains teem with animals and it’s the stage for the spectacular annual wildebeest migration. The Aberdare National Park is equally thrilling and offers a variety of breath-taking mountainous landscapes as well as the opportunity to stay up all night and watch game drink at a floodlit waterhole from one of Kenya’s unique ‘tree lodges’. In Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, we visit Lake Nakuru National Park for superb bird-watching and the best chance in Kenya to get close to black and white rhino, while pretty and tranquil Lake Naivasha offers game-viewing on foot and by boat. A full quota of African animals can be seen on this varied safari including:

  • Giraffe
  • Elephant
  • Lion
  • Cheetah
  • Zebra
  • Gazelle
  • Rhino

Included in your African safari tour:


  • All transfers
  • Accommodation during the tour
  • All meals and drinking water during the tour
  • Flying Doctors medical, emergency, and rescue cover
  • All game drives as noted in the itinerary
  • Transport in a private 4 x 4 Safari Land Cruiser
  • English speaking tour guide/driver
  • All applicable government taxes, levies and park entrance fees
  • Personalized private service

Not included in your African safari tour:


  • International flights and taxes
  • Passports and visa applications and processing
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities for drivers/guides
  • Personal laundry
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Entrance fee for activities noted as optional
  • Balloon Safari, US$425 per person

 

Price Information & Seasons

Prices are Per Person Sharing. Travelling is in a pop-up safari vehicle, and accommodation is in a Double/Twin Room/Tent.

Display Rates In USD EUR GBP
Standard Package
High Season
July 01- October 31 | Dec 23 – Jan 2
Mid Season
Jan 02- March 31 | April 18- April 21
Jun 16- June 31 | Nov 01- Dec 22
Low Season
April 01- June 15
1 peopleUS$ 2630US$ 2120US$ 2060
2 peopleUS$ 1770US$ 1380US$ 1350
4 peopleUS$ 1510US$ 1300US$ 1090
6 peopleUS$ 1425US$ 1035US$ 1005
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US$1005.00

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   All rates are in US Dollars  per person
  Children between 12 – 17 years will pay 85% of the adult rates
  Children between 7 – 11 years will pay 70% of the adult rate

STANDARD

Date1 people2-3 people4-5 people6+ people
Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2021

USD 2,120 per person

USD 1,380 per person

USD 1,300 per person

USD 1,035 per person

Apr 1 - Jun 15, 2021

USD 2,060 per person

USD 1,350 per person

USD 1,090 per person

USD 1,005 per person

Jun 16 - 30, 2021

USD 2,120 per person

USD 1,380 per person

USD 1,300 per person

USD 1,035 per person

Jul 1 - Sep 15, 2021

USD 2,630 per person

USD 1,770 per person

USD 1,510 per person

USD 1,425 per person

Sep 16 - Dec 22, 2021

USD 2,155 per person

USD 1,415 per person

USD 1,335 per person

USD 1,070 per person

Dec 23 - 31, 2021

USD 2,630 per person

USD 1,770 per person

USD 1,510 per person

USD 1,425 per person

Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi – Aberdares National Park (203 km – 3 to 4 hours)

On the first day of your Kenyan safari you will be picked up from your Nairobi hotel or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transferred to the wonderfully scenic Aberdare National Park in Kenya’s Central Highlands. We arrive in good time for lunch at our unique ‘tree lodge’, which is strategically sited right in front of a magical natural waterhole and saltlick, which is floodlit at night. The park is home to elephant, black rhino, buffalo, leopard, spotted hyena, olive baboon, black-and-white colobus monkey and bushbuck among many others. Your lodge is raised on stilts above the forest floor and serves as a ‘hide’ with wooden viewing decks, balconies and lounges to provide superb game-viewing—even after dark when you’ve enjoyed your first dinner on safari.

  • Overnight inAberdare National Park
  • Accommodation at your tree lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Drinking water is provided. All other drinks are extra

Day 2 Aberdares National Park – Lake Nakuru National Park (203 km – 3 to 4 hours)

After an early breakfast and a last glimpse at the ever-busy waterhole, we depart for Lake Nakuru National Park on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. We will game drive on the way to lunch in the pretty gardens of your lodge, and then after relaxing, go back out into the park for late afternoon game-viewing. The lake is surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, and the birdlife is world-renowned with more than 450 species. These include pelicans, eagles, rollers, starlings, herons, plovers, egrets, marabou storks and more, and you may see stunning flocks of lesser and greater flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshore a brilliant pink. Lake Nakuru National Park is also home to both the white and black rhino, rare Rothschild giraffe, and numerous antelope including gazelle, waterbuck and impala. Lion and leopard are frequently seen, and at the scenic lookout points on the cliffs overlooking the lake, you’ll spot playful baboons and vervet monkeys.

  • Overnight in Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Drinking water is provided. All other drinks are extra

Day 3 Lake Nakuru National Park to Masai Mara National Reserve (300 km – 5 to 6 hours)

After an early breakfast, we game drive on the way out of Lake Nakuru National Park and then it’s a short leisurely drive to Lake Naivasha, another of the picturesque Great Rift Valley lakes. Much of the lake is surrounded by grassy forests of impressive giant yellow-barked acacia trees, which are full of birds and black-and-white colobus monkeys. Here we enjoy a boat ride to spot Naivasha’s many pods of hippos and water birds including pelicans, cormorants and fish eagles, and take a guided walk in Crescent Island Game Sanctuary to stroll among small antelope, zebra and giraffe.

We then continue and stop for lunch and refuelling at the Maasai town of Narok, and then into the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve, named in honour of the Maasai people, the ancestral inhabitants of the area.Look out for the herds of herbivores like waterbuck, zebra and Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelle, all expertly identified by your Kenyan safari guide. Depending on the season, you may witness the annual wildebeest migration, when an estimated two million hooved animals move between the Masai Mara and Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park following the rains and fresh pastures. Over dinner at your comfortable camp/lodge, reflect on the amazing animals you have seen on this action-packed day.

  • Overnight in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Drinking water is provided. All other drinks are extra

Day 4 Full Day in Masai Mara National Reserve

After an early breakfast and with packed lunches that will be served picnic-style by the Mara River, a full day is spent game-driving. On the grassy tree-studded plains and around the rocky kopjes look for the big cats, and the Masai Mara is famous for its large prides of lion and cheetah that are seen hunting in family groups. Other predators like jackal, hyena and bat-eared fox can be seen on the prowl in the early morning, the acacia woodlands are inhabited by giraffe, eland, impala, topi and hartebeest, and the Mara River is home to half-submerged hippos and some of the biggest crocodiles in Africa. An optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged for US$425 per person, and it’s a wonderful experience to float over the plains and rivers in the first light of dawn and watch the wildlife below. Visiting a Maasai village is another optional extra for US$20 per person, and this is an interactive introduction to the culture of the semi-nomadic Maasai warriors who have a deep and symbolic relationship with the lands and animals of the Mara.

  • Overnight inMasai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Drinking water is provided. All other drinks are extra

Day 5 Masai Mara National Reserve – Nairobi (265 km – 5 to 6 hours)

On your final day on safari, enjoy a last early morning game drive in the Mara followed by breakfast at your camp or lodge, and then drive back to Nairobi. On the way we stop on the Great Rift Valley escarpment to take in the sweeping views of the lakes, rivers and arid plains. We then transfer you to your Nairobi hotel or theairport for your onward flight.

  • No accommodation; this is the last day
  • Breakfast & lunch (dinner not included)
  • Drinking water is provided. All other drinks are extra

Accommodation

You can choose from the following accommodation options

  • Standard lodges and tented camps
  • Luxury lodge and tented camps
5-days Birding & Wildlife Safari
ParkStandard OptionsLuxury Options
Aberdares National Park
  • The Ark Lodge
  • The Ark Lodge
Lake Nakuru National Park
Masai Mara National Reserve

Positive Impact Travel

By joining this trip you are directly supporting positive impact projects in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We’ve offset the carbon emitted by this trip by purchasing credits that support important projects that address the UN’s seventeen SDGs, like reducing poverty, affordable and clean energy, reducing hunger, clean water and climate action.

Proceeds from this adventure purchase carbon credits through the local and most awarded carbon project developer, which are invested into projects accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources in our developing countries.

Supported projects are based on internationally recognized standards and are third-party audited. They entail a series of positive impacts on the ground, which benefit local communities and ecosystems, that are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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