The Maasai Mara national park locally known as ‘Mara’ is one of the most popular game reserves in East Africa located in Narok County, Kenya 258 km west of Nairobi which is about five and half hours journey. The park is famous for it’s annual zebra, gazelle & wildebeest migration to and from the Serengeti plains which takes place between months of July to October. The Mara reserve is also home to the iconic Big Five (lions, leopards, Cape buffaloes, African elephants and rhinos) plus other mammals includingcheetahs,  Masai giraffe, roan antelope, hartebeest, jackals, hippos, crocodiles  and the bat eared fox to add to the list of up to 470 bird species. You will also get chance to visit the Maasai people and experience their way of life as you learn about their rich culture and history.


Day 1 – Transfer to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
After an early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you up from your hotel/ residence and transfer you to the park with lunch stopover en-route reaching in the evening just in time for the evening game drive. Expect sightings of lions, giraffes, zebra, wildebeests, Thomson gazelles, antelopes, buffaloes, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas plus a variety of birds including horn bills, secretary birds, vultures, eagles, falcons among others as you are driven to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay in camps.

Day 2 - Game Drive & Visit to Mara River
cheetahAfter an early morning breakfast, you will embark on a morning game drive through the plains in search of wild animals and birds. Expect sighting of more animals including the ones you might have missed out on the previous day. Transfer back to the lodge/ camp for lunch and nap as you prepare for a visit to the Mara river, another popular section in the reserve where you can get chance to encounter water animals including the hippos, crocodiles, elephants plus birds. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3 - Departure
Enjoy your breakfast and pack your lunch as you prepare to check out of the lodge for a transfer back to Nairobi city or directly to the airport ending the wildlife adventure.


To inquire or a book a Masai Mara safari today , simply send us an email to booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com or call us on +256-758540071 to speak with the reservations team. We can adjust the itinerary to add in other activitiesincluding a cultural tour to Maasai homesteads , bird inquirewatching or nature walks, just let us know your interests.