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3 Days The Famous Mara – Mid-Range.

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3 Days The Famous Mara – Mid-Range.

This 3 Days The Famous Mara visits the most known national park in Kenya, the Maasai Mara in particular. Therefore, Maasai Mara National Reserve is one of the best places in Africa for wildlife viewing like  lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration. The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills, and crossed by the Mara and Talek rivers.

The area nearby  dotted with villages (enkangs) of Maasai people. Besides other activities an adventurist to experience include experience the Maasai Mara on twice-daily game drives, explore the open savanna on foot, Take to the skies in hot air balloon, Mingle with the Maasai on a community visit, Take to the saddle on a horseback safari, Witness the thundering hooves of the great safari, recreate your favourite scene from out of Africa among others.

Key features of Maasai Mara:

  1. Location: Maasai Mara is situated in the southwestern part of Kenya, bordering Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. The reserve is part of the larger Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, which is famous for the annual wildebeest migration.
  2. Wildlife: The reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Such as the “Big Five” – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros. Besides these iconic animals, you can also spot cheetahs, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, hippos, crocodiles, and various antelope species.
  3. Great Migration: The Maasai Mara is best known for the Great Migration, which is one of the most remarkable wildlife spectacles on the planet. Each year, over two million wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles migrate from the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara in search of greener pastures. This event also usually takes place between July and October.
  4. Maasai People: Meanwhile the reserve is named after the Maasai, a semi-nomadic ethnic group known for their distinctive culture, colorful traditional clothing, and unique way of life. You may have the opportunity to interact with the Maasai and learn about their customs and traditions.
  5. Game Drives: Safari game drives are the primary way to explore the Maasai Mara. Experienced guides will take you on thrilling excursions across the savannah, where you can witness wildlife in their natural habitat.
  6. Hot Air Balloon Safaris: Another popular attraction in the Maasai Mara is hot air balloon safaris. Drifting silently above the plains at sunrise provides a breathtaking and unforgettable experience, with stunning aerial views of the wildlife below.
  7. Conservation: Furthermore the Maasai Mara National Reserve  dedicated to wildlife conservation efforts. Managed to ensure the preservation of its diverse ecosystems and the protection of its precious wildlife.

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Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi/Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Furthermore, you’ll have an early morning drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve that holds on as one of the few places left on earth where wildlife still lives comparatively undisturbed, in the numbers that once roamed the plains and forests of Africa.

As the northern tip of the vast Serengeti ecosystem, the Mara hosts spectacular seasonal migration of many thousands of wildebeest, zebras and attendant predators. However, you’ll arrive in time for lunch then later have an afternoon game drive. Afterward, your dinner and overnight served at the camp.

Main Destination: Maasai Mara National Reserve.

 Accommodation Option:

 Ilkeliani Camp

Mid-range Tented bush camp

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 2: Maasai Mara National Reserve.

After your Break first, you will have a full-day game drive with packed lunch provided. Actually the reserve is well known for its black-manned lion, as well as its abundant and common resident wildlife. Similarly, it’s one of the few places where it’s possible to see the Big Five during a morning game drive while many of the cheetahs are so tamed that they seek shelter from the hot sun under one’s vehicle and several even climb onto the roof to get a better view of prospective prey.

However, for the birds almost 500 types have been recorded and among these are 16 types of eagle, plus many hawks and falcons, 6 types of vultures, 8 types of storks, 4 types of bustard (including the Kori bustard, the world’s heaviest flying bird), and 9 types of sunbirds and many more.

Note: Rooms  upgraded to higher-level options or downgraded to more economic ones (price reduction).

Main Destination: Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Accommodation Option:

Ilkeliani Camp

Mid-range Tented bush camp

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 3: Maasai Mara National Reserve /Nairobi.

Furthermore, you will wake up early at 6 am for a sun-rise game drive. Meanwhile at 9 am, you will be driven back to your hotel for lunch then leave for Nairobi. Have lunch en-route and arrive in Nairobi late in the afternoon.

Main Destination Nairobi (City)

 Accommodation Option: No accommodation(end of tour)

Meals plan;

Break first(lunch and dinner not included)

Water and fruits throughout

furthermore, the additional rooms arranged for an extra cost.

However, dropped off at the airport for your departure.

Price Includes:

Transportation in a 4×4 WD safari Land Cruiser

Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary

Park entrance fees.

Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda

Game drive

Ranger guide

Services on an English speaking guide

Community walk Bwindi

Enroot lunches

 

Price Excludes:

International flights

Hire / purchase of Hiking Gear

Personal Travel insurance

Visa Fees, Drinks, Cigarettes

Tips, Souvenirs

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