About Masai Mara
Maasai Mara (Masai Mara) is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves. Together with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania it forms Africa’s most diverse, incredible and most spectacular eco-systems and possibly the world’s top safari big game viewing eco-system. The Maasai Mara National Reserve stretches 1,510 sq km (580 sq miles) and raises 1,500-2,170 meters above sea level. Add the conservancies and the area is at least twice the size. It hosts over 95 species of mammals and over 570 recorded species of birds. This is the World Cup of Wildlife, and together with the Serengeti National Park there is no better place to witness the best wildlife viewing in the world!
- Price Includes • 2 Nights Hotel Accomodation • Tour Guide • All road transport on a minivan with a pop up roof for maximum animal viewing with a professional English speaking driver/guide. (based on 6 pax in a van) • All transportation in destination location • Full board accommodation during safari.
- Price Excludes • Park entrance fees of Kes 2,400 (residents) & $180 (non-residents) per adult. Children above 3yrs pay half the adult rate. Payable directly at the park entrance. • Expenses of a personal nature e.g. laundry, drinks telephone calls, mineral water, tips, porter age etc.
Day 1: MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
Pick up from your home @06:30am and leave leisurely and drive across the floor of the Great Rift Valley (You will have a brief stopover at the Great Rift Valley for the stunning views). Continue past the Maasai town of Narok to the legendary Maasai Mara National Reserve by lunch time at Lodge/Camp. For most safari participants, this is the jewel and highlight of the safari expedition. You will be enchanted by the diversity of animals that roam the Mara plains. The breathtaking topography of the region, comprising of endless expansive escarpments and plateaus will be interesting. The park is home to the largest populations of predators including the big cats. Witnessing them making a' kill' is phenomenal. Enjoy an afternoon game drive returning to your camp for dinner and overnight at Mara Lodge/Camp.
Day 2: MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
Full days in the Mara with game drives, an early morning game drive and a late afternoon game drive - each of approx. 3 hrs.), all meals and overnight as above. (Optional on this day is a visit to a Masai Village (Manyatta) in between the two game drives, or an early morning hot air balloon flight accompanied by a bush breakfast at an extra cost). All meals and overnight at Mara Lodge/Camp.
Day 3: DEPARTURE TO NAIROBI
Another early morning game viewing drive at Mara then back to the lodge for breakfast and check out. Depart after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi. You will have a stopover along the way for a chance to buy souvenirs. (Kindly note that; lunch on this day is NOT included in the cost but can be arranged on request). Transfer to your hotel/ area of residence