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The Mara offers wildlife in a large variety and abundance: Over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place.
The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following hot on their heels are the predators of the Savannah – lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. Optional: An early morning hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost.
Day 1: Arrival in the Mara – Mara Serena Lodge & Wildlife Encounter
Begin your adventure with a scenic flight from Mombasa to the breathtaking Masai Mara. Your destination is the iconic Mara Serena Lodge, nestled within this wildlife-rich paradise. As you touch down, the Mara’s diverse inhabitants come to life. From the regal lions and imposing rhinos to the graceful giraffes and herds of wildebeests and zebras, each moment offers a glimpse into the intricate tapestry of life in the Mara.
Check in at the Mara Serena Lodge and savor a delicious lunch, surrounded by panoramic views of the landscape. In the afternoon, embark on your first game drive, immersing yourself in the Mara’s astounding biodiversity. As the sun sets, return to the lodge, where you can unwind and share tales of your wildlife encounters with fellow travelers.
Day 2: Mara Serena Lodge – Wildlife Exploration & Departure
Awaken to the promise of captivating wildlife encounters that define the Mara. Explore the Mara Serena Lodge’s surroundings as well as the enchanting landscapes of the Masai Mara. Depending on the season of your visit, you may witness the Mara’s diverse wildlife, from the magnificent lions and zebras to the elegant giraffes and majestic elephants.
After your morning exploration, return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast, reflecting on the captivating experiences of the day. As your journey comes to a close, you’ll be transferred to the airstrip for your return flight to Mombasa. Please note that this itinerary provides an overview of your experience and is subject to variations based on flight schedules and availability. For an added touch of wonder, consider the optional early morning hot air balloon safari, available at an extra cost.