Nairobi to Nairobi Overland Tours

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Price

£From 1195


What's Included
• Masai Mara entry & game drives (2 days)
• Masai stay with bushwalk
• The Giraffe Park
• Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage
• Lake Naivasha
• Hippo cruise
• 6 breakfasts & 6 dinners
• 6 Nights camping
• Fully equipped expedition truck incl - fridge, gas, tents, sleep mats.
• The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team
• All road tolls and taxes are paid
Visit the Masai Mara
Countries Visited

Kenya

Nairobi to Nairobi Safari Overview

With two days in the Masai Mara, and a stay over by Lake Naivasha with time for a hippo cruise. Also visiting Nairobi Giraffe Park.

Nairobi to Nairobi Safari Add-ons
Download and print the relevant pages for this safari from our brochure (PDF)

Itinerary

Day 1
Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha, hippo cruise.

Day 2

Drive to Loita Hills, overnight stay at Masai run camp, village visit and bushwalk

Day 3
Drive through to Mara Conservancy, Enter park for afternoon game drives, Camp.

Day 4
Full day game drive in the Masai Mara. Camp.

Day 5
Morning game drive in the Masai Mara, Return to Nairobi, Camp.

Day 6

Nairobi, Visit to the Giraffe Park, Camp

Please note safari itineraries are given as a guide only. A safari is a journey and true journeys in Africa unfold and are of an adventurous nature. The unexpected can arise, so do allow for this. Feel free to give us a call about your safari plans. We look forward to your further enquiries.

 

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Budgeting Summary

Nairobi Budget

The costs to consider when travelling overland are:

What's included

Your safari price covers:

THE CORE HIGHLIGHTS:-

* Entrance and game drives in the Masai Mara (2 days)
* Masai stay with bushwalk
* Entrance to The Giraffe Park
* Lake Naivasha
* Hippo cruise

CAMPING, BREAKFAST AND DINNER i.e.
- 6 nights camping
- 6 evening meals, 5 breakfasts

Transport in a fully equipped and dieseled expedition truck/vehicle including all camping and cooking gear, a fridge, gas cooker, sleeping mats, tents etc.

The services of a driver, cook and safari leader.

The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team.

All road tolls and taxes are paid


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Optional excursions

A recommended typical budget for your optional excursions that you might pay for once in Africa would be: up to US$50

Some clients spend more, some less. The above is a typical estimate selecting from the following main choices during this tour. Do re-check your budget looking at what might tempt you. A friendly reminder as well that the below list provides an approximate guide only for the most popular excursions currently available for this tour. Excursions are operated by local operators and authorities and their pricing is out of our control (June 16).

Game walk at Naivasha US$45
Elsamere high tea ( not incl transport US$12
ALSO TO CONSIDER DURING YOUR TOUR
Balloon safari over the Masai Mara £385
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Spending Money

You will also need spending money to cover drinks, lunch and souvenirs. This money also covers you if you wish to upgrade occasionally from camping. The recommended spending money for the Masai Mara add on is: US$90 - US$120

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Visa

Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 - 9 months after your trip finishes. Ensure as well you have adequate pages in your passport for each country you visit. Up to 2 consecutive blank pages can be required. If you have dual nationality you can only use one passport for the entire trip, whilst bringing both is wise as a back up. More information can be found in the different country listings on the FCO website under entry requirements.

Below is an estimation of current visa requirements and their costs. If your passport is not detailed below please dont hesitate to contact us for further details of your requirements.

For this trip visas for most passport holders including British, Australian, New Zealand, Irish, South African, German, French, Canadian and American passport holders can be arranged in Africa on route. This includes the Kenyan visa which for most passport holders can be easily arranged upon arrival in Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Visas can only be paid for in US Dollars cash.

This information is given as a guide only. Visa requirements can change without prior notice. We recommended you also check your personal current visa requirements with the relevant embassies well in advance before you travel.
VISA CHART Kenya Rwanda Uganda Tanzania Malawi Zambia Zimbabwe Botswana Namibia South Africa
PASSPORT
Australian $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
New Zealand $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
South Africa - - - $60 - - - - - -
Canadian $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
American $50 - - $100 - - - - - -
British $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
German $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
Dutch $50 - - $50 - - - - - -
Irish $50 - - $100 - - - - - -
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Other exciting ADD-ONs

  • Ballooning in the Masai Mara

  • Pre and post safari please click here.

    Remember you then need to budget for flights, insurance, vaccination costs and any equipment you might need such as a sleeping bag.

    Any queries? Call our office on +44 (0) 208 742 0226, email us at absaf@absoluteafrica.com or skype us on skypeabsoluteafrica

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    Before You Go

    Nairobi

    Click on the link below to download the predeparture dossier for this overland trip "The Masai Mara".

    The Masai Mara - pre departure pack

    This information has been developed over 30 years of experience overlanding in Africa.

    It includes all you might need to know to prepare for this trip and more. We know many people love to plan their trip in detail and we hope you will find lots of "stuff" in here to help!

    We also send out personal updates about 6 weeks before departure to all participants heading out on each departure date. This includes final confirmations of pre safari transfers and accommodation and other details relating to your specific travel arrangements so you can check all is as you need.

    We recommend once booked on a Nairobi to Nairobi trip that you periodically check back here as this information is regularly updated. It is also a good idea to keep an eye on the news area of this site.

    And if you are not excited enough about heading to Africa already, check out our facebook page, listen out for our tweets and keep up to date with our blog to stay up to date with all that is happening on the road on the trucks.

    Overlanding in Africa is a very different destination from your usual package holiday! You may find some information in this dossier different from what you expected. Whatever your question don't hesitate to ask. We are here to help so feel free to get back to us.

    We are more than happy to advise as to what is the best plan for your particular Africa travel needs.

    Give us a call, or skype or email. We look forward to planning your trip to Africa with you.

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