The 4 Days Lake Nakuru and Maasai Mara Safari is a carefully designed package that introduces you to a Magical Kenyan Safari. This Safari takes you to Lake Nakuru National Park which is heavenly endowed with Pink Flamingos and also Maasai Mara which is famous for its annual migration of millions of wildebeests and the availability of the Big 5 mammal species.
Lake Nakuru National Park also known as a “Beautiful bird Haven” is located in the West Central Kenya and it is one of the saline lakes of the lake system lying within the Great rift valley of Eastern Africa. The park boosts of over 400 bird species including vast numbers of pink flamingoes, Abyssinian thrush, large flocks of pelicans, Bateleur, Arrow-marked babbler, and also mammals like waterbucks, impalas, warthogs, elands, lions, leopards, hippopotamus, giraffes, black and white rhinos, African wild dog, vervet monkeys, olive baboon, colobus monkeys and many more.
Maasai Mara National Reserve is located in the South Western region of Kenya along the Great Rift Valley area in Norok County Kenya adjacent to Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. Maasai Mara National Reserve was established in 1961 as a wildlife sanctuary covering an area of 520 sqkm of the current Mara Triangle. Later it was converted into a Game Reserve and by 1984 the park had a total area of 1510sqkm. The park is dotted with acacia trees, shrubs and bushes and has 2 draining rivers which are Maasai Mara River and Talek River. The park is a unique wildlife conservation haven famous for its Natural diversity of wildlife like the Big 5 mammals which are Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes and Rhinos in large numbers as well as other mammals like Cheetahs, zebras, wildebeests, crocodiles, hippos, giraffes, duikers, impala hartebeests, roan antelopes, topi, wildebeest and Thomson’s gazelles. The park also boosts of over 500 bird species like Bateleur, Secretary bird, Schawlow’s turaco, Abdim’s stork, Hammerkops, Temminck’s courser, Southern ground hornbill, Usambiro barbet, Saddle-billed stork, Giant kingfisher, Woolly-necked stork, Black-headed heron, Giant kingfisher, African jacana, Crowned lapwing, Malachite kingfisher, Grey-headed kingfisher among others. Maasai Mara National Reserve is also famous for its annual Wildebeest Beast Migration where Millions of these creatures migrate from Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park which occurs between July and October making it one of the 7 Wonders of the World.
Day 1: Pick up from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or your Hotel – Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park – Evening Game drive
The 4 Days Maasai Mara Lake Nakuru Safari will begin with a pick up from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or your Hotel by our Professional Driver guide from Paradise Adventure Vacations who will meet and greet you, he will then brief you about the Safari and thereafter transfer you to Lake Nakuru located in the Northwestern region of Kenya and it will take about 3 hours. Upon reaching, you will check into your accommodation for a hearty lunch and have relaxation. Later you will have a short game drive around Lake Nakuru to watch the eye-catching flocks of the Greater and the lesser flamingos which color the shores of Lake Nakuru pink, you will take various memorable pictures and then later proceed to the Rhino sanctuary which is a home to about 100 white rhinos and 50 black rhinos. Return back to your lodge for dinner and an overnight.
Day 2: Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve – Evening to Night Game Drive
Your day 2 of the 4 Days Maasai Mara Lake Nakuru Safari will begin with a hot delicious breakfast and thereafter check out of your lodge and transfer to Maasai Mara National Reserve which is about 4 hours drive from Lake Nakuru. Upon arrival, you will check into your accommodation for a hearty lunch and have rest. Later you will proceed for an evening to night game drive with an armed park ranger and spotlight torches to help you see nocturnals in the dark as they hunt for their prey like lions, Leopards, hyenas, Cheetahs and also Rhinos, elephants, hippos while feeding on short grass. Return back later to your lodge for your dinner and an overnight.
Day 3: Maasai Mara National Reserve – Full day Game Drive
After your delicious breakfast, you will embark on a full day game drive with your packed lunch which will give you an encounter with mammal species like zebras, wildebeests, hippos, giraffes, duikers, impala hartebeests, roan antelopes, topi, wildebeest and Thomson’s gazelles, rhinos, buffaloes, elephants and if lucky you will as well spot leopards, lions, hyenas. Later in the evening hours, return back to your lodge with an amazing evening game drive with an armed park ranger as well as spotlight torches to help you easily spot the nocturnals in the night as they hunt and feed on their prey for example the lions, leopards, hippos, hyenas, cheetahs among others. You will then return back for your dinner and an overnight.
Day 4: Early Morning Game Drive – Transfer back to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or you Hotel
On this final day of your Safari, you will have an early morning breakfast and then check out of the accommodation, you will thereafter proceed for your last encounter with the mammals as you exit the park to proceed to the airport in order to catch up with your flight or spend another night in Nairobi City. You will have a lunch enroute to your destination. Thank you so much for specifically choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations for your 4 Days Maasai Mara Lake Nakuru Safari and we hope to see you again!!!