Visit the wonders of Kenya in style with this luxurious 10 day safari package. On arrival, you will begin to experience the wonders and many luxuries Kenya has to offer. From the charming neighborhood of Karen, depart by small aircraft to the Chyulu Hills located in the Aboseli region in South Eastern Kenya from there head to the unique Solio Reserve before exploring the wonders of the Masai Mara. Game drive and see amazing wildlife by day, relax in some of the most unique luxury lodges by night, a perfect safari experience in style.
Welcome to Kenya! On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be met by our local representative and given a short safari briefing before being transferred to your accommodations. Check in and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. (This service is on a private basis.)
Nairobi is the vibrant capital city of Kenya, and the fourth largest city in all of Africa. Although it has developed a reputation which keeps tourist visits brief, there are truly some fascinating attractions to be discovered here. Some of these highlights include the cafe culture, animated nightlife, the National Museum, the Karen Blixen Museum and most notably, just 20 minutes from the city center, wild lions and buffalo roam in the world’s only urban game reserve. Laid out before a backdrop of city skyscrapers, the Nairobi National Park features wide open grass plains and barren landscape. Home to an impressive assortment of birds and wildlife, many Nairobi residents find this rural escape, the perfect antidote to the nearby hustle and bustle of city life.
After an early wake-up call and a quick breakfast, you will be met by your driver at the reception and transferred to the nearby Wilson Airport in time for your scheduled flight to the Chyulu Hills- Amboseli region in South-Eastern Kenya.
On arrival into the airstrip, you will be met by your Camp’s safari vehicle and driver guide. It’s a short game drive to Ol Donyo Lodge and after check in, you will have time to relax in your room before lunch is served. Whilst at this Lodge, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy including the shared game drives, horse rides, guided walks and Mountain biking.
Today you will go for game drives in the Mbirikani area. The 300,000-acre Mbirikani Group ranch is located in south- eastern Kenya, between Tsavo East and Amboseli National Parks and next to Chyulu Hills National Park. The ranch is owned and run communally by a group of Maasai Pastoralists. Mbirikani contains lava, dry land which provides important refuge to wildlife, including elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hyena and jackal. The ranch has been the centre for some excellent conservation work over the years.
It’s an early start today as you enjoy a last breakfast before being transferred to the airstrip in time for your scheduled flight north to Laikipa (via Nairobi). On arrival at the Nanyuki airstrip, you will be met by the lodge vehicle and driver and transferred to Solio Lodge located on a private wildlife sanctuary in the valley between Mt Kenya and the rolling peaks of the Aberdare Mountains.
You will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch, you can participate in the available activities such as horse riding, walking, mountain-biking, night and day game drives, helicopter rides and fishing trips. Spa treatments are available in the comfort of your room. (This service is on a private basis.)
In the mornings you are woken up with tea or coffee, and a selection of freshly baked biscuits and pastry which should see you through your morning activity before returning to the Lodge for a full breakfast. Afterwards, spend the full day in the private Reserve.
The Solio Reserve is internationally recognised as the most successful private rhino breeding reserve in Kenya and visitors will find that sightings of up to 40 rhinoceros at a time are not uncommon. The wildlife experience here is intense and exclusive with 19,000 acres of conservancy surrounded by 45,000 acres of ranch. Later in the evening, enjoy drinks in the company of your friends or just relax in your room. The Lodge has Five luxurious cottages, each with large sitting area and spectacular views of Mount Kenya.
After your breakfast and check out, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your Flight to Masai Mara. On arrival at the Mara airstrip, you will be transferred to the Mara Plains Camp in the Maasai Mara arriving in time for lunch. The position of your tent and camp provide you with the most incredible vista available in the Mara. This combined with the luxurious interiors, high-end attention to detail and first-rate access to incredible facilities makes this a must stay property.
After Lunch there will be time for an afternoon siesta and an evening game drive, followed by a drink as you watch the Mara’s spectacular sunset, rounding off another fabulous day on safari. (This service is on a private basis.)
Spend two days exploring this majestic park with its large diversity of beautiful scenery, including its meandering rivers, towering escarpments and rolling grasslands that provide the perfect habitat for the abundance of game, including the Big Five – lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and black rhino. Masai Mara is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves. Acacia dotted plains, tree-lined rivers and woodlands are abundant with wildlife and an array of birdlife.
Game viewing is spectacular year round; you may see a pride of lions stalking their prey, observe a herd of elephant and their fascinating social structure, or see pods of hippo wallowing in the rivers. The great wildebeest migration is one of nature’s wonders; an estimated two million animals migrate in a year-round pattern through Tanzania and Kenya, following the rain. Around July each year the huge herds begin dramatic river crossings and the grasslands of the Mara are covered by a mass of moving wildebeest, offering easy opportunity for crocodile and predators that are never far away. When in the Mara visit a traditional Maasai village or take a balloon safari at an extra cost.
Today you will have a final morning Game Drive as you drive to the Airstrip for your flight to Wilson. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to Ole Sereni Hotel, for a day room, before a later transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. End of services.
Set between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is an exclusive boutique hotel far from the bustle of central Nairobi. An all-suite property providing full butler service, gourmet restaurant, a brasserie and a bar, it is perfectly placed for trips to Nairobi National Park and the capital. Hemingways Nairobi has a sophisticated and tranquil ambiance. Each of the 45 suites is a generous size, all with walk-in dressing rooms and a terrace with magnificent views of the Ngong Hills.
Set on 275,000 Acres of scenic Africa, where the wildlife can be found free and roaming, without tourists in mini buses or a set schedule. Explore across the archetypal savannahs of East Africa in an open 4x4 game drive vehicle without limitation, feeling the rhythm of Africa beneath your feet as you walk with expert trackers, or horseback riding with Mount Kilimanjaro as a backdrop.Visiting this paradise, and then coming home to one of the most luxurious small lodges in Kenya where a hot bath, in or outdoor shower, or private swimming pool await - all with inspiring views across the expansive plains, plus delicious food, charming hosts and world-class service.Ol Donyo Lodge is in the heart of the 275,000 acre Mbirikani Group Ranch, located on the slopes of the Chyulu Hills National Park between the Amboseli and Tsavo West National Parks in southeast Kenya. Its location is unrivalled with full views of Mount Kilimanjaro and in the path of seasonal elephant migrations. It is a lodge rich in history, passion and conservation.
Solio Lodge is located on a private wildlife sanctuary, tucked in the valley between the lofty slopes of Mount Kenya and the peaks of the Aberdare Mountains, directly north of Nairobi. This intimate and luxurious lodge opened in August 2010 and remains the only guest accommodation on the incredible 45,000-acre Solio Game Reserve. The Solio Reserve is internationally recognised as the most successful private rhino breeding reserve in Kenya and visitors will find that sightings of up to 40 rhinoceros at a time are not uncommon. The wildlife experience here is intense and exclusive with 19,000 acres of conservancy surrounded by 45,000 acres of ranch and just one lodge, Solio Lodge, in the middle of it.
This is a small, high quality, seven tented camp under canvas, located within the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy and just a few hundred meters to the north of the Maasai Mara National Reserve boundary. Guests can game drive in both the Maasai Mara National Reserve and the private Conservancy away from the crowds. It is a fabulous wildlife reserve of 30 000 acres, rich in wildlife (with all the predators and big cats in particular), with the lowest vehicle density in the Mara, no mini-buses and only one guest room per 700 acres.
*Pricing is based on two persons traveling together, based on availability, subject to change.