3 Day masai mara national reserve safari
Masai Mara locally known simply as The Mara, is a large national game reserve in Narok, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It was named in honor of the Maasai people, the ancestral inhabitants of the area, who migrated to the area from the Nile Basin. While deciding to travel on a safari to East Africa, Kenya is known world over for being one of those top destinations to visit. The Mara reserve becomes a wildlife spectacle during the great migration where millions of wildebeest, Thomson’s gazelle, zebra, and eland make their way through the Mara River in search for fresh pasture and water. These three days safari will blow you away in excitement as you enjoy your travel with us at pocket friendly rates.
- Afternoon game drive
- A full day at Mara national reserve
- A visit to Masai village
- Drive back to Nairobi
Day 1: transfer to masai mara and afternoon game drive
This 3 days Masai Mara Kenya safari will begin with a pick up at your lodge/hotel in Nairobi after breakfast followed by a briefing by your tour guide about the trip. You will then embark on a journey where you will make the first stop for magnificent views and photography at the Great Rift valley which spreads from the Northern to the southern part of Kenya. At this very point you may also choose to visit the art and craft market to purchase some African gifts, then proceed on a drive to Masai mara. The drive to the park will welcome you with thrills of wildlife views such as zebras, Warthogs, Wildebeests, Monkeys and Baboons and Giraffes. On arrival, you will check in at your lodge, have lunch and thereafter, proceed to the park for your first game drive where you will enjoy views of Elephants, Lions, Giraffes, Zebras, Kobs, Leopards, Buffaloes, Antelopes and many more. Thereafter, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: maasai mara full day game drive and mara river
On this day you will have an early morning breakfast followed by a full day game drive at the Masai Mara National Reserve.
The full day game drive will enable you explore other areas of the Masai Mara National Reserve and the Mara Triangle to the Mara Bridge, which is at the border of Tanzania just next to the famous Serengeti National Park. You will make a few stops along the banks of the scenic Mara River so as to allow you to stretch your legs during your game drive. With your packed lunch you will have a 1 hour’s snug picnic lunch break as you enjoy more of this park. Thereafter, you will have a guided community tour to the Masai village and experience the stable pastoral culture of the oldest inhabitants of East Africa, the Masai. You will be fascinated by the men who stand tall and proud with their culture. The Masai women are bejeweled with bright beaded earrings which are worn with brilliant red, blue and purple patterns of shukas and scarves. This will be a two-hour activity blended with Traditional songs, dances, cultural practices and a community walk. Return to the lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight.
Day 3: masai mara to nairobi
On this day you will wake up to a leisurely breakfast and then get ready to leave the park. You will then proceed with your journey to Nairobi where you will have a lunch stop and then transfer to your booked hotel or continue to the airport for your departure flight back home.
End of Safari.
price will include:
- Airport picks and drops
- Full board accommodation
- Meals on transfer days
- Vehicle, tourist guide and fuel
- National Park entrance fees
- Bottled water in vehicle at all times
- Fee to visit the Masai nomads
price will exclude:
- Air tickets and visa fees
- Insurance cover
- All alcoholic beverages
- Laundry expenses
when to book this safari
We recommend 6 months to 1 year
best time to visit masai mara
Masai Mara National reserve is open all year round but the best time to visit is from late June to early October. This is because you can catch the full flow of the migration of animals.