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$90 Day Trips & Excursions

Lake Naivasha Walking with Animals Day Trip From Nairobi

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lake Naivasha, Rift Valley Province1 Day trip to Hells Gate and Lake Naivasha From Nairobi boat ride in the Lake Here is the Days itinerary. 7am – Depart Nairobi and start of drive to Naivasha, brief stop over at the Great rift valley view point. Arrive at the gate of hells gate at around 9am. Start of the biking tour at hells gate for 2 hours 11am – Visit the gorges inside the park. Gorges are small thin depressions of land mass where you can walk underneath. Some areas have formed caves where you can walk through. This will take 1 hour. 12pm – Before heading back to the gate you will be able to visit a Maasai village / community. The maasai is one of the local tribes in Kenya that have maintained a large aspect of their culture. This will also take 1 hour 1pm – Finish the tours and bring the bikes back at the gate. 1pm – Drive to Naivasha Fishermans camp for lunch. 2pm – Take a 1 hour boat ride in the lake for bird watching and hippo viewing. 4pm – End of all activities start of drive back to Nairobi. Arrive by 6pm End of tour.Duration: 9 hoursStop At: Great Rift Valley, Turkana District, Rift Valley Provinceour guest will view the great rift valley and enjoy a cool breeze and shopping.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Crescent Island Game Park, Naivasha, Rift Valley ProvinceWalking with wildlife animalsDuration: 1 hour

$240 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Nairobi to Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate, Lake Nakuru 2-Day Tour

Enjoy private guided tour from Nairobi, explore the Lake Nakuru, Hell's Gate and Lake Naivasha, spot animals on morning and afternoon game drives, and see birds and hippos . Hell's Gate National Park is known as the only park where you can drive, walk and do some cycling  within the Park then spice up your excursion with a boat ride in Lake Naivasha. .This can be either private or joining tripDay 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National ParkYou will be met at your Nairobi city hotel by our safari driver guide who will drive northwest to Lake Nakuru. There will be a short stop at a viewing point to have a look at the Great Rift Valley from an elevated position. Your journey will continue to Lake Nakuru, arriving in time for a pre-lunch game drive.Lake Nakuru National Park is home to Giraffes, Waterbucks, Black and White Rhinos, Buffalo, Lions and Leopards, among other wildlife. On the shores of the lake there are thousands of Flamingos who feed on the algae.Lunch will be at the Lake Nakuru Lodge, Sarova Lion Hill Lodge or similar (own expense). There will be an afternoon game drive around Lake Nakuru and the forest nearby.Dinner and Accommodation at Fishermans Camp Lake NaivashaDay 2: Hell’s Gate & Lake NaivashaArrive at the gate of Hell's Gate around mid morning, start biking tour for 2 hours within hell's gate, some people will opt to drive which is also allowed.  Animals seen here include Bushbucks, Dikdiks, Giraffes, Gazelles, Gnus, Hartebeests, Impalas, Klipspringers, Buffaloes, Hyraxes, Zebras, Hyenas, Jackals, Mongooses, Baboons, Monkeys and Porcupines amongst others.  The park has historically been an important home for the rare lammergeyer vultures. From 11am, visit the gorges for 1 hour, capture beautiful panoramas of the gorge's small thin depressions of land mass where you can walk underneath.  Around 12pm return the bike at the gate, on the way visit the Maasai community. Then at 1pm for Lunch Naivasha Fishermans camp(own expense). At 2pm, enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Lake Naivasha where you can see some of the local wildlife which includes hippos, buffalo, fish eagles, pelicans and much more for 1 hour. End of the tour drive back to Nairobi arriving around 6pm

$60 Day Trips & Excursions

Hell's Gate National Park: Full-Day Adventure

Embark on this amazing full-day walking safari in Hell's Gate National Park from Nairobi. Visit beautiful Lake Naivasha, search out herbivores and bird life as you walk the grounds of Hell's Gate, and learn about wildlife at Elsamere Conservation Center. Explore Hell's Gate National Park on this full-day walking safari from Nairobi.Enjoy the scenic drive from Nairobi and stop by beautiful Lake Naivasha en route. Search out local wildlife, enjoy a lunch of regional Kenyan cuisine, and pay a visit to Elsamere Conservation Center.Hell's Gate is one of only two Kenyan national parks in which you are free to leave your vehicle and explore the park on foot. The park is home a variety of wildlife, unusual plant life, and over 130 species of birds. The park has dramatic scenery, with looming cliffs, gorges, and basalt columns to explore. Zebras, baboons, and gazelles are common sights, while more exotic cheetahs, leopards, and ostrich are occasionally encountered. After spending some time looking for wildlife, break for lunch at a nearby restaurant where you can sample regional Kenyan cuisine and mingle with the local Maasai people.After lunch, head to Elsamere Conservation Center on the shores of Lake Naivasha. The center was once the home of Joy and George Adamson, who devoted their lives to wildlife conservation. The area is still a haven for wildlife, with its own small troop of black and white colobus monkeys living and playing in the acacia trees.

$1250 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Masai Mara National Reserve 5-Day Safari from Nairobi

Day1: Pick Up. : Nairobi- Lake Nakuru National ParkOur driver will pick you up from the airport then depart by road to Lake Nakuru National Park. You will reach Nakuru before noon. You will proceed to the park for the days game drives with packed lunch. You will be confronted with one of the worlds greatest ornithological spectacle as well as an abundance of wildlife within this small park. You will get a chance to spot the White rhino, the lion, the Hyaena, baboons, waterbucks among other wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge/Sopa Lodge/Similar on Full board. Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park-Lake NaivashaYou will have an early breakfast then depart to Lake Naivasha.You will arrive at Lake Naivasha in time for Lunch. Freshen up, then relax at your Lodge or proceed for a boat ride or a visit to the Crescent Island or Crater Lake . You may opt for a visit to the Hell Gate National Park or go for a horse ride. Dinner and overnight Sopa Resort/Fish Eagle Inn/Similar on Full Board Day 3: Lake Naivasha-Masai Mara.After breakfast you will depart Lake Naivasha for Masai Mara. Enjoy the plains enroute. You will arrive at your lodge in Masai Mara in time for Lunch. Freshen up after lunch and proceed for an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar on Full board Day 4 : Masai Mara National ReserveYou will spend the day viewing game in the Mara where all the Big Five as well as a variety of antelopes and lesser kudu may be observed. The big cats, lions are found in large prides everywhere.Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot but are still fairly common. Other common animals include Maasai giraffes, baboons, Warthogs, bat-eared foxes, grey jackals, and matriarchal clans of spotted Hyenas. You also have an option of visiting the Maasai Village or a balloon Safari at an extra cost. Dinner and Overnights at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar on Full board Day 5: Masai Mara- NairobiAfter breakfast depart the Masai Mara for Nairobi. Stop for panoramic views of the Great Rift Valley en-route. Arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon. Drop off to your Nairobi Hotel or transfer to the airport in time for your flight back home.

$1939 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5 days Kenya Safari Expedition

Day 1 Arrival Nairobi:  You will be met by a staff member and escorted to your hotel for overnight stay at the Sarova Stanley Hotel. Day 2 Excursions in Nairobi- Lake Naivasha: Today you will enjoy a half day excursions in Nairobi. You will start with the giraffe center before visiting the Daphne Sheldrick center to get the chance to witness the feeding between 11am -12 noon. Thereafter enjoy lunch at the Karen Coffee Garden restaurant. After lunch, you will embark on your journey down the Great Rift Valley escarpment. You will arrive in time for a sunset boat ride across the beautiful lake on the floor of the rift valley. Dinner and Overnight at Naivasha Simba Lodge.Day 3 Drive Lake Naivasha to Maasai Mara: Enjoy your morning with activities at the lodge. We leave Naivasha after an early lunch and arrive in Maasai Mara in time for the afternoon game drive. Enjoy your game drives in the expansive game reserve which will culminate with a beautiful sunset. Return to camp for overnight stay. Day 4 Safari in Maasai Mara: Enjoy a day of activity at the beautiful Mara reserve. We explore the park which is famous for its elephant, zebra, rhino, leopard, cheetah, hippos and all kinds of game throughout the year with the spectacular wildebeest migration from Serengeti occurring mainly in July and August.  An optional balloon trip and Maasai village visit can be done today. Return to camp for overnight stay.Day 5: Mara- Nairobi After breakfast depart for the city in the sun. We shall have Dinner at the Carnivore or a similar restaurant and later on will be escorted to the airport for your outbound flight.

$144 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Tour to Mount Longonot Park from Nairobi

6:00am:- Nairobi- Great African Rift ValleyDepart Nairobi for Mt Longonot National Park going through the Kikuyu lush green highlands and then on the eastern escarpment of the rift valley system.6:30am: – Great Rift Valley View PointYou will make a scheduled stop at the view point on the side of the escarpment to enjoy the view of the Rift valley floor from a birds eye view. The rift valley system was formed 5 million years ago and the rift runs from the red sea through Ethiopia and Kenya and Tanzania. The rift valley is an active volcanic area and has some of the most interesting features including more than 8 lakes, dormant and active volcanic mountains and hotsprings and geysers like the Olkaria geothermal wells and Lake Bogoria geysers.You can actually see the volcanic Mt Suswa and Mt Longonot from this high place with their evergreen craters and the undulating green rift valley floor. The view from here is just amazing. Make sure to take as many photos from here as you can.7:00am: – Mt Longonot National ParkDrop into the rift valley and arrive at the Mt Longonot national park for your Hike up to the crater. The hike requires medium physical fitness and you will climb through the gulleys that dot the sides of this mountain.  You can make some rest stops at the designated places on the trek. You will get to the rim of the crater and look into the awesome crater below. If you have the strength for it, you can go round the rim of the crater.12:00pm: – Mt. Longonot –Lake NaivashaDescend from the Longonot mountain for the base at the park headquarters. Relax for some while and take on the drive to Lake Naivasha.1:00pm: – Lunch at Marina CampArrive at Marina camp and enjoy a sumptuous lunch at their restaurant by the lakeside while watching the lakes beauty and the birds flying by.2:30pm: – Boat Ride in Lake NaivashaGo on an hour  boat ride in this wonderful rift valley lake. The boat ride will take you to see the hundreds of birds in this lake including the diving African fish eagle which dives in the water to catch fish without ever missing. You will also go to the hippo pool and see the hippos as they swim and bleat inside the water while opening their mouths to over 180 degrees.4:00pm: – Lake Naivasha -NairobiDepart Lake Naivasha for Nairobi going through the lush kikuyu highlands and arrive back in Nairobi at 5:30pm. You will be dropped off at your Nairobi hotel.