6 Days Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru, and Masai Mara Safari

6 Days Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru, and Masai Mara Safari is an ultimate safari package anyone should get excited to take as it includes many amazing safari activities, this safari offers 6 days and 5 nights in Kenya and takes you on a visit to three popular destinations that is lake Baringo, lake Nakuru national park and Masai Mara national reserve.

6 Days Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari

Highlights of the 6 Days Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari

  • Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Lake Baringo
  • Day 2: Transfer to Lake Nakuru 
  • Day 3: Full day in Lake national park
  • Day 4: Transfer from Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara national reserve
  • Day 5: Morning game drive and Masai community visit 
  • Day 6: Depart for Nairobi 

Detailed itinerary 

Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Lake Baringo

  • The 1st day of the Kenya safari is for transfer from Nairobi to Lake Baringo, after morning breakfast at your hotel in Nairobi you will meet your safari driver, check out and embark on your journey to Lake Baringo which is a drive of about 4-5 hours. Lake Baringo is a rift valley lake situated in the most region of the Kenyan rift valley lieing at the elevation of 970 meters above sea level with a surface area of 130 square kilometers. Lake Baringo is a great bird watching site as it is a host to over 470 bird species including flamingoes, you will reach Lake Baringo in time for lunch which you will have after checking in your lodge. In the afternoon you will go for a bat ride on the calm waters of the Lake Baringo, on the boat ride you will spot many birds such as flamingoes, pelicans, fish eagles, verreaux’s eagle, African fish eagles, marabou storks, Shikra, white faced scops owl and crocodiles and hyrax. In the evening you will head back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight. 
  • Accommodation is got from: Luxury:  island camp Baringo, Midrange: Soi safari lodge, and  Budget: Sandai resort
  • Meal plan: half board

Day 2: Transfer to Lake Nakuru 

  • Transfer to Lake Nakuru: The second day of the Kenya safari is for transfer from Lake Baringo to Lake Nakuru, after morning breakfast with all your belongings you will go on a visit to hot spring and geysers situated in the same area of the lake where you will take beautiful pictures. Then you will embark on your journey which is a drive of 2-3 hours to Lake Nakuru national park which is found on the floor of the great rift valley, lake Nakuru national park is a great birding site as it is a home to over 450 bird species and wildlife habitat to over 53 mammal species. When you arrive in the park you will go on a visit to the amazing lake Nakuru where you will sight large flock of flamingoes creating a pink shade at the lake, pelicans, herons, kingfishers and many animals like white rhinos, waterbucks, antelopes as they come to drink water. in the evening you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight. 
  • Accommodation is got from; Luxury: Sarova lion hill game lodge, Midrange: Lake Nakuru lodge, and Budget: Ziwa bush lodge
  • Meal plan: full board

Day 3: Full day in Lake Nakuru National park

  • Full day in Lake Nakuru National park: The 3rd of the safari is for a full day in Lake Nakuru national park, after morning breakfast you will meet your safari drive and head to Lake Nakuru national park for a full day of exploring the park and its numerous attractions. Spending a full day in the park offers ample time to tour its every section, you will drive through the savannah and yellow acacia woodlands spotting animals like lions, leopards, waterbucks, rock hyrax, striped hyena, wildcat, golden cat, bat-eared fox, impala, grant gazelle, rhinos and many more. You will head back to your lodge for lunch and then return to the park for a nature walk visiting Makalia falls, in this sight you will enjoy amazing views of the water falling on hard rocks and get to swim in a pool created by the flowing water. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at your lodge. 
  • Meal plan: full board

Day 4: Transfer from Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara national reserve

  • Transfer from Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara: The 4th day of the safari is for transfer from Lake Nakuru national park to Masai national reserve, after morning breakfast at your lodge and checking out, you will meet your safari driver and embark on a journey of 5-6 hours to Masai Mara national reserve. Masai Mara is an incredible national park popular for experiencing the great wildebeest migration which involves the migration of thousands of wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles from Serengeti national park to Masai Mara national reserve with a river crossing at Mara River. You will arrive in the park in time for lunch which you will have at your lodge following your checking in, you will have an afternoon of resting and in the evening you will go for an evening game drive which is an opportunity for you to see nocturnal animals and predators such as hippos, lions, leopards, porcupines, civet cats, white-tailed mongoose, aardvark, and cape hares. From the mind-blowing experience, you will head back to your lodge, have dinner at stay overnight.
  • Accommodation is got from: Luxury: Sarova Mara game camp, Midrange: Ashnil Mara camp, and Budget: Talek bush camp 
  • Meal plan: full board 

Day 5: Morning game drive and Masai community visit 

  • Morning game drive and Masai community visit: The 5th day of the safari is for 2 safari activities that is morning game drive and Masai community visit, after morning breakfast you will head to the park for a morning game drive and while in the park you spot many animals such as herds of elephants, leopards, lions, rhinos, buffaloes, zebras, wildebeests, gazelles and many more. You will also spot many birds and enjoy sights of the amazing beautiful landscape, for lunch you will drive back to your lodge and in afternoon you will go on a visit to the Masai community for a cultural tour. The Masai people are the early inhabitant of the area of Masai Mara and currently live in the communities situated on the outskirts of the park, while in this community you will enjoy local practices like dance and drama, livestock rearing, milking process, the bomas built using local materials and many more. In the evening you will have dinner at your lodge and stay overnight. 
  • Meal plan: full board 
6 Days Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari
6 Days Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari

Day 6: Depart for Nairobi

  • Depart for Nairobi: The 6th and last day of the 6 Days Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari is for departure and drop-off in Nairobi, after morning breakfast you will check out of your lodge and set off on the journey back to Nairobi. When you arrive in Nairobi you will have lunch and then be dropped off either at your lodge or at the airport for your departure flight.
  • Meal plan: half board 

End of the 6 Days Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuru, and Masai Mara Safari

Safari inclusions 

  • arrival and departure airport transfers 
  • transportation throughout the safari in a safari van
  • accommodation as per the itinerary 
  • meal plan as per the itinerary 
  • services of an English speaking driver/guide 
  • all safari activities as per the itinerary 
  • bottled water as per the itinerary 

Safari exclusions 

  • international flights
  • Visa and related costs
  • personal taxes and insurance 
  • optional activities not listed by the itinerary 
  • extra accommodation before and after the safari 
  • personal form of expenditure on items like drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls, etc

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