The 3 Days Fly Maasai Mara Safari is an ideal safari itinerary for visitors intending to visit Maasai Mara while wanting to avoid the 5 to 6 hour road trip from Nairobi. Regarding this trip, it offers a flight package safari with a one-hour flight from Wilson Airport in Nairobi taking you to Maasai Mara.

The flight is on a light aircraft ranging in seating from 15 to 40 passengers depending on the airline booked and passenger loads. Arriving at the airstrip in Maasai Mara, you will meet up with a driver guide and the vehicle will be waiting to receive you for the start of the safari. Passenger baggage is limited to 15 kilos per passenger.

These fly while in safaris in Kenya are usually conducted as group tours meaning your safari vehicle will not be on a private basis unless we specially request for an exclusive vehicle at extra cost.

Fly back to Nairobi after spending 2 nights of the 3 Days Maasai Mara.

Note; The prices vary depending on the month or season of travel, with July to October being the peak season while April to mid–June is the low season.

Summary Itinerary

Day 1: Start of your safari from Nairobi

Day 2: Full day in Maasai Mara

Day 3: Return to Nairobi

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Start of your safari from Nairobi

On your first day of the 3 Days Fly Maasai Mara Safari, you will be collected by our expert driver guide from your hotel or the international Airport ‘’JKIA’’ and transferred to the domestic, Wilson Airport. There is a 1-hour reporting time.

Your flight baggage is strictly limited to 15 kilometers; board your flight to Maasai Mara – flying time estimate 1 hour. Upon arrival, you will be received and transferred from the airstrip to your overnight lodge/camp by the lodges. Your lodge is based on a luxury property offering a beautiful view of the Mara Reserve. You will continue for lunch ‘’in case of a morning flight arrival’’ and enjoy some leisure time at the lodge.

Proceed for a safari game drive late afternoon ‘typically 3 pm’ during which you adventure the surrounding parts of the Maasai and see its remarkable wildlife.  Return to the lodge by evening ‘’typically 6 to 6:30 pm’’ in time for dinner.

3 Days Fly Maasai Mara Safari
Game Drive Safaris in Masai Mara National Reserve

Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 2: Full Day in Maasai Mara

On day 2 of the 3 Days Fly Maasai Mara Safari, you will wake up early estimating 6:15 am safari game drive during which you will be able to see more of Mara’s great wildlife. Early morning and late afternoon are considered the perfect time to spot animals at their most active.

Return to the lodge for a relaxed breakfast, and rest of the morning at leisure. You will sleep in well well-maintained lodge that also offers a variety of add-on activities like nature walks to a Maasai village visit. ’’Optional activities like Maasai Village visit and Nature walks at additional cost. After the delicious lunch, take a midafternoon safari game drive to further adventure the reserve. Drive back to the lodge in the evening ‘’typically 6pm’’in time for a relaxed evening which may be enlivened by entertainment offered by the lodge, followed by dinner.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Departure to Nairobi

After enjoying your sumptuous breakfast followed by check out. You will bid farewell to Maasai Mara. Then, transfer to the nearby airstrip for your return flight to Nairobi ‘’flying time approx. 1 hour’’ with a shortened morning game drive en route.  Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be welcomed by our driver guide waiting for you at the Wilson Airport for onward transfer to your hotel or to be dropped off at the international airport. End of the tour.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Safari price inclusions;

Full Board accommodation and all meals

Return flights Nairobi; Maasai Mara –Nairobi including all taxes.

Safari game drives in Maasai Mara provided by the lodge in their 4×4 vehicles

Services of acknowledgeable English-speaking driver–guided during the game drives.

Complimentary Hippo pool breakfast at the lodge

Airstrip transfers in Maasai Mara

Private transfer in Nairobi ex Wilson Airport

24-hour backup support if required

Safari price not included

International flight tickets and visa costs

Maasai Mara entry fee

Personal expenses; tips, drinks, laundry, calls.

A credit card surcharge of 5 to 7 % will apply /Bank transfer fees of USD50

Note; Flight baggage limit – 15kgs per person ‘’combined for carry-on and check-in. The airline requires you to pack in soft bags for example duffel bags.

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