3 Days Masai Mara Safari - Macpace Tours and Safaris

3 days Masai Mara safari involve a visit to the most famous national reserve in Kenya "Masai Mara" for 2 nights and 3 days. Masai Mara is one of the best wildlife reserves in Africa for seeing big cats and the Big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo & Rhino) can be spotted here. This tour will start and end in Nairobi, the capital and largest city of Kenya.

3 Days / 2 Nights

3 Days Masai Mara Safari - Macpace Tours and Safaris

TRIP OVERVIEW

Embarking on a 3-day Masai Mara safari is a truly unforgettable experience. Located in southwestern Kenya, Masai Mara is one of Africa's most renowned wildlife reserves, home to a diverse range of species and breathtaking landscapes. This safari will allow you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this Kenya's national reserve and witness the incredible wildlife that inhabits it.

Over the course of three days, you will have the opportunity to explore the vast expanses of Masai Mara and discover its hidden treasures. The Masai Mara is famous for its annual wildebeest migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles migrate in search of greener pastures. Witnessing this stunning spectacle is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you in awe.

In addition to the wildebeest migration, Masai Mara is also known for its abundance of predators, including lions, cheetahs, and leopards. Game drives during the safari offer the chance to spot these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Our expert guides who will accompany you on these drives are professional and knowledgeable about the park's wildlife and will provide valuable insights into their behavior and ecology.

The safari also includes visits to traditional Maasai villages, where you will learn about the rich culture and traditions of the Maasai people. This cultural immersion allows for a deeper understanding and appreciation of the local way of life. You will interact with the Maasai people, learn about their customs, and even participate in traditional dances and ceremonies.

Accommodation during 3 days Masai Mara safari is provided in comfortable lodges or luxury tented camps, offering a chance to relax and rejuvenate after a day of exploration. The lodges and camps are strategically located within or close to the park, providing convenient access to the wildlife-rich areas. The accommodations offer modern amenities while still allowing you to feel connected to nature.

The 3 days Masai Mara safari itinerary is carefully crafted to ensure that you make the most of your time in this extraordinary destination. The itinerary is thoughtfully planned to include game drives during peak wildlife activity times, promising unforgettable sightings and encounters. With experienced guides leading the way, you will have a deeper understanding of the Masai Mara's ecology and wildlife conservation efforts.

Overall, a 3-day Masai Mara safari an adventure that combines thrilling wildlife encounters with cultural immersion and relaxation. It offers a unique opportunity to witness nature at its finest while supporting local communities and conservation efforts. Whether you are a seasoned safari-goer or embarking on your first African adventure, this safari promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

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Short Itinerary for 3 days Maasai Mara Safari

  • Day 1 - Nairobi to Masai Mara. Afternoon game drives in Masai Mara

  • Day 2 - Full day game drives in Masai Mara

  • Day 3 - Masai Mara to Nairobi

Ensuite Accommodation Packages-3 Days Masai Mara Safari

Below are 3 days Maasai mara safari packages with a few popular ensuite options for your private tour, starting on Nov 13, 2023, in a group of two adults. Ensuite hotels are tented camps/lodges that can be inside/around national parks. You will have a private room with attached bathroom. Meals are provided by hotels.

Option E1

  • - $588 per person for safari with Safari Van

  • - $700 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Fisi Camp Masai Mara, Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

Option E2

  • - $652 per person for safari with Safari Van

  • - $764 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - - Stay at Mara Simba Lodge, Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

Option E3

  • - $732 per person for safari with Safari Van

  • - $844 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Masai Mara (Within the Park)

Option E4

  • - $770 per person for safari with Safari Van

  • - $881 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Masai Mara (Within the Park)

Option E5

  • - $786 per person for safari with Safari Van

  • - $898 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Olgatuni Camp - Classic Tent, Masai Mara (Within the Park)

Option E6

  • - $1,112 per person for safari with Safari Van

  • - $1,223 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Mara Bush Camp, Masai Mara (Within the Park)

Option E7

  • - $1,390 per person for safari with Safari Van

  • - $1,502 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp - Superior Tents, Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

Option E8

  • - $2,222 per person for safari with Safari Van

  • - $2,334 per person for safari with Land Cruiser

  • - Stay at Bateleur Camp - Tented Suite, Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

3 Days Maasai Mara Safari Stay Locations

  • Day 1 - Masai Mara (Within the Park) or Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

  • Day 2 - Masai Mara (Within the Park) or Masai Mara (Outside the Park)

TRIP ITINERARY

Day

1

Nairobi to Masai Mara

Your tour starts with pick up at 7:30 AM from your Nairobi hotel or Airport and drive to Masai Mara. This drive will take about 5 to 6.5 hours with a scenic stopover at Great Rift Valley. Arrive in Masai Mara shortly after noon and check into your lodge/camp, have hot lunch and then depart for an afternoon game drive.

After the game drive, we head back to lodge/camp to reach by around 5:30 or 6:00 PM, freshen up and enjoy a freshly prepared Dinner. Overnight at your lodge.

Note: The last 1-hour drive to Masai Mara is on the corrugated and bumpy road and may not be comfortable for clients with back problems. Clients with back problems can consider flying directly to (and out of) Masai Mara.

Day

2

Masai Mara

Today's itinerary is flexible and you can discuss with your guide on the previous evening and plan for today's schedule.

You can either have a relaxed breakfast and depart for full day game drives around 9:00 AM with packed lunch and return back to lodge late afternoon around 6:00 PM. Or you can depart at 6:00 AM on an early morning game drive (This is the best time to see the animals and a good chance to witness hunt/kill). Later return to accommodation for breakfast and relax for a bit and depart on an afternoon game drive with packed lunch. you will stop at a picnic spot for having packed lunch and later depart on a game drive till the park is closed. Around 6:00 PM return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day

3

Masai Mara to Nairobi

After a relaxed breakfast head back to Nairobi. On reaching Nairobi in the evening, you will be dropped of at the airport or your hotel.

Note 1. Effective from 1st November 2023, our 2024 prices have been updated to reflect the revised park fees for Masai Mara (USD 100 from Jan to Jun and USD 200 from Julyy to Dec). Note 2. Morning game drives in Masai Mara can be added on the last morning at the park by paying additional park fees.

3 Days Maasai Mara Safari Meals

  • Day 1 - Dinner

  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Day 3 - Breakfast & Lunch

3 Days Maasai Mara Safari Drive Times

  • Day 1 - Nairobi to Masai Mara takes about 5.5 to 6 hours (284 km)

  • Day 3 - Masai Mara to Nairobi takes about 5.5 to 6 hours (284 km)

Note: These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.

3 Days Maasai Mara Safari Package Inclusions

  • - Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • - Daily game drives while on Safari.

  • - A professional driver/guide.

  • - 4x4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van.

  • - All Taxes and VAT.

  • - Meals as per itinerary.

  • - Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

3 Days Maasai Mara Safari Package Exclusions

  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

Payment Policy

Deposit Payment - Deposit is 30% of the total booking amount. - Deposit can be paid either via a bank transfer or an online card payment. - A 5% fee is applicable on all card payments (payment gateway charges). This is non-refundable. - We offer bank accounts in 10 different currencies for bank transfers. - Once you make the deposit payment you will receive a booking confirmation.

Balance Payment - Balance can be paid via bank transfer, online card payment or with cash - Bank payment can be done 15 days prior to the tour date (recommended 30 days prior) - Card payment can be done 1 day prior to the tour date (recommended 7 days prior) - A 5% fee is applicable on all card payments (payment gateway charges). This is non-refundable. - Cash can be paid on arrival (US Dollars printed in or after the year 2009).

Cancellation Policy

  • Deposit paid is fully refundable till 45 days before departure date.
  • Within 44 to 30 days before tour date - 10% of the tour amount is charged as cancellation fees.
  • Within 29 to 15 days before tour date - 20% of the tour amount is charged as cancellation fees.
  • Within 14 days before tour date - 30% of the tour amount is charged as cancellation fees.
  • Card processing fees, which is 5% on all card payments, is not refundable.

Ammendment Policy

  • 30 days or more before departure date - Credit voucher for full deposit will be issued.
  • Within 29 to 15 days before departure date - 10% of the tour amount will be charged as cancellation fees and a Credit voucher for the remaining deposit will be issued.
  • Within 14 to 7 days before departure date - 20% of tour amount will be charged as cancellation fees and Credit voucher for remaining deposit will be issued.
  • Within 6 days before departure date - 30% of tour amount will be charged as cancellation fees and Credit voucher for remaining deposit will be issued.
  • All credit vouchers are non-refundable and will have a validity of 24 months from the original date of departure.
  • If any payments are paid through card the surcharge amount will not be considered in the credit voucher. So, the credit voucher will be issued excluding the surcharge amount.

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