Elementaita Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 632

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Local market

Day 1: Nairobi - Elementaita

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the morning you will be met by your guide and after a safari briefing, depart from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi and drive to Lake Naivasaha. Once in Naivasha you enjoy a boat ride to Crescent island. Thereafter continue the drive to Lake Elementaita, a soda ash lake playing host to tens of thousands of flamingos. Located of the famous Great Rift Valley, this small but beautiful lake offers you a chance to relax or choose from a number of optional activities such as horse riding, bird viewing or a visit to the natural warm spa that flows into the lake.

Flamingos fishing for food

Day 2: Elementaita

After breakfast drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is one of the many beautiful Rift Valley Lakes, and home to thousands of flamingo and other bird and animal life. You will view game in the morning then return to your lodge by Lake Elementaita for a late lunch.

Warthogs snoozing in the sun

Day 3: Elementaita - Masai Mara N.P.

After breakfast you will be driven across the floor of the Great Rift Valley, the longest rift in the crust of the earth, to Masai Mara where you will arrive for lunch at Mara Simba Lodge. You will spend three nights in this natural paradise among Zebra, Wilderbeest, Giraffe, Buffalo, Elephants, Antelope and Gazelle. You will encounter prides of lion resting in the shade of acacia trees or lying low in the tall grass, in wait for their next prey. There is a good chance of spotting cheetahs and if you are lucky, the shy leopard. 4 STAR OPTION HOTEL- Karen Blixen Camp

Lion in the Masai Mara

Day 4: Masai Mara N.P.

Rise early and take the option of balloon safari across the Masai Mara. Take off in the crisp morning air, only to experience a game viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective. As you silently float across the plains, forest and rivers for approximately an hour, your journey comes to end back on land but accompanied with a fully cooked champagne breakfast. Afterwards you have a full day game drive in the Mara Reserve with meals at the lodge. 4 STAR OPTION HOTEL- Karen Blixen Camp

Masai warrior jumping

Day 5: Masai Mara N.P.

We set out early for the breathtaking spectacle of ‘the greatest wildlife show on earth’, the awe inspiring annual migration of the wildebeest. Home to a wide variety of animals, the Mara is also famous for its Big Five. Depending on the game drive, we’ll proceed back to the lodge for a late lunch, only to return again in search of more wildlife action late afternoon. 4 STAR OPTION HOTEL- Karen Blixen Camp

Safely across the river during the migration

Day 6: Masai Mara N.P.

After breakfast, drive back to Nairobi for lunch at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden. You will visit Karen Blixen Museum, as well as Kazuri Beads after which you will be transferred to JKIA for your departure flight.

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