5 DAYS MAASAI MARA, LAKE NAIVASHA & AMBOSELI SAFARI

5 Days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli Safari : This 5 days/ 4 nights Kenya wildlife safari tour (Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha & Amboseli) is a combined Kenya safari tour offering you a visit to 3 breathtaking Kenya safari destinations including Masai Mara National Reserve one of the top visited savanna destination in Kenya famous for an annual wildebeest migration, Lake Naivasha a home to abundant of birdlife including the flamingo bird species an Amboseli national park that is famous for the existence of freely grazing Elephants and drop back of Mount Kilimanjaro. During your 5 days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli safari, you will have a lot of attractions to spot and this safari starts and ends in Nairobi Kenya but can as well end in Mombasa.

Highlights of 5 days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli safari

  • Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • Day 2: Full day in Maasai Mara national reserve
  • Day 3: Transfer to Lake Naivasha
  • Day 4: Transfer to Amboseli national park
  • Day 5: Transfer to Nairobi

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve

Nairobi to Maasai Mara national reserve: Early in the morning at around 8am on the 1st day of your 5 days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli safari, you will start your tour with a hotel or airport pick up and embark on a journey to Maasai Mara national reserve situated in Narok County. On your way, you will have a stopover in Narok Town where you will have lunch and experience Maasai Culture while visit local markets and craft shop buying beautiful jewelry such as necklaces, bracelets of different shapes, colors and patterns and various local artifacts. You may as well choose to have lunch at your lodge since you will arrive in time for lunch. Proceed to Masai Mara national reserve and upon arrival, check into your lodge then go for an afternoon dame drive to watch many animals such as Elephants, Buffaloes, Wildebeests, Gazelles, lions, leopards, cheetahs and African dogs to mention but a few. After the experience you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Driving time: Approximately 5-6 hours with the last 1 hour being on a rough and bumpy road thus if you are not in position to have the rough drive, I would recommend you take a flight from Nairobi to Maasai Mara.

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Full day in Maasai Mara national reserve

Full day excursion in Maasai Mara National Reserve: After breakfast on the 2nd day of your 5 days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli safari, head to the plains of Maasai Mara National reserve with your packed lunch for a full day of exploring the beauty that lies within this magical savanna Mara national reserve. On this day, you will do a full game drive on which you will visit various regions of the reserve and watch many animals such as leopards, lions elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, wildebeests, gazelles, zebras, antelopes, topis, giraffes, elands and many more. Lunch will be set in the wilderness of the Maasai Mara national reserve at one of the picnic sites, you will enjoy the meals as well as the scenic views of the reserve. Then go for another game drive visiting other plains you hadn’t visited on the morning game drive, after the experience you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight. However, you may choose to have your meal at the lodge/ camp during lunch time and then proceed with your game drive.

5 Days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli Safari
Game viewing in Maasai Mara

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Naivasha

Maasai Mara National reserve to Lake Naivasha: After breakfast at your lodge on day 3 of 5 days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli safari, you will checkout of your lodge and with en-route game drive you will exit the reserve and embark on a journey to Lake Naivasha. The lake is a freshwater lake and a great Kenya birding destination hosting over 400 bird species. Upon arrival, you will have lunch and go for a boat transfer along Lake Naivasha to Crescent Island one of the gem in the wild where you will spot more animals and beautiful nature while on walking adventure. Look out for giraffes, hippos, buffaloes, waterbucks, antelopes, zebras, and abundant of birdlife such as flamingoes, pelicans, shoes bills among others as you proceed. Take a boat back and connect to your lodge/ hotel for dinner and overnight sleep.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving time: Approximately 5 hours

It’s also possible to do the visit to Crescent Island the next day in the morning if you had no other activities or other destinations to head to.

Day 4: Transfer to Amboseli national park

Lake Naivasha to Amboseli national park: You will check out of your lodge after breakfast on day 4 of 5 days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli safari and embark on a drive to Amboseli national park. Amboseli national park is a renowned scenic destination known for the spectacular backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro’s snowcapped summit and large herds of elephants with impressive tusks. Upon arrival, you will check into your lodge for lunch then go for a game drive on which you will a variety of animals such as elephants, lions, buffaloes, zebras, leopards, warthogs, elands, hartebeests and many more. After the experience you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

5 Days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli Safari
Amboseli Wildlife Safari

Driving time: Approximately 5 and a half hours

Day 5: Transfer to Nairobi

Amboseli national park to Nairobi: On the very last day of your 5 days Maasai Mara, Lake Naivasha and Amboseli safari, you will arise early in the morning for game drive at about 6:30am and take on a 2-3 hours exploring different parts of the park after which, you will return to the lodge for breakfast then checkout and embark on a journey back to Nairobi with an enroute lunch. Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be dropped off either at your lodge or at the airport for your departure flight back home.

Driving time: Approximately 5 hours

END OF YOUR 5 DAYS SAFARI

Safari Inclusions;

  • All Accommodations and meals as per itinerary
  • All activities as per itinerary
  • Park entrance fees
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle for all ground transportation
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Drinking water

Safari excludes;

  • International Flight
  • Kenya tourist Visa
  • Domestic flights (Can be included upon request)
  • Life insurance
  • Optional activities
  • Tips and gratuities
  • All expenses of personal nature such as emails, calls, juices, alcohol, cigarettes etc.
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