Tourism in Kenya is the second largest source of foreign exchange revenue following agriculture. The main tourist attractions are photo safaris through the 19 national parks and game reserves. Other attractions include the mosques at Mombasa; the renowned scenery of the Great Rift Valley; the coffee plantations at Thika; a view of Mt. Kilimanjaro, across the border into Tanzania; and its beaches along the Indian Ocean.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Nairobi
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi; After you disembark off the flight and are assisted through
immigration and custom procedures, your waiting team from Safari Trails will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.
Overnight at a Nairobi hotel.
Day 2: Nairobi To Tree Hotel
After breakfast, leave Nairobi in the morning to Nyeri, a small but fast growing town in the heart of the coffee
growing and dairy farming area in the so-called former White Highlands of Kenya. After a sumptuous lunch at the base
hotel, the tour leaves for a tree hotel where the evening is spent watching succession of animals that emerge from the
forest and descend on floodlit water hole and salt lick, scuffling and jostling for a good vantage position. At night if
you want to remain awake and watch the show-the Elephants may engage in a show of strength with each other but
even they would be reluctant to challenge the rhino. The herbivores keep their distance from these two competitors.
In the case of Mountain Lodge you arrive directly at the lodge for lunch.
Meals and overnight at a Tree hotel.
You are required to pack an overnight bag when you transfer to the Ark for the night.
Travel from Nairobi to Nyeri
Day 3: Tree Hotel To Nakuru Or Naivasha
After breakfast depart for Nyahururu (Thompson’s Falls) at an altitude of 7,738 feet. The falls are named after the
Scots explorer Joseph Thompson who was the first European to discover the falls in 1884. Then descend into the Rift
Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park for lunch at one of the hotels. After lunch an exciting game drive is planned for
the afternoon. The game in this Park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the
most reluctant. The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the
lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 bird’s species exist here,
White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the White
Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.
Meals and overnight at a lodge/camp in Nakuru/Naivasha.
Day 4: Nakuru Or Naivasha To Masai Mara
After breakfast, drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous
reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration
and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino. Lunch at your Lodge/ camp and relax before
departing for an afternoon game drive. The Mara Game Reserve – one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large
mammals are varied, and easy to see. Residents among the Park's are: Maasai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousand of
plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson's and grants Gazelles.
Meals and overnight at a lodge/ camp in Mara.
Day 5: Masai Mara Sightseeing
After breakfast, proceed on a morning game-viewing drive to search for the myriad species of game that make this
reserve their home. If you are lucky, you can witness the kill in action, moment by moment, right in front of your
unbelieving eyes! After a sumptuous lunch at your lodge, proceed for another exciting game drive, where you can
expect to see the famous 'Big 5'. Meals and overnight at a lodge/camp in Mara.
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast checkout and drive back to Nairobi arriving in time for lunch. Lunch on own. Later transfer to the
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight.
Sekenani Maasai Mara | P.O. Box 43436, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya, Masai Mara National Reserve
Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits or meals not indicated in the itinerary
Gratuity for Porterage / waiters at hotels, camps and airports
Gratuity for your professional driver guide
Cost of obtaining passport and visas
Cancellations received less than 45 days prior to departure will be subject to the following cancellation fees:
45 - 30 days - 25% of tour cost
29 - 15 days - 50% of tour cost
14 - 0 days - 100% of tour cost
Check-in at hotel starts from 14:00 hrs.
Check-out time is until 12:00 hrs.
Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel.
Once your payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation.
You will receive all travel vouchers required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.
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