4 Days Kenya Wildlife Safari

This itinerary features Kenya safari destinations like Masai Mara Game Reserve that has big cats plus various wildlife species. You will first visit Lake Nakuru national park best for Rhino viewing with 60 white Rhinos and 40 black Rhinos.

Flamingos on Lake Nakuru seen while on a Kenya Safari
Flamingos in Lake Nakuru. Photo by pgburley
Lioness and little cub in Masai Mara Kenya
Lion in Masai Mara Game Reserve Kenya. Photo by Olivier Ranrigo

Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park (3 to 4 hours drive)

You will be picked up from your Nairobi hotel and head to Lake Nakuru national park across the Equator. You will have en route stop overs for photography at major places of interest enjoying the Kenyan Countryside. Lake Nakuru national park is a home to many wildlife species but most famous for the flamingos and Rhinos. There are over 100 rhinos and the lake some times hosts 2 million flamingos forming a natural bird wildlife wonder. Get there in time for lunch and later go for a game drive seeing animals like giraffes, buffaloes & Hippos, Rhinos.

Day 2: Head to Maasia Mara Game Reserve (5 to 6 hour drive)

After breakfast at your lodge you, will exit Lake Nakuru national park for a transfer to Masai Mara game reserve. Masai Mara completes the Serengeti Ecosystem and the wildebeest migration is ended here before animals head back to Serengeti. You will reach the reserve, have a lunch and head out for an afternoon game drive in search for wildlife. While here look out for animals like elephants, Lions, cheetahs, zebras and many others. You will enjoy the sunset over the horizon and later return to your lodge for a rest.

Day 3: Full Day Game Drives in Masai Mara

Leave your lodge early with packed lunch to catch up with early risers and predators that hunt in the morning. Look out for animals like lions, leopards, antelopes, zebras and birds as the reserve has over 500 bird species. If you prefer hot lunch,  head back to your lodge and later return for game drives and sunset viewing.

Day 4: Departure (5 to 6 hours drive)

After a game drive, exit Masai Mara and head back to Nairobi with an en-route stopover for lunch. Arrive in the afternoon depending on the time you left Masai Mara and head to the airport depending on schedule.

End of Tour.

7 Days Kenya Big Five Wildlife safari

This 7 days Kenya Safari enables you explore national parks in the northern and southern Kenya. It features Samburu National Reserve, Lake Naivasha National Park, Masai Mara game reserve and Lake Nakuru national park.

Flamingos in Lake Nakuru NP Kenya
Flamingos in Lake Nakuru NP. Courtesy Photo
Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara Game Reserve
Wildebeest Migration Kenya. Photo by James Warwick

Day 1: Transfer to Samburu National Reserve (5 to 6 hours drive)

Your driver guide will pick you up from the airport or hotel in Nairobi for a drive to Samburu NR. You will have en-route stopovers for photography and proceed to the reserve arriving at the lodge for hot lunch. You will then go for game drives to see the parks variety of wildlife. Later you will be driven to your lodge for a rest and overnight

Day 2: Full Day Game Drives in Samburu National Reserve

This day will be dedicated to game drives searching for wildlife you missed seeing on the first day. You will have an early morning game drive as its very ideal with many chances of spotting wildlife. After a lunch break you will go back for game drives and end the day with the beautiful sunset viewing.

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Lake Nakuru National Park situated in the Kenyan rift valley region. You will have a lunch break and then head out to explore the parks famous wildlife. Look out for flamingos, White Rhinos, zebras, buffaloes and many other species the park has to offer. Meals and overnight at your lodge

Day 4: Game Drive and Transfer to Lake Naivasha

You will have breakfast and a game drive as you exit the park for a transfer to Lake Naivasha. Pass via Hell’s Gate National Park for a game drive and hiking and proceed to Lake Naivasha for check in. You will later go for a boat cruise along the lake seeing Hippos plus other aquatic animals in the lake. End the day with an African sun setting over the horizon.

Day 5: Head to Masai Mara Game Reserve

On this day after breakfast and check out, you will embark on a 6 hours drive to Masai Mara. You will have en-route stopovers for photography if you want to and proceed to the lodge for hot lunch. Later head out for game drives viewing wildlife in the reserve and return to your lodge for a rest.

Day 6:  Game Drives in Masai Mara

You will spend this day in the wild having a full wildlife blast of the Mara ecosystem.  Look out for predators like lions & leopards, rhinos, buffaloes, herds of elephants as well as a number of birds.

Day 7: Transfer back to Nairobi (5 to 6 hours drive)

Go for a game drive as you exit the park for a transfer back to Nairobi. You will arrive in the evening for a drop off at your Hotel or airport for departure depending on schedule.

End of tour.