3-Day Masai Mara Trip in Kenya – Big5 Safari

3 Days | 2 Nights

Safari Overview

Embark on a thrilling 3-day safari in the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve, a top-tier African tourist destination and national park. Witness the spectacular annual wildebeest migration, a breathtaking event occurring from August to September each year. The reserve, bordering Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, spans 580 square miles and is named after the indigenous Maasai community. Home to over 95 mammal species, including elephants, lions, and zebras, Masai Mara offers diverse wildlife experiences. The Mara River is a focal point for the migration, where millions of wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles traverse to Serengeti. Encounter predators like lions, leopards, and cheetahs, along with a variety of plains species. Explore Maasai culture in a local village, adding a cultural touch to your adventure. With stunning landscapes and over 400 bird species, Masai Mara stands as Kenya’s premier destination.

Day to Day itinerary

Day 1 : Transfer from Nairobi to Masai Mara Game Reserve

You will be picked up from your hotel or at the airport in Nairobi after an early morning breakfast. Our safari representative in Kenya will brief you about your safari and later embark on your transfer to Masai Mara National Reserve which is approximately 6 hour’s drive along the Nairobi- Nakuru highway. Upon arrival at the park, you will check in at your lodge, have lunch, and in the afternoon, you will go for the game drive. Masai Mara National Reserve is among the eighth wonders of the world and habitat to many wildlife species such as wildebeests, buffalos, zebras, gazelles, antelopes, and many more. As you drive through the park you will enjoy sighting these animals through the savannah grassland, after the game drive, you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner, and overnight stay.


Lodge/Hotel: Siana Springs Tented Camp  Budget-Level 
Meal plan: Half Board (HB)
Day 2 : Morning Hot Air Balloon and Evening Game Drive.

Immediately after your early morning breakfast, head out to the park for a hot air balloon with your picnic-packed lunch, the hot air balloon experience is a great chance to enjoy eye views of animals in the savanna plains of Masai Mara National Reserve and if you are lucky enough you enjoy getting an Ariel view of the river crossing of wildebeests cross mara river. This activity takes approximately 2-3 hours and at lunch, you are to have a picnic lunch in the bush of Masai Mara reserve and the afternoon you will have a game drive in the plains of the park where you will see many animals such as wildebeests, lions, leopards, rhinos, gazelles, antelopes, hartebeests among other. Then after the game drive, you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner, and have an overnight stay.


Lodge/Hotel: Siana Springs Tented Camp  Budget-Level   
Meal plan: Full Board (FB)
Day 3 : Morning Game Viewing and transfer to Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta INT’L Airport) to catch an early flight.

Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast, check out of your lodge, and drive to the savanna plains of Serengeti National Park for an early morning game drive where you anticipate seeing many animals in large numbers around Mara River inclusive of thousands of wildebeests. After the game drive, you will exit the park and transfer back to Nairobi, along the way you will make a stopover in Narok town for lunch, and upon arrival in Nairobi, you will either be dropped off at your hotel or be transferred to the airport for departure thus the end of your 3 days safari.


Lodge/Hotel: N/A
Meal plan: Half Board (HB)

Safari Pricing

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax
USD $1,000 USD $1,000 USD $1,000 USD $1,000 USD $1,000 USD $1,000

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