3 Day Visit to Maasai Mara in a Luxury Tented Camp
A visit to Maasai Mara Game Reserve with two-nights accommodation at the Zebra Plains Mara Luxury Tented Camp. Enjoy The Great Migration and marvel at the sight of massive herds of herbivores. Experience the thrill and adrenaline rush of a big cat hunt.
Duration: 2 nights 3 days in a luxury tented camp
Number of persons: The fee assumes 6 adults. If less than six or the group includes children contact us for custom pricing.
Visit the world-famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve and see why it is regarded as a modern wonder of the world.
Some quick facts about the Maasai Mara Game Reserve:
- Locally, it is referred to simply as "The Mara" and is located in Narok County, Western Kenya. It connects to The Serengeti to the South.
- The word "Mara" in the local Maasai language means "spotted". This refers to the short bushy vegetation that dots the landscape.
- It is home to the Great Wildebeest Migration which saw it rank as a world wonder in a 2013 competition dubbed Seven Natural Wonders of Africa. It was also featured on Good Morning America as one of the new seven wonders of the world.
- Big Cat Diary, a BBC television show was filmed in The Mara.
- You can see all the Big Five Game, namely, Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Leopards, and Cape Buffalo.
What's Included in this Package?
The fee of is inclusive of the following:
- 6 adults
- Transport in a tour Landcruiser.
- Park entrance fees for residents (non-residents pay $80 per person)
- 2-nights full-board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and soft drinks during meals) at the Zebra Plains Mara Camp, a luxury tented camp (subject to room availability) or any other camp of similar stature.
- Bottled water.
Clients can also enjoy the following excursions on request (not included in the price):
- Hot Air Balloon Ride: A dawn hot air balloon ride over Maasai Mara is an awe-inspiring spectacle, where the vast savannah and its teeming wildlife unfold beneath you like a grand tapestry. The exhilaration of spotting migrating herds from an ethereal vantage point is juxtaposed against a deeply humbling sense of the sheer scale of this unique habitat. More than just a thrilling journey, it's an intimate communion with the untamed beauty of Africa, culminating in a traditional champagne breakfast amidst the vast plains, an experience indelibly etched into your memory.
- Visit the Beats of Beads Museum at Sekenani: An officially accredited charitable foundation, established entirely in the heart of Kenya. The innovative brainchild of a duo of visionary women, its purpose is to uplift countless Maasai women inhabiting the outskirts of the Maasai-Mara National Reserve. This is accomplished by utilizing indigenous skills - specifically, the art of beadwork - as an avenue for financial stability and individual growth.
- A visit to Masai Villages: A visit to the Maasai villages, also known as manyattas, is a dive into an immersive cultural experience that showcases centuries-old traditions and ways of life. You'll witness the vibrancy of Maasai culture firsthand, from the intricate beadwork and colorful attire to the captivating rhythmic dances and age-old rituals. It's a rich journey into human heritage, offering an authentic connection with the Maasai people, who will welcome you with warm hearts into their homes, sharing with you a piece of their indomitable spirit and resilient way of life.
- Horse Riding: From the vantage point of a horseback ride, the expansive wilderness of the Maasai Mara takes on a new perspective. These intimate equine safaris provide an unobtrusive way to observe wildlife, getting you closer to the action and even becoming part of the wild landscape. The feeling of traversing the iconic African plains on horseback, against the backdrop of a vibrant sunset or an emerging dawn, is an experience that blends the thrill of adventure with an unparalleled connection to nature.
- Helicopter Tours: Helicopter tours over the Maasai Mara, notably utilizing the Mara Elephant Research Project chopper, offer an extraordinary bird's-eye view of this breathtaking ecosystem. Not only does this thrilling ride provide an unparalleled view of the teeming wildlife and diverse landscapes, but it also plays a crucial role in supporting crucial conservation efforts. Each hire of the chopper directly benefits the research project, lending every exhilarating moment of your aerial journey a sense of purpose, and contributing to the understanding and protection of the magnificent elephants that roam these plains.
- Walking/Hiking: Embarking on a walking or hiking adventure in the Maasai Mara is an exercise in connecting with nature at the most fundamental level. Each step you take immerses you deeper into the raw, unfiltered beauty of the savannah, giving you an up-close perspective of the fascinating flora and fauna that inhabit this thriving ecosystem. Guided by experienced Maasai warriors who share intriguing insights and traditional wisdom, your journey is as educational as it is thrilling, bridging the gap between humans and nature in a most profound and memorable way.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How is the Accommodation Cost at Maasai Mara?
This package is inclusive of the accommodation cost.
What are Maasai Mara Entry Charges 2023?
This package is inclusive of the park entry charges for residents. Non-residents pay $80 per person.
Tented Camp Vs. a Lodge?
A luxury tented camp has fewer accommodation units and therefore has more privacy. Also, the temporary nature of the accommodation makes it easy to put them up near The Mara river bank and allow visitors to view The Great Migration and other wildlife from close range.
How to get to Maasai Mara
From the Nairobi City Centre, follow Murang'a Road to Embu - Nairobi Highway/Meru - Nairobi Highway/Thika Rd/A2 for 2.5 kilometres. Follow Banana Raini Rd and B3 to C13 in Nakuru County for 176 kilometres. Continue on C13. Drive to Ngiro-are Road and follow the road signage to get to Maasai Mara.