4-Day Great Migration Safari 2018 from Nairobi

4-Day Great Migration Safari 2018 from Nairobi
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$525
Duration: 4 days
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Description

4-day Great Wildebeest Migration Safari in Kenya's main national park, Masai Mara. 
The Wildebeest Migration, is one of the “Seven New Wonders of the World” and also known as The World Cup of Wildlife. If there is a safari you should go on, this has it be it. From mid-June to October more than a million wildebeest, zebras and antelopes scatter the vast plains of the Mara, making this natural wonder even more wondrous. You will see all the Big five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino are here with many mammals and birds in this Masai Mara plain.

  • Safari is all inclusive, joining a small group (max. 6 pax) 
  • Additional expenses: beverages, souvenirs
  • Options: visit of Maasai community, hot air balloon safari

Day 1 : Nairobi - Masai Mara (L, D)
Pick up from your place in Nairobi at 08:00am then be transferred to meet the group and later depart to Masai Mara Game Reserve at 8:30am via the view-point of the western Great Rift Valley. Your lunch is served at Narok town at 12pm. 
Your journey deepens into the Masai plains, arriving at around 3pm for check-in at the tented camp / lodge. You will start the first introduction game drive in the afternoon tracking various animal species and birds which inhabit here. Back to the camp / lodge at 06:30pm. Dinner and overnight at the tented camp / lodge.  

Accommodation based on tour option chosen at time of booking.  Accommodation in Masai Mara is either big tents or lodge-rooms which have a bed, toilet, and mosquito nets inside.   

Day 2 : Masai Mara (B, L, D)
Your day starts with the breakfast at the camp / lodge and by 8am you'll leave with picnic lunches for extensive game drive.  A game drive to Mara river which is point of Migration and point to spot the crocodiles and hippopotamus is always emphasized by our guides. Break for your picnic lunch after viewing the hippos and crocodiles at 1pm. Game drive will continue till 4pm, get out of the park for 2 hours optional activities such as a visit to Maasai Village. Note gratuities are given to the Maasai when you visit their village. Hot shower, dinner and overnight at the tented camp / lodge  

Day 3 : Masai Mara (B, L, D)
This day you have an option to start with hot air balloon ride. A great opportunity to explore Masai Mara from a bird's eye view. Pickup time for this activity is 5:30am. The ride lasts 1 hr, your guide comes to meet you after the ride and you continue with game drive in the park. 
In case you are not going for balloon ride your day starts with the breakfast at the camp/lodge and by 8:00am you'll leave for extensive game drive. Today you will see all the Big 5 (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant). The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. 

Day 4: Masai Mara - Nairobi (B)
Early morning  game drive to track the wildcats as they hunt and kill very early in the morning. You have great chances to view lions, cheetahs and leopards at this time of the morning. If you are lucky you will witness a hunt and a kill. At 9:00am back to the camp for full breakfast, later depart the Mara region for Nairobi with a short stop at the store where you can buy some souvenirs to remind you of a great holiday in the Mara. You will arrive to Nairobi at around 4pm where you can be dropped off at your hotel / accommodation in Nairobi

4-day Great Wildebeest Migration Safari in Kenya's main national park, Masai Mara. 
The Wildebeest Migration, is one of the “Seven New Wonders of the World” and also known as The World Cup of Wildlife. If there is a safari you should go on, this has it be it. From mid-June to October more than a million wildebeest, zebras and antelopes scatter the vast plains of the Mara, making this natural wonder even more wondrous. You will see all the Big five: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo and Rhino are here with many mammals and birds in this Masai Mara plain.

  • Safari is all inclusive, joining a small group (max. 6 pax) 
  • Additional expenses: beverages, souvenirs
  • Options: visit of Maasai community, hot air balloon safari