Kenya Camping Safari

This camping safari in Kenya takes you from Nairobi, Kenya's capital, to the magnificaent Masai Mara via Mount Kenya's vicinity, a camel trek and the Great Rift Valley.

Some of our guests made the following comments about their trip:

"Everyone agreed that the trip you and Jonas delivered was one of the best trips we've ever taken, and the Marshalls and Goodalls have traveled a lot! Altheda is characterizing it as a "life changing event".

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A typical camping safari tent.
A typical camping safari tent.

Wining and dining in style on safari.
Wining and dining in style on safari.

  • Day 1 - Arrive into Nairobi on KLM 565 at 2025. Clear immigration and customs and then transfer to Macushla House for your overnight stay.

  • Day 2 - Start from Nairobi and drive to Mount Kenya .  Set up camp and
    enjoy lunch before a hike through the forest on the foothills of the
    mountain to visit the Mau Mau Caves. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

  • Day 3 - Drive to El Karama Ranch in Laikipia.  The ranch is a combined
    game sanctuary and cattle ranch and when you book the campsite you are the
    only people on the ranch which is over 50,000 acres.  Game includes
    elephant, giraffe, large herds of eland, all plains game, Grevy's zebra,
    lion and cheetah.  Game drive in the afternoon, all meals and overnight at
    the campsite.

  • Day 4 - Game drive and/or game walk as you choose.  You'll also get a
    night game drive in the evening.  If you wish you may pay extra to horseback
    ride or go fishing.  All meals and overnight at the campsite.

  • Day 5 - Drive to the start of our mini camel trek.  The Samburu warriors
    will walk you through the wilderness with all our gear carried on the
    camels.  Evening camp is set up next to a waterfall and we sit around the
    campfire at night swapping safari tall tales!  All meals and overnight

  • Day 6 - After an early breakfast we walk back to the vehicle and continue
    down to Lake Nakuru via Thompson's Falls.  Here we will stay at the Mbweha
    Bandas just outside the park.  Take a night game drive and then dinner and
    overnight at the bandas. The bandas are proper rooms with ensuite facilities and give a nice break from the camping.

  • Day 7 - A full day game drive in the park with a picnic lunch and then
    return to the bandas for dinner and overnight.  If tired, this is a great
    spot to rest and relax for a day at the bandas.

  • Day 8 - Drive to the Maasai village of Maji Moto at the foothills of the
    Loita Hills on the outskirts of the Masai Mara.  Take an afternoon walk
    after lunch with the Masai warriors who are yoiur hosts while here.  Have a
    moonlit soak in the nearby hot springs before dinner and overnight at the

  • Day 9 - A full day walk through the bush with your Maasai guides.  Spot
    the wildlife and learn about the Maasai and their relationship with the
    wilderness.  All meals and overnight camping.

  • Day 10 - Take the short one hour drive to the Mara Reserve proper.  Set up
    camp in a private campsite and game drive as you please.  All meals and
    overnight camping.

  • Days 11 and 12 - Two full days in the Mara, exploring as you please.

  • Day 13 - Drive back to Nairobi , enjoy lunch on the way and then do some shopping or sightseeing as you choose in the afternoon. Dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant and then transfer to the airport for your outbound flight.

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