Kenya offers seemingly endless opportunities for an adventure. Ever watched National Geographic and seen acres and acres of savannah lands? Ever wondered how the lions, wild beasts, crocodiles and zebras live in the same vicinity? Well if you wish to have a first-hand experience of this scenario, a visit to Masai Mara National Reserve is imperative. Stretched along the Tanzanian border adjacent to the Serengeti, Masai Mara National Reserve is one of Kenya’s oldest and most beloved safari destinations—an expanse of nearly 600 square miles where the event of wildebeest migration is something you wouldn’t want to miss. Experience the culture, the biodiversity, and the local nomadic tribes. Experience the Unknown only in Kenya.
What is NOT included in the tour
Day 1: Nairobi
Meet our team outside the customs and immigration halls. Be briefed on your safari and introduced to your driver-guide. Arrival & check-in. Overnight at your hotel. Stay at:
3 Star Hotel – Kahama Hotel Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyirobi, which translates to “the place of cool waters”. However, it is popularly known as the “Green City in the Sun” and is surrounded by several expanding villa suburbs. The largest and most populous city in East Africa, with a current estimated population of about 3 million, Nairobi started life as a railways depot in 1899. Today, the city skyline is dominated by modern high rise buildings and is a tourism and trade hub. Nairobi is now one of the most prominent cities in Africa politically and financially. A vibrant city with a mix of races and cultures, providing the visitor with several sightseeing options such as museums, a national park, golf courses, resorts and posh nightclubs. Nairobi is one of the leading cities in Africa.
Day 2: Nairobi – Masai Mara Game Reserve
Breakfast, check out and drive to the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve via Narok Town. Arrive check in and have lunch at your lodge. Afternoon game drive and drive back to the lodge/camp for dinner and overnight. Stay at: 3 Star lodge Mara Sentrim Lodge
Day 3: Masai Mara Game Reserve
Breakfast at the camp then proceed for a morning game drive in the reserve. Lunch at the camp. Embark on an afternoon game drive in the reserve until sunset. You can visit MASAI VILLAGE this afternoon and pay on the ground. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge/camp. (You have the choice of going out on full day game drive with picnic lunches) Masai Mara offers an absolutely unique variety of animals. The reason is that this hilly region is both humid and fertile, and is crossed by the rivers Mara and Talek, full of crocodiles and hippos, which carry water the whole year round. The banks of the rivers are covered in thick forest, which gradually makes way for bush and grassland. The abundance of water and excellent availability of food are the reasons why the Masai Mara, which in fact is a continuance of the Tanzanian Serengeti National Park, has the greatest population of wild animals in the whole of Africa. There is a particularly dramatic “spectacle” from July to November, the annual migration of huge herds of Gnus and Zebras. Predators such as Hyenas, Jackals, Leopards and Lions of course, closely follow these herds. Gigantic herds of over 200 buffaloes can also be observed. Plenty of food is available for elephants, giraffes, and the many species of antelopes.
Day 4: Masai Mara – Lake Naivasha
Breakfast at the hotel, check out and depart to Lake Naivasha. Arrive at your lodge. Check in followed by lunch. In the afternoon relax at the hotel. Option to go for a boat ride at Lake Naivasha. (paid directly) Option to stay at: 4 Star lodge – Naivasha Sopa Lodge Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake, fringed by thick papyrus. The lake and its surrounds are rich in natural bounty, and the fertile soils and water supply have made this one of Kenya’s prime agricultural regions. Much of the lake is surrounded by forests of the yellow barked Acacia Xanthophlea, known as the yellow fever tree. These forests abound with bird life, and Naivasha is known as a world-class birding destination. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, buffalo wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the Lakes large hippo population sleep the day out in the shallows.
Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National Park
Early breakfast & drive to Amboseli National Park. Arrive and check-in at your lodge. Have your lunch then later Proceed with an afternoon game drives in the park. Dinner and overnight at your lodge. Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake, fringed by thick papyrus. The lake and its surrounds are rich in natural bounty, and the fertile soils and water supply have made this one of Kenya’s prime agricultural regions. Much of the lake is surrounded by forests of the yellow barked Acacia Xanthophlea, known as the yellow fever tree. These forests abound with bird life, and Naivasha is known as a world-class birding destination. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Giraffes wander among the acacia, buffalo wallow in the swamps and Colobus monkeys call from the treetops while the Lakes large hippo population sleep the day out in the shallows.
Day 6: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo East National Park
Early breakfast and drive to Tsavo East National Park. Arrival at the Tsavo through then start searching for Big Five (Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard) proceed to lodge for checking-in and lunch. After lunch, you can decide to go swimming or have a siesta. At 16.00 hours, it’s time for the evening safari game-drive searching for the warthog, ostrich, jackal and many other different animals. Dinner and overnight at ASHNIL ARUBA LODGE. (3 Star lodge) Option to stay at: 3 Star Lodge – Amboseli Sentrim Lodge Amboseli National Park is renowned for its elephant populations and large herds, including some impressively tusked bulls which are drawn to a series of large, lush swamplands. This area is home to many Masai communities, centred around the park. It is 400 square km, with its southern boundary along the Tanzanian border. Here you may have the opportunity to observe herds of wildebeest, zebra and impala graze on the open plains. There are areas of acacia forest that make for good birding and are home to many small mammals. Cheetahs are also often sighted in the park.
Day 7: Tsavo East – Mombasa
Early breakfast and drive to Mombasa. Arrival and transfer to your resort/hotel for check in and lunch. Afternoon visit fort Jesus and Mamba village. Drive back your resort for dinner & overnight. Stay at: 3 Star – Reef Hotel Mombasa
Day 8: Leisure Day at the Hotel
The day will be spent at leisure at the Resort. Sea activities are an option and can be arranged directly at the hotel’s reception and they can advise which activity is better at the time of booking depending on the weather. This is payable directly at the hotel reception (Booked on Half board). *There will be no vehicle at your disposal on this day. The resort’s reception can organize for transport.
Day 9: Mombasa Day at Leisure
Breakfast & transfer to Moi International Airport, Mombasa for departure flight. Kindly book a flight that departs from Mombasa.
Cancellation Policy: Booking cancelled or reduced in numbers between the following days from the noon of accommodation/flight will attract cancellation charges as follows:
60-36 days – 20%
35-20 days – 50%
19- Arrival – 100%
Please note that we have confirmed the Availability of rooms at the respective camp/ hotels but the same is not guaranteed until the deposits have been received.
Quoted Accommodation Rates are Per Person Sharing.