5 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari (Masai Mara & Lake Nakuru National Parks)
5 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari is a short ultimate safari experience that takes you through Kenya’s most famous and one of the largest National parks, that is Maasai Mara National Reserve which is a famous safari destination worldwide because of the migration of the wildebeests, located south-western part of Kenya, approximately 5 hours’ drive to reach there from Nairobi city. Maasai Mara is also renowned for the Big fives; Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards and Rhinos. Some other species to see include Hippos, wild dogs, Jackals, Hyenas, Zebras and many Antelopes are seen roaming in plenty in Masai Mara. Lake Nakuru national park is a great safari destination for birders and its main attractions are the pink flamingos and the white rhinos. Plenty of wildlife can be seen here on your visit such as lions, cheetahs, leopards, buffaloes, monkeys, gazelles, zebras and antelopes among others thus making a privileged experience on Kenya safaris.
Trip Highlight of 5 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari
- Day 1: Pick up from the Airport to Maasai Mara
- Day 2: Full Day game drive in Maasai Mara
- Day 3: Morning game drive and Visit Maasai people
- Day 4: Morning game drive and Transfer to Lake Nakuru
- Day 5: Birding /Return to Nairobi
Day 1: Pick up from Jomo Kenyatta Airport
Pick up from the Airport: On day 1,you will arrive at Jomo Kenyatta Airport where you will find our driver or guide waiting for you to drive you to Maasa Mara with a short briefing about the 5 Days Kenya Maasa Mara & Lake Nakuru Safari Tour. Then you will set off to the referred park with a pristine stopover at the Great Rift Valley .We continue driving passing through Longonot and Suswa and on to the western walls .You will arrive in time for lunch ,check into the lodge ,lunch has you get ready for afternoon game.
Game drive: After lunch, drive for game drive near the Mara river where you will find a large gathering of wildlife quenching for water, some bathing and the view is rewarding such animals to see include hippos, crocodiles, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, rhino. Return to Camp late in the evening just in time for dinner. A campfire gathering with Masai dance under the clear Africa’s Sky follows after dinner and overnight at Camp.
- Keekorok Lodge –Luxury
- Jambo Mara Safari Lodge – Midrange
- Mara Spring Safari Camp -Budget
Day 2: Full day game drive in Mara
Full day game drive: Wake up early, have breakfast with packed lunch, drive to Maasai Mara’s beautiful plains in search of the big cats such as black manned lions, cheetahs and leopards enjoy your picnic lunch served at the Mara River site with great sightseeing of birds, water species. After lunch, you will continue to drive through the park for more excitement of vast herds of wildebeest and zebras wander across the grasslands in large number during this period of the annual migration take place, millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelle traverse the Mara plains to feed on the rich new grass from Serengeti national park. On your full day game drive, you get a chance to see other plain game such as Topi, heart beast, Eland many more. Return for freshen up, dinner and overnight stay in the same camp you used,
Day 3: Morning game drive and walking safari
Morning game drive: Wake up early in the morning at 6:00AM, drive to the park in search of nocturnal animals and this could be good time for you to see them. Back to the camp /lodge for breakfast. Spend the rest of morning hours in leisure followed in the afternoon by walking safari or a visit to Maasai village. Enjoy your lunch at the Camp.
Visit the Masai Village: Later on, in the afternoon go visit the Maasai village lead by a guide, the Maasai village are just close to the park outreach where you can experience the unique biggest culture in Africa, get amazed with their traditional wear, norms and customs and go back with true memorable African traditional experience to tell others. Back for dinner and overnight stay in the same Camp /lodge you used.
Day 4: Morning game drive and Transfer to Lake Nakuru
Morning Game drive: Wake up early have final morning game drive in Mara, go search what makes Maasai Mara famous worldwide. Back to the camp/lodge have breakfast, check out at 10: 00AM. Depart to Lake Nakuru national park. You will arrive late afternoon check out and have lunch at the lodge.
Walking safari: After lunch, go for nature walk along the safe trails of the park where you will get close to impalas, giraffes, olive baboons among others, visit the lake and also you can be able to come across the hidden treasures of the park. Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
- Sarova lion Hill Game lodge
- Lake Nakuru Lodge
- Mailisaba Camp
Day 5: Birding /Return to Nairobi or Airport
Birding: Wake up early, have breakfast. Then after go for birding and be able to spot unique species of birds such as thousands of flamingos, African fish eagle, hamerkop, Goliath heron, pied kingfisher, verreaux’s eagle are best spotted around lake Nakuru and then call it a last day in Nakuru. Back for lunch and check out. Drive back to Nairobi City to be dropped off to your hotel or to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to catch up your flight.
End of 5 Days Kenya Maasai Mara & Lake Nakuru Safari Tour
- Full board Accommodation
- 4X4WD safari vehicle
- Walking safari
- Cultural Visit
- Knowledgeable English speaking guide
- Airfares, Visas
- Any activities not mentioned in the safari package
- Personnel Expenses like laundry, tips, extra monkey, drinks among other.