Kenya Private Safari (IQK)

9 Day Package from Nairobi to Nairobi

Lion King fans…what does Hakuna Matata mean? Yep, it’s Swahili for “no worries,” and with Monograms, you’ll be singing Hakuna Matata full force. Why? Because Monograms handles all the details of your Africa vacation for you, so you will have “no worries.” On this 9-day private safari (how cool is that?), we’ve arranged your choice of accommodations, almost all of your meals, game drives, and ground transportation between destinations. We’ve also arranged for you to have a professional Driver/Guide throughout your vacation, a local who is knowledgeable about the wildlife, and will help spot game. Plus, the custom 4-wheel-drive safari vehicles we use feature a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography.

Your vacation begins the moment you arrive in Nairobi, as we can pick you up at the airport, so you don’t have to deal with the hassles of getting to your hotel. The next day, after your included breakfast, we’ll drive you to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where you’ll see amazing views of Mount Kenya, Kenya’s highest mountain. Here, we’ve arranged for you to have four game drives. Watch out for Cape buffalo, zebra, wild dog, giraffe, and more. You’ll also visit a chimp sanctuary where orphaned and abused chimpanzees have found a home. And Ol Pejeta is not the only place where you will enjoy game drives. We have also arranged for you to have two game drives in Lake Nakuru National Park, where you have a chance to pink flamingo, white rhino, waterbuck, giraffe, and impala. Stretch your legs on a nature walk at Lake Naivasha before your final stop in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most famous game area, where we’ll be on the lookout for elephant, rhino, Cape buffalo, gazelle, and many others on your three game drives here.

And did we mention we have secured a day room for you at a local hotel in Nairobi at the end of your vacation, so you can be comfortable before transferring to the airport for your late-evening flight? Between the game drives we’ve included, the accommodations we’ve booked, and the private safari vehicle with professional Driver/Guide we’ve arranged, the only thing left for you to do is sit back, enjoy, and capture photos of the amazing wildlife you’ll see on this vacation. With the time saved, the hassles gone, and the comfort of knowing you’ll have a knowledgeable local who can spot game and share stories about day-to-day life in Kenya, you’ve got yourself one amazing vacation!


Insider Benefits

Monograms is all about connecting you to your destination with unmatched insider guidance and support to make travel a pleasure. With a team of local experts in each destination, your Monograms vacation includes local assistance and tips that only a local would know. In addition to an expertly-planned vacation with great hotels and included sightseeing, Monograms means you'll get the VIP treatment from a team of local insiders who help you put your signature on your vacation.

Airport Arrival

Monograms greets you like a VIP when you arrive at your destination (Yes, that's your name on the welcome board!). You'll feel at ease in an instant.

Hotel Transfer

Forget the stress of finding your way to your hotel. As our guest, we'll whisk you off with a friendly Monograms-operated transfer, which is included when you purchase your flights from Monograms.

Hotel Check-In

Once you arrive at your hotel, your own Monograms Local Host® is there to greet you, help you get checked in, and share lots of destination insights with you to get your vacation started.

Sightseeing

Get an insider's look at the must-see sights with the insight and knowledge of an expert Monograms Local Guide. Delight in the stares of regular tourists as they slide you past the line and right into the doorway with VIP access.

Free Time

Your Monograms Local Host® can provide tips and suggestions and even help you book activities & excursions to make the most of your time at your destination, helping you drink in the local culture in just your style.

Dining

What better restaurant recommendations can you find than from a local who knows? From haute cuisine to hidden cafes, from street food to Michelin Stars, your Local Host® can give you the inside scoop on finding your favorite fare.

City Connections

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, we'll get you to your train or plane, stress free with door-to-gate service. Your local Monograms team awaits your arrival at your next destination.

Activities & Excursions

Monograms offers a range of amazing experiences you can add to your trip, vetted by our team and perfectly coordinated with your Monograms package. Add them before you leave or on trip with the help of your Local Host®.

Airport Departure

Parting is such sweet sorrow. When you've explored all that you can explore and it's time to head home, your Local Host® will ensure a smooth departure, on time and on point, stress-free.

Guides


Driver/Guide throughout your private safari

Meals


American breakfast daily; 7 lunches; 7 dinners

Day-By-Day 2020 / 2021

With Monograms, we handle the details so you can focus on the sights, experience new cultures and new destinations. From arranging the right hotels and seamless transportation to providing your own Local Host® and included sightseeing, we've thought of-and included-everything you need in an all-in-one package.

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DAY
1
ARRIVE IN NAIROBI, KENYA

1-Jan-2021

Welcome to Africa! Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
2
NAIROBI–OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY

2-Jan-2021

Today, drive to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the largest black rhino sanctuary in all of East Africa. After lunch, embark on your first game drive in search of the “Big 5”—lion, leopard, Elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. (B,L,D)

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
3
OL PEJETA

3-Jan-2021

Rise early for a morning game drive with beautiful Mount Kenya as the backdrop. Beyond the “Big 5,” you may spot cheetah, zebra, gazelle, and more. If you are lucky, you might even spot rare wild dogs. After lunch, enjoy a game drive in the conservancy, including a stop at the Sweetwaters Chimp Sanctuary. Established in partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service and the Jane Goodall Institute, the sanctuary provides a long-term home for orphaned and abused chimpanzees. Here, see the chimps and learn more about their plight. (B,L,D)

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
4
OL PEJETA–LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK AREA

4-Jan-2021

A final game drive in the conservancy before driving to the Lake Nakuru area. The journey takes you through the beautiful Kenyan highlands, one of the most fertile agricultural areas in all of Africa, where farmers grow crops such as corn, wheat, coffee, and tea. Stop for lunch near Nyahururu Falls en route. (B,L,D)

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
5
LAKE NAKURU AREA

5-Jan-2021

Today, explore Lake Nakuru National Park during morning and afternoon game drives. The park is home to a variety of animals including giraffe, impala, Cape buffalo, and striped hyena. This is also your best chance to see white rhino, which are commonly spotted here. Relax at your lodge or camp between game drives. (B,L,D)

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
6
LAKE NAKURU AREA–LAKE NAIVASHA

6-Jan-2021

This morning, enjoy some time at leisure at your lodge or take one final game drive in the park. Later make the short drive to Lake Naivasha in time for lunch at your lodge. Later, take a guided walk around Crescent Island for a chance at an up-close view of giraffe, zebra, and more. (B,L,D)

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
7
LAKE NAIVASHA–MAASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE AREA

7-Jan-2021

Drive to Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most famous game area. Stop for lunch en route before embarking on an afternoon game drive. (B,L,D)

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
8
MAASAI MARA AREA

8-Jan-2021

The “Mara,” as it is called by the locals, is part of the Serengeti ecosystem and boasts a strong permanent population of game. When the Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra arrives the population enlarges by almost 2 million. This provides a great food source for lion, leopard, and hyena. You’ll have ample opportunity to spot these predators and many other animals on morning and afternoon game drives with your expert Driver/Guide. Between game drives, relax at your safari lodge or tented camp. (B,L,D)

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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DAY
9
MAASAI MARA AREA–NAIROBI

9-Jan-2021

Fly back to Nairobi and transfer to the Ole Sereni Hotel, where a day room has been reserved for your use. Schedule departing flights after 5 pm. (B)

Your Local Host will be available to provide you with recommendations while on vacation to help you make the most out of your free time.

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Transportation

From City-to-City

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, your local Monograms team makes it an absolute breeze! We'll get to your train or plane, stress free and on time with door-to-gate service. And your local Monograms team awaits your arrival as soon as you pull into your next destination.


Between destinations and for all game drives: private 4-wheel-drive vehicle carries up to six people, and features a pop-up roof for easy game viewing/photography; private transfers to/from airport/airstrip for all intra-vacation flights; intra-vacation flights and taxes.

Hotels

Monograms offers an impressive choice of hotels pre-selected for their location, amenities and service. When booking your package check to see what other hotels are available for your dates. Some hotels may not be available for this package.

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