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BVS K 10: 5 Days Masai Mara-Naivasha-Lake Nakuru


Day 1: Nairobi- Maasai Mara Game Reserve
On Arrival, you will be met and welcomed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our guide, after briefing, depart Nairobi and drive along the floor the Rift Valley before mounting its western rim into Maasai land. Red-clad, with spears always on hand, Maasai warriors tend their herds of cattle among the wildlife, commendably unmoved by the presence of large predators. Afternoon you have the first game drive in search of wildlife. Maasai Mara is probably the best-known game reserve. Dinner and Overnight at the Mara Sopa Lodgewww.sopalodges.com Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 2: Full day in Masai Mara Game Reserve

 

Take an extensive game drive into the reserve covered with rolling grasslands dotted with acacia and hazy forested hills and riverline bush where the Mara River and its tributaries meander, Maasai Mara is considered by many to be Kenya's finest game reserve, the 1510 sq Kms of this reserve adjoin Tanzania's well-known Serengeti, forming one eco-system. The open rolling savannah grassland of the Mara is the home of numerous wildlife species including elephant, rhino, lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena, jackal, buffalo, eland, topis, impala, gazelle, warthog and zebra. From June to September, the annual Wildebeest migration takes place when thousands of these animals sweep across the plain and seek out new grazing areas, a full day game drive with picnic lunch at the hippo pool on the banks of the Mara River where the crossing of the Gnus [wildebeests] takes place while the killer crocodiles await. Dinner and Overnight at the Mara Sopa Lodge,   Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – L. Naivasha (Hell’s gate) National Park

On this early morning after breakfast, Depart Maasai Mara for Lake Naivasha, the second biggest fresh water lake in the Rift Valley. Arriving at your lodge in time for lunch, in the afternoon you have a visit to the famous Hell’s gate national park. This park is famous for its natural steaming geysers and a haven for birdwatchers. The walking/ hiking give one sense of freedom, open space and a clear view of wildlife. The cliffs are breeding grounds for vultures, Verreaux’s eagles, Augur buzzards and thousands of swifts. Over 120 species have been recorded here, or enjoy a refreshing boat cruise on the lake. This area is famous for its bird life - a breeding ground for pelicans, fish eagles, cormorants and more, proceed to the crescent island where you will have a whole afternoon guided walk safari within the many animals of the plains, it is one of the few places in all Africa where you can wander on foot among herds of zebras, wildebeest, and giraffes (No predators no fences). Lake Naivasha is another birds’ paradise. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge, www.sopalodges.com. Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 4: Lake Naivasha (Hell’s gate) National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park

Break early in the morning after breakfast proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park to arrive in time for a mid morning game drive. Check in at the Lodge in time for lunch. This is a shallow soda lake hosting thousands of pink flamingoes, a number of other birds. [Another ornithological paradise]. This is another lake in the rift valley and a bird watchers paradise; it has over 460 recorded bird species and home to many species of game found in the park including the introduced Rothschild's giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game, enjoy an afternoon gamedrive. Dinner and overnight at the L. Nakuru Lodge, www.lakenakurulodge.org Meal Plan {FB}.


Day 5: Lake Nakuru National Park -Nairobi
After an early morning pre- breakfast game drive exploring different areas of this park, this is to capture the early morning actions, return to the Lodge for breakfast, check out after breakfast and depart for Nairobi.

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2012 Prices Per person Sharing:
In using Custom 4X4 Safari Minibus Or: In using custom 4x4 Land cruiser.

Seasons

Per person sharing in US$

2 pax

Minibus / Landcruiser

4 pax

Minibus/ Landcruiser

6 pax

Minibus / Landcruiser

High: 16th Dec ‘12- 31 Mar 13.

1293 / 1655

1110 / 1290

1050 / 1175

Peak: 1st Jul– 31st Oct/ 12

1306 / 1656

1113 / 1298

1062 / 1179

Low: 1st Apr– 15th Jun/12

1056 / 1406

873 / 1048

812 / 929

Mid: 16th Jun–30th Jun 12

1st Nov – 15th Dec/ 2012

1155 / 1505

972 / 1147

911 / 1028

Children between 3-10yrs sharing with 2 adults @ 50% of adult price.
Children between 11-16yrs sharing their own room @ 75% of adult price.

Prices include:

Ø All Park entrance fees in the game reserves and National Parks.

Ø Experienced English Speaking driver-guide.

Ø All road transportation and Game drives using custom made Safari Minibus fitted with a two way radio communication and a pop-up roof for enhanced photography.

Ø All meals as specified in our itinerary.

Ø Full board Accommodation while on safari

Ø Airport transfer on arrival and departure.

Ø 1ltr bottled drinking mineral water per person per day while on gamedrive.

Prices exclude:

Ø All items of a personal nature such as tobacco, laundry, phone calls etc.

Ø Tips and drinks/beverages.

Ø Hot air balloon safari in Maasai Mara.

Ø Any Other Items not mentioned above

Ø Medical/Travel Insurance

 
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