Complete Packages

There are literally hundreds of options for possible itineraries, and if can be confusing trying to plan your own unique and perfect holiday. We have put together a number of complete packages, so you know where you are going, what you are doing, and what the cost will be.

16 Day Kenya Adventure

Destinations: Lake Nakuru National Park, Hell's Gate National Park, Lake Naivasha, Mount Longonot, Masai Mara National Reserve, Mount Kenya, Nairobi
Highlights: Trekking Kenya's highest mountain, cycling in Hell's Gate, trekking dormant volcano, spotting endanged species, boatride, seeing wild animals on horseback.

Adventurous and unique safari which will allow you to enjoy days on mountain bike, trekking, on horseback, taking a boatride, as well as having the chance to spot the big five - and after all that - conqueur Kenya's highest mountain. Spend some time with the unqiue Maasai tribe and discover the life and culture of a traditional pastoralist. This could be the most unique adventure of your life.

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi
At the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by your driver and you will be transferred to your oasis in Nairobi. Depending on when your flight lands, you will have the day to relax at camp.

Meals: Not included
Accommodation: Garden tent, Wildebeest Eco Camp

Day 2: Nairobi - Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage - AFEW Giraffe Centre - Kazuri Bead Workshop - Nairobi
At 10:00 depart for a day of up close memorable experiences with some of Kenya's beautiful animals and people.

1. Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
Made even more popular by the BBC's show 'Elephant Diaries', this is where you can get up close and learn about the complex life of baby elephants (and sometimes baby rhino). During your hour-long visit you will be informed about the success the Sheldrick's are having raring these orphans and reintroducing them back into Kenya's wild. You will be at the orphanage for their feeding and play time which is a delight to watch.

2. AFEW Langata Giraffe Centre
Have you ever been kissed with an 18 inch tongue? Once almost extinct, you can now handfeed the endangered Rothschild giraffes. It is quite an experience being eye to eye with a giraffe - you can get a real sense of the size of these gentle giants. There is also an education centre with lots of information about the breeding and conservation of the rarest of Kenya's three giraffe species.

3. Kazuri Bead Workshop
Visit one of Kenya's business success stories. Established in the 1970s, this pottery, ceramic and bead factory employs all single mothers to make its beautiful gifts and souvenirs - which are now exported all around the world. There is a gift shop which stocks some of their wares. Please note that the workshop is closed Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday, however the gift shop is open 7 days.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Garden tent, Wildebeest Eco Camp

Day 3: Nairobi – Nakuru
Depart from Nairobi heading north stopping for spectacular views over the Great Rift Valley. On the way you will see Mt Longonot, Lake Naivasha, road-side markets, and Lake Elementiata. At Lake Nakuru National Park you will enjoy lunch and a full afternoon game drive. Pass through acacia forest, open plains, stop for clifftop views, and even drive down to the lake shore.

Nakuru is famous for blue lake and pink rim, being home to thousands of flamingo that wade in the shallows of the lake. Once home to a third of the world's flamingo population, numbers do fluctuate depending on water levels. The park is also renowned for the opportunity to spot some of Kenya's rarest animals - the black rhino, white rhino, leopard and Rothchild's giraffe.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: WCK Cottage

Day 4: Nakuru – Hell's Gate National Park – Lake Naivasha
After breakfast, depart Nakuru and head south, passing through Naivasha town and drive around the southern end of the lake, past the flower farms to the entrance of Hell's Gate National Park. Soon after you enter the park the impressive landscape unfolds before you – a semi-arid world with sheer rugged cliffs, open plains and deep concealed gorges. There are many activities you can do in Hell's Gate including, walking, cycling, rock climbing, bird watching and trekking through the gorge amongst the geysers – the choice is yours. Enjoy picnic lunch, then mid-afternoon depart for your accommodation on Lake Naivasha for a well-earned hot shower and cold drink.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Camp Carnelley's

Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Sanctuary Farm – Lake Olodian – Lake Naivasha
Depart after breakfast for Sanctuary Farm, where you will meet your horse-riding guides who will give you a safety briefing and get you kitted-up ready to mount your horse. On horseback, you will explore Sanctuary Farm and enjoy riding amongst the wild game including giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, impala and gazelle. There are no predators in the areas, and because the horses and wildlife live together, you can have close wildlife encounters while riding. This horse-riding safari is suitable for experienced riders or those with minimal or no riding experience. The guides and horses are well trained, and you will receive a brief training before your safari on the basics of controlling your horse. Basically, you will only go at a pace that you feel comfortable. Enjoy lunch before heading along to Lake Olodian for an hour-long boat ride where you can view flamingos, hippo, African Fisheagle and other birdlife. Return to accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Camp Carnelley's

Day 6: Lake Naivasha – Mt Longonot – Maji Moto
Rise early, and depart the Naivasha region for Mt Longonot. At the main gate of the National Park you begin the hike up the dormant volcano, rising over 630 metres to the rim of the crater at 2776 metres above sea level. The walk is very steep and craggy in parts and a trek encircling the rim and back to the gate is around nine kilometres. From the rim, there are spectacular views into the crater as well as the surrounding landscape taking in the Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha, open plains, towns and small villages. The crater floor is carpeted by a forest of trees which is home to all sorts of wildlife including zebra, giraffe, buffalo and hartebeest.

From Mt Longonot, head west across the floor of the Rift Valley to the Maasai village of Maji Moto. Here you will be met by your Maasai hosts and check into your traditional Maasai manyatta (tourist standard). Dinner and overnight at the cultural village.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Maji Moto Cultural Camp

Day 7: Maji Moto – Masai Mara
Enjoy the morning with the Maasai community visiting the hot springs, and learning about the many projects that they operate to assist their own community – including a widows village, school, beadwork project and medical clinic. Depart the village and drive through Maasai land towards the Masai Mara Reserve. It is possible to see animals at any point, so keep an eye out. After lunch, proceed into the reserve for an afternoon game drive. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Fisi Camp

Day 8: Masai Mara
Enjoy a full day game viewing with picnic lunch on the Mara River over-looking the hippo pools and across to the Serengeti. Return to accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Kenya's most popular reserve, the Masai Mara covers 1,510 sqkm and is an extension of the Serengeti eco system. Although animal populations are good year round, the spectacular migration of thousands of wildebeest and zebra during the months of July to October is what many come to see. Resident large animals are varied, plentiful and easy to see, with around 100 species recorded including the 'big five' - elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and rhino - as well as giraffe, hippo, cheetah, hyena, zebra and numerous species of antelope. The reserve is also rich in birdlife with over 450 species seen in recent times, including many spectacular birds of prey.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Fisi Camp

Day 9: Masai Mara – Nairobi
After breakfast, undertake a morning game drive before departing the Masai Mara for Nairobi – where you will arrive around 17:00.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Garden Tent, Wildebeest Eco Camp

Day 10: Nairobi
Spend the day relaxing, at camp, and ready yourself for your next adventure - climing Kenya's highest mountain. You can also explore moe of Nairobi City, or undertake any other day tour of your choice.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Garden Tent, Wildebeest Eco Camp

Day 11: Nairobi - Old Moses Hut
Depart Nairobi heading north to the fertile highlands, past farms and pineapple plantations to Nanyuki. After lunch we take a short drive, around 9km, to the starting point at Sirimon gate. From here we commence our assent on foot towards the first nights stay - Old Moses hut (3300m). The first part of the trek to Old Moses hut is about 3-4 hours walk on a dirt road, trekking through forested areas and open hillside - you may be lucky enough to see elephants, baboons, monkeys, buffalo, zebra and gazelle. Upon reaching Old Moses you will have time to relax or just take in the breath-taking scenery. Dinner and overnight in dorm-style huts.

Meals: lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Dorm bed, Old Moses Hut

Day 12: Old Moses Hut - Shiptons Camp
After breakfast you depart Old Moses for Shiptons Camp. On route you will pass through magnificent valleys and see the prehistoric looking plant called the ostrich feather lobelia, and may even see the elephant's smallest and closest relative, the rock hyrax. You will have lunch on the way, enjoying views of Mt Kenya's peaks. After about 6-8 hours trekking you will reach Shiptons Camp, at 4200m, here you will relax and take in the awesome views of the impressive mountain. Dinner and overnight in dorm-style huts.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Dorm bed, Shiptons Camp

Day 13: Shiptons Camp (acclimatisation day)
Wake for breakfast then depart for an acclimatisation day trek. How much trekking you do on this day depends on how you feel. It is possible to do the summit circuit, where you will view some of the superb cliffs and valleys - this will give you time to take in the sheer size of the mountain. Or if you want a shorter trek, and be able to relax in the afternoon before the summit. There are many beautiful walks that can be done from this camp. Return to Shiptons for dinner and overnight.

Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Dorm bed, Shiptons Camp

Day 14: Shiptons Camp - Point Lenana - Bandas Hut
This is a very long and tough day! You will start very early this morning, around 2am, to ensure that you reach the summit (Point Lenana, 4985m) for spectacular sunrise views. There will be no cooked breakfast, only a cup of tea or coffee and some biscuits. You will then depart for the summit, taking around four hours. On a very clear morning there are awesome views as far as Mt Kilimanjaro. We spend around half an hour at the summit and then begin the descent to Mintos Hut for breakfast. From Mintos Hut we descend further down the Chogoria route to Bandas Hut where you can get a welcome hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: Dorm bed, Bandas Hut

Day 15: Bandas Hut - Chogoria - Nairobi
After breakfast we descend further down the Chogoria route, through its impressive deep gorges and lush forests. And if you are quiet you may happen upon some wildlife including elephants and buffalo. When we reach Chogoria town we have a lunch break before returning to Nairobi by around 5pm.

Meals: breakfast, lunch
Accommodation: Garden Tent, Wildebeest Eco Camp

Day 16: Nairobi
Today you will either connect to your flight home, or you could also extend your holiday with a beach break at the coast in Kenya, or on Zanzibar Island in Tanzania. The choice is yours.

Meals: Breakfast
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 Safari Price4150 2190 1750 1450 
Fees    
 Park Fees625 625 625 625 


* Prices are Per Person in (USD). Add the price and the fees.

  • Countries: Kenya
  • Days: 16
  • Nights: 15
  • Transport: Drive, Trek/walk, Cycle
  • Code: KP001
  • Included: Transport to/from Nairobi, game drives, park entry fees, campsite fees and accommodation, guide, meals while on safari.
  • Not Included: Personal insurance, visas, sleeping bag, items of a personal nature, tips, drinks.
  • Don't Forget: Sleeping bag, sunhat, sunscreen, insect repellent, warm fleece, torch, camera, binoculars and drinking water.
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