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Explore the magnificent wildlife of Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve with Marabou Safaris. The Masai Mara is regarded as the jewel of Kenya’s wildlife viewing areas. The annual wildebeest’s migration alone involves over 1.5 million animals arriving in July and departing in November. This private safari is complete with comfortable accommodations in tented camps and various game drives that will definitely make your safari dream holiday came true!
During this safari, you will be staying in a self-contained tented camp with hot shower and clean beddings.
You will start your safari tour with a drive through the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This enormous reserve is actually part of the vast Serengeti plains famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest’s migration and is home of the big five: lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, and rhino.
Lunch at your lodge and relax before departing for the afternoon Mara game reserve. Large mammals are varied and easy to see. Residents among the park’s are Masai giraffe, buffalo, eland and thousand of plain game, including impala, zebra, topi, both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles. You will end the day and spend the night at the camp.
The search for great predators and perhaps even cubs will continue today during extensive game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals, plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs.
During your stay you will have an optional opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to witness the singing and dancing that are part of their daily life and sacred rituals. A glimpse into their homes and social structure is a poignant experience. You will end the day and spend the night at camp.
Start your day with early morning tea, coffee, or hot chocolate, then depart for a morning game drive. You will find the old Africa of the movies, with rolling grasslands dotted by acacia trees, and sweeping plains teeming with wildlife. No matter how much you have thought about Africa, this is more than you expected and the ideal backdrop for a hot air balloon expedition. After a full English breakfast back at the camp, depart for Nairobi.
This safari will take place in Masai Mara National Reserve. It is one of the most popular destinations in Kenya, Africa. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Wildlife tends to be most concentrated on the reserve’s western escarpment. There have been some 95 species of mammals, amphibians and reptiles and over 400 birds species recorded on the reserve.
The sanctuary also offers many diverse opportunities for you to experience the unique flora, fauna, and culture of this fascinating ecosystem. You can spend the day by having an excursion to the nearby parks with spectacular views, indigenous forest, and rural markets.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the safari are included in the price.
You will have an opportunity to visit a village of the Masai people to get a closer look at their daily life and sacred rituals at an additional cost.
Please book your flight to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Marabou Safaris will pick you up from the airport.