Masai Mara, Kenya - March 2018
Make this Vacation a Wild One
March 24th - 28th, 2018
March 17th - 21st, 2018
Trip Upgraded at same cost
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Day 1 - Land at Jomo kenyatta airport and transfer to Park Inn Radisson hotel, Kenya. Here we spend a night on bed and breakfast basis. ( Optionally, transport can be arranged if you need to drive around the city, depending on what time you land )
Day 2 – Pick up from hotel and transfer to Wilson Nairobi for your 10am flight to Masai Mara. There is also an alternate flight at 3pm. Arrive at Ol Kiombo airstrip by 11am. Check in at OLARE MARA KEMPINSKI . Post lunch proceed for your first game drive in the evening. Enjoy a sundowner in the Mara before you head back to Camp.
Day 3 to Day 4 – Explore one of the greatest parks in the world through morning and evening game drives. Our focus will be on the big cats of the Mara. See the BiG 5 of Africa. The Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Cape Buffalo. You can also take an optional hot air balloon ride to get an aerial view of the Mara.
Day 5 - Enjoy your last game drive in the park, return to camp for breakfast and check out. Post check out proceed to airstrip for your 11am onward flight to Wilson Nairobi airport. On arrival transfer to Jomo Kenyatta airport for onward international departures.
3 nights stay at Camp – Private Wing on a full board basis. Includes house wines, domestic hard liquor and local beers. Laundry service is also provided.
All airport and airstrip transfers. Internal flights from Nairobi to Masai Mara and back. Baggage allowance on internal flights is restricted to 15kgs only in soft bags. ( extra luggage will have to be paid for )
All park fees and game drives in 4 x 4 Safari Landcruisers escorted by silver qualified Entim guides. AMREF cover included.
Tour Price -As Below . No single supplement, up to 4 guests per batch.
Adults - $2300 (Ex – Nairobi), Excluding international air ticket and visa. ( approximately 690 KD )
Children below 15 - $1600 (Ex – Nairobi), Excluding international air ticket and visa. (approximately 480 KD )
Children below 4 - $600 (Ex – Nairobi), Excluding international air ticket and visa. (approximately 180 KD )
50% Deposit to be paid to secure booking. Balance amount to be paid by 10th February 2018
Cost does not include cost of international flights, visas, insurance of any kind etc or anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
Please note that oral polio and yellow fever vaccination is mandatory for entry into Kenya. ( In Kuwait , this can be availed at MOH, ports and borders division, Shuwaikh )
Optional balloon safari can be done at an extra cost of $450 per person. ( approximately 137 KD)
Additional stay in Nairobi can be organized at an extra cost.
Olare Motorogi Conservancy
The expansive Olare Motorogi Conservancy borders the Maasai Mara National Reserve and is home to an abundance of animals including all the big cats for which the Mara is famous. It forms part of a vital buffer zone between the Mara Reserve and the wildlife dispersal areas surrounding it.
Wildlife presence, population and diversity have greatly increased since the establishment of the conservancy. The conservancy today offers pleasant and exclusive viewing of game in a pristine environment, with a rich and diverse wildlife population rarely found anywhere else on the African savannah.
The area encompassed within the Olare Motorogi Conservancy is a strategic buffer zone for the Maasai Mara National Reserve and the wildlife migration corridors, and will be secured from incompatible land usage, such as wheat farming, charcoal production and subsistence agriculture, which together displace wildlife habitats at an alarming rate in the Narok district. Olare Motorogi Conservancy is set to be a world-class conservancy, generating sustainable income for the landowners, and supporting an increase in wildlife habitat beyond the Maasai Mara National Reserve. This is a wonderful, relatively undisturbed part of the Maasai Mara ecosystem, with good populations of both predators and herbivores, including many elephants. Rhino and wild dog have also been sighted in the area occasionally, and it could become a very viable habitat for these two highly endangered species, given the right sort of protection through sensitive tourism development.
It is felt that the Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Olare Motorogi Conservancy and similar future initiatives represent the best chance to save what is undoubtedly the most important part of the Maasai Mara ecosystem outside of the officially protected Mara Reserve area.
Discover the theatre of the wild
Nestled at the heart of its own private conservancy, the Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara promises all the luxury whilst delivering a classic under-canvas safari experience.
Surrounded by rolling savannah, across which wanders a glorious pageant of wildlife, this exclusive tented camp blends the welcome, simplicity and vibrancy of Masai culture with the opulence of a five-star experience. Featuring twelve tents, a central lounge and dining area, a tented bar set deep within a forested glade and a shaded swimming pool, the Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara delivers the ultimate fusion of untamed wilderness and sophisticated elegance. Meanwhile, action includes campfire cocktails, sundowners on the plains, game drives, guided walks, balloon safaris, horse-riding and a colourful range of cultural interaction.
Raised so as to enjoy optimum views, your opulent safari tent has been styled to echo the elegance of a traditional Edwardian hunting safari tent. Each tent offers a generously arranged seating area, and a wrap-around deck verandah. While promising every luxury, each tent delivers the authentic feel of an under -canvas safari experience - complete with the nightly whooping of the hyenas and the distant coughing of our resident
Spacious open sided dining & lounge area to maximize views.
Dinner is served in the dining area.
Private meals can be arranged on the guest tent verandah or under the stars on request.
Continental style cuisine caters to a variety of dietary requirements.
240V charging facilities in the lounge
Expert local Safari Guides
4WD open sided safari vehicles.
Day game drives