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Experience two of Kenya's stunning unique lodges; the incredible Ol Donyo Lodge and the elegant Mara Plains Camp.
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Six nights accommodation, meals as indicated, house beverages, flights and scheduled game activities as specified and park fees.
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Protecting Africa’s last pockets of pristine wilderness is more than just a philosophy or the passion that drives Great Plains Conservation… it is a way of life. Every journey you take with Great Plains contributes directly to conservation and communities, helping to save big cats and other critically important African wildlife. Discover Kenya on this magnificent journey of a lifetime.
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Enjoy activities such as game drives, guided bushwalks, game drives, hiking and horse riding in Tsavo West National Park.
Bask in the magnificent atmosphere of Ol Donyo Lodge where you can sleep out under the stars on private beds.
Enjoy great wildlife viewing away from the crowds while on game drives in the Olare Orok Conservancy.
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Transfer from the hotel to Wilson Airport for the scheduled flight to Tsavo West National Park. Upon arrival, you will be met by a guide for a game drive en-route to the lodge. Following lunch, there is an afternoon game drive.
Ol Donyo Lodge sits proudly in the foothills of the Chyulu Range. The Chyulu Hills are the youngest range of volcanic hills in Africa, the last volcanic activity having only happened about 600 years ago. They are situated halfway between Tsavo and Amboseli National Parks on a concession of 121,000 hectares of communally owned Masai land. Habitats range from grasslands of the savannah to green river woodlands and cool mountain forests. Ol Donyo is located within a community "ranch" owned by 4000 Masai. All of the lodge's lease and conservancy fees are paid directly to the Masai communal landowners to support the local community's efforts to actively protect the land. All cottages have en-suite bathrooms, electric lighting and a veranda with panoramic views of the plains and Mount Kilimanjaro. (L)(D)
This is a camp that embraces community where the guides will take you to their village; these authentic experiences will change your life. Activities include early morning and late afternoon/early evening game drives in a 4x4 open vehicle, guided bushwalks, night drives, hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, tracking, conservation and community outreach programmes, wildlife viewing in an open air hide and sleep outs on private "star beds", where you can sleep out under the canopy of stars and listen to the hyenas and lions moving around. (B)(L)(D)
Awaken your senses on morning and afternoon game activities. (B)(L)(D)
Following breakfast, there will be a game drive en route to the airstrip for the scheduled flight to Nairobi where you will connect with the flight to the Masai Mara. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the camp. After lunch, there will be an afternoon game drive.
Mara Plains Camp is one of the smallest and most personal camps in the Masai Mara and hides in the thick forest on a bend in the Ntiakitiak River. Guests can enjoy game drives in both the Masai Mara National Reserve or in the privacy of the neighboring Olare Orok Conservancy away from the crowds.
The Conservancy is a fabulous wildlife reserve of nearly eight thousand hectares, rich in wildlife including predators and big cats in particular. The camp has been designed and built to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Mara Plains Camp is involved in numerous ongoing projects to preserve the region's wildlife and ecosystems. One example is National Geographic's Big Cats Initiative (BCI), a comprehensive program established by the Jouberts to raise awareness about falling populations of lions, cheetahs, and other large felines and to support efforts to reverse their decline. (B)(L)(D)
Depart for an early morning game drive before breakfast. In the afternoon you will have another opportunity for a game drive. The anticipation of what lies around the corner whether it is Lions under the acacias or cheetahs running the plains, this is one of the most iconic wildlife destinations on the planet. (B)(L)(D)
You will rise at dawn with tea and coffee, and depart for an early morning game drive before breakfast, catching the animals before the heat of the day sets in. You will enjoy the rest of the morning at leisure, followed by an afternoon game drive, returning to the camp as the sun sets.
After an early morning game drive and breakfast, you will be transferred to the nearest airstrip for the scheduled flight to Nairobi. (B)
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