Trip Overview

Trip Overview

  • Seek out elephants, rhinos, lions, and more in three incredible wildlife refuges: Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, and Amboseli.
  • Get an insider’s view on elephant conservation during a talk with a researcher from the Kenya Wildlife Service.
  • Enjoy a farm-to-table lunch at a restaurant and craft center supported by G Adventures, and meet with local women involved in the project.

Itinerary

Itinerary

Immerse yourself in Kenya’s jaw-dropping landscapes and spectacular fauna on an exploration of three of the country’s protected natural areas. Set out on safari in Masai Mara National Reserve, driving through acacia-dotted plains teeming with wildlife; learn about rhino conservation from a representative of the Kenya Wildlife Service; and spot wading hippos and hundreds of species of birds on the shores of Lake Nakuru.

This trip is offered in partnership with
G Adventures.

Day 1: Nairobi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.
Accommodations:Jacaranda Hotel (or similar)
Day 2: Nairobi/Lake Nakuru National Park
Depart early for Lake Nakuru, known for harbouring flocks of pink flamingos and a rich variety of bird species. Arrive at our safari lodge inside Lake Nakuru National Park in time for lunch, and seek out the resident rhinos on a late afternoon wildlife drive.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations:Lake Nakuru Lodge (or similar)
Day 3: Lake Nakuru National Park
Set out on morning and afternoon safaris through the picturesque park, searching for rhinos, buffalo, impalas, lions, and more; and drive along the salty shores of Lake Nakuru to discover a mind-boggling variety of birds. Later, hear from a representative of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)—a government institution dedicated to managing the country’s wildlife—about the issues surrounding poaching and rhino conservation.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations:Lake Nakuru Lodge (or similar)
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park/Lake Naivasha
Head south through the Great Rift Valley to Lake Naivasha, a large freshwater lake surrounded by grassy banks and olive trees. Cruise the lake on a boat, watching for hippos, crocodiles, and buffalo; and peer through your binoculars to spot lovebirds, ibis, and the African fish eagle. Step ashore at Crescent Island—a peaceful wildlife sanctuary located in the middle of the lake— and enjoy a guided stroll in search of wildebeest, zebras, and giraffes.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Lake Naivasha/Masai Mara
Travel to the legendary Masai Mara National Reserve and settle into our comfortable tented camp, located in the heart of the reserve. Head out for an afternoon safari through vast, acacia-dotted plains, driving past throngs of wildebeest, zebra, and giraffes; and keep an eye out for lions, elephants, and the rest of the African “big five.” In the evening, relax at the camp and enjoy scenic views of the rolling plains.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations:Fig Tree Camp (or similar)
Day 6: Masai Mara
Venture out on an early morning safari to track the animals that traversed the savanna during the night. View ungulates like Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles, topi and eland antelopes—as well as their stealthy predators—at one of their most active times of the day. Continue your exploration on a late afternoon safari, discovering the timeless landscapes of Masai Mara.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations:Fig Tree Camp (or similar)
Day 7: Masai Mara/Nairobi
Witness a breathtaking sunrise over the savanna during your final safari in Masai Mara, and head back to Nairobi. Stop en route at Café Ubuntu, a G Adventures–supported project that trains and employs local women and mothers of children with disabilities. Visit the craft centre to meet some of the women who create the wares sold there, then sit down for a delicious farm-to-table lunch.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodations:Jacaranda Hotel (or similar)
Day 8: Nairobi
Depart at any time.
Meals Included:Breakfast