5 Days Safari to Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Aberdare National Park
The safari is based on a group joining safari to Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru and a private safari to Aberdare National Park
Day 1: Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve
At 8 o'clock you will be picked up from your Nairobi Hotel and commence the driver to Maasai Mara via the great rift valley point where you will have a breaking view of the floor of the rift valley. Lunch will be picnic on the way. In the afternoon after cheking in, you will start off with a game drive at Mara. Return back to the camp for a sumptuous buffer dinner ending with good time for resting at the camp.
Day 2: Full Day Game Drive in Maasai Mara
Spend the full day exploring Mara in the search of the big five. You will have a picnic lunch in the reserve as you scale the Mara beauty sited at the banks of Mara River.
A balloon safari at USD 400 per person (optional) can be organized early morning on this day then proceed with the normal program. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place: the great migration. This is the annual migration of millions of wildbeest and zebra from Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following on their heels are the predators of Savanna- Lions, cheeters, jackal, hyenas and Vultures.
Day 3: Depart Maasai Mara to Nakuru
You will enjoy the last early morning game drive in Mara reserve followed by breakfast. There after, commence drive to Nakuru. Upon arrival at 6pm you will spend the night at the hotel and have dinner.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru to Aberdares National Park
You will have an early breakfast and depart at 7am straight to the park. Its a small park with magnificent, rare white rhinos which is part of the big five. There is a possibility to see the pink flamingoes. The game lasts 3hrs, after which you are picked up by your driver for a private safari to Aberdare National park arriving in time for lunch at Aberdares Country Club. After lunch you are transferred to the park by the lodge vehicle.
The park provides a habitat for elephants, black rhinos, leopards sported hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos and many more. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest Hogs, bongos and many types of big cats. You can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the river and camping in the moorlands. You can also enjoy bird viewing with over 250 speacies of birds in the park.
Dinner and overnight at the Ark Lodge.
Day 5: Aberdare to Nairobi
Early morning viewing of animals at the lodge deck. Have breakfast and at 9am, and drive back to Nairobi with a drop off at your hotel or at the airport.
- 4 nights accommodation
- All park entrance fee: Mara Lake Nakuru and Aberdares
- All meals as per itinerery
- All transport in a van with a pop roof for easy game viewing
- Our assistance at any point
- Bottled water
- Pick up and drop off at the hotel or the airport.
- Drinks eg alcohol
- Maasai village
- Balloon safari