6 Days Masai Mara Photographic Safari Holiday is almost a week’s safari and will blow your mind when you visit the Maasai plains which are full of adventure. Book our 6 Days Masai Mara Photographic Safari Holiday for the best wildebeest migration experience, an encounter with big cats and large herds of Elephants and other animals. The best African photo safari destinations set our travel souls ablaze. They linger, and we wish our cameras could capture not only their look but also their feel. But which are the best Kenya photo safari destinations?

6 Days Masai Mara Photographic Safari Holiday Focuses on Kenya’s finest wildlife area, the Masai Mara ecosystem, escorted by wildlife photographer. Masai Mara Photographic Safari offers a great opportunity to view and photograph Africa’s iconic animals – including Elephants, Lions, Cheetahs, Leopards and Giraffes – under expert guidance and tuition from our wildlife photographer. Also exciting is a cultural visit to one of the traditional villages. To maximize the amazing photographic opportunities, you simply need to be at the right place, in the right sport at the right time with the sun from just where you need it to be. This requires to services of a specialist guide and driver.

6 Days Masai Mara Photographic Safari Holiday

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or from the Hotel
DEPARTURE TIME Please be ready by 7:30 AM for a prompt departure at 8:00 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 5:30 PM.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Professional instructor Meals
1 hour of free time Transportation in mini-coach
NOT INCLUDED
Drinks
Instructor gratuity

The start of 6 Days Masai Mara Photographic Safari Holiday

From the Serengeti in Tanzania to the Masai Mara in Kenya, the Africa Wildebeest Migration Safari attracts thousands of nature enthusiasts, filmmakers, and photographers who come from around the world to witness one of Africa’s most dazzling cycles of life. The Annual Africa Wildebeest Migration Safari from the Serengeti in Tanzania to Masai Mara in Kenya is one of the greatest natural spectacles in the world, the annual movement of massive herds of wildebeest continues year-round in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve.

Package price includes:

  • Transport in a Custom made tour van
  • One Night accommodation in Nairobi on the arrival date
  • Start Nairobi – end the tour in Nairobi
  • Park fees/conservation fees.
  • Services of a professional English speaking guide
  • Game parks or national parks entry fees
  • Accommodations in self-contained rooms
  • Three meals per day whilst on safari
  • All Airport Transfers
  • Professional Tour guide.
  • Use of a private safari Vehicle for the entire safari

Package Price excludes:

  • All personal travel and baggage insurances
  • International flights
  • All Airport Taxes and Visas
  • Medical and trip cancellation insurance
  • Yellow fever vaccinations
  • Items and services of a personal nature
  • Olduvai Gorge entrance fees
  • Canoeing safari
  • Any Optional activities such as village visit, balloon safaris, night game viewing, guided nature walks, e.t.c
  • Extras at the lodges or camps; tips and gratuities, portage, telephone, laundry etc
  • Drinks and beverages not in the Itinerary.
  • Tour driver-guide gratuities
  • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before the safari – can be arranged on request
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are “from” per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travelers are available on request – please esquire.

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6 Days Masai Mara Photographic Safari Holiday

Day 1: Safari by road Nairobi to Maasai Mara

Your wakeup call is at 0600 hrs to prepare for breakfast and departure after a pre-safari briefing. Have a final check on the luggage before embarking on the 6-hour drive to the Mara at 0700 hrs. Drive through the scenic lush farmlands before arriving at the rift valley escarpment for a brief photography stopover. The Great Rift Valley stretches from Syria through East Africa and as far as Mozambique. The view as you approach from Nairobi is breathtaking-with the ground suddenly disappearing from under you to expose the huge expanse of the great rift, stretching into the horizon in either direction.

The magnificent descent into the Lake-area of the Great Rift is a “not to be missed” opportunity. Proceed West arriving at the Camp in time for hot lunch at 1300 hrs. Early afternoon is at leisure to refresh and get ready for your Photo Safari adventure. Venture out for the early evening game drive at 1600 hrs in search of the big cats and other game species. Return to the Mara Base Camp in time for dinner and your overnight stay. The Maasai Mara is the most visited reserve in Kenya with its black mane lions and the annual wildebeest migration adding to the thrill of it. Its ecosystem supports an extraordinary density of animals such as the Big five and a variety of plains game. The Mara River cuts through the Mara and Serengeti eco systems giving life to the both reserves before finally pouring out into the Lake Victoria.

Day 2: Exploring Masai Mara

Your 6 days’ photography adventure at the Maasai Mara starts here. Our safari guide will walk you through to help you get the most out of every safari. Early morning wakeup call at 0500 hrs gets you ready for some coffee or tea served with biscuits before venturing out for the Safari. Depart the camp at 0600 hrs in search of the big cats and other game species. This will always be determined by the wildlife migration patterns and prevailing weather conditions. There will be a bush picnic breakfast at 1000 hrs to spice up the adventure. Continue with the game drive before returning to the camp at 1100 hrs for rest and lunch. Venture out for the early evening game drive at 1500 hrs returning to the camp at 1900 hrs for dinner and your overnight stay at the Mara Crossing Camp. The will be a scheduled pre-safari meeting with our Safari director to plan for the next day’s safari.

ABOUT THE CAMP: An eco-friendly luxury tented camp, the Mara Base Camp is uniquely located on the banks of the scenic Mara River. The camp’s lies among indigenous shrubs, in the thick of the resident game, making it a perfect vantage point for the crossing points of the wildebeest migration. Well marked animal trails meander between the 8 spacious, ensuite tents with a perfect scenic view to dream the afternoon away. It is ideally located in the famous Musiara region teeming with wildebeest and the carnivorous predators. Its close proximity to the various wildebeest’s fording points offers unique sighting of the annual spectacle along the Serengeti – Mara ecosystem.

  • Main Destination: Maasai Mara Game Reserve (Kenya)
  • Accommodation: Mara Base Camp
  • Luxury Lodge:
  • Meals are on Full Board Basis
  • Drinks not included

Day 3: Exploring Masai Mara

Today we will be spending in the vast Eco-system of the Mara searching for the big five and much more. Game viewing is great from the air with the opportunity for beautiful pictures. The annual wildebeest migration is expected in the Maasai Mara between July and early November. Millions of animals migrate to the Mara from Serengeti in search for fresh green pastures and water. You also have an optional balloon safari — Many call it a once in a life time experience, once you are up, you won’t want to come down, and once you land, champagne breakfast awaits you.

  • Main Destination: Maasai Mara Game Reserve (Kenya)
  • Accommodation: Mara Base Camp
  • Luxury Lodge:
  • Meals are on Full Board Basis
  • Drinks not included

Day 4: Masai Mara Photo Safari

Have breakfast at 0630hrs and leave the camp at 0700hrs with packed picnic lunch. Enjoy a full day game drive in search of animals in this park. Among the animals you can look forward to seeing include the Masai Giraffe, Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, elephants, hippos, crocodiles, Thompson’s gazelles, Grant’s gazelles, impalas, topis, zebras, wildebeest, warthogs, hyenas, dik-dik, klipspringer, waterbuck, bushbuck, Coke’s heartbeest, black rhino, eland, baboons, fox, jackals as well as numerous bird species including ostrich, cormorants, grebes, storks, falcons, bastards among others. Return to the lodge in the evening to enjoy the camp facilities and relax awaiting dinner.

  • Main Destination: Maasai Mara Game Reserve (Kenya)
  • Accommodation: Mara Base Camp
  • Luxury Lodge:
  • Meals are on Full Board Basis
  • Drinks not included

Day 5: Spend The Whole Day In Masai Mara

After breakfast, the search for great predators and perhaps even cubs continues during our extensive photographic game runs. On the plains are enormous herds of grazing animals plus the elusive cheetah and leopard hiding amidst acacia boughs. Dinner and overnight stay meal plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Main Destination: Maasai Mara Game Reserve (Kenya)
  • Accommodation: Mara Base Camp
  • Luxury Lodge:
  • Meals are on Full Board Basis
  • Drinks not included

Day 6: Masai Mara – Nairobi

Enjoy the last day with an early morning game drive in search of the big cats and other game species at 0630.Return to the camp at 0900 hrs for breakfast and refreshing before heading to the airstrip for your flight back to Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be transferred to the Hotel Karen Blixen Tamambo for lunch after which you will be transferred to the JKIA for your departing flight. END OF THE 6 DAYS PHOTO SAFARI

  • Main Destination: Nairobi (Kenya)
  • Accommodation: No
  • Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Drinks not included

6 Days Masai Mara Photographic Safari Holiday Safari Includes:

  • Extensive Game drives
  • All meals included while on safari
  • Full Board Accommodation while on Safari
  • All applicable Game Park entrance fees
  • Safari vehicles carry mineral water
  • Guaranteed window seating with open top for easy photography
  • Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari
  • Professional Photographic Safari guide
  • Round trip transport from Nairobi to and Back
  • Transport in 4×4 Toyota Mini Van or Land Cruiser

6 Days Masai Mara Photographic Safari Holiday Safari Package Excludes:

  • International Airfare
  • A visit to a Masai Village
  • Accommodations in Nairobi
  • Cost of obtaining passport and visas
  • Gratuity for your professional driver guide, Porterage/ waiters at hotels
  • Sundowner bush cocktails and bush dinner
  • Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
  • Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 470 US Dollars), Nature walks etc
  • Personal expenses such

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