Friday, 29 September 2023
Monday, 9 October 2023
Thursday, 12 October 2023
Friday, 29 Sept:
Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. Enjoy a 40 minute to 1 hour road transfer to Giraffe Manor, to meet the famous Rothschild’s Giraffes, and learn the history of the sanctuary.
29 Sept: Stay: Giraffe Manor
Saturday, 30 Sept:
Begin your exploration through Kenya’s many reserves and national parks. You’ll start with a quick 20 min road transfer to Wilson Airport in time for your Safarilink scheduled flight to Nanyuki Airstrip (10:20 – 11:20), where you will be met by the team and transferred to Solio Lodge (45 mins) for mind-blowing rhino viewing across 45,000 acres of private reserve.
30 Sept – 2 Oct: Stay: Solio Lodge
Monday, 2 Oct:
Transfer to Solio Airstrip by road transfer for your onward Air Wilderness charter flight (time TBA the day prior) to Sasaab Airstrip. A quick 10 min road transfer to Sasaab and you’ll be ready to begin your adventure of engaging in cultural experiences, quad-biking, camel-riding, and hiking / walking.
2 – 4 Oct: Stay: Sasaab
Wednesday, 4 Oct:
Catch another Air Wilderness Charter flight (time TBA the day prior) to Suyian Airstrip in the Suyian Ranch region for an immersive and authentic mobile tented experience at Siruai Mobile Camp.
Spend the next two days discovering this wild corner of Kenya on foot, in a vehicle, or, to satisfy your adventurous side, kayak or tube down the river just beneath a waterfall.
4 – 6 Oct: Stay: Siruai Mobile Camp
Friday, 6 Oct:
From Siruai Mobile Tented Camp, it is off to Sala’s Camp in the Mara. You’ll head to the Loisaba Airstrip to connect with a Safarilink scheduled flight to Keekorok Airstrip (time TBA the day prior), followed by a brisk, scenic 30 min road transfer to the camp.
Delivering an authentic Masai Mara safari experience combined with exceptional service and fine dining, Sala’s Camp will be your home for 2 days of game drives that never disappoint.
6 – 8 Oct: Stay: Sala’s Camp
Sunday, 8 Oct:
Today you head out of the Kenyan wilderness, starting with a Safarilink scheduled flight to Wilson Airport (time TBA the day prior) followed by a 20 minute road transfer to The Retreat @ Giraffe Manor, a haven of wellness in the heart of Nairobi.
8 – 9 Oct: Stay: The Retreat @ Giraffe Manor
Monday, 9 Oct:
You’ll depart The Retreat on an early morning transfer to Nairobi airport for your flight to Cape Town.
Flight to be booked by agent:
KQ792 NBO – CPT (07:30 – 13:40)
Monday, 9 Oct:
Magnas Tours & Transfers will be waiting to collect and transfer you on the 45 minute scenic road transfer to Boschendal Farm. You will be able to check into your rooms and enjoy some personal downtime to catch up on emails or explore the Farm.
9 – 12 Oct: Stay: Boschendal Farm
Thursday, 12 Oct:
There are no workshop plans for this day, so you can enjoy breakfast at your leisure and carry on with your onward travel arrangements. Check-out is at 10am.
Tag your giraffe selfies with #behindtheselfie and use your social snapshot to raise awareness for the plight of our long-legged friends and their conservation
The semi-nomadic people of the Samburu tribe have thrived throughout the centuries through herding of camels, goats, sheep and cows
Delivering authentic Masai Mara experiences since 2004, from a picture-perfect location on the banks of the Sand River – and the first to welcome the wildebeest
Have you ever seen 40 rhino in one sighting? Now’s your chance at Solio, one of the most successful private rhino breeding sanctuaries in East Africa
SIRUAI MOBILE CAMP
Get back to basics in a remote area of northwest Laikipia, cooking dinner on the fire, swimming in the river and exploring the wild landscapes
THE RETREAT @ GIRAFFE MANOR
Pay a visit to Joseph the chef at Daisy’s Café and enjoy a signature pastry as the giraffe wander in the background
Please pack only neutral colored clothes: khaki, brown, green, and grey. Blue and black can attract tsetse flies, and bright colors, especially white, can stand out to animals.