3 Days Masai Mara Safari (Private Tour)

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Overview

This 3 Day Masai Mara Guided Safari offers one of the best wildlife encounters to The Masai Mara’s varied zones in the shortest time possible. Experience Africa’s best national park, Masai Mara in 3 Days on unmatched wildlife activities custom-made to meet your preferences.

Wildlife Drives are the major highlight of this 3 days Masai Mara Safari from Nairobi, Our game drives will take you bouncing in the Mara Plains with a mandatory arranged bush breakfast experience in pursuit of the elusive elephant herds or park next to a pride of lions listening to their bellowed breaths. On this 3 days Masai Mara Safari from Nairobi, you will have an option to have your game drives either in a 4×4 open roof land cruiser or an open roof 4×4 safari van depending on your preference and budget.

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 can be accessed both by road and by Air commencing in Nairobi. A drive from Masai Mara from Nairobi is 4 hours along a fairly tarmacked road while the domestic chartered flight is 1 hour from Nairobi to the Park.

The Masai Mara

The Masai Mara, located along Kenya’s southern border with Tanzania is easily Kenya’s most popular National Park. The Masai Mara is backed by the spectacular Esoit Oloololo (Siria) Escarpment, watered by the Mara River and littered with an astonishing amount of wildlife. Masai Mara is well known for its large population of big cats including; lions, leopards, and cheetahs. Of these big cats, sandy-eyed lions are found in large pride everywhere and it is uncommon to see them hunting.

Cheetahs and Leopards are less visible but still fairly common and elephants, Buffaloes, Zebras, and other grazers occur in great quantities as well. Breathing at any time of the year, action Masai Mara Kenya reaches its peak during the annual wildebeest migration. The Great Wildebeest Migration is the role reason Masai Mara is known to the world. A visit to the Masai Mara in the months: July-October offers you a great opportunity to witness the thrilling migration of millions of wildebeest, zebras, Topa, and Gazelle herds from Serengeti National Park to Masai Mara across the Mara River.

Ballooning in Masai Mara National Reserve

Balloon safaris are superb and world away from the ground game drives, while planning this 3 day Masai Mara guided safari we can add up the adventure on special request at an extra cost of  $410 per person.

Maasai Village

This 3 Day Masai Mara Guided Safari also encompasses 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.

3 Day Masai Mara Safari Itinerary

Day 1
Transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve

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

Day 2
Full Day Masai Mara Game Viewing - Optional Masaai Community Visit

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.

Day 3
Masai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi

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.