This Masai Mara and Private Game Reserve Safari offers a remarkable wildlife adventure in Kenya, at an amazing price!
Highlights on this Kenya Safari include:
Immerse yourself in the unspoilt African bush on this authentic camping safari, providing top-quality game viewing in the famous Masai Mara and the crowd-free, private Ol Kinyei Conservancy. A genuine African safari experience on a par with luxury camps in terms of game viewing, but with simpler accommodation at the exclusive camp, making it a much more affordable trip!
This Kenya camping safari begins with a short flight from the capital, Nairobi, to Masai Mara. Flying from the Wilson Airport to Mara cuts out the long drive from bustling city to game-rich bush. Your expert guide meets you at the airstrip near Masai Mara and transfers you to our exclusive camp in Ol Kinyei Conservancy. Reaching the remote camp by 4x4 safari vehicle we settle in and have some lunch.
In the afternoon we embark on our first exhilarating game drive in the private game reserve, Ol Kinyei. The 4x4 game drive is followed by dinner and time to relax around the campfire surrounded by untamed nature.
We are up early on day two, setting off into the bush as the day breaks. Our sunrise game drive takes us into the Ol Kinyei Conservancy to discover the wild animals and birds of the Masai Mara ecosystem. We may even come across lions or leopards, along with other big mammals.
Then we have brunch at our private campsite and head back into Ol Kinyei on a guided bush walk with an expert guide. This qualified local Maasai guide shares in-depth knowledge of the fauna and flora with you, showing you the marvels of the wilderness up close.
After our thrilling game walk we have a tasty lunch back at the shaded camp and rest a bit. Next up, a late afternoon to night game drive in the open-sided 4x4 safari vehicle. This thrilling sunset drive, see us returning to camp after dark, using a spotlight to search out wildlife and nocturnal birds. Back at the authentic camp we get to sit back and take in the wild surroundings under starry skies.
The whole day is spent inside the Masai Mara Game Reserve, experiencing the open plains of this legendary safari destination. We come across diverse wild animals and birds on our 4x4 game drive, stopping to take photos and tuck into a picnic at lunchtime.
Our inspiring day of game viewing in the wild Masai Mara comes to a close back at camp where we have dinner and unwind around the campfire, sharing tales of our adventures.
Day four, start the day with an early game drive in Ol Kinyei Conservancy, looking out for the big cats and other wild animals prowling and roaming as the day begins.
Then we tuck into a delicious breakfast at the camp, our final meal in the remote African bush. After breakfast we pack up and drive to the airstrip near Mara, to catch our return flight to Nairobi.
This incredible-value-for-money Private Masai Mara Game Reserve Camping Safari ends upon arrival at the Wilson Airport, at about midday.
Ol Kinyei Conservancy is a private game reserve in the Masai Mara region, covering over 7000 hectares of unspoilt wilderness incorporating savannas, forests and rivers. This exclusive wildlife area is closed to the public, offering a crowd-free safari experience in 4x4 safari vehicles. Night drives and bush walks are permitted in the private Ol Kinyei concession area, located near the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve. An abundance of wildlife can be sighted in Ol Kinyei, including the big cats of Africa (lion, leopard and cheetah), along with more than 300 bird species.
An award-winning community conservation initiative, the Ol Kinyei Conservancy was the first project to promote wildlife conservation through ecotourism that benefits local people. The private Ol Kinyei park is established on land owned by the Maasai, who lease the land out and receive payment per visitor. Local Maasai people are trained and hired as guides, trackers and camp staff, providing income as another benefit.
The exclusive adventure camp in Ol Kinyei Conservancy offers top-notch service, expert local guides and world-class 4x4 game viewing, on a par with luxury camps. Guests experience the best of Masai Mara and the private conservation area at a more affordable rate, due to the simple camping accommodation, without compromising on the quality of the activities, food and wildlife encounters.
Your safari guide will be your host at the intimate camp, which is serviced by camp staff who take care of all your needs and a cook who prepares top-quality meals. Accommodation is in two-man dome tents, each with its own bathroom cubicle featuring basin, flush toilet and shower. The quiet and remote camp offers a back-to-nature adventure, that immerses you in the bush - the real African safari experience!