Explorers Family Safari

Stay 4 Nights, Pay 3
Mid Season 1,730 usd 2,020
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This safari allows families to discover and experience the wonders that Masai Mara has to offer. Witness the diverse and wildlife-rich natural landscapes of the Masai Mara Reserve and Mara Naboisho Conservancy renowned for their high density of wildlife as your children learn about the wonders of the bush in the comfort of the camps environ. There is always a watchful eye of an experienced Maasai guide available, to ensure the children are kept busy and safe, while the parents can relax and enjoy their stay.

Day 1

On arriving at Jomo Kenyatta International Kenya, a driver-guide will meet and transfer you to Wilson Airport for a short flight to Masai Mara. If you have a late-night flight or an early morning arrival, we can arrange for your accommodation in Nairobi to unwind and relax before your departure to Masai Mara at an extra cost (enquire upon booking). At the Masai Mara airstrip, one of our friendly Maasai guides will be waiting to take you on your very first game drive en-route to camp. Enjoy the exceptional wildlife in Masai Mara. Arrive at Basecamp Masai Mara in time for lunch. Whilst the parents are settling in the children can get acquainted with our Young Explorers Club where they will be informed about the fun activities on offer. For a start, the children will be engaged in animal puzzles and board games. Later as a family, head out for an afternoon game drive. As the sun sets, return to camp for dinner followed by story sharing around the fireplace.

all meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara

Day 2

Embark on a Masai Mara safari during a morning game drive to see its magnificent wildlife up-close. Head back to camp for breakfast. After breakfast, children join their guide on a camp walk designed to introduce the young explorers to the camp’s surroundings. Children become young conservationists by helping out in planting tree seedlings at the plantation area. Alternatively (at a minimal fee) plant your tree and help us re-wild the Mara. Continue with your camp walk into Talek town often enjoying visiting local communities, especially the schools. This is an opportunity for them to learn about other cultures. Head back to camp for lunch. The afternoon is spent at leisure. The board games, puzzles, and playing cards all with a safari theme will keep the children entertained. End your day watching the sunset over Mara plains, with a Basecamp sundowner. Enjoy dinner, followed by story sharing and stargazing around the fireplace.

all meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara

Day 3

Start your day with an early morning game drive. Head back to camp for breakfast. After breakfast, the young explorers meet up with the Maasai ladies at Basecamp Masai Brand workshop to learn the cultural significance of the beads as traditional jewelry. They will have also engage in making beaded items and they can take their crafted items home as souvenirs. After Lunch, you will be transferred later to Eagle View in Mara Naboisho with a game drive en-route. Arrive at Eagle View for dinner followed by a live tribal dance and song performance from the Maasai warriors and the children can join in.

all meals included
Eagle View

Day 4

While at Eagle View you don’t need to wander far to watch the wildlife as they frequent the close by watering hole all day long. Parents with children under 12 years join their guide for an early morning walking safari while the young children stay at camp in the great company of a Masai guide. The Maasai guide will keep the children entertained as he shares knowledge about Mara’s wildlife. They also spend time is drawing, colouring, and building puzzles all with a nature theme. In the afternoon the family will visit Koiyaki Guiding School (KGS). Several of our Maasai Guides are graduates from KGS and we continue to work closely with the school to empower the local youth. Wind up your afternoon game drive with a Basecamp sundowner of drinks as you watch the sun sinking slowly over the Mara plains. As darkness sets in, this is your opportunity to experience a night game drive en-route to camp.

all meals included
Eagle View

Day 5

Make the most of your last morning game drive safari complete with a picnic breakfast before heading back to camp. At camp, you will have some time to gather your belongings. After lunch, bid your hosts a fond farewell and depart for the airstrip. Enjoy your last game drive en-route arriving at Naboisho Airstrip in time for your scheduled afternoon flight the perfect departure time for international

Breakfast & Lunch included
Every day
5 days
all year around
minimum 2 persons
all meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara & Eagle View

Seasons and Prices

Per Adult USD 1,730 Mid Season (1st August to 31st December 2020)
Per Child USD 1,030 Mid Season (1st August to 31st December 2020)

What's Included

Accommodation & Activities according to the program
All meals included
Return 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 Eagle View
Unlimited Walking safaris at Eagle View
Bird walks at Basecamp Masai Mara
Sunset sundowner at a scenic point
Optional picnic breakfast and lunch
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 Mara & Eagle View
Masai Mara Reserve park fees and Mara Naboisho conservancy fees

Additional Charges

International airfares and visa fees, drinks, supreme bush meals, balloon safari, laundry, single room supplement for solo travellers, 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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