Our 12 Day Classic Kenya Family Safari offers the best of Kenya, taking you on a captivating and magical journey through the jewel of East Africa, with something special for the whole family. On your Kenya family holiday see rolling golden savannahs, stampedes of antelope, Lions roaring in the twilight, Masai warriors tending to their cattle and dense forested areas teeming with birds and rare wildlife.
Tickle the velvety soft trucks of Elephants at the Daphne Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage and admire rare Rothschild Giraffes at the Langatta Giraffe Centre in Nairobi before travelling to the peak of Mount Kenya, to roam the Sweet Waters Reserve, stopping to visit the Rhino Sanctuary in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Visit the Great Rift Valley soda Lakes of Naivasha and Nakuru, watching hundreds of Pink flamingos. Enjoy High Tea at Joy Adamson's Elsamere followed by a river safari on Lake Naivasha.Trail the great Wildebeest migration and their shadowing predators in the Masai Mara Game Reserve during a Kenya wildlife safari. Dance with Masai warriors during a visit to a traditional homestead. Be whisked away to white sandy beaches; palm fringed skies and shimmering turquoise seas of Mombasa's tropical shores.
Begin your Kenya wildlife safari experience at Daphne Sheldrick's accomplished Elephant Sanctuary. Admire their playful nature and experience a close up encounter with Africa's giants. We move on to the Langatta Giraffe Sanctuary to see the rare and decreasing Rothschild Giraffe. In the afternoon we head on towards superb Mount Kenya (5199 m), the second highest mountain in Africa.
You will have the late afternoon free to enjoy a self-guided walk in the forest around the base of Mount Kenya, known for its prolific bird life and black and white Colobus monkeys.
On this day your Kenya wildlife safari truly begins, after breakfast revel in your first game drive in the Sweetwater's Reserve, stopping to visit the Rhino Sanctuary in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, which has been instrumental in saving the highly endangered Black Rhino. Visit the Chimpanzee sanctuary which is an ideal opportunity to learn more about these incredible animals.
Return to camp and enjoy a cultural talk with Masai warriors, learning about their customs and nomadic way of life and watch as they perform a fascinating traditional dance.
In the morning embark on a boat safari on the lake, cruising along the shimmering surface, searching for hippos and other rare creatures along the edge of the lake. On this afternoon of your Kenya family safari you can enjoy a guided nature walk.
The lake is a swamp area of spectacular scenery with good opportunities for game and bird watching. Experiencing a natural habitat by foot is probably one of the best ways to get close to nature and submerse yourself into the environment.
Today you will head south-west to the next destination, the Masai Mara - arguably one of the finest game reserves in Africa. Set out for a late afternoon game drive in the park. The Mara is known for its rolling green plains and riverine woodlands.
The jewel in Africa's crown the Mara is host to the most spectacular array of wildlife and is the site of the famous Wildebeest Migration. Lion are found in abundance throughout the park, as are elephant, giraffe, a variety of gazelle species and zebra, cheetah and leopard.
You can spend the day roaming in the city on a guided tour of Mombasa Old town. Marvel at Fort Jesus, the natural deep water harbour of Kilindini and the elaborately carved buildings influenced by Mombasa's trade culture and Portuguese and Islamic architecture. Wander through open air markets, local bazaars, visit handicraft carvers and walk through the famous curvy alley-roads during your Kenya family holiday.
Perhaps spend your evening on a Tamarind Dhow cruise on a traditional dhow and enjoy the perfect combination of good food, music and romantic atmosphere on this leisurely cruise in Mombasa Old Harbour.
Today, you can spend your time relaxing on the beautiful beach in front of your Kenya beach accommodation, soaking up the island spirit. Enjoy windsurfing, canoeing or diving amongst the multi-coloured coral reefs.
You can choose from a variety of optional activities such as a day trip to Malindi and Gedi; explore the rainforest during a nature walk in Bamburi; learn about the local tribes during a visit to the Ngomongo Village. Explore the Kisite Marine National Park and Wasini Island on a full-day boat tour with lunch and many snorkelling opportunities. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary