The Maasai Mara National Reserve or the Mara as its popularly known, boasts for sheltering various wild animals like the lion, cheetah and other animals that annually migrate to and from Tanzania to the Masai Mara like the Gazelles, wildebeest and zebras and many more. During a game drive, you are likely to view the big 5 which is something most tourists coming to Kenya hope to see.
DAY 1: NAIROBI - MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
After breakfast, drive Southwards through the Great Rift Valley and its extinct volcanoes into the land of the famous Maasai tribe and into the wildlife reserve named after them. This is Kenya’s most famous reserve, and in your afternoon game drive you will have the opportunity to seek out the “Big Five” Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and
Buffalo, and all other species which have made this reserve so famous.
Overnight stay at Mara Sopa Lodge/Mara Simba or equivalent.
DAY 2: MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
Early morning and afternoon game drives all with superb photographic opportunities to capture the stately Black-maned Lion, Elephant and various plains game.
Today you will also have an opportunity to go on a spectacular Optional balloon ride across the Masai Mara. The BALLOON SAFARI ADVENTURE begins in the pre-dawn hours, and the magnificent view over the park is thrilling. Towards the end of the flight, you rise to a height of 1500 feet for a panoramic view of the twisting Mara River and the savannah below. After an hour or so in the air, your safari finishes with a flourish: a champagne breakfast in the bush, cooked on the balloon's burners! Please note that this is an optional extra not included in the main tour package price – In the event of unfavorably weather a full refund will be given if the balloon does not take off}.
Meals and overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge/Mara Simba Lodge or equivalent.
DAY 3: MASAI MARA - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
Have breakfast in the lodge then proceed to the Amboseli National Park via Nairobi for lunch, situated at the foot hills of Magnificent Mt Kilimanjaro, the Highest Mountain in Africa. Arrive for check in followed by some time to rest before departing for an afternoon game drive. Return at sunset for dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge or equivalent
DAY 4: AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK TOUR
Spend a full day in Amboseli National Park. Depart for an early morning game drive, returning to your lodge for late breakfast. The mid morning will be at leisure with lunch followed by some time to rest. Depart for an early afternoon game drive in this park well known for the largest number of elephants. Dinner and overnight at Ol Tukai Lodge or equivalent
DAY 5: AMBOSELI - NAIROBI KENYA
Depart for Nairobi after breakfast with game drive enroute. On arrival in Nairobi, drop off at your Nairobi Hotel, or go for lunch enroute to the Airport to connect your return flight.
The price includes:
-Transport in a safari-designed vehicle
- All park entrance fees
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari
- Services of our professional driver/guide
International air transportation to and from Nairobi
- Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
- Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements
- Cultural visits to Maasai villages
- Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before and after the safari