4 Days Kenya safari highlights
4 Days Kenya safari highlights explores rift valley’s Lake Naivasha and the alluring Masai Mara. Naivasha gives unique safari activity options. Horse riding in the wild as you watch giraffes ’ buffaloes water bucks impalas amongst other beautiful wildlife at the sanctuary farm or the crescent island. This is one of the highlights of this safari. The animals really let you get close since they don’t see the horses as a threat. You can also opt for a guided walking safari and observe even the small creatures like dung beetles and flowers on this 4 Days Kenya safari highlights. If you are more adventurous explore the hells gate national park. At the hells gate you can do rock climbing, riding a bicycle in the wild as you watch wildlife and also walk in the gorges where park of tomb raider 2 was shot. The scenic park is a great place for outdoors and even has a natural geo thermal spa that you can visit. We then head to the wildlife show stopper destination, the Masai Mara. This is the home of the big cats combined with enchanting landscapes. Full days will be spent exploring the rolling Savannah as you seek the best wildlife sightings with our professional safari guides. Lions, cheetahs and leopards are sure to give you photographic moments. Smaller cats like the serval cats too roam this great savannah as they keep a check on the rodent population. The avian life here is beautiful too and whether a birder or not, the lilac breasted roller will hold you in your tracks, the grey crowned crane, secretary birds will all seek your attention through their beauty Between July and early November the greatest wildlife show unfolds at the Masai Mara. This is a perfect package for the wildebeest migration. We advise and book our guests at strategically located camps and lodges for ease of doing game drives and giving you higher probabilities of witnessing the river crossings. Elephants, rhinos and a wide variety of gazelles and antelopes inhabit this rolling grasslands all giving you not only great photography opportunities but also life time memories.
We leave Nairobi early in the morning after a safari briefing. We make our first stop at the East African section of the great rift valley view point. It is a geologic wonder of the world. A fracture on the earths in the earth’s surface. Enjoy views of a stratovolcano, Mount Longonot, with a 8x12 km caldera is quite a sight to behold. Drive on further past the small Italian catholic church built in 1942 during the second world war, the Italians were prisoners of war and Kenya at that time was still a British colony until 1963. We arrive in time for the boat ride, about one hour in the only fresh water lake in the Kenyan rift valley that is home to hippos and over 400 bird species. Get pied kingfishers in action, the African fish eagle busy looking for the all-important protein source, the fish. Common carp is the most common fish here. Check in o the hotel after the boat ride. After lunch and a bit of relaxing go out for a horse ride or nature walk depending on your preference at the crescent island or the sanctuary farm. You can also do a bike ride as you watch wildlife, you will have a guide with you. You can choose to explore the hells gate national park, walk amongst giraffes’ zebra’s warthog “pumba”. Visit and explore the hells gate gorge as you examine obsidian rocks and hot springs in the gorge. Later on, return to the relaxing ambience of your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Leave Naivasha early in the morning and head to the Masai Mara with several stops enroute, Reach the Mara in perfect time for lunch and later leave for the evening game drive in search of the big cats of Masai Mara, the lions, leopards cheetahs elephants’ rhinos and other species of elephants. The Masai Mara national reserve offer unrivalled opportunities for big cat sightings. Check back to the camp /lodge for dinner and overnight.
We have a very flexible itinerary and game drives are tailored to your interests with our experienced professional safari guide. Early morning game drive with picnic breakfast gets you higher probabilities of catching the sunrise, animals whilst they are still active. The morning serenity is just unexplainable, you just have to experience. Explore more of the spotted savannah with its diverse landscapes as to capture beautiful animals, with your lenses. The Mara river where river crossings happen in July August September is the main water body snaking its way through this paradise. Hippopotamus and the Nile crocodile call this home and it’s the best place I the reserve to catch a glimpse of them as they warm themselves in the river banks. Other rivers include the talek river and smaller tributaries like sekenani river. The sand river is another picturesque area at the Masai mara and it is right at the border with the endless plains, the Serengeti. All these as our safari guide explains more about nature as it unfolds right in front of you, getting you the best angles for that shot! After a fulfilling adventurous day, you retire back to your strategically located safari camp/lodge for sumptuous dinner and overnight
After early breakfast we head out for our Last game drive. Capture silhouettes of topis , giraffe elephant or even lucky a male lion silhouette. After an exciting morning game drive, we drive back to Nairobi