Classic: Kenya Camping Safari (DKWA)

Countries Visited: Kenya
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Camping
  • Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences
  • Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout
  • Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
    Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 14, avg 10
    Meals Included: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners
    Accommodations: Simple hotels (2 nts), full-service camping (4 nts), permanent tented camps (2 nts).

    Highlights
    Explore the Masai Mara National Reserve, visit a Samburu village, visit three of Kenyas best game parks and reserves, take in views of the Great Rift Valley

    Description
    From dramatic savannahs to the Great Rift Valley, experience Kenya in all its glory. Travel the vast open plains and rolling hills of the Masai Mara and scour the wilderness for Africa's Big Five. Full-service camping under the big African sky will bring you closer to the region's wildlife and gets you off the beaten path so you can really experience this lands unique culture. Our small safari vehicles minimize drive times and improve your chances of snapping that perfect shot of some of the most amazing animals on the planet.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    9 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1NairobiDay 1 Nairobi
    There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2Samburu Game ReserveDay 2 Nairobi/Samburu Game Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Depart Nairobi and drive north through the farmlands of the Kikuyu people, passing Mt Kenya, Africas second highest mountain (5199m/17,060ft). Just outside the national reserve, visit a local Samburu village. Similar in appearance to the Masai but less known, the Samburu are a proud warrior tribe. Watch traditional Samburu dancing, and learn about Samburu tribal life and customs. The walk within the village is run by Samburu tribesmen for the benefit of the community. Continue to Samburu National Reserve, a wildlife haven to many species rarely found elsewhere. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in search of large elephant and big cat populations living within this wild part of Kenya. Included Activities: Samburu Village Visit Samburu Game Reserve Game Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 365km)
    Day 3Samburu Game ReserveDay 3 Samburu Game Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
    A full day game drive to spot a group of animals only seen north of the equator, such as the beisa oryx, Somali ostrich, Grevys zebra, the majestic reticulated giraffe, and the long-necked gerenuk, a graceful antelope that stands upright on its hind legs to feed on tall bushes. Included Activities: Samburu Game Reserve Game Drive
    Day 4Lake Nakuru National ParkDay 4 Samburu Game Reserve/Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Nakuru, meaning "dusty place" in the Masai language, is a cheerful and vibrant agricultural town with a variety of colourful local markets. Camp outside the town at the edge of Lake Nakuru National Park, the area's principal highlight and best natural attraction. Time and weather permitting, there may be an opportunity to visit a local tea farm and see how the tea is grown, picked and produced. Transport: Safari vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 348km)
    Day 5Lake Nakuru National ParkDay 5 Lake Nakuru National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Embark on a safari within Lake Nakuru National Park, in search of the resident black rhino, buffalo, impala, and the elusive leopard. Included Activities: Lake Nakuru Game Drive
    Day 6Masai MaraDay 6 Lake Nakuru National Park/Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Depart for the world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. With its vast open plains and distinctive flat-topped acacia trees, no visit to Kenya would be complete without a visit to this reserve. Arrive in the afternoon and get settled at the permenant tented camp, the base for exploring the Mara. Head into the reserve for an afternoon game drive. Included Activities: Masai Mara Game Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 368km)
    Day 7Masai MaraDay 7 Masai Mara (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Rise early for a game drive during the best time to spot wildlife and criss-cross the rolling hills of the African savannah. With a full day to explore the area, we can cover a lot of ground. With time, visit the Mara River area. Opt to go for a balloon safari for a new perspective over the beautiful landscape. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Masai Mara Balloon Safari, your flight will be in the morning. You will miss the morning game drive with the group, but you will have spectacular views from above. Included Activities: Masai Mara Game Drive
    Day 8NairobiDay 8 Masai Mara/Nairobi (1B, 1L)
    Enjoy one last opportunity to spot the Big Five before heading back to the capital city. In Nairobi theres some time to buy local handicrafts or check out a bit of the city. Included Activities: Masai Mara Game Drive Transport: Safari vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 285km)
    Day 9NairobiDay 9 Nairobi (1B)
    Depart at any time.
    Dates/Pricing

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    DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
    June 18, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 3; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$2,299.00* (USD)Quote
    July 09, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$2,399.00* (USD)Quote
    August 04, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 11; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$2,399.00* (USD)Quote
    August 20, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 13; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$2,399.00* (USD)Quote
    September 10, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$2,299.00* (USD)Quote
    October 01, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 10; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$2,299.00* (USD)Quote
    November 24, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$2,199.00* (USD)Quote
    December 15, 2017Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 Adult$2,199.00* (USD)Quote
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    Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.

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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

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