Book this 3 days Maasai Mara wildebeest migration river crossing safari for the right dates and season to enjoy the great wildebeest migration in Africa.
Annually, big numbers of wildebeests come from Serengeti national park and make their way to Kenya’s Masai Mara game reserve.This mara river crossing is a unique occurrence.
The three day safari to Masai Mara game reserve introduces you to stunning scenery, beautiful sunrise and sunset game drives which are remarkable and magnificent in their own way.
It is one of the best great migration safaris for Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.
It is a moment for you to discover the reason(s) why Masai Mara game reserve is listed among the 7 wonders of the world.
See detailed itinerary for the great migration safari below.
Detailed Masai Mara Migration Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve
You will be picked up between 7:00am and 8:00am depending on where you spent a night. This is then followed by a brief orientation and departure to Masai Mara game reserve in the next few minutes.
As you make your way through the mighty rift valley, dare not to miss witnessing its escarpments alongside taking as many photos as your camera can afford to store.
You will also be equipped with information of how the rift valley came into existence.
Descend the escarpment and pass through a small town – Narok from where you will have shopping and hot lunch before proceeding.
Immediately after the lip-smacking hot lunch, proceed to Masai Mara game reserve and by late afternoon you will have arrived at an Eco lodge from where game viewing happens for at least two or three hours, it normally kicks off at either 3:00pm or 3:30pm.
It is here that you witness the beauty of the sun as it sets. Then retreat to the campsite for bonfire, dinner and spend a night.
Day 2: Masai Mara National Reserve
After having a delicious breakfast at the campsite, next on the schedule is having a full day of game viewing in Masai Mara game reserve.
Enjoy the beauty of Savannah grassland on the rolling hills of the reserve. In Kenya, Masai Mara game reserve is the best park for game viewing due to its extensive road and track networks which are reliable for close range views and photography.
On your picnic lunch break at hippo pool, dare not to miss the mighty crocodiles and hippopotamuses which are the major occupants of the area.
An additional game drive is presented to you in the afternoon as you make your way back to the lodge.
There is also an optional opportunity for you to pay a visit to the hospitable Masai cultural villages in the evening and enjoy their traditional ways of life.
Day 3: Masai Mara-Nairobi
Having had an early morning game drive, you will be driven back to the lodge for a late breakfast. From here, start your journey off Masai Mara region, proceeding to Nairobi.
Have lunch along the way and by evening you will have made it to either any lodge of your choice in the city or airport from where you board your outbound flight.
This marks the end of your 3 days Maasai Mara wildebeest migration river crossing safari.
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