Kenya Family Adventure

11 days/10 nights
Departs daily ex Nairobi by road

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Explore the highlights of Kenya with the family, from Giraffe Manor in Nairobi to fantastic kid-friendly camps and lodges in the Samburu, Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara.

Assemble the tribe and explore Kenya, starting with a stay at the popular Giraffe Manor, where rare Rothschild’s giraffes sometimes join guests for breakfast. Then it’s on to the cultural heartlands, traversing the arid, stunning terrain of the Samburu Game Reserve, where life revolves around the bronzed Uaso Nyiro River. Samburu Intrepids Camp boasts the amazing Adventurers’ Club, where edu-tainment is the order of the day. Next, visit Lake Nakuru National Park, famous for its millions of pink flamingos and iconic wildlife. Last stop: Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp for the quintessential safari experience on the Masai Mara’s endless plains. Thrill the kids with age-appropriate activities from building fires Maasai-style to nature walks and spotting storybook animals on game drives.

This is is not a group tour but a recommended, sample itinerary that we can tailor to your requirements. Please contact us for further information.

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Kenya Family Adventure

Sample Itinerary

11 days/10 nights

Days 1/2

Arrive and check in to charming Giraffe Manor, whose long-necked residents love to join guests at the breakfast table through the windows. Next day, visit the Giraffe Centre to learn more about the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe, and meet the elephant orphans at Daphne Sheldrick’s Animal Orphanage.

Days 3-5

Leave Nairobi early morning to reach Samburu Intrepids, a stylish camp set on the picturesque banks of the Uaso Nyiro River. At the camp’s kid-friendly Adventurers’ Club, enjoy fun activities such as homestead building and spear throwing as well as entertaining talks on wildlife and culture. Older children may embark on guided bush walks or accompany parents on game drives to spot rare Grevy’s zebra and reticulated giraffe, with experienced Samburu naturalists leading the way.

Days 6/7

Lake Nakuru
Drive to relaxed Mbweha Camp, located just outside Lake Nakuru National Park in the Rift Valley. Afternoon game drive in the park. On Day 8, you can hike, mountain bike or visit a volcanic crater with the chance to enjoy a meal in the wilderness.

Days 8-10

Masai Mara National Reserve
Early departure for the beautiful Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp located in a private concession bordering the famous grasslands of Masai Mara National Reserve. The camp’s WILDChild program provides youngsters with opportunities to join rangers on nature walks, make a fire the Maasai way and much more, while parents are off enjoying gameviewing. For kids aged 3 and up, a private vehicle can be arranged for a game drive tailored to suit children’s ages.

Day 11

Tour ends Nairobi
Transfer to the closest airstrip for a return flight to Nairobi where your safari concludes.



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Kenya Overview

What are the best things to do in Kenya?
Kenya has so many exciting and wonderful experiences to enjoy that the options are endless. Top experiences include:

  • Witnessing the great wildebeest migration (September to October) in the Masai Mara.
  • Exploring Samburu Game Reserve with its big game as well as rare endemic species.
  • Breakfast with the Rothschild’s giraffes at Giraffe Manor.
  • Thousands of flamingos and pelicans on the Rift Valley lakes .
  • Getting close to rhino in Laikipia.
  • Meeting the Samburu or Maasai and learning about their culture.

What is the climate like in Kenya?
The highland areas have a temperate climate (22°- 25°C) due to the high altitude, however  it is hotter in low-lying areas like the Rift Valley (30°- 35°C). The coast is hot and humid most of the year. Kenya has two rainy seasons, the ‘short rains’ that take place over 5-6 weeks in November and December and the ‘long rains’ that occur during March to May.

How do I get to Kenya?
Kenya’s major capital Nairobi is the main entry point into the country. Major airlines that fly into Nairobi include British Airways, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Lufthansa and Air France. From Nairobi, Kenya Airways offers flights to other popular African destinations including South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda and Zimbabwe.

What can I combine Kenya with?
Kenya is often combined with neighbouring Tanzania, and with Uganda or Rwanda for a trek to see the gorillas. A few days on the beautiful beaches of the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar is a very popular way to end a Kenyan safari.

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