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Wonders of Kenya

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Embark on a journey to the enchanting home of the African safari, fiery savannah sunsets and the colourfully clad Maasai - an epic adventure through Kenya's iconic wilderness.

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    • Flights: Onward flights should not be booked to depart Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport before 5pm
    • Please Note: Guaranteed Room Share and Triple Rooms are not available on this trip.
    • Please Note: The full duration of this itinerary is operated by a 4 X 4 safari vehicle, including all road travel and safari game drives. The trip will travel over a variety of terrains, resulting in some rough and bumpy journeys. Guests must travel with a soft sided bag or medium size suitcases due to limited space in the safari vehicles.
    • Small Group: Maximum 12 guests per departure. Trip is operated by six seater 4 X 4 safari vehicles for better opportunities to view game in their natural surrounds.
    • Festive Departure: The 20 December 2020 departure will celebrate Christmas at Lake Nakuru National Park with a festive meal.
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    • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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      • Flights: Onward flights should not be booked to depart Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport before 5pm
      • Please Note: Guaranteed Room Share and Triple Rooms are not available on this trip.
      • Please Note: The full duration of this itinerary is operated by a 4 X 4 safari vehicle, including all road travel and safari game drives. The trip will travel over a variety of terrains, resulting in some rough and bumpy journeys. Guests must travel with a soft sided bag or medium size suitcases due to limited space in the safari vehicles.
      • Small Group: Maximum 12 guests per departure. Trip is operated by six seater 4 X 4 safari vehicles for better opportunities to view game in their natural surrounds.
      • Festive Departure: The 20 December 2020 departure will celebrate Christmas at Lake Nakuru National Park with a festive meal.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Embark on a journey to the enchanting home of the African safari, fiery savannah sunsets and the colourfully clad Maasai - an epic adventure through Kenya's iconic wilderness.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: AFKS

      8 Nights

      accommodation

      22 Meals
      • 8 breakfasts

      • 7 lunches (including Be My Guest)

      • 7 dinners

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • VISIT Samburu National Reserve, Aberdare National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Maasai Mara National Game Reserve

        • VIEW Thomson's Falls in Nyahururu


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 breakfasts

        • 7 lunches
          (including Be My Guest)

        • 7 dinners


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

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        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      1. Arrive Nairobi (2 Nights)

      Karibu! Your Kenyan safari adventure begins in the capital, Nairobi, where you will be met at the airport by a Trafalgar Representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the evening with your fellow explorers and your Driver Guide enjoying a delicious Welcome Reception at the world-famous Carnivore restaurant.

      The full duration of this itinerary is operated by a 4 X 4 safari vehicle, including all road travel and safari game drives. The trip will travel over a variety of terrains, resulting in some rough and bumpy journeys.

      Meal(s)
      Welcome Reception
      Hotel
      Tamarind Tree

      2. Nairobi Sightseeing

      'Make A Difference' this morning during your visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Here you'll learn about the organisation's acclaimed Orphans' Project which provides hope for the future of Kenya's threatened elephant and rhino populations. Watch the resident baby elephants wallowing in their daily mud bath, then travel to the leafy suburb of Karen for lunch followed by a visit to the Karen Blixen Museum, the former home of the famous Danish 'Out of Africa' author who chose Kenya as her home.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Lunch

      3. Nairobi - Samburu National Reserve (2 Nights)

      Leave the hustle and bustle of Nairobi behind and embark on a 4x4 journey north through the Mt. Kenya region. Continue your safari adventure with an afternoon game drive in Samburu National Reserve, tracking such species as the Grevy's Zebra and the Reticulated Giraffe endemic to the northern Kenya region. Your accommodation tonight is a luxury tented camp on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Lunch
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Ashnil Samburu Camp

      4. Samburu National Reserve Safari Game Drives

      Made famous in the award-winning book and movie Born Free, Samburu National Reserve was the home of Elsa, the famous lioness raised by conservationists George and Joy Adamson. Rise early with the birds and embark on a morning game drive through acacia forest and expansive grasslands in search of wildlife. Relax at your camp on your return then head out back out into the savannah on a late afternoon game drive.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Lunch
      Dinner

      5. Samburu National Reserve - Aberdare National Park

      Journey south to Aberdare National Park, where en route you'll 'Connect With Locals' over the robust aromas of coffee during a 'Be My Guest' experience on a plantation in the highlands of central Kenya. You'll have an opportunity to sample some of the local coffee and learn how your hosts are part of a cooperative system from production through to sale. Stay overnight in one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - The Ark Lodge. Reminiscent of Noah's Ark, this accommodation offers four viewing areas from which to observe the endemic bird and animal species which frequent the on-site waterhole and salt lick.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Be My Guest
      Dinner
      Hotel
      The Ark Lodge

      6. Aberdare National Park - Lake Nakuru National Park

      Have your camera ready for a photo stop at the spectacular Thomson's Falls before connecting with the soul of Africa's Great Rift Valley. Visit the bird watcher's paradise that is Lake Nakuru National Park, then join your Driver Guide for an afternoon game drive to spot pink flamingos lining the lakeshore and to search for lion and leopard.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Lunch
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Lake Nakuru Lodge

      7. Lake Nakuru National Park - Maasai Mara National Reserve (2 Nights)

      Your journey continues to the world-renowned Maasai Mara National Reserve, your home for the next two nights. During your time here, spend some time at your lodge's watering hole where large pods of hippo can often be seen.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Lunch
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Keekorok Lodge

      8. Maasai Mara Full Day Safari Game Drive

      Don your hat and polish those binoculars for a full day of safari in Maasai Mara's wilderness. When you're not traversing the savannah in search of the Big 5, you'll 'Dive Into Culture' and join a Maasai community in their local village. Watch the colourfully clad warriors demonstrate their jumping prowess, then tour the village to gain in-depth insights into their daily life. Later, indulge in a bush picnic - the sounds of the bush the perfect accompaniment while you keep your eyes peeled for the flash of resident Bee-eaters, Rollers and Hoopoes flitting from tree to tree.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast
      Lunch
      Farewell Dinner

      9. Maasai Mara National Reserve - Depart Nairobi

      Your Kenyan safari adventure at its end, you'll return to Nairobi, where a day room has been reserved for you at one of Nairobi's airport hotels prior to your evening flight home.

      Meal(s)
      Breakfast

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-au/tours/wonders-of-kenya?tripcode=afks for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Connect With Locals
        Savour the rich aroma of coffee during an exclusive Be My Guest experience with local farmers at a Kenyan coffee plantation. (Day 5)

      • Dive Into Culture
        Visit a Maasai village for an in-depth perspective into the daily life of this colourful tribe. (Day 8)

      • Make A Difference
        at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust whose Orphans' Project will benefit from funds received from Trafalgar's visit. (Day 2)

      • Stays With Stories
        Resembling Noah's Ark, the Ark Lodge in Aberdare National Park has four viewing areas for observing the wildlife which congregate around a floodlit waterhole and salt lick. (Day 5)

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Wonders of Kenya Thomson Falls 523612428
        • VISIT Samburu National Reserve, Aberdare National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Maasai Mara National Game Reserve

        • VIEW Thomson's Falls in Nyahururu


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 8 breakfasts

        • 7 lunches
          (including Be My Guest)

        • 7 dinners


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

      Kenya Masai Mara 636540498
        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Hand-picked hotels, lodges and luxury safari camps

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director, Driver Guide or Trafalgar Representative

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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