The Masai Mara from the Air Safari

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Daily Tour 3 days 2 nights
Kenya Kenya

Taking an aerial view of Kenya by flying into the Masai Mara gives you a different take on the landscape. It also gifts you extra time to spend inside the park and to take advantage of the facilities at your chosen accommodation.

To explore the Masai Mara is a dream for so many, and this safari offers you three days of exploration around one of the most diverse habitats in Africa. Not only do you have the chance to see the big five of African safari:

  • Buffalo
  • Rhinos
  • Elephants
  • Leopards
  • Lions

All of which make their home here, you are also invited to learn about the striking culture of the Masai people. Nomadic tribes people who have ranged across these lands for aeons, their connection with the land sits in their very soul. The chance to visit one of their villages is not to be missed.

When you arrive at the national reserve, you’ll be collected from the airstrip by your dedicated Kenyan tour guide. No one else will join your group; you will have control over how your game drives are scheduled and how your day unfolds.

Included in your African safari tour is:


  • All transfers
  • All accommodation during the tour
  • All meals and drinking water during the tour
  • Flight from Nairobi to Masai Mara and back
  • Flying Doctors medical, emergency, and rescue cover
  • All game drives as noted in the itinerary
  • Transport in a private safari 4 x 4 Safari Jeep with an open roof
  • English speaking tour guide/driver
  • All applicable government taxes, levies and park entrance fees
  • Personalized private service

Not included in your African safari tour is:


  • International flights and taxes
  • Passports and visa applications and processing
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities for drivers/guides
  • Personal laundry
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Entrance fee for activities noted as optional
  • A visit to a Masai Village, US$20 per person
  • A Balloon Safari, US$425 per person

 

Price Information & Seasons

Prices are Per Person Sharing. Travelling is in a pop-up safari vehicle, and accommodation is in a Double/Twin Room/Tent.

Display Rates In USD EUR GBP
Standard Packages
High Season
July 01- October 31 | Dec 23 – Jan 4
Mid Season
Jan 05- March 31 | April 18- Apri 21
Jun 16- June 31 | Nov 01- Dec 22
Low Season
April 01- June 15
1 people€ 1399.57€ 1316.01€ 1232.45
2 people€ 1065.34€ 985.96€ 952.54
4 people€ 927.47€ 843.92€ 814.67
6 people€ 877.34€ 806.32€ 772.89
Luxury Packages
High Season
July 01- October 31 | Dec 23 – Jan 4
Mid Season
Jan 05- March 31 | April 18- April 21
Jun 16- June 31 | Nov 01- Dec 22
Low Season
April 01- June 15
1 people€ 1708.72€ 1449.70€ 1215.74
2 people€ 1249.16€ 1161.43€ 1023.56
4 people€ 1111.30€ 977.61€ 877.34
6 people€ 1061.16€ 931.65€ 823.03
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   All rates are in US Dollars  per person
  Children between 12 – 17 years will pay 75% of the adult rates
  Children between 3 – 11 years will pay 50% of the adult rate
  Children Below 3 years is FREE
 Easter, Christmas and New Year Supplement of $ 35 per person per night!

Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve by Plane (40 to 45 minutes)

Whether you’re staying in a hotel or residence, or landing at Joma Kenyatta International Airport that morning, we will come and pick you up in time to catch your flight to the Masai Mara from Wilson Airport. Take this chance to look out over the landscape passing underneath you; these are the ancient lands believed to be where the first humans evolved.

Upon arrival at the airstrip in Masai Mara, your driver will collect you and take you to your accommodation in time for lunch service. Now is your chance to begin to unwind and start to understand your surroundings. Once you’re settled and comfortable, it’s time for you to head out on your first game drive.  This is your chance to possible see some of the big five of African safari and start to understand the grasslands of the Masai Mara.

Upon your return to your camp or lodge, you will be served your dinner and then have the evening at your disposal. Most accommodation options have viewing terraces or rooms to allow you chance to watch over the park’s nocturnal activities. The first day of your Kenyan safari includes:

  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Overnight stay inside Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Lunch and dinner, no breakfast
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Day 2 Full Day inside Masai Mara National Reserve

Whilst your flight into the Masai Mara was visually stunning, you can take another view form up in the clouds whilst at the park. For an additional fee of $425, you can take a hot air balloon ride over the plains of the Masai Mara and watch the dawn break from up above. When you come back down you will be served a bubbly bush breakfast, with views out over the luscious lands.

You can continue your day with game drives, with the choice to spend the full day out in the reserve with a picnic lunch, or returning to the lodge for lunch and time to recuperate before the next expedition. This is also the time of your trip that you have the chance to visit a village of the Masai people. Along with traditional dancing, you will be invited to walk around the village and even go into a home of one of the families. To take part in this activity there is a $20 additional fee.

After you day out on the plains, spotting the big five along with:

  • Zebras
  • Giraffes
  • Hippos
  • Gazelles
  • Wildebeest

And plenty more, you will return to your camp or lodge for dinner and chance to rest easy after a long day on safari. The second day of your African safari will include:

  • Accommodation at your camp or lodge
  • Overnight stay inside Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Day 3 Masai Mara National Reserve– Nairobi by Plane (40 to 45 minutes)

The break of dawn is a special time on the Masai Mara, with animals rousing from their nightly slumber or returning to the well-crafter burrows. To be able to listen to the dawn chorus over these plains is a truly wonderful experience, which we offer you today.

Once you’ve taken in the light of the day, you will be whisked back to your accommodation for a late breakfast and to check out. Your drive will take you through the park to the airstrip, where you may be afforded one final glimpse of these majestic creatures.

Once at the airstrip, you will board your plane back to the capital of Kenya, where will collect you from the airport and take you to your hotel, residence, or to one of the international schools. This last day of your African safari includes:

  • No accommodation, this is the final day
  • Breakfast only, no lunch or dinner
  • Drinking water, other drinks are extra

Accommodation

You can choose from the following accommodation options

  • Standard lodges and tented camps
  • Luxury lodge and tented camps
MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
Standard lodge and tented camp options
  • Mara Sopa Lodge
  • Azure Mara Haven
  • Mara Leisure Camp
  • Sekenani Camp
Luxury lodge and tented camp options
  • Ashnil Mara Camp
  • Ilkeliani
  • Mara Bush Camp
  • Mara Sarova Game Camp

Positive Impact Travel

By joining this trip you are directly supporting positive impact projects in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We’ve offset the carbon emitted by this trip by purchasing credits that support important projects that address the UN’s seventeen SDGs, like reducing poverty, affordable and clean energy, reducing hunger, clean water and climate action.

Proceeds from this adventure purchase carbon credits through the local and most awarded carbon project developer, which are invested into projects accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources in our developing countries.

Supported projects are based on internationally recognized standards and are third-party audited. They entail a series of positive impacts on the ground, which benefit local communities and ecosystems, that are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Total: $795 From $795 /person
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