Departs: Year round (except April and November). Best times are July – September.
DAYS 1 3
You depart Nairobi from Wilson Regional Airport via scheudled flight to Nanyuki on the Laikipia Plateau. When you land, your guide will be there to transfer via scenic drive to the Tumaren area to start your safari.
This serviced Samburu led Walking Safari is fabulous as guest get to escape the constraints of a vehicle and lose themselves in Kenya’s stunning wilds. You walk where no car will go, exploring new country every day with camels as your friendly beasts of burden. Your Samburu guides are fluent in natural history, English, Swahili, Maa, the local culture as well as providing a luxurious adventure. Every day is unique.
Karisia Samburu led Walking Safari Includes: All meals, local drinks, & safari activities
DAYS 4 6
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Today you will be transferred back to Nanyuki to meet your scheduled flight south to Masai Mara National Reserve. As you land, your guide will be there to transfer you to Kicheche Bush Camp.
Kicheche Bush Camp is a small, classic, intimate, luxury tented camp completely unfenced, accommodating a maximum of twelve guests. Located in the Masai Mara, Kicheche provides six en-suite tents fully furnished. Their is no main power however each tent has its own 24 hour solar lighting system.
Kicheche Bush Camp Includes: All meals, local drinks, laundry & safari activities
After your final morning safari activity, your guide will trnasfer back to the airport to meet your scheduled flight to Nairobi. when you and, your driver will be waiting to transfer you to Fairview Hotel.
The Fairview Hotel is located within landscaped gardens just outside of the bustle of downtown Nairobi. It offers several restaurants, a swimming pool and all other modern facilities.
After you check in and have a short rest, your driver will collect you from your hotel for an afternoon tour of Nairobi. This private tour will include stops at Karen Blixen Museum to take you back to breath the spirit of this writer, Giraffe Center to learn about and get up close to Rothschild Giraffes, Utamaduni Craft Village for locally created art and curio shopping, and an optional stop at Nairobi National Park where you can view lion, leopard, rhino and buffalo to name a few while on a wildlife drive. After the tour, you will be returned back to your hotel.
Fairview Hotel Includes: Bed & breakfast
DAYS 8 11
This morning after breakfast and check out procedures, your driver will transfer you to Nairobi International Airport to meet your scheduled flight to Mahe, Seychelles. When you arrive, you will be assisted onto your onward scheduled flight to Praslin. Here your driver will be waiting to transfer you to Hotel L’Archipel.
Located on beautiful Praslin Island. It is the home of Vallee de Mai, the fabled botanical forest said to be the Garden of Eden and Anse Lazio, voted most beautiful beach in the world by travel publications.
During your stay at Hotel L’Archipel, you will have a chance to visit La Digue Island. Here there are no cars…you can rent some bikes, grab a picnic and explore the many uninhabited beaches and coves. Also included is a trip to see Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve a UNESCO World Heritage Site to explore this pristine palm forest and get a glimpse of the Coco be Mer.
Hotel L Archipel Includes: Bed & breakfast, activities
It’s time to shake out the sand and pack up all your swim gear and curios to make ready for the journey home. You have a scheduled flight back to Mahe today where you meet your international departure.