5 Days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru budget Safari
This 5 Days Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru Safari takes you on a scenic journey through the beautiful Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Explore two of Kenya's top game parks - Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Parks - on thrilling game viewing drives over five adventure-filled days.
This Exclusive Safari includes game viewing drives in the world-famous Masai Mara, home to the spectacular Great Migration of wildebeest, zebra and other grazers. Explore Lake Nakuru National Park, an important wildlife sanctuary, hosting an abundance of birds and varied wildlife, including both white and black rhinos.
Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara national reserve
Pick up from your hotel or airport at 0600hrs and drive towards Maasai Mara through the highlands where you will have the chance to enjoy a great view of the wonders of the Great Rift Valley of East Africa. This is to be followed by a drive down the floor of the valley and on to the Masai Mara for a lunch stop over. In the afternoon is a game drive and animal viewing and later in the evening retire for dinner and overnight stay at the camp.
Day 2: Full day in Masai Mara national reserve
Have breakfast in the morning and thereafter, explore the vast Maasai mara where you'll see the wonders of its wildlife such as the cheetahs, Lions, Elephants, Buffalos, and Zebras who tend to rule the scene while other such as the antelopes, zebras and warthogs add to the numbers. Masai Mara has the reputation of having the highest concentration of wild animals than the other parks anywhere in the region. The Months of July to late September is always the most interesting moment in Maasai mara with wonder of the wildebeest migration taking place from Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park to Kenya’s Masai Mara national Reserve. The great wildebeest migration has for long considered one of the seven wonders of the earth, and it’s at this moment, you will have the chance to be part of this great history. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 3: Full day in Maasai Mara national reserve
Whole day spent with game drives in this magnificent park. A balloon safari can be arranged at this time of the morning or continue with the game drive, alternatively you will be taken to the camp, for a short rest, and continue with the game drive later on. . Apart from the game view, a visit to the cultural Masai people can also be arranged but it’s very much optional. This is to be followed by a drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Maasai Mara - Lake Nakuru National Park
Have your early morning breakfast then game drive. Later head to L. Nakuru, have Lunch at a stopover hotel in Narok, and also a chance to experience the beauty of the Masai community's culture to be followed with a drive to Nakuru arriving in the afternoon. You will proceed to the camp for rest and a shower. Dinner and overnight stay at the budget camp.
Day 5: Lake Nakuru - Nairobi
Enjoy an early breakfast, later a long game drive around the Lake Nakuru which hosts the world's largest concentration of Flamingoes, and into the National Park at the edge of the alkaline Rift Valley. The park also hosts Lions, Giraffe, Warthog, Leopard, Antelopes etc. Picnic lunch. After lunch, have your last game drive and leave for Nairobi arriving late in the evening.
Safari cost Includes:
- Transport using 4x4 safari vehicle whilst on safari
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Accommodation in double/triple room
- All park entrance fees
- Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
- All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
- Bottled water whilst on safari
- Start and end in Nairobi
The safari cost excludes
- Personal nature items