Kenya: Masai Mara Safari

Savor the highlights of Africa's greatest wildlife reserves with a game drive through Lake Nakuru with its beautiful flamingo-lined shores and a drive to admire majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Visit the great plains at Masai Mara National Reserve, Famous for the Great Wildebeest Migration, fascinating prides of lion and the warm, welcoming native population, guests will explore an ecosystem that hosts over 95 species of mammals and 570 recorded species of birds.

Day 1 - Depart North America

Day 2 - Arrive Nairobi

Arrive to Nairobi, Kenya, where you are met and escorted to your hotel – JACARANDA HOTEL. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 - Nairobi / Lake Nakuru drive

Travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, before arriving at Lake Nakuru catching your first glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The waters here are often colored with a shimmering pink, from thousands of beautiful flamingos lining its shores. Afternoon game drive in Nakuru National Park. Overnight at LAKE NAKURU SOPA LODGE. (BLD)

Day 4 - Lake Nakuru / Masai Mara National Reserve drive

Leaving the Rift encampment and traveling towards Kenya’s fertile highlands, reaching the Masai Mara mid-day. Afternoon game drive returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at MARA SOPA LODGE. (BLD)

Day 5 - Masai Mara National Reserve

We may encounter prides of lions, gatherings of hippo, and vast herds of wildebeest, zebra and antelope on morning and afternoon game drives. Overnight at the lodge. (BLD)

Optional balloon safari @ $465.00 per person extra.

Day 6 - Masai Mara National Reserve / Nairobi drive

Leaving the Masai Mara, travel to Nairobi, arriving by midday. A Day-Use room is provided before you transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

HALF DAY OUT OF AFRICA EXPERIENCE @ $ 110.00 per person

Pick up / drop off from your Nairobi hotel or the city centre

Approximate Departure time: 08:30 – 09:00 or 14:00 – 14:30

Approximate time of return to hotel: 12:30hrs or 18:00hrs

Follow in the footsteps of Karen Blixen as you travel towards the Ngong Hills, you feel swept immediately onto the film set of Out of Africa the moment you arrive. The old colonial farmhouse is simple, housing a few items that Karen Blixen chose and once enjoyed herself. There are also the colorful gardens to explore, where several old coffee machines have laid untouched for decades. From here visit the Giraffe Centre, where the highly endangered Rothschild giraffe lives in peace. With an elevated viewing-cum-feeding platform, this tour is wonderful for children.

LUNCH OR DINNER AT THE FAMOUS CARNIVORE/PAMPAS/HAANDI RESTAURANT @ $ 94.00 per person

Pick up / drop off from your Nairobi hotel or the city centre

Approximate Departure time: 12:00 – 12:30 or 18:30 – 19:00

Approximate time of return to hotel: 16:00hrs or 21:30hrs

The Carnivore Restaurant is one of Africa’s greatest eating experiences, made famous for its succulent steaks, barbecue dishes and great African hospitality. A visit here is an excellent complement to a holiday and makes a perfect spot for welcome or farewell meals. Delicious barbequed and skewered vegetarian meals are also available.

Pampa is a haven for meat lovers and vegetarians alike,it encompasses an authentic Brazilian rotisserie steak house. The meats are grilled on spits above a charcoal keeping the characteristics taste of each cut and served in succession to each diner individually right at their table. Pampa house style is known as ‘Rodizio’ (eat as much as you like) and embraces a variety of different cuts of beef, chicken, goat, pork, lamb ,fish; exotic meats such as crocodile, camel, guinea fowl ,turkey and ostrich. In addition diners can choose from more than 16 different kinds of salads including, hot and cold vegetables, cold cuts at their leisure from salad bar.

To dine at Haandi is to experience arguably the very best available anywhere in the world. Haandi specialises in North Indian Frontier cuisine and true to the spirit of the original concept, the masalas are freshly-prepared daily, all the dishes are cooked to order and absolutely everything you eat is created on the premises. Haandi is located in Westlands, convenient to those returning from safari and the other on Mombasa road, for those connecting to their onward flight from Jomo Kenyatta airport.

Day 7 - Return Home

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  2017-18  
   
  Arrive Depart Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
  May 16 May 22 $847 $1,137    
  Jun 13 Jun 19 $847 $1,137    
  Jul 11 Jul 17 $1,096 $1,386    
  Aug 15 Aug 21 $1,096 $1,386    
  Sep 12 Sep 18 $1,096 $1,386    
  Oct 10 Oct 16 $1,096 $1,386    
  Nov 14 Nov 20 $970 $1,260    
  Dec 5 Dec 11 $970 $1,260    
  Jan 23, 2018 Jan 29, 2018 $980 $1,270    
  Feb 13, 2018 Feb 19, 2018 $980 $1,270    
  Mar 13, 2018 Mar 19, 2018 $980 $1,270    
  Apr 10, 2018 Apr 16, 2018 $849 $1,139    
 
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

Inclusions and Highlights

  • Standard accommodation at hotels as indicated or similar with private facilities
  • Meet and greet services
  • Airport transfers and optional excursions in Nairobi on shared basis in safari bus
  • All transport and game drives on safari sector will be in a safari minibus with pop-up roof (maximum 7 passengers) with a Bi-lingual English speaking driver-guide on shared basis
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • Meals and accommodation as specified
  • All airport taxes
  • ½ litre bottle mineral water per person per day on game drives

Not Included

  • Park Fees ($200 per person), Any optional tours, tips, personal expenses etc.