4 Days Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Safari

4 Day Masai Mara Safari

Overview

This 4 Day Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Safari is a popular Kenya safari that offers the best chance to view the big five within two of Kenya’s popular National Parks; The Masai Mara famous for the wildebeest migration and big cats together with Lake Nakuru famous for the thousands of flamingoes that float beautifully on the lake. Lake Nakuru National park is also known for the existence of black and white rhinos which will complete your list of the big five.

This Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari can also be customized to fit your preferences, all possible changes can be made to favor budget, midrange, and luxury travelers upon inquiry

4 Day Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru
  • Day 2: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara NR
  • Day 3: Full Day Masai Mara Wildlife Activities
  • Day 4: Morning Game Drive – Masai Mara NR to Nairobi

Getting There

This tour starts and ends in Nairobi 

  • Book your own international flights – Fly to/from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport/ Nairobi International Airport
  • A transfer from and back to the airport can also be arranged
  • Additional accommodation in Nairobi before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost.

Accessibility to both parks can be by road and by air, flights to Masai Mara from Nairobi commence at Wilson Airport, the flight is about 45 minutes, on the other hand, accessing lake Nakuru from Masai Mara can also be organized with a flight.

 

Itinerary

Day 1
Transfer from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru

Early morning after your breakfast, our guide will pick you up at 7:00 H from your hotel in Nairobi to transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park. You will be briefed first upon your adventure to Africa’s greatest birdlife haven before you embark on the journey. Enjoy a drive through scenic views of the Nairobi suburbs, beautiful savannah grasslands with a stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for photography shortly after which you will continue the journey to the park.

We arrive at our booked accommodation in Lake Nakuru National Park just in time for lunch after which we head out for our lake Nakuru adventure; enjoy a game drive that can be enhanced with a boat cruise at the beautiful Lake Nakuru. Harvest lifetime memories of the beautiful huge numbers of flamingoes floating on Lake Nakuru before heading back to our booked accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Our accommodation options for this safari depend on your package type preference, We are happy to recommend top-notch lodge/ Camp options upon inquiry

Day 2
Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara NR

Early morning after breakfast, we say goodbye to Lake Nakuru. We then embark on a scenic drive out of Lake Nakuru National Park to Masai Mara National Reserve. We arrive at our booked accommodation in Masai Mara National Reserve just in time for lunch. After the refreshment, we will then head out for an evening game drive; expect to see various wildlife species including giant elephants, hippopotamus, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes and so many more.

Day 3
Full Day Masai Mara Wildlife Activities

The next 6 to 10 hours are spent game viewing in Kenya’s leading Masai Mara National Reserve. You will embark on two game drives in the Mara: morning game drive and the afternoon game drive with organized bush breakfast in search of the big five and other wildlife species to include: Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, wildebeest, buffaloes, zebras, jackals, spotted hyenas, topi, impala, Hartebeests, nat eared foxes, the crocodiles and hippopotamus of the Mara and Talek Rivers.
Should your planned time to visit be in the months (July-Sept), you should brace yourselves to witness the thrilling Great wildebeest Migration as it happens in the Mara.
This natural movement of over 4 million grazers from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve is the sole reason why many visitors opt to come to Masai Mara National Reserve at this time of the year.

To Note:
• There is an optional cultural visit to the Masaai tribe community within the park; this visit grants you a chance to learn about the Masaai culture, customs, ways of living and their exercising cultural dance.

After the amazing full-day game viewing experience, We transfer back to lodge/Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4
Morning Game Drive – Masai Mara NR to Nairobi

We enjoy our last breakfast at the accommodation before we pack up and depart for our last morning game drive in the Masai Mara to catch our last glimpses of the resident wildlife. We exit the park and drive back to Nairobi with a picnic lunch stop then continue to your airport for your onward flight.