14 days in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park & Lake Elementaita Itinerary

14 days in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park & Lake Elementaita Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Rift Valley Province trip planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Accra
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h
2
Lake Nakuru National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Lake Elementaita
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Accra

5
nights
Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 23rd (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eluai Plain, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Accra, Ghana to Maasai Mara National Reserve is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to East Africa Time (EAT) is 3 hours. In November, Maasai Mara National Reserve is much colder than Accra - with highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Tours
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Balloon Rides

2
nights
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site and then explore the striking landscape of Baboons & Vervits.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lake Nakuru National Park holiday maker site.

Getting from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in November: highs in Lake Nakuru National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lake Elementaita.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
Baboons & Vervits ©
Baboons & Vervits
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

4
nights
Lake Elementaita

Lake Elementaita ©
Explore Lake Elementaita's surroundings by going to Naivasha (Hell's Gate National Park, Crescent Island Game Park, &more).

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Elementaita trip planner.

You can drive from Lake Nakuru National Park to Lake Elementaita in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Lake Elementaita can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Elementaita

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Naivasha, Lake Naivasha
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:
Highlights from your plan
Hell's Gate National Park ©
Hell's Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha ©
Lake Naivasha
Enashipai Maa Museum ©
Enashipai Maa Museum