Sample Kenya Intrepid Safari Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1 – The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel/Nairobi – Bed and Breakfast – This evening, on arrival into Jomo Kenyatta airport, you will be met by your driver and driven about 45 minutes to the Fairmont Norfolk hotel for a 2 night stay.
DAY 2 – The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel/Nairobi – Bed and Breakfast – This morning you will be collected by your driver and taken to Nairobi’s best attractions, the Karen Blixen Museum, Sheldrick’s Elephant Sanctuary to see the baby elephants, and the Giraffe Centre. We also suggest the Talisman Restaurant for a nice lunch.
DAY 3 – Karisia Walking Safari – Nayasura Camp – Full Board – This morning, you will be driven to Wilson airport in time to fly via scheduled flight to Nanyuki airport. On arrival you will be met by Karisia Safaris and transferred by road to Nyasura for the start of your 3 night walking with Camels Safari. Tonight you will be camped beside Nyasura and in the evening after a jaunt about, will scale its slopes for breath taking panoramic views and a sundowner.
DAY 4 – Karisia Walking Safari – Nyarara Camp – Full Board – After breakfast, you will continue your walking safari toward Karisia Nyarara Camp. Hugely popular with the elephants who love to wallow in its muddy stretches, the Ewaso River offers a great opportunity to approach, study and photograph these riveting animals.
DAY 5 – Karisia Walking Safari – Ewaso Camp – Full Board – A wonderful shady campsite on the edge of Ewaso Nyro River. The Ewaso Nyiro River originates on Mt Kenya and the Aberdare Mountain Ranges. It is a lifeline to wildlife in the dry season, including elephants, Grevy’s Zebras and many other animals looking to quench their thirst.
DAY 6 – Lewa Wilderness/Lewa Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – From Ewaso River camp you will be picked up and transferred to your next destination, after a hearty goodbye from the entire team. Your next destination is Lewa Wilderness Lodge in the Lewa Conservancy where you will be staying for the next 3 nights.
DAY 7 – Lewa Wilderness/Lewa Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – Morning game drive to scout out the Big Five, afternoon horseback riding and evening nature walk with your Masai guide.
DAY 8 – Lewa Wilderness/Lewa Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – Am activity – For those seeking the ultimate thrill have access to an open-cockpit biplane. The flight skims over the primary forests and flies down the gorges and gives a wonderful eagle’s eye view of the conservancy. Afternoon cultural visit to a local Masai Village and Pepo la Tumaini, a local orphanage, clinic and senior school.
DAY 9 – Richards River Camp/Mara North Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – This morning, you will be driven to the airstrip on Lewa Conservancy in time to check in for your scheduled flight across to the Masai Mara National Reserve and to Richard’s River Camp where you will be spending the next 3 nights. Afternoon/evening game drive in the conservancy and sundowners.
DAY 10 – Richards River Camp/Mara North Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – Early morning scenic guided bush walk and bush breakfast. Afternoon game drive.
DAY 11 – Richards River Camp/Mara North Conservancy – Fully Inclusive – Up early again for a special hot air balloon excursion. Soaring over the plethora of wildlife on the lush plains of the Masai Mara will be a memory of a lifetime. Afternoon game drive followed by a bush dinner.
DAY 12 – Richards River Camp/Mara North Conservancy – Breakfast – This morning, after breakfast you will be flown back to Wilson airport. On arrival you will be met and driven to Jmo Kenyatta International airport for your onward flight home.