Maasai Mara Photography Safari

Number of Days: 11 Days/10 Nights

Period of operation:  June/July 2020

Scheduled safari starting in Nairobi and ending in Nairobi

This safari uses Open 4×4 Land Cruisers with a professional photographic guide as the Photo Leader

Package Includes

  • Meet and greet services with assistance at the airport or hotel
  • All transport and game drives on road safaris will be in an open 4×4 safari land cruiser (with six window seats) – Max 4 pax per vehicle
  • Services of a professional Photo guide – (Mirjam Evers)
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver-guide on private basis
  • All Transfers in Nairobi
  • Return flights on air Kenya Nairobi – Maasai Mara
  • Meals and accommodation as specified
  • Luggage Van from Nairobi and Back to transport your luggage
  • Unlimited Game drives
  • Special Off road driving permit in the Mara
  • Welcome dinner on arrival
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Half day tour of Nairobi on the last day upon return from your photo safari
  • Lunch at a local restaurant on the last day
  • 2 bottles of ½ litre mineral water per person per day on game drives

Package Excludes

  • Visas, international flights and Airport taxes (clients pay direct)
  • Driver-guide gratuities, drinks, dining rooms tips, porterage
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance

Additional remarks

  • We may have to re-route the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non-availability.
  • Prices for domestic flights, airport taxes or park fees may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you.

Passenger Information

  • Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris.
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Day 1: Nairobi City

You will be picked up from Nairobi Airport on arrival by our representative and transferred to the the Tamarind Tree Hotel in Nairobi for check in and remainder of the day at Leisure. A welcome dinner later in the evening is organized followed by a full safari briefing from your photo guide (Mirjam Evers). Dinner and overnight at Tamarind Tree Hotel

Destination: Nairobi City
Accommodation: Sarova Stanley Hotel
Meal Plan: Dinner, Breakfast.

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Day 2: Nairobi - Maasai Mara

At 8:00 AM we transfer you to Wilson Airport some 10 minutes away for a 45-minute a flight to your camp in the Maasai Mara. A luggage van will depart Nairobi at 0630hrs to arrive Mara at 11 am. You arrive in time for a camp welcome and introduction and then after lunch we embark on our first afternoon drive. At about 6:30 pm we return to camp to relax in front of the campfire before dinner at about 7:30-8:00.

Destination: Maasai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation: Entim Mara Camp
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 3 - 10: Maasai Mara

Your first full day in the Mara. You are woken with a pre-dawn tea, coffee and biscuits before you set out on our drive at 6:00 am to photograph in the best light of the day. After a break for a picnic breakfast, we continue until about midday, depending on animal activity. Then it’s back to camp for lunch, rest, editing or backing up your images. Then at 4:00 we head out for our afternoon drive as on the previous day. Alternatively full safari days in the Masai Mara savannah with picnic breakfasts and lunches as you may deem necessary.

Destination: Maasai Mara National Reserve
Accommodation:  Entim Mara Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 11: Maasai Mara – Nairobi

You have time for a 2-hour morning drive before returning to camp at 8:30 for breakfast and check out. Your safari van will load your extra luggage and proceed to deliver them in Nairobi. You will check out and head to the airstrip with game drive en route to catch your flight to Nairobi departing at 11:00 am. On arrival, pick up from the Wilson airport and have lunch at the carnivore restaurant. Spend the afternoon with a tour of Nairobi shopping to buy souvenirs or you can choose to visit Giraffe centre. Later catch up with your luggage and transfer to Jomo Kenyatta int. Airport for your onward flight home.

Destination: JKIA
Accommodation: Non
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

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