Walking with the Maasai

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1st July-20th Dec 2019
High Season 1,836 usd 2,040
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Walking with the Maasai

Experience the African bush coming to life in a unique way with a guided walking safari in Mara Naboisho Conservancy. Experience first-hand how the Maasai possess a complete understanding of the savannah with this 4-night walking safari. The length and intensity of our walking safaris can be adjusted to suit guests’ preferences and fitness levels.

Day 1

On arrival at Olkiombo Airstrip, you will be met by our friendly and knowledgeable Maasai guide ready to transfer you to the camp with a game drive en-route. Arrive at Basecamp Masai Mara in time for lunch. You will have a chance to settle in before heading out on an afternoon game drive in the famous Masai Mara Reserve. Wind up your evening watching the sunset over Mara plains, with a Basecamp sundowner. At camp, dinner is served in the restaurant, and you will be treated to stories of the bush around the campfire.

All meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara

Day 2

At the break of dawn, your Maasai guide will transfer you to the Naboisho Conservancy for a whole day walking safari. Begin the walk before the temperatures begin to rise. Viewing the vast plains on foot is an exhilarating way of experiencing the savannah. The thrill of going where the game is and coming up close to the wildlife awakens your senses and makes the wilderness more real. After a few hours of walking, enjoy a picnic lunch followed by relaxation till the temperatures cool. Arrive at the campsite which is surrounded by the whispering bush for dinner and overnight stay.

All meals included
Dorobo Mobile Camp

Day 3

Rise in time to enjoy an early breakfast before your full day walking safari. During your walk, you will explore some of the finer details of the savannah, such as learning how to spot animal footprints and identifying different kinds of dung. This is a fantastic experience that will bring you closer to nature, and indeed to yourself. Arrive later at Wilderness Camp, our secluded and intimate bush camp tucked away deep inside the Saddle Valley. Dinner will be served under the stars followed by stories about the wilderness at the fireplace.

 

All meals included
Wilderness Camp

Day 4

Spend your fourth day at leisure. From the comfort of the camps environ, you’ll be able to observe some of Africa’s wildlife from a large population of wildebeest, zebras, antelope, Cape buffalo, and more. Enjoy ultimate seclusion free from artificial luxury and modern-day disturbances. It is truly one of Africa’s premier safari destinations. Wind up your day watching the sunset over the African horizon, with a Basecamp sundowner on an evening game drive. When driving back to camp you will have a night game drive experience.

All meals included
Wilderness camp

Day 5

Wake at dawn for your final game drive arriving back at camp in time for a late breakfast. Relax until lunch, allowing yourself time to reflect on everything you have experienced. After lunch, gather your things and say your goodbyes. One final game drive takes you to Naboisho Airstrip in time for your scheduled afternoon flight, the perfect departure time for international connections.

Breakfast & Lunch included
Every Day
5 days
June-March
Minimum 4 persons
all meals included
Basecamp, Dorobo & Wilderness Camp

Seasons and Prices

USD 2,040 High Season (1st July to 31st Dec 2019)
USD 1,915 Mid Season (1st Jan to 31st  March & 1st Oct to 21 Dec 2020)
USD 1,715 Green Season (1st to 30th June 2020)
USD 2,115 High Season (1st July to 30st Sept & 22 Dec to 31 Dec 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 Wilderness Camp
Unlimited walking safaris at Wilderness Camp
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
Masai Mara 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

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 the this Itinerary can be changed to suit your personal preferences.

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