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Red Elephant Safari

9 Days from $ 2,297  / person sharing

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Experience the thrill of Kenya’s red elephants on a 9-day Red Elephant Safari. Starting in Nairobi, you will visit Tsavo East and Tsavo West, known for their population of red elephants, as well as Amboseli, Lake Naivasha, and the iconic Masai Mara Game Reserve. Enjoy game drives, bush walks, cultural visits, and other thrilling activities. Spot the Big Five, witness the Great Migration and immerse yourself in the culture of the Maasai people.

Itinerary highlights:

1. Mzima Springs & underwater hippo and fish watching
2. Herds of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling or simply foraging
3. Very comfortable accommodation throughout
4. Full-day game drive in Masai Mara

Price includes:

  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • 24-hour support while you travel

Itinerary Details:

Day 1: Nairobi

On arrival into Nairobi airport you will be met and briefed on your safari before being transferred to your hotel in the Karen suburbs.

Hotel Options in Nairobi:

Days 2: Tsavo East National Park

Pick up from your Nairobi hotel in the morning and drive to Tsavo East Game Park. The drive to the main gate will take 6 hours. Tsavo Park is famous for its elephant herds and man-eating lions. You will arrive with game drive en route to your lodge. Check in and have lunch at your lodge. Later in the afternoon, go on a game drive in the park before returning to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Hotel Options at Tsavo East:

Days 3: Tsavo West National Park

After an early morning game drive, return to your lodge for breakfast before departing Tsavo East for Tsavo West. The drive to the main gate will take 3 hours, with game viewing along the way, including a stop at Mzima Springs, where you can see hippos and fish in crystal clear water. Crocodiles and monkeys are possible sightings. After that, proceed to your lodge for check-in and lunch. You will go on another game drive later in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at your lodge later.

Hotel Options at Tsavo West:

Day 4: Amboseli National Park

Breakfast will be served early in the morning, after which you will depart for Amboseli Game Park , arriving in time for lunch and check-in at your lodge. Afternoon game drive through Amboseli Game Park, which is located at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. Photographers will enjoy Mount Kilimanjaro’s scenic backdrops. At the swamp area, you can see elephants, lions, cheetahs, buffalo, and other animals. Later dinner and overnight at your Lodge.

Day 5: Amboseli National Park

Today you will have another day on safari exploring Amboseli. If you are particularly lucky, in the early morning, you may be treated to a view of the snow-capped Kilimanjaro before the cloud settles in.

Hotel Options in Amboseli:

Day 6: Lake Naivasha

After breakfast, you will check out and continue on the morning game drives until you leave the park. The drive from Nairobi to Lake Naivasha is a peaceful and scenic journey through the countryside. You will stop in Nairobi for lunch before continuing on to Naivasha, where you will arrive in the afternoon to enjoy a refreshing boat ride on the lake. Following that, you will check into the lodge.

Hotel Options near Lake Naivasha:

Day 7: Masai Mara National Reserve

Depart early in the morning for the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch, then go on a game drive in the afternoon. The Mara remains one of the few places on the planet where wildlife can be found in the numbers that once roamed Africa’s plains and forests. The Mara hosts the spectacular seasonal migration of many thousands of Wildebeest, Zebras, and attendant predators as the northern tip of the vast Serengeti ecosystem.

Day 8: Masai Mara National Reserve

Today you will spend the entire day on safari in the Masai Mara, which has some of the best game viewing in Africa. If you want a longer day of game viewing, you can enjoy private morning and afternoon game drives from your camp, as well as breakfast or lunch in the bush.

Hotel Options at Masai Mara::

Days 9: Departure

Before breakfast, you will go on an early morning game drive. This pre-breakfast game drive provides excellent opportunities to see Big Cats hunting or sharing a kill. At this hour, some elusive animals, such as the leopard, may be seen. You return to the lodge for breakfast before departing for Nairobi, stopping for lunch at a designated restaurant. Drop off will be at the airport in time for your onward flight.

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