FULL ITINERARY – A WEEK OF WILD ADVENTURE2019-01-03T12:54:14+00:00

FULL ITINERARY

FULL ITINERARY: A WEEK OF WILD ADVENTURE

DAY 1

Meet the resident Rothschild’s giraffes

STAY AT: Giraffe Manor

GETTING THERE: On arrival at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by a representative from The Safari Collection and taken to Giraffe Manor.

EXPERIENCE: On arrival, you will also be met by our resident Rothschild’s Giraffe who roam the grounds of the sanctuary surrounding this classic manor house. The giraffes are completely wild, but enjoy being fed by our guests*, making this an experience unlike any other in the world. After lunch you can visit the Giraffe Centre located within the Manor’s grounds or take a trip to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and see orphaned elephants and rhinoceros. The Karen Blixen Museum offers a glimpse into the life of the author of the infamous book “Out of Africa” and en-route you will have a chance to purchase gifts from local designers and artisans.

* The giraffe at Giraffe Manor are wild and therefore we cannot guarantee interaction with them at any given time.

DAY 2 and 3

A heavenly oasis to relax and enjoy

STAY AT: Sasaab

GETTING THERE: After an enchanting breakfast with the giraffes at Giraffe Manor, you will be transferred to Wilson Airport for a 1hr 20min flight to Samburu. On arrival we will take you to Sasaab in time for lunch.

EXPERIENCEThe hilly terrain in Samburu land in the north of Kenya, is different to other parts of the country. Here you’ll find the Samburu Special Five – Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, gerenuk and Beisa oryx. During your stay at Sasaab guests are offered a glimpse into Samburu life, learning about their traditions and culture. You will also have the chance to explore the wild, fly camping outdoors, take a ride on a camel through the wilderness or relax at the luxurious spa.

DAY 4 and 5

The wildlife is easy to view, with large numbers of all plains game, rhino and lion

STAY AT: Solio Lodge

GETTING THERE: From the Sasaab airstrip it is a 20min private charter flight to Solio Lodge.

EXPERIENCE: Solio Lodge, in the north of Kenya, offers plenty of exciting activities. You’ll find horse riding, trekking and trout fishing in the Aberdare National Park and fantastic views of Mount Kenya from the lodge or a helicopter. Large numbers of black and white rhinoceros are found on the Game Reserve who live along side the big cats, other wildlife and indigenous exotic birds.

DAY 6 and 7

An authentic safari experience with friendliness, hospitality and fine dining

STAY AT: Sala’s Camp

GETTING THERE: From Solio Lodge, you will be transferred to Nanyuki Airstrip to catch a scheduled flight to the Masai Mara where Sala’s Camp awaits, with a game drive en-route.

EXPERIENCEExplore the Masai Mara National Reserve, Africa’s most famous safari region, on a spectacular game drive. The drives are usually arranged early in the morning and late in the evening to capture the animals at their busiest. You can book a bush lunch and head further into the Mara to find the wildlife in the most remote corners of the National Park. Back at the Camp, you can take local walks, play volleyball or simply relax and enjoy the view from the hammock outside your tent. Evening drives accompanied by sun-downers ends a perfect day.

DAY 8

Farewell Kenya

After breakfast at Sala’s Camp, you’ll catch a flight from the Masai Mara to Nairobi Wilson Airport. We will meet you at Wilson Airport and transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home.

*Depending on the time your international flight departs Nairobi, you may need to book a day room or excursions within Nairobi.

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