4-Day Mid-Range Road Trip to Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara

4-Day Mid-Range Road Trip to Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara

Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara

Lake Nakuru National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve


Viewing wildlife at Lake Nakuru National Park and in Masai Mara National Reserve


Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge and Masai Mara Sopa Lodge

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Embark on an extraordinary 4-day mid-range road trip planned out by Smart Voyage and Safaris that combines the breathtaking landscapes of Lake Nakuru and the legendary Masai Mara National Reserve. This carefully crafted itinerary offers an affordable adventure filled with wildlife encounters, comfortable accommodations, and captivating scenery. Your journey begins with a night at Lake Nakuru Sopa, where affordable luxury awaits. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Lake Nakuru National Park as you enjoy a restful evening and prepare for an exciting wildlife safari. The following day, bid farewell to Lake Nakuru and set off towards the renowned Masai Mara. Check in at the comfortable Sopa Masai Mara camp, your home in the wilderness. Indulge in hearty meals before venturing out on thrilling game drives, where you’ll have the chance to spot the iconic Big Five and other remarkable wildlife species. Day three presents an opportunity for full-day exploration, as you embark on exciting game drives in search of unique wildlife encounters. Capture close-up sightings of lions, elephants, and giraffes, all set against the stunning backdrop of Masai Mara’s savannah. As the day winds down, relish in the comfort of Sopa Masai Mara and share stories of the day’s adventures. On the final day, bid farewell to Masai Mara and reflect on the incredible experiences gained during your mid-range road trip. Take in the scenic landscapes as you make your way back to Nairobi, cherishing the memories of your affordable yet remarkable journey through Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara.This 4-day expedition offers a perfect blend of affordability, wildlife encounters, and natural splendor, ensuring an unforgettable mid-range road trip experience in the heart of Kenya’s most iconic destinations.



Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge – Checking In and Evening Game Drive

Welcome to your thrilling 4-day mid-range road trip adventure! Upon arrival at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge, you will be warmly greeted and checked into your comfortable accommodation. Take some time to rest and soak in the serene surroundings. In the late afternoon, embark on an exhilarating game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park. Marvel at the rich biodiversity, from the famous flamingos to the majestic rhinos and other remarkable wildlife species. After an unforgettable experience, return to the lodge for a delicious dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan: Lunch, dinner, drinking water

Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara – Game Drives and Check-in

Start your day with an early morning check-out from Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge. Enjoy a final game drive as you bid farewell to Lake Nakuru, capturing any missed sightings or relishing in the beauty one last time. Then, continue your journey to the iconic Masai Mara National Reserve. Upon arrival at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge, settle in and recharge with a scrumptious lunch. In the late afternoon, head out for an exciting game drive in a safari Land Cruiser, immersing yourself in the incredible landscapes and wildlife of Masai Mara. Return to the lodge for a delectable dinner and a restful overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, drinking water

Optional Hot Air Balloon Experience and Full-Day Game Drive

Start your day with an optional once-in-a-lifetime hot air balloon experience over the vast plains of Masai Mara. Drift gently above the golden savannah as the sun rises, witnessing breathtaking views and capturing remarkable photographs. After landing, celebrate with a champagne breakfast amidst the wilderness. Following this extraordinary experience, embark on a full-day game drive, exploring the diverse ecosystems of Masai Mara and encountering its abundant wildlife. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst nature’s splendor. As the day comes to a close, indulge in a delightful dinner and be entertained by cultural performances.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, drinking water.

Departure and Souvenir Shopping

On your final day, check out from Masai Mara Sopa Lodge after a satisfying breakfast. Embark on a short game drive as you exit Masai Mara, bidding farewell to the incredible wildlife. En route to Nairobi, pass through the vibrant town of Narok, where you can shop for authentic souvenirs to commemorate your journey. Arrive in Nairobi, where you will be transferred to your city hotel or the airport, carrying cherished memories of your mid-range road trip through Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara.

Meal plan: Breakfast.

Note: This itinerary is customizable and can be tailored to your preferences and interests. Additional activities or extensions can be arranged upon request to enhance your mid-range road trip experience. Smart Voyage reserves the right to give a different accommodation in case the ones stated above are not available.


  • Meet And Greet Service At Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Accommodation inclusions as per itinerary
  • All scheduled flights as per itinerary
  • All scheduled road transfers
  • Selected Kenya National Park Fees/Conservancy Fees
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Administration Fee


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
    (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items
    (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals
    (As specified in the day-by-day section)

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