Pure wildlife viewing galore, this is what our Five-day Wildlife safari in Kenya is all about. Think wildebeest’s migration herds in their large herds of hundreds to thousands strong, or the Big Five in Masai Mara including the Rhino, Lion, Elephant, Buffaloes and leopards. You may spot these in the 5 days safari in Kenya depending on your luck.

5 Days wildlife safari Kenya
Cheetah spotted on a 5 Day Kenya Wildlife safari

This 5 Day Kenya Wildlife Safari will take you to the best wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya. The safari begins and ends in Nairobi. you will visit Lake Nakuru National Park as well as explore the well known Maasai Mara Game Reserve.

The safari starts with a pick up from Nairobi and drive to Lake Nakuru famous for White Rhinos, colorful flamingos and other animals including the Rothschild giraffes. After exploring Lake Nakuru and the Great Rift Valley we will take you to the world famous Masai Mara National Reserve for an unforgettable safari experience.

5 Day Kenya Wildlife Safari at a glance

Day 1: Transfer from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 2: transfer from Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara National Reserve

Day 3 to 4: Full day adventure in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Day 5: Departure to Nairobi

The above five day wildlife safari in Kenya can be offered using budget, midrange or luxury lodges and tented camps, but also with the top end lodges and camps if you got the budget for that. We can also easily include a flight out of the Masai mara back to Nairobi if you wish to fly out (at a flight supplement). Same package can also end with a flight to Diani Beach, just like what we have on our 11 days Honeymoon safari in Kenya with beach.

5 Day Kenya Wildlife Safari where to stay

This too like many of our packages is a midrange 5 days safari in Kenya so accommodations included are middle class comfort style lodges and tented camps. Being a private tour in Kenya however, it means that you can always request for any changes on the program itself or the accommodations included.

Additional information

Duration5 days
LocationLake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve
DeparturesDaily/Anyway (Private Safari)

5 Day Kenya Wildlife Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park

You will start the day early in the morning by pick up from Jomo Kenyatta international Airport / or a hotel in Nairobi by our safari guide, have a briefing and then set off to Lake Nakuru National Park with packed lunch. You will reach Lake Nakuru National Park in the middle of the morning and start with a lengthy game drive in the park that is popular for its flamingos as well as other birds such as the black rhino.

Accommodation Option: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge or any similar

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2

Transfer from Lake Nakuru to Maasai Mara National Reserve

You will have breakfast at the lodge and set off for Maasai Mara National Reserve. Your journey will lead you through the popular Maasai Mara as well as Narok town, you will reach Masai Mara just in time for lunch. You will have your lunch at Mara West Camp or its equal. You will then have an afternoon in addition to an evening game drive in the grasslands of Maasai Mara which looking for the Big Five.

Accommodation Option: Zebra Plains Tented Camp or any similar

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3-4

Full day adventure in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Both these days will be occupied with a whole day game drive in Maasai Mara, the exact time as well as the game drives are better discussed by the safari guide and their customer. You will see a mind blowing number of wild animals on the game drive such as leopards, cheetahs which are a bit harder to see but are relatively widespread. You will have your lunch at a picnic site in Maasai Mara or at the lodge. Depending on the time you travel, you may get the chance to experience first hand the world famous annual Wildebeests Migration; that sees more than one  and a half million wildebeest herds accompanied by  around 350,000 Thompson Gazelles and 200,000 zebras cross from Serengeti in Tanzania to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

In the late afternoon you will head back to the lodge or camp. You will have your supper and spend the night at your accommodation.

Please note that you can opt to go for a balloon safari on any of the two mornings.

Accommodation Option: Zebra Plains Tented Camp, or any similar

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5

Maasai Mara - Back to Nairobi

You will have breakfast at your camp and then set off for Nairobi ( with game drives on your way out of the Masai Mara), a journey that will lead you through the popular Maasai land as well as Narok city where you will make a stop over for lunch. You will proceed and climb the Great Rift Valley and you will make stopovers for keepsakes and some photographs. You will reach Nairobi in the late afternoon and you will be taken to the airport for your flight back home. This will mark the end of the Safari

You may also be interested in our 4 Days Kenya Safari that also takes you to Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara National Reserve like the above 5 days package.

This safari can be easily be combined with a beach extension in Mombasa City or at Diani Beach in the North Coast. Let us know if you wish to combine beach vacation in Kenya with our 5 days Kenya wildlife safari.

5 Day Kenya Wildlife Safari Prices

The below prices for the 5 Days Kenya wildlife safari package are quoted for the Peak Safari Season that starts from 1st July upto 31st September 2022.

Our travel experts can however provide prices for your safari depending on which season of the year you wish to travel, the number of people that are travelling with you and accommodation that you wish to use. 

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 1724 per person sharing
4 Persons sharing 2 Double / Twin Room USD 1475 per person sharing
6 Persons sharing 3 Double / Twin Room USD 1390 per person sharing

The pricing is based on using a 4×4 safari land cruiser for safari in Kenya 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

05 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.

04 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 for the safari guide and lodge staff

International Air fare

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