5 Days Kenya Budget Safari Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru

Booking Options for this Tour

This option comes with basic accommdation suitable for those who want budget safaris. Transportation is done in a normal safari van. For more information see includes and exludes section below.

This option provides luxury accommodation in Lodges or Luxury tented camps with transportation in a normal safari van. For more information see includes and exludes section below

This option is designed for those who want to travel in Luxury 4 x 4 Landcrusier for transportation as well as having accommodation in Luxury Tented Camps or Lodges.

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi to Nakuru

Depart Nairobi in the morning and drive to the Great Rift Valley viewing scenery en route. You will be arriving at the Pink Lake often referred to for it’s great masses of flamingos. After lunch proceed for a game drive in the park with numerous animals. Dinner and overnight will be at Lake Nakuru guest house. Lake Nakuru's claim to fame is anchored on its flamingos and the 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of themillions 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 allo residents here.

  • Main destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Guest HouseMid-range lodge located just outside Lake Nakuru NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinks not included

Day 2: Nakuru - Masai Mara

The car will depart the camp soon after breakfast and drive via the scenic floor of the Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara. You will have lunch at a campsite before proceeding for evening game drives. You will have dinner and overnight stay at the Mara Wildebeest Camp.

  • Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Mara Wildebeest CampMid-range lodge located just outside Masai Mara NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinks not included

Day 3-4: Maasai Mara

You will spend a full day exploring the park in search of the big 5 with a possibility of seeing the annual wildebeest migration that takes place from July to October. An optional hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost of US$450. Dinner and overnight stay at are at Mara Wildebeest Camp. The Mara offers wildlife in such variety and abundance that it is difficult to believe: over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes, and elephant. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. This is the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of the savanna: lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena, and vultures.

  • Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: Mara Wildebeest CampMid-range lodge located outside Masai Mara NR
  • Meals & drinks: All meals includedDrinks not included

Day 5: Masai Mara to Nairobi

You will have a morning game drive then return to the campsite for breakfast. We drive back to Nairobi where the safari ends.

  • Main destination: Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)Drinks not included

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).

 

 
Inclusions
  • Transport in a safari-designed vehicle
  • All park entrance fees
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Services of our professional driver/guide
Exclusions
  • Transport in a safari-designed vehicle
  • International air transportation to and from Nairobi
  • Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
  • Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements
  • Drinks
  • Cultural visits e.g. To Maasai villages
  • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before and after the safari