Kenya family safari

Kenya family safari is truly Kenya’s life-enriching 7-day family journey perfectly combines fun and adventure, luxury and relaxation, wildlife and culture, for parents and children alike in Samburu and Masai Mara. Your luxury air safari starts in Nairobi and ends in Nairobi. Our Top priority is to adhere to all Covid-19 health and safety measures first to staff and guests, especially during the challenging times of this pandemic.

Explore the teeming open plains and private forested valleys around Saruni Mara and the unending, rugged vistas of Saruni Samburu– an unrivaled family experience.

Encounter Africa’s storybook wildlife up close, from the giant crocodiles and hippos of the Mara River and large pride of lion on the plains to the enormous herds of Samburu elephant and the Samburu Five – rare species only found in Samburu

Discover two of Africa’s most authentic and fascinating tribes – the Maasai and the Samburu – learning first-hand about their cultures, ancient customs, and local knowledge in Saruni’s unique Warriors Academy – our interactive learning program designed specifically for families with children.

Kenya family safari includes;
All-inclusive accommodation (full-board accommodation including soft drinks, beers, house wines, and select non-luxury spirits), a Family Villa (subject to availability), one complimentary Back & Neck massage (30 min.) per room per stay at our Wellbeing Space, limited laundry service, shared day & night game drives in 4×4 vehicles, guided bush walks, bush meals, sundowner & picnic excursions, half a day of Warriors Academy (upon request in advance), local cultural visits transfers, Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance, daily conservation fees, VAT & taxes.

Safari Departures: Departures are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 guests traveling together.

Best Suited For Families

All travelers arriving into Kenya through any point of entry (land or air) must be fully vaccinated and has a valid certificate of COVID-19 vaccination, and shall be exempted from the requirement of the COVID-19 PCR Test. Read Kenya Travel Advice

Beach extension – Families may extend to Kenya’s Indian Ocean sandy Beaches in Mombasa, Diani, Watamu, Malindi, and also Lamu.


Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu Game Reserve

Meet and greet services on arrival in the morning at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, or transfer from your Nairobi Hotel to Wilson Airport, Nairobi to connect your flight to Samburu. Depart Nairobi in the morning*, arriving Samburu one hour later, transfer to your lodge, or take on game drive. Afternoon game drive is taken on Kalama Conservancy exploring over 200,000 acres of pristine wilderness in total privacy and sundowners with a breathtaking view. Overnight stay at Saruni Samburu lodge.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner


Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve

Early morning game drive into Samburu National Reserve to seek out the ‘Samburu Special Five’: the reticulated giraffe, the Grevy zebra, the beisa oryx, the Somali ostrich and the gerenuk, all rare species that occur only in this part of the country, and look for its well known larger wildlife including elephants, lion and leopard. Enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back to the lodge to relax for the afternoon. Enjoy a complimentary half hour Back & Neck massage upon arriving back at the lodge at the Samburu Wellbeing Space. Overnight stay at Saruni Samburu lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 3: Samburu Game Reserve

Continue to explore the wonders of Samburu with a morning game drive into the National Reserve discovering the delights of life along the Ewaso Nyiro: crocodiles, birdlife, bathing elephants and much more. Enroll in our Warrior’s Academy for the afternoon. Experience original Samburu villages – learn how to use bows, arrows and spears, and how to bead traditional artifacts whilst listening to tribal stories and songs. Evening game drive in Kalama Conservancy, the 200,000-acre private wildlife conservancy in which Saruni Samburu is located, ending with a bush dinner under the stars in the middle of the wilderness, and a night drive back to the lodge. The Samburu warriors dancing, candles and fire under the vast African skies, make this a truly magical experience, and one of the highlights of your stay. Overnight stay at Saruni Samburu lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 4: Samburu - Masai Mara

Depart Samburu on your flight in the morning* and arrive in the Masai Mara an hour and a half later. Game drive with a picnic lunch to enjoy under an acacia tree or by the river next to a pod of hippos. Or head to Saruni Mara or Saruni Wild for some rest and an exclusive game drive later in the afternoon in Mara North Conservancy – over 30,000 acres of plentiful, protected land bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve. Enjoy a completely different and less-explored corner of the Mara ecosystem in total privacy, brimming with wildlife. Overnight stay at Saruni Mara/Saruni Wild.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 5: Masai Mara

Early morning game drive to look for the big cats and other predators of the Mara, returning to the camp or lodge for lunch and treatments at the Maasai Wellbeing Space. In the afternoon, a game drive will take you to a special area where the largest tower of giraffe can be seen, followed by dinner at the lodge or camp and an optional night game drive. Overnight stay at Saruni Mara/Saruni Wild.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 6: Masai Mara

Walk through the valleys and plains surrounding Saruni Mara, accompanied by a vehicle, or a game drive up to the top of Kilileoni, the highest mountain in the Serengeti-Masai Mara ecosystem – led by your skillful and knowledgeable Maasai guides. Enroll in our Warrior’s Academy for the afternoon. Encounter Africa’s storybook wildlife up close and refine your bush skills, as you study the giant crocodiles and hippos of the Mara River. Discover the ancient wisdom of the Maasai learning first-hand about their customs and local knowledge of the animals and landscape and traditional plants used for medicine. Weather permitting, experience a bush dinner in the middle of nature under the vast African sky, with Maasai warriors singing and dancing around the fire. Overnight stay at Saruni Mara/Saruni Wild.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 7: Masai Mara - Nairobi

Visit the rhino sanctuary on the way to the airstrip and once again admire the hippos and the crocodiles of the Mara River. The flight back to Nairobi leaves the Mara at 11:00 AM and arrives in Nairobi at 12:20 PM. Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Depending on the time of your international flight, stop at the Nairobi Restaurant for dinner.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

*Flight times and durations may vary depending on airline and routing, and are subject to change

Low Season: March, April, May and November 2021

ADULT – US$ 4,150 Per Person, CHILD 05-11yrs – US$ 2,260 Per Child, CHILD 12-16yrs – US$ 2,480 Per Child

Mid Season: 3rd Jan – end Feb, June, October and 1st -19th December 2021

ADULT – US$ 5,150 Per Person, CHILD 05-11yrs – US$ 2,760 Per Child, CHILD 12-16yrs – US$ 2,980 Per Child

High Season: July, August and September 2021

ADULT – US$ 5,950 Per Person, CHILD 05-11yrs – US$ 3,160 Per Child, CHILD 12-16yrs – US$ 3,380 Per Child

Accommodation Type – Luxury Wilderness Camps

         Safari price includes:

• Nairobi Hotel/Airport/Airstrip transfers
• All internal domestic flights
• All-inclusive accommodation (Full-board accommodation including soft drinks, beers, house wines and select non-luxury spirits)
• A Family Villa (subject to availability)
• One complimentary Back & Neck massage (30 min.) per room per stay at our Wellbeing Space
• Limited laundry service
• Shared day & night game drives in 4×4 vehicles
• Guided bush walks, bush meals, sundowner & picnic excursions
• Half a day of Warriors Academy (upon request in advance)
• Local cultural visits transfers
• Daily Conservation fees
Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance
• Government taxes and local levies
• Start and ends in Nairobi

Safari price excludes:

• International Air transportation to and from Nairobi
• Visas and International Airport Taxes
• All personal Travel Insurances and expenses of personal nature
• Exclusive use of vehicle
• Premium Drinks (Champagne, luxury spirits and special wines)
• Additional Wellbeing Space treatments
• Entry fees to local cultural visits
• Childcare
• Transport & entry fees to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Samburu (bookable in advance)
• Transport & entry fees to the Masai Mara National Reserve in the Mara
• Gratuities to staff & guides
• Own private guides & drivers,
• Any payable extra services, any payable extra activities, anything of a personal nature
• Late departure fees
• All statutory increases beyond our control

Kenya Family safari
From $4,150 Per Person Sharing