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The Masai Heartlands

The Masai Heartlands - Intrepid Travel
The Masai Heartlands - Intrepid Travel
Sue "i would reccomend this to all who have a tight budget and doesnt mind helping with the chores and setting up and taking down the tents. Our drvier guide and cook were fantastic! i would reccomned Intrepid to anyone who has a sense of adventure. I am a travel agent and quite picky with whom I book with, and Intrepid is tops in the adventure world for me!!! Thanks Intrepid for making my bucket list..."
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5 reviews
Starts
Nairobi
Destinations
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Ends
Nairobi
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Highlights

Start and end in Nairobi! With the in-depth cultural tour The Masai Heartlands, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Nairobi, Kenya and 8 other destinations in Africa. The Masai Heartlands includes accommodation in a hotel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
22
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Safari, Wildlife, Big Five
Operator
Intrepid Travel

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Nairobi
  2. Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park
  3. Day 3: Lake Naivasha
  4. Day 4: Lake Naivasha
  5. Day 5: Loita Hills Maasai Village
  6. Day 6: Masai Mara National Reserve
  7. Day 7: Masai Mara National Reserve
  8. Day 8: Nairobi
  9. Day 9: Kisii
  10. Day 10: Lake Victoria
  11. Day 11: Serengeti National Park
  12. Day 12: Serengeti National Park
  13. Day 13: Ngorongoro Crater
  14. Day 14: Ngorongoro Crater / Mto Wa Mbu
  15. Day 15: Nairobi

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

5 Reviews

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  • I
    Written on July 22, 2018
    2.5 - Average

    I can‘t recommend that tour. The bus is way too big for its purpose. We got stuck in the mud three times due to the weight of the bus and missed parts of our safari through that. Also, the breaks of the bus broke in the middle of Masai Mara and we got stuck... Read more

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  • CB
    Written on June 21, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Enjoyable fortnight. Made up as a combination of 2 intrepid trips. First week best for culture, second week best for safari, particularly the serengeti. Saw all of the big 5, though in the masai mara I did not really think the truck used for the game drive... Read more

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  • A
    Written on April 22, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing experience! Everything ran smoothly. Our guide and crew were so helpful and made the trip. I would definitely recommend travelling with Intrepid.

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  • The Masai Heartlands reviewer 4
    Written on March 4, 2015
    4.0 - Good

    Guide not conversant with things, second day was a washout, and we had to pay extra money for accommodation, guide unable to assist . I have sent an e mail to explain. I have left items at the hotel as well.ello

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  • The Masai Heartlands reviewer 5
    Written on November 1, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    i would reccomend this to all who have a tight budget and doesnt mind helping with the chores and setting up and taking down the tents. Our drvier guide and cook were fantastic! i would reccomned Intrepid to anyone who has a sense of adventure. I am a... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What does a campsite with basic facilities refer to?

    Campsites do have facilities but they usually aren't the same standard you would find in western countries. For example the bathroom facilities can be very basic (the toilets may be a squat-style hole in the ground). There is rarely toilet paper provided and shower facilities can be as simple as a hose pipe spurting out cold water. Wild camps have no facilities at all.

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About the countries

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Kenya and Tanzania. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Nairobi.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 17 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 17 October 2019, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
Cancellation policy
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Payment methods
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,301 km.
  • Nairobi (Kenya)
  • 122 km
  • Lake Nakuru (Kenya)
  • 56 km
  • Lake Naivasha (Kenya)
  • 115 km
  • Loita Hills (Kenya)
  • 9 km
  • Masai Mara (Kenya)
  • 172 km
  • Kisii (Kenya)
  • 239 km
  • Lake Victoria (Tanzania)
  • 294 km
  • Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
  • 55 km
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Tanzania)
  • 239 km
  • Nairobi (Kenya)

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