Nairobi - Masai Mara
In the morning at 8.30 am, we pick you up from your hotel and depart from Nairobi. We drive through the viewpoint of the Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains, famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest migration. It is also home to the Big Five; lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhino. Enjoy lunch at the camp and relax for a while, before we go on the afternoon game drive. The Mara Game Reserve is one of the greatest wildernesses in the world. Large mammals are varied and easy to see. The wild animals found in the park are the Maasai giraffe, buffalo, eland and thousands of plain game including impala, zebra, and both the Thomson’s and Grant's gazelle. We return to the camp for dinner and our overnight stay.
After an early breakfast, proceed for a full-day game drive to view the great predators and explore the reserve's amazingly high concentration of wild animals. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing antelopes such as zebra, hartebeest, resident wildebeest, eland, and Thomson's gazelle. Prides of lion, as well as the elusive cheetah and leopard, hide amidst the acacia boughs. We return to the camp for dinner and our overnight stay.
Option 1: Hot air balloon at extra cost $450 :You will be picked up from the camp at 04:00 - 05:30 am and drive to the hot air balloon launch site. You can enjoy tea or coffee while waiting for the balloons to be prepared for take-off. You will be loaded into your balloon basket for take-off before sunrise (the balloon flight will last approximately one hour). You will be transported for a short distance to enjoy a picturesque savannah plains breakfast setup. After breakfast, you will meet your driver-guide for a brief game drive back to the camp. Spend mid-morning at your own leisure or Early morning game drives at the reserve followed by morning at leisure. After lunch, you proceed for an afternoon game drive. We return to the camp for dinner and our overnight stay.
Masai Mara - Nairobi
We go on an early morning game drive at sunrise when predators are active with their morning hunt. We will have an opportunity to capture a lion making a kill as they mostly hunt very early in the morning, before sunrise. We will experience the beauty of an African sunrise, which reveals the backdrop of Masai Mara (meaning the dotted hills in Maa language). We later return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast, we start our drive back to Nairobi. You will be dropped off at either your city hotel or the airport to connect to your home-bound journey, depending on the arrangements. This is where the safari ends.
- Main Destination:
- Nairobi (City)
- No accommodation (End of tour)
- Meals & Drinks:
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