5 Days Aberdare - Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara Kenya Safari

From Nairobi / return to Nairobi -Kenya

Tour Kenya in  5 -day,4- night with visit to the Aberdares and an overnight stay at a tree hotel / lodge, Lake Nakuru National park in the Rift valley & the ultimate Masai Mara game reserve.

At the Aberdare,game viewing into the late night is from the balconies of your Tree hotel

Tour accommodation is either optional economy, standard, luxury safari lodges or tented camps.

Choose your safari lodging category depending on your safari budget or style

Safari transport and game viewing drives are in a customized pop up top  safari minivan..

You can upgrade to pop up top 4 x 4 land cruiser jeep

Private safari tour 

Set  own safari dates

Tour Highlights.

  1. Overnight at a Tree lodge with night game viewing from the balconies
  2. 1 day & night at Aberdare national park.
  3. Lake Nakuru national park.
  4. Masai Mara game reserve
  5. Awesome scenery including the great rift valley views  along the safari route.
  6. Blend of local cultures and tribes people including the Masai etc.
  7. Elephant,Buffallo, Gazelle, dikdik, Giraffe, Lion, Ostrich, Cheetah, Warthog, Flamingoes, Pelicans etc. 
  8. Optional Masai village visit at Masai mara (please arrange with your driver guide)
  9. Option hot air balloon excursion at Masai Mara

Safari itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi- Aberdare National Park: (160 km.3hours)

0800am: Pick up from your Nairobi hotel/Nairobi Airport

Proceed to the Aberdare national park

The drive is scenic via the central Kenya highlands with stops to view tea and coffee plantations.

There shall be a further stop to see and experience  the largest open air market in East Africa at Karatina

Afternoon and evening spent game viewing from the balconies of your Tree lodge

The Aberdare national park is home to  elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker

Overnight at a Tree hotel-note only overnight bags are allowed at the tree hotel

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner.

What to do at Aberdare...

Wildlife viewing,bird watching.

Day 2: Aberdares- Lake Nakuru National Park: (240 km: 4 Hrs.)

Transfer to your base hotel ( either the Aberdare country club or Outspan hotel).

Proceed to the lake Nakuru national park.

There shall be a stop to view the scenic Thompson falls at Nyahururu.

The drive via farming country and local  homesteads via the Great Rift Valley escarpment floor is scenic.

Afternoon bird watching and game viewing drive.

Enjoy the diverse ecology and varied habitats that range from the Lake itself to the surrounding areas.

Lake Nakuru National Park is ideal for bird watching easy hikes and game viewing  drives

The lake  is home to hundreds of thousands of flamingoes and other bird species.

Lake Nakuru hosts  in its sanctuary the black and white rhinos.

Overnight at your lake Nakuru lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

What you may see at lake Nakuru national park .....

Flamingo, different terrestial bird species, unique vegetation of about 550 different plant species, Waterfalls, White Rhino, Black Rhino, waterbucks.

Day 3: Lake Nakuru National Park - Masai Mara: (285 km: 5.5 Hrs.)

Morning bird and game viewing drives

Depart for the Masai Mara game reserve with stops at scenic points along the safari route

Afternoon game viewing drive at the Mara

Overnight at your Masai Mara safari lodge or tented camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Full Day - Masai Mara

Today shall be a game viewing extravaganza!

Masai Mara Game reserve remains the most exciting wildlife eco-system in the Natural world. It is host to the highest and most varied concentration of wild animals than any other wildlife park in the region.

The scenic appeal of the tree studded savannah plains, the moderate climate and diversity of wild game species makes it a one stop shop for game viewing activities.

We shall traverse the Masai Mara reserve on a full day of unlimited game viewing encountering the big five and more of the lesser game.

Picnic lunch shall be by the Mara river as we watch hippos & crocodiles or maybe the great migration (July – October)

Overnight shall be at our Masai Mara safari lodge/ Tented camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Masai Mara - Nairobi (265 kms- 5 hrs)

A morning game viewing drive at the Masai mara.

An extra game drive as you depart the reserve.

Proceed to Nairobi

Arrive Nairobi in the late afternoon.

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel / Nairobi airport

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Choose  economy, standard or luxury safari lodge / tented camp  option according to  your safari budget/ style

Aberdare National park: 

Luxury tree lodge option:  Treetops 

Standard tree lodge option : The Ark

Economy tree lodge option :  The Ark

Lake Nakuru National park: 

Luxury lodge option : Sarova Lion hill, Lake Nakuru sopa lodge,Flamingo camp

Standard lodge option : ,  Lake Nakuru Lodge 

Economy lodge otpion : Lake Nakuru Lodge 

Masai Mara Game Reserve: 

Luxury lodge/ tented camp option: Mara simba lodge , Mara sarova camp, Mara serena, Ashnil Mara, Keekorok lodge

Standard lodge/ tented camp option:  Mara sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure camp , AA lodge/camp, Osero Camp

Economy camp option: Elangata Olerai Camp, Olmoran tented camp,Sentrim Mara camp