ENQUIRE

GREAT PLAINS OF AFRICA

After a night at the boutique Hemingways Hotel on the edge of Nairobi National Park, your journey continues to Ol Donyo Lodge in the Chyulu Hills. Renowned for its riding safaris you may also choose to spend the night under the savannah sky in a private "star bed". From there travel on to Laikipia and the romantic Borana Lodge. Complete your adventure on a 3 night Mara Expedition Camp with its unrivalled views and abundant wildlife.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Flying to Chyulu Hills with Mount Kilimanjaro as your backdrop.
  • Enjoying dinner under the stars at Borana Lodge in Laikipia.
  • Watching the great migration in the Masai Mara.
£7,175
per person

Price from

SAMANTHA GEE

Africa Specialist

VIEW PROFILE

  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Nairobi

    Arrive in Nairobi where you will be met by our Red Savannah representative and chauffeured to Hemingways for an overnight stay.Set between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is an exclusive all-suite boutique hotel far from the bustle of central Nairobi. The hotel boasts a gourmet restaurant, brasserie and a bar and is perfectly placed for trips to Nairobi National Park and the capital.

    Overnight: Hemingways

  3. Day 2 Nairobi - Chyulu Hills, Kenya

    This morning you will make the 30-minute journey by road to Wilson Domestic Airport for your 1hr flight to Ol Donyo Lodge. On arrival at the airfield, the vehicle transfer to the lodge is approximately 30-minutes, allowing time for game viewing. Ol Donyo Lodge will be your home for the next 2 nights.

    Overnight: Ol Donyo Lodge

  4. Day 3 Chyulu Hills

    This exclusive lodge looks out at Mt Kilimanjaro from its secluded position in the rolling Chyulu Hills, south-east of Kenya. Offering superb riding safaris, you will be able to join early morning, late afternoon and night game drives, guided bushwalks, meals out in the bush, mountain biking and tracking. You can even spend time in the open air hide" watching for game or, for the more adventurous, sleep out on a private star bed"!

    Overnight: Ol Donyo Lodge

  5. Day 4 Chyulu Hills - Laikipia

    Today you will be transferred to the airstrip for your light aircraft transfer to Laikipia and transfer to Borana Lodge where you will be staying for the next 3 nights.

    Overnight: Borana Lodge

  6. Day 5 - 6 Laikipia

    Overlooking the Samangua Valley and the Lewa Plains to the Ngare Ndare Forest and Mt Kenya, this romantic lodge offers 8 unique cottages, each with fireplace and private veranda.Thanks to their conservation efforts this private conservancy offers thrilling pristine game viewing opportunities. Choose to ride out on ranch horses or mountain bikes, take an open-top safari vehicle or bush walk, or lie by the beautiful infinity and watch the elephants wandering their well-trodden path to the watering hole below.

    Overnight: Borana Lodge

  7. Day 7 Laikipia - Masai Mara

    Your adventure continues today with an internal flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival at the Ol Kiombo airstrip, you will be met and transferred to Mara Expedition Camp with game viewing on route. Accommodation here will be booked for 3 nights on a full board basis.

    Overnight: Mara Expedition Camp

  8. Day 8 - 9 Masai Mara

    Located on a bend of the Ntiakitiak River where thick forest meets unending savannah Mara Expedition Camp is positioned in the heart of brilliant predator country and with traversing rights of both the Masai Mara Game Reserve and the 70,000 Mara North Conservancy gives guests the flexibility to explore far and wide. The camp consists of five timelessly stylish tents set at ground level and shaded by the riverine forest. Activities include 4x4 game drives, visits to schools, villages and community projects and, at an additional cost, hot-air balloon rides.

    Overnight: Mara Expedition Camp

  9. Day 10 Depart

    After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for you scheduled flight to Nairobi. You will be met and transferred either for dinner before your international flight, or direct to the international airport for your flight home.

  10. Depart

Currency
Low £ 7,175 $ 10,021 € 8,488
Mid £ 8,137 $ 11,364 € 9,625
High £ 10,134 $ 14,153 € 11,988

BOOKING NOTES

  • Price is per person, based on two people sharing a room

INCLUSIONS

  • All accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and guide services as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Internal flights where detailed in the itinerary.

EXTRAS

  • International flights.
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary).
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included.
  • Travel insurance or visa fees.
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