Amboseli, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Safari

A budget 6 day road safari encompassing some of Kenya’s leading National Parks and Reserves. See Amboseli National Park, famous for its views of Mount Kilimanjaro and good numbers of elephants, Lake Nakuru with its diverse wildlife and distinctive lakes, and the world-renowned Masai Mara.

Travel is by private vehicle just for your group (minimum 2 people) and with an expert driver-guide. Flexible departures (any day).

 

This comprehensive 6 day Kenya safari is ideal for those wanting to see the best of Kenya but on a budget. Starting from Nairobi, this itinerary heads to Amboseli – an area dominated by the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro – then through the Great Rift Valley to Lake Nakuru National Park before ending in the Masai Mara, an area renowned for its big cats.

 

Summary:

2 nights at Amboseli Sopa Lodge with game drives in Amboseli National Park and the chance to see a wide variety of big game.

Lake Nakuru National Park where there is an excellent chance of seeing lion, leopard, rhino and much more.

1 night at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge on the shore of Lake Nakuru

2 nights at Keekorok Lodge with game drives in the Maasai Mara, famous for lions, cheetahs and leopards.

 

Itinerary

Amboseli, Lake Nakuru & Mara Safari: 6 days / 5 nights

Day 1

Morning pick up from Nairobi and head to Amboseli. Check in to Amboseli Sopa Lodge near Amboseli National Park and enjoy lunch. In the afternoon take a game drive in the Park which contains a broad range of Big Game and wonderful views of Kilimanjaro. Amboseli Sopa Lodge is set within 200 acres of land with mature wooded gardens, home to many bird species as well as monkeys, mongooses, squirrels and even the occasional leopard. It has 83 guest rooms within cottages dotted around the grounds as well as a lobby, restaurant, outside dining terrace, a choice of bars and a swimming pool. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge. (L, D).

Day 2

This morning we take an early morning drive in search of Big Game in Amboseli National Park. The Park is home to leopard, lion, cheetah, wild dogs, buffalo, rhino, giraffe, plains game and much more, including large herds of elephant. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and some hours at leisure. After lunch, take another game drive within the Park before later returning to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge. (B, L, D).

Day 3

After breakfast we head back towards Nairobi and continue driving through the stunning scenery of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley to explore Lake Nakuru National Park. The woodland and grassland surrounding the soda lake are home to an abundance of wildlife including black rhino, white rhino, hippo, leopard, lion and the rare Rothschild giraffe. Return to Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for dinner and overnight. (B, L, D).

Day 4

After an early breakfast we continue our safari by heading to the world-famous Maasai Mara, arriving for lunch at Keekorok Lodge where we will stay for 2 nights (Full Board). Keekorok has wonderful areas to observe wildlife – including the Elephant Deck and Hippo Bar which overlooks a waterhole. The lodge also features a swimming pool and offers optional activities (payable locally) such as the spa or nature walks. We will take an afternoon game drive and return for dinner and overnight at Keekorok Lodge. (B, L, D).

Day 5     *Optional Balloon Safari and Champagne Breakfast.

In the early morning we head into the Masai Mara National Reserve for game-viewing. We will look for a wide variety of Kenya’s animals – great and small – such as elephants, buffalo, giraffe and plains game and we will go in search of the big cats for which the Mara is famous. Return to the lodge late morning. In the afternoon we take another game drive, later returning for dinner and overnight at Keekorok Lodge. (B, L, D).

Day 6

After breakfast we transfer back to Nairobi. Drop off at the international airport for your flight home. Alternatively, fly direct from the Masai Mara to the Kenya coast to relax on the beach for a few days before flying back to Nairobi (optional and at a supplement). (B)

 

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AMBOSELI, LAKE NAKURU & MASAI MARA SAFARI, 6 DAYS:PRICES IN US$ RACK (MINIMUM 2 PAX)

ITINERARY: Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, met and start your safari to Amboseli National Park arriving at Amboseli Sopa Lodge for check in and lunch. Afternoon game drive returning for dinner and overnight. Next day you will have morning and afternoon game drives in Amboseli National Park with all meals and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge. After breakfast, check out and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park via Nairobi city for stopover at Pampa Grill Restaurant for lunch then proceed on to arrive at Sarova Lion Game Lodge for check in and relaxation. Late afternoon game drive returning for dinner and overnight. After breakfast, check out and drive to Masai Mara National Reserve to arrive at Keekorok Lodge for check in and lunch. Afternoon game drive returning for dinner and overnight. Next day you will have early morning, mid morning and afternoon game drives in Masai Mara National Reserve with all meals and overnight at Keekorok Lodge. END OF SAFARI.

PRICES INCLUDE: Meet & greet at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, transport and game drives in a six seater minivan safari vehicle, experienced driver guide, accommodation and meals as mentioned on the itinerary, extra meal at Pampa Grill Restaurant, park and reserve fees.

Rates shown are per person based on the number of passengers traveling in the vehicle.

 

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TRAVEL DATES PRICE PER PERSON (SHARING ROOM)| BASED ON GROUP SIZE: SINGLE SUPPLEMENT &CHILD RATE:
FROM TO 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 or 6 pax SINGLE SUPPLEMENT PACKAGE PER CHILD SHARING| PACKAGE
02-Jan-19 31-Mar-19 1690 USD 1445 USD 1325 USD 1250 USD 325 USD 530 USD
01-Apr-19 15-Jun-19 1535 USD 1290 USD 1170 USD 1095 USD 115 USD 450 USD
16-Jun-19 30-Jun-19 1585 USD 1340 USD 1215 USD 1145 USD 190 USD 475 USD
01-Jul-19 15-Oct-19 1980 USD 1735 USD 1615 USD 1540 USD 495 USD 675 USD
16-Oct-19 31-Oct-19 1730 USD 1485 USD 1365 USD 1290 USD 340 USD 550 USD
01-Nov-19 21-Dec-19 1545 USD 1300 USD 1180 USD 1105 USD 285 USD 515 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

UPGRADE TO 4×4 SAFARI VEHICLE on safari: $105 per vehicle per day

Child policy:

  • Children aged 2 years and under stay free of charge but do not count towards Group Size
  • One child aged 3 – 12 years sharing with 2 adults pays above child rate but do not count towards Group Size
  • Reductions are also available for 2 children (3 to 12 years) sharing a room – please contact us for a quotation

Festive Supplements:

Amboseli Sopa – 24, 25 , 26 & 31 Dec and 1 Jan is $44 per person per night

Keekorok Lodge – 24, 25, 26 & 31 Dec and 1 Jan is $56 per person per night

Easter Supplements:

Easter Supplements:

Amboseli Sopa – April 19th to 22nd (both inclusive) is $37 per person per night

Sarova Lion Hill – April 19th to 22nd (both inclusive) is $48 per person sharing per night and $124 single room supplement

Keekorok Lodge – April 19th to 22nd (both inclusive) is $50 per person per night

 

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