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Kenya Safari: The Big 5

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Venture with us into the heart of Kenya's wilderness during this 11-day epic journey. Alongside expert guides, gain unparalleled access to Kenya's national parks, reserves, and conservancies with opportunities to witness The Big 5 and a plethora of other wildlife in their natural environment. This adventure promises unforgettable exploration of Kenya's iconic landscapes, captivating cultural interactions, and exhilarating animal encounters. An optional Amboseli post-tour is also available.


  • 8 nights accommodations at deluxe lodges and tented camps—all carefully selected to emphasize wildlife viewing and amenities—plus a day room on departure day
  • 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 7 dinners including a special farewell dinner
  • Expert naturalist guides throughout
  • Daily game drives in open-air vehicles with filtered water provided
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve visitation fees, which are paid directly to the Narok County Government in support of tourism and conservation efforts of the Maasai Mara ecosystem and wildlife
  • Internal airfare from Maasai Mara to Nairobi
  • All main program gratuities, as well as taxes, service charges and park fees
  • Temporary membership in AMREF Flying Doctors air ambulance service
  • Airport transfers for guests arriving and departing during the suggested times

Optional Amboseli Post-Tour, July 11-14:

Experience the magnificent landscapes of Amboseli National Park, set against the iconic backdrop of towering Mount Kilimanjaro.  The park is known as the best place in the world to see free-ranging elephants in ultra-close proximity. $2,895 per person (double occupancy), single $3,895.