3 Day Masai Mara safari

Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland.

The Masai Mara is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November.

There have been some 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and over 400 birds species recorded on the reserve.

Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, and it is for this reason a visitor hardly misses to see the big five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhino).

3  Days 2 Nights  Masai Mara Safari

Summary of the safari

This is a private Safari which starts off with a journey to the beautiful Masai Mara via the Great Rift Valley which offers spectacular views. On arrival at the Masai Mara Park you will spend your time in search of the wildlife that makes this one of Africa’s premier safari destinations. The Masai Mara is especially famous for its large cat population and also the fact that it plays an integral role in the Wildebeest Migration, a wildlife spectacular like none other on earth.

The scenic and wildlife adventure of this short Masai Mara Camping Safari ends back in Nairobi on the last day.

Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara – Kenya

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel and drive to Masai Mara .Brief stop at the The great rift valley view point.Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch.After lunch take your first thrilling game drive in the Masai Mara game reserve, one of East Africa’s top safari destinations. The Mara reserve incorporates 1510 km² of incredible, wide-open landscapes and fertile riverine woodland following the looping meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers in Kenya. One glimpse is enough to explain its appeal; it is typical open savannah, with a mass of amazing wildlife.

Returning from your first foray into Masai Mara we have dinner and relax under the stars, falling asleep to the sounds of the bush.

Meals and overnight at Sentrim Mara

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Day 2: Masai Mara Game Reserve – Kenya

The next   day is spent game viewing in Kenya’s finest wildlife park, the Masai Mara National Reserve.

Your morning and afternoon game drives take you in search of Africa’s Big Five and the plethora of other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve. On clear days, the Mara offers fantastic orange tinged sunsets well-worth capturing on camera.

Wherever you go in the vast Masai Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife such as Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyena, topis, impala, hartebeests, wildebeest. Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and hippos are also found in great numbers. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains for their next meal. Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot, but reasonably common.

The ultimate action here is without doubt the annual wildebeest exodus, the Great Migration, in July and August when millions of these grass eaters move north from the Serengeti in search of greener grass before turning south again in October.

Hot-air balloon trips are an entirely outstanding way of seeing the savannah plains teeming with wildlife. These Masai Mara balloon trips can be arranged at extra cost $ 450 per person

Meals and overnight at Sentrim Mara

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Day 3: Masai Mara to Nairobi – Kenya

You depart from your safari camp on day 3 and  return to bustling Nairobi, arriving  in the afternoon. This unforgettable 3-Day  Masai Mara  Safari ends upon arrival back in Nairobi.

Cost of two persons sharing is:

Low season April to June & Nov cost $1460                             

High season Jan to March Cost $1560

Peak season July to October cost $1810

Ask for quote if more than 2 persons

 Optional Extras and Excursions

Balloon Safaris at   $450 per person

 

 Cost Includes

Full board accommodation

1 double room

Scheduled Game drives

Park fees

Vehicle Park entry fees

Safari van with pop up roof

Game drives

Service of an English speaking tour guide

Local transfers

Bottles of water during the safari

Government taxes

 

Cost Excludes

Tips

Laundry

Expenses of personal nature

International airfares

Soft and alcoholic drinks

Visas