5 days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Budget safari 

Are you looking for a budget friendly Kenya wildlife safari, this 5 days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Budget Safari is an ideal Kenya Budget Safari Package for you. The package offers a visit to Kenya’s most popular wildlife destinations – Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve where you will be treated to amazing sights of animals including the Big Five – lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants and rhinos and many bird species including flamingoes.

Highlights of 5 days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Budget safari  

  • Day 01: Start of your Safari from Nairobi
  • Day 02 -3: Start the day with an early morning game drive in Masai Mara
  • Day 04: Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru
  • Day 05: Return to Nairobi

Detailed itinerary of 5 days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Budget safari  

Day 01: Start of your Safari from Nairobi

Your Driver-Guide shall collect you from your hotel in Nairobi for start of the safari, with an 8am departure for a picturesque drive descending the Great Rift Valley and onwards to Masai Mara, Kenya’s famous game reserve. From Nairobi to Maasai Mara it is a drive if approximately 5 hours.

You will be in a private safari vehicle. You will stop briefly enroute at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint to enjoy the stunning views of the largest Valley in the world, said to be visible from outer space. Arrive at your camp in Masai Mara for a leisurely lunch. Your afternoon game drive starts at 3.30pm, allowing spotting of the amazing wildlife in the reserve ranging from the Big Cats such as Lion, Leopard & Cheetah to Rhino, Elephant and Wildebeest. Our Driver-Guide will try his best to show you not just the ”Big Five” animals but the ”Big Nine” as well. Return to your tented camp by 6.30pm.
Dinner and overnight at Mara Sentrim

Day 02 -3: Start the day with an early morning game drive in Masai Mara

You shall be taken on two game drives today, one in the morning from 6.15am to 9am, before breakfast and the other in the late afternoon after lunch from 3.30pm to 6.30pm.

Early mornings and late afternoons are considered the best time to spot animals in Masai Mara as they are at their most active. As your safari is private, your game drive timings are flexible, convenient if travelling with children or if on a honeymoon when you perhaps want to lie in longer on some of the days. You may also choose to have a full day game drive – exploring Masai Mara National Reserve for a whole day with a packed lunch box. Return in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at the lodge as above.

Day 04: Masai Mara to Lake Nakuru

After a relaxed breakfast, you will start your journey to Lake Nakuru National Park by 9 am. Lake Nakuru National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a Bird & Rhino Sanctuary where you will get to see lions, leopards, giraffes and flamingoes.

Arrive in the park by midday and proceed to your booked accommodation for a leisurely lunch. In the afternoon you will go for a comprehensive game drive of this scenic park including visits to viewpoints offering superb photo opportunities. . Return to the lodge/camp for by 6.30pm.

5 days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Budget safari 
Lake Nakuru

Dinner and overnight at Ziwa Bush Lodge.

Day 05: Return to Nairobi

Have a leisurely breakfast and head to the park for a game drive, exit and embark on a journey back to Nairobi with brief stops along the way at the Rift Valley Escarpment. Arrive in Nairobi three hours later, be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home or drop off at your overnight hotel.

 End of 5 Days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Budget Safari

Included in Quotation

  • 4 Nights’ accommodation as per itinerary
  • 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)
  • National parks entry fees

Excluded on your Quotation

  • Flight air tickets
  • Drinks (Juices, alcohol)
  • Tips for waiters and drivers.
  • Hot air balloon
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, emails, airtime etc.
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