Shaba, Laikipia and Mara Circuit 11 Days Adventure, Kenya

Laikipia Plateau Elephant Herd Kenya

 

 This holiday is an 11 day adventure fly-in safari taking in the Laikipia Plateau, the Shaba National Reserve and the Masai Mara. Both the Shaba and Laikipia reserves offer an opportunity to enjoy the Kenyan wilderness away from the crowds and provide an entirely different terrain from that you will experience in the Masai Mara. The dry rugged wilderness of Shaba features bubbling hot springs, rolling savanna, miles of scrub and desert. The Mara is of course the pinnacle of most safaris to Kenya and a stay at Elephant Pepper Camp will ensure secluded game viewing from the camp.


Overview

11 Days / 10 Nights Shaba, Laikipia and Mara Circuit Adventure Safari Holiday Vacation Trip Highlights

Nairobi City - Laikipia Plateau - Shaba / Samburu National Park - Maasai Mara Game Reserve


Day 1 - 3: Laikipia Plateau

Day 4 - 6: Laikipia Plateau - Shaba / Samburu National Park

Day 7 - 10: Shaba / Samburu National Park – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Day 11: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi City


One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Book a holiday experience that offers the opportunity to enjoy the Kenyan wilderness away from the crowds.
  • Discover the dry rugged wilderness of Shaba with its bubbling hot springs, rolling savannas, miles of scrub and desert.
  • Enjoy the superb game viewing opportunities available at the Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
  • Stay at a luxury Eco - Camp Lodge on the Laikipia Plateau that runs entirely on solar energy.
  • For the amazing views of the scenic Mount Kenya Snow caps from the Laikipia Plateau and the Segera Retreat.
  • Stay at a luxury eco - lodge villa running entirely on solar energy at the Laikipia Plateau
  • Take an optional helicopter adventure excursion further afield to the slopes of Mount Kenya to fish trout, Visit the singing wells, harsh, inhospitable and mysterious Suguta Valley or even Quad Bike Excursion in Northern Kenya's frontier from the Laikipia Plateau's Segera Retreat.
  • Stay at a camp full of history at the site where renowned conservationist of the born free fame Joy Adamson’s had her original campsite at Shaba National Reserve
  • Visit the Maasai Mara Game Reserve the site of the Great Annual Wildebeest Migration in July to October every year try your luck seeing this great phenomenon.
  • Discover and learn about the cultures of the local communities the Samburu at Shaba and the Maasai at Maasai Mara respectively by visiting their villages where they will welcome you with open arms and teach you a little about their rich cultures, customs and ways of life.

Itinerary

The Detailed Luxury Safari Holiday Vacation Itinerary


Day 1 - 3: Laikipia Plateau

On arrival at Nairobi Airport you will be transferred to Wilson Airport to catch a scheduled flight to Laikipia and to Segera Retreat.

Segera Retreat, Laikipia Plateau

Segera Retreat is a camp running entirely on solar energy and comprising seven two-storey villas gazing over the Laikipia Plateau with views of Mount Kenya. Activities available at Segera Retreat include game drives, walks, hides or sleep-outs, visits to cultural villages.

Optional helicopter flights can be arranged for those looking to venture further afield to the slopes of Mount Kenya to fish trout, Visit the singing wells, harsh, inhospitable and mysterious Suguta Valley or even Quad Bike Excursion in Northern Kenya's frontier.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

3 Overnights in Laikipia Plateau staying Segera Retreat in a standard villa (All Inclusive + selected safari activities)


Day 4 - 6: Laikipia Plateau - Shaba / Samburu National Park

Today you will transfer by road to Shaba National Reserve and to Joy’s Camp situated at Joy Adamson’s original campsite (of Born Free fame).

Joy’s Camp, Samburu National Park

Joy’s Camp is the perfect place for those interested in a glimpse of Kenyan history, as well as those looking for an authentic wildlife experience combined with the comfort of a luxury, tented camp. Activities on offer include game drives, walks, bush breakfasts, sundowners and cultural visits.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

3x Overnights in Shaba / Samburu National Reserve staying at Joy's Camp in a safari tent (All Inclusive + selected safari activities)


Day 7 - 10: Samburu National Park – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara, which offers a true wildlife experience, hard to duplicate anywhere else in the world. From the airstrip you will be transferred to Elephant Pepper Camp, looking out across the Mara’s vast open savannah plains.

Elephant Pepper Camp, Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Elephant Pepper Camp brings people back to nature – no traffic, no permanent structures, just the sights and sounds of the African bush. Activities include day and night game drives, bush walks, bush meals, sundowners and massages.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

4x Overnights in Masai Mara staying at Elephant Pepper Camp in a safari tent (All Inclusive + selected safari activities)


Day 11: Maasai Mara Game Reserve – Nairobi City

After a last game drive in the Masai Mara, catch your scheduled flight back to Nairobi. A representative will meet and transfer you to your Nairobi hotel or to the international airport.

Prices and Inclusions

Prices

Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.


Rate Includes

  • Full board at all camps/lodges
  • Soft drinks, beer and house wine
  • Conservation / Park Fees
  • Game drives in 4 x 4 vehicles
  • Charter and scheduled flights
  • Airport / airstrip transfers
  • All domestic flight departure taxes
  • Limited laundry services
  • Membership to Flying Doctors Service

Rate Excludes

  • International flights and visa fees
  • Massages and spa treatments
  • Champagne, spirits and luxury wines at all properties
  • Optional activities
  • All statutory increases beyond our control
  • Gratuities to camp staff

 

How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.

 

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