5 DAYS MASAI MARA & SERENGETI WILDLIFE SAFARI
5 Days Masai Mara and Serengeti safari: This 5 Days Masai Mara and Serengeti safari is one of the best combined Kenya and Tanzania Wildlife safari that takes travel lovers to Serengeti national park in the northern part of Tanzania and Masai Mara national reserve in Kenya. This 5 days and 4 night’s adventure will enable you to spot plenty of wildlife species with in these 2 parks. Take on game drives at different times of day as you explore the national parks and see different animals, bird and butterflies and the stunning flora of Serengeti national park and Masai Mara national reserve. This adventure as well enables tourists to visit the local community in Narok town which is the first stopover along the way to Masai Mara before approaching the Rift valley and Escarpment viewing points. This 5 Days Masai Mara and Serengeti safari starts in Nairobi Kenya and ends in Arusha Tanzania.
Highlights of the 5 Days Masai Mara and Serengeti wildlife safari
- Day 1: Drive to Masai Mara national reserve
- Day 2: Full day adventure in Masai Mara National Reserve
- Day 3: Drive to Serengeti national park
- Day 4: Full day in Serengeti national park
- Day 5: Departures
Day 1: Drive to Masai Mara National Reserve
You will be picked up by your guide from the airport or hotel within Nairobi city, brief you about your 5 days Masai Mara & Serengeti wildlife safari. You will then set off on your drive to Masai Mara National Reserve with a stop in Narok town one of the best stopovers for tourists heading to Masai Mara. This is about 2 hours’ drive from Nairobi city. While at Narok cultural town, you will experience the Maasai culture and get to know more about the culture as you visit the craft shops and interact with the locals.
After your experience in Narok town, you will continue your journey to the Rift valley and Escarpment viewing points for photo taking and finally proceed with your journey to Masai Mara National Reserve where you will arrive in late afternoon for a breathtaking game drive till the sun goes down. Look out for wildlife species such as Wildebeests, Zebras, Elands, buffalos, antelopes, waterbucks, giraffes, elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards and buffalos and many more as they graze and roam around the savannah plains. You will head to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
2: Full day adventure in Masai Mara National Reserve
After having breakfast at your lodge on the 2nd day of your 5 days Masai Mara & Serengeti wildlife safari, you will prepare for a full day game drive in Masai Mara national reserve where you will see a variety of wildlife species which are very active and can be easily seen at this time of day such as wildebeests, zebras, elephants, antelopes, buffalos, rhinos, lions, leopards among others.
You will have lunch at your lodge after the morning game drive in case you don’t wish to have a picnic lunch and later on after lunch, you will have another game drive as you look for other wildlife and bird species at the destination.
Day 3: Drive to Serengeti national park
You will have breakfast at your lodge on day 3 of 5 days Masai Mara & Serengeti wildlife safari then check out of your lodge and continue your journey to your next destination which is Serengeti national park. You will be driven to the Kenya – Tanzania border where you will clear with customs and then drive to your lodge where you will check in and prepare to have dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena lodge.
Day 4: Full day in Serengeti national park
You will start your day 4 of 5 days Masai Mara & Serengeti Wildlife safari with breakfast and then your guide will drive you for your morning game viewing experience in Serengeti national park during which you will see various wildlife species which include elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos, wildebeests, giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, antelopes, impalas, elands among others.
You will visit the retina hippo pool after returning to your lodge for lunch as you prepare to have an afternoon game drive as you enjoy the open savannah plains and kopjes where you will see lions as they observe their prey. You will enjoy driving around the national park as you look for wildlife species and watch the sunset on the way to your lodge for dinner and overnight sleep.
Day 5: Departure
On the last day of your 5 days Masai Mara & Serengeti wildlife safari, you will have breakfast before checking out of your lodge and continuing your journey to Arusha with en route game drive in Serengeti national park as you enjoy seeing different wildlife species grazing around the national park plains such as lions, hyenas, warthogs, antelopes, wildebeests, giraffes, antelopes, elands, dik dik, kudu, elephants, buffalos, impalas, gazelles, waterbucks, hartebeests, jackals and many bird species.
Your guide will drive you to Arusha where you will be dropped off at a location of your preference or at the airport which will mark the end of your safari.
End of the 5 Days Masai Mara and Serengeti wildlife safari