This privately guided safari takes you across the original sites where legendary conservationist George Adamson also known as the Baba ya Simba (“Father of Lions” in Swahili), and his wife Joy worked. They are also widely known through the film and best-seller book ‘Born Free’ that was based on a true story of a lioness named Elsa. This Safari explores some of the most fascinating wildlife areas in Kenya driving through the vast wildlife plains and being hosted in ultimate luxury.
Day 1 Arrival in Nairobi
Upon arrival in Nairobi, our driver guide will meet you at the airport, and transfer you to your hotel for overnight stay. Dinner and overnight .
Day 2 Nairobi – Meru National park
After breakfast, leave for Meru national park. Leaving Nairobi, .We drive past Kiambu and finally join the Thika superhighway road via Ruiru and you will see all the coffee farms and beautiful landscape and not too busy so it will be a good start for the trip. Driving through the rich and fertile landscape of the central province is quite breathtaking, you will be passing the equator. We shall have a lunch stop over at Trout tree restaurant, and later proceed with our journey to Meru, arriving in the late afternoon. Check in at our camp and later dinner and overnight
Day 3 Meru national park
After breakfast, check out f your camp, and proceed for a game drive, enroute to your lodge, located inside the park. Mid morning at leisure, and later in the day another game drive in the afternoon, with a visit to the rhino sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at our lodge
Day 4 Meru – Day trip to Kora National Park
After an early breakfast, leave for nearby Kora national park. The diverse landscape of Kora Park is one of its main attractions. You can enjoy viewing inselbergs, pristine wilderness, Tana River, Grand falls, diverse birdlife and Kora rapids in the Park. Our main activity for this day will be to visit the final resting place of George Adamson. George is buried near his brother Terence and his beloved lion ‘’Boy’’.
Early dinner, then proceed for a night game drive. Dinner and overnight at our lodge.
Day 5 Meru – Shaba game reserve
Breakfast, then leave for Shaba national reserve, further north, arriving for lunch at our camp. Afternoon at leisure, and later a game drive. Meals and overnight at our camp/lodge
Day 6 Shaba
Early light breakfast, then leave for a morning game drive. You will have bush breakfast, and later proceed back to the camp. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. ( you have an optional visit to a local village or stay at the camp).
Lunch, and in the late afternoon proceed for game drive. Dinner and overnight at our camp/lodge
Day 7 Shaba - Olpejeta Conservancy
After breakfast, leave for Olpejeta conservancy, for a chance to spot big five as well as visit a chimpazee sanctuary; the only one we have in Kenya. Meals and overnight at our camp.
Day 8 Olpejeta - Naivasha via Nyahururu
After breakfast, leave for Naivasha. We shall have a brief stopover at Thomson’s falls in Nyahururu, then drive further south to Lake Naivasha, arriving for late lunch at Elsamere Centre.Later, dinner and overnight.
Day 9 Naivasha – Masai Mara
After breakfast, leave for Masai Mara game reserve, arriving for lunch at your camp/lodge. Afternoon at leisure, and later in the day a game drive. Meals and overnight at our camp
Day 10 & 11 Mara
2 Full days in Masai Mara, with morning and afternoon game drives. Alternatively, you may leave your camp in the morning with picnic lunches and leave for a full day game drive, returning to your camp in the late afternoon. In the course of these 2 days, you will have a visit to a local Masai village. Meals and overnight at our camp
Day 12 Mara – Nairobi, fly out.
Early morning game drive, and return to your camp/lodge for breakfast. Later, leave for Nairobi, with picnic lunch en route. Arrival in Nairobi will be late afternoon, then transfer to your hotel/drop off at the airport to connect with your flight back home.
Optional beach extension to Mombasa, Diani, Malindi, Lamu or Zanzibar is possible.
Minimum 2 people to confirm departure, Maximum of 6 people per vehicle to gurantee window seat and comfortability as well especially for photography
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