kenya luxury safari

11-Day Luxury Safari to Chyulu Hills, Ol Lentille Conservancy, & Masai Mara

For discriminating travelers looking to enjoy outstanding game viewing and exclusive, luxurious accommodations, our Kenya Luxury Safari has it all, including a Relais & Chateaux accredited camp in the Masai Mara. Whether it’s your first time visiting Kenya or your 10th, this trip is sure to exceed your expectations with visits to private concessions and premier national parks with top guides and a wide range of experiences.

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Highlights

Perfect for:

  • Perfect for Luxury Accommodations
  • Perfect for Big 5/Wildlife Sightings
  • Perfect for Honeymoons/Romance
  • Duration 11 days
  • Departures Anytime
  • Accommodations Luxury lodges and camps
  • Fitness Rating Easy
  • Activities Game drives, nature walks, cultural visits
  • Safari Type Luxury
  • Style Luxury
  • Land-Only Price $10,000+
  • Flight Price Call for pricing

*All pricing per person based on double occupancy. Pricing varies based on travel dates, call for a customized quotation matching your travel needs. Changes to itinerary and pricing may apply. Price includes all accommodations, meals, some drinks, transfers, vehicles, park fees, guides and activities as indicated, and a $25 donation to a worthy African charity. Price excludes international flights, visas, tips, inoculations, travel insurance, and anything not specified above. We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover & AMEX. No refunds—see Terms and Conditions for details.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Nairobi: Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be transferred to your lodge with a game drive through Nairobi National Park en route. Dinner and overnight at The Emakoko. (D, Dr)

The Emakoko is a family-owned and ran lodge artfully built into the side of a valley on the Mbagathi River, which borders the Nairobi National Park, a 45-minute transfer from both airports in Nairobi City. There are five rooms on the same level as the main areas and an additional five rooms with the most spectacular views positioned on top of the cliff, overlooking the valley.

Days 2, 3, & 4 – Chyulu Hills National Park: Transfer to Wilson Airport and fly to Chyulu Hills National Park, located between Amboseli and Tsavo National Parks. Upon arrival, transfer to camp with game viewing en route. Spend two more full days in Chyulu National Park. Activities include early morning, late afternoon & early evening game drives in 4×4 open vehicles, guided bush walks, bush dinners, night drives, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, wildlife tracking, conservation and community outreach programs, wildlife viewing in an open-air hide, sleeping under the African night sky on private star-beds and fly camping. Optional activities include day trips to Amboseli National Park or Chyulu East National Park, a scenic flight around Mt. Kilimanjaro, in-room massage service, and cultural visits to Maasai villages. Note: These optional activities should be requested at the time of reservation and are at an additional cost. Spend three nights at Ol Donyo Lodge. (B, L, D, Dr)

Ol Donyo Lodge consists of ten expansive guest suites in six stand-alone villas. All suites have a lounge, verandah, indoor and outdoor showers, double washbasins, flush toilet and bath, and “star-bed”. The rooftop “star-bed” is accessed from the verandah via a winding stone staircase. This is a fabulous sleep-out option, with utter privacy and all the amenities of the suite just below. All but two of the suites have their own private pools.

Days 5, 6, & 7 – Ol Malo Conservancy: After breakfast, fly to the Ol Malo airstrip, where you will be met and transferred to your lodge with game viewing en route. Spend two more full days in the Ol Malo Conservancy. Situated on the northern edge of the Laikipia plateau, Ol Malo is nestled into a rugged escarpment looking out across the time-honored lands of Kenya’s Northern Frontier District. Activities include game drives, bush walks, horse riding, camel treks, mountain biking,  swimming, cultural visits, and a leopard blind (some at an additional cost). Meals and overnights at the Ol Malo Lodge. (B, L, D, Dr)

Ol Malo Lodge is a striking building in an outstanding location – natural local materials sculpted into a warm and hospitable lodge set among the curves of a rocky hillside surveying one of the great views of the world. Each double room has its own veranda and complete privacy. Large picture windows frame a wild, constantly changing landscape – clouds scud across the sky, stately eagles wheel and glide on thermals above the plains. An infinity pool adds to the beauty as well as the amenity of this place.

Days 8, 9, & 10 – Masai Mara: After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for your flight to the Masai Mara. Upon arrival, transfer to your camp with game driving en route. During certain months of the year, the Masai Mara is home to the wildebeest migration. Spend two more full days in the Mara, where throughout the year, wildlife is plentiful. Activities include early morning, late afternoon and night 4×4 game drives, balloon safaris (at an additional cost), wildlife walks and authentic local village visits. Meals and overnights at Mara Plains. (B, L, D, Dr)

Mara Plains Camp is a small, high quality, seven-roomed camp under canvas and on raised decks with sweeping views across Kenya’s notable savannahs. Each of the seven tents has deep canvas canopied ceilings; rough-hewn wood floors and accents of East Africa’s rich safari history. Thick Lamu wood doors, deep purples, and brass accents – these small details transport guests to a time and land far away. The well-appointed en-suite facilities (including a deep copper bath) plus the extensive private verandah complete what is genuinely a stunning concept.

Day 11 – Depart: After breakfast, fly to Nairobi. Transfer to The Emakoko for lunch and use of a day room. This afternoon, enjoy a game drive in Nairobi National Park. After dinner at The Emakoko, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward flights home. (B, L, D, Dr)

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