Classic Kenya: A Tented Camp Safari With Nairobi

Day 1 - Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya. Welcome to Africa! Arrive this evening, check in to your hotel, and prepare for your adventure!
Day 2 - Nairobi. Start your sightseeing with a visit to the [LF] SHELDRICK ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE, founded and managed by Daphne Sheldrick. Here you will learn about elephant conservation and meet elephant calves orphaned by poachers before they are reintroduced to the wild. Next, visit the KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM, dedicated to the author of Out of Africa. Lastly, stop at the GIRAFFE CENTER, a non-profit organization focused on saving the Rothschild's giraffe. Here you will learn a bit more about this sub-species and have the opportunity to feed them. (B,L)
Day 3 - Nairobi - Amboseli National Park. Depart Nairobi for AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK, best known for spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa at some 19,341 feet. After lunch, embark on an AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE to begin your search for the "Big 5""lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. (B,L,D)
Day 4 - Amboseli. Rise early for a MORNING GAME DRIVE. Amboseli affords you a great opportunity to get close to the mighty elephant. You might also spot Cape buffalo, zebra, wild dog, and more. Afterward, an exclusive [LF] BUSH BREAKFAST has been arranged for you. Sip on a mimosa as you savor every moment of the memorable experience! Relax during the heat of the day prior to an AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE. (B,L,D)
Day 5 - Amboseli - Nanyuki - Samburu National Reserve. Today, fly to Nanyuki (via Nairobi), then continue north by road past Mount Kenya to SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE, known for its arid landscape and unique wildlife. Due to the dry climate, grasses are sparse, making animals easier to spot. Meanwhile, the Ewaso Ng'iro River, which borders the reserve, provides a year-round water supply. These conditions make for a great game-viewing experience. After lunch at your safari camp, enjoy an afternoon GAME DRIVE, where you have the chance to see rare animals you will not see in other parts of the country. Commonly referred to as the Samburu "Special 5," this includes Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, Beisa oryx, and the gerenuk, a long-necked antelope that feeds while standing on its hind feet. (B,L,D)
Day 6 - Samburu. Today, enjoy MORNING & AFTERNOON GAME DRIVES. In addition to the Samburu "Special 5," the reserve is home to an abundance of other species. Large numbers of elephant and Nile crocodile can be seen, as well as waterbuck, Kirk's dik-dik, and Grant's gazelle. Where there is prey, predators can be found, so lion and leopard are often spotted. The reserve is also a great place for bird watching, with more than 300 species. Between game drives, relax at your lodge. This evening, relish SUNDOWNER DRINKS in the bush as the sun sets over this stunning landscape! (B,L,D)
Day 7 - Samburu - Ol Pejeta Conservancy. After breakfast, travel to OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY, the largest black rhino sanctuary in all of East Africa. After lunch, enjoy a GAME DRIVE in the conservancy, including a stop at the [LF] CHIMP SANCTUARY. In partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Jane Goodall Institute, the sanctuary was established to provide a long-term home for orphaned and abused chimpanzees. Here, see the chimps and learn more about their plight. (B,L,D)
Day 8 - Ol Pejeta - Lake Elmenteita. Rise early this morning for a final GAME DRIVE in the conservancy. After breakfast, depart for your camp on the shores of Lake Elmenteita. The journey will take you through the beautiful Kenyan highlands, one of the most fertile agricultural areas in all of Africa, where farmers grow crops such as corn, wheat, coffee, and tea. En route, stop at the Aberdare Country Club for lunch. (B,L,D)
Day 9 - Lake Elmenteita. Lake Nakuru National Park Excursion. After breakfast, travel to LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK, famous for its population of pink flamingos that feeds in the alkaline water of the lake. Other animals you may see on your GAME DRIVE include waterbuck, giraffe, impala, and striped hyena. This is also your best chance to see a white rhinoceros, commonly spotted here. Return to your camp for lunch, followed by time at leisure. Later this afternoon, enjoy a GAME DRIVE in SOYSAMBU CONSERVANCY, home to more than 450 species of birds, elegant Rothschild giraffe, eland, zebra, and more. If you are lucky, you may even spot the elusive leopard! End the day with SUNDOWNER DRINKS from a scenic hilltop overlooking Lake Elmenteita! (B,L,D)
Day 10 - Lake Elmenteita - Maasai Mara National Reserve. After breakfast, drive to MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya's most famous game area. "The Mara," as it is called by locals, is part of the Serengeti ecosystem and boasts a strong permanent population of game. When the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra arrives, generally from August to early November, the population enlarges by almost 2 million. This provides a great food source for predators such as lion, cheetah, leopard, and hyena. After lunch, set out on an AFTERNOON GAME DRIVE. (B,L,D)

NOTE: The Great Migration is a natural event, and the exact arrival/departure of the migrating herds varies slightly from year to year.
Day 11 - Maasai Mara.Further explore this magical place on MORNING & AFTERNOON GAME DRIVES. Be sure to watch for elephant, rhino, giraffe, topi, hyena, and much more. Relax at your lodge during the middle of the day. Tonight, join your traveling companions for a special [LF] FAREWELL BUSH DINNER and a [LF] TRADITIONAL MAASAI DANCE PERFORMANCE"the perfect way to end your safari! (B,L,D)
Day 12 - Maasai Mara - Nairobi - Homebound Flight. Today, fly back to Nairobi, where your tour ends with lunch at the famed Carnivore Restaurant. We have secured a day room for you at the Ole Sereni Hotel before a transfer to the airport for your late-evening flight. Book homebound flights after 5 pm. (B,L)

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  Tour Name   Classic Kenya: A Tented Camp Safari With Nairobi
  Tour Code  
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  Tour Duration    12 Days
  Start City:   Nairobi
  Price From   USD $4,229.00   See in Cart
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    Dates & Prices do not include air travel.
    Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segment; or (2) intra-vacation air segment only, starting at $590. Required intra-vacation air segments are: Amboseli/Nanyuki; Maasai Mara/Nairobi. Air prices were effective on July 15, 2015, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.

    Prices based on double room occupancy.

    Park entrance fees of $634 per person are included.

    Single Room Supplement:
    $595 to $1,275

    Triple Room Reduction per person:
    $20 to $65

    Extra Nights per person in Nairobi:
    in single room $242; in twin room $142; in triple room $126

    2017 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in July 2016.
 

Features

  • City Highlights
  • NAIROBI
    Visit the [LF] Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Karen Blixen Museum, and the Giraffe Center
    AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK
    Three game drives; [LF] bush breakfast
    SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE
    Three game drives; sundowner drinks
    OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY
    Two game drives; visit the [LF] chimp sanctuary
    LAKE ELMENTEITA
    Game drives in Lake Nakuru National Park and Soysambu Conservancy; sundowner drinks
    MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
    Three game drives; [LF] farewell bush dinner; [LF] traditional Maasai dance performance
  • Launch Date
  • 07/14/15 8:00pm
  • Meals
  • American breakfast daily, 10 lunches, 9 dinners including a special farewell bush dinner in the Maasai Mara
  • Notes
  • NOTES:
    • Check with physician regarding the latest health requirements for travel to Kenya and Tanzania.
    • All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.
    • We do not recommend this vacation to people with serious back problems, as it can be quite rough on some roads and game park trails in East Africa.
    • Due to limited capacity on safari vehicles and flights, your suitcase must be soft-sided and can't exceed 33 lbs including hand luggage.
    • Some minor changes in your daily itinerary may be expected due to wildlife migrations and viewing.
    • Small-Group Discovery - We never allow more than 20 travelers on our Small-Group Discovery vacations, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the destination and local culture.
  • Title
  • Classic Kenya: A Tented Camp Safari with Nairobi
  • Transportation
  • 4-wheel-drive safari vehicles carry a maximum of six passengers, ensuring you'll always have a window seat. They also feature a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography.
 
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