Kenya With The Safari Collection: 7N Special

Kenya with the Safari Collection: 7 Night Special

  • Day 1 : Nairobi
  • Days 2 - 4 : Samburu National Reserve
  • Days 5-7 : Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • Price From : $5,190
  • Duration : 7 Nights
  • Best Months : Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Countries : Kenya

This trip uses three superb Safari Collection properties, providing a saving of 35 per cent! It begins in the world-famous Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, moving on to the Samburu National Reserve and the Maasai Mara for some first-class wildlife viewing.

The trip begins in Nairobi, at the internationally renowned Giraffe Manor! This is a boutique hotel with a difference – it offers very close encounters with the herd of Rothschild giraffes that roams its 5 hectares of private land. Next, you’ll stay at Sasaab, a luxurious lodge within the Samburu National Reserve’s Northern Frontier District. And the last part of your adventure is spent at Sala’s Camp, in the wildlife-rich Maasai Mara National Reserve. Sala’s offers comfortable tented accommodation and great game viewing!

The focus of your time at Giraffe Manor will be enjoying the close attentions of the local long-necks. Once at Sasaab, you can take part in guided game drives, walks, camel rides, fly camping, and cultural visits. And activities from Sala’s Camp include vehicle safaris 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

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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 $5,190 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 uses three superb Safari Collection properties, providing a saving of 35 per cent! It begins in the world-famous Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, moving on to the Samburu National Reserve and the Maasai Mara for some first-class wildlife viewing.

The trip begins in Nairobi, at the internationally renowned Giraffe Manor! This is a boutique hotel with a difference – it offers very close encounters with the herd of Rothschild giraffes that roams its 5 hectares of private land. Next, you’ll stay at Sasaab, a luxurious lodge within the Samburu National Reserve’s Northern Frontier District. And the last part of your adventure is spent at Sala’s Camp, in the wildlife-rich Maasai Mara National Reserve. Sala’s offers comfortable tented accommodation and great game viewing!

The focus of your time at Giraffe Manor will be enjoying the close attentions of the local long-necks. Once at Sasaab, you can take part in guided game drives, walks, camel rides, fly camping, and cultural visits. And activities from Sala’s Camp include vehicle safaris 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 the first day of your trip, you’ll touch down at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and transfer by road to Giraffe Manor – the journey takes approximately 45 minutes. The Manor is situated within 5 hectares of land bordering forest in the suburb of Langata. Featuring lavish lounges, dining areas, and guest rooms, the property provides a luxurious stopover before your time on safari. You’ll stay in a Superior Room, a seriously sumptuous option. However, the highlight of any stay here is the opportunity for interactions with the resident Rothschild giraffes, whom you can meet in the grounds and during breakfast, when they poke their necks through the windows for a few 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 Samburu National Reserve

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On Day 2, you’ll fly from Nairobi to the Samburu National Reserve, for your stay at Sasaab. With Swahili and Moroccan-inspired décor and a lovely riverside location, Sasaab is a fantastic base from which to explore the reserve. Communal spaces include a comfortable lounge and elegant dining area, under a high thatched roof. In the grounds, there’s a spacious swimming pool! Sasaab has just nine rooms, each featuring a generously proportioned open-air bathroom, a pleasant veranda, and a private plunge pool. If you are travelling as a family, you could request the family suite, which benefits from a shared living area, at additional cost to the price we quote above. Activities focus on viewing the reserve’s wildlife, on game drives, walks, camel rides, and fly camping. There’s plenty of big game here, not least lion, leopard, and elephant. You can also look out for the ‘Samburu Special Five’ – reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Beisa oryx, gerenuk, and Somali ostrich. The reserve is home to hundreds of bird species too! Cultural visits are also available, offering opportunities for children to make traditional bows-and-arrows and a toothbrush from a tree known as the ‘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 5-7 Maasai Mara National Reserve

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The final part of your trip is spent in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, at Sala’s Camp. You’ll fly here from the Samburu National Reserve. The camp is situated near the Sand and Keekorok rivers confluence, an area of the Maasai Mara that’s very popular with wildlife! There’s a large mess tent where you can relax and enjoy some fine dining, as well as a fire-pit where everyone gathers to share their safari stories. Guest accommodation consists of seven tents, including a honeymoon tent that also functions as a family unit and incurs an additional cost. All tents benefit from a well-appointed en-suite bathroom and a deck complete with private plunge pool! Sala’s offers expertly guided game drives and, at extra cost, hot air balloon rides ($495pp). The Maasai Mara is a dream destination for wildlife fans all year round, with residents including all Big Five, numerous smaller predators and herbivores, and ample birdlife. The camp’s staff can provide special activities for children too.

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.

On the last day, you’ll fly to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport and transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in time for your flight/s home.

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