8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari


8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari is a Budget Kenya Family Safari that takes you to an exciting mix of Kenya’s finest wildlife destinations. 8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari offers loads of activities to keep you and the kids enthralled. 8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari accommodation is at family-friendly lodges and luxury tented camps, and the 8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari itinerary is designed to keep driving distances to a minimum making this the ideal mid-range trip for families wanting to explore East Africa. Spend an unforgettable family safari in Kenya tracking big cats on game drives on a Masai Mara safari. Kenya has two main attractions that are ideal for building a once-in-a-lifetime family holiday. A family safari holiday in Kenya is perhaps a lifetime of shared stories and treasured memories for each family member including kids, seniors and the middle aged. Family holidays combined with wildlife trips in Kenya will take you to national parks, game reserves and wildlife sanctuaries that will make your vacation exciting and memorable. Kenya has long been delivering safe and rewarding family holiday safaris in world-renowned Big 5 game reserves as well as beach holidays on the country’s dazzling coastline and Indian Ocean islands.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Africa Family Safari Holiday Packages, Africa Guided Safari Tours
    • Activity Level Leisurely
    • Group Size Small Group
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    8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari

    8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari is one of the package that will ensure you have an excellent chance to see the Big 5 with your family. By combining Ol Pejeta – known for great rhino sightings – with the famous Masai Mara. 8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari will make you enjoy the combination of a bush camp and permanent tented camp with a focus on service and hospitality at a great price. If travelling with children, they will enjoy the view of the open plains with roaming game from the pool at Kichwa Tembo.’

    A night Nairobi hotel begins this safari: it looks out over the thorn trees of Nairobi National Park and you spend time at a giraffe center and elephant sanctuary, setting the scene nicely for the week ahead on safari. Enjoying the convenience of fly-in logistics, you divide your time between two very different regions of Kenya – the Laikipia Plateau and the Masai Mara – which between them showcase the best of the country’s wildlife and scenery.

    8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari

    Laikipia lies in a beautiful Rift Valley landscape and is a bastion of Kenyan conservation; its privately-run reserves are home to the Big 5 – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. The Masai Mara is most famous for the mid-year Migration, when nearly two million wildebeest and zebra move through the area, providing an unforgettable feast of nature. It is a time of big cats on the hunt and crocodiles lunging from muddy waters. Such is the scale of the Mara’s wildlife, however, that it remains a stellar game viewing destination throughout the year.

    You have the advantage of staying in private concessions, heading out on morning and afternoon game drives for exclusive game sightings. There is also time to absorb local Maasai culture through personal interactions and visits to their schools and communities. There are opportunities to go on fascinating walks with expert guides and visit a chimpanzee sanctuary as well as optional activities such as hot-air balloon safaris and spot-lit night drives. Wonderful Out of Africa scenery dominates the week, and with accommodation offered in large, family-size tents with crisply made beds and en suite bathrooms, you have everything you need for comfort and relaxation at the end of the day.

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    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Emergency medical evacuation insurance fuel and safety levies from airports and airstrips unless otherwise stipulated
    • Masai Mara Park fees, concession and landing fees where applicable
    • Private transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
    • Private transfer from Nairobi to Wilson Airport
    • Scheduled charter flight from Wilson Airport to Nanyuki Airport
    • Scheduled flight from Nanyuki Airport to Kichwa Airstrip
    • Transfer from Mara to Wilson Airport
    • Transfer from Wilson Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • International flights
    • Airport taxes
    • All meals and drinks not specified
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Items of a personal nature
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    1. Day1 Overnight in Nairobi | 1 Night

      Your family is met by a tour representative just after landing and you enjoy their assistance in getting through customs and immigration, after which you are escorted to your private vehicle and qualified driver. After checking in at Ole Sereni Hotel, there is time to visit Nairobi’s must-see institutions: The Giraffe Center and the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Sanctuary. Along with views of the savannah from your hotel, your time with the Rothschild’s giraffes and orphaned elephants combine to create an unforgettable feeling of being on safari while still in the bustling capital. If you would like to relax after your long-haul flight, Ole Sereni has a health center and swimming pool.

    2. Day 2-3 Mount Kenya Views & the Big 5 | 2 Nights

      After breakfast at the hotel you are collected and driven to Nairobi’s domestic Wilson Airport for a flight to Nanyuki Airstrip, gateway to the Laikipia Plateau. Your accommodation for the next two nights is Ol Pejeta Bush Camp. It lies just north of the equator but with an average altitude of 2 000 metres / 6 500 feet above sea level, Laikipia’s climate is temperate and the nights are refreshingly cool. With classic views of Mount Kenya, Ol Pejeta has a riverside setting in a private concession and makes the perfect start to your safari. Its roomy tented suites have en suite bathrooms and outdoor seating areas from which to enjoy the views. Game drives take you in search of Ol Pejeta’s Big 5 as well as a host of other animals. You also enjoy guided bush walks, community interactions and a visit to the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Why not spend a night in a hide overlooking the well-frequented waterhole, complete with night vision monocular?

    3. Day 4-7 Onto the Masai Mara | 4 Nights

      A flight from Laikipia takes you to a different landscape, one that is more open and flatter: the savannah of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Your destination – Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp – is one of the best-loved in Kenya and its swimming pool is reckoned to have the best view in the Masai Mara. Regardless of whether it is Migration season or not, the camp offers an unforgettable Mara experience, offering morning and afternoon game drives to soak up the drama. There are always predators to be found – lions, leopard and cheetah as well as hyenas and the ever-present crocodiles in the river, patiently waiting for the wildebeest to arrive. Elephant, buffalo and giraffe are among the heavyweight species; wild dogs, smaller cats and eagle-owls are among the rarer sightings. Enjoy discoveries of a different sort by talking to young Maasai warriors about life on the savannah or reach for the sky on an optional hot-air balloon safari. Attentive staff and expert guides make sure it all happens smoothly and seamlessly.

    4. Day 8 The Journey Ends

      After breakfast at Kichwa Tembo, you are driven to the Kichwa Airstrip for a scheduled flight aboard a light aircraft back to Wilson Airport in Nairobi. You are met by a tour representative and can sit back on a short vehicle transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward travel arrangements and an end to this tour.

    8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari

    Ole Sereni Hotels in Nairobi

    A convenient location for business travelers due to its proximity to JKIA, Nairobi’s international airport and to Wilson Airport, Nairobi’s domestic airport. We offer facilities to accommodate large and small groups for business, leisure or conferences.

    Ol Pejeta Bush Camp, the ultimate in Kenyan hospitality and safari excellence.

    Ol Pejeta’s seven traditional East African safari tents offer an excellent base from which to explore the secrets of this renowned conservancy – from the pioneering conservation projects that have made it famous to spectacular sightings of black and white rhino, the Big 5 and the world’s last two remaining northern white rhinos. Ol Pejeta is the first choice for discerning safari-goers looking to understand and enjoy the very best of world-leading conservation practice.

    Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp

    Sprawled along the Saparingo River on the edge of the Oloololo escarpment, where riverine forest meets the sweeping plains in the seasonal path of the awe-inspiring Great Migration, the camp provides an authentic dose of African wildlife, delivered with legendary Kenyan hospitality. Set on a private concession, with abundant iconic wildlife and panoramic Masai Mara views, Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp dazzles with its contemporary safari feel. With timeless interiors that are simple yet sophisticated and stylish, the Camp enhances guests’ sense of privacy and enjoyment. 12 Classic tents, 20 Superior tents and eight Superior View tents, are laid out in immaculate grounds, with leisurely groups of warthog feeding right outside the tent doors. Maasai-inspired interiors firmly entrench &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp as the unrivalled luxury tented camp of its size in the greater Mara.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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    8 Days Kenya Family Holiday Safari – Ol-Pejeta-Bush-Camp
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