Our family tours take visitors into the heart of the big game parks where specially trained guides know how to track animals. This enables both parents and children to witness wildlife at its most spectacular and raw. Seeing a lion make a kill or a herd of wildebeest on the charge is truly incredible. Family holidays need to be extra special, like a trip to celebrate a wedding anniversary or birthday. Forget those run of the mill resort packages.Waking up in the morning in your perfectly equipped tent at the Sarova Mara Camp, for example, and preparing for your trips around the Masai Mara can provide you with a buzz that virtually no other trips are able to compete with.
The grasslands are scattered with herds of giraffe, zebra, gazelle and topi, while the acacia forests contain many birds and monkeys. Meanwhile, for a chance to see elephants and buffalo, the wide Musiara Swamp can be the perfect vantage point. And it doesn’t end there. The Mara and Talek rivers can be teeming with hippos and crocodiles.
Our family packages are both relaxing and affordable. After all, a good holiday must have a strong element of rest and recuperation too. Africa is a beautiful continent with so much more besides. There are incredible beaches, fine hotels and wildlife conservancies. A great trip must mix wildlife with good life. A chance to see some incredible animals and unwind and relax too. So for that extra special family trip, head to Africa to check out all that this amazing continent has to offer.
At Africa Safari Classics, we can help you plan that perfect family experience ensuring that you get the very best from your adventure.Our Safari Sales Consultants will always be happy to guide you to make the right choices for a very rewarding adventure tailored for your family’s needs.
Met upon arrival in Nairobi. Transfer to Karen for overnight at Karen Cottages, located in a beautiful, peaceful, quiet and very exclusive suburb in the outskirts of Nairobi. The cottages give a sense of elegance, comfort and style. Each bedroom has a large bathroom with its own shower, bathroom and fireplace.There is alot to do while visiting Amboseli including: View or even climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world;meet the Masai people and learn about the Maasai culture and their indigenous lifestyle;visit Observation Hill, overlooking the park, swamps and, of course, the herds of elephants;bird watching is best between October and January if you want to see Kenya’s migratory birds, including African skimmers, red and yellow bishops, goshawks, buffalo weavers and palm nut vultures, to name a few. Amboseli offers some of the best opportunities to see African animals because its vegetation is sparse due to the long dry months. Amboseli National Park is home to wild animals, which include the African elephant, buffalo, impala, lion, cheetah, hyena, giraffes, zebra, wildebeest among other African animals.Overnight: Karen Cottages, Bed & Breakfast
Take this trip into the Samburu Reserve and understand why Kenya is considered a magical place to be. Your 3 days in Kenya will be a period you will never forget. From Nairobi to Samburu, you will get to see some of the most breathtaking scenaries in Africa. Relax in the morning with a cuppa tea as you watch the sun rise on top of Mt. Kenya. Early breakfast and transfer to Wilson Airport to catch your scheduled flight to the wild Samburu Game Reserve in the Northern Frontier District. Met on arrival at the airstrip by your driver guide. With a short game drive on the way, you will be transferred to Samburu Intrepids located on the banks of Uwaso Nyiro River for check in. Overnight: Samburu Intrepids Club, Full board
Today enjoy game drives in Samburu, well known for its massive herds of elephants as well as other very rare wild animals including the Long necked gerenuk, Lion, Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s Zebra, Reticulated giraffe and crocodiles. The local people here are the Samburu who are semi-nomadic pastoralists herding mainly cattle but also keep sheep, goats and camels for their livelihood. Overnight: Samburu Intrepids Club, Full board
After breakfast, depart Samburu and head to Masai Mara Game Reserve by a scheduled flight. Not only is this a perfect combination for first time visitors but also for well versed repeat guests. Samburu is a jewel, located away from the common tourist routes, offering unique landscape and wildlife. Upon arrival, you will be met and received by the camp’s representative and transferred to the camp, usually with a short game drive en-route, though depending on your preference.Arrival transfer to Mara Intrepids Club, located in very peaceful and tranquil atmosphere on the banks of Talek River. All of this two parks are rewarding in regards to wildlife , but it is always a dream of every traveler to visit Maasai Mara every time they visit East Africa . Mara is a must see . The Mara offers a dramatic contrast in landscape and different species with the highest concentration of game in Africa. Most safari operators have vehicles fit for all conditions , both for rainy and dry seasons . While in Mara , you will experience the great Maasai Mara cultures aside from wildlife. The camp provides unforgettable game viewing with experienced guides who take both parents and kids out for exciting educational safari outings. Overnight: Mara Intrepids Club, Full board
Today enjoy whole day game drive with picnic lunch in Masai Mara Game Reserve. Masai Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries and punctuated by marshes and forests. Located in South West of Kenya, Masai Mara is world famous for its 580 square miles of land where over 95 kinds of mammals and 570 types of bird live and renowned for its huge population of lions. The reserve is home to all the “big five” and supports the highest density of wildlife to be seen anywhere. Overnight: Mara Intrepids Club, Full board
Early morning game drive before breakfast. Then set out to the airstrip for your scheduled flight back to Wilson airport, Nairobi arriving at 1215hrs at the end your safari.