On this 4 Days Masai Mara and Nakuru wildlife Safari visit Masai Mara is one of the most well-known safari locations in Africa. The Great Wildebeest Migration, as it is commonly known, travels through the Mara each year, giving it its reputation. The chances are that those breathtaking photos of brave antelope leaping into the water and dodging the jaws of enormous crocodiles were taken at Mara River crossings. The reserve is home to the big five in addition to the yearly Masai Mara migration. Sightings of the thick-maned lions are practically certain, especially if you’re on the broad plains. The Masai Mara is home to 300 lions, one of the greatest populations in all of Africa. There is a small but thriving population of endangered black rhinos, along with cheetah, spotted hyena, and other carnivores like elephant, bat-eared fox, and black-backed jackals. Over 570 different bird species, from raptors to ostriches, have been identified in the area, in addition to the fantastic game viewing.
Lake Nakuru National Park is a remarkable national park in Kenya that is located in the country’s central region, 140 kilometers northwest of Nairobi, the nation’s capital. 4 Days Masai Mara and Nakuru wildlife Safari, The park is famous for the millions of pink flamingos that can be seen along Lake Nakuru’s shores. The park is managed by the Kenya Wildlife Services, which is also in charge of drafting fees paid in the park. Lake Nakuru Park is a haven for bird lovers due to the large number of birds that live there. More than 400 different bird species can be found in the Lake Nakuru Kenya Park, including flamingos that reside on the lake and on the savannah grasslands. African Fish Eagle, Slender-billed Greenbul, Long-tailed Widowbird, Rufous-throated Wryneck, Montane White-Eye, Red-capped Lark, Northern puffback, Rüppell’s Robin-chat, Shining Sunbird, and a number of other bird species call it a home.
This tour, which includes Masai Mara and the picturesque Lake Naivasha & Lake Nakuru National Parks, is perhaps the greatest way to spend 4 days in Kenya. It allows for some excellent wildlife viewing and some thrilling activities, like a Boat Safari, all while being surrounded by stunning scenery. Below is a typical safari itinerary. Keep in mind that rates vary based on the month or time of year you travel, with peak season being from July to October and low season from April to mid-June.
You will be picked up at the hotel and driven through fertile Kikuyu farms to the Rift Valley’s edge. After descending the escarpment, travel to the Masai Mara Game Reserve via Narok en route for lunch. Upon arrival, go on a game drive through the park to see the diverse species like lions, leopard, and giraffes among others.
After breakfast, head out with your guide for wildlife viewing, you will be able to view all five of the big five: elephant, lion, buffalo, and leopard; Due to their scarcity, shyness, and elusiveness, sightings of rhinos and leopards cannot be assured. Take a break by the hippo pool for a relaxed picnic meal. Return to the lodge or campsite in the evening for supper and the night.
Early morning pre-breakfast game drive to chance seeing what you may not have seen the previous days. After breakfast depart for Nakuru driving along the floors of the Great Rift Valley with panoramic views of the Mt. Longonot, Lake Naivasha and the Lake Elementaita, Lunch en route. You will reach Nakuru in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
After an early breakfast, go on a game drive in the neighboring Lake Nakuru National Park, which is home to a variety of aquatic birds that breed in the lake’s waters, including flamingos, white pelicans, and marabou storks. While Cape buffalo and waterbuck are frequent along the lake’s shore, it’s possible to witness white rhinos and Rothschild’s giraffes. The Baboon Cliff and Makalia Falls are additional attractions, if you have the time. Depart for Nairobi after a late lunch, and arrive there in the evening. You will be dropped at either your hotel or at the airport to catch your flight back home.
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