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Through The Rift Valley

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  • Enjoy a game drive in Maasai Mara, known for its concentation of wildlife
  • Have your bush breakfast by the hippo pools of the Mara River
  • Go on an an escorted bird-walk tour around Lake Elmenteita
  • Visit Lake Nakuru National Park
Join us on this short but rewarding safari trip and gain a firsthand experience of the abundance of wildlife in the Great Rift Valley and the vast, game-rich plains of the Maasai Mara. Starting from Maasai Mara National Reserve, home to the country’s greatest concentration of wildlife, this guided, 4-day trip will take you to Lake Nakuru National Park, which is known for its abundance of birdlife, especially flamingoes.

Travel to Soysambu Conservancy next and visit Lake Elmenteita (also spelled Elementaita), a soda lake in the Great Rift Valley. Go on an an escorted bird walk around the lake before heading for Nairobi, Kenya's capital city, where we will drop you off at the airport or the city centre.
Eco lodge
Leave Nairobi and drive through Kenya's fertile highlands via the Rift Valley escarpment. Pass the impressive Longonot Earth Satellite Station as you head across the valley to Narok. Continue your travels across acres of wheat and barley before reaching the Maasai Mara in time for lunch. Your first game drive in the wildlife reserve starts in the afternoon. Return to your accommodation in the evening.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Eco lodge
Leave your lodge for an early morning game drive. Crown your game-viewing experience with a bush breakfast by the hippo pools of the Mara River. Enjoy your buffet breakfast of cold cuts, fruits, cereals, hot dishes and eggs made to your specification.

Return to your accommodation mid-morning. Have lunch and set off on another game drive in the afternoon. Visit a Maasai Village, returning to the lodge as the sun sets.
Meals
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Eco lodge
Leave Maasai Mara after breakfast and drive through the breadbasket of Kenya, the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley. Keep an eye out for herds of giraffes and gazelle en route. Arrive at Lake Nakuru around midday.

Enjoy an afternoon game drive, returning to the lodge as the sun sets. The national park, known for its variety of birds, offers a possibility to see flamingoes, black and white rhinos as well as the endangered Rothschild giraffe.

Leave Lake Nakuru in the afternoon and continue to your camp situated in Soysambu Conservancy, home to Lake Elementaita.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Go for an escorted bird-walking tour after breakfast. Prepare for your departure. Leave the Rift Valley behind and proceed to Nairobi. On reaching the city, we will drop you off at the drop-off point in the city center.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
what’s included
  • Transfers between destinations as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • All game drives as per the itinerary in a safari minibus with a pop-up roof and a guaranteed window seat (7 passengers maximum)
  • All meals as per the itinerary. A ½ litre of bottled water per person per day during game drives
  • English-speaking tour guides. Guides in the following languages available: French, German, Italian & Spanish
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Drivers and guides on a shared basis
Optional Addons (Available during check-out)
  • Christmas Supplement
  • Easter Supplement
what's excluded
  • Visas to Kenya
  • Airport pickup and drop off service
  • International flight tickets and airport taxes
  • All drinks. Meals not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Travel, baggage and medical insurance
  • Items that are personal in nature
  • Gratuities to drivers and guides
  • Balloon safari
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 4 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Minimum Participants 2 people
Age Requirement 2 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Nairobi, Kenya
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