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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Kenya
Depart for Kenya

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Nairobi
Arrive in Nairobi, gateway to your thrilling Kenya safari; transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to acclimate to your new time zone and prepare for the African adventure that awaits you
Overnight: Nairobi

DAY 3, Monday - Lake Elmentaita, Soysambu Conservancy
Morning drive through the lush Great Rift Valley to your camp on the shore of the ‘pink’ Lake Elmentaita, overlooking the vast unspoilt plains. After lunch at the camp, take a guided nature walk to learn about the ecosystem and the different birds found here. Later, join a game drive to Soysambu Conservancy, a 48,000 acre wildlife conservancy, which protects over 450 bird species and 15,000 wild animals. It is home to an astounding variety of flora and fauna, including elegant Rothschild giraffes, eland, zebra and more!
Overnight: Lake Elmentaita
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4, Tuesday - Afternoon Game Drive in Masai Mara
Travel to the magical Masai Mara National Reserve in the southwest corner of Kenya, renowned for its spectacular game viewing. Lunch at the camp, before going out on the afternoon game drive. The vast savannahs are a stunning backdrop to the diverse and abundant wildlife dominated by lions, elephants, buffalo, and rhinos, as well as antelopes, gazelles and hippos
Overnight: Masai Mara National Reserve
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Wednesday - Morning & Afternoon Game Drives in Masai Mara
Set out early for a morning optional hot air balloon safari. Take off in a hot air balloon as you view the breathtaking sunrise over the Masai Mara. Drift above the beautiful landscape, watching wild game roam the vast plains below. The finale is a sumptuous champagne breakfast before joining the rest of your group on the morning game drive. In the afternoon, enjoy your final game drive in the Mara. Return to your camp in time for dinner
Optional: Sunrise Balloon Safari & Breakfast (AM)
Overnight: Masai Mara National Reserve
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Thursday - Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Centre
Bid farewell to the Mara and return to Nairobi. In the afternoon, travel towards the Ngong Hills to visit the Karen Blixen Museum, once the farm house of the prominent author of Out of Africa. Continue to the Giraffe Centre, where you hand-feed the Rothschild giraffes from an elevated feeding platform and learn more about the successful breeding program and extensive conservation efforts. Spend the rest of the day and evening at leisure in this energetic city
Overnight: Nairobi
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Friday - Depart Kenya
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Countries Visited

Tanzania , Kenya

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights New York-Nairobi, Nairobi-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 5 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Nairobi
  • 1 night Lake Elmentaita
  • 2 nights Masai Mara National Reserve
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 11 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Restaurant tips throughout tour
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern 4x4 vehicles
  • Services of English-speaking driver-guide throughout
  • National Park Fees
  • Special Features

  • Safari game drives at all national parks
  • Guided nature walk and lecture by a naturalist-guide
  • Hand-feed Rothschild giraffes, an endangered species
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

    Due to limited space in safari vehicles, please pack your belongings in a soft-sided duffel bag. Traditional suitcases with rigid frames or hard plastic sides should not be used.

    Please note, all passport holders should have three or more entirely blank (unstamped) visa pages in their passport when traveling to Kenya. for more information.

    Passengers traveling to Kenya must carry proof of yellow fever vaccination if traveling through or from a country with risk of yellow fever.

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    Accommodations

    Movenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi
    This first class hotel is located in the Westlands district of Nairobi.

    Sunbird Lodge
    This first class lodge overlooks Lake Elmentaita.

    Mara Leisure Camp
    This first class hotel has splendid views of the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

    Movenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi
    This first class hotel is located in the Westlands district of Nairobi.

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    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

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    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

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