5 Days, 4 National Parks Safari
Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha / Crescent Island / Hell’s Gate – Amboseli Tour

Game Viewing Drives at Masai Mara & Amboseli, Boat Ride at Lake Naivasha, Walking Safari on Crescent Island & Bicycle Ride & hiking at Hell’s Gate

From Nairobi / to Mombasa & Kenya Coast beach resorts

The 5-day tour leaves from Nairobi and explores the Masai Mara game reserve where we marvel at the undulating plains and scenery as we hunt for the Big five on game viewing drives.

Tour proceeds to the rift valley Lake Naivasha with a boat ride to explore the freshwater lake and view hippos,small game & abundant bird life.

We shall also enjoy a guided walking safari at the Crescent Island in Lake Naivasha.

Tour visits the Hell’s Gate National Park where we hire bicycles for a ride and hike with sightings of Zebra, Giraffe and other plain game.

Tour culminates at the Amboseli national park with game viewing drives to spot wildlife and maybe if weather permits, views of the Mount Kilimanjaro snow-capped peaks.

The 5 day safari tour proceeds to end at the Kenya beach where you may enjoy sea activities and water sports or simply relax.

Safari accommodation is in a selection of economy, standard or luxury safari lodges or tented camps (depending on your style / budget).

Tour transport and game viewing drives are by pop up top safari minivan.

Customized pop up top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser jeep vehicles can be provided at an extra cost as indicated on our prices section

         Just so that you may know… (please read carefully)

  • Safari is also suitable for young families.

  • Safari is flexible and can accommodate modifications including extensions

  • Safari can be modified to include local flights to cut on driving time if required at extra price

  • Safari is private per booking in own tour vehicle and your dedicated driver / guide – no group sharing in tour

  • Driving times in Kenya are estimates and may vary due to narrow highways, state of roads and traffic.

  • Safari package includes Airport-hotel transfer on arrival plus beach resort / hotel drop off at finish.

  • You may experience high pitch souvenir sales from local tribes people at entry gates to Amboseli & Masai Mara game parks and other stops.

  • You may indicate your preference for specific lodges/ tented camps suggested on our list below.

  • Safari starts at 5.00AM with pick up from your Nairobi hotel ,Nairobi residence or Nairobi airport if arriving Kenya by early morning flight.

  • Safari finish at your Kenya beach resort between 4.30-6.00PM depending on its location from Mombasa train station.

  • Safari prices are indicated for 2, 4, 6 persons – You may request safari prices for 1, 3, 5, 7 persons booking as private tour.

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Tour Highlights:

  • 2 days and nights at Masai Mara Game Reserve
    - Unlimited game viewing drives
    - Tree studded typical savannah terrain and a multitude of Wild animal species
    - Colorful Masai tribesmen

  • 1 day and night at Lake Naivasha (fresh water ) rift valley lake
    - Guided walking safari at the Crescent Island
    - Boat ride at Lake Naivasha including views of hippo,exotic birds and small game
    - The Hell’s gate national park visit with bicycle ride & hiking
    -The great rift valley escarpmen

  • Optional Masai village visit at Amboseli (arrange with your driver guide) = $ 20 per person

  • 1 day and night at Amboseli national park
    - Game viewing drives
    - Views of Mount Kilimanjaro ( highest mountain in Africa) - weather permitting
    - Observation hill with 360 degree views of the Amboseli national park

  • Visiting the Hell's gate national park near the lake = $ 35 per person. - Optional

  • Hot air balloon ride option (enquire / book with us) = $ 420 per person - Optional

     Masai Mara - Lake Naivasha / Crescent Island / Hell's Gate - Amboseli Tour

       Nairobi – NAIROBI – MASAI MARA (Appx: 265kms – 5-6 hrs)

Day Plan/Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Day 1:-

0500hrs: pick up from your Nairobi hotel / Nairobi airport / Nairobi residence.

Start the safari journey to the Masai Mara Game reserve, Kenya’s finest wildlife haven.
The dawn drive stops at Narok town where you enjoy your breakfast.

Arrive Masai Mara at approximately 1030hrs.

Proceed for a full day of game viewing drives with picnic lunch.

Elephant, lion, giraffe, cheetah, warthog, hyena, buffalo, zebra many more shall be seen

Lunch by the Mara river as you watch Hippos & Crocodiles (and maybe wildebeest during the migration in July – September)

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Day 2:-

     FULL DAY – MASAI MARA

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner..

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza!

The Mara as is popularly known remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system in the world.

Masai Mara reserve hosts the highest and varied concentration of wild animals than any other park in the region and beyond.

The scenic appeal of this tree studded savannah plains, its moderate climate and diversity of wild game species makes it a one stop shop for game viewing activities.

We shall traverse the reserve on a full day of unlimited game viewing encountering the big five and more of the lesser game.

You shall visit the Mara river where we may watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July -October)

  • Optional Masai village visit at masai mara (arrange with your driver guide) = $ 20 per person

    Overnight shall be at your Masai Mara safari lodge / tented camp.

    Day 3:-

    Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha (240 km – Approx. 4 Hrs)

    Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    A short morning game viewing drive may be scheduled as you exit Masai Mara Game Reserve.

    Proceed to the Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake at the floor of the Great Rift Valley.

    Afternoon boat ride at the Lake Naivasha where you view hippos,small game and exotic birdlife within the serenity of this freshwater rift valley lake.

    Later proceed for a 1 hour guided walking safari at the Crescent Island.

    We shall then visit the Hell’s Gate National Park.

    The Hell’s Gate national park is one of Kenya’s smaller parks, which can be explored on foot.

    A bicycle ride and hike amid gracefully grazing gazelles, larger antelopes, Zebras and Giraffe is a delightful experience.

    Overnight at your Lake Naivasha safari lodge / tented camp.

    Day 4:-

         Lake Naivasha – Amboseli (350 km: Approx. 6 hrs)

    Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

    Early departure from the Lake Naivasha.

    Tour proceeds to the Amboseli National park.

    The park is open and relatively small.

    Game viewing drives are concentrated and wildlife easy to spot.

    The Mount Kilimanjaro mountain mass looms in the background as you game view.

    Afternoon shall be spent on game viewing drives in search of elephant, cheetah, lion and other many plains game.

    The Mount Kilimanjaro peaks (when/if they appear) shall provide the most natural background for wildlife photography.

    Overnight at your Amboseli safari lodge or tented camp.

    Day 5:-

    Your last day of safari!

         Amboseli – Emali train station (Approx. 100 km – 1 Hour) –Train to Mombasa- Kenya Coast

    Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Short morning game viewing drive is scheduled at the Amboseli this morning -time permitting.

    Later proceed to Emali train station (Appr.100km-1.5 hours from Amboseli) where you shall board the standard gauge Nairobi-Mombasa Train (Madaraka Express).

    Approximately 9:15am arrive at the train station.

    09:51am: Depart for Mombasa on the Madaraka Express Train with elevated country views and via Tsavo West & Tsavo East national parks.

    14:18pm: Arrive Mombasa train station where you shall be met by your transfer vehicle and driver.

    Transfer to your beach hotel in Mombasa, Diani, Tiwi, Kilifi, Watamu or Malindi.

    In case seats are not available on train due to demand-we may use road transfer to your beach resort.

          What you could see/do at Masai Mara - Lake Naivasha / Crescent Island / Hell's Gate - Amboseli Tour...

    • Buffalo

    • Elephant

    • Giraffe

    • Zebra

    • Lion

    • Crocodile

    • Mongoose

    • Hyrax

    • Dik-dik

    • Prolific Birdlife (up to 600 species)

    • Herds of dust-red Elephant

    • Rhino

    • Gerenuk

    • Ryino

    • Leopard

       PRICE GUIDE BY SEASON

    Safari price is per person sharing in pop up top private safari minivan and in a double/twin room. Price for 1,3,5 persons on request.
    ( see below High Season, Low Season)
    High Season
    Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March
    Economy StandardLuxury
    2 Persons in a Private Safari$1290$1360$1470
    4 Persons in a Private Safari$1020$1100$1200
    6 Persons in a Private Safari$815$1000$1110
    Single room extra$150$160$240
    Easter / Christmas / New Year Extra (Per person per night)
    For Luxury - Dec 22nd to Jan 2nd
    For Economy & Standard - Dec 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st & Jan 1st
    $30$40$50
    There is extra $15 per person per night if you choose to stay at Kibo Safari Camp-$15-
    Children Below 3 YearsFREEFREEFREE
    Children between 3-12 years 75% of Adult Rate75% of Adult Rate75% of Adult Rate
    Children above 12 years and below 18 years$35 discount$35 discount$35 discount
    Safari price for 3 persons will be 6% less the price of 2 persons---
    Safari price for 5 persons will be 3% less the price of 4 persons---

       PRICE GUIDE BY SEASON

    Safari price is per person sharing in pop up top private safari minivan and in a double/twin room. Price for 1,3,5 persons on request.
    (see below High Season, Low Season)

    Peak Season
    July, Aug, Sept, Oct
    EconomyStandardLuxury
    2 Persons in a Private Safari$1350$1500$1760
    4 Persons in a Private Safari$1070$1210$1480
    6 Persons in a Private Safari$980$1130$1390
    There is extra $20 per person per night if you choose to stay at Kibo Safari Camp-$20-
    Single Room Extra$150$150$310
    Children below 3 YearsFreeFreeFree
    Children between 3-12 Years75% of Adult Rate75% of Adult Rate75% of Adult Rate
    Children above 12 years and below 18 years$35 discount$35 discount$35 discount
    Safari price for 3 persons will be 6% less the price of 2 persons---
    Safari price for 5 persons will be 3% less the price of 4 persons---

       PRICE GUIDE BY SEASON

    Safari price is per person sharing in pop up top private safari minivan and in a double/twin room. Price for 1,3,5 persons on request.
    ( see below Peak Season, High Season)

    Low Season
    April, May, June
    EconomyStandardLuxury
    2 Persons in Private Safari$1240$1280$1320
    4 Persons in Private Safari$970$1010$1050
    6 Persons in Private Safari$880$925$960
    Single Room Extra---
    Children Below 3 YearsFREEFREEFREE
    Children Between 3-12 Years75% of Adult Rate75% of Adult Rate75% of Adult Rate
    Children above 12 years and below 18 years$35 discount$35 discount$35 discount
    Safari price for 3 persons will be 6% less the price of 2 persons---
    Safari price for 5 persons will be 3% less the price of 4 persons---

     

         ACCOMMODATION
       Safari accommodation options for each location

    Kenya

    Masai Mara Game Reserve  
    Luxury level lodge/ tented camp option Mara Sarova Game Camp, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Keekorok Lodge, Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Mpata Safari Club, Loyk Mara Camp, Mara Engai camp, Mara River Camp, Mara Simba Lodge, Ilkeliani Camp, Kandili Camp, Base Camp Explorer, Olkeri Camp, Fig Tree, Emayian Luxury Camp, Zebra Plains Mara
    Standard level lodge/ tented camp option Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Camp, Osero Camp, Azure Mara Haven, Mara River Lodge, Mara Sun lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp, Siana Springs, Losokwan Luxury Tented Camp
    Economy level lodge/ tented camp Enkorok, Elangata Olerai, Ol Moran, Mara Chui Camp, Jambo Mara Safari Lodge, Mara Concord Game Lodge, Explore Nature Mara Lodge
    Lake Naivasha  
    Luxury level lodge/ tented camp option Lake Naivasha sopa, Naivasha Simba resort, Lake Naivasha Country club
    Standard level lodge/ tented camp option Elsamere Lodge, Naivasha Crescent Camp
    Economy level lodge/ tented camp Naivasha Kongoni Camp
    Amboseli National Park  
    Luxury level lodge/ tented camp option Oltukai lodge, Amboseli Serena lodge
    Standard level lodge/ tented camp option Amboseli Sopa Lodge, Kibo Safari Camp
    Economy level lodge/ tented camp AA Lodge/camp, Sentrim Amboseli Camp

     

         TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

    • Nairobi airport-hotel pick up / drop off transfers:

    • Transport in a customized pop up top safari mini-van.

    • Services of an experirnced English/other language speaking driver/ guide.

    • Stay in economy,standard or luxury safari lodge / tented camps.

    • Game viewing drives

    • Park entrance fees.

    • All meals on safari.

    • Pick up at Madaraka Express Train Station & drop off at your Malindi, Watamu, Diani, Mombasa, Kilifi beach hotel..

    • The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover.

    • Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.

    • Park entrance fees

    • All meals on safari

    • Boat ride at Lake Naivasha

    • Guided walking safari at Crescent Island

    • Government taxes and local levies

    Not Included In the Tour Price: Items and Services of a personal nature.

    Not Included In the Tour Price: All bottled drinks, items and services of a personal nature and tips & gratuities.

    Additional Extras

    Pop up top 4x4 Land Cruiser Jeep Extra

    2 persons in private jeep safari $150pp
    4 persons in private jeep safari $75pp
    6 persons in private jeep safari $50pp

     

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