Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration 3 Days Camping Safari | Maasai Mara Campsite Tour
3 Days Masai Mara wildebeest migration camping safari is a 2 nights budget tour to Masai Mara game reserve to see the great wildebeest migration and the big five animals in the wild. The three day Masai Mara low cost campsite safari is a shared joining in safari that departs Nairobi early and returns in the afternoon of the third day.
Masai Mara is the most popular national park in Africa. This small 1510 sq km national park is home to more than 3 million animals and the greatest numbers of big cat predators like lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas. The park for example has lion prides with 30-40 members that you will see a pride every few kilometers of game driving. The Masai Mara is also the seventh wonder of the world due to its annual wildebeest migration which takes place every year.
Over 2 million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles cross 3,000 km of plains, forests and rivers across 2 countries to reach fresh grass. The wildebeest migration is the most dramatic and captivating event in a visit to Masai Mara.
The theater of all this drama is at the Mara river crossing stampede where you watch thousands upon thousands of wildebeests crushing onto each other trying to cross the over flowing Mara river with its raging currents and rampaging Nile crocodiles. This is the ultimate reason to choose the best time to go for Masai Mara wildebeest migration budget safari tour.
Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara Game Reserve
Our driver will pick you up and we will drive north and into the Great Rift Valley where we stop for a view of the valley below. We will be shown the scar that was left behind when the tectonic forces unsuccessfully tried to split Africa in two. We will then cross the rift valley and ascend the western escarpment into the Masai mara plains.
Our camp attendant will welcome you to the budget camp and thereafter have a lunch. We enjoy a small siesta and depart for an evening game drive at 1600 hrs. This game drive will take us till dusk when we return to our budget Masai Mara migration camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Masai Mara Full Day Game Drive
On our second day, we will rise up early and have breakfast. We then depart the camp with picnic lunch boxes for a full day game drive and visit to the mara river. Our aim today is to see the great mara river wildebeest crossing stampede.
We will drive to the river and take strategic positions watch the tens of thousands of wildebeest cross the murderous raging river against the odds of marauding Nile crocodiles, ambush from leopards, lions and cheetahs and the rough waters.
We will take as many pictures of this lifetime drama and watch sadly, as many wildebeests drown, get eaten by crocodiles and hunted by the big cats but even in greater numbers of hundreds of thousands of successful river crosses.
Full day watching the river crossing and later enjoy a picnic lunch and a game drive en route back to the Masai Mara migration budget tented camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve to Nairobi
On this morning we will wake up early to go and search for those animals that may have alluded us in our three days here. We will comb the brush and the plains for leopards, cheetahs and rhinos till we find them. Later we will return to our camp for breakfast having successfully seen and taken photos of the BIG FIVE animals in Masai mara.
Drive back to Nairobi with an en route lunch and drop off in your hotel in the city after an exciting 3 days Masai Mara migration budget safari tour.
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3 days Masai mara wildebeest migration safari tour is a three day camping trip adventure in Masai mara game reserve. These 2 nights 3 days mara tented camping budget game driving safari is one of the most sought after vacation trip in Africa. The great wildebeest migration safari tour in Kenya is offered between July and October when more than 2 million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles cross over 3,000km in search of fresh pasture between Serengeti in Tanzania and Masai Mara in Kenya.
Day 1 of Masai mara Wildebeest Migration Safari Tour
Your driver guide will pick you up from your hotel in Nairobi at 8:00am for the drive to Masai mara. Pass through the kikuyu highlands of central Kenya and descend into the Great Rift Valley. You will make a stopover at the escarpment and take time to view the rift valley floor way below. Here you can see the greatest scar that were left behind by tectonic forces that split the world but failed to split Africa in two.
The rift valley has mountains Suswa and Mt Longonot and a series of 9 lakes along its length. You will then proceed into the Great Rift Valley floor and up on the western escarpment and arrive at the Loita hills and the mara plains. Masai mara is a Masai word that means the place of the spotted plains arising from the dark spots caused by the scattered clouds on the plains that resemble a skin of a leopard.
Check into your budget semi-luxury tented camp and enjoy a shower and a hot lunch. Afternoon game drive will be inside the Masai mara game reserve to see its over 3 million resident animals. Masai mara is a 1510sqkm area that has the highest concentration of grazers and big predators than anywhere in the world.
Masai mara also offers great game viewing opportunities since the plains are clear of trees undulates to the far horizons. It’s so plain and clear that you can see gazelles, wildebeests, cheetahs, lions and elephants stretching all the way to the horizon. Return to camp at dusk after a comprehensive game drive. Enjoy a dinner and overnight at the tented camp.
Day 2 of 3 Days Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration Safari Tours
On day 2, you will wake up to the bright rays of the African sun and the songs of tens of birds and an occasional lion roar. The air is fresh and the dew heavy on the grass as you set out of your tent to a fresh hot breakfast. You will depart the park with packed lunch for the mara river across the breadth of the game reserve. This is a day-long game drive to see the wildebeest migration river crossing at mara river.
The wildebeest river crossing is a very spectacular event with hundreds of wildebeests jumping into the raging full mara river into the waiting crocodiles. The river crossing marks the annual feast for the crocodiles who will eat to their full during these months.
The wildebeest have the numbers on their side and the crocodiles only present a small hurdle to pass on their way to green grass. Not even the hunting parties of lions, cheetahs and leopards will stop this massive hordes of wildebeests from reaching their destination.
After all afew thousand of them dead is a small price to pay for the greater good and health of the herd. And on and on the trudge, run, stump and swim.
You will enjoy the dramatic river crossing for hours watching groups after groups of thousands of wildebeests crossing the river and inevitably hundreds dying as well. You will have your lunch by the river and later and afternoon game drive as you return to your tented camp at dusk for stories at the bonfire.
Enjoy a hot shower, hot dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 3 of Three Days Masai Wildebeest Migration Safari Tour
The morning of day 3 meets is characteristically bright washed in yellow sun rays and fresh windless air. Breakfast is served hot and you start off for the last game drive in masai mara. This time you will try to see any animal that you may have not seen.
The driver guide will take you to those nooks and crooks that are hard to get to. He will try to get that elusive leopard sighting if only to make sure that you don’t leave the masai mara without seeing all the big five including Lions, elephants, rhino, buffalo and leopard.
After this morning game drive, you will slowly head back to camp and exit the park by 10:00am to check out of camp and head back to Nairobi or onward to lake Nakuru which is an ideal combination for a 4 (four) days masai mara Nakuru national park wildebeest migration safari tour.
You will have a lunch at Narok town and arrive in Nairobi in late afternoon for a drop off in your hotel or at the JKIA international airport.
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