7 days
Duration
MAsai Mara
Destination

Following a night in Nairobi to relax and enjoy a historic tour of Nairobi or a delightful restaurant, depart early in the morning on safari to Masai Mara. From the open plains of Masai Mara, the shimmery pink waters of Lake Nakuru and the swamps of Amboseli, this safari takes in three of the most picturesque regions in Kenya. It also provides the perfect opportunity to spot the Big-5 and to capture some diverse scenery.

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DATES LOCATION ACCOMMODATION MEAL PLAN
DAY 1 NAIROBI KEMPISKI VILA ROSA HOTEL BB
  DAY 2 MAASAI MARA MARA SAROVA TENTED CAMP FB
DAY 3 MAASAI MARA MARA SAROVA TENTED CAMP FB
DAY 4 LAKE NAKURU N. PARK LAKE NAKURU SOPA LODGE FB
DAY 5 AMBOSELI OLTUKAI LODGE FB
DAY 6 AMBOSELI OLTUKAI LODGE FB
DAY 7 NAIROBI         –

 

Overview

Following a night in Nairobi to relax and enjoy a historic tour of Nairobi or a delightful restaurant, depart early in the morning on safari to Masai Mara. From the open plains of Masai Mara, the shimmery pink waters of Lake Nakuru and the swamps of Amboseli, this safari takes in three of the most picturesque regions in Kenya. It also provides the perfect opportunity to spot the Big-5 and to capture some diverse scenery.

SEASONS

Contract rates are subject to change by season with the seasons for 2019 being:

Peak Season – 1 July to 31 October, 22 December 2019 to 1 January 2020

High Season – 2 January to 31 March, 16 June to 30 Jun, 1 November to 21 December 2019.

Low Season – 1 April to 15 June 2019

Seasons  

1 Guest

  2 Guests   4 Guests 6 Guests SRS
 

High

Low

Peak

 

3455

2975

4005

 

2160

1958

2515

 

1885

1685

2240

 

1750

1545

2105

 

1665

1465

2020

 

1610

1410

1965

 

468

191

663

Notes

  • The above quotes are in US Dollars and applicable all year round
  • In case of Beach extension request for a quote
  • Child rate 3 to 11 years is 50% of the Adult Rate
  • Holiday Surcharge – Easter

– Christmas 24, 25, 26, 31 December, 2019 and 1 January, 2020 is not included but can be provided on request.

Package Includes

  • Meet and greet services with assistance at the airport or hotel
  • All transport and game drives on road safaris will be in a 4×4 Land cruiser (with seven window seats)
  • Services of a Professional English speaking driver-guide on private basis
  • All Transfers in Nairobi
  • Extra lunch at the carnivore Restaurant on the last day
  • Meals and accommodation as specified
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Flying doctor’s emergency rescue cover while on safari
  • 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.

Additional information

LocationKenya
Physicality4/10
Age10+
Groupsize1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, SRS (SINGLE ROOM SHARING)
1

Day 1: Nairobi

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by African Adventure Specialists’ representative and be transferred to Kempisky Vila Rosa hotel for check in and remainder of the day at leisure.

Destination: Nairobi City
Accommodation: Kempiski Vila Rosa Hotel
Meal Plan: Breakfast

2

Day 2: Nairobi - Maasai Mara National Reserve

Leaving Nairobi after breakfast, you’ll travel towards Kenya’s fertile highlands and head down the Rift Escarpment on a road built by Italian prisoners of war during World War II. Look for the charming chapel they built at the foot of the escarpment. You’ll pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as you head across the Valley to Narok, and then travel across acres of wheat and barley, before you reach the Maasai Mara and your camp in time for lunch. There will be an afternoon game drive.

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

3

Day 3: Maasai Mara National Reserve

Early morning tea/coffee at the camp then enjoy morning game drive and return to the camp for breakfast. Relax at the camp until 4 o’clock when you embark for an afternoon game drive. Maasai Mara is an extension of the Serengeti ecosystem to the south. Game abounds here; The Mara is noted for its abundance of lions – particularly the superb black maned males. See the great Migraton where over 1.5 million wildebeest and other antelopes crossing the mighty Mara River. Experience the battle between survival and hunger. You are also likely to see lots of elephants here often in large herds, as well as – if you’re lucky leopard, cheetah and rhino. All of the Big Five are residents. You’re sure to see the African buffalo. Get the cameras ready and enjoy yourselves! In the evening visit Maasai village at an extra cost payable direct.

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

4

Day 4: Maasai Mara – Lake Nakuru

Leaving the Maasai Mara after breakfast, you’ll travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of wheat and barley litter the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part of Maasailand. Now travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, keeping an eye out for herds of giraffe and gazelle as you head up the Mau Escarpment, before arriving at Lake Nakuru. The waters here are were often coloured shimmering flamingo pink, from thousands of the beautiful birds lining its shores. After lunch at Lake Nakuru sopa Lodge, depart for an afternoon game drive in Nakuru National Park before retruning to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Destination: Lake Nakuru National Park
Accommodation: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

5

Day 5: Lake Nakuru - Amboseli National Park

After an early breakfast you will depart with a picnic lunch leaving the Rift Valley behind, you continue towards Nairobi and then head south towards Amboseli national park. Then proceed with afternoon game drive in the park en route to the lodge arriving in the evening.

Destination: Amboseli National Park
Accommodation: Oltukai Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

6

Day 6: Amboseli

Full day in the Park. Amboseli National Park. Magnificent views of snow-capped Kilimanjaro are dominant. The best time to see it, however, is early morning or just around sunset. This is Africa’s highest mountain – some call it “the rooftop of Africa”. Game drives with all meals and overnight at Oltukai Lodge on a full board basis.

Destination: Amboseli National Park
Accommodation: Oltukai Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

7

Day 7: Amboseli National Park – Nairobi - Depart

Following an early breakfast, you’ll catch your last views of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro as you depart Amboseli viewing game en route to the border of the park. Arrive Kenya’s bustling capital city of Nairobi by early mid day. On arrival, lunch at the carnivore restaurant later drop off at the airport for your departure flight.

Destination: Nairobi City
Accommodation: Non
Meal Plan: Breakfast

Kenya Family Safari with African Adventure Specialists