3 Days - Masai Mara National Reserve | Monkey Adventures (2024)

Short Itinerary

Day 1 (Jul 11, 2024) - Nairobi to Masai Mara. Afternoon game drives in Masai Mara
Day 2 (Jul 12, 2024) - Full day game drives in Masai Mara
Day 3 (Jul 13, 2024) - Masai Mara to Nairobi

Note 1. Morning game drives in Masai Mara can be added on the last morning at the park by paying additional park fees.

Choose Date

Safari tour prices vary depending on the starting date, your group size, and the choice of stay.

Ensuite Accommodation Packages

Below are packages with a few popular ensuite options for your private tour, starting on Jul 11, 2024, 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.

Click to know more about safari accommodations (ensuite camps/lodges).

Option E1: $961 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,072 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Oldarpoi Main Camp, Masai Mara (Outside the Park) from Jul 11, 2024 to Jul 13, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E2: $1,055 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,166 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Osero Enarau Camp, Masai Mara (Within the Park) from Jul 11, 2024 to Jul 13, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E3: $1,205 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,316 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Mara Trails Camp, Masai Mara (Within the Park) from Jul 11, 2024 to Jul 13, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E4: $1,405 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,516 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Little Zebra River Camp - River Facing Tents, Masai Mara (Outside the Park) from Jul 11, 2024 to Jul 13, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E5: $1,437 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,548 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge - Forest View, Masai Mara (Outside the Park) from Jul 11, 2024 to Jul 13, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E6: $2,137 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $2,248 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Elewana Sand River Mara - Safari Tent, Masai Mara (Within the Park) from Jul 11, 2024 to Jul 13, 2024 [All Inclusive]

Option E7: $5,023 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $5,134 per adult for safari with Land Cruiser
- Stay at Bateleur Camp - Tented Suite, Masai Mara (Outside the Park) from Jul 11, 2024 to Jul 13, 2024 [Full Board]

A detailed list of inclusions is shared below. We have many more accommodations and addon tours to offer. Please share with us your requirements by clicking on the "Request Quote" button below, and our reservations team will get in touch with you.


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 July 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.

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)

Maps

Pre & Post Tour Hotels

Nairobi is the base for safari tours in Kenya.If you need accommodation in Nairobi before/after your safari tour, you can check some popular hotel prices on bed and breakfast basis below (Prices are per person).

Single room:

Double sharing room:

Triple sharing room:

All of the above prices are on per person per night on bed and breakfast basis. More hotel options can be shared upon request.

Transfers

This tour starts from Nairobi. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is the nearest international airport and Wilson airport is the nearest domestic airport.

Airport Pickup/Drop
Pickup or drop off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on the day of safari: No extra charge
Pickup or drop off at Wilson Airport on the day of safari: No extra charge

Airport to Hotel transfers
Transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Nairobi hotel or vice versa: USD 30 per vehicle
Transfer from Wilson Airport to Nairobi hotel or vice versa: USD 30 per vehicle

Transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Wilson Airport or vice versa: USD 30 per vehicle

Flights

We do not book International Flights.
We can book local flights based on availability. Below are indicative additional costs for local flights.

This tour starts & ends at Nairobi with road transfers between all locations. Masai Mara is the farthest location you will be visiting in this tour and it is 5 hours from Nairobi, each way. To save drive time, you can directly fly into Masai Mara where your safari vehicle with guide will be waiting to directly start the safari and cover the park over the next few days making your way to Nairobi by road on the last day. We will reroute the itinerary such that you cover all the parks included in the original itinerary with the same choice of accommodations & same number of nights as included in the original itinerary. This is called a Fly-in Safari

We can also reroute the itinerary such that you start with driving from Nairobi on day 1 to Masai Mara. We end the safari tour at Masai Mara on the last day from where you can fly out to Nairobi. We will reroute the itinerary such that you cover all the parks included in the original itinerary with the same choice of accommodations & same number of nights as included in the original itinerary. This is called a Fly-out Safari.

Fly Into Masai Mara
From Nairobi to Masai Mara: From USD 240 per person (Morning flight)
From Nairobi to Masai Mara: From USD 185 per person (Afternoon flight)
From Diani/Mombasa to Masai Mara: From USD 320 per person

Fly out of Masai Mara
From Masai Mara to Nairobi: From USD 240 per person (Early Morning flight)
From Masai Mara to Diani/Mombasa : From USD 490 per person (January to June)
From Masai Mara to Diani/Mombasa : From USD 595 per person (July to December)

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Intercity Flights
From Diani to Nairobi: From USD 200 per person (Morning flight)
From Nairobi to Diani:From USD 200 per person (Afternoon flight)

Note 1: Rates mentioned above are indicative and subject to change based on airlines and party(group) size.
Note 2: In the Fly into Masai Mara rates mentioned above, in addition to airfare, price also includes cost to send the safari Vehicle with guide a day in advance to Masai Mara & transport cost from your Nairobi hotel to Nairobi airport.
Note 3: Masai Mara to Diani/Mombasa rates mentioned above, in addition to airfare, above rates also include cost of an additional Masai Mara park fee because the flight depart from Masai Mara around 11:30 AM and Masai Mara Park fees expire at 10 AM.

Meals

Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 - Breakfast & Lunch

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.

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).

Exclusions

  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

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

  • Tips (Tipping guidelines).

  • 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.

Amendment 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.

Addons

Add-on tours in Masai Mara
Hot Air Balloon Ride (1 hour): USD 485 per person for adult/USD 340 per child
Masai Village Visit (1 hour): USD 25 per person
Sundowner: USD 35-60 per person depending on hotel

Please note that children's rates are applicable to specific age groups. For details on child policies for each activity, please contact us directly.

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