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

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

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Route & dates

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

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Lake Elementaita

Lake Elementaita
On the 22nd (Sun), stroll through Soysambu Conservancy.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Elementaita day trip website.

Accra, Ghana to Lake Elementaita is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Accra to Lake Elementaita. While traveling from Accra, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Lake Elementaita, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Lake Elementaita

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Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Nakuru.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lake Nakuru National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Lake Elementaita to Lake Nakuru National Park takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Lake Nakuru National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru

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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 24th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy, and stroll through Musiara Swamp.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight from Lake Nakuru National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park in December, plan for little chillier days in Maasai Mara National Reserve, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy