9 DAYS KENYA SAFARI- RIFT VALLEY WALKING MASAI MARA TOUR
9 Days Kenya Safari: This 9 days Keya safari takes you to Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru, Masai mara and Hells gate for wildlife & boat trip in Kenya’s national Parks
Overview Highlights of the 9 days Kenya Safari Itinerary
Rent a car today from Car rental 4×4 for your self drive safari on a 9 days Kenya Safari. to Lake Baringo for a boat trip and walking safaris. Later on drive through Lake Nakuru for an exclusive game drive to see animals like rhino, lion, zebra, hyena, giraffe, buffalo, Water buck, Impala baboon troops and many kinds of water birds; pelicans, cormorants plus millions of Flamingos. Don’t forget the Lake Naivasha’s Hells gate and the famous Masai Mara where you can find the “Big 5”.
DURATION: 9 DAYS
PLACES TO VISIT: Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Masai Mara
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Pick up from the airport on arrival and transfer to a city hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Nairobi to Lake Baringo
We depart Nairobi heading north as we drive down the Great Rift valley enjoying the spectacular views. We drive past Mt. Logonot, lake Naivasha, lake Elementaita and lake Nakuru with lunch en route to arrive in Lake Baringo in the afternoon. There we have a boat trip to watch hippos, water birds and crocodiles.
Dinner and overnight at Roberts Camp. Full board meals.
Day 3: Lake Baringo to Lake Bogoria walking
After breakfast, we drive back a bit south to lake Bogoria game reserve and we get dropped off at the park gate. Accompanied by game ranger, we start our walk for 3-4 hours towards the South end of lake Bogoria. At the hot springs, we find our camp setup.
Dinner and overnight at the hot spring campsite. Full board meals.
Day 4: Lake Bogoria via walking
We start our day by visiting the Flamingos and the hot springs. The springs can shoot up as high as 15 -18ft in the morning. CAUTION MUST BE TAKEN WHILE WALKING NEAR THE HOT SPRINGS AS THESE ARE SUPER HOT. Afterwards, we proceed south to the end while we turn to east side of the lake.
Dinner and overnight at the bush camp. Full board meals.
Day 5: Lake Bogoria to Lake Nakuru national park
Early morning before breakfast, we climb the eastern lake wall to catch a good view of the lake in the morning. We descend back to the bush camp for breakfast then we drive to Lake Nakuru National park and arrive in time for lunch. We do an afternoon game drive to see animals like rhino, lion, zebra, hyena, giraffe, buffalo, Water buck, Impala baboon troops and many kinds of water birds; pelicans, cormorants and hundreds of thousands of flamingos.
Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru guest house. Full board meals.
Day 6: Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha (Hells gate national park)
Early morning game drive then return to the lodge for breakfast and drive to Lake Naivasha in the afternoon. Lunch at a camp in Naivasha followed by a visit to the adjacent Hells Gate National Park- this park can be explored on foot or by cycling- bicycles are available for hire at an extra cost. Hell’s Gate is located just beyond Lake Naivasha. Famous for its natural hot geysers, eagle and vulture breeding grounds, visitors have the choice of driving, walking, camping, and cycling and rock climbing within the park. Special location to view includes Fischer’s Tower, formerly a volcano’s plug, the Central Tower and Njorowa Gorges. Two extinct volcanos: Olkaira and Hobley’s are worth a trip.
Dinner and overnight stay at Fish Eagle camp. Full board meals.
Day 7: Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara
Drive to Masai Mara after breakfast. Lunch at Enchoro Camp. In the afternoon, we proceed to the game drive in Masai Mara game reserve.
Dinner and overnight at the Mara Enchoro Camp. Full board meals.
Day 8: Masai Mara game drive
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the big 5. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered. Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450 per person. The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Enchoro Camp. Full board meals.
Day 9: Depart from Masai Mara back to Nairobi
Breakfast then view game as you exit the park and drive to Nairobi to arrive by 1500 hrs.
9 Days Rift Valley Walking Masai Mara Safari
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
Roundtrip airport transfer
All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water on all days
International flights (from/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees