Tap into the essence of East Africa on an eight-day safari in Kenya. Take daily wildlife drives in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro, discover the Maasai way of life, and learn about elephant conservation from a representative of the Kenya Wildlife Service. With endless plains teeming with wildlife and dotted with acacia trees, you won’t want to blink—or put down your camera.
Explore three incredible wildlife
areas: Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara,
Get an insider’s view on elephant
conservation during a talk with a
researcher from the Kenya Wildlife
Optional opportunities to visit a Maasai village or take
a hot-air balloon ride over the
Itinerary - 8 Days
Day 1 — Nairobi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.
Days 2 & 3 — Masai Mara National Reserve
Travel to our comfortable tented
camp located in the heart of Kenya’s premier
wildlife reserve. Enjoy daily game drives and
options to visit a Maasai village or embark on a
balloon safari. In the evenings, settle back at the
camp and marvel at the views overlooking the
surrounding plains. (2B, 2L, 2D)
Day 4 — Lake Nakuru National Park
Depart early to a G Adventures for Good supported project, Ubuntu Café – an initiative that trains and creates local jobs for women. Tour the craft center and farm, then sit down to a delicious farm-to-table lunch. Continue to our safari lodge, inside the Lake Nakuru National Park. Enjoy a late afternoon game drive, paying special attention to the rare rhinos who make this area their home.
(1B, 1L, 1D)
Days 5 & 6 — Amboseli National Park
Embark on a sunrise game drive before continuing
on to Amboseli National Park and our
safari tented camp. The next day, head out on morning and afternoon game drives, taking in
iconic views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the wildlife
that lives in its shadow. Gain a deeper understanding of the issues surrounding poaching and elephant conservation during a lecture by an accredited speaker from the Kenya Wildlife Service—an organization that has long partnered with National Geographic to preserve the country’s wildlife habitats. (2B, 2L, 2D)
Day 7 — Amboseli/Nairobi
incredible African sunrise on our last game drive
before returning back to the capital. (1B, 1L)
Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.
Travelers should be in good health and comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time. Daily activities may include city walking tours, visits to sites, game drives, or easy hikes, with options for more physical activities such as hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and biking.
Click here for a description of all activity levels.
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All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy. If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.
My Own Room
During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.
My Own Room Option: From $999
If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. For those who need their alone time, look for the "My Own Room" rate.
Arrival transfer, transport
between destinations and to/from included
activities, and activities as listed in the itinerary.
The optional Masai Mara balloon safari and
village visit are at an additional cost.
Accommodations Comfortable, mid-range
hotels (2 nights), safari lodge (1 night),
comfortable tented camps in Masai Mara and
Amboseli National Park (4 nights)
Meals Included 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches,
5 dinners. Allow an additional $100-130 for meals
Transportation 7-seat 4x4 safari van
You can do whatever you wish during your free time on tour, but if you're in need of suggestions, we've got them. Details about any optional experiences for this trip will be available during the booking process. Please note, these are at an additional cost.