Overview

To understand why Kenya is so rich in plants and wildlife, In Africa, the big five game animals are the African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African . The term is used in most tourist and wildlife guides that discuss African wildlife safaris.

4 Nights 5 Days 25 Jan, 26 Jan, 27 Jan, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Accommodation in Standard Rooms, on Bed & breakfast basis in Nairobi
  • Accommodation in Standard Rooms, on Full Board (lunch, dinner and breakfast) basis whilst on Safari
  • Dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant
  • Ground transportation in 7-seater Safari MINIBUS driven by professional English speaking drivers/guides; each Safari vehicle is fitted with a pop-up roof top
  • Walking Safari in the Mara
  • Half Hour sundowner in the Mara inclusive of soft drinks and beers
  • Services of Guest Relations Officers & Reps for meet, greet and safari briefings in Nairobi
  • Game viewing drives, Park and Conservancy entry fees as per the itinerary
  • Mineral water on safari – 1 litre bottle per person per day
  • Arrival & Departure Airport transfers in Nairobi.
  • Flying Doctors medical evacuation cover

What is NOT included in the tour

  • International flights
  • Visas fee (currently at US$ 50 Per Person)
  • Travel/medical/baggage insurance
  • Driver-guide gratuities and dining-room tips
  • Porterage
  • Telephone bills
  • Any other items of a personal nature
  • All optional extras and excursions
Itinerary

DAY 01: NAIROBI

  • Upon your arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, clear Immigrations and Customs formalities.
  • On exit from theArrivals Hall, met and welcomed by SawaSawa Africa representatives and transferred to Nairobi Intercontinental Hotelwith a brief City Orientation tour.
  • Remainder of the day at leisure. At 19.00hours collected for a transfer to the Carnivore Restaurant for a welcome to Kenya dinner.
  • Later return to NAIROBI INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL for overnight.
  • NAIROBI
    • A modern and relatively young city, Nairobi flourished and expanded once the Kenya- Uganda Railway construction set up a supply depot at“Mile 327”, in 1899. Today, a small Railway Museum pays tribute to the workers and engineers who worked on the tracks that opened up the interior of the country, and has on display original wagons and engines that had originally been shipped in by the British, piece by piece, from India.
    • “The Green City in the Sun”, as it has come to be known, Nairobi’s streets are lined with flowering Jacarandas and Nandi Flames, and there are several parks and the Nairobi Arboretum, which showcase the spectacular vegetation and trees of Kenya. The National Museum has on display historical art and weapons from Kenya’s 42 tribes, archaeological exhibits from diggings carried out in various parts of the country, and a modern art and culture section which frequently hosts plays and concerts. There are several restaurants, clubs, shops and markets to be visited, as well as the Karen Blixen house, the Giraffe Centre, the Snake Park and Aviary, the Bomas of Kenya Cultural Centre which presents traditional dances daily, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust- an orphanage for elephants and rhinos which are rehabilitated prior to being released back to the wild, and the Nairobi National Park, home to Kenya’s largest cheetah population and also site of one of the top black rhino sanctuaries in East Africa.

DAY 02: NAIROBI - MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

  • Early breakfast at the Hotel. Depart at 07:00 hrs for the world famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, driving along the Rift Valley floor, via Mai Mahiu Town, where you turn left towards the Maasai Mara – going past Narok Town (the Maasai Capital). Arrive at Zebra Plains Mara Camp in time for lunch. This afternoon enjoy your commune with nature as your resident naturalist takes you on a guided walk. The evening is climaxed with a sundowner as you absorb the sounds of the wild. Dinner and overnight at ZEBRA PLAINS MARA CAMP.
  • MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
    • The Maasai Mara National Reserve (MMNR) covers some 1,510 km2 (583 sq. mi) in south-western Kenya. It is the northern-most section of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, which covers some 25,000 km2 (9,700 sq. mi) in Tanzania and Kenya. It is bounded by the Serengeti Park to the south, the Siria escarpment to the west, and Maasai pastoral ranches to the north, east and west. Rainfall in the ecosystem increases markedly along a southeast–northwest gradient, varies in space and time, and is markedly bimodal. The Sand, Talek River and Mara River are the major rivers draining the reserve. Shrubs and trees fringe most drainage lines and cover hillslopes and hilltops. The terrain of the reserve is primarily open grassland with seasonal river lets. In the south-east region are clumps of the distinctive acacia tree. The western border is the Esoit (Siria) Escarpment of the East African Rift.
    • Altitude: 1500-2180m; Rainfall: 83mm/month; Temperature range: 12-30℃

DAY 03: MAASAI MARA:

  • Early breakfast at the Camp. On this day depart with picnic lunches for a full day game drive with a chance to see the popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo and the dangerous Crocodiles - including a visit to the Mara River.
  • Return to the Camp in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at ZEBRA PLAINS MARA CAMP.
  • The Maasai Mara Game Reserve -
    • The northern extension of the Serengeti, is without question the world’s prime game viewing area. With one of the highest diversity of species, and concentrations of animals, the acacia- dotted plains of the Mara offer wonderful scenery and a spectacular  abundance of wildlife. Elephants, buffalo, wildebeest, topi, giraffes, hartebeest, serval cats, bat eared foxes; regal black- maned lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas and jackals; monkeys and baboons, vultures, secretary birds, saddle bill storks, hundreds of migratory birds; countless pods of hippos around every bend of the Mara River, carefully watched by the other denizens of the rivers in the Maasai Mara - the crocodiles, infamous for their spectacular role in the “Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth”- the annual wildebeest migration between the Serengeti and the Maasai Mara, in which millions of wildebeest, zebra and topis brave the river, and the predators encountered daily, in their continuous annual treks in search of water and grazing, coming up to the Mara from the southern Serengeti plains.

DAY 04: MAASAI MARA – LAKE ELEMENTAITA

  • Early breakfast at the Camp. On this day depart with picnic lunches for a full day game drive with a chance to see the popular residents like the well-known predators and their opponents like the Zebra, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo and the dangerous Crocodiles - including a visit to the Mara River.
  • Return to the Camp in the late afternoon.
  • Dinner and overnight at ZEBRA PLAINS MARA CAMP.

DAY 05: MAASAI MARA – NAIROBI & DEPART

  • Breakfast at the Camp
  • Check out and depart for Nairobi for a direct transfer to Jomo Kenyatta Airport for your International departure flight.
  • (Check-in is 3hours prior to flight departure)

Optional AddOns (Please select from booking form if required)

  • 4X4 safari Landcruiser in Maasai Mara
    • Use of a 4X4 safari Landcruiser in Maasai Mara (minimum 04 pax)
  • Hot air balloon safari with a champagne style breakfast
    • 01 hour Hot air balloon safari ending with a champagne style breakfast
  • Maasai Village visit.

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