10 Days best of Maasai Mara photography budget safari
- Bird life
- Game viewing
- Hot air balloon
- Visit the Maasai Village
- Pick up from the hotel
10 Days/ 9 nights best of Maasai Mara budget safari home of the big cats and the annual migration of the wildebeests, zebras and the Thompsons gazelles. The reserve is named after the Maasai people who have upheld till date. Visit the well-known Mara River for great numbers of hippos and crocodiles and different bird species along the river shores, enjoy nature walks, and visit the Maasai village and the luxurious hot air balloon.
Day: 1 Airport to Nairobi
On arrival, you will be met by our tour guide: greetings and then a short briefing about the safari is done. Later, you will be transferred to your hotel in Nairobi; you shall check in and then have a few hours of relaxation. Later on in the evening, we shall have a city tour and return to our hotel for dinner and the overnight stay.
Day: 2 Nairobi to Maasai Mara
After breakfast in your hotel, you shall check-out and depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve that is popularly known for abundance of wildlife and the annual migration of the wildebeests, zebras and the Thompsons gazelle. We shall drive along the floor of the Great Rift Valley, having a stopover at the viewpoint area for scenic photography and continue with our safari to Mara that is in southwestern Kenya. We shall have lunch in Nanyuki town and arrive late in the afternoon. We shall be welcomed and have a drive en-route to our lodge to relax and freshen up.In the evening, we shall have our drive, capturing the moments and animals spotted. Before sunset, we shall return to our camp for dinner and the overnight stay.
Day: 3 Mara North Maasai Mara
After breakfast, we shall proceed to Mara North Conservancy with our packed lunch, it was established in 2009. Its main aim is to preserve and protect the wilderness, flora and fauna. You shall have a chance and capture some of the animals like the cheetah, buffalo, hyena, elephant, giraffes, crocodiles and hippos. Before sunset we shall return to our lodge for dinner and the overnight stay.
Day: 4 Full day Mara North Conservancy
After enjoying the heavy breakfast, we shall go for the full day drives with packed lunch. We shall spend the entire day at the conservancy trying to spot some of the animals not spotted before during the previous drives.Having scenic photography at the site and before the sun sets we shall return to our lodge for dinner and the overnight stay.
Day: 5 Mara North to Olare Motorogi
After breakfast we shall depart for Olare Motorogi that directly borders the Maasai Mara Reserve that ensures a true wilderness experience. We shall get the opportunity to several prides of lions and many elephants and the endangered species of rhino and wildog. We shall return to our lodge for lunch and later on have a drive to the Mara River to capture animals and the bird species along the shores of the river. Before sunset, we shall return to our lodge for dinner and the overnight stay.
Day: 6 Olare Motorogi
We shall have breakfast and have our packed lunch and spend the full day spotting different kind of animals. It is known to conserve the biological resources and the socio-cultural heritage of the Conservancy area. We shall return to our lodge for dinner and the overnight.
Day: 7 Olare Motorogi to Mara Naibosho
After breakfast, we shall drive to Mara Naibosho that is adjacent to Mara Reserve and a ground breaking project of tourism benefiting conservation and community hence enjoy exceptional wildlife encounters giving the photographers a good chance the capture moments and different animals within. We shall check in at our lodge as we have lunch, freshen up and relax. Later on we shall embark on our evening games drive to spot some of the animals not seen in the drives before. Before sunset, we shall return to the camp for dinner and the overnight stay.
Day: 8 Mara Naibosho
After enjoying the heavy breakfast at our lodge, we shall have the entire day at the conservancy with our packed lunch. Having full day drives spotting large herds of elephants and antelopes.Having scenic photography and enjoying the moments and the views of the plains and hills. Before sunset, we shall return to our lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day: 9 Mara Naibosho to Maasai Mara Reserve
We shall have our breakfast and depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve. It is home for large numbers of wildlife. We shall have game drives at the reserve.We shall enjoy the prestigious hot air balloon safari where we shall be able to view the reserve in a bird’s eye. After lunch, we shall relax and have a nature walk to places with no predators with the help of a ranger. In the evening, we shall have a game drive and return to our lodge for dinner and the overnight stay.
Day: 10 Maasai Mara to Nairobi
After breakfast, we shall depart for Nairobi, having a games drive en-route. We shall have several stop overs for refreshments, re-fuel the vehicle and get some souvenirs. Arrive in time and have our farewell party and you will transferred to the airport for your departure or to the hotel.
The package includes
- Services of a Driver/ guide
- Park fees
- Bottled water
The package excludes
- Personal items
- Soft drinks
- Hot air balloon safari
- Visit the Maasai Village