4 DAYS LAKE NAKURU AND MASAI MARA SAFARI

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4 DAYS LAKE NAKURU AND MASAI MARA SAFARI  

The 4 days lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari takes you to two premier safari destinations in Kenya, Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve. It  starts with Lake Nakuru National Park which is a worlds class birding destination and a haven for the endangered rhino and also the Roth’s child giraffe. The lake is also listed as world heritage site by UNESCO. Lake Nakuru National park offers easy wildlife viewing of most big safari animals with the exception of elephants. The rare Roth’s child giraffe and endangered black and white rhino are common in the park and large herds of cape of buffalos, dikdik, klipspringer, eland, the occasional leopard and many others. Lucky visitors might see lions, which occasionally climb trees. This park is indeed a birdwatchers’ paradise and it was the first park in Africa to be set up with an avian conservation.  It is the migratory flocks of thousands of greater and lesser flamingo that really create the attraction here turning shallow water to pink. Other birds found here include: Woolly-necked Stork, Arrow-marked Babbler, Little Rock-Thrush, Mocking Cliff Chat and White-browed Robin-Chat.

 From Lake Nakuru, the 4 Days Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara safari then proceeds to  Masai Mara National Reserve, which is the most popular reserve in Kenya. Here you will have a high chance of seeing  the big five.  Masai Mara is also popular with the wildebeest migration which occurs between the months of July and October. A vast wilderness with abundant big game, spectacular landscapes and scene of one of the planet’s most dramatic wildlife migrations. The Masai Mara is also one of the best parks in Africa for seeing big cats. Its varied habitats is also home to more than 500 bird species. From kori bustards, ostriches and ground horn-bills in the grasslands to saddle-billed storks and goliath herons and kingfishers. There’s an incredible diversity of raptor species, 57 recorded species, as well as seven species of vulture.  Masai Mara has been awarded many times by World Tourism Awards as the best game park in Africa. 

The 4 Days Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara ends with a drive back to Nairobi.

 4 DAYS LAKE NAKURU AND MASAI MARA KENYA SAFARI ITINERARY

DAY 1: NAIROBI – LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

You will be picked up by your driver guide at the airport or your city hotel in the morning and drive to the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park.  On the way, you will have a brief stop at the view point see the Great Rift valley. Your lodge is located inside Lake Nakuru and you will have an en route game drive as you head to the lodge. You will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch and short rest, you will embark on a tour of the beautiful lake Nakuru National Park.

Lake Nakuru National Park is among Kenya’s finest national parks. It is well known for its conservation efforts towards the endangered black and white rhinos and the Rothschild giraffe. There are more than 50 different species of mammals including, white rhinos, waterbucks, buffalos, and baboons. It’s also renowned for its millions of pink flamingos lining the shores of Lake Nakuru.

Back to the lodge in the evening

Dinner and Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Lake Nakuru Sopa lodge

Lake Nakuru Sopa lodge

Flamingo in lake Nakuru

Meal Plan ( Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY 2: LAKE NAKURU– MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

After breakfast, depart lake Nakuru Lodge and drive (approximately 245km; 5-6 hours) to Masai Mara National Reserve. Check in at the lodge and have lunch. After lunch and short rest, you will have afternoon an game drive in Masai Mara National Reserve, the best safari destination in Africa. Masai Mara has abundant wildlife and any where you go in the Mara, you will be assured of action.

Back to the lodge in the evening.

Dinner and Overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

masai mara sopa lodge

Wildebeest Masai Mara

      

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY 3: FULL DAY MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

On this day, you have an option a morning and afternoon game drives or a full day game drive with packed lunches. The game viewing drives will  take you in search of Africa’s Big Five and the plethora of other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve.  Wherever you go in the vast Masai Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras, and hippos are also found in great numbers. You will also have an option of visiting a cultural Masai Village which can be arranged by the driver guide.

The evenings in Masai Mara provide a perfect atmosphere for a sundowner relaxation.

Dinner and Overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

Masai mara Sopa lodge

Lion with a kill

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY 4: MASAI MARA– NAIROBI

After breakfast, you will be driven (approximately 280km; 5-6 hours) to reach Nairobi. On arrival, you will be hosted for lunch at the famous carnivore restaurant and the dropped at your hotel or the airport.

           

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Park rules/code of conduct

  • Respect the privacy of the wildlife, this is their habitat.
  • Beware of the animals, they are wild and can be unpredictable.
  • Don’t crowd the animals or make sudden noises or movements.
  • Don’t feed the animals, it upsets their diet and leads to human dependence.
  • Keep quiet, noise disturbs the wildlife and may antagonize your fellow visitors.
  • Stay in your vehicle at all times, except at designated picnic or walking areas.
  • Keep below the maximum speed limit (40 kph/25 mph).
  • Never drive off-road, this severely damages the habitat.
  • When viewing wildlife keep to a minimum distance of 20 meters, and pull to the side of the road, so as to allow others to pass.
  • Leave no litter and never leave fires unattended or discard burning objects.
  • Respect the cultural heritage of Kenya. Never take pictures of the local people or their habitat without asking their permission. Respect the cultural traditions of Kenya and always dress with decorum.
  •  Visitors must vacate the Park between 6.00 p.m. – 6.00 a.m. Unless they are camping overnight or staying inside the park. Night game driving is not allowed.

 

Please feel free to send an inquiry, you can email usPhone/whatsup or complete the online inquiry form. The advice, quotes and proposals are offered free of charge. There is no pressure to book but it is the hope of Kichaka Tours and Travel that you will be impressed by our service and book in the end. The safari can be customized to meet your requirements.

 4 DAYS LAKE NAKURU AND MASAI MARA KENYA SAFARI ITINERARY

DAY 1: NAIROBI – LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

You will be picked up by your driver guide at the airport or your city hotel and drive to the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park.  On the way, you will have a brief stop at the rift valley view point see the great rift valley. The lodge is located inside Lake Nakuru and you will have an en route game drive as you head to the lodge. You will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch and short rest, you will embark on a tour of the beautiful lake Nakuru National Park.

Lake Nakuru National Park is among Kenya’s finest national parks. It is well known for its conservation efforts towards the endangered black and white rhinos and the Rothschild giraffe. There are more than 50 different species of mammals including, white rhinos, waterbucks, buffalos, and baboons. It’s also renowned for its millions of pink flamingos lining the shores of Lake Nakuru.

Back to the lodge in the evening

Dinner and Overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

Lake Nakuru Sopa lodge

Lake Nakuru Sopa lodge

Flamingo in lake Nakuru

Meal Plan ( Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY 2: LAKE NAKURU– MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

After breakfast, depart lake Nakuru Lodge and drive (approximately 245km; 5-6 hours) to Masai Mara National Reserve. Check in at the lodge and have lunch. After lunch and short rest, you will have afternoon an game drive in Masai Mara National Reserve, the best safari destination in Africa. Masai Mara has abundant wildlife and any where you go in the Mara, you will be assured of action.

Back to the lodge in the evening.

Dinner and Overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

masai mara sopa lodge

Wildebeest Masai Mara

      

Meal Plan( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY 3: FULL DAY MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

On this day, you have an option a morning and afternoon game drives or a full day game drive with packed lunches. The game viewing drives will  take you in search of Africa’s Big Five and the plethora of other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve.  Wherever you go in the vast Masai Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras, and hippos are also found in great numbers. You will also have an option of visiting a cultural Masai Village which can be arranged by the driver guide.

The evenings in Masai Mara provide a perfect atmosphere for a sundowner relaxation.

Back to the lodge in the evening for overnight and dinner.

Dinner and Overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

Masai mara Sopa lodge

Lion with a kill

Meal Plan ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

DAY 4: MASAI MARA– NAIROBI

After breakfast, you will be driven (approximately 280km; 5-6 hours) to reach Nairobi. On arrival, you will be hosted for lunch at the famous carnivore restaurant and the dropped at your hotel or the airport.

 

                           

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PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Meals as stipulated within the itinerary
  • Bottle of water during your safari
  • Pick up and drop offs at the airport/hotel.
  • Transport by safari vehicle with a pop up roof.
  • Park entrance fees and vehicle park fees.
  • Full board accommodation on safari.
  • Emergency evaluation medical cover.

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • Tips & gratitude.
  • Soft drinks & local beers.
  • Extra deviation from activities from itinerary.
  • Laundry.
  • Hot Air Balloon safari 
  • Village visit 

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