3-Day Masai Mara Express – Budget Safari
Day 1: Nairobi / Masai Mara
This morning, you are met by a CATS Africa representative for meet and greet. After a short briefing on your safari depart with the professional driver/guide for the drive down the Great Rift Valley floor to Masai Mara Game Reserve, so named to mean the “spotted plains” in the Maa language. Check-in at the camp on arrival followed by lunch. Later depart for an evening game viewing drive to enjoy the diverse flora and fauna. Return for dinner and overnight at Olmoran Tented Camp (full board).
Day 2: Masai Mara
Spend the day on morning and evening game viewing drives (or a full day game drive with picnic lunches). This is home not only to the big five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino & buffalo) but also hosts the world renowned wildebeest migration from the Serengeti plains. This happens every year beginning late June to October/early November. Among other animals to be seen include; wildebeest, zebra, impala, topi, giraffe, Thomson’s gazelle, leopards, lions, hyenas, cheetah, jackal and bat-eared foxes. Black rhino are a little shy and hard to spot but are often seen at a distance. Optional activities available include; hot air balloon safari, visit to local schools and villages, nature/bird walks. All meals and overnight at Olmoran Tented Camp (full board).
Day 3: Masai Mara / Nairobi / Depart
Breakfast is served at the camp and later check-out. Depart with a game viewing drive en route to Nairobi stopping at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for an aerial view of the beautiful escarpment. Arrive in Nairobi in time for lunch (on own account) and later transferred to JKIA for your outbound flight.