Classic: Masai Mara Camping Safari (DKMM)
Countries Visited: Kenya Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Camping
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 7, avg 5. Please note this trip runs often in order to provide maximum flexibility when choosing dates. Its possible your group size will be fairly small.
Meals Included: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Accommodations: Simple hotel (1 nt), permanent tented camp (2 nts).
Explore the Masai Mara National Reserve, view diverse wildlife in search of the Big Five, spend two nights in a safari camp
If you're short on time, this adventure serves up the colours, culture, and wildlife of Kenya in four incredible days. Journey across the rolling plains and through the acacia trees of the legendary Masai Mara in search of Africa's ever-elusive Big Five. Our 4x4 safari vans are designed for wildlife viewing and are an adventurous and affordable way to see the wonders of the area. While wilderness camping in permanent tents you hear the sounds of the planet's most amazing animal life. The varied wildlife of the Mara and culture of the local Masai people all come together on this adventure to provide a spectacular safari experience.
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|Offer valid through 3/31/2018|
|Day 1||Nairobi||Day 1 Nairobi|
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Masai Mara||Day 2 Nairobi/Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Travel from Nairobi, through the Great Rift Valley on to Kenyas premier wildlife reserve. In the afternoon, arrive in the area and get settled at the safari camp, our base for our time here. Head out for a late afternoon wildlife safari drive with excellent chances of seeing the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. The varied wildlife and natural environment come together to provide a spectacular safari experience. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours, 390km)
|Day 3||Masai Mara||Day 3 Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Enjoy an early wildlife safari drive when animals are most active. Opt to visit a Masai village, learn to dance like a warrior, stop in the manyatta (family compound) and learn about this nomadic culture. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive
|Day 4||Nairobi||Day 4 Masai Mara/Nairobi (1B, 1L)|
Breathe in the fresh morning air, stretch and enjoy the African sun as it rises over the savannah of the "Mara". Visit a watering hole while on a morning safari drive, a perfect time and place for wildlife photography. Visit the G for Good supported Ubuntu Cafe for lunch, before heading back to Nairobi, where the tour ends on arrival in the late afternoon. Included Activities: Masai Mara Wildlife Safari Drive CafE Ubuntu Transport: Safari vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 386km)
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.