Visit the lakes of Rift Valley in Kenya and enjoy the beautiful wildlife and sites to see
Day 1 : Nairobi – Nakuru
After breakfast depart and drive through the kikuyu country before stopping over at the Great Rift Valley view point and then descend down the escarpment proceed past mount Longonot Naivasha arriving at Lake Nakuru in time for lunch in the afternoon At 4.00 p.m. Go for an afternoon game drive, Lake Nakuru National Park one of the most beautiful and famous national park situated in the Rift Valley it is a sanctuary of the Black and White Rhinoceros which are given protection for 24 hours the park also shelters the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, The alkaline lake attracts a variety of birds with over 400 species recorded in the area, Pelicans, Seagulls, Grebes, Plovers, Curlew Sandpipers, Vultures, Eagles, Herons, Stints, Stocks, Ibises, Water Ducks, Egrets and Teals. Hundreds of thousands of flamingos used to flock the salt water lake until the year 2012 when the water levels increased after heavy rains started pounding the area. Buffaloes, Lions, Cheetahs, Hyenas, Zebras, Gazelles, Antelopes, Leopards, Water-bucks, Hippo, Gnus, Monkeys, Baboons, Mongooses, Jackals and Reedbucks, can be spotted in the park. Explore the shores of Lake Nakuru before returning to the lodge or camp for dinner and overnight
Day 2: Lake Nakuru – Lake Bogoria – Lake Naivasha
Have breakfast then head north to Lake Bogoria carrying packed lunch with you. Have guided nature walks on the shores of the lake.
Later have lunch then proceed to Lake Naivasha. The Lake is home to a variety of types of wildlife including over 400 different species of bird and a sizeable population of hippos. The fish community in the lake has been highly variable over time, influenced by changes in climate, fishing effort and the introduction of invasive species. The most recent shift in the fish population followed the accidental introduction of common carp in 2001. Nine years later, in 2010, common carp accounted for over 90% of the mass of fish caught in the lake.Dinner and overnight at the lodge or camp.
Day 3: Lake Naivasha – Maasai Mara
After an early breakfast go for a boat trip then immediately depart for Maasai Mara to arrive for lunch at the lodge or camp. Have lunch then relax before an afternoon game drive at 3 o’clock till 6p.m. when you return back to the lodge or camp for dinner and overnight
Day 4: Maasai Mara
After breakfast depart carrying picnic lunch and go for a full day game viewing in the park Masai Mara game reserve is one of best game reserve in Kenya, the vast plain savannah landscape has on several occasions been voted the best game reserve in Africa, the landscape dotted with scattered acacia woodlands and dense thickets of scrub is surrounded by hills and mountains, a network of all-weather roads criss-cross ridges, seasonal rivers and bushes making it easy to search and locate wildlife. The reserve is renowned for the Big Five (Elephant, Rhinoceros, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard) and the annual migration of the wildebeests which makes it the eighth wonder of the world. Cheetah, Wild dog, Warthog, Zebra, Eland, Impala Thompson’s Gazelle, Grants Gazelle, Masai Giraffe, Black Rhino, Reedbuck, Waterbuck, Topi, Kongoni, Bat eared fox, Hyena and Jackal are easy to spot. At the Mara River which is the lifeline of the reserve and the surrounding communities is home to crocodiles and hippos that spend the day enjoying the waters of the river and sometimes basking in the sun.
Later in the day return back to the lodge or camp for dinner and overnight