Budget camping Safari
An enjoyable short 3 day Camping Safari from Nairobi via the Great Rift Valley to Kenya's must see Masai Mara Game Reserve . An affordable and time worth safari. Today our safari will take us to the jewel of Kenya’s parks, the world famous Masai Mara Game (Wildlife) Reserve. This is Kenya’s number one park and is always on every tourist’s “Must see list”. Full of life with various types of animals and birds, Masai Mara crown’s the climax of every safari in Kenya.
Its rolling grasslands and acacia savannah have time and again been captured on film with the movie “Out Of Africa” being the most famous. Masai Mara is home to the “Big Five” (Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard and Rhino) and over 450 bird species. Apart from the big five, the Masai
Mara is most famous for the spectacular annual migration of over a million wildebeest, zebra, gazelle etc from the Serengeti in northern Tanzania crossing the Mara River into Kenya in search of fresh feeding grounds, which takes place in late July or August.
During this crossing, hundreds of animals are swept away by the first moving Mara River and others are killed by the ferocious African Crocodiles.
This crossing gives true meaning to the phrase “Survival of the fittest”. Lunch to be served at Mara Sidai Camp set in the African bush; the camp is a combination of savage Africa and adventure.
After lunch you can take time out to read a book, novel, sunbathe or simply sit back and relax under the tent. All tents have permanent roofs, electricity in the evenings to charge your cameras, and en-suite bathroom facilities.
The grounds are beautifully laid out with trees and flowers inhabited by a collection of exotic birds and butterflies.
In the afternoon head out with your driver guide in search of the shy and elusive leopard, other wild animals and over 450 species of birds of which 57 species are birds of prey.
As the sunset starts to edge dip into the African horizon it will be the perfect opportunity for you to capture the beautiful Mara landscape on film. After dinner, enjoy the warmth of the roaring log fire before going to bed under the star filled African sky.
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This page was last updated: 16 May 2017