Camping Safaris

Itinerary Name: Camping in the Masai Mara on Budget.

Location: Kenya

Duration: 4 Days Masai Mara Budget Safari

Type of Safari: Basic camping

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 – Nairobi to Mara

Depart Nairobi in the early morning we drive towards the escarpment (stopping to enjoy views of the Rift Valley) and down to the floor of the Great Rift Valley via Narok town. Lunch en route followed by afternoon game drive. We camp at a semi-permanent Talek riverside campsite situated at the edge of the park (next to Talek gate). Set up tents or use wood cabins (if available). Hot showers and toilets are available in the camp and meals are served in the dining area.

Day 2 and 3 – Mara

Early morning and late afternoon game drives returning to the campsite for lunch. Option to visit Masai village or local school. Alternatively spend the entire day on a game drive (with packed lunches) returning to the campsite in the early evening hours. (Recommended during July/ August during the annual wildebeest migration).

Day 4 – Mara to Nairobi

Depart Camp and drive through the reserve viewing game as we proceed to the main Narok road where we stop to give you a chance to buy souvenirs, or just to have a cup of tea. We return to Nairobi by late afternoon.

~End of Safari~

Number of pax 2 3 4 6
Total price in USD per person 526 385 315 245

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

• Transport by safari vehicle
• Services of professional English speaking driver/ guide and cook
• All campsite fees
• All camping equipment including use of our three-person tents (each tent shared by 2 people), stools, foam mattresses except sleeping bags
• Three meals a day while on safari whether vegetarian or non-veg prepared by our safari cook (includes tea & coffee)
• Game drives as per itinerary
• Government taxes and VAT where applicable

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

• Game park entrance fees (payable at the park gates direct)
• Personal travel/ Medical insurance
• Flying Doctors Service for emergency evacuation cover
• Sleeping bags [available for hire in the office at US$30 per bag per safari with US$ 40 refundable deposit]
• Hotel accommodation in Nairobi.
• All airport/hotel/airport transfers [but can be arranged at extra cost]
• All airport taxes and visas
• All personal expenses and toiletries; e.g. mineral water, beverages & toiletries
• Any other extras not stated as included above

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING ON SAFARI:

• Sleeping bag [available for hire in our office for US$30 per bag per safari, plus a refundable of US$ 40 after the safari]
• Money for personal spending and tipping approximately Kshs. 2000 a day
• Only a small case or rucksack, as storage space is limited [maximum 20kgs].
• A pair of long trousers and jersey for the cool mornings and evenings in addition to plenty of light clothes for hot days (do not forget a hat), swim suit, a pillow, comfortable shoes and sandals
• Torch, sunglasses, suntan lotion, insect repellent/spray
• Mineral water, beverages and snacks
• Camera, memory cards, binoculars, maps, guide-books
• Toiletries - Toilet paper, towel, soap, wet wipes and toothbrush/paste
• All personal travel insurance
• Flying Doctors Service for emergency evacuation cover