Wild Family Safari

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WILD FAMILY SAFARI

A family safari in the heart of the Masai Mara is an experience with activities for the entire family.  With plenty of opportunities to learn and grow together, memories made together last a lifetime. Our family safari itineraries are tailor-made to suit each family for the duration of their stay, taking into consideration the age of the children and any special interests or requests.

Day 1

You will be met on arrival at Olkiombo Airstrip in Masai Mara, by our skilled Maasai guide for a transfer to your camp with a short game drive en route. The park is famously known for its spectacular great wildebeest migration and is home to the big five among other wildlife. Arrive at Basecamp Masai Mara for lunch. After lunch, relax in your tent followed by an afternoon game drive to explore the Masai Mara National Reserve. Return to camp before sundown, for dinner and overnight stay.

All meals inluded
Basecamp Masai Mara

Day 2

Rise early for a morning game drive in Masai Mara National Reserve. Try and spot any wildlife you may have missed the previous day from zebras, wildebeests, Grant’s gazelles, elands, topis and giraffes grazing side by side. Later, head back to camp where breakfast awaits you. The rest of the morning is at leisure. Your children can engage in other camp activities like having an interactive session with our guides who will teach them bush survival skills. Your afternoon game drive includes a stop for sundowners which is something your children will always remember.

All meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara

Day 3

After having breakfast you will set out for a camp walk adventure. Learn about some of the operational elements that have made Basecamp a leading pioneer in sustainable tourism. Your camp walk includes a visit to the Basecamp Maasai Brand workshop, one of our capacity-building projects that employ 158 women. The children can learn how to bead traditional Maasai bracelets and necklaces with the help of the Maasai ladies which they can take home as a souvenir. End your camp tour with an optional tree planting session at a minimal fee.

All meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara

Day 4

After breakfast, you will accompany your guide and children to watch as they test their Maasai survival skills, by trying to throw a Maasai club or hunting using the bow and arrow they had crafted the previous day for a prize. This will be followed by some relaxation or alternatively, visit a Maasai Village and learn more about the Maasai culture, (at an extra cost inquire when booking). After lunch, gather your things and prepare to go to your next destination Leopard Hill in Naboisho Conservancy. Enjoy a three course bush dinner and spend the beautiful night immersed in a wealth of African culture.

all meals included
Leopard Hill

Day 5

Today head out into the conservancy for morning and evening game drives. Your guide will take you through the savannah in search of great predators and other plains game. On the plains watch out for the enormous herds of grazing wildlife, plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. While at camp you may wish to relax in your comfortable room as the children play board games. Complete your perfect African evening with a wonderful meal under the African stars.

All meals included
Leopard Hill

Day 6

Enjoy morning and evening game drives and walking safaris as well as full days out in the conservancy with a picnic lunch. After lunch, resume on your safari, ending your day’s adventure with a sundowner drink with the backdrop of the magnificent African sunset over the horizon. At camp, treat yourself to a relaxing massage in the comfort of your tent. Experience a perfect night scene inside your tent where there is a retractable roof that gently slides back for stargazing.

all meals included
Leopard Hill

Day 7

This is the last day of your family safari in the Mara! Spend the early morning hours enjoying spectacular game viewing before heading back to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast, pack up as you get ready to say your goodbyes to the African Bush. After lunch, say your goodbyes. Depart with a game drive en-route to the Naboisho Airstrip in time for your scheduled afternoon flight. This is the perfect departure time for international connections.

Breakfast & Lunch included
Every day
7 days
all year around
minimum 4 persons
all meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara & Leopard Hill

What’s included?

Accommodation & Activities according to the program
All meals includedReturn domestic flights from Nairobi to Mara – all taxes included
Airport transfers in Nairobi
Airstrip transfers in Mara
Unlimited shared day game drives at Basecamp Masai Mara
Unlimited shared day/night game drives at Leopard Hill
Walking safaris at Leopard Hill
Bird walks at Basecamp Masai Mara
Optional picnic breakfast and lunch
Sunrise/sunset yoga experience at Leopard Hill
Tea and coffee service in own tent if desired
Private dining at the platform, on availability
Optional visit to our community projects
Free Wi-fi at Basecamp Masai MaraMasai Mara and Leopard Hill
Reserve park fees and Mara Naboisho Conservancy fees

Additional Charges

International airfares and visa fees, drinks, supreme bush meals, balloon safari, laundry, telephone calls and tips, other incidental charges, others extras not highlighted in the inclusive list

Equipment and Clothing

Comfortable Safari clothes – avoid white due to the dust, warm sweater or fleece for the evenings, wind and waterproof jacket, solid hiking boots for the walking safari, comfortable footwear for the game drives, binoculars, sunscreen, sun hat & sunglasses, a good book, camera and extra battery, headlight, mosquito repellent for protection while outdoors, pack in solid soft bag.

Important Note

As a small and personal company we tailor-make all our safari programmes. Each element of this itinerary can be changed to suit your personal preferences.

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