4 Days Nakuru and Masai mara safari

This 4 days safari offers you a visit to two popular destinations in Kenya that is Masai mara game reserve and Lake Nakuru national park, Masai mara national reserve is a fantastic tourist destination situated in the rift valley province of Kenya famous for hosting a variety of animals and the great wildebeest migration.

Lake Nakuru national park is another spectacular destination situated on the rift valley floor famous for hosting a large population of pink flamingo sighted on the shores of Lake Nakuru, though lake Nakuru is famous for flamingo it is a habitant for a number of animals such as zebras, lions, leopards, baboon and white rhinos.  

Highlights of the safari

Lake Nakuru national park

  • Bird watching
  • Viewing the great rift valley
  • Boat ride on lake Naivasha
  • Crescent island guided walking safari

Masai mara game reserve

  • Game drive
  • Visiting masai community

Detailed itinerary of the safari

Day 1: Transfer to Masai mara game reserve

On the first day of the safari you wake up early for morning game breakfast, met your guide who will brief you about the safari then drive from your hotel for Masai mara game reserve. It will take you 6-7 hours to get to get to the park. Upon your arrive you will have lunch, rest for a while as your prepare for an afternoon game drive, on the afternoon game drive you will view a variety of animals in the open plains of Masai mara such as elephants, lions, leopards, giraffe, zebras, wildebeests and many more. From the game drive you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and sleep for overnight.

Accommodation

Luxury: mara Serena safari lodge

Mid-range: mara Eden safari camp

Budget: Julia’s river camp

Day 2: full day Masai mara game reserve

On the second day of the safari you will wake up early for breakfast and since it is going to be a full day in the park, you will go with your packed lunch. You will depart from your lodge to the park for a full day game drive that is morning game drive and evening game drive, on the morning game drive you view animals like lions, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, wildebeest and many more. On the evening game drive you will majorly view nocturnal predators like lion, leopards, cheetahs and many more looking for their prey. After the game drive you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and sleep over night.

Accommodation

Luxury: mara Serena safari lodge

Mid-range: mara Eden safari camp

Budget: Julia’s river camp

Day 3: game drive and transfer to Lake Nakuru

On the third day of your safari you will check out of your lodge after morning breakfast and depart for Lake Nakuru national park with an en-route game drive where you will see animals you missed. From Masai national park to Lake Nakuru national park it is a drive of 6-7 hours and when the park you will have lunch and go for an evening game drive. In Lake Nakuru national park you will be welcomed by beautiful sights of pink flamingos, as you drive you will enjoy views of many animals in the park like giraffes, white rhinos and many more. After the game drive you drive back to your lodge, freshen up have dinner and stay for overnight.

 Accommodation

Luxury: flamingo tented camp

Mid-range: Mali Saba camp

Budget: Pekars Lodge

Day 4: game drive and transfer back to Nairobi

On this last day of the safari you will wake up early for breakfast, check out of your lodge and go for a morning game drive, the morning game drive is a perfect time for watch a variety of bird species in the park include the famous pink flamingoes. After the game drive you will drive back to Nairobi city, upon reaching Nairobi you will have lunch then have your drop off either at the airport or your hotel which marks the end of the safari.