Masai Mara budget safari is one of the most popular affordable African safari tours in Kenya. The 3 days Masai Mara Safari departs daily from in Nairobi.
About The 3 Day Masai Mara Budget Safari
This is a 3 Days Kenya budget safari to the world famous Masai Mara National Park. The Masai Mara budget safari leaves Nairobi in the morning.
The tour goes through the Mau escarpment of the Great Rift Valley. you will later descend to the floor of this mighty canyon. The Masai Mara Budget Safari traverses the Masai Plains with lunch en-route.
This safari will tickle your thrill spot with Kenya’s richest concentration of wildlife. The lush golden grassland plains are filled with plentiful of wildlife. They include zebras, lions and wild beasts, with alacrity of on-camera safari expeditions.
The acacia land brings you goose bumps with the cheerful sight of the five giants. We have the elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards and the wild buffaloes.
Feel the intriguing sense of nomadic life with captivating day-time activities. There are splendid overnight stays at budget camps or lodges on this Masai Mara budget Safari.
3 Day Masai Mara Safari Highlights
The highlight of this 3 day Masai Mara tour safari is wildlife viewing. You will also enjoy some amazing sceneries. There is also culture of the Maasai People to awe you.
They are the dominant inhabitants of the Masai Mara. Your accommodation on the Masai Mara Budget safari will be in campsites. Find the Masai Mara budget safari itinerary below.
Detailed 3 Day Masai Mara Budget Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara Game Reserve
Pick from your Nairobi hotel will be at 0800 Hrs. After briefing on the Masai Mara budget safari you will leave for the Masai Mara Game Reserve.
You will have a stop at the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley. The other stop will be for lunch in Narok town. You will arrive in Masai Mara time for a late afternoon game drive.
Masai Mara Game reserve is the northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. The two Savannah parks are separated by an international artificial border. Dinner and overnight will at the Mara Wildebeest Camp.
About Masai Mara National Reserve
The Masai Mara National Reserve in the south western part of Kenya. it forms part of the greater eco-system that encompasses the Serengeti.
The Masai Mara is named for the Maasai people and the Mara River, which divides it. The wildlife is not confined within the reserve’s boundaries.
There are many conservancies to the north and east of the Masai Mara. Here there is a symbiotic relationship developed between the Maasai people and the wildlife.
The reserve is famous for its exceptional population of game. The migration of the wildebeest occurs here every year in July and August.
The entire area of the park is nestled within the enormous Great Rift Valley. The Masai Mara consists of open savannah, rolling grasslands and undulating hills.
The western border is the Esoit Olooloo Escarpment of the Rift Valley. Wildlife tends to be most concentrated here as the swampy ground. This means that access to water is always good and tourist disruption is minimal.
The easternmost border is 224km from Nairobi. This has made it the eastern regions which are most visited. There are numerous private conservancies bordering the Masai Mara, extending the eco system’s size.
Day 2: Masai Mara National Reserve
Enjoy an early breakfast on this African budget safari in Kenya at your camp. This is to be followed by a full day of game drives within the reserve.
The Masai Mara is famous for its lions, elephants, leopard, rhino and buffalo. They make the ‘big five’ which were the most hunted wildlife. Among the 5, the rhino and the leopard are the hardest to track. The two are both shy and quite elusive.
The park’s animal concentration and numbers are second to none. We will stop for a picnic lunch at the hippo pool. Here with luck you may spot crocodiles basking on the rocks.
Many plains game here include antelopes, wildebeest, zebra and Masai giraffe. Also, to be seen as well as scavengers like hyena and vulture. Rest of the meals and overnight will be at Mara Wildebeest Camp.
Day 3: Masai Mara to Nairobi
After breakfast it will be time to break camp. You will leave the Mara region for Nairobi. Your arrival will be in the early evening. Drop off will be at your hotel in Nairobi.
End of 3 Days Masai Mara Budget Safari
3 Day Masai Mara Budget Safari in Kenya Costs:
What is included in the 3 Day Masai Mara Tour Safari 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 Safari
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
3 Day Masai Mara Tour Safari 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 Safari
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes