This is a 3 days Cheap Masai Mara camping safari in Kenya. This cheap Kenya wildlife safari is a join in tour that departs every Friday starts and ends in Nairobi. This is a cheap safari tour in Kenya to the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. The 3 days cheap Masai Mara camping safari is recommended for backpackers. This is because this camping safari to Masai Mara is a join in African Safari in Kenya that departs every Friday. The main highlight of the 3 day Masai Mara camping safari in Kenya is game viewing.
Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara National Reserve
You will be picked up after breakfast for a briefing at 0700hrs. Your Masai Mara camping safari in Kenya will then take a departure. You will travel through the Great Rift Valley to Kenya’s premier wildlife reserve. You will stop for lunch in Narok before proceeding to the Mara. Upon arrival, you will set camp in the Masai Mara. You will go for a late afternoon wildlife viewing drive in the finest game sanctuary in Kenya. The Masai Mara National Reserve is famous for the wildebeest migration. It is also one of the best places to see the big five. Your Masai Mara camping safari in Kenya will take a drive back to the camp. You will be in time for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Game Viewing on Masai Mara Camping Safari in Kenya
Your day will begin with an early set off for a morning game drive. This is the best time to do a game drive as most animals are active. You will search for the park’s large populations of wildebeest, rhinoceros and buffalo. There are also the cats that include the lion, leopard and the cheetah. This are just but a few of the wildlife that you will be looking for. Others include elephants, hippos, cheetah, zebra, impala, gazelles, hartebeest, etc. The wildebeest are the dominant inhabitant of the Masai Mara. Their numbers are estimated in millions. All the meals and accommodation will be at your campsite.
Day 3: Masai Mara – Nairobi
You will be up relatively early for a morning game drive. This is to try and capture what you did not see the previous days. You will return to the camp for breakfast and drive back to Nairobi. Drop off will be at your hotel/ the Airport.
Masai Cultural Village
One of the most popular ethnic group not only in Kenya but in Africa is the Maasai (Masai). Many people and especially tourist associate Masai with Kenya despite the group not being among the largest. This has majorly been contributed by the members of the ethnic group sticking to their culture and tradition. These can b seen in their dressings, housing, economic activities, dances an songs. It is important to know that the Masais are among the few whose songs depend on harmony and not the musical notes. The are widespread between kenya and Tanzania especially the northern part. However they Masai mara lies at the centre of their distribution.
This is one of the best way to see wildlife in the Mara. Balloon flights are done in the mornings. This is an hours flight and is weather dependent. You will have the best views of wildlife from a birds eye view. The tour ends with a champagne breakfast upon landing.
It is everybody's dream to end the day with a beautiful view of the sun going down. It will be beautiful to end your day in the Mara with the downing sun forming the backdrop as you view animals. This is done in specific spots that gives you that photogenic view that you have always dreamt of.