Are you searching for a safari experience that goes above and beyond the traditional camel and horse riding safaris? Travellers need look no further because we have just the trip for you. We have created this itinerary, especially for wildlife enthusiasts and lovers of the outdoors seeking an unforgettable journey across Kenya’s most scenic and wildlife-rich national parks.
You will be granted the opportunity to catch some amazing sights of the legendary Big Five and Great Wildebeest Migration when you visit this award-winning Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, filled with picturesque landscapes, show-stopping wildlife and Maasai warriors who can teach you about the history and heritage of the land.
Once you arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be greeted by an andBeyond representative who will escort you to Hemingway Hotel.
For your overnight stay at Hemingway Hotel, you will be accommodated in a beautiful suite. You will have the option to book breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel restaurant. Your stay includes the following amenities:
- Free breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet (WiFi)
- Fitness Centre with Gym and Workout Room
Your time at Hemingway Nairobi can be spent relaxing and making full use of the hotel amenities, such as the gym, sauna, steam and outdoor pool. Those who wish to experience more can have a wide array of activities booked on their behalf, from visits to a few of Nairobi’s iconic highlights to a thrilling game viewing excursion.
After breakfast, you will be collected by an andBeyond representative from Hemingway Hotel and escorted to Wilson Airport in time for a scheduled flight to Lewa Airstrip.
Take pleasure in your all-inclusive luxury 2-night stay at Sirikoi Camp, where you will be accommodated in a luxury tent. Your stay will include local airstrip transfers, exclusive use of game drive vehicles, bush meals, sundowners, picnic excursions, visiting the Lewa HQ where you can learn about tracker dogs and projects, soft drinks, beers, house wines, selected house spirits, laundry service and Wi-Fi.
Included activities: Game Drives and Guided Walks
Days 2 to 3
After indulging at breakfast, you can spend the day participating in one of the following activities:
Game Drives: explore the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in a 4×4 safari vehicle built for your comfort, with built-in photography areas to capture the best photos of the wildlife residents. During your journey through the Conservancy, you will get a chance to encounter some iconic wildlife such as lions, hyenas, elephants, and elands. You will also have the chance to view some of the conservancy’s endangered species, such as the reticulated giraffe and both black and white rhinos. Sirikoi Camp is also known for having the largest resident population of Grey zebras in the world.
Guided Bush Walks: Strap on your hiking boots and follow a highly trained ranger into the Lewa Conservancy. During your guided walk, you will have the opportunity to trek through open plains, hills and kopjes, thick forests, valleys, escarpments, wetlands and rivers. Spend your time connecting with nature and discovering the wilderness, against the breathtaking backdrop of snow-capped Mount Kenya. You will also get the opportunity to encounter over 350 species of birds, hidden with the conservancy.
After breakfast, an andBeyond representative will collect you from Sirikoi Camp, and drive you to Lewa Airstrip in time for a scheduled flight to Maasai Mara Airstrip. Once you land in the Masai Mara Airstrip, you will be greeted by an andBeyond representative who will drive you to andBeyond Bateleur Camp.
Indulge in your all-inclusive 3-night stay at andBeyond Bateleur Camp. Your stay includes soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, scheduled safari activities, return Kichwa Tembo airstrip transfers and laundry.
Seasonal activities The Great Wildebeest Migration
Recommended activities (at additional cost): Cultural Maasai Village Visit, and Hot Air Ballooning Maasai Mara
Days 4 to 6
Majority of your day will consist of attending your daily scheduled gaming activity, which has been set up by andBeyond Bateleur Camp. You will find out the activities that have been included within your stay, once you arrive at camp.
The Great Migration (seasonal): Guests visiting during July through to October will get the chance to explore the greatest show in animal history. The Great Migration, which is filled with millions of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles and a variety of antelope species, as they trek across from Sengerenti in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara in Kenya. The journey these animals embark upon is not easy, it’s a fight for survival as they fall prey towards the predatory animals. One of the most intense moments within the journey is crossing the Mara River as there are numerous crocodiles waiting to snap and claim an easy meal.
For an additional charge: Make the most of your adventure and embark on a Cultural Maasai Village Visit, or take a Hot Air Balloon Safari around the Maasai Mara.
Once you have finished breakfast, an andBeyond representative collect you from andBeyond Bateleur Camp and escort you to Maasai Mara Airstrip in time for your scheduled flight to Wilson Airport. Once you arrive at Wilson Airport, you will be greeted by an andBeyond representative, who will transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in time for your outbound flight home.
Have a safe flight home!