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Overview

Maasai Mara is a unique wildlife conservation haven famous for its spectacular natural diversity of wildlife and is the premier Kenya Safari location in East Africa, offering visitors numerous reasons to visit this animal paradise. Large numbers of Lions, Cheetah, Elephant, Rhino, African Buffalo, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Zebra and many more animals are found in the park in their natural habitat, unconfined and free
to roam the vast Kenyan wilderness stretching for miles on end which you can explore on your solo trip to Kenya. It is no surprise that tourists from the world over travel here to experience a Maasai Mara Safari tour, more so as the reserve has been voted
one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
The preserved area of the Savannah wilderness is filled with culture, tribes, lakes, flora and fauna. It is one place that will give you the sense of adventure and relaxation at the same time. While the thrill of watching a lion eat a gazelle will fill you up with enthusiasm, the graceful and quaint impalas will create a serene mindset. It can be an experience of the life time, so don’t miss out on this opportunity and join us on our girls only trip!

Itinerary

  • Meet and Greet

    Arrival -Nairobi

    Meet our representative who will pick you up at the Nairobi airport for transfer to the Westwood hotel. Check in at the hotel, relax and have a delicious dinner. Retire for the night and get a good night’s sleep for the next day drive.

  • Culture of Masai

    Have your breakfast and checkout from the hotel. Start your 5-hour road trip to Maasai Mara. En route stop at the Rift Valley escarpment which is a series of contiguous geographic trenches. The floor is broken by volcanoes, some still active, and contains a series of lakes. Upon reaching Maasai Mara, check into the La Maison Royale Mara and enjoy a delectable lunch. Post lunch we will visit the Maasai village centre. Immerse yourself in authentic Maasai culture as you visit a traditional village, where you will find yourself in the midst of the daily hustle and bustle of local life as you witness the daily rituals of the Maasai on this solo trip to Kenya. After this cultural experience, come back to the hotel, have dinner and retire for the night.

  • Game drive and picnic lunch

    This day is filled with activities. Before breakfast, you have the optional Hot air balloon experience early in the morning. It will totally be your call if you want to participate, paying directly. After breakfast we start our Game drive (Safari). Enjoy the varied wildlife and spend the day in the reserve driving across the plains in search for the great predators and perhaps even their Cubs. On the plains you will come across enormous herds of grazing animals plus the exclusive Cheetah and Leopards hiding amidst acacia boughs. The reserve hosts the highest concentration of wild animals than any other park in the region. You shall transverse the reserve on unlimited game viewing drives in search for the big five and of other games with picnic lunches served at the reserve. It will be a great experience to enjoy on our girls only trip. After an eventful day return to the hotel, enjoy dinner and take a good night’s rest at La Maison Royale Mara

  • Game drive at Nakuru National Park

    Have breakfast and check out of the hotel. Later we drive to Nakuru and check in at the Buraha Zenoni Resort, have our lunch and leave for the Game drive. A game drive through Nakuru National Park is dominated by wildlife spotting, bird sanctuary, hippo territory, rhino sanctuary and tons of water animals. Nakuru park is also home to species of big cats, including the lion and the leopard. You will also be greeted by zebras, impalas and antelopes. You will also have a chance to see other plain game like the Maasai Giraffe, Eland, Buffalo, Topi, and both Thomson’s and grants Gazelles. The enormous landscape of the Mara & its concentration of many varieties of game make it a fitting climax to your safari on your solo trip to Kenya. After this safari, come back to the hotel and enjoy dinner. Retire for the night.

  • Boat Safari

    Check out of the hotel after breakfast. Start your drive to Naivasha, where we check in to the Blooming suites. Before lunch you will have the option to enjoy horse riding in the plains of Kenya, on direct payment. After the activity, have your lunch and get ready to drive to Lake Naivasha. It is a freshwater lake which is home to a variety of types of wildlife including over 400 different species of bird and a sizeable population of hippos. Enjoy your boat safari through the lake and witness some of the best flora and fauna of the world. After this mesmerizing day, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay

  • Naivasha - Nairobi

    After breakfast, check out of the hotel and get ready for your drive to the Nairobi airport. It is time to say goodbye to the wonderful wildlife and the new friendships that you must have formed during these days. Don’t forget to share your beautiful clicks and your experience with us about this girls only trip.

Inclusions

  • Transport for 6 days in a land cruiser
  • Unlimited Game Drive
  • Park Fees
  • Sightseeing tours and per the itinerary.
  • Service of an English speaking professional tour guide.
  • Hotel accommodation with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Exclusions

  • Airfare-Visa fee and insurance
  • Optional tour, tips and gratuities, any medical expense, any kind of drink.
  • Expenses occurred due to bad weather, flight or ferry cancellation, strike or political unrest to be paid by guest as per actual.
  • Mandatory tipping of $5, each day.
  • TCS Extra - Refundable (applicable as per govt. regulations).
  • Anything not specified in the inclusions.

Additional Information

  • What are female only travel groups by Jugni?
  • Jugni is a women only travelling company based in India. We started the journey of exploring with solo female travellers in 2014. We discovered that there are adventurous women who want to travel across the globe. We organise trips for women in India and abroad.
  • What are solo travel groups?
  • Solo travel groups are organised groups of solo travellers who want to explore a place among the company of fellow travellers. Solo travel groups provide you with a safety net and allow you to be free of planning the itinerary and figuring out the stays.
  • What is the general group size?
  • Our general group size is 12-14. We like to keep our groups small, allowing us to cater to everyone’s needs and offer a personalised services to all our solo women travellers. There are a few destinations that we have been travelling for many years and have know the place inside out. For such places, our group size might be 18-20 travellers.
  • Is there any age bar?
  • We do not have any age bar. If you are an adult and want to join us on our explorations, you can be part of our Jugni family. We have seen 22 year old gel up with 60 year olds, it just your spirit that matters.
  • I have never travelled solo and feeling a little anxious about it, will I be able to do it?
  • Most of our travellers are first time solo female travellers. It is completely natural to feel a little anxious before the trip but we can assure you that this will be an experience of your lifetime where you will make friendships for life.
  • How do we ensure safety and security for our solo women travellers?
  • We understand how important safety is for female travellers, hence we take every measure to ensure our trips offer a safe and secure environment for every adventure you take on. We do personal background check of every agent involved and hand pick each hotel by personally visiting them.
  • How are the group dynamics on trips?
  • Most of our travellers travel solo, while some do join us with their female friends. We understand every traveller is unique but we also believe that forming bonds in a group becomes easier when you are going through an experience together. Our accommodations are on twin sharing basis, unless specifically requested, which we allot randomly. This allow solo travellers to form bonds from the start.
  • Is Visa fee and flights are inclusive?
  • Since we have travellers joining us from different parts of the country and abroad, including flights and visa is not possible. But we do provide end to end assistance in flight bookings and also help with filling of visa forms without any extra cost.
  • What kind of accommodations do we stay at?
  • Our accommodations are selected after thorough research by our team. Most of the properties are 4-star hotels or boutique stays. These hotels also become an experience at the location. We try and select the best properties for our solo female travellers in the area. In the rural and remote areas, we try to book authentic regional homestays, which add to the experience of the location. In these homestays, due their remote locations, some things might be unavailable.
  • What if I want to cancel my trip?
  • In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows: - Booking amount & Tickets: (Non Refundable) - 60 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour / service cost will be deducted - 45 days prior to arrival: 70% of the Tour / service cost will be deducted - 30 days prior to arrival: No Refund
  • Is single occupancy room available?
  • Our standard practice is a twin sharing accommodation, which allows solo travellers to gel in the group. Although upon special request and an extra charge we can arrange for single occupancy as well.
  • Can I bring my child along?
  • We do allow children above the age of 12 on our trips and their trip cost is same as the traveller’s. Each case is different and the final decision is taken after considering all factors of the location and the kind of trip.
  • Can I trust Jugni as a women only travel company?
  • Jugni has been on this journey of helping solo female travellers explore the world for 10 years. We have a 5/5 rating on Facebook and 4.9/5 rating on google with over 800 reviews. To establish trust we disclose everything to our travellers before the trip and no hidden costs are later levied. We also provide direct link to the properties that we stay at so that our solo travellers can be content. We ensure that you feel comfortable, safe and secure while taking on a trip with Jugni.

Trip Highlights

  • Experience the Great Migration
  • The culture of the world-renowned Masai Mara
  • Enjoy some of Africa's Best Game Viewing
  • Lake Naivasha, a freshwater source that attracts a diverse range of birds
  • Enjoy the warm season, no matter the month you visit
  • Exquisite Photography is Guaranteed
  • Thrilling Predator Activity
  • Spectacular Places to stay in the wild

CANCELLATION POLICY

In the event of cancellation of tour / travel services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reason/s we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • Booking amount & Tickets: (Non Refundable)
  • 60 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Tour / service cost will be deducted
  • 45 days prior to arrival: 70% of the Tour / service cost will be deducted
  • 30 days prior to arrival: No Refund

DISCLAIMER

Please be aware that during your participation in vacations operated by Jugni, certain risks and dangers may arise beyond our control, including but not limited to: the hazards of traveling in undeveloped areas; travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft, or other means of transportation; forces of nature; political unrest; acts of lawlessness or terrorism; and accident or illness in remote regions without means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities. Jugni will not have liability regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered. While Jugni will use its best efforts to ensure that adequate measures are taken, by agreeing to participate in a vacation and/or optional excursions you agree that you will hold Jugni harmless regarding any provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care rendered. Jugni is not responsible for such risks and dangers that may arise beyond our control. Payment of your deposit indicates you accept these risks and dangers and agree to hold Jugni harmless for the same.

SAFETY

Please be aware that during your participation in vacations operated by Jugni, certain risks and dangers may arise beyond our control, including but not limited to: the hazards of traveling in undeveloped areas; travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft, or other means of transportation; forces of nature; political unrest; acts of lawlessness or terrorism; and accident or illness in remote regions without means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities. Jugni will not have liability regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered. While Jugni will use its best efforts to ensure that adequate measures are taken, by agreeing to participate in a vacation and/or optional excursions you agree that you will hold Jugni harmless regarding any provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care rendered. Jugni is not responsible for such risks and dangers that may arise beyond our control. Payment of your deposit indicates you accept these risks and dangers and agree to hold Jugni harmless for the same.