8-Days Kenya Family Safari Description

Vacation villas are the ultimate haven for families seeking a whimsical escape. It’s like having your own little kingdom in the heart of the wild, where you can bask in privacy, indulge in comfort, and unwind without any pesky safari goers interrupting your bliss. Across East Africa, a magical network of opulent holiday homes awaits, ready to immerse you in nature while pampering you with all the creature comforts.

Imagine yourself stepping into an eco-chic villa that seamlessly blends with the vast expanse of Samburu at Saruni Samburu. Envision dining under a blanket of stars on your very own private veranda as your children eagerly absorb the ancient wisdom of Samburu warriors and guardians within the secluded Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy. This remarkable sanctuary serves as a vital passage for majestic elephants on their timeless quest for lush pastures – a sight that will leave you awestruck. And after conquering Mount Ololokwe, a sacred mountain to the Samburu people, treat yourself to rejuvenating dips in one of two infinity pools – washing away not only dust but also worries.

But wait! The adventure doesn’t end there! Follow the mesmerizing migration of wildebeest to the legendary Masai Mara, where Saruni Mara eagerly awaits your arrival for three extraordinary nights. This extraordinary villa embodies everything you could desire from a traditional safari experience – and then some! Get ready for unrivaled game viewing experiences that will take your breath away on 8-Days Kenya Family Safari. For families seeking educational fun, there’s even an interactive Warriors Academy designed specifically to ignite young minds with curiosity. And if conquering nearby Kilelioni beckons to your adventurous spirit, don’t deny its call! But fear not weary wanderer; relaxation is always just around the corner at Masaai Wellbeing Space – offering therapeutic delights that will revive body and soul before returning ‘home’ to your luxurious safari villa for a delightful family feast under the African sky.

 

SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

DAYLOCATIONACCOMMODATIONACTIVITIES
1NAIROBIOLOLO SAFARI LODGELEISURE
2SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVESARUNI SAMBURUGAME DRIVES
3SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVESARUNI SAMBURUG.D, CULTURAL EXPERIENCE
4SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVESARUNI SAMBURUG.D, NATURE WALKS
5MASAI MARA GAME RESERVESARUNI MARAG.D 
6MASAI MARA GAME RESERVESARUNI MARAG.D, CULTURAL EXPERIENCE
7MASAI MARA GAME RESERVESARUNI MARAG.D, NATURE WALK, BIRDWATCHING
8NAIROBIN/AN/A

 

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Masai village visit $30pp
  • Balloon Safari ride $450pp
  • Guided Nature walks
  • Climbing Mt. Ololokwe $200pp
  • Visiting Reteti Elephant Sanctuary

 

G.D Means Game Drive

N/A Means not applicable

8-Days Kenya Family Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi

Staying at Ololo Safari Lodge in Kenya is a truly immersive and unforgettable safari experience. Situated in the heart of the Nairobi National Park, this exclusive lodge offers a perfect blend of luxury and wildlife encounters. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African wilderness, with breathtaking views of the savannah and the opportunity to witness iconic wildlife roaming freely.

  • Overnight at Ololo Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: HalfBoard

Day 2: Naiobi to Samburu National Reserve

A Diurnal tours vehicle will transfer you to Wilson Airport from your hotel for your short-haul flight to Samburu. For the next three nights, the spectacular Saruni Samburu’s luxury, eco-chic villas are your home. Open and spacious, they offer spectacular views over Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy and to far-off Mount Kenya.

  • Dinner and Overnight at Saruni Samburu
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 to 5: Explore Samburu National Reserve

Saruni Samburu is the only lodge in more than 800 square kilometres or 497 square miles of pristine wilderness that is chock-full of wildlife. It is yours to explore exclusively, guided by Samburu warriors who are passionate about their land and culture. Kalama is also a crucial migratory corridor for large herds of elephants between the northern and southern conservation areas.

  • Dinner and Overnight at Saruni Samburu
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Samburu to Masai Mara Game Reserve

DeparkDepart Samburu on another short-haul flight to the Masai Mara. Your last stop is Saruni Mara, the only boutique lodge in the Masai Mara. The lodge is nestled in a secluded valley in the heart of Mara North Conservancy, an exclusive, private wildlife concession bordering the famed Masai Mara National Reserve.

  • Dinner and Overnight at Saruni Mara
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Full Day Masai mara Exploration

During your stay at Saruni Mara, Maasai warriors guide you throughout, sharing their ancient wisdom of the area and animals and their fascinating way of life. Again, there is much to do: game drives in Mara North Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve and surrounding conservancies and night drives in Mara North Conservancy; guided bush walks through the forest and valleys around Saruni Mara and bird watching. You can also join the Warriors Academy with lessons in animal tracking; hike up Kilelioni, the highest peak in the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, and join cultural visits to the local Maasai Market.

  • Dinner and Overnight at Saruni Mara
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Masai Mara to Nairobi

Depart Masai mara on a flight back to Nairobi. That marks the end of your 8-Days Kenya Family Safari upon drop off at your hotel or airport on request.

Samburu National Reserve Safari

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