Nairobi to Maasai Mara
Fly from Nairobi Wilson Airport directly to Maasai Mara. Met on arrival and transferred to Il Moran Camp, enjoying a game drive en route. Depending on your arrival time either enjoy lunch and an afternoon of discovering Kenya’s safari jewel, the Maasai Mara, or enjoy sundowners followed by a candle-lit dinner.
Embark on an early morning game drives at dawn, returning to the camp in your own time for a full hunter’s breakfast, served al fresco overlooking the waterhole. After breakfast there is the opportunity to take another game drive along the banks of the Mara River, or visit some of our responsible tourism community initiatives, or enjoy a unique cultural experience with a visit to a Maasai Manyatta (village). After lunch, an afternoon game drive finishes with drinks around the camp fire and a scrumptious dinner.
On one of your mornings, enjoy the incredible and surreal experience of a hot air balloon safari. Float over the Maasai Mara landscape at sunrise, flying over the meandering Mara River and the open Savanna plains. Upon landing indulge in champagne bush breakfast; with a game drive back to camp completes an unforgettable experience.
After an early morning game drive and breakfast at Il Moran Camp, pack your bags for the next leg of the safari, with a game drive across the breadth of the Maasai Mara to Keekorok airstrip where your Cottar’s Camp guide will meet you. Arrive to Cottar’s Camp in time for a late lunch and then an afternoon at leisure or exploring the private 7,600 acre conservancy and its rich wildlife.
Extending an era of luxury and quality, Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp returns to the original spirit and essence of ‘safari’: an abundance of wildlife, a guarantee of privacy, and the highest standards of professional guiding in a luxurious and authentic camping environment.
Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp provides the romance of safari under cream canvas tents, the style of the bygone era of the twenties with butler- delivered silver service, while at the same time supplying the amenities required by today’s modern world travellers and professional guides whose qualifications are the highest in Africa.
The Camp has its own 76,000 acre private conservancy and is situated one kilometer from the Masai Mara game reserve. The location provides for easy access for day and night game drives to the Masai Mara game reserve and the conservancy, game walks, and cultural interactions with the Masai community.
Your days at Cottar’s 1920s Camp offer rich wildlife, enjoyed by game drives or guided bush walks with the Maasai guides. A spa offers a tantalizing array of treatments between activities, and a swimming pool with a view is the perfect retreat in the afternoon heat.
Enjoy a last early morning game drive before heading to the Keekorok airstrip after breakfast. Clients are met on arrival at Wilson Airport and transferred to Carnivore or Talisman restaurant for lunch (payable direct), before final transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in time for the international flight departure, or alternative onward arrangements.
A deposit of 40%-50% is required when booking this safari depending on the product to be booked. final payment will be required no later than 45-50 days prior departure. For any bookings made within mentioned days of departure, full safari fees, fares/amount will be charged upon booking.
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