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BVS K 042: 11 Days Kenya Home Stays

Our home stay package gives you the opportunity to experience the famous Lewa Wild Life Conservancy one of Kenya’s original ranches and home to the Craig family since 1921, who will also be your hosts. You will also visit Kenya’s most famous reserve, the Masai Mara. The Mara is host to a wide variety of wildlife, including the big cats and prolific bird life.

Day 1: Giraffe Manor
You will transfer to Giraffe Manor in the suburbs of Nairobi. Spend the day with the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, which roams the grounds peeking into the windows to join you for tea and biscuits! Walk through the adjacent forest to visit the Giraffe Centre next door. Accommodation in the home.

Day 2: Nairobi-Mt. Kenya National Park
After breakfast, drive north to Nanyuki to Mt. Kenya Safari Club at the foot of Mt. Kenya. William Holden and a group of friends turned this home into perhaps the most famous club in the world. Lunch and afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the club.

Day 3: Mt. Kenya National Park - Ol Pejeta House
Enjoy the club’s activities. You will then head into the nearby Sweetwaters Private Reserve for lunch, a game drive and a meeting with chimpanzees. Dinner and overnight at Ol pejeta House.

Day 4: Ol Pejeta - Lewa Downs
Just 1 hr. away from Mt Kenya lays the Lewa Wild Life Conservancy. Lewa Downs located within the conservancy, is one of Kenya’s original ranches and has been the Craig family home since 1921. Arrive at the home in time to enjoy lunch with the family. In the afternoon, choose your activity from horseback riding, bush walks, tennis or just relaxing by the poolside Accommodation at Lewa home.

Day 5: Full day in Lewa Downs
A full day at the ranch gives you time to relax and enjoy the intimate atmosphere of the grounds. Your en-suite cottage includes a common living room with a fireplace and a veranda. Perfect for reading a book or napping during the heat of the day. Enjoy dinner hosted by the Craig family, followed by a night game drive.

Day 6: Lewa Downs-Ol Malo Laikipia Plateau
A private light aircraft takes you to Laikipia and the hidden treasure of Ol Malo. Set on an escarpment overlooking the Laikipia plateau, Ol Malo provides visitors with an intimate safari experience, reminiscent of Hemingway’s Africa. Your hosts, Colin and Rocky Francombe will show you the unspoilt Africa while pampering you in a luxurious surrounding. Accommodation is at Ol Malo.

Day 7: Ol Malo
Choose from a variety of game viewing options today. You might enjoy a traditional game drive or, game viewing on horseback! Take time while to enjoy the beautiful surrounding vistas. Accommodation is at Ol Malo.

Day 8: Ol Malo - Masai Mara Game Reserve
A private light aircraft takes you back to Nanyuki where you will join the scheduled flight to the Masai Mara. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your luxury tented camp. In the afternoon, enjoy a game drive in the reserve. Accommodation will be at the Luxury Tented Camp/ Mara Safari Club.

Day 9: Full day in Masai Mara Game Reserve
As Kenya’s most famous reserve, the Masai Mara is host to a variety of wildlife, including the big cats and prolific bird life. Enjoy an afternoon game drive. Accommodation is at the  Luxury tented camp / Mara Safari Club.

Day 10: Another day in Masai Mara Game Reserve
After today’s morning and afternoon game drives, your game list should be complete. Accommodation in Luxury tented camp / Mara Safari Club.

Day 11: Masai Mara Game Reserve - Nairobi
Return to Nairobi by a scheduled flight.

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The safari costs will include:

* All Park entrance fees in the game reserves and National Park
* Experienced English Speaking driver-guide
* All road transportation and Game drives using custom made Safari vehicle fitted with a two way radio communication and a pop-up roof for enhanced photography.
* All meals as specified in our itinerary.

* Fullboard Accommodation while on safari

* Air port transfer on arrival and departure.

*Bottled drinking water while on gamedrive.

The costs exclude:-

* All items of a personal nature such as tobacco; laundry; phone calls, etc
* Tips and drinks/beverages.
* Hot air balloon safari in Maasai Mara.

* Any Other Items not mentioned above
* Medical/Travel Insurance.

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