Safari Overview

  • 4×4 game drives in Ol Kinyei Conservancy and Naboisho Conservancy
    full day of game viewing in Masai Mara Reserve with a picnic lunch
    game walks with Maasai guides and sundowners in the bush
    stay at an authentic tented camp in the private Ol Kinyei Conservancy
4 DAYS MASAI MARA FLYING AND CAMPING SAFARI

DAY 1: NAIROBI TO OL KINYEI CONSERVANCY – GREATER MARA

Our Masai Mara Fly-in Safari starts at the Wilson Airport in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. At 10h00 we catch a flight to Masai Mara from Wilson Airport, which handles mostly regional and domestic flights.

Landing at the Ol Seki Naboisho Airstrip near Masai Mara at about 11h00, a driver from the camp is there to collect you. You are transferred to the safari camp, enjoying your first game drive along the way. We arrive at the camp in time for a freshly prepared lunch, before setting off on a late afternoon game drive in the private Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

Whilst out on our 4×4 game drive we stop for sundowners in the African bush, before returning to camp for dinner and a laid-back evening at camp.

Dinner and overnight at tented camp in Ol Kinyei Conservancy

DAY 02: OL KINYEI & NABOISHO CONSERVANCIES – GREATER MARA

We spend the whole of day two game viewing in the private Ol Kinyei and Naboisho conservancy areas of greater Masai Mara. These private conservancies host large populations of wildlife, including lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards (four of the Big Five) and plenty of others, such as cheetahs and giraffes.

On our game drives in Ol Kinyei and Naboisho, we come across very few (if any) other safari vehicles – enjoying an exclusive game viewing experience.

Full board accommodation at camp in Ol Kinyei Conservancy

DAY 03: MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

On day three we get up early, have breakfast and head into the world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve. We spend the day game viewing in the scenic Masai Mara Reserve, sighting a plethora of African wildlife. Keep your eyes out for the Big Five, along with the abundance of plains game roaming freely in this vast wilderness area.

We take a picnic with us and stop for lunch in Masai Mara, heading back to camp later in the afternoon.

Dinner and overnight at safari camp in Ol Kinyei Conservancy

DAY 04: GREATER MASAI MARA TO NAIROBI – KENYA

Before breakfast this morning, we embark on an early morning game viewing adventure. We take a game drive or guided bush walk with a Maasai guide in one of the private conservation areas (Ol Kinyei or Naboisho Conservancies).

After breakfast back at camp, we pack up and say goodbye to the wild Mara ecosystem, retracing our steps to the Ol Seki Naboisho Airstrip. The scheduled flight to Nairobi departs at about 11h00 and arrives at Wilson Airport at about 12h15, bringing this Masai Mara Fly-in Safari to a close.

About Ol Kinyei and Naboisho Conservancies

Ol Kinyei Conservancy is a private wildlife conservancy encompassing 65km² of the Mara ecosystem in Kenya. This unspoilt wildlife conservancy is known for its beautiful scenery and diverse landscapes, hosting numerous large animals’ species. The conservancy is home to big cats (lions, leopards and cheetahs), elephants, buffalos, giraffes, zebras and lots of plains game. The Great Wildebeest Migration usually passes through Ol Kinyei between June and October, making it an ideal spot for witnessing this world-famous wildlife spectacle.

The Ol Kinyei Conservancy was the first community-owned conservancy established in the Mara region. The local Maasai guides are highly experienced and qualified, offering exceptional game drives and bush walks. Visitors can also experience Maasai culture in the community-run conservancy.

The Naboisho Conservancy borders on Masai Mara National Reserve, incorporating over 200km² of game-rich bushveld and savannahs. This private conservancy offers superb game viewing, hosting high numbers of elephants, giraffes and other plains game. The abundance of herbivores attracts healthy populations of predators. There are about 100 lions inhabiting Naboisho, including the largest pride in the Mara region.

During the Loita Migration wildebeest, zebras and other grazers migrate from the Loita Plains to Masai Mara passing through Ol Kinyei Conservancy in about January. In February and March the plains of Ol Kinyei Conservancy are teeming with wildebeest and other herbivores, as this is calving season. Then the Loita Migration travels into the Naboisho Conservancy before continuing into Olare Motorogi and finally Masai Mara Reserve.

About the Tented Camp in Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Just six walk-in safari tents under the tall Acacia trees along the Laetoli – this is the only camp inside Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

The tented camp offers a genuine safari experience in the unspoilt Mara ecosystem, where the open plains, forests and rivers make for beautiful wild scenery. This authentic camp has a relaxed, yet exclusive atmosphere – providing a comfortable bush retreat away from the crowds. The permanent tented rooms are set on wooden platforms with small deck areas for relaxing in nature. The tents are spacious and well-appointed, featuring en-suite bathrooms with hot showers and flush toilets.

Expert guides conduct shared game drives in 4×4 safari vehicles, taking guests game viewing in the private Ol Kinyei and Naboisho Conservancies, and Masai Mara Game Reserve.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS AND EXCURSIONS

For up-to-date and confirmed pricing info for optional items, please drop us an enquiry.

  • private game drives
  • hot air balloon safaris
  • Child Policy

This tour does take children.

  • This safari is not recommended for children younger than 8 years of age.
  • Child rates provided are applicable for 1 child sharing with 2 full paying adults.