Indulge In The Luxury Of The Savannah
Duration: 11 days
Embark on an enchanting journey to the heart of Africa with this luxurious safari tour. Indulge in a once-in-a-lifetime experience that is truly out of this world. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes, captivating wildlife, and extravagant accommodations that will leave you feeling pampered and rejuvenated.
This luxury safari tour offer the ultimate escape from reality, where you can unwind and enjoy the finer things in life. Revel in the opulent accommodations of Segera and Finch Hattons, lavish cuisine, and personalized service that will make you feel like royalty. From sunrise game drives to sunset cocktails under the stars, every moment is an exquisite delight for the senses.
Join us on a journey of a lifetime, where every detail is meticulously planned to ensure that you have the most luxurious and memorable experience. The sights, sounds, and sensations of Africa are waiting for you. Don’t miss out on the chance to indulge in a world-class safari adventure that is truly unforgettable.
“I hope you have an experience that alters the course of your life, because after Africa nothing has ever been the same” – Suzanne Evans
- From tracking elusive wildlife to providing in-depth knowledge of the local flora and fauna, our skilled guides will take you on a journey of discovery, immersing you in the sights, sounds, and stories of the African bush. With their keen eyesight, sharp instincts, and passion for the natural world, our guides will ensure that every moment of your safari is filled with wonder, excitement, and unparalleled adventure.
- Indulge in the ultimate luxury by staying at the most exquisite camps and lodges in East Africa, where every detail is designed to provide the perfect blend of comfort, style, and authenticity.
- Witness the stunning landscapes and incredible wildlife of East Africa’s iconic Tsavo West and Maasai Mara regions, from the vast savannahs and rolling hills to the winding rivers and dramatic escarpments.
- Experience the fascinating ecosystems from the foothill of towering peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro to the rugged beauty of the Laikipia Plateau and the mighty Mara River.
- Embark on a captivating cultural journey and immerse yourself in the traditions of the Maasai people with a visit to a Maasai village. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with the locals, learn about their fascinating way of life, and gain a deeper appreciation for the rich cultural heritage that pervades this breathtaking region.
- Soar above the sweeping plains of the Maasai Mara on a thrilling hot air balloon ride, taking in awe-inspiring views of the majestic wildlife below and creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
Day 1 – Your Adventure Begins!
Today you begin your journey to Kenya by taking international flight to Nairobi.
Day 2-3 – Nairobi – A Journey through Kenya’s Capital City
Upon your arrival at JKIA airport, you will be warmly greeted at the aircraft by a representative from AOS who will escort you through Customs and Immigration, help collect your luggage and take you to Hemingways Nairobi hotel, providing a personalized and hassle-free experience that will make you feel welcomed and well taken care of from the moment you arrive.
The next day, you’ll embark on a fascinating Nairobi city tour, exploring the bustling metropolis that is the economic and cultural hub of Kenya. From the colourful markets and historical landmarks to the vibrant arts and culture scene, you’ll get to experience the many facets of this dynamic city, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who will share insights and stories about its history, culture, and people. You’ll have the opportunity to visit iconic landmarks such as the Karen Blixen Museum, Sheldricks Wildlife Trust and the Giraffe Centre, where you can get up close and personal with the majestic giraffes.
Break at the Tamarind Restaurant for a delicious lunch, overlooking the beautiful Nairobi River. This renowned restaurant is famous for its exquisite cuisine and impeccable service, making it a must-visit destination for foodies and travellers alike. In the evening, you’ll be treated to a carnivorous feast at the legendary Carnivore Restaurant, known for its succulent grilled meats and festive ambiance. This iconic restaurant has been a fixture in Nairobi since the 1980s, offering a unique and memorable dining experience that perfectly captures the essence of Kenyan hospitality and culture.
Day 4-5 – Exploring Tsavo National Park at Finch Hattons
Today, you’ll embark on a thrilling adventure to Finch Hattons, a luxurious safari camp located in the heart of Tsavo National Park. As you journey through the stunning landscapes of Kenya, you’ll get a chance to witness the breathtaking beauty of the African wilderness, filled with an abundance of wildlife and natural wonders.
Upon arrival at Finch Hattons, you’ll be greeted with a warm welcome and shown to your luxurious tented suite, complete with every comfort and convenience imaginable. From here, for the next two days you’ll embark on an exhilarating safari adventure, guided by expert rangers who will take you on a journey through the heart of Tsavo National Park. You’ll have the opportunity to witness the majestic elephants, towering giraffes, sleek predators, and other fascinating wildlife in their natural habitat.
Between game drives, you can relax and unwind in the comfort of your luxurious tented suite, enjoying the spectacular views and listening to the sounds of the African bush. You can also indulge in a range of activities, including spa treatments, bush walks, and cultural visits to local communities, immersing yourself in the rich heritage and traditions of the Kenyan people. As the sun sets over the African savannah, you’ll be treated to an unforgettable experience, as the camp’s staff prepares a stunning bush dinner, complete with a roaring fire and candlelit tables. You’ll savour a delicious meal under the stars, surrounded by the sounds of the African bush, and creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Tsavo National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Kenya, covering over 21,000 square kilometers of breathtaking wilderness. The park is divided into two sections, Tsavo East and Tsavo West, each offering a unique blend of stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and fascinating cultural experiences. From towering mountains and winding rivers to vast savannahs and dense forests, Tsavo National Park is a wonderland of natural beauty, home to an incredible array of iconic African wildlife.
Elephants are one of the most famous inhabitants of Tsavo National Park, with over 12,000 individuals making their home within the park’s boundaries. Lions, leopards, and cheetahs are also commonly seen, along with other large predators such as hyenas and wild dogs. The park is also home to a variety of grazers and browsers, including giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, and impalas. If you’re lucky, you may even spot the rare Grevy’s zebra or the elusive African wildcat.
Day 6-8 – Escape to Paradise: Segera Retreat in the Heart of Kenya’s Wilderness
Welcome to Segera Retreat, where adventure and luxury await you in the heart of Kenya’s pristine wilderness. Set amidst the rolling hills and vast savannahs of Laikipia, this private sanctuary offers a truly immersive safari experience that will leave you enchanted and rejuvenated.
From the moment you arrive, you’ll be swept away by the warm hospitality of the retreat’s staff, who will ensure that your every need is met. Your luxurious villa will be a haven of comfort and tranquility, with stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Over the next three days, you’ll have the chance to explore the wilderness in a variety of exciting ways, from thrilling game drives and guided nature walks to cultural visits to a local Samburu village. And if you feel really adventurous and want to visit Kenya’s most northern frontier, we will be happy to arrange a helicopter excursion to Lake Turkana UNESCO heritage site. You can also choose to relax and rejuvenate in the retreat’s world-class spa, or take a dip in the stunning infinity pool while gazing out at the vast plains.
In the evenings, you’ll be treated to delectable dinners, prepared with locally sourced ingredients and paired with the finest wines. Afterward, you can unwind by the cozy fireplace in the main lounge, or enjoy a nightcap under the stars, surrounded by the sounds of the African night.
Segera Conservancy is a true wildlife haven, home to a diverse range of fascinating species that make for an unforgettable safari experience. As you explore the rolling hills and open savannahs, you’ll encounter some of the most iconic animals of Africa, including the Big Five: lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, and rhinos. Segera Conservancy is also home to unique and rare species, such as the endangered Grevy’s zebra, the reticulated giraffe, and the Somali ostrich. You’ll also have the chance to observe cheetahs, hyenas, wild dogs, and a variety of antelopes, as well as over 300 species of birds, including the martial eagle and the African fish eagle.
One of the most unique aspects of Segera Conservancy is its focus on conservation and sustainability. The conservancy is committed to protecting and preserving the local wildlife and habitats, and through its partnership with the Zeitz Foundation, it has implemented a number of innovative conservation initiatives.
Turkana is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in northern Kenya, and is one of the most significant archaeological sites in Africa. The area is home to a number of important prehistoric sites, including the Koobi Fora Formation, which has yielded some of the world’s most important hominid fossils. These fossils have helped to shed light on human evolution and have contributed greatly to our understanding of our shared history. In addition to its archaeological significance, Turkana is also home to a unique and diverse range of wildlife, including crocodiles, hippos, and a variety of bird species.
Day 9-10 – Experience the Wonders of the Maasai Mara
As you embark on your next adventure with AOS, get ready to experience the beauty and magic of the Maasai Mara National Reserve, a place that will leave an indelible mark on your heart. Upon arrival, you’ll be whisked away to the luxurious Fairmont Mara Safari Club, where you’ll be enveloped in the warmth of Kenyan hospitality and the splendour of the natural world.
The Maasai Mara is a place of breathtaking vistas, teeming with wildlife, and the Fairmont Mara Safari Club offers a front-row seat to all of it. Over the course of two unforgettable days, you’ll go on game drives with experienced guides who will take you deep into the reserve, where you’ll have the chance to witness some of Africa’s most iconic animals in their natural habitat.
As you watch elephants lumber across the savannah, hear the roar of lions in the distance, and gaze upon the seemingly endless herds of wildebeest and zebras, you’ll be struck by the sheer majesty of it all. And when the sun begins to set, painting the sky in shades of pink and orange, you’ll be filled with a sense of awe and wonder that will stay with you long after you leave.
If you’re looking for a truly unforgettable way to experience the Maasai Mara, look no further than a hot air balloon ride. As you ascend into the sky at sunrise, you’ll be treated to a breathtaking bird’s-eye view of the reserve below, with its undulating hills, winding rivers, and herds of wildlife roaming freely. From high above, you’ll have a unique perspective on the majesty of the Maasai Mara, and you’ll be able to see for miles in every direction. As you float peacefully through the sky, you’ll be filled with a sense of wonder and awe, and you’ll cherish the memory of this magical experience for years to come.
Back at the Fairmont Mara Safari Club, you’ll be treated to exceptional dining, sumptuous accommodations, and a range of amenities designed to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. From the sparkling swimming pool to the rejuvenating spa, you’ll have everything you need to unwind and soak up the magic of the Maasai Mara.
Maasai Mara National Reserve is one of Kenya’s premier wildlife destinations, known for its abundant wildlife, stunning landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Located in the southwestern part of the country, the reserve is home to a wide range of animals, including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and wildebeest, as well as a thriving population of Maasai people, who continue to maintain their traditional way of life in the midst of this natural wonderland.
Day 11 – Return to Nairobi: Kwa Heri Kenya
As your time in Kenya comes to an end, you’ll begin your journey back to Nairobi, where you’ll have a day room at the historic and luxurious Fairmont Norfolk hotel. After just a short flight from Maasai Mara, you’ll be greeted with warm hospitality, comfortable accommodations, and all the amenities you need to relax and rejuvenate before your flight home. Whether you want to take a dip in the pool, indulge in a spa treatment, or savour a delicious meal at one of the hotel’s restaurants, you’ll find everything you need to unwind and reflect on the incredible experiences you’ve had during your safari adventure. In the evening, you will be transferred to JKIA for a flight back to your home country, filled with memories and stories that will stay with you for a lifetime.
- Immersive safari experience with the attentive and knowledgeable services of an experienced English-speaking safari guide.
- Lavish accommodations and exquisite meals, including unforgettable experiences of breakfast in the savannah and bush dinner.
- Regional wine and beer served during your mealtimes, while your vehicles are stocked with refreshing soft drinks and bottled water to keep you hydrated during your safari adventure.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi at all camps and lodges.
- All domestic flights and ground transportation, providing you with comfortable and convenient transfers between destinations and ensuring a seamless and stress-free journey.
- Seamless airport transfers, as well as all game park, national park, and conservancy fees, allowing you to simply relax and revel in the unforgettable experiences that await you on your journey.
- Extensive safety protocols perfected by over 25 years of on-the-ground expertise.
- Cultural journey and a visit to a Maasai village.
- An unforgettable hot air ballon experience over Maasai Mara at sunrise and champagne breakfast.
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