Masai Mara game reserve
Is Kenya’s finest wildlife sanctuary. Including Wildebeest Migration and well over 450 species of birds have been recorded here. July, August and September are the months the wildebeest and zebra Migrates from Serengeti to Masai Mara, there are also resident wildlife throughout the year. The famous Masai tribesmen live within the dispersal area of the game reserve.
Lake Nakuru National Park
This park is home to flamingos, Pelicans, Marabu stork, Grebe,Cormorant and over 450 species of birds. Apart from its thousands and sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores, the surface of the shallow lake is often hard to recognize due to the continually shifting mass of pink. The number of flamingos on the lake varies with water and food conditions and the best vantage point is from Baboon Cliff.
Lake Nakuru houses Kenya’s first rhino sanctuary and one of the largest concentrations of black rhinoceros in the world, a large population of white rhino. The park features the picturesque Malaika Waterfalls. Also of interest is an area of 188 km around the lake fenced off as a sanctuary to protect Rothschild giraffes.
Among predators are lion, leopard and large pythons hiding in the dense woodlands which may occasionally be seen crossing roads or dangling from trees. Others game include Thomson’s and Grant gazelle, the long- eared leaf-nosed bat, colobus monkey, rock hyrax, hippo, and waterbuck; Impala, striped hyena, bat-eared fox, wildcat, reedbuck and golden cat.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National park lies within the shadow of the mighty Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain whose peak may be seen from the park in clear weather. Only nature and her majesty could create such a back drop to the wildlife pageant found at Amboseli. Game is seen en-route to the park, which crosses plains.
Where the Maasai tribesmen tend their cattle in an age old- tradition. Lunch is taken at a lodge/Camp within the park, followed by another game drive where lion, cheetah can be seen including elephants and hippo that are found bathing in the swamp grounds which get there waters from Mount Kilimanjaro.