• Kenya

Overview

Encounter Mara is the official winner of the 2013 World Travel Award’s “Leading Tented Safari Camp in Kenya!” Spend two nights at this wild & wonderful accommodation, & enjoy several exciting game drives. This safari adventure in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve makes a great add-on to any Kenya trip.

You might decide to enjoy this wild adventure during the summer months of July or August to watch the wildebeests migrate, as part of the Great Migration.

Highlights

  • Nighttime safari game drive
  • Dinner in the bush

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi – Maasai Mara

Board domestic flight to Maasai Mara from Nairobi. Upon arrival to the area, enjoy a short trip to observe the hippos that reside in & around the Mara River. Next, head to your accommodation for check-in & lunch. Later today you will have the opportunity to observe more wildlife on an exciting game drive. Enjoy dinner & an overnight stay in Maasai Mara. 

Day 2: Maasai Mara

Discover the wildlife of the Maasai Mara on an early morning game drive. Animals you might see include hippos, lions, zebras, cheetahs, rhinos, giraffes, wildebeests, & elephants. Breakfast will be served afterward. In between breakfast & lunch, enjoy a nature walk. Observe more wildlife this evening on another safari adventure. During the drive you’ll enjoy a “bush dinner,” a meal amongst the animals. The safari continues after dinner, as you observe the Maasai Mara at nighttime. This is a great opportunity to see the nocturnal wildlife.    

Day 3: Maasai Mara – Nairobi – USA

Before breakfast, enjoy one last game drive. Head to the airport, & board domestic flight back to Nairobi. Upon arrival in Kenya’s capital city, transfer to the main airport, & board return flight home. 

Optional Add-Ons

Available upon request.