8-Day Kenya’s Cultural, Photographic, and Conservation Safari

Tour Overview

Join us on an immersive journey through Kenya’s diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage with our Cultural, Photographic, and Conservation Safari. From the bustling streets of Nairobi to the untamed wilderness of Namunyak Conservancy and the iconic Masai Mara, this safari promises an unforgettable blend of wildlife encounters, cultural experiences, and conservation initiatives. Experience Kenya’s dedication to sustainable tourism and community-driven conservation efforts, creating cherished memories and a deeper connection to the natural world.

This safari is fully customizable to suit your preferences. Whether you wish to adjust the itinerary, change accommodations, or add optional activities, we can tailor the experience to your liking.

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Nairobi National Park Excursion

Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by a representative and transferred to The Emakoko, a luxury lodge perfectly situated on the border of Nairobi National Park. Depending on your arrival time, enjoy either lunch or dinner at the lodge. After settling in, embark on a captivating drive through Nairobi National Park, where you can spot diverse wildlife against the backdrop of the urban skyline. Unwind at the lodge or opt for an evening game drive. Overnight stay at The Emakoko.

Day 2: Nairobi Wildlife and Cultural Experience

Start your day with a morning game drive in Nairobi National Park, where you can observe the rich array of wildlife. Following the game drive, visit the renowned Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to learn about their elephant conservation efforts. Continue to the Giraffe Centre for an up-close encounter with the endangered Rothschild giraffes. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch before exploring the Karen Blixen Museum, which offers a glimpse into the life of the famous author of “Out of Africa.” Return to The Emakoko for a relaxing evening and dinner. Overnight stay at The Emakoko.

Day 3: Transfer to Namunyak Conservancy

Depart Nairobi for Kalama Airstrip near Sarara Tree Camp in Namunyak Conservancy. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Sarara Tree Camp, your base for the next adventure. Spend the afternoon relaxing or embark on a guided nature walk before enjoying sundowners with panoramic views. Conclude the day with a sumptuous dinner at the camp. Overnight stay at Sarara Tree Camp.

Day 4: Community Conservation and Wildlife Safari

Begin your day with an early morning game drive in Namunyak Conservancy, capturing wildlife through your lens. Return to the camp for a hearty breakfast. Later, learn about community-led conservation at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary. After lunch, visit a Samburu village to engage with local traditions and cultures. In the evening, embark on a shared night game drive after sunset; remember to wear warm clothing as it can get chilly. Return to Sarara Tree Camp for dinner and share stories under the stars. Overnight stay at Sarara Tree Camp.

Day 5: Transfer to Masai Mara

After breakfast at Sarara Tree Camp, bid farewell to Namunyak as you transfer to Kalama Airstrip for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara. Upon arrival at Ngerende Airstrip, you’ll be greeted by our team and transferred to House in the Wild in Enonkishu Conservancy. Settle into your accommodations and enjoy a delicious lunch at the lodge. Spend the afternoon learning about the Enonkishu Conservancy and its community and conservation projects. Embark on your first game drive in the conservancy, exploring the diverse landscapes and wildlife of the Mara. Return to House in the Wild for dinner and relaxation. Overnight stay at House in the Wild.

Day 6: Exploring Enonkishu Conservancy

Start the day with a hearty breakfast at House in the Wild. Embark on a morning game drive in Enonkishu Conservancy, led by experienced guides. Delight in a bush breakfast amidst the wilderness, soaking in the sights and sounds of the Mara. Continue your exploration with additional game drives, offering opportunities to spot a variety of wildlife, including the Big Five. Enjoy a leisurely lunch back at the lodge, followed by optional activities such as guided nature walks or visits to local community projects. In the late afternoon, head out for another game drive, capturing stunning photos of the Mara’s golden hour. Return to House in the Wild for dinner and unwind under the starlit sky. Overnight stay at House in the Wild.

Day 7: Cultural Immersion and Wildlife Encounters

After breakfast, embark on a cultural tour of Enonkishu Conservancy, visiting local communities and learning about their way of life. Explore the Mara beyond traditional game drives with activities such as guided bike rides and nature walks. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the bush, surrounded by the beauty of the conservancy. Visit the Mara Training Centre and local schools, gaining insights into conservation efforts and community development projects. Spend the afternoon on additional game drives, seeking out elusive wildlife and marveling at the Mara’s stunning landscapes. As the sun begins to set, gather for sundowners and reflect on your incredible experiences in the Masai Mara. Return to House in the Wild for dinner. Overnight stay at House in the Wild.

Day 8: En Route Game Drives and Departure

Enjoy a final breakfast at House in the Wild before departing for Ngerende Airstrip. En route to the airstrip, take advantage of last-minute game drives, capturing any final wildlife sightings. Bid farewell to the Mara as you board your flight back to Nairobi, cherishing the memories of your unforgettable safari adventure.

Optional Activities (Bookable in Advance)

  • Horse Riding in Namunyak: Experience the thrill of horseback riding in the untamed landscapes of Namunyak Conservancy. Suitable for experienced riders with a weight limit of 85kgs.
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari in Masai Mara: Experience a breathtaking hot air balloon ride over the Masai Mara at an additional 

Pricing Information

Our rates are per person sharing unless noted differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • Single supplements may apply.
  • Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Summary

Experience Kenya’s rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and unparalleled wildlife on this 8-day safari designed for those passionate about conservation and sustainable tourism. From the bustling city of Nairobi to the remote and beautiful Namunyak Conservancy and the iconic Masai Mara, this journey offers a unique blend of adventure, conservation, and cultural immersion. Contact us today to book your dream safari and explore the wonders of Kenya’s diverse landscapes and rich wildlife heritage, while supporting local communities and conservation efforts.

Pricing

Package Pricing

Start DatesPrice per Adult sharing
July 1, 2024 – December 31, 2024$10,000
January 1, 2025 – June 30, 2025$8,930
July 1, 2025 – December 31, 2025$11,800
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03. Confirmation

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04. Travel & Enjoy the Safari

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