Lake Nakuru -Masai Mara Safari in - 4 days

From / To Nairobi.

Lake Nakuru National Park and exciting Masai Mara Game Reserve on a 4 day Kenya safari tour

Safari tour includes stops to view the great rift valley escarpment,an exciting boat ride at Lake Naivasha & views of lake Elementaita.

Safari spends 4 days ,3 nights stopping at the Lake Nakuru in the Rift valley where you may view both black / white rhino species

Currently-the flamingo population is low at the Lake Nakuru-other resident bird species can be seen

Other animals that you may see include Lion, warthog, Giraffe, Zebra and other plains game.

Tour proceeds to the Masai Mara where we shall be in search of the Big 5 as we traverse the famous wildlife haven.

Safari accommodation is provided in economy , standard or luxury lodge or tented camps depending on your budget / style.

This is a driving safari with transport in a pop up top safari minivan

Option of a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser jeep is available at an extra cost.

Safari picks up from Nairobi airport, Nairobi city & outskirts hotels including Lake Naivasha

Just so that you may know...

- Tour can be modified to include an extra day at Masai mara

- Tour can be modified to visit Lake Bogoria if flamingos are not available at Lake Nakuru

- Tour can be modified to omit Lake Nakuru and stay extra night at Masai Mara (extra price)

safari highlights

  • Lake Nakuru national park.
  • Boat ride at Lake Naivasha
  • Bird viewing drives at Lake Nakuru
  • Black and white rhinos at the Lake Nakuru national park sanctuary
  • Masai Mara game reserve
  • Multitude of animal species at the Masai Mara game reserve
  • The great Rift Valley and its lakes.
  • Masai tribes people
  • Masai country
  • Big five
  • Option of Masai village visit at Masai Mara (your safari driver guide shall arrange for this)=$ 20 per person
  • Option of hot air balloon excursion =$ 400 per person


Safari departs daily - set own safari dates

Private safari tour - private group option

Safari itinerary.

Day 1: Nairobi - Lake Nakuru National Park: 160 km: 3hrs

0700hrs:Pick up from your Nairobi hotel / Nairobi Airport

Depart for the lake Nakuru national park.

An easy scenic sightseeing drive via the great rift valley escarpment with views of awesome scenery

There shall be stops to marvel at the dramatic fall of the great rift valley escarpment.

We shall stop at the Freshwater lake Naivasha for an exciting boat ride to view hippos,exotic birds and small game

Later proceed to the Lake Nakuru arriving during the late morning

The Lake Nakuru national park hosts large number of bird species including Pelicans and a few flamingoes

It is also home to rhinos, warthogs, lions, zebra giraffe and many more animal species.

Afternoon shall be spent on bird and game watching drives around the Lake

Overnight at your lake Nakuru national park safari lodge/ tented camp

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

what you may see at Lake Nakuru National park ...

Few flamingo ( Greater and Lesser ) , Black Rhino, white Rhino, Waterbucks, Zebra, unique vegetation about 550 different plant species, view- point: lion hill, Baboon cliff and out of Africa.

Day 2: Lake Nakuru  - Masai Mara Game Reserve: 300 km: 5-6 hrs.

A Short game and bird watching drive at the lake Nakuru national park.

Proceed to the Masai Mara game reserve.

There shall be stops at scenic places along the Nakuru - Masai Mara route

Afternoon game viewing drives at the Masai Mara.

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Day 3: Full Day - Masai Mara

Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza!

Masai Mara Game reserve remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system in the Natural world.

It is host to the highest and most varied concentration of wild animals than any other wildlife park in the region.

The scenic appeal of the tree studded savannah plains, the moderate climate and diversity of wild game species makes it a one stop shop for game viewing activities.

We shall traverse the Masai Mara reserve on a full day of unlimited game viewing encountering the big five and more of the lesser game.

Picnic lunch shall be by the Mara river as we watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July - October)

Overnight shall be at our Masai Mara safari lodge/ Tented camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Masai Mara Game Reserve - Nairobi.

Early morning game viewing drive at the Masai Mara game reserve.

Depart Masai Mara in the mid - morning and proceed to Nairobi.

There shall be a lunch stop along the way.

Arrive Nairobi in the late afternoon.

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel/ Nairobi residence or Nairobi airport.

Meal plan: Breakfast,Lunch.


Chose Economy,standard or luxury safari lodges / tented camps according to your safari budget / style.

Lake Nakuru National Park.

Luxury lodge option: Sarova Lion Hill, Nakuru Sopa lodge Flamingo Hill Camp,

Standard lodge/ tented camp option:  Lake Nakuru lodge,

Economy lodge/ tented camp option  Lake Nakuru lodge,

Masai Mara Game Reserve:

Luxury lodge/ tented camp option: Mara Serena LodgeSarova MaraKeekorok lodge , Ashnil Mara camp, Mara simba lodge

Standard /tented camp option : Mara sopa Lodge ,Mara leisure camp , Osero camp , AA Camp

Economy camp option : Elangata Olerai Camp, Olmoran tented campSentrim Mara camp

Price is per person sharing in a private pop up top safari minivan and in double/twin room/ tent.

 High season November-March
Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 890
$ 970
$ 1030
4 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 720
$ 800
$ 860
6 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 670
$ 740
$ 800
Single room extra $ 155
$ 160
$ 235
X-mas - extra :  person per day $ 35 $ 45 $ 65
Children below 3 years: Free    
Children between 3-11 years 75% of adult rate



Peak season : July-October
Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 910
$ 1000
$ 1270
4 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 750
$ 820
$ 1100
6 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 690
$ 770
$ 1040
Single room extra $ 155
$ 190
$ 380
Children below 3 years: Free    
Children between 3-11 years 75% of adult rate



 Low Season : April-June
Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 780
$ 830
$ 840
4 persons in private tour: per person: $ 620
$ 660
$ 690
6 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 560
$ 600
$ 630
Single room supplement -
Children below 3 years: Free    
Children between 3-11 years 75% of adult rate



4 x4 Land Cruiser Jeep extra:
2 persons in private jeep: per person: $ 120
4 persons in private jeep:  per person: $ 60
6 persons in private jeep:  per person: $ 40


Safari price includes:
Nairobi airport-hotel pick up / drop off transfers
Tour in customized pop up top Toyota safari mini-van.
Services of an experienced English/ other language speaking driver/ guide.
Stay in economy, standard or luxury lodge / tented camps. ( please choose )
Game viewing drives
Boat ride at Lake Naivasha
Park entrance fees.
All meals on safari.
Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.
The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover.
Pick up /drop off at a Nairobi airport/ Nairobi hotel or residence.
Government taxes and local levies


Not Included in the safari price
Other bottled drinks.
Items and services of a personal nature.
Packing items on safari.
Tips or gratuities


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Facts and information about the national park and game reserve to be visited on this safari

Lake Nakuru National Park
Masai Mara Game Reserve

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