Travel 2 Touring 18/19

AFRICA

ADDITIONAL NIGHTS & HOT-AIR BALLOON

INDEPENDENT TOUR PRICES FROM £689pp

Additional nights are available to extend your stay in the Masai Mara, please enquire for prices. On day 2, enjoy one of the most beautiful hot-air balloon flights in the world over the Masai Mara (incl transfers & Champagne breakfast), please call for prices.

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Discover lions, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard, also known as the ‘Big 5’ • Experience the Masai Mara - Africa’s most famous safari destination

3 day Masai Mara Fly-in Masai Mara • ‘Big 5’ game viewing

Day 3: Masai Mara - Nairobi Following another early morning game drive and breakfast, there will be a transfer back to the airstrip for your flight to Wilson Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to either a Nairobi city centre hotel or Nairobi International Airport. (B) Please note, luggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kg including hand luggage and should be in soft sided bags. Want to extend your stay? 2 nights is the minimum length of time we recommend, ask about adding additional nights to really get the most from your Masai Mara experience.

Day 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara You will be collected early from Nairobi’s International Airport or a city hotel and transferred to Wilson Airport for your flight to the Masai Mara. Upon arrival, you will be met by a guide from your chosen accommodation. Following lunch, there will be an afternoon game drive returning to camp as the sun sets. If you arrive in the afternoon, you will be transferred to the camp or lodge. (LD) Standard: Keekorok Lodge; Superior: Governors’ Main Camp; Deluxe: Mara Engai Lodge; Boutique: Saruni Mara Camp (2 nights) Day 2: Masai Mara Rise at dawn for tea and coffee, then embark on a game drive before breakfast, catching the animals at their most active before the heat of the day sets in. The rest of the morning is at leisure, before a further game drive in the afternoon. (BLD)

TOUR DETAILS

£689 per person

PRICES FROM:

PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ accommodation in selected lodge, camp, or similar • Meals as specified: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners • Shared safari touring by non air-conditioned Camp/lodge vehicles • Internal flights, airport transfers, game drives and sightseeing as per itinerary

K eekorok L odge Located at the southern end of the Masai Mara in the direct path of the annual migration, this was the first lodge ever to be built in the Mara. As such, Keekorok is a well-established camp that has been popular with guests for many years. Part of its charm lies in the liberal use of local building materials in all rooms and public areas. Relax around the pool or sip a cool drink at the bar which overlooks a dam where resident hippos and other game are regularly seen. G overnors ’ C amp Governors’ Camp is in an area once reserved for the colonial governors of Kenya and their royal visitors. It also features on numerous television documentaries. Tents are carefully positioned for uninterrupted views from their verandas and are stylishly decorated. Niceties such as early morning tea and ginger biscuits are brought to your tent and daily meals are absolutely delicious. Activities are extremely flexible with both walking and 4x4 safaris offered. M ara E ngai L odge The distinctly unique Mara Engai Lodge is nestled amongst pristine Kenyan Ravine forest on the Oloololo (Siria) Escarpment. Overlooking the amazing Masai Mara National Reserve and Wildebeest Migration Route, with around 120km of unbroken views across the vast savannah — it is simply breathtaking. The large tented suites, featuring full en suite facilities are beautifully furnished and the tents are raised to maximise the stunning views, with private viewing decks, perfect for relaxing or a romantic dinner. S aruni mara C amp Saruni mara is tucked away in a secluded valley in Mara North Conservancy – a private and exclusive 74,000-acre wildlife concession bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve. Encounter the abundant wildlife away from the crowds and uninterrupted by other vehicles. With rights to game drive in Lemek, Ol Choro Oirouwa and Mara North Conservancy, as well as the main Maasai Mara National Reserve, Saruni Mara offers an exceptional diverse wildlife experience.

DEPARTURES Daily

TOUR STYLE: Independent

GROUP SIZE: 2+

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 3 - 5 stars Please note, luggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kg including hand luggage and should be in soft sided bags.

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

Optional Pre/Post Stay This tour is perfectly twinned with a pre/ post beach stay in Mombasa. Please call for details.

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