Sample Kenya Beach & Bush Safari Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1 – Hemingways Hotel/Nairobi – Bed and Breakfast – On arrival into Jomo Kenyatta airport, you will be met and driven to the Hemingways hotel. Time permitting, you may want to visit Nairobi’s best attractions, including the home of Karen Blixen, from the Academy Award-winning film ‘Out of Africa’, Sheldrick’s Elephant Sanctuary, and the Giraffe Center.
DAY 2 – Laikipia Wilderness Camp/Laikipia – Fully Inclusive – This morning you will be driven to Wilson airport in time to fly with Air Kenya to Nanyuki airstrip. Your guide will be there to meet you in Nanyuki and drive you to Laikipia Wilderness Camp where you will spend the next 2 nights. Afternoon/evening game drive with sundowners will be on offer.
DAY 3 – Laikipia Wilderness Camp/Laikipia – Fully Inclusive – Today you will have a wide array of activities to choose from including game drives, walking safaris, swimming, tubing and fishing in the river, Samburu village visits, birding or fly-camping.
DAY 4 – Laikipia Wilderness Camp/Laikipia – Fully Inclusive – See activity options from Day 3
DAY 5 -Offbeat Mara Camp/Mara North Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – After breakfast, you will be driven to Nanyuki airstrip and flown by Air Kenya to the Masai Mara where you will be met and driven to your next destination, Offbeat Mara camp for a 3 night stay. Afternoon/evening game drive and sundowners overlooking the beautiful Olare Orok River.
DAY 6 – Offbeat Mara Camp/Mara North Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – Early morning call for a hot air balloon safari across the Masai Mara…a truly spectacular way to view the wildlife and scenery. Afternoon visit to Keiyaki Guiding School and game drive.
DAY 7 – Offbeat Mara Camp/Mara North Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – Morning walking safari and afternoon cultural visit to a nearby Masai village and game drive.
DAY 8 – Manda Bay/Manda Island – Full Board – This morning, you will be flown by Air Kenya back to Wilson airport in time to change planes and then fly via scheduled flight down to Lamu. On arrival at Lamu airstrip, you will be met by Manda Bay and transferred by boat about 30 minutes to Manda Bay.
DAY 9 -Manda Bay/Manda Island – Full Board – For the next 2 days you will have your choice of numerous of activities including deep-sea fishing and motorized water sports (including the screamer, water skiing, wakeboarding, snorkeling or scenic tours to the town of Lamu), or non-motorized activities ( kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, windsurfing, sailing in a Laser or a Topper), yoga or work out.
DAY 10 – Manda Bay/Manda Island – Full Board – See activity options from Day 9
DAY 11 – Manda Bay/Manda Island – Breakfast – Today, you will be transferred by boat back to Lamu airstrip in time to check-in for your flight back to Nairobi.