Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type Africa 2025 v1

Embark on a journey to the enchanting home of the African safari, fiery savannah sunsets and the colorfully clad Maasai - an epic adventure through Kenya's iconic wilderness.

Be My Guest
  • Kerugoya Built in 1962 and set in rural Kerugoya town on the foothills of Mt. Kenya, the house is located within an operational coffee and tea estate. It is the home of the late Geoffrey Kariithi, a pre-eminent civil servant in Kenya's first independence
Dining Summary
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
  • 7 Lunch (L)
  • 7 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)
Iconic Experience
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve Full day in the Mara with morning and afternoon game drives to explore its vast plains and rolling hills with more game spotting opportunities.
  • Samburu National Reserve Drive through the Samburu National Reserve, known for its diverse wildlife and expansive landscapes.
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve Embark on a journey through the wilderness as you enjoy the sights of the best game viewing in the world at Maasai Mara National Reserve.
  • Lake Nakuru Stop to take in the thunderous power of Thomson's Falls.
  • Samburu National Reserve Embark on a morning game drive through Samburu National Reserve, perhaps glimpsing the animal inhabitants that roam the grasslands and riverside.
  • Lake Nakuru See the birds of Lake Nakuru National Park and marvel at the flamingos that crowd the water's edge.
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER
  • Ol Pejeta Visit Ol Pejeta, a not-for-profit conservancy known for its anti-poaching efforts and learn about its valuable endangered species conservation work.
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve Support a local Maasai tribe with a visit to their village to learn about their traditions and ways of life.
Must-see Highlights
  • View Thomsons Falls in Nyahururu
  • Visit Aberdare National Park, Samburu National Reserve, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Sanctuary to see the resident orphaned or rescued chimpanzees, Lake Nakuru National Park, a local Maasai Tribe Village and the Maasai Mara National Game Reserve
Trafalgar Difference
  • Aberdare National Park Resembling Noah's Ark, the Ark Lodge in Aberdare National Park has four viewing areas for observing the wildlife which congregate around a floodlit waterhole and salt lick.
Whats Included
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Driver Guide in Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • 4 X 4 safari game drive vehicles for full duration of the trip. All transfers shown.
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Toyota Landcruiser 4 X 4 safari vehicle
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Cherry-picked hotels and safari lodges, all tried and trusted

Call (281) 438-1139 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18573022

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1NairobiJambo (Hello) Nairobi: Karibu! Your Kenyan safari adventure begins in the capital, Nairobi, where you will be met at the airport by a Trafalgar Representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the evening with your fellow explorers and your Driver Guide enjoying a delicious Welcome Dinner at the world-famous Carnivore restaurant.

Accommodations: Tamarind Tree
Day 2Aberdare National ParkJourney to Aberdare National Park Connect with Locals Stays With Stories: Leave the hustle and bustle of Nairobi behind and embark on a 4 x 4 journey north to Aberdare National Park. En route you'll Connect With Locals during a Be My Guest experience in the highlands of central Kenya. Join Grace to learn about the complete journey of coffee and tea production before settling in to savor local cuisine including a sample of local tea and coffee made from the onsite coffee and and tea plantation. Tonight you'll stay in The Ark Lodge, one of Trafalgar's Stays With Stories, offering spectacular opportunities to view the resident birdlife and wildlife.

Accommodations: The Ark Lodge
Day 3Samburu National ReserveOn to Samburu National Reserve: We'll leave the lush greenery of the Kenya highlands region behind as we journey to the contrasting arid landscapes of Samburu National Reserve. As you continue your safari adventure here, you'll hopefully have the chance to tick the 'Samburu Special 5' off your list as you track such species as the Grevy's Zebra and the Reticulated Giraffe found only in the northern Kenya region. Your accommodation tonight is a luxury tented camp on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River.

Accommodations: Ashnil Samburu
Day 4Samburu National ReserveSafari in Samburu National Reserve: Made famous in the award-winning book and movie Born Free, Samburu National Reserve was the home of Elsa, the famous lioness raised by conservationists George and Joy Adamson. Rise early with the birds and embark on a morning game drive through acacia forest and expansive grasslands in search of wildlife. Relax at your camp on your return then head out back out into the savannah on a late afternoon game drive.

Accommodations: Ashnil Samburu
Day 5Ol PejetaOff to Ol Pejeta Conservancy: The plight of Africa's rhinos takes center stage today during a poignant visit to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience. This morning you'll learn about their efforts to fight poaching in East Africa's largest black rhino sanctuary and enjoy a quick photo stop at the point where the equator slices through the conservancy. Next up is a visit to Sweetwaters Sanctuary to meet the cheeky resident orphaned or rescued chimpanzees. Then continue to your accommodation tonight, keeping a keen eye out this evening for thirsty wildlife that come to the floodlit on site waterhole to drink after a dry day in the African wilderness.

Accommodations: Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp
Day 6Lake NakuruOnwards to Lake Nakuru National Park: Have your camera ready for a photo stop at the spectacular Thomson's Falls. Visit the bird watcher's paradise that is Lake Nakuru National Park, then join your Driver Guide for an afternoon game drive to spot pink flamingos lining the lakeshore and to search for lion and leopard.

Accommodations: Lake Nakuru Lodge
Day 7Maasai Mara National ReserveContinue to the Maasai Mara National Reserve: Your journey continues to the world-renowned Maasai Mara National Reserve, your home for the next two nights. During your time here, spend some time at your lodge's watering hole where large pods of hippo can often be seen.

Accommodations: Keekorok Lodge
Day 8Maasai Mara National ReserveA Day to Discover the Maasai Mara Dive Into Culture: Don your hat and polish those binoculars for a full day of safari in Maasai Mara's wilderness. When you're not traversing the savannah in search of the Big 5, you'll join a Maasai community in their local village. Watch the colorfully clad warriors demonstrate their jumping prowess, then tour the village to gain in-depth insights into their daily life. Your visit to the village is a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience. Later, indulge in a bush picnic - the sounds of the bush the perfect accompaniment while you keep your eyes peeled for the flash of resident Bee-eaters, Rollers and Hoopoes flitting from tree to tree.

Accommodations: Keekorok Lodge
Day 9NairobiAdmire the Maasai Mara and Return to Nairobi: Your Kenyan safari adventure at its end, you'll return to Nairobi, where a day room has been reserved at the Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport Hotel for you to use prior to your evening flight home. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers. Please Note: The full duration of this itinerary is operated by a 4 X 4 safari vehicle, including all road travel and safari game drives. The trip will travel over a variety of terrains, resulting in some rough and bumpy journeys.

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Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/05/2025$5,395.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
01/19/2025$5,395.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/02/2025$5,395.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
02/16/2025$5,395.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
03/16/2025$5,395.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/13/2025$4,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/01/2025$4,875.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/08/2025$4,875.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/15/2025$4,875.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/22/2025$5,125.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/29/2025$5,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/06/2025$5,825.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/13/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/20/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/27/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/03/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/10/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/17/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/24/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/31/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/07/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/14/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/21/2025$6,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/05/2025$6,250.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/19/2025$5,895.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/02/2025$5,375.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/16/2025$5,375.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/30/2025$5,375.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/14/2025$5,375.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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