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Introducing the Africa of the imagination, perfect for first time visitors, a journeys across the great plains of Kenya. From Nairobi head north to Samburu, the region featured in Born Free,  with distinctive wildlife. Then head through the inspiring Rift Valley to Lake Elmenteita, a soda lake with beautiful bird life, often with flocks of flamingo. The journey concludes at the famous Masai Mara national park, and the experience of great herds of game, elephants and big cats.  

At a Glance

  • Masai Mara Game Drives
  • Full board on safari
  • Stay in Sentrim Lodges in ideal locations
  • Great introduction to East Africa
  • Rift Valley lakes
  • Samburu plains wildlife

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Our expert tour specialists can tailor this trip to exactly meet your needs. We make the suggestions but the decision is yours

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  • Work to your budget



Practical Info


  • Day 1
    UK to Nairobi

    •Depart on your flight from the UK to Nairobi. Arriving in the evening, you will be met and taken to your hotel

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Sentrim Hotel Boulevard
  • Days 2 - 4
    Samburu National Reserve

    Spend two days at Samburu National Reserve. The hotbed of the reserve is the Ewaso Ngiro River and its riverine forests – one of the few places in Kenya where the southern and northern dwelling species integrate. On your daily game drives, keep your eye out for giraffes, zebras, lions, leopards, elephants and buffalos amongst other wildlife. Samburu was one of the places that Elsa the Lioness, made famous by the book and movie Born Free, was raised.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    Sentrim Samburu Lodge
  • Day 4
    Lake Elmenteita

    Head to Lake Elmenteita, a small soda lake in the Great Rift Valley. Home to an estimated four hundred bird species, the lake is particularly good for flamingo and pelican viewing. Zebra, gazelle, eland and warthog graze the lake’s shores.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    Sentrim Elmenteita
  • Days 5 - 7
    Masai Mara National Reserve

    Enjoy two days in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Together with Tanzania’s Serengeti, the reserve plays host to the dramatic annual wildebeest migration – the largest mass movement of mammals on the planet. Over a million animals make the journey. Aside from the migration, there is also a large population of lions, elephants, giraffes and elands. Game drives are included and horseback safari is also an option.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    Sentrim Mara
  • Day 7
    Final day
    Head to the airport ahead of your return flight home
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Sentrim Hotel Boulevard

‘Conveniently-Located; Comfortable Rooms’

Sentrim Hotel Boulevard is at the end of Harry Thuku Road, close to Nairobi’s central business district. The hotel features 70 rooms with each overlooking the pool or gardens. For dining, the restaurant serves African, oriental, European and Indian dishes. Facilities include a swimming pool and tennis court.

Samburu and The North

Sentrim Samburu Lodge

‘Good Game Viewing; Outdoor Pool’

Sentrim Samburu Lodge is in Samburu National Reserve. Along with Buffalo Springs and Shaba reserves, Samburu protects a large area along the Ewaso Nyiro River. The lodge features a restaurant open for buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. 21 tens are featured and each includes an indoor and outdoor sitting area. Outdoors there is a relaxing swimming pool.

Kenya Safari Lodges

Sentrim Elmenteita

‘Scenic Setting on the Shores’

Sentrim Elmenteita offers picturesque views of the flamingo and pelican-fringed Lake Elementaita. The lodge features a collection of 88 rooms, including 10 deluxe cottages, 32 ground floor standard cottages, 16 upper floor cottages, 6 family houses and 18 standard rooms. Facilities include a gym, a pool bar, games entertainment room, steam bath and massage services.

Masai Mara

Sentrim Mara

‘Deluxe Camp; Magnificent Game Viewing’

Sentrim Mara is nestled between two hills on the north-eastern edge of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. There are 64 rooms with en-suite bathrooms, while some also offer views of the Ngama Hills. Meals are served buffet-style for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Facilities include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, curio shop and pool bar. Massage and spa services are available for an additional fee.

7 Days from £1,685 Per person
Based on 2 adults sharing

This trip includes

Accommodation on Full Board Basis in safari lodges and bed and breakfast in Nairobi
Ground transportation in a 7-seater safari Minivan safari vehicle on Private Basis
Services of an English speaking professional Driver/Guide
Game drives
Park entry fees as indicated in the itinerary
Complimentary 1 litre bottled water per person per day in safari vehicle

This trip excludes

Kenya Entry Visa

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