We start in Nairobi’s legendary Giraffe Manor, then head to the Serengeti and the Masai Mara migration heartlands, which are probably the two finest game-viewing areas in the world. Here you will stay at Sala’s Camp for your Masai Mara safari experience in the midst of the savannah in luxurious vintage-inspired tents and enjoy some of the finest safari drives in the world. Make friends over drinks as the sun sets over these magical lands on this unforgettable trip.
Day 1-2: Arrival at Nairobi transfer to the Giraffe Manor
We’ll meet you at Jomo Kenyatta International airport and bring you to Giraffe Manor in the leafy Nairobi suburb of Langata, for a sumptuous three-course lunch. This classic ivy-clad manor house is home to a tower of Rothschild’s giraffes that live in the grounds of the hotel. The large veranda and terrace is perfect for feeding them by hand*. These giraffes are all wild and there’s a breeding and conservation programme at the Giraffe Centre located in Giraffe Manor’s grounds, which we invite you to visit. There’s lots to do here including visiting the Karen Blixen Museum, dedicated to the great Danish explorer and a visit to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust where you can meet orphaned elephants. We also offer the chance to shop for art and gifts from local Kenyan designers, artists and craftspeople. Dinner & overnight at Giraffe Manor on Full-board meals plan.
Day 3-6: Nairobi to Masai Mara National Reserve – Salas Camp
After breakfast, we will transfer you to Wilson Airport for your flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival you’ll head to Sala’s Camp, with a small game drive en-route. Experience an authentic safari experience with friendliness, hospitality and fine dining. You’ll explore the Masai Mara National Park on our spectacular game drives, usually either first thing in the morning or at dusk to see the animals at the peak of their activity. Or we can organize for a bush lunch out in the Masai Mara itself. Back at Camp, you can take part in activities, go for local walks along the river-bed or relax and enjoy the view from the hammock outside your tent. Meeting up for sun-downers before dinner. Overnight at Salas Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 7-10: Masai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti – &Beyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp
After breakfast you’ll be taken to the Keekorok airstrip for a flight to Migori with a packed lunch from the camp. From Migori you will take a road transfer across the Kenya Tanzania border to Tarime. From Tarime you will catch a flight to Ndutu in the Serengeti. Experience the annual Great Migration is the safari-lovers holy grail and the Serengeti National Park has two key areas where it can be seen at &Beyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp, set on a ridge with panoramic views of the Serengeti. Settle in and enjoy lunch before heading off on an afternoon game drive, returning for dinner in the camps dining room, followed by a crackling fire in the central fire pit. Each year the camp moves from the Mara River to the plains of Ndutu, ensuring the optimum viewing opportunities Your Stay Includes: Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks,house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on lodge activities, laundry and emergency evacuation insurance. Overnight at &Beyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 11: Farewell East Africa
Your departure time will be determined by your international return flight time. Fly to Wilson Airport, followed by a transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
High Season: 6th Jan – 31st March 2022, 1st April – 31st May 2022, 1st November – 16th December 2022.
Single Room Supplement: US$20,262
Per Person sharing US$14,293
Peak Season: 1st June 2022 – 30th June 2022,1st July – 31st October 2022, 17th December – 3rd January 2023
Single Room Supplement: US$30,431
Per Person sharing US$20,912