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$1250 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5days: Hell's Gate, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru & Masai Mara Luxury Lodge Safari

Day1: Pick Up. : Nairobi- Lake Nakuru National ParkOur driver will pick you up from the airport then depart by road to Lake Nakuru National Park. You will reach Nakuru before noon. You will proceed to the park for the days game drives with packed lunch. You will be confronted with one of the worlds greatest ornithological spectacle as well as an abundance of wildlife within this small park. You will get a chance to spot the White rhino, the lion, the Hyaena, baboons, waterbucks among other wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Lake Nakuru Lodge/Sopa Lodge/Similar on Full board.  Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park-Lake NaivashaYou will have an early breakfast then depart to Lake Naivasha.You will arrive at Lake Naivasha in time for Lunch. Freshen up, then relax at your Lodge or proceed for a boat ride or a visit to the Crescent Island or Crater Lake . You may opt for a visit to the Hell Gate National Park or go for a horse ride. Dinner and overnight Sopa Resort/Fish Eagle Inn/Similar on Full Board  Day 3: Lake Naivasha-Masai Mara.After breakfast you will depart Lake Naivasha for Masai Mara. Enjoy the plains enroute. You will arrive at your lodge in Masai Mara in time for Lunch. Freshen up after lunch and proceed for an evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar on Full board  Day 4 : Masai Mara National ReserveYou will spend the day viewing game in the Mara where all the Big Five as well as a variety of antelopes and lesser kudu may be observed. The big cats, lions are found in large prides everywhere.Cheetahs and leopards are harder to spot but are still fairly common. Other common animals include Maasai giraffes, baboons, Warthogs, bat-eared foxes, grey jackals, and matriarchal clans of spotted Hyenas. You also have an option of visiting the Maasai Village or a balloon Safari at an extra cost. Dinner and Overnights at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge/Similar on Full board  Day 5: Masai Mara- NairobiAfter breakfast depart the Masai Mara for Nairobi. Stop for panoramic views of the Great Rift Valley en-route. Arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon. Drop off to your Nairobi Hotel or transfer to the airport in time for your flight back home.

$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.

$1745 Cultural & Theme Tours

5-Day Great Mara Migration Safari

Day 1: TransferMasai Mara Migration Safari begins upon arrival at the airport you will be met by our representative and be transferred to your hotel for overnight stay. Overnight: Boma Inn Hotel Meal Plan: BreakfastDay 2: Nairobi – Lake Nakuru National ParkOur Masai Mara Migration safari enters into the second day as we depart to Lake Nakuru National Park after breakfast, passing through the Great Rift Valley later on arriving in time for lunch. Enjoy your lunch and in the evening embark on the game drive within Lake Nakuru National Park. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Overnight: Flamingo Hill Camp Meal Plan: Full Board Day 3: Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara National ReserveAfter breakfast, depart to Masai Mara using Mai Mahiu Narok road. Proceed further to arrive in Mara in good time for lunch. In the evening enjoy your game drive within Masai Mara National Reserve. The reserve is one of the 8th World wonder due to its annual migration of wildebeest and also where the name of our Masai Mara Migration safari emanates from. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay. Overnight: Ilkeliani Camp Meal Plan: Full Board Day 4: Masai Mara National ReserveMasai Mara Migration safari reaches at the peak as you embark on morning game drive after breakfast. Search more any kill or wildlife that was not spotted in the previous game drive. Masai Mara National Reserve is famous for its annual migration of wildebeest, that cross crocodile infested Mara from Serengeti National Park. The migration entails over a million of wildebeests, thousands of zebras and hundreds of assorted antelopes and not forgetting the predators. Return to the camp for lunch and afternoon leisure. Proceed for evening game drive within the reserve, returning to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.You also have an option of full day game drive, where you depart in the morning after breakfast with picnic lunch. This option gives you more time for game drive and you enjoy the beautiful scenery and other wildlife in the wild. In the evening you will return to the lodge / camp for dinner and overnight stay. Overnight: Ilkeliani Camp Meal Plan: Full Board Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve – Nairobi – TransferEnjoy your breakfast at the lodge, thereafter depart to Nairobi to arrive in the afternoon for lunch. After lunch have the rest of the day at leisure later on be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

$2369 Outdoor Activities

10-Day Kenya & Tanzania 4WD Safari Adventure

Day 1: Nairobi Airport Pick-upToday 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.

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