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Elisabeth   –  
Norway NO
Visited: November 2023 Reviewed: Nov 24, 2023

Email Elisabeth  |  under20 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

A good trip, a little too close some of the animals
4/5

We did drive a little to fast sometimes and way too close to some of the animals, but the rest was very good and we did see all the animals we wanted to! We also had a amazing lunch!

Emilie   –  
Norway NO
Visited: November 2023 Reviewed: Nov 24, 2023

Email Emilie  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Recommend
4/5

I had a good experience with this safari! We saw a lot of animals, and the guides had a lot of knowledge. The only negative thing is that they drove very close to a lion, which stressed it. Other than that, I found the safari ethical.

Intissar   –  
Tunisia TN
Visited: November 2023 Reviewed: Nov 9, 2023

Email Intissar  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Exceptional experience
4/5

Being in Nairobi,Kenya without going for Masai Mara Safary is something that should not happen,
Going for Safari with Jocky Tours is a must, being guided by the awesome David is a real luck
I have enjoyed alot the experience,
Our guide David was really supportive, patient each time we want to stop and look at amazing animals, he is puntual, always on time and gave us incrediblly nice information about his experience, the animals, he is well experienced with long years of Safary. And can't forget that he is extremely supportive, thanks for bringing me back my bag to the hotel when I fogot it

Sylvie   –  
Switzerland CH
Visited: October 2023 Reviewed: Nov 4, 2023

Email Sylvie  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Comptency, reactivity and kidness
4/5

We really enjoyed our 7 days safari, our guide, Salomon was great ! He spotted all the animals and explained a lot about them, taking time to observe and explain their behaviour. He also decscribed Kenyan culture and this was really interesting. He made from our safari the greatest experience. Thanks to him !
The hotels were as expected apart from one which was not very nice, noisy and the "room" was tiny.

Kieran Cronin   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: October 2023 Reviewed: Oct 31, 2023

Email Kieran Cronin  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Seven Day Safari
4/5

We did the seven day safari between Masai Mara/Nakaru/Naivasha/Amboseli and had an amazing time.

There was a slight delay in the airport transfer although this was very early in the morning and not too long. There was also a 5% fee for paying by card when we arrived which wasn't communicated beforehand (even though we had used the same payment method for the deposit with no fee!)

Once the safari was underway everything was great, particularly our driver Alex who was friendly and knowledgeable in spotting and telling us about the animals and also helpful in stopping at cash points/safaricom shop and anything else we needed when travelling.

Souvik   –  
India IN
Visited: October 2023 Reviewed: Oct 27, 2023

Email Souvik  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Masai Mara and Nakuru
4/5

It was avery pleasent experience with Jockey .Our guide charles helped us to understand the Animals there importance and the eco system ,how the each and every animals are depended upon each each other, he was patiently listening to us and replying all the questions asked . We had a nice stay and enjoyed our trip

Felix   –  
Germany DE
Visited: October 2023 Reviewed: Oct 24, 2023

Email Felix  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Excellent tour, communication a bit slow
4/5

We booked a 7 day safari with jocky tours and visited Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and Amboseli national parks. Jocky tours was very helpful and ubcomplicated in including a planned interruption of the safari so we could stay at a Maasai village for two nights.
The drivers Kikitu and Philip were very friendly, helpful, resourceful and caring. They both know a lot about the wild animals and the history of country and people. Kikitu found animals in the rarest places, Philip also provided books to check animals in further detail (which I liked). I highly recommend them both.

Communication with Jocky tours was okay. The response time via mail was a bit slow and not all questiobs were answered. After our intermission, the new driver and us were waiting for each other at the same place for 3 h, because we did not receive each others contacts. But on the other hand, jocky was very flexible, as mentioned.

The safaris in all three national parks were amazing. The landscape is very different, so each was a new experience. We saw a bunch of wild animals of various kind, including four of the big five (for rhinos you should visit Lake Nakuru) and many other impressive animals. We got a lot for our money and can recommend to book a tour with jocky tours.

Bjarki   –  
Iceland IS
Visited: October 2023 Reviewed: Oct 13, 2023

Email Bjarki  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Very good safari, amazing experience with animals
4/5

The safari itself was very good, we got very close to the animals, lions in particular and I really enjoyed the experience. Our guide was John and he was excellent. I got a ride back to Nairobi with Jackson and he was also very nice and accomadating.
I can definitely recommend Jocky tours.
We stayed in the Lenchada tourist camp and it was OK. It was the budget option so I wasn't expecting anything fancy but I got put in a tent that you couldn't fully close both towards the outside and towards the bathroom. A big fly visited me.
And the mosquito net had quite a few holes. I should have let them know right in the beginning though, but still, they should take care that everything is at least properly working before people come. The others got proper tents though and the food ranged from okay to very good.

Jack   –  
Italy IT
Visited: September 2023 Reviewed: Sep 24, 2023

Email Jack  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Functional
4/5

It's a good operator, they give what they say in their package pages. I did 3 days Maasai Mara safari tour with Isaac in September 2023 qnd he treated us well. Beware that water is not included with the meals at the camp so beware to take it with you from the car, there's plenty of it for anybody in the car. We saw almost all the animals we wanted in Maasai Mara, but beware that the park and especially its areas that are very close to the gates are indeed overly-touristic. It's a budget trip and a budget accomodation is provided but still the staff was kind and the premises we stayed at were good. The food is ok and there's also options for vegetarians.

Thank you Isaac for guiding us!

Vishal   –  
India IN
Visited: September 2023 Reviewed: Sep 20, 2023

Email Vishal  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

They are good n delivered what they promised
4/5

We had a great trip of Masai Mara with our driver/guide Mr. David Mwangi. He was knowledgeable and caring. I would say it was because of David we enjoyed the trip. He was patient when we went for the river crossing of the wildebeest and it’s because of his patience that we were able to witness the river crossing. If anyone wants to take a trip with Jocky Tours then i highly recommend David. 5 stars to David.

The Lenchada tourist camp is a basic place but workable as you are there for the wildlife. The electricity is there for a few hours in the morning n a few hours in the evening.

The hotels in Nakuru and Naivasha are also good, although I think Nakuru n Naivasha can be skipped. We travelled hours and hours from Masai Mara to Nakuru for just 60-90 minutes Safari. Go to Nakuru only if you really really want to see the Rhino.

I have given 4 stars because we were made to change SIX vehicles during our 5 nights trip. At one point I felt they were playing passing the parcel, with me being the parcel.

Overall we had a good trip n great sightings in Masai Mara. It would have been an excellent trip had we skipped Nakuru and Naivasha.

If I go again I would use jocky tours.

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