6-Day Amboseli Meets Flamingos & the Big 5 Masai Mara

6 Days

Trip Info

  • 5 Star Hotels, Lodges & Tented Camps
  • Nairobi
  • All Year Round
  • Nairobi
  • Guided
  • Available
  • All Meals
  • 4X4 Tour Van / Land Cruiser

Tour Overview

This Kenyan tour will focus on the main National parks In Kenya namely Amboseli National Park known for the highest concentration of elephants and host to the highest mountain in Africa (Kilimanjaro), Lake Naivasha with the highest number of hippos, Lake Nakuru Known for both the black and white rhinos & flamingos, The great savannah of Masai Mara or the “eight wonders of the animal world” for the big five Namely Lions, Rhinos, Leopards, Buffalos and the elusive Leopard which roam freely here.

Tour Attractions

  • Nairobi
  • Amboseli
  • Masai Mara
  • Lake Nakuru

Route

Your Itinerary

You will be picked up by our company representative and handed over to your friendly experienced driver guide from the airport or your accommodation facility in Nairobi this morning for a scenic drive southeast toward Amboseli National Park arriving at the camp in good time for lunch.

After lunch, Embark on your first-afternoon game drive exploring the acacia woodland, freshwater swamps, scrub brush, and open plains in search of wildlife.

Amboseli National Park (392 sq km) is famously known for the breathtaking panoramic view of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest freestanding mountain on earth and the tallest in Africa (5,895m). Amboseli is also an elephant’s paradise where the massive African Savannah elephants roam from swamp to swamp, grazing all day. Because of the abundance of water and pasture, the bull elephants here weigh up to 6 tons. Other animals to be spotted here are cheetahs, zebras, giraffes, wildebeests (gnus), gazelles, hippos, and many others.

Leave the camp after breakfast, Carrying your packed lunch boxes to be enjoyed in the wild under a lone flat-top acacia tree. Spend the whole day exploring the marshlands and swamps of Amboseli. Fed by subterranean water channels, water is abundant throughout the year and so is the pasture. Elephants and various other herbivores are found here. You will retreat to the lodge late in the evening

You also have an option of Starting the day with an early morning game drive to search for animals when they're at their most active, Then return to the Lodge for a relaxed breakfast and lunch.

Spend the hottest part of the day relaxing in camp reading your favourite book writing your journal about the safari or just listening to your favourite music while observing the birds – don't stress, The animals will be doing the same – then head off again in the afternoon at (16:00hrs)for another drive through the park. Return to the lodge for dinner and another night under the Serengeti's stars.

After an early breakfast, we drive west for a scenic view of Lake Nakuru National Park. You will have a stopover at the spectacular Great Rift Valley viewpoint to stretch your legs and photograph the contrasting landscapes. Stop for Lunch en route and thereafter proceed for a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park in search of the animals that reside here. You will thereafter exit the park and proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Lake Nakuru National is among Kenya's finest national parks. It is gorgeous all year round and boasts rocky escarpments, patches of yellow-barked acacia forest and a waterfall. It is home to greater & lesser flamingos, Both black and white Rhinos, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, and the endangered Rothschild's Giraffes. The southern end of the lake is the best place to see wildlife. The forested area below the Rhinos Cliff is a favourite Lion-spotting point where Lionesses love to sleep in the trees. Leopards frequent the same area too.

After breakfast, you will drive through the Rift Valley floor to Masai Mara National Reserve with several health stops arriving at the camp in good time for lunch. After lunch, Embark on your first game drive in search of the big five and other herbivores that roam around this national park freely. Return to the camp for an overnight stay.

The Masai Mara ecosystem comprises the famous reserve, community conservancies, group ranches, and many Maasai villages. The reserve expanse of gently rolling grassland dotted with flat-topped acacia trees and trampled by massive herds of zebras, wildebeest, Lions, Leopards, cheetahs and many other animals. It is the ultimate African jewel which for many people is not just the highlight of their Kenyan adventure but the very reason they came to the first place. An animal Paradise where animals roam freely.

This is a full day spent game viewing across the rich tree-studded grassland and rolling hills of the famous Savanna. The Mara is renowned for its great herds of plains game animals like leopards, Cheetahs, Lions and other herbivores. It has virtually every other type of wildlife to be found in Kenya. You will have a full-day game drive in Masai Mara Savannah.

Your lunch today is picnic lunch boxes in the savannah under a flat-top acacia tree while watching the animals grazing. Continue with the game viewing on-route to your camp, arriving at your late in the afternoon after thoroughly exploring this massive grassland savannah measuring 1,500 sq.

You have an option of booking a balloon ride today which takes off early in the morning. After landing, the crew helps you out of the basket and escorts you to a lovely setting for a bush breakfast which is a lifetime experience and worth the
price. Later join your driver guide at a location and proceed with your full-day game drive.

After a leisurely morning breakfast, You will check out of your lodge, pack up and drive back to Nairobi. En route, you will have an( Optional) scheduled visit to a Maasai Village for a cultural experience, where you'll learn more about the community that has co-existed with the Mara wildlife for centuries.

You'll have lunch the African way at one of the Hotels in Narok town. Afterwards, you will continue with the journey to Nairobi, arriving in the mid-afternoon. You'll be dropped off at your respective hotel or at the airport to mark this as the end of your Safari.

Depending on your homebound flight departure time, you will organize with your diver guide the departure time from Masai Mara.

Dayby Day Accommodation

Day 1 & Day 2

Amboseli National Park

Spend 2 nights at Aa Lodge Amboseli, a Mid-range lodge located just outside Amboseli NP.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 3

Lake Nakuru National Park

Spend the night at Ziwa Bush Lodge, a Mid-range lodge located just outside Lake Nakuru NP.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 4 & Day 5

Masai Mara National Reserve

Spend 2 nights at Aa Lodge Mara, a Mid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Will be Provided

 

Day 6

Last Day With Us

(End of Tour) No accommodations

Breakfast Will be Provided

NOTE: Additional accommodations can be arranged for an extra cost.

Vehicle Options

Customized 4X4 Safari Tour Vans fitted with:

  1. Pop up roof
  2. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat
  3. Power charging points
  4. Cooler Box/fridge
  5. Binoculars
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. High-frequency radio
  8. Sandbags (for photography)

Customized 4X4 Safari Land Cruisers fitted with:

  1. Pop up roof
  2. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat
  3. Power charging points
  4. Cooler Box/fridge
  5. Binoculars
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. High-frequency radio
  8. Sandbags (for photography)

4X4 Toyota Prados

  1. Binoculars
  2. First Aid Kit
  3. Cooler Box/fridge
  4. High-frequency radio
  5. Power charging points
  6. Sandbags (for photography)
  7. 8 reclining seats & a baby seat

Toyota Noahs

  1. Spacious for luggage
  2. Comfortable seats
  3. Suitable for airport transfers to and from your hotel.
  4.  Bottle Holders
  5. Fridge Bracket
  6. Sliding Window Glass

Trip Cost

Important to Know

  • Rates are per person, excluding international flights from/to your home country.
  • Note; We provide tickets for international flights to and from Your Home for our clients and thus arrange the full trip from home and back.
  • This tour accepts children who are 3 years and older. Children under 13 receive a discount and children under 4 are free.

Rates Per Person Starting From:-


Start Dates                                                                                                               Rate


Jan 3-Jun 30                                                                                                              $1417


Jul 1-Oct 31                                                                                                               $1914


Nov 1-Dec 31                                                                                                            $1639


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Cost Includes & Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Trip binoculars
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labelled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional English-speaking driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labelled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • AMREF flying doctor’s medical cover
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Cost Excludes

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

FAQs

How do I apply for a visa for this safari?

Visa applications are typically handled before your arrival. We recommend checking with the embassy or consulate in your home country for the most accurate and up-to-date visa requirements. For entry to Kenya please read the update here.

Are there any additional fees I should be aware of during the safari?

No, our safari packages are all-inclusive, covering accommodation, meals, park fees, and transportation. There are no hidden fees or additional costs during the safari.

Do I get a private room with a private bathroom and hot shower?

Absolutely! Your comfort is our priority. Throughout the safari, you’ll enjoy private rooms in well-appointed accommodations, complete with private bathrooms and hot showers for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience after each adventure-filled day.

Can I customize the itinerary to suit my preferences?

While the Tour has a carefully crafted itinerary, we understand that preferences vary. We’re happy to discuss any customization requests to ensure your safari aligns perfectly with your expectations.

What wildlife can I expect to see on this safari?

The safari encompasses diverse ecosystems, offering encounters with the Big Five and a myriad of other animals, and various bird species.

What COVID-19 safety measures are in place?

We prioritize your safety. Our team adheres to local health guidelines, and the accommodations and vehicles are regularly sanitized to ensure a safe and enjoyable safari experience.

What is the best time to embark on this safari?

The safari is designed for year-round enjoyment. However, the ideal time is during the Great Migration season in the Masai Mara, typically from July to October.

Are game drives included in the itinerary?

Yes, daily game drives are integral to the safari experience. Professional guides lead you through vast landscapes, unique terrains, and renowned Parks and Reserves, maximizing wildlife encounters.

Is travel insurance recommended for this safari?

Yes, travel insurance is highly recommended to cover unexpected circumstances. Ensure that your insurance includes medical coverage and trip cancellation protection.

What should I pack for the safari?

Packing essentials include comfortable clothing, a hat, sunscreen, binoculars, and a camera. We provide a detailed packing list upon confirmation of your booking.

Are vaccinations required for this safari?

Please consult your healthcare provider for the latest travel health advice. Common vaccinations include yellow fever, hepatitis A and B, and typhoid.

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6-Day Amboseli Meets Flamingos & the Big 5 Masai Mara