6 days Maasai Mara and Lake Naivasha Kenya safari takes you on a visit to Masai Mara national reserve and Lake Naivasha which are one of the best Kenya safari destinations , Masai Mara national reserve is a home to abundance of wildlife recorded to be the largest population of wildlife in Africa, some of the wildlife in the reserve include lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes among others.
On this safari, you will also visit Lake Naivasha a home to flamingoes and other species of birds , Lake Naivasha is a birder’s haven.
Highlights of 6 days Maasai Mara and Lake Naivasha Kenya safari
- DAY 1: TRANSFER TO MASAI MARA AND AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE
- DAY 2 – 3: MAASAI MARA FULL DAY GAME DRIVE AND MARA RIVER
- DAY 4: Visit the Masai people and depart for Lake Naivasha
- Day 5: explore Lake Naivasha and explore the Crescent Island
- Day 6: Lake Naivasha-Nairobi
Detailed itinerary of 6 days Maasai Mara and Lake Naivasha Kenya safari
DAY 1: TRANSFER TO MASAI MARA AND AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE
To start the safari, you will be picked from the airport upon arrival or from your hotel in Nairobi, followed with a briefing by our tour guide about the trip.
Embark on journey making the first stop for breathtaking views and photography at the Great Rift valley that spreads from the North to the south of Kenya. At this very point you may also choose to visit the art and craft market to purchase some African gifts then proceed on a drive to Masai mara. The drive to the park will welcome you with wildlife views like zebras, Warthogs, Wild beests, Monkeys and Baboons and Giraffes. check in at the hotel, have lunch and drive for to your first game drive, enjoy views of Elephants, Lions, Giraffes, Zebras, Kobs, Leopards, Buffaloes, Antelopes among many others.
Later after this adventure in Maasai Mara you will drive back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: AA Mara Lodge
DAY 2 – 3: MAASAI MARA FULL DAY GAME DRIVE AND MARA RIVER
You will have an early morning breakfast followed by a full day game drive at the Masai Mara National Reserve on day two of this masai mara safari 3 days, drive to the park entrance where you will have a chance to view more animal count around the park including lions, elephants, giraffes, wildbeasts, leopards, cheetahs, zebras, hippos, thompson’s gazelle among many others with your guide coming in hand to give you all the details of the animals you will have spotted plus their ways of life.
The full day game drive in Masai Mara will enable you to explore other areas of the Masai Mara National Reserve and the Mara Triangle to the Mara Bridge, which is at the border of Tanzania just next to the famous Serengeti National Park. You will make a few stops along the banks of the scenic Mara River as to allow you to stretch your legs during your game drive. With your packed lunch you will have a 1 hour’s snug picnic lunch break as you enjoy more of this park. Later have a guided community tour to the Masai village and experience the stable pastoral culture of the oldest inhabitants of East Africa, the Masai. You will be fascinated by the men who stand tall and proud with their culture. The Masai women are bejeweled with bright beaded earrings and adorned with the brilliant red, blue and purple patterns of the shukas and scarves they wear. This will all be a 2 hour’s activity full with Traditional songs, dances, cultural practices and a community walk. Return to the lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: Visit the Masai people and depart for Lake Naivasha
on this day you will have a leisurely breakfast and head to the Maasai communities situated along the borders of the reserve for an interaction with the local Maasai people, during the visit you will learn about the cultural and traditions of these people , visit the Masai Bomas, be entertained by local dances and drama among others.
After the experience you will have lunch and then embark on a journey to Lake Naivasha arriving in the late evening, check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Accommodation: Crescent Lodge
Meal plan: full board
Day 5: explore Lake Naivasha and explore the Crescent Island
Have breakfast and head to Lake Naivasha for a day of adventure, explore lake Naivasha on boat and also visit the Crescent island sanctuary found in the middle of Lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake found in the Rift valley chain and it is the highest of the Rift Valley lakes, this lake is a birder’s haven hosting over 400 bird species with large number of flamingoes. Other birds include great cormorants, long tailed, fish eagles, kingfishers among others.
The Crescent Island also known as Crescent Island Game Sanctuary is found in Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley, the forest is a home to several wildlife species such as Masai Giraffe, hippos, impalas, Defassa waterbuck, zebras, wildebeests, grants Gazelles, Bushbucks among others which you will be able to see. In the evening you will head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Crescent Lodge
Meal plan: full board
Day 6: Lake Naivasha-Nairobi
After breakfast you will checkout of the lodge and embark on a journey back to Nairobi for a drop off, when you arrive in Nairobi you will have lunch and then be dropped off at the airport for your flight back home.
End of the Kenya wildlife Tours.
Quotation based on 8 people (4 double rooms)
1127 USD per person
Included in Quotation
- 5 Nights’ accommodation as per itinerary on full board basis
- Game drives as per itinerary
- Services of professional tour guide/driver
- Pick up in Nairobi and drop off in Nairobi
- Transport in an open roof tour van (4*4 safari vehicle)
- Entrance fees
Excluded on your Quotation
- Drinks (Juices, alcohol)
- Tips for waiters and drivers.
- Hot air balloon
- Expenses of personal nature like laundry, emails, airtime etc.