An 8 day energetic safari - walking, horse-riding, camel-riding, mountain biking, bird watching, combined with 6 days of paradise on the beach, staying in lovely, traditional accommodations.
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, you be will met by our local representative, who will be your personal guide, while you are transferred in your 4 x 4 safari vehicle to your luxury Manor. Built in the 1930’s, this luxury boutique hotel has maintained all the charm of the era, and is now famous for its resident herd of Rothschild Giraffe that poke their heads in through the windows to share your breakfast and high-tea with you. Soft drinks, beer, house wines, local brand spirits, bottled water are included. Entrance to the AFEW Giraffe Centre is included as well.
After breakfast, you will be picked up by your personal driver/guide and will be transferred to Wilson domestic airport for your onward flight to Laikipia, just north of the equator. This area is dry and rocky, with dramatic scenery, and is home to an abundant and diverse wildlife. The area hosts the highest population of endangered species in the country. On arrival at the airstrip, you will be met by the owners, and will be transferred to Ol Malo Lodge, where you will spend the next three nights. In the tribal heartlands of the nomadic Samburu people, the Francombe family and their Samburu neighbours have created a home for themselves and a dream destination for the privileged few who seek a glimpse in to the true heart of Africa.
After breakfast, you will transferred to the airstrip for you onward flight to Masai Mara. On arrival at the airstrip, you will be met and transferred to Olarro Lodge, a unique, artistically-styled retreat, built with undulating curves that mimic the rolling hillside in which the lodge is set, where you will spend the next three nights. Masai Mara is considered as the 7th wonder of the world, because of the annual Wildebeest migration. The area around Olarro sits along the corridor of the annual Wildebeest migration. The Masai Mara is one of the best plains’ game reserves and it is here that you will have the opportunity to see all of the Big 5. You will be able to view the expansive savannah plains from your vehicle as well as partake in nature walks. Olarro offers a wide range of activities, which include mountain biking, bush walks, game drives and specialized bird-watching with a licensed guide.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your onward flight to Nairobi. Connect to your international flight home.
Alternatively proceed to the beach, by connecting on to the afternoon flight to Lamu. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representative and will be transferred to your hotel on the beach, where you will spend the next five nights. Manda Bay is a small boutique lodge on the edge of the Indian Ocean, an outstanding location where barefoot simplicity meets all the modern comforts of western living. All the buildings are in keeping with the local landscape and are constructed using local materials. Activities are endless, they include sundowner excursions, snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, fishing, waterskiing and bird walks/drives. Non motorized activities, house wine and water during meals are included.
You will be transferred to the airstrip in the afternoon for your onward flight to Nairobi. On arrival at Nairobi airport, you will be met by our local representative, and will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta Airport (JKIA) where you will connect to your international flight back home