Day 1: Nairobi
Begin your safari at the charming Ngong House, a unique boutique hotel famous for its cozy tree houses on stilts with stunning views of the Ngong Hills.
Day 2: Elephant Orphanage & Giraffe Center
A day of touring some of Nairobi’s more endearing and classic sites—the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, where baby elephants of all ages delight guests as they feed and play, Karen Blixen’s home where the celebrated author lived and wrote, and the Giraffe Center, a breeding refuge for the distinctive Rothschild Giraffe.
Days 3-5: Lewa Conservancy
Lewa Wilderness Trails
Depart for Lewa Conservancy, a premier conservancy in Lakipia. Here you will stay at Wilderness Trails, the original homestead of Lewa’s owners, the Craig family. A cozy, homey atmosphere pervades this home. Enjoy the riding stables, swimming pool and ping-pong table located at the lodge, just as you take in the amazing wildlife and game that roam this very private location.
You are free to partake all the activities available at Lewa, including game drives, walking safaris, bush picnics and more.
Days 6-8: Chyulu Hills
Campi Ya Kanzi
From Lewa, fly to Campi Ya Kanzi in the Chyulu Hills. Situated at the foot of the legendary Chyulu Hills, Hemingway’s Green Hills of Africa, within view of the mighty Kilimanjaro, Campi Ya Kanzi is a luxury camp offering a first class wilderness adventure, amazing wildlife, and authentic immersion in Maasai culture. The lodge has been built in partnership with the Maasai community of the 280,000-acre Kuku Group Ranch. Campi ya Kanzi has a unique commitment to community development and environmental sustainability, engaging the local Maasai in benefiting from wilderness with thriving wildlife.
Activities on tap include game drives, walking safaris, birding, visits to the Maasai community, star gazing, scenic flights of Kilimanjaro, horseback riding, fly camping and visits to neighboring Amboseli and East Tsavo National Parks.
Days 9-11: Maasai Mara Reserve
Spend your last days on safari at Rekero Camp in the Maasai Mara Reserve. Rekero is a luxury tented camp that sits in the midst of Kenya’s Maasai Mara ecosystem in a quiet and exclusive location that is also conveniently close to the main Mara airstrip.
The camp is located very close to the confluence of the Mara and Talek rivers and sits on a picturesque bend in the Talek River in one of the most game-rich areas of the Maasai Mara Reserve.
This eco-camp is ideally situated for the annual migration, which is the movement of over one million wildebeest and two hundred thousand zebra from the Serengeti through the Mara in Kenya.
Day 12: Departure
Flight to Nairobi for your international departure and the conclusion of your wonderful safari adventure!
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