4-Day Masai Mara Nakuru Joining Group Safaris
Discover 4-day Masai Mara and Nakuru joining group camping safaris from NBO airport and watch the big five animals and the wildebeest migration. Combining Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru national parks is a good way to see all big 5 and the flamingos among many other animals.
6 Highlights of a 4 Day Masai Mara Nakuru Group Joining Camping Budget Safari
Going to 4 day Masai Mara Nakuru group joining camping budget safari allows you to do various enjoyable activities. Get together with friends and enjoy a 4 day group joining safari to Masai Mara game reserve for hiking, riding horses, walking, and balloon safaris among others. Here are 4 day Masai Mara nakuru joining group camping safaris from Nairobi NBO Airport below:-
- Day 1: Explore Mara Game drive to see animals on a 4-day masai mara joining group camping safari
- Day 2: Fly in a hot air balloon in the Masai Mara 4 days group joining adventure
- Day 2: Follow the Wildebeest migration in Masai Mara 4-day group joining safari
- Day 2: Visit a Masai Village to know the Maasai culture
- Day 3: View the Flamingos of Nakuru national park
- Day 4: Watch the Scenic sites of Nakuru including Makalia falls, Baboon cliff and the lake
There many other things to do on Nakuru national park including camping, picnicking and sightseeing. You can join a group and enjoy a 4 day camping safari in Mara and Nakuru from the NBO Nairobi airport.
1. Explore Mara Game Drive to View Animals on a 4-Day Joining Group Camping
You will have more than 8 comprehensive game drives in Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru national parks. The game drives primary goal is to find the big 5 animals and allow you to take photos of them from up-close as possible. The big 5 animals include lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos and leopards. These are the primary animals that your guide will be looking for. However all the other animals are important and you will also be taking pictures of giraffes, zebras, hippos, crocodiles, elands, wildebeests, gazelles, impalas and many others.
2. Fly In a Hot Air Balloon in Masai Mara 4-Days Group Joining Adventure
Join a group for a balloon ride in the Masai Mara. Balloon ride safaris are the ultimate experience for a 4-day Masai Mara joining group safari. You will be picked up from your lodge or camp at 0500hrs on your second day in Mara. You will join the other people doing a balloon ride for that day at the field before dawn. Very soon the balloon will be filled with hot air by the pilot and you start your flight just before dawn. The Masai Mara sunrise is an amazing experience especially when seen from a hot air balloon ride.
The sun will come up mid-flight and you can now start seeing the animals beneath you. It’s an awesome experience and you can take as many photos as you can. After the 1 hour balloon flight, you will be served a champagne breakfast on the savannah bush. Thereafter you get a 1hr game drive and drive back to your hotel or camp. Don’t miss a hot air balloon ride next time you visit the Masai Mara. It’s the stuff of your bucket list!
3. Follow the Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara 4-Day Group Joining Safari
Great wildebeest migration in Mara takes place every year in summer from July to November. It is the single largest movement of wildlife probably the world where over 1.5million wildebeests, gazelles and zebras move across 3000miles of savannah in search of pasture. The wildebeest migration is a huge movement which can actually be seen from space as a black moving mass across the Serengeti and Masai Mara plains. You will be able to follow the migration day by day from the plains to the Mara River.
The Mara river stampede is the best place to see these animals as they cross river Mara in their thousands. A lot of these wildebeests die from the crocodiles while others drown in the flooded river Mara. An even bigger number die from stampeding on each other and others from the tens of waiting big cat predators on the opposite side of the river.
4. Visit a Masai Village to Know the Maasai Culture
You are advised to also visit a Masai village to learn how the Masai people live in this wildlife area. The Masai villages are located outside the Masai Mara game reserve and they are managed by the Masai elders. These are owners of the group ranches and conservancies surrounding the Masai Mara. In most cases and if your group is interested, you driver can arrange to take you to visit the Masai village on the afternoon of day 2. You will be guided and told about the intriguing Masai tribe and how they have lived side by side with wildlife.
The Masai village guide will tell you all about their life, their traditional customs, rites of passage including birth ceremonies, initiation ceremonies, and elder ceremonies. Their war rituals are the most interesting and the aduma Moran jumping dance. The Masai will teach you how to survive in the bush by making fire from 2 sticks and you will also be invited to enter one of their houses. Finally visit their Masai market and buy some souvenirs and curios made by the Masai women to support their children in school.
5. View the Flamingos of Nakuru National Park
Your third day will see you go to see the flamingos and wildlife in Lake Nakuru national park. Nakuru is a 177 sqkm park located right in the middle of the Great Rift Valley. It is part of the 9 lakes along the length of the rift valley in Kenya. The lake is home to one of the largest population of flamingos numbering more than 2 million birds.
Nakuru park is also a sanctuary for the white and black rhino, the Rothschild giraffe and a bird sanctuary. The flamingos are a special pull factor to Nakuru national park and in most cases it’s included in a any masai Mara itinerary longer than 3 days.
6. Watch the Scenic Sites of Nakuru Including Makalia Falls, Baboon Cliff and the Lake
Lake Nakuru is strewn with many scenic spots to visit and take in the wonder of natural landscapes and scenery. The lake itself is an awesome sight to take pictures of flamingos and great white pelicans swimming and swimming on the lake. Nakuru national park has a magnificent fall called the Makalia water falls which is next to a camping site.
The Makalia falls are a sight to behold especially in the rainy season when the fall is at its heaviest and loudest. The baboon cliff is another high point where you can go and watch the whole of the park and lake from a vantage point to see the flamingos and animals below.
There are many other activities you can do in Lake Nakuru national park in a 4-day Masai Mara group joining camping safaris from Nairobi airport.
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