8 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Safari Adventures

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This is a perfect safari for a guest who wants to experience the beauty and drama of the migration in elegance and style .The Maasai Mara National Reserve is also considered to be the seventh natural wonder of the world where the migration happens every year between JULY and OCTOBER During this great migration, over 2 million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles trek from the Serengeti plains in Tanzania right through the reserve in search of water and pasture. Visiting Maasai Mara during the Migration Season is the ultimate way of experiencing the last multi-species migration on the planet. During this period, the iconic plains of the Mara transform to a migration route providing you with an opportunity to see more than a million wildebeest, zebras, and antelopes grazing across the rolling plains of the epic Maasai Mara and Serengeti Parks.
ItineraryDay 1: Nairobi – Aberdare National ParkStop At: Aberdare National Park, Nyeri, Central ProvinceWe depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to Aberdare National Park or Mt. Kenya National Park arriving in time for lunch. After lunch and high tea, set off for the Ark tree lodge, located in the forest on mountain slopes of the Aberdare Mountains at 7,000 feet. This outstanding lodge offers high altitude game viewing, including animals that are rarely encountered elsewhere: giant forest hog, bush pig, tree hyrax, large spotted Genet, and the elusive bongo. Wildlife can be observed from different levels – and from outside where you can see, hear and smell everything and inside where you can sit with a cup of tea and stay warm and cozy.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: The Ark Tree Lodge or SimilarDay 2: 2 Aberdare National Park - Sweetwaters National ParkStop At: Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia County, Rift Valley ProvinceToday we travel to the exotic camp in the secluded heart of Ol Pejeta Ranch and Rhino Reserve. Here, these magnificent beasts are given sanctuary from those who would take their lives to sell their horns. Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp or Porini Camp or Ol Pejeta Lodge Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Sweetwaters tented camp or Similar Day 3: Sweetwaters – Drive to Lake Nakuru National ParkStop At: Lake Nakuru, Lake Nakuru National Park, Rift Valley ProvinceAfter breakfast at the lodge, we depart with a picnic lunch to Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch an exciting game drive is planned for the afternoon. The game in this park is plentiful and magnificentDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Lake Nakuru Lodge or SimilarDay 4: Lake Nakuru - Lake Naivasha Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Narok, Rift Valley ProvinceAfter early breakfast spend the morning in Nakuru park where you have a chance to see flamingos among other birds[about 350 species recorded]. This is also home to the black and the white rhinoceros. The park has also been established for the protection of endangered species such as the Rhino and also home to Columbus monkeys. Leopards, giraffes, and a variety of plain antelope. After depart to nearby Lake Naivasha with picnic lunch on the way, do evening boat ride at lake Naivasha. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort or SimilarDay 5: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara National ReserveStop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Narok, Rift Valley ProvinceAfter breakfast we depart to Hell’s Gate National Park. Once at the Park, you have the option of a game drive in a Safari vehicle or take bikes into the Park. Cycling in the Park is a great adventure as you get to ride the bikes for 7 Kilometers before resting at a ranger’s post. After a brief stop at the rangers post you leave the bike and start a walking safari. Enjoy the spectacular views of the gorge. Have Lunch then we depart to the Masai Mara National Reserve. Masai Mara National park 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 RhinoDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or Ol-Moran Tented camp or SimilarDay 6: Explore Masai Mara Game Reserve Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Narok, Rift Valley ProvinceThe Masai Mara is one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Morning and afternoon migration game drives are planned. Large mammals are varied, abundant and easy to see. Residents among the parks mammals are; Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Impala, Zebra, Topi, both the Thomson’s and Grant’s GazellesDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or Ol-Moran Tented camp or SimilarDay 7: Discover Masai Mara Game ReserveStop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Narok, Rift Valley ProvinceWe spend a full day in the Masai Mara on morning and afternoon game drives. The trees in the distance might turn out to be a family of Giraffes. Those clump of bushes a pride of Lions, and the rock that moves a Rhino lumbering out of your way. With diligence and some luck, you may encounter a family of Cheetahs, or a herd of Elephants crossing the path in front of you. Large animals are not the only entertainment – a family of warthogs may amuse you, running as fast as their little legs will carry them, until they forget why they are rushing and stop to regroup.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or Ol-Moran Tented camp or SimilarDay 8: 8Masai Mara - NairobiStop At: Jomo Kenyatta International AirportEnjoy early Breakfast at the Camp or Lodge. Checkout of the lodge/ Camp and conduct a game drive en-route to Nairobi by road arriving Nairobi Late afternoonDuration: 7 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 6x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Aberdare National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Nakuru
  • Entry/Admission - Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya
  • Entry/Admission - Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya
  • Entry/Admission - Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya
  • Entry/Admission - Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya
  • Entry/Admission - Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

What’s not included


Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Aberdare National Park Stop At: Aberdare National Park, Nyeri, Central Province We depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to Aberdare National Park or Mt. Kenya National Park arriving in time for lunch. After lunch and high tea, set off for the Ark tree lodge, located in the forest on mountain slopes of the Aberdare Mountains at 7,000 feet. This outstanding lodge offers high altitude game viewing, including animals that are rarely encountered elsewhere: giant forest hog, bush pig, tree hyrax, large spotted Genet, and the elusive bongo. Wildlife can be observed from different levels – and from outside where you can see, hear and smell everything and inside where you can sit with a cup of tea and stay warm and cozy. Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: The Ark Tree Lodge or Similar
Day 2: 2 Aberdare National Park - Sweetwaters National Park Stop At: Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia County, Rift Valley Province Today we travel to the exotic camp in the secluded heart of Ol Pejeta Ranch and Rhino Reserve. Here, these magnificent beasts are given sanctuary from those who would take their lives to sell their horns. Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp or Porini Camp or Ol Pejeta Lodge Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Sweetwaters tented camp or Similar
Day 3: Sweetwaters – Drive to Lake Nakuru National Park Stop At: Lake Nakuru, Lake Nakuru National Park, Rift Valley Province After breakfast at the lodge, we depart with a picnic lunch to Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley. After lunch an exciting game drive is planned for the afternoon. The game in this park is plentiful and magnificent Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Lake Nakuru Lodge or Similar
Day 4: Lake Nakuru - Lake Naivasha Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Narok, Rift Valley Province After early breakfast spend the morning in Nakuru park where you have a chance to see flamingos among other birds[about 350 species recorded]. This is also home to the black and the white rhinoceros. The park has also been established for the protection of endangered species such as the Rhino and also home to Columbus monkeys. Leopards, giraffes, and a variety of plain antelope. After depart to nearby Lake Naivasha with picnic lunch on the way, do evening boat ride at lake Naivasha. Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort or Similar
Day 5: Lake Naivasha - Masai Mara National Reserve Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Narok, Rift Valley Province After breakfast we depart to Hell’s Gate National Park. Once at the Park, you have the option of a game drive in a Safari vehicle or take bikes into the Park. Cycling in the Park is a great adventure as you get to ride the bikes for 7 Kilometers before resting at a ranger’s post. After a brief stop at the rangers post you leave the bike and start a walking safari. Enjoy the spectacular views of the gorge. Have Lunch then we depart to the Masai Mara National Reserve. Masai Mara National park 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 Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or Ol-Moran Tented camp or Similar
Day 6: Explore Masai Mara Game Reserve Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Narok, Rift Valley Province The Masai Mara is one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Morning and afternoon migration game drives are planned. Large mammals are varied, abundant and easy to see. Residents among the parks mammals are; Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Impala, Zebra, Topi, both the Thomson’s and Grant’s Gazelles Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or Ol-Moran Tented camp or Similar
Day 7: Discover Masai Mara Game Reserve Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Narok, Rift Valley Province We spend a full day in the Masai Mara on morning and afternoon game drives. The trees in the distance might turn out to be a family of Giraffes. Those clump of bushes a pride of Lions, and the rock that moves a Rhino lumbering out of your way. With diligence and some luck, you may encounter a family of Cheetahs, or a herd of Elephants crossing the path in front of you. Large animals are not the only entertainment – a family of warthogs may amuse you, running as fast as their little legs will carry them, until they forget why they are rushing and stop to regroup. Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge or Ol-Moran Tented camp or Similar
Day 8: 8Masai Mara - Nairobi Stop At: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Enjoy early Breakfast at the Camp or Lodge. Checkout of the lodge/ Camp and conduct a game drive en-route to Nairobi by road arriving Nairobi Late afternoon Duration: 7 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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