3-Day Masai Mara and Lake Naivasha Private Safari from Nairobi

3-Day Masai Mara and Lake Naivasha Private Safari from Nairobi
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$540
Duration: 3 days
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Description

Discover the Masai Mara National Reserve on a 3-day private tour from Nairobi with transfers from the city’s hotels. Go deep into the African plains and set out on daily game drives across the park. Ideal safari for first-time safari-goers. All the Big five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino are here with many mammals and birds in this Masai Mara plain. Watch for the animals that emerge at dusk, see hippos and crocodiles along the banks of the Mara River, see the park’s stunning ‘Great Migration'. 

  • Safari is all inclusive and private (only you and our guide) 
  • Additional expenses: beverages, souvenirs
  • Options:
  1. Hot air balloon ride in Masai Mara
  2. Visit of Maasai community
  3. Lake Naivasha and Crescent Island, boat ride and walking tour

Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara (L, D)

Pick up from your place either airport or your hotel in Nairobi and after a short briefing and all the formalities depart (260km) to Masai Mara at 07:30am via the view-point of the western Great Rift Valley. Your journey deepens into the Masai plains, arriving for check-in and lunch at the camp / lodge at 2:00pm. You will start the first introduction game drive at 4pm tracking various animal species and birds which inhabit here. Your guide will spot wildlife and provide details of their behavior and way of life. Back to the camp / lodge at 06:30pm. Hot shower, dinner and overnight at the camp / lodge.

Accommodation based on tour option chosen at time of booking.


Day 2 : Masai Mara (B, L, D)

This day you have an option to start with hot air balloon ride. A great opportunity to explore Masai Mara from a bird's eye view. Pickup time for this activity is 5:30am. The ride lasts 1 hr, your guide comes to meet you after the ride and you continue with game drive in the park.
In case you are not going for balloon ride your day starts with the breakfast at the camp/lodge and by 6:30am you'll leave for extensive game drive. Today you will see all the Big 5 (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). The landscape here is scenic Savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for viewing and photography. A game drive to Mara river which is point of Migration and point to spot the crocodiles and hippopotamus is always emphasized by our guides. Break for your lunch and rest at the camp / lodge at 1:00pm. Game drive will continue from 4pm till 6:30pm. Hot shower, dinner and overnight at the camp / lodge. 

Accommodation based on tour option chosen at time of booking.

Day 3: Masai Mara - Lake Naivasha - Nairobi (B, L)

Early breakfast and check out from the camp / lodge at 07:00am with game drive en route while we exit the park (in case you stayed in the park). You have an option to visit the Maasai village before we leave to Nairobi. Note gratuities are given to maasai people when you visit their village. Your lunch is served in Narok town at 12pm. There will be the store where you can buy some souvenirs to remind you of a great holiday in Mara. You have an option to visit Lake Naivasha and Crescent Island at 3:30pm. The boat ride and your walking tour on the island takes 1,5 hrs. Note gratuities are given to the boat drivers when you visit the lake. Back to Nairobi.

Drop off at the airport or your hotel / accommodation in Nairobi:
- at 7pm in case you visit Lake Naivasha and Crescent Island
- at 4pm in case you proceed stright to Nairobi after Masai Mara

Discover the Masai Mara National Reserve on a 3-day private tour from Nairobi with transfers from the city’s hotels. Go deep into the African plains and set out on daily game drives across the park. Ideal safari for first-time safari-goers. All the Big five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino are here with many mammals and birds in this Masai Mara plain. Watch for the animals that emerge at dusk, see hippos and crocodiles along the banks of the Mara River, see the park’s stunning ‘Great Migration'. 

  • Safari is all inclusive and private (only you and our guide) 
  • Additional expenses: beverages, souvenirs
  • Options:
  1. Hot air balloon ride in Masai Mara
  2. Visit of Maasai community
  3. Lake Naivasha and Crescent Island, boat ride and walking tour