5 Days Masai Mara safari tours in Kenya, and the Great Rift Valley Lakes

Best Of Kenya Safari Tours To Lake Elementaita, Nakuru And Masai Mara Game Reserve Adventures from Nairobi ending in Nairobi with Airport drop off


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Overview

5 Days Masai Mara safari tours in Kenya, and the Great Rift Valley Lakes overview

Game Viewing: In the southern part of the park, you are guaranteed to see most of the Kenyan animals found in Samburu, namely: cheetahs, lions, leopards, impalas, buffalo, hippos, and dik-diks, as well as the native gerenuk, Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, and Beisa Oryx.

You are guaranteed to see most animals during the dry season as they converge at the Usaso Nyiro River, their main source of water during the long dry weather. Elephants are also spotted during this time, and you can watch the Nile crocodiles swim in the river.


Detailed Itinerary

5 Days Masai Mara safari tours in Kenya, and the Great Rift Valley Lakes detailed trip itinerary

Arrival: Pick up from Airport followed by a transfer to the Hotel of your choice booked by you/ We can as well help you this one booked.

Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Elementaita

Your safari begins at Nairobi at 7.30 AM when we pick you from your hotel or the airport. We drive for 2 hours through the rift valley escarpment and on to Lake Elementaita Kenya. Check in at The Pelican Lodge at Lake Elementaita Kenya, relax and have lunch.

In the afternoon take a walk along the shores of Lake Elementaita to view the birdlife that includes the pelicans, the flamingos and a host of other bird species. Enjoy your dinner and overnight rest at The Pelican Lodge at Lake Elementaita Kenya. The pelican lodge at Lake Elementaita Kenya is an exclusive one and we believe you will enjoy your stay.

Day 2: Nakuru national park

After a hearty breakfast at 7:30 AM you will be driven to the lake Nakuru national park. In this park, you will be able to view the myriads of flamingos, the rhinos grazing on the lake shore. Lake Nakuru is a rhino sanctuary and you can also see other wildlife species like the zebras, buffaloes and the elephants.

At 1.00pm leave the park and return to the lodge for a hot lunch. In the afternoon take a swim or just relax at your cottage balcony to enjoy the magnificent views of Lake Elementaita. Dinner and overnight at The Pelican Lodge at Lake Elementaita Kenya.

Day 3: Nakuru to Maasai Mara Game Reserve

After your breakfast drive for 5 hrs through Narok, to the Maasai Mara National Reserve to arrive in time for lunch at The Ol Moran Tented Camp at Maasai Mara Kenya. After lunch, take a game-drive in this world-famous reserve. Offering an abundance of herbivores, the Mara makes the ideal hunting ground for Kenya's famous big cats and hosts her largest population of lions. It also offers the best chance of spotting a leopard in the wild. Other predators include cheetah and spotted hyena. All meals and overnight at the Ol Moran Tented Camp at Maasai Mara Kenya.

Day 4: Maasai Mara national reserve

After breakfast take a full day game drive with picnic lunch. Historically teaming with wildlife, the Mara is famous for the large herds of elephant and buffalo that meander its plains; also for the fat pods of hippo that wallow in its mud-brown rivers.

Other stars include the distinctive Maasai giraffe, plum-colored topi, Coke's hartebeest, Grant's and Thomson's gazelle, zebra, impala, Kirk's dik-dik, bushbuck, waterbuck, and red duiker. The Reserve also boasts plentiful Nile crocodile, monitor lizard, baboon, vervet, blue and red-tailed monkeys, nocturnal bush babies, and tree hyrax. There are over 550 resident and migratory species of birds. Meals and overnight at the Ol Moran Tented

Day 5: Maasai Mara to Nairobi

Today you wake up early to a pre-breakfast game ride, this will give you a chance to locate the shy animals. Return to the Ol Moran Tented Camp at Maasai Mara Kenya for breakfast at 09:30 hours, and then drive back to Nairobi arriving in the midafternoon where your safari ends.

Cost:  (i).1245 USD per person sharing group joining the safari.

           (ii). Private Safari (Just the two of you + the guide for the entire) = 1490 USD per head.  

Included & Excluded

What's Included

5 Days Masai Mara safari tours in Kenya, and the Great Rift Valley Lakes includes

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • The airport picks up and drops off.
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long-range high-frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each minivan carries safari accessories including wildlife books, beanbags to support cameras on car doors and window sills, binoculars, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers
  • Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary

Price Guide by Season

High Season
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Peak Season
July, Aug, Sept, Oct Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Low Season
April, May, June Economy Standard Luxury
2 persons booked together $ $ $
4 persons booked together $ $ $
6 persons booked together $ $ $
Single Room Extra $ $ $
Children below 3 Years Free Free Free
Children between 3-12 Years 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate 75% of adult rate

Christmass Extra
21st Dec - 3rd Jan Economy Standard Luxury
Price Per Person $ $ $

Accommodation Options

Lake Elementaita

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Lake Nakuru National Park

Luxury lodge / tented camp option
Standard lodge/ tented camp option
Economy lodge/ tented camp option
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping

Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Luxury lodge / tented camp option Mara Sarova Camp, Mara Simba Lodge, Maran Serena Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Keekorok Lodge
Standard lodge/ tented camp option Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, AA Lodge/Camp, Elangate Olerai Camp
Economy lodge/ tented camp option Olmoran Tented Camp, Sentrim Mara Camp
Budget Tented Camp/ Basic Camping