Day 1; Arrival, in Masai Mara
When you arrive at the designated airstrip or the Mara Serena Airstrip our safari guide will warmly welcome you. They will give you an orientation. Then transfer you to your chosen accommodation in Masai Mara. As you make your way to the camp or lodge take in the landscapes. Feel the excitement of what lies ahead – encounters with wildlife. Once you’ve checked in savor a lunch. Take some time to unwind and settle in.
In the afternoon begin on your game drive in Masai Mara. The park is renowned for its wildlife, including the Big Five (elephant, lion, leopard, rhinoceros and buffalo) as well as a diverse array of other species. Keep an eye out for giraffes, zebras, antelopes and hippos – some of the parks animals. Be captivated by the plains and rolling hills that provide an idyllic backdrop for observing wildlife. Throughout your drive your knowledgeable guide will share insights about animal behavior and the ecosystem.
As evening sets in return to your accommodation, for a dinner. Gather around the campfire to exchange tales of your days adventures while listening to the sounds of Africas wilderness as you prepare for a nights sleep.
Day 2 & 3; Exploring Masai Mara Game Drives
Spend two days engaging yourself in the beauty of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Wake up early to catch a glimpse of the wildlife in action and witness the awe inspiring sunrise casting its hues across the vast savannah. Indulge, in a breakfast before begining on a game drive venturing deeper into the park to discover its diverse animal inhabitants.
The Masai Mara is renowned for its role in hosting the Great Migration, a spectacle where millions of wildebeests, zebras and other grazers begin on an epic tour in search of fresh grazing lands. Your experienced safari guide will lead you to viewpoints along the Mara River offering you a front row seat to witness river crossings. Prepare to be amazed as countless animals bravely navigate through waters while overcoming crocodiles and potential predators. This extraordinary event is truly a once, in a lifetime encounter.
Beyond the migration Masai Mara boasts an array of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for prides of lions lazily resting under acacia trees cheetahs stealthily pursuing their prey with precision majestic elephants peacefully browsing on vegetation and elegant giraffes gracefully traversing the plains. With a stroke of luck you might even catch sight of leopards lounging atop tree branches or cunning hyenas scavenging for their meal.
When the sun is high, in the sky it’s a time to head back to your accommodation for a lunch and some well deserved relaxation. You can cool off with a swim in the pool indulge in a rejuvenating spa treatment or simply unwind in the comfort of your tent or room. In the afternoon venture out on another game drive exploring parts of the park and increasing your chances of encountering unique wildlife moments. Your knowledgeable guide will be there to share their expertise and help you spot bird species that call Masai Mara their home.
As the sun begins its descent get ready to witness natures display as vibrant colors paint the African sky and wildlife becomes more active. Capture photographs of animals silhouetted against the backdrop of a setting sun. After an exciting day filled with wildlife sightings return to your accommodation for a dinner while sharing stories and photos of your incredible experiences.
Day 4; Departure
On your day rise early for one game drive in Masai Mara. Embrace the morning breeze as you search for any missed wildlife encounters. Take a moment to appreciate the beauty of the landscape and bid farewell to these captivating creatures that have found their way into your heart.
After a game drive head back to your accommodation, for breakfast before checking out.Your safari guide will take you to the designated airstrip or the Mara Serena Airstrip for your departure. As you leave take a moment to think about the memories breathtaking wildlife encounters and the unparalleled beauty of Masai Mara that will always hold a place in your heart.