Itinerary


Day 1 - Nairobi to Masai Mara

Your tour starts with pick up at 7:30 AM from your Nairobi hotel or Airport and drive to Masai Mara. This drive will take about 5 to 6.5 hours with a scenic stopover at Great Rift Valley. Arrive in Masai Mara shortly after noon and check into your lodge/camp, have hot lunch and then depart for an afternoon game drive.

After the game drive, we head back to lodge/camp to reach by around 5:30 or 6:00 PM, freshen up and enjoy a freshly prepared Dinner. Overnight at your lodge.

Note : The last 1-hour drive to Masai Mara is on the corrugated and bumpy road and may not be comfortable for clients with back problems. Clients with back problems can consider flying directly to (and out of) Masai Mara.

Day 2 & Day 3 - Masai Mara

Today's itinerary is flexible and you can discuss with your guide on the previous evening and plan for today's schedule.

You can either have a relaxed breakfast and depart for full day game drives around 9:00 AM with packed lunch and return back to lodge late afternoon around 6:00 PM. Or you can depart at 6:00 AM on an early morning game drive (This is the best time to see the animals and a good chance to witness hunt/kill). Later return to accommodation for breakfast and relax for a bit and depart on an afternoon game drive with packed lunch. you will stop at a picnic spot for having packed lunch and later depart on a game drive till the park is closed. Around 6:00 PM return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4 - Masai Mara to Lake Naivasha

Wake up early in the morning and have a short morning game drive in the park. Return to Camp/Lodge for Breakfast and around 9:30 AM checkout and Depart to Lake Naivasha which is about 5 hours drive.

Check-in to your camp/lodge and then proceed for Boat Ride to Crescent Island where you will be doing a nature walk next to zebras, giraffes, wildebeest, waterbucks, antelopes and many types of birds. Return back to your camp/lodges in Naivasha for dinner and overnight stay.

Note : Depending on your itinerary and next day plan, you might skip these activities on this day and do them next morning before departing from Naivasha.

Day 5 - Lake Naivasha to Nairobi

After breakfast, proceed to Lake Naivasha for a boat ride to Crescent Island where you will be doing a nature walk next to zebras, giraffes, wildebeest, waterbucks, antelopes and many types of birds. Return by boat to Naivasha for lunch at your lodge and then proceed to Nairobi.

Stay Locations


Day 1 - Masai Mara

Day 2 - Masai Mara

Day 3 - Masai Mara

Day 4 - Lake Naivasha

Maps


Meals


Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 5 - Breakfast & Lunch

Drive Times


Day 1 - Nairobi to Masai Mara takes about 5.5 to 6 hours (284 km)
Day 4 - Masai Mara to Lake Naivasha takes about 5 to 5.5 hours (250 km)
Day 5 - Lake Naivasha to Nairobi takes about 2 to 2.5 hours (105 km)

Note : These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.

Inclusions


  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • Daily game drives while on Safari.

  • All accommodations while on Safari.

  • A professional driver/guide.

  • 4x4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van.

  • All Taxes and VAT.

  • Meals as per itinerary.

  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

Exclusions


  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Tips.

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

5 Days - Masai Mara and Lake Naivasha
Duration - 5 days

In this tour we will cover the 2 most popular parks in Kenya - Masai Mara National Reserve (2 nights) & Lake Naivasha (1 night). Masai Mara is home for "Big Five" (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and buffalo) & also zebras, antelope, hyenas, giraffes, African lions including black-maned lion. Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake in Kenya which lies just north-west of Nairobi.


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