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24 March 2014 In Blog

Are you planning for an African holiday vacation and you have chosen Kenya as your destination? You can enjoy a week of wildlife adventure to Kenya’s major national parks and game reserves. African Memorable Safari can organize a Kenya safari trip that entails all the major unique destinations or you can choose among the already tailor made Kenya safari packages offered on our website. A safari from Nairobi Kenya to Masai Mara is a road safari organized to feature most major national park visits and it is a great opportunity to spend your week full of fun and adventure.

Kenya Safari from Nairobi to Masai Mara

A trip from Nairobi to Masai Mara can be organized as a road or an air safari. In order to have a full adventure and a witnessing different attractions in most national parks, it is important to take a road safari which happens to be slow but featuring most destinations before arriving to Masai Mara National Park. The most exciting thing is that in every park or reserve there is a unique attraction which makes your journey memorable and worth going for. In most cases the Kenya safari tour operator that you work with will eventually plan to pick you up from your hotel and start the journey very early in the morning. The African holiday is always a long one therefore it is important to get ready and set with anything you may require during the journey including wearing the right attire.

National Parks and Game Reserves Likely to Visit Along the Way

Amboseli National Park – See Mt Kilimanjaro view and the Ranging Elephants

The park is located in Kajiado County and it covers a 39206 hectares with its ecosystem spreading between Kenya and Tanzania. It has wonderful wildlife viewing sites which makes it one of the most famous and visited destinations after Masai Mara. The park is located about 240 kilometres from Nairobi. If as a tourist you want to see elephants very closely, this is the best destination to go for. Amboseli national park home for the Maasai people and visitors get opportunities to visit Maasai villages to learn more about their culture as well as mingle with them. Another attraction is the Kilimanjaro view. It is good to know that there are many animals to see like the buffalo, impala, lion, cheetah, hyena, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest among other animals.

To go to Amboseli from Nairobi, you will leave your hotel in the morning and be taken directly the national park where you spend at most two days for better adventure before continuing your journey to other parts.

Lake Nakuru National Park – Flamingoes and The Rhino Sanctuary

Depending on your plans, you can have your trip organized to stop by Lake Nakuru where you enjoy the view of the Lake full of flamingoes and other birds like the marabou, saddle bill stork, pelicans and other small birds. You will also have an opportunity to visit the Rhino sanctuary where the black and white rhino are being protected. The park has many other animals including giraffes, zebra, monkeys, baboons, few lions among others. You may first visit Lake Nakuru, then proceed to Lake Naivasha and finish with Masai Mara. This all depends on your plan. African Memorable Safaris team is however available to organize all trips according to your liking.

Lake Naivasha – See the Lake, Animals, Elsa the Young Lion, Hells gate, Mt. Longonot

Depending on the time available, a visitor can plan to visit Lake Naivasha along the way from Nairobi as it is the very first attraction found at the beginning of Rift valley. It has a lake where visitors can enjoy boat rides. The famous book and movie born free is an attraction at Elsamere camp where visitors learn about the young lion brought up by Joy Adamson. To get the most out of Lake Naivasha and if time allows one can visit the attractions at the outskirts including Hell’s gate, Ol-Njorowa gorge and Mt. Longonot National Park. One can have meals and spend the night at Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort.

Aberdare National Park – See Tree Top View, Big African Elephants, Robert Baden Powel grave

The Aberdare National Park is located in Central Kenya near Nyeri Town. The most famous attraction happens to be the Tree Top hotel where visitors view attractive sceneries and animals. The view is famous for spotting big herds of elephants grazing nearby. If you visit Outspan Hotel you will have a wonderful cultural experience with the dancers entertaining you as you enjoy the bobombo drums. There is a fortune teller who speaks of your future, you however need a translator to hear what he is saying. Another attraction is the Scout Movement founder’s grave, Rober Baden Powel, which is now very famous. This trip could be a combination of destinations from Nairobi to Aberdares then to sweet waters, to Nakuru and to Masai Mara. There is a tailor made trip by African Memorable Safaris on this tour. Normally the journey starts from Nairobi to Aberdares before going to other places.

Sweet waters – See the Chimpanzees and Black Rhino Conservancy

This most important and famous destination happens to be the only place in where the endangered Chimpanzees are taken care of. The Ol-Pejeta conservancy is home for the endangered Black Rhino. You will alive at the sweetwaters luxury tented camps and proceed for game views from the camp. At Ol-Pejeta you will be able to see other animals including the big five.

Masai Mara – See all big five and in time for Wildebeest Migration

Masai Mara is the most famous wildlife adventure destination in Kenya. It is known for its diversity of wildlife. Animals to see include all the big five. Almost every other animal found in other game parks and national parks can be found in Maasai Mara. If you are in season for the Great migration, you can witness live the wildebeests and zebras crossing the Mara river and the drama behind the scenes. If your budget allows, you can request for a balloon safari that happens very early in the morning where the visitor can see the animals in from above and very closely. It is one of the most exciting adventures in Masai Mara.

A Kenya Safari from Nairobi to Masai Mara starts from Nairobi and it ends in Masai mara. It is a series of tours from one destination to another giving the visitor plenty of adventures and scenic options to capture through photography and video.

To have a Safari from Nairobi Kenya to Masai Mara, let African Memorable Safaris organize it for you. You could also pick from our tailor made safaris or have us do a custom made safari for you to enjoy.