Maasai Mara Air Safaris from Mombasa Diani Beach

Masai Mara Air Safaris from Diani Beach

Maasai mara is the most visited park in Kenya especially during the wildebeest migration season. While the coast region is also a most choice destination for tourists visiting Kenya, Maasai mara is just like a stone throw away despite the miles in between the two superb destinations. Most packages to maasai mara from the Kenya coast are flight packages with charter flights from various airports at the coast.

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Flight to Masai Mara from Mombasa Diani Beach

Airports you can fly from Kenyan Coast to Maasai Mara

The main coast region destinations in Kenya include. Diani Beach (South Coast), Mombasa ( North Coast), Kilifi, Watamu and Malindi.

Flying from Kenyan coast to maasai mara can be from Ukunda airport (Diani Beach), Mombasa International Airport (North Coast), Vipingo Airport (Kilifi) and Malindi Airport for those around Malindi & Watamu Coast regions.

All the airport are proximity to the hotels in the region.

Ukunda Airport ( Code UKA)

Located in Diani Beach and most of the hotels in Diani Beach are just a few minutes drive from the airport. It also serves flights to Vipingo airport, Wilson Airport Nairobi and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi. Mombasa air has charter flights to Maasai mara, Amboseli and Tsavo everyday though seasonally.

Ukunda Airport flights to masai mara

Ukunda Airport / Diani Beach Airport

Mombasa Moi International Airport (code MBA)

This is the second largest airport in Kenya. Mombasa air have operational charter flights to Maasai Mara seasonally. It serves tourists staying in Mombasa hotels who wish to fly to Maasai Mara.

Vipingo Airstrip (code VPG)

Located in Kilifi and serves staying in Kiilifi hotels

Malindi Airport (code MLD)

The airport serves tourists staying in Watamu and Malindi Hotels.

Which Airline flys to Maasai Mara from Kenyan coast

Mombasa Air and Safarilink have been predominant airlines operating between Kenyan Coast & Maasai Mara.

When is the best time to visit Maasai Mara

The wildebeest migration season is considered the best time to visit Maasai Mara. The phenomena labeled among the 7 world wonders is experienced between the month of July and the Month of October. Wildebeest and zebra migrate in millions from the Serengeti National park to Maasai Mara National park with the sole purpose of following the rainfall. The epic of it all is when they are crossing the dangerous crocodile & hippo infested Mara river where most of them loose their lives.

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Why Masai Mara

Masai Mara is one of the park you should visit once in Kenya. It is the only park in Kenya you are likely to see all the big five ( Lion, Leopard, elephant, Buffalo and the Rhino). It is also famous of the world wonder; wildebeest migration which is experienced between the months of July to October. Masai Mara offer more than game viewing as you can enjoy bird watching, horse riding , visiting and experiencing the Masai Culture and most definitely air ballooning.

Masai Mara airports/airstrips.

Most of the lodges/camps in the mara are usually near one of the 11 all weather gravel airstrips. The lodges offer packages with accommodation and in park game drives. However booking a full package with a travel agency like Diani Travel centre  makes your experience smooth since everything will be included in the full package.

The major airstrips in Maasai Mara Include;

fly maasai mara from diani beach

Keekorok Airstrip (code KEU)

The airstrip serves Keekorok lodge, Mara Sarova game lodge, Sekenani csmp, Mara Sopa Lodge, Mara Topi Safari Lodge, Ashnil Mara Camp and Cottars Camp

Serena Airstrip ( code MRE)

Considered the largest airstrip in the mara. The Airstrip serves Mara Serena Camp

Musiara Airstrip (code MDR)

The airstrip serves Governors’ camp, Little Governors, Serian Camp and Neptune Mara Rianta Camp

Kichwa Tembo Airstrip (code KTJ)

The airstrip serves Kichwa Tembo camp and Kilima Camp

Olkiombo Airstrip (code OLX)

Mara Intrepids, Mara Explorer, Fig Tree Camp, Tipilikwani Mara Camp, Base Camp & Kicheche bush camp are a few minutes drive from the airstrip

Siana Airstrip

Located in the Siana Ranch the airstrip serves Mara Bushtop, Olseki Hemingways, Mara Leleshwa and Siana Springs Camp

Ngerende Airstrip (Code MSC)

It serves Kicheche camp, Mara Safari Club, Ngerende Island Lodge, Richards Camp and Saruni Camp

Olare Orok Airstrip (Code OLG)

The airstrip serves tourists booked at Mahal Nzuri Safari Camp

Mara North Airstrip (Code HKR)

Located in the Mara North Conservancy area, the airstrip serves Kicheche Mara Camp and Saruni Mara Camps

Angama Airstrip(code ANA)

The airstrip serves Mara Angama Lodge

maasa mara airstrips
How to Experience Maasai Mara

A 3 days 2 nights package will definitely be enough for you to experience the amazing Maasai Mara. The package usually includes; Pick from your hotel in Kenya coast and drop-off at the airport for booked return flight ticket to Maasai Mara, accommodation is on full board and game drives in the Maasai Mara in an open land cruiser jeep are included, park fees are also included and the lodge will pick you up and drop you off at the airstrip with an en-route game drive in the Maasai Mara. Usually you can book any number of days for the package according to your budget or preferred lodges/camps. The prices however vary with the season, lodges booked and the number of people in a booking.

This is one among many most preferred Diani Tours and Safari Packages.

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