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Masai Mara




4 days

African Safari Overview

Exploring Maasai culture and wildlife in the Mara refers to the experience of immersing oneself in the traditions, lifestyle, and natural environment of the Maasai people in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, located in Kenya. This region is renowned for its rich biodiversity and is home to an abundance of wildlife including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and wildebeests.

Visitors to the Maasai Mara have the opportunity to engage with the Maasai community, learning about their customs, beliefs, and way of life. This may involve participating in cultural ceremonies, such as traditional dances or ceremonies, visiting Maasai villages known as "Manyattas," and interacting with local artisans who create beautiful beadwork and handicrafts.

In addition to experiencing Maasai culture, exploring the Mara also entails embarking on game drives or safaris to observe the diverse wildlife that inhabits the reserve. Whether it's witnessing the Great Migration of wildebeests and zebras, tracking down the Big Five, or simply enjoying the stunning landscapes and sunsets, the Mara offers unforgettable encounters with nature.

Overall, exploring Maasai culture and wildlife in the Mara provides a unique and enriching opportunity to connect with both the people and the natural world of this iconic African savanna.


  • ​It's a 4 Days 3 Nights Safari
  • Destination: Masai Mara
  • Tour dates: - All Year Round
  • Type of transport: - Road using a comfortable 4×4 Tour van/4×4 Jeep (Land Cruiser)
  • Tour Type-Private

Safari Itinerary Day By Day

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Travel From Nairobi to Maji Moto

Traveling from Nairobi to Maji Moto typically involves a journey by road, as there are no airports or train stations directly connecting the two locations. Maji Moto is a rural area located about 90 kilometers southwest of Nairobi, near the town of Narok, in Kenya. The journey by road usually takes around 2 to 3 hours, depending on traffic conditions and road quality. Travelers can take a private car, taxi, or public transportation such as a bus or matatu (shared minibus) to reach Maji Moto from Nairobi. The route passes through various landscapes, including urban areas, farmland, and possibly wildlife reserves, offering travelers a glimpse of Kenya's diverse scenery along the way.

Full-Day at Maji Moto

A full-day experience at Maji Moto typically involves immersing oneself in the unique culture and natural beauty of the region. Maji Moto, located in Kenya, is known for its hot springs and Maasai cultural experiences. Visitors can start their day by visiting the hot springs and enjoying a rejuvenating soak in the mineral-rich waters, believed to have healing properties. Afterward, they can participate in various cultural activities such as learning traditional Maasai dance, trying out Maasai attire, and interacting with local artisans. Additionally, visitors may have the opportunity to embark on guided nature walks or game drives to observe wildlife in the surrounding area. Overall, a full-day at Maji Moto offers a rich blend of relaxation, cultural immersion, and exploration of the natural environment.

Full-Day Masai Mara National Reserve Game-Drive

A full-day Masai Mara National Reserve game drive typically involves exploring the vast savannah plains and diverse habitats of one of Africa's premier wildlife destinations. Visitors embark on a guided safari adventure in open 4x4 vehicles, led by experienced local guides who know the area intimately. Throughout the day, participants have the opportunity to encounter a wide variety of animals, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros), as well as cheetahs, zebras, giraffes, wildebeests, and numerous bird species. The Masai Mara is particularly renowned for its annual wildebeest migration, which sees millions of animals crossing the Mara River in search of greener pastures. The game drive allows visitors to observe wildlife behavior, capture stunning photographs, and learn about the ecosystem and conservation efforts in the region. Lunch is usually provided either as a picnic in the bush or back at a lodge or camp within the reserve. Overall, a full-day Masai Mara game drive promises an unforgettable safari experience immersed in the beauty and majesty of Kenya's wilderness.

Masai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi

The Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most famous and iconic safari destinations in Africa, located in southwestern Kenya. It is renowned for its abundant wildlife, including the "Big Five" (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros), as well as the annual wildebeest migration, known as the Great Migration.

The reserve covers an area of about 1,510 square kilometers (580 square miles) and is part of the larger Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, which extends into Tanzania. It is characterized by vast savannah grasslands, dotted with acacia trees and crossed by the Mara River.

Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, is located approximately 270 kilometers (about 170 miles) northeast of the Masai Mara. The journey from Masai Mara to Nairobi can be made by road or air. By road, it typically takes around 5 to 6 hours, depending on road conditions and traffic. There are also flights available from airstrips within the reserve to Nairobi, which offer a quicker alternative for those looking to save time or avoid the bumpy roads.

Safari Prices & Seasons

What’s Included/Excluded

  • All transfers
  • All accommodation during the tour
  • All applicable government taxes, levies and park entrance fees
  • All meals and drinking water during the tour
  • Services of our professional driver guide
  • All game drives as noted in the itinerary
  • Passports and visa applications and processing
  • International flights and taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips and Gratuity for driver/guide
  • Entrance fee for activities noted as optional

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