5 Days Safari Tour – Kenya
- 1 Night Accommodation in Nairobi
- 2 Nights’ Accommodation in Masai Mara
- 1 Night Accommodation in Lake Naivasha
- Meet & Greet
- Daily Breakfast
- All Inclusive Meal Plans
- Multiple Game Drives Per Day Using Safari Vehicles
- English Speaking Guide
- Kenya E-Visa
- All Private Transfers
- Park Fees
Nairobi/Maasai Mara/Lake Naivasha/Aberdares
Travel period January 2019 – January 2020
DAY 01: Welcome to Nairobi, Kenya’s Bustling Capital
Once you arrive at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), you’ll be warmly received by TRAVEL MATE Operations Manager, who will give you a short brief of your safari. You will then be transferred by private vehicle to your hotel located in the heart of Westlands, Nairobi’s commercial, retail and entertainment suburb about 20 kilometers from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Your hotel provides easy access to the city centre and diplomatic district a perfect base to explore Kenya’s capital while staying for business or leisure.
Depending on when you arrive, you may have time to explore the city and its attractions. Some of the most popular excursions include:-
- Visit to the Karen Blixen Museum (once home to the author of the evocative “Out of Africa” book).
- Giraffe Centre; which protects the highly endangered Rothschild’s giraffe.
- David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust; an orphanage for young elephants.
- Nairobi National Park; the only wildlife national park in the world that is located within a city.
Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast
Lunch and dinner on own basis. Overnight at Movenpick Hotel or similar
DAY 02: Maasai Mara Game Reserve, 8th Wonder of the World
0630hrs: Wake up to an early buffet breakfast at your hotel and then check out.
0730hrs: Depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve, which is also known as the “Jewell of Kenya. On your way to Maasai Mara National Reserve, you will enjoy different array of views which are just priceless. The drive passes via the great rift escarpment where a brief stopover will be made for photography and then continue driving. The view is just out of this world!
1240hrs appx: Arrive at Maasai Mara National Reserve; you will have game drive enroute to your lodge. You’ll have a sumptuous Lunch at the lodge.
1530hrs – Enjoy your first game drive in this amazing game reserve known for its amazing wildlife.
A spectacle worth seeing is the annual migration of millions of wildebeests, zebra, and gazelles from the Serengeti plains across the Tanzania border and Mara River to reach Maasai Mara grazing fields. The dramatic crossing of the river and the preying on the migrants by predators can be viewed early June to August. The Mara has got also thousands of species of bird life and plant life. Wildlife viewing in the mara is year round with plenty of species to be seen.
1830hrs: Return to the lodge for dinner and then overnight.
DAY 03: Full Day in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve
0630hrs: Wake up for a refreshing hot cup of coffee or tea. Then depart for a morning game drive to explore the Mara plains and its intriguing wildlife.
You can opt for a Hot Air Balloon Safari instead of a morning game drive.
This is truly a fun and exciting way to see Africa’s landscapes and wildlife.
The trip is magical: spend about one hour floating over the Mara plains. You float in the sky, drift with the whim of the wind, overlooking the plains, just in time to experience a breathtaking sunrise and catch a bird’s eye view of the reserve.
BALLOON SAFARI IS BOOKED AT EXTRA COST AS SHOWN BELOW IN OUR EXTRAS.
The cost includes Balloon Safari + Out of Africa Bush Breakfast. A certificate will be presented
by the pilot after the ride.
For a seamless experience, we recommend that you book your Balloon Safari with TRAVEL MATE.
OR HAVE A FULL DAY GAME DRIVE TODAY IN THE RESERVE WITH PICNIC LUNCH BOXES
0830hrs: Return to the lodge for a full buffet breakfast and spend the morning at your own leisure.
1230hrs: Enjoy a scintillating buffet lunch at the lodge.
Afternoon spent at leisure. You can relax by the swimming pool or you can visit a traditional Maasai Village where you’ll get insight into the vibrant and traditional way of life of the Maasai.
1600hrs: Depart for an evening game drive.
1830hrs Return to the Lodge for dinner and then overnight at Mara Sopa Lodge.
- Price is based on per person sharing double rooms
- Child 02-12 years will share with adults
- Price is subject to change
- Hotels/Lodges are subject to availability
- Maximum 2 Children Sharing with Adults