4 Days: 4 days Masai Mara – Nakuru wildebeest migration low cost camping safari tours in Kenya are three day camping site safaris to see the great wildebeest migration of over 2 million animals crossing plains, rivers and forests to reach fresh pasture.
This is a journey of perils and danger that spans over 3,000km in a roundabout route spanning from Serengeti national reserve in Tanzania into the Masai mara of Kenya. The 4 days Masai mara wildebeest migration is a budget low cost camping safari in a semi-luxury tented camp in the Masai mara game reserve. It is the cheapest way to enjoy the great wildebeest migration in Masai mara in a short weekend from Nairobi.
Day 1 of 4 Days Masai Mara Nakuru Wildebeest Migration Safari Tours
You will enjoy a hot breakfast after a shower in your Nairobi hotel and our driver will pick you up for the tour. This is a joining in Masai mara 4 days wildebeest migration tour and some other friendly people will join you in town for the tour. The safari van will make a scheduled stop at the Great Rift Valley view point to view into the floor of the rift. From here you can see the wide rift that almost tore apart the African continent. This is a volcanic region and you can see the Olkaria geothermal hotspring steam in the distance and the volcanic mountains of Suswa and Mt Longonot.
You will proceed on until you get to Masai mara by 1:00pm and have a hotel buffet lunch. Afternoon you depart for the first game drive in this expansive Masai mara plains. You will marvel at the sight of hundreds of thousands of antelopes and tens of hundreds of lions in prides as big as 30 individuals. The leopards are also easy to see. The wildebeests by now are flooding the mara plains in their millions and you can see them grunting and walking as they feed on the grass for miles on end.
Later return to the tented camp in the evening and enjoy a hot shower and hotel meal followed by some bonfire and overnight at your tented camp bed.
Day 2 of 4 Days Masai Mara Nakuru Wildebeest Migration Safari Tours
The second day you are woken by the hazy sun rays of Masai mara as they clear the morning haze and dew. The air is cool and fresh and the ground is wet from dew and the birds are chirping away as you anticipate the longest game drive in your safari today. Enjoy a hot breakfast and proceed with some packed picnic lunch for the mara river which right at the opposite end of the park.
Your driver will make some detours to look out for leopards, rhinos and other elusive animals. You will get to the mara river to witness the greatest event of the wildebeest migration which is the Masai mara river crossing stampede.
The blue wildebeests will amass in their thousands on the opposite bank and make a mad rush for the water in a moment of sheer madness. The crocodiles know better to keep away from the stampede and will try and grab afew from the flanks. The river is flooded and the waters are raging from the heavy rains up in the Mau forest region.
The tension is palpable as you watch them bleating across the floods and many of them being swept away by the strong currents. Nonetheless thousands more make it across only to meet a welcome committee of hungry predators including lions, cheetahs, leopards lying in wait.
You will have your lunch here as you watch the wildebeest river crossing in groups of several hundreds. Later in the afternoon you will have another long game drive as you drive back to your camp. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner and stories by the campfire before retiring to bed.
Day 3 of the 4 Days Masai Mara Nakuru Wildebeest Migration Safari Tour
This is the last morning of the Masai mara leg of the wildebeest migration. You wake up early for breakfast and then leave the camp for a morning game drive. Look out for all the animals you may have missed out in your 2 days game drives. It time to look out for more leopards, rhinos, and birds as well as you bid this great place good bye. You will by this time have seen more than several hundred thousands of animals including cheetahs, leopards, lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos and many others.
Depart the park for your camp and check out by 10:00am for the drive to Lake Nakuru national park. You will have a lunch at the Narok Seasons hotel and proceed on to Nakuru. Check into your Nakuru hotel on arrival at around 5:00pm. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 of your 4 days Masai Mara Nakuru Wildebeest Migration Safari Tour
Early morning departure at 6:30am for the Lake Nakuru national park. You will start your game drive in the park by 7:00am and watch the biggest bird spectacle in the world. Lake Nakuru national park is home to over 2 million flamingos and hundreds of other animals.
The park is famous for its easy to see rhinos and the tree climbing lions and the leopards that are easy to spot. The lake Nakuru national park game drive includes a visit to the baboon cliff for a panoramic view of the park and the Makalia waterfalls. You will see lots of buffalo and hyenas as well as cheetahs and many other animals.
You will enjoy a picnic lunch at the airstrip of the Makalia falls and later have another 1 hour of game drive in the park before departure for Nairobi. The drop off in your hotel in Nairobi is at 5:00pm in the evening for a well deserved R and R.
This is the end of your great wildebeest migration safari in Masai mara and lake Nakuru national park. At this point your camera memory sticks must be full of pleasant memories!
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