5 Days Kenya Highlights

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Book your 5 days Kenya highlights safari with Nomadic Holidays and Safaris and discover the unique wildlife found in Kenya. The safari takes you at the Equator where you marvel at animals only found in the northern part of Kenya, and then experiencing the usual but also unique wildlife.

This Kenya Safari holiday starts with a drive from Nairobi, the safari capital, as you drive through the agriculture central highlands heading north up to the Equator. Ol pejeta Conservancy is situated at the foothills of the Aberdares and Mount Kenya, west of Nanyuki town. Ol Pejeta conservancy is home to the Northern white rhinos and also has a sanctuary for the rescued chimpanzees, forming the major attraction. It also takes you to Lake Naivasha and on the way you get to marvel at the Thompson Falls in Nyahururu. Lake Naivasha is the highest lake in the Great Rift Valley and also one of the few fresh water lakes in the Valley.

5 days Kenya highlights safari finally takes you to the most famous Kenya safari destination, the Masai Mara National Reserve. Known for the annual wildebeest migration that takes place between end of July and October. Masai Mara is a vast savanna that provides home to a wide range of wild animals, both predators and prey, birdlife and also plant species. One has the best chance in the Masai Mara to sight the Big 5 in their natural habitat. Masai Mara National Reserve will thrill you with its abundance in wildlife concentration. The savanna plains are filled with zebras, gnus, antelopes, gazelles and herds of elephants. During the Great migration the vast plains are dotted with massive herds of wildebeests, zebras and other plains game as they continuously move to the fresh grasslands. The highlight of this 3 days Masai Mara safari is Mara river crossing as the herds of wildebeests and zebras cross the crocodile infested Mara river, some getting stuck in the rocks, others struggling in the stampedes and others being drowned by the crocodiles. This is always an emotional moment but part of the process of natures’ cycle.

Itinerary

Nairobi-Ol Pejeta -Nakuru-Maasai Mara-Mara-Nairobi (5 days 4nights)

Day 1

Met on arrival at Jomo  Kenyatta  International  Airport by the Nomadic Holidays and Safaris representative.

Transfer to your city hotel for your accommodation.The rest of the day spent at leisure.

Golden Tulip or similar :BB

Day 2

After breakfast depart for a drive north passing through the heart of central Kenya to Ol pejeta Conservancy with a brief stop at the Equator where you may do a simple water test to ascertain the magnetic effect on the northern & southern sphere. Continue to Ol Pejeta Conservancy located at the foothills of the Aberdares and the Mount Kenya. Arrive in time for lunch at your preferred choice of accommodation and some leisure time. later in the afternoon head out on an exciting game-viewing drive thereafter return for dinner and overnight.

Sweetwaters Tented Camp or similar :FB

Day 3

After a delicious breakfast you will embark on a leisurely drive via Nyahururu with a brief stopover at the Thompson Falls.

Arrive in time for lunch, spend some leisure time and later in the afternoon you will enjoy a boat ride in the Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha Sopa or similar :FB.

Day 4

Early morning game drive in this spectacular park to catch up with animals that may have eluded your view. Thereafter return to your lodge for breakfast. Depart for the Masai Mara National Reserve offering wonderful scenery and plenty of game. It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where visitors may see animals in the same super-abundance as existed a century ago. Arrive in time for lunch at your preferred choice of accommodation and some leisure time, later in the afternoon head out for an exciting game-viewing drive in this vast and expansive reserve teeming with game. Thereafter return for diner and overnight.

Base Camp Mara or similar :FB

Day 5

Full day in Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game viewing drives in search of the ‘big five’. Masai Mara is the northern most extension of the Serengeti Plains and one of the richest wildlife Game Reserves. It is home to the awesome black-manned lion, cheetah, the elusive leopard, stately giraffes, vast bulk of elephants, rhino, thundering herds of zebra, migrating wildebeest and numerous other plains game. Return to your lodge/camp for dinner and overnight.

Base Camp Mara or similar :FB

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Balloon Safari over the Mara plains followed by a champagne breakfast or visit a traditional Masai Manyatta (off the beaten track) and experience the culture of this world famous community. The Masai still live as they did for centuries -interact with these nomadic people and experience their way of life as you learn about their customs and traditions.

Day 6

After a sumptuous breakfast, you will check out and then proceed with the drive back to Nairobi.

 

Price range in Toyota mini van 4 X 4: based on 2 pax

  Mid season High season
Per person sharing US$ 1,630 US$ 1,895

Supplement for a Toyota Land cruiser US$ 90 per person per day

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