5 Day Kenya Safari Aberdare Lake Nakuru Masai Mara Tour under the 5 Days Kenya Safaris is a very popular wildlife safari holiday. This tour includes a visit to the following National Parks: Aberdare National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park and famous Masai Mara Game Reserve.

The safari begins from Nairobi and travels to the Aberdare National Park. Wildlife seen in this high altitude national park includes Buffalo, Elephants, Lions, Rhinos, Black leopard, Giant forest Hog, Bushbuck and the elusive Bongo antelope.

Two of Kenya’s Tree safari lodges are located in Aberdare National Park – Treetops and The Ark. Both provide excellent game viewing at night over the watering hole.

Our next stop is the famous Lake Nakuru National Park – renowned as a bird sanctuary with over 400 bird species, including pelicans and many other water birds.

It is an excellent park for wildlife spotting and is home to many water-loving animals such as hippos and waterbucks. Other African animals including warthogs, impalas, buffalo, Rothschild giraffes, elands and, occasionally, leopards.

The grand finale of this 5 Day Kenya Safari Aberdare Lake Nakuru Masai Mara Tour is the Masai Mara Game Reserve is Kenya’s most famous and finest game sanctuary. Masai Mara is the best place to see the “Big Five” animals (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalo) together.

The famous wildebeest migration also takes place at the Mara. The Mara is also home to the richest concentration of wildlife, including zebras, antelope, gnus, Oribis, hyenas, giraffes, warthogs, gazelles, hartebeests, hippos, crocodiles and others.

The park has the largest concentration of African lions, including the black-maned lion. Birdlife is as plentiful as wildlife at the Masai Mara, which boasts over 400 different bird’s species.


Day 1: Nairobi – Drive To Aberdare Country Club/ Outspan – Drive To Treetop Lodge>Or The Ark Tree Lodge

0830 Hours: This morning we depart Nairobi and proceed north, driving through lush tea and coffee estates of central Kenya to the Aberdare Country Club or the Outspan Hotel Nyeri for lunch.

1230 Hours: Arrive for lunch at The Aberdare Country Club or the Outspan Hotel Nyeri where you will be assisted with the check in formalities.

After lunch relax and enjoy a cup of tea/ coffee/ Hot chocolate before you are transferred to the Aberdare National Park.

You accommodations tonight are at either the Ark Tree Lodge or the Treetops Hotel. Nestled in the foothills of the Aberdare ranges, the lodges are famous for high perches and balconies, overlooking a salt lick and waterhole.

Boasting a remarkable record of wildlife sightings from their floodlit waterhole’s and salt licks, here we will enjoy the finest in high-altitude game viewing.

1530 Hours: We spend the afternoon/ evening and night watching wildlife from the comforts of our lodge.

Accommodation Options:
Luxury Accommodation: Ark forest Tree Lodge or Treetops Lodge
Mid-Range Accommodation: Aberdare Country Club or Outspan Hotel Nyeri
Budget Accommodation: Mboi Farmhouse Homestay

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2: Treetop Lodgeor The Ark Tree Lodge – Drive To Lake Nakuru National Park

0800 Hours: Today we travel to the exotic Lake Nakuru National Park located in the Great Rift Valley, upon arrival proceed on a game-drive.

There are also a number of Rothschild’s giraffe. Among the predators are lions and leopards, the later being seen much more frequently in recent times.

The Park also has large sized python snakes that inhabit the dense woodlands, and can often be seen crossing the roads or dangling from trees.

1300 Hours: Lunch then relax as you enjoy the spectacular view of Lake Nakuru National Park.

1500 Hours: An exciting game drive is planned for the afternoon. The game in this Park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant.

The Park is a home to stunning flocks of lesser and Greater Flamingos, which literally turn the lakeshores in to a magnificent pink stretch. The bird life here is world renown and over 400 bird’s species exist here, White Pelicans, Plovers, Egrets and Marabou Stork.

It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see the White Rhino and rare Rothschild Giraffe.

1830 Hours: Return to the lodge/ camp for overnight

Accommodation Options
Luxury Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge, Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Mid-Range Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Flamingo Hill Tented Camp, Lake Nakuru Lodge
Budget Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Flamingo Lodge, Jumuia Nakuru Hotel, Merica Hotel Nakuru

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Lake Nakuru National Park – Drive To Masai Mara Game Reserve

0800 Hours: This morning we depart the hotel after breakfast and drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the Big Five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino.

1300 Hours: Lunch at our Lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon ‘Spice” game drive.

1530 Hours: The Mara Game Reserve is one of the greatest wildernesses of the world. Large mammals are varied, and easy to see.

Residents among the Park’s are: Masai Giraffe, Buffalo, Eland and thousand of plain game including Impala, Zebra, Topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles.

1830 Hours: Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options:
Luxury Accommodation:
 Olare Mara Kempinski, Mahali Mzuri Safari CampOlonana Camp
Mid-Range Accommodation: Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Keekorok Lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp
Budget Accommodation: Rhino Tourist Tented Camp or Mara Acacia Camp, Mara Springs Camp

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4 : Full Day In The Masai Mara Game Reserve

Our full day in the Masai Mara Game Reserve will be spared for the search of the big cats of the Masai Mara and the spectacular view of the famous migration.

All of the “Big Five” animals (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and buffalo) can be spotted here. Herds of plains zebras are found throughout the park.

Other animals include giraffes, jackals, gnus, warthogs, gazelles, hartebeests, hyenas, bat-eared foxes, Topi antelope, hippos and crocodiles in the Mara River.

For bird lovers, the Mara birds come in every color and size. More than 400 bird species have already been recorded, including birds of prey.

You can enjoy a colorful view of birds such as vultures, ostriches, long-crested eagles, pygmy falcons, secretary birds, marabous, red-winged Schalow’s turacos many others.

Accommodation Options:
Luxury Accommodation: Olare Mara Kempinski, Mahali Mzuri Safari CampOlonana Camp
Mid-Range Accommodation: Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Keekorok Lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp
Budget Accommodation: Rhino Tourist Tented Camp or Mara Acacia Camp, Mara Springs Camp

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Drive To Nairobi

0630 Hours: Our day starts with an early breakfast followed by a game drive or for the adventurous guests who wants a sky-high view of wildlife from the air hot air balloon rides and safaris are the best way to travel over the massive Masai Mara park.

Hot air balloon rides last approximately an hour and a half and often take place at dawn. You will get a great view of the animals while you glide above them. Breakfast is prepared on the balloon burner upon landing.

1000 Hours: We return to the Hotel to freshen up, check-out and depart for Nairobi by road.

1100 Hours: A leisurely scenic 3 hour drive brings us to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon (between 1500 Hours-1600 Hours). We transfer to you to your hotel or residence.

Meal Plan {Breakfast}