1. Kenya
  2. Nairobi County
  3. Nairobi
  4. Maasai Mara National Reserve

From Nairobi: 3-Day/2-Night Maasai Mara Group Safari

Product ID: 248792
Explore the wilds of the Masaai Mara Nature Reserve during this 3-day, 2-night safari tour. See incredible migrating animals including wildebeest and members of the 'Big Five'.
About this activity
Duration: 3 days
Starting time 8:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Your hotel within the Nairobi City center or Westlands area near the highway
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience breathtaking views and wildlife encounters
  • Witness incredible migrating animals and the big 5 on safari
  • Visit a local Maasai community and learn about their culture
Full description
Take a 3-day tour to discover the Masai Mara Reserve, the most popular tourist destination in Kenya. Located in the Great Rift Valley, the reserve is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration, involving over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November, is a phenomenal spectacle that can only be seen in the Maasai Mara. Most visitors will have the opportunity to spot one of the Big 5—lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, and rhinos.

Day 1:

Get picked up from your hotel in Nairobi city center at 8 AM, then drive to Maasai Mara Nature Reserve. Pass the great Rift Valley viewpoint for breathtaking views and stop for lunch on the way. After check-in at your hotel, depart for a game viewing drive in the Mara Reserve. Return back to the camp for a sumptuous buffet dinner. Stay overnight in a big tent that has a bed, linen, shower, and toilet inside. Mosquito nets and a hot shower in the evening are provided.

Day 2:
Spend the full day exploring Masai Mara in search of the Big Five. Enjoy picnic lunches in the Reserve as you discover the beautiful banks of the Mara River. After the game drive, you will return back to the camp for dinner and an overnight.

Day 3:
Enjoy the last early morning game drive in Mara Reserve followed by breakfast. Then, drive back to Nairobi where upon arrival you will be dropped back at your city center accommodation.

Upgrade your tour to include a hot air balloon ride. Get picked up by the balloon safari vehicle and drive to the launching area. Drift over the park as you view the animals, take in the amazing sunrise with a buffet breakfast and champagne. Alternatively, include an evening visit to the local Masai village for a cultural tour. Learn about the Masai community and interact with the local people.
Includes
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • All park entrance fees
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • All transport in a customized safari car with a pop roof for game viewing and photography
  • Guide assistance at all points
  • Bottled water
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel
  • Hot air balloon tour (if option chosen)
  • Masai village tour (if option chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Drinks or alcohol
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

If you are staying not within these pick up locations, please go to the meeting point outside the City Market, opposite Tuskeys Chap Chap Supermarket, 18 Muindi Mbingu St, Nairobi, Kenya

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Pickup only available from hotels within the Nairobi City center or Westlands area near the highway for easy pickup
• If you are staying not within these pickup locations, please go to the meeting point outside the City Market on Muindi Mbingu Street
• The safari starts from 8 AM when you will join a group
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.3 / 5
  • Organization
    3.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.3 / 5
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You have to prepare for a somewhat exhausting journey of approx. 6 hours from Nairobi. There is a longer break with lunch buffet (incl.) And a stop at a viewpoint. More than enough opportunity to buy souvenirs. The accommodation in the tents was optimal and very clean. The game drives were incredible. We saw a variety of animals from the first minute and our guide Lenny was in constant radio contact with the other guides to present us the best selection. We were very happy and would be happy to recommend it to others.

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January 6, 2020

You have to prepare for a somewhat exhausting journey of approx. 6 hours from Nairobi. There is a longer break with lunch buffet (incl.) And a stop at a viewpoint. More than enough opportunity to buy souvenirs. The accommodation in the tents was optimal and very clean. The game drives were incredible. We saw a variety of animals from the first minute and our guide Lenny was in constant radio contact with the other guides to present us the best selection. We were very happy and would be happy to recommend it to others.

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January 6, 2020

We love the ride. We saw all the bug five except for the leopard, we saw lionesses hunting and a piton entering the bird's nest to eat the eggs

December 11, 2019

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