Amazing Maasai Marathon

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Itinerary

Pre-Package: Friday, July 14 – Arrive one day early in Nairobi to adjust to the time change and enjoy the extra time at the beautiful Fairmont Norfolk Hotel.  Optional: Additional hotel night.

Saturday, July 15 – Early arrivals can enjoy an optional day tour to the Karen Blixen Museum, the Daphne Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffe Sanctuary while exploring a little of Nairobi.  All others will arrive to Nairobi and transfer to the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel.  Optional: Day Tour

Sunday, July 16 - Early morning transfer via coach for the three-hour trip to the Ark, nestled in Aberdare National Park. After check in and lunch, enjoy your first game drive.  This evening enjoy the solitude of the ARK Lodge as you view elephants, hyena, water buffalo and more at the watering hole.   (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Monday, July 17 - After breakfast, depart for the Aberdare Country Club to spend one more night acclimatizing to the high altitude while enjoying the panoramic views of the valleys below. A training run will be led by a local guide as you run among griraffe, Impala, zebra and other wildlife within the conservancy. Optional: Game drive through Solio Ranch known for its rhino conservation. (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Tuesday, July 18 - Today we take the three hour drive to the luxury Sweetwaters Tented Camp in Ol Pejeta Conservancy with a stay for three nights. After a stop at the equator for photos, we arrive in time for lunch.  The evening is yours to relax at this tented game park community. 
(breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Wednesday, July 19 - This morning we game drive through Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a 90 acre reserve that has the densest concentration of animals in Kenya and stop by the Chimpanzee Sanctuary - the only place in Kenya to view this highly intelligent and endangered species. (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Thursday, July 20 - Enjoy one more day in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.  Today will be another group activity as well as ample time to enjoy your surroundings on your leisure time. 
(breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Friday, July 21 - Depart Sweetwaters Tented Camp via four-wheel drive vehicles to Kimanjo. Along the way stop at a girls' school to learn more about the education programs for the Maasai girls in Africa. Accommodations for the next two nights will be at a temporary/mobile tented camp site. After check-in, enjoy your first sundowner at race headquarters. (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Saturday, July 22 - The day we have been waiting for!  The Amazing Maasai Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K start at 7:00am. About 400 runners (approx. 90% are Kenyan) will participate in these events. Enjoy a dinner celebration at the camp! (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Sunday, July 23 - After breakfast fly to the Mara to experience Kenya's best safari adventure or continue via charter plane to Nairobi Airport for your international flight home.  
(breakfast included)

Maasai Mara Extension (Optional)

Itinerary subject to change.