KENYA SAFARI: MASAI MARA FLY-IN SAFARI
This is an ideal safari if you don't have much time to spend in Africa, or if you would simply like to add a few nights to an existing East Africa safari. With great game viewing and fantastic safari accommodation, this fly-in safari is the ideal way to see the Masai Mara.
Please note that all of our Kenya safaris can be tailor-made. This itinerary is just a suggestion and can be amended to better fit your requirements.
Pick up from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or from your hotel in Nairobi for transfer to the Wilson Airport. You will be assisted to board a scheduled flight departing at 10h00 to arrive in the Masai Mara at 10h45.
You will be met at the airstrip for transfer to the lodge for check-in before lunch. Later you will have an afternoon game drive in a shared lodge vehicle. The Masai Mara National Reserve offers a wonderful scenery and plenty of game. It is perhaps the only region left in Kenya where the visitor may see animals in the same super-abundance as existed a century ago. Return at sunset for dinner and overnight at hotel/lodge of your choice.
Overnight at either of the following safari camps in the Masai Mara
You will have an early morning game drive before returning to your lodge for breakfast.
Today you also have an opportunity to go on a spectacular optional balloon safari across the Masai Mara. The balloon safari adventure begins in the pre-dawn hours and the magnificent view over the park is thrilling. Towards the end of the flight, you rise to a height of 1500 feet for a panoramic view of the twisting Mara River and the savannah below. After an hour or so in the air, your safari finishes with a flourish: a champagne breakfast in the bush, cooked on the balloon's burners! Please note that this is an optional extra not included in the main tour package price (In the event of unfavorable weather a full refund will be given if the balloon does not take off).
Morning and afternoon game drives. Explore the expansive Masai Mara National Reserve, a ravishingly beautiful place that also offers long, undisturbed views and utterly dramatic panoramas.
Early morning game drive before breakfast at the lodge. Afterwards check out of the lodge for transfer to the airstrip for a scheduled flight departing at 11h00 to arrive in Nairobi at 12h15 where you will be met at the Wilson Airport for transfer to your hotel or to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.