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Kenya’s Wild Frontier Safari

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Duration

8 Days 7 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Revealing Kenya’s Hidden Gems Safari

Embark on an extraordinary journey to Kenya’s Wild Frontier Safari, where the pristine wilderness of Laikipia, the rugged landscapes of Samburu, and the pioneering conservation efforts at Saruni Rhino converge to offer a truly immersive safari experience.

The adventure begins amidst the untamed beauty of Laikipia, a region renowned for its miles of unfenced wilderness and abundant wildlife. As guests arrive in Nairobi, they will be welcome by their knowledgeable guide and be astonish with a scenic flight to Nanyuki, where the journey into the heart of Laikipia begins. Nestled within this captivating landscape lies Tumaren Camp, a sanctuary for those seeking authentic wilderness experiences. Also, guests embark on exhilarating walking safaris, accompanied by Maasai, Samburu, and Turkana guides, allowing for intimate encounters with wildlife amidst diverse terrain ranging from rocky outcrops to lush riverine forests.

Kenya’s Hidden Gems Safari

Continuing the safari adventure, travelers journey northward to the terrain of Samburu land, where the stark beauty of the landscape will be match by the resilience of its inhabitants. Conversely, set against the backdrop of the Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy, Saruni Samburu offers a retreat amidst the wilderness, with opportunities for thrilling game drives and cultural encounters with the local Samburu community.

But the true highlight of the Kenya’s Wild Frontier Safari lies in the remote reaches of Kenya’s northern frontier, where Saruni Rhino beckons with the promise of wildlife encounters. Here, guests embark on a groundbreaking rhino tracking experience, guided by expert rangers and Saruni guides equipped with cutting-edge technology to monitor the movements of these endangered giants. As guests traverse the vast sanctuary on foot, they gain insight into one of Kenya’s most advanced conservation projects, contributing to the protection and preservation of black rhinos for future generations.

Throughout the journey, guests will be welcome to the utmost in luxury and comfort, with accommodations ranging from intimate tented camps to opulent lodges nestled amidst the wilderness.  Also, each day is filled with unforgettable experiences, from thrilling wildlife sightings to cultural interactions with local communities, leaving travelers with memories to last a lifetime.

As the Hidden Gems Safari draws to a close, guests depart Kenya with a newfound appreciation for the country’s rich biodiversity and pioneering conservation efforts. However, with hearts full of gratitude by the wonders of Kenya’s hidden gems, travelers return home with a sense of awe and wonder, forever changed by the magic of the African wilderness.

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Highlights

  • Reteti Elephant Orphanage
  • Kisima Hamsini
  • Sera Community Conservancy's Saruni Rhino
  • Samburu National Reserve
  • Ewaso Nyiro River
  • Loisaba Tented Camp

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Nanyuki: A Seamless Start to Your Safari Adventure
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Nanyuki: A Seamless Start to Your Safari Adventure

Upon arrival at 10 am, you'll be greeted by a representative who will assist you in transferring to the domestic airport right after your clearance. From there, you'll set out on an amazing flight to Nanyuki in a small aircraft, embarking on a roughly 2-hour journey. As you soar towards the Laikipia Plateau, awe-inspiring views that open up below you will captivate you. Upon landing, you will then be ushered into your hotel, Loisaba Tented Camp, where you can relax and converse with your tour guide about the journey ahead. Take a full rest to prepare for the adventures awaiting you the next day.

Day 2 - 3: Immersive Laikipia Adventure: Walking Safaris and Riverside Retreats

After a filling breakfast at Loisaba Tented Camp, you start your two full days of exciting activities around Laikipia. Accompanied by camels and led by Samburu and Turkana walking guides You'll set out on an amazing walking safari. Walking safaris are rare in Kenya, but Laikipia is one of the few places you may experience one. Rather than riding a car, you explore the land with a camel, which gives you quite different views. Areas that are inaccessible by traditional means can be reached with this mode of transportation. As you trek and track animals on foot while climbing hills and cliffs for unmatched views, get ready to be surrounded by breathtaking scenery. A three-hour walk in the morning and a couple of hours in the afternoon are how things usually work out. When you get back to camp, you can relax and recover by having a well-earned nap or going for a cool dip in one of the surrounding rivers. Take a charming nighttime stroll later in the afternoon, which ends with sundowners in the gorgeous surroundings. Come nightfall, retire to your comfortable tents in the middle of the forest, where long drop toilets and hot bucket showers await. With your dinner cooked over sizzling embers, you may enjoy a delicious meal outside under the starry sky while making lifelong memories. Amidst the tranquillity of Laikipia's wild splendour, unwind at Loisaba Tented Camp after a day full of exploration and excitement. The camp's rustic charm and peaceful atmosphere make the ideal setting. The camp's rustic charm and peaceful atmosphere make for the ideal setting for thinking back on the adventures of the day and guaranteeing a restful night's sleep in anticipation of the adventures that lie ahead.

Day 4: Journey into Samburuland: A Scenic Drive to Saruni Samburu

After morning breakfast, you will embark on a journey northward with your knowledgeable tour guide, a trip that spans approximately 5 hours and 39 minutes. As you traverse the landscape, you'll witness a notable shift as you enter Samburuland, renowned as the country's driest region. Upon arrival, prepare to be enchanted by the rugged beauty of the surroundings as you settle into your accommodations at Saruni Samburu, nestled in the heart of the Kalama Community Wildlife Conservancy. Here, amidst the rocky outcrops, leopards often make appearances, adding an element of excitement to your stay. Additionally, the nearby Ewaso Nyiro River is famed for hosting Africa's most approachable wildlife. In the evening, you will retire to the comfort of the Sasaab Hotel, where you can unwind and recharge for the adventures that await you in Samburu land. Rest assured, tomorrow holds promises of unforgettable experiences amidst the captivating wilderness of this unique region as you take a rest in your hotel.

Day 5: Exploring Samburu: Wildlife Safaris and Serene Evenings at Samburu Hotel

Following a comfortable night at the Samburu Hotel, the morning begins with a hearty breakfast, and then you can spend the day exploring this fascinating area. The driest part of the country, Samburu, provides a wide range of recreational opportunities. Take exhilarating game drives in the morning, afternoon, and night to experience the stunning scenery and varied creatures that call this region home. You will get the chance to see the regal lions, elusive leopards, graceful elephants, energetic monkeys, and graceful impalas that saunter throughout the Samburu National Reserve, all under the guidance of Samburu tour guides. Your safari experience will be made more exclusive by the abundance of wildlife species found only in this reserve, which are native to northern Kenya. Every moment spent exploring Samburu is filled with wonder and excitement, leaving you with cherished memories to treasure for a lifetime. At night, take your rest at the Samburu Hotel.

Day 6: Experience Tracking Rhinos

You will leave for an exciting journey to Kenya's untamed northern frontier in the morning after breakfast, guided by your knowledgeable tour guide. Your destination is the Sera Community Conservancy's Saruni Rhino, which offers the exceptional chance to participate in East Africa's first rhino tracking expedition. For the next two days, you will be fully immersed in an amazing walking safari, tracking black rhinos with the assistance of a highly skilled Sera Community Conservancy ranger and an excellent Saruni guide. Gaining insight into one of Kenya's most cutting-edge conservation programs, you will explore the expansive sanctuary while wearing a transmitter linked to the rhinos' GPS locations. Note that guests over the age of 16 are only permitted to participate in this unique activity.

Day 7: Elephant Sanctuary

After morning breakfast and spending your last night in your hotel, before departing for home, you can indulge in continued game drives and black rhino tracking within the sanctuary. Additionally, you have the opportunity to visit the Reteti Elephant Orphanage, dedicated to providing protection and care for orphaned and abandoned elephant calves, with the ultimate goal of releasing them back into the wild. Make sure not to miss a visit to Fifty Wells, locally known as "Kisima Hamsini," comprising a series of 50 springs where local pastoralists bring their livestock to water. Witness the traditional method of drawing water from the wells, filling up holders and troughs, while soaking in the rich cultural significance of this vital water source in the region. These experiences offer a deeper understanding of the delicate balance between wildlife conservation and community livelihoods, leaving you with cherished memories of your time in Kenya's pristine wilderness.

Day 8: Depart from Kenya

As the sun sets over Kenya's vast savannahs, departing travelers bid farewell to the majestic landscapes and unforgettable safari adventures, carrying with them the spirit of Africa in their hearts.

  • Arrival and departure support and guidance
  • Transfers between the airport and hotel for both arrival and departure
  • Private vehicle transportation
  • Proficient tour guides
  • Entrance fees to various attractions
  • Included meals are breakfast and water
  • Overnight in a luxury Hotel - Breakfast
  • Visa expenses
  • Dinner
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities for drivers and guides
  • Personal expenses like internet usage, and telephone charges

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