Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes at an elevation of 1754 m above sea level. It lies to the south of Nakuru, in the rift valley of Kenya and is protected by Lake Nakuru National Park. The lake’s abundance of algae used to attract a vast quantity of flamingos.
Maasai Mara National Reserve is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. Its animals include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration. The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills, and is crossed by the Mara and Talek rivers.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Nairobi
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 6:30 PM.
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Day 1

Nairobi-Masai Mara
Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the floor of the Rift Valley – to Maasai Mara Game Reserve arriving Mara Sarova Tented Camp in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the luxury camp. Meal plan: {L, D}
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Day 2

Masai Mara
Spend the day in Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant. Game drives are flexible, with the option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend entire day in the park, or you can choose to have early morning and late afternoon game drives.
You will also have the option of visiting a local Maasai village (US$20 per person). All meals and overnight at Mara Sarova Tented Camp.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}
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Day 3

Maasai Mara-Lake Nakuru
Depart Maasai Mara after breakfast for Lake Nakuru National Park, arriving Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive. Besides the flamingos that the lake is famous for, there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake.
Also, many species of game can be found in the park including the introduced Rothschild’s giraffe, black and white rhino, waterbuck, reedbuck, lion, buffalo, leopard, baboon and many species of plains game.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Meal plan: {B, L, D}
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Day 4

Lake Nakuru-Nairobi
Another morning game drive in Nakuru, then depart for Nairobi arriving approx. 1300 hrs. Drop at your hotel or transfer to the airport for onward flight home. End of services.
Meal plan: {B}