4 Days / 3 Nights
- Balloon Safari over the Mara
- Front row seat to the natural spectacle of the Great Migration
- Spectacular scenery
- Combination of game drives and walking safaris
Perfect for discerning safari-goers, honeymooners and avid photographers (balloon safaris allow an unrivalled aerial perspective of sights such as crocodiles basking on the banks of the might Mara River), this holiday is an idyllic introduction into a slice of the world-renowned Masai Mara National Park. This is also a great itinerary to add to that perfect beach experience!
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met and driven to Wilson Airport for your flight to Masai Mara. The flight takes around 45 minutes and you fly over the scenically beautiful Great Rift Valley. On arrival in the Masai Mara you will be met at the airstip and driven the short distance to camp. Enjoy a scrumptious lunch in camp, then head out for afternoon game drive to explore the Masai Mara National Reserve. Returning to camp for pre-dinner drinks around the camp fire, dinner and overnight.
Overnight at Governors Camp, Masai Mara
There is the option this morning for an early morning hot air balloon safari (extra charge). Depart the camp at 5.15am to the Balloon Safari take off site at Little Governors’. A fabulous I hour Hot Air Balloon safari across the plains of the Masai Mara . On landing enjoy a champagne bush breakfast, freshly cooked in the middle of the Mara plains. Game drive back to camp. Spend the morning relaxing before lunch at the camp, afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight at Governors Camp. Early morning game drive at dawn, returning to the Camp for breakfast. A 10:30am game drive, returning to the camp for lunch. A 3:30pm game drive returning to camp before sundown. Dinner and overnight Governors’ Camp.
Optional extras available from Governors’ Camps in addition to the three daily game drives, are:- Hot Air Balloon Safari, Guided Game walking safaris with one of the Camps’ resident professional guides, followed by a full cooked champagne bush breakfast. Exciting flying safaris to Lake Victoria for fishing and bird watching at Mfangano Island Camp can also be arranged.
Two nights accommodation at Governors Camp, Masai Mara
Early morning game-drive at sunrise, followed by breakfast at the camp. Late morning game drive, and a delicious lunch back at the camp. After lunch transfer to the airstrip to catch the scheduled flight departing at 4:00pm for Nairobi. Arriving at Wilson Airport at 5.00pm. Where you will be met and transferred to a restaurant for dinner (Dinner to be paid direct). After dinner transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home.