You will be collected from your hotel in Nairobi, or directly from the international airport. Transfer to Wilson Airport (the domestic airport in Nairobi) to catch the 10:00am scheduled flight or 10:30am charter flight to the Mara. It is a beautiful flight passing the fertile Kikuyu Highlands before reaching the Great Rift Valley and then the Loita Hills and Naibosho airstrip. Here you are met by your guide for the drive to camp, your first chance to observe the abundant wildlife. The first camp is located on the banks of the Mara River adjacent to a teeming hippo pool. Lunch will be served and you’ll have some time to relax before meeting the horses and setting of on your first evening ride. (about 2 hours riding) Overnight Mara River Hippo Camp.
My time on safari with Equitours in Kenya was unlike anything I had ever experienced and surpassed my wildest expectations. It was truly the most exquisitely planned and wonderful introduction to Africa that I could have hoped for and is something that I will, and must, do again.
James Strohacker 2007