This is a 3days/2 nights Masai Mara safari, the 2 nights will be spent in the Maasai Mara National Reserve region. This tour will cater to all meals except breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day, special meals such as vegetarian, gluten-free and halal are provided as per preferences. Accommodation before or at the end of the tour is not catered for and can be arranged for at an extra cost. Our packaged tour is a guided tour and the services of our professional guide/driver will be at your disposal for the days you will be on safari with us feel free to ask many questions and should trouble arise during your adventure, we earnestly hope not, your guide will be ready and willing to assist. The accommodations on this tour are budget/camping style in permanent structures with beds, beddings, mosquito nets, showerheads, and private bathrooms. While on safari the entrance fees into the parks are part of the package as well as the guided game drives for optional activities it is at own cost.
• The starting point and ending point: Nairobi
PARK TO VISIT:
Maasai Mara National Reserve,
ACCESS: Can be accessed by road, the road network is not in a good condition, fly-in option can also be a viable option
The distance from Nairobi to Masai Mara is 270km and takes 6 hours of driving time
WEATHER: Masai Mara National Reserve lies close to the equator hence its altitude is affected, this region is colder and wetter
It has two seasons: Dry season: June, July, August, September, and October the temperature is 25 degrees, cold evening and early mornings temperatures of 12 degrees
Wet season: November and December, short rains
January and February, Short showers
March, April, May, Long rains, the wettest month being April
WILDLIFE:Animals:Black Rhino,Bat-eared fox,black-eared jackal,spotted hyena,impala,reedbuck,Thomsons gazelle,eland,topi,buffalo,elephant,giraffe,Lion,Leopard,Cheetah
Birds: Kori bustard, Rufous-bellied heron, Secretary bird, Sooty chat, Usambiro barbet.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: All year round
June to October are the best months for wildlife viewing the vegetation is scarce animals can be spotted easily and animals tend to gather at water holes and rivers, these periods are also best for viewing river crossings.
April and May rains may be a problem for the roads and make navigation a problem.
• Game drives
• Big 5 Animals
• All Entrance Fees Included
• Transport in a safari van with a hatch roof
• Services of a professional guide
• Airport / Hotel transfer
• All Meals While on Safari
• Optional visit to Masai village at an extra cost of 20 USD per person
• Optional balloon safari with champagne breakfast at an extra cost of 420 USD per person
Day 1: [Nairobi-Maasai Mara]
Early morning pick up from your hotel/residence/airport, proceed to our office to meet with members of a small group for the safari and for a briefing as well. Thereafter depart for Maasai Mara making stops at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint for sightings of this geographical feature that has its origins in Israel, later wards stop at Narok town for lunch. Arrive in the afternoon check-in at your camp relax and later go for an evening game drive. Maasai Mara National Reserve has one of Kenya's vast plains filled with a variety of animals it is also best known for wildebeest migration that usually happens in the months of July to October, which is one of the Worlds Natural Wonder. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 2: [Maasai Mara]
This second day is a special day it is not only used for a full-day game viewing but also is when the exciting optional activities such as the Masai village visit and hot air balloon safari are done. For the balloon safari, you will need to rise up at the crack of dawn so that you can be airborne just before sunrise, this magical experience is later followed by a champagne breakfast. Full-day game viewing can be enjoyed from past breakfast till the afternoon,enjoy a picnic lunch in the park. In the afternoon one can opt for the other optional activity which is the visit to the Maasai people community. Enjoy your dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 3: [Maasai Mara-Nairobi]
Early breakfast followed by the game drive en route at Masai Mara National Reserve, the extensive track, and road network allows for close-range viewing and photographing. Later depart for Nairobi with scenic views en route to continue enjoying, lunch en route. On arrival in Nairobi drop off at your local hotel/residence or at the airport.
• Pick up from the Airport/hotel/residence
• Transport in a safari van with hatch roof
• Services of or professional Guide/Driver
• All meals[B,L,D]
• Accommodation as per itinerary
• All game drives
• All park fees
• Statutory taxes
• Personal Insurance
• Items of personal nature
• Alcoholic & Soft drinks like Sodas
• Balloon safari at 450 usd
• Maasai Village at 20 usd