Join us on a wonderful safari in exciting Kenya! See the animals, explore the country, feed animals at a preserve, go glamping in the bush and have a once in a lifetime trip that you will talk about for ever.
September 24 - depart the US for Kenya
September 25 - 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 at the Southern Sun Mayfair, Nairobi.
September 26 - 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, enjoy a guided walk on the shores of the lake 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 at Enashipai Resort & Spa, Naivasha, Nakuru.
September 27 - 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
Tonight we overnight at Loyk Mara Camp, Masai Mara National Reserve
September 28 - A fabulous sunrise experience! Arise before dawn to participate in the 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 setting out on your morning game drive. In the afternoon, enjoy your final game drive in the Mara. Return to the lodge, or join the optional visit to a Maasai Village for a glimpse into the lives of this semi-nomadic tribe. Discover how the tribe lives, and learn about their customs, ceremonies and rites of passage. Explore the handicraft market before returning to your camp in time for dinner. OPTIONAL TOURS ARE AT ADDITIONAL COST. Overnight at the Loyk Mara Camp, Masai Mara National Reserve.
September 29 - 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 at Southern Sun Mayfair, Nairobi