Mara Walking Safari
A stunning 6-day combination safari including an overnight walking safari with fly camping while staying at Kicheche Safari camps in the Mara conservancies.
per person sharing
6 days / 5 nights
Luxury Tented Camps & Fly Camping
Mara Walking Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Kicheche Valley
Day 2: Game Drives in the Mara
An early start to the day with piping hot coffee or tea brought to your tent. Your guide will take you on a morning game drive to explore the savannah and see what nature has to offer. This afternoon take another evening game drive before getting back to camp for dinner. Night game drives are also available and can be taken before or after dinner. Overnight Kicheche Valley.
Day 3: Trekking & Fly Camping
Take an early morning drive with a picnic breakfast returning to camp mid-morning. Lunch is taken in camp and immediately after there will be a briefing from your guide and you will set off on your walk at 1400. The route heads west from Kicheche Valley and you will trek across several beautiful valleys stopping regularly to examine the spoor en route. The walk will take 3 to 4 hours before arriving at your fly camp on the Western side of Naboisho Conservancy. This is a very special wilderness experience exclusive to yourselves.You will arrive in daylight with enough time to wind down, shower and sit back with a drink as the sun slips below the horizon. Your Masai guide will be your host for the evening and there is a special menu in store to be cooked on your open fire. Overnight Fly Camp.
Day 4: Walking Safari to Kicheche Bush Camp
You are awoken at dawn for a hot drink and light breakfast before continuing the journey on foot in the cool morning. Your guide will continue to uncover points of interest on the journey along the escarpment and Seketa Valley of Olare Motorogi Conservancy. The walk today is 4-5 hours and is scheduled to reach Bush Camp just before lunch allowing you time to settle into your new camp. You will then take an afternoon game drive in the conservancy. Overnight Kicheche Bush Camp.
Day 5: Game Drives in the Conservancy
5 Rise early with tea or coffee brought to your tent. Enjoy a morning game drive in the Conservancy. You will see differing terrain along with plenty of animal and bird species. Your afternoon game drive will be followed by sundowner drinks overlooking the plains, before returning to camp at dusk. Overnight Kicheche Bush Camp.
Day 6: Depart
After breakfast in camp, transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Nairobi
What's a walking safari like?
The walking will not be strenuous and there will be many intervals at various points of interest. The distance covered will be approximately 10km (allow 3-4 hours) on the first day and 13km (allow 4-5 hours) on the second day. As the walk is run on an exclusive basis we are flexible and can reduce it if you feel you are not fit enough.
A lightweight fly-camp, staffed by a cook and a camp hand, with small dome tents for 2 people equipped with camp beds, bedrolls, chairs and a washstand. Simple bathroom facilities are available (long drop toilet and bush shower). A lightweight mess shelter will be used in the event of rain. The fly camp is set up on an exclusive basis and can cater for a maximum of 6 people.
Rates and Inclusions
Rates and inclusions vary according to the season. Please contact us for more detials.