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Captivating Kenya Safari

Discover Kenya’s extraordinary landscapes, prolific wildlife, distinct park lodges, and exceptionally welcoming people. Arrive in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya and the Safari Capital of the World to explore the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and learn about Kenyan culture at Bomas of Kenya. Go on photo safaris at the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, Sweetwaters Game Reserve, the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, and Lake Nakuru National Park. Witness the Great Migration when millions of animals migrate from Tanzania across the Mara-Serengeti. We also visit Jane Goodall’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary and tour the National Museums of Kenya.

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The Holiday Advantage
Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Exceptional Accommodations Included with Baggage Handling
Exceptional Accommodations Included with Baggage Handling
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
Motorcoach & Professional Driver
Motorcoach & Professional Driver
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
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Choose Your Departure Year:

Day 1 : Depart the USA

Depart the USA on our overnight flight to Europe.

Day 2 : Fly to Nairobi

We arrive in Europe early this morning and connect to our flight to Nairobi. We transfer to our home for two nights, the luxurious Residences at Karen in Nairobi. This property is tucked away in a pleasant forested area overlooking the second hole of the Karen Golf Course. A large part of the 18-hole course was built on a former coffee estate developed by the pioneer Karen Blixen, whose life and times were depicted in the film Out of Africa.

Day 3 : The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

We visit the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, a haven for elephant orphans, rhinos, and other animals. After lunch we learn about the different aspects of Kenyan culture exhibited at Bomas of Kenya.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 : Mount Kenya

We depart for Central Kenya, arriving at the Aberdare Country Club in time for lunch. Our overnight accommodations are in the heart of the Aberdare National Park at The Ark Lodge which overlooks a floodlit waterhole that attracts a variety of wildlife during our stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 : Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

We depart for the Samburu Game Reserve, arriving in time for lunch at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, our home for two nights. We enjoy an afternoon game drive in search of the elusive leopard, lion, elephant, gerenuk, Grevys zebra, reticulated giraffe, oryx and many others.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 : Samburu, Shaba & Buffalo Springs Game Reserves

Morning and afternoon game drives give us more opportunities to enjoy the unique game species which are found only north of the Equator.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 : Sweetwaters Game Reserve

Travel to Sweetwaters Game Reserve. En route we visit Nanyuki Spinners & Weavers - a women’s self-help project with the goal of training women living in the surrounding villages the craft of spinning, knitting, and weaving. We arrive at Sweetwaters Tented Camp which lies in the heart of the privately owned 24,000-acre Sweetwaters Game Reserve. Each tent has a thatched roof, an in-suite bathroom, and its own veranda. After lunch we enjoy a late afternoon game drive showcasing a plethora of wildlife – lion, elephant, rhino, cheetah and over 400 species of birds. We also visit Jane Goodall’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary during our stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 : Lake Nakuru National Park

We arrive at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge for lunch, then go on a photo safari of Lake Nakuru National Park, famous for its large concentration of pink flamingos and other birdlife. We have a chance to see many animals including rhino, reedbuck, bushbuck, warthog, leopard, baboon, and Rothschild giraffe.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 : Mara Serena Safari Lodge

This morning we drive to the famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya’s most precious wildlife sanctuary. After lunch at Sarova Mara Game Camp, we enjoy an afternoon game drive en route to the Mara Serena Safari Lodge and our home for the next three nights. The lodge is the ultimate safari destination. Set high on the saddle of a hill, the lodge has one of the most spectacular views imaginable across the vast plains, forests and rivers that make up the Maasai Mara. During our stay, you may choose to journey to the skies on an optional hot air balloon excursion over the Mara plains. A once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits you, teeming with wildlife.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 : Maasai Mara Reserve

The great Mara-Serengeti ecosystem is home to the Big Five of Africa: lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard. It is also an exceptional place to see birds. During our morning and afternoon game drives today we have the opportunity to experience one of the great spectacles on Earth: The Great Migration! During this time of the year, over a million wildebeest and thousands of zebra and antelope migrate across the Mara River from Tanzania in search of food and water.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 : The Great Migration

Today we enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. The Maasai Mara Reserve is big game country. Game are found here in staggering numbers which in turn supports a tremendous predator population.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 : Kenyan Museums

After breakfast we enjoy one last game drive in the Mara followed by a transfer to the airstrip for our flight to Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi we visit the National Museums of Kenya. Exhibitions include contemporary art, peoples of Kenya, and headdresses of Kenya. Early this evening we enjoy our Farewell Dinner before transferring to the airport to board our overnight flight to Europe.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 : Return Home

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes
  • Included flight from Mara to Nairobi
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 Loyalty Credit for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 2 nights at The Residences at Karen in Nairobi
  • 1 night at The Ark in Aberdare National Park
  • 2 nights at the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge
  • 1 night at Sweetwaters Serena Camp
  • 1 night at the Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp near Lake Nakuru National Park
  • 3 nights at Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Attractions & Highlights

  • Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
  • Bomas of Kenya Cultural Center
  • Mount Kenya
  • Samburu, Shaba & Buffalo Springs National Reserves
  • Nanyuki Spinners & Weavers
  • Sweetwaters Game Reserve
  • Jane Goodall’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • OPTIONAL: Hot air balloon excursion over the Masai Mara Game Reserve with champagne breakfast
  • Three days at the world-renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve
  • National Museums of Kenya

30 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Daily breakfast, lunch & dinner

Tour Dates & Pricing


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Final Payment Date: 05/30/2023


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Final Payment Date: 06/04/2023


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Final Payment Date: 06/13/2023


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Final Payment Date: 06/16/2023

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