Elementaita Mara Budget Safari 4 Days/3 Nights

Kenya Elementaita Mara Budget Safari 4 days to the picturesque galore of Lake Elementaita and Maasai Mara for game watching.

Parks to visit:

Lake Nakuru National Park, Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Attractions and activities:

Game drives, the Great migration (July to October), the big five, ballooning safaris (at an extra cost), cultural visits (at an extra cost), birding, photography, scenery viewing, flamingos and other birds

Accommodation:

Budget lodges

Itinerary at a glance

Day        Destination            Supplier                             Meal Plan                          Activity
1              Maasai Mara             Sentrim Mara Camp           LD                                          Trsf, P
2              Maasai Mara            Sentrim Mara Camp           BLD                                        EP
3              Lake Elementaita   Sentrim Mara Camp            BLD                                        P
4              Depart                                                                      B                                              Trsf

BB-Bed and breakfast, BLD- Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, Trsf- Transfer, E-Early morning game drive, A-Morning game drive, P-Afternoon game drive

Detailed itineraries

Day 01: Nairobi – Maasai Mara

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our friendly representative who provides the itinerary briefing and later proceed to Masai Mara. Pass through the lower scenic Mau Escarpment road into the Rift Valley to the 1792square, kilometer Masai Mara National Reserve to arrive in time for lunch at your camp /Lodge. The afternoon is spent on a game drive. This reserve has hilly savanna, rolling grasslands, gallery forest on the Mara River and its tributaries. The smaller predators are the hyena and jackal. The large herbivores are the elephant, rhino, Burchell’s zebra, hippo,buffalo and giraffe, The smaller herbivores are antelopes and bucks. The Maasai ostritch, the world’s largest bird is found in the park.
Overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp (LD)

Day 02: Maasai Mara National Reserve

On this day you will enjoy a full day early morning and afternoon game viewing and exploration in this part of the Northern Serengeti Ecosystem where the great wildebeest migration takes place. Months before the actual migration the herds ‘assemble’ in Serengeti in readiness for the crossing into the Masai Mara. The plain is literally covered with these animals. Grunts and other animal sounds are heard, and territorial fights are common place. The migration now declared the Seventh Wonder of the World takes place from end of June to beginning October.

Overnight at Sentrim Mara Camp (BLD)

Day 3: Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park -Lake Elementaita

After breakfast, depart for Lake Elementaita which is a small sod lake nestled in the eastern sweep of the Great Rift Valley. The lake attracts many visiting flamingos and its shores are grazed by zebra, gazelle,eland and families of warthog. The lake and its surrounding forests are perfect for long walks and birding. Lunch is at your lodge. Later drive to Lake Nakuru National Park for an afternoon game drive. This Park is truly a bird watchers paradise. The game animals include hippo, waterbuck, gazelles, colobus monkeys, bufallos, leopards and Rothschild Giraffe. It is also a sanctuary for the white rhino. The Park has an abundance of acacia trees, both yellow barked (fever tree) the umbrella -topped acacia and the candelabra cactus. Later in the evening drive back to our lodge for dinner.

Overnight at Sentrim Elementaita Lodge (BLD)

Day 4: Depart

After breakfast, you will return to Nairobi via the Mau Escarpment. Having just crossed the Rift valley and passed Mt. Longonot it would be interesting to view the crater from a different angle, via the tip. Arrive Nairobi in time for lunch at a local restaurant (lunch on own). Later you will be transferred to JKIA for your onward flight. (B)

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Nett Cost in US Dollars

Per Person Twin or Double Sharing Single Room Supplement
Peak 01.07.2017 – 31.10.2017 1045 115
High 01.11.2017 – 15.12.2017 820 N/A
Peak 16.12.2017 – 01.01.2018 1045 115
Child 3 – 12 years sharing a room with 2 adults pays 50% of the adult rate

Christmas Supplement – USD 55.00 per person per night on 24, 25, 26, 30 Dec to 01 Jan

*A maximum of 3 singles per group will be charged a single room rate. Any additional singles will be charged at double room rate

The above rates are on seat-in-coach basis and are valid for a minimum of 2 pax per departure

(The above rates are based on current government taxes and park entrance fees. Any changes to these will be passed on)

NB: The above rates are subject to availability at the time of booking. Also kindly refer to our terms of use on this link http://www.junglebeachsafari.com/terms-of-use/  so that u can understand your rights and obligations, as well as, ours.

Included features:

  • Meet & greet service by our airport representative at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Accommodation in standard rooms as described
  • Airport transfers
  • Meals as described: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 1-litre bottled mineral water per person per day only when on  safari
  • Transportation by specially equipped 7-seater safari minivans with pop -up roofs
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide
  • Game drives, sightseeing and excursions as described in the itinerary, inclusive of applicable entrance fees
  • Applicable local and government taxes on accommodation and transportation

Not included:

  • International or domestic airfare, airport taxes and security related fees unless mentioned above
  • Meals not described in the itinerary above
  • Tips and gratuities to driver/guide; hotel/camp and restaurant staff; room service etc
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, bottled water and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages etc.
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary above