Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve
You will be picked up from the airport or hotel in Nairobi in the morning by 0730. Depart for a 6hr drive to Masai Mara. Arrival and check in at the camp or lodge. After lunch, go out for an afternoon game drive until sunset. Return to the lodge/camp for dinner and overnight.
Camp/lodge options: Ilkeliani Camp, Mara Sopa Lodge, Fig Tree Camp, Mara Serena Lodge, Loyk Camp, Neptune Mara Rianta Luxury Camp, Royal Mara Safari Lodge, Sentrim Mara Camp, Manyatta Camp, Kichakani Camp
Day 2: Day in Masai Mara
Rise early and go for a dawn game drive, returning to the camp/lodge by 0900 for late breakfast. Rest at the camp/lodge in the mid-morning or visit a Masai village to return to the camp in time for lunch. A late afternoon game drive is scheduled to further explore the wilderness looking for the animals. Return to the camp/lodge in time for a shower, followed by a sundowner round the bonfire, exchanging stories of the day with the other guests. Candlelit dinner completes the day, after which you will be escorted to your room.
Alternatively, leave the camp after breakfast for a full day game drive with picnic lunch.
Optional activities (see descriptions below): Masai village cultural tour (usd35 per person), Early morning balloon safari with champagne bush breakfast (usd398 per person)
Day 3: Masai Mara to Nairobi
After breakfast, drive 6hr to Nairobi. Arrive Nairobi by 1430. Time permitting, take a city centre tour to see the landmarks, tour the Giraffe Centre, National Museums, Karen Blixen Museum or the Bomas of Kenya. Drop off at your hotel in Nairobi or airport.