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Savannah Discovery Safari

This is ideal safari for guests having a short free time in Nairobi. The program gives you a chance to discover the treasures  of the renowned Maasai Mara national reserve where the greatest nature spectacle -the Annual Wildebeests migration(the 7the new Wonder of the World) takes place between July and October!

DAY 1: NAIROBI HOTEL TO MASAI MARA

This program can commence at the airport or from any city hotel as per your wish.

Pick up is usually early in the morning.  You will have a brief stopover at the Great Rift Valley Viewpoint to have a breath taking panoramic view of this magnificent valley that can be seen From the Moon!

Rift Valley

The Rift Valley begins in Northern Syria, eventually crosses the Dead Sea and the Red sea into Ethiopia running all the way to Mozambique, covering around 4820 kms.  As you drive down into the valley below you will see

Mt Longonot

Mt.  Longonot 2600m -an extinct volcano at the floor of the Rift!  From this point you may start looking for some gazelle species, zebras,  as well as giraffes as they roam in the acacia drepanolobium bushes commonly known as the Whistling acacia!

Your next stop will be at Narok -the last town before turning off to the Mara ecosystem.

Oloololo escarpment

You will arrive in time for lunch. Check-in at Kilima luxury camp -perched high on the slopes of the Oloololo escarpment with an unrivaled view of the Mara plains below!

After lunch its time to relax from the drive until 15:30 hours when you will embark on your first safari in the reserve till sunset.

Wildlife

Animals expected to be spotted include; The Big Five; Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and the Leopard.  Other big mammal species represented in the ecosystem are herds of Wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, impalas, Masai giraffes and other kinds of African wildlife. At sunset drive back to the camp for Dinner and overnight stay.

Premium accommodations:

Mara Serena Lodge or Mara Ashnil Lodge or Keekorok lodge

Basic accommodations:

Osero Mara or Kilima Mara or Mara Fig tree camp

With a supplement stay at premium small Luxury Sentinel camp at the banks of Mara river.

DAY 2: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE.

Early breakfast at the camp.  Depart for a full day tour of the reserve with picnic lunch.

This game drive will take you to the most interesting parts of the reserve including hippo pools in the Mara river.

Animals expected to be spotted

You will have a chance of spotting the super predators; families of lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyaenas, as well as their prey!  If you are a little luckier you may witness them hunting.

Picnic lunch

You will have picnic lunch within the reserve before proceeding with your game drive arriving back to the camp in the late afternoon to relax.  Dinner and overnight will be at the camp or lodge of your choice.

Maasai Mara National reserve

Maasai Mara is a Maasai word meaning ‘spotted’, this is because when you take a panoramic view what you see is a mass of endless savannah grasslands spotted by scanty bushes of croton dichogamous! 

The reserve happens to be the Northern continuation of Tanzania’s Serengeti national park from where the animals roam freely in search of greener pastures. 

Wildebeeste migration

Each year between July and October the Greatest animal spectacle -the Wildebeeste migration takes place in this reseve. 

During this time close to 2 million wildebeests, followed by around half a million zebras and around 250,ooo gazelles arrive in the reserve, crossing the Mara river where crocodiles often lie waiting to pounce on them! 

DAY 3: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE TO NAIROBI.

Early breakfast at the camp.  Depart for your long drive back to Nairobi arriving at around 1400hrs.

Included:

  • Return transfers as per the program.
  • Safari in an Exclusive safari 4×4 Land cruiser.
  • More than eight years experienced driver guide.
  • Unlimited water/Coke/Fanta/Sprite in the safari 4×4.
  • Safari checklist.
  • Overnight stay as per the program.
  • All meals on safari starting with Lunch ending with breakfast last day.
  • Park entry fees.
  • Government taxes.
  • Flying doctors insurance.
  • Meet and greet on Arrival.
  • WiFi

Excluded:

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Drinks in the lodges and camps on safari
  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Masai village USD 20 per person(optional)

PREMIUM COST

DatePersonsMode of transportPrice P/P
1 July 2020- 31 March 202124×4 Land CruiserUSD 1200
1 July 2020- 31 March 202144×4 Land CruiserUSD 920
1 July 2020- 31 March 202164×4 Land CruiserUSD 835

BASIC COST

DatePersonsMode of transportPrice P/P
1 July 2017- 31 March 202024×4 Land CruiserUSD 1130
1 July 2017- 31 March 202044×4 Land CruiserUSD 890
1 July 2017- 31 March 202064×4 Land CruiserUSD 785

Prices are fixed
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