Name: Family Safari
Activities: Birding, Child-friendy activities, Game viewing, Migration, Photography, Tented camps
Location(s): Kenya
Duration: 10 Days

For mums, dads, and kids



Nakuru Classic Mobile Camp



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Cost: Our prices for a minimum of 2 guests, start at approximately US$ 600 per person per day


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Day 1 Nairobi
On arrival families are met and transferred by your Origins guide to the Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages for their first night in Kenya’s capital city. Set in pretty gardens with a pool, open air or indoor restaurant and plenty of space this is a good place for kids to unwind after the flight
1 overnight Karen Blixen Cottages

Days 2, 3, 4 Samburu
After an early breakfast and full briefing by your Professinal Safari Guide, we depart for a leisurely, 4-5 hours scenic drive northwards over the shoulder of Mount Kenya to Samburu in the Northern Frontier District. Arriving in time for a late lunch there is time to unpack and unwind before our first game drive inside the Samburu National Reserve. Samburu offers a visual feast as proud Samburu herdsman coexist with the wildlife; many rare & endemic species thrive here including Grevy’s Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Besia Orys, Gerenuk, Olive Baboon, Guenther’s DikDik and Reticulated Giraffe; Leopard and Elephant are plentiful. The Young Adventurers club at camp provides junior wildlife enthusiasts with plenty of fun and the chance to learn bush skills, supervised bushwalks and flexible mealtimes and leisure programs
3 overnights Samburu Intrepids Camp.

Days 5, 6 Lake Nakuru National Park
We leave after breakfast to drive 5 hours across the Rift Valley (or an optional 35 minute private charter flight) to the freshwater lake and Rhino sanctuary in Lake Nakuru National Park. Of the worlds population of 5 million flamingos, 3 million thrive on the Rift Valley soda lakes (and up to 1 million on Lake Nakuru alone). We are based right inside the Reserve and spend our days exploring this delightful wildlife sanctuary, home to so many different species including Lion, Leopard, Jackal, Hyena, Black and White Rhino and fantastic birdlife.
2 overnights Lake Nakuru Lodge

Days 7, 8, 9 Maasai Mara:
From Nakuru it’s a 5 hour drive (or an optional 35 minute private charter flight) to the Maasai Mara and our next adventure: the greatest wildlife experience of all. Year round the Maasai Mara Reserve is host to an enormous concentration of animals, boosted by the famous wildebeest and zebra migration during July/August/October. All the Big Cats, Elephant, Black Rhino and thousands of plains game spread out before you - it’s better than the Lion King because you are part of the spectacle. The Young Adventurer’s club at camp introduces young safari enthusiasts to the wildlife and also invites them to experience the rich culture and practice of the indigenous Maasai people.
3 Overnights Mara Intrepids Camp

Day 10 Depart.
Fly back on a scheduled internal flight, the choice is yours. Arrive in time for lunch and the comfort of a day room at the Karen Blixen Cottages. Optional shopping/sightseeing tours can be booked to the Snake Park, Butterfly Museum, Nairobi National Park, Giraffe Feeding Centre and local Art & Craft centres.

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