This extraordinary fly-in Masai Mara safari seamlessly integrates the rich wildlife landscapes of Kenya and the captivating allure of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The journey begins in the renowned Masai Mara, where immersive wildlife safari drives promise encounters with majestic big cats such as Cheetahs, Leopards, and Lions. Additionally, the itinerary extends beyond the wild terrains, offering opportunities to engage with the nomadic Masai community and delve into their unique cultural heritage.
Embark on an adventure that encapsulates the essence of East African wildlife, unfolding across both Rwanda and Kenya. The safari is flexible, commencing either in Kigali, Rwanda, or Nairobi, Kenya. As you journey towards Rwanda, the exploration includes a mesmerizing experience in the Masai Mara, setting the stage for the Gorilla tracking highlight in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.
Upon your arrival at the airport, our professional driver-guide will welcome you. After settling into your hotel and recuperating from your flight, you’ll have the opportunity to explore Kigali during a city tour, visit the Genocide Memorial Centre, enjoy lunch, and embark on a scenic drive through Rwanda’s picturesque hills to reach Volcanoes National Park.
Overnight in Kinigi
A day of anticipation begins with an early breakfast, followed by a venture into Volcanoes National Park—the domain of the majestic Mountain Gorillas. Guided by a specialized ranger, trek through the lush jungle to rendezvous with these awe-inspiring creatures. Spend an unforgettable hour in the company of Mountain Gorillas, surrounded by a tropical rainforest teeming with diverse flora and fauna. Depending on your time of emergence, a visit to the Iby’Iwacu cultural village awaits, providing an opportunity to interact with locals who were once poachers.
Overnight at the Lodge in Kinigi
Following breakfast, you’ll transfer to Kigali International Airport for your connecting flight to Nairobi, Kenya.
Overnight Hotel in Nairobi
Embark on a flight to Masai Mara, a gem among Kenya’s National Parks, situated in the northern expanse of the Serengeti plains. Masai Mara is home to the renowned BIG FIVE—Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffalos, and Rhinos—alongside an array of wildlife including Giraffes, Cheetahs, Zebras, Wildebeests, Gazelles, and a multitude of bird species.
Overnight in a Safari Camp
A dawn wakeup call heralds a day of exploration. Savor tea, coffee, and cookies before embarking on a full day of game drives in the reserve. The early morning hours unveil nature’s spectacle as Lions, Cheetahs, and Leopards traverse the expansive grasslands. The captivating scenes of wildlife unfolding against the African backdrop are truly awe-inspiring. Conclude your last day in Masai Mara with cherished memories.
Overnight in Masai Mara
Bid farewell to Masai Mara after breakfast and board a morning flight to Nairobi. Transfer to the airport for your onward journey, marking the conclusion of your fly-in Masai Mara safari with Volcanoes Mountain Gorillas, curated by Trek Africa Expeditions.