5 Days Masai Mara & Amboseli Wildlife Safari Kenya

5 Days Masai Mara & Amboseli Safari is a 5 day Kenya safari to  Most populous safari destinations of Masai Mara National Reserve &  Amboseli National Park. This 5 days Kenya Wildlife safari offers an epic spectacle of the Big Five, Wildebeest Migration, Massive elephants herds and magnificent view of the Majestic Kilimanjaro Peak.

From Nairobi, the 5 days Masai Mara & Amboseli  safari,  begins with a drive to Amboseli National Park, which is famous for its large Elephants herds against the magnificent Backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro, and then to Masai Mara’s Big Five (Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Rhinos, Buffaloes) and sometimes the Great Wildebeest Migration during the high (peak) season from July to October. The 5 days  Masai Mara & Amboseli National Park safari not only offers the wildlife-Big Five in Kenya, but Maasai Cultural experience (at an extra cost).

#Highlights Of the 5 Days Masai Mara & Amboseli Safari Holiday

Day #1: Drive to  Masai mara National reserve

Day #2: Spend the day enjoying Masai Mara Wildlife Activities

Day #3: Transfer To Amboseli national Park

Day #4:Full day Wildlife activity in Amboseli Naional Park

Day #5: Depart for Nairobi

Overview of The 5 Days Masai Mara & Amboseli

Masai Mara National Reserve hosts an abundance of wildlife with almost African animals in its ecosystem. The  Reserve is famous for the Annual Great Wildebeest migration, when about more than 2 million wildebeests together with thousands of Zebras plus Antelope groups cross from Serengeti to Masai Mara National Reserve, through Mara River, between July to October Months. Besides the Wildebeest Migration, Masai Mara is also a home to the Big Five(5), among other animals like Giraffes, spotted hyenas, Cheetahs, warthogs, and over 450 species of birds.  Masai Mara national reserve can also be enjoyed on a 2 days Masai mara safari, 3 days Masai Mara Safari , 4 days Masai Mara tour and more.

Whereas Amboseli National Park is also a home to the Impressive views of Africa’s highest peak of Mount Kilimanjaro verses the  active game sighting of large herds of roaming Elephants. Other animals to look out for include: Lions,  lepards, cheetahs, Gazelles, Zebras. There is also plenty of bird including among others:  boasting pelican, kingfisher, heron, and eagle.

Day By Day Safari Itinerary For 5 days Maasai Mara & Amboseli Safari

Day 1: Tour Drive to Amboseli National Park

From the airport or your hotel/lodge of residence, your 4 days Masai Mara safari guide  will pick you with a 4×4 safari Vehicle (Land cruiser) with a pop up roof. Thereafter, take a tour drive for about 5-6 hours to Masai Mara national reserve, with enroute break stop at the Rift Valley view point to admire the breathtaking landscape, and at Narok town. Proceed to your hotel/camp for check-in, then lunch will be provided and relax for a while. At 15hr30, head for an after game drive, and return to the lodge for dinner and a night rest at the lodge.

Day 2: Experience full day Masai Mara Wildlife activities

On day 2, you can either opt for Full day Masai Mara experience with packed picnic lunch in the wilderness, or have a morning & evening game drive with lunch at the Hotel.

Have breakfast early morning at the lodge, then take drive to wide Masai Mara National reserve plains for game viewing drives  to look out for the Big Five (Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Buffaloes, Leopard ). Other common animals flooding the fields include Zebras, Water bucks Impalas, Gazelles, giraffes,  and other bird species notable to the reserve like, African Darter, African Grey Hornbill, African Fish Eagle, African Spoonbill, Bateleur, Black Chested Snake Eagle …

Return to the Lodge For Dinner and an Overnight rest.

Day 3: Journey To Amboseli National park

Be up early for breakfast, then depart for  Amboseli National Park, which is crowned by the iconic view of Mount Kilimanjaro Peak, as well as the Large Elephant herds, wandering around the Park. Enroute, you will have break stops to appreciate the beautiful landscape of Kenya, and Lunch in Nairobi. You will arrive at your Amboseli national Park Lodge for check-in, then later on proceed for an evening game drive.

Return at dusk for dinner and an overnight rest.

Day 4: Explore Amboseli National Park

Take the morning game drive to enjoy early sightings of African elephants, buffaloes, impalas, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, giraffes, zebra, wildebeest, Thomson’s gazelle, Burchell’s zebra before they head to their hiding places.


Return to the lodge for your pre-breakfast, lunch and afternoon rest. At 3:30 pm, proceed for an afternoon game drive to find some wild animals, that are missing in your list, and return at dusk for dinner and overnight rest at the lodge.

Day 5: Depart For Nairobi for Amboseli national Park

Be up for the Morning game drive, return for pre-morning breakfast, then proceed to  the Maasai village to have a one hour of cultural experience with the Masai (only if you have time). A guided  Maasai cultural experience allows you to experience the daily activities of the Masai including: Visiting the Maasai Market, lighting fire naturally using dung and wood,  learning their traditional dance plus their jumping habits.

Thereafter join your 5 day Masai Mara & Amboseli National Park Wildlife safari guide, to return to Nairobi with lunch enroute. Arrive at your accommodation in Nairobi town or proceed to the Airport for your flight  back home.


Tour Price Includes

Nairobi airport-hotel pick up transfers

Transport in a customized pop up roof 4×4 Land Cruiser jeep

Services of an experienced English speaking safari guide/driver

Accommodation in economy, comfort or luxury lodges/tented camps (depending on your choice)

Private game viewing drives in a 4×4 pop up roof Land Cruiser jeep

Park entrance fees

All meals on safari

Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle

Government taxes and local levies

Not Included In the Tour Price:

– Bottled & Soft Drinks

– Items and services of a personal nature

– Tips & Gratuities.