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Let's go on Safari

Hosted by the Consul of the Addis Ababa City Trotters Group
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Thu 05 Oct 17:00 - Sun 08 Oct 22:00

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Join us for a memorable trip to Maasai Mara (Masai Mara) situated in south-west Kenya and one of Africa's greatest Wildlife reserves and world famous for the annual migration of the wildebeest, zebra and Thomas gazelle from July to October known as the Great Migration. It also has a great population of lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, giraffe, hyenas, jackals, gazelle ...................
We will depart Addis Ababa on Thursday 4th October on Kenya Airways at 17.05 arriving 2 hours later in Nairobi from which you will be transferred to Kenya Continental Hotel.
The safari trip begins on Friday after breakfast at 8am where you will be picked up from the hotel and driven to Masai Mara Game reserve (note 3 hours of this is on an unsealed road) arriving around lunchtime at Julia's River Camp which will be your home for the next 2 nights. Later in the afternoon you will go on the first game drive to observe the magnificent animals in their natural habitat.
Saturday begins with an early morning game drive at 6am to see the nocturnal animals before they retire to sleep and watch the sun rise. Return to the camp for buffet breakfast and spend the rest of the morning at leisure. After lunch relax before getting ready for the afternoon game drive at 4pm.
Sunday starts with an early morning game drive before breakfast and then head back to Nairobi to visit a shopping centre before heading to the airport.
So what are the costs - so it's Protected content per person based on twin/double room sharing. This includes 1 nights accommodation in Nairobi and breakfast, transport in a safari vehicle with English speaking driver/guide equipped with a pop-up roof, full board accommodation at the lodge for 2 nights, game drives, park fees. It does not include drinks, flights, tips and extras such as balloon rides, visit to villages etc which can be arranged at extra cost.
For those requiring a single room, the cost is Protected content .

The flight cost on Kenya airlines return to Nairobi is Protected content . This is a group fare and is based on the times stated above. You may also need to buy a visa either online or on arrival depending on your nationality usually around 50 USD.

So if you are interested, please sign up and send me a message and I will send you more details about the trip and payment. Let me know if you want to bring a friend. Since the price is based on 6 people sharing a safari vehicle, we need a minimum of 6 people. If more are interested then we need another group of 6 to be confirmed.
Note that payment for the flight can only be made in ETB if you have evidence of being paid in ETB from your employer, or a receipt from the ATM machine or bank otherwise you will need to pay in USD or with a credit card/debit card at the Kenyan Airlines Office.
For the safari trip you will be asked to make a transfer of 30% of costs to a Kenyan bank in USD and the rest will be paid at the start of safari.