Kenya’s vastness makes it a wonderful playing ground for exploring diverse landscape and observing wildlife in their natural habitat. From the highlands of northern Kenya to the plains of the Masai Mara, during this 8 day long itinerary you will explore Kenya’s wilderness and stay in some of the country’s best properties.
Days 1 - 2: Arrival into Samburu
Once you arrive into Nairobi, you will be welcomed by a representative who will escort you to Wilson Airport for your 1hr20 minute flight to Samburu.
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Sasaab in time for lunch, where you will spend the night.
You will have the opportunity to meet the locals of Samburu and get a glimpse into their way of life as well as have time to explore the teeming wildlife in Samburu. Here, you can observe what is known as the Samburu Special Five: Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, gerenuk and Beisa oryx. You can also make the most of the splendid Kenyan skies by camping under the stars.
Stay: Sasaab Lodge
Day 3: From Samburu to Mount Kenya
Once you have checked out of Sasaab, you will take a 20min private charter flight from Sasaab airstrip to Solio Lodge, your next accommodation.
Solio Lodge is located within close vicinity to Mount Kenya and Aberdare Mountains and offers a number of great outdoors activities which you can enjoy during the next two days.
Stay: Solio Lodge
Day 4: Exploring the region
For a unique experience, start off your day with a helicopter ride followed by a hilltop picnic breakfast! You can then partake in the many activities which include trout fishing in Aberdare National Park, game viewing on the conservancy (black and white rhinoceros, leopard, lion, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, giraffe, warthog etc), mountain biking, horse riding and much more.
Stay: Solio Lodge
Day 5: From Samburu to the Masai Mara
In the morning, you will depart Solio Lodge and be transferred by car to your next accommodation, Sala’s Camp. En route, you will enjoy a game drive.
The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax or go on safari
Stay: Sala’s Camp
Day 6: Exploring the Masai Masa National Park
The Masai Mara Nationak Park is one of Kenya’s most famed regions for wildlife viewing. You can choose to go on a game drive, either early morning of late evening, to capture the animals at their busiest. Enhance the experience by booking a bush lunch and head deeper into the Mara.
Finish of your day with sun-downers, the perfect end to the day.
Stay: Sala’s Camp
Day 7: From Masai Mara to Nairobi
After breakfast, you will fly back to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport and from there be transferred to your last accommodation, Giraffe Manor. Renowned for its free roaming giraffes, this superb property is one of Kenya’s most iconic buildings.
During your day in Nairobi, you can opt to stay within the property and interact with the giraffes, visit the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and adopt a baby elephant, visit the acclaimed Matbronze Art Gallery or just relax.
Stay: Giraffe Manor
Day 8: Departure
Today, you will be transferred back to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home.
|Days 1 - 2:||Arrival into Samburu||Sasaab Lodge|
|Day 3:||From Samburu to Mount Kenya||Solio Lodge|
|Day 4:||Exploring the region||Solio Lodge|
|Day 5:||From Samburu to the Masai Mara||Sala’s Camp|
|Day 6:||Exploring the Masai Masa National Park||Sala’s Camp|
|Day 7:||From Masai Mara to Nairobi||Giraffe Manor|
- Accommodation with full board
- Transfers (by road and internal scheduled flights)
- Conservation fees
- 24 hour emergency contact
- International flights
- Visas and airport taxes
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance (please note that travel insurance is mandatory for all Lightfoot Travel holidays)
From USD 6,085 per person based on guests travelling (excluding flights)
Notes on our prices
- This price guide provides you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your holiday.
- Prices are generally based on two people travelling together (unless stated otherwise) on a shared room basis.
- Prices can fluctuate depending on season, standard of accommodation, excursions selected (private versus shared) etc.
- This basic structure works very nicely, but don’t forget that Lightfoot Travel can provide a range of experiences and we tailor-make each itinerary based on your travel requirements. Get in touch to start planning your perfect trip with your own travel consultant