THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY LAKES & MASAI
MARA SAFARI. - Ref GTC 037
Duration: 6 days 5 nights
Departs on Saturdays
A safari to the world famous Bird Sanctuaries of Lakes
Baringo, Bogoria and Nakuru, then South over the Mau
Escarpment to Kenya’s greatest concentration of game -
the Maasai Mara.
Day 1 - Lake Baringo:
Depart Nairobi in the morning. stopping enroute to view the
spectacular Great Rift Valley. Lunch enroute then camp at
Lake Baringo, a world famous bird sanctuary, late in the
afternoon. Boat trip to see the hippos and crocodiles.
Day 2 - Lake Nakuru:
A 30km drive south to the spectacular Lake Bogoria with the
[very] hot springs. Don’t fall in. Flamingos live here and
you can explore on foot. Lunch and then proceed to
Lake Nakuru national park
famous for its bird life for a game
drive. Overnight in a campsite outside town.
Day 3 -
The Maasai Mara:
We head south to Narok, camping in our permanent campsite on
the Talek River, which is at the edge of the park by
afternoon. Here we have stand-up tents with beds for use, if
not occupied, otherwise we pitch tent. Hot showers are
available in the camp and meals are served in the dinning
mess or in the open.
Days 4 & 5 -
The Masai Mara:
From the base camp, we experience the Mara Magic; packed
with elephant, zebra, rhino, lion and all kinds of game
throughout the year, with the spectacular wildebeest
migration from Serengeti mainly in July and August.
Day 6 – Nairobi:
We break camp and drive to Narok where Maasai souvenirs can
be bought, then back to
hotel by late afternoon.
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