3 Days and 2 Nights – Best of Group Camping Safari to Maasai Mara

(Masai Mara National Reserve)

Trip Highlights: This is an exciting 3 days best of group camping safari to Masai Mara which is the best wildlife attractions in Kenya. You will be able to enjoy the best of game viewing, and any other appealing activity that may excite you in your camp that you will spend the nights in on a full board basis.  You will travel with our best tour guide/driver in a group safari minibus.

Detailed Itinerary:

IMGP2894Day 1: Arrival – Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve

Upon your arrival at Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 10am, you will be met and welcomed by our Tour Manager and tour driver/guide who will brief you about your safari. After the briefing, you will then depart to your group for Masai Mara National Reserve to arrive in time for check in and lunch at Big time safari camp. Enjoy your first afternoon game drive and see great herds of plain game, black manned lion, leopard and cheetah and every type of wildlife in Kenya till evening where you will return to the camp for dinner and overnight.

The wildebeests are the most dominant inhabitants of the Maasai Mara. Their numbers are estimated in the millions. The great migration starts in July each year when well over one million wildebeest along with large numbers of Thompson’s gazelles, zebra and other herbivores migrate from the Serengeti plains in Tanzania to fresh pastures in the north and then back south again in October.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Big time safari Camp or similar.

Day 2:  Maasai Mara Game Reserve (Full Day)

Spend a full day with after breakfast, explore the magical Maasai Mara; you will also have morning and an afternoon Game viewing drive, taking your packed lunch during your drive. You will also have the option of taking a pre-breakfast balloon flight safari, at an extra cost of US$ 475 per person, which will give you an unforgettable experience as you view animals very early in the morning from a birds’ eye view.

Optional Balloon Flight

You can opt to carry out your game viewing activity on an adventurous and unforgettable balloon flight over the spectacular Mara at an extra cost. This package includes a bush breakfast in the wild.

Lunch, dinner and overnight at Big time safari Camp or similar.

Day 3:  Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi – Departure

After Morning breakfast depart for morning game drives within Maasai Mara Reserve for a chance to spot more wildlife species.  After that depart back to Nairobi, upon arrival, you will be met again your group by tour manage and transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your schedule evening flight to Uganda.

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Package Includes:

– Transport based on a group safari minibus with pop up roof for game viewing

– Park entry fee

– Accommodation and all meals in camp

– Service of an English-speaking driver guide

– Game drives as per the itinerary

– Government taxes

Package Excludes:

– Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara

(Price is subject to confirmation at the time of booking.)

– Tips to driver guides and porter.

– Extras at the camp – tips, drinks, telephone, laundry etc

– Items of personal expenses.

 

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3 Days and 2 Nights, Maasai Mara Annual Wildebeest Migration Group Safari

Trip highlights: This is an exciting road Group safari which takes you to visit the famous Mara to spot the big five, migration of millions of wildebeest, numerous bird life and other plains game such as giraffe, warthog, impala, and others. This road safari starts in Nairobi and ends in Nairobi and takes you through the Great Rift Valley for a scenic view. Our professional English-speaking driver/guide will accompany you in the Shared safari minivan and you will spend the nights in a camp on full board basis.

 Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival – Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

 Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by our driver/guide and Tour Manager who will welcome you and brief you on your safari before transferring you to the vehicle for departure to Maasai Mara National Reserve. You will arrive in the Mara in time for lunch and check in to Big time camp. After lunch you will then depart for an afternoon game drive till evening. You will return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

The Maasai Mara National Reserve, now the New 7th wonder of the world and 4th most preferred tourist destination is a home to wildlife in such abundance and variety that it is difficult to imagine. The most spectacular event of the natural world takes place here; The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture while being followed on their heels by the predators of the savanna; lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vulture. It hosts over 450 species of animals which include lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.

 Lunch, dinner and overnight at Big time Camp or similar

 DSC05015Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve (Full Day)

 For a full day, you will with packed picnic lunch, spend the day game viewing till evening where you will be transferred back to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

The Maasai Mara National Reserve is Kenya’s finest wildlife reserve. Everything about this reserve is outstanding. Maasai Mara is one of the best plains’ game reserve where you can actually encounter a live Discovery Channel, a haven for viewing a congregation of all sorts of animals in a five-mile radius: A pride of lions can be spotted ready to make a run for a gazelle, a cheetah and its cub taking a nap on a rock, a pair of ostriches walking the open stretches of the savannah or a gazelle giving birth. Herds of elephants wallowing at a water pool or a herd of buffaloes feeding, crocodiles down hunting the migrating wildebeest or the migrating gazelles. Other live feeding expeditions may include a herd of hyenas fighting for a hunted meal, the vulture tearing the carcasses and the giraffes galloping as they feed on top leaves of acacia trees.

Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight

You can opt to carry out your game viewing activity on an adventurous and unforgettable balloon flight over the spectacular Mara at an extra cost. This package includes a bush breakfast in the wild. Balloon Safari Flight provides you opportunity to view the migration on a bird eye view.

 Lunch, dinner and overnight at Big time Camp or similar

 Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi – Departure

Enjoy early morning pre breakfast game viewing to get a chance to spot the early predators as they start off their day. Afterwards return to the camp for breakfast then check out and start the journey back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. Upon arrival you will be taken for lunch at a Nairobi restaurant. After lunch, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your outbound flight to your next destination.

 

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Cost: Inquire at info@nicheafricaholidays.com

 

Cost Includes:

 

– Full board accommodation in a camp as stipulated in the itinerary

– Transport from Nairobi and back in a shared safari minivan with open roof

– Services of a professional English speaking tour driver/guide

– Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as per itinerary

– Applicable Government taxes and levies

 

Cost excludes:

 

– All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax / email bills etc

– Optional hot air balloon flight while in the Mara

– Optional cultural visit to Maasai villages

– Tips and gratuities to tented camp staff and driver/guide

– Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

– Laundry services

– Personal travel insurance

-Any other item not included in our itinerary