Project Description

Kenya Safari

11 Days

Nairobi to Nairobi

CLASSIC PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR
SOAK-KF012

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Combine colourful cultures and an extraordinary game viewing experience with fun activities, talks and walks. Perfect for families with small children.

Kenya Safari
Classification Special Interest Tour
Languages English
Vehicle 7-seater 4WD / Aircraft
Group size Min 2 guests
Accommodation As specified
Meals 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 9 dinners
Activities As specified
Transfers
Arrival and departure airport transfers
Entrance Fees
Park fees
Guide
Qualified English speaking driver-guide
Added Value
Safari pouch and pen
An African hat
Excluded: all international / domestic flights and taxes • visas • travel and personal accident insurance • personal expenses • excursions / activities not specified • gratuities
  • ’Big 5’
  • Migration of over 1 million wildebeest and over 400 000 zebras
  • Samburu ‘Special 5’
  • Young rangers club
  • Samburu culture

Day 1

NAIROBI

Guests arriving at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport are met by a Sense of Africa representative and transferred to their respective hotels.
The day is spent at leisure.

Overnight at House of Waine – Breakfast.

Day 2

LAKE NAIVASHA

Guests depart after breakfast for the Giraffe Centre and the Daphne Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage via Nairobi’s suburbs. Guests have the opportunity to interact with and learn more about orphaned elephant and rhino. The Giraffe Centre gives guests the opportunity to see and feed the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe. Guests enjoy lunch at a city restaurant before departing for the Great Rift Valley. En route the tour stops at the Great Rift Valley View Point, from where guests enjoy sweeping views over the valley.

Overnight at Great Rift Valley Lodge – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 3

LAKE NAIVASHA

Guests spend a full day at Lake Naivasha and enjoy activities on offer. Children are invited to participate in organised activities including a bird walk, the planting of trees to aid afforestation and a talk on the contribution of birds to the ecosystem as a whole. Lunch is served at the lodge. Children are offered a free golf lesson in the afternoon on one of Africa’s most impressive golf courses.

Overnight at Great Rift Valley Lodge – Lunch, dinner and breakfast.

Day 4

OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY

After breakfast the tour departs for the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. This conservancy is considered by many to be the leading conservancy in Kenya, if not all of Africa. The conservancy is home to black and white rhino, large predators, and the only chimpanzee sanctuary in the country.
The afternoon game drive is not to be missed.

Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 5

OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY

After breakfast, guests spend another day at Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Activities of the day include a visit to the Moraai Centre.

Overnight at Sweetwaters Tented Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 6

SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

After breakfast, guests depart for Samburu Intrepids in the Samburu National Reserve. Rugged and remote, Samburu hosts the ‘special 5’ – the gerenuk, reticulated (Somali) giraffe, Beisa oryx, Somali ostrich, and Grevy’s zebra. It’s an extraordinary game viewing experience. Visitors enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive with an expert guide from the Samburu tribe.

Overnight at Samburu Intrepids Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 7

SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

Guests spend a full day exploring the Samburu National Reserve, which was made famous by Joy and George Adamson and the story about Elsa the lioness in “Born Free”. Guests enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive and children are invited to participate in organised activities.

Overnight at Samburu Intrepids Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 8 | Sunday

MASAI MARA NATIONAL GAME RESERVE

The tour departs on a scheduled flight for Mara Intrepids Camp in the Masai Mara Nature Reserve. The camp is ideally situated on the Talek River for the wildebeest migration (August-October). At other times of the year, Mara Intrepids offers some of the finest ‘Big 5’ sightings in the Mara. Guests enjoy an afternoon game drive.

Overnight at Mara Intrepids Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 9-10

MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

Optional excursion: An early-morning hot-air balloon flight. A champagne-style breakfast is included.

Guests embark on an early morning game drive before returning to the lodge to spend the hottest hours at leisure. The cooler hours, in the early morning and the late afternoon, provide the best game viewing opportunities. The afternoon game drive is not to be missed. Children are invited to participate in organised activities.

Overnight at Mara Intrepids Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 11

DEPARTURE

Guests depart for Nairobi after breakfast, arriving at noon and for drop-off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or a city hotel. Guests extending their stay board a flight to Lamu.

Sense of Africa recommends:

  • Daphne Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage tour
  • Lunch/dinner at Carnivore Restaurant
  • Full day city tour
  • Full day Lake Nakuru tour
  • Masai Mara hot air balloon tour

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