10 Days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Amboseli, Tsavo East, Tsavo West Mombasa – Wildrace Africa Kenya Wildlife, Family and Beach holidays

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Overview

The bellow Kenya wildlife budget camping itineraries takes you to masai mara game reserve where the great wildebeest migration is a spectacle to behold for any would be visitor to Kenya mainly in July and August of each year, Amboseli national park famous for its big game and great scenic beauty whose entire landscape is dominated by Mt Kilimanjaro. Tsavo West National Park. Visit the Chyulu Hills and the Mzima Springs, which are favorite haunts of both the hippo and crocodile that can be seen from an underwater observation chamber.
A fantastic 10 day lodge Safari to Kenya's Masai Mara Reserve, Lake Nakuru, Amboseli, Tsavo west, Tsavo East one of Africa's best game viewing destinations.
This Safari will start off with a journey to the beautiful Masai Mara via the Great Rift Valley which offers spectacular views. On arrival at the Masai Mara Park we will spend our time in search of the wildlife that makes this one of Africa's premier National Parks. The Masai Mara is especially famous for its Large Cat population and also the fact that it plays an integral role in the Wildebeest Migration, a wildlife spectacular like none other on earth then to the lake which is world famous as home to millions of flamingoes and the park which has an endless supply of water African-Safari-Guides-Tito-Amboseli which is filtered through thousands of meters of volcanic rock from Mount Kilimanjaro.

The scenic and wildlife adventure of this short Masai Mara Camping Safari ends back in Nairobi on the last day.

 


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara Safaris - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays

Departing from Nairobi and drive down the escarpment via the floor of the scenic Great Rift Valley.
We alive Masai mara Sopa lodge in time for lunch. Located high on the slopes of the Oloolaimutia Hills, Masai Mara Sopa Lodge was one of the first safari lodges to be built in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, a reason why its gardens and trees are so lush and mature. All the buildings follow the design of traditional African round houses with conical roofs, and these stretch along the line of the hills with the impressively large public area buildings and the swimming pool at their centre. Afternoon thrilling game drives in the Masai Mara game reserve, one of East Africa's top safari destinations. Dinner and overnight at mara Sopa lodge.
The Maasai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa’ was made to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara. A spectacle worth seeing Masai-mara-game-reserve, Kenya-masai-mara-migration, wildebeest-migration-in-masai-mara, 7th-wonder-of-the-world, Kenya-most-visited-game-reserves the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to August. The reserve abounds with birdlife since dose to about 452 species have been recorded. Hot air balloon safaris are readily available in this park. Accommodation is plentiful in Maasai Mara and ranges from five star lodges to luxury tented camps and campsites within the reserve.

Day 2: Masai Mara Game Reserve Safari trips and Vacations  - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays

Full day in search of Africa's Big Five and other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve. On clear days the Mara offers fantastic orange tinged sunset’s well-worth capturing on camera.
The Mara reserve is 1510 km² of incredible wide-open landscapes and fertile riverine woodland following the looping meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers in Kenya. One glimpse is enough to explain its appeal; it is typical open savannah, with a mass of amazing wildlife
Wherever you go in the vast Masai Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and hippos are also found in great numbers. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains for their next meal. Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot, but reasonably common.The ultimate action here is without doubt the annual wildebeest exodus, the Great Migration, in July and August when millions of these grass eaters move north from the Serengeti in search of lusher grass before turning south again in October.Balloon trips are an entirely outstanding way of seeing the savannah plains teeming with wildlife. These Masai Mara balloon trips can be arranged at extra cost. Dinner and overnight at mara sopa lodge.

Day 3: Masai Mara/ Lake Nakuru Safari Packahges - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays.

Drive through the Rift Valley to The Lake Nakuru National Park is known as an important wildlife sanctuary for some of Africa's endangered species, especially black and white rhinos, and Rothschild Giraffes. The game reserve is also home to lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons, which we keep an eye out for on our game drive, we arrive to the Pink Lake often referred so due to it’s Great masses of Flamingos in good time for lunch. Lunch at a lodge followed by full afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru lodge or Flamingo Hill tented lodge
Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake-nakuru-attractions-rhinoslake on the edges of Nakuru town and lies a distance of 160 kilometers from Nairobi. The lake is world famous as home to millions of flamingoes. The number of flamingoes depends on the water level which determines the quantity of algae on which the birds feed. Flamingoes are known to migrate to other Rift Valley lakes whenever the water level is low. The National Park surrounds the lake and was gazetted to protect the colony of flamingoes as well as provide sanctuary for endangered species such as the rhino. There are about 25 white and black rhinos, one of the largest concentrations in the country. Predators are also residents to this park while Rothschild’s giraffe have been trans-located into the park for safety. Accommodation includes two lodges, a KWS guest house, campsites, self help bandas and two picnic sites.

Day 4: Lake Nakuru /Amboseli via Nairobi Safaris in Kenya - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays

Depart Nairobi at 0800 hrs and travel to the Amboseli National reserve at the foot of snowcapped Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Arrive in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive is taken. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge
Amboseli means ‘the place of water’ in Maasai language. The park has an endless supply of water African-Safari-Guides-Tito-Amboseli which is filtered through thousands of meters of volcanic rock from Mount Kilimanjaro. Animal species seen include elephant, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala and leopard. The birdlife seen here includes pelican, bee eater, kingfisher, African fish eagle and pygmy falcon. Amboseli is one of the most popular parks and offers excellent accommodation facilities. There are five lodges and two campsites inside the park. Kilimanjaro forms the backdrop of this game sanctuary and it is a sight to see and marvel at. The nomadic richly decorated Maasai who are deeply steeped in Maasai culture entertain visitors with enchanting dances of ageless Africa.

Day 5: AmboseliSafari Tours and Holidays Adventure - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays

A full day in this photogenic park. Morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at Lodge.
Amboseli means ‘the place of water’ in Maasai language. The park has an endless supply of water African-Safari-Guides-Tito-Amboseli which is filtered through thousands of meters of volcanic rock from Mount Kilimanjaro. Animal species seen include elephant, zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala and leopard. The birdlife seen here includes pelican, bee eater, kingfisher, African fish eagle and pygmy falcon. Amboseli is one of the most popular parks and offers excellent accommodation facilities. There are five lodges and two campsites inside the park. Kilimanjaro forms the backdrop of this game sanctuary and it is a sight to see and marvel at. The nomadic richly decorated Maasai who are deeply steeped in Maasai culture entertain visitors with enchanting dances of ageless Africa.

Day 6: Amboseli Safaris / Tsavo west Safari Tours - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays

After an early breakfast depart for Tsavo West National Park which lies roughly half way between Nairobi and the Coast. Mzima Springs, the chief marvel here is a favorite haunt of hippos and crocodiles. Picnic lunch then proceed for an evening game drive to see large herds of elephants, buffalo, common waterbuck, eland, rhino and a wide variety of antelope. Dinner and overnight at Voi Safari Lodge.

Day 7: Tsavo west Tsavo East Safari tours - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays

Early morning game drive return to your lodge for breakfast, after breakfast leave for Tsavo East which is renowned for its large numbers of elephants and the famous man eating lions Game en route Via Aruba Dam to Voi safari lodge .Check in and have lunch at your lodge. In the afternoon, another game drive at the park later dinner and overnight at the Ngulia safari lodge

Tsavo East is a true wilderness and evokes vivid memories of of Africa's forgotten grandeur. Encompassing miles of arid plains, savannah and scrubland and sheltering over 8,000 elephants. Tsavo west also offers a glorious diversity of habitats but the biggest attraction in Mzima springs, a fount of cool clear water that gushes hundreds of miles from below Mt Kilimanjaro to burst out, at the rate of 250 million litters a day, from the rocks at Mzima.

Day 8: Tsavo East Mombasa Safari Tours - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays.

Early morning  game drive. Soon after breakfast we proceed to Mombasa arriving at 1400 hrs. Drop off at a beach hotel to start a beach holiday.

Day, 9, 10: Mombasa Beach Holiday - Wild race Africa safaris – Tours and Travel Holidays

OST: from 3500 usd pp to 4599 usd pp

 


Included & Excluded

What's Included

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • Airport pick up and drop off.
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each minivan carries safari accessories including wildlife books, beanbags to support cameras on car doors and window sills, binoculars, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers
  • Not Included

  • Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary

Price Guide by Season

High Season

Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, MarchEconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons booked together$$$
4 persons booked together$$$
6 persons booked together$$$
Single Room Extra$$$
Children below 3 YearsFreeFreeFree
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate

Peak Season

July, Aug, Sept, OctEconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons booked together$$$
4 persons booked together$$$
6 persons booked together$$$
Single Room Extra$$$
Children below 3 YearsFreeFreeFree
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate

Low Season

April, May, JuneEconomyStandardLuxury
2 persons booked together$$$
4 persons booked together$$$
6 persons booked together$$$
Single Room Extra$$$
Children below 3 YearsFreeFreeFree
Children between 3-12 Years75% of adult rate75% of adult rate75% of adult rate

Christmass Extra

21st Dec - 3rd JanEconomyStandardLuxury
Price Per Person$$$

Acommodation Options

Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Luxury lodge / tented camp option Mara Sarova Camp, Mara Simba Lodge, Maran Serena Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Keekorok Lodge
Standard lodge/ tented camp option Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Lodge/Camp, Elangate Olerai Camp
Economy lodge/ tented camp option Olmoran Tented Camp, Sentrim Mara Camp
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Lake Nakuru National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Amboseli National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Tsavo West National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Tsavo East National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Mombasa Beach

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping