Lake Nakuru – Maasai Mara 5 Days Safari

Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru

Depart Nairobi for Lake Nakuru with a stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for a short photo session as you view the escarpment below.  

Drive down towards Naivasha in a descent down the escarpment and onwards to Lake Nakuru to arrive for lunch at the lodge. 

In the afternoon, escape for a game drive at the Lake Nakuru National Park and enjoy the serenity of the area.

Day 2: Game Drives at Lake Nakuru National Park

Before or after breakfast, depending on your choice, head out for game drives within the park and learn a great deal about the park and the lake.

Return to the lodge and get down for an inviting lunch. 

Unwind with a dip at the swimming pool or simply relax the afternoon away before proceeding on a game drive around the lake beautifully skirted by a pink carpet of flamingos and other terrestrial birds. 

Day 3: Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara

Depart from the lodge after a hearty breakfast and set off for the world famous Maasai Mara National Reserve. The drive will take you approximately 5 hours to therefore arrive in time for lunch at the camp.

Embark on an afternoon game drive across the breadth of the wildlife reserve and explore sights of the Big Five (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard) and a stunning landscape built of rolling hills and dissected by the Mara River. It is here that Wildebeests traverse the landscape during their annual migration and cross the river in a world-famed spectacle worth your safari experience.

Day 4: Game Drives on Maasai Mara

This day you will enjoy a full day of game drives. After breakfast, proceed on a game drive in the reserve to enjoy the wilderness, wallow in the fascinating landscape and view diverse wildlife bestriding this natural habitat. The great attraction of the Wildebeest migration across the Mara River occurs between July and September.

With packed lunch, enjoy a picnic out in the bush and continue discovering more views and sights.

Day 5: Masai Mara to Nairobi

Start off with breakfast followed by a morning game drive while soaking in the morning sunshine.

On the way back to Nairobi, enjoy lunch at a stopover to arrive in the city late in the evening.