3 Days Masai Mara Road Safari. This tour begins and ends in Nairobi. It is ideal for those who love Nature and do not mind staying in a 3 Star tented camp. This budget-friendly tour departs every Friday as a scheduled departure in a shared safari van or Jeep.
Day 1. Nairobi –Masai mara
Depart from Nairobi in the morning (07:30 am ) and drive along the floor of the Rift Valley to Maasai Mara National Reserve arriving at the camp in the afternoon for lunch. Afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight at the OLKINYEI CAMP, FULL BOARD
Day 2. MAASAI MARA FULL DAY GAME DRIVE
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the Big Five. You will have a Picnic Lunch in the plains of the Mara enjoying the wilderness. After another game drive in the afternoon, return to your camp.
Dinner and overnight at OLKINYEI CAMP, Full Board.
Day 3. MASAI MARA – NAIROBI
After an early morning game drive, you return for Breakfast to the camp. Later proceed to Nairobi to arrive by 1600 hrs and drop off at a Hotel of your choice or Jomo Kenyatta airport.
End of Programme
NARRATIVE: The Mara offers wildlife in a large variety and abundance: Over 450 species of animals have been recorded here. You will easily see lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants. It is in the Mara that perhaps the most spectacular event of the natural world takes place. The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture. Following hot on their heels are the predators of the Savannah – lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.
Optional: An early morning hot air balloon safari can be arranged at an extra cost.
Included in this package: Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary, All meals as indicated. Each day generally includes Breakfast except start date, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes. Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography. Your driver/guide speaks English or German and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture. A safari vehicle is fitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment. Each Vehicle carries safari accessories including wildlife books, beanbags to support cameras on car doors and windowsills, binoculars, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher. Park entrance fees and game drives as indicated in the itinerary. All government taxes, levies, and fees. Pick up from your hotel and drop off after the trip
Not included: Tips and gratuities for lodge/camp staff and for your driver-guide. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Bottled mineral water during game drives. Laundry services.