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Out of Africa - Kichwa Tembo Bateleur

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Overview

This wildlife safari is inspired by the character and adventure of days gone by. Travelling to remote wilderness areas in Samburu and the Mara, the Out of Africa safari stays at unique lodges and luxury tented camps full of charm. Flight transfers make the long distances easy and provide a bird’s eye view of the outstanding landscape. This Kenyan holiday of distinction starts at Giraffe Manor in Nairobi where you can get up close to these graceful giants. Fly to the dry north of Kenya and see some of the country's rarer species before spending 3 nights in the Masai Mara at the Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp. Masai Mara offers some of the best wildlife viewing on earth and the chance to see Africa’s 'Big 5' – elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino.

Out of Africa Highlights

  • Giraffe Manor
  • Samburu National Reserve
  • Elephant Bedroom Camp
  • Masai Mara Game Reserve
  • Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp

Day 1 - Fly to Nairobi

Fly from Heathrow overnight to Nairobi.

Day 2 - Nairobi

On arrival in Kenya you will stay in Giraffe Manor which is thirty minutes transfer from the centre of Nairobi and surrounded by 140 acres of its own park and forest. Spend a day at leisure in this elegant, personally hosted small and exclusive hotel, famous for its resident herd of giraffes. Here you can feed and photograph giraffes at close range. (d)

  • Overnight at Giraffe Manor

Day 3 - Samburu

Fly by light aircraft to Samburu National Reserve (approximately 1 hour 15 minutes). Samburu National Reserve is situated on the banks of the Uaaso Nyiro River in the dry northern reaches of Kenya and is home to herds of elephants, prides of lions and the occasional solitary leopard. Many other animals are also close by, providing excellent game viewing. Enjoy lunch at the Elephant Bedroom Camp followed by a late afternoon game drive.

  • Overnight at Elephant Bedroom Camp

Day 4 - Samburu

Early morning and late afternoon game drives enable you to see wildlife unique to this arid, yet beautiful part of Kenya. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight at Elephant Bedroom Camp

Day 5 - Masai Mara

Fly by light aircraft to Masai Mara Game Reserve (approximately 1 hour 30 minutes) and transfer to Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp, located at the foot of the Oloololo Escarpment. This luxury camp is on the fringe of a forest that overlooks the vast Masai Mara. Enjoy a late afternoon game drive in the reserve which is the northern extension of the Serengeti ecosystem. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp

Day 6 - Masai Mara

Take an optional early morning balloon flight* over the Mara followed by a 'bubbly' bush breakfast (optional extra) or a game drive followed by breakfast at the camp. Enjoy the rest of the morning at leisure. After lunch enjoy a late afternoon game drive. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp

Day 7 - Masai Mara

Enjoy an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the camp then spend the rest of the morning at leisure. After lunch take a late afternoon game drive. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp

Day 8 - Kenya Holiday Extension or Fly Home

Fly by light aircraft to Nairobi (approximately 1 hour). Proceed with your chosen extension or return to Heathrow. (b)

Option to fly from the Mara to Mombasa on day 8 - (includes lunch in the Mara) - prices on request.

Please Note: At Kichwa Tembo Bateleur Camp children under 5 are not permitted to participate in game drives, (shorter game drives can be arranged locally). This safari is offered on a daily basis so all services are subject to availability. If any element is not available, we will suggest the best available alternative. Distances and durations are approximate. Safari routings and/or lodges may vary for operational reasons.
*The Masai Mara balloon flight is an additional optional excursion.

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