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Guided Safaris®
Honoring 20 years in bespoke Luxury Safaris.
Luxury Safaris

Incredible East Africa

A fully custom journey through Kenya and Rwanda. Experience the Masai Mara in the most exclusive way than ever before, enjoy seasonal opportunities to capture the grand river crossing of the Great Migration herds, explore the game-rich valleys of Mount Kenya and head onward to the Virungas to spend time with primates, in particular the Silverback Gorillas. The most scenic journey across the Great African Rift Valley with plentiful wildlife, unique primates and excellent birding.
Luxury Kenya Safari
At a glance
  • THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY
  • PRIVATE MASAI MARA
  • RWANDA & ALBERTINE RIFT
  • • Big Game Viewing
  • • Exceptional Birding
  • • Gorilla Trek & Primates

10-night Journey

PRIVATE CUSTOM JOURNEY

At a glance
  • THE GREAT RIFT VALLEY
  • PRIVATE MASAI MARA
  • RWANDA & ALBERTINE RIFT
  • • Big Game Viewing
  • • Exceptional Birding
  • • Gorilla Trek & Primates

10-night Journey

PRIVATE CUSTOM JOURNEY

Luxury Safaris Reservations
Guided Safaris® Reservations
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DAY 1
Giraffe Manor, Nairobi Kenya
KENYA
All good things begin in Nairobi, with a personalized welcome on arrival at the airport. Discover the mystic Ngong Hills landscape of Karen Blixen’s former plantation & enjoy up-close interaction with Giraffe & baby Elephants.

Overnight in Nairobi
1 night

DAY 2
Segera Safari, Kenya
RIFT VALLEY + HIGHLANDS
We fly out to our private airstrip in the exclusive 50,000-acre reserve in Laikipia. In addition to big cats & Elephants, you’ll see endangered Patas monkeys, 40% of the world's remaining Grevy's Zebra, Black Rhino & Reticulated Giraffe. Guided bird walks & Samburu cultural visit.

Segera Retreat
3 nights

PLUS
Segera Safari, Kenya
SPECIALIZED INTEREST
One of the most bird-rich areas on earth, it’s not uncommon to collect 100 species of birds in a day in the Rift Valley region’s World Heritage sites. With scenic air charters, our guests can embark on specialized birding excursions, flying over soda lakes with millions of Pink Flamingo, spot Black Rhino strutting along the shores & stunning aerial scenery of iconic Mount Kenya.

Custom add-on • Price on request

DAY 5
Mara Nyika Camp Masai Mara
PRIVATE MARA
We arrive at one of the most beautiful camps in Africa, set in a private conservancy in the iconic Masai Mara. Game drives offer secluded access to the vast plains teeming with Africa’s big game & some 500 species of birds with 46 species birds of prey. In season, this ancient region is traversed by the Great Migration herds with epic river crossings.

Mara Nyika Camp
3 nights

DAY 8
Bisate Lodge Rwanda
RWANDA’S ALBERTINE RIFT
We fly out to Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills and journey to Africa’s oldest park, the Volcanoes National Park in the Virunga massif, home to some of the world’s last remaining Mountain Gorillas. Guided Gorilla treks with professional rangers take you through afromontane forests dazzling with endemic birds such as the Rwenzori double-collared sunbird, old-world Golden Monkey, various antelope & unique flora.
Guided Gorilla Safari
Your Guided Safaris® experience of a lifetime includes 2 days of Gorilla trekking permits for each person. Your treks will take you through pristine rainforest trails at Volcanoes National Park with majestic trees, birdlife and rare butterflies. Our rangers offer an engaging & interpretive experience with the Silverback Gorilla families you encounter on the journey.

Bisate Lodge
3 nights

- Completion of adventure -

PLUS
FURTHER AFIELD IN RWANDA
For the truly intrepid explorer, we offer scenic fly-in safaris by helicopter to our private camp at Akagera to seek tree-climbing lions, black rhino, elephants, specialized antelope such as the elusive Sitatunga & rarer birds such as Shoebill, Grey-backed fiscal & Pintailed Whydah in the diverse Lake Rwanyakazinga ecosystem. Unique primates such as Silver monkey are seen. Further explorations also venture out to the Jurassic-feel Nyungwe Forest with 14 primate species (including Chimpanzee) & its extensive birding trails over giant ferns & waterfalls, led by our expert Ornithology guides in Rwanda.

What sets the Guided Safaris® experience apart

Guided Safaris

HOW WE HOST YOU

Our highly-sought & skilled Professional Guides are some of the most respected head rangers in East Africa. Resident in each area, our Guides have unmatched expertise and wilderness insight having grown up in the African bush, familiarizing with each area’s game patterns intimately. Offering comprehensive knowledge on animal behavior and local habitat, seasoned safari travelers will agree that the expertise of our resident Guides is undisputed in helping us ensure that our guests obtain the best sightings and an unmatched safari experience on ground. Out in the field at each private reserve or region, you are ensured that you go out on game drives with real guides who are up-to-date with seasonal cycles of the region’s ecology and its resident families, having tracked this wildlife year-round in each locale. Guided Safaris® also match our Professional Guides to our guests’ interests with an in-depth profile through our safari planning process once you book a trip with us. For keen birders, our Specialized Ornithology Guides can also be booked privately. Whatever your safari dream, speak to our Chief Designers at Guided Safaris® & we will help make it possible.

RENOWNED GAME LOCATIONS

Guided Safaris® feature true tried & tested regions in our Signature Journeys offering custom itineraries that focus on prime game viewing & optimal lodge sitings to position you in the most ideal locations. On safari, most of our journeys will take you through highly-exclusive private reserves that restrict access to the public ensuring a crowd-free & authentic game viewing experience with richer densities of animals. We lace emphasis on a light operational footprint with our specially-designed photography landcruisers and are conscious of careful impact on the terrain where our award-winning eco-lodges are sited. As a result, our guests enjoy observing and photographing animals at ease in a natural habitat leading to fulfilling safari experience in Africa, wild & pristine, just as you imagined it to be.

TRAVEL WITH A PURPOSE

With a 25-year leading industry reputation, the Guided Safaris® World-Class journeys operate on a sustainable conservation tourism model with each guest contributing in a positive and far-reaching way in directly protecting Africa’s wilderness. Our luxury ecotourism ethos helps build on community and wildlife initiatives that are at the forefront of helping conserve African wildlife and our natural heritage. Each of our Signature lodges operates on an eco-tourism principle. To learn more about our projects for Black Rhino, Elephant, Gorilla and Big Cats, we invite you to visit our Conservation chapter.

HOW WE HOST YOU

Our highly-sought & skilled Professional Guides are some of the most respected head rangers in East Africa. Resident in each area, our Guides have unmatched expertise and wilderness insight having grown up in the African bush, familiarizing with each area’s game patterns intimately. View more + Offering comprehensive knowledge on animal behavior and local habitat, seasoned safari travelers will agree that the expertise of our resident Guides is undisputed in helping us ensure that our guests obtain the best sightings and an unmatched safari experience on ground. Out in the field at each private reserve or region, you are ensured that you go out on game drives with real guides who are up-to-date with seasonal cycles of the region’s ecology and its resident families, having tracked this wildlife year-round in each locale. Guided Safaris® also match our Professional Guides to our guests’ interests with an in-depth profile through our safari planning process once you book a trip with us. For keen birders, our Specialized Ornithology Guides can also be booked privately. Whatever your safari dream, speak to our Chief Designers at Guided Safaris® & we will help make it possible.

Rates + Seasons

OUR SIGNATURE JOURNEYS ARE TRUE TRIED & TESTED EXPERIENCES APPROVED BY GUIDED SAFARIS® EXPERTS OVER 25-YEARS OF INDUSTRY-LEADING SPECIALIZATION IN AFRICAN SAFARIS FOR THE MOST DISCERNING GUEST LIST. FIND OUT MORE
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Incredible East Africa
TRIP DURATION
11-night luxury adventure - Fully Customizable
WHAT YOU’LL LOVE
Exceptional Big Game viewing, Birding & Primates
  • Green Season
    Jan 8 - Mar 30, 2020
    $ 23,250
    Per person for 10 nights
    Includes all local air, hotels,
    safari activities
    Prime Season
    Jun 1 - Jun 15, 2020
    $ 23,750
    Per person for 10 nights
    Includes all local air, hotels,
    safari activities
  • Prime Season
    Jun 15 - Oct 30, 2020
    $ 27,500
    Per person for 10 nights
    Includes all local air, hotels,
    safari activities
    Green Season
    Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2020
    $ 20,775
    Per person for 10 nights
    Includes all local air, hotels,
    safari activities
What’s included?
  • Personalized Guided Safaris® meet & assist on arrival
  • All Local Air as applicable to your itinerary package
  • 11 nights Luxury Accommodation at our Signature lodges
  • FULLY GUIDED SAFARI WITH PROFESSIONAL GUIDES & TRACKERS
  • Complimentary in-room minibar and cocktails on safari
  • All Game Drives with Specialized Guides in 4WD CRUISERS
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight in RWANDA
  • 2 days of GUIDED GORILLA TREK PERMITS IN RWANDA
  • Your visit directly supports GORILLA , Rhino & Lion conservation
  • All applicable local taxes and reserve fees
Your Guided Safaris® package includes pretty much everything from start to finish once you arrive in Nairobi - including all local flights, transfers, meals, drinks and guided activities. We also have fully private options for families seeking exclusive accommodations and camp charters. Please contact us to customize your safari.
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