7 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli safari

This 7 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli safari takes you on a visit to Kenya’s most famous national park and reserves including Masai Mara national reserve, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli national park. These popular Kenya wildlife destinations are known for hosting a diversity of wildlife, flora and great scenery.

On this safari, you will enjoy watching a variety of animals including lions, cheetahs, leopards, bat eared, hartebeests, zebras, wildebeests, elephants, cape buffaloes, hippos and Nile crocodiles among others.

This 7 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli safari is ideal for wildlife lovers, photographers, groups, families, bird watchers and couples. On this midrange Kenya safari package, you will spend 3 nights in Maasai Mara national reserve, 1 night in Lake Nakuru and 2 nights in Amboseli national park.

Detailed itinerary of 7 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli safari

  • DAY 1: Transfer to Maasai Mara national reserve
  • DAY 2&3: Full day game viewing in Masai Mara National Reserve
  • DAY 4: Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve to Lake Nakuru national park
  • Day 5: morning game drive and transfer to Amboseli national park
  • Day 6: full day game drive in Amboseli
  • Day 7: transfer back to Nairobi

Detailed itinerary of 7 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli safari

DAY 1: Transfer to Maasai Mara national reserve

You will be picked from your hotel in Nairobi City after breakfast or from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport upon arrival by our safari guide and transfer to Maasai Mara national reserve on a drive of 5-6 hours.   Along the way you will have a stopover in Narok town where you will interact with the locals and get a chance to buy some beautiful and unique handmade pieces, you will have another stopover in the rift valley view point where you will be able to get scenic views of the rift valley escarpments.

7 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli safari
wildebeest migration

Arrive in the reserve in time for lunch after checking into your lodge, in the afternoon you will go for a game viewing searching for animals such as as lions, wildebeests, cape buffaloes, gazelles, leopards, African elephants, cheetahs among others. In the evening you will head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Dinner and overnight at AA Mara Sentrim

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Driving time: 5-6 Hours’ drive

DAY 2&3: Full day game viewing in Masai Mara National Reserve

On the 3nd and 3rd days of the 4 days Masai Mara safari you will have 2 full days exploring the savannah plains of Masai, game drives start as early as 08:00 am in the morning after breakfast. You are to go for with your packed lunch for picnic lunch then proceed with the game viewing experience.  Full day game drive in Masai Mara national reserve offers a chance to witness animals in the reserve such as Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Leopard and Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Hippo, oribi, olive baboons, klipspringer, kirk’s dik dik, and Zebra among others. At around 06:00 pm you will head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

DAY 4: Transfer from Masai Mara National Reserve to Lake Nakuru national park

After breakfast, you will enjoy the last game drive in Maasai Mara, exit the reserve and head on a drive back to Lake Nakuru national park – a birder’s haven and a rhino sanctuary. You will arrive in the park in time for lunch at your lodge, in the afternoon you will go for a game drive on which you will watch a variety of animals including rhinos, giraffes, leopards and large numbers of flamingoes on the shores of Lake Nakuru. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Ziwa Bush Lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5: morning game drive and transfer to Amboseli national park

After breakfast, you will exit the park and head to Amboseli national park with en-route game drive, along the way you will enjoy the scenic country side of Kenya. When you arrive in Amboseli national park you will be welcomed by the scenic views of Mount Kilimanjaro’s snowcapped summit, you will head to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon you will return for an afternoon game drive. Have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation: AA Amboseli Lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6: full day game drive in Amboseli

After breakfast, you will head to the park for a full day of game drives in the scenic landscape of the park comprising of swamps and savannah plains, the park hosts large herds of elephants, leopards, herds of roan antelopes, common zebras, cheetahs, wild dogs, giraffe, hyrax and over 600 bird species.  In the evening, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

7 days Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli safari
Amboseli National Park Elephants

Accommodation: AA Amboseli Lodge

Day 7: transfer back to Nairobi

Wake up early for breakfast and head to the park for a morning game drive, then bid farewell to the park and embark on a journey back to Nairobi. Along the way you will have lunch and when you arrive in Nairobi you will be dropped off at the hotel or at the airport for your departure flight back home.

End of 7 days Maasai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli safari   

Quotation Inclusions

  • Park fees
  • All mentioned activities
  • All accommodations on full board basis
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals
  • Bottled drinking water

Quotation Exclusions

  • Additional accommodation not outlined in the itinerary
  • Tips & Gratuity
  • Personal items expenses on travel insurance, visa fees and souvenirs
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