Itinerary 5 – RASABI Mara Explorer Safari

Itinerary 5 – Duration 9 Days – Rasabi Mara Explorer Safari

Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara

Day 1 – Nairobi to Lake Nakuru

Your Safari Guide will meet you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi.
You will be driven to the Lake Nakuru (186 kilometres / 116 miles).
Enjoy lunch at Lake Nakuru Sarova Lion Hill Lodge followed by an afternoon game-drive.
Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.

Day 2 – Lake Nakuru

A full day to take in the wonders of Lake Nakuru.
Picnic lunch or return to the Lodge.
Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.

Day 3 – Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara

After breakfast you travel to the Maasai Mara National Reserve (208 km / 129 mi).
Lunch at the Sarova Mara Game Camp followed by an afternoon game-drive.
Dinner and overnight stay at Sarova Mara Game Camp.

Day 4 – Maasai Mara

After breakfast, experience a full day game-drive in the vastness of the Maasai Mara.
Picnic style lunch in the bush or return to the Camp for lunch.
Return to Sarova Mara Game Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

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grey crowned crane (Balearica regulorum)

common warthog (Phacochoerus africanus)

great cormorant
(Phalacrocorax carbo)

Nile monitor lizard
(Varanus niloticus)

male impala
(Aepyceros melampus)

Day 5 – Maasai Mara

After breakfast you will have a morning game-drive en-route to the Mara Serena Lodge.
Lunch at the Mara Serena Lodge followed by another game-drive.
Return to Mara Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6 – Maasai Mara

A wonderful opportunity to take an optional early morning hot-air balloon flight over the Maasai Mara followed by a champagne breakfast in the bush.
Alternatively, take an early morning game-drive, returning for breakfast at the Mara Serena Lodge.
After breakfast enjoy further game-drives before and/or after lunch as you wish.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at Mara Serena Lodge.

Day 7 – Maasai Mara

Breakfast and a morning game-drive en-route to Ashnil Mara Camp.
Lunch at the Camp and then an afternoon game-drive.
There will be an opportunity to visit a local Maasai village where you will be introduced to the customs and culture of this semi-nomadic pastoral tribe.
Dinner and overnight stay at Ashnil Mara Camp.

Day 8 – Maasai Mara

Champagne breakfast in the bush overlooking the river frequented by hippopotami.
Alternatively, an early morning game-drive followed by breakfast at Mara Ashnil Camp.
Or, experience a full day game-drive in the vastness of the Maasai Mara with a picnic style lunch in the bush or return to the Camp for lunch.
Return to Mara Ashnil Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Alternatively, take an early morning game-drive, returning for breakfast at the Ashnil Mara Camp.
After breakfast enjoy further game-drives before and/or after lunch as you wish.
Lunch, dinner and overnight stay at Ashnil Mara Camp.

Day 9 – Maasai Mara to Nairobi

After breakfast a final game-drive through the Maasai Mara en-route to Nairobi (295 km / 183 mi).
Your Safari Guide will escort you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home.

hoopoe
(Upupa epops)

Your safari is as flexible as you wish it to be
The details of the above itinerary are suggestions only. Please feel free to make any alterations you wish. You can discuss your day-to-day preferences with your Safari Guide. He is a mine of information and very happy to offer expert advice and helpful suggestions to make your safari experience the best ever.