This safari vacation will take you to Maasai Mara National Reserve to encounter its abundant wildlife. Enjoy exciting game drives along with a professional guide and watch various African animals up close in their natural habitat. This will be an unforgettable moment! There are also a set of optional activities waiting for you in this safari to add your excitement during this safari!
During this 2 days' safari, you will be accommodated for 1 night at Mara Sidai Camp.
You will be picked up from Nairobi after the pre-departure meeting. Thereafter, you will be driven towards the escarpment into the Great Rift Valley, then drive via Narok town to Maasai Mara National Reserve, the land of the Maasai tribe. The proud young Maasai warrior-nomads with their plaited hair, red cloaks, and spears, challenge your curiosity.
The 700 square miles game reserve is the Africa of your dreams, complete with wild animals grazing amid the superb rolling landscape of gentle hills and acacia woodlands. Check in to your camp to have your lunch.You will enjoy afternoon game drive in the reserve, then return to the camp before dark.
Today, you will wake up in the morning, have breakfast, then head to Nairobi with a game drive en route outside the national park. You will arrive in Nairobi at an early time. End of the tour in Nairobi.
This safari will take place in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
In these two full days, there will be a possibility to take a hot air balloon ride (465 USD per person).Take to the skies for the ultimate Maasai Mara wildlife adventure, soaring in a hot air balloon over herds of game to the inner reaches of the Mara. You’ll ascend in the early morning when winds are calmest. Watch as the professional crew fills the balloon with hot air.
Your balloon can soar over the most inaccessible and undisturbed parts of the Mara, with only the intermittent whisper of the balloon’s gas burners punctuating the silence of your majestic flight. Because wind and weather conditions vary, every flight is a new and different experience! From your vantage point about 50-500 feet above the reserve, you have a fantastic 360-degree bird’s-eye view as one of the most dramatic scenes in nature unfolds beneath you.
Depending on the season, you might witness herds of antelope flowing like schools of fish across the plain, groups of elephants grazing undisturbed in a remote ravine, lionesses stealthily stalking a herd of grunting wildebeest, or zebras conferring in a confusion of black and white stripes and bark-like calls. After your incredible flight, it’s time to come back down to earth for breakfast.
Before leaving, the pilot will present you with your balloon flight certificate, and then you’ll enjoy a game drive en route back to the camp. No flight of the imagination can match this airborne experience!
Please book your flight to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO). View Nature Tours will pick you up from the airport. Transfer from and to the airport is included.
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