Masai Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries. It is punctuated by marshes and forests. During the seasonal immigrations, Masai Mara is home to up to a million wildebeest. It also has an equally impressive number of zebras that move into the area of neighbouring Serengeti National park in Tanzania. We recommend that you book Mara Game Camp (Road Trip) if you love to stay in a camp.
You will be staying in the Sarova Mara Game Camp. The twenty tents offer breathtaking views of the Mara plains and are luxurious and extremely spacious. It is decorated in whites and soothing earthy colours with large beds, loungers, wardrobes and a desk.
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Sarova Mara Game Camp is located in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve in South West Kenya. The accommodation is on a Per Person Sharing Basis.
You will be picked up from your place of residence at approximately 07:00hrs after breakfast depart to Masai Mara national reserve, arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. After lunch relax by the pool or even enjoy a siesta, before setting out for an afternoon game drive in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.
Masai Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries and punctuated by marshes and forests. During the seasonal immigrations, Masai Mara is home to up to a million wildebeest and an equally impressive number of zebras that move into the area of neighbouring Serengeti National park in Tanzania. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge
Wake up call. Set out for an early morning game drive in the reserve. This is usually the most popular game viewing time. During the early hours, temperatures are low, thus providing a favourable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Return to the Lodge for breakfast. Mid-morning at leisure. Lunch will be at the Lodge. Afternoon game drive will follow during the late afternoon hours returning back to the lodge time to freshen up for dinner. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.
After Breakfast, Depart to Nairobi and drop off to your place of residence.
- Travel by Road to Mara
- Full Board Accommodation
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day
- Private Game Drives as Per the Itinerary
- Meals while travelling to Mara
- Gratuity of your professional driver Guide
- Gratuities for Porterage / Waiters at Hotels, Camps & Airports
- Activities such as Visits to Masaai Mara Cultural Villages ( Manyatta) Baloon safari ETC in Mara
- Anything not Included in the Above Itinerary
Frequently asked Questions
Always carry a light sweater Suntan lotion Mosquito repellant If you are travelling to Africa, Anti Malaria pills are recommended, start the dose 8 days before you leave
Although these days most places are, it is always wise to inquire before you book, especially for Africa. There are still some places which do not cater to the requirements of a handicapped person. Most Kenya safari trips and operators have excellent safety records, and you should be fine if you follow the safety briefings and instructions from guides
Masai Mara is between 6-7 hours depending on the traffic Mombasa is about 6 - 7 hours also depending on the traffic, an early morning departure is best. Naivasha is 1 hour and about 20 minutes Nakuru is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes Kisumu is approximately 5 hours drive from Nairobi Nanyuki, Sweet Waters Camp or Mount Kenya Safari Club are approximately 4 hours.
Meals are usually at your own cost. However, accommodation at the lodges in most national parks are on Full Board Basis, catering for all the meals. On the coast, a choice of bed & Breakfast, half board or full board is provided, depending on the guests preference, if you are keen to sample local cuisine at different restaurants, then half board is most suitable
Yes, most hotels and lodges make special arrangements for honeymooners at a small additional fee. If you seek privacy then smaller boutique hotels and lodges can also be arranged.
We do tailor-made packages for individuals and small families. The arrangements can be made to fit your requirements and to suit you.
Hunting is not permitted in Kenya. It is possible to hunt in Tanzania, a special license is required at a substantial cost. We do not offer this package.
Most lodges and beach hotels have shops that sell souvenirs. If travelling by road, the driver/guide will also make stops at souvenir shops en route to your destination. It is always recommended that some bargaining is done before making your purchase for the shops en route. and even sometimes at the lodge or hotel.
If it is a group excursion, then for the game drive, if you are late, you will have to give it a miss if the rest of the party is unwilling to wait. If it is a small family group then the driver is able to wait for you.