Kenya with the Safari Collection: 10N Special

Kenya with the Safari Collection: 10N Special

  • Day 1 : Nairobi
  • Days 2-4 : Laikipia
  • Days 5-7 : Samburu National Reserve
  • Days 8-10 : Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • Price From : $7,415
  • Duration : 10 Nights
  • Best Months : Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Countries : Kenya

This trip begins at the internationally renowned Giraffe Manor, before continuing on to three of Kenya’s finest safari areas! And as all four properties we use are from the portfolio of Safari Collection, travellers receive a 35 per cent discount.

The adventure begins at Nairobi’s world-famous Giraffe Manor! Set in 5 hectares of private land, this boutique hotel provides luxurious accommodation and opportunities for close encounters with the Rothschild giraffes that roam its grounds. Next, you’ll fly to Laikipia, specifically to Solio Lodge. This property has a spectacular location within a private wildlife sanctuary, between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains. The third stop is Sasaab, a sumptuous lodge in the Northern Frontier District of the Samburu National Reserve. And finally, you’ll fly to the wildlife-rich Maasai Mara National Reserve, to stay at Sala’s Camp, a comfortable tented property with access to great game viewing!

While you’re at Giraffe Manor, most of your time will be spent in the company of t local giraffes. Solio offers game drives, guided walks, mountain biking, horse riding, trout fishing, and scenic helicopter flights. Further vehicle safaris and walks are possible at Sasaab, as are camel rides, fly camping, and cultural visits. And activities at Sala’s include game drives and hot air balloon trips!

Save up to 35%

Save up to 35% excluding Giraffe Manor

Travel from: Travel between 1st October to 15th December 2018

All Of Our Holidays Are Tailor Made

The prices below are provided per person and please note that the prices are approximate. Please contact us for accurate costings for the time of year you are considering for your holiday. There are multiple season changes across the year and numerous room categories that can change the price of any trip.

From approx $7,415 in low season

To approx ($) not applicable* in high season

Prices include all internal flights, transfers, reserve fees, accommodation, and meals as specified in the day-to-day itinerary. Prices exclude international flights, tipping, visa, and any meals not included. *Please note this trip is not applicable in high season and is subject to availability.

This trip begins at the internationally renowned Giraffe Manor, before continuing on to three of Kenya’s finest safari areas! And as all four properties we use are from the portfolio of Safari Collection, travellers receive a 35 per cent discount.

The adventure begins at Nairobi’s world-famous Giraffe Manor! Set in 5 hectares of private land, this boutique hotel provides luxurious accommodation and opportunities for close encounters with the Rothschild giraffes that roam its grounds. Next, you’ll fly to Laikipia, specifically to Solio Lodge. This property has a spectacular location within a private wildlife sanctuary, between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains. The third stop is Sasaab, a sumptuous lodge in the Northern Frontier District of the Samburu National Reserve. And finally, you’ll fly to the wildlife-rich Maasai Mara National Reserve, to stay at Sala’s Camp, a comfortable tented property with access to great game viewing!

While you’re at Giraffe Manor, most of your time will be spent in the company of t local giraffes. Solio offers game drives, guided walks, mountain biking, horse riding, trout fishing, and scenic helicopter flights. Further vehicle safaris and walks are possible at Sasaab, as are camel rides, fly camping, and cultural visits. And activities at Sala’s include game drives and hot air balloon trips!

Save up to 35%

Save up to 35% excluding Giraffe Manor

Travel from: Travel between 1st October to 15th December 2018

Day 1 Nairobi

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On Day 1, you’ll land at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, travelling to Giraffe Manor via 45 minutes’ road transfer. Situated within 5 hectares of land adjacent to forest in the suburb of Langata, the Manor features lavish lounges, dining areas, and guest rooms. You will stay in a Superior Room, a beautifully furnished option with well-appointed en-suite facilities. But the real highlight of any stay here is interacting with the tower of Rothschild giraffes, either in the grounds or at breakfast time, when they like to poke their heads through the Manor’s windows to receive some tasty treats!

Board basis and activities:
Full-board accommodation, including all meals, a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, access to local attractions such as the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust via chauffeured shared sightseeing vehicle, and Wi-Fi. At extra cost, spa services are available.

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Days 2-4 Laikipia

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On the second day of your trip, you’ll fly from Nairobi to Laikipia, for your stay at Solio Lodge. Positioned between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains, Solio has a breathtaking setting, with amazing views from its glamorous communal spaces – lounge, dining area, dining deck, and well-kept grounds. You’ll stay in one of the lodge’s five cottages, which also boasts stunning vistas as well as cosy fireplaces, a sound system, and a private deck. A family unit is available, at extra cost. Activities focus on exploring the area on guided game drives, walks, bike rides, horse rides, and even scenic helicopter flights! This region of Laikipia is a haven for black and white rhino, and you can also expect to see lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, zebra, giraffe, oryx, impala, warthog, and over 300 species of bird. Trout fishing is available too.

Board basis and activities:
Full-board accommodation, including all meals, a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, all activities bar helicopter flights, and a laundry service.

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Days 5-7 Samburu National Reserve

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The next part of your trip consists of a couple of nights at Sasaab, in the Samburu National Reserve! You’ll fly here from Laikipia. Sasaab is highly recommended by YZ, not least because of its Swahili and Moroccan-inspired décor and gorgeous riverside location. Guests can relax in the comfortable lounge and tuck in to delicious meals in the elegant dining area, under a high thatched roof. The property also has a spacious swimming pool! There are just nine rooms at Sasaab, all with large open-air bathroom, stylish veranda, and private plunge pool. At additional cost to the price shown above, families can stay in the family suite, which has a pleasant shared living area. As far as activities are concerned, Sasaab offers game drives, walks, camel rides, and fly camping. Big game out here includes lion, leopard, and elephant, and you can have a lot of fun spotting the ‘Samburu Special Five’ – reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Beisa oryx, gerenuk, and Somali ostrich. Keen birders can look out for hundreds of bird species! Cultural visits are offered too, and children can try out some traditional practices such as making bows-and-arrows and fashioning a toothbrush from the local ‘toothbrush tree’.

Board basis and activities:
Full-board accommodation, including all meals, a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and all activities bar fly camping (price £300pp). At extra cost, spa treatments are available.

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Days 8-10 Maasai Mara National Reserve

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For the last few days of your trip, you’ll fly to the Maasai Mara National Reserve, for Sala’s Camp. Situated close to the Sand and Keekorok rivers confluence, Sala’s has excellent access to a wealth of wildlife! The camp has a nice friendly feel, with guests relaxing and eating together in the mess tent, and gathering around the fire-pit every evening to chat about their day on safari. Sala’s has seven tents, including a family tent that can also be used by honeymooners, at additional cost. All accommodation features a smart en-suite bathroom and a private veranda with plunge pool! From this comfy base, you can set out on expertly guided game drives, in addition to hot air balloon rides incurring an extra charge ($495pp). The Maasai Mara is worth visiting throughout the year, offering sightings of all Big Five, numerous smaller predators and herbivores, and loads of birdlife. Special activities for children are available on request.

Board basis and activities:
Full-board accommodation, including all meals, a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and guided game drives. At extra cost, spa treatments are available.

After your stay at Sala’s Camp, you’ll fly to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport and transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in readiness for your flight/s home.

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