Elephant herd on the African savanna

Best of Masai Mara Safari: Hot Air Balloon Ride, Game Drives, Walking & Horseback Safaris

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Nairobi, Masai Mara National Reserve, Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Suggested Duration

8 Days

As wildebeest rampage over crocodile-infested rivers, lion pride chases huge zebra herds, and tens of thousands of animals fill a single glance, there is no place like the Masai Mara. Your week-long safari will feature the ultimate Mara highlights as you explore a variety of landscapes and encounter nearly every famous safari scenes. Look forward to a champagne hot air balloon ride, a walking safari with Masai warriors, a horseback ride alongside zebra, private concessions, exceptional camps,...

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Trip Highlights

  • Spend a day game driving around the Mara River to absorb the drama of crocodiles, wildebeest, lions, and hippos
  • Surround yourself with the vast herds of the wildebeest and the zebra in the heart of the Masai Mara National Reserve, where the grazing ungulates are active through the night
  • Float above the famous grasslands in a hot air balloon to gaze down on the enormity of this famous safari destination
  • Savor the exhilaration of a walking safari as guided across the plains by Maasai Warrior guides
  • Gain a unique perspective on the Mara’s wildlife with an exclusive horseback safari in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy
  • Lose yourself in a very exclusive piece of the Masai Mara by as you spend a couple of nights in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy, where it will be just you and tens of thousands of animals
  • Spend several days in the private conservancies and drive off the trails and get even closer to the wildlife to find intimate scenes such as cheetahs raising their cubs
  • Find the big cats on a hunt, either stalking the prey or biting into a fresh carcass
  • Enjoy exceptional accommodation with three exclusive, unfenced camps that combine the beauty of the wild with the elegance of contemporary design

Starting Price

$6,235 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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