3 Days Masai Mara Safari (Private Tour)


Discover the unforgettable wildlife encounters that Masai Mara has to offer with our 3 Day Masai Mara Guided Safari. This safari is specially designed for travelers who want to experience the best of Masai Mara in the shortest time possible. You willl enjoy unmatched wildlife activities that are custom-made to meet your preferences.

The highlight of this 3-day safari is the wildlife drives that take you bouncing through the Mara Plains. You’ll have the opportunity to spot elusive elephant herds and listen to the bellowed breaths of lions. Choose between a 4×4 open roof land cruiser or an open roof 4×4 safari van based on your preference and budget. Indulge in a mandatory arranged bush breakfast experience and immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of Masai Mara.

3 Days Masai Mara Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve – Evening Game Drive
  • Day 2: Full Day Masai Mara Game Viewing – Optional Masaai Community Visit
  • Day 3: Morning Game Drive – Masai Mara  to Nairobi

Getting There

This tour starts and ends in Nairobi 

  • Book your own international flights – Fly to/from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport/ Nairobi International Airport
  • A transfer from and back to the airport can also be arranged
  • Additional accommodation in Nairobi before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost.

The Masai Mara is backed by the spectacular Esoit Oloololo (Siria) Escarpment, watered by the Mara River and home to an astonishing amount of wildlife. Overlooking the plains of Masai Mara, the sandy-eyed lions are a common sight in large pride groups. However, cheetahs and leopards are less visible but still fairly common. You can also spot elephants, buffaloes, zebras, and other grazers in great quantities.

The Great Wildebeest Migration of millions of wildebeest, zebras, Topa, and Gazelle herds from Serengeti National Park to Masai Mara across the Mara River is a sight to behold. A visit to Masai Mara from July-October is an ideal opportunity to witness this thrilling migration.

This 3 Day Masai Mara Guided Safari not only offers you a wildlife adventure but also a chance to discover the Masaai tribe community within the park. You’ll get to learn about the Masaai culture, customs, ways of living, and their exercising cultural dance.

Make your safari extra special by adding a balloon safari at an additional cost of $450 per person. Masai Mara is accessible by both road and air from Nairobi, with a 4-hour drive along a fairly tarmacked road or a 1-hour flight by domestic chartered flight. Discover the best of Masai Mara in just 3 days with our guided safari.

3 Day Masai Mara Safari Itinerary

This 3 Day Masai Mara Guided safari starts from Nairobi, Kenya's capital city. Our professional guide will pick you up at 7:00 H from your accommodation to transfer to your Masai Mara National Reserve. Alternatively, depending on your travel plan, pick up can be from Jomo Kenyatta Internation Airport however you will have to book a flight arriving in Nairobi early morning hours. Masai Mara National Reserve is a 6 hours drive by road from Nairobi. You will be briefed first upon your 3 Day Masai Mara guided Safari to Africa’s greatest wildlife Reserve before you embark on the journey. Enjoy a drive through scenic views of the Nairobi suburbs, beautiful savannah grasslands, and the plains of the Rift Valley. You will stop at the great rift valley viewpoint for photography shortly after which you will continue the journey to the park. Upon your arrival at the Park, you will check-in accommodation just in time for lunch. After the refreshment, you will then depart for an evening game drive, expect to see various wildlife species to include: giant elephants, hippopotamus, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes and so many more.

Our accommodation options for this safari depend on your package type preference, We are happy to recommend top-notch lodge/ Camp options upon inquiry

The next 6 to 10 hours are spent game viewing in Kenya’s leading Masai Mara National Reserve. You will embark on two game drives in the Mara: morning game drive and the afternoon game drive with organized bush breakfast in search of the big five and other wildlife species to include: Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, Wildebeest, buffaloes, zebras, jackals, spotted hyenas, topi, impala, Hartebeests, nat eared foxes, the crocodiles and hippopotamus of the Mara and Talek Rivers.
Should your planned time to visit be in the months (July-Sept), you should brace yourselves to witness the thrilling Great wildebeest Migration as it happens in the Mara.
This natural movement of over 4 million grazers from Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to Masai Mara National Reserve is the sole reason why many visitors opt to come to Masai Mara National Reserve at this time of the year.

To Note:
• There is an optional cultural visit to the Masaai tribe community within the park; this visit grants you a chance to learn about the Masaai culture, customs, ways of living and their exercising cultural dance.

After the amazing full-day game viewing experience, We transfer back to lodge/Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

We enjoy our last breakfast at the accommodation before we pack up and depart for our last morning game drive in the Mara to catch our last glimpses of the resident wildlife. Exit the park and drive back to Nairobi with a picnic lunch stop. Continue to the airport for your flight home or consider an extension to the beaches of the Kenyan Coast.

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