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Masai Mara Tented Safari (5 Days)

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  • 5 Day Nairobi Overland Tour
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This Masai Mara Safari is a unique safari where you stay in luxury tented camps inside exclusive wildlife conservancies. You will be able to spot the Big 5 as as well as a variety of other animals and birdlife and you go on exciting game drives.

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Starts: Nairobi - Ends: Nairobi

Tour Overview

Why book this trip? The Masai Mara Safari will take you on a guided tour of three exclusive wildlife conservancies in East Africa, including Amboseli National Park. The safari is packed with wildlife and cultural encounters such as experiencing the daily life of a Masai Mara Tribe. You will stay in luxury tented camps which is a unique way to live in the bush. Please join us for our next adventure!

Tour Style Camping
Countries Visited Kenya
Starts Nairobi
Ends Nairobi
Group Size Max 9
Age Range All Ages
Length 5 days
Tour SKU CAE2701

Highlights

  • Amboseli National Park
  • Views of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Day and night game drives
  • Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  • Selenkay Conservancy
  • Masai Village visit
  • Chimpanzee Sanctuary visit

Included

  • Pick-up in Nairobi and road transfer to Amboseli
  • 2 nights at Selenkay Conservancy camp (full board)
  • Selenkay Conservancy and Amboseli National Park entry fees
  • Maasai village visit
  • Flight from Amboseli to Wilson Airport
  • Flight from Wilson Airport to Nanyuki Airstrip (return)
  • 2 nights at camp in Ol Pejeta Conservancy (full board)
  • Daily Ol Pejeta Conservancy fees
  • Chimpanzee Sanctuary visit
  • Drinks (soft drinks, beer, house wine, gin, tonic & mineral water)
  • Return conservancy airstrip transfers
  • Day & night game drives in 4x4 vehicles with qualified guides
  • Sundowners and game walks with Maasai guides

Excluded

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

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Activities

Some of the activities you can take part in on this tour.

  • Game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Masai Mara tribal village
  • Chimpanzee Sanctuary visit

Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi to Amboseli National Park, Kenya

You will be collected in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, at 09h00 before being driven to Porini Amboseli National Park in a minibus. It will be a long journey of 5 hours before we reach our luxury tented camp, but we should arrive just in time for lunch. You will have some relaxing time before tea before we set off for a local Masai Village and experience how they live, specifically their cattle farming. The Masai are a semi-nomadic tribe who live under the communal land management system which allows them to utilise resources in a sustainable manner.

Our day continues with an exciting game drive in the exclusive Selenkay Conservancy. Along the journey you will have fantastic vistas of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Our day game drive will continue on into the evening where we will look for nocturnal life in the ecosystem. Many big cats have been seen in the Conservancy and you will also see elephants and a wide range of other animals including large numbers of giraffes, zebra, and antelopes.

Back at the campsite you can enjoy a delicious dinner around the camp fire.

Accommodation: Selenkay Conservancy Adventure Camp offering a more adventurous camping experience that feel more like ‘real camping’.
Please note: There is an optional flight upgrade available at extra cost, if you prefer to fly from Nairobi to Amboseli instead of driving.

Day 2: Amboseli National Park & Selenkay Conservancy, Kenya

After what will hopefully be a good night’s rest you can head to the dining area for breakfast. The morning will be spent viewing the game in Amboseli National Park following a private track in the park. We will stop for lunch along the way before continuing our search for wildlife.

Once the sun has set we will drive on into the night using powerful spotlights to find animals in the dark. Nocturnal sightings include bat-eared foxes, servals, caracals, aardvark and African wild cats, among others.

The park is named after Lake Amboseli, but this lake is now parched and looks like a crusted stretch of volcanic soil that creates a mirage so that it looks like a shimmering lake. The park is filled with elephants whose population is well over 1000 and have survived the scathe of poachers to date. Birdlife is in abundance and hopefully you will see some hunting taking place with hyenas, jackals, lions, leopards and cheetahs on the prowl.

Dinner will be back at the camp where you can enjoy an evening of conversation and laughter with your fellow companions.

Accommodation: Selenkay Conservancy Adventure Camp

Day 3: Amboseli to Nairobi to Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Kenya

An early morning will ensure we leave camp in time to catch the 09h00 flight from Wilson Airport connecting another flight scheduled at 10h00 to the Mara. Upon arrival at the airstrip you will be met and transferred to the Porini Mara Camp, located inside the Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

You will have some time to settle in before we head off on our first game drive, . Our expert guide will take us in search of wildlife in open-sided 4×4 safari vehicles. Dinner will be held back at the campsite. Hopefully  you will have fantastic sightings of black and white rhino.

After lunch take an afternoon game drive, followed by a sundowner and night game drive on the way back to Camp. Dinner and overnight Porini Mara Camp.

Accommodation: Porini Mara Camp located inside Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Day 4: Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Kenya

The entire day is spent game viewing the Masai Mara National Park in 4×4 vehicles. Enjoy an evening night game drive before returning to the comfortable camp where you can sit back under the stars, soaking up the sounds of the African bush at night.

Accommodation: Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Optional: Balloon Safari and Champagne Breakfast

Day 5: Ol Kinyei Conservancy to Nairobi – Kenya

We will leave the campsite after enjoying our last game drive in the conservancy and breakfast to ensure we arrive in time for our flight to Nairobi at 12h25. We will land at Wilson Airport at 13h20.

Onward Travel Plans

Due to on the road variable beyond our control (such as border crossings, traffic, delays, etc) on the tours. The end time on the last day can’t be guaranteed and therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.


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R30,492

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at USD 2245 - USD 3250 Currency fluctuations may occur

+ Single Supplement USD 520

Currency conversion estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)

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