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

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

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

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

1
day
Lake Elementaita

Lake Elementaita
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll through Soysambu Conservancy.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Elementaita road trip website .

Accra, Ghana to Lake Elementaita is an approximately 12.5-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. When traveling from Accra in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Lake Elementaita, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Lake Elementaita

Wildlife Parks
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2
nights
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Nakuru. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Baboons & Vervits.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Nakuru National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lake Elementaita to Lake Nakuru National Park in an hour. November in Lake Nakuru National Park sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature Parks
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Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
Baboons & Vervits ©
Baboons & Vervits

4
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 (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. And it doesn't end there: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, stroll through Musiara Swamp, and identify plant and animal life at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Maasai Mara National Reserve vacation app .

Getting from Lake Nakuru National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park in November: highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Balloon Rides
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy

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