4 day maasai mara & lake Nakuru Itinerary

Safari Highlights

Explore two of Kenya’s top game parks – Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Parks – on thrilling game viewing drives over 4 adventure-filled days. Maasai Mara is a large game reserve measuring 1,510 kilometers square in south western Kenya contiguous with Serengeti National park in Tanzania, it is famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards, cheetahs and its annual migration of zebra and wildebeest which occur from July to October hence known as the great migration while Lake Nakuru national park is one of the Rift valley soda lakes, it is at an elevation of 1754 meters above the sea level, the park is famous for the big five and bird’s sanctuary, there are no elephants in Lake Nakuru National Park. Explore Lake Nakuru National Park, an important wildlife sanctuary, hosting an abundance of birds and varied wildlife, including both white and black rhinos. A truly scenic and wildlife epic in Africa’s safari gem – Kenya!

Day 01: Nairobi - Maasai Mara

. Pick up from the Junction mall at 07:00am and drive to Maasai Mara game reserve, the northern part of the Serengeti – Mara ecosystem, and one of Kenya’s most favored game viewing areas. It is the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills. Lunch at the camp or lodge followed by afternoon game viewing drives. Accommodation at Maasai Mara Manyatta camp or Maasai Mara Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan {L, D}

Day 02: Maasai Mara

Full day game viewing drives in this vast, open grasslands of the Serengeti – Mara ecosystem and home to over 3 million large mammals. Sunrise and sundowner provides the greatest moments for game viewing in these mystic plains, a time where the soft red hues of the sun will give your photographs the clarity of the actual African Savannah. Morning game viewing includes drive to the Mara River where you will be able to view the resident hippos and crocodiles.

The Mara is the land of African legend; Lions are abundant throughout the park, as are the elephants, giraffes, a variety of gazelle species and zebra. Cheetahs and leopards are also regularly seen, and less commonly the rhino. Several species of Bee-Eater, the flying rainbow that heads the list of the Mara’s birds, is found in the reserve. Late afternoon drive back for dinner and overnight at the Maasai Mara Manyatta Camp or Maasai Mara Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan {B, L, D} 

Optional visit to Maasai Village for a cultural tour can be arranged – $20 per person. Also optional Hot air balloon ride can be arranged this morning, then proceed with your game drive – $450 per person.  

Day 03: Maasai Mara - Lake Nakuru.

 A last game run in the picturesque Maasai Mara in the morning before breakfast. After breakfast depart for Nakuru. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake in the Rift Valley, renowned for its spectacular flamingo population as one of the world’s greatest ornithological spectacles. Although Lake Nakuru is primarily a bird sanctuary, there are a considerable large number of animals to be seen, such as Zebras, buffalo and Gazelles. This is one of our best chances of seeing white and black Rhinos. Lake Nakuru National Park was the first place in Kenya selected as a rhino reserve. Here is one of the few places where we can also see endangered Rothschild’s Giraffes. Accommodation at City Max hotel or Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge. Meal Plan {B, L, D}

Day 04: Lake Nakuru - Nairobi.

After breakfast, morning spent game viewing, watching and photographing birds and other big games at Lake Nakuru National Park. After the game drive leave for Nairobi with a stopover at Maai Mahiu for lunch.  Arrive Nairobi late in the afternoon around 4:00pm. Meal Plan {B, L}



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