5 Days Lake Nakuru Masai Mara Migration safari

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Rhino Sanctuary / Big five safari

Tour Duration: 5 days – 4 Nights

The tour visits: Kenya – Lake Nakuru National park and Masai Mara game reserve

Tour starts: Nairobi

Tour Ends: Nairobi

5 Days Lake Nakuru Masai Mara Safari highlights 

 

Safari Highlights

1 Night in Lake Nakuru National Park

  • Rhino sanctuary – Guaranteed viewing of Black and White rhinos
  • Flamingos and birdlife

3 nights in Masai Mara Game reserve

  • Early Morning game drives.
  • The Big Five ie. Leopard, buffalo, elephants, lions, cheaters
  • Large herds of Wildebeest, zebra, antelopes, gazelles
  • Amazing Birdlife
  • Drive to the Mara river
  • Beautiful sunrise and sunset
  • Memorable Savannah vistas
  • Masai people and culture

 

Safari summary

This 5 days safari heads over to the world-famous rhino sanctuary of Lake Nakuru national park and heads south of the Rift Valley to the Masai Mara, Kenya’s home of the big 5.

In the Masai Mara national reserve, there is the greatest concentration of the big cats along with the wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, elephant, and antelope population. It is arguably Kenya’s most popular game park.

Besides, there is the annual great wildebeest migration spectacle to behold for any would-be visitor to Kenya during the period July –October.

Where does this tour start?

The Safari starts when our team at Asili Adventure safaris meet you from your city hotel or the Nairobi Airport for a safari briefing then drive to the Great Rift Valley.

You will have a brief stop at Viewpoint for a photography moment, awaiting your full-day safari ahead. You will arrive at the Lake Nakuru national park for lunch and unwind with an afternoon game drives where you will enjoy the inspiring backdrop of the Lake Nakuru, the euphorbia forest, Baboon cliff, and Lion hill.

The Lake has also earned a distinction as an important haven for endangered species, particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. During your lake Nakuru Safari, you will catch sight of lions, waterbuck, buffalo, and baboons.

After the memorable safari experience at the Lake Nakuru, you will travel to the Masai Mara national reserve as your next safari destination.

You will spend 3 days of this 5 days Kenya wildlife safari in the Mara, enjoying the best game viewing experience. While on game drives with your professional safari guide, you will get to know the various African wildlife and African bird species.

The Masai Mara game reserve is one of the most popular safari destinations where you find the BIG 5 and other wildlife in abundance.

What animals will I see in the Masai Mara?

You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, several species of antelopes, and also the African elephants.

Right here in the Maasai Mara is home to the spectacular annual event of the wild. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna- lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena, and vultures.

Your game drives in Masai Mara will include a visit to Mara river where the annual wildebeest crossing takes place from July through to October. Your professional safari guide could also drive you to Talek River or sand river where the wildebeest crossing also takes place.

Activities include the hot air balloon safari are highly recommended at any time of the year. One can take a tour to the Mara at any time of the year since you are assured of seeing the big 5 like lions, cheater, leopard, Elephants, and the rhinos besides other wild game.

Asili Adventure safaris 5 days Lake Nakuru Masai Mara safari tour is operated on a private and exclusive basis closed to an individual group and departs at clients’ most convenient day. You will enjoy the exclusive services of your professional English-speaking guide. We also have multilingual guides available on request. Our 5 Days lake Nakuru Masai Mara safari guided safari program price includes all full board accommodation while on safari, game park entry fees for the duration, and the tour is child friendly.

Accommodations are in well-selected lodges and tented camps.

Asili Adventure safaris can give you an option to customize this tour. You can pick the hotel of your preference, and flights as per your desire.

For customization, kindly contact us. We will make your ideal African wildlife safari holiday a memorable experience.

schedule

Day 1

Nairobi –Masai Mara national reserve

Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve pick up from Nairobi hotel at 0730hrs - safari briefing- then drive to the Masai Mara Game Reserve as you enjoy the scenic views of the Great Rift Valley – Masai Mara game reserve is the northern part of the Serengeti, one of Kenya's most favored game-viewing areas. The reserve covers 700 square miles of magnificent wilderness. It is the Africa of the imagination; endless reaches of acacia-dotted grasslands studded with hazy hills. Arrive in Masai Mara in good time for lunch. Afternoon game drive to see the sundowner as you trail the Big 5 i.e. Lions in large prides, Elephants, buffalos, zebras and numerous plain game. Dinner and overnight stay at Mara Sarova game lodge Lodge or similar. Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 & 3

Masai Mara national reserve

2 full days spent exploring the park in search of the Big 5 with a possibility of seeing the spectacular annual wildebeest migration that takes place from July through to October .Optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$ 450. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge or similar The Masai Mara Game Reserve is arguably Kenya’s most popular game sanctuary. It is the most famous and most visited game reserve in Kenya. The film ‘Out of Africa’ was made to a great extent in this reserve. Virtually every type of wildlife can be seen at the Mara. A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle from Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and the Mara River to reach Masai Mara grazing fields from late June. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed from early July to August. The reserve abounds with birdlife since dose to about 452 species have been recorded.
Day 4

Masai Mara- Lake Nakuru national park

Breakfast then exit the park and drive to Lake Nakuru National park with packed lunch’s enroute. Afternoon game drives in the park where you will have a chance to visit a unique sanctuary catering for a sizeable number of the endangered rhinoceros and the Rothschild giraffe. Waterbucks as well as the predators such as the lion and leopard are common at the park. Also to be seen is a myriad different variety of bird life in and around the lake.Dinner and overnight stay at Lake Nakuru Sopa lodge or similar
Day 5

Lake Nakuru– Nairobi

Early morning game drives then return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast check out of the lodge and proceed to Nairobi. Drop off point to be advised

Safari Pricing.

Travellers / Season 

 High Season

(June - October)

 Low Season

(April- May)

 2 Travellers USD $1460.00 USD $1165.00
4 Travellers USD $1235.00 USD $940.00
6 Travellers USD $1180.00 USD $885.00

Prices include

  • Guaranteed price/safari confirmation

  • Complimentary return airport transfers

  • Transport on custom made 8 seater tour van ideal for game viewing and photography

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari

  • Accommodation in double/twin in the hotels mentioned above

  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes

  • Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide

  • All game drives as detailed in the itinerary

  • mineral water whilst on safari

  • Start and end in Nairobi.

  • Personalized service

Price Excludes

  • Holiday supplement

  • Tips

  • Laundry

  • Beverages/Drinks

  • International flights

  • Visas

  • Hotel accommodations in Nairobi before and after the safari

  • water bottle

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