Combining stylish lodges and camps in wildlife-rich reserves that encourage you to slow down, you’ll learn to reconnect and savour each moment of your luxury holiday in Kenya.

This ten-night safari in Kenya is not only the epitome of safari chic, it also helps to support community-based tourism to keep the vital balance between the African bush and the people that live within it.

First, ease yourself in gently with a night in Nairobi, where you can relax and recharge following your flight. After a good night’s rest, fly north to Samburu and stay at Saruni Samburu Lodge for three nights. It will offer you an intimate glimpse into the traditions and customs that play a vital role into the daily life of the Samburu tribe. A good portion of the staff are native Samburu warriors and a safari at Saruni (one of Kenya’s luxury safari lodges) is like nowhere else, thanks to the Samburu’s passion for the land and the chance to see first-hand how they track animals. They’ll be your guides as you explore 200,000 acres of unspoiled African bush in search of wildlife – this patch of prime wilderness is particularly known for its herds of Samburu elephants but also for its rare endemic species, the Samburu Special Five: Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Beisa oryx, Somali ostrich and the gerenuk.

You’ll then board a small Cessna plane and head south to the Mara and Hemingways Ol Seki Mara Camp the Naboisho Conservancy, to the north-east of the Masai Mara National Reserve for the second part of your safari in Kenya. These luxury tents in Kenya are in one of the country’s prime safari spots; visitor numbers permitted in Naboisho are limited in order to reduce the amount of safari vehicles in the conservancy, guaranteeing you a more personal encounter on your luxury Kenya tour and allowing the wildlife to fully thrive on the plains. The number of lions in Naboisho is one of the highest in Africa and you’ll be able to see some of the most enchanting animals in Kenya, such as the wild dog, elephants and giraffes.

Filled with nostalgia, you’ll wave goodbye to the team at Ol Seki and then fly to Kenya’s southern coast for the next part of your luxury Kenya tour and immerse yourself in the Swahili beach vibes of Kinondo Kwetu. Enjoy long beach walks, canoeing, snorkelling and swimming in the Indian Ocean, and sipping a delicately prepared dawa cocktail (a Swahili alcoholic ginger beer) in the shade of a palm tree – take a step back and feel inspired by the laidback rhythm of the coast for your final three days.


Experience highlights

  • Travel by small Cessna planes in Kenya, marvel at the staggering diversity of landscapes from sweeping savannah plains and dry riverbeds to rolling hills and forests, speckled with game you can relish spotting from the air.
  • Explore 200,000 acres of pristine wilderness in the Kalama Conservancy. Here you can enjoy, early morning and late afternoon game drives with your professional trained safari guide. You will get a chance to explore the neighbouring Samburu Game Reserve, too.
  • Head out for a bush walk guided by your own Samburu guide who will share stories of their land and their huge knowledge of the local flora and fauna. Walking in the African bush is a very special sensory experience and one that leaves a long-lasting memory.
  • Go for a sundowner experience and understand why a sundowner is much more than a drink. You’ll be taken to a unique location chosen by your guide, reflect on the day’s activities, witness the sun setting one more time whilst sipping a drink and tasting a few canapés. Filled with joy, you’ll then head back to the lodge.
  • Lose yourself in a stargazing experience exploring the canopy over Saruni Samburu. Ask your guide about the “Big five of the African Sky” and enjoy some of the clearest skies in Kenya.
  • Get the best of both worlds on the Naboisho Conservancy – explore a game rich area but with less vehicles than the Mara Game Reserve. The Naboisho Conservancy limits the number of visitors that comes on ensuring a very exclusive safari.
  • Track nocturnal species like hippos, aardvarks and porcupines on a night game drive on the Naboisho Conservancy. Feel the cool in the air, listen to the sounds of the bush as night falls and then head back for a home-cooked dinner.
  • Safari dining doesn’t come much better than breakfast in the bush. Tuck into a scrumptious breakfast surrounded by pristine wilderness near Hemingways Ol Seki Mara Camp.
  • Spend the day on Diani Beach where you can choose to simply relax in the sun, enjoy a canter along the beach or grab some snorkels and explore the marine life of the crystal-clear Indian Ocean.
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Experience highlights

After your flight, relax in the uber-comfortable surrounds of Emara Ole-Sereni in Nairobi
Get epic African bush views from Saruni Samburu's rocky outcrop vantage point in the Kalama Conservancy
Get a unique insight at Saruni Samburu into traditional life in this part of Kenya, with many Samburu warriors employed at the camp
Lose yourself in a stargazing experience exploring the canopy over Saruni Samburu
Discover the Samburu people's passion for the land on a guided bush walk in the conservancy
Keep your eyes peeled for Kalama's wildlife on game drives, including plenty of elephants
Spy its rare and endemic Samburu Special Five, which include the gerenuk and the reticulated giraffe
Soar over the Mara on an unforgettable flight in a tiny Cessna plane
Preside over the acacia-speckled Mara plains during a stay at Hemingways Ol Seki Mara Camp
Head out on game drives in the Naboisho Conservancy, where you can spot healthy numbers of big cats – particularly lions
Go out after dark to spot the Mara's nocturnal wildlife like civet cats, porcupines and more
Enjoy a bush breakfast in the heart of the African wilderness
Make a beeline for Diani Beach at your Kenyan home from home – Kinondo Kwetu
Spend your days relaxing on the cotton-white beaches of the Kenyan coast

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    Emara Ole-Sereni, Nairobi

    Conveniently situated just a few minutes' drive away from Nairobi's main gateway, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, and close to the domestic Wilson Airport, Emara Ole-Sereni is a supremely comfortable option for the beginning or end of any Kenya holiday. The rooms are cosy and welcoming, while the hotel's location on the fringes of Nairobi National Park means you can acclimatise for your upcoming safari by trying to spot the park's wildlife while dining from the Acacia Restaurant's open-air terrace.


    Saruni Samburu,  Kalama Conservancy

    Step into the eco-chic glamour of Saruni Samburu on the private Kalama Conservancy neighbouring the famous Samburu Game Reserve. The open fronted villas make the most of the spectacular views of the conservancy and if you can pull yourself away from the view then you’ll be rewarded with a wide range of safari and cultural activities. In the heart of tribal land, Saruni Samburu is a fine example of community-based tourism and the lodge supports the local communities which benefits the wildlife down the line.


    Hemingways Ol Seki, Naboisho Conservancy

    Presiding over the Mara savannah from a rocky ridge, Ol Seki is a small tented camp pitched in the private Naboisho Conservancy, a wilderness bordering the Masai Mara. Ol Seki is where your ideal of the African bush comes alive. Candle-lit dinners in the wild, campfire chats with your fellow guests and guides, and lazy afternoons admiring the acacia-speckled wilderness that unfolds before you like a sun-baked carpet.


    Kinondo Kwetu, Ukunda

    Greetings from your Kenyan 'home from home' – Kinondo Kwetu means 'Our Home at Kinondo', after all. This is castaway elegance at its ultimate, where time moves delightfully slowly. Thanks to its owners, Scandi-cool influences thread the resort but Kinondo Kwetu is an oasis of Swahili chic with its traditional textiles, carved sculptures and whitewashed walls. Most come back raving about the scrumptious home-cooked meals, often featuring fresh local seafood, that are taken al fresco with other guests conducive to a very sociable atmosphere.

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