Maasai Mara, often referred to as “The Mara,” is one of Africa’s most famous and extraordinary wildlife conservation areas. Maasai Mara is located in southwestern Kenya, along the border with Tanzania. It is part of the larger Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Wildlife Abundance, The Mara is renowned for its remarkable biodiversity and is home to the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros) and numerous other wildlife species, making it a prime destination for safaris.
The Mara is famous for being a key location for the annual Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest and zebras traverse the region in search of greener pastures. This natural spectacle is one of the most remarkable wildlife events globally and usually occurs from July to October.The reserve features stunning landscapes, including vast grasslands, acacia forests, and the meandering Mara River, providing a dramatic backdrop for wildlife viewing and photography.
The Maasai people, who inhabit the surrounding areas, play an integral role in the park’s culture and heritage. Visitors have the opportunity to engage with the Maasai community and learn about their unique way of life. The Mara is also a paradise for birdwatchers, with over 450 bird species identified in the region.
Lake Nakuru is situated in the Great Rift Valley, about 157 kilometers (97 miles) northwest of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city. Lake Nakuru is internationally celebrated for its vast flocks of flamingos, both lesser and greater, which create a mesmerizing pink hue around its shores. They feed on the abundant algae in the alkaline waters.
In addition to flamingos, the lake and its surrounding national park are home to various other wildlife, including rhinos, lions, leopards, giraffes, zebras, and numerous bird species.
Both Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru are exceptional destinations in their own right, offering unique wildlife experiences, stunning landscapes, and the opportunity to connect with the rich cultural heritage of Kenya’s Maasai people. These destinations are among Kenya’s most celebrated natural treasures and continue to be popular choices for tourists and wildlife enthusiasts from around the world.
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel around 7.00 am and meet up with other travelers and depart Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve with a stopover at the Great Rift Valley Viewpoint. You will arrive in Maasai Mara late in the afternoon or early evening and then proceed for a game drive. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at Enchoro Campsite
After breakfast, you will leave with a picnic lunch packed for you. You will spend a full day exploring this unique
park which forms the northern part of the famous Serengeti National Park. The game drive will be up to the Mara River returning late in the evening for meals and your overnight stay at Enchoro Campsite
After breakfast have time to visit the Masai Village and learn of there culture and depart to Lake Nakuru, You will have a picnic lunch en-route in mai mahiu. You are going to arrive in Nakuru early in the evening and check into the hotel. You'll have dinner and your overnight stay at the Hotel
After breakfast, proceed for a game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park which is world-renowned for its masses of flamingos and is often referred to as the "Pink Lake". Besides birds, it is possible to see small game like waterbuck, impala, rhino and buffalo in the surrounding gardens. After lunch, depart to Nairobi arriving at around 4/5 pm in the evening.
This tour starts and ends in Nairobi town
Please book your arrival and departure flights
This tour does not include accommodation before and after the tour. However, this may arranged by Safiriltd at your interest