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Globus Kenya: A Classic Safari with Nairobi(QKQ)

10 Day Tour from Nairobi to Nairobi 
When’s the last time you laughed like a hyena? Pack your khakis, greys, and greens and get ready for the ride of your life—or rides, rather! This classic African safari vacation packs in 10 game drives to see lion, leopard, zebra, giraffe, and countless other creatures of Kenya’s most famous national parks and wildlife reserves.

Come face to face with adventure in custom-made 6-person 4-wheel-drive safari vehicles staffed by expert safari guides. Take in the best views of the “Big 5,” the Samburu “Special 5,” and every impala, ostrich, and gazelle in between—all in their natural habitats. Need to slow down and put on the brakes? Sumptuous safari lodges and comfortable tented camps, breakfast in the bush, and late day sundowner drinks present the perfect opportunities to rest near the rhinos, raise a mimosa to the monkeys, and say cheers to the cheetahs. Just try to camouflage your excitement.

Explore more on your Africa tour in Nairobi. Feeding endangered giraffes at the Giraffe Center, meeting orphaned elephant calves at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and visiting the former home of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen are just a few highlights!

Itinerary (2024)

Day 1ARRIVE IN NAIROBI, KENYA
 Jambo, Kenya!
Welcome to Nairobi, gateway to your dream safari. Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.
Day 2NAIROBI
 Conservation Matters
Guided sightseeing starts at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to learn about elephant conservation and see orphaned elephant calves. After lunch, visit Karen Blixen Museum, dedicated to the Danish baroness and author of Out of Africa – a 1937 autobiographical account (later, an Academy Award winning film) illustrating her time living and operating a coffee farm in Kenya. You’ll also visit the Giraffe Centre, followed by free time this evening.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHT
YOUNG & HUNGRY The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, founded by Dame Daphne Sheldrick. Here, guests will learn about elephant conservation and meet elephant calves, orphaned by poachers, before they are re-introduced to the wild. View the elephant calves from a distance during their feeding time.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
TALL ORDERS Operated by the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife, the Giraffe Centre in Nairobi is a non-profit organization focused on saving the Rothschild giraffe. During a visit to this remarkable sanctuary, you’ll learn about this giraffe sub-species and can meet them up close and feed them. Get closer on the feeding platform, and you may just get a kiss!

Day 3NAIROBI–SHABA NATIONAL RESERVE
 Samburu Special
Drive north out of the city to Shaba National Reserve, home to the Samburu “Special 5,” a collection of unique animals, including Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, beisa oryx, and gerenuk. Start your safari adventure with an afternoon game drive.

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Day 4SHABA
 Arid Awakening
Morning and afternoon game drives with free time at your lodge in between. Due to the dry climate, grasses are sparse, making animals easier to spot. Meanwhile, the Ewaso Ng’iro River, which borders the reserve, provides a year-round water supply. These two factors make for a great game viewing experience! Sundowner drinks in the bush are served prior to returning to your lodge for dinner.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHT
SUNDOWNER DRINKS This evening, savor an experience evoking the legendary traditions of safaris with a memorable happy hour in the bush, complete with sunset views over the Ewaso Ng’iro River!

Day 5SHABA–OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY
 Wonderful Weavers & Wildlife Sanctuaries
Depart for Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa. En route, stop at Nanyuki Spinners and Weavers, a project aimed at building sustainable livelihoods for local women through social and economic activities. After lunch, visit the [LF] Sweetwaters Chimp Sanctuary, then set out for an afternoon game drive.

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LOCAL FAVORITE
TAKE SANCTUARY Learn more about the plight of chimpanzees during a visit to Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary. In partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Jane Goodall Institute, the sanctuary offers a long term home to orphaned and abused chimpanzees—a moving example of wildlife conservation for future generations.

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
ACCOMMODATION SPOTLIGHT A guest favorite, Sweetwaters Serena Camp is in the heart of the conservancy with magnificent views of Mount Kenya. Globus guests are always given tents directly in front of the floodlit waterhole where wildlife comes to drink day and night—see animals directly from your private verandah!
Day 6OL PEJETA–LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK
 High & Mighty
Morning game drive in Ol Pejeta. Then, journey through the beautiful Kenyan highlands, one of the most fertile agricultural areas in all of Africa to Lake Nakuru National Park. Settle in to your lodge prior to dinner.

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Day 7LAKE NAKURU
 At the Water’s Edge
Your morning game drive includes an exclusive [LF] bush breakfast. Keep your eyes out for giraffe, impala, flamingo, striped hyena, and a variety of birdlife along the water’s edge. Free time at your lodge before an afternoon game drive.

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LOCAL FAVORITE
BREAKFAST IN THE BUSH As part of your morning game drive, you’ll be treated to this time-honored safari experience in Africa’s unmatched landscapes, reminiscent of Africa’s early explorers. Sip mimosas as you savor this memorable experience in the wild.
Day 8LAKE NAKURU–MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE
 Jewel of Kenya
This morning, depart for Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most famous game area. “The Mara,” as it is called by locals, is part of the Serengeti ecosystem and boasts a strong permanent population of game. When the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra arrives, typically from August to early November, their population grows by almost 2 million - a bountiful food source for predators such as lion, cheetah, leopard, and hyena. After lunch at your lodge, set out on an afternoon game drive.

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Day 9MAASAI MARA
 Magical Mara
Morning and afternoon game drives with free time to relax at your camp in between. Be sure to watch for elephant, rhino, giraffe, topi, hyena, and much more. Tonight, join a [LF] farewell dinner in the bush featuring a traditional Maasai dance performance.

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LOCAL FAVORITE
DINNER & DANCE The Maasai people bring a history of colorful culture tied to this wilderness known as the cradle of life. Your special farewell dinner in the bush includes a traditional Maasai dance performance celebrating an ancient culture amid the majestic wildlife who find sanctuary here. The perfect ending to a spectacular safari adventure.
Day 10MAASAI MARA–NAIROBI
 So Long, Farewell
Embark on a final game drive before flying back to Nairobi, where a day room has been reserved for your use. Schedule departing flights after 5 pm.

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Included Globus Meals

Breakfast daily, 8 lunches, 7 dinners

Globus Pricing Details

  • Park entrance fees of $555 per person are included.

Globus Notes

All game viewing is done at your own risk. We will require a signed liability waiver prior to travel.

We don’t recommend this tour to guests with serious back problems due to rough driving on/off road in/between game parks.

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Guaranteed Departure  indicates Guaranteed Departure
*Tour Land StartGlobus RetailRequest Quote
Guaranteed Departure 06/11/2024 $4,859.00
Guaranteed Departure 07/02/2024 $5,399.00
08/27/2024 $5,399.00
09/10/2024 $5,059.00
09/17/2024 $4,969.00
10/15/2024 $4,969.00
01/14/2025 $5,249.00
02/04/2025 $5,249.00
02/18/2025 $5,249.00
04/08/2025 $4,879.00
05/06/2025 $4,879.00
06/10/2025 $5,149.00
07/01/2025 $5,739.00
07/15/2025 $5,739.00
08/19/2025 $5,739.00
08/26/2025 $5,739.00
09/09/2025 $5,369.00
09/16/2025 $5,279.00
09/30/2025 $5,279.00
10/14/2025 $5,279.00
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