5 Days Masai Mara luxury safari
5 Days Masai Mara luxury safari and balloon safari experience starts Nairobi and also ends Nairobi. This Masai Mara luxury air safari package highly recommends adventurous guests to stay in Masai Mara for at least four days to allow time for other safari activities such as game drives, hot air balloon safari flight and Maasi village cultural visit. Game viewing drives are operated by our Free COVID-19 local Professional Masai Mara Lodge/Camp Guides while driving 4 x 4 Jeep vehicles – Accommodation is in Luxury lodges. Our Top priority is to adhere to all Covid-19 health and safety measures first to staff and guests especially this challenging times of this pandemic.
Enjoy early morning one hour Hot Air Balloon ride and float across the savannah plains above herds of wildlife while your champagne/wine bush breakfast awaits you on the ground. Experience unforgettable game viewing with highest opportunities of photography and video filming of Kenya’s untamed wildlife in Masai Mara.
Visit Maasai village and explore the culture of the Maasai people, jump high with Maasai warriors and spot the distinctive red cloaks of young tribal warriors crossing the plains.
This four-day adventure in Masai Mara National Reserve involves game viewing drives and other two activities indicated above while your Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance is included. Throughout the year, it is common to see the BIG FIVE (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and, elephant), the BIG CATS, Lions basking after a heavy meal, or surveying the plains for their next meal, cheetah, leopard which are harder to spot, as well as high concentration of wild animals and birdlife. Thousand of tourists from all over the world visit Masai Mara National Reserve annually for great concentrations of wildlife.
Masai Mara great migration months are recommended from around July to September. Great migration runs boldly through crocodile-filled Mara River that involves million of wildebeest, zebras, gnu’s moving through Mara plains while several predators following closely.
5 Days Masai Mara luxury safari, brief Itinerary
DAY 1 – NAIROBI – 1 Night
DAY 2, 3 & 4 – MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE – 3 Nights
Day 5 – NAIROBI – Departure
Safari Departures: Departures are guaranteed with Minimum of 2 guests travelling together.
5 Days Masai Mara luxury safari, relevant information
This luxury safari includes; Return Transfer Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Return domestic flight Nairobi-Masai Mara-Nairobi, Masai Mara Return Airstrip transfer, Luxury Nairobi accommodation and Full board luxury accommodation in Masai Mara, Masai Mara National Park entrance fees, one hour Hot Air Balloon safari, Maasai village visit, shared day time game viewing drives, and also Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance.
Visitors safari accommodate – holiday travelers, friends, couples, honeymooners, colleagues, senior citizens, corporate, students, small and also large groups.
Travelers holiday extension – Visitors may extend Mombasa safari and beach holiday -Kenya’s Indian Ocean sandy beaches in Mombasa, Diani, Watamu, Malindi and also Lamu.
COVID-19 Protocols – All International Tourists arriving in Kenya MUST adhere to all COVID-19 protocols including presenting Negative COVID-19 PCR Certificate, acquired no more than 96 hours prior to arrival in Kenya; PCR Certificate validated under Trusted Travel platform for those travelling by air; Read Acquire Adventures Safaris COVID-19 Kenya safaris health measures
Day 1: Arrival Nairobi, Kenya
Meet and greet services upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by our driver-guide and transfer you to your Nairobi Hotel booked on Bed and Breakfast basis. Spend the rest of your day relaxing or venture into downtown Nairobi for some shopping. Dinner is on your own tonight.
Overnight – Nairobi Hotel (Bed & Breakfast basis)
Day 2: Nairobi flight to Masai Mara, Kenya
Meet and greet services in the morning at your Nairobi hotel by our driver-guide and transfer you to Wilson Airport, where you will board your scheduled flight to Masai Mara National Reserve.
Flight takes about 45 minutes to Masai Mara National Reserve. Upon arrival at the airstrip you will be met by the driver guide from the lodge or camp and transfer you in a 4WD land cruiser while viewing game en-route to your Lodge/Camp for lunch where you will be assisted with the check in formalities.
You will have free time to relax and have lunch. Thereafter explore afternoon game drive to this game reserve until sunset.
Meal Plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve
Early morning game viewing drive before breakfast. Later in the day proceed for evening game viewing exploring Masai Mara. Alternatively spend the entire day in the park with packed lunches which is highly recommended during the wildebeest migration months from around June to September.
Masai Mara National Reserve hosts The Big Five, and most varied concentration of wild animals than any other wildlife park in the region. Masai Mara is one of the best known and most popular reserves in the whole of Africa where wildebeest great migration could be seen. The plains are full of wildebeest, zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, Thomson gazelle and other animals. Wildebeest travel as early as July from Tanzania Serengeti plains, northwards to the Masai Mara and the Mara River is the final obstacle. Over 450 species of bird life have been identified in this National Reserve. Dinner and Overnight stay at the same Lodge/Camp.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Balloon safari and Maasai village visit - Masai Mara
Your one hour balloon safari adventure begins just before dawn so you can see the day unfold over Masai Mara. You’ll be transferred in a custom4x4 safari jeep from your lodge/camp between 4:30am to 5.30am. Arrive at the Balloon launch site by 6.00am. You will then meet your Pilot, who will give you a safety briefing as well as explain what you can expect during your flight.
You are off for a wildlife viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective with amazing views of herds and wild below as worlds of birds; rivers, savannahs, and forest fill your horizon while floating above the Masai Mara. What amazes most balloonists is the absolute stillness: the silence as you float above the plains, the forest and the rivers of the Masai Mara, sometimes at tree height, which provides amazing photographic and video filming opportunities. The great display of the Masai Mara unfolds as you sail on the prevailing currents over this ancient land for an adventurous one hour before settling back to the ground, your head now filled with a lifetime of memories. Your champagne full bush breakfast awaits you, served in Kenyan style wherever you land. Flight Certificates are issued by the Flight Captain. Your Balloon Safari ends with a game viewing drive on your way back to your lodge/camp at about 1000hours. Lunch will be served at the lodge/camp. Relax the rest of the afternoon at leisure.
In the evening visit a nearby Maasai village; learn about their culture, lifestyle and jump like a Maasai Warrior. Your driver-guide will remain with you throughout the experience. A visit to Maasai Manyatta (village) gains a rare insight into one of Africa’s best-known traditional cultures. This village visit opens the door in a unique way of life and set of traditions. Ask your driver-guide about protocols of taking photographs. Later you will be transferred back to your Lodge/Camp for Dinner and Overnight at your lodge/camp
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Masai Mara flight to Nairobi, Kenya
Early morning game drive on sunrise when predators are active and later return to the luxury lodge or luxury camp for breakfast.
The guide from the lodge will pick you up and transfer you to the airstrip with the last picturesque of the MARA.
Board your scheduled flight back to Wilson Airport Nairobi. Upon arrival at Wilson Airport, our driver-guide will meet you and transfer you to your Nairobi hotel or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to connect your home bound flight depending on arrangements where the safari ends.
Meal Plan: Breakfast
Safari price includes:
- All transfers including to/from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport/Wilson Airport
- Return Domestic Flights Nairobi-Masai Mara Nairobi Wilson Airport transfers
- Return Airstrip transfers in Masai Mara
- Services of knowledgeable, English speaking Covid-19 Free Certified Professional Tour Driver-guide
- Park Entrance Fees
- 1 Night accommodation in Nairobi on Bed & Breakfast
- 3 Nights Full board accommodation in Masai Mara
- Meals as per itinerary
- Shared Game viewing drives within Masai Mara National Reserve in 4×4 game drive vehicles
- Balloon safari Masai Mara
- Maasai village visit Masai Mara
- Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance
- Government taxes and local levies
- Starts in Nairobi, ends in Narobi
Safari price excludes:
- International Air transportation to and from Nairobi
- Visas and International Airport Taxes
- All personal travel insurances
- All expenses of personal nature
- Extras at the lodges or camps; tips and gratuities, portage, telephone, mineral water, laundry etc
- Drinks and Beverages not in the Itinerary
- Tour Driver-Guide gratuities
- Any optional activities such as night game viewing, guided nature walks, e.t.c
- Hotel accommodation in Nairobi after the safari – can be arranged on request
- Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary