This itinerary is the perfect, and affordable, choice for those with a desire to get off the beaten track and immerse themselves in the wilderness of Africa. The ideal chance to exercise your sense of adventure, this holiday takes you to the heart of Kenya’s nature for a real and authentic African experience. Staying in authentic African camps, your days will be brimming with diverse safari activities, leaving you with many adventurous tales.
Nairobi National Park, the world’s only protected wildlife area in a capital, is often overlooked. However its importance to Kenya’s wildlife conservation efforts and its exciting animal offering should not be overlooked, with a one night stay ideal to enjoy the thrill of camping in thick bushland just a short drive away from the centre of Nairobi.
From here you will fly to the Selenkay Conservancy a pioneering area which protects the habitats, flora and fauna, the success seen with the thriving animal population. All of your safari activities will benefit from the knowledge of the Maasai, who work as game rangers, trackers and camp staff, enhancing your experience with a fascinating in-depth understanding. With a history of sightings of all the big cats, a growing number of elephant and many other predators, your time in the Conservancy will be thrilling. During your time in the Conservancy you will be staying in the Selenaky Adventure Camp. The tents, which embody the charm of traditional mobile safari camps from years gone by, are tastefully furnished with solar powered electric lighting. The camp holds a maximum of 18 guests for an exclusive yet intimate and friendly atmosphere.
After three days of game drives, nature walks, and a Maasai village visit, you will travel by light aircraft to the Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Masai Mara. A wildlife haven, the Ol Kinyei is known for its unspoilt breathtaking scenery, filled with rolling hills, open savannahs and flowing rivers, and is home to large numbers of giraffe, cape buffalo and elephant. Offering a quality safari experience amongst the thousands of acres of untamed wilderness in one of the dome tents with its own private bathroom and safari shower, Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp is a real camping experience in the glorious African wilderness.
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London - Nairobi
Depart from London Heathrow on a direct overnight flight to Nairobi. Please enquire about flights from your regional airport with fares available for the same and sometimes cheaper price.
Nairobi National Park
On arrival you will be met and transferred to Nairobi National Park, enjoying your first experience of wildlife spotting as you drive through the park to Nairobi Tented Camp, the only tent camp within the park boundaries. During your one night stay here all meals, game drives and park fees are included.
After settling into your tent visit the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, the world’s most successful orphan-elephant rescue and rehabilitation program offering hope for the future of Kenya’s threatened elephant and rhino population. Spend the late morning enjoying up-close interactions with the baby elephants, learning how the orphans are hand-raised and then reintegrated back into Kenya’s wild herds.
Return to camp for lunch before your afternoon game drive, driving across the different habitats in search for lion, zebra, wildebeest, cheetah and buffalo amongst many other species.
Selenkay Conservancy, Amboseli
Depart in the early morning for the short drive to Wilson Airport, your light aircraft flight taking you to the Selenkay Airstrip. You will be met on landing by a camp vehicle taking you to the Selenkay Adventure Camp, the game viewing beginning on route making for an exhilarating transfer. During your three nights stay all meals, day & night game drives, bush walks, Maasai Village visit, park and conservancy fees are included.
After checking into your tent, you will be taken on your first game drive of the impressive Selenkay Conservancy coming across the big and small animals of the land, from elephant to bat eared fox, giraffe to porcupine.
Selenkay Conservancy, Amboseli
Today will be spent learning about the Maasai people, the guides sharing with you their passion and knowledge about the incredible land and traditional African culture. After an early breakfast spend the morning on a game drive in the Selenkay Conservancy followed by an escorted nature walk with the Maasai guides. Return to camp for lunch before visiting a nearby Maasai village in the afternoon.
Once you have returned and the sun has set, head out for an evening game drive your safari vehicle equipped with a spotlight to seek out the nocturnal animals before heading back to the camp for dinner.
Amboseli National Park
Enjoy an early breakfast before driving through the bush into Amboseli National Park. One of the world’s best places for close up encounters with free roaming elephants, spend the day exploring the remarkable eco-system against the scenic beauty of the grand Mount Kilimanjaro.
Return to your camp later in the afternoon after a delicious picnic lunch.
Selenkay Conservancy – Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Masai Mara
After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your light aircraft flight to the Masai Mara. Upon landing you will be transferred to the Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp, where you will check into your small dome tent before sitting down for lunch.
In the afternoon head out for an evening game drive in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy, your first experience of the iconic Masai Mara wildlife and landscape.
Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Masai Mara
After an early wake up call enjoy a game drive in the Conservancy on the look out for the big cats, returning to the camp for a late breakfast followed by an escorted nature walk. In the afternoon head out on another afternoon game drive, with a night drive as you head back to camp for dinner.
Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Masai Mara
Travel into the Masai Mara Reserve, with your prepared picnic lunch, driving across the plains full of wildebeest, impala, giraffe, hyena and jackal. With cheetah frequently seen, a lion pride of over 20 animals and several leopard territories, your game drive in the Ol Kinyei will be action-packed.
Ol Kinyei Conservancy – Wilson Airport – International Airport
Enjoy one last early morning game drive before breakfast and a final lunch in the camp before being transferred to the airstrip for your afternoon flight back to Wilson Airport. On arrival you will be taken to a local restaurant for an early supper (own account) before continuing on the international airport in time for the overnight flight to London.
Early morning arrival into London Heathrow.
Pricing Information & Dates
10 day tour, from £2399 per person
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