The ABERDARES-NAKURU-MASAI MARA-NAIROBI Kenyan wildlife safari tour gives you a perfect exploration of the African natural ecosystem. Game viewing in Masai Mara provides an almost personal interaction with African wildlife. See all the exciting animals up, close and personal as you enjoy the wildlife safari in the various wildlife parks of Kenya over land & water. Feast your eyes on endemic and rare hornbills, pink flamingoes and thousands of different species of migratory birds at Lake Nakuru. Besides the rhinos, lions, hippopotamus and the crocodiles, which will keep you engrossed and thrilled to the core, the time being right, you may also be a witness to the greatest animal migration in the world, the wildebeest migration to Serengeti. Kenya is home to expansive forests and grasslands, cascading waterfalls and stunning landscape. Overall it is an experience of a lifetime.
Lake Nakuru Boating
01 Night in Aberdares
01 Night in Lake Nakuru
02 Nights in Masai Mara
01 Night in Nairobi
The Aberdare Range forms a section of the eastern rim of the Great Rift Valley running roughly north to south. On the west, the range falls off steeply into the Kinangop Plateau and then into the Great Rift Valley. On the east, the range slopes more gently. Lake Naivasha and the distant Mau Escarpment can be seen from peaks in the range.
The range has a maximum elevation of 3,999 metres (13,120 ft) above sea level and is heavily forested. The former name of the range survives in Mount Satima ("the mountain of the young bull"), the highest peak in the Aberdare Range. The second-highest peak, at the southern end of the range, is Mount Kinangop at 3,906 metres (12,815 ft). Mount Kenya, 5,199 metres (17,057 ft) the second highest mountain in Africa after Kilimanjaro lies east of the Aberdare Range.
The Aberdares are the water catchment area for the Sasumua dam and the Ndakaini dam, which provide most of the water for Nairobi. The mountain forests are catchment areas for the Tana River, the largest river in Kenya, supplying water to the Seven Forks hydroelectric power complex which generates over 55 per cent of Kenya’s total electricity output.
WHEN TO VISIT:
All year round.
Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes at an elevation of 1,754 m above sea level. It lies to the south of Nakuru, in the rift valley of Kenya and is protected by Lake Nakuru National Park. The lake's abundance of algae used to attract a vast quantity of flamingos that famously lined the shore.
WHEN TO VISIT
ALL YEAR ROUND.
Maasai Mara National Reserve is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along with the Tanzanian border. Its animals include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration. The landscape has grassy plains, rolling hills crossed by the Mara and Talek rivers, and is dotted with villages (enkangs) of Maasai people. Enjoy game viewing in Masai Mara and have the best experience of a lifetime.
WHEN TO VISIT:
The best wildlife viewing months in Kenya are during the Dry season from late June to October. The wildebeest migration usually reaches the Masai Mara in July and remains until October when they move back to the Serengeti in Tanzania. Wildlife viewing is good year-round, but this can differ for some parks.
Day 01: Arrival in Nairobi & transfer to Aberdare.
On your arrival at Nairobi, get transferred to your hotel in the Aberdares region. Rest of the afternoon is on leisure. Overnight at Aberdares.
Day 02: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru
After breakfast, proceed to Lake Nakuru. The Lake Nauru National Park offers sightings of countless pink flamingos lining the lake shore, Black Rhino, Tawny Eagles and the Rothschild Giraffe. Take the afternoon game run and enjoy sighting animals like hippos, leopards, white rhinos, zebra, and lions. The park is also known to be home to rare birds like the African fish eagle, green wood hoopoes, pink and white-backed pelicans and cliff chat among others. Overnight at Lake Nakuru.
Day 03: Lake Nakuru - Mara Game Reserve
After breakfast, head out for the world-renowned Masai Mara Game Reserve and enjoy the breathtakingly gorgeous view of the Great Rift Valley on your way. The afternoon is reserved for a gripping natural world Kenya safari game viewing drive in Masai Mara and don’t be surprised if you spot a lion or two. The Masai Mara is one of the greatest wildlife reserves in Africa and its diverse and remarkable eco-system makes sure that travellers have an exceptional experience every time. Spot majestic predators like cheetahs and pride of lions and come across side-stripped jackals, crocodiles, hippos and Thompson’s gazelle among others. Overnight at Masai Mara.
Day 04: Full day of Game Viewing
Head out for yet another amazing day of natural world Kenya safa in Masai Mara with another session of the game viewing and you may have the good fortune of witnessing a hunt, a truly exceptional experience. Head back to the game reserve. Overnight at Masai Mara
Day 05: Masai Mara to Nairobi via Lake Naivasha
After breakfast, take a short drive to Lake Naivasha and have lunch at the location. Post lunch, take a relaxing boat ride at the Lake Naivasha. Later during the day, head back to Nairobi and check into your hotel. The rest of the day is on leisure, and you can choose to explore the city. The Karen Blixen Museum, Uhuru Gardens, The Nairobi Railway Museum and the Nairobi Arboretum are some of the prominent places to visit. Overnight at Nairobi.
Day 06: Departure
After breakfast, proceed to the Airport for the return flight.