Discover The Unexpected

10 Days Kenya High-End Safari

Overview

Experience both the quintessential and the singular allure of Kenya on this dream safari adventure. Picture the endless rolling savanna under a vast and dramatic sky, brimming with various magnificent wildlife. Distant roars, trumpets, and other distinct animal sounds characterize the wilderness, while you get to wake up every morning to the cheerful sound of various chirping birds. Visualize millions of wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles, dodging the jaws of giant crocodiles as they wade across the Mara River from the neighboring Serengeti plains. Spectacles like these are only the beginning of the magic that Kenya brings.

Best time to visit: June - October

Duration

10 days

Map Overview

Places to Visit

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 -Day 1 - Nairobi

Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya, where your Kenya Safari representative will meet, assist, and take you to your base hotel in Nairobi by private vehicle. Here you’ll enjoy a ‘welcome’ safari briefing, with the rest of the day at leisure.

Inclusion

Bed and Breakfast Only

Accommodation

Hemingway's Hotel/ Fairmont the Norfolk/ Kempinski Hotel

After breakfast at the hotel, set off on your day excursion in and around Nairobi, starting with the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, where you can watch delightful orphan elephants during feeding time while they frolic with their keepers. Enjoy lunch at a nearby café followed by a shopping stop at Utamaduni, where you’ll see a great selection of African art and crafts. Continue to the Giraffe Centre, where you’ll have the opportunity to feed magnificent Rothschild’s giraffes before returning to your base hotel.

Inclusion

Bed and Breakfast Only

Accommodation

Hemingway's Hotel/ Fairmont the Norfolk/ Kempinski Hotel

After breakfast at your base hotel, you’ll set off in your 4WD vehicle towards Namanga with your safari guide. As soon as you enter Amboseli National Park, your game viewing will commence. After lunch at Amboseli Serena Lodge, limitless adventures, discoveries, and delights await young guests with activities designed to give them the chance to explore the breathtaking beauty of Amboseli and enjoy the vibrant culture and warm hospitality of the Maasai people. If you accept an invitation to plant an acacia tree as part of the Amboseli Reforestation Project a partnership between Gosheni Adventures Safaris and the Lodges, you’ll receive a commemorative certificate. Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Amboseli Serena Lodge/ Tortilis Camp/ Kibo Villa

Set off early on your morning game drive in anticipation that Mount Kilimanjaro’s snow-covered peak is clear, and enjoy a private family breakfast at Observation Hill. Later, enjoy an afternoon game drive around the many lakes and springs fed by Kilimanjaro’s melting snows in search of Amboseli’s legendary elephant herds. Spend as little or as long as you like on safari in your private Safari vehicle. Children can participate in guided nature walks as well as learn about the Maasai warriors, how to do Maasai beadwork and all about animal-tracking techniques. Flexible dining schedules are available to suit your family, with lunch and dinner at your base hotel.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Amboseli Serena Lodge/ Tortilis Camp/ Kibo Villa

After breakfast at your base hotel in Amboseli, depart for the Great Rift Valley. The shallow alkaline soda lakes of Lake Elementaita and Lake Nakuru are famous for their flamingo flocks, which gather to feed and breed along the lakeshore. Lunch and dinner at the base hotel, with free time in between. Your Safari guide will arrange some special activities. With dinner and overnight at your base hotel.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Loldia House/ Mbweha Camp/ Chui Lodge

After breakfast at your base hotel, visit nearby Lake Nakuru National Park, known for its flamingos and as a breeding sanctuary for both black and white rhino. Here, enjoy a guided trek along the lakeshore and a game drive. You can relax with a picnic lunch before returning to your lodge, or you may venture a little further to Lake Baringo and spend the day bird and game viewing around the lake with a picnic lunch at the hot springs. Dinner and overnight at your base hotel.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Loldia House/ Mbweha Camp/ Chui Lodge

After breakfast, drive along the Great Rift Valley floor and enter Masai Mara National Reserve, where you immediately begin game viewing, passing wildlife herds on the vast savannah plains. Arrive at Governors’ Camp, with its family tents, in time for lunch followed by a late afternoon game drive. Dinner is at your base hotel.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Kichwa Tembo/ Angama Mara/ Governors’ Camp

Enjoy two full days of exceptional game viewing in the Masai Mara following herds of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, eland, topi, impala and many other wildlife species. Lion, leopard, and cheetah are also found here in greater numbers and density than elsewhere in Africa. Your Safari guide can arrange an extended game viewing drive, traveling further from other vehicles and visitors with a picnic lunch provided by your camp. All other meals are taken at the base hotel, including a special dinner under the stars.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Kichwa Tembo/ Angama Mara/ Governors’ Camp

After a final morning game drive, take breakfast at the base hotel before your departure to the Isebania border for your onward Safari in Tanzania, or drive back to Nairobi to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your outbound travel arrangements.

Inclusion

Meals: B, L

Inclusions

  • Park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days

Exclusions

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s Included and Excluded in Every Tour?

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What Are Your Cancellation Terms?

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What If I Have Special Needs or Requirements?

We strive to cater to all requirements, such as providing wheelchair-friendly accommodation or rooms on the first floor if stairs are a challenge. Please communicate with us in advance about your needs.

What Vaccines and Health Requirements Are Needed?

The requirements vary depending on the country and nationality. For the most accurate information, please visit the page specific to your destination and consult the corresponding embassy page for the latest information.

What Are the Road Conditions Like?

Most safari parks have bumpy but manageable roads, with some roads being paved. Generally, guests do not view this as a problem.

Can I Choose Other Accommodation Than What's Specified?

Yes, if you have a special preference, let us know, and we will offer alternatives from our vast network of company-owned and partner accommodations. Booking with us allows you to enjoy discounted rates as we have special agreements with our partners.

Is Electricity Available 24 Hours in the Lodges and Camps?

Most standard camps and lodges are equipped with generators, so electricity is generally available 24 hours. However, some interruptions may occur but are typically not a significant concern for guests.

Will My Mobile/Cellular Phone Work During the Tour?

es, though signal strength may vary in different areas.

What About My Special Diet and Food Preferences?

We cater to all diets, including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, among others. Please inform us in advance about your dietary preferences.

What Activities Can My Kids Do While on a Safari?

A safari offers an enriching experience for children, allowing them to observe animals in their natural habitat. Some camps and lodges offer amenities for children, such as playrooms and pools, though these are not universally available. We suggest bringing activities that your children enjoy.

Is Tipping Required?

Tipping is not required but is recommended. The amount varies by country, but you should tip according to what you feel is appropriate.

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