7 days/ 6 nights, Maasai Mara and Amboseli Private Wildlife safari

Trip highlights: This is a seven day safari that will be able to take you through The Masai Mara Reserve, which is Kenya’s and East Africa’s finest game sanctuary and among the worlds best wildlife tour destination. This is a staging zone for the Annual Migration of Wildebeests,trailing on their heels, are the predators of the savannah- lion, cheetahs, wild dogs, jackals, hyenas and vultures. Away from the migration, the reserve offers wildlife is such a variety that it is hard to believe; over 450 species of animal have been recorded here. You may easily see the big five lion, elephant, rhino, leopard, not to mention numerous plains animals. The renowned tribesmen also live within the dispersal area of the game reserve, then proceed to Amboseli national park, famous for its numerous elephants.You will stay in mid range lodges, travel in a 4×4 tour minibus privately.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival – Nairobi.
Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta airport, you will be met and by tour manager before proceeding for your private safari with your tour guide. You will be transferred to the Fairview  Hotel where you will check in and have the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

All meals and overnight stay at Fairview hotel.

Day 2: Nairobi – Maasai Mara

After an early breakfast, you will depart for the Mara from Nairobi at 7.00 am where you will arrive in time for lunch, thereafter, you will have an afternoon game viewing drive till dusk.

All meals and overnight stay at Mara Leisure Camp or Keekorok lodge.

DSC09355Day 3: Maasai Mara

After breakfast, you will spend a full day game viewing, which includes going up to the Mara River where the immigration of wilderbeests and zebras crossing takes place annually from Serengeti, popularly known as the Great Annual Migration. You will then stop for an early picnic lunch and proceed with the drive till dusk.

In November 2006 the Masai Mara was named as the New 7th wonder of the world because of what experts termed as “the uniqueness of the area and the preservation it provides to so many species living in harmony”. It is understandable because this annual migration is the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth.

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Optional Balloon Flight
You can opt to carry your game viewing activity on an adventurous balloon flight over the spectacular Mara at an extra cost. This package includes a champagne drink in the wild.

All meals and overnight stay at Mara Leisure Camp or Keekorok lodge.

Day 4: Masai Mara
Early breakfast followed by a full day of game driving within the reserve with packed lunch.

The Mara reserve offers a unique variety of wildlife species facilitative of its diverse fauna ranging from the big five, to the crafty hyena, which may be heard laughing at night, to the Mara River abundant in crocodiles and hippos. The banks of the rivers are covered in thick forest which is gradually makes way for bush and grassland thus the excellent availability of food for the diverse wildlife.

Day 5: Maasai Mara- Amboseli National Park

Early morning pre breakfast game viewing drive, return to the lodge for breakfast, and thereafter depart the Reserve for Amboseli National park through Nairobi with lunch being served at a city Restaurant, arriving at Amboseli in the late afternoon.

Amboseli is famous for its huge elephant herds. Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro sits in the upper slopes of Amboseli national park. Mt Kilimanjaro snow white peaks les across the border of Tanzania. Seeing Kilimanjaro hovering above the clouds in the early hours of the morning is quite an experience. For an enthusiastic photographer, animal pictures arising against the dramatic backdrop of the mountain is quite a thrill. Apart from the elephants, buffalos, black /rhino and other plain animals are in plenty.

Dinner and overnight stay at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

Day 6: Amboseli National park

Morning and afternoon game viewing drives.

The combination of scenery, people and animals is what makes the park fascinating. Beautifully situated at the foot of the towering Kilimanjaro, it is the home of the brightly painted Maasai tribe. You may be able to see lions, cheetahs, spotted hyena and wild dogs. Also the Kaffir Buffaloes, Burch ells zebras and the herds of elephants. All this animals come to drink water at the water holes consisting of small lakes or muddy bonds kept filled up by the melting snows of Kilimanjaro.

Dinner and overnight stay the Amboseli Sopa Lodge.

Day 7: Amboseli – Nairobi

After breakfast proceed to Nairobi, game viewing en-route and drive south to Namanga on the Kenya/Tanzania border arriving in time lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant. We will then transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta airport for your next destination

End of safari.

Cost: kindly inquire by E-mail (cost depends on the number of people travelling and the season of travel)

Package includes:
-Transport based on a safari 4×4 tour minibus with pop up roof for game viewing
-park entry fee
-accommodation and all meals while on safari
-service of an English-speaking driver guide
-Game drives as per the itinerary
-Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
-Government taxes

Package excludes:
-Hot air balloon in Masai Mara @ US$ 450 per person -Confirm at time of booking)
-Tips to driver guides and porter
-Extras at lodges- tips, drinks, laundry
-Items of personal nature.

Prices and Costs

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