This 3 Days Nairobi to Masai Mara safari is a great choice for those who find the Masai Mara fly in safari way too expensive or those who want to savor the Kenyan countryside and its spectacular landscapes.
- Duration: 2 Days/1 Night
- Parks to visit: Masai Mara National Reserve
- Safari Starting Point: Nairobi
- Accommodation: Standard/Mid-level accommodations (Luxury accommodation options available on request)
What to see
Huge variety of wildlife including all of "Africa's Big Five" - Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino and Leopard.
Safari Cost: USD 700 per Person (2 people sharing)
Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara
You will be picked up from your Nairobi hotels early in the morning and drive through the eastern wall of the Great Rift Valley where you will stop at strategic points for viewing and photography. You will then proceed with your Masai Mara Road Safari descending to the floor of the Rift Valley and drive on towards the Masai Mara. Arrive at the Masai Mara for check in, lunch and a short rest.
Afternoon safari game viewing drive in the Mara to see abundant wildlife and birds. Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Mara Safari Camp or Ol -Moran Tented Camp.
Day 2: Masai Mara
Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee followed by an early morning safari game drive and back to the safari lodge/camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast proceed for another safari game drive visiting Mara River to see hippos, crocodiles and the migration point of the wild beasts. (There’s another option of proceeding for a full day safari game drive with a packed lunch till evening).
Whichever option you settle for, there will be plenty of opportunity to see some African elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, lions and leopards in the Masai Mara. Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Mara Safari Camp or Ol -Moran Tented Camp.
Day 3: Masai Mara - Nairobi
Early morning Masai Mara safari game drive then return to your safari camp/lodge for a full breakfast. After breakfast, you will check out and be driven back to your Nairobi hotel by your professional safari driver-guide. If you set off early enough, you might be able to squeeze in a visit to a Masai village and get a peek into the inimitable Masai culture and livelihood of the world-famous Masai people.