Ngong House, Amboseli Serena Lodge, Samburu Intrepid, Bateleur Camp
Spend 8 days travelling through the heart of
Kenya. The extraordinary annual Great Migration of
wildebeest and other grazing herbivores across the Serengeti-Mara
ecosystem is one of the greatest spectacles in the natural
Day 1: Ngong House, Nairobi, Kenya
Upon arrival in Nairobi, you'll be met and transferred to Ngong
House. Ngong House is a private, serene and luxurious home
stay situated in Karen / Langata area of Nairobi. The lodge
overlooks the Ngong Hills, only a few minutes away from what used
to be Karen Blixen's coffee farm.
Ngong House is a unique experience for anyone's Kenya vacation.
Although you will be staying in 'tree houses' you will enjoy a very
high degree of luxury. Four poster beds, crisp linen and exquisite,
gourmet food are just the beginning of this Kenya vacation. The
main house and each tree house have fully stocked bars.
Spend 1 night at Ngong House including accommodation, meals and
transfers to and from the airport.
Day 2-3: Amboseli Serena Lodge, Kenya
Following an early breakfast you'll be transferred to Nairobi
Wilson Airport for your scheduled flight to Amboseli (approx.
45min). Upon arrival, you'll be met and transferred to the lodge in
time for lunch.
Set against the magnificent backdrop of Africa's highest mountain,
the glittering Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
enjoys a uniquely privileged position at the heart of this
world-famous national park.
Secluded within a grove of acacia trees, the lodge looks out
over the golden savannah plains, with uninterrupted views of the
mountain itself. Close by are a series of emerald green swamps,
which are fed by the melting snows of Kilimanjaro. These, the only
sources of water in this otherwise starkly beautiful but arid park,
attract huge numbers of wallowing elephants, hippos, buffalos and
plains game. Meanwhile, from the prehistoric site of Observation
Hill, the sunset over Kilimanjaro is magnificent.
The luxury ensuite rooms are accommodated in two single-storey
dedicated buildings, which lie to the right and left of the main
reception and dining areas. Each tastefully-appointed room features
a Maasai-inspired, hand-painted, wall fresco, king-sized bed or
luxurious twins, lavish all-encompassing mosquito-curtaining,
bathroom (with walk-in shower), writing/vanity unit, and private
veranda. Triple rooms can be made available.
After an afternoon siesta, you can enjoy a game drive with the
opportunity to spot a wide variety of wildlife including the
endangered black rhino.
Spend two nights including accommodation and meals.
Day 4-5: Samburu Intrepid, Kenya
After breakfast, you're transferred to the airport for an early
morning scheduled flight to Nairobi (approx. 45min) to connect with
the flight to Samburu (approx. 1hr 20min). Upon arrival, you'll be
met and transferred to your camp.
Samburu Intrepids Lodge is famous as a pioneer of luxury camping
in one of the world's last truly great wilderness areas. Samburu
Intrepids Lodge will show you this dramatic wilderness, Samburu
National Reserve, from a world of fascinating perspectives: through
early morning game drives, walking safaris with skilled Samburu
guides, sedate Camel rides, and raft trips when the river is
Situated on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in the arid heart
of Samburu National Reserve, Samburu Intrepids looks out over
riverbanks where herds of Elephant, Buffalo and Zebra come daily to
drink - together with the rarer 'northern species' of reticulated
Giraffe, Beisa Oryx and long-necked Gerenuk Antelope. Enjoy sun
downers and starlit dinners, tours to Samburu villages and 'bush
secrets' and traditional dances by local warriors and maidens.
Samburu Intrepids Lodge also offers lectures and slide shows on
culture and wildlife and a heritage famous Adventurers' Club for
This luxurious tented lodge offers 30 modern and newly
refurbished tents with a private view over the wildlife-rich
riverbanks. All the tents are large and spacious under
palm-thatched roofs with netted screens to allow for the river
breeze to keep them cool and give you stunning views of the land
that is Samburu. Each tent sits on a raised deck overlooking the
brown river where the elephants sometimes make an appearance or the
crocodiles come out to lounge by the river's banks. All tents are
fitted with fans. For families with children wanting more space,
you have a choice of the family tents, an ensemble of two tents
with a spacious lounge and a wide deck complete with lounging
chairs and tables, ideal for relaxing and private meals.
Beautifully styled with ethno-African and modern pieces, they are
simply superb for family stays. The bathrooms also offer twin
washbasins, flush toilets, and sockets for shavers and battery
Spend 2 nights including accommodation, meals and scheduled
Day 6-7: Bateleur Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya
After an early morning game drive you're transferred to the
airstrip for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara (approx. 1hr
45min). On arrival you'll be transferred to the Bateleur
Experience classic safari style, where wildlife adventures by day
blend with elegant panache under canvas at night, at Bateleur Camp.
Commanding sweeping views over some of the premier game viewing
regions in the world, this intimate camp reflects the ambiance of
the Kenyan explorers of the 20s and 30s.
Verdant branches that open up onto an expansive panorama provide
endless views of the Masai Mara as soon as you open your eyes in
your vast wooden bed. Let the untouched landscapes take you back to
the style and glamour of vintage Africa. Slip into a world of
hardwood floors, polished silver and sparkling crystal juxtaposed
against the romance of the open Mara plains, with their abundant
herds of wildlife.
Two intimate camps each with just nine spacious tents with
shingle roof, wooden doors and a private deck. Each tent is
luxuriously furnished with gleaming wooden floors and wood-framed
beds, overhead fan, twin hand basins, shower, private w.c,
cupboards, leather chairs and writing table.
Spend 2 nights in the lap of African luxury on a fully inclusive
Day 8: Departure
Following an early morning activity and breakfast, you catch the
scheduled flight to Nairobi to connect to your outbound flight.