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Classic Pioneer Safari

A 6 Days/5 Nights Kenya Safari

Destinations: Nairobi/Lewa/Masai Mara/Nairobi


Lewa Wilderness is one of Kenya’s original private safari experiences and has been the Craig family’s home since 1972, where they proudly continue to entertain guests with a truly unique and personal safari experience.


Day 1 – Nairobi / Lewa Downs

Fly from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport directly to Lewa Downs. You will be met on arrival and transferred to Lewa Wilderness, enjoying a game drive en-route. Depending on your arrival time, either enjoy lunch and an afternoon of discovering Lewa Conservancy, or enjoy sundowners followed by a beautiful candle-lit dinner.

Lewa Wilderness sits within one of Kenya’s major private conservation success stories – the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. The conservancy comprises 62,000 acres of varied African terrain, overlooked by the magnificent Mount Kenya, and offers as good a wildlife experience as anywhere else in Africa. Activities include traditional game drives, horse riding, camel safaris, or guided bush walks. Your meals are served in the lodge with stunning, picturesque views – or as a picnic while out on safari.

Day 2 – Lewa Downs – Lewa Wilderness Lodge

Today, enjoy another action-packed day of discovery. Alongside traditional safari activities, you can gain an insider’s perspective on conservation with a behind-the-scenes visit to the Lewa Conservancy. For a thrilling experience, take a memorable scenic flight in the Waco Biplane (extra cost)..

Day 3 – Masai Mara Game Reserve – Little Governors’ Camp

After breakfast, fly directly from Lewa Downs to the Masai Mara Game Reserve. You will be met on arrival and transferred to Little Governors’ Camp. Enjoy a short game drive en route to the camp before an al fresco lunch under the trees. Embark on a thrilling afternoon game drive at 3:30pm and return for drinks and chatter around the campfire before dinner. Fall asleep to the night-time chorus of the Masai Mara.

Day 4 – Masai Mara Game Reserve – Little Governors’ Camp

Arise early to make the most of your spectacular location. Each day will offer three game drives within the Mara National Reserve, immersing you in this rich wildlife destination. Additional activities include Masai village cultural visits, walking safaris, and safari spa treatments. Alternatively, relax by the river and watch the wildlife, or visit local community initiatives.

Day 5 – Masai Mara Game Reserve – Little Governors’ Camp

For a particularly memorable experience, take a hot air balloon ride with Governors’ Balloon Safaris (extra cost) over the Masai Mara plains. Depart the camp at 5:15am for a sunrise flight lasting approximately one hour. On landing, enjoy a delicious bush breakfast. Toast your return to Mother Earth with a glass of sparkling wine before a game drive back to camp.

Day 6 – Masai Mara to Nairobi

On your final day, head out on an early morning game drive at sunrise, followed by breakfast at the camp. If departing on a late afternoon flight, enjoy one more game drive and a delicious lunch back at the camp. After lunch, transfer to the airstrip for your PM flight with Governors’ Aviation. On arrival in Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to a restaurant for dinner (dinner to be paid direct) before your transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international flight home.

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