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Kenya Family Safari

Duration
11 Days
Prices From:
US$ 5,187

This African safari journey through the National Parks of Kenya offers children and adults the ultimate wildlife experience. Stay at some of Kenya's best known game parks and take part in activities the whole family can enjoy.


On arrival in Nairobi, you will be transferred to your hotel set in 25 acres of tropical gardens. The next day, you will visit the Giraffe Centre run by a non-profit organization whose main objective is conservation education for school children and youth in Kenya. It is the home of Rothschild’s giraffe that can be fed by visitors. Then visit the Daphne Sheldrick orphanage which is involved in rescue and rehabilitation of elephants. Later, drive for 2 hours to the floor of the Great Rift Valley which runs over 6000 kilometres/3700 miles along the African continent. Stay 2 nights at the Great Rift Valley Lodge near Naivasha which is located at 2150 metres/7000 feet with amazing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. 


The following day is spent at Lake Naivasha. In the morning, a resident naturalist will take you and your family on a bird walk with the intent to teach children important birding skills. After that, each child will get to plant their own tree to aid reforestation. In the afternoon, children will be offered a free golf class.

Depart next from Naivasha and head to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy which has played an important role in the conservation of the Black Rhino. In the afternoon, enjoy a game drive. Spend 2 nights at the Sweetwaters Serena Camp one of the most exclusive tented safari camps in Kenya. The following day is spent in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy where activities include visits to the Morani Centre, a chimpanzee sanctuary, tracking lions and game drives.

The next morning, drive to the Samburu National Reserve with its large population of elephants and buffalo. Stay 2 nights here. Enjoy 2 days of game drives. Children will have special activities organized for them.

Continue from here to the Masai Mara for a 3 night stay at the Mara Intrepids Camp, a luxury tented camp. Here you will enjoy 2 full days of game drives. Children will be educated through various activities on site as part of the Adventurers Club and Young Rangers Club. On your last morning, there will be one more game drive before transferring to the landing strip for your return flight to Nairobi.

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Duration
11 Days
Prices From:
US$ 5,187

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Day 1

Arrive Nairobi

On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, you will be met by Goway's local representative and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Duration1 Night
Accommodation

House of Waine

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    House of Waine



    The House of Wain is an 11 bedroom luxury boutique hotel set on 25 acres that blends the elegance of gracious living with the spirit of modern Africa in an exclusive and serene setting. Guests are provided with an experience that exceeds all expectations of ...

    The House of Wain is an 11 bedroom luxury boutique hotel set on 25 acres that blends the elegance of gracious living with the spirit of modern Africa in an exclusive and serene setting. Guests are provided with an experience that exceeds all expectations of city hotels, and is punctuated by personalised, friendly and excellent service and cuisine, all in beautiful surroundings.

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Flat Screen TV's
    • Hairdryers
    • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
    • Telephone

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Day 2

Lake Naivasha

After breakfast you will commence the exploration of Nairobi with a visit to the Giraffe Centre which is a non profit making organization whose main objective is conservation education for school children and youth in Kenya. It is home to Rothchild's giraffe and it is here that one can feed them from a raised platform. Thereafter you will visit Daphne Sheldrick orphanage which also plays large part in conservation. Daphne Sheldrick is involved in rescue and rehabilitation of elephants. The project has seen over 150 infant elephants successfully hand raised. Thereafter, enjoy lunch at a city restaurant. After lunch you will drive for slightly over two hours to the floor of great Rift Valley with a brief stop at Rift Valley view point for a glimpse of what is over 6000km running from Asia to Mozambique. It is a sight to behold and from here the guide will point various attractions found on the floor of the rift valley. After enjoying this superb view, proceed to your lodge.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration2 Nights
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Great Rift Valley Lodge

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    Great Rift Valley Lodge



    Great Rift Valley Lodge enjoys one of humankind's oldest views - over the sweeping floor of the world's largest valley. The lodge sits at about 7,000 feet, from which elevation it enjoys magnificent views to the west and east. The vistas stretch from the sparkling ...

    Great Rift Valley Lodge enjoys one of humankind's oldest views - over the sweeping floor of the world's largest valley. The lodge sits at about 7,000 feet, from which elevation it enjoys magnificent views to the west and east. The vistas stretch from the sparkling waters of Lake Naivasha to the jagged volcanic crater of Mount Longonot and, beyond, the sloping shoulders of the Aberdare Mountains - Kenya's most important watershed.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Room
    • Golf Course
    • Lounge
    • Restaurant
    • Tennis Court

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Day 3

Lake Naivasha

Your full day will be spent in Lake Naivasha. Several family friendly activities have been scheduled. In the morning the resident naturalist will take the family out on a bird walk with the idea of teaching children in important birding skills, habitats and contribution of the birds to the ecosystem. Thereafter, each child will get to plant their own tree to aid in afforestation and the benefits that come with this. Lunch will be served at the lodge. Later this afternoon, the children will be offered one free golf class on one of the most beautiful courses in Africa.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

After breakfast, drive to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy which has played a critical role in conservation of endangered species like Black Rhinos. It is also home to the only Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Kenya. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive in the conservancy.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration2 Nights
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Sweetwaters Serena Camp

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    Sweetwaters Serena Camp



    It's location in a private conservancy with a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any of Kenya's national parks makes Sweetwaters Serena Camp one of the most exclusive tented safari camps in Kenya. A sheltered oasis, clustered around a water hole and set in the pristine calm ...

    It's location in a private conservancy with a higher wildlife-to-area ratio than any of Kenya's national parks makes Sweetwaters Serena Camp one of the most exclusive tented safari camps in Kenya. A sheltered oasis, clustered around a water hole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Serena Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and Kenyan safari luxury. Located on the plains of Mount Kenya, the camp features thirty-nine luxury tents, each with its own private veranda overlooking the water hole.

    Facilities

    • Baby-Sitting(on request)
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Room
    • Doctor on Call
    • Gift Shop
    • Reception
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming Pool
    • WiFi

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Day 5

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Today the whole day will be spent in Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Activities include a visit to the Morani Centre, Chimp Sanctuary, tracking lions with the expert rangers and game drives.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6

Samburu National Park

After breakfast, drive to the Samburu National Reserve which has a healthy population of elephant and buffalo in addition to predators and unique wildlife endemic to Northern Kenya such as reticulated giraffe, grevy's zebra, and long-necked gerenuk. Enjoy an afternoon 4 x 4 game drive with an expert guide from the Samburu tribe.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration2 Nights
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Samburu Intrepids Camp

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    Samburu Intrepids Camp



    Samburu Intrepids is renowned as a pioneer of luxury camping in one of the world's last truly great wilderness areas. Situated on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in the arid heart of Samburu National Reserve, Samburu Intrepids looks out over riverbanks where herds ...

    Samburu Intrepids is renowned as a pioneer of luxury camping in one of the world's last truly great wilderness areas. Situated on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in the arid heart of Samburu National Reserve, Samburu Intrepids looks out over riverbanks where herds of elephant, buffalo and zebra come daily to drink. The camp offers just 27 luxurious tents overlooking the river. The open dining and lounge area create the perfect setting to relax and enjoy a meal, while viewing the stunning scenery. Enjoy a plunge in the camp's swimming pool or relax with a massage at the end of the day. Services the camp offer include a boutique with souvenirs and safari essentials, email, fax, telephone and postal service.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Lounge(s)
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)

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Day 7

Samburu National Park

Today is spent in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drives. Children will have special activities organized for them.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 8

Masi Mara Game Reserve

Today fly from Samburu to Masai Mara and transfer to Mara Intrepids Camp. The camp enjoys prime location along the Talek River for the wildebeest migration between August and October. During the rest of the year, the camp offers some of the finest game viewing with large local populations of plains game, elephants, rhinos, buffalos and all the big cats. Embark on an afternoon game drive.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration3 Nights
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Mara Intrepids Camp

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    Mara Intrepids Camp



    Overlooking the Talek River, at the very confluence of the Mara's four game-viewing areas, Mara Intrepids enjoys one of the most spectacular locations in the world's best-known wilderness. Mara Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp is made up of 30 tents widely spread across a large riverside ...

    Overlooking the Talek River, at the very confluence of the Mara's four game-viewing areas, Mara Intrepids enjoys one of the most spectacular locations in the world's best-known wilderness.
    Mara Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp is made up of 30 tents widely spread across a large riverside site to ensure guest get optimum privacy and peace, the tents are large and spacious with private verandas to enjoy the plains, giving infinite views of the Mara.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Laundry facilities
    • Lounge
    • Swimming Pool

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Day 9

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Another 2 full days in the Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. Children will be edu-tained through various activities and facilities on site as part of the Adventurers Club and Young Rangers Club.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 10

Masai Mara Game Reserve

Enjoy another day in Masai Mara Game Reserve.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 11

Depart

After a final game drive and breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for your morning scheduled flight to Nairobi where you will be met on arrival and transferred to the international airport for your onward flight.

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 10 nights' accommodation
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Services of an English speaking professional driver/guide
  • Scheduled flights from Samburu to Masai Mara to Nairobi
  • Game drives as per the itinerary
  • Park fees

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare and airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable 
  • Meals & beverages not specically indicated in the itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

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