5 Days Kenya Essential Safari

This luxury safari takes you through Kenya; The central fertile part of The Aberdare National Park which is closer to Mount Kenya, there after driving down the great rift valley and arriving at lake Nakuru National Park which records to almost millions of Flamingos. We then proceed to the greatest wonder of mother nature the Masai Mara National Reserve where we will get to see almost all the animals found in east and central Africa especially the Big Five.

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$908 - $1070
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Aberdere National Park is an amazing park with incredible wildlife view, and it does not get enough credit for being one of the most beautiful safari wildlife parks in Kenya. It can rain often there but the landscape and variety of flora and fauna is just stunning!. The iconic Masai Mara plays host to part of the annual Great Migration, hailed ‘the greatest wildlife show on earth’

Day 1:  Nairobi – Aberdares National Park  

Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to your city hotel for briefing. Our rep will take you through a brief pre-safari orientation before embarking on your dream safari adventure of Kenya. Commence drive to Nyeri for lunch at Aberdare Country Club. Afternoon transfer, in Hotel shuttle vehicles, into the Aberdare National Park - to the Ark, for a night of game viewing, from the Lodge precincts. Dinner and overnight at THE ARK.  http://www.thearkkenya.com/   Distance: Approx. 200 kms - 3 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Lunch, Dinner}

 

Day 2: Aberdares – Lake Nakuru National Park  

Breakfast and shuttle transfer to Aberdare Country Club. Rejoin your driver/guide and depart for the Rift Valley arriving for lunch at a Lodge in Lake Nakuru National Park.  Late afternoon game viewing & bird watching. Dinner and overnight at JACARANDA ELEMENTAITA LODGE

Distance: Approx. 200 kms – 4 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

 

Lake Nakuru is a shallow soda lake, renowned for its huge concentration of flamingos.  It is also a Rhino sanctuary. You embark on a game drive which includes a walk on the shores of the lake to view flamingoes from close range. Keep your eyes open for the elusive Leopard or the Tree climbing lions of this park.   The afternoon game drive is included and you will return to your lodge as the sun sets!

  Day 3: Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara Game Reserve  

After breakfast commence drive west past Mount Longonot and via Narok to the Masai Mara National Reserve to arrive for lunch at the respective Camp. Late afternoon game viewing drive. Dinner & overnight at OL – MORAN TENTED CAMP or similar. www.olmorantentedcamp.com

Distance Approx. 310 kms – 6 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

 

Day 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve

 

The early morning calm air of the Masai Mara has made possible the introduction of Hot Air Balloon flights, available as an optional tour of a hot air balloon ride to see the park from a bird's eye view, from leading lodges and camps in the reserve. (Please reserve early to avoid disappointment for this adventure!). Pre-breakfast morning game drive in the reserve, a great opportunity to explore the vast flora and fauna of this magnificent reserve.  After a rewarding game drive, return to your lodge for late morning breakfast. Lunch and late afternoon Game viewing drive.

 

OPTION: A full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes (full day game drive including visits to Mara River, Kenya Tanzania Border Post and a great chance to view the "Big Five". You will have picnic lunch at Hippo Pool. Return to your lodge late in the afternoon). Later just relax or visit the nearby Masai village as an optional excursion. Dinner and overnight at OL – MORAN TENTED CAMP.

Meal plan: {Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner}

 

Day 5: Maasai Mara - Nairobi & Depart

 

After breakfast at the Lodge/Camp, embark on your return journey to Nairobi. On arrival in the early afternoon you will be dropped off in Nairobi (use of room is excluded). Transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for scheduled International departure flight, 03 HOURS PRIOR TO FLIGHT DEPARTURE TIME. Distance Approx. 270 kms – 5.5 hrs drive

Meal plan: {Breakfast}

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Ark kenya hotel
  • Jacaranda Eelementaita Lodge
  • Ol Moran Tented Camp

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Campofrio Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: 254 722 203065
Since: Aug 2007

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
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Activities you can do

Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
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