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8 Days Maasai Mara Safari, Nakuru, Amboseli, Tsavo West/East Kenya Tours overview
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This 8 Days Maasai Mara Safari, Nakuru, Amboseli, Tsavo West/East Kenya Tours offers you a classic holiday that encompasses some of the greatest wildlife destinations in Africa, including snow, peaked Amboseli to the world’s most exciting national parks.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is known for its superb plains scenery, unmatched safari activities, and diverse wildlife. Featuring some of the highest wildlife densities in Africa, Masai Mara makes it easy to spot the Big Five. This safari will also pay visits to Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks and will cut across the Great Rift Valley and Lakes Naivasha and Nakuru.
8 Days Maasai Mara Safari, Nakuru, Amboseli, Tsavo West/East Kenya.
Kenya Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara National Park – Wild race Africa Kenya trips
Pick up from your Nairobi hotel or Airport in the morning drive to Masai Mara through The Great African Rift Valley and Narok Town. You will arrive in time for lunch. check in at Ashnil Mara camp or Mara Sarova Camp and have lunch. Afternoon game drives through the park in search of the Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Buffalo and other members of the Big five plus other animals. Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Mara camp or Mara Sarova Game Lodge/Camp.
The Maasai Mara National Reserve or the Mara as its popularly known boasts for sheltering various wild animals like the lion, cheetah and other animals that annually migrate to and from Tanzania to the Masai Mara like the Gazelles, wildebeest and zebras and many more. During a game drive, you are likely to view the big 5 which is something most tourists coming to Kenya hope to see.
Rainy seasons usually start from November all through to May with December being the peak. As for the dry seasons, expect them anywhere from June to November.
While you are at the Masai Mara, you will be able to enjoy various activities like game viewing (both day and night), camping, learn about various cultures around there specifically the Maasai people, ballooning and many more.
Game viewing can be done all year round with the availability of animals like the big 5, giraffe, hyena together with all the cat family. The famous wildebeest migration that happens from July to November is a sight to behold. Over 2 million wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles move to and from Tanzania to the Masai Mara and the cycle continues like that. As they migrate, they have to cross the rivers which exposes them to dangers such as the crocodiles and drowning. Only the strong are able to make it through to the other side.
This is something you definitely don't want to miss while you are in the Mara. Booking for Masai Mara trips should be done in advance since the demand for accommodation is usually high. Peak seasons start from July to November obviously because of the great wildebeest migration so go ahead and book your start now!
Day 2 and 3: Masai Mara Safari tours – Wild race Africa Kenya holidays
Early morning game drive returns back to lodge for breakfast.
After breakfast Full day spends in the park with packed lunch in search of its popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo and the dangerous Crocodiles with a visit to Mara river. Meals and overnight at Ashnil Mara camp or Mara Sarova Camp.
Lake Nakuru National Park is flamingo land. It is home to a huge number of lesser flamingos. At any given time, every flamingo in the world seems to be at this beautiful shallow alkaline lake, just south of Nakuru town. The lake is a spectacular ocean of pink surrounded by forest and plains that are home other wildlife too. With a total area size of 368 square kilometers and home to more than 450 different kinds of birds, Lake Nakuru park is one of the finest ornithological sights in the world. The Lake is world famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth.
Day 4: Masai Mara To Lake Nakuru Tour – Wild race Africa Kenya Packages
Early breakfast at your camp, after breakfast, Leave Mara for Nakuru arriving in time for lunch and check in at Flamingo Hill Camp have lunch and relax. Later afternoon game drive to see one of the largest ornithological spots, Flamingo, and a variety of wildlife not forgetting the famous white Rhino and black rhino found in this park. Dinner and overnight at Flamingo Hill Camp.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru to Amboseli Kenya tours – Wild race Africa vacations
Early morning breakfast game en-route and leave Lake Nakuru for Amboseli National Park to arrive with a short game drive in time for lunch, check in at Oltukai lodge have lunch and rest. Afternoon game drive at the park which is famous for its scenery with a backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, which dominates the landscape, and open plains. Dinner and overnight at your Oltukai lodge.
Day 6: Amboseli Safaris to Tsavo West classic Kenya Tours – Wild race Africa Tours.
Early morning game drives return to your camp for breakfast, after breakfast leave Amboseli for Tsavo West Game en route to Kilanguni Serena Lodge. Check in and have lunch. In the afternoon, visit the rhino sanctuary and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Kilaguni Serena Lodge.
Tsavo West National Park is a wilderness featured in the southern parts of Kenya. It has vast inhabited plains which make it one of the favorite tourist destinations. The park stretches from Chyulu Hills to the Tanzanian border. It is a wild land of broken volcanic hills and dense acacia woodland. The wildlife densities are lower compared to Tsavo East and Masai Mara but it provides diversity.
There is a huge amount of space with the animals spread out thus enabling you to drive around easily. The park is home to the shaggy-maned lions which are the descendants of the legendary man-eaters. The vegetation supports large herds of antelopes, zebras, and buffaloes. The Rhino Valley is full of leopards sightings with the provision of the dramatic shadow of Ngulia Hills. The Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary is manned by armed guards which provide a safe view of the Black Rhino who are on the brink of extinction. The sanctuary carries around 50 black rhinos with another 15 released into the wider park. Buffaloes and red-hued elephants are also common in this park.
Another place worth visiting is the pools of Mzima Springs. It has a hide where you can watch hippos underwater through glass windows. The area also provides a perfect area for bird watching under the clear skies. Another spot worth visiting in this park is the Shetani lava flow. This is an arid moon landscape which glows in the late afternoon light. The northern section of the land has campsites and lodges with good facilities. They are more developed and are easily accessible using the main road. The lodges include the stunning Kilaguni Serena Lodge which has captivating views across to Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tsavo West gives you a chance to see all members of the big five in a single day. It also has a secluded, lost in Africa feeling.
Day 7: Tsavo West to Tsavo East – Wild race Africa tours
Early morning breakfast game en-route with a visit to Mzima Springs, later on, depart Tsavo West to Tsavo East national pack which is renowned for its large numbers of elephants and the famous man eating lions Game en route to Ashnil Aruba Camp. Check in and have lunch at your lodge. In the afternoon, another game drive at the park later dinner and overnight at the Ashnil Aruba.
Tsavo East is one of the national parks of Kenya that is well known for its unique safari experience. It has been one of the oldest parks of Kenya since it was found in 1948. There is another side to this park which is known as the Tsavo West, the reason why it was divided into east and west was because of a railway passing between these two sides. Also, it is well known as the largest park in Kenya as it covers thousands of kilometers of land and has almost four gates.
Interesting destinations: There are many amazing places that can grab your attention and cannot be missed to go. One of them is the Galana river which is the 2nd longest river of Kenya and when it gushes through this park, it forms rapids which are known as Lugards Falls. You can also find Mudanda Rock, it is a huge rock with drinking water at its base, where many animals are attracted to drink water. Another amazing place you can find is the Yatta Plateau which was formed by lava flowing from mountain Sabuk and this lava was the longest in the world. Also, This park is home for hundreds of birds and many big animals like Hippos, Elephants, Lions, Leopards and more. Also, there are many camps in this park, like Ithumba camp, Satao camp, Galdessa Safari camp and many more, where you can rest and spend your night.
A tour of this park can give you an amazing experience which you can always cherish. We've mostly watched the wild life from our homes on TV's, but traveling through this park, you can live the wildlife around you and watch all the animals walking around, doing their natural activities. It would be a great opportunity to take photos and an amazing experience to share with everybody. You'll get a chance to watch animals drinking and playing in the water, elephants taking dust baths, watch different bird species which you might have watched on TV or only heard of! Also, see the unique scenery in this park which cannot be found anywhere else in the world!
Day 8 - Tsavo East / Mombasa – Wild race Africa tours
Early morning breakfast game en-route drive out of Tsavo East and head to Mombasa you arriving around lunchtime we drop you to your hotel or Airport.
The Safari prices are calculated in US dollars per person and you will travel by safari JEEP 4*4 Toyota Land Cruisers.
Price depends on time of travel (low, high or peak season), number of people in your group and level of accommodation.
- Special discount rate for a group of 3 or more
- Children under 3 years FREE
- Children between 3-12 years 75% of adult rate
- Children between 12-18 years 90% of adult rate
PEAK SEASON: JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER
HIGH SEASON: NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH
LOW SEASON: APRIL, MAY, JUNE
The Safari Package Includes
- Guarantee Price, Guarantee Departure
- All pickups from your hotel and back after safari
- Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double room with 1 or 2 separate beds. Please let us know your preference at the time of booking)
- Activities and meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- All park fees and government taxes
- Services of professional English-speaking driver-guide
- Bottled water while on safari
- Unlimited mileage on the safari
- Maximum of 6 passengers in the safari vehicles
- Safari Transport and game drives in a safari minibus fitted with a pop-up roof tops and guarantee of a window seat for game viewing and photography.
- All safari Minibus carries safari accessories such as wildlife books, cooler box, binoculars, a first aid kit, fire extinguisher and it has a guaranteed window seats. Option for a jeep available at a small fee.
The Safari Package does NOT Included
- International air fare
- Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa and traveler’s insurance
- Tips to driver-guide