Kenya: A Classic Safari with Nairobi
When’s the last time you laughed like a hyena? Pack your khakis, greys, and greens and get ready for the ride of your life—or rides, rather! This classic African safari vacation packs in 10 game drives to see lion, leopard, zebra, giraffe, and countless other creatures of Kenya’s most famous national parks and wildlife reserves. Come face to face with adventure in custom-made 6-person 4-wheel-drive safari vehicles manned by expert safari guides. Take in the best views of the “Big 5,” the Samburu “Special 5,” and every impala, ostrich, and gazelle in between—all in their natural habitats. Need to slow down and put on the brakes? Sumptuous safari lodges and comfortable tented camps, breakfast in the bush, and late day sundowner drinks present the perfect opportunities to rest near the rhinos, raise a mimosa to the monkeys, and say cheers to the cheetahs. Just try to camouflage your excitement.Feeding endangered giraffes at the Giraffe Center, meeting orphaned elephant calves at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and visiting the former home of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen are just a few highlights when you add Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city and concrete jungle, to your tour of Africa.
Highlights of Kenya: A Classic Safari with Nairobi
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QK|Kenya: A Classic SafariQKE|With Amboseli National Park QKQ|With NairobiQKY|With Nairobi & Amboseli
All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel. We don’t recommend this tour to guests with serious back problems due to rough driving on/off road in/between game parks.
We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from transfers to and from your hotel and included intra-vacation flights to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!Accommodation Spotlight Ideally situated within the Maasai Mara National Reserve, the Sarova Mara Camp features sprawling grounds with exotic trees and indigenous shrubs, a pool, bar, and spacious dining area. Each tastefully furnished and comfortable safari tent features wood floors, a writing desk, chairs, and a private deck.
Each Globus Africa safari tour is limited to an average of just 20 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Safari Guide/Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery African safari vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
Price Details US
Park entrance fees of $515 per person are included.
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Kenya: A Classic Safari
Breakfast daily, 8 lunches, 7 dinners
ARRIVE IN NAIROBI, KENYA Welcome to Nairobi! Hotel check-in available mid-afternoon.
NAIROBINAIROBI. Guided sightseeing starts at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust orphanage where you’ll learn about elephant conservation and meet orphaned elephant calves. After lunch, visit Karen Blixen Museum, dedicated to the author of Out of Africa and the Giraffe Center, a non-profit organization focused on saving the Rothschild’s giraffe. Free time in the late afternoon and evening. (B,L)
NAIROBI–MOUNT KENYA REGION–SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVENAIROBI Drive to Mount Kenya region.MOUNT KENYA Lunch at the famed Mount Kenya Safari Club includes stunning views of Mount Kenya. Drive to Samburu National Reserve, home to the Samburu “Special 5,” a collection of unique animals, including Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, beisa oryx, and gerenuk. SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE Afternoon game drive. (B,L,D)
SAMBURUSAMBURU Morning and afternoon game drives with free time at your lodge in between. Sundowner drinks in the bush with sunset views over the Ewaso Ng’iro River. (B,L,D)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Samburu with a visit to a local Samburu village to learn about their culture. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
SAMBURU–OL PEJETA CONSERVANCYSAMBURU Drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa.OL PEJETA Afternoon game drive and visit to the [LF] Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary. (B,L,D)
OL PEJETA–LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARKOL PEJETA Morning game drive. Scenic drive through the Kenyan highlands to Lake Nakuru National Park, a small ecologically diverse park. LAKE NAKURU Free time at your lodge this evening. (B,L,D)
LAKE NAKURULAKE NAKURU Morning game drive includes an exclusive [LF] bush breakfast with mimosas. Free time at your lodge before an afternoon game drive. (B,L,D)
LAKE NAKURU–MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVELAKE NAKURU Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most famous game area. MAASAI MARA Afternoon game drive. (B,L,D)
MAASAI MARA MAASAI MARA Morning and afternoon game drives with free time to relax at your camp in between. Special [LF] farewell bush dinner this evening includes a [LF] traditional Maasai dance performance. (B,L,D)
MAASAI MARA–NAIROBIMAASAI MARA Fly to Nairobi. NAIROBI Transfer to the Ole Sereni Hotel where a day room has been reserved for your use. Schedule departing flights after 5 pm. (B)
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|1||Nairobi Serena Hotel||Despite its central location, the Nairobi Serena hotel is a quiet sanctuary amid the bustle of one of Africa's most dynamic cities. The interior décor reflects an entirely pan-African theme featuring art and inspiration from Ethiopia, the Maghreb, West Africa and East Africa. Offering a wide range of dining experiences, The Nairobi Serena is renowned for its 'Mandhari' fine-dining restaurant, which is universally acknowledged as one of Kenya's finest.||Nairobi||Kenyatta Ave.||Superior First-Class|
|2||Sarova Shaba Game Lodge||In the heart of Kenya's arid north lies Sarova Shaba Game Lodge. Built in an oasis around the natural terrain of this breathtaking volcanic desert, the Lodge is attractively laid out with chalet style rooms overlooking the Ewaso Nyiro River. Natural spring water has been harnessed to ribbon its way in and out all around the property creating a beautiful landscape. Coupled with the large free-form swimming pool that flows around the lush gardens and tall trees, all this refreshing water lends an almost magical feel to this natural oasis.||Samburu National Reserve Area||Valley Road||First-Class|
|3||Sweetwaters Serena Camp||A sheltered oasis clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of the private Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sweetwaters Tented Camp offers a charming blend of under-canvas ambiance and safari luxury.||Ol Pejeta Conservancy||Superior First-Class|
|4||Sarova Lion Hill Lodge||Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is cleverly laid out such that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of Lake Nakuru. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds. Electricity is provided 24 hours a day.||Lake Nakuru National Park||First-Class|
|5||Sarova Mara Camp||Sarova Mara Camp is situated in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, offering a front seat to the rolling plains of East Africa. The camp offers an unparalleled plethora of activities and experiences from tented living to bird-watching to a unique insight into the Maasai culture at the adjoining Maasai village. The large grounds are beautifully laid out with exotic trees and indigenous shrubs.||Maasai Mara National Reserve||First-Class|