Masai mara Flights

Masai mara Flights  : Masai Mara national reserve is a rewarding Kenya wildlife destination named in honor of the Maasai people who are the ancestral inhabitants of the area and said to have migrated to the area from the Nile Basin. Masai Mara national reserve is one of the most famous wildlife conservation and wilderness areas in Africa and the world renowned for its exceptional populations of wildlife including lions, African leopards, cheetahs, African bush elephant among others. Masai Mara national reserve also hosts to Great migration which is regarded as one of the 10 wonders of the world.

Thousands of travelers go to Masai Mara national reserve for an African safari and one of the to get there is by flying which is the most convenient and fastest way, here are the details to Masai Mara flights

SHUTTLE FLIGHTS TO MASAI MARA

Flights to Masai Mara national reserve are offered from Nairobi or Mombasa to Masai Mara airstrips

Shuttle flights are by far the most pleasant mode of travelling to Maasai Mara national Reserve and the Mara conservancies from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport. There are many aviation companies offering aviation services to all major Masai Mara airstrips including the ones located inside Maasai Mara national reserve and those located in the Mara Conservancies.  The Mara flights offer a quick and convenient to access all the safari lodges and camps within the Great Mara area, here are some of the Masai Mara flights

Masai mara Flights
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ACCESS TO AIRSTRIPS AND LODGES

Like already stated, flights to Mara offer easy access to several airstrips and safari lodges and camps in the Great Mara Area, as Focus East Africa Tours we use different aviation operators servicing the various Masai Mara airstrips including AirKenya.  Each airstrip in Masai Mara allows access to different lodges depending on the location of the lodge or camp in Maasai Mara national reserve and Mara conservancies.

In case you need any assistance regarding flights, we are happy to assist.

BUGGAGE RESTRICTIONS AND THE NECESSARY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Flights to Masai Mara are operated using small aircrafts such as Cessna Grand Caravan, because of the small size of the aircrafts strict baggage restrictions are in place. Space of the baggage in these aircrafts is extra limited and the following allowance applies.

  • Maximum baggage weight is 15 kgs per person
  • Baggage must be carried in a soft duffel type bag
  • The 15 kgs of baggage per person includes hand luggage and camera equipment

Flights to Masai Mara national reserve and the Mara conservancies are operated as a shuttle service, such flights are not considered scheduled flights. In these flights departure times and routings may vary depending on traveler requirements and local weather conditions, during flights to Maasai Mara it is possible to make multiple over several Masai Mara airstrips to reach your destination airstrip.

Note: flight times are subject to change without notice

Most of the seats in the aircraft are of a restricted utility size and larger passengers and passengers above an average weight will find them uncomfortable, in such circumstance it is recommended that both safety and comfort reasons an extra seat is to be booked at the child rate.

SHUTTLE FLIGHTS TO AND FROM NAIROBI’S WILSON AIRPORT

Shuttle flights depart from Wilson Airport (WIL) in Nairobi to numerous major airstrips in Masai Mara national reserve and Mara conservancies including Keekorok, Musiara, Mara North and Kichwa Tembo. These flights make the areas and safari lodges accessible, transferring from and to the destination airstrip are always done by a safari driver guide offered by Focus East Africa Tours.

FLIGHTS TO MASAI MARA FROM WILSON AIRPORT

  • Depart Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 08h00and arriving at Masai Mara at 08h40
  • Depart Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 10h30and arriving at Masai Mara at 11h10
  • Depart Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 14h00and arriving at Masai Mara) at 14h40

FLIGHTS FROM MASAI MARA

  • Depart Masai Mara at 08h45and arriving at Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 10h15
  • Depart Masai Mara at 11h15and arriving at Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 13h00
  • Depart Masai Mara at 14h45and arriving at Nairobi Wilson (WIL) at 16h15

Fights to Masai Mara national reserve and Mara Conservancies are offered by a number of domestic carriers such as Airkenya, Mombasa Air Safari, Safarilink, Sliverstone Air, EastAfrica and Fly50 among others.

Kindly note that your flight to Maasai Mara may vary in timings depending on aircraft routing, it may also include multiple landings and takes offs. During the peak period, more flight connections are available.

FLIGHTS FROM MOMBASA TO MASAI MARA

Flights from Mombasa a coastal city and the second largest city in Kenya, depart from Bamburu Airstrip or Moi International Airport to several airstrips. These flights are operated once a day by several aviation companies such as Bluesky Aviation among others.

Masai mara Flights
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Flights from Mombasa to Masai Mara take about 2 hours and 45 minutes.

MOMBASA – MASAI MARA AIR FARE

From Mombasa to Masai Mara and vice versa, flight costs about US $ 410 – US$ 500 per person.

Note: these fares are subject to change and availability

There are also other flight options for example flights from Serengeti national park to Masai Mara.

Private charter flights to Masai Mara

In additional to shuttle flight, there are private charter services with maximum convenience and privacy. Private charter flights allow you the flexibility basing on your Kenya safari itinerary needs and the route.

MAASAI MARA AIRSPRTIPS

 Maasai Mara national reserve is served by a number of several airstrips and these include Keekorok airstrip, Serena Airstrip, Musiara Airstrip, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip, Ol Kiombo Airstrip, Olare Orok airstrip, Angama Airstrip, Mara North Airstrip and Ngerende Airstrip among others.

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