Laikipia & The Maasai Mara

KENYA IS AN INCREDIBLE SAFARI DESTINATION BUT IT PAY TO GET OFF THE BEATEN TRACK AND AWAY FROM THE CROWDS SO YOU HAVE WONDERFUL WILDLIFE ALL TO YOURSELF

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Where
KENYA
When
JUNE TO OCTOBER
How long
10 NIGHTS
How much
FROM £5,155 PP
why
Incredible wildlife; fly-camp under the stars; pristine wilderness; swim; fish
staying in
AUTHENTIC SAFARI CAMPS

Kenya can get a bad rap for being over-run with tourists - but if you know where to go it is remarkably easy to avoid the masses, and in terms of variety of mammals, birds and scenery it really takes some beating.

Easy access from Europe with multiple carriers in to Nairobi means that you can maximize your time on the ground. This could be an epic family safari for those that want to leave the crowds behind and get off the beaten track.

Starting the itinerary in the game-rich yet little visited Laikipia Plateau will give you lots of opportunity to fish, beautiful scenery and good Africa-style camping. Then head by road, under the shadow of Mount Kenya, through forest and commercial farms to the Laikipia Plateau. Laikipia probably offers the greatest freedom to do exactly what you like (assuming your guide agrees) in Africa - swim in waterfalls, fly-camp under mossie nets, meet a warrior or track wild dog on foot. A proper wildlife playground.

As you are so close we recommend that you spend your last couple of nights in big-cat (diary) county. The Maasai Mara is a spectacle to behold, but as on Laikipia greater freedom can be derived by staying on a private conservancy.

Natural High shines rays of adventurous light into some of the least explored, most exciting corners of the wider world.”

- Financial Times

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DAY 1

PRIVATE PARADISE IN LAIKIPIA

DAY 2

LAIKIPIA WILDERNESS

DAY 3

TRACK WILD DOG

DAY 4

PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS

DAY 4 - 7

KICHECHE

DAY 7 - 9

EPIC WILDLIFE

DAY 7 - 9

KICHECHE MARA

DAY 7 - 9

KICHECHE MARA

DAY 10

HOMEWARD BOUND

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"Andrea was absolutely stellar. She had organized our honeymoon two years ago, and it was such an achievement that I came back to work with her for this trip to India. Luckily, she was able to live up to - and surpass - our expectations for our prior experience. Responsive and thoughtful, she tailored the trip wonderfully to our very particular tastes. Everything was spot on and seamless. A wonderful experience!"

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"They were incredibly helpful with choosing which camps we should go to and they took extra time to learn about us as a family so that they could be most able to advise us...I found them extremely willing to answer any questions and always responded in an extremely quick manner. Our itinerary went exactly as outlined and was very comforting to have someone every step of the way who was there to facilitate our moves between camps. We felt very lucky to have seen the parts of Kenya that we did and we would have never been able to research enough to affect the same things on our own."

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