2 DAY FROM DIANI BEACH – FLY-IN – MASAI MARA

FAST AIR SAFARI

Starting from/returning to your Diani Beach or other coastal resort.

We’ll bring you to Diani airport for the quick flight to the Masai Mara.

And later fly you back to the coast.

Two days is plenty of time to catch all the big game at the iconic Masai Mara National Reserve… if you go by plane. And that’s how we’ve designed this exciting two-day air safari from the beach. In just about two hours we’ll take you from the sands of the Kenya Coast to a land of lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, and lots more.

We’ll pick you up from your resort and minutes later you’ll be viewing Africa from the air – the Great Rift Valley and towering Mt. Kilimanjaro. This short flight will bring you to the airstrip at the Masai Mara, home to all of Africa’s “Big Five” wildlife.

Here, you’ll find the Great Migration of thousands of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, and more. It’s a streaming horde that’s been described as the largest movement of animals on the planet.

What a great way to expand your beach vacation with this easy Africa safari by air.

What’s Cool About The Masai Mara?

First of all, it’s pretty cool to land at an airstrip, coming to rest in a world of wildlife. Your Africa Kenya Safaris driver/guide will meet you in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep, ready to begin exploring the park.

The Mara is known for its amazing density of wildlife – the richest ecosystem in the region. There are many prides of lions, plus all the other big cats. And the Mara River is alive with hippos and crocodiles. Predators and grazers alike overflow in this amazing park.

Fast & Flexible

At AKS you write the rules. Travel and explore at your own pace in you own way. We’re fast, flexible, and always ready to respond to your requests. Book in advance or even the day before. We’ll get you out on safari – pronto!

The Extras

Depending on your choice of accommodation you can enjoy extras like a bush breakfast/lunch/ dinner, traditional dances around the boma, massage, aromatherapy, Ayurveda, special dietary menus, dinner at a Maasai homestead, game walks, overlook a natural watering hole, and more.

Stay Connected or Not. Your Choice.

We realize you’re on safari to get away from the usual. Still, there are times you may want to go online… perhaps to share your photos and adventures with friends. Our safari vehicles connect with Wi-Fi, about 75% of the time so you can usually connect when you want.

The Details

No one is more important to the success of your safari than your guide. At Africa Kenya Safaris, we have the friendliest, most experienced driver/guides. They will guide, host, inform, and look after you like the special guest you are. That’s our guarantee.

You’ll safari in style out to the parks in your own private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – the best way to experience Africa with its higher seating for better views and its rugged all-wheel drive.

We give you more at AKS – customization, flexibility, and lots of choices. Your safari includes park entrance fees, game drives, accommodations, meals, airfare, and transfer to Diani and other resort beaches. Plus, we always offer economy, comfort, or luxury safari lodges or tented camps.

Please give us a shout at Africa Kenya Safaris to set up your personalized safari adventure for yourself, your family, and your friends.

Check Out Your Ride

Experience your Africa Kenya Safari in a customized pop-top roof 4x4x Safari Jeep that features: Portable fridge/Cooler Box, 4 Binoculars, long-range high-frequency radio, 4G/LTE broadband WIFI connectivity, AC 230 V Power Outlets, First Aid Kit, Safari Guide Books, Baby Seats (on request), Side steps (on request) and most importantly an expert multi-lingual safari guide who will ensure you have an incredible safari experience.

Day 1

Diani – Masai Mara

2 Hour Flight

5:00 am  We’ll be by early for the morning pick up from your beach resort, bringing you to nearby Diani Airport. Your flight takes off between 7:30 – 8:30 am and lasts about two hours.

Along your air route, enjoy views of the farmland below and the massive form of mighty Mt. Kilimanjaro – the tallest mountain in Africa.

You’ll touch down at the Masai Mara airstrip where your Africa Kenya Safaris driver/guide will meet you with a private open-top 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep. Hop in and let’s start adventuring!

Your guide will inform you all about the park and ideas for your game drives en route to your safari lodge or tented camp. Freshen up, have lunch, and then set out to explore this big park and its wildlife wonders.

Over the next two days, you can enjoy as many game drives as you please and reserve time for rest and relaxation as well. Just discuss with your guide.

We can go down to the Mara River, site of the wildebeest crossing and also home to crocodiles and other predators. Here, the dramatic cycles of nature can play out in real-time before us.

The Mara is a pretty park and you’ll enjoy its rolling hills and postcard-like acacia trees dotting the landscape.

Toward evening we may be treated to a glorious Africa sunset as we head back to our accommodation for dinner and relaxation.

Day 2

Masai Mara – Diani Beach

2 Hour Flight

We’ll be up early on our second safari day to explore more of the park. You’ll appreciate the morning’s soft light and the quiet sounds of the awakening wildlife.

We’ll grab breakfast and go for a final game drive looking to complete our wildlife discovery.

Then it’s time to head back to the airstrip and possibly some more wildlife viewing on the way.

Take-off is at 14:00 hrs. (2:00 pm) for the air safari back to the coast.

You’ll arrive at Diani Airport at 16:30 hrs. (4:30 pm) and be met by an Africa Kenya Safaris driver who will bring you back to your resort.

Flight safaris are fun – so much to see from above and on the ground. We hope you enjoyed this quick sampler adventure and will let us know when you’d like to return to visit the other parks. We at Africa Kenya Safaris thank you for your time and trust.

Train schedule

11:24 am. Depart Mtito Andei for Mombasa

14:18 (2:18 pm) Arrive at Mombasa train station.

You’ll be met by an Africa Kenya Safaris representative for the transfer to your Diani Beach resort.

We can also bring you to your hotel in Mombasa, Kilifi, Malindi, or Watamu. 

You did it! Six active safari days full of discovery, adventure, and lots of wildlife. We hope you stored lots of memories and took plenty of pictures. Thank you so much for placing your trust in us. We at Africa Kenya Safaris, offer you our deepest thanks!

Jeep option to the coast

If instead of the train you wish to continue in your Jeep to the Kenya coast with your guide, you can choose to do so at no extra cost. You’ll arrive at your beach resort at approximately 5 pm.

Flight option to the coast

Here’s a fast, fun way to get to your coast resort while enjoying more time in the park – take advantage of our optional flight safari. You’ll be picked up mid-afternoon for your flight to Diani, Malindi, or Mombasa.

The flight is about 1 hour and costs an additional $330 per person. Just ask your Africa Kenya Safaris rep for details.

Tour Highlights

  • Aerial views of Kenya’s landscapes and the Great Rift Valley
  • Unlimited game drives in your own comfortable Safari pop-up top vehicle
  • The Big 5 – elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo & leopard… Plus zebra, cheetah, and much more
  • Experience the Masai Mara, home to an ancient culture
  • Your choice of accommodations – from budget to luxury – stay in lodges or tented camps
  • Private dedicated English or other language speaking driver/guide

Accommodations

Masai Mara

Luxury
Lodge/tented Camp options
Mara Simba Lodge/Camp, Mara Siria Camp, Mara Serena Safari Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp, Mara Sarova Game Camp, Royal Mara Safari Lodge, Kandili Camp, Mara Engai Camp, Karen Blixen, Eagle View Camp, Fig Tree Camp-Ngamboli Tents, Naserian Mara Camp, Fairmont Mara Safari Club, Mara Crossings Camp
Superior Comfort
Lodge/tented camp options
Keekorok Lodge, Sekenani Camp, Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Mara River Camp, Matira Camp, Emayian Luxury Camp, Ilkeliani Camp, Loyk Mara Camp, Olengoti Eco Safari Camp, Hammerkop Migration Camp, Wilderness Camp
Comfort
Lodge/tented camp options
Fig Tree Camp, Osero Camp, Zebra Plains Mara, Base Camp Explorer, Losokwan Luxury Tented Camp, Sentrim Mara Camp, Azure Mara Haven, Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Leisure Camp, La Maison Royale (LMR) Mara Camp, Mara River Lodge
Economy
Lodge/tented camp options
Enkorok, Ol Moran, Mara Chui Camp, Jambo Mara Safari Lodge

ALL SAFARI PRICES ARE LISTED BY SEASON, NUMBER OF PERSONS, AND COMFORT TIER

Please check out our prices for these private safaris – you’ll see they are the most reasonable anywhere for each tour. There are no hidden fees, plus you’ll travel in safari-style in a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep.

Prices are in USD per person for a double/twin en-suite room.

No. Of PaxPeak SeasonHigh SeasonLow Season
 
Ashnil Mara Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1070USD930USD850
Each of 4 PersonsUSD990USD850USD770
Each of 6 PersonsUSD960USD820USD720
SRS*USD135USD60USD0
 
Sarova Mara Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1030USD930USD890
Each of 4 PersonsUSD960USD860USD810
Each of 6 PersonsUSD930USD830USD780
SRS*USD140USD70USD0
 
Mara Serena Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1070USD920USD890
Each of 4 PersonsUSD1000USD850USD810
Each of 6 PersonsUSD970USD820USD780
SRS*USD100USD50USD0
 
Mara Engai Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1040USD910USD910
Each of 4 PersonsUSD970USD720USD720
Each of 6 PersonsUSD940USD690USD790
SRS*USD125USD60USD0
 
Keekorok lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1020USD900USD880
Each of 4 PersonsUSD940USD820USD800
Each of 6 PersonsUSD910USD790USD770
SRS*USD135USD50USD135
 
Mara Simba Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD990USD920USD870
Each of 4 PersonsUSD910USD850USD800
Each of 6 PersonsUSD880USD820USD760
SRS*USD155USD95USD0
 
Azure Mara Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD940USD900USD870
Each of 4 PersonsUSD860USD820USD790
Each of 6 PersonsUSD830USD770USD760
SRS*USD50USD40USD40
 
Basecamp Mara
Each of 2 personsUSD970USD930USD890
Each of 4 PersonsUSD890USD850USD810
Each of 6 PersonsUSD860USD830USD780
SRS*USD65USD65USD0
 
Royal Mara Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1060USD970USD950
Each of 4 PersonsUSD980USD890USD870
Each of 6 PersonsUSD950USD860USD840
SRS*USD40USD30USD0
 
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD920USD880USD880
Each of 4 PersonsUSD840USD800USD800
Each of 6 PersonsUSD810USD770USD770
SRS*USD0USD35USD35
 
Fig Tree Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD940USD890USD880
Each of 4 PersonsUSD860USD810USD800
Each of 6 PersonsUSD830USD780USD770
SRS*USD70USD35USD0
 
Matira Bush Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1020USD970USD910
Each of 4 PersonsUSD940USD900USD830
Each of 6 PersonsUSD910USD870USD800
SRS*USD195USD55USD0
 
Kandili Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1030USD990USD950
Each of 4 PersonsUSD960USD910USD870
Each of 6 PersonsUSD930USD880USD840
SRS*USD80USD35USD35
 
Naserian Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1060USD970Closed
Each of 4 PersonsUSD980USD890Closed
Each of 6 PersonsUSD950USD860Closed
SRS*USD55USD85Closed
 
Losokwan Tented Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD940USD920USD890
Each of 4 PersonsUSD860USD840USD810
Each of 6 PersonsUSD830USD810USD780
SRS*USD100USD75USD0
 
Ilkeliani Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD970USD900USD900
Each of 4 PersonsUSD920USD820USD820
Each of 6 PersonsUSD890USD790USD790
SRS*USD40USD75USD0
 
Emayian Luxury Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1040USD980USD980
Each of 4 PersonsUSD960USD900USD900
Each of 6 PersonsUSD930USD870USD870
SRS*USD120USD90USD0
No. Of PaxPeak SeasonHigh SeasonLow Season
 
Ashnil Mara Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1070USD930USD850
Each of 4 PersonsUSD990USD850USD770
Each of 6 PersonsUSD960USD820USD720
SRS*USD135USD60USD0
 
Sarova Mara Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1030USD930USD890
Each of 4 PersonsUSD960USD860USD810
Each of 6 PersonsUSD930USD830USD780
SRS*USD140USD70USD0
 
Mara Serena Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1070USD920USD890
Each of 4 PersonsUSD1000USD850USD810
Each of 6 PersonsUSD970USD820USD780
SRS*USD100USD50USD0
 
Mara Engai Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1040USD910USD910
Each of 4 PersonsUSD970USD720USD720
Each of 6 PersonsUSD940USD690USD790
SRS*USD125USD60USD0
 
Keekorok lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1020USD900USD880
Each of 4 PersonsUSD940USD820USD800
Each of 6 PersonsUSD910USD790USD770
SRS*USD135USD50USD135
 
Mara Simba Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD990USD920USD870
Each of 4 PersonsUSD910USD850USD800
Each of 6 PersonsUSD880USD820USD760
SRS*USD155USD95USD0
 
Azure Mara Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD940USD900USD870
Each of 4 PersonsUSD860USD820USD790
Each of 6 PersonsUSD830USD770USD760
SRS*USD50USD40USD40
 
Basecamp Mara
Each of 2 personsUSD970USD930USD890
Each of 4 PersonsUSD890USD850USD810
Each of 6 PersonsUSD860USD830USD780
SRS*USD65USD65USD0
 
Royal Mara Lodge
Each of 2 personsUSD1060USD970USD950
Each of 4 PersonsUSD980USD890USD870
Each of 6 PersonsUSD950USD860USD840
SRS*USD40USD30USD0
 
Zebra Plains Mara Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD920USD880USD880
Each of 4 PersonsUSD840USD800USD800
Each of 6 PersonsUSD810USD770USD770
SRS*USD0USD35USD35
 
Fig Tree Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD940USD890USD880
Each of 4 PersonsUSD860USD810USD800
Each of 6 PersonsUSD830USD780USD770
SRS*USD70USD35USD0
 
Matira Bush Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1020USD970USD910
Each of 4 PersonsUSD940USD900USD830
Each of 6 PersonsUSD910USD870USD800
SRS*USD195USD55USD0
 
Kandili Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1030USD990USD950
Each of 4 PersonsUSD960USD910USD870
Each of 6 PersonsUSD930USD880USD840
SRS*USD80USD35USD35
 
Naserian Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1060USD970Closed
Each of 4 PersonsUSD980USD890Closed
Each of 6 PersonsUSD950USD860Closed
SRS*USD55USD85Closed
 
Losokwan Tented Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD940USD920USD890
Each of 4 PersonsUSD860USD840USD810
Each of 6 PersonsUSD830USD810USD780
SRS*USD100USD75USD0
 
Ilkeliani Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD970USD900USD900
Each of 4 PersonsUSD920USD820USD820
Each of 6 PersonsUSD890USD790USD790
SRS*USD40USD75USD0
 
Emayian Luxury Camp
Each of 2 personsUSD1040USD980USD980
Each of 4 PersonsUSD960USD900USD900
Each of 6 PersonsUSD930USD870USD870
SRS*USD120USD90USD0

*Single Room Supplement

*Safari price per person for 3 persons shall be 6% less the per person price of 2 persons.
*Safari price per person for 5 persons shall be 3% less the per person price of 4 persons.
*Solo person safari price: add 50% to per person price based on 2 persons.
*Easter Supplement: USD 35 Per Person Per Night.
*Christmas / New Year Supplement on Dec 25th, 26th, 31st and Jan 1st: USD 35 Per Person Per Night.

Your Tour Includes

  • Transport in a private 4 x 4 Landcruiser Jeep
  • Pick up and drop off at your Diani resort/South Coast locations
  • All airfare
  • Our experienced and friendly English speaking/other language guide/driverr
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game viewing drives
  • Air fare Diani Airport – Masai Mara
  • All meals on safari
  • Government taxes and local levies
  • The Flying Doctors emergency medical evacuation/rescue insurance cover
Not Included In the Tour Price:

– Bottled & Soft Drinks
– Items and services of a personal nature
– Tips & Gratuities

Lots of Ways To Stay

Safari Lodge or Tented Camp?
Economy, Comfort, or Luxury?

We offer lots of ways to settle into your safari evening. Some people like the familiar four walls of a traditional lodge. Others go for the outdoors feel of a tented camp. Either way, both lodge or tented camp come in economy, comfort, and lux editions. Choose the accommodation style that suits your needs. And then, which level of service works for you.

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