8-Day Safari to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Soysambu Conservancy and Masai Mara
Join this classic overland safari visiting Kenya’s most popular game parks and private conservancies, rich in wildlife, magnificent scenery and captivating culture.
Summary: 1 Night Nairobi Serena | 2 Nights Sweetwaters tented Camp | 2 Nights Elementaita Serena & 2 Nights Mara Serena Lodge
Price: From $ per person
- Transport in Land cruiser jeep
- English speaking Driver/guide
- Game drives
- Accommodation in lodges
- Meals on Full Board
- Mineral water
- All Park Entrance Fees,
- Soft & alcoholic drinks
- Things of personal nature
- International Airfares, Visa Fees
- Optional activities unless specified as included
- Tips and other gratitude
All prices are in US Dollars per person based on double occupancy accommodations unless otherwise stated.
Day by Day Program
Day 1: Nairobi, Kenya
Jambo na Karibu! After a warm welcome, you’ll be transported to your lovely, centrally-located hotel. Relax and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Nairobi / Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
Begin your journey to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, one of East Africa's largest rhino sanctuaries. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy sweeping views of the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya. Meet your ranger for an afternoon game drive into the reserve and be ready to photograph a wealth of wildlife. (BLD)
Day 3: Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Today enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in one of Kenya's best conservation havens. Ol Pejeta is a refuge to several endangered species, including the few remaining northern white rhino in the world. You’ll also have the chance to visit Sweetwaters Chimp Sanctuary, established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market. (BLD)
Day 4: Ol Pejeta Conservancy / Lake Elmenteita.
Awaken with birdsong as you leave Ol Pejeta Conservancy for Nyahururu, still referred to as “Thomson's Falls” for its stunning 237-foot-tall cascade. Travel on to the Soysambu Conservancy and your luxury camp on the shores of Lake Elmenteita. Arrive in time for lunch and an afternoon at leisure. Hidden Gems: With over 450 bird species on the Soysambu conservancy, enjoy a birdwalk led by an experienced resident naturalist. (BLD)
Day 5: Lake Elmenteita
After breakfast, you’ll meet your expert ranger and set out for a game drive along the shores of Lake Nakuru, renowned for its phenomenal birding. The shallow alkaline lake serves as the seasonal feeding ground for lesser and greater flamingo, and is home to many water birds including the white pelican, greater cormorant and sacred ibis. Your ranger will also seek out the bigger animals around the lake’s grasslands and rocky outcroppings, including waterbuck, baboons, and even the endangered white rhino. (BLD)
Day 6: Lake Elmenteita / Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Enjoy an early breakfast before heading out for Maasailand and the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. After stopping for lunch, continue with an afternoon game drive in the park, arriving at your lodge just as the sun sets. Gather for dinner under a blanket of stars. (BLD)
Day 7: Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
Set out early for your morning game drive. The Mara's grasslands are frequented by huge herds of plains game; prides of lions, leopard and cheetah; herds of elephants and prolific birdlife year-round. Tonight, take in your last African sunset and join your fellow travelers in a toast to your unforgettable adventure. Hidden Gems: Crown your game viewing experience in the Mara with a “Bush Breakfast” by the Mara River Hippo Pools! With a charming 'Jambo', the chefs welcome you to a wonderfully set breakfast buffet of cold cuts, fruits, cereals and hot dishes with eggs made to your specifications as you wait. The hippos keep you company and only say 'Kwaheri' (good-bye) after you have had enough. (BLD)
Day 8: Masai Mara / Nairobi / Depart.
Enjoy breakfast, before traveling back to Nairobi’s bustling city center. Arrive in the afternoon in time for lunch, and the transfer to the international airport for your departure flight. (BL)