Private Safari Discoveries

  • Owned and managed by individuals with a passion for authenticity, our luxury camps offer exceptionally private + evocative settings and a chance to experience Africa with people who call the land their home.
  • Safari adventures with the best award-winning Kenyan guides include game drives, thrilling night safaris, bush dining, nature walks and even wildlife viewing by camel and horseback.
  • Safari transfer flights provide enthralling aerial views of scenery and wildlife – and more time to explore on the ground in Kenya’s most untouched regions.
  • Tour a private African art collection and sit down to dinner with esteemed expert Alan Donovan in his home.
  • Day 1 - Welcome to Nairobi

    You’ll be warmly greeted upon arrival and chauffeured to Hemingways. Our luxury boutique hotel offers private verandah views of the Ngong Hills.
  • Day 2 - Discover Nairobi

    Africa has transformed many people and they in turn have had profound impact on the land they came to love. Visit the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Karen Blixen Museum to learn about some of these inspiring lives, their work and legacy. At the Giraffe Center, you’ll get close enough to feed endangered Rothschild’s giraffe. Alan Donovan, founder of African Heritage House, will be our host for dinner at his home and a tour of his collection. Meals B,L,D
  • Day 3 - Fly to Amboseli National Park

    Under the gaze of Kilimanjaro, Amboseli is hailed as one of the best places to see elephants. You’ll arrive here at the intimate Tortilis Camp for lunch and a game drive. Owned by professional safari guides, the emphasis here at our luxury camp is on a distinctive safari experience that is both fun and intellectually stimulating. Meals B,L,D
  • Day 4 - Amboseli National Park

    Begin your day with breakfast in the bush and wind down with classic sundowners. In between, you’ll enjoy game drives and a guided bush walk with our safari guide. Meals B,L,D
  • Day 5 - Fly to Ol Malo Sanctuary

    Fly to the family-run Ol Malo Lodge for lunch and an afternoon game drive. On a 5,000-acre private reserve on the edge of Kenya’s isolated Laikipia Plateau, wildlife viewing from our luxury sanctuary includes giraffe, wild dog, leopard, lion, cheetah, hyena, impala, gazelle and buffalo. Meals B,L,D
  • Day 6 - Ol Malo Sanctuary

    Game drives, nature walks and even horseback rides and camel treks with our native Samburu safari guides allow you to see and appreciate the land through the eyes of the indigenous and nomadic Samburu people. Meals B,L,D
  • Day 7 - Fly to the Maasai Mara Reserve

    The fabled Maasai Mara is one of the few places in Africa where big game still roams in the same super-abundance that existed a century ago. To ensure the best safari experience, you’ll enjoy three nights at the exclusive 1920’s Cottar’s Safari Camp. Set on a private conservancy exclusive to our guests, your safari activities will encompass all the wildlife-viewing of the Maasai Mara and genuine tribal encounters as well as off-road game drives, night safaris and guided walks deep into the bush. Meals B,L,D
  • Day 8 – Our Private Sanctuary + The Maasai Mara

    With its undisturbed panoramas of rolling savannah punctuated by the iconic silhouette of acacia trees, the Maasai Mara is ravishing in its wild beauty and acclaimed as one of the richest wildlife habitats on Earth. Thrill to a full day of adrenaline-pumping safari activities on our 6,000-acre private sanctuary and deep into the Maasai Mara National reserve.  Meals B+L+D
  • Day 9 – Another Day in the Maasai Mara

    Arise at camp to another full day of unmatched game viewing including safari drives and nature walks.  The Big 5, grazing herds of herbivores and plenty of hungry carnivorous predators top the list of animals that you might see again as you set out with our award-winning safari guides. A healthy population of Rhino’s, large Verreaux’s eagles and Colobus monkeys also reside in the hills and plains which surround our classic safari camp.  Meals B+L+D
  • Day 10 - Return to Nairobi

    After lunch, fly to Nairobi. Enjoy dinner at Tamarind and then transfer to the international airport for your onward flight. Meals B,L,D

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  • Hemingway's Hotel - Nairobi, Kenya

    The debut of this 45-room boutique hotel will elevate the standard of luxury service for travelers in the region. Beautiful in its symmetry and flooded with natural light, this plantation-style property is airy and spacious. Its 80 squared meter bedrooms each have a private balcony overlooking the iconic silhouette of the Ngong Hills.

  • Tortilis Camp - Amboseli, Kenya

    Tortilis Camp is widely regarded as the prime location for witnessing the majesty of Africa’s largest mountain, Kilimanjaro. The tents are all spacious, with king or twin beds and elegant en suite bathrooms. There is a main lounge, bar and dining area, all exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs, with magnificent views of Kilimanjaro.

  • Ol Malo Lodge - Ol Malo Sanctuary, Kenya

    Ol Malo is a privately-owned game sanctuary on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in Kenya's wild and beautiful North Eastern Province - 5000 acres of spectacular bush country overlooked by Mount Kenya and teeming with the elusive antelope from which the land takes its name. They are pleased to be able to share their vision, their experience and their way of life with guests from around the world, either in the hospitality of the family home or in a large self-contained house in the grounds of one of the most stunning properties in east Africa.

  • 1920 Cottars Camp - Masai Mara, Kenya

    Calvin and Louise Cottar established Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp in the mid-nineties. The camp is situated in a timelessly unspoiled setting with sunset views stretching to distant horizons of the Masai Mara and the Serengeti plains covered in boundless game. The Camp has its own 6,000 acre private conservancy and is situated one kilometer from the Masai Mara game reserve. The location provides easy access for day and night game drives to the Masai Mara game reserve and the conservancy, game walks, and cultural interactions with the Masai community.

Our Private Safari Value

  • Complete range of game drives and wilderness adventures with expert safari guides, including all park fees
  • All 27 meals: 9 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 9 dinners
  • House wines, cocktails and beverages at our safari lodges and bush camps
  • 9 nights in our luxury hotel, lodge and safari camps ~ owned and managed by impassioned individuals in Kenya’s most pristine settings
  • 4 safari transfer flights with aerial views over wildlife and scenery
  • All airport transfers, luggage handling, hotel taxes & service charges, and all taxes fees for internal flights

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Arrive Nairobi - Per Person Double

Dates   Standard Accommodations
Departure Return   Regular Deal
7/1/2017 9/30/2017 $12099 $11599
 
10/1/2017 11/15/2017 $12699 $12199
 
11/16/2017 12/15/2017 $11699 $11199
 
12/16/2017 12/31/2017 $11999 $11499
 
1/1/2018 3/15/2018 $11999 $11499
 
3/16/2018 3/31/2018 $11699 $11199
 
6/1/2018 6/30/2018 $10799 $10299
 
7/1/2018 9/30/2018 $12699 $12199
 
10/1/2018 11/15/2018 $12199 $11699
 
11/16/2018 12/15/2018 $11299 $10799
 
12/16/2018 12/31/2018 $12699 $12199
 
1/1/2019 3/15/2019 $12699 $12199
 
3/16/2019 3/31/2019 $12199 $11699
 

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  • Travel is one life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
    • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
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    For Groups of 8 or more please call 800.221.2216
  • Save $500 per couple + $250 solo on all of our Private Safaris whenever you book and pay-in-full.

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  • Ruby from CA gives this tour 

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  • Jeffrey from KY gives this tour 

    Loved the blend of daily structure (meals, safari departure, etc.) with the unchartered events on safari! The value of the Safari Guides. It was a blast to talk to the other couples and groups at the end of each day regarding where their Guide took them and what they saw. The opportunity to see exotic wildlife in a natural setting was life changing. The opportunity to stay at the Conservancy the first 1/2 and out on safari the second 1/2. The genuine appreciation and kindness of the locals. We... Read More »

   

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