Discover Kenya’s most iconic landscapes from the air and overland. Enjoy thrilling game drives in private conservancies and Big Five safaris in the vast Masai Mara, fly past the magnificent snow-capped Mt Kenya, and witness giant hordes of pachys in Samburu on this luxury Kenya vacation.
Lewa is private wildlife conservancy situated against the dramatic backdrop of the snow-covered massif of Mt Kenya. With wildlife densities as high as anywhere in Africa, it is possible to see all of Africa’s Big Five here, and the conservancy provides a refuge for several endangered species such as White Rhinos.
Lewa Wilderness: Game drives, bush walks, horse riding, camel safaris Experience breathtaking sightings of massive elephant herds, endangered rhinos and the rest of the ‘Big Five’ on thrilling game drives. The best time for wildlife sightings are either early in the morning when the animals are particularly active or in the late afternoon. Enjoy exciting night drives to spot rare nocturnal wildlife. In addition, enjoy wonderful bush walks with an experienced guide from the local Masai community. Get the thrill of getting up-close with nature and discover some of her best kept secrets! Learn more about your Maasai guide’s daily activities while you stride through thick grass and spot camel and other wildlife roaming freely in their habitat. You could also explore the wilderness around the lodge on horseback, and experience the freedom of riding under the open sky and a never ending horizon. If you fancy something a little more adventurous, however, you could take a camel ride through the bush; or even opt for a two-night camel trek through the great African plains!
A place of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers! Samburu National Park lies on the fringes of the vast, arid desert, once known as the Northern Frontier District.
Saruni Samburu: Game drives, bush walks Shared game drives, night game drives, guided bush walks, bush meals, one complimentary back and neck massage per room (30) mins, transfers to cultural visits, sundowner & picnic excursions
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.
Mara Plains: Game drives, bush walks Enjoy wonderfully diverse game drives in the Masai Mara and the bordering exclusive Olare Orok 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.
Balloon Safari Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience – a stunningly beautiful balloon safari over the Masai Mara. Spend about one hour silently floating over the savannah in a hot air balloon which will fill you with memories to last a lifetime. You take off with the first light of the day, float in the sky, drifting with the whim of the wind, overlooking the plains, just in time to experience a breathtaking sunrise and catch a bird’s eye view of the reserve. After the flight, you will be treated to a luxurious breakfast to complete the experience as you relax and absorb the moment.
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 $ 13,890 /person
Option 2 From $ 16,790 /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 :
Nairobi – Laikipia Lewa
Additional 75kg luggage allowance for your group on flights in Kenya
Samburu – Masai Mara
Masai Mara – Nairobi
All activities as listed :
Laikipia – Lewa: Lewa Wilderness: Game drives, bush walks, horse riding, camel safaris
Samburu: Saruni Samburu: Game drives, bush walks
Masai Mara: Naboisho Camp: Game drives, bush walks
Masai Mara: Mara Plains: Game drives, bush walks
Masai Mara: Balloon Safari
Game drives in high quality and well maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver-guide. In case the game drives are booked through your lodge/camp, they will be shared with other guests with a maximum of 6 guests in the vehicle and guaranteed window seat for all guests.
Flying Doctors emergency evacuation cover.
All national park and conservation fees as per your itinerary
All airport and hotel transfers as indicated above
Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary
Fees and taxes
What our guests say about this trip
This was the journey of a lifetime, to experience a Star bed at Ilngwesi was magic.