Kenya Overland Adventure

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Nairobi to Nairobi

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Beginning and ending in Nairobi, this 6-day adventure offers up wild Kenya on a budget. Track the Big Five across the legendary plains of Masai Mara and spot wildlife at Lake Naivasha—you'll take wildlife safari drives at both locations. You'll travel in our unique overland adventure vehicle (OAV) and camp under the stars.You'll always be in the heart of Africa's stunning wilderness. Make sure your camera’s charged because you're going to need it.

What’s included

  • Wildlife safari drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Masai settlement visit and cultural walk
  • Boat ride on Lake Naivasha
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Encounter the wildlife of the famous masai mara
  • Camp in the great outdoors
  • Learn traditional ways at a masai settlement in the loita hills
  • Photograph wildlife at lake nakuru national park
  • Do it all in less than a week.

Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Nairobi/Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D) Travel north from Nairobi through the Great Rift Valley stopping at Lake Nakuru National Park, home to a vast variety of birdlife. Camp outside of Nakuru town and within the Lake Nakuru NP, the area’s principal highlight and best natural attraction. Included Activities: Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Overland adventure vehicle (OAV) (4.00 hour(s), 156km)
Day 3 Lake Nakuru National Park/Loita Hills (1B, 1L, 1D) Travel to beautiful Lake Naivasha for an included hippo-spotting boat ride before lunch. Continue to the lands of the Masai people and be welcomed into a community by our local Masai guide and his villagers. Our camp site allows us not to infringe upon the village, while still allowing for meaningful interaction with these proud people and their territory. Included Activities: Lake Naivasha Boat Ride Transport: Overland adventure vehicle (OAV) (9.00 hour(s), 250km)
Day 4 Loita Hills/Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D) With its vast open plains and distinctive flat-topped acacia trees, no visit to Kenya would be complete without a visit to the Masai Mara. Spend time wildlife viewing in our overland adventure vehicle (OAV), with excellent chances of seeing the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, and rhino. Marvel at gazelles, impala, and ostrich from wonderful vistas along the Esoit Oloololo Escarpment. Included Activities: Masai Village Visit Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Overland adventure vehicle (OAV) (2.00 hour(s), 80km)
Day 5 Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D) Enjoy wildlife safari drives in the overland adventure vehicle (OAV) in search of the Big Five. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive
Day 6 Masai Mara/Nairobi (1B, 1L) Enjoy a final morning wildlife safari drive, then travel through the land of the Masai people to Nairobi, where the tour ends upon arrival in the early evening. Additional Notes: The tour ends upon arrival to the Hotel Boulevard in Nairobi in the early evening. There is no included accommodation for this night in Nairobi. You may choose to pre-reserve post-tour accommodation through G Adventures. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Overland adventure vehicle (OAV) (7.00 hour(s), 250km)
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