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Tailor Made Kenya: Family Safari


10 days from $9,795

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Set out on the perfect introductory family safari as you track the "Big Five" in Sweetwaters Game Reserve, spot unusual species in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, and visit with the indigenous Maasai people in the Masai Mara.

A&K Advantages

Set out on exciting morning and afternoon game drives led by the region's finest guides, tracking Africa's "Big Five": elephants, rhinos, leopards, lions and Cape buffalo

Stay in family-friendly safari camps and lodges set in the heart of wildlife action

Safari in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, home to a black rhino sanctuary and a host of unique northern species

Learn about the nomadic traditions of the indigenous Maasai people during a visit to a local village

Engage your children with a wealth of enriching activities, such as camel-back, horseback and nocturnal safaris

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Nairobi, Kenya
Day 2
Nairobi | Preserving Local Heritage & Wildlife
Day 3
Nanyuki | Into the Wild
Day 4
Nanyuki | Sweetwaters Safari Adventure
Day 5
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | Bushveld Ranch
Day 6
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | Rare & Unique Species
Day 7
Masai Mara Game Reserve | Riverine Wilderness
Day 8
Masai Mara Game Reserve | Big Game Country
Day 9
Masai Mara Game Reserve | A Parting Glimpse
Day 10
Depart Nairobi

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.

Day 1
Arrive Nairobi, Kenya

Arrive in Nairobi and transfer to your hotel, a charming hideaway secluded just steps from downtown.

Nairobi Serena Hotel
Day 2
Nairobi | Preserving Local Heritage & Wildlife

This morning, relive a chapter of local history at Mbogani House, the former home of Karen Blixen made famous by the film, Out of Africa. Continue on to the nearby Giraffe Center, a wildlife refuge situated on the sprawling grounds of coffee mogul David Duncan’s Giraffe Manor. Next, explore the Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage, a shelter caring for at-risk elephant and rhino calves.

Nairobi Serena Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3
Nanyuki | Into the Wild

Drive to your secluded bush camp in Sweetwaters Game Reserve, a private concession of Ol Pejeta Conservancy. In the evening, sit on your verandah and observe the wildlife moving in and out of the shadows as they come to drink at the waterhole.

Sweetwaters Serena Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Nanyuki | Sweetwaters Safari Adventure

Set out on morning and evening game drives in Sweetwaters Game Reserve, tracking the “Big Five” (lions, elephants, Cape buffalo, leopards and rhinos) through savannah grasslands and riverine forests. Between game drives, relax in camp, perhaps taking a family swim in the pool. You can also explore the reserve by camelback.

Sweetwaters Serena Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | Bushveld Ranch

Fly to Laikipia Plateau, continuing overland to your safari ranch in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. As the sun draws low, enjoy a locally sourced dinner under the open African sky.

Lewa Wilderness Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy | Rare & Unique Species

Take to the bush on game drives tracking big cats, elephants and endangered black rhino. Watch closely for indigenous northern species, such as the beisa oryx, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra and the unusual long-necked gerenuk, which stands on its hind legs to feed. Look, too, for Grant’s gazelles, dik-diks, elands and impala as they, along with majestic leopards and lions, roam the vast landscape. You may also enjoy game viewing by horseback or search for nocturnal species on a night game drive.

Lewa Wilderness Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Masai Mara Game Reserve | Riverine Wilderness

Fly to the Masai Mara Game Reserve and transfer to your tented safari camp set above a sweeping bend in the Talek River.

andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Masai Mara Game Reserve | Big Game Country

Explore the open savanna, woodlands and tree-fringed rivers of the Masai Mara with morning and afternoon game drives. Patient tracking may reveal leopards retrieving kills from acacia branches, or elephants protecting their young from opportunistic lions. With 583 square miles supporting huge numbers of bird and mammal species, game viewing is never dull in the Mara.

andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9
Masai Mara Game Reserve | A Parting Glimpse

Delve deeper into the Mara with a final day of game drives. Today affords a final chance to sight the crafty species that may have eluded you on this epic journey. Later, pay a private visit to a Maasai village to learn about local customs and daily life, or enjoy a guided nature walk with the camp’s resident naturalist.

andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10
Depart Nairobi

Drive to Nairobi and relax in your reserved dayroom. Later, you are transferred to the airport for your homebound departure.

Nairobi Serena Hotel (dayroom)
Meals: Breakfast

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

A&K Philanthropy Visit: Enkereri Primary School

Visit with the students and staff of Enkereri Primary School, learning how the local community has partnered with A&K Philanthropy to expand the school’s facilities, and provide the schoolchildren with eReaders, daily lunches and clean drinking water. After a tour of the school, marvel as a LifeStraw® filter turns cloudy, contaminated water into pristine drinking water right before your eyes.

Serengeti Extension

Extend your journey with a visit to Serengeti National Park, taking in a cavalcade of wildlife along the Great Migration circuit.

Mobile Tented Camps & Bush Homes

Switch up your safari experience with a stay in an exclusive mobile tented camp or luxurious private bush home.


Priced from $10,695 based on two people travelling together

Priced from $9,795 based on four people travelling together

Internal air from $795

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2018 travel. Supplements may apply over holidays, festivals and special events. Subject to availability. International air not included.

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