6 Days Masai Mara and Amboseli Flying Safari

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6 Days Masai Mara and Amboseli Flying Safari

6 Days Masai Mara and Amboseli, This 6-day trip combines Kenya’s top two safari destinations- Amboseli National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve for their magical landscapes, incredible wildlife, and incredible cultures of the Masai people.  In less than a week, you will see the big five game, enjoy views of the Great Rift Valley, and have an insight into the culture and traditions of the pastoralists who have preserved their cultures for generations, even with the high spike of modernization.

Highlights

  • Get the chance to sample Nairobi’s awe-inspiring food scene by visiting the local restaurants and markets.
  • Spot the big five game in Masai Mara National Reserve.
  • Enjoy views of the Mount Kilimanjaro snow-capped peaks up-close in Amboseli National Park.
  • Get introduced to the Masai culture.
  • Witness the wildebeest migration (seasonal).

Brief Itinerary

Arrive in Kenya- free time.

Nairobi Wilson Airport to Amboseli National Park.

Full day in Amboseli National Park (game viewing experiences).

Amboseli National Park to Masai Mara National Reserve flight (one-hour flight).

Full day in Masai Mara National Reserve.

Masai Mara National Reserve to Wilson Airport (one-hour flight).

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kenya- free time

Welcome to magical Kenya. You will enjoy views of Nairobi National Park, the vibrant City marked by skyscrapers, and the Savannah plains while touching down at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Our Airport representative will assist you through customs and immigration before being ushered to the private driver for the transfer to the Hotel in Nairobi City. The remainder of the day is free time and will be spent the way you desire- relaxing or sampling Nairobi’s food scene by visiting local restaurants.

Overnight at;

  • Hemingways Nairobi (for upmarket accommodation).
  • Four Points by Sheraton (for midrange accommodation).

Meal Plan: own account.

Day 2: Nairobi Wilson Airport to Amboseli National Park

At 7:00 am, your Irembo Africa Safaris driver will pick you up from the Hotel in Nairobi and transfer you to Nairobi Wilson Airport. The flight leaves at 8:30 am and check-in is at least one hour in advance. Head to Amboseli National Park with views of the morning sun over the sweeping savannah plains below. Touch down at the airstrip in Amboseli where the private safari driver will take you on a game drive aboard a safari land cruiser. While on this game drive, you will spot buffaloes, elephants, elephants, wildebeests, Hippos, Masai giraffes, lions, leopards, Tree hyraxes, warthogs, and giant elands. Your picnic lunch will be enjoyed in the middle of the wilderness to allow you to continue with the game drive until the evening when you get transferred to the Lodge/Camp for a well-deserved dinner and overnight rest.

Overnight at

  • Luxury: Kibo Safari Camp.
  • Midrange: Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 3: Full day in Amboseli National Park (game viewing experiences)

Rise and shine with so much expectation as your safari dreams are about to be fulfilled. Get the chance to enjoy the rising sun light up this wilderness area and the jaw-dropping Mount Kilimanjaro. Get prepared for the first game drive of the day and after breakfast, leave the Lodge with your packed lunch because you will be returning in the evening. Safari favorites like warthogs, buffaloes, the free-ranging elephants, zebras, Masai giraffes, Ostriches, giant elands and impalas are in plenty here. This game drive will also lead you to the famous Observation Hill where you will see Hippos and lots of bird species in the marshlands.

Overnight at

  • Luxury: Kibo Safari Camp.
  • Midrange: Amboseli Sopa Lodge.
  • Budget: Amboseli Eco Camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 4: Amboseli National Park to Masai Mara National Reserve flight (one-hour flight)

Another wonderful day of the trip as you depart for Masai Mara National Reserve, by flight. Enjoy breakfast and pack your bags for the last game drive towards the airstrip. Bid farewell to your safari drive at the airstrip and embark on the one hour flight departing at 2:00 pm. You will meet another guide in Masai Mara who will receive you and take you on a game drive as you head to the Safari Lodge/Camp.

Overnight at;

  • Luxury: Sand River Masai Mara by Elewana.
  • Midrange: Sarova Mara Game Camp or Olmoron Tented Camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5: Full day in Masai Mara National Reserve- game drive and culture

Enjoy a hearty breakfast and you will have the whole day to discover the beauty of Masai Mara National Reserve. Start with a half-day game drive while ticking off your check-list while spotting lions, leopards, Masai giraffes, Rhinos, cape buffalos, mongoose, aardwolves, warthogs, impalas, aardvarks, blue monkeys, yellow baboons, wildebeests, vervet monkeys, gazelles, Topis, zebras, bushbucks, Hippos, serval cats, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, and the list is just endless. After the game drive, stop for lunch at the Lodge/Camp.

In the afternoon head to the Masai village for chance to discover the awe-inspiring culture of the indigenous people. You will interact with the “Morans” (young Masai men who have been trained to protect their communities), get entertained in traditional dances performed by men and women, learn about their daily rituals like making fire from sticks and animal dung and so much more. You can also purchase some of their traditional artefacts as souvenirs. A well-deserved dinner and overnight rest awaits you at the Lodge/Safari Camp.

Overnight at;

  • Luxury: Sand River Masai Mara by Elewana.
  • Midrange: Sarova Mara Game Camp or Olmoron Tented Camp.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve to Wilson Airport (one-hour flight)

Enjoy your last game drive and be transferred to the airstrip for your flight back to Wilson Airport. From here, you will take your departure flight back home or to the next safari destination. Kwaheri!!!

Meal Plan: Breakfast.

Our 6 days Masai Mara and Amboseli flying safari include;

  • Domestic flights as indicated on the itinerary.
  • Bottled water.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Relevant government taxes and levies.
  • Entry fees for Amboseli and Masai Mara.
  • Game drives.
  • 5 nights’ accommodation- first night in Nairobi, 2 nights in Amboseli, and 2 nights in Masai Mara.
  • Masai cultural visit.
  • Services of professional safari drivers.
  • Ground transportation by 4WD Safari land cruisers.

Our 6-day package excludes;

  • Visa fees.
  • Travel and medical insurance.
  • Telephone calls.
  • Laundry fees.

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