Welcome to Kenya, The homeland of safari adventure that has continued to thrill from time immemorial. Maasai Mara National Reserve is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along with the Tanzanian border. Its animals include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, and hippos. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration.
Day 1: Nairobi/Arrival Kenya: Upon arrival at JKIA airport you will be met by our staff and transferred to Tamarind Tree Hotel overnight.
DAY 2: NAIROBI – Maasai Mara: After breakfast, we shall pick you from your hotel and depart by 0800hrs for Masai Mara, driving southwest to what has been aptly dubbed as the “ultimate game viewing destination in the world,” home to the largest wildebeest migration across two countries. Descend into the Great Rift Valley where we make our first stop to view the magnificent view below as we take photos.
Afterwards, continue with our journey passing maize and wheat plantations along the way as we make our second stop at Narok town (major Masai Administrative Center) proceed further south as we arrive at Mara Sopa lodge for lunch. At 1600hrs, go for an evening game drive in this pristine, unequalled “big game country.” Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge. Distance Nairobi – Masai Mara approx. 250kms
DAY 3: MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE: after breakfast, this will be a day of game viewing where you will carry packed lunch. Blessed with an outstanding concentration of animals and panoramic views across the plains and dotted woodlands, the Masai Mara provides an experience unsurpassed. As the northern extension of the great Serengeti grassland, the reserve is host to the annual migration of over a million wildebeest the most awesome wildlife spectacle on planet earth.
The Mara covers an area of about 1,500 square kilometres in the southwestern corner of Kenya, is not fenced and bordered on the west by the Olooloo escarpment and in the east by the Ngama Hills. The common language of the Masai is Maa in which the word Mara means spotted – referring to the clusters of the bush which dot the plains. In addition to the wildebeest and hordes of zebra which joins them in their annual pilgrimage for pastures, the Masai Mara supports the lion, cheetah, elephant, kongoni, topi, Thomson’s gazelle and the Defassa waterbuck, as well as eight species of primate. Picnic lunch will be at the hippo pool where with luck you may spot hippos and crocs basking in the sun.
We may visit a Masai manyatta/village to interact with them as they entertain you with dances as you take photos and videos where you may learn more about the Masai culture. Return by 1845hrs.Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa lodge/similar hotel.
DAY 4: Maasai Mara – Nairobi, Early morning game viewing runs at 0630hrs, return for breakfast by 0830hrs. Thereafter prepare to depart Mara for our journey to Nairobi. There will be complimentary lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant and after be transferred to the airport after a memorable safari. Distance Maasai Mara – Nairobi approx. 250kms
Rates are subject to change by season with the season being:
Peak Season – 1 July to 31 October, 22 December to 1 January
High Season – 2 January to 31 March, 16 June to 30 Jun, 1 November to 21 December.
Low Season – 1 April to 15 June.
Price (USD) Per Person
Seasons 1 Guest 2 Guests 4 Guests 6 Guests
High 2327 1635 1368 1279
Low 2123 1541 1273 1183
Peak 2438 1692 1425 1337
- Accommodation and meals as stipulated in the itinerary.
- Transportation in a chauffeur-driven 7-seater Van with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing & photography.
- Services of English speaking driver-guide.
- Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
- All Government taxes and levies.
- Free mineral water during game drives only.
- All meet and greet services.
- All arrival and departure transfers.
- 24 hours standby contact number.
- Guaranteed window seat in the vehicle (unless specified by agent).
- Two-way long-range high-frequency radio communication in each vehicle.
- On safari accessories in the vehicle: – First-aid kit, wildlife books, beanbags for easy photography, and a pair of binoculars, cool box and fire extinguisher.
- Visas fees and travel insurance.
- All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc.
- Extra activities (hot air balloon safari US$ 620 per person)
- Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver-guide(s)
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
- Any local or international flight and departure taxes.
- Laundry services.
- Any other item(s) not included in our itinerary.
- The above quotes are in US Dollars and applicable all year round
- In case of Beach extension request for a quote.