6 days from £1715pp plus international flights.
The Masai Mara is famous for its big cats. Lions, cheetahs and leopards and are all seen regularly here. So this is a must for big cat lovers!
â€‹If you could chose just one safari destination, you could do no better than the Masai Mara. Famous for the abundance of lion, the annual wildebeest migration, and the Maasai tribe with their distinctive custom and dress, it is without a doubt one of Africa's most famous safari destinations.
This holiday gives you four full days in which to explore the national park and surrounding region.
In the company of an expert guide, you'll observe and learn about the wildlife, large and small.
We've based this trip on staying at Governor's Camp, which is well-known for being host to the BBC series Big Cat Diary. So come and meet the Marsh Pride, Olive the leopard and Shakira the cheetah - if they're feeling sociable!
Guide price from (pp sharing): £1715 (ex. international flights)
Price notes: 2018 guide price pp sharing: Jan-Mar, Nov-15 Dec £2180. April-May £1715. June £1860. July & October £2450. August-September, 16-31 December £2715.
Accommodation on a twin share basis; meet and greet at Nairobi airport; return flights from Wilson to the Masai Mara; all transfers; meals as specified; bottled water, twice daily excursions into the Masai Mara and surrounding areas, to local villages, schools and community projects while at Governors' Camp.
If you'd like to upgrade to Little Governors it would add roughly £150 per person to the price (please ask). We can also recommend many other excellent Masai Mara properties, so please ask us.
International flights; departure taxes; visas; travel insurance; meals not specified; drinks; items of a personal nature; tips.
Getting there: This holiday starts and ends in Nairobi. International flights from the UK start from around £750, depending on season and availability.
Departure dates: This is a tailor made safari which we can arrange for you at any time, subject to availability. Just let us know when you'd like to go.
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Time: GMT +3 hours
Flight time: Flights from Europe to Nairobi take about 9 hours direct.
Language: Kiswahili and English are the official languages.
Visas: Visas are required for European passport holders.
Health: Malaria is present in most of the country. No vaccinations are compulsory, except yellow fever if coming from an infected area.