Kenya’s Amboseli & Masai Mara’s Hidden Gems Safari

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Highlights

  • An urban safari starts at Manzili House
  • Kilimanjaro views & wildlife wonders
  • Great Migration viewing (in season)
  • Visit three iconic safari destinations
  • The best of Kenya’s hidden gems

Overview

Take an extraordinary journey through Kenya's most iconic destinations with our carefully curated 7-night itinerary, where we've handpicked the most luxurious and unforgettable lodges to ensure an enchanting African adventure.

Your expedition begins with a night of urban serenity at Manzili House in Nairobi, where you'll be surrounded by the dynamic energy of the city while enjoying the resplendent comforts of this boutique retreat. It's the perfect start to your Kenyan safari experience, with easy access to the Maasai Mara and its famed wildlife.

As your adventure deepens, you'll find yourself in the heart of Amboseli National Park at Tawi Lodge, where you'll spend three nights enveloped in eco-friendly elegance. Here, the mesmerizing views of Mount Kilimanjaro will be your backdrop for thrilling game drives, wildlife encounters, and stories shared around the campfire beneath the African night sky. Tawi Lodge is not just a lodge; it's a haven of natural beauty and conservation, making your safari even more meaningful.

Continuing your journey, the next chapter unfolds at Speke's Camp, a hidden gem in the crown of the Masai Mara. For three nights, you'll be surrounded by the Mara's iconic landscapes and prolific wildlife. Speke's Camp offers an intimate and immersive experience where each day is filled with awe-inspiring game drives, the opportunity to witness the Great Migration (in season). Your 3-night stay here is a profound exploration into the heart of the Mara, where wildlife, landscapes, and culture meld into an unforgettable journey.

Summary

  • Tour Duration: 8 Days

Accommodations Visited

Kenya, Masai Mara

Speke Camp

3 Nights
Day to day

Itinerary

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Day 1: Welcome to Kenya!

Nairobi, Kenya
Detailed breakdown

Day 1: Welcome to Kenya! | 1 Night

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Nairobi, Kenya

On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to Manzili House for your first night. Manzili House offers an exquisite starting point for your Kenyan safari adventure. As the city's bustling energy subsides, you'll find yourself enveloped in an oasis of serenity, where the anticipation of your safari journey is palpable.

This boutique urban retreat, with its sophisticated ambiance and unparalleled service, sets the perfect stage for the incredible adventure that lies ahead. Here, you'll be transported to a world where the wild meets the urban.

Days 2 - 4: Head to the Amboseli | 3 Nights

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Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Your journey continues with a transfer to Wilson Airport where you will board a light aircraft for a short-haul flight into Amboseli National Park. You will be met on arrival and transferred to Tawi Lodge.

In breathtaking Amboseli National Park, a 3-night stay at Tawi Lodge promises an extraordinary safari experience that transcends the ordinary. The moment you arrive at this luxurious eco-lodge, you'll be greeted by the awe-inspiring views of the snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro - its majesty looming in the distance. Tawi Lodge's eco-friendly charm is a harmonious blend of natural elegance and authentic African hospitality, setting the perfect stage for an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the wild.

The park's diverse ecosystem, a mosaic of swamps, acacia woodlands, and open savannah, offers a thrilling canvas for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers alike. Tawi Lodge's commitment to responsible tourism ensures that your adventure supports conservation and local communities, adding a deeper layer of significance to your journey.

Days 5 - 7: End in the Famed Masai Mara | 3 Nights

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Masai Mara, Kenya

Today, you will be charter flown back to Wilson Airport for a connecting flight that will take you into the Masai Mara. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to Speke’s Camp. A 3-night sojourn at Speke’s Camp promises an extraordinary safari experience, steeped in the enchanting ambiance of this wild African paradise.

The Masai Mara, renowned for its annual Great Migration, offers an unrivalled spectacle of nature as wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles traverse the vast savannah. Lions, leopards, elephants, and an array of other species grace this ecosystem, creating a vibrant tapestry of the animal kingdom. Speke’s Camp's commitment to sustainability ensures that your adventure leaves a positive mark on both the environment and local communities, making your journey even more fulfilling.

Evenings at Speke’s Camp are a testament to the magic of the Masai Mara. Gather around the campfire to share tales of your safari escapades, and savor delectable cuisine under the star-studded African skies. The camp's thoughtfully designed accommodations blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings, offering a sanctuary of rest and relaxation after each day's adventures.

Day 8: A Fond Farewell

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It’s time to say a fond farewell to Kenya. You will fly from the Masai Mara back to Wilson Airport and be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward travel arrangements. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Inclusions

  • Airport transfers
  • Airstrip transfers at Tawi Lodge
  • Amref cover
  • Bush breakfast at Tawi Lodge
  • Bush walks at Tawi Lodge
  • Camel rides at Tawi Lodge
  • House wine, beer, soft drinks, selected spirits at Tawi Lodge
  • Laundry services at Speke’s Camp
  • Limited laundry at Tawi Lodge
  • Musiara airstrip transfers at Speke’s Camp
  • Night game drive at Tawi Lodge
  • Private vehicle for game drives at Speke’s Camp
  • Return flight Wilson/Amboseli/Wilson including taxes
  • Return flight Wilson/Musiara/Wilson including taxes
  • Shared game drives at Tawi Lodge
  • Sundowners, picnic and bush meals at Speke's Camp
  • Tradewinds meet and greet services
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Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature