The ultimate time and money save is the 3 Day Masai Mara Tour. This join in African safari tour in Kenya takes you to Masai Mara Game Reserve every Friday.
About the 3 Day Masai Mara Tour
This 3 day Masai Mara Tour is a Kenya safari to Masai Mara National Reserve. The Reserve is the ultimate wildlife action theatre. It is in Masai is without doubt the scene of the annual wildebeest exodus. This happens in the months of July and August when millions of wildebeests move north.
The 3 day Masai Mara tour is starts and ends in Nairobi. This 3 day Masai Mara Tour is a join in safari that departs every Thursday. The 3 day Masai Mara tour in Kenya is a join in African safari.
3 Day Masai Mara Tour Highlight
- Big five trekking
- Great scenery and landscape
- Big Cats
- Seasonal Wildebeest Migration
- Beautiful Maasai Culture and tradition
3 Day Masai Mara Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi-Masai Mara National Reserve
You will be met at your Nairobi hotel or the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. This will be by our Kenya safari representative. You will be briefed on the 3 day Masai Mara tour. You will depart and to the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve.
The drive takes you through the great Riff Valley. You will arrive in time for lunch at the Mara Leisure Lodge. The next two days of the Masai Mara tour shall be spent game viewing. You will have both morning and evening game drives. These are the best chances of seeing wild animals as they are active.
Your Masai Mara tour costs include 3 meals a day. After the evening game drive, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
About Masai Mara National Reserve
The Masai Mara National Reserve (also spelt Masai Mara) was established in 1948, it is approximately 1500sq. kms in size and adjoins Tanzania’s Serengeti. Probably Kenya’s number one tourist destination it holds spectacular scenery as well as vast amounts of bird and wildlife.
The Reserve is famous for its huge herds of Wildebeest and Zebra which migrate through Maasai Mara from the Serengeti around June-October each year. It is a reserve not a national park meaning it is totally unfenced and is run by the local county rather than the national Government.
The park is located approximately 270km South West of Nairobi and the reserve borders Tanzania and the Serengeti. It is approximately 85km from the nearest large town which is Narok. The reserve itself has 4 main entry gates, Ololomutiek, Sekenani, Talek and Musiara. The roads beyond Narok to each of these gates are un-tarmacked rough roads, some in better condition than others.
Day 2: Masai Mara National Reserve
You will wake up to an early breakfast on the 3 day Masai Mara tour. This will be followed by a full day of game drive in Masai Mara. On clear days, Masai Mara offers fantastic orange tinted sunsets. You will definitely want to capture this moment while sipping on a sun downers back at your lodge.
The Masai Mara reserve is 1510 sq km of incredible wide-open landscapes. The park has fertile river woodland following the looping meanders of the Mara and Talek rivers. Wherever you go in the Mara you will see a frequent amount of wildlife. They include the Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, bat eared foxes, grey jackals and spotted hyena.
Others include topi, impala, wildebeest, Elephants, buffaloes, zebras and hippos. It is also common to see lions either basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains. Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot but are still reasonably common. All your meals and overnight will be at Mara Sopa Lodge.
Day 3: Masai Mara-Nairobi
This will be the last day of the 3 day Masai Mara tour. This will be your last day at the Masai Mara National Reserve. You can choose to go for an early Morning Masai Mara balloon trip.
This is usually very outstanding way of seeing the Savannah plains and the wildlife. Alternatively you could opt for an early morning game drive before being transferred to Nairobi.
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3 Day Masai Mara Tour in Kenya Costs:
What is included in the3 Day Masai Mara Tour in cost?
- Accommodation in a Masai Mara safari lodge on full board basis
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on Masai Mara tour
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
3 Day Masai Mara Tour in Kenya cost excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
- Tips and porterage
What to Carry on the 3 Day Masai Mara Tour in Kenya
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes