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4-Day Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari from Nairobi

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    Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara

    Pass By: Nairobi National Park, Langata Road, Nairobi Kenya
    Pick up from your place in Nairobi at 08:00am (you are briefed on your exact pick up time once you confirm where you are staying in the city) then be transferred to meet the group and later depart to Masai Mara Game Reserve at 8:30am via the view-point of the western Great Rift Valley.

    Stop At: The Great Rift Valley View Point, B 3, Kenya
    short stop for pictures
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Longonot National Park, Naivasha road, Maai Mahiu 00200 Kenya
    On your way you will get a chance to spot Mt. Longonot, which used to be active but now is dormant. Your lunch is served at Narok town at 12pm.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Narok 00100 Kenya
    Your journey deepens into the Masai plains, arriving at around 3pm for check-in at the tented camp / lodge. You will start the first introduction game drive in the afternoon tracking various animal species and birds which inhabit here. Your guide will spot wildlife and give you a close up look and details of their behavior and way of life. Back to the camp / lodge at 06:30pm. Hot shower, dinner and overnight at the tented camp / lodge. 
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: accommodation based on tour option chosen at time of booking

    Day 2: Masai Mara

    Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Narok 00100 Kenya
    Your day starts with the breakfast at the camp / lodge and by 8am you'll leave with picnic lunches for extensive game drive. Today we will try to find all the Big 5 (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Hot shower, dinner and overnight at the tented camp / lodge.
    Duration: 1 day

    Pass By: Mara Triangle, 83 Muthaiga Road, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00619 Kenya
    Spot the Big Five if you are lucky

    Stop At: Mara River, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200 Kenya
    A game drive to Mara river which is point of Migration and point to spot the crocodiles and hippopotamus is always emphasized by our guides. Break for your picnic lunch after viewing the hippos and crocodiles at 1pm.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Oloolaimutia Primary School, Kenya
    You have an option to visit the Maasai village before we leave to Nairobi. Note gratuities are given to maasai people when you visit their village (approx 15 USD p/p).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: accommodation based on tour option chosen at time of booking

    Day 3: Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru

    Stop At: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Narok 00100 Kenya
    Early morning pre-breakfast game drive to track the wildcats as they hunt and kill very early in the morning. At 8:30am back to the camp / lodge for full breakfast, later proceed to Lake Nakuru with lunch en-route arriving in the afternoon for check-in and your rest.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Stop At: Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya
    In case you booked the option with the hotel inside the park, you will have the introduction game drive at Lake Nakuru while we drive for check-in. Dinner and overnight.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: accommodation based on tour option chosen at time of booking

    Day 4: Lake Nakuru - Nairobi

    Stop At: Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya
    After the breakfast you will enjoy the full game drive in Lake Nakuru N.P. and feast your eyes with sightings of flamingos, often referred to as the “Pink Lake”. Other animals that can be sighted in the park including the Rothschild’s Giraffe, Black and White Rhino, Waterbuck, Reedbuck, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Baboon and several other species of plains game. After the lunch we will proceed to Nairobi and arrive back at around 5pm where you can be dropped off at your hotel or Nairobi accommodation.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Bencia Africa Adventure & Safaris, Room 26c, 1st Floor, Uganda House, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup for free from all the locations up to 10 km from Nairobi Central.
    Airport pickup and pickup from remote locations require 20 USD (can be paid upon arrival)

    Airports

    • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
    • Wilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Pick up at your location in Nairobi up to 10km from Nairobi Central (~08:00am on Day 1)
    • Transport in a safari-modified minivan, pop-up roof, fully equipped, each person near the window
    • 1 liter of bottled water per person per day in a vehicle
    • Professional english-speaking driver, guide
    • All safari game-drives as per itinerary
    • All entry fees and taxes
    • Air rescue by AMREF
    • Drop off at your location in Nairobi up to 10 km from Nairobi Central (~17:00 on Day 4)
    Exclusions
    • Alcohol drinks, beverages (available to purchase)
    • Cultural visits to Maasai villages (15 USD p/p)
    • Airport pickup / drop off (20 USD per group)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • You will be joined to the small group (maximum 6 pax) with departure at 8:30am
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 4 September 2019

    Best place for photography do not forget to take long zoom camera lenses .....we can see wild animals so near ...best experience in life

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank Allanlob
    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    My mom's dream vacation has always been an african safari and we couldn't be happier with the one I chose for us. We got incredibly close to the animals and couldn't believe the amounts and variety of animals we saw in Masai Mara. It was...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    5  Thank Dana K
    Reviewed 2 July 2019

    I and my husband, both of us were totally satisfied with the great service provided by the Bencia. They did a great job with arranging our airport pick up/ drop off, accommodation and the safari. Specially Alfred, who handled the planning of our trip, Philip:...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    5  Thank Windhya R
    Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

    Me and my wife are frequent travelers but new to Safaris. And Benicia has been a great service and guide for us. First off, we contacted Alfred through whatsapp and he helped us with everything, including airport pickup, hotel booking, local attractions, etc. He was...More

    8  Thank Tharindu J
    Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

    This was quite possibly one of the best experiences ever! George was an amazing driver and guide. I booked the superior option and the lodges were fantastic. We saw almost everything expect for the elusive leopard which was hidden in a tree. It was an...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    9  Thank Ronald C
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