Great Masai Mara migration places to visit: nairobi, amboseli, lake nakuru, lake naivasha and masai mara. A special, highly discounted safari that allows you to view the great annual migration in kenya. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the serengeti (tanzania) in search of water and pasture crossing into kenya.
Great Masai Mara migration
Day 1: nairobi – amboseli
Great Masai Mara migration 1200 hrs. Lunch will be offered at flame tree restaurant. After lunch tour briefing and depart for amboseli national park. Drive via namanga at the kenya- tanzania border to amboseli national park.
Dinner and overnight at amboseli sopa lodge or similar.
Day 2: amboseli
Great Masai Mara migration 0630 hrs – early morning game drive in the amboseli national park.
0830 hrs. Return to your lodge for late breakfast. Later spend the rest of the morning at leisure. Enjoy swimming at the lodge’s pool or do an optional nature walk at a small fee. 1300 hrs. Lunch at amboseli sopa lodge. 1600 hrs. Afternoon game drive till dusk.
Amboseli sits on the lower slopes of mighty mount kilimanjaro – africa’s highest – whose peak lies across the border in tanzania. It is quite an experience to see kilimanjaro hovering above the clouds in an early morning. The animal pictures arising against the dramatic backdrop of the mountain will thrill the photography enthusiast. Amboseli is renowned for its huge elephant herds.
Other residents of the amboseli include: buffalo, black rhino, zebra, wildebeest and other plain animals.Dinner and overnight at amboseli sopa lodge or similar.
Day 3: amboseli- lake nakuru
Great Masai Mara migration 0700 hrs. Check out and drive to lake nakuru national park. En route game drive to sarova lion hill game lodge. Check in at the lodge. Lunch at the lodge. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive at nakuru national park.
Lake nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species – particularly the rothschild giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, water buck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here.
Dinner and overnight at sarova lion hill game lodge or similar.
Day 4: lake nakuru – masai mara
Great Masai Mara migration 0800 hrs- drive to via the great rift valley to arrive at masai mara in time for lunch at mara sopa lodge.
1530 hrs- go for an afternoon game drive till dusk.
The mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. Some of the famous ones include: lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.
It is in the mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the serengeti (tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. Dinner and overnight at mara sopa lodge or similar
Day 5: masai mara
Great Masai Mara migration 0745 hrs. After breakfast, check out with packed lunch for the great migration experience. Spend the all day at the river side watching the migration. Returning to your lodge is late in the evening.
Dinner and overnight at mara sopa lodge or similar.
Day 6: depart for nairobi
Great Masai Mara migration 0730 hrs- check out and drive to nairobi to arrive mid day. On this days farewell, lunch will be provided at the carnivore restaurant before transfer to your hotel or airport for your onward travel.