The Ultimate walking and Camping Safari Through The Maasai Land
Some Photos of the walking safari
Discover while you Indulge
This 6 days walking and camping safari covers over 60 kilometres traversing the heart of Maasai land in Kenya. Experience the thrill of seeing wild life at close quarters while you experience the way of life of the Maasai’s in their natural habitat - Maasai Manyatta’s (homestead). Record and capture the memories of your safari with a video camera as you indulge with the local community.
The safari begins with a two hour drive through the farmlands at the edge of Ngong hills south west of Nairobi descending into the Rift Valley escarpment via Lake Magadi in the Great Rift Valley(famous for soda ash mining) with a sizeable number of bird-life including the lesser flamingos. Have lunch en-route. Pitch camp at Nguruman. Here you have a chance to visit the local Maasai community and the only health centre in this region. Dinner and overnight at Nguruman camp.
On day 2, depart early morning (at 8.00 am) for Njoroi and ascend the Rift Valley escarpment. The hike takes about 4-5 hrs. Vegetation varies from dry and lush bushes to equatorial forest. Take a visit ton a Maasai village. Experience traditional dances and take pictures of Maasai homesteads. Dinner and overnight at Njoroi camp site.
On day 3 take early morning breakfast and break camp at 8.00 am and leave Njoroi for an enjoyable walk through the forest known as ‘The Lost Child’. This is one of the remaining true forest wilderness areas in East Africa. On the way stop at Enkare hot springs and enjoy a hot bathe in the river. The walk takes 5-6 hours. Dinner, camp fire activities and overnight at Enkutoto camp site.
On day 4, leave Enkutoto camp early in the morning at 7.00 am before the sun is too hot and walk through through the scattered bushes for Narosora Market. Here you will get to visit the Narosora market where Maasai’s engage in batter trade. This walk will takes 5-6 hours. Dinner and overnight at Narosora.
On day 5, after an early breakfast (6.30 am) leave camp and hike for 5-6 hours via Narosora centre for Ndara Camp. On the way encounter some wild animals at close quarters including buffaloes, Antelopes, hyenas, Elephants, Jackals, giraffes, zebras, Ostriches and many others. Dinner and overnight at Ndarara camp site.
On day 6, leave Ndarara camp at 8.00 am after breakfast and hike for 4 hours to Maji Moto. Visit the hot springs for a bathe. After Lunch, you will be picked by a vehicle from Maasai Mara Game reserve and drive back to Nairobi.
1 pax USD 90 Per day
2 – 4 pax USD 85 Per day
Above 4 pax USD 80 Per day
Note: This Programme can be done on reverse. After the walking safari you may choose to extend your safari into the Masai mara with game drives in the park.
Courtesy Edge East Africa Safaris
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