5 Day luxury masai mara national reserve safari

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safari overview

This safari holiday in Kenya offers an exceptional safari experience in Masai Mara, the world’s greatest safari destination. You will stay at an exclusive lodge in a fantastic location, right in the heart of the action. As this trip is completely customized to your needs and interests, you will be able to enjoy exciting game drives with expert local guides. If you would like to change any aspect of this itinerary, let us know and we will ensure to create your desired trip by design.


  • Game drives
  • Horse riding
  • Black rhino tracking
  • Cultural visits to Masai villages and markets
  • Guided walking safaris


detailed itinerary

Day 1: arrival in nairobi and transfer to masai mara national reserve

Once you have disembarked from your international flight, you will be welcomed by a Wayfarer representative who will take you through immigration, customs and baggage collection. They will stay with you until you meet your tourist guide driver in the arrivals area.

Your driver guide will then take you to Nairobi’s domestic airport for your light aircraft flight to the Masai Mara, which is one of the most iconic wildlife destinations in the world. On arrival at the Masai Mara, you will be met by another tourist guide driver at the airstrip and transferred to your luxury lodge.

note: If you would like to spend your first day or two in Nairobi or if you would like a private tour of this bustling city before your safari, inform our Luxury Travel Specialists.


Day 2-4: game drives in masai mara national reserve

Over the next three days, you will enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives in Mara’s riverine woodlands and on the open plains.

In addition to game drives, there are many other exciting activities that you can enjoy during your time in the Masai Mara. These include horse riding, black rhino tracking experiences, cultural visits to Maasai villages and markets, and guided walking safaris (Note: walking safaris are only allowed in the private conservancies that border the Masai Mara National Reserve).

There is also the option to experience a magical early morning hot air balloon flight over the plains and forests of the Masai Mara followed by a champagne breakfast at your landing point.

note: The range of activities mentioned is optional.

Day 5: transfer to nairobi.

On this day in the morning, you will have time to enjoy one final game drive in the Masai Mara, before returning to your lodge or camp for lunch. Thereafter in the afternoon, you be transferred back to the airstrip for your light aircraft flight to Nairobi.

It is important to note that most international flights depart from Nairobi in the evening/night. To ensure that you don’t waste the final day of your holiday waiting at the airport we can arrange for you to have a car and driver for the afternoon. This way, you can visit places of interest in Nairobi.

We recommend visiting the Giraffe Centre in Lang’ata or the Karen Blixen Museum. If you want to buy some souvenirs you could head to Utamaduni, the Maasai market at Galleria Mall. In the evening, your driver will transfer you to Nairobi International Airport just in time to check in for your departure flight home.



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
  • Accommodation



price will exclude:


  • Air tickets and visa fees
  • Insurance cover
  • All alcoholic beverages
  • Laundry expenses
  • Tips



We recommend 6 months to 1 year


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.


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