5 Days Masai Mara / Lake Nakuru / Lake Naivasha Lodge Safari
Masai Mara National Reserve offers breathtakingly beautiful landscapes and unrivalled game viewing all year round. It is home to Africa’s Big Five – elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino – and also hosts high concentrations of big cats. This makes for spectacular predator/prey interactions: witnessing this heart-stopping wildlife action first-hand is visceral.
Lake Nakuru has always been considered a flamingo lake par excellence. The contrast and apparent dislocation between the shallow soda lake with its primeval birds and the animated woods all around it give Lake Nakuru National Park a very distinctive appeal. The park also provides a sanctuary for the rhino.
Experience the breathtaking view of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, as you drive down of the world’s greatest land rift, to arrive in Lake Nakuru.
Day 1: NAIROBI – MASAI MARA
07:30 a.m. Pick up from hotel and transfer to office to join the group and depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve, via the view-point of the Great Rift Valley and Narok town for lunch. On arrival proceed for a evening game drive, tracking various animal species and birds with your driver/guide. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: MASAI MARA
After breakfast proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: MASAI MARA – LAKE NAKURU
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, depart the Mara region for Nakuru, lunch enroute, with scenic views of Mt. Longmont and Lake Naivasha from afar on the main highway. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 4: LAKE NAKURU – LAKE NAIVASHA
After breakfast proceed on a game drive in Lake Nakuru Park, known for its prolific birdlife including flamingoes. The park contains a sanctuary for the conservation of the white rhino while species like Cape buffalo and waterbuck can be seen near the shoreline – enjoy hot lunch and drive to Naivasha check –in the lodge and later you enjoy a boat ride in this fresh water lake to go and see hippos and beautiful evening walk on the crescent island .Dinner and overnight at Naivasha lodge.
Day 5: HELL’S GATE – NAIROBI
After breakfast have a nature walk in the hell’s gate national park – You will pick bicycles (optional) from the warden to cycle in this only walking park in Kenya – There are over 100 species of birds in the park, including vultures, Verreaux’s Eagles, augur buzzard, and swifts. African buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle, and baboons are also common. The park is also home to klipspringer antelope and Chanler’s mountain reedbuck – enjoy hot lunch and later drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.