How Many Days Do I Need On Safari in Maasai Mara National Reserve? To first time travelers this is the commonly asked question that comes to their mind, how many days do I need to start planning for a trip to Maasia Mara National Reserve in order to feel its incredible experience worth it.

The best days to spend in the park is a minimum of 4 days and 3 nights at the Masai Mara for you to enjoy full adventure of wildlife in the park. The 4 days Maasai Mara Wildlife Safaris will allow you to have four game drives for the length of your stay which will allow you enough time to relax upon your arrival at the park. Below is the detailed ideal itinerary for the Maasai Mara safaris.

Alternatively, if you choose to fly to the Maasai Mara, you can do the 3Days and 2 nights in the Mara. The two game drives that you will give you unforgettable experience of the beauty of the park. This 3 days and 2 nights is more favorable to visitors on tight budget plan but they wish to outreach to Maasai Mara.

Please take a note, Maasai Mara National Reserve is one of the most famous reserve in the world , because of its exceptional populations of lion, cheetah, African leopard and African bush elephants among others.

Trip highlights of 4 Days Maasai Mara Wildlife Safaris

Day1: Transfer to Maasai Mara –Rest ‘’From Nairobi to the park 3:30 hours’ drive’’

Day 2: Morning Game drive and Evening game drive

Day3: Full day game drive and picnic lunch with a visit to Maasai village

Day 4: Depart to Nairobi

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Maasai Mara

Depending your point of location, our driver guide will pick you up and drives you to Maasai Mara National Park, a guide will give you a short briefing about the 4 days Maasai Mara Safaris with a stopover for lunch Enroute but depending on time of arrival. Upon your arrival, check in, rest while or go visit the Maasai village where you will be able to experience amazing ways of Maasai people traditional lifestyle which is once a life time experience. These are the people –tribes in Kenya who still stand strong on their traditional way of life.

How Many Days Do I Need On Safari in Maasai Mara National Reserve?
Maasai People

Accommodation Options

Mara Engai Wilderness

Rhino Tourist Camp

Mara Expedition Camp

Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Evening Game Drive

Wake up early have breakfast with delicious snacks from the lodge, after go for morning game drive where you can be able to adventure a lot of variety of species, morning hours you can be able see big fives and other wildlife species such as lions, leopards, elephants, cape buffaloes, hyenas, elusive cheetah, zebras, giraffes among others. Or Opt to do Hot balloon safari. After drive back to the lodge rest and lunch.

Later on go back for evening game drive, drive around waterholes within the park where you will be able to explore range of animal quenching for thirst, visit Mara triangle and enjoy beautiful scenery of landscape. Return back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight stay, How Many Days Do I Need On Safari in Maasai Mara National Reserve .

Day3: Full Day Game Drive

After morning breakfast, prepare for full day game drive viewing in fame Maasai Mara national reserve. On full day game drive, you will need to carry packed lunch from the lodge and then head out into the reserve for the full day gorgeous game viewing. You will be able to look out for kings of the jungle lions, elephants, impalas, topis, spotted hyenas, Thomson’s gazelle, wildebeest, cheetahs, baboons, zebras, graceful giraffes among others species. The day will end in the evening as you will be driven back to the lodge for dinner.

How Many Days Do I Need On Safari in Maasai Mara National Reserve?
Game Drives

Day4: Transfer to Nairobi

Wake up have breakfast, check out and transfer to Nairobi either by road or by flight. We hope in your 4 days to Maasai Mara Safari –Kenya, you won’t regret but you will touch on to come back for the next visit.

End of 4Days Maasai Mara Wildlife Safaris

Tour Includes;

Full board accommodation

Park entrance fees

Knowledgeable English speaking drive guide

Cultural encounter fees


Bottled mineral water on safari

Tour Excludes;

International Visas

Personal expenses like tips, laundry services, soft drinks, extra money.