4 Day Luxury Safari to Lake Nakuru & Maasai Mara
Masai Mara is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves together with Serengeti and it’s widely considered to be one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
On other Hand, Lake Nakuru National park is famous for hosting one of the biggest rhino sanctuaries in the world (home to southern white rhinos, eastern black rhinos, and endangered Rothschild’s giraffes), over 450 bird species, and thousands to millions of flamingos depending on the season. It is also home to 4 of the big five (Lion, Rhino, Leopard, and Buffalo), 56 species of mammals, pythons, and a lot more.
Lake Nakuru is one of the premium national parks in Kenya, together with Masai Mara National Reserve and Amboseli National Park
The two parks do not disappoint, there is a lot to see at any given time of the year.
Day 1: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru
You will be met by Amazing Memories Safaris and Tours Representative at your hotel or at the JKIA Airport upon arrival who will give you a briefing concerning your safari.
He/she will also introduce you to your driver/guide.
The park lies in Central Kenya, 140km northwest of Nairobi, in the Nakuru district of the Rift Valley Province. The ecosystem comprises the lake, surrounded by mainly wooded and bushy grasslands. The park supports a wide ecological diversity with Flamingos (Greater and Lesser) and other water birds being the major attractions of the area. The ecosystem provides for about 56 different species of mammals including the white rhino and buffaloes and a variety of terrestrial birds numbering nearly 450 species.
You will later drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
Breakfast then drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve, one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves.
Masai Mara is situated in southwest Kenya and is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves. Together with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, it forms Africa’s most diverse, incredible, and most spectacular eco-systems and possibly the world’s top safari big game viewing eco-system. It is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards, and cheetahs, and the annual migration of zebra, Thomson’s gazelle, and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration.
You will arrive in time for lunch at Serena Mara Safari Lodge. After lunch, you will have afternoon/evening game drives and later return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Masai Mara
Morning breakfast and exit the camp with packed lunch for a whole day game drive at the Mara National Reserve in search of the Big 5.
You will later return in the evening for dinner and overnight
Morning game drives and then return for breakfast. You will then freshen up and take off for a mid-morning game drive. You will return for lunch and then spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure like swimming in the pool, more game drives take place in the evening in search of more animals. After sunset, you will return for dinner and your overnight stay at the camp.
You may also choose a morning Balloon ride (Optional) where you will be picked up and transferred to the balloon launch site. Here you will meet your pilot, receive a briefing, and watch the inflation of your balloon. The actual ride starts at 6 am.
On your way back to the lodge, you will pass through the Maasai village. Have an Afternoon game drive. Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Masai Mara – Nairobi
After breakfast, you exit the park with a game drive. You will have a stopover at the Great Rift Valley escarpments and later be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.
- Park entrance fees
- Game drives in our 4wd vehicle with pop-up roof
- Private transport
- Full Board Hotel Accommodation while on safari
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- Enough mineral bottled water while on safari
- A professional safari guide
- Daily safari and wildlife briefing
- Airports meet and greet
- All government taxes where applicable
- Transfers from and to the airport
- International flights (from/to home)
- Medical insurance – Amref Cover
- Passports and visas
- Driver/ Guide Gratuity and Tips
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
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