OPTION 3: NAIROBI – LAKE NAKURU -MASAI MARA – DIANI
(SAFARI & FLYING PACKAGE)
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be transferred to the hotel for check-in, and relaxation. In the afternoon, you will begin a city tour of Nairobi at Giraffe Centre which protects highly endangered Rothschild giraffe, where you can observe, hand feed, or even kiss one of the giraffes from a raised wooden structure, end your day with a visit to Bomas of Kenya where you will get to enjoy the diversity of Kenyan traditional music and dances. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
After breakfast, drive to Lake Nakuru which is the most famous of the Great Rift Valley lakes and home to a shifting population of over one million flamingos. Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge which enjoys sweeping views across the lake.
Spend the afternoon on safari in Kenya's first and largest rhino sanctuary where sightings of both black and white rhino are almost guaranteed and where you have a higher than average chance of spotting a leopard. Other wildlife includes; lion, hippo, the rare Rothschild's giraffe, Colobus monkey, numerous plains game and 450 species of birds. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: Lake Nakuru National Park to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Your journey now takes you to the Maasai Mara, Kenya’s most famous wildlife reserve. Arrive in time for lunch followed by afternoon game viewing drive. You will have one more day of game viewing with all meals and overnight at your camp. The Masai Mara is arguably Kenya’s most popular game reserve. It is most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film “Out of Africa” was made to a great extend in this sanctuary.
There is a profusion of all types of wildlife including the big five. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeests, zebras, and the gazelles from the Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara river to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields from late June. The game reserve abounds with birdlife since close to about four hundred and fifty-two odd species have been recorded. You may opt to go for an afternoon game drive or spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying the camp facilities. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
Day 4: Maasai Mara National Reserve
After breakfast, have a full day game drive, with packed lunch provided. The reserve is well known for its black-maned lion, as well as its abundant resident wildlife and its one of the few places where it's possible to see the big five during a morning's game drive. Many of the cheetahs are so tame they seek shelter from the hot sun under one's vehicle and several even climb onto the roof to get better view of prospective prey.
For the bird enthusiast, almost 500 species have been recorded: among these 16 species of eagle, plus many hawks and falcons, 6 species of vultures, 8 species of storks 4 of bustard (including the Kori bustard, the world's heaviest flying bird), and 9 species of sun birds. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Maasai Mara National Reserve to Diani
Today marks the end of your bush expedition. Have breakfast at the camp, check out and you will be transferred to the airstrip for your flight to Ukunda via Nairobi. Arrive in Diani with a transfer to your hotel. Check in, at the hotel. The rest of the afternoon will be spent at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the Resort.
Day 6: Diani
Full day at the hotel to enjoy activities offered at the hotel and the white sandy beaches of Diani.
Day 7: Diani – Nairobi Departure
Breakfast and check out from the Hotel. Thereafter depending on your international flight departure time, transfer to Ukunda Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Nairobi (Wilson Airport). On arrival at Wilson Airport, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward international flight.