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. The area nearby is dotted with villages (enkangs) of Maasai people.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Samburu, Nakuru, Maasai Mara
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.

Day 1

Shaba Game Reserve
Departure from your Nairobi Hotel and drive to Shaba Game Reserve, game viewing en route and arrive to Samburu Serena for lunch. After a short rest proceed to an afternoon game viewing Shaba Game Reserve/ Buffalo Springs. This permanent river support a variety of wild game such as elephant, buffalo, cheetah, leopard, lion, dik-dik, warthog, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, giraffe, Somali ostrich and crocodiles. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Shaba Lodge.

Day 2

Shaba Game Reserve
Full day game drive at Shaba Game Reserve. Overnight at Sarova Shaba Lodge. All meals included.

Day 3

Mount Kenya
After breakfast you drive to Mount Kenya National Park, arriving at the famous Treetops Hotel in time for lunch. These forest belts are host to many different animals and plants with at least 11 unique species. Game to view includes: Black and White Colobus and Sykes monkeys, bushbuck, buffalo, elephant and lower down Amani Baboon, waterbuck, black rhino, black fronted duiker, leopard, giant forest hog, genet cat, bush pig and hyena. Dinner and overnight at Tree Tops.

Day 4

Lake Nakuru
After breakfast depart for Nakuru drive to Northeast of Nairobi arriving at Lion Hill lodge. After a short rest you head out into the Park for wildlife viewing. Lake Nakuru is best known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingo’s nesting along the shores. The surface of the shallow lake is often hardly recognizable due to the continually shifting mass of pink. Dinner and overnight at the Lion Hill Lodge.

Day 5

Maasai Mara
After breakfast departure from Nakuru and drive to the west, via escarpment of rift valley viewing, Mahi mahiyu village and the lovely town of Narok. Game drive en route, wild animals can be seen all around while driving to the park past Narok. Arriving to the Mara Sarova in time for lunch. You will proceed to the Game drive. Dinner and overnight at the luxurious Mara Sarova Lodge.

Day 6

Masai Mara
Full day game drive at Mara National Park. Overnight at the luxurious Mara Sarova Lodge. All meals included.

Day 6

After breakfast departure for Nairobi, arriving in the early evening. Breakfast and lunch.