Short Safari Holiday

This a five days safari holiday taking you through major attractions in Nairobi, then followed by a bird watching tour at Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha, before wind up at the famous Masai Mara. On this itinerary, you will have the opportunity to watch thousands of wildlife that include all the ‘big five’, the wildebeest migration and hundreds of bird species.

short safari and bird watching holiday

Summary

This a 5 days wildlife watching safari holiday in Kenya, the trip starts and ends in Nairobi; it begins with a small Nairobi city tour, then proceed to Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha to watch birds and other lesser wildlife, and finally head down to the famous Masai Mara; this a typical wildlife watching itinerary, where you will have the opportunity to watch all the big five, hundreds of bird species, beautiful landscapes and thousands of other wild animals.

Major Attractions included

Suggested Accommodation

Kindly note that accommodation is quoted as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.

What’s included in the Itinerary?

  • Full Accommodation as per the itinerary or as agreed upon any adjustments
  • All parks entrance fees and Government taxes
  • Three meals(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), unless quoted differently
  • Transport and game drives as quoted on the itinerary
  • Cultural visit and excursions

Exclusions

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Special drinks and alcohol
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal items and requirements

Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru

On this day you will be picked from the airport or on an agreed venue in Nairobi, briefed about the itinerary and driven to Lake Nakuru Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, on arrival you will check in, have lunch and a brief rest before going for your first evening game drive. Sarova lion hill lodge is a beautiful lodge located on the Lion Hill overlooking the alkaline lake full of pink flamingos and surrounded by acacia woodlands; the lodge offers luxurious accommodation and excellent services that is complemented by their delicious cuisines and entertainment. It’s a pleasant destination for wildlife and birds watching holidays.

Lake Nakuru National park is one of the outstanding lakes in Africa, it's shallow waters and alkaline concentrate attracts millions of pink flamingos, water bucks and other bird species; other major attractions includes the white and black Rhinos, Buffaloes, Monkeys, giraffes, Antelopes and warthogs.

Day 2: Explore Lake Nakuru

On this day, you will have a half day game drive; extending the drive to the observation hill, the Rhino sanctuary among other attraction on the Lake. You will then return to the lodge for lunch and a brief rest, then transfer to Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort along Lake Naivasha; where you will spend the rest of the day either relaxing and enjoying various Spa treatments and amenities on offer or playing golf and on a nature walk.

The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort is a modern golf and safari hotel set on the side of the Eburru Escarpment facing Lake Naivasha. The rooms are strategically set overlooking the beautiful landscapes and the 18-hole championship golf course; it’s an ideal destination for golf sporting trips , business meetings, team building, conferences and leisure holidays or stopover on a safari to Hell’s Gate, Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru among other attraction along the Great Rift Valley.

Day 3: Tour Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, you will have a boat Lake excursion taking you through major attraction on the lake; watching different bird species, crocodiles, hippos and other lesser wildlife. After that you will return to the lodge for lunch and a brief rest, then transfer to Masai Mara. On arrival, you will have an easy game drive through the park to Mara Intrepids, here you spend the rest of the day on your private balcony relaxing with a cold drink and admiring the beautiful open plains full of wildlife.

Day 4, Masai Mara National Reserve

On this day after breakfast, you will leave the lodge with a packed picnic lunch; have a morning game drive, then go for a midday cultural visit to the Masai Villages; where you have an insight view of the local masai people and their unique traditions and way of living. After that you will head out to a bush picnic lunch, before returning to an evening game drive that will extend to the Mara River to watch the large hippos and crocodiles basking on the river banks.

Masai Mara is without a doubt one of the top wildlife national parks in Africa, it's home to thousands of wildlife that include all the ‘Big Five’, the famous wildebeest migration, hundreds of bird species and beautiful landscapes.

Day 5, Mara to Nairobi

On your last day, you will have a morning game drive, then return to the lodge for breakfast and a brief rest before driving back to Nairobi. On arrival, you will be transferred to the airport for your evening return flight.

Note: - This safari itinerary can be re-arranged to suit individual taste and can also be extended with a few days on the beach

5 Days Safari Tour Rates and Dates

  • Dates Rates from
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 $1415
  • 16 Dec 2016 - 02 Jan 2017 $1695
  • 02 Jan 2017 - 15 March 2017 $1070
  • 16 March 2017 - 15 July 2017 $1190
  • 16 July 2017 - 15 Sept 2017 $1595
 

Kindly note:-

  • Accommodation is quoted as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.
  • The prices are not exact and are subject to changes due to various holiday entities you choose, so just use it for planning guidance only. For exact rates, request a quote above