4 Days budget camping safari
4 Days budget camping safari, starts Nairobi, Kenya and also ends Nairobi, Kenya. Visitors experience Masai Mara National Reserve attraction of Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino), Big Cats, Masai Mara great migration and also wild game. Travelers proceeds Lake Nakuru National Park – encounter endangered black and white Rhino species, bird life and pink flamingos.
Thousand of various tourists from all over the world visit Masai Mara National Reserve annually for great concentrations of wildlife. Masai Mara great migration runs boldly through the crocodile-filled Mara River that involves millions of wildebeest, zebras plus gnu’s moving to the Mara plains with several predators following closely. Best time to view this wildlife spectacle is July through October.
Visitors experiences beautiful safari memories e.g. amazing scenery of rhinos, wildlife game viewing, watching lioness and her cubs and also encountering Maasai warriors crossing plains. Experience Kenya’s wilderness by living in a lodge or permanent tented camp surrounded by nature.
Visitors Kenya camping safari holiday is budget safari for travelers on low budget.
Safari Departures: Flexible – departs any date of year – Minimum 2 people travelling together.
Visitors may have choice of joining group safari minivan with maximum carrying capacity of 6 people.
4 Days budget camping safari, brief Itinerary
MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE – 2 nights – DAY 1, 2 – Masai Mara great migration, cheap safari Kenya
LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK – 1 night – DAY 3 – Masai Mara great migration, cheap safari Kenya
LAST DAY – NAIROBI, KENYA – DAY 4 – Departure
4 Days budget camping safari, relevant information
Travelers accommodation – Budget accommodation in Standard Tented Camps
Option Visits – Visitors may have Options visit to local Masai villages or Hot Air Balloon ride at extra costs.
Visitors safari accommodates – holiday travelers on low budget – friends, couples, families, friends, couples, colleagues, corporate, students, solo travelers, small and also large groups.
Last day safari extension: Visitors may extend, Mombasa safari relaxation beach holidays in Mombasa, Diani, Watamu, Malindi, Lamu at extra costs.
Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Meet and greet services on arrival in the morning at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or pick up from your hotel at 0730hrs by our tour driver-guide.
We depart for Masai Mara via Great Rift Valley viewpoint and pass by Narok town to arrive Masai Mara Campsite in time for lunch followed by late afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Lenchada Tourist Camp, Rhino Tourist camp, Mara Sidai, Mwangaza Mara Camp. Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Masai Mara, Kenya - Full Day
We spend the whole day exploring Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives where we will have the opportunity of spotting the BIG FIVE including lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo.
We will have an option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend the entire whole day in the park. We will also have the option visit to local Masai village at an extra cost or balloon ride at only $450 per person.
Masai Mara is one of the best known and most popular reserves in Africa where wildebeest migration could be seen with roughly thousand of animals, at other times there are still hundreds. The plains are full of wildebeest, zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, Thomson gazelle.
Also regularly seen are leopard, lion, hyena, cheetah, jackal and bat-eared fox. Black rhinos are a little shy and hard to spot but are often seen at a distance. Every July, August and September the wildebeest travel from Tanzania Serengeti plains northwards to the Masai Mara and the Mara River is the final obstacle.
The wildebeest remain in the Mara between October and November. Between December and January the wildebeest gradually begin their migration back towards Serengeti plains in Tanzania.
Over 450 species of bird life have been identified in the park among them 57 species of birds of prey, including vulture, marabou stork, and hornbill, crowned crane, ostrich, long-crested eagle, and African pygmy-falcon.
These birds are prolific and come in every size and color including common but beautiful ones like the lilac breasted roller and plenty of other large species like eagles. All meals and overnight stay at budget tented camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Masai Mara - Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
We leave Masai Mara after breakfast and drive through the park with the last picturesque of the MARA and arrive Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley arriving in time for lunch at the lodge followed by afternoon game drive.
Lake Nakuru is a shallow, alkaline lake where both lesser and greater flamingos can be found in vast numbers, sometimes literally turning the water pink! The birds throng on Lake Nakuru one of the Rift Valley soda lakes that comprises almost a third of the park area.
More than 450 species of birds have been recorded here as well as a rich diversity of other wildlife. The park also offers sanctuary to huge numbers of native African animals including waterbuck, warthog, impala, buffalo, Rothschild giraffe, eland, endangered black rhino, white rhino, tree climbing lion and occasionally leopard.
A large herd of hippos have a territory in the northern part of the lake making for interesting game viewing. These are just some of the animals visitors might see and the landscapes range from sweeping grasslands bordering the lake to rocky cliffs and woodland. Its acacia and euphorbia forests are havens for animals during the heat of the day, making Lake Nakuru an excellent wildlife-viewing destination while the hippo pool is a favorite spot for picnics.
Dinner and overnight at Lanet Matfam Resort, Chester Hotel, Golden Palace Hotel. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park to Nairobi, Kenya
Our last day starts with early morning game drive in Lake Nakuru as we will be able to capture early morning kill from the big cats and capture black and White Rhinos as they are seen grazing along the lake.
We experience amazing view of the lake and colored pink flamingoes as they feed on algae. We later return to the camp or hotel for our main breakfast. After breakfast we check out and depart for Nairobi via Great Rift Valley View Point and stop for some souvenir shopping.
We continue driving across the plains to Nairobi arriving approximately 1400hrs. You will be dropped at either your hotel or airport to connect your home bound flight depending on the arrangements where the safari ends. Meal Plan: Breakfast
Tour Price by safari mini-van PER PERSON on sharing private tour
2 Persons in a private sharing safari – US$ 655 per person
4 Persons in a private sharing safari – US$ 515 per person
6 Persons in a private sharing safari – US$ 470 per person
Tour runs all year round and can depart any day of the year
Safaris for 1pax, 3pax, 5pax, 7pax, Groups and Families are also offered at different prices
Accommodation – Choose: Luxury, Mid-range or Budget
Accommodation Type – Choose: Lodge or Self-Contained Tented Camp
Safari price includes:
- Nairobi airport/hotel pick up/drop off transfers
- Ground transport while on safari in a customized safari mini-van with a roof hatch that pops up to enable easy viewing and photography
- Guaranteed window seats
- Services of knowledgeable, English speaking professional tour driver-guide
- All park entrance fees to include government taxes
- Game drives as detailed in the itinerary
- Full board accommodation in specified lodges or tented camps in Single/Double/Twin/Triple rooms
- Flying doctor’s tourist air ambulance evacuation cover in case of emergency while on safari
- Bottled drinking water per day whilst on safari
- Government taxes and local levies
- Start and ends in Nairobi
Safari price excludes:
- All personal travel insurances
- Items and services of a personal nature
- Extras at the lodges or camps; tips and gratuities, portage, telephone, laundry etc
- Drinks and Beverages not in the Itinerary
- Tour Driver-Guide gratuities
- Any optional activities such as village visit, balloon safaris, night game viewing, guided nature walks, e.t.c
- International and Domestic flights
- All Airport Taxes and Visas
- Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before and after the safari – can be arranged on request
- Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary