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3 Days Masai Mara Budget Safari

Arrival: Nairobi, Kenya

Upon touchdown at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will receive a warm welcome by our driver/guide who will transport you to your hotel to relax and recharge during your stay in Kenya’s capital.

Day 1: Nairobi-Masai Mara Game Reserve

Today, you will awake to the exotic birdcalls in a magical new world with the whiff of Kenyan serenity.  We will meet at 7:00am for a safari briefing before we take a drive to the magical Masai Mara Game Reserve. Along the way, we shall have a brief stopover at the spectacular Great Rift Valley, which is a fault line some 3,500 miles (5,600km) long stretching from Ethiopia’s Red Sea through Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, and into Mozambique. We will arrive at camp with enough time to settle in before lunch with a little time to relax before we head out for our first game drive between 1600hrs to 1830hrs. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.

  • Main Destination: Masai Mara Game Reserve
  • Overnight: Fisi Camp (Budget camp in Masai Mara)
  • Meal plan: Lunch and dinner (Breakfast not included); Drinks not included

Day 2: Masai Mara Game Reserve

Rise early today for breakfast. As the cool, fresh air fills your lungs you will feel invigorated and rejuvenated, ready for a great full day game drive. Roll down the windows or stand up through the customized pop up roof hatch and enjoy this unhindered 360 views, and the possibilities for what lies ahead.  Masai Mara is one of the lushest reserves in Africa, and is globally renowned for the Great Migration when thousands of wildebeest, zebra, and Thomson’s gazelle travel to and from the Serengeti, from July through October. In the Mara River, throngs of hippos and crocodiles lurk. The park is also known for providing excellent predator sightings in their natural habitats thanks to its relatively large populations of lion, cheetah, and leopard. We will also see lots of Elephants, Masai giraffe, common zebra, impala, Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelles, Topi, Hartebeest, Black-backed jackal, spotted hyena and more. We shall also enjoy our packed lunch in the game reserve and in the evening return to camp for dinner and overnight.

  • Main Destination: Masai Mara Game Reserve
  • Overnight: Fisi Camp (Budget camp in Masai Mara)
  • Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner; (Drinks not included)

Day 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve-Nairobi

You spend this last morning in the Mara admiring the unspoiled Africa as you prepare for a drive back to the buzzing Kenya’s capital bringing to an end what we hope shall be a safari of your lifetime. We hope to welcome you back to magical Kenya! And as we say here, “Karibu Tena”.

  • Main Destination: Nairobi
  • Overnight: End of tour; no accommodation
  • Meal plan: Breakfast (Lunch and dinner not included); Drinks not included

End of Service

Your tour price includes:

  • All meals on safari
  • Accommodation throughout your safari
  • Unlimited supply of bottle water in safari vehicle
  • All transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • All government taxes included
  • Flying doctors medical evacuation cover
  • Services of an English speaking driver/guide
  • Guaranteed window seat throughout safari
  • All national park fees, conservancy fees and hotel taxes

Services not included:

  • Any optional activities are not included
  • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
  • Accommodation on the last day
  • Visa fee
  • Hot air balloon
  • Boat ride
  • Masai village visit
  • International flights
  • All items of personal nature and not mentioned in the itinerary, for instance phone calls and shopping
  • Tips to hotel staff and Driver/Guide (Tipping is normal in Kenya – if you are satisfied with the service, a suitable tip is normally around 5%, and USD 10 per person/per day for the driver/guide)
  • Travel insurance

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