7 days

USD4550

GREAT EXPLORER SAFARI

Escape in style to Africa where wildlife exist in great abundance and create memories of a lifetime. Book this trip today and get to explore and experience Kenya's spectacular landscapes and the biggest variety of wildlife to be found in different national game parks and private wildlife conservancies. Your itinerary will include evening sundowners to watch glorious sunset, walking safaris with Maasai trackers and night game drives to view nocturnal species. Your accommodation is in superb private tented camps offering warm hospitality and exclusive service.

Day 1

Day 1: Nairobi/Maasai Mara

From Wilson Airport in Nairobi, take a scheduled flight to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the most famous wildlife sanctuary in Kenya. Met at OL Kiombo airstrip and transferred to Leopard Hill Camp for check in to your luxurious tent. Leopard Hill is set in the midst of the African wilderness in a secluded valley providing views to historically and culturally significant Maasai Mara fig trees. The camp is set overlooking three abundant watering holes where wild animals come to drink. Dining spots in the camp include meals under the big fig tree or privately in your own tent. Nothing beats the feeling of taking some time out to stretch your muscles and pamper yourself with a relaxing body massage in a peaceful and serene bush environment at Leopard Hill. The camp offers a range of massage options that are specially designed to relax, refresh and rejuvenate your body in your room's private deck with beautiful views over the conservancy. After lunch it’s time for game viewing in Naboisho Conservancy which is a pristine wildlife territory with spectacular scenery that allows you to enjoy in privacy ultimate views of the unspoiled wilderness and has one of the highest densities of lions in Africa.

Leopard Hill Camp

Day 2

Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Whole day game drive with picnic picnic lunch in Maasai Mara which is the most outstanding safari destination in Kenya where over 450 species of animals have been recorded. Maasai Mara is a magnificent landscape of open plains bisected by the Mara River and its tributaries and punctuated by marshes and forests. This world famous wildlife sanctuary is renowned for its huge population of lions, is home to all the “Big 5” and supports the highest density of wildlife to be seen anywhere. Easily seen here are lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephant. Visit Mara River where thousands of wildebeest and zebra are attacked by crocodiles as they attempt to cross this mighty river during the annual "Great Migration" which is today one of the world’s most spectacular natural events. Each year nearly two million wildebeest and accompanying large numbers of zebra, and smaller numbers of Grant's gazelle, Thompson's gazelle, eland and impala trek from the Serengeti to the Maasai Mara and back again in search of fresh grazing. Following on their heels are the predators of the savannah, lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures.

Leopard Hill Camp

Day 3

Maasai Mara/Amboseli Game Reserve

Whole morning game drive in Naboisho Conservancy. After lunch you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Amboseli National Park at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Met upon arrival at Amboseli Airstrip by your driver guide and proceed for afternoon game drive. Overnight at Tortilis Camp which is located on a hillside setting in a private conservancy overlooking down onto the Amboseli National Park in one direction and up to Mount Kilimanjaro in the other direction giving clients what is arguably the best location of any camp in Amboseli. Tortilis is named after the flat-topped umbrella thorn tree, the Acacia Tortilis and embraces a hill in one of Amboseli’s areas of Acacia Tortilis woodland. Located in a private conservancy bordering the national park, game drives, nature walks, sundowners and bush meals take place both inside the national park and in the conservancy enabling guests to enjoy this pristine wilderness in exclusivity.

TORTILIS CAMP

Day 4

Amboseli Game Reserve

Today enjoy game drives in this magnificent park in specially adapted open-sided 4x4 safari vehicle. These vehicles provide the perfect way to view huge variety of wildlife found in this famous park. Amboseli comprises of grove of acacia trees and golden savannah plains and its unique location at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro combined with its excellent opportunities to view wide variety of wildlife makes it one of the most visited game parks in Kenya. Amboseli has an endless underground water supply filtered through thousands of feet of volcanic rock from Mount Kilimanjaro’s ice cap which funnel into two clear water springs in the heart of the park. With grasslands crossing Kenya and Tanzania border, this park is renowned and a popular choice to get close to large herds of free-ranging African elephants. There are over 900 elephants in Amboseli as well as huge herds of wildebeests and many other animals including giraffe, lion, monkey, zebra, buffalos, jackals, hyena and antelopes. The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust", and the park's Observation Hill provides some of the most magnificent sunsets over Kilimanjaro

Tortilis Camp

Day 5

Amboseli/Lewa Downs

Early breakfast and transfer to Amboseli Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Nairobi. At Wilson Airport, connect another flight to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Enjoy game viewing on the way to Sirikoi Lodge for check in to your luxurious cottage. Sirikoi Lodge is beautiful and offers unrivalled exclusivity and charm.
It is immersed in nature with wild animals all around. Sirikoi is located in a shady grove of acacia trees overlooking a natural waterhole towards the slopes of Mount Kenya. The busy waterhole right in front of the main deck makes it possible to see an array of wildlife without even leaving the lodge. This “armchair game-viewing” is a defining feature of Sirikoi. Sirikoi is a stunning lodge set in a peaceful glade within the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and offers some the best game viewing in Northern Kenya. Surrounded by 68,000 acres of the pure and unspoiled wilderness of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Sirikoi truly offers an exceptional experience and best value for money. Guest accommodation here is superb. Each cottage is well designed with great attention to detail. All the rooms are spacious, tastefully designed with unique decor, a private outside deck overlooking the water hole, sitting area and a fire place.

Sirikoi Lodge

Day 6

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Today enjoy game drives in Lewa Conservancy. Lewa sprawls over the Laikipia plains, and is a prolific wildlife conservancy popular with celebrities, conservationists, writers and photographers. Visitors to Lewa are privy to some of the most spectacular wildlife viewing that Kenya has to offer. The landscape that Lewa covers includes mountainous areas, open grasslands and river valleys where over 350 bird and 70 mammal species live in. Wildlife in Lewa is both diverse and abundant and includes many rare species such as reticulated giraffe, black and white rhino and the largest resident population of Grevy’s zebra in the world. Guests here also enjoy frequent leopard, jackal, cheetah and lion sightings. Families of elephant have carved Sirikoi into their migratory routes and are seen almost every day just in front of the Sirikoi deck. Lewa serves as a safe refuge for the critically endangered black rhino and the endangered Grevy’s zebra. Other activities here include horseback riding, walking safaris accompanied by Maasai guides and camel riding. Those seeking the most ultimate adventure of their lives have access to an open-cockpit biplane. This gives unmatched eagle’s eye view of the conservancy, wildlife and otherwise inaccessible gorges.

Sirikoi Lodge

Day 7

Lewa Conservancy/Wilson Airport/Departure

Early morning game drive in the conservancy. To help reduce incidents of human-wildlife conflict and to prevent the disruption of elephants’ historic migration routes, Lewa has taken steps to provide safe passage for the species and built an elephant underpass that bypasses the busy Meru-Nanyuki highway, an area where elephants often encounter human activities. Lewa also educates local inhabitants about the importance of elephants as a keystone species. This improved understanding of the value of preserving wildlife enables Lewa to work with communities in diffusing human-wildlife conflict and improving conservation outcomes for elephants.
Breakfast and transfer to Lewa Airstrip for your scheduled flight back to Nairobi arriving Wilson Airport 1315hrs at the end of your safari.

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Includes

  • 7 Days wildlife safari as detailed above
  • Rooms/tents whole safari with ensuite facilities
  • Accommodation in camps and lodges as per the above itinerary
  • Fullboard meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner) on safari
  • Scheduled game drives in open-sided 4x4 safari vehicles
  • The following local flights: Nairobi/Maasai Mara, Mara/Amboseli/Amboseli/Wilson Airport, Wilson/Lewa & Lewa/Nairobi
  • Services of experienced English speaking safari driver guides
  • Mineral water while in safari vehicle
  • All park entrance fees
  • All wildlife conservation fees
  • All Government taxies and levies
  • Flying Doctors Cover while on safari

Not included

  • International flights
  • Visa Entry fees (EAC visa recommended)
  • Cancellation & Baggage
  • Travel/Medical Insurance
  • Laundry services, inoculations,
  • Drinks, wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Tip for safari driver guide, other gratuities, porterage to hotel’s/camp’s staff and porters
  • Shopping, wood carvings and crafts
  • All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc.
  • Any other item(s) not included or mentioned in our itinerary above
  • Visit to Maasai Manyatta/Village
  • Balloon safari @ USD $ 450.00 per person

Price Guide

Prices are per person sharing in USD and this trip is available all year round. Current price is based on accommodation as indicated above and is subject to availability at the time of booking.

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