10 Days Kenya
DAY 1: NORTH AMERICA / ENROUTE. Depart from the United States on your flight to Nairobi, Kenya.
DAY 2: ARRIVE NAIROBI. Transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to our hotel. Relax by the pools, use the gym or just rest and enjoy the sunshine.
DAY 3: ELSA’S KOPJE, MERU NATIONAL PARK. This morning youtransferto Wilson Airport to catch yourflight to Meru National Park. On arrival you will be met by a driver-guide and taken to our camp. Settle into your room, unpack and relax by the pool until lunch. After a siesta in the early afternoon, poolside or on your hill view verandah enjoy an extended afternoon game drive.
DAYS 4 & 5: ELSA’S KOPJE, MERU NATIONAL PARK. Full days of game viewing on foot or in one of the custom safari vehicles. Try an early morning guided walk in the bush to work up your appetite for breakfast. Or take an extended game drive to the banks of the Tana River to view the Hippos and Crocodiles, ending with late afternoon sundowners on the river banks before a night game drive home. Line fishing and excursions to nearby Kora Game Reserve can be arranged.
DAY 6: SABUK LODGE, LAIKIPIA. Depart from airstrip, Meru to Loisaba or Muridjo airstrip on the Laikipia Plateau. A driver from Sabuk will meet you and transfer you on a 20 minute drive through the amazing rocky scenery of northern Kenya to Sabuk, a stunning open-plan stone and thatch lodge on the gorge overlooking the river and the Laikipia Plateau. Traditionally a base for camel safaris, owner, Professional Safari Guide, Simon Evans has transformed his beautiful home into a luxurious retreat overlooking the wild rocky countryside of the Northern Frontier District.
DAY 7: SABUK LODGE, LAIKIPIA. Get up early for a fantastic camel safari, walking alongside or riding the camels led by a professional guide and his team of Laikipiak Maasai warriors who take you along ancient trails, visiting fossilized lake beds, tracking the prints of Lion and Elephant and gameviewing & birdwatching as you go. Return late morning for a cool drink and lunch at the lodge. Spend the afternoon by the river below, basking on the rocks and swimming in the natural rock pools.
DAY 8: SABUK LODGE, LAIKIPIA. After a leisurely breakfast take a guided walk downstream, or another camel excursion across the hills with a picnic lunch by the river banks. Return to camp late afternoon, in time for a short walk or drive to a spectacular sundowner sight atop massive boulders looking across the valleys.
DAY 9: DEPART. Say goodbye to Sabuk after breakfast and return to Nairobi by private charter. You will be met by your driver and taken to a hotel where a day room is reserved for you to rest, repack before you are transferred you to the international airport for your flight home.
DAY 10: ARRIVE NORTH AMERICA. You arrive this morning back into the United States. The end of a most enjoyable tour.