BAH 23- 3 DAYS MAASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
This itinerary introduces you to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Maasai Mara, well known the world over for its awesome migration of the wildebeest every year between July and early September from Tanzanian Serengeti National park and back. This is a natural event that attracts the young and old, photographers, Researchers, Educationists, scholars, Film makers, Video shooters, honeymooners, celebs, great athletes from all corners of the world just to mention but a few. Holiday makers, businessmen are not left behind.
The ecosystem supports a great variety of flora and fauna. You want to see the popular big five; the Lion, the Elephant, the Rhino, the Leopard and the Buffalo makes it one of the reasons the world converges at the Mara any time of the Month of the year. No specific time to visit but any time you think of it, make a step and you will be welcomed for your wildlife viewing and bird watching. It is friendly the year round. Plains game also abound. The Impalas, Zebras, Gazelles, Kudus, Dikdik, Antelopes, hyenas, warthogs, and the Jackals, just give a glimpse of what you expect to see. The hippopotamus, the crocodiles and the likes, also have their say in the waters of Mara River.Talk of birdlife as an ornithologist to say so, you will find a wide variety of bird species such as the crown bird, Marabou stork, Ostrich-the great runner, Secretary birds, weaver birds, wood peckers, Vultures, and many others. Your accommodation will be either at one of the finest game lodges, luxury tented camps or basic tented camps depending on your budget. These facilities offer authentic gastronomic experience. Drinks such as beer, wines and sodas are in plenty but sold separately as extras. The weather is welcoming and friendly all year round. It is not that extremely cold or hot as in other parts of Europe. Believe it, it is friendly and do not require heavy clothing. But some clothing just to keep you warm will be ideal. You may decide to have your cap on or head cover or none at all. This is the Mara.
DAY 01-NAIROBI-MAASAI MARA.
You will be picked from your hotel at 8.00am after breakfast for your trip to Mara with a brief stop at the Great Rift Valley view point for photography. Precede thereafter arriving at your lodge for check-in and sumptuous lunch. An introductory game drive in the afternoon will be provided by your guide. In the evening come back for your dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 02 MAASAI MARA.
This day is spent tracking the wildlife and bird watching. Make sure you carry enough films or memory cards with huge volumes for photography. There is plenty to carry in your cameras. Picnic lunch will be handy for there will be no time to come back to the lodge for lunch. In the evening come back to your lodge for dinner and a night rest.
DAY 03 MAASAI MARA-NAIROBI.
Enjoy your early morning breakfast then depart for Nairobi with en-route game viewing. Arrival is in the evening at you hotel or you will be transferred to the airport for your home bound flight.