kenyan safari Masai mara and L Nakuru - 4 Days

Overview


 

Itinerary

Day 1
Nairobi to masai mara

Pick up from your hotel at 0730hrs and drive through The Great African Rift Valley to arrive in time for lunch at Narok Town, continue to Masai Mara, arrive in the afternoon and get settled at your safari camp. An evening game drive will follow to explore the outstanding sanctually famous for it’s big numbers of wildebeests, lions, elephants, buffaloes and other animals of the same order. Set in the Oloolaimutia valley the camp blends in perfetly with its surrounding hillside landscape. The accent here is on the Masai people and the fabulous wealth of wildlife, birdlife, and natural flora to be found in the fabled Masai Mara Game Reserve. Drive back to the camp for Dinner and overnight.

Day 2
Full day at the Mara

Set off early for a morning game drive to witness the animal kingdom at its most active hour, on your way to the famous Mara river where thousands of wildebeest and Zebras cross from Serengeti to Masai mara each year. Search for the park’s large populations of wildebeest, rhinoceros, buffaloes, lions, leopards, elephants, hippos, cheetahs, zebras, impalas, gazelles, hartebeests, warthogs, ostriches, topis and Masai giraffe. Enjoy packed lunch inside the park surrounded by beautiful sceneries and wildlife. In the evening visit a local Maasai village at USD 25 per person. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3
Depart for Lake Nakuru

Pre morning game drive as from 06:30hrs until 0930hrs, then return to the camp for the main breakfast, after the breakfast depart for Lake Nakuru with lunch in Narok town. After lunch proceed on to Nakuru and arrive Nakuru early evening dinner and overnight in Nakuru Golden Palace Resort.

Day 4
Morning game drive and depart for Nairobi

After breakfast start game viewing at Lake Nakuru National Park, where you will have a chance to visit a unique sanctuary catering for a sizable number of the endangered rhinoceros and the Rothschild giraffe. Water bucks as well as the predators such as the lion and leopard are common at the park. Also to be seen is a myriad different variety of bird life in and around the lake. Flamingos are also plenty at the lake. Leave for Nairobi in the afternoon arriving in city in the evening with a drop off to a Nairobi hotel of your choice or back to the airport to catch up with your flight for the next destination.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Experienced guide/driver
  • Your own 4×4 pop-top Land Cruiser/safari van
  • Unlimited game drives
  • Entrance fees
  • Unique accomodation for different budgets
  • All meals

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International flight ticket
  • visa
  • Anything not mentioned above

Frequently asked Questions

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How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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kenyan safari Masai mara and L Nakuru
From $750.00
per Adult rates
From $650.00
per Child rate

Trip Facts

  • safari van / jeep
  • 7 per van/jeep