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$420 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Safari Trip to Masai Mara National Reserve from Nairobi

Day 1 -  Pick up time is 7.30 am from your hotel or the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (if you arrive early please do let us know the flight details) Depart  from Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve driving across the floor of the Rift Valley and the Loita Plains, Suswa to the Masai Mara National Reserve. (Transit time 5-6hrs by road). You will arrive in time for lunch and relax a little bit awaiting the game viewing drive. 3.30pm embark on an afternoon  game viewing drive and then go back to the camp for dinner and overnight. Lunch and Dinner included. Overnight at Simba Oryx Tented Camp or Mara Sidai Camp in Masai Mara Wildlife found in Masai Mara National Reserve: Wildebeest, topi, zebra, and Thomson's gazelle migrate into and occupy the Mara reserve, from the Serengeti plains to the south and Loita Plains in the pastoral ranches to the north-east, from July to October or later. Herds of all three species are also resident in the reserve.All members of the "Big Five" (lion, leopard, African elephant, cape buffalo, and black rhinoceros). Hippopotamus and crocodiles are found in the Mara and Talek rivers. Leopards, hyenas, cheetahs, jackals, and bat-eared foxes . The Great Migration involving some wildebeest, Thomson's gazelles,Topi, elands, and zebras. Antelopes include: Grant's gazelles, impalas, duikers and Coke's hartebeests. Birds include: vultures, marabou storks, secretary birds, hornbills, crowned cranes, ostriches, long-crested eagles, African pygmy-falcons and the lilac-breasted roller. Day 2 - 6.30-7.30am - Full buffet breakfast 7.30am  - After breakfast depart for a full-day game game viewing drive to return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Lunch will be picnic lunches served inside the vehicle. In the evening return for dinner and overnight. Enjoy drinks at the bar around the fire. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.Overnight at Simba Oryx Tented Camp or Mara Sidai Camp in Masai Mara Day 3 - Transfer from Maasai Mara National Reserve to NairobiAfter breakfast you return to Nairobi arriving at around midday and drop off at your hotel or the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Breakfast included.

$2369 Outdoor Activities

10-Day Kenya & Tanzania 4WD Safari Adventure

Day 1: Nairobi Airport Pick-up Today you will be picked up at the Nairobi airport upon arrival and transferred to a tented camp where you will get settled in. Day 2: Nairobi - Masai Mara National Reserve (B/L/D) You will be picked from your hotel at 8:30am for journey south. You will arrive Masai Mara National Reserve in time for an afternoon game drive where you may have a chance of seeing the ‘Big Five'. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight. Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve (B/L/D) Full day drives for the day to absorb the beauty and splendor of the Mara. Today you will be dropped off at the Masai Village at 5:00 pm for an opportunity to visit the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. Day 4: Masai Mara National Reserve - Nairobi (B/L/D) Embark on your last game drive in the park this morning before breakfast. Then you will depart for your leisurely drive back to Nairobi today arriving in the late afternoon. This evening you will be picked up and transferred to the iconic Carnivore Restaurant for a dinner of various game meats. Day 5: Bus Nairobi to Arusha (B/D) Today you will take a bus from Nairobi to Arusha in the morning. Upon arrival you will be picked up at the bus station and transferred to your accommodation in Arusha. Dinner is included this evening. Day 6: Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park (B/L/D) Depart Arusha in the morning after breakfast for Lake Manyara National Park.   Day 7: Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park  (B/L/D) After breakfast, leave for the UNESCO World heritage site of Serengeti National Park. En route, we stop at Olduvai Gorge, the “cradle of mankind”. We also make a stop at a Masai Village and pass through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.  Day 8: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater Rim (B/L/D) Early morning game drives in Serengeti before breakfast.  Then after breakfast check out and take your picnic lunch box. Enjoy some game viewing in Serengeti National Park en route to the world famous Ngorongoro Crater rim. Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater Floor - Drive Back to Arusha (B/L/D) Today we descend 2,000 feet into the giant caldera of this extinct volcano. Take a break for lunch at Ngoitoktok spring before more game viewing and then the drive back to Arusha.  Day 10: Airport Drop-off (B) Check out of your accommodation to be transferred to the airport in time to catch your flight.  

$1449 Outdoor Activities

6-Day Masai Mara Interactive, Lake Nakuru & Amboseli Safari

Day 1 - Nairobi – Amboseli National Park (L/D) You will be picked up from your Nairobi accommodation at 8:30 am to drive past the scenic Athi Plains and into the bushy country of Amboseli National Park. Arriving in time at your camp/lodge for lunch and thereafter go for evening game drive. After lunch, experience an afternoon game drive at the foot of Africa's highest mountain. Dinner and overnight is at the Amboseli camp/lodge located  in the very heart of the Amboseli National Park.  Day 2 - Explore Amboseli National Park (B/L/D)  Option 1: After breakfast proceed for a morning game drive wildlife viewing drive in the park and return back to the camp/lodge around midday for your sumptuous lunch. Relax after lunch to await for an evening game drive at 4:00 pm when the weather cools down and the wildlife is active.  Option 2: After breakfast depart the camp/lodge with a packed lunch for a full day game drive. Stop to enjoy your picnic lunch at the observation hill which on a clear day affords you with views of Kilimanjaro in the distance. Continue with game viewing after lunch and return to the camp/lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight.  Day 3 - Amboseli National Park – Lake Nakuru National Park (B/L/D)  You will depart after an early breakfast by road for the Ornithological paradise of Lake Nakuru National Park. Arrive at around 12:30 pm and begin a game drive en route to your accommodation for check in and lunch. Get settled in and relax until 4:00 pm where you will head on for another game drive. Day 4 – Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve (B/L/D)  After breakfast depart for a journey south along the floor of the dramatic Great Rift Valley to Masai Mara National Reserve.  Stop for lunch at Narok Town and arrive to Masai Mara National Reserve in time for an afternoon game drive where you may have a chance of seeing the 'Big Five’. Return to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight. Day 5 - Discover Masai Mara Game Reserve (B/L/D)  Today you will enjoy full day game drives to absorb the beauty and splendor of the Mara.  You will be dropped off at the Masai Village at 5:00 pm for an opportunity to visit the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily lives and sacred rituals. You will also have a glimpse into their homes and social structure, dinner will be served at the village followed by coffee and tea as you leave to return to the camp/lodge for overnight. Day 6 - Masai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi (B/L) Take an early morning game drive into the park and then return to the camp/lodge for a full breakfast before you begin your leisurely return drive back to Nairobi, arriving in the late afternoon.   

$700 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Day Masai Mara safari

Day 1 Nairobi/Masai Mara National Reserve On this day you will be met by our safari guide at your hotel/residence and after full briefing depart for Masai Mara-descend into the Great Rift Valley with scenic views of Mt. Longonot and the Menengai on a clear morning. You will have stop overs at the viewing point for photo shoot A further morning drive that takes you the famous Masai land and Narok town, arriving Masai Mara on time for lunch 12h30: Lunch at Mara Rhino Tourist Camp Afternoon/evening game drive at the Masai Mara in search of the famous Big five Dinner and overnight at Mara Rhino Tourist Camp Day 2: Masai Mara National Reserve (Full Day) This day will be full spent in the Mara on a full day game drive. Game drives and timings are best planned by clients and their safari guide. Choose to do a full day with packed lunches or half day with a visit to a Masai village/boma 12h30: Lunch at a picnic site/lodge Afternoon game drive/leisure at the lodge or visit Masai village Dinner and overnight at Mara Rhino Tourist Camp (Budget) Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve/Nairobi & Departure A pre-breakfast game drive at Masai Mara National Reserve (06h30-09h00) later return to the lodge for breakfast and depart for Nairobi with packed lunch. A drive that takes you through the famous Masai land and the Great Rift Valley with scenic views, have stop overs on the way for photo shoot and souvenirs 12h30: Lunch at a picnic site on the way A further afternoon drive as you ascend the Great Rift Valley and arriving Nairobi late afternoon/evening where you will be dropped at your hotel in Nairobi or Jomo Kenyatta international airport for an evening/night departure.

$1272 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Night Safari from Nairobi: Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara

Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park (B,L.D) Meet your guide in the lobby of your Nairobi hotel or arrivals hall at the airport. Depart after breakfast at 8am for the drive to Lake Nakuru National Park, passing through beautiful landscapes of the Great Rift Valley along the way. Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the best parks in the country, located just 10km from Nakuru town. It is a home to a large variety of animals and a wide species of birds, with flamingos as the dominant. After a short game drive, continue en route for lunch at Lake Nakuru sopa lodge. Embark on an afternoon game drive thereafter in search of game before dinner. Overnight: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge Day 2: Lake Nakuru to Masai Mara (B,L,D)Go on an early morning drive and return back in time for breakfast. After breakfast, depart for the drive to the Masai Mara National Reserve, arriving in time for lunch at Mara Sopa Lodge. Have a short siesta before an afternoon game at 4:00pm. Enjoy dinner in the evening. Overnight: Mara Sopa Lodge  Day 3: Full-day Masai Mara (B,L,D) Spend a full-day on a game drive in search of animals. On this day, you will have the flexibility to decide how you wish to spend the day. Carry a picnic breakfast or lunch to have the entire day without returning back for meals, thus maximizing your time on game drives. Dinner will be served upon your return to the lodge. Overnight: Mara Sopa Lodge Day 4: Masai Mara to Nairobi (B) Enjoy one last early morning game drive before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. Afterwards, depart for a short mid-morning game drive out of Masai Mara while on your way back to Nairobi. Arrive early in the afternoon with a drop-off at your Nairobi hotel or airport, or continue with an additional adventure such as a safari in Tanzania or beach holiday in Mombasa, Watamu, Diani or Zanzibar.

$2165 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Night Masai Mara National Reserve Tour: Nakuru National Parks, Amboseli and Tsavo from Nairobi

Visit Kenya for this 6-night tour of Masai Mara, the country's massive world-renowned game reserve. This safari also combines very well with beach holiday in Kenya Coast, as it starts from Nairobi and ends in Mombasa either at North or South Coast – Diani Beach. Itinerary: Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve Be met on arrival at the Nairobi airport by our tour leader who will welcome and brief you on the safari adventure, and can answer any questions. He will later introduce the driver-guide before departing for the drive to Masai Mara National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch, then have a short siesta before an afternoon game drive in the reserve. Return back before night falls, and enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge Day 2: Full-day in Masai Mara National Reserve Spend the day on game drives in the morning and afternoon, with breakfast and lunch provided at your camp. You also have an option of having an early morning game drive with an included picnic lunch so that you can have the entire day on of game drives. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve – Nakuru National Park Enjoy an early breakfast, and afterwards, head out on a game drive out of the reserve for the drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Nakuru sopa lodge, then go on afternoon game drives in the park after lunch. Includes dinner and an overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – Amboseli National Park After an early breakfast, depart for the drive out of Nakuru National Park with short game drives en route. You will have a brief stop for an early lunch in Nairobi before you continue with your drive to Amboseli, arriving late in the afternoon, just in time for game drives.Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena Lodge Day 5: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo West National Park Embark on an early morning game drive, returning back in time for breakfast. Go on another drive via the Shetani lava flow to Tsavo West National Park, arriving in time for lunch at Kilaguni Serena Lodge. Continue with afternoon game drives in search of game. Enjoy dinner and an overnight Kilaguni Serena Lodge. Day 6: Tsavo West – Tsavo East National Park Begin the day with early morning game drives before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. Afterwards, drive to Tsavo East National Park, arriving in time for lunch at Ashnil Aruba lodge. Go on an afternoon game drive in search of game, returning back in time for dinner with an overnight Ashnil Aruba Lodge. Day 7: Tsavo East National Park - Mombasa Go on the last early morning game drive before returning back in time for breakfast. At 10am, depart for the drive to Mombasa, arriving early in the afternoon with a drop off at a hotel for your holiday extension.