5 Day Kenya safari - Masai Mara | Nakuru | Naivasha

This 5-Day group joining safari covers 2 nights in Masai Mara 1 night in Lake Nakuru and 1 night in Lake Naivasha. It is an all inclusive safari with 3 meals a day while on safari. Accommodation in Masai Mara is in a tented camp with inbuilt modern toilets, hot showers and generator power supply.

Things to Consider
  1. Budget tour
  2. Private tour
  3. Can depart any day
  4. Can be customized
  5. Suitable for solo travelers
  6. Suitable for all ages
Activities & Transportation
  • Activities: game drives
  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle & pop-up roof minivan
  • Getting around: pop-up roof minivan
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
Accommodation and Meals

 

Manyatta Tented Camp Budget tented camp bordering Masai Mara NR without fences
Day 1: Lunch & Dinner Included
Day 2: All Meals Included
Day: 3
Miale Hotel Budget hotel just outside Lake Nakuru NP
All Meals Included
Day: 4
Taphe Guest House Budget hotel in or near Lake Naivasha
All Meals Included
Day: 5
End of tour (No accommodation)
Breakfast & Lunch Included

 

Arrival (See The Journey for more details)
 

Day 1

Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara

Pick up from your hotel and be transferred to our office to meet the group members and depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve. You will travel via the view-point of the Great Rift Valley and Narok town for lunch and refueling. After lunch leave Narok and drive to the reserve arriving at the camp, Check in and relax for a few minutes. Proceed for an afternoon game drive, tracking various animal species and birds with your driver/guide. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Best Time to Visit June to October and September to October
High Season June to October and December to March
Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)
 
Accommodation:
Manyatta Tented Camp
  • Budget tented camp bordering Masai Mara NR without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Fullday Maasai Mara Game drive

After breakfast proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile. Continue with game drive till 1700hrs time for visit to the Maasai village which is optional. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Main Destination:
Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:
Manyatta Tented Camp
  • Budget tented camp bordering Masai Mara NR without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru

Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, depart the Mara region for Nakuru, lunch en route, with scenic views of Mt. Longmont, Lake Naivasha, and Lake Elementaita from afar on the main highway. You will arrive in Nakuru town in the evening. Dinner and overnight are at a budget hotel.

Main Destination:
Lake Nakuru National Park
Best Time to Visit June to March best for wildlife viewing (Little rain)
High Season July to March (The park gets very busy)
Best Weather June to March (Little rainfall)
 
Accommodation:
Miale Hotel
  • Budget hotel located just outside Lake Nakuru NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha

After breakfast you will proceed on a game drive in Lake Nakuru Park, known for its prolific bird-life including flamingos. The park contains a sanctuary for the conservation of the white rhino while species like Cape Buffalo and Waterbuck can be seen near the shoreline–enjoy a hot lunch and drive to Naivasha–you have an option to take a boat ride in this fresh water lake to go and see hippos and fish eagles at extra cost. Dinner and overnight at a budget hotel.

Main Destination:
Lake Naivasha
Accommodation:
Taphe Guest House
  • Budget hotel located in or near Lake Naivasha
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Lake Naivasha – Nairobi

After breakfast have a nature walk in the Hell’s Gate National Park. You may hire bicycles to cycle in this only. There are over 100 species of birds in the park, including vultures, Verreaux’s Eagles, Augur Buzzard, and Swifts. African Buffalo, Zebra, Eland, Hartebeest, Thomson’s Gazelle, and Baboons are also common. The park is also home to Klipspringer Antelope and Chanler’s Mountain Reedbuck–enjoy hot or picnic lunches and later drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. Drop back to Nairobi hotel or Airport.

Main Destination:
Nairobi
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

End of tour (See The Journey for more details)
 

Note:

We can arrange your full trip from home and back. If not, we’ll pick you up from the airport and take care of all further transportation, in most cases. All you’ll have to do is book the flight yourself using a website like Skyscanner.com. Please be sure to contact us first to confirm availability, dates and pick-up service.
 
  • This tour starts and ends in Nairobi
  • We can book your international flights help
  • Fly to/from Jomo Kenyatta Airport (NBO – Check price) in Nairobi
  • A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
Included
  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the itinerary section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the itinerary section)
 Excluded
  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the itinerary section)

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Rating:
4.2/5