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

Make it your trip
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Maasai Mara National Reserve
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lake Nakuru National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lake Elementaita
— 4 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to Accra

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Maasai Mara National Reserve

— 5 nights
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: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mara North Conservancy, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planner.

Accra, Ghana to Maasai Mara National Reserve is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Accra to Maasai Mara National Reserve. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Accra in November: high temperatures in Maasai Mara National Reserve hover around 23°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Lake Nakuru National Park

— 2 nights
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 flight and car. 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

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Lake Elementaita

— 4 nights
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 1.5 hours. 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 · Shopping

Side Trips

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