This safari trip will take you on a journey to experience first-hand how a Kenyan safari is a wonderful wildlife safari adventure in Africa.
This trip well-combines the wildlife sightings and the interaction with the local people in glamorous, eco sustainable, luxurious settings.
The starting point of this journey is the iconic and peerless Giraffe Manor, a life experience in Nairobi, where it’s possible to enjoy an afternoon tea in the company of the resident wild giraffes.
During your African wildlife safari adventure, you will explore Kenya’s best wilderness areas, from the rugged Samburu National Reserve to the idyllic areas of Laikipia to see endangered species such as the black and white rhino, then end in Kenya’s world-famous Masai Mara where you will witness the circle of life unfold before you on the vast Mara plains home to the Great Migration.
Kenya is an excellent year round destination but during the periods from January to March and late June through to October the safari reach the top, it’s the dry season, and animals tend to congregate around permanent water sources.
The resident Rothschild’s Giraffe of Giraffe Manor, completely wild, roam the grounds of the sanctuary surrounding this classic manor house and enjoy being fed by our guests.
Feeding the giraffe with a special snack is an unparalleled experience.
Nairobi offers also a moving experience at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust that rescues and protects adorable orphaned elephants with the final goal to reintroduce them in the wild.
The Samburu National Reserve lies in the North of Kenya, the hilly terrain is classified as arid and semi-arid and is characterized by a large concentration of wildlife, it is found in the reserve due to availability of lush vegetation along the Ewaso Nyiro River, the main source of water to the Reserve.
The reserve is reach in wildlife and is famous for the Northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx; the Samburu Special Five.
The reserve is also home to 900 elephants, lions, leopards and cheetahs; wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area; birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded.
During this stay is possible to glimpse into Samburu life, learning about their traditions, rituals and culture spending an evening in the company of the Samburu tribe.
Take a ride on a camel through the wilderness or relax at the luxurious spa are magnificent alternatives.
The Laikipia Plateau characterized by a diversity of habitats is one of the prime game viewing area of Kenya with a very diverse assemblage of large mammals, first of all black and white rhinos.
The privately owned Solio Game Ranch lies in the grasslands between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Range and a large number of black and white rhinos are found at the Game Reserve living alongside the big cats, other wildlife and indigenous exotic birds.
This landholding was a pioneer in saving the Kenyan black rhinos from extinction, breeding them here for subsequent translocation into Kenya’s national parks and other reserves.
As well as game drives, with virtually guaranteed rhino sightings for which Solio is rightly famous, it is possible to join a walking safari or a horse ride safari. among the wildlife.
The Masai Mara National Reserve is one of Africa’s most famous safari region, a game drive in the reserve is a wonderful bush experience and has an authentic wilderness feel.
Masai Mara is home to one of the most impressive natural events on the planet, the Great Migration, it is a wonderful experience to see herds of wildebeests and zebras move in search of better pastures.
Days begin early when it is optimal viewing time to spot the wildlife on a spectacular game drive, this is an authentic safari experience and a bush brunch is a magic moment as well as the sundowner’s aperitif.
Photos Credits: The Safari Collection
Overview This journey combines a thrilling wildlife safari experience with an interesting meeting with traditional populations in one of the most exciting and adventurous parts of Africa: Northern Kenya. From Nairobi the trip winds through Laikipia Plateau till the shores […]