3 Days Masai Mara Shared Budget Camping Safari – Kenya Budget Tours | Sojourn Safaris Ltd

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Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya Kenya

3 Days Masai Mara Shared Budget Camping Safari in Kenya – Tour | Sojourn Safaris – Kenya Lodge & Joining Budget Camping Tour

Your 3-day shared safari is a full 3 days budget camping tour from Nairobi in Kenya to Masai Mara game reserve.

This three-day game viewing joining safari starts with a pick up from your Nairobi hotel by our driver at 0800hrs and drive to the Mara plains.

Your 3 days Masai mara shared budget safari includes hot showers, private flush toilet, a bed and large tent with a balcony, meals and game drives.

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10 Top Things to Do in a Masai Mara Shared Budget Joining Safari from Nairobi

  1. View of the central Kenya highlands enroute to the Masai mara 3 days shared budget camping joining safari
  2. Watch the great rift valley on the Eastern escarpment and see Mt Longonot
  3. Marvel at the unending plains of the Masai mara game reserve on your day 1 of 3 days joining shared safari
  4. Track and find the big five animals in the Masai mara on a 3 day shared joining safari
  5. Follow the great wildebeest migration during your 3 days Masai mara shared budget joining safari
  6. Witness the drama at the mara river crossing with wildebeest crossing in their millions
  7. Watch the hippos and the crocodiles on mara river in a shared joining game drive safari on day 2
  8. Visit a local Masai village and learn their culture as part of your 3 days Masai mara shared safari
  9. Enjoy watching the Masai mara sunsets from your shared budget tented camp balcony
  10. Watch the more than 400 species of plains and wetland birds on your 3 days shared joining safari in mara

It is one of the most exciting short safaris from Nairobi to see the big five animals. Your 3 days Masai mara shared camping safari includes at least 10 hours of game viewing in the park.

This guarantees you to see hundreds of thousands of wildlife and the most abundance of big cat animals. The visit to a Masai village is also a big attraction to see this warrior tribe way of life.

The Full 3 Days, 2 Nights Masai Mara Shared Budget Camping Safari Itinerary

Day 1

Masai Mara National Reserve – JKIA airport Pick Up, Transfer to Masai Mara, Lunch, Afternoon Game Drive and Overnight at Budget Tented Camp

5 – 6 Hour Long Drive

Our 3 days Masai mara shared budget camping safari starts with a pick up from Nairobi hotel and transfer to Masai mara reserve.

This 3-days shared camping site safari is a full 3 days and 2 night’s game viewing tour to the most popular national park in Kenya.

We will drive through the central highlands and drop into the Great Rift Valley arriving at Sekenani gate by the afternoon.

Our lunch will be in Narok town enroute to our 3 days shared safari. Check in at the Miti Mingi /Enkorok tented camp on a shared room basis.

We depart tented camp for an evening game drive in the park and start our first game drive to view the millions of animals in this park.

The mara is a magnet for wildlife and visitors as well. Over 5 million animals call this 1500 square kilometer area home.

The Masai mara has the greatest population of antelopes, which supports the greatest density of big cats and predators.

The park guarantees us a sighting of the big five animals that include lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos and leopards.

Other wildlife we will see in great numbers in Masai mara include the hippos, crocodiles, gazelles, zebras, giraffes, hyenas, cheetahs, baboons, Topi, wildebeests and many more.

This shared budget camping safari in Masai mara gives us an opportunity to see all these wildlife without paying excessively.

It allows us to save a lot of money by staying in comfortable semi luxury tented camps with clean beds, private washrooms and hot showers on the budget.

Dinner and overnight stay at the budget shared camp.

Day 2

Packed Lunch, Full Day Game Drive at Masai Mara National Reserve, Drive to Mara River Crossing, View Hippo Pool, Picnic Lunch & Optional Masai Village Visit

8 – 10 Hour Game Drive

Our day 2 of the 3-day Masai mara shared camping safari is a full-day game drive day.

We will wake up to a sumptuous buffet breakfast and depart at 0630hrs for a full day game drive crossing the full expanse of the mara.

This is our best day to view as many wildlife as we can including the all the big five and the ugly five as well.

From our camp located on the southern east end of the Mara game reserve, we drive northwestwards towards river mara with enroute game drives.

Watch the thousands of gazelles on the plains, the hundreds of elephants and buffalos and the tens of lion prides.

The early morning game drive is the best chance to see all the game, as they are most active in these cool temperatures at dawn. Its however chilly and we will need to come with some warm jacket or a kikoi shawl.

We will watch the lone leopard walking along the game drive tracks parallel to your vehicle or the lioness stalking some impala from the road.

Lets drive up to Mara River and if the wildebeest migration is in season, and we watch the mara river crossing in the thousands. It is quite a sight to watch the millions of wildebeest as they jostle and fight to be the first into the water.

We will be treated to watching the crocodiles and the hippos as they swim in the waters of this river.

Afternoon, we have an optional visit to a Masai village to see how they live and interact with wildlife.

Dinner and overnight in our shared budget tented camp in Masai mara.

Day 3

Drive Back to Nairobi from Masai Mara, Enroute Lunch at Narok, Drop off at Nairobi Hotel, Goodbyes

5 – 6 Hour Drive

On this day, we wake up to a warm breakfast and a morning game drive in the park.  

Our 3 days Masai mara shared budget camping safari ends today. We will depart the mara at 10:00am for the drive back to Nairobi.

It is also advisable to give an allowance in time just in case you have bad traffic enroute back or a road blockage which happens due to the heavy trucks using that road.

We drive out of the park enroute to Nairobi with a lunch at Mai Mahiu or Narok towns.

We have an option to stop at a souvenir shop enroute to Nairobi for that last minute shopping opportunity.

We will be dropped off at our Nairobi city hotel or the JKIA airport with driver’s arrangement.

End of tour

Price per person USD $ 390 private safaris 1 pax

Price per person USD $ 370 from 2 pax

Price per person USD $ 350 for 4 pax

Contact: +254 722 661 827

Included in price of a 3 days shared Masai mara budget camping safari

  • Park entrance fees for non-residents
  • Accommodation in a shared budget tented camp
  • Transport in a shared safari minivan with roof hatch
  • Comprehensive game viewing drives
  • All meals as shown in itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water
  • All government taxes and levies

Excluded (extra items to plan for) from a 3 days shared Masai mara camping trip

  • Tips to drivers at $10 per person per day
  • Drinks and beverages
  • International flight tickets
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Laundry

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