Enjoy a family safari that packs a punch with dedicated family-friendly accommodation and activities
Duration: 8 Days
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Family Safari in Kenya: Samburu & Maasai Mara.
Enjoy an unforgettable family Safari through Kenya on our 7-night itinerary, which takes you from the vibrant city of Nairobi to the rugged landscapes of Samburu and the stunning Maasai Mara. With carefully selected family-friendly accommodations and a range of activities that cater to all ages, this itinerary is the perfect way to experience the best of Kenya's wildlife and culture in just a short time frame (such as, for example, during a school holiday or half term). This itinerary is completely customisable to suit you, just let your Travel Consultant know your family’s specific budget and requirements.
Day 1-2: Nairobi
Arrive in Nairobi and spend two nights at the charming Giraffe Manor, a family-friendly hotel set on 12 acres of private land within 140 acres of indigenous forest in the Langata suburb of Nairobi. Enjoy breakfast with the resident giraffes and visit the nearby elephant orphanage or the Nairobi National Park, home to a variety of wildlife including lions, leopards, and rhinos.
Day 3-4: Samburu
After breakfast, depart for Samburu National Reserve, located in the northern part of Kenya. Stay at the family-friendly Ashnil Samburu Camp, which offers spacious tents with en-suite bathrooms and stunning views of the surrounding savannah. Take part in guided game drives to see unique wildlife species such as the Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, and Somali ostrich. Enjoy a cultural visit to a Samburu village, where you can learn about their traditional way of life and customs.
Day 5-7: Maasai Mara
Depart for the world-renowned Maasai Mara National Reserve, home to the iconic wildebeest migration and some of the highest concentrations of wildlife on the planet. Stay at the family-friendly Mara Serena Safari Lodge, which offers comfortable rooms with breath-taking views of the savannah. Take part in guided game drives to see the Big Five and other wildlife such as cheetahs, hyenas, and hippos. Visit a Maasai village and learn about their traditional way of life, culture, and customs. For the kids, there are special activities such as a junior ranger program, nature walks, and wildlife talks.
Day 8: Nairobi
Depart from the Maasai Mara and head back to Nairobi, where you can spend the day exploring the city or shopping for souvenirs before your flight home.
This family-friendly safari holidays is perfect for families with limited time, for example during a school holiday or half-term, who want to experience the best of Kenya's wildlife and culture. From the resident giraffes at Giraffe Manor to the unique wildlife of Samburu and the iconic Maasai Mara, this itinerary has something for everyone. The carefully selected accommodations and range of activities cater to all ages, making it the ideal way to experience the beauty of Kenya with your loved ones.
Optional extra: 5 nights staying on one of Zanzibar’s stunning beaches
After your thrilling safari adventure, why not extend your holiday and relax on the idyllic beaches of Zanzibar? This East African island is famous for its stunning white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and coral reefs. Zanzibar's rich culture and history also offer opportunities for families to explore the island's vibrant markets, historic sites, and spice plantations. Zanzibar is a great destination for families, as it offers a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural experiences.
Spend five nights at one of the island's luxurious 4-star beach resorts, such as the Neptune Pwani Beach Resort & Spa or the Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa, which are both perfect for families. At the Neptune Pwani Beach Resort & Spa, you'll enjoy a wide range of family-friendly amenities and activities, including a kids' club, swimming pools, water sports, and nightly entertainment. The resort also has a spa for parents looking to unwind and relax. The Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa also offers a variety of activities and facilities for families, including a kids' club, water sports, and a beach volleyball court. The resort's spacious rooms and suites are perfect for families and offer stunning views of the Indian Ocean. Experience the ultimate beach holiday with five nights in Zanzibar at one of these luxurious 4-star beach resorts, where you can relax, recharge, and create unforgettable family memories.
To book your tailor-made African Safari Holiday, call us today on 01635 551011 or email us as email@example.com to speak to one of our expert Travel Advisors. Alternatively, you can send us an enquiry here via our website, and one of our team members will get back to you.
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