5 Days Kenya Safari – Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha

5 Days Kenya Safari to Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha. This Express 5 Days Kenya Safari is just what couples, families, and groups of friends need to satisfy their safari fix.

Kenya is an all-year safari destination, with fantastic wildlife viewing that visitors from all over the world come to see. This express 5 Day Kenya Safari is ideal for couples, families, and groups of friends looking for a safari fix. It will take you through Kenya’s premier parks, where you will view the Big 5 as well as other exotic wildlife. You will stay in luxurious tented camps and lodges in Africa’s plains and parks, which will bring you as near to nature as you can ever get. Indeed, this Kenya Express Safari is every person’s fantasy luxury vacation, providing you with new insights into Africa, its spectacular wildlife, scenery, and unrivaled hospitality.

Itinerary at the Glance: 5 Days Kenya Safari

  • Day 1: Nairobi Lake Nakuru
  • Day 2: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
  • Day 3: Masai Mara
  • Day 4: Masai mara / Lake Naivasha
  • Day 5: Lake Naivasha- Nairobi -Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi Lake Nakuru

When you arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative and transported to Lake Nakuru National Park, a protected game sanctuary for endangered animals such as the Black/White rhino, as well as other common wildlife such as the leopard and lion. We’ll have lunch at the camp before heading out on an afternoon wildlife drive until dusk. Dinner and a night’s stay at Flamingo Hill Camp (full board).

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara

Enjoy an early morning game drive before returning for breakfast and departing for the world-renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve, which means “spotted plains” in Maa. This has the highest density of large mammals and is often regarded as Africa’s ultimate wildlife reserve. This reserve borders Tanzania’s Serengeti, making it famous for hosting the yearly migration of wildebeest.

Upon arrival, check-in, followed by lunch, and then travel for an evening game viewing drive. Prepare to be wowed by the breathtaking scenery of rolling savannahs interspersed with sparse bushes and bush thickets. We drive through never-ending grasslands and observe an abundance of species that you’ve only seen on television!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

Day 3: Masai Mara

During your stay, you will have the opportunity to thoroughly explore this vast reserve. Elephant, giraffe, lion prides, and thousands of impala, topi, grants, and Thomson’s gazelle may be seen. Birds, especially newcomers, are prolific; 450 bird species have been reported, including 57 birds of prey. The yearly migration of millions of wildebeest up from the Serengeti plains in search of water and grasses takes place in the Mara. You will have the choice to float above the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem in a hot air balloon while in Mara, followed by a gourmet champagne breakfast (at an extra cost).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kenya Masai Mara hot air balloon
leopards in Masai Mara

Day 4: Masai Mara / Lake Naivasha

We’ll go on an early morning game drive and then return for breakfast. We check out quickly and make our way to Lake Naivasha, the first of the Rift Valley Lakes, which is located on the north slope of Mount Longonot. Imperial Airways’ flying boats used to arrive on Lake Naivasha, bringing East Africa’s first air passengers. After lunch at the lodge, take a walk around the lake’s shoreline and a boat ride to watch a variety of birds hovering above.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lake Naivasha
Lake Naivasha Kenya

Day 5: Lake Naivasha- Nairobi -Departure

After breakfast, drive out across and over the rift escarpment to Nairobi. Transfer directly to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your outbound flight.

Meals: Breakfast


  • Park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days


  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks

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