3-Day Maasai Mara Explorer: Wildlife Safari

3 Days

Trip Facts

  • Landcruiser, Minivans
  • 5-50
  • Moderate
  • Hotels, lodges, tented camps
  • Instant Booking
  • 15-99 yrs
  • All Seasons
  • Fully Guided
  • Private & Group


Embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Maasai Mara with our 2-Day Maasai Mara Explorer: Wildlife Safari. This immersive safari experience offers a perfect blend of adventure, luxury, and natural beauty, promising memories that will last a lifetime.

Your adventure begins with a scenic drive from Nairobi or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to the iconic Maasai Mara National Reserve. Along the way, soak in the breathtaking vistas of the Great Rift Valley and pause at strategic viewpoints for stunning photo opportunities. Upon arrival at your chosen luxury accommodation, ranging from elegant lodges to cozy tented camps, you’ll be warmly welcomed with refreshments and a detailed briefing about your upcoming safari experience.

The excitement truly kicks off with your first afternoon game drive in Maasai Mara. Led by experienced guides, you’ll venture into the vast savannahs, where you’ll have the chance to spot an incredible array of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and zebras. As the sun sets on the horizon, return to your accommodation for a delightful dinner under the African sky, sharing stories of your wildlife encounters around a crackling campfire.

On the second day, rise early for a sunrise game drive, witnessing the savannah come alive with the sights and sounds of the African bush. After a hearty breakfast, set out for a full-day safari adventure, exploring Maasai Mara’s diverse landscapes in search of more wildlife spectacles. Your knowledgeable guide will provide fascinating insights into the local ecosystem and animal behavior, ensuring a truly enriching experience.

As your safari adventure draws to a close on the third day, bid farewell to Maasai Mara and embark on your journey back to Nairobi. Take one last look at the awe-inspiring landscapes and wildlife that have captured your heart before returning to the bustling city. Reflect on your unforgettable experiences and newfound memories as you conclude your Maasai Mara adventure.

With luxury accommodation, delectable meals, thrilling game drives, and experienced guides included in your package, this safari promises an unforgettable escape into the wild. Whether you’re a seasoned safari enthusiast or embarking on your first African safari, our Maasai Mara Explorer itinerary is designed to exceed your expectations and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

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Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy breathtaking vistas of the Great Rift Valley en route to Maasai Mara, with opportunities for stunning photographs.
  • Capture the beauty of Maasai Mara at dawn and dusk, when the wildlife is most active and the landscape is bathed in golden light.
  • Soar above the plains of Maasai Mara on an optional hot air balloon safari, offering a bird's eye view of the wildlife below.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of one of Africa's most iconic geological features, the Great Rift Valley, as you journey towards Maasai Mara.
  • Witness the Big Five and other wildlife species in their natural habitat, guided by experienced safari guides.
  • Delight in bush breakfasts and dinners, served in the heart of the wilderness for a truly immersive dining experience.
  • Learn about the flora, fauna, and ecosystems of Maasai Mara from knowledgeable guides, enhancing your safari experience.
  • Relax and unwind with sundowner cocktails, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African bush.
  • Witness the Big Five and other wildlife species in their natural habitat, guided by experienced safari guides.


Your Maasai Mara adventure begins with a pick-up from your accommodation in Nairobi or at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Board a comfortable air conditioned safari vehicle and Embark on a journey through the Great Rift Valley, stopping at picturesque viewpoints for stunning photos. Arrive at your luxurious retreat and enjoy a warm welcome with refreshing drinks. After a delectable lunch, and a short brief about your upcoming safari experience, set off on your first game drive, encountering elephants, lions, giraffes, and zebras in their natural habitat. End the day with a sumptuous dinner under the African stars, sharing stories around a crackling campfire.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Rise early for a sunrise game drive, witnessing the savannah come alive with the first light.  Witness the savannah come alive as nocturnal predators retreat and diurnal animals emerge to forage. Keep an eye out for elusive species such as leopards and cheetahs, known for their hunting prowess during the early hours.  After a hearty breakfast, relax or indulge in lodge amenities before embarking on a full-day game drive. Your expert guide will lead you through Maasai Mara’s diverse landscapes, venturing deeper in search of wildlife spectacles and navigating through the reserve’s varied terrain, from open plains to riverine forests, providing insights into the ecosystem and wildlife behavior along the way. As the sun begins to set, return to your lodge for a luxurious dinner and a night of star-gazing  as you recount the day’s highlights and anticipate the adventures awaiting you on your final day in Maasai Mara.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, bid farewell to Maasai Mara as you journey back to Nairobi retracing your scenic route through the Great Rift Valley, and taking in the final views of the breathtaking landscapes that have captivated your heart during your safari. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, reminiscing about your safari adventures. Arrive back in Nairobi in the late afternoon, where your unforgettable Maasai Mara adventure comes to an end. Depending on your onward travel arrangements, you may be dropped off at your hotel, transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your departure flight, or continue your exploration of Kenya’s diverse attractions.

This comprehensive safari package includes luxury accommodations, all meals, daily game drives with experienced guides, park fees, and bottled water. Optional activities such as hot air balloon safaris and cultural visits add an extra layer of excitement to your safari experience. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or embarking on your first safari, this itinerary promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of Africa’s wilderness.

Breakfast, Lunch



  • Accommodation: Luxury lodge or tented camp, (depending on package)
  • All Meals as per Itinerary
  • Transportation: Airport transfers, transfers between destinations
  • Professional safari driver/tour guide
  • Bottled water during activities
  • All park entrance fees and taxes


  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals and drinks not specified (available to purchase)
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary (available to purchase)


Is the safari suitable for children?

Yes, the safari is suitable for children of ages 10 years and older. However, please note that children must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the safari activities.

Are there any health requirements for the safari?

It is recommended to consult with your healthcare provider for any necessary vaccinations or medications prior to your trip.

What should I pack for the safari?

Pack comfortable clothing suitable for warm days and cool evenings. A hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and insect repellent are also recommended. Binoculars and a camera with extra batteries are essential for wildlife viewing.

Are there vegetarian or special dietary options available?

Yes, vegetarian and special dietary options can be accommodated. Please inform our customer service of any dietary restrictions or preferences when booking your safari.

What is the weather like in Maasai Mara?

Maasai Mara has a mild climate with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 25°C (50°F to 77°F). The dry season is from June to October, with cooler temperatures in the mornings and evenings.

Can I extend my stay in Maasai Mara?

Yes, you can extend your stay in Maasai Mara. Please inform us at the time of booking if you would like to extend your safari, and we will make the necessary arrangements.

Are there laundry facilities available at the accommodation?

Yes, most accommodations offer laundry services for an additional fee. Please inquire at the lodge or camp reception for more information.

What is the best time of year to visit Maasai Mara for the wildebeest migration?

The best time to witness the wildebeest migration in Maasai Mara is from July to October, during the dry season. This is when the herds cross the Mara River in search of greener pastures, offering a spectacular wildlife spectacle.

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3-Day Maasai Mara Explorer: Wildlife Safari
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