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Laikipia and Mara Wildlife Safari

A 7 day safari to Laikipia and the Masai Mara taking in sightings of cats, grazing herds and the big five, staying at comfortable Kicheche camps.

Duration 7 days
Price From $4,085
When Year Round
Destination Kenya

Safari Overview

Immerse yourself in the wildlife of Kenya with this 7 day safari exploring the renowned Kicheche Camps. Offering a variety of activities including game drives, walking safaris, night drives and cultural visits, this is a fantastic opportunity to explore the true Kenya. See big cats, game, grazing herds and an array of birdlife on this wildlife safari with lodges chosen for their proximity to wildlife and the possibility of enjoying games drives to and from the camps. 

What makes this trip extraordinary?

  • Night game drives to see nocturnal animals and to experience the different habits of big game such as lions.
  • Walking safari and game drives with the opportunity to see the African ‘Big Five’.
  • Optional sunrise hot air balloon safari with champagne breakfast.
  • See two distinct African eco-systems.

Stay in private conservancies to enjoy the best wildlife experiences kenya has to offer.

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Day by day

Day 1

Nairobi - Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Upon arrival into Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by your professional English speaking driver/guide and 4x4 safari vehicle and transferred to Nairobi Wilson Airport to catch your internal flight into the Nanyuki Airstrip, Laikipia (10:20 - 11:00). You will be picked-up upon arrival and transferred by 4x4 (approximately 1hr) to the wonderful Kicheche Laikipia Camp, in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. You will arrive in time for lunch with game viewing on the way, then after afternoon tea you can venture out onto the rolling plains on a game drive to enjoy the wonderful array of game on offer. Game driving in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a rare pleasure with few vehicles permitted access. This evening enjoy a sundowner drink followed by a spotlight drive back to camp. Take a hot shower before joining other guests for a drink around the campfire or in the cosy lounge tent. You can dine under the stars or in the adjacent dining tent.

Overnight: Kicheche Laikipia Camp L, D

Days 2-3

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

You have two full days to make the most of this fantastic corner of Africa. Ol Pejeta Conservancy is renowned for its quality sightings of black rhino, elephants, lion, cheetah, grazing herds and leopards. Your days will be taken up by morning and evening game drives as you explore this stunning wilderness seeking out the game as the bush unfolds before your eyes. In the evenings sit back and relax at your camp, enjoy a sumptuous dinner and admire the never-ending stars of the African skies. Other activities during your time here include night drives and game walks.

Overnight: Kicheche Laikipia Camp B, L, D

Day 4

Ol Pejeta Conservancy - Mara North Conservancy

This morning, you transfer back to the Nanyuki Airstrip in order to meet your internal flight Masai Mara. From here, you are transferred to the wonderful Kicheche Mara Camp, game driving en-route. Kicheche Mara Camp is located on the Aitong Plains in the northern Koiyaki Lemek region of the famous Masai Mara. The camp is located in a prime wildlife area and game viewing starts right from the camp itself. Here you will have shared game drives in the Koiyaki/Lemek Group Ranch area of the Mara and shared game walks. A visit to the National Reserve section of the Mara is also included. You will arrive in time for a late lunch after which you can enjoy your first afternoon shared game drive.

Overnight: Kicheche Mara Camp B, L, D

Days 5-6

Mara North Conservancy

You have two full days to appreciate all that this wonderful area has to offer with shared game drives in search of the resident plains game, predators and a host of other wildlife. Game drives in the Mara North Conservancy are away from the minibuses and tourist vehicles seen in the Mara Reserve and with an excellent chance of sighting lions, cheetahs and leopards all of which are found in the conservancy and often close to camp. Sundowners, guided bush walks, a bush breakfast and cultural visits to Maasai Manyattas (villages) are also available. One day, after an early breakfast, you will drive into Masai Mara Game Reserve, for a full morning and afternoon of shared game viewing on the lookout for the Big Five! There is also the option of a balloon safari and champagne breakfast in the Mara (cost not included, please ask for more details).

Overnight: Kicheche Mara Camp B, L, D

Day 7

Mara North Conservancy - Depart

After breakfast you make your way back to the airstrip for your flight to connect with your onward flight home.

Trip Details

Dates and Prices

This is a tailor-made safari and can be edited to suit your needs, wants and budget. The properties we have chosen to include have been carefully selected for their proximity to wildlife and the range of activities they can offer.

About Tailor-made Safaris

A tailor-made safari is one designed specifically for you, around your taste, budget, people travelling, interests and more. This itinerary is just an example and can be refined and changed to make it perfect for you

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