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5 night Safari, Need a little help with operator/locations

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5 night Safari, Need a little help with operator/locations

Good day,

My new wife and i are planning a 4-5 night safari to glorious Kenya. We are planning on flying into Nairobi and mainly want to see the great migration and if we can, the big 5 :)

Its our first safari experience so I would be most grateful for help with itinerary and safari operators.

I was thinking, 2 days in Lake Nakuru and the rest on the Masai Mara before heading back home from Nairobi.

I would be most grateful for any assistance.

Best wishes

Philip

Nairobi, Kenya
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1. Re: 5 night Safari, Need a little help with operator/locations

Hi Philip,

Our advise is you do 1night - lake Nakuru, 1night - Lake naivasha and 2nights - Masai Mara. Total of 4nights/5days safari.

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3. Re: 5 night Safari, Need a little help with operator/locations

Hi,

I would try and avoid the Maasai mara at the moment due to the current road conditions, almost impassable, 7 to 9 hrs from Nakuru and with the rains starting, it could take even longer not Unless you will be flying. Consider Nakuru, Meru, Sweetwaters with all having a smooth road network and also Big five in all except Nakuru where there are no elephants.

I'd suggest 2 Nights Sweetwaters, 2 nights Meru and 1 night Nakuru or even Hell's Gate-L. Naivasha.

Hunt

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4. Re: 5 night Safari, Need a little help with operator/locations

I beg your pardon, I should have been more clear. We're planning on heading to Kenya from next August 1st-10th. Could you also recommend any good tour operators who charge a reasonable price?

Regards

Phil

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5. Re: 5 night Safari, Need a little help with operator/locations

By then they will have fixed the Narok-Mara road. Construction was under-way when I left there last Month hence you can include Maasai mara on a road trip.

In this case I would do L. Nakuru 1 Night, L.Naivasha 1 Night and 3 nights at the Mara.

There are plenty of good and reasonably priced tour operators out there, I am sure you will hear more from those who have been with them. Personally I used Plan Safari Ltd.

Hunt

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