Visions of Kenya

Discover Kenya’s most iconic sights on this fabulous safari that whisks you from the flamingo-flecked soda lakes of the Great Rift Valley to the enormous Loisaba wildlife conservancy and the world-famous Masai Mara.

Journey Overview

Discover Kenya’s most iconic sights on this fabulous safari that whisks you from the flamingo-flecked soda lakes of the Great Rift Valley to the enormous Loisaba wildlife conservancy and the world-famous Masai Mara. The journey concludes with two full days of rest and relaxation by the glittering waters of the Indian Ocean. Throughout the gameviewing portion of this trip, stay in atmospheric tented camps that capture the adventure and romance of a bygone era. Be guided by the best in the business, from local Samburu trackers to Maasai warriors. Your final home away from home is an idyllic five-star resort at the heart of a marine sanctuary.

Journey Highlights

  • Sleep under canvas like explorers of yesteryear at boutique tented camps
  • Enjoy a huge range of gameviewing activities on exclusive private concessions
  • Look for rhino and flamingo around Kenya’s famous soda lakes
  • Explore the vast Loisaba wildlife conservancy, set on a vital elephant movement corridor
  • Search out big game in the world-famous Masai Mara
  • Discover perfect white sand beaches and incredible undersea life in the pristine Watamu Marine National Park
Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi

Welcome to the safari capital of Kenya! You are transferred to your hotel, set on four lush acres in the peaceful suburb of Langata.

Eden Nairobi

Day 2: Nairobi - Lake Elmenteita

This morning, you are driven to Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp, located on the shores of shimmering Lake Elmenteita, a soda lake home to over 400 bird species. An afternoon game drive in the Soysambu Conservancy may reveal buffalo, hyena, zebra, leopard, the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe and much more, including iconic flamingo in and around the lake.

Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp | Meals: BLD

Day 3: Lake Elmenteita

Go in search of East Africa’s famous pink flamingo that feed in the soda lakes surrounding your camp. A visit to the nearby Lake Nakuru National Park may also reveal endangered black and white rhino.

Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp | Meals: BLD

Day 4: Lake Elmenteita - Loisaba

It’s an early start this morning, as you head back to Nairobi to meet your flight to the Loisaba wildlife conservancy. There’s time this afternoon for a gameviewing activity by open 4WD vehicle.

Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs | Meals: BLD

Days 5-6: Loisaba

Enjoy two full days exploring the expansive Loisaba wilderness. Traditional game drives in an open vehicle are available early morning and late afternoon; alternatively, you can view wildlife while riding a horse, camel or mountain bike through the bush. A great way to discover smaller species is on foot with a local Samburu guide. You can also visit a traditional Maasai village or meet the conservancy’s anti-poaching team to learn about their day to day activities.

Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs | Meals: BLD

Day 7: Loisaba - Masai Mara

Fly southwest to the boundless plains of the world-famous Masai Mara. Your home here is in a vintage 1920s-style camp that perfectly captures the adventure and romance of bygone safaris. The reserve’s wide-open spaces and rich biodiversity make for effortless gameviewing, particularly in this corner, considered one of the finest areas for wildlife in all of Africa.

Cottar’s 1920s Camp | Meals: BLD

Days 8-9: Masai Mara

Spend the next two full days on safari. The Masai Mara is a photographer’s dream, with plentiful resident lion, elephant, buffalo, cheetah and giraffe. Go on early morning and late afternoon game drives, and in between, perhaps you might like to visit a local village (additional cost). As Cottar’s is located on a private concession, you can also enjoy night drives, nature walks and dining in the bush.

Cottar’s 1920s Camp | Meals: BLD

Day 10: Masai Mara - Kenyan Coast

Leave the Mara behind after a morning game drive and early lunch at Cottar’s Camp. Transfer to the airstrip for your flight to the coast. Your laid-back yet luxurious coastal resort sits at the edge of stunning Turtle Bay outside the friendly seaside village of Watamu.

Hemingways Watamu | Meals: BD

Days 11-12: Kenyan Coast

Take two full days to relax and unwind, enjoying all the facilities of your five-star beach resort. Go whale watching, try stand up paddleboarding, follow forest trails, play a round of golf at a nearby PGA-accredited course, or work your way through the spa and cocktail menus.

Hemingways Watamu | Meals: BD

Day 13: Watamu - Depart Nairobi

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Nairobi, where your safari concludes.

Meals: B

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Preferred Accommodation

Preferred Accommodation

This journey features the following Preferred Accommodations:

Cottars 1920 Safari Camp, Masai Mara

Visions of Kenya

This 1920's camp returns to the original spirit and essence of 'safari', reminiscent of a golden bygone era, an era of romance, adventure... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

As this suggested itinerary can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey.

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