Reference code: SOAT-STS010
Max pax: 3
Availability: Nov 20 – Oct 21
Freesell: 30 Days
Your journey begins…
Explore Kenya’s lesser known corners in the comfort of a luxury vehicle. This unique, private guided tour reveals untouched regions and unique wildlife. Transfers and city excursions provided in a high-end SUV vehicle, and overnight in deluxe accommodation.
- Southern plains beneath the rolling Chyulu Hills
- Hot-air balloon ride with champagne breakfast
- Exclusive private game conservancies
- Open-sided safari vehicles for 360 degree views
- Tailored activities and excursions
NAIROBI – CHYULU HILLS
Guests arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, receiving fast track service and assistance through immigration. They are then met by their Sense of Africa representative for their safari briefing. Guests already at their Nairobi hotel are briefed on pick up.
Guests drive to Chyulu Hills, arriving in time for lunch at Campi ya Kanzi.
Guests can then take an afternoon game drive in the lodge’s open 4WD vehicles at the private Kuku Group Ranch, or enjoy one of these tailor-made adventures: escorted game walks, forest walks, bird watching; bush meals or picnics; Maasai cultural village visit; horse-back riding; kids safari; a visit to the conservancy programmes.
Overnight at Campi ya Kanzi Lodge – Lunch and Dinner.
After breakfast, the tour heads out for a day visit to Tsavo West National Park with a packed picnic lunch.
In the diverse ecosystems of Tsavo West, guests can see herds of elephants, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and the occasional leopard. The verdant Mzima Springs, fed by underground water arising from the Chyulu Hills, is a good place to watch hippos in their natural environment.
Overnight Campi ya Kanzi Lodge – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.
CHYULU HILLS – NAIROBI – LAKE ELEMENTAITA
After breakfast, guests fly back to Nairobi, approximately 1 hour. On arrival at Wilson Airport, they will be met by Sense of Africa driver guide and enjoy a Nairobi half-day excursion. Sights include a visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (the elephant orphanage); the Giraffe Centre, and the Karen Blixen Museum. Guests enjoy lunch at the Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens Restaurant.
After lunch, the tour departs for Lake Elementaita Serena Camp, within the Soysambu Conservancy, which is a 2 hour drive from Nairobi. Guests enjoy a late afternoon game drive in Soysambu Conservancy.
Overnight at Lake Elementaita Serena Camp – Lunch and dinner.
After breakfast, the tour takes a short drive to Lake Nakuru National Park for a morning game drive in Serena Camp’s safari vehicles.
Guests arrive back at Lake Elementaita Serena Camp by late morning. The camp is tucked among golden-barked acacia trees. Immaculately maintained gardens look out onto the shores of glittering Lake Elementaita. After lunch, they can enjoy several activities on offer at the camp including: guided bird walks with the resident naturalist; game drive in Soysambu Conservancy; sundowners, and a night game drive.
Overnight at Lake Elementaita Serena Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.
LAKE ELEMENTAITA – LEWA CONSERVANCY
After breakfast, guests check out and drive to Laikipia, arriving at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and then on to Lewa Safari Camp.
In the afternoon, guests enjoy a game drive using Lewa Safari Camp’s vehicle with views of Mount Kenya in the east. This 93 000 acre conservancy has lion, buffalo, rhino and less common wildlife such as reticulated giraffes, gerenuk antelopes and rare Grevy zebra.
Lewa Safari camp offers authentic comfort for its visitors, featuring large tented bedrooms with verandas, and cozy log fires in the sitting room that are perfect for relaxing after a day in the conservancy.
The following day is spent enjoying morning and afternoon game drives in the conservancy and also experiencing the various activities on offer.
Overnight at Lewa Safari Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.
MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
After breakfast, guests will be transferred to Lewa Airstrip for their flight to the Masai Mara National Reserve. On arrival they are met by the camp driver guide for their transfer to Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp.
Styled in vintage luxury, Cottar’s Camp recalls a bygone era of safaris in the 1920s, combining historic features with modern travel amenities.
The camp has its own private conservancy adjacent to the famous Masai Mara National Reserve. The Masai Mara is perhaps one of Africa’s most diverse and spectacular ecosystems and affords guests some of the best game viewing opportunities in the world.
In the afternoon, head out for a game drive, returning in time for dinner.
Overnight at Cottar’s 1920s Camp – Lunch and dinner.
MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
Guests enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the reserve and on the private conservancy. An early morning hot-air balloon excursion with champagne breakfast upon landing is included (weather dependant).
Guests can enjoy other activities on offer at the camp, including: shared day and night drives in the camp’s safari vehicles; bush walks/bush runs; canvas bush baths, and a kid’s entertainment programme.
Overnight at Cottar’s 1920s Camp – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.
After breakfast guests are transferred to the airstrip for their flight back to Nairobi, where they will be met by a Sense of Africa representative.
Guests are taken through to Nyama Mama Restaurant where they can enjoy a farewell lunchand are them transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for their departure flight.
Accommodation: As specified
Activities: As specified
Meals: 10 breakfast, 9 lunch, 9 dinner
Transfers: Arrival and departure airport transfer
Entrance fees: All park entrance fees as per itinerary
Guide: Qualified English speaking driver-guide
All international / domestic flights and taxes
Travel and personal accident insurance
Excursions / activities not specified