Kenya Lakes and Masai Mara Safari Description

Embark on a 6-day Kenya Lakes and Masai Mara Safari that will leave you in awe! Visit the majestic Kenyan Great Lakes – Nakuru, Naivasha, and Bogoria. With these stunning Rift Valley Lakes playing stage to an impressive wildlife spectacle, you’ll be mesmerized by the sheer number of birds we see. Then, take a road trip south to Masai Mara National Reserve – Kenya’s premier destination for safari-goers!

 

SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

DAYLOCATIONACCOMMODATIONACTIVITIES
1LAKE BOGORIALAKE BOGORIA RESORT AND SPABIRDWATCHING
2LAKE NAKURULAKE NAKURU LODGEG.D, BIRDWATCHING
3LAKE NAIVASHALAKE NAIVASHA RESORTBOAT RIDE, BIRDWATCHING
4MASAI MARA GAME RESERVEMARA RIVER CAMPG.D
5MASAI MARA GAME RESERVEMARA RIVER CAMPFULL DAY G.D
6NAIROBIN/A

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Masai Cultural Experience at $30pp
  • Balloon safari ride at $450pp
  • Boat Rides

 

G.D Means Game Drive

N/A Means Not Applicable

Kenya Lakes and Masai Mara Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Bogoria

This Kenya Safari to Masai Mara and Kenyan Great Lakes starts in Nairobi where you are collected from your hotel at 07h30 in the morning. Lake Bogoria is the first of the Great Rift Valley Lakes our tour visits. Our drive takes us northwest via the floor of the scenic Great Rift Valley. From the top of the escarpment, we get to look out over the Great Lakes dotted across the landscape below. This breathtaking vista provides the first glimpse of the natural splendors that lie ahead.

  • Dinner and overnight at Lake Bogoria Resort and Spa
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 2: Lake Bogoria to Lake Nakuru

After breakfast at the safari lodge, we drive south to the nearby Lake Nakuru National Park. The National park plays an important role in bird and wildlife conservation. This important wildlife sanctuary hosts endangered white and black rhinos, along with endangered Rothschild’s Giraffes. Large African animals found in the park include lions, leopards, buffaloes, and zebras. Lake Nakuru is an ornithologist’s delight, hosting over 400 bird species. These include Great White Pelican, African Spoonbill, Yellow-billed Stork, Lesser, Greater Flamingo, and Long-crested Eagle.

  • Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha

Day three of our Kenya Lakes and Masai Mara Safari begins with breakfast at our lodge. Then we head out on a morning game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Mornings are an excellent time to spot birds and animals in the bush so keep your binoculars ready. After our game drive, we travel south to the next African Great Lake, Lake Naivasha. We arrive at our safari lodge in time for lunch, followed by a guided walking safari in Crescent Island Game Sanctuary. Our game walk on Crescent Island gives us a chance to spot wildlife and birds on foot, including wildebeest, zebra, various antelope species, and giraffes. Bird species to look out for include pelicans, cormorants, and fish-eagles.

  • Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivsha Resort
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Lake Naivasha to Masai Mara Game Reserve

We head south to the town of Narok, stopping for lunch before we continue to the spectacular Masai Mara National Reserve. The game-viewing highlight of our Kenya Safari, Masai Mara offers exceptional wildlife sightings year-round. We will have an afternoon game drive after lunch at our camp or lodge.

  • Dinner and overnight at Mara River Camp
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Full Day in Masai Mara Game Reserve

We set off early in the morning after breakfast and with picnic lunch to spend the whole day game viewing in one of Africa’s best wildlife parks. Our game drives take us in search of Africa’s Big 5 (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo) and many other big mammals.

  • Dinner and overnight at Mara River Camp
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Masai Mara to Nairobi

Today you enjoy your last safari activity in form of an early morning game drive. After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for the flight back to Nairobi. Lunch will be enroute at your own cost.

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Safari Cost Include the following:

  • All park entrance fees
  • Fullboard Accommodation
  • Drinking water for use during the safari
  • Services of an English-speaking experienced driver guide
  • Transport in a 4 x 4 Safari Land cruiser
  • All government taxes and levies
  • Flying doctors air ambulance evacuation in case of a life-threatening accident or injury

Safari cost Does not Include the following:

  • Balloon safari
  • Masai village visit
  • International Airfares
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Any other expenses not noted on the “safari includes” list
Kenya Lakes and Masai Mara Safari

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