Kenya Masai Mara Angama family safari

Kenya bucket list safari and beach holiday

Combine world-famous Masai Mara, stunning Lewa and a dazzling beach escape

Guide Price

From £5,500 | $7,480 per person (based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12)

Duration

10 nights

Best Months

July - March

Country

Kenya

Summary

Our Kenya bucket list safari and beach holiday showcases the very best of East Africa for the ultimate Kenya family safari adventure.

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Itinerary overview

Over a period of 10 nights and 11 days, you’ll enjoy world-class game viewing in the vast open spaces that define the Kenyan wilderness, followed by a private family villa escape on the Kenyan coast.

Activities included

On our incredible Kenya wildlife and conservation safari holiday, you’ll have the opportunity to look for the Big 5 in the Masai Mara, soar over the acacia-dotted plains in a hot-air balloon (age restrictions apply) and learn about the indigenous Maasai culture. In Lewa, you’ll explore a beautiful conservancy, one of Kenya’s most successful rhino conservation stories, and be able to enjoy horse-riding, walking safaris, waterfall treks, and much more. At the coast, you can explore the underwater world with a SCUBA diving or snorkelling excursion.

Pricing and considerations

This Kenya bucket list safari itinerary can be enjoyed all year round, but for those looking to witness the great migration, the best time is from July to October.

Kenya is the easiest country to travel in with young children in East Africa, which makes this a perfect kids safari, particularly if it’s your first time.

Our guide price for this itinerary is from £5,500 / $7,480 per person (based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12), using our best value accommodation in low season.

All of our luxury family safari holidays are designed on an individual basis, so this will vary depending on time of year, activities, transport methods and choice of accommodation. The best way to start planning is to contact us.

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Nairobi

Day 1

You’ll arrive in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and be welcomed by your driver who will take you to your hotel in a private vehicle.

There are numerous hotels in Nairobi, many of which are very close to the airport, which we recommend if arriving in the evening. If you have more time, we enjoy staying in the leafy suburb of Karen, close to the domestic airport, or even in Nairobi National Park itself.

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Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Day 2 - 4

This morning, you will be transferred to Nairobi-Wilson airport in a private vehicle and take a light aircraft flight to Lewa, which takes around 90 minutes.

You’ll land at the airstrip, which is located within the conservancy and you’ll be on safari from the moment you arrive – look out for wildlife as you descend.

Your guide will meet you and drive you to your accommodation within the conservancy. You’ll be able to settle in before heading out on afternoon game drive.

Over the coming days, you’ll be able to enjoy numerous activities such as walking safaris (age restrictions apply), horse-riding, or trek to waterfalls in the nearby Ngare Ndare forest.

Lewa has been a huge conservation success in recent years and is now home to one of the largest populations of rhino. A visit to the tracker dog unit or the Lewa command centre is a great way to learn more about the crucial conservation efforts taking place.

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Mara Triangle

Day 5 - 7

This morning you will fly from Lewa to the Masai Mara, which takes between 90 minutes and two hours.

You’ll land at Angama Mara’s own airstrip and be taken on the short drive to the lodge. Angama Mara has a prime location, overlooking the Mara Triangle, along the edge of the Oloololo escarpment. The views from the lodge are simply breathtaking, and this one of our favourite areas for game-viewing in all of East Africa.

Over the next three nights and four days you’ll be able to explore this incredible wilderness and its varying landscape and topography. This is Big Five country and the wildlife is spectacular all year round.

We recommend adding in a hot-air balloon safari to enjoy the wildlife from a different perspective (additional charges apply).

Furthermore, Angama offer a wide range of activities, such as walking safaris along the escarpment, ‘Out of Africa’ picnics, Maasai beading workshops, and a fantastic programme for children.

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Diani beach

Day 8 - 10

This morning you’ll leave the Masai Mara behind and fly on to Ukunda airstrip for Diani beach.

Upon arrival you’ll be met and driven to Alfajiri villas in a private vehicle.

You’ll be staying on a fully-inclusive basis in a gorgeous, beachside family villa, complete with a private butler, swimming pool and stunning views.

If you can drag yourself away from your villa, you’ll be able to enjoy the white sands and turquoise waters of Diani beach. This is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a safari. For those more active members of the family there are plenty of activities. Enjoy excellent snorkelling, SCUBA diving, deep sea fishing, kite-surfing, traditional dhow cruises, and much more.

On your final morning you’ll fly back to Nairobi for your onward flight home.

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Why travel with Coral Tree?

We are the specialists in luxury Africa family safari holidays

We are Africa experts and also parents. We understand what makes a memorable family adventure.

Our knowledge and connections are unsurpassed

We have been living and working in African tourism for over two decades.

Every journey is tailored with your specific wishes in mind

No off-the-shelf packages or cookie-cutter itineraries. Unique family safaris.

Each trip funds grassroots conservation and girls education projects

You pay no more for the privilege, we support causes close to our hearts.

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