Our 4 days Kenya Safari to Masai mara and Lake Nakuru is arguably the best safari you can take if you do not have much time to spend in the parks but you can afford 4 days outside of Nairobi City. Perfect for both safari goers and Business travellers who have found time and would like to do a quick safari at short notice.

4 Days Kenya Safari; Best time to Travel

4 days safari Kenya
A rare rothschild giraffe at Lake Nakuru N Park

This 4 Days Kenya Safari is an all-season safari so you can visit almost throughout the year, but the best season to take the tour is the drier months of the year; Jan – Mid March, June to September. Mid-season months of October to December are also Ok to visit.  Although Mid October to December is the short rain season in Kenya, the safari is equally interesting during that time.

4 days Kenya Safari: Detailed Itinerary

Below is the highlights and outlined itinerary program for the 4 days safari in Kenya;

Day 1 – Nairobi – Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 2 – Lake Nakuru drive to Masai Mara

Day 3 – Full day safari at Masai Mara

Day 4 – Masai mara safari – Drive back to Nairobi.

4 Days Kenya Safari; Where to Visit?

This four days safari in Kenya is a wildlife safari in Africa, that take you to two of the most famous and best national parks in Kenya namely; Masai Mara Game Reserve and the Lake Nakuru National Park.

Masai Mara National Reserve

This Kenya safari tour takes you to the Masai Mara National Park; the world famous wilderness area where the annual wildebeest migration happens every year. Depending on which month you travel to Kenya, you may be lucky to witness the river crossing of the wildebeests, especially if you can travel between Mid July and Mid October.

Lake Nakuru National Park

The tour also includes a visit to Lake Nakuru which not only helps in breaking down the long driving time but also offers you a unique chance to see the white Rhinos, Flamingos (dependent on water levels) as well as many other animals including the rare Rothschild Giraffe which is endemic to this particular park.

Accommodation for your 4 days Safari in Kenya

On this 4-day safari in Kenya we have scheduled your stay to be in nice comfortable mid range lodges and tented camps where we have had many past clients and they are always happy staying at these comfort style accommodations. We can however amend the same package with more luxurious accommodations in case you want to upgrade the accommodations. We too can adjust to cheaper budget lodges and tented camps if you wish.

You may be interested in our 5 days Kenya safari if you do not have enough time to allow you to go on our 4 days Kenya safari visiting Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru National Park.


Additional information

Duration4 Days
LocationLake Nakuru, Masai Mara National Reserve
Best TimeAll year round

4 Days Kenya Safari, Masai Mara & Nakuru: Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Nairobi - Lake Nakuru National Park

You will be picked from your hotel or any other pick up point in Nairobi and off we embark on our journey of about two and a half hours drive to the Lake Nakuru National Park in The Great Rift Valley. We will have a brief stop on our way at the Rift Valley viewpoint for some awe-inspiring views over the Rift valleys floor. Here we can enjoy the scenic views of the Mt Suswa and Mount Longonot in the far horizon then we proceed via Naivasha another beautiful rift valley lakeside town. We will arrive early so we head straight to the park for game drives for about two hours then go to the lodge with game drives en route for lunch and checking in. After lunch we go back to the lakeside park in search for the white rhinos, yellow baboons, Rothschild giraffes, zebras, buffalos. We will also enjoy beautiful sights of the lesser and greater flamingos before at the lake before we drive to the lodge in the late afternoon for dinner and lunch. Overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge. Lunch and dinner included.us. Walking: light.

Day 2

Lake Nakuru - Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast you will check out of the lodge at Nakuru and proceed to Masai Mara via Naivasha and the Masai Country town of Narok. You enter the Masai Mara via Sekenani Main Gate and head to the lodge/camp with game drives on the way. After lunch at the lodge /camp we go to the plains again for game drives for the rest of the afternoon in the Masai Mara savannah plains until later in the afternoon when you check in back at the lodge/camp. Dinner and overnight at Zebra Plains Mara Camp. All meals included.

Day 3

Safari in Masai Mara

Early morning game drive if you wish is an option before we go for a full day of game viewing in the Masai Mara plains. The big cats are highlights of this magnificent game reserve and we expect to spot lions, cheetahs and leopards as well as grazers and browsers like giraffes, zebras, elephants, buffaloes resident wildebeests (gnus), impala’s hartebeests, and many more. Masai Mara is also famous for lots of bird species that can be spotted on game drives. If we are on time for the Great Migration we will be lucky to witness the massive herds of gnus, zebras and gazelles. Overnight at the Zebra Plains Mara Camp. All meals included.

Day 4

Masai Mara - drive back to Nairobi

Early morning game drive if you wish then some more game drives after breakfast at the lodge we drive out of Masai Mara with game drives on the way. We will arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon and you can be dropped straight at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport if you are departing. End of the 4 days Safari to Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari. Prices for this Tour vary depending on the type of vehicle you use. It is cheaper to drive I the Safari vans but you may prefer to use a 4×4 Land cruiser. Ask for the option you prefer by sending us an email, and one of our Safari experts will get back to you in no time.

The same program of 4 days safari in Kenya to Masai Mara and lake Nakuru National Park can also be offered as a budget safari if you want to keep costs as low as possible but it can also be upgraded into a 4 days luxury safari in Kenya.

4 Days Kenya Safari Prices & Inclusions

The below prices for the 4 Days Kenya safari package are quoted for the Peak Safari Season that starts from 1st July upto 31st September 2022. We can however always provide prices for your safari depending on which season of the year you wish to travel, but also how many people are travelling with you. 

If children are also included in your group, please provide their details; number for kids and their respective ages, ad our experts will get back to you with the most precise cost of tour. 

Peak Season (1st Jul – 31st Sep 2022)

2 Persons sharing 1 Double / Twin Room USD 1320 per person sharing
4 Persons sharing 2 Double / Twin Room USD 1114 per person sharing
6 Persons sharing 3 Double / Twin Room USD 1044 per person sharing

The pricing is based on using a 4×4 safari land cruiser for Kenya wildlife safari same safari package can be done in a normal safari van if you wish to lower the cost just a little bit. If you are interested please request for that pricing.

Prices Include

04 days Private safari in Kenya starting from Nairobi

Transport in a customized pop up top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser jeep

English or other language speaking driver/guide.

03 x FB accommodation at lodges and camps as per itinerary.

Game viewing drives at Nakuru & Masai Mara

Park entrance fees

All meals on safari as mentioned.

Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.

Pick up and drop off at Nairobi airport or Nairobi hotel

Prices Exclude

Visa to Kenya

Other bottled drinks

Items and services of a personal nature

Packing items on safari

Tips or gratuities

International Air fare

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