lions in Kenya, Africa.

Kenya Wildlife – Dec 3-12, 2024

Dec 3 – 12, 2024

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Full Price: US $6,900
Deposit: US $1,380

No single supplement charge!

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9 Nights, 10 Days

Tour start: December 3rd, 2024, Nairobi Airport, Kenya Tour end: December 12th 2024, Nairobi Airport Kenya

Difficulty: Moderate

Small group size – max 6 guests

After a relaxing night and breakfast in Nairobi, we will travel by car to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where we will spend the next two nights. Situated in the foothills of snow-capped Mount Kenya, Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a trailblazer in conservation, most famous for protecting the world’s last two northern white rhinos. Across the 36,400-hectare conservancy, you might spot lions prowling the plains, giraffes and elephants munching on whistling thorn trees, cheetahs scanning for prey or even elusive wild dogs and leopards. It’s one of the largest black rhino sanctuaries in East Africa. 

From here, we will continue to Lake Nakuru National Park, the home of millions of flamingoes that dot the shores of the lake pink. We will stay the next two nights in the park. The area is the home of the endangered Rothschild Giraffe; over 400 bird species as well as buffalos, waterbucks, lions, and impalas can be found here. 

After leaving lake Nakuru, we will visit Lake Naivasha, the highest freshwater lake within the Great Rift Valley. The lake shore is surrounded by old colonial houses, small villages of thatch and clay structures, and flower farms. Lake Naivasha is famous for its high populations of hippos and flamingos. There are over 1,500 hippos in the area, and you are almost guaranteed to see one. We will embark on a boat ride where we can encounter fish eagles, king fishers, ospreys, and cormorants. 

To break up the drive to our next stop, we will spend one night in Nairobi to relax and re-group. The next morning we are on our way to Amboseli, crowned by Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. The Amboseli National Parks is one of Kenya’s most popular parks. The name “Amboseli” comes from a Maasai word meaning “salty dust”, and it is one of the best places in Africa to view large herds of elephants up close. Nature lovers can explore five different habitats here ranging from the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli, wetlands with sulphur springs, the savannah and woodlands.  Amboseli is home to an array of wild animals such as leopard, cheetah, wild dogs, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, lion, crocodile, mongoose, hyrax, dik- dik, lesser kudu, nocturnal porcupine and over 600 species of birdlife. We will spend 3 nights at this fabulous park before returning to Nairobi and then home. 

What makes this safari different from others? This tour will be limited to 6 guests only, individual attention is guaranteed. We will travel in a specialty 4×4 safari vehicle, which allows for maximum viewing capacity. We will stay at upscale safari camps with plenty of amenities, wonderful meals, well-appointed rooms, and breathtaking vistas. Not only will we photograph and view wildlife, but we will also concentrate on our natural surroundings, landscapes, sunrises and sunsets as well as cultural aspects. This small group setup will give us the flexibility to linger longer and to address the individual interests and needs of each guest. We will make time for one-on-one photo processing sessions and image reviews. Our tours are conducted in a relaxed and fun atmosphere with free time to enjoy the natural surroundings. 

Claudia Daniels

Claudia Daniels - Photographer

Paulo Silva

Paulo Silva - Photographer

For wildlife photography with a full-frame DSLR or mirrorless camera, it’s recommended to bring telephoto lenses (and possibly converters) that span the 100-600mm range, and even more if you’re interested in capturing small to medium-sized birds. Most mammal shots in the Maasai Mara are typically taken within the 200-400mm range. Additionally, having a wide-angle lens around 24mm is ideal for landscape photography, while focal lengths up to 70mm can be advantageous for river crossings and other scenarios.

Bumpy, uneven roads in the safari vehicle. Some off road driving. 

Best place to fly to is Nairobi Airport.

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You will be picked up from Nairobi airport.

Clothing:

  • Lightweight, breathable, and neutral-colored clothing for blending into the environment
  • Hat with a brim for sun protection
  • Comfortable, durable hiking boots or shoes
  • Light rain jacket or poncho
  • Scarf or bandana
  • Fleece or sweater and a warm jacket for game drives

 

Protection from the Elements:

  • Sunscreen with high SPF
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars for bird watching and wildlife observation

 

Group Bookings

Group bookings for all tours or bespoke tours are available upon request. Please use the form here or contact us by email or phone to let us know your requirements so we can put together a custom itinerary and price for you.

Group Bookings

Group bookings for all tours or bespoke tours are available upon request. Please use the form here or contact us by email or phone to let us know your requirements so we can put together a custom itinerary and price for you.

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