ENQUIRE

KENYAN FOREST, VALLEY & SAVANNAH

From Nairobi, fly to Solio Game Reserve at Solio Lodge where you will have the privileged opportunity to encounter large groups of endangered rhino. Loisaba Tented Camp is your next destination, sitting high up on an escarpment with breath-taking views of Mt Kenya. In contrast the famous plains of the Masai Mara are your final destination and a stay at the intimate Mara Plains lodge with incredible opportunities for game viewing.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sleeping in a 'star bed' at Loisaba.
  • Track rhino in the Solio Game Reserve.
  • Take advantage of the all year-round game viewing at the Mara Plains Camp, Masai Mara.
£7,490
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 Giraffe Manor where your Kenya safari begins.Giraffe Manor is perfect for easing into a safari. A peaceful retreat, it has become an icon of Nairobi's historical landscape. Found in the middle of a 140 acre giraffe sanctuary, it is not uncommon to be greeted at breakfast by a resident giraffe with its head through the open window. Always keen to be hand fed, these endangered Rothschild giraffe help to produce unforgettable holiday memories.

    Overnight: Giraffe Manor

  3. Day 2 Nairobi - Laikipia

    Transfer to the airport for your schedule flight to Laikipia where you will be met and taken to Solio Lodge, your home for the next three nights.

    Overnight: Solio Lodge

  4. Day 3 - 5 Solio Game Reserve

    This luxurious lodge is the only accommodation tucked between the slopes of the Aberdare Mountains and Mount Kenya on the 45,000 acre Solio Game Reserve. The reserve is internationally recognised as the most successful rhino breeding ground in Kenya and you will have a superb chance of seeing large groups of rhino plus other big game on both day and night game drives.You can also choose to take a helicopter ride to have a picnic breakfast on the slopes of Mt Kenya or go fishing in the Aberdare National Park. Return to the lodge to relax and the opportunity to enjoy a massage.

    Overnight: Solio Lodge

  5. Day 6 Solio Game Reserve - Loisaba Tented Camp

    Today you will be collected and transferred to Loisaba Tented Camp where you will spend the next 3 nights.

    Overnight: Loisaba Tented Camp

  6. Day 7 - 9 Loisaba Tented Camp

    Loisaba Tented Camp is perched high on the edge of an escarpment offering breath-taking views towards Mt Kenya. There are only 12 tents and guests can sit on their own private veranda or by the tantalizing infinity pool and enjoy the waterhole below and the far reaching views beyond. The Conservancy itself is a haven for more than 260 species of birds and 50 species of mammal. Home to elephants, buffalo, Grevy zebra and greater kudu the area is also rapidly gaining a reputation for the big cats. Wild dog, thought for many years to be extinct in the region, are once again being sighted regularly. Game drives leave twice a day while bush walks, camel trekking, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing and cultural visits are also available to guests.

    Overnight: Loisaba Tented Camp

  7. Day 10 Laikipia - Masai Mara

    After breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival at Ol Kiombo airstrip, you will be transferred to Mara Plains Camp for a 3 night stay.

    Overnight: Mara Plains Camp

  8. Day 11 - 13 Masai Mara 

    Mara Plains Camp is a small seven-roomed camp under canvas, on raised decks with sweeping views across Kenya's outstanding savannahs. It is among the smallest and most personal camps in the Mara region and, as one of just three camps currently operating within the 30,000 acre wildlife conservancy, means there is only one guest room per 700 acres!Guests can enjoy incredible game viewing all year round on day or night drives, stimulating bush walks and delicious meals.

    Overnight: Mara Plains Camp

  9. Day 14 Depart

    Today you will be transferred to the airstrip for the scheduled flight back 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 £ 7,490 $ 10,461 € 8,860
Mid £ 8,494 $ 11,863 € 10,048
High £ 10,579 $ 14,775 € 12,514

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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