5-Day Maasai Mara / Lake Nakuru / Lake Naivasha

5-Day Maasai Mara / Lake Nakuru / Lake Naivasha


19 July 2019



Masai Mara, the land of breathtaking landscapes, vistas, abundant wildlife and endless plains, the reserve is home to an excellent concentration of game, over two million wildebeest, zebras makes up the famous great annual migration. Lake Nakuru is among Kenya's finest parks. Flanked by rocky escarpments, pockets of acacia forest. Naivasha attracts a variety of animals like buffalo, antelope, giraffe, warthog you will certainly catch sight of hippos lazily watching from the cooling waters.

  • You'll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

You will be picked-up by our guide who will take you to our office for a briefing. You will then be driven to Maasai Mara Game Reserve in our customized open-roof safari van. A brief stopover at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint will give you the chance for some great photographs. After this stop-over, you will head on to Maasai Mara through Narok town. Upon arrival you will check-in, enjoy lunch and later take off for your first afternoon game drive in this world famous reserve which forms the Northern part of Serengeti National Park. At some point during your stay you will be driven by the river to spot wildlife. This area is a photographer’s delight where, with any luck, you will be able to take amazing pictures of the hippo and crocodile in the water. The park rules allows for off-road driving which means that guests can venture onto the plains where you will see hundreds of animals. One thing is for sure, in Maasai Mara, you will experience nature in all its wild wonder.

Main Destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Manyatta Tented Camp
  • Budget tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

After breakfast you will experience a full day game drive in the Maasai Mara; offering wonderful scenery and plenty of wildlife. It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where a visitor may see animals in abundance that existed a century ago. Africa has a long history of capturing the imagination of travelers. It’s a continent of dramatic contrasts that gives you unforgettable and remarkable experience. The afternoon game drive will take you in search of the famous black- maned lion. During this drive you may witness a lion making a kill, or a leopard enjoying the meal he dragged up in a tree to avoid disturbance and detection. This reserve has savanna, rolling grasslands, gallery forest on the Mara River and tributaries. Soak in the abundance of untamed wilderness, fresh and natural scenery, filled with exotic wildlife! Later in the evening you will return to camp for dinner and your overnight stay.

Main Destination: Maasai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Manyatta Tented Camp
  • Budget tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

After breakfast you will take off on your last morning game drive in the reserve with the chance to see the “Big 5”, possibly on a hunting mission. You will view the Thompson's and Grant gazelle, topi, eland, zebra, giraffe, hippo, wildebeest, warthog, crocodile, ostrich, and over 450 birds species; including over 50 birds of prey. Drive to lake Nakuru national park with a stop over for lunch. This park was famous only as a bird sanctuary especially the lesser and greater flamingos. However, now it is home to the white rhino and Rothschild giraffe, besides the herbivores like buck and antelope. Leopard can also be seen in this park. The vegetation is of the drier type. The flat-topped acacia and the candelabra cactus are a feature of the landscape. Arrive and check in at the lodge or hotel for Lunch and afternoon game drive. Return to the Hotel for Dinner and Overnight.

Main Destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
Accommodation: Chester Hotel
  • Budget hotel located just outside Lake Nakuru NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

After breakfast, drive to the Lake Naivasha. Proceed on your adventure to various attractive features and other optional activities. Hell's Gate National Park is characterized by diverse topography and geological scenery. This Park was named for its pair of massive red tinged cliffs framing a geothermically active interior of steam vents and bubbling springs. The park is home to a profusion of plains game and bird life. Walking is permitted, making it ideal for hiking, biking, and rock climbing.
The lake is almost 13kms across, but its waters are shallow with an average depth of five meters. Much of the lake is surrounded by forests of the yellow barked Acacia, known as the yellow fever tree. These forests abound with bird life, the waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, Buffalo wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the Lakes large hippo population sleeps the day out in the shallows.

Main Destination: Lake Naivasha
Accommodation: Camp Carnellys
  • Budget tented camp located in or near Lake Naivasha
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

After breakfast, spend some time at your own leisure, relaxing and absorbing the surrounding or rather take some optional activities which includes :
Optional Excursions in Lake Naivasha

  • 1 hour boat ride : USD 20. - Per person
  • 4 hours mt. Longonot trekking safari : USD 55.-per person
  • 1 hour boat ride and 2 hours walk on the crescent Island: USD 50 per person

Later drive back to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon. Your guide will drop you at your city hotel or transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.

Main Destination: Nairobi
Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).


  • 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 Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)


  • 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