Gentle Giants Safari



Highlights
• Big Cat Experience and education
• Sundowners
• Cultural immersion with Maasai & Samburu tribes
• Guided bush walks through the rolling Chyulu Hills
• Excursions to witness & learn about rescued elephants
• Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Masai Mara
• Horse Riding
• walking safari with Masai warrior

DAY 1 – ARRIVE NAIROBI

Arrival off your International flight into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. V.I.P meet and greet as you disembark from the plane. You will be assisted as you clear immigration formalities. Our representative will meet you outside customs and immigration halls. Safari briefing and transferred to Hemingways Nairobi in Karen. Settle in and enjoy a delicious dinner before drifting off to sleep.


DAY 2 – AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

Check out after breakfast, you will be transferred to Wilson Airport, where you will hop on a bush flight to Amboseli National Park, home to some of the largest and most beautiful elephants in Africa. Arrive at Tortilis Camp which offers the most magnificent views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

After lunch, a siesta and high tea, it’s time to head out in an open game drive vehicle to explore the wonders of the bush with your local Maasai guide.

Return to camp for sundowners around the fire pit, followed by dinner with fellow travellers.


DAY 3 - AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK

After your morning coffee head out on a guided walking safari through the bush. Having grown up in the local community, your Maasai guide shares insight into the terrain and smaller creatures that are missed from a vehicle. Enjoy a delicious bush breakfast on the vast plains before being transferred back to camp.

This afternoon visits a local Maasai homestead, where you interact with families and hear charming traditional stories. Return to Tortilis Camp for dinner and overnight.


DAY 4 – TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK

Check out after breakfast and transferred to the airstrip for your flight to Tsavo East National Park. Met on arrival by a guide from Ithumba Camp, drive to the camp. Arrive in time for lunch and settle into your tent. In the late afternoon, visit the enclosures where orphaned elephants sleep and meet some of the individuals waiting to be reintroduced into the wild. Then venture into the wilderness of the Yatta Plateau and game drives through this magnificent park. Return to the camp for dinner and retire for the evening.


DAY 5 – TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK

This morning you spend time with the caretakers at the Reintroduction Center and observe the elephant orphans taking their mud bath. Spend some time in camp lingering over lunch and looking for birds nearby. In the afternoon, join your guide and armed ranger on a walk-up Ithumba Mountain which offers remarkable views from the summit. Head back to camp for sundowners, dinner, and contemplation under a velvety star-filled sky.


DAY 6 – SAMBURU (KALAMA CONSERVANCY)

Breakfast at the camp, transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Kalama Conservancy. 200,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness teeming with wildlife to explore exclusively, and guided by Samburu warriors passionate about their land and culture, the safari experience is outstanding

.Arrive at Kalama airstrip, met by camp’s vehicle and driver. Transferred to the camp with game drive en-route. Arrive, check-in and lunch. Afternoon game drives.

Spend the next 2 nights at Saruni Samburu Camp inclusive of Full board accommodation & laundry, Soft drinks, beers, house wines & non-luxury spirits, Shared game drives, night game drives, guided bush walks, Bush meals, One complimentary Back & Neck massage (30 mins.) per room, Transfers to cultural visits & local airstrip, Sundowner & picnic excursions.


DAY 7 – SAMBURU (KALAMA CONSERVANCY)

Full day spent in the reserve with scheduled safari activities and with day trip to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary and Samburu Game Reserve. Samburu reserve is located 2 hours’ drive North of Mount Kenya in a remote and dramatically beautiful area of arid bush country, brought to life by the Uaso Nyiro River on which the wildlife depends. It's unique and compelling features are the spectacular landscapes and unusual species of animal such as the handsome Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, long-necked Gerenuk, and Grevy's Zebra. Along the river trails, marked by ancient Doum palms. All meals and overnight stay will be at Saruni Samburu.


DAY 8 – MAASAI MARA GAME RESERVE.

Check out after breakfast and transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Maasai Mara game reserve. Met on arrival by camp driver guide, transferred to the camp for check in, lunch. Afternoon siesta or enjoy a swim before heading out for the afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Elewana Sand River Camp.


DAY 9 – MAASAI MARA GAME RESERVE.

Full day in Maasai Mara game reserve with shared morning and afternoon game drive. All meals and overnight at Elewana Sand River Camp.



Day 10 -

Breakfast, check out and transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Wilson airport, Nairobi. Met on arrival by our representative and transferred to Jomo Kenyatta international airport for your onward flight home


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