6 Days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli Safari

6 Days Kenya Safari to Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli Safari

The 6 Days Kenya Safari leads travelers to three of Kenya’s best tourist destinations to experience the extraordinary attractions that each place offers. Kick-starting from Nairobi City, the trip leads to Masai Mara National Reserve, makes a stop to Lake Nakuru National Park and ends with a visit to Amboseli National Park.

6 Days Kenya SafariMasai Mara National Reserve in the south-west of the country features over 151,000 hectares of rolling savannah plains and other mind-boggling vistas that will make you fall in love with Africa’s wilderness. Popular for being one of the 7 natural wonders of Africa, this Reserve came into existence in 1961 as a Wildlife Sanctuary.

If your dream for African safaris has always been to come across high concentration of wildlife, then Masai Mara is the best place to see big five game (the Black and white Rhinoceros, lions, African bush elephants, leopards and leopards), Masai giraffes, Grant’s zebras, Thomson’s gazelles, wildebeests, Hippos, cheetahs, Honey badgers, Crocodiles, Caracals, bat-eared foxes, African golden wolves, side-striped jackals, giant elands, African civets, Aardwolves, Topis, Kobs, serval cats, Otters, genets, Mongoose, Roan antelopes, to mention but a few.

Set in the southern side of Nakuru Town, Lake Nakuru National Park was named after Lake Nakuru-one of the Rift Valley Lakes. For your visit to this Park, expect sights of southern white Rhinos, warthogs, yellow baboons, Eastern black Rhinos, Defassa waterbucks, leopards, Rothschild giraffes, cheetahs, lions and African rock pythons.

This Park is more of a birding hot spot with over 300 bird species that include lesser and greater flamingos, African fish eagles, Goliath herons, pied kingfishers, Hammerkop, Verreaux’s eagles, white-winged black terns, ducks, and little grebes among others.

About 150 miles south-east of the Capital is Amboseli National Park, a beautiful safari destination covering an area of 151 square miles. This small Protected Area is known for its free-ranging elephants and the views of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro (highest mountain in Africa).

Other beautiful sights at this destination are Grant’s zebras, African bush elephants, blue wildebeests, impalas, Masai giraffes, Cape buffaloes, cheetahs, lions, spotted hyenas and many others.

6 Days Kenya Safari Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Nairobi City/Airport-Masai Mara National Reserve.
  • Day 2: Explore Masai Mara National Park in a full day game drive.
  • Day 3: Spectacular Masai Mara National Reserve-secluded Lake Nakuru National Park.
  • Day 4: The stunning Lake Nakuru National Park-Amboseli National Park.
  • Day 5: Full day wildlife viewing in Amboseli National Park.
  • Day 6: The iconic Amboseli National Park-Nairobi City.

Detailed Itinerary of the 6 Days Kenya Safari

Day 1: Nairobi City/Airport-Masai Mara National Reserve

Meet and greet with your private safari driver is on arrival into Kenya or at the place of lodging in Nairobi City. After the moment of acquaintanceship and briefing, leave Nairobi City behind and drive southwest to Masai Mara National Reserve.

The journey starts by 7:00am and goes through the Great Rift Valley area where you will have the first stop for photography as well as get a chance to appreciate the beauty of Mother Nature. Continue further with the journey, arriving the safari destination by afternoon for lunch at the reserved Kenya Safari Camp. Settle in, have lunch and relax till evening when your first game drive is scheduled.

Masai Mara National Reserve is popular for its wide array of wildlife species such as lions, Masai giraffes, yellow baboons, leopards, warthogs, African bush elephants, Defassa waterbucks, Cape buffaloes, bushbucks, impalas, wildebeests, Grant’s zebras, warthogs, gazelles, lesser kudu, Roan antelopes and many others, some of which will be encountered during this game drive. A delicious dinner and quiet night awaits you at the Safari Camp.

Overnight stay at:

  • Luxury: Ol Seki Hemingway’s Mara Camp or Angama Mara
  • Midrange: Oldarpoi Mara camp or Talek Bush Camp.
  • Budget: Enchoro Wildlife Camp or Semadep Mara Camp.

Meals: Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2: Explore Masai Mara National Park in a full day game drive

This wonderfully rewarding day begins with breakfast at the Kenya Safari Camp, after which venture into the heart of this African wilderness with packed lunch, to search for different animals that call the Reserve home.

Views of Klipspringers, cheetahs, gazelles, leopards, jackals, lions, black rhinos, African bush elephants, jackals, Defassa waterbucks, Hippos, Dik-dik, Roan antelopes, bushbucks and many others are expected during this wildlife viewing experience.

Not to miss out on any minute during the activity, picnic lunch will be enjoyed in the middle of the wilderness and the game drive continues until evening when you get back to the Camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight stay at:

  • Luxury: Ol Seki Hemingway’s Mara Camp or Angama Mara
  • Midrange: Oldarpoi Mara camp or Talek Bush Camp.
  • Budget: Enchoro Wildlife Camp or Semadep Mara Camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Incredible Masai Mara National Reserve-secluded Lake Nakuru National Park

Our next destination is Lake Nakuru National Park, home to the lesser and greater flamingos found within the Great Rift Valley floor.

The day also starts early with sumptuous breakfast followed by the long drive with more views of animals- lions, Klipspringers, Dik-diks, cheetahs, zebras, gazelles, leopards, jackals, Roan antelopes, black rhinos, African bush elephants, jackals, Defassa waterbucks and many others while exiting Masai Mara National Reserve.

Receive an animal-filled welcome and continue to the Lodge/Camp for lunch. Your next two nights will be spent here and option of birding, game viewing and hiking among others.

Overnight at:

  • Luxury: Flamingo Hill Tented Camp or Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge.
  • Midrange: Ziwa Bush Lodge or Lakira Camp.
  • Budget: Lake Nakuru Lodge or Kambi Amani Eco-Camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4: The stunning Lake Nakuru National Park-Amboseli National Park

Arise to the beautiful sound of the African wilderness in Lake Nakuru National Park with mouthwatering breakfast. Afterwards, start the search for different animals found in this Park such as Hippos, Black Rhinos, Masai giraffes, Cape buffaloes, Grant’s zebras, white Rhinos, leopards and many others.

After this drive, be prepared for another long drive to Amboseli National Park, where views of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro will be enjoyed. Spend the rest of this day relaxing at the Lodge after lunch, while waiting to be treated to a candle-lit dinner then overnight.

Overnight at:

  • Luxury: Tortilis Camp or Kibo Safari Camp.
  • Midrange: AA Lodges or Sentrim Amboseli Camp.
  • Midrange: Kimana Amboseli Cultural Camping or Masai Simba Camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Full day wildlife viewing in Amboseli National Park

Amboseli national park
Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is undoubtedly a small Safari destination in Kenya but what it offers to visitors makes it worth adding on your itinerary.

After enjoying breakfast and properly preparing for this lifetime adventure, start the wildlife viewing journey right from your Safari Camp/Lodge with sights of free-ranging elephants, leopards, Hippos, Grant’s zebras, Masai giraffes, Hippos, Cape buffaloes, Rhinos and many others.

While on the game drive, enjoy the far-flung views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Lunch will be at the Safari Camp/Lodge and this take you to the next activity of the day-visit to Masai village/community. Join the fun in taking part in their cultural dances, touring their homesteads, learning about their art and crafts, to mention but a few.

Overnight at:

  • Luxury: Tortilis Camp or Kibo Safari Camp.
  • Midrange: AA Lodges or Sentrim Amboseli Camp.
  • Midrange: Kimana Amboseli Cultural Camping or Masai Simba Camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 6: The iconic Amboseli National Park – End of 6 Days Kenya Safari

Have breakfast and go for your last game drive of the trip to see big cats before sunrise and later exit for Nairobi City. En-route lunch at Emali Town and arrive the Airport or Hotel late afternoon. This marks the end of our 6 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli Safari.

End of 6 Days Kenya Safari

 

Our 6 Days Kenya Safari to Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli Safari package includes;

  • Meals as indicated in the day by day plan.
  • Entrance fees for the National Parks/Reserve.
  • 5 nights’ accommodation as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Services of a professional private driver.
  • All relevant Government taxes (especially VAT).
  • Airport transfers.
  • All activities, except the ones indicated as optional.
  • Ground transport by a cozy 4WD Vehicle.

Our 6 Days Kenya Safari to Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli Safari package excludes;

  • Domestic or International flights.
  • Hotel fees for Nairobi (before and after the safari).
  • Personal items such as visa fees, cigarettes, medical and travel insurance, drinks, souvenirs, laundry fees, telephone calls and many others.

 

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