- Days 1-3 : Nairobi
- Days 4-6 : Amboseli National Park
- Days 7-8 : Samburu National Reserve
- Guide Price : $6,579 per person
- Duration : 8 Nights
- Best Months : Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Dec
- Countries : Kenya
This trip involves two of the world’s best elephant behavior research sites! Particularly well suited to conservationists interested in philanthropic work, it starts in Nairobi before continuing on to Amboseli N.P. and the Samburu National Reserve.
You’ll begin at Hemingways Nairobi. This is a stunning plantation-style hotel in the city’s south-west region, with breathtaking views of the Ngong Hills. After your stay there, you’ll travel to Amboseli, to Tortilis Camp. Situated just outside the national park, this camp has a lovely location amidst woodlands, with a backdrop featuring the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro! You’ll end the trip at the eco-friendly Elephant Watch Camp, in the heart of the Samburu National Reserve. This camp also is very pleasantly positioned, on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro river amongst kigelia and acacia trees.
During your time at Hemingways, you’ll enjoy visiting the famous Sheldrick Wildlife Centre, to meet hand-reared elephants and other wildlife. Expertly guided game drives in Nairobi National Park are available too! Tortilis offers vehicle and walking safaris both in the camp’s own concession and in the elephant-rich Amboseli, as well as cultural experiences involving the local Maasai. And Elephant Watch, as its name suggests, focuses on viewing the grey giants – on drives, walks, and an excursion to the Save the Elephants research centre, for some great learning opportunities.
*Please note, this is just one example of a trip we could design for you. We tailor-make safari vacations that take you to the real Africa – no readymade tours or set departures. Do get in touch with one of our experts today to start creating your bespoke itinerary!*