4 DAYS MASAI MARA SAFARI

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4 DAYS MASAI MARA SAFARI

4 Days Masai Mara Safari, Explore different areas of Masai Mara National Reserve and enjoy the sights of different wildlife species and birds via game drives, walking safaris, hot air balloon tours and Masai community walks. The 4-day adventure combines the country’s dramatic landscapes, breathtaking wildlife, and thrilling cultures. After a beautiful night in the vibrant Capital of Nairobi, your private safari driver will lead you to southern Kenya. Besides relishing views of the big five game and wildebeest migration, you will have an insight into the traditional life and culture of the Masai pastoralists.

Highlights

  • Have an up-close encounter with the big five game and other Kenyan wildlife species.
  • Watch the unmatched wildebeest migration including the River crossing.
  • Have an insight into the Masai culture- Manyatta, dancing styles, traditional dressing, and local cuisines.
  • Test the City’s food scene with a guided tour of the local markets and eateries.

Brief Itinerary

Arrive in the bustling City of Nairobi.

Transfer to the Masai Mara National Park in southern Kenya and game drive.

Big five safari and cultural tour in Masai Mara National Reserve.

Hot air balloon safari and drive back to Nairobi.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in the bustling City of Nairobi

On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be assisted through customs and immigration by our Airport representative and later driven to the Hotel by your private driver. Being the largest and Capital City of Kenya, it would interest you to know it is also a wonderful tourist site. The remainder of the day is spent at leisure; unwinding at the Hotel or undertaking a guided walk through the narrow streets to check out the Museum, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and so much more.

Overnight at;

  • Radisson Blu Hotel or Hemingways Nairobi (for upmarket accommodation).
  • Four Points by Sheraton or Golden Tulip Westlands (for midrange accommodation).

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2: Transfer to the Masai Mara National Park in southern Kenya and game drive

After a lovely breakfast in Nairobi City, leave for Masai Mara National Reserve in southern Kenya, close to the Tanzanian border. This Protected Area is one of Africa’s unbeaten wildlife viewing destinations and teems with African game as well as bird species. Your journey will last only 5-6 hours with scenic views and you will arrive at your pre-booked Safari Lodge/Tented Camp in the afternoon. Being part of the sweeping Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, it is also known for its breathtaking wildebeest migration.

In the evening, set out for the game drive where the largest prides of lions or herds of elephants you can ever see will be encountered. Relax to the sweet melodies of the wilderness, from the comfort of your Wilderness Lodge/Camp.

Overnight at;

  • Sand River Masai Mara by Elewana or Keekorok Lodge (for luxury accommodation).
  • Sarova Mara Game Camp or Mara Serena Safari Lodge (for midrange).

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3: Big five safari and cultural tour in Masai Mara National Reserve

The whole day, today is dedicated to exploring Masai Mara National Reserve. This Park will always be one of the travelers’ favorite places for game viewing because animals are sighted immediately after you venture into the wilderness. The Park ranger will join you in sighting the different wildlife species that include elephants, Masai giraffes, Rhinos, Topis, African buffaloes, leopards, impalas, mongoose, Defassa waterbucks, spotted hyenas, cheetahs, roaming in different areas of the sweeping plains. If you visit in-season, you will also experience the Wildebeest migration. This will be one of the most thrilling and rewarding game drives lasting 3-4 hours and at the end of this time, you will still want to experience more.

In the afternoon, after breakfast, undertake a tour of the Masai village to learn about their pastoralist culture and lifestyle. Enjoy invigorating traditional dance performances, mind-blowing rituals like making fire from sticks and cow dung, local cuisines and so much more. Browse through their local artifacts and even buy some, as a way of giving back to the local community.

Overnight at;

  • Sand River Masai Mara by Elewana or Keekorok Lodge (for luxury accommodation).
  • Sarova Mara Game Camp or Mara Serena Safari Lodge (for midrange).

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 4: Hot air balloon safari and drive back to Nairobi

Your Masai Mara adventure continues this day with a hot air balloon safari through the sweeping plains with views of the Rivers, the sweeping savannah plains, tree species that are dotted on the Reserve’s landscape, and most importantly, the wildlife species. This activity sadly brings your safari to an end, where you will drive back to Nairobi City.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and lunch.

The 4 days Masai Mara safari package includes the;

  • 3 nights’ accommodation.
  • Entry fees.
  • A full-time English-speaking driver guide.
  • Relevant Government taxes and levies.
  • Bottled water.
  • Airport transfers on the first and final day of the Masai Mara safari.
  • Game drives.
  • Hot air balloon tour.
  • Community visit.
  • Meals, per the itinerary

The 4 days Masai Mara safari package excludes;

  • Extra accommodation after the end of the safari.
  • Gratuities to Rangers, drivers, Lodge staff, and others.
  • Visa fees.
  • Souvenir shopping.
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Laundry fees, to mention but a few.

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