Masai Mara Family Safari Holiday Vacation – 4 Days

Lone Acacia Tree on The Rolling Maasai Mara Plains 

Experience the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve on this And Africa Travel Customized child friendly hustle free family safari adventure. Travelling with kids on safaris has never been so easy with child friendly activates to keep your children busy throughout the trip ensuring you all have a wonderful holiday. Go on get in touch with us now and discover how you and your family can experience this exciting safari holiday vacation to The Maasai Mara Game Reserve.


Overview

4 Days / 3 Nights Masai Mara Family Safari Holiday Vacation Trip Highlights


Nairobi City - Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Day 1: Nairobi City - Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Day 4: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi City


One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Visit the site of the greatest spectacle on earth The Great Wildebeest Migration.
  • Visit a site that has been listed as one of the seven wonders of the natural world.
  • Try your luck in seeing the thousands of wildebeests and Zebra cross the Mara River from the Serengeti on their annual Great Wildebeest Migration that takes place from Mid June to October.
  • View the big five, the big cats and other wildlife on game drives in the Maasai Mara.
  • Visit a place that offers superb game viewing opportunities all year round.
  • Discover and learn about the fascinating Maasai Culture and way of life that has stood the test of time by visiting a local Maasai village while on Safari at the Maasai Mara.
  • Conduct a guided walk with naturist in The Maasai Mara and learn about the flora and fauna as well as life skills in tracking animals in the bush.
  • Take an inspirational Hot Air Balloon Safari gliding over the Mara plains at dusk watching the animals below and the sunrise to the east mmm... it’s just amazing, followed by a champagne breakfast in the bush when you land.

Itinerary

The Detailed Luxury Safari Holiday Vacation Itinerary


Day 1: Nairobi City - Maasai Mara Game Reserve

On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and after going through customs an And Africa Travel representative will be waiting for you at the arrivals. You will be picked up and transferred the short distance to Wilson Airport for your scheduled flight to Olonana in the Masai Mara - the perfect setting for a family holiday.

After check in relax and freshen up before a sumptuous lunch is served. Special and or meals for children can be arranged. The main dining room and veranda commands a dramatic stretch of the Mara River providing the perfect setting for meals. After lunch you can take a short siesta before joining our very knowledgeable guide on the afternoon game drive. He will have stocked his cool box with plenty of drinks and snacks. This drive will take you to experience the phenomenal wildlife that Masai Mara has to offer.

Meals included: Lunch and dinner

Overnight: Sanctuary Olonana


Day 2: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

This morning you will be woken up with a steaming hot tea or coffee before departing for an early game viewing to try and catch the early morning action in the park.

Return to camp for a big breakfast after which the camp naturalist will be waiting to take you on an adventure filled nature walk. This will give you an opportunity to understand the Masai Mara / Serengeti ecosystem. Visit our tree planting project and organic vegetable garden. Stop from time to time to identify animal prints, animal droppings, feathers of birds, plants, trees and wild flowers. Children can also go on a treasure hunt. Return to camp for lunch after which you can go swimming or revitalize at the spa that has a wide range of treatments ranging from facials, manicures and full body massages. Mid-afternoon high tea is served followed by the afternoon game drive. As the afternoon activity comes to an end, drive to a specially chosen vantage point overlooking the Mara plains.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sanctuary Olonana


Day 3: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Your wakeup call will be accompanied with hot steaming tea or coffee after which you will join your guide ready with picnic breakfast. This will give you more time in the wild to try and see the early morning all the action - a hunt maybe or even a kill or try to spot the elusive rhinoceros, after which you will drive to vantage point by the river where you will set up your breakfast to eat as you watch crocs and hippos coexist in the Mara river. After breakfast you will continue with game viewing before returning to camp for a hot lunch.

After lunch you will be ready to visit the Masai village. You will take a short walk to the village - upon arrival at the village you will be greeted with singing and dancing as you are ushered in to the "ENKANG". After a, fun-filled Masai village visit you will drive back to the camp for a bush dinner. On this evening drive out into the bush where a private and secluded clearing has been prepared for an elegant dinner in the middle of the wilderness.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Sanctuary Olonana


Day 4: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi City

Spend your morning game viewing or at leisure at camp. As for the children they can spend the morning enjoying storytelling by the naturalist about the adventures of Masai Mara. In the afternoon your guide will transfer you to the airstrip for the scheduled flight back to Wilson Airport. On arrival And Africa Travel representative will be at hand to meet you and transfer you the short distance to the Jomo Kenyatta International airport for your international departure.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Sanctuary Olonana offers a variety of child friendly activities. These include a Masai village and school visit where the kids will learn how to make and shoot a bow and arrow, make a traditional fire, building a hut and herding cattle.  They will also enjoy Masai song and dance lessons and play football with the local children. Our guides will take them out on nature trails where they will learn about animal print identification, enjoy a bush treasure hunt, bird watching, making their own pizza and planting a tree in the Masai Mara.

Prices and Inclusions

Prices

Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.


Rates Include

  • Accommodation
  • Three meals daily (depending on arrival and departure times)
  • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers at the game lodges
  • Teas and coffees at the game lodges
  • Refreshments while on game viewing drives
  • Laundry at the game lodges
  • Park fees
  • 2 daily scheduled shared safari activities with our highly qualified guides including: Morning and afternoon game drives
  • Maasai village visit
  • Nature walk
  • Sundowners and bush meals in specially selected spots
  • Transfers from the Airport in Nairobi and the Mara
  • Scheduled flight from Wilson Airport in Nairobi to KTC airstrip in the Mara return

Rates Exclude

  • Items of a personal nature i.e. Gratuities; premium brand beverages; curios; telephone accounts etc.
  • Visas and travel insurances
  • Private game drives (Available as an upgrade option)
  • Bank charges
  • Hot Air Balloon flights and fishing excursions at Sanctuary Olonana (Booked on Request)
  • Any other item not mentioned above
  • All optional excursions or activities i.e. spa treatments at any of the camps or lodges (Booked on Request)

 

How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.

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