1 Day Maasai Mara trip in Kenya
This 1 day Maasai Mara trip starts and ends in Nairobi. It is assumed that your pickup point is Nairobi however; several arrangements can be done if you have a different pickup point. The park is about 280km from Nairobi and it takes about 6 hours to drive to the park. This 1 day Maasai Mara trip shall take you to the most popular national park in Kenya for a game drive experience. It is noted that the park receives over half a million tourists during the peak season. All tourists come to enjoy the unique game drive experiences that are almost only possible in Maasai Mara. Because of being located within the Maasai region, the reserve was named to reflect the people that live in the surrounding area.
You shall be picked up early in the morning at around 4 am from your pickup point in Nairobi. If you are a Kenyan resident, there are higher possibilities of being picked from your residence however for tourists; it is possible that the pickup point is usually a hotel. You shall be picked by our company representative and driven to the Maasai Mara reserve.
You shall arrive at around 9-10 am, and you shall start your morning game drive. The morning game drive in the Maasai Mara reserve shall give you the opportunity to spot the big 5. This game drive normally lasts for about 5 hours. And during the drive, you are likely to view the lions, leopards, Rhinos, Elephants, Buffaloes, wildebeest, Impalas, gazelles, hartebeest, topi and others. If you are lucky enough and travelled during the great migration, you shall observes millions of wildebeest and thousands of zebras, gazelles crossing from the Serengeti Plain to Maasai Mara for green pastures and water. It is one of the greatest wildlife experiences in Africa.
At about 1pm, you shall relax a bit and enjoy the packed lunch before continuing with the game drive until 3pm. Later, you shall drive back to Nairobi to mark the end of the 1 day Maasai Mara trip. There are several 1 day trips which are available in Kenya, consult us for more offers.
- Park entrance fees
- fishing permits
- tour guide
- bottled mineral water
Travel and medical insurance
This itinerary is the best for all seasons