Win a six-night safari in the Maasai Mara
Discovering the wild and unspoilt Maasai Mara in Kenya is one of Africa’s most iconic travel experiences. Accompanied by an expert guide, a walking safari through Big Five country offers the perfect chance to spot much of the region’s wildlife, including elephant, buffalo and even leopard or lion. But walking safaris are as much about the small things so easily missed from the safari car — learning about the ‘toothbrush tree’ or how to tell zebra dung from wildebeest dung, spending the night fly camping out in the wild, with dinner cooked over the fire and eaten under the stars. However, traversing the Maasai Mara is more than just a walking safari, it’s also a conservation journey, meeting the projects and communities that work to ensure wildlife and people can thrive in harmony.
Courtesy of Asilia Africa, the winner and a guest will travel to the Maasai Mara for a six-day, five-night walking safari. Covering between 10-12 miles per day, the winner and their guest will stay in a mix of fly camps and permanent camps, with all the logistics and transfers taken care of. There’s one night at Naboisho Camp, three nights’ fly camping and one night at a private bush house on the fifth night, all on a full-board basis throughout. The trip also includes all conservancy fees, the Asilia conservation charge and regional Medivac cover.
Competition closes on 31 January 2020. The winner must be a resident of the UK Ireland aged 18 and over.
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The prize includes: return economy class flights from London to Nairobi for two people; return flights from Nairobi to the Masai Mara for two people; one night at Naboisho Camp on a game package basis on the first night; one night at Mara or Acacia House on fifth night; airstrip transfers at the start from Ol Seki Airstrip to Naboisho Camp and at end from Mara Bush Houses to Mara North Airstrip; the guide services of Roelof, an Asilia Safari Fundi, for duration of the walking safari (morning of Day 2 to departure end of Day 5); three nights fly camping on a full board basis (all meals and house drinks – soft drinks, local spirits, beers, house wines); full logistics set-up for fly camp; and all relevant conservancy fees for the duration of the expedition; Asilia conservation charge and Medevac cover.
The prize excludes: travel insurance; the cost of any passports, visas, or travel documentation required for the prize winner to travel to Kenya; airport transfers between the prize winner’s home and the departure airport; personal spending money; tips; or any food, drink or activities not mentioned in the prize description. Any additional taxes, costs and expenses incurred during the trip will be the responsibility of the prize winner.
The prize is valid for travel from 1 November 2019 – 31 March 2020; 1–31 May 2020; 1 November 2020 – 31 March 2021; 1-31 May 2021. Blackout dates of 20 December 2019 – 5 January 2020 apply.
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