Bush and Beach Safari

From Nairobi to Mombasa
  • Kenya
  • Safari Tours
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Tour Description

Embark on an extraordinary 'Conservancy Safari,' a curated journey through two distinct ecosystems guided by seasoned professionals, with accommodations in exquisite bush camps. Spanning a vast 90,000 acres, the Conservancy beckons with an enchanting and uncrowded setting, promising an immersive and top-tier game-viewing experience. Home to Kenya's largest Black Rhino population, alongside abundant elephants, cheetahs, lions, leopards, and a diverse array of plains game, the Conservancy guarantees a rich and varied wildlife encounter. Conveniently located just a 30-minute drive from Nanyuki airstrip, Ol Pejeta, situated on the equator, boasts breathtaking views of Mt Kenya.

Adding to the allure of this safari is the Chimpanzee Sanctuary within the Conservancy, a haven for orphaned chimps. This sanctuary offers a rare opportunity to observe two chimp families and gain insights into the challenges faced by chimpanzees in the wild. During your stay, you will enjoy an exclusive private visit to the Sanctuary are available outside regular visiting hours.

The adventure then takes to the skies over the Rift Valley, touching down in the iconic Masai Mara at Kicheche Main Camp, a quintessential bush camp that immerses you in the heart of the safari experience.  The enchantment of game viewing begins right from the camp itself, setting the stage for an extraordinary connection with nature. At Mara Kicheche Camp, flexibility is paramount, as rigid daily schedules are eschewed. Guests have the liberty to tailor the duration and frequency of their activities. Popular choices include incorporating picnic breakfasts, lunches, and sundowners into game drives. Specially designed 4x4 open-topped vehicles, guided by seasoned experts, enhance the game-viewing experience with insightful commentary.  For those seeking a more intimate exploration, walking safaris provide a captivating journey into the intricate details of this unique environment, led by knowledgeable armed rangers. These walking safaris may also include visits to a nearby Maasai village, offering cultural insights and a deeper understanding of the local community.

As the adventure draws to a close, Mombasa awaits, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration. Whether it's basking in the sun-drenched sands, participating in water-centric activities, or immersing yourself in the vibrant local scene, Mombasa provides a fitting conclusion to this captivating journey.

This extraordinary adventure can be tailored to your requirements - talk to us today!

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Witness the captivating world of chimpanzees at the exclusive Chimpanzee Sanctuary within the Conservancy, offering a unique and rare wildlife experience.

Enjoy unparalleled game viewing in the Masai Mara, where the freedom to tailor your activities enhances each extraordinary encounter with nature.

Unwinding on Mombasa's pristine beaches, where turquoise waters and sun-drenched sands create a perfect backdrop for relaxation and exploration.

Tour Itinerary

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Day 1

Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to your hotel located just outside the city center.

Overnight at Tamarind Tree Hotel including breakfast

Day 2
Nairobi Nanyuki

This morning, you'll be picked up from your hotel in Nairobi and transported to Wilson Airport for your included scheduled flight to Nanyuki.

Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to the camp in Ol Pejeta Conservancy for lunch.

In the afternoon, enjoy a game drive across the rolling plains to witness the incredible array of wildlife. Game driving in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a unique experience with limited vehicle access.

In the evening, savor a sundowner drink followed by a spotlight drive back to camp. Take a refreshing shower before joining other guests for a drink around the campfire or in the cozy lounge tent. Dine with your hosts either under the stars or in the adjacent dining tent.

Overnight at Kicheche Laikipia Camp on a full board basis, including wines, beers, sodas, local spirits, unlimited game viewing, bush walks, and laundry.

About the camp
Kicheche Laikipia Camp consists of six luxurious tents, custom-designed and fully insect-proof, with en-suite bathrooms equipped with a dresser, flushing toilet, and hot showers. Each tent has comfortable chairs on the veranda overlooking the plains. One tent can be converted into a triple upon request. The camp features a spacious, well-furnished lounge and dining tent, and outdoor dining is preferred if weather permits.

Enjoy a full selection of game-viewing activities, including Day Game Drives, Night Game Drives focusing on nocturnal species, Interpretative Game Walks, and a Lion Tracking program that monitors the local lions, some of which are collared with receivers. Additionally, experience the Wildlife Educational Centre and the Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Day 3
Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Begin your day with an early wake-up call, accompanied by piping hot coffee, tea, or indulgent hot chocolate delivered directly to your tent.

Enjoy an extensive morning game drive, culminating in a lavish picnic breakfast set amidst the scenic plains.

The Ol Pejeta Conservancy spans 90,000 acres and boasts a rich variety of wildlife, including Kenya's largest population of black rhinos, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, and cheetahs. The limited number of vehicles ensures a private and rewarding game-viewing experience. Explore Night Game Drives and Interpretative Game Walks, providing insights into the eco-system's building blocks while offering exercise opportunities. The Lion Tracking program uses a portable satellite dish to monitor lions and transmit data to the study center.

Head back to camp for a delightful al-fresco lunch, offering the perfect opportunity to unwind while observing the diverse game and birdlife congregating around the waterhole.

In the afternoon, enjoy an exclusive visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary for an intimate encounter with these fascinating creatures and learn about the challenges facing chimpanzees in the wild. After spending quality time with the chimps, continue your exploration with an evening game drive, extending until dusk to capture the enchanting beauty of the surroundings.

Overnight at Kicheche Laikipia Camp on a full board basis, including wines, beers, sodas, local spirits, unlimited game viewing, bush walks, and laundry.

Day 4
Nanyuki Masai Mara National Reserve

Following breakfast, proceed to Nanyuki airstrip for your included scheduled flight to the Masai Mara.

Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to Mara Kicheche Camp for a satisfying lunch. Following the meal and an afternoon siesta, embark on a game drive that returns to the camp as the sun sets.

Stay overnight at Mara Kicheche Camp on a full board basis, inclusive of wines, beers, sodas, local spirits, unlimited game viewing, bush walks, and laundry services.

About the Camp
Nestled within a grove of wild olive trees and abundant wildlife, Kicheche is a quintessential bush camp where game viewing begins right from the camp itself. The 11 tents are spacious, fully insect-proof, and equipped with en-suite facilities, ensuring hot water for showers is available at any time. Embracing a flexible approach, rigid daily schedules are not enforced, allowing guests to determine the duration and frequency of their activities. Popular options include picnic breakfasts, lunches, and sundowners during game drives.

Game viewing is conducted via 4x4 open-topped vehicles accompanied by experienced guides. Walking safaris are also available, offering an excellent opportunity to explore the finer nuances of this unique environment. Led by an armed ranger, these safaris may include visits to a nearby Maasai village. The camp's culinary offerings feature delicious menus with a blend of African and international dishes. Fresh produce is regularly flown in, and daily-baked bread and pastries add to the culinary experience. Meals within the camp are enjoyed al-fresco, where guests can either join the communal table with their hosts or opt for a private dining experience.

Day 5
Masai Mara National Reserve

Today enjoy your included scheduled game activities.

Stay overnight at Mara Kicheche Camp on a full board basis, inclusive of wines, beers, sodas, local spirits, unlimited game viewing, bush walks, and laundry services.

Day 6
Masai Mara Mombasa

This morning you will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Mombasa via Nairobi.

On arrival, you will be transferred to your resort where you will find an oasis of tranquility framed by whispering coconut palms, lush gardens, and one of the most beautiful white-sand beaches on the Indian Ocean. Discover a whole new level of relaxation and comfort at this warm, family-friendly tropical paradise.

Overnight at Serena Beach Resort and spa including Half Board

Day 7-8

Enjoy your days at leisure.

Overnight at Serena Beach Resort and Spa including Half Board

Day 9
Departure Day

Today you will be transferred to Mombasa Airport in time for your flight

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 Accommodation as specified
  • Included Copy 20 Meals and drinks as specified
  • Included Copy 7 Premium Brand Drinks
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Shared Game activities as specified
  • Included Copy 20 Transfers and scheduled internal flights as specified
  • Included Copy 20 Park fees and taxes
  • Included Copy 31 Optional Hot air balloon safaris
  • Included Copy 7 Visas, gratuities, insurance and items of a personal nature


  • Included Explore Ol Pejeta Conservancy and the Masai Mara with exhilarating game drives
  • Included Gain insights into the lives of the remarkable primates on a private visit to the Chimp Sanctuary
  • Included Experience the charm of staying in luxurious bush camps blending comfort with an authentic safari.
  • Included Revel in stunning views of Mt Kenya from Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
  • Included Immerse yourself in the vibrant local scene and pristine beaches found in Mombasa
  • Included Experience the unique environment up close on a walking safari for immersive exploration.
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9 days

Price from

$5,587 USD

Per person, sharing

Daily, on request