6 Days Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara safari

6 Days Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara safari

6 Days Samburu, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara safari package is a perfect safari package for tourists interested in wilderness, beautiful scenery, animals  including the big five and birds. This package takes you on a safari visit to three amazing tourist destinations that is samburu national reserve, lake Nakuru national park and Masai Mara national reserve.

Highlights of the safari

Detailed itinerary of the safari

Day 1: Arrival and transfer from Nairobi – samburu national reserve

The first day of the safari you are to arrive in Nairobi and then transfer to samburu national reserve which marks the start of your safari, on this day you will be picked from airport upon your arrival by Focus East Africa Tours representative and safari driver. Then you will embark on your journey to samburu national reserve, depending on the time of your arrival you can go for an evening game drive for encounter of predators like lions, leopards and many more. Samburu national reserve is a great ecological habitant famous for a lioness which adopted a young Oryx calf, after the experience you will drive to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 2: full day samburu national reserve

The second day of the safari is for a full day of adventure in the plains of samburu national reserve, on this day you are to wake up early in the morning for breakfast and drive to the park. Once in the park you will embark on a game drive which is an opportunity for you to encounter of animals such as lions, African elephants, cape buffaloes, leopards, cheetah, zebras, Masai giraffe, beisa Oryx, greater and lesser kadu, gerenuk, impala, warthogs, Grant’s gazelle, waterbuck, Kirk’s dik-dik and many. You are to have a picnic lunch set on the banks of the river which is a thrilling treat of its own as you enjoy a combination of mouthwatering meals and nature filled with animals and birds such as grey headed kingfisher, sunbirds, bee-eaters, Marabou stork, tawny eagle, verreaux’s eagle, bateleur, vulturine guinea fowl, yellow necked spur fowl, lilac-breasted roller, secretary bird, superb starling, northern red-billed hornbill, yellow-billed horn bill and many. After lunch you will go for another game drive and in the evening you drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from

Luxury: samburu sopa lodge

Midrange: Boran resort and spa

Budget: Samburu intrepids

Day 3: transfer from samburu to Lake Nakuru national park

The third day of the safari for a morning game and transfer from Samburu national reserve to lake Nakuru national park, on this day you will wake up early in the morning for breakfast, checkout of your lodge and drive to the park for an early morning game drive. On the game drive you will see a number of animals such as African elephants, cape buffaloes, leopards, cheetah, zebras, Masai giraffe, beisa Oryx and many more. You will exit the park after the game drive and head for Nakuru town to Lake Nakuru national park, you are to enter the park in time for lunch which you will have at your lodge after checking in. in the afternoon you will go for an afternoon game drive, Lake Nakuru national park is a scenic national park with lake Nakuru as the major attraction in the park as it is crowded by hundreds of flamingoes, pelicans and other bird species. on the game drive you will spot animals such as buffaloes, giraffes, hyenas, rhinos, elands and many more as they graze in the short savannah grasslands and around the shores of lake Nakuru drinking water. At lake Nakuru you will enjoy sights of the pink shade on lake created by flamingoes, in the evening you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from

Luxury: Flamingo Hill tented camp

Midrange: Hill court resort and Spa

Budget: Vienna woods holiday inn hotel

Day 4: transfer from Lake Nakuru national park to Masai Mara national reserve

The fourth day of the safari is for a morning game drive and for a transfer from Lake Nakuru national park to Masai Mara national reserve, on this day you will wake up early in the morning for breakfast, checkout of your lodge and head to the park for an early morning game drive. On the game drive you will see many animals such as rhinos, leopards, lions, cheetahs, buffaloes and many birds such as lesser and greater flamingoes, pelicans and many more. After the game drive you will exit the park and embark on your journey to Masai Mara national reserve which is a drive of approximately 6-7 hours, on your way you will visit Lake Naivasha for amazing views. You are arrive in Masai Mar national reserve in late evening, check into your lodge and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from

Luxury:  Mara river camp

Midrange: Angama Mara

Budget: Talek bush camp

Day 5: full day Masai Mara national reserve

On the fifth day of safari you are to have a full day game drive in Masai Mara national reserve, on this day you will wake up early in morning for breakfast and drive to the park. Masai Mara national reserve is an excellent home for a variety of animal species such as the big five 5 and is known for experiencing the world’s spectacle which is the wildebeest migration, animals in Masai Mara national reserve include lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, zebras, wildebeests, gazelles, cheetah, hartebeests, impalas and many more. On the game drive  you will spot these beautiful animals from the widow of your car as the graze in the savannah plains of the park on the game drive you will visit Mara river which is an excellent spot for viewing animals as they come to drink water and also you can spot the glorious wildebeest migration. You will have picnic lunch which is set on the banks of Mara River after lunch you will go for another game drive, in the evening you will drive back to your lodge have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 6: transfer from Masai mar national reserve to Nairobi

The sixth which is the last the day of the safari is for a morning game driver and transfer from Masai Mara to Nairobi for a drop off, on this day you will wake up early in the morning for early morning breakfast and check out of your lodge heading for the park for an early morning game drive. After the game drive you will embark on your journey to Nairobi where you will arrive in the late afternoon, in Nairobi you will have lunch then be dropped off either at the hotel or at the airport for your departure flight back home.

Safari inclusions

  • English driver and guide
  • accommodation throughout the safari
  • transportation in a private vehicle
  • park fees
  • bottled water

Safari exclusions

  • alcoholic drinks
  • tips
  • international flights
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