Classic Kenya Air Safari

Overview

This special safari concentrates on three of the most famous and diverse areas in Kenya – Samburu, Lake Nakuru and the Maasai Mara. This virtually fully inclusive safari offers exceptional value for money. The lodges are renowned for their quality, food, friendliness and guides. This is an ideal choice for those wanting to see the best that Kenya has to offer in a short period of time, including outstanding and diverse game viewing.

Itinerary

DAY 1: NAIROBI
On arrival in Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to the SAROVA STANLEY HOTEL or similar. (B)

DAY 2: NAIROBI – SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE
This morning you will be transferred to Wilson Airport for your scheduled flight to Buffalo Springs Airstrip in Samburu. You will be met and transferred to the camp. After lunch you will embark on the first game
drive of your safari, returning to the camp in the late afternoon. Two nights at SAMBURU ASHNIL TENTED LODGE. (B, L, D)

DAY 3: SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE
Morning and afternoon game drives and optional bush walks in Samburu National Reserve. (B, L, D)

DAY 4: SAMBURU – LAKE NAIVASHA
Today you will enjoy an early morning game drive in the park, before being transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight back to Nairobi. On arrival you will be met and transferred by road to Lake Naivasha. In the afternoon you will be taken on a boat trip on Lake Naivasha. Two nights at THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY LODGE. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: LAKE NAIVASHA
This morning depart for a morning game drive to Lake Nakuru National Park and return back to the lodge for lunch. The afternoon will be spent at your leisure. (B, L, D)

DAY 6: LAKE NAIVASHA – MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Naivasha Ebony Curio Emporium for a visit. After lunch you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Olkiombo airstrip in the Masai Mara. You will be collected in an open-sided 4×4 vehicle and taken on a game drive en-route to your lodge. Two nights at MARA INTREPIDS TENTED LODGE. (B, L, D)

DAY 7: MAASAI MARA
Embark on morning and afternoon game drives in the Masai Mara, and enjoy a visit to a Maasai village and local primary school. (B, L, D)

DAY 8: MASAI MARA – NAIROBI
After a morning activity and lunch, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight back to Nairobi. On arrival in Nairobi you will be met and transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flight. (B, L)

Includes

• 7 nights accommodation on a twin share basis
• Meals as indicated (B, L, D)
• All transfers
• Game drives and activities as specified
• Round trip domestic flights Nairobi – Samburu then Naivasha – Maasai Mara – Nairobi
• Visit to a Maasai village and a local primary school

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The Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort

The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort features panoramic views of Lake Naivasha and of the Rift Valley. All of the spacious rooms are garden facing and furnished with handmade wooden furniture. This lodge boasts an 18-hole championship golf course, two clay tennis courts and a pool. Enjoy refreshments in the luxurious lounge bar, or dine in one of the two restaurants (or both!). The Adventurer’s Club and the Young Rangers Club provide activities for children.

Mara Intrepids

Mara Intrepids sits above a sweeping bend in the Talek River, overlooking the plains of the Masai Mara. The camp has 30 elegant guest tents which sit on a shady raised platform with sweeping views over the riverbanks, and each has a large 4-poster bed, traditional style furniture and modern en-suite bathrooms. The guides at Mara Intrepid are amongst the best in the Mara.

Sarova Stanley

The Sarova Stanley Hotel was opened in 1902, located right in the middle of Nairobi and has assuredly retained its Victorian elegance. The rooms are furnished in colonial style and ambiance, but with all modern conveniences. In addition to the suites, there are three categories of guest rooms equipped with an outdoor or atrium view.

Ashnil Samburu

Set against the backdrop of Mt. Ol Olokwe, Ashnil Samburu Camp faces onto the Ewaso Nyiro River in Buffalo Springs. Unwind in one of 30 luxury tents that dot the river banks. Enjoy incredible game viewing, cultural visits to a nearby village and nature walks. Spend your evenings relaxing in the pool, relishing Asian, traditional and international cuisines, or sipping a sundowner.

Lahia Tented Lodge

Discover Lahia Tented Lodge, where luxury meets wilderness. Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the Central Serengeti, all from the comfort of spacious, canvas tents with modern comforts. Accommodating 25 tents, Lahia Tented Lodge is situated 90km from the Serengeti National Park and is the ideal place from which to experience the thrill of safari.

Lion's Paw Camp

Positioned right at the very edge of Ngorongoro Crater, Lion’s Paw Camp offers a unique view across the caldera.  Guests indulge in tranquil luxury, and are spoilt every sunrise and sunset with views across the vast savannah. Enjoy thrilling game drives to explore the diverse landscape, immerse yourself in the local Maasai culture, and make unforgettable memories at this intimate camp.