International flights from Dublin to Nairobi and home from Mombasa.
All private transfers, safari flights and guiding requirements.
12 nights’ luxury accommodation in Nairobi, Amboseli National Reserve, Meru National Park, Maasai Mara National Park and Diani Beach.
Safari experiences and twice daily game drives in Kenya’s finest national parks and reserves.
Enjoy watersports and beachside relaxation on Diani Beach.
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This suggested itinerary is a great introductory safari adventure for families. Set out on scenic flights over the African plains and safari through some of the finest reserves and parks in Kenya. This family-focused safari holiday is filled with experiences children will love. From listening to the incredible stories about the orphaned lions of Meru National Park to enjoying dinner as a family on the plains of the Maasai Mari, create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime.
Depart from Dublin to Nairobi.
Your private driver will be waiting to take you to your luxury accommodation for your one night stay. Relax by the garden pool and visit the Giraffe Centre to help feed and learn about the endangered Rothchild giraffe.
Start your safari adventure with a scenic flight over the Kenyan plains.
Transfer to the airport and board your light aircraft, soaring high over the plains and swamps of Amboseli National Park. Spend two nights in a family-friendly lodge overlooking Mount Kilimanjaro.
Enjoy bush breakfasts and exclusive game drives.
Safari in the park and within the private conservancy that offers a quieter experience on the open plains. With Mount Kilimanjaro as your backdrop, witness a diverse range of wildlife including herds of elephant, impala, cheetah and lion.
Depart on a scenic flight to Meru National Park.
Spend two nights in a secluded lodge that sits on the top of Mughwango Hill, overlooking the site of George Adamson’s first camp in Meru. Learn about the orphaned lions of Meru and the beautiful tale of the lioness Elsa.
Set out on guided game drives in search of predators that dominate the plains.
Witness prides of lion, cheetah basking in the sun and leopard dozing off in the treetops. Other family excursions include day trips to the Tana River, visits to the Rhino Sanctuary, river fishing and walking safaris.
Depart on a panoramic flight over the Maasai Mara.
Home to the world’s largest herds of migrating animals and roaming predators, keep your eyes peeled for action on the famed plains of the Mara. Upon landing, transfer to the banks of the Sand River for your two night stay.
Head out on action-packed game drives.
Home to a large concentration of big cats such as leopard, cheetah and lion, set out on game drives and get up close to dramatic predator action. As the sun sets over the plains, enjoy bush meals and sundowners on the beautiful surroundings.
Depart for the beach.
Take a scenic flight from the Mara Airstrip to Ukunda Airstrip, admiring the beautiful contrasts as the African plains transition to ocean views. Upon landing, transfer to your family hotel on Diani Beach, where you will spend five nights.
Relax on miles of deserted sandy shores.
In the afternoon, enjoy various water activities including sea kayaking, kite surfing and snorkelling. During low tide, explore the diverse reef life with local fishermen, admiring different species of sea urchins, coral, starfish and stonefish.
Depart for the international airport.
Arrive in Dublin.
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OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.
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Hemingways Nairobi is a plantation-style property reminiscent of old-age luxury. Stylish exteriors are perfectly matched with opulent interiors, defined by African antiques, wicker furniture and spacious verandas overlooking the manicured gardens. Situated on the outskirts of Nairobi, it is within easy reach of popular attractions including the Karen Blixen Museum, Langata Giraffe Sanctuary and Elephant and Rhino Nursery.
Tortilis is an elegant family-friendly lodge situated in a private concession in Amboseli National Park. It occupies a prime position on the hill overlooking the waterhole, best observed from the dining area and bar. On a clear day, enjoy dramatic vistas over Mount Kilimanjaro. Embark on outstanding game drives in the diverse national park, home to large concentrations of elephant, lion and wildebeest. A wonderful experience, Tortilis Camp takes guests to the top of the hill at sunset to enjoy sundowner cocktails and snacks.
Elsa’s Kopje Meru
Elsa’s Kopje Meru is a secluded lodge that sits on the top of Mughwango Hill, overlooking the site of George Adamson’s first camp in Meru. Known as Baba ya Simba, Father of Lions in Swahili, Adamson and his wife Joy devoted their lives to raising and releasing orphan lions back into the wild. A heart-warming history, the luxury lodge teaches guests about Elsa, the orphaned lioness raised by the Adamsons.
Sand River Masai Mara
Sand River is a glamorous safari camp that sits on the banks of Sand River. Interiors are luxurious, with richly textured fabrics, four-poster beds and beautiful safari antiques. Situated on the celebrated plains of the Maasai Mara, Sand River offers spectacular game viewing opportunities and witnesses the dramatic arrival of the annual wildebeest migration. Home to a large concentration of big cats such as leopard, cheetah and lion, set out on game drives and get up close to dramatic predator action.
AfroChic is a stylish boutique property set on Diani Beach. Comprising of just ten rooms, it promises privacy and seclusion on the coastline. Interiors also feature classic Swahili furnishings and local artworks. Arguably the finest beach in Kenya, enjoy uninterrupted relaxation on miles of deserted sandy shores. Those in search of adventure can set out on various water activities including sea kayaking, kite surfing, snorkelling and Mombasa island tours. During low tide, guests can explore the diverse reef life with local fishermen, admiring different species of sea urchins, coral, starfish and stonefish.
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