Discover the famous and the lesser-known national parks of Kenya! In addition to the endless grasslands of the Masai Mara, travel to the lesser known national parks where wildlife roam freely. In Meru, observe huge herds of elephants and discover an astounding variety of wildlife in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy of Laikipia.
Ol Pejeta is a private wildlife conservancy, situated between the foothills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kenya, and has one of the highest density of wildlife in Kenya and boasts an astounding variety of animals, including the “Big Five“.
Game Drive In Ol Pejeta Conservancy Experience stunning wildlife sightings against the evocative backdrop of Africa’s Great Rift Valley on game drives in Kenya’s Central Highlands. The breathtaking vistas of the Ol Pejeta conservancy is set amid the Aberdares foothills at one end and Mount Kenya on the other. It is extremely rich in large and small game as well as exotic birds, including the Big 5. Expect to spot endangered rhinos, Savanna elephants, lions, buffalo, endangered chimpanzees, zebra, giraffes, gnus, ostrich, ibis, pelicans, eagles and many more on thrilling game drives! The best time for game drives is in the early mornings when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoons when the sun paints incredible colors across the horizon. You also have the opportunity for exciting night drives to observe rarely spotted nocturnal wildlife.
Game Drive In Solio Ranch Encounter the endangered black as well as white rhinos in the Rhino Sanctuary as you drive through in your 4×4 vehicle. While you are at it, observe a multitude of wildlife such as buffaloes, lions, zebras, cheetahs, giraffes, leopard, elands, warthogs, and many more, in their natural habitat. Nothing can compare with the experience of spotting these magnificent creatures roaming freely through their own land. Grab a pair of binoculars and spot a rich variety of birds unique to this wild landscape. You may even be able to identify their distinct calls with just a little help from your expert guide!
Born Free! Few visit Meru, which only enhances its stunning scenic beauty that includes small rivers shaded by dense riverine forest as well as raffia and doum palms.
Rhino River Camp: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Village Visit Experience spectacular sightings of elephant, hippo, buffalo, big cats and a host of other wild animals on game drives in the Meru National Park of northern Kenya. The Park is crisscrossed by numerous rivers, creating a range of diverse ecosystems, including savannah and bush land as well as swamps and riverine forests. Look out for reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra and oryx that Meru is famous for. Morning and afternoon safaris offers the best opportunities for spotting animals and birds, including countless exotic species that flock to the Meru. Go fishing in the river while pods of hippos wallow close by and numerous water birds roost by the riverbanks. Set out on a bush walks with an experienced naturalist and guide to discover diverse plant and animal species that inhabit the park. You can also visit a village to learn more about the life and culture of the local community. Enjoy refreshing sundowners out in the open as the sun sets in the distance.
Classic Africa! The Masai Mara will fulfil your dreams with its iconic, endless African landscapes of golden grass dotted with picturesque acacia trees that is home to year-round wildlife viewing: cheetah, leopard, large prides of lions, elephants, giraffe, hyena, huge Nile crocodiles, frolicking hippos and many other species.
Naboisho Camp: Game Drives, Bush Walks Enjoy wonderfully diverse game drives in the Masai Mara and the bordering exclusive Naboisho Conservancy. The best time for this is in the early morning when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoon when the sun paints incredible colors on the horizon. You also have the opportunity for exciting night drives to observe rarely spotted nocturnal wildlife. In addition, enjoy wonderful bush walks with an experienced guide to stretch your legs, experience the thrill of getting up-close to wildlife and discover the small wonders of nature.
Spend time downtown! As the largest city of East Africa, you can experience contemporary urban African life with colorful street markets, authentic African cuisine, and a buzzing nightlife.
Price & Inclusions
Option 1 From $ 8,825 /person
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
Accommodation in one double room for 11 days / 10 nights.
Meals as indicated
Economy flights for all sectors :
Meru – Masai Mara
Masai Mara – Nairobi
All activities as listed :
Laikipia Community Reserves: Game drive in Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Laikipia Community Reserves: Game Drive in Solio Ranch
Meru National Park: Rhino River Camp: Game drives, bush walks, village visit
Masai Mara: Naboisho Camp: Game drives, bush walks
24-hour point of contact in Africa
East Africa: All national park and conservation fees as per your itinerary
East Africa: Flying Doctors emergency evacuation cover.
East Africa: Exclusive use of high quality and well maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver guide. Game drives may be shared with other guests of the lodge/camp, with maximum of 6 guests in the vehicle and guaranteed window seat for all passengers.
What our guests say about this trip
You may come to Kenya for the safari drives and the wildlife encounters, but there is a significant chance you, like us, will leave with a sense of having to reassess your experience: Sure the wildlife was great and the encounters many, but possibly the most lasting impression was left by the smiles, genuine kindness and no-limits service provided by the people – including the staff of Enchanting Travels as well as all those our carefully planned itinerary led us to interact with.