KENYA FAMILY SAFARI

OUR 7-DAY KENYA FAMILY SAFARI ITINERARY HAS BEEN DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY TO PROVIDE ADVENTURE, WILDLIFE, AND EXCITEMENT FOR THOSE OF ALL AGES.

 

 THESE HAND-PICKED FAMILY LODGES ARE OUR FAVOURITE SPOTS FROM WHICH TO EXPLORE THE AFRICAN BUSH IN SEARCH OF WILDLIFE; AS WELL AS EXCITING ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES SUCH AS HORSE AND CAMEL RIDING, FISHING, ARCHERY, ROCK-CLIMBING, FRESH-WATER SWIMMING, AND MORE...

 

ALL OF OUR TRIP IDEAS CAN BE TAILORED TO YOU SO PLEASE LET US KNOW HOW WE CAN MAKE THIS ITINERARY PERFECT FOR YOUR FAMILY!

DAY-TO-DAY ITINERARY

DAY 1

Sweetwaters Camp

Arrive in the morning at Nairobi International Airport. After clearing immigration you will be met by your driver on arrival and proceed by private road transfer to Sweetwaters Camp, Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Once checked in and refreshed, you can proceed to the end-point of the Ultra-Marathon to welcome the runners as they cross the finish line. This evening join the celebrations as the Ultra-Marathon draws to a close with an award ceremony and barbeque.

DAY 2 & 3

El Karama Lodge

After breakfast, proceed by road in a private transfer to El Karama Lodge for 2 nights (journey time approx. 1hr 30mins). There is a variety of fun and exciting activities to enjoy during your two-night stay. All activities are included as part of the package as well as your meals, drinks, and conservation fees.

DAY 4,5 & 6

Sosian Lodge

From El Karama, you will proceed again in a private transfer by road to Sosian Lodge. The drive to Sosian is approximately 3hrs 30mins and is a beautiful scenic game drive through open expanses of Laikipia's rugged wilderness with wildlife to spot along the way. You will stay at Sosian for 3 nights. There is a selection of activities perfect for families to fill your days with here. The lodge is an excellent spot for children to hone new skills and search for amazing wildlife. PCR tests can be arranged to be taken at the lodge if necessary.

DAY 7

Depart

The morning of your departure there will be time for a morning activity on Sosian before transferring to the nearby Loisaba Airstrip. A flight to Nairobi Wilson Airport is included (journey time approx. 1hr 20mins). In Nairobi, you will be met by a driver and transferred to the international airport. For later international flights a day-room at a hotel or afternoon visit to a restaurant can be arranged (not included).

Would you like to include some beach rest and relaxation? See our suggested itinerary extensions here.

 

ACCOMMODATION

DAY 1

SWEETWATERS CAMP

DAY 2 & 3

EL KARAMA LODGE

DAY 3,4 & 6

SOSIAN LODGE

DAY 1

SWEETWATERS CAMP

Sweetwaters Camp is located on the Ol Pejeta Conservancy – home to Africa’s iconic ‘Big 5’ (elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo & leopard). The camp comprises of beautiful traditional safari tents with private balconies/ verandas and en-suite bathrooms. The dramatic snow-capped peak of Mount Kenya provides a stunning backdrop to the camp’s setting. There is an array of activities to enjoy during your visit from exciting game drives to massages in the camp’s treatment room.

 

Ideally located near to the finish line of the For Rangers Ultra-Marathon, Sweetwaters camp is the perfect base from which to meet finishing runners and join them for the evening’s celebrations.

INCLUSIONS

Full board accommodation 

Daily game drives

 Conservancy fees

Beautiful canvas safari tents...
Beautiful canvas safari tents...

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Sweetwaters Camp
Sweetwaters Camp

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Rhino on Ol Pejeta
Rhino on Ol Pejeta

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Beautiful canvas safari tents...

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The perfect place for families
The perfect place for families

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Elephants on El Karama
Elephants on El Karama

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Views to Mount Kenya
Views to Mount Kenya

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The perfect place for families

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DAY 2 & 3

EL KARAMA LODGE

El Karama Lodge is located on a private conservancy in Kenya’s Laikipia region. It is the perfect family safari destination for a sustainable and adventurous wildlife experience.

 The lodge sits on the banks of a river in the heart of a former cattle ranch. The now conservancy is located on the equator with wonderful views of Mount Kenya, the Aberdares and the Lolldaiga Hills.

The 14,000 acre conservancy on which the lodge is located in one of east Africa’s most diverse wildlife regions and is home to a number of endemic and endangered species such as lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant and more as well as over 250 species of bird.

INCLUSIONS

Accommodation 

All meals  (incl. bush meals)

All house drinks

Day/night game drives

Guided walking activities

Adventure fly camp in tree tents 

Farm, boma and garden visits

Specialised children activities

Conservancy fees

DAY 4,5 & 6

SOSIAN LODGE

Sosian Lodge is a traditional 1940’s building sat in the heart of a private 24,000 acre wildlife conservancy and working cattle ranch. From the lodge views across mile upon mile of Laikipia’s wilderness can be enjoyed as it rolls south towards Mount Kenya and Abedare National Park.

 

Wildlife sightings on Sosian are great! There are healthy populations lion, elephant, giraffe and much more. The property is one of the best places in Laikipia to see African wild dog leopard; and the rare Grevy's zebra!


Because of Sosian’s altitude, the area is extremely low risk for malaria with no recorded cases of it in the past. There is also a plethora of exciting activities to be enjoyed by those of all ages including games drives, horseback safaris, camel rides, and ranch days.

INCLUSIONS

Accommodation

All meals

All drinks (except Champagne), Day & night game drives,

Horse riding

Guided walks

Camel treks

Fly camping (without horses)  

Fishing 

Ranching activities

Sosian community project school and clinic visits

Laundry

Sosian Lodge
Sosian Lodge

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Search for lions on Sosian...
Search for lions on Sosian...

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The lodge
The lodge

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Sosian Lodge
Sosian Lodge

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PRICE & INCLUSIONS

Per adult (sharing): £3,680

Per child (<12): £2,149

INCLUDED

All accommodation as listed

All meals

Drinks at El Karama and Sosian (excl. premium brands)

Daily activities as listed under properties

All necessary road transfers between camps/ lodges (private vehicle)

Airport transfers (private vehicle)

Loisaba to Nairobi flight

Laundry

EXCLUDED

International flights

Visas

Gratuities

PCR test for departure (Paid locally)

Items of a personal nature

Services not mentioned in inclusions

Single supplement