Wildlife & Warriors

​This highly personalised journey takes you to the home of the safari, and combines two of Kenya’s most fabled game viewing spots with another in the south that is a hidden gem.

Journey Overview

This highly personalised journey takes you to the home of the safari, and combines two of Kenya’s most fabled game viewing spots with another in the south that is a hidden gem. You’ll mix wildlife with culture as you traverse three contrasting ecosystems in search of big game, meeting Maasai villagers and staying in some of the country’s finest lodgings.

Journey Highlights

  • See wildlife at close quarters from a photographic hide or on horse back
  • Admire the striking landscapes and excellent views of Mt. Kilimanjaro at Chyulu Hills
  • See endangered black and white rhino at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
  • Hone your photographic skills on the abundant wildlife of the famous Masai Mara
  • Experience an intimate ‘Out of Africa’ picnic overlooking the Masai Mara at Angama Mara

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi.

A personal welcome to the safari capital of Kenya and a transfer to your elegant boutique hotel located in the charming residential area of Karen.
Hemingways Nairobi 

Day 2: Nairobi - Chyulu Hills National Park.

Transfer for the flight southeast to Chyulu Hills. Located between Tsavo and Amboseli National Park, ol Donyo Lodge is situated on the 270,000 acre Mbirkani Group Ranch, communally owned Maasai Land. Your spacious luxury cottage comes complete with a rooftop ‘star-bed’ and a private plunge-pool. Views over the waterhole mean you can even watch game from the comfort of your cottage.
Ol Donyo Lodge (Standard Pool Suite)| BLD

Days 3-4: Chyulu Hills National Park.

Over the next two days, choose from a range of guided activities in the exclusive concession enjoyed solely by lodge guestsTrack wildlife by vehicle,  on foot or horseback. Night drives are offered for those interested in spotting the more elusive nocturnal species. Over 7,000 wild animals find their habitat in and around the lodge environs. Not only the ‘Big Five’ but also cheetah, fringe-eared oryx, gerenuk, giraffe and many other species.
Ol Donyo Lodge | BLD

Day 5: Chyulu Hills National Park - Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

Transfer for the flight northwards via Nairobi to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy where you are met and transferred to the stylish Lewa Wilderness Lodge, where antiques and handmade furniture give each of the lodge’s nine exclusive thatched cottages the rustic charm and character of a ranch homestead. Later head out on your first game drive. The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy comprises 48,000 acres of privately owned land plus 14,000 acres of national forest. The reserve supports over 440 species of birds and more than 70 different mammals including lion, leopard, zebra, cheetah, elephant and a significant rhino population.
Lewa Wilderness Lodge (Cottage) | BLD

Days 6-7: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

Enjoy two full days spent with ample opportunity to explore the conservancy. Walking safaris and game drives are available horse and camel riding, rhino tracking and night drives.
Lewa Wilderness Lodge | BLD

Day 8: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy - Masai Mara National Reserve.

Fly South to the boundless plains of the world famous Masai Mara, whose wide open spaces and abundant wildlife make for exciting and effortless game viewing in an area considered one of the finest for wildlife in all of Africa. An afternoon game drive in a specially-adapted 4WD vehicle is included. The Masai Mara is a photographer’s dream, with lion, elephant, buffalo, cheetah and the graceful Maasai giraffe all resident.
Angama Mara  (Tented Suite)| BLD

Days 9-10: Masai Mara National Reserve.

Spend the next two days on safari with thrilling morning and afternoon game viewing activities. The Mara’s vast rolling hills make spotting game a relatively easy prospect and the hilltop location of your luxury camp means the views down to the plains below are breathtaking and your tented suit enjoys the same outlook.
Angama Mara | BLD

Day 11: Masai Mara National Reserve - Depart Nairobi.

Return by air to Nairobi where your safari ends.

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Preferred Accommodation

Preferred Accommodation

This journey features the following Preferred Accommodations:

Hemingways Nairobi

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Hemingways Nairobi is the sister hotel to the famous Hemingways in Watamu. A plantation style property with views of the Ngong Hills is a ... Read more

ol Donyo Lodge, Chyulu Hills

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Ol Donyo Lodge is in the heart of the 275,000 acre Mbirikani Group Ranch, located on the slopes of the Chyulu Hills National Park between ... Read more

Lewa Wilderness Camp

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Lewa Wilderness is located in Lewa Downs at the foot of Mt.Kenya and is one of Kenya'smost successful private conservation areas. It has ... Read more

Journey Dates & Prices

From $18,595 per person twin share (low season) and from $25,722 per person twin share (high season). Solo travellers on request.

As this Private Journey 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.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 to book this journey.


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