7 Days amboseli, nakuru and masai mara safari

7 Days Amboseli, Nakuru and Masai mara safari is a long safari offering you ample time to visit 3 top destinations of Tanzania, on this safari you get to visit  lake Nakuru national park one of the smallest parks in Kenya but rich with attractions, Amboseli national park national park famed for large populations of elephants and masai mara national park a great habitant for animals like jackals, warthogs, baboons, spotted hyena and many more.

Highlights of the safari

  • Day 1: transfer from Nairobi to Amboseli national park
  • Day 2: full day Amboseli national park
  • Day 3: transfer from Amboseli national park to Lake Nakuru national park
  • Day 4: Lake Nakuru national park to Masai mara national reserve
  • Day 5: full day Masai mara national reserve
  • Day 6: full day Masai mara national reserve
  • Day 7: transfer from Masai mara back to Nairobi

Detailed itinerary for the

Day 1: transfer from Nairobi to Amboseli national park

Your safari starts from Nairobi town, on this first day of the safari you are to be picked up from your hotel in Nairobi, you will meet your safari driver who will brief you about the safari then embark on your journey to Amboseli national park. From Nairobi to Amboseli national park it is a distance of 160 kilometers a drive of about 5-6 hours, you will reach in Amboseli national park in the afternoon for lunch, after lunch you will go for an afternoon game drive. On the game drive the beautiful backdrop of mountain Kilimanjaro will welcome you and as you drive through the savannah grassland fields of the park you will view many animals such as elephants, buffaloes, lions and many more. After the game drive you will drive back to your lodge, have diner and stay overnight.

Day 2: full day Amboseli national park

On these second day of the safari you have a full day in Amboseli national park, Amboseli national park is a spectacular destination hosting a variety of animals with high population of elephants as the trademark of the park. You will wake early in morning for breakfast then drive to the park for game drive, on the game drive you will enjoy viewing animals like elephants in a big group, zebras, wildebeest, giraffe and many more together with the magnificent backdrop of mountain Kilimanjaro. After the morning game drive you will drive back to the lodge for lunch as rest for a while and return to the park the afternoon for another game drive. On the game drive you will see animals you have missed in the morning, you can also stay and enjoy the beautiful sunset. Then you will drive back to the lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation in Amboseli national park is got from 

Luxury: Sentrim luxury tented camp

Mid-range: Tortilis camp 

Budget: Tawi lodge

Day 3: transfer from Amboseli national park to Lake Nakuru national park

On this 3rd of the safari you will wake up early for morning breakfast then drive to the park for an en-route morning game drive as you exit the park for Lake Nakuru national park. From Amboseli national park to Lake Nakuru it is a long drive of 7-8 hours of a distance of 410 kilometers, on your way you will make a stopover for lunch and another on at the rift valley view point for beautiful pictures. You are to arrive in Lake Nakuru national park in the late afternoon for an afternoon game drive, on the game drive you will enjoy beautiful sights of Lake Nakuru filled with pink colored flamingoes and also view animals like zebras, giraffes and many more. After the game drive you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from

Luxury: sarova lion hill lodge

Mid-range: Mbweha camp

Budget: Chui camp

Day 4: Lake Nakuru national park to Masai mara national reserve

On the 4th day of the safari, you wake up early for morning game drive in the plains of Lake Nakuru national park, as you are going for the game drive you will check out of your lodge. As you drive in the park you will view a number of animals you must have missed in the last afternoon drive, after the drive you will exit the park and embark on your journey to Masai mara national park. From Lake Nakuru national park it is a drive of 6-7 hours of a distance of 275 kilometers, you are to reach Lake Nakuru national park you will have lunch as you rest and then go for an afternoon game drive. On the game drive you will view a number of animals such as wildebeest, zebras, lions, elephants and many more. After the game drive you will drive to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from

Luxury: mara Serena lodge

Mid-range: Mara Eden

Budget:  Mara Engai lodge

Day 5: full day Masai mara national reserve

On this 5th day you have a full day in Masai mara national reserve, on this day you wake up early in the morning for breakfast and drive back to the park for morning game drive. While driving in the plains of the park you get to spot many animals as they are still in one area such as lions, topi, antelope, cheetah, common zebra, coke’s hartebeests and many more. Masai mara national park is hosts a huge concentration of wildebeests of over 1 million which are easily spotted around river mara most especially during the great migration which is one of the world’s impressive spectacles to see.

Since it is a full day in Masai mara national reserve, you will have lunch after the morning game drive and also rest, in the afternoon you will go for hot air balloon safari. Hot air balloon safari offers you eagle’s views of the park from the sky. After the safari you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from

Luxury: mara Serena lodge

Mid-range: Mara Eden

Budget:  Mara Engai lodge

Day 6: full day Masai mara national reserve

On this 6th day you another have full day in Masai mara national reserve, you will wake up early in the morning for early breakfast then drive to the park for a morning game drive. Masai mara national reserve has a tranquil landscape with Mara River which has riverine forests on its banks creating a beautiful scenic view, on the game drive you will view many animals such as elephants, lions , wildebeests, zebras, giraffes and many more. After the game drive you rest for a bit, have lunch at your lodge and in the afternoon you will can participate either in another game drive or visit the Masai village at an extra fee. Visiting the Masai village you will encounter the authentic African culture with many norms, traditions and customs, you are welcomed by melodic songs and dance and you can view the nomadic lifestyle of these people. After the activity you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and sleep over night.

Accommodation is got from

Luxury: mara Serena lodge

Mid-range: Mara Eden

Budget:  Mara Engai lodge

Day 7: transfer from Masai mara back to Nairobi

On this last day of your safari you are to wake up early in the morning for morning breakfast and then drive to the park for morning game drive, in the morning you will the lodge for once meaning as you going for the game drive you also checkout of the lodge. On the early morning game drive you will view wildlife you missed in the other game drives and after the game drive you exit the park heading for Nairobi. From Masai mara national reserve to Nairobi it is a distance of 307 kilometers a drive of 6-7 hours, you will reach in Nairobi in the afternoon for lunch then after lunch you will have your drop off either at the airport or at your hotel in Nairobi marking the end of your safari.

Safari inclusions

  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation in double, twin or triple room according to your choice
  • Park Fees including government taxes
  • Game drives as detailed by the itinerary
  • Transport in a 4X4 wheel vehicle
  • Entry/Admission in Amboseli National Park
  • Entry/Admission in Masai mara national park
  • Entry/admission in lake Nakuru national park

Safari exclusions

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Drinks
  • Personnel expenditure