5 Days Masai Mara wildlife safari and Cultural tour
5 Days Masai Mara wildlife safari and Cultural tour: This 5 days Masai Mara wildlife safari and Cultural tour combine and adventure with wildlife with in Masai Mara National Reserve and then experience with the local Masai people learning more about their culture as cattle keepers. Masai Mara national reserve is one of the most visited destinations in Kenya due to the nature of its fauna and flora species. It’s in Masai Mara that tourist get an opportunity of encountering with an annual wildebeest migration since they mate from Masai Mara after crossing Mara River and return to Serengeti national park in Tanzania for breeding. This 5 days Masai Mara wildlife safari and Cultural tour is one of the best Kenya safari that includes 5 days and 4 night’s excursion starting and ending in Nairobi.
Highlights of this 5 days Masai Mara wildlife safari and cultural tour
- Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Masai Mara national reserve
- Day 2 and 3: Full day game drive in Masai Mara national reserve
- Day 4: Hot air balloon and evening cultural tour with the local Masai people
- Day 5: Morning game drive in Masai Mara and drive back to Nairobi for departures
Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Masai Mara national reserve
Welcome to Kenya and drive to Masai Mara national reserve: Upon landing at Jomo Kenyatta international airport Nairobi on day 1 of 5 days Masai Mara wildlife safari and Cultural tour, our company representative in Kenya will be ready and warmly waiting to welcome and pick you up from the airport. You will be briefed about this 3 days Kenya safari as you drive to Masai Mara national reserve that is situated about 5-6 hours’ drive from Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. Upon arrival and depending on the time of arrival, you will be welcomed by a stunning and beautiful flora of the park filled with several species of wildlife that are eye catching making it a magical destination in Kenya. Proceed to check in your lodge, have late lunch in case you arrive in time for lunch and spend the remaining hours of the day driving near you’re your lodge as there is no single minute to waste while in Masai Mara. Remember to return to the lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2 and 3: Full day game drive in Masai Mara national reserve
Full day wildlife viewing in Masai Mara national reserve: Day 2 and day 3 of 5 days Masai Mara wildlife safari and Cultural tour are set aside for fully exploring the park on game drive adventure thus start with an early breakfast and head out as early as possible to begin your game drive before the sunrise with an opportunity of spotting the nocturnal mammals and hunters before they hide. Some of the mammals to spot very early in the morning include Leopards, Hyenas, Cheetahs, lions, serval cats among others. Proceed with your drive via different parts of Masai Mara to watch other huge sums of grazing mammals such as Buffaloes, Elephants, Hippos, Rhinos, Zebras, Wildebeests, Elands, Impalas, Gazelles, and many more. Be sure to spot the big 5 game during the game drive plus other fascinating attractions with in Masai Mara national reserve that are worth a visit. Most people prefer to carry a packed lunch while others prefer returning to the lodge for a hot meal during the lunch break and return for an afternoon game drive later though the best way is to enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by nature and wildlife.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Hot air balloon and evening Cultural tour with local Masai people
Hot air balloon in Masai Mara: Arise from the comfort of your sleep early in the morning on day 4 of 5 days Masai Mara wildlife safari and Cultural tour, meet your safari driver and be transferred for a sunrise hot air balloon where you will witness the balloon being pumped and finally take aboard and fly over wildlife species at a tree height elevation that offers a clear view of the nocturnal wildlife returning to hiding places, grazing mammals that enjoy fresh vegetation early in the morning and listen to sweet melodies of birds. The most adventurous part of this Sunrise hot air balloon is that it comes with bush breakfast upon landing and bottle of Champaign as an added offer. After enjoying your bush breakfast, you will proceed with a game drive and head to the lodge later in the afternoon for lunch.
Evening Cultural tour: Later in the evening, you will talk a walk to visit the local Masai People in their Manyatta where you will be overwhelmed by their standards of living as cattle keepers. Learn different activities such as milking, local methods of preserving milk, and close your tour with a thrilling cultural performance of dance and drama. Remember to return to your lodge in time for dinner and overnight rest.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Day 5: Morning game drive and drive back to Nairobi for departures
Morning game drive: Being the last day of your 5 days Masai Mara safari and Cultural tour, your flight time will determine what to do. Well, arise for breakfast in the morning then check out of the lodge with packed lunch and embark on a game drive with in the park exploring the remaining part as you proceed your journey to exit Masai Mara national reserve and be driven back to Nairobi city. Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be dropped either at a hotel in Nairobi or at Jomo Kenyatta international airport for a flight back home.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
END OF 5 DAYS MASAI MARA WILDLIFE SAFARI AND CULTURAL TOUR
Inclusive on 5 days Masai Mara tour
- Pick up and drop off
- A 4×4 safari van/ Land cruiser
- An English speaking safari guide
- Masai Mara national reserve entrance fees
- All inclusive activities
- All meals per itinerary
- Accommodations for 4 nights per Itinerary
- Enough drinking water while on safari
Exclusives on 5 days Masai Mara tour
- International travel Visa and Air ticket
- Optional activities
- Additional accommodation
- Life insurance
- Other drinks apart from water