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Best of Laikipia and Maasai Mara

Inspirational safari holiday to Kenya

A 3-in-1 Kenya safari, this trip combines the best of the Laikipia Plateau with a safari in the plains of the Maasai Mara offering you interesting contrasts of scenery and wildlife. Begin at Lewa House, located at the very heart of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in the northern Laikipia region. The house is set on top of a hill with extensive views over gentle rolling hills with Mount Kenya to the south and the rugged Mathews Range and the sacred mountain of Ol Olokwe to the north. You will sleep in one of the cottage style rooms but a stay here is about being out in the bush watching game, appreciating how conservation of rare species works, understanding the challenges for communities living nearby and savouring this ancient and diverse environment.

From here you will travel to the luxurious, eco-safari retreat, Segera Retreat, a treasured haven for Kenya's most celebrated wildlife species, all seen on several flexible activities which include day and night drives, walks, camels, sleep outs and cultural visits. Conclude this epic Kenya adventure with a stay at Bateleur Camp, set among forests on the very edge of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, famous for sightings of the big cats, the wildebeest migration (July to Oct) and a host of other game. During your stay you will be wined and dined and expertly guided on exciting activities from game drives, sundowner drinks and walks to hot air balloon safaris and bush meals.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International
  • 2 nights - Lewa House, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya
  • 2 nights - Segera Retreat, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya
  • 3 nights - Bateleur Camp, Maasai Mara, Kenya
  • Ends - Transfer to Nairobi International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Kenya
  • Nights Icon 7 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Bateleur camp maasai experience 1280
Segera retreat game drive 1280
Lewa house bush breakfast 1280

Highlights

  • See contrasting landscapes through Kenyas north and south
  • Join in conservation activities at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
  • Get a birds eye view of Kenyas plains and mountains
  • Experience the Wildebeest Migration (in season)
  • 3 very different luxury properties with 3 awe-inspiring views
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Nairobi International

Lewa house sundowner drinks 1280
Lewa house bush breakfast 1280
Lewa house guest lounge area 1280
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Day 1 - 3

Arrive at Nairobi Airport and after a quick transfer to Wilson Airport you will board your light aircraft flight to the Laikipia region. A guide will be at the airstrip to take you to Lewa House.

  • 2 nights

Lewa House
All Inclusive | Cottage Suite
Kenya

Lewa house earth pod double bedroom 1280
Segera retreat game drive 1280
Segera retreat guest lounge 1280
Segera retreat bush dining 1280
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Day 3 - 5

Fly today via light aircraft, looking out for Mount Kenya, to another Laikipia area. Your guide will then take you to Segera Retreat.

  • 2 nights
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Segera Retreat
All Inclusive | Standard Villa
Kenya

Segera retreat guest villa room 1280
Bateleur camp maasai experience 1280
Bateleur camp sundowner camp deck 1280
Bateleur camp elephant game drive 1280
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Day 5 - 8

Fly via light aircraft to the Maasai Mara where you will be met and driven to your camp, game viewing en route.

  • 3 nights

Bateleur Camp
All Inclusive | Luxury Tent
Kenya

Bateleur camp luxury guest tent 1280

Day 8

Fly back to Wilson Airport and transfer to Nairobi International Airport. Here you will connect with your onward flight home.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Kids Club Icon Family Activities
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Thompson Gazelle
    Thompson's Gazelle
  • Reticulated Giraffe
    Reticulated Giraffe
  • Oryx
    Oryx
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Grevys Zebra
    Grevys Zebra
  • Gerenuk
    Gerenuk
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Maasai Giraffe
    Maasai Giraffe
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