Leopard up a tree
Elephants Samburu Ewaso Nyiro
Game drive with lions
Gerenuk Samburu
Samburu people
Tent at Sweetwater Serena Camp
Giraffe at Sweetwaters waterhole
Grevy's Zebra Samburu
Rhino, Ol Pejeta Sanctuary

Born Free Safari

8 day Safari - from £1745

With flights from £2325

A fascinating safari that visits the lesser known parks of Shaba and Ol Pejeta as well as the world renowned Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru.


  • Spot the unique wildlife of Shaba National Reserve
  • Visit the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Ol Pejeta
  • Look out for rhino and leopard in Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Search for the ‘Big Five’ in the Masai Mara
  • Stay in luxury tented and safari lodge accommodation
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Nairobi

On arrival at Nairobi airport, transfer to your hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure. Idyllically located 5 minutes drive from the city centre, Sarova Panafric offers 162 rooms decorated in a contemporary African style.

Hotel: Sarova Panafric Hotel
Meals: None

Day 2 - Shaba National Reserve

The destination today is Shaba National Reserve in the semi-arid north of Kenya for a two night stay. The life giving Ewaso Nyiro River flows through the park attracting a profusion of game. Enjoy game drives to seek out the Big 5 as well as the region’s unique species which include the gerenuk, beisa oryx and Reticulated Giraffe. The park is also famous for Joy Adamson’s conservation efforts in raising Elsa the lioness.

Sarova Shaba Game Lodge: Located in a natural oasis in the heart of the reserve, Sarova Game Lodge is set along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in gardens containing indigenous trees, a fish pond and a large free form swimming pool. The 80 chalet-style rooms are in two storeys buildings, many offering views of the river and springs that run across the lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 - Ol Pejeta Sanctuary

After breakfast drive south around the foot hills of Mount Kenya to Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Located in the heart of the beautiful Laikipia plateau, this area is second only to the Masai Mara for concentration and diversity of wildlife. Head out for an afternoon game drive which includes a visit to the chimpanzee enclosure, before returning to your lodge for the night.

Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp: Framed by picturesque views of Mount Kenya, Sweetwaters offers luxury tented accommodation within the vast Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Accessible via winding stone pathways, the 56 stylishly appointed tents are designed with charming thatched roofs, canvas interiors and all have modern comforts including electricity and hot showers.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 - Lake Nakuru National Park

Today the safari continues to Lake Nakuru in the spectacular Rift Valley with an en route stop to admire the beautiful Thompson Falls. There is an afternoon game drive to seek out the parks excellent game including rhino and leopard, before returning to your lodge.

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge: Positioned on Lion Hill, Sarova Lodge affords panoramic views over the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. The beautiful grounds include tall acacia trees, winding walkways and grassy areas that attract a variery of brightly coloured species of birds.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6 - Masai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast drive to the famous Masai Mara for a two night stay where over the next few days you will enjoy morning an afternoon game drives to seek out the parks prolific game. During the migration, the rolling grassy plains draw huge number of zebra and wildebeest as well as the big cats. One night there will be a special dinner lit by lanterns around a fire with a cultural performance.

Sarova Mara Game Camp: Positioned in a forested area surrounded by the rolling plains of the park, Sarova Mara Camp offers a prime position for viewing the annual migration. The luxury tents feature a private deck and modern conveniences for an enjoyable stay.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8 - Nairobi and farewell

After breakfast the safari returns to Nairobi for your onward flight arrangements.

Meals: Breakfast

8 day Safari - from £1745

With flights from £2325


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Prices are per person based on 2 sharing and include en suite accommodation, game drives and most meals.

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Your Safari Experience

Discover amazing wildlife and sample the local culture on a real African adventure.

Your safari includes:

  • Unique and comfortable lodges
  • Most meals
  • Arrival/ departure airport transfers
  • Expert guide throughout tour
  • 4WD vehicles
  • Maximum 7 passengers
  • Park fees


Departure dates:

Safari departs on Mondays.

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