1. 12 Day Kenya Safari
11 Day Kenya Safari
Nairobi, Solio, Samburu, Laikipia, Masai Mara
2. Itinerary Overview
Day 1 - The Emakoko, Nairobi National Park
Days 2 and 3 - Solio Lodge, Solio Reserve
Days 4 and 5 - Sasaab Lodge, Samburu
Days 6 and 7 - Ol Malo Lodge, Laikipia
Days 8, 9 and 10 - Sala's Camp, Masai Mara
3. The Emakoko
Nairobi National Park
The Emakoko is located in
Nairobi National Park, only 20
minutes from Nairobi's domestic
and international airports.
An ideal location for a day room,
or overnight stay in Nairobi
before connecting with your
Nairobi Park is one of the few
game parks within the vicinity of
a major city.
Lion, Rhino, Hippo, Buffalo and a
wide variety of game can be
The Emakoko is an idyllic base to
ease back into the reality of
civilisation after a fortnight in
4. Solio Reserve
Africa's leading Rhino breeding area
● Located between the majestic Mt. Kenya and the Aberdare Mountain Range in the Kenya
● Home to over 150 White Rhino and 70 Black Rhino
● Zebra, Buffalo, Eland and Oryx are plentiful on the grassy plains, with Waterbuck, Giraffe,
Impala, and baboon gathering in the acacia forest and swamp fringes.
● Predators include lion and leopard.
11. Northern Frontier District
Samburu Tribal Lands
The Northern Frontier District (NFD) is home to a wonderful array of flora and fauna, adapted to
survive in this arid ecosystem, famed for it's large Elephant numbers.
The fascinating Samburu people live as nomadic pastoralists in this region, and no visit to the NFD is
complete without experiencing their amazing culture.
18. Sasaab Lodge
Sasaab Lodge commands beautiful views over Samburu tribal lands and the Ewaso Nyiro River.
An exquisite lodge, with spacious open 'rooms', each with their own plunge pool.
A perfect base to explore this magnificent landscape and the people and wildlife that live here.
Wild Highland Plateau
A vast and beautiful wilderness providing sanctuary to abundant wildlife, and rich in
Laikipia is a highland region situated between Mt Kenya on the east, and the Great Rift
Valley to the west.
28. Ol Malo Lodge
A stunning lodge nestled atop a rock
escarpment on the edge of the
Ol Malo is a work of art in the heart
of Kenya's highland wilderness, with
breathtaking views across miles of
30. Masai Mara
World renowned natural wonder, kingdom of Africa's big cats, spectacular scenery.
The climax of this wilderness safari, 4 nights immersed in the heart of the Mara to savour the
fantastic wildlife to be seen here.
The Mara is the epitome of Safari, an experience to relish and leave you yearning for more.
34. Sala's Camp
Overlooking the Sand River and Serengeti plains, Sala's is an intimate and luxurious tented camp.
Under canvas in the bush evokes an indescribable feeling, harking back to the original safari days of
Roosevelt, you are left wanting for nothing.
This is as close to living naturally in the African Wilderness as one can get.
The lodges and camps we visit
provide a high standard of cuisine.
Most menus are set, so any dietary
preferences, and other diet related
requests are organised in advance.
Produce is flown in every few days,
ensuring the freshest ingredients.
'Bush' chefs are famed for the
creations that come out of their
remote kitchens. Dishes and wines
served on this safari would not be
out of place in a modern city
42. Game Drive Vehicles
Specialised 4x4 safari vehicles are used for
game drives at every destination.
These rugged vehicles allow access to remote
areas 'off the beaten track'.
Roof hatches, cool drinks, and two way radios
are just some of the systems that come in
handy out on a game drive.
Photographic opportunities that arise on safari are
frequent and impressive.
If you are a photographer, familiar with your
equipment; just double check your kit and
accessories, and prepare for some outstanding
For those who are less experienced, it is worth
considering coming on safari with your own
Safari is all about immersing yourself in the
wilderness, which is always enhanced with a good
pair of binoculars, and for some, composing
images and video gives a richer experience.
45. Domestic Flights
Private Charters and scheduled flights minimise
the amount of time transferring between
Scheduled flights are booked when appropriate.
Private charters booked on an exclusive basis
allow for the most time on safari. They can also
be booked to fly into certain airstrips that
scheduled flights do not service.
The plane we use most often is the Cessna 208
'Caravan' for groups or Cessna 182 for couples.
We only use the most reputable air charter
companies, meeting the highest safety standards.
47. Travel Considerations
Preparing for Safari
Getting ready and what to bring
Field Guides, Binoculars, Photography, Reading
List, Clothing and What to Bring
Useful information for travellers in East
Safety and Health
Health, wellbeing, and safety
48. Professional Safari Guides
Safari Lifestyle Guides have an in depth knowledge of
East Africa, and the destinations, cultures and wildlife in Nic Cahill
the region. They are certified with the Kenya Professional Born and raised in
Safari Guides Association (KPSGA). Kenya
Speaks English and
Private guides are with you throughout your safari, not Swahili
only ensuring you get the most out of your safari KPSGA Silver Level
experiences, but also handling the travel logistics every
step of the way.
The guides know the lodges and lodge managers very
well, and can work with them to ensure all aspects of
your stay at each lodge are suited to your requirements.
Beyond the lodges, private guides have years of
experience in the wilderness, and are able to show you
the best of what these amazing destinations have to
Private guides are also your hosts, and will share past
experiences with you, and give you a taste of what you
can expect on the safari ahead.