4 Days - Masai Mara National Reserve
Duration - 4 days

Don’t want to spend time on the road and don’t mind skipping the chance to see Rhinos at Nakuru? Then this is the perfect tour for you. You will explore Masai Mara for all 4 days in this itinerary. We can modify this safari by visiting some of the private conservancies around Mara, allowing for activities such as hikes and night safaris which are not permitted in Masai Mara. Save even more road time by opting for flights from Nairobi.


Short Itinerary


Day 1 - (Mar 03, 2024) Nairobi to Masai Mara. Afternoon game drives in Masai Mara
Day 2 - (Mar 04, 2024) Full day game drives in Masai Mara
Day 3 - (Mar 05, 2024) Full day game drives in Masai Mara
Day 4 - (Mar 06, 2024) Masai Mara to Nairobi

Note 1. Morning game drives in Masai Mara can be added on the last morning at the park by paying additional park fees.

Choose Date


Safari tour prices vary depending on the starting date, your group size, and the choice of stay.

Ensuite Accommodation Packages


Below are packages with a few popular ensuite options for your private tour, starting on Mar 03, 2024, in a group of two adults. Ensuite hotels are tented camps/lodges that can be inside/around national parks. You will have a private room with attached bathroom. Meals are provided by hotels.

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Option E1: $867 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $970 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Fisi Camp Masai Mara, Masai Mara (Outside the Park) from Mar 03, 2024 to Mar 06, 2024

Option E2: $891 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $994 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Jambo Mara Safari Lodge - Wooden Cottage, Masai Mara (Outside the Park) from Mar 03, 2024 to Mar 06, 2024

Option E3: $942 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,045 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Jambo Mara Safari Lodge - Top Glass Room, Masai Mara (Outside the Park) from Mar 03, 2024 to Mar 06, 2024

Option E4: $960 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,063 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Basecamp Masai Mara, Masai Mara (Within the Park) from Mar 03, 2024 to Mar 06, 2024

Option E5: $1,146 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,249 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Masai Mara (Within the Park) from Mar 03, 2024 to Mar 06, 2024

Option E6: $1,515 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,618 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Sarova Mara Game Camp - Club Tent, Masai Mara (Within the Park) from Mar 03, 2024 to Mar 06, 2024

Option E7: $1,851 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,954 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Emboo River Camp, Masai Mara (Within the Park) from Mar 03, 2024 to Mar 06, 2024

Option E8: $3,981 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $4,084 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Bateleur Camp - Tented Suite, Masai Mara (Outside the Park) from Mar 03, 2024 to Mar 06, 2024

A detailed list of inclusions is shared below. We have many more accommodations and addon tours to offer. Please share with us your requirements by clicking on the "Request Quote" button below, and our reservations team will get in touch with you.


Itinerary


Day 1 - Nairobi to Masai Mara

Your tour starts with pick up at 7:30 AM from your Nairobi hotel or Airport and drive to Masai Mara. This drive will take about 5 to 6.5 hours with a scenic stopover at Great Rift Valley. Arrive in Masai Mara shortly after noon and check into your lodge/camp, have hot lunch and then depart for an afternoon game drive.

After the game drive, we head back to lodge/camp to reach by around 5:30 or 6:00 PM, freshen up and enjoy a freshly prepared Dinner. Overnight at your lodge.

Note: The last 1-hour drive to Masai Mara is on the corrugated and bumpy road and may not be comfortable for clients with back problems. Clients with back problems can consider flying directly to (and out of) Masai Mara.

Day 2 & Day 3 - Masai Mara

Today's itinerary is flexible and you can discuss with your guide on the previous evening and plan for today's schedule.

You can either have a relaxed breakfast and depart for full day game drives around 9:00 AM with packed lunch and return back to lodge late afternoon around 6:00 PM. Or you can depart at 6:00 AM on an early morning game drive (This is the best time to see the animals and a good chance to witness hunt/kill). Later return to accommodation for breakfast and relax for a bit and depart on an afternoon game drive with packed lunch. you will stop at a picnic spot for having packed lunch and later depart on a game drive till the park is closed. Around 6:00 PM return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4 - Masai Mara to Nairobi

After a relaxed breakfast head back to Nairobi. On reaching Nairobi in the evening, you will be dropped of at the airport or your hotel.

Note 1. Effective from 1st November 2023, our 2024 prices have been updated to reflect the revised park fees for Masai Mara (USD 100 from Jan to Jun and USD 200 from July to Dec).
Note 2. Morning game drives in Masai Mara can be added on the last morning at the park by paying additional park fees.

Stay Locations


Day 1 - Masai Mara (Within the Park) or Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

Day 2 - Masai Mara (Within the Park) or Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

Day 3 - Masai Mara (Within the Park) or Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

Maps


Transfers


This tour starts from Nairobi. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is the nearest international airport and Wilson airport is the nearest domestic airport.

Airport Pickup/Drop
Pickup or drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on the day of safari: No extra charge
Pickup or drop off at Wilson Airport on the day of safari: No extra charge

Airport to Hotel transfers
Transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Nairobi hotel or vice versa: USD 30 per vehicle
Transfer from Wilson Airport to Nairobi hotel or vice versa: USD 30 per vehicle

Transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Wilson Airport or vice versa: USD 30 per vehicle

Flights


We do not book International Flights.
We can book local flights based on availability. Below are indicative additional costs for local flights.

This tour starts & ends at Nairobi with road transfers between all locations. Masai Mara is the farthest location you will be visiting in this tour and it is 5 hours from Nairobi, each way. To save drive time, you can directly fly into Masai Mara where your safari vehicle with guide will be waiting to directly start the safari and cover the park over the next few days making your way to Nairobi by road on the last day. We will reroute the itinerary such that you cover all the parks included in the original itinerary with the same choice of accommodations & same number of nights as included in the original itinerary. This is called a Fly-in Safari

We can also reroute the itinerary such that you start with driving from Nairobi on day 1 to Masai Mara. We end the safari tour at Masai Mara on the last day from where you can fly out to Nairobi. We will reroute the itinerary such that you cover all the parks included in the original itinerary with the same choice of accommodations & same number of nights as included in the original itinerary. This is called a Fly-out Safari.

Fly Into Masai Mara
From Nairobi to Masai Mara: From USD 240 per person (Morning flight)
From Nairobi to Masai Mara: From USD 185 per person (Afternoon flight)
From Diani/Mombasa to Masai Mara: From USD 320 per person

Fly out of Masai Mara
From Masai Mara to Nairobi: From USD 240 per person (Early Morning flight)
From Masai Mara to Diani/Mombasa: From USD 485 per person (Afternoon flight)

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Intercity Flights
From Diani to Nairobi: From USD 200 per person (Morning flight)
From Nairobi to Diani:From USD 200 per person (Afternoon flight)

Note 1: Rates mentioned above are indicative and subject to change based on airlines and party(group) size.
Note 2: In the Fly into Masai Mara rates mentioned above, in addition to airfare, price also includes cost to send the safari Vehicle with guide a day in advance to Masai Mara & transport cost from your Nairobi hotel to Nairobi airport.
Note 3: For afternoon flights In the Fly out of Masai Mara rates mentioned above, in addition to airfare, price also includes an additional Masai Mara park fee.
Note 4: Flights into Masai Mara land at around 11:00 AM and game drives can start soon after landing and Morning flights out of Masai Mara depart around 08:30 AM.

Meals


Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 4 - Breakfast & Lunch

Drive Times


Day 1 - Nairobi to Masai Mara takes about 5.5 to 6 hours (284 km)
Day 4 - Masai Mara to Nairobi takes about 5.5 to 6 hours (284 km)

Note: These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.

Inclusions


  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • Daily game drives while on Safari.

  • A professional driver/guide.

  • 4x4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van.

  • All Taxes and VAT.

  • Meals as per itinerary.

  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

Exclusions


  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Tips (Tipping guidelines).

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

Addons


Add-on tours in Masai Mara
Hot Air Balloon Ride (1 hour): USD 440 per person for adult/USD 335 for child
Masai Village Visit (1 hour): USD 25 per person
Sundowner: USD 35-60 per person depending on hotel

4 Days - Masai Mara National Reserve
Duration - 4 days

Don’t want to spend time on the road and don’t mind skipping the chance to see Rhinos at Nakuru? Then this is the perfect tour for you. You will explore Masai Mara for all 4 days in this itinerary. We can modify this safari by visiting some of the private conservancies around Mara, allowing for activities such as hikes and night safaris which are not permitted in Masai Mara. Save even more road time by opting for flights from Nairobi.


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