Explore the Maasai Land
The Maasai people are generally pastoralists who have a rich culture and till date they are proud in their lifestyle and beliefs. Many parts of the country have names that have originated from the Maasai People and thus a proof their movement has been evident all over the country. Lake Elementaita is considered to be the smallest Lake of The Great Rift Valley as its size is merely 25sqkm but yet it’s home to water birds that are seen swimming or busking on the shores of the Lake. The sleeping warrior is a great tale and the best way to hear more is when you are looking at it. Maasai Mara is a derived from the Maa Language that means spotted , The Savannah grassland stretches as far as you eye can see but you will notice single trees that have created a spoted design on the grassland and thus the name. Abundance of wildlife is spotted in large numbers and it’s considered to be a photographer’s haven.
Day 1: Nairobi – Arrival
On arrival at JKI Airport , get your visa sorted with immigration and after that you will head to the baggage hall. A final clearance will be done by the Customs and do exit the building where our guide will be awaiting your arrival.
A transfer will be arranged to the hotel for leisure. Overnight at Eka Hotel.
Day 2: Nairobi – Lake Elementaita
Drive time : 3hrs drive
Distance : 150kms
Breakfast will be served at 0730hrs. After a check out will be arranged then depart for Lake Elementaita. Enjoy a leisure drive and a brief stop will be made at Lake Naivasha to experience a boat safari as you track the fish eagle and watch the lazy hippos. Proceed with the journey arriving at the lodge in time for lunch and leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Sentrim Elementaita Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 3: Lake Elementaita – Maasai Mara
Drive time : 5.5 hrs drive
Distance : 255kms
Breakfast will be served at 0700hrs. Depart at 0730hrs for the world’s famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The drive will take you through dry lands and large wheat plantations. A stop will made at Narok for a break. This town is run by the local Maasai people and don’t be surprised to see cows walking around. The stretch from here to the Reserve is over a tarmac road and thereafter 70kms will be on a rough and bumpy track. You will arrive at the lodge in time for lunch and take a brief nap. Experience an evening game drive in search of The Big Five. Dinner and Overnight at Mara Base Camp (B/L/D)
Day 4: Maasai Mara
Breakfast will be served at 0630hrs. Enjoy a half day game drive in search of wildlife. Arrive at the lodge for lunch and leisure. At 1500hrs a guided walk safari will be arranged as you view wildlife on foot and a visit will be arranged to a Maasai Village to learn more about this unique tribe that co-exists freely wildlife. Return to the lodge for leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Mara Base Camp (B/L/D)
Day 5:Maasai Mara – Nairobi
Drive time : 5.5hrs drive Distance : 280kms
Breakfast will be served at 0730hrs.
Depart for Nairobi.
A scenic drive will be enjoyed and on arrival a transfer will be arranged to JKI Airport to board your flight back home. (B)