This safari takes you to the world renowned Masai Mara National reserve which is famous for the Great abundance of wildlife. The animals includes the Big 5; Lion, Buffalo, Rhino, Leopard and the Elephant. The park also has many other animals including hyenas, gazelles, antelopes, wildebeests, zebras, giraffes etc.
This park is very popular because of the Great Migration of the wildebeests which takes place every year from the month of July to October. We highly recommend taking this safari if you are on short stay and wants to feel the heart of a safari experience.
During the safari, you will stay at Basecamp Explorer Maasai Mara. They offer 12 double riverside tents, all built along the banks of the Talek River, the natural border to the Maasai Mara National Reserve.
The dense riverbed foliage allows for maximum privacy and comfort, without compromising the view of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. With more than 286 identified bird species, you are certain to wake to a symphony of birdsong while staying at Basecamp Explorer Maasai Mara. All tents are fitted with bio flush toilets, solar-heated safari showers, and a private balcony, where you have a direct view of the Maasai Mara National Reserve.
When you think of going on a safari to Africa, the first thing that will come to your mind may be the majestic wildebeest migration. The experience of seeing the flocks of wild animals on the same ground can’t be explained in words.
East African Exotic Safaris offers an exceptional three days at Masai Mara safari tours to witness the abundant wildlife and the chance to observe the great migration of wildebeest. Enjoy seeing a wide variety of animals in the African wilds with East African Exotic Safaris!
You will be picked from Nairobi at 8:00 a.m. by the tour van and drive through Westlands to the Rift Valley view point where you will have a stopover. From there, you will proceed to the world renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve. This game reserve is considered by many to be the jewel and highlight of any safari. This is mainly because of its abundance of game and the fact that it supports one of Africa's highest concentrations of predators.
After arriving at Mara, you will check in to the camp for lunch. You will have time to familiarize yourself with the new environment before embarking on an evening game drive. Dinner, entertainment, and overnight will be at Basecamp Maasai Mara.
After a hefty buffet breakfast in the camp, you will embark on a game viewing drive in search for wild animals. You will drive to the famous Mara River in search of hippos and crocodiles. If your visit falls between July and September, you will witness the great migration of the wildebeest from Serengeti plains to Maasai Mara through Mara River.
This annual event was named as one of the seven new wonders of the world. You will also see the Kenya-Tanzania border that marks one side of the Mara Triangle. You will have your lunch in the park and proceed on a game drive in search of animals not seen so far. Dinner, entertainment, and overnight at Basecamp Maasai Mara. Today's meal plan includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
You will be woken up at around 6:00 a.m. to embark on an early morning game drive and then return to the lodge for breakfast. This is the best time to have game drives since the animals both nocturnal and diurnal are active before the sun sends them off under the shades. After your hefty breakfast, you will load your luggage into the vans bid Maasai Mara Kwaheri goodbye and proceed to Nairobi to arrive in the afternoon.
On this safari, you will visit Maasai Mara Game Reserve to see abundant wildlife. If you visit Maasai Mara during July to September, and if the timing is right, you will witness the migration of more than one and a half millions wildebeest from Serengeti plains to Maasai Mara through Mara River.
Joseph Thuo is a very professional driver guide with over 15 years of experience in guiding. He is of great value in our company with very rare skills in spotting wild animals and vast information on different aspects of safari as reported by most of the guests he takes out for safari.
The safari will take place in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Maasai Mara. This reserve is home to over 410 species of birds and 60 species of raptors. It is also one of the world’s finest game viewing destinations. This is because it plays host to an abundance of every form of wildlife possible, except for a few species, which can only be seen north of the Equator.
You will be served daily meals during the trip. You will have lunch and dinner on your arrival day, full board meals on the second day, and breakfast on the departure day.
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Please book your flight to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). Transfer from and to the airport is included. East African Exotic Safaris will pick you up from the airport.
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