4 Days Classic Kenya Safari

  • Maasai Mara National Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park

Overview

Memorable Safari in Kenya

Are you looking for an amazing and unforgettable adventure in Kenya? You are in luck. Bruno Safaris presents you the 4-day safari around Maasai Mara National Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya. This private safari is completed with comfortable accommodations, full board meals, and various game drives that will definitely make your safari dream holiday checked off of your bucket list!

Highlights

  • Game drives
  • Experienced guide / driver
  • Maasai Mara & Lake Nakuru tour
  • A chance to see a variety of wildlife
  • Round trip hotel transfer
  • Daily delicious meals
  • 3 nights' lodging
  • 4 activity days
  • English
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On the first and second night, you will be staying at any of the following safari camps or lodges in Masai Mara National Reserve.

Mara Sidai Camp

Mara Sidai Camp comprises 23 luxurious en-suite tents. Each tent has a private bathroom and the water is heated by a charcoal boiler. Camp facilities include a restaurant, a bar, and a lounge. You can enjoy a bush breakfast which is the perfect surprise after an exciting morning game drive with an astonishing view over the Mara plains.

Mara Rhino Camp

Mara Rhino Camp offers magnificent views across the eastern reaches of the park. This campsite has a total of 45 rooms with the option of single, double, triple and family occupancy. The tented rooms are ideal for travelers looking for a truly wild experience. The tents are linked by a pathway neatly framed by well-maintained flower bushes, manicured lawns, and flanked by indigenous trees. Each suite is fitted with mosquito nets and an en-suite bathroom with showers, flush toilets, and a washbasin.

Maasai Mara Manyatta Camp

Maasai Mara Manyatta Camp is a new concept in the famous Masai Mara Game reserve. You will be staying in a spacious tent, erected on a hard surface and covered with “Makduti” to mitigate on harsh weather conditions like heat and rain. All the tents are en-suite, with built in toilet, hot shower, mosquito nets, electric lighting and power sockets. In Manyatta Camp you can enjoy Bar facilities with local and international drinks, Barbeque place for groups, bonfire, nature walks, and bush dinner.

Exclusively on the third night, you have two choices for your accommodation at any of the following safari camps or lodges in Lake Nakuru National Park. The description of your accommodation options is as follows.

Nakuru Chester Hotel

Chester hotel is a leading modern hotel in providing incomparable comfort to its guests. The hotel is located 2 kilometers north of Lake Nakuru National Park and has been operational since 2006. It is famous for pioneering and establishing itself in its unfailing ability to balance service and high standards which have given it its truly enduring qualities.

Lake Nakuru Flamingo Lodge

Lake Nakuru Flamingo Lodge is one of the most welcoming cosmopolitan and thrilling lodge.The Lodge overlooks the Lake Nakuru National Park which is an ornithological Ramsar site of international importance. The Lodge blends stylishly with the park providing luxurious accommodation blended with animal life at the background. You can enjoy the panoramic view of grazing buffaloes, the defassa waterbucks, zebras, and the gazelles from the second floor.

Other accommodation options

Besides the accommodation option above (option 1), you have other options with different costs. The options are as follows:

Option 2

Mara Kichakani Camp, Salt Springs Camp, Elangata Olerai, Sentrim Mara Camp, Ol Moran Camp, Sekenani Camp, Tumaini Cottages, and Nakuru Merica Hotel.

Option 3

Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Simba Lodge, Olumara Camp, Lake Nakuru Lodge, and Flamingo Hill Camp.

Option 4

Mara Sarova Camp, Ashnil Mara Camp, Sopa Lodge, and Sarova Lion Hill Lodge.

Please send Bruno Safaris an inquiry for more detailed information.

Day 1

You will be picked up from a hotel or airport in Nairobi via the scenic Great Rift Valley. You will stop at a view point to see this great depression around the valley to Maasai Mara. You will arrive in a good time for lunch before you go for a game drive. Dinner and overnight at hotel or camp.

Day 2

You will spend a full day in Maasai Mara along with your breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 3

After your early breakfast, you will leave Maasai Mara for Nakuru, arriving in time for lunch and hotel check-in so you can have lunch and relax. Later in the afternoon, you will have a game drive to see one of the largest ornithological spots, flamingos, and a variety of wildlife, not forgetting the famous white rhino that is well-known to reside in this park. Dinner and overnight at a hotel or camp.

Day 4

You will wake early to enjoy a game drive before your breakfast. You will then drive to Nairobi and arrive in time for lunch at Nairobi Carnivore restaurant. Afterward, you will be transferred to you respective hotel or airport in Nairobi.

Transportations

In Kenya, Bruno Safaris uses 7-seater vans with pop-up roofs which ensure each passenger to get a window seating. All of the vehicles are fitted with a long range high-frequency radio for communication, cooler boxes, and first aid kits. All of the safari vehicles also have a rear rack for your luggage that leaves the inside of the vehicle uncluttered for you to move around freely and capture some great photos.

The vehicles have 2 diesel tanks and 2 spare tires, ensuring that even on the most adventurous safari and most remote areas, you will never have to worry about running out of fuel and a flat tire.

You can also experience this safari in a 4x4 Toyota Land-Cruiser (Jeep). The prices are as follows:

  • Price for 1 person: 1500 USD
  • Price for 2 persons: 2100 USD
  • Price for 4 persons: 3000 USD
  • Price for 6 persons: 3900 USD

During this 4-day safari, you will visit Maasai Mara National Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park.

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve is an outstanding and one of Kenya's finest wildlife reserve with an abundant wildlife and birds. Between July and October, you can see the great wildebeest migration. Maasai Mara National Reserve is one of the best plains' game reserve where you can actually encounter a live Discovery Channel, a haven for viewing a congregation of all sorts of animals in a five-mile radius. A pride of lions can be spotted ready to make a run for a gazelle, a cheetah, and its cub taking a nap on a rock, a pair of ostriches walking the open stretches of the savannah.

Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park is home to up to 1.5 million flamingos plus 450 other species of species of birds, rhino, lion, leopard, buffalo, Thompson’s and Grant's gazelle, the rare long-eared leaf-nosed bat, colobus monkey, rock hyrax, hippo, leopard, lion, rhino, waterbuck, impala, gazelle, striped hyena, bat-eared fox, wild cat, reedbuck, golden cat, and the endangered reticulated giraffe among other animals.

During peak season over one million flamingos congregate on the lake plus half a million pelicans. The park also contains Kenya’s largest population of rhinos. Lake Nakuru, located within the Lake Nakuru National Park, is a shallow strongly alkaline lake set in a picturesque landscape of surrounding woodland and grassland. The landscape includes areas of marsh and grasslands alternating with rocky cliffs and outcrops, stretches of acacia woodland and rocky hillsides covered with a Euphorbia forest.

East Africa offers an impressive range of food to suit all visitors needs from vegetarian diets to full course meals. Whether in a luxury city hotel or deep in the bush, a traveler is almost guaranteed to find a mouth-watering buffet with a wide variety of meats to fresh salads. The food is relatively safe to try whilst in a hotel or lodge which caters for international tourists. Soft drinks and alcohol are also readily available, cheap, and safe to drink at an additional cost.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
(If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
  • Maasai culture talk
  • Manyatta village visits
  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • All applicable game park entrance fees
  • Daily meals
  • Game drives on safari vehicles with pop-up roof
  • Pick up from your hotel and back
  • Professional safari guide / driver
  • Driver / guide gratuity
  • International airfare
  • Porterage / waiters at hotels, camps, and airports gratuity

Testimonials

  • Review by Ingasian from Hilversum, The Netherlands

    "We communicated with Bruno safaris way before we arrived in kenya, they were quick to reply to email and offer a great itinerary, fitting to our wishes. When we finally arrived in Nairobi Lawrence was kind enough to come to where we were staying and gave us options of lodges and what we could expect. The following day he picked us up with the driver to make sure that we left on time for the 5 days 4 nights in different lodges. Our driver was George a good driver with lots of knowledge about the animals and birds.We stayed at Sentrim in Amboseli with a nice view of Mt. Kilimanjaro, highly recommend, next stop was Ngulia Lodge which was a disappointment but had lots of birds for those who love birds, nice place to be. Taita Salt lick, a must visit. Lovely lodge with friendly staff. The red elephants in Tsavo east was a plus at Voi Lodge. We saw almost all the big five, George made sure we captured every detail and was always on time and asking if we were comfortable. At the end of the trip he was more than a friend than our driver.Our final destination was at Neptune Hotel, Mombasa.We had a problem with our credit card and Lawrence really helped. He met us in Nairobi and took us to the bank to get clarification of the mistakes made. We have been on safari in kenya with different tour companies but i would recommend Bruno Safaris any time. Lovely staff and budget friendly. We look forward to another safari with them soon...Destination, Samburu!"

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  • Review by Matt S from Seattle, Washington

    "My colleague and I were in Nairobi on business for a week and had two free days afterwards. We really wanted to see some wildlife, so I contacted Bruno Safaris to see if we could arrange a short trip to Amboseli National Park. They were more than happy to accommodate us and Lawrence was a joy to work with. They even picked us up directly from our accommodation! Our driver and guide, Robinson, was reliable, friendly and easy going. We stayed at the Kibo Safari Camp, which despite it's 'budget' description is actually quite luxurious, with a nice bar, restaurant, and swimming pool, as well as incredible views of Mt. Kilimanjaro (which we were fortunate to see both days of our stay!). The wildlife viewing in Amboseli was absolutely incredible--we saw elephants, giraffes, hippos, multiple antelope species, hyenas, ostrich, wildebeest, buffalo, warthogs, and lions! I am a birder, and was so thrilled by the diversity of species we saw (nearly 50) and Robinson's knowledge of them. From the Kori bustard to the saddle-billed stork, we encountered some truly magnificent birds and I was able to get great photos. Robinson was always happy to stop so I could get a better look, and was helpful in identifying the trickier species. I highly recommend Bruno Safaris and am looking forward to booking with them again next time I am in Kenya. "

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  • Review by Karsten

    "We had a great experience with Bruno Safaris. After a week of business stay in Nairobi we added on a 2 day, one night safari to Amboseli National Park. The Kibo Camp where we stayed was quoted to be a budget location but turned out to be a pretty luxurious treat for us with bars, restaurant, nice swimming pool with a great view of Kilimanjaro . In two drives through the park we saw a plethora of wildlife (everything from Elephant herds, Giraffes, Hippos, Lions, Buffalos etc etc), in addition to many beautiful birds. Our guide was very knowledgeable about all animals and specifically also birds and did go about and beyond to make our travel experience great. "

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  • Review by Philip Fernandes

    "Went for half day trip with my team from Bruno Safari."

    "Had an excellent and exciting day full of adventure. Sighted a family of 7 lions and one lone male lion. Saw six rhinos which is a record by it self. We also sighted many other animals zebras, giraffes, gazelles etc. and some very interesting birds secretary, ostrich and rare Saddle-billed stork."

    "The driver was very knowledgeable not only the park but most parks in Kenya, very friendly and keen to answer any question."

    "I wish team Bruno the very best and will definitely connect back with them when I get back to Nairobi"

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  • Review by Tom

    "We arranged our 2 day safari trip to Amboseli with Bruno Safaris by phone. Lowrence was very helpfull and clear about what he could offer us. Even the fact that we arranged the trip just one day up front, the safari trip was arranged perfectly and they even past by our hotel the same day to meet with us and show the van which they were using for the trip."

    "The ride to the park took about 4 hours from Nairobi. Lodge was comfortable and came included with lunch, dinner and breakfast. The trip included 2 long game drives. Our driver Joseph knew the park very well and showed us some amazing places."

    "All together we where very pleased about this trip and I would recommend it if you visit Nairobi. "

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  • Review by Rob from Poland

    "I highly recommend Bruno Safaris. Our 6-day safari in Kenya was a great experience. We saw the Big 5 and plenty of other animals. Special thanks to our guide Joseph who was always very helpful and very patient with our requests."

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  • Review by a traveler from Canal Winchester, Ohio, USA

    "We booked an overnight safari with this company and I was pleasantly surprised by the entire experience. Our drivers were punctual and friendly, always helping with our bags. They were also very knowledgeable during the safari itself and made the entire experience a fun one! They allowed us to take as much time as we needed with photos and were respectful of our schedule when he needed to hurry a bit. The open-top vans were decently comfortable, though we only had 5 passengers. A large group probably would've felt more crowded. When they dropped us off at the airport, Lawrence even waited with us to make sure we found the correct terminal."

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  • Review by Janine O. from Pataskala, Ohio, USA

    "Our team booked an overnight safari with Bruno and it was great! Amboseli National Park is beautiful and we saw lots of animals. The accommodations were top notch and the drivers were very knowledgeable. Unfortunately, we didn't see any lions, but maybe next time!"

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  • Review by Yamada T.

    "I asked them to organize two one-day tours, one to Lake Nakuru and the other Amboseli from Nairobi. It turned out that I was the only customer both times, but the price remained unchanged (actually, they even offered me discounts). Drivers were professional. One driver constantly contacted other drivers in the park and successfully showed me a lion family and a rhino. The other flexibly changed the lunch place at my request. Although it was the low season, when wildlife is sparse, I enjoyed the tours all the same."

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Nairobi, Kenya

Bruno Safaris offers Kenyan luxury and budget safaris to Amboseli, Aberdares, Lake Naivasha, Nakuru, Baringo, Bogoria, Masai Mara, Tsavo East, and Tsavo West, and other safari destinations.

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