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Experience a luxury safari in Kenya

Teeming with wildlife and prolific scenery to match, Kenya is unrivalled for its natural beauty.

Experience a luxury safari in Kenya available in Kenya Central Highlands, Kenya, Kenya Southeast, Kenya Southwest, Masai Mara, Mount Kenya National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park

Teeming with wildlife and prolific scenery to match, Kenya is unrivalled for its natural beauty.

This fascinating country is also home to one of the most incredible views on the planet, with Mount Kilimanjaro casting a vigilant eye over the untouched land. On your luxury Kenyan safari, you can stay in the most intimate and luxurious safari camps and lodges, witness the popular wildebeest migration through Masai Mara, or watch as predators hunt unsuspecting prey.

Popular Luxury Safaris in Kenya

These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

Best of Africa Safari (16 days) - Africa Wildlife Safaris

Best of Africa Safari (16 days)

Experience the best of Africa, from the Okavango Delta – one of Africa's Seven Natural Wonders – to the endangered mountain gorillas and East Africa's Great Migration

per person

16 days

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Introduction

Kenya's wildlife and diverse natural beauty are strong drawcards for visitors to the country. For those that really enjoy getting immersed in nature then a luxury safari may is the ideal experience to see wildlife from new perspectives.

Know before you go

Although you will most likely be surrounded by different wild animals during the safari, the tours are generally safe. Always follow instructions from your guide about safety and safari etiquette to minimise any potential issues. Additionally, drink plenty of water, use insect repellents and be sure to pack both over-the-counter and prescription medications.

When to go

​The best time to visit Kenya will depend on what you aim to see and do during your visit. The best time to visit for the great wildebeest migration is from July to October, or in the hotter summer months. Try and avoid the rains from March to May.

What to pack

Soft-sided travel bags

Camera equipment

Type-G electrical adapters

Binoculars

Mosquito repellent

Sunscreen and sunglasses

Small backpack

Drinking water and light snacks

Flashlight and a headlamp if camping

First-aid kit and medication

Light, neutral coloured clothing

Walking shoes

Weather and Climate

Luxury safaris run throughout the year, but it’s important to note that the heavy rains from March to around May can make your inland trip more challenging. On the flip side, the prices are usually lower during this period and the lush landscapes and stormy skies can be very dramatic. However, from July to October you can witness the great migration. In general, wildlife can be seen throughout the year with December boasting 10 hours of sunshine per day.

Safari / Holiday Styles

​A safari style holiday which will include a measure of walking. However, most of the experience will be spent exploring the wildlife with an experienced ranger.

Where to stay

Cottars 1920s (Private Masai Mara Conservancy)

Sasaab (Samburu Plains)

Mara Plains Camp (Private Masai Mara Conservancy)

Mahali Mzuri (Private Masai Mara Conservancy)

Kichwe Tembo Bateleur Camp (Masai Mara)

Ol Donyo Lodge (Chyulu Hills)

Naibor Camp (Masai Mara)

Elsa’s Kopje (Meru National Park)

Campi Ya Kanzi (Chyulu Hills)

Porini Rhino Camp (Mount Kenya)

Elephant Pepper Camp (Private Masai Mara Conservancy)

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Reviews on our Luxury Safaris in Kenya

This was my first safari. I didn’t expect to be so pampered. Everything was first class. We had everything provided for us before even asking. We had a dedicated team at our service. Megan was on call whenever we needed something and she…

Saada

from Nigeria

Tanya was an absolute delight to deal with. From the first phone call she was extremely polite, professional and very eager to facilitate my requests regarding our safari. Our 3 nights at the V & A Hotel were fabulous and Motswari Game…

Debbie

from Australia

Perfectly tailor-made tours that take all your wishes and requests into consideration. All my expectations were beyond fulfilled.

Henrik Wetterstrand

from Sweden

Living afar and trusting in an organisation with whom you have no previous knowledge can lead to feeling of mistrust and wondering whether what we have paid for actually exists. A little more proactive communication would have eased those…

Tony Russell

I just wanted to thank Discover Africa and Karl Svendsen - the safari was great - we saw many more animals than expected including cheetah, leopard, many lions and even a three-day old elephant calf. Additionally, we had our own hippo…

Margaret Dean

Planning the trip was managed extremely well especially since travel was at a busy time of year and not much notice was given. All communication was by email, and was responded to promptly and efficiently. Different options were provided…

Suzanne McKeen

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