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Kenya: Luxury Lodges & Exclusive Reserves
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Kenya: Luxury Lodges & Exclusive Reserves

11 days & 10 nights, Private Journey

Nairobi, Chyulu Hills, Samburu National Park & Masai Mara National Reserve

Kenya is the home of the safari, offering some of Africa's most dramatic wildlife viewing. On this innovative journey, experience the fauna of Kenya in a series of exclusive reserves. From the Great Migrations to authentic encounters with Maasai and Samburu warriors, experience a world unchanged by the passage of time. As you travel through Kenya, track herds of elephant, search for the northern Big Five in Samburu and spot lions in the Masai Mara.

  • Day 1
    Arrive Nairobi

    Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be welcomed by your Cox & Kings local representative and accompanied to your hotel.

    Hemingways - 1 Night
  • Day 2
    To Chyulu Hills

    Fly from Nairobi to Chyulu Hills, a spectacular region framed by rolling hills and distant Mr. Kilimanjaro. Upon arrival, check in to your luxury lodge. After dinner, enjoy gazing up at the constellations in the southern skies from your rooftop skybed!

    Ol Donyo Lodge - 3 Night (B, L, D)
  • Day 3 - 4
    Chyulu Hills

    Embark upon early morning and late afternoon game drives in Chyulu Hills. Among the predators and prey, spot herds of large-tusked, free-ranging elephant that meander in the swamps and grasslands. In addition to elephant, the area is also home to Cape buffalo, impala, lion, cheetah, spotted hyena, giraffe, zebra and wildebeest as well as a great variety of birdlife. Members of the Maasai tribe also live here, sharing the land with local conservation efforts.

    Ol Donyo Lodge (B, L, D)
  • Day 5
    To Samburu National Park

    Today, fly via Nairobi to Samburu National Park, in the northern reaches of Kenya. In this semi-arid setting, see Kenya's "northern Big Five": beisa oryx, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, Grevy's zebra and Somali ostrich. Sightings of large herds of elephant and crocodile are common along the meandering Ewaso Nyiro River. Keep your eyes open for Samburu herdsmen, dressed in rich red blankets, driving their herds across the lands.

    SaSaab Camp - 3 Nights (B, L, D)
  • Day 6 - 7
    Samburu National Park

    Enjoy two days of exciting early morning and late afternoon game drives in Samburu National Park, complemented by cultural visits to the neighboring villages to learn about traditional ways of life in this remote region of the world.

    SaSaab Camp (B, L, D)
  • Day 8
    To Masai Mara Reserve

    After breakfast this morning, depart Samburu and fly to the Masai Mara with its striking landscapes of wide plains interlaced with seasonal rivers. Throughout the year, the Masai Mara is an unforgettable place of natural drama, a kaleidoscope of vibrant color and life.

    Mara Plains Camp - 3 Nights (B, L, D)
  • Day 9 - 10
    Masai Mara Reserve

    Embark upon early morning and late afternoon game drives in the Masai Mara. The famed "Big Five" - elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo - all roam the reserve, together with hundreds of other species, from cheetah and crocodile to endangered wild dog and magnificent birds of prey. Your camp has access to expansive areas of private land to avoid any crowds for game drives, embark on authentic visits to local villages, or enjoy bush walks.

    Mara Plains Camp (B, L, D)
  • Day 11
    Depart Nairobi

    Today, fly to Nairobi. Freshen up in your day room, and then get up close and personal with magnificent giraffe at the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife's Giraffe Center. Learn about the conservation work being done by the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant and Rhino Orphanage, which helps the country's endangered elephant and rhino populations as they face the problems of poaching and habitat loss due to deforestation. You may also browse the handicrafts at the Maasai market. This evening, continue to the airport for your onward flight.

    (B, L)
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