4 Days Masai Mara Wildlife & Cultural Safari
(Masai Mara & Maji Moto Eco Camp)
- Group joining safari starting and ending in Nairobi
- The big five in Masai Mara (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo)
- Masai tribesmen and culture with an
overnight in a Masai village
- Accommodation in budget camps
- Transport in shared safari minibus with pop up roof
Meet and greet at your residence in Nairobi between 8 am and 8.30 am then you are transferred to meet up with the other group members for a morning departure to Masai Mara. You will drive through the scenic Great Rift Valley where you can stop for scenery viewing and photography at the escarpment viewpoint. Afterward, proceed to Narok Town where you will have lunch before proceeding to Masai Mara. On arrival, you will enter the park for a rewarding evening game drive. Masai Mara is a recommended all year destination for wildlife viewing. After the game drive, you are transferred to your camp for check-in and rest.
Overnight: Lenchada Camp Meals: Lunch, dinner
After breakfast, spend the day with uninterrupted game drives exploring the marvelous and extensive Mara Reserve looking for animals and taking photographs. The driver will drive you at a leisurely pace as you stop often to enable you to watch animals, take pictures and enjoy bird watching. You will carry packed picnic lunch boxes so as to maximize your time in the park enjoying game drives. You will also see the large Nile crocodile at Mara River and also large pods of hippo at the hippo pool during your picnic lunch. If lucky, you may also witness a hunt close to the river or in the extensive plains. In the evening, you will transfer back to accommodation for dinner and rest.
Overnight: Lenchada Camp Meals: Breakfast, picnic lunch, dinner
After early breakfast, you will check out of the camp for a final morning game drive to see the park when most active. After the game drives, you will have lunch then drive to the junction where the representative from the Masai village will meet you in a different vehicle and drive you to the Masai village where you will experience Masai culture and tradition fully as you spend the night. The camp is operated by local Masai people and your overnight stay will immerse you into the intense natural beauty of the Loita Hills and ancient culture and knowledge of the Masai community. On arrival at the camp, you will spend the evening on a guided nature walk which acts as an orientation of the camp. During the walk, you are guided by a Masai warrior who tells you stories about the culture and various practices. Afterward, you return to camp for campfire overnight and dinner, giving you an opportunity to sample some local cuisine.
Overnight: Maji Moto Eco Camp Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
After breakfast, you will engage in an exciting Masai warrior training course, measuring skills, stick fighting, spear throwing, and archery, specially organized by a Masai warrior. Also, if interested, you can also visit the nearby hot spring which is near the village and you can dip in the spring to refresh yourself and soak away the day's exertions. There is also a nearby school which you can visit (if the school is in session), and see how the Masai children are taught as well as learn how the camp supports local children who are needy by providing basic education. After this, you will have lunch then check out of the camp by 2 pm and board your vehicle for a transfer back to Nairobi arriving in the evening.
*Above rates may vary from time to time. Please contact us for applicable rates during your dates of travel.