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The Big Five Safari 6 Days 5 Nights

The big five safari is one of our short safaris designed for travelers with only a week  to take off from their daily engagements. This  safari takes you to the world famous masai mara National reserve and the lake nakuru national park on the floor of the great rift valley.

We start by driving you to Naivasha. Here we shall take a boatride to the crescent island.  This is a submerged rim where you can walk as you view the plain game.

We then move onto the lake nakuru national park . Lake Nakuru is a very shallow strongly alkaline lake 62 km2 in extent. It is set in a picturesque landscape of surrounding woodland and grassland next to Nakuru town.  Lake Nakuru national park is home to hundreds of thousands of Flamingos that color the lake pink and also providing sanctuary for the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, White Rhino, Lion, Leopard among other wildlife as well as a wide range of bird species.

Day 1

You arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta international airport from where our guide will pick you up and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Panafric Hotel

Meal Plan: None 

Day 2
Lake Elementaita

We depart after break fast and drive to Lake Elementaita. We stop over in Naivasha to take a boat ride to the crescent island. In the late afternoon we shall take a nature walk along Lake Elementaita.

Accommodation: The Pelican Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3
Lake Nakuru

After a hearty breakfast you will be guided to the Lake Nakuru National Park with picnic lunch.

Accommodation: The Pelican Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4
Masai Mara

After your breakfast we set off for   the Maasai Mara National Reserve to arrive in time for lunch. After lunch take a game-drive in this world-famous reserve.

Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5
Masai Mara

Today we leave after breakfast with picnic lunch as we enjoy a full day of game viewing. We shall have lunch by the Mara River as we marvel at the crocodiles and the hippos in the Mara River.

Accommodation: Mara Sopa Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6
Nairobi /Departure

Today you wake up early to a pre-breakfast game ride, this will give you a chance to locate the shy animals. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Drive back to Nairobi arriving in the mid afternoon.  You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight

We then move on to the world’s famous Masai Mara National Reserve which offers wonderful scenery and plenty of game. Masai Mara is World renowned for the breathtaking spectacle of ‘the greatest wildlife show on earth and the awe-inspiring annual migration of the wildebeest. Masai mara is famous for the large herds of elephant and buffalo that meander its plains; also for the fat pods of hippo that wallow in its mud-brown rivers.

Other stars include the distinctive Masai giraffe, plum-coloured topi, Coke’s hartebeest, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelle, zebra, impala, Kirk’s dik-dik, bushbuck, waterbuck and red duiker. The Reserve also boasts plentiful Nile crocodile, monitor lizard, baboon, vervet, blue and red-tailed monkeys, nocturnal bush babies, and tree hyrax. There are over 550 resident and migratory species of birds

Prices  include:

  • Conservancy fees
  • Shared transport in a safari bus
  • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • game drives as per itinerary
  • Travel/flying doctors rescue services while on safari.

Not included in the price:

  • Soft drinks, juices, alcoholic and other beverages
  • The optional visit to tribal villages e.g. visit to a Masai village
  • Optional activities not outlined on the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature e.g. laundry, tips.
  • International flights,
  • Visas 

The Big Five Safari 6 Days 5 Nights