5 Days Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari

5 Days Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari

5 Days Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari

5 Days Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari is an ideal safari for tourists interested in wildlife, birds and the history of Kenya, this safari offers a visit to Masai Mara national reserve a great destination for Kenya wildlife viewing safaris, Lake Nakuru national park a great destination for Kenya birding safaris, Nairobi national park and Nairobi national museum. 

Masai Mara national reserve is the most popular destination for Kenya game viewing safaris located in the southwestern Kenya, this reserve is famed from habiting a variety of wildlife species including the big five and experience the world’s biggest animal migration the great wildebeest migration. Animals inhabiting in Masai Mara national reserve include lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, rhinos, giraffes, wildebeests and many more. 

Lake Nakuru national park is the second Kenya safari destination to visit on this 5 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Nairobi city safari, the main attraction in this destination is the huge concentration of pink flamingoes and plenty of wildlife such as white rhinos, lions, cheetahs, leopards and many more. Other destinations to visit in this safari is Nairobi city, Nairobi city is not only the capital city of Kenya but it is also a great tourist destination with many tourist sites. On this safari you are to visit Nairobi national park the only protected area in the world situated in the city, Nairobi national museum for learning more about the history of Kenya and the snake park where you will view many reptiles such as crocodiles and many snakes.  

Highlights of the 5 Days Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari

  • Day 1: pickup and transfer to Masai Mara
  • Day 2: full day in Masai Mara 
  • Day 3: transfer from Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru 
  • Day 4: return to Nairobi and a city tour
  • Day 5: pick and drop-off at the airport

Detailed itinerary of the safari 

Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to the Masai Mara

Upon you arrival at Jomo Kenyatta international airport in Nairobi, you will meet your safari driver who will give you a short briefing about the safari then embark on a drive to Masai Mara national reserve, on your way you will have a stopover in Narok town where you will have an opportunity to interact with the local Masai people, learn more about their culture and buy handmade art crafts. Then you will proceed to Masai Mara national reserve where you will arrive in the evening, check into your lodge and prepare for an evening game drive.  

Evening game drive in Masai Mara national reserve is done in the dark hours of the night and the animals are seen with a help of a spot light, on this experience you will view predators such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas hunting their prey. In the evening you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight. 

Day 2: Full Day at the Masai Mara

After breakfast at your lodge, your safari driver will pick you up and head to Masai mara national reserve for a full day of adventure with your packed lunch. On this day you will explore Masai more on a game drive, on the game drive you will enjoy sights of the spectacular landscape of Masai mara, watch animals such as lions, elephants, leopards, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras, hartebeests, warthogs and many more. You will also watch many bird species living in the park. At lunch you will have picnic lunch set on one of the picnic sites in the park, you will have your meals while enjoying the sights of animals and then head for another game drive in the afternoon. After the game drive you will head back to your lodge for dinner and a stay over. 

Day 3: Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru

After early morning breakfast you will checkout of your lodge and have en-route game drive will heading to Lake Nakuru national park, when you arrive in Lake Nakuru national park you will check into your lodge and go for an evening game drive. On the drive you will enjoy beautiful sunset and sights of nocturnal animals such as lions, leopards and many more. After the safari you will have dinner and stay overnight. 

Lake Nakuru
Lake Nakuru

Day 4: Return to Nairobi and have a city tour 

After morning breakfast at your lodge, you will checkout and embark on your drive back to Nairobi city which is a 3 hours’ drive a way, when you arrive you will head to Lake Nakuru national park for game drive. Game drive in Nairobi national park is a very fascinating experience as you enjoy viewing animals such as with like giraffes, warthogs, African buffalo, baboon, eastern black rhinoceros, gazelle, Grant’s zebra, cheetah, Coke’s hartebeest, hippopotamus, African leopard, lion, common eland, impala and many more a backdrop of city skyscrapers. After the game drive you will have lunch and head to Nairobi National Museum where you will learn more about the history and culture of Kenya through displayed information and art pieces. You will also visit snake park situated adjust to the museum, in the snake park you will view many types of reptiles such as snakes, turtles, crocodiles and many more. In the evening you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.  

Heron Portico hotel

Day 5: pickup and drop-off at the airport

After breakfast at your hotel you will checkout then be picked up by your safari guide and head to the airport where you will be dropped off for your departure flight back home

End of the 5 Days Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Wildlife Safari

Price inclusions

  • Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients.
  • Transportation as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients.
  • Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
  • Services literate English driver/guide.
  • National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
  • Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.

Price exclusions

  • Visas and related costs.
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
  • International flights.
  • Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary
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