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Kenya Under Canvas

Highlights Include:

  • Witnessing the world-famous Great Migration
  • Going on safari in the Masai Mara in search of The Big Five
  • Exploring lesser-known areas of Kenya
  • Flying between parks for more time on safari

Photo: Sanjay F. Gupta – Elsa’s Kopje

Tour Details

From: $7,600 per person | Single supplement on request

11 days

Departures: Daily

Safari is one of the most romantic and authentic holidays you will ever take; the cliché “it will change your life” holds true. Enjoy amazing Meru National Park, with its diversity of habitats and species. Then head to Samburu for a memorable exploration of this arid habitat and the unique animals you’ll find there. The Masai Mara is world famous for big game, and is one of the only places in the world where it is still possible to see vast herds of grazing animals. Kenya continues to offer an unparalleled wildlife spectacle. The local people are famed for their gentle hospitality and diverse cultures. Enjoy spectacular bush flights between areas – truly a magical experience!

This is a sample itinerary. Our Destination Specialists will work with you to create an itinerary to meet your preferences.

Day 1Arrive Nairobi, Kenya

Welcome to Kenya! Upon arrival, you are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for a well-deserved rest. Overnight at House of Waine

House of Waine

Days 2-4Exploring Meru National Park | Meals: B L D

On Day 2 you have a morning flight to Meru National Park, one of the most popular parks in Kenya. This park is wild and beautiful, featuring diverse scenery with lush swamplands, thick jungle, vast savannah, and no less than thirteen rivers. Game to view here includes some of the less regularly sighted animals like oryx, lesser kudu, duiker, dik-dik and over 300 species of birds. Both morning and afternoon game drives led by knowledgeable guides are included during your stay. Enjoy searching for these animals and more, all while enjoying spectacular views of Mount Kenya in the backdrop. Overnight at Elsa’s Kopje

Elsa’s Kopje Camp

Days 5-7Game Drives in the Samburu Region | Meals: B L D

An early flight will take you to the Samburu Region, home to abundant wildlife including a variety of rare species such as the reticulated giraffe, the long necked gerenuk, Somali ostrich, Grevy’s Zebra and Beisa Oryx. On arrival, you’ll be met by a guide and transferred to your camp. After lunch and time to relax, the remainder of the day will be spent on a game drive or walking safari or enjoying a list of activities offered at the camp. Overnight at Saruni Samburu Lodge

Saruni Samburu Lodge

Days 8-10Experience the Masai Mara | Meals: B L D

A morning transfer via light aircraft will take you to the Masai Mara, offering stunning views from the air of the surrounding African landscape and scenery, along with the chance to spot big game from the air. Large prides of lions, elephants, giraffes, gazelles and eland can be spotted in the reserve, along with countless other wildlife. On arrival in the Mara, you’ll be met by a guide from camp, who will transfer you to camp, with a game drive enroute. Day and night game drives and guided bush walks round out your activities in this game-dense area. Overnight at Elephant Pepper Camp

Day 11Game Activity and Depart Nairobi, Kenya | Meals: B

After an early morning game activity, fly back to Nairobi and transfer for your onward arrangements.

  • Ten nights’ accommodation
  • Transfers as indicated
  • Meals as indicated (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Most beverages, including house beers and wines, and bottled water during game drives
  • Game drives as offered by each camp
  • Park entrance and conservation fees
  • Temporary membership in Flying Doctor Service
Not Included
  • Flights to/from Africa and related taxes
  • Travel insurance (emergency medical & evacuation coverage required)
  • Fees for passports, visas, or health vaccinations
  • Transfers, sightseeing, activities, meals, and beverages not specified
  • Gratuities
  • Items of personal nature such as laundry, spa services, internet, phone, etc.
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