Explore Masai Mara game reserve on a Maasai Mara 2-day group joining camping safari from the JKIA NBO airport. This is a great tour for visitors on a work travel and would like to sample the Masai Mara in an overnight tour. You will get to see the big five animals among many other attractions.
5 Tips on Masai Mara 2-Day Group Joining Camping Safari
Masai Mara-2 day group joining camping safari is a popular tour from Nairobi for people who have limited time. You can go on a join in 2 day Masai Mara safari joining camping safari from NBO Nairobi airport or hire a private vehicle for the trip from Nairobi.
- Day 1: Stop at Great Rift Valley viewpoint to view the valley enroute to Masai Mara 2 day’s group joining budget camping tour
- Day 1: Watch evening game drive in Masai Mara joining camping safari for the big 5 animals.
- Day 1: Find the Wildebeest Migration in the Masai Mara safari plains
- Day 2: Soar over Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon Safari at dawn from your budget camp.
- Day 2: Visit a Masai Village enroute back to Nairobi.
Masai Mara 1 night overnight safari in a group is one of the cheapest ways to experience the Mara. This tour has 2 game drives only but with Masai Mara even 2 game drives are more than enough to see lots of wildlife. Invite a few friends to go to Mara and enjoy the 2 days group joining camping safari and do game driving, hiking, walking, balloon ride and bird watching.
1. Stop At Great Rift Valley View Point
Enroute to the Masai Mara, you will stop at the view point to have a look into the Great Rift Valley and marvel at this scar of nature. The view from the eastern escarpment is just amazing as you watch the floor of the valley below with its brown landscape.
The rift valley is so great that it has lakes and mountains on its floor. You will be looking at Mt Longonot below and Mt Suswa. Further ahead are the vapor plumes of the hells gate geothermal wells also on the rift valley floor.
2. Watch Evening Game Drive in Masai Mara for Big Five Animals
You will watch the big five animals on your first game drive on day 1 in Masai Mara. It’s only in the Mara that you can see all the big five animals in a single day. The big five animals include the leopards, lions, elephants, buffalos and rhino. You will also get a chance to see the much other wildlife which are said to be more than 2.5million in total.
3. Find the Wildebeest Migration in the Mara Plains
If the wildebeest migration is in season between July and November, you will watch the largest wildlife exodus. The migration is 1.5million animals strong and moves between Kenya and Tanzania in search of pasture. You will be able to track and follow the wildebeest migration in Mara for the few days that you are here.
Make sure to go to the Mara River and watch the river crossing where the stampede is just too exciting. Over 10,000 wildebeests dies each year at the Mara River crossing from drowning, stampede and crocodiles.
4. Soar Over Mara Hot Air Balloon Safari at Dawn from Your Budget Camp
Fly in a balloon safari in the Mara 2-days migration safari. You will be picked from your camp at 0500 for the ride. The hot air balloon ride lets for an hour and you will be able to see the sunrise and the animals below.
It’s an amazing feeling riding in a balloon in Masai Mara especially during the wildebeest migration. The balloon ride comes with a bush breakfast and you are also served with champagne.
5. Visit a Masai Village enroute back to Nairobi
Go and visit a Masai village in Masai Mara before your departure. There are several Masai villages around the Masai game reserve which you can choose to visit. Your driver guide will make the arrangements to visit the Masai village.
The Masai at the village will show you all about the intricate Masai life including how they live, their traditional rites and dances. You also get to enter one of their houses. This is a good way to end your Masai Mara 2-day group joining safari.