MARA – LAKE NAKURU

Masai Giraffe

Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park are the most popular tourist destinations in Kenya- Africa. Mara game reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley: in primarily open Savannah grassland!

The Masai Mara game reserve: is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing destination. The annual wildebeest’s and zebra migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in the month of July and departing in the month of November.

We have more than 95 species of mammals, reptiles amphibians, reptiles and over 450 birds species which have been recorded in the Maasai Mara national reserve.

Lake Nakuru National Park is located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The park has woodland and bushy grassland. This is a beautiful wildlife haven for all visitors. They can enjoy the wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges to the Lake Nakuru itself. It is ideal for bird watching, hiking,picnic and game drives.

NAIROBI – MASAI MARA

Day 1: We depart Nairobi at 7:30am and drive to Masai Mara Via Narok town to the game reserve in time for lunch. We will embark on an early evening game drive up to 6:00pm. We will stay at either: Emboo River, Sanctuary Olonana, Mpata Safari Club, Instinct of the Mara, Masai Mara Engai Wilderness lodge, Rekero Camp, The Mara Sun Lodge, II Moran Lodge, Mara Bush Camp, Mara Legends Safari Camp, Nalepomara lodge, or any other lodge / camp of choice.

MASAI MARA

DAY 2: With lunchboxes, we will proceed for a full day game viewing in search for the ‘Big 5’ namely: lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and the elusive black rhino. We will have our lunch near the Hippo pool on the banks of Mara river. We then return to the lodge / camp by 6pm where we will take our dinner and overnight stay.

MASAI MARA – L.NAKURU

DAY 3: We can procced for a pre-breakfast game drive at 6:30am. We then return to the lodge / camp for breakfast. An optional visit to a Masai village as we drive to Lake Nakuru national park for lunch. Afternoon spent at Leisure. Stay at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, Lake Nakuru Lodge, Top Cliff Lodge, or any other place of choice for dinner and overnight stay.

LAKE NAKURU – NAIROBI

DAY 4: After breakfast, we will proceed to the National Park. With a pink sea of flamingos lapping at its shores, rich area of grassland, euphorbia and acacia forests, and rocky cliffs supporting a myriad of animal and bird species, this is one of the best parks to visit. Grazing or lazing white rhinos, the shy black rhino are present here. With luck, you can catch a glimpse of the rare tree climbing lions. Warthog are common all over. Herds’ of water-bucks and buffaloes roam freely.

Reed-buck and the Thompson gazelles can be found further in bushes, where there is also a chance of seeing a leopard. Around the cliffs, we can catch the site of hyrax and birds of prey amid the countless baboons. Schools of hippos submerging in the water or grazing in the open grassland gives us a panoramic picture.

We drive back to Nairobi having experienced the Masai Mara- Lake Nakuru safari adventure after lunch, where the tour ends. https://traverseafrika.com/