Lake Nakuru -Masai Mara Safari in - 4 days

From / To Nairobi.

Lake Nakuru National Park and exciting Masai Mara Game Reserve.

There shall be stops to view the great rift valley escarpment,an exciting  boat ride at  Lake Naivasha & lake Elementaita.

This is a 4 days , 3 nights safari stopping at the Lake Nakuru in Rift valley where you view thousands of Flamingoes, pelicans and  other bird species.

The endangered Black & white Rhino shall also be seen including 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 tranverse the famous wildlife haven.

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

Safari is by road with  transport in a safari tour minivan with pop up top

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 extended with extra night/nights at Masai mara

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


safari highlights

  • Lake Nakuru national park.
  • Boat ride at Lake Naivasha
  • Flamingo and bird viewing drives.
  • 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)
  • Option of hot air balloon excursion


Set own safari dates

Private safari tour

Safari itinerary.

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

0700hrs:Pick up from 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 some stops to marvel at the dramatic fall of the great rift valley escarpment. 

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 flocks of flamingoes, pelicans and other bird species.
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 ...

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/ 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 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 open top  safari minivan and in  double/twin room/ tent.

 High season November-March
Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 900
$ 935
$ 970
4 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 740
$ 780
$ 815
6 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 680
$ 720
$ 750
Single room extra $ 155
$ 140
$ 140
X-mas - extra :  person per day $ 35 $ 45 $ 75
Children below 3 years: Free    
Children between 12-18 years 90% of adult rate:      
Children between 3-11 years 75% of adult rate:      


 Peak season : July-October
Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 935
$ 980
4 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 775
$ 820
6 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 715
$ 760
Single room extra $ 145
$ 150
$ 280
Children below 3 years: Free    
Children between 12-18 years 90% of adult rate:      
Children between 3-11 years 75% of adult rate:      


 Low Season : April-June
Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 790
$ 835
$ 850
4 persons in private tour: per person: $ 630
$ 675
$ 695
6 persons in private tour:  per person: $ 570
$ 615
$ 635
Single room supplement -
Children below 3 years: Free    
Children between 12-18 years 90% of adult rate:      
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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