Great Rift Valley and Masai Mara Governors Safari

From $5,350.00 p/person

This is our quintessential relaxed safari holiday.

Begin your Kenyan safari through the Great Rift Valley, an area of great geographical significance and which stretches across a vast area of the African continent. Along its lengths are a number of volcanoes, most now dormant. 

Spend your first three nights at a unique luxury farmhouse, situated on a ranch in the north-western part of the Lake Naivasha region. Loldia House is the ideal spot to relax before a big safari, where you really can taste the pleasures of Kenyan country life and explore the Great Rift Valley.   

You will then head into one of the most prolific areas of the Masai Mara on a scheduled flight. This famous reserve is known for its excellent year-round game viewing, and of course is the stage for the annual Wildebeest Migration. Spend the next four nights at Governor’s Camp, the first permanent tented camp in the Masai Mara, remaining in its original site since 1972; a true historical safari experience! 

This trip is ideally suited to those looking for a truly relaxed and authentic experience of Kenya’s wide-open spaces, landscapes, and wildlife.  

Best Time to go

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Great Rift Valley & Masai Mara Governors Safari

Your Itinerary

3 nights in Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha National Park is one of Kenya’s smaller national parks, yet it is one of the most beautiful. This park is abundant with a wide variety of wildlife and large numbers of rhino. Also hundred and thousands of flamingos.

Spend two full days discovering the surroundings with a morning boat trip on the lake and visit to Crescent Island, famous for its birdlife – a breeding ground for pelicans, fish eagles, cormorants and many more water birds.

You will also find other animals such as hippo, zebra, a variety of antelope and the very striking Colobus monkeys. You can also take a day trip to the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park, which is world famous for its plentiful flamingo population that seems to turn the lake waters pink. Enjoy game viewing around the park in a specially designed 4 wheel-drive Land Rover before choosing a shady spot for a delicious traditional picnic lunch.

Take pleasures in the lovely pool-side spa offering a range of treatments.


Indulge in a delicious range of delicacies either under the trees on warm nights or in the original dining room within the main house.


Loldia House

Loldia House is situated on a large conservancy on the spectacular shores of Lake Naivasha, and which reaches as far as the indigenous Eburru Forest. Enjoy the tranquil ambiance of this farm-style homestead, where the resident wildlife graze the lawns and lush gardens create a peaceful place to unwind. The luxury en-suite cottages are stylish yet traditional, and all enjoy beautiful views of the lake beyond. 

4 nights in the Masai Mara

Today you’ll enjoy a scenic flight into the Masai Mara, Kenya’s most well-known wildlife paradise. You’ll arrive at Governors Camp, tucked away on the forested banks of the Mara River, located in a pristine spot of wilderness which is home to an incredible array of wildlife.

Settle in for 5 unforgettable days, with a variety of excursions out in the savannah. Enjoy game drives in custom-designed vehicles and with highly trained guides and rangers, embark on a memorable hot air balloon flight over the plains of the Mara, set off on a walking safari or visit one of the local Maasai villages to learn more about the iconic people of East Africa.


From full English and continental breakfasts to fresh buffet-style lunches, alfresco and a la carte dinners, your dining experience at Governor’s Camp makes the most of local produce. Enjoy charming bush meals and picnics for a full day game drive.


Governor’s Camp

Governors Camp is the Masai Mara’s first permanent tented camp, and has remained in its original location since 1972. Enjoying spectacular year-round game viewing, Governors is also unpretentious while offering a wonderful level of luxury. Enjoy private river views from your tent which has its own private veranda and en-suite bathroom. The main area has a bar and dining area overlooking the landscape beyond. 


3 nights at Loldia House on a fully inclusive basis (all meals, select drinks, safari activities: boat trips on Lake Naivasha.
Visit Lake Nakuru National Park and/or Hells Gate National Park.
Elementaita and The Eburu Forest Reserve & Bongo conservation area, to local flower farms, to the local school, bird-watching, to Crescent Island, or exploring the ranch by vehicle (exclude entrance fees to Lake Nakuru / Hell’s Gate park fees, Elementaita Park Fees & Eburu Forest Reserve Park Fees).

4 nights Governor’s Main Camp on a fully inclusive basis (all meals, select drinks, safari activities: airstrip transfers and two extended excursions daily into the famous Masai Mara National Reserve and surrounding areas, to local Masai Villages (Manyattas), and to/from the local schools and other community and conservation projects

Scheduled Charter flight from Wilson airport to Loldia
Scheduled Charter flight from Loldia to Masai Mara
Scheduled Charter flight from Masai Mara to Wilson airport
Park entrance fees
VIP Meet & Greet at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Flying Doctor Emergency Evacuation Insurance


International flights, air and airport taxes   
Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary   
Activities not mentioned in the itinerary   
Activities specified as additional/optional in the itinerary   
Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary   
Travel insurance   
All items of a personal nature   


Our rates are per person sharing unless expressly identified. Please treat all pricing as a guide only: All rates are an estimation, subject to availability and may change without notice. Single supplements may apply. Enquire now or speak to one of our expert Travel Planners for updated rates. 

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