4 Day Masai Mara Safari

4 Days Masai Mara Safari (Guided) Budget Kenya Tour 2022

4 Days Masai Mara safari itinerary is a guided safari from Nairobi on a budget or luxury package for 4 days and 3 nights. Booking a 4 day Masai Mara Safari from Nairobi to Masai Mara National Game Reserve offers an awesome experience in one of Kenya’s wildlife-rich and varied destinations.

The Maasai Mara Ecosystem

The Maasai Mara Ecosystem

There is a great concentration of wildlife within these lush grassland plains with animals like the wildebeest that roam annually between Masai Mara National Reserve as well as the Serengeti ecosystem of Tanzania.

The Wildebeest annual migration is one of the best spectacular animal sightings on the African safari and this can be seen in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve.

On top of the millions of numbers of wildebeest, the Masai Mara Game Reserve is also home to the African Big Five sought-after wild animals which are Buffaloes, lions, leopards, Rhinos, and Elephants.

Enjoy captivating daytime safari activities and choose to have splendid overnight stays at either the camps or lodges with comfortable accommodation.

Quick Tour Details

Number of People: Tailored
Number of Days: 4 Days
Start/End: Nairobi
Availability: All year throughout
Activities: Morning game drive, and evening game drive
Destinations: Masai Mara National Reserve
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Safari Highlights: 4 Day Masai Mara Safari

  • Day #1: Start the tour with a drive from Nairobi to Masai Mara
  • Day #2: Enjoy a full day of wildlife activities in Masai Mara – 4 Day Masai Mara Budget Safari
  • Day #3: Spend another day of game drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve – 4 Day Masai Mara Safari
  • Day #4: Transfer drive from Masai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi – 4 Day Masai Mara Safari

4 Days Masai Mara National Reserve from Nairobi Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Start the tour with a drive from Nairobi to Masai Mara

Your guide will pick you up from the airport, hotel, or place of residence for a transfer drive to Masai Mara. Take a drive till the Maasai land of Kenya’s cattle-herding nomads who are determined to preserve their tradition. Arrive at the reserve in time for lunch. Later on, have an evening game drive during sunset.

Return for dinner and overnight at booked hotel.

Day 2: Enjoy a full day of wildlife activities in Masai Mara

You will be served breakfast at the lodge then after get to the Masai Mara Reserve for game drives in search of wild animals. You can opt to have an entire day game driving experience in the reserve and carry lunch boxes or have a morning game drive, lunch break, and evening game drive.

In the evening, you can also choose to have a visit to the local Masai village for a great cultural tour experience.

Return for dinner and overnight at booked lodge.

Day 3: Spend another day of game drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve

Enjoy your breakfast at the lodge then take a game drive to the vast Masai Mara in search of more wild drama as the jungle bustles with the predator and prey surviving through the day. Take time to enjoy the wilderness and drama as you capture the best moments.

There is also an option of including a hot air balloon experience on this day of your safari, especially in the morning. This depends on your options.

Return to lodge for dinner, relaxation and an overnight stay.

Day 4: Transfer drive from Masai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi

On the last day of the 4 day Masai Mara safari, you will have early morning breakfast then embark on the road drive back to Nairobi. Have lunch in Nairobi and after continue with a drive to your place of residence or desired to drop off point.

End of 4 days Kenya safari to Masai Mara from Nairobi

What is special about Masai Mara National Reserve?

Maasai Mara National is home to exceptional wildlife and one of the famous African safari destinations in Kenya. The Reserve hosts the Great Wildebeest Migration, the second-largest unaltered terrestrial mammal migration on earth.

The Great Migration in Kenya’s Masai Mara is an all year round event, where over 1.5 million wildebeest upon thousands of zebra and other grazers mark their long legendary journey of over 1,800 miles in a large round trek from the drier lands in Tanzania, heading towards the north to Kenya’s Masai Mara in search for lush grass to graze.

When does the migration start? – The Great migration occurs all year round and since it is dictated by the spatial distribution of rainfall, at the different months of the year migration can be seen at different sites.

The exact dates when the Great Migration commences are not well known however, the first groups of grazer mammals start arriving to gather at the northern edge of Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and the large numbers gather here for days without crossing the Mara River.

The migration starts in July and ends in late September, however it is difficult to predict the real date when the movement starts. If your question is “which is the best month to Visit Masai Mara?”. In our opinion, the best time to visit Masai Mara and have great opportunity to see the migration with animals in large numbers gathering and crossing the bloodthirsty river with fast-flowing water and infested with crocodiles, and many predators like lions, hyenas, and leopard in a long wait to catch their prey is mid-July to late August. Learn More

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