EXPERIENCES 2018-01-23T09:53:47+00:00

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EXPERIENCES

We are an East Africa specialist tour operator. We create bespoke itineraries to suit our guest’s requirements, whether it is a family of four with young children, a honeymooning couple or a work incentive trip.

We can organise everything from the perfect accommodation to private transfers by air or land and add experiences from an endless range. Choose from horse riding, hot-air ballooning, fly camping under the stars, camel trekking and visiting local villages to learning about native traditions and many more.

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  A CULTURAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI

Have you dreamed of taking the ultimate photography trip and rediscovering your soul in the Kenyan wilderness? Immerse yourself in the Samburu culture and capture the uniqueness of these colourful people, under the guidance of professional photographer Robin Moore. While we focus on culture and community, there will also be the opportunity to photograph some of Kenya’s most beautiful wildlife.

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 FOSSIL HUNTING IN KENYA’S ‘CRADLE OF MANKIND’

Travel back in time on this life changing journey – to the birthplace of our ancestors on the shores of Lake Turkana’s ‘cradle of mankind’. This fully guided trip, starts at Giraffe Manor, then travels north to Solio Lodge, continuing by helicopter to Lake Turkana and finally on to Sasaab in Kenya’s northern frontier. This one of a kind adventure combines wildlife, mountains, lakes, ancient forests and people in one of the world’s last real wildernesses – and offers an experience of a lifetime.

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  VIRUNGA GORILLA EXPLORATION

This trip is an amazing chance to visit a country that few tourists see – the Congo. You will start your adventure in Virunga National Park, still a relatively undiscovered gem, which is home to about a quarter of the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas. Trekking this vast and beautful forest to meet the gorillas or to climb one of the many volcanoes will suit all of those with an unquenchable thirst for the next chapter in their African adventure.

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A WEEK OF WILD ADVENTURE

This is a week filled with adventure in Kenya’s pristine wilderness areas. Spend your first night in the legendary Giraffe Manor before flying to northern Kenya where you will be surrounded by beautiful vistas and a variety of spectacular species. Fill your days with game drives, walks, horse riding, camel safaris and even fly-camping in the wilderness for the more adventurous. From the north you will head to the Masai Mara in the south and enjoy the abundance of wildlife that roams the open Mara plains. This itinerary is a wonderful introduction to wild Kenya.

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HELICOPTER TOUR, KENYA

If you like jaw-dropping views, this itinerary will more than satisfy. It starts when you transfer from your international flight in Nairobi to your private helicopter, which flies you to Solio lodge near the Aberdare highlands, soaring above the ice-capped snowy peaks of Mount Kenya.  At Solio Lodge you will see an abundance of game from black and white rhino, to lions and herds of buffalo. You can enjoy a massage in your room by the fire or go horse riding across the plains.

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  SAFARI TEASER

This vibrant tour is a wonderful introduction to safari and to the diversity of Kenya. The adventure starts at Sasaab in Kenya’s arid north. Located on its own conservancy, Sasaab is the perfect place to go for bush walks, game drives, camel and quad safaris and even fly-camping under the African sky. Next you will journey to Solio Lodge where the wildlife is abundant. During your stay you will see plenty of white and black rhino, plains game and lion. Your safari will end at Giraffe Manor where you have the chance to feed and even kiss our resident giraffe.

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  MIGRATION EXTRAVAGANZA

This is the true safari-lovers’ dream trip. We start in Nairobi’s legendary Giraffe Manor, then head to both the Maasai Mara and the Serengeti – probably the two finest game-viewing areas in the world – to catch the highlights of the thundering wildebeest migration. Stay in the midst of the savannah in luxurious vintage-inspired tents, enjoy some of the finest safari drives in the world, and make friends over drinks as the sun sets over these magical lands. Unforgettable.

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  BEACH & BUSH, KENYA

This tremendous introduction to Kenya’s natural wonders starts in the spectacular uplands of northern Kenya. After staying in Samburu land, home to numerous indigenous animal species, fly up to stay near the awe-inspiring Aberdare National Park and Mount Kenya. Then on to the Maasai Mara – Kenya’s world-famous safari landscape – for an unforgettable bush experience. Back in Nairobi we stay in elegant Giraffe Manor, where the resident giraffe drop in to be fed by the guests. Then it’s time for relaxation in the sun and swimming in the Indian Ocean at glorious Kinondo Kwetu.

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  APES TO LAKES

This is a journey to some of the most inspiring destinations on the planet. Created for the intrepid traveller you will start your bucket-list adventure in Africa’s most biologically diverse protected conservation area, Virunga National Park. Trek through the thick, un-touched undergrowth seeking out mountain gorillas and hike up a volcano to watch the world’s largest molten lava lake bubble and spit. Your next destination is Kenya where you will have a two-night pit stop before heading to Lake Turkana in search for the relics of mankind with Dr. Louise Leakey.

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EXPLORE OUR LODGES

The Safari Collection owns and operates a portfolio of luxury boutique camps and lodges in Kenya’s finest locations. By choosing to stay at one or more of our properties, you can explore the diverse landscape and culture that Kenya has to offer.

GIRAFFE MANOR

NAIROBI

SALA’S CAMP

MAASAI MARA

SASAAB

SAMBURU

SOLIO LODGE

LAIKIPIA

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