This Safari is perfect for those who want to experience the flora and fauna from two different parks. Maasai Mara is the home to all the big five animals and Lake Nakuru is bird watchers paradise popular for its pink Flamingos endangered black and white rhinos as well as Rothschild giraffe, waterbuck and the big five animals.
The Summarized, 4-Day Kenya Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi to Maasai Mara
Day 2: Full Day Comprehensive game drive in Maasai Mara
Day 3: Depart Maasai Mara to Lake Nakuru game
Day 4: Drive to Nairobi.
Full Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara with pick up from either your hotel/Airport
Our Company representative will be waiting for you at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to welcome you to Kenya, and will arrive at the airport at least 1 hour to your designated arrival time. So, rest assured there will be a friend waiting for you.
After the pick-up, then you will proceed to Maasai Mara.
Along the way, you will enjoy grand vistas of one of the world’s most impressive geological formations – the Great Rift Valley.
You’ll arrive at your hotel in time for lunch and check in and be introduced to the facilities. Then late afternoon will be an exciting time to start your first game drive, as animals usually begin to become active as the evening approaches.
Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner
DAY 2: Maasai Mara Full Day Comprehensive Game Drive
Your second day on the Mara would be perfect for a whole day safari out on the grasslands. Be ready for many hours of excitement! You’ll depart your lodge after an early breakfast and head down to the vast savannah grassland in search for big five and other plain animals. Your guide will make sure to bring a packed lunch from your hotel if you have to wait through lunchtime.
Your guide will take you in search of Africa’s most charismatic megafauna. You’ll see elephants, giraffes, buffalos, and countless ungulates like gazelles, zebras and antelopes. Lions are more difficult to spot, but there are plenty of them in the Maasai Mara and it’s not uncommon to catch sight of them relaxing in the grass.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3: Maasai Mara to Lake Nakuru
After breakfast depart to Lake Nakuru National Park to arrive in good time for lunch at your hotel. It is the perfect place to experience one of the world’s largest ornithological spectacles, The Pink Flamingo, or a rich concentration of wildlife including black and white colobus monkey and is also a famed Rhino Sanctuary.
Later Afternoon you will have game drive in the park and around the lake. Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley.
The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Nakuru – Nairobi
This will be your last day for your safari.
After breakfast you will proceed for a game drive. Lunch will be followed by departure for Nairobi arriving mid or late afternoon where the safari will end with Airport/Hotel drop off.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.
- Government imposed park fees and/or taxes
- Entry Park fees (for non-residents)
- All Meals (as specified in the full itinerary section)
- 3 Nights’ accommodation
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- A professional driver/guide
- Transportation in open roof tour van
- Bottled water on Safari
- Accommodation on the day before the tour Start
- Accommodation on the last day of tour
- International flights (from/to home)
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Additional Drinks and beverages
- Anything else not mentioned above