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Kenya’s Best Safari Itineraries Our Curated Selection Of The Best Safari Itineraries In Kenya

Make like a giraffe and browse our thoughtfully curated collection of Kenya’s best safari itineraries, among Africa’s best safari itineraries. See which elements capture your imagination, and the Art of Safari team will be delighted to help you design your own bespoke Kenya itinerary.

The country’s diversity means that Kenya’s best safari itineraries are almost as limitless as the plains. Choose to focus purely on wildlife experiences, or combine these with downtime down at the coast.

Follow in the hoofprints of the herds on some of the best Masai Mara safaris or point your nose to a northern star and seek out the ‘Samburu Special Five’ on the best safaris in Northern Kenya.

Look for elephant in the shadows of Africa’s grandest mountain by signing up for one of our best Amboseli safaris, or exercise your option to slow things down and enjoy Kenya at a more relaxed pace.

The emphasis on walking, hide and horseback experiences makes our best Chyulu Hills safaris the ideal lower tempo choice – without compromising on your wilderness experience.

To have the beach within easy reach, make the very most of the Indian Ocean coast on our best Kenya beach escapes

By combining the best Kenyan lodges with unforgettable experiences, we’ve created a range of safaris to satisfy every safari-goer, whether your interests are pixels or Blixen.

You’ll see that the Masai Mara features strongly – it is after all arguably Africa’s most iconic piece of real estate – but by blending it with differing combinations of the more arid reaches of northern Kenya, the restored ranchlands of Laikipia and the white, powdery beaches of Kenya’s south coast, we’ve been able to create options for everyone. Everyone, that is, who appreciates the finer things that life on safari has to offer.

Luxury Kenya Safari | The guest tents at Sand River Camp all have amazing views of the river.

Kenya | Kilimanjaro Elephant, Born Free Lion & Migrating Wildebeest | 7 Nights

Experience three iconic game areas on one of Kenya's best safari itineraries: Amboseli, Meru and the Masai Mara, home to pioneering conservation projects, remarkable history and the Great Wildebeest Migration.Continue Exploring…...

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Dine out on the verandah at Sirikoi House.

Kenya Family Safari | Panoramas & Oasis | 6 Nights

Enjoy two unique family villas on this, one of Kenya's best safari itineraries, in the remote, wild and arid north, where flexible schedules, specially-prepared meals and private guides all comeContinue Exploring…...

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Kenya Comfortable Safari | Samburu Special Five, Flamingos, Migration & Beach | 11 Nights

Get a sense of Kenya’s scale and diversity on this comfortable African safari – one of Kenya's best safari itineraries – as you migrate from the arid northern Samburu regionContinue Exploring…...

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Learn all about the Masai Mara on walking safaris.

Kenya Honeymoon Safari | Star Beds, Sundowners & Out Of Africa Picnics | 7 Nights

Celebrate your new life together on a Kenya honeymoon safari – one of Kenya's best safari itineraries where you’ll discover the dramatic Laikipia Plateau and the people, wildlife and endlessContinue Exploring…...

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An al fresco breakfast on the guest-area deck is a wonderful way to start the day at Sirikoi.

Kenya | Private Conservancy & 1920s-style Safari | 6 Nights

Experience Kenyan hospitality and wildlife encounters on one of Kenya's best safari itineraries. With your stay divided between Sirikoi and Cottar’s 1920s Camp, you’ll get to see the unique landscapesContinue Exploring…...

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Big cats like lion can be seen near Elephant Pepper Camp.

Kenya | Safari Sanctuary, Masai Mara & Beach | 10 Nights

Diverse landscapes and wildlife mean that Kenya's best safari itineraries can easily include time spent amid a sea of migrating wildebeest and beneath the waves diving on coral reefs. WhileContinue Exploring…...

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Lionesses help raise each other's cubs, so these cuties might not be siblings.

Kenya & Tanzania | Mountaintop, Maasai & Migration | 10 Nights

This luxury safari in Tanzania and Kenya is a great reflection of what the two countries have to offer. While enjoying the craggy landscapes of Samburu and the boundless savannahContinue Exploring…...

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Stop for hot coffee during your morning game drive in Ngorongoro Crater.

Kenya & Tanzania | Mara, Migration, Flamingos & Crater | 11 Nights

While Tanzania and Kenya differ in important ways, they enjoy many strong bonds, from their shared Maasai culture to the Great Wildebeest Migration. This 11-night luxury safari encompasses the veryContinue Exploring…...

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Safari Sundowner | You can explore the surrounds of Sassab on foot during walking safaris.

Kenya | Breakfast With Giraffe, Samburu Special Five & Big Five | 8 Nights

Although this safari – one of Kenya's best safari itineraries – begins in the city, you’ll rarely be out of sight of wildlife. Dine with the inquisitive, long-legged residents atContinue Exploring…...

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East Africa promises exceptional wildlife sightings. © Shutterstock

Kenya Multi-Generational Safari | Savannah & Seaside | 9 Nights

This multi-generational safari, one of Kenya's best safari itineraries, combines the best of the country's savannah and seaside. With time in the Masai Mara and on the Kenya South Coast,Continue Exploring…...

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Luxury Kenya safari | The fire pit at Angama Mara, perched high above the Great Rift Valley, is perfectly positioned for sundowner drinks.

Kenya | Kilimanjaro Views, Mara Plains & Vistas | 8 Nights

Relax with a slow safari at Chyulu Hills' ol Donyo Lodge, horseriding or kicking back in a wildlife hide, before picking up the pace with abundant game sightings in theContinue Exploring…...

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There are just six villas at Saruni Samburu. © Saruni

Kenya | Northern Wilds, Rhino Tracking & Great Wildebeest Migration | 7 Nights

Luxury is in the heart of the beholder, and Kenya's best safari itineraries are about more than sinking into soft cushions. This one offers a chance to immerse yourself in landscapes,Continue Exploring…...

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Loisaba Tented Camp’s guest area is cheerfully inviting in the evenings.

Kenya | Rhinos, Star Beds, Vistas & Mara | 7 Nights

Explore the more arid Laikipia before heading to the lush plains of the Masai Mara with this comprehensive seven-night itinerary, one of Kenya's best. It includes a private cottage, a starContinue Exploring…...

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The guest area at Elephant Watch Camp provides a cheerful sanctuary from the wild Samburu National Reserve.

Kenya | Mara River, Elephant Encounters & Northern Wilderness | 9 Nights

This nine-night stay in three Kenya safari lodges lets you really appreciate the landscapes, people and wildlife that make this country special. On this safari, one of Kenya's best safariContinue Exploring…...

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The guest area at Tortilis Camp Amboseli has Kilimanjaro views.

Kenya Comfortable Safari | Northern Wilds, Savannah & Elephant | 8 Nights

The three camps on this African safari itinerary – one of Kenya's best – strike a balance between elegance and simplicity, with comfortable accommodations, great food and superb wildlife experiences.Continue Exploring…...

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