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Kenyan Milestones

  • Maasai woman in traditional dress threading beads onto a piece of jewellery
Nairobi – Maasai Mara – Borana Conservancy

Kenyan
milestones

Going far beyond the humble safari, this itinerary takes inquisitive families on a tour of Kenya’s caring side, showing off native cultures, sustainable initiatives and the protective side that it’s proud of.

The urban epicentre of Nairobi shows off its caring side with its Giraffe Centre and elephant orphanage, while in the tribes of the Maasai Mara introduce visitors to their traditions and savannah-specific skillsets.

Then a boots-on-the-ground experience in the Borana Conservancy comes in the form of accompanying anti-poaching groups as they check-in with the protected black rhinos.

Black rhino with baby at Lengishu in the Borana Conservancy
Safari car stopping to look at an elephant in the Kenyan savanna
Maasai Mara guide in tradiitonal attire holding a camera
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A sense of place

Get to know our favourite spots in Kenya, from the loud delights of the Maasai Mara to the conservation heart of the Northern conservatories.

  • A giraffe stood with its head in a treetop
    Nairobi

    A unique beating heart where urban epicentre meets ‘safari capital’, Nairobi encapsulates all the breadth of Kenya’s character in one manageable and excitable boundary. A hubbub for its café culture, restaurants, and bustling night life, there’s soul in the streets and crafts galore. And, because it wouldn’t be Kenya without our very own friends, there’s a national park and plenty of wildlife conservations to explore.

  • Four lion cubs
    Maasai Mara

    Lovingly known as the ‘Mara’ by locals, this world-renowned park brings sheer delight to safari-goers that prefer things loud and proud. Where wildlife instincts run deeper than any watering hole they’re searching for, it’s the place to be for the Great Migration and the year-round spectacle of the Big 5. And, best of all, with the highest density of lions in the world, it’s almost expected to watch the King of the Jungle go strutting by.

  • Two rhinos eating grass
    Northern Kenya

    Kenya’s best-kept secret, heading north to the eco-conservatories of Borana, Laikipia and Lewa is about so much more than a change in scenery. With conservation being at the heart of what they do, teams go to great lengths to protect highly endangered and lesser-known species. Including rhinos, jackal, oryx, striped polecat, and even the jet-black panther, this is a safari experience that challenges even the most familiar feet with a fresh perspective.

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Extraordinary
experiences

    • A Kenyan local cutting a piece of fruit
      Forage with local ‘hunter-gatherer’ Letilet

      Collect ingredients that’ll be used to prepare your family lunch. All while
      learning about over 300 different plant species and their ancient and modern uses for creating poisons and curing all kinds of ailments.

    • A view of Mt Kilimanjaro
      Take a helicopter ride over the Sugata Valley

      Witness hidden valleys, sparkling lakes, extreme deserts and volcanic craters from a bird’s eye view.

    • Local guide at Cottars Camp 1920
      Join expert guide, Calvin Cottar, through the Maasai Mara

      With over four generations of safari knowledge under his belt, Calvin provides a safe pair of hands to experience boots-on-the-ground Maasai Mara experiences; being able to anticipate animal patterns before they even happen. A designated photographer is on hand to capture the family memories.

    • Kenyan school children stood around a tourist
      Visit a local Maasai village and market

      Learn about the Maasai Mara’s village setup, healthcare, and livestock before heading to their local market.

    • Two rhinos in a grassy field under an orange sky
      Join rangers for rhino-tracking and anti-poaching walks

      Learn more about the endangered species of rhinos as you track down old friends and ensure they’re all safe and well.

essential information
  • 11
    NIGHTS
IDEAL TIME
  • Jun - Oct
    IDEAL
WHEN TO GO
  • 8hrs 5min
    LHR - NBO
FLIGHT TIME
  • 7hrs 20min
    BY ROAD
  • 2hrs 40min
    BY AIR
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