This is a 3 days Masai Mara safari from Mombasa or Diani beach depending on where you are staying. Pick up is right from your beach hotel in Diani Beach or Mombasa’s North Coast, or even from your city hotel in the island of Mombasa.

3 days Masai Mara safari from Diani or Mombasa

Masai Mara is no doubt the most prominent wildlife park in Kenya and East Africa. Safari Desire offers these short safari tours from the Kenyan Coast to give you a unique opportunity to visit this game reserve for an experience of a lifetime. This package takes 3 days but we can also customize it into a 4 Days Masai Mara Safari with flights from Mombasa Airport or Ukunda Airport that serves Diani beach.

3 Day Masai Mara safari itinerary; from Mombasa or Diani 

Day 1 – Pick up from your hotel /resort in Diani Beach or Mombasa, transfer to the airport for a flight to Masai Mara. Lunch, at lodge, afternoon safari in Masai Mara National Reserve.

Day 2 – Morning and afternoon safari game drives in Masai Mara Game Reserve. Overnight at a lodge or camp.

Day 3 – Morning safari in Masai mara, on your way to the air strip. Take a flight back to Diani beach or Mombasa International Airport.

End of the 3 days Mombasa or Diani to Masai Mara safari.

Does the 3 days Masai Mara Safari include flights?

The 3 three days Masai Mara safari from Mombasa includes a flight from the Moi International Airport, in case you are staying at a hotel within the island or at the Mombasa North Coast beach hotels and resorts. In case you are staying at Diani, Tiwi Beach or Chale Island, we can always include the flight from Ukunda (Diani) to Masai Mara. It is basically a 3 days Masai Mara fly in Safari from Mombasa or you may also start from Diani beach.  We also arrange this tour starting from watamu Beach or Malindi Beach. 

Masai Mara is served by several airstrips within the game reserve and surrounding private conservancies. The Airstrip that you will fly into will depend on which lodge / or camp that you will be staying in. One of our able Mombasa safari experts will guide you accordingly.

If you are wondering how you will get from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Masai Mara, Safari Desire will take care of that. We will pick you up and drop you back at your beach hotel or resort in Mombasa or Diani.

3 Days Masai Mara safari from Diani or Mombasa, What to see?

The Masai Mara National Reserve offers a safari experience like no other. You expect to encounter countless animals and with some little luck you may spot all the safari Big Five namely; Elephant, Lion, Rhinos, Leopard and Buffalo. Masai Mara is also famous for large cats and you expect to see other cats like Cheetahs (fastest animals on earth) and you are lucky, you may witness the spectacular hunts by these beasts.

What comes to mind on the mention of Masai Mara is the wildebeests migration also known as the Great Migration, which has been recognised as one of the seven wonders of the world.

The best wildlife spectacle on earth, The Great Migration sees more than a million and a half herds of wildebeests accompanied by thousands of Zebras and Thompson gazelles roam the wilderness covering thousands of kilometers from Southern Serengeti in Tanzania and ultimately covering the crocodile infested waters of Mara River.

Additional information

Duration3 Days
LocationMasai Mara National Reserve
PhysicalityEasy, Fly in / Fly out

3-day Masai Mara fly-in safari Itinerary; from Diani or Mombasa

Day 1

Diani Beach or Mombasa – Fly to Masai Mara

Early morning pick up from your beach hotel in Diani or Mombasa’s North Coast, and transferred by a Safari Desire Representative to the airport in Ukunda or Mombasa International Airport for your morning flight to Masai Mara.

Pick up on arrival from your at the airstrip and transfer to your lodge or camp with game viewing on the way. Arrive at tour lodge or camp for hot lunch and after short rest, you will go out for your afternoon session of game viewing in this famous wildlife reserve until late afternoon when you will check in at your lodge /camp for dinner and overnight.

Most lodges / tented camps light campfire in the evening where you may sit down and sip your favorite drink as you share stories on the day’s activity and plan on the next days safari activities.  Overnight at Zebra Plains Masai Mara Camp. Lunch dinner included.

Day 2

Full day safari in Masai Mara Game Reserve

Early morning safari game drives at sunrise if you wish. You will then be back for breakfast and leave with a packed lunch for more safari game drives in the plains of Masai Mara in search of the Big Five and wildebeest migration herds depending on the month that you travel. In Masai mara you expect to spot many animals including; elephants, lions, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, topis, warthogs, leopards, Cheetahs and many more. Apart from wildlife safaris on a safari van or jeep, you may also take optional activities available in Masai Mara. You can visit local Masai villages, go on a walking safari in the Masai mara, go on a hot air balloon safari at dawn or other extras that are available at the lodges and camps. All optional activities are at an extra cost.

Later in the afternoon you will retire back to your lodge or camp for dinner and overnight. Overnight at Zebra Plains Tented Camp. All meals included.

Day 3

Fly from Masai Mara back to Mombasa or Diani Beach

Breakfast at your lodge or camp this morning, then you will bid farewell to the lodge / camp staff and depart to the airstrip with your last safari game drive on the way to the airstrip. Take a mid-morning flight back to Mombasa or Ukunda in Diani Beach depending on your travel plans.  Pick up from the airport in Ukunda or Mombasa, and transfer back to your

End of the 3 days safari in Masai Mara, starting from Mombasa or Diani Beach.

The same package can be customized to a 4 days package for more time in the Masai Mara. The tour will basically be like our 4 Days Kenya Masai Mara safari, but with flights and airport transfers included in your package.

3-day Masai Mara safari from Diani or Mombasa; Prices

Peak Season (01st Jul – 30th Oct 2022)

2 Persons sharing 1 Double / Twin Room USD 1499 per person sharing
4 Persons sharing 2 Double / Twin Room USD 1343 per person sharing
6 Persons sharing 3 Double / Twin Room USD 1240 per person sharing

NB – You can request for prices for using Ordinary Safari Vans, and / or using cheaper mid-range lodges or tented camps, incase you wish to lower the cost of travel. Please contact our safari specialists for advice and pricing. 

Prices Include

Return domestic flights from Mombasa or Diani to Masai Mara 

03 Days wildlife safari in Masai Mara National Reserve 

Safari game drives in a customized pop up top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser jeep

English or other language speaking driver/guide.

02 x FB overnight at a lodge or camp of your choice

Game viewing drives in Masai Mara National Reserve 

Park entrance fees for Masai Mara Game Reserve

All meals on safari as mentioned.

Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.

Pick up and drop off at Nairobi airport or Nairobi hotel

Prices Exclude

Visa to Kenya

Any extra alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages

Items and services of a personal nature

Tips or gratuities for the guide and lodge/ camp staff

Hot air balloon safari in Masai Mara (USD 455 per person)

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