Kenya Family Adventure

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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11 days/10 nights
Lodges & Tented Camps
Departs daily ex Nairobi by road

Highlights:

  • The friendly Rothschild’s giraffes at Giraffe Manor
  • Authentic Samburu culture on village visits and nature walks
  • Visit Lake Nakuru, renowned for its pink flamingos
  • Go on exciting game drives in the Masai Mara
  • See storybook animals, throw spears and feel the African bush beneath your feet

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Kenya Family Adventure Sample Itinerary

11 days/10 nights Tour

Days 1/2: Nairobi
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: Samburu 
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

Why should I travel to Kenya?
Since the early 19th century, Kenya has captivated visitors with its astounding quantity and diversity of wildlife as well as with its majestic scenery. The country has well-established tourist infrastructure and a good standard of accommodation.

When is the best time to see wildlife in Kenya?
Excellent gameviewing year round. Jul-Sep is popular when the wildebeest migration is in the Masai Mara.

What is the culture of Kenya?
Maasai and Samburu pastoralists who continue their traditional way of life.

What is the climate in Kenya?
Temperate climate (22°- 25°C) due to high altitude but hot in low-lying areas like the Rift Valley (30°- 35°C). Hot and humid along the coast. “Long rains” take place in Apr/May, whilst “short rains” occur in mid-Oct to mid-Dec.

What can I combine Kenya with?
Tanzania, which is situated on Kenya’s southern border and is easily reached by road or air from Nairobi. Mt Kilimanjaro straddles the two countries and Kenya’s Masai Mara is part of Tanzania’s Serengeti ecosystem, the arena for the wildebeest migration.

How to get to Kenya?
The gateway to Kenya is Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Nairobi is linked by daily air services from Australia via the UAE or Qatar in the Middle East or via Johannesburg in South Africa.

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