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6-Day Kenya Safari: Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru & Naivasha - Pita Safaris


Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha
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Full Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi – The Safari Gateway

Upon landing in Nairobi, you'll be enveloped by the city's lively pulse. A representative from Pita Safaris will greet you and facilitate your transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to acclimatize or explore. Nairobi is a city that never sleeps, with an array of dining options, museums, and markets. Your first night in Kenya will be spent in comfort, preparing you for the adventure ahead.

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Ibis Styles Westlands, Lower Mid-Range: Muthu Silver Springs Hotel, Mid-Range: Prideinn Azure Hotel Nairobi, Semi-Luxury: Panafric Hotel, Luxury: Hamingways Nairobi

Day 2: Masai Mara – An Unspoiled Wilderness

Your safari adventure begins with a journey to the Masai Mara National Reserve. The drive itself is a prelude to the wonders you'll encounter. Upon arrival and settling into your accommodation, you'll embark on an afternoon game drive. The Mara is a theater of nature, where lions, elephants, and wildebeest play starring roles against a backdrop of endless grasslands and acacia trees. As the sun sets, you'll return to your lodge or camp, where dinner under the stars awaits.

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Sentrim Mara Camp, Lower Mid-Range: Zebra Plains Camp, Mid-Range:  Mara Maisha Camp, Semi-Luxury: Sarova Mara Camp, Luxury: Elewana Sand River Camp

Day 3: Masai Mara – In Pursuit of the Big Five

The day is dedicated to exploring the vastness of the Mara. A full day of game drives means maximized chances to spot the Big Five and witness interactions in the animal kingdom rarely seen elsewhere. The rolling grasslands and acacia woodlands are also home to the Maasai people, whose traditions and way of life remain closely tied to the rhythms of the wild.

Following an exciting day of game drives, your driver will drop you off safely at your Masai Mara accommodation for another restful night (see above). Enjoy a drink, unwind, eat, and sleep while in the Masai Mara wildness. How could it get any better?

Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – A Birdwatcher's Dream

Departing Masai Mara, the journey takes you to Lake Nakuru National Park, renowned for its pink-hued flamingos and rich biodiversity. Here, the alkaline waters create a unique ecosystem. During your game drive, look for rhinos, giraffes, and if you're fortunate, catch a glimpse of the elusive leopard. The night is spent near the lake, offering a serene ending to an action-packed day.

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Lake Nakuru Lodge, Lower Mid-Range: Flamingo Hill Camp, Mid-Range: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge, Semi-Luxury: Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, Luxury: The Cliff

Day 5: Lake Naivasha – A Haven of Peace

The safari continues to Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake contrasting the saline nature of Nakuru. It's a place of serenity where you can enjoy the sight of hippos lounging in the water and a variety of birdlife. Optional boat rides offer a closer perspective of the lake's inhabitants, while the surrounding area, with its rich heritage as a former colonial retreat, provides insights into Kenya's complex history.

Accommodation Options:

Budget: Lake Naivasha Crescent Camp, Lower Mid-Range:  Muthu Naivasha Country Club, Mid-Range:  Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort & Spa, Semi-Luxury: Enashipai Resort & Spa, Luxury: Chui Lodge

Day 6: Nairobi – Cultural Melting Pot

Your final day begins with a leisurely breakfast before returning to Nairobi. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have time to visit attractions such as the Karen Blixen Museum or the Nairobi National Museum. As your safari concludes, you'll be transferred to the airport for your departure, taking with you a treasure trove of memories from the wild heart of Africa.


- All accommodation as detailed in a double occupancy room, with private facilities.

- All meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, prepared by expert chefs.

- Park fees and conservation charges for all national parks and reserves visited.

- Expert safari drivers/guides who will accompany you throughout your journey.

- Game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles, offering optimal wildlife viewing opportunities.

- The Flying Doctors emergency evacuation cover.

- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.


- International flights and visas.

- Travel Insurance (highly recommended).

- Optional activities or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary.

- Hot air balloon safari over the Masai Mara with a bush breakfast experience.

- Beverages, laundry, items of a personal nature.

- Tips and gratuities for safari guide and camp staff.

Important to Know:

- Children aged between 0-2 years are free of charge.

- Children aged 3-12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing the same room with adults

- Children between 3-12 years pay 75% of the adult rate when staying in their separate room from adults

- Children 13 years and above are recognized as adults