3 Days Masai Mara Safari


3 days Masai Mara safari takes you on an adventure to Masai mara national reserve, Masai mara nation reserve is a topnotch tourist destination and a national park in Africa ranked among the wonders of the world, Masai mara national reserve is the spot for the best wildlife experiences and the annual great wildebeest migration which normally occurs in August to September every year. The best highlight of Masai mara national reserve is the annual wildebeest migration which involves over 1.5 million wildebeests, and thousands of zebras and gazelles are witnessed crossing the mara river to Serengeti national park in Tanzania. This Mara short safari begins and ends in Nairobi. Masai mara national reserve houses over 95 mammal species such as wildebeests, gazelles, elephants, lions, buffaloes zebras, antelopes, and many more. Masai Mara National Park is located in the south of Kenya along the border of Tanzania and is adjacent to the neighboring Serengeti National Park. The park is named in honor of the indigenous people of the Maasai community. Masai Mara National Park occupies an area of 580 square miles. It represents the northernmost section of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. The Mara River, Sand River, and Talek River are the premier rivers draining waters of the park. The Masai Mara is famous for its variety of larger plains species inclusive of predators. The key wildlife species that might be seen in the Masai Mara include hippo, giraffe, waterbuck, warthog, eland, reedbuck, roan antelope, baboon, crocodile, topi, gazelle, zebra, monkeys, and black rhino. There are also good views of high numbers of predators like lions, jackals, hyenas, leopards, cheetah, and mongoose species. The Masai Mara is a section of the greater Mara Ecosystem which includes the Ol Chorro Oirowua, Olkinyei, Naikara, Ol Derkesi, Maji Moto, Kerinkani, Koiyaki, Lemek, Siana, Maji Moto, Kerinkani, Oloirien, and Kimintet reserved ranches. Maasai mara hosts the scenic Wildebeest migration between July and October with over 1.5 million wildebeest crossing the Mara River all the way from the adjacent Serengeti national park, besides wildlife the park presents a beautiful view of the plains and wooded landscapes. Masai Mara also presents high chances of encountering legendary and cultural experiences; you can explore the Maasai culture on your tour o the Maasai village. The Masai Mara is closely the leading destination in Kenya; it is home to 95 species of mammals. It is also a birding spot with over 400 species of birds.

Tour highlights

  • Transfer from Nairobi to Masai mara national reserve

  • Hot air balloon and game drive

  • Morning game drive and transfer back to Nairobi


Today you will be picked from your hotel or at the airport in Nairobi after an early morning breakfast; your safari guide will brief you about your safari and later embark on your transfer to Masai mara national reserve which is approximately 6 hours’ drive along Nairobi- Nakuru highway. Upon arrival at the park, you will check-in at your lodge, have lunch and in the afternoon you will go for the game drive. Masai mara national reserve is among the eighth wonders of the world and habitat to many wildlife species such as wildebeests, buffalos, zebras, gazelles, antelopes, and many more. As you drive through the park you will enjoy sighting these animals through the savannah grassland, after the game drive, you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation:Mara Sopa lodge, Sentrim mara lodge or AA lodge

Immediately after your early morning breakfast and head out to the park for a hot air balloon with your picnic packed lunch, hot air balloon experience is a great chance for enjoying eye views of animals in the savanna plains of Masai mara national reserve and if you are lucky enough you enjoy getting an Ariel view of the river crossing of wildebeests cross mara river. This activity takes approximately 2-3 hours and at lunch, you are to have a picnic lunch in the bush of Masai mara reserve and in the afternoon you will have a game drive in the plains of the park where you will see many animals such as wildebeests, lions, leopards, rhinos, gazelles, antelopes, hartebeests among other. Then after the game drive, you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner, and have an overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast, check out of your lodge, and drive to the savanna plains of Serengeti national park for an early morning game drive where you anticipate seeing many animals in large numbers around Mara River inclusive of thousands of wildebeests. After the game drive, you will exit the park and transfer back to Nairobi, along the way you will make a stopover in Narok town for lunch and upon arrival in Nairobi, you will either be dropped off at your hotel or be transferred to the airport for departure thus the end of your 3 days safari.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

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