4 Days Maasai Mara and lake Nakuru Safari

4 Days Maasai Mara and lake Nakuru Safari : Our 3-night, 4-day safari package to the Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru is the ideal prelude to a magnificent wildlife safari. From Nairobi, the 4-day Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru safari brings you to Kenya’s two most popular parks, each of which is distinctive in its own way and has a lot to offer. Worldwide recognition belongs to Masai Mara’s yearly wildebeest migration.

Millions of wildebeest go to the Masai Mara during this occurrence in search of pasture and water from the Serengeti. This crossing is not typical. The wildebeest will come into contact with crocodiles, lions, and other predators as they try to cross the Mara River.

The Masai Mara offers a variety of adventurous activities in addition to the yearly migration. No matter what time of year it is, you will have fantastic game drives at this well-known site due to its high wildlife density.

This is a great opportunity to visit a Maasai homestead and learn more about the culture and traditions of the Maasai people if you have ever been interested in them. If you’re looking for a little extra thrill, viewing the Mara from atop a hot air balloon may be extremely exciting.

On the other side, Lake Nakuru National Park provides quite a distinctive experience. Numerous black and white rhinos, two endangered species, can be found in the park. On your trip of Nairobi, Masai Mara, you’ll also see giraffes, antelopes, lions, and buffalo.

When on a safari in Kenya, you absolutely must visit the lake. It is home to millions of flamingos, and all that is seen is a mass of pink in every direction. Its beauty is beyond description, and you’ll be happy you took your camera.

The Summarized, 4 Days, 3 Nights Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Package Itinerary
Trip Details Highlights
Day 1
JKIA Pickup, Transfer to Nakuru, & Game Drives

Overnight at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Day 2
Morning Game Drive & Transfer to Masai Mara

Overnight at Sekenani Camp

Day 3
Full-Day Game Drive at Masai Mara with Packed Lunch

Overnight at Sekenani Camp

Day 4 Morning Game Drive, Maasai Village, & Transfer to Nairobi

Items Included Full-Board Accommodation, 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser, Park Fees, Game Drives, Professional Safari Guide, Bottled Mineral Drinking Water, and More
Items Excluded Visas, Hot Air Balloon, Laundry Service, Money Transfer Fee, Tips & Gratuities, & Flights
Safari Price Per Person Sharing Based on 2 Pax from USD 1180

The Detailed 4 Days Maasai Mara and lake Nakuru Safari  Itinerary
Day 1: Pickup from JKIA, Transfer to Nakuru, & Game Drives

Your safari in Kenya officially begins when you touch down at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. At the arrivals lounge, your assigned safari guide will be waiting for you.

You won’t spend the night in Nairobi as part of this safari package; instead, a safari vehicle will take you directly to Lake Nakuru, where you may take part in the best activities in Lake Nakuru National Park. A 2.5-hour drive will take you from Nakuru to Nairobi, with a stop at the Great Rift Valley Viewpoint along the way. You will get the chance to experience this magnificent sight at the Great Rift Valley.

You will immediately proceed to the game park for game drives after arriving in Lake Nakuru. The wildlife viewing safari in the game park will last until noon, which is the best time to go to the hotel and check in (in time for lunch). Your guide will pick you up for an afternoon game watching once you have had time to refresh up and unwind.

You can observe a lot of animals out and about searching for their evening food when you book a Nakuru tour package that includes an afternoon game drive. The herbivores will be grazing outside and attempting to survive. The optimum time to visit L. Nakuru National Park is in the late afternoon when the likelihood of seeing a carnivore on the hunt is greatest.

You will primarily stay on the game park side for this afternoon’s game watching because there won’t be much activity along the lake. It is advisable to wait till morning to see its breathtaking magnificence. After that, you’ll leave for dinner and spend the night at the lodging.

Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Transfer from Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara

On day 2 of your 4-day Masai Mara & L. Nakuru safari, your safari guide will take you up in a safari vehicle bright and early in the morning following breakfast at the camp. on order to drive to Masai Mara after this morning’s game watching on a safari land cruiser, you will check out of your room. This time, the tour of Kenya will begin with a morning drive from the lake.

Millions of lesser and larger flamingos swarm to the lake in the morning in quest of food. A stunning sea of pink that stretches as far as the eye can see is the end result. When the water is more alkaline, there are more flamingos at the lake.

This is due to the presence of more algae, which gives the birds more food. There will be fewer birds during the prolonged rains from April to June because the water will be less alkaline. Although it is difficult to pull oneself away from the pink splendor, the flamingos will offer signals when they begin to fly away.

In any case, you’ll have seen a lot and captured some beautiful images, so you can continue looking for wild creatures on the other side of the game park. In addition to a woodland savanna habitat, Lake Nakuru National Park also has a forest and marsh.

To guard against the risk of poaching, the black and white rhinos at the attraction are closely watched. If you’re lucky, you might spot the elusive leopard, who is probably sitting in a tree.

We anticipate that you will see the majority of the 56 kinds of wild animals listed here during the morning game watching. Following an exciting morning, you will leave the wildlife park and begin your journey to the Maasai Mara, which will serve as the second stop on your Masai-Mara-Lake-Nakuru itinerary.

You will eat lunch in Narok Town before arriving at your lodging in time for dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.

4 Days Maasai Mara and lake Nakuru Safari
Lake Nakuru national park

Day 3: Full-Day Game Drive at Masai Mara National Reserve with Packed Lunch

On the 3rd day of your 4 Days Maasai Mara and lake Nakuru Safari, The best game reserve in the entire world is one that you have heard of, read about, and perhaps even dreamed about. You’ll wake up early for an early morning adventure if you choose the 4 Days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru safari package. Birds chirping and other animal noises may awaken you.

As your safari guide takes you up for a morning game drive following your coffee, excitement will be high in the air. Any wildlife viewing must begin at dawn because there is a good chance of seeing a pride of lions hunting in the Masai Mara.

At this time, the sun will be dancing by the horizon and the air will be crisp and cool. While on a game viewing safari in Kenya, don’t forget to pack a windbreaker and your camera to capture everything the Maasai Mara has to offer.

Every kind of animal, including elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, and cheetahs, will be out and about in the morning. We prefer to consider of the morning game watching, which lasts for about three hours, as the Maasai Mara’s high point and sort of an introduction.

The dawn will become mid-morning after three hours, and the afternoon won’t be far behind. You finish the game just in time for lunch under a tree.

You will get in the 4*4 safari land cruiser with a pop-up roof after lunch to continue the game drive. You’ll explore more of the Masai Mara’s beauties than you did in the early morning.

There are many animals drinking along the Mara River, including hippos and crocodiles. Before returning to your tented camp for drop-off and overnight accommodation, expect to spot lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and elephant in the Masai Mara. You have the option of having a bush meal to cap off your third day of your L. Nakuru and the Masai Mara safari in Kenya.

Day 4: Morning Game Drive, Maasai Village Visit, & Transfer to JKIA

On the 4th day of your 4 Days Maasai Mara and lake Nakuru Safari, This Masai Mara safari’s final day is today. You will leave your room with your stuff after breakfast. Before you leave the park via car, there will be time for one last game viewing. Your driver will be on the lookout for any unusual events in the park.

You’ll have a great opportunity to capture any lingering images and movies. Additionally, you will be able to explore any parts of the reserve that you missed yesterday.

After around two hours, you depart the reserve and go toward Nairobi, stopping in a Maasai community along the way. The Maasai herd cows for a living, leading a typical life. You’ll discover how they assemble their lovely beadwork and how they build their dwellings out of mud and cow dung.

This is a fantastic opportunity to buy gifts for your loved ones back home. You will begin your journey to the capital by car. After a brief stop for lunch in Narok, you will be taken to the airport, where you will be let off at JKIA in plenty of time for your departure back to India.

1. When is the best time to visit Masai Mara?

Between July and October is one of the greatest times to visit the Masai Mara because you can see the migration. You shouldn’t worry if you can’t travel during these months.

You can go to this wonderful reserve whenever you want and still see a lot of animals.

2. How far is the Masai Mara from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi and Masai Mara is around 280 kilometers. This journey takes 5 to 6 hours by vehicle. A 45-minute flight is an additional option.

Every choice has benefits. While flying is more expensive, it is more faster. The journey by road is more expensive and takes significantly longer.

3. What is the distance from Nairobi to Nakuru?

Nairobi is 160 kilometers away from Nakuru. It takes roughly two hours to travel from Nairobi via vehicle.

4. What is the best time to visit Lake Nakuru National Park?

The Lake Nakuru National Park is open all year long. You’ll have a good time there whenever you go because of the area’s abundance of wild creatures. On the other hand, when the season changes, the number of flamingos on the lake fluctuates.

There will be fewer birds and less alkaline water during the wet season.

5. Can I see the big five at Lake Nakuru?

With the exception of elephants, you can view four of the “big five” at Lake Nakuru. There are also all the other animals, like the lion, buffalo, leopard, and rhino.

6. Can I get vegetarian food at Masai Mara?

Yes. Different dietary preferences are recognized and catered to by numerous lodges and camps in Kenya’s parks. We will also inquire about your preferences at the time of booking so that we can let the hotel know in advance.

7. Is the balloon safari a must-do activity?

Yes, if your financial situation permits. One of the most thrilling things you can do is to view the Masai Mara from the air. You will be in awe of its size, and from above, big herds of animals will appear like specks.

Your safari’s highlight will be floating with the wind and landing to a champagne brunch. In the Masai Mara, you can also go on a helicopter safari.

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