Maasai Mara National Reserve is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. Its animals include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, and hippos. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration. The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills and is crossed by the Mara and Talek rivers.
Day 1: Arrive Nairobi & Connect to a local flight to Maasai Mara
Day 2: Maasai Mara
Day 3: Maasai Mara.
Day 4: Maasai Mara
Day 5: Maasai Mara – Nairobi.
Day One: Arrival and Flight to Masai Mara
Arrive Nairobi JKIA where our representative will be waiting to receive you. After a short brief connect to your local flight to the Maasai Mara. On arrival transfer to your hotel for check in with an en route game drive. Spend the rest of the evening relaxing and enjoying the hotel facilities. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day Two & Three: Full day at the Masai Mara
Today we will spend the day on a full day safari looking for the Big 5 and other rare game not previously seen. We will head to the Mara River for a Walking tour of the river to see the hippo and crocodile families as well as the migration routes. Picnic lunch will be served at the river or at the picnic spots with great views of the plains. Take time at the riverfront for a chance to witness the migration. Head back to the lodge while making stops to view game not previously seen. Spend the evening relaxing and later enjoy a Bush Dinner / Sundowner.
Day Four: Balloon Safari, Maasai Cultural tour
Begin this day with an optional balloon ride over the Mara River and get a rare chance to see the migration from the skies. Later head back to the river to see the animals cross or relax in your hotel. Evening go for a cultural tour of the local community where you learn about the Masai ways of life. Dinner and overnight at your camp.
For those looking for an adventure, you can have an overnight at the Maasai Boma.
Day Five: Mara to Nairobi flight
Enjoy the morning on a game viewing drive or relax by the lodge. Later transfer to the airstrip for a local flight to Nairobi. Connect to your flight back home or continue with your safari.
Estimated Tour Time: 5 Days.
Departure Location: Nairobi City Hotel / JKIA Airport.