6 Day Masai Mara & Samburu Fly-in Safari

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Experience the ultimate fly-in safari adventure as you journey through the Maasai Mara and Samburu National Park on this specially curated trip. Your adventure begins with a scenic flight from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport to the exotic Samburu National Park, where you’ll encounter majestic lions, elusive leopards, and gentle elephants in just 90 minutes.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized as you soar into the world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve, home to an abundance of big cats and a myriad of grazing wildlife, creating a truly picturesque setting.

As your fly-in safari draws to a close, enjoy a breathtaking aerial view of the sprawling plains and diverse wildlife of Kenya during your return flight to Nairobi. This unforgettable experience offers a unique perspective of the country’s natural beauty, making it the perfect conclusion to your African safari journey.

Itinerary

Day: Fly to Samburu National Park

Your Masai Mara Holidays driver will come by your hotel, residence, or place of your choice for the quick trip to Wilson Airport, and your 8:30 am. flight. Settle into your seat for the easy 90-minute trip to Samburu Park.

From the air, take in the fields and homesteads and look for the imposing form of Mt. Kenya, the country’s tallest peak.

You’ll lightly touch down at a convenient airstrip where your driver/guide will greet you and load up your bags into a private, open-sided 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep for the quick ride to the park.

We check in accommodation for relaxation followed by lunch. We later depart for our first game drive in the Mara; expect to see various wildlife species to include: giant elephants, hippopotamus, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes and so many more. We return to the accommodation by in time for dinner.

Our Accommodation options for this 6 Day safari depend on your package type preference, We are happy to recommend top notch lodge/ Camp options upon inquiry

Day 2: Full-Day at Samburu

We’ll rise early to enjoy the soft morning light bringing the park to life. We’re looking forward to a full day of game drives so talk with your driver/guide about how you’d like to plan your time. You can stay out in the field all day or come back to your accommodation for a little downtime to rest. The choice is yours.

We’ll be tracking for elephants, lions, cheetahs, buffalo, and all the other big game that fill this big park. But Samburu is also known for its collection of rare and unusual species like the reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, Grevy’s zebra, and Beisa oryx.

We can also explore outside the park at the nearby Shaba and Buffalo Springs Reserves to take in their green fields for a different kind of game drive.

Day 3: Fly from Samburu to Masai Mara (1 ½ Hour Flight).

How about one more game drive before breakfast to see which animals we can spot emerging into the day’s soft morning light.

After breakfast at our accommodation, we’ll head back to the airstrip for our 10:30 am flight to the Masai Mara. We’ll say goodbye to our guide but know another Natural World Kenya Safaris driver/guide will be waiting for us when we touch down near the Masai Mara.

Our 90-minute flight will take us over a great stretch of the country and we should see mighty Mt. Kilimanjaro in the distance.

Touching down, our new driver/guide will greet us with our second 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep. It’s a quick ride to the park and we’ll get settled and enjoy lunch at our new Mara accommodation.

Over the next four days, we’ll explore the park and you can discuss with your guide how you would like to plan your safari here. But now we’re off for our first game drive. The look here contrasts with Samburu – it’s all green rolling hills adorned with stunning acacia trees.

This is a busy reserve with the greatest density of wildlife in this part of Africa. We’ll be looking for prides of lions, cheetahs, elusive leopards, plus elephant, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, and antelope.

Day 4: Full Day Masai Mara wildlife Activities (Game Drives)

The next 2 days are spent game viewing in Kenya’s leading Masai Mara National Reserve. We will embark on two game drives; in the morning game drive and the Evening game drive with an option to carry picnic breakfast to spend the entire morning out in the wild. Alternatively, we can choose head out early to later return to accommodation for late breakfast and stay for the lunch shortly after which we head back to search for the big five and other wildlife species. Wildlife species in Masai Mara include: the Masai giraffe, baboons, warthogs, Wildebeest, buffaloes, zebras, jackals, spotted hyenas, topi, impala, Hartebeests, nat eared foxes, the crocodiles and hippopotamus of the Mara and Talek Rivers among others
We will have a full day to track the resident wildlife in Masai Mara National Reserve. After the thrilling day of magnificent game viewing in Masai Mara National Reserve, we retire at our accommodation for dinner and overnight stay

Day 5: Full Day Masai Mara wildlife Activities (Game Drives)

This is yet another full day experience in the Mara, early morning after with our breakfast; we will embark on another series of game drives in other conservancies of Maasai Mara. www.masaimaraafrica.com It is guaranteed that wherever you go in the Mara, there is a different scenery and abundant wildlife to include the Masai giraffe, baboons, topis, Zebras, Wildebeest, bat eared foxes, grey jackals, spotted hyenas, hartebeests, buffaloes, hippopotamus, crocodiles, cheetahs, the big five and so much more. After this thrilling day of magnificent wildlife activities in the Masai Mara, we head back to accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6: Fly back to Nairobi

Enjoy an early morning game drive before breakfast. We return to the camp in time for a quick breakfast. Proceed to check out to transfer to the nearby airstrip for your scheduled return flight to Nairobi at 11:00 AM [ flying time approx. 1 hour]. Upon arrival in Nairobi, we’ll have our Driver/guide waiting for you at the Wilson Airport for onward transfer to your booked Hotel in Nairobi or to the airport for your flight home or consider an extension to the white sand beaches of the Kenyan Coast

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