BVS K 015: 8 Days Masai Mara-Mt.Kenya


These are destinations that will take you to the center of attraction where you have all the chances to spot the “BIG FIVE”. Enjoy visits to Masai Mara Game Reserve, “Jewel in the crown of Kenya’s tourism industry” is known for its big wildlife concentration all the year round, the Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Leopards and Buffalo and not forgetting the Big Cats. L. Nakuru National Park, home for the endangered species such as White Rhino, Rothschild Giraffe and the Columbus monkeys. The Samburu Game Reserve is in a semi arid area where we find most of the rear Animals found in the north of the equator. In the Mount Kenya National Park {Keep fit}; take a three hours guided nature walk in the Mt. Kenya rain forest, a wide range of plants and insects will be experienced.

In case of emergency, We provide 24/7 Flying Doctors emergency evacuation to the nearest hospital.
Our departures are daily, subject to minimum 2 persons booking.


Day 1: Nairobi – Masai 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 across the floor the Rift Valley before mounting its western rim into Masai land. Red-clad, with spears always on hand, Masai 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 Ol Moran Tented Camp 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 river-line bush where the Mara River and its tributaries meander,
Masai 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 awaits. Dinner and Overnight at the Ol Moran Tented Camp. Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 3: Another day in Masai Mara

This is another day out, a very early wake up call to prepare for exploring other different areas of this wildlife paradise, this is to capture more actions and excitements, return to the lodge for lunch, afternoon at leisure, an evening game drive follows at 1600hrs. All meals and overnight at the Ol Moran Tented Camp. Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Lake Nakuru National Park

An early morning pre breakfast game drive then depart Masai Mara after breakfast and drive past the loita plains to the floor of the Rift Valley and into Lake Nakuru Nat park, “Ornithological paradise” Arrive Lake Nakuru National Park in the evening, check in at your Lodge for dinner and overnight. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds in the lake. Also many species of game found in the park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, black and white rhino, water-buck, reed-buck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game. Dinner and overnight at the L. Nakuru Bontana hotel. Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 5: L. Nakuru National Park – Samburu Game Reserve

Depart L. Nakuru after breakfast and drive north across the equator to Samburu National Reserve arriving in time for an afternoon game drive. The rugged semi-arid northern region with spectacular scenic landscape. The Ewaso Nyiro River dotted with dorm palms meanders through the reserve giving it an oasis setting and the lodge set on the banks of the river. The Samburu are cousins of the Maasai tribe and are pastoralists too, you can have an optional visit at an extra cost to their village (Manyatta) to see how the tribe lives in this harsh surrounding. Lunch en route. In the afternoon depart on an exciting game-viewing drive in search of Animals found only north of the equator that include the long necked gerenuk, Grevy zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx and the Somali ostrich. Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Sopa Lodge Meal Plan {FB}.

Day 6: Full day in Samburu Game Reserve

Full day in Samburu, a beautiful and game abundant park, home to rarely found species such as the Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s zebra, blue-necked Somali ostrich and Reticulated Giraffe. Morning and afternoon game drives, in the mid morning. Dinner and overnight at the Samburu Sopa Lodge . Meal Plan {FB}

Day 7 Samburu -Mt. Kenya

After breakfast, depart with a game drive en route for Nanyuki the base town of Mt Kenya Arrive in Nanyuki in time for lunch. Afternoon spent at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Falcon Heights Hotel.Meal Plan {FB}

Day 8: Mt. Kenya -Nairobi

After breakfast, take a hiking safari with a mountain guide through the Mt Kenya forest to explore the Mau Mau Caves. These caves were used as hide-outs by the freedom fighters during the struggle for independence period. Descend back to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, drive back to Nairobi.
Located inside the Samburu National Reserve in Northern Kenya, Samburu Sopa Lodge is the only lodge in the reserve with a waterhole on site. This enhances opportunities for game viewing from the comfort of the
bedroom verandah or the public areas without interruption.

The lodge is built atop high ground allowing panoramic views of the vastness of Samburu shrub land and the hills beyond. The Reserve is home to rare animals species like the gerenuk, grevy’s zebra and baisa oryx in
addition to all others including the big five and birds.

Prices include:

  • All Park entrance fees in the game reserves and National Parks.
  • Experienced English Speaking driver-guide.
  • 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.
  • All meals as specified in our itinerary.
  • Full board Accommodation while on safari
  • Airport transfer on arrival and departure.
  • 1ltr bottled drinking mineral water per person per day while on game drive.

Prices exclude:

  • All items of a personal nature such as tobacco, laundry, phone calls etc.
  • Tips and drinks/beverages.
  • Hot air balloon safari in Masai Mara.
  • Any Other Items not mentioned above
  • Medical/Travel Insurance


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