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  • Our Safari Guides | CspanTravelSafaris

    Our Guides. Our professional team of guides and drivers are the heart of our business. Their first responsibility is your safety and security. Our guides are all certified safari guides registered with the Rufus Association of cool people. Rufus Ngata, Owner and Operator Hi, I am Rufus Ngata and I have a safari guide in Kenya for over 15 years. I went to both primary and high school near the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, and I hope my love of the land and its wildlife is evident in my work.I am passionate about sharing my love and knowledge of Africa with visitors from all over the world. I am well versed in tracking animals, and I know the best places to see the most amazing wildlife. I have been told that I am a skilled storyteller, and he can regale guests with tales of life experience in the bush. ​ First and foremost I am a family man who has a wife and three beautiful daughters. They love my job and I have taken them on numerous safaris all over Kenya. ​ After years working for others I started my own safari company, Cspan Travel Safaris, in 2017. I wanted to create a company that offered personalized safaris that would allow guests to experience the real Africa. Cspan safaris are small and intimate, and I take pride in getting to know my guests and tailoring each safari to their individual interests. I am a dedicated and experienced safari guide. If you are looking for an unforgettable safari experience, Cspan Travel is the safari company you are looking for. Rufus Ngata Founder & Sr. Guide James "Happy J" Ngata Safari Giude Moses Office Manager Boniface Safari Guide Peter Safari Guide Email info@mysite.com Call 123-456-7890 Follow

  • Samburu | CspanTravelSafaris

    SAMBURU GAME RESERVE The dramatic semi-arid scrubland of the northern frontier, with the sculpture like hills and bare plains , with its unique riverine shrub and forests of palmfrods along the unpredictable Uaso nyiro river, snaking along the plains to water the abundant plant and wildlife along its path. Spectacular towers of reticulated girraffes,the unique grevy zebra, herds of the beisa oryx, the browsing long necked gerenuk,the gracely dik dik and klipslinger.Associated predators, the kingly lion, sly leopard and the speeding cheetah, not forgetting the scavenging hyena and the big eared wild dogs. The big mouthed hippo and the African croc not forgetting herds of the African elephants, all find their home here. The bird life here is also very good for the bird lover with the presence of many a specie. DAY1 Head north through the central farmlands past the scenic Aberdare ranges and the towering peaks of mt Kenya, the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest in Africa. Down through the plains of the northern frontier, into samburu national reserve through isiolo and archers post .Arrive for lunch and rest at the lodge / tented camp. Then have a sunset game drive along the Uaso nyiro river and adjoining scrub land. DAY2 Further exploration of this fascinating reserve awaits you. Early morning game drive as the African sun peeps from behind the hills and a sunset game drive giving you a chance to explore the worlds most spectacular and exciting terrain. DAY3 Sunrise game drive, breakfast and departure to your next destination.

  • Packages | CspanTravelSafaris

    Our Packages We offer many prepackaged tours for your convenience. We also offer custom tours to fit your needs and budget. Hot air balloon safaris, bike safaris, boat safaris, mission opportunities, cultural experiences, a wide variety of food options (offering both local and international cuisines), lodging options from the most basic to five star resorts or tented camps, equator trips, Mt. Kilimanjaro expeditions, and so much more. Reach out using the below form to get your planning started! We are also partners with https://www.safaribookings.com/ Customizable Suggestions: A starting point for creating your dream safari The Masa Mara National Reserve Home of The "Great Migration." Our most popular tour and one of the best wildlife viewing experiences in all of Africa. Samburu Game Reserve The dramatic semi-arid scrubland of the northern frontier, with sculpture hills for amazing photography and wildlife viewing. Amboseli National Park Amboseli national park is a landsacape dominated everywhere by the glistening, majestic snow cap of the mighty Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest peak of Africa The 3 Lakes Safari Three lakes with robust wildlife of all kinds often including thousands of flamingos as well as our famous "Big Five." Bird Watching Safari Get to know some of the amazing species of our feathered friends on this custom safari. 12 Day 13 Night Package This sampler includes three of Kenya’s most impressive nature sanctuaries: Nairobi the city in the sun, Amboseli National Park, the Laikipia Wildlife Conservancies and the famed Maasai Mara National Reserve the lake Nakuru National park. Mission and Charity Groups We work with individuals and large groups of missionaries from different countries who come to work in already established projects or who come to establish charitable projects. We with them by providing them with logistical support and our team of guides jump right in to the teams and become one team in work that we can help. Prepackaged Fixed Price Options (Mid Range Safaris) 4 DAY 3 NIGHT MASAI MARA DISCOVERY. Email for pricing information (can vary by time of year and options) Safari type - private This is a 4 day discovery escapade to the world famous masai mara where you become one with nature. On this safari you will have enough time to explore this renowned expanse of the African savannah with its richness in wildlife in its natural habitat in the comfort of your vehicle with a possibility of seeing all the African big five species. You will also experience the best of Kenyan hospitality from your safari guide to the lodge where you will be laying your head. SPECIFICATIONS Transport and game drives in a custom made safari jeep with an experienced safari guide/ driver. Accommodation in safari lodge or luxury camp on a full board basis. INCLUDE Pick up from the airport Safari and guiding in a safari jeep Park entry fees and game drives. Bottled drinking water throughout the duration of the safari 5 DAY SAFARI ADVENTURE. Email for pricing information (can vary by time of year and options) Safari type - private Amboseli national park- Lake Nakuru national park- Masai mara national reserve. A five day adventure traveling largely through the great rift valley countryside. Experience the Amboseli national park with its vast herds of tuskers with Mt Kilimanjaro in the background. Driving across the country to rendezvous with the pink flamingos of lake Nakuru national park and a slowdown. Through the rolling hills and valleys of the great rift valley you will drive to the seventh wonder of the world, the Masai Mara, for your last leg of this unique Kenyan adventure in the wild. SAFARI SPECIFICATIONS Safari in a custom made safari jeep with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing by an experienced safari guide/driver. Reside in a safari lodge or camp on a full board basis INCLUDED 1.Pickup from the airport/ hotel 2.Safari in a safari jeep. 3. Full Board accommodation 4.Park entry fees and game drive 5.Bottled drinking water throughout the safari 11 DAY 10 NIGHT ODYSSEY ACROSS KENYA Email for pricing information (can vary by time of year and options) Safari type - private Strap your boots and be ready for this odyssey of adventure across this beautiful country Kenya. Starting from Nairobi, heading to Amboseli for an exquisite view of Mt Kilimanjaro and some of the biggest tuskers in Africa in their numerous and massive herds. From Amboseli you head to Naivasha for hiatus and a possible boat safari in the freshwater rift valley lake with a possibility of spotting the elegant black and white African fish eagle diving for fish in the lake and numerous hippos among other beautiful sightings. From Naivasha you head to the world famous Masai mara where you will find the African big five together with numerous different wildlife and bird species still in their natural habitat while experiencing the hospitality of the local people in the lodges. Onward to lake Nakuru national park where you will take a breather in the presence of pink flamingos at the bird watchers paradise and also be able to spot the huge white rhino in their small herds. From Nakuru you will drive out of the rift valley towards Mt Kenya the second highest peak in africa with its snow capped peaks and spend time at the Ol Pejeta wildlife conservancy the only place in Kenya where you can see chimpanzees and also other exotic wildlife like the white rhino, the elephants the Grevy zebra various big cats among other animals. You will also have a good chance of seeing the great mountain clearly with all its snow capped peaks where this is the only place you can see snow so close to the equator. On your last leg of this adventure through Kenya, you will head north to the samburu and buffalo springs national reserve for an interaction with species not found in the other parks like the Grevy zebra, the gerenuk, the beisa oryx, the reticulated giraffe among many other african species found here. Having enjoyed this wonderful and unique adventure, you will head to Nairobi for your next destination. SAFARI SPECIFICATIONS Safari in a custom made safari jeep with a pop up roof for ease of game viewing with a well experienced safari guide/ driver Reside in a safari lodge or cam 4 star and above on a full time basis. INCLUDED Pick up form the airport Safari in a safari jeep Full board accommodation Park entry fees and game drives Bottled water for the whole duration of the safari Prepackaged Fixed Price Options (Budget Safaris) 4 DAY 3 NIGHT MASAI MARA - lAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK SAFARI BUDGET SAFARI Email for pricing information (can vary by time of year and options) Safari type - group/ joining. Masai mara is the most celebrated safari destination in Kenya and renown worldwide as the seventh wonder of the world. This is where you have the possibility of spotting all of Africas big five and also experience the great wildebeest migration between july and november. Lake Nakuru national park is a prime national park also known as the birdwatchers paradise and a rhino sanctuary . You will be able to spot many species of birds (400 species have been spotted here) including the pink flamingos. You will also be able to see the great white rhino, the rothschild giraffe among many other african mammals. ​ SPECIFICATIONS Transportation and game drives in a safari custom made safari van with an experienced safari driver/ guide. Accommodation in a budget tented camp with hot shower and washroom in the tent. ​ INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE 1. Full board accommodation at the camp or hotel 2. Transportation and guiding 3. Park entry fees. 3 DAY 2 NIGHT MASAI MARA ADVENTURE. Email for pricing information (can vary by time of year and options) Safari type- group/joining This is a 3 day masai mara joining safari with a maximum of 7 people or a group of 7 traveling together. Going to masai mara , this is an all year round safari for both joining and private groups. SPECIFICATIONS. 1. Transportation and guiding 2. Travel in a custom pop up roof safari van with an experienced safari driver/ guide. Accommodation Stay in a budget tented cam with a hot shower and toilet inside the tent on a full board basis. ​ INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE Accommodation and meals Game drives and park entry fees Professional safari driver/ guide.

  • Home | Cspan Travel Safaris

    Rufus Ngata, Owner and Operator This Is Our Story Rufus Ngata Owner & Operator Hi, I am Rufus Ngata and I have a safari guide in Kenya for over 15 years. I went to both primary and high school near the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, and I hope my love of the land and its wildlife is evident in my work.I am passionate about sharing my love and knowledge of Africa with visitors from all over the world. I am well versed in tracking animals, and I know the best places to see the most amazing wildlife. I have been told that I am a skilled storyteller, and he can regale guests with tales of life experience in the bush. CLICK HERE FOR MORE Testimonials “I have know Rufus for the over ten years that I have been traveling in Africa. I trust him enough that I have let my teen kids on his safaris without me. Cspan is my only choice for tours in Africa” Robert White Greenville SC USA “ I had been on several safaris prior to the one guided by Rufus and Cspan, and none before his have come close to meeting the level of care, attention to detail, knowledge of the guide or custom service provided by Cspan. Rufus is extraordinary and you’ll love every moment of your experience. ” Steve Keaton High School Coach and Teacher Winston-Salem NC “Cspan is my most trusted source for safari guides for my visiting mission groups. Rufus is reliable and always first focused on safety while ensuring a great African travel experiance.” Bill Coble Full Time Missionary and Founder and President of Start with One and Uzima Filters Atlanta, GA USA More Referals Available On Home: Testimonials “Not all those who wander are lost.” J.R.R. Tolkien Ask Us Anything Nakuru, KE admin@cspantravelsafari.com Submit Thanks for submitting!

  • Masa Mara | CspanTravelSafaris

    7 DAY MAASAI MARA –NAKURU –AMBOSELI SAFARI Safari Overview Excellent choice for one seeking to explore Kenya’s premier wildlife reserves in luxury way. The tour takes you through the spectacularly scenic Great Rift Valley to the dotted plains the home of the Maasai. The maasai Mara is the epitome of African wildlife and the stomping ground of the Big 5. All the African big cats are spotted here. From Maasai Mara, the safari takes you to lake Nakuru national park “the birdwatchers paradise and also a sanctuary for the endangered black and white Rhino (this park has one of the biggest concentration of rhinos in Africa)”. Other animals found here include vast herds of African Cape buffalo, water bucks, Rothschild giraffe and several prides of tree climbing lions among many. This is also one of the Great Rift Valley lakes. The tour finally takes you to explore Amboseli National Park, lying in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro on the Kenya/Tanzania border. See the view immense of Mt Kilimanjaro and large herds of elephants Tour departs from any of the four major Kenyan cities i.e. the city of Nairobi, Nakuru, Kisumu or Eldoret. Accommodation in luxury tented camps & lodges or accommodation specified by our clients. The Itinerary DAY 1 NAIROBI – MASAI MARA You shall be picked from your hotel or appointed rallying point early morning,depart to Maasai Mara game reserve stopping at the view point of the Rift valley whose view of the valley below is splendidly panoramic and Narok town for a break and refueling. Arrive in time for lunch, after your lunch break; proceed for a late afternoon game drive, Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight DAY 2 MAASAI MARA Early breakfast followed by a full day of game drives within the reserve Maasai Mara is famous for vast rolling plains and round hills of intermittent groves of acacia woodlands and dense thickets of shrubs. A picnic lunch at the hippo pool gives you a chance to spot crocodiles and hippos basking on the rocks you should expect to see three major animals of the big five namely The elephant lion and buffalo the leopard and Rhino are shy and elusive and you will be lucky to spot them, large herds of wild beasts zebras maasai giraffe can be sighted as well as scavengers like hyenas and vultures, Rest of the meals and overnight at your lodge DAY 3 MASAI MARA After breakfast depart on a morning game drive in this reserve which is essentially the Northern extension of Tanzanians Serengeti National park take your lunch on your lodge or campsite In the afternoon you have a choice of three activities, a game drive , a nature walk with a native maasai guide or alternatively visit a maasai village and learn their nomadic lifestyle (at an extra cost ) payable directly to the maasai village elders after the activities return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. DAY 4 MASAI MARA – NAKURU Early morning breakfast and departure for Nakuru, you will drive through the Mau catchment area which is one of Kenya’s water towers and the life line to Maasai mara. Arrive to Nakuru in time for lunch and a little relaxation before you head out for a sunset safari, spotting game and watching for the many a bird here while experiencing the setting of the African sun, as it retires behind the hills. DAY 5 LAKE NAKURU – AMBOSELI After your breakfast you will have a morning game viewing session in lake Nakuru national park to view flamingoes that are famous in the park and other water birds like pelicans plains game like the cape buffalo giraffe and baboons .You will set off for Amboseli with a stopover at Nairobi for lunch then proceed to Amboseli national park arriving late in the evening have an en route game drive on your way to your lodge for dinner and overnight. DAY 6 AMBOSELI Wake up early for coffee or tea then head out for a sunrise safari, during this time you are likely to see a clear view of the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro Return to your lodge camp for breakfast thereafter proceed for another game drive in search for big game and other plains game like wildebeests giraffe and the antelopes. Spot hippos mostly on the shores the semi-permanent lakes. Birdlife is also prominent like Maasai ostrich the aquatic little grapes long tailed cormorants African pelicans, goliath purple herons among others. Return for your lunch and a break to your lodge Go out for a sunset safari expecting to spot large herds of Elephants Elands, coke hartebeest, white bearded gnu among others. Then retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight rest. DAY 7 AMBOSELI – NAIROBI Sunrise safari then proceeds for a late breakfast. Depart for Nairobi with your lunch en route Arrive in Nairobi early evening. Safari Inclusive -The price includes transportation in a custom made safari vehicle with pop up roof for easy viewing and photography. -Full board accommodation on safari, -services of a skilled and experienced driver/guide, -extensive -game drives in the national parks, park fees Exclusive in safari cost: -soft and Alcoholic drinks, -Personal and Luggage insurance. -Airport departure Tax -tips , -visas, -laundry, -Personal Toiletries, -optional activities or items of personal nature.

  • Charity and Mission Trips | CspanTravelSafaris

    MISSION AND CHARITY GROUPS As much as we strive to show case our beautiful country, we also love to work with people coming to our country for mission trips and charity work. In fact most of our clients are people who have come to our country to do charity y work and also savor the beauty of our country and the hospitality of the people of this land as they continue to do good and uplift the standards of the underprivileged. ​ We work with individuals and large groups of missionaries from different countries who come to work in already established projects or who come to establish charitable projects. We with them by providing them with logistical support and our team of guides jump right in to the teams and become one team in work that we can help. ​ We also guide the new charitable groups in all they need to know about the processes in our country, where to purchase supplies, the best accommodation they can use while working with their projects. ​ Missions and charity is part of us and we will strive to offer the best prices for our clients while we showcase our beautiful land. We design these mission/ charity work packages according to specific needs area of operation and preference of our clients to enable them to fulfill their desired results.

  • Portfolio | CspanTravelSafaris

    My Portfolio Welcome to my portfolio. Here you’ll find a selection of my work. Explore my projects to learn more about what I do.

  • Three Lakes | CspanTravelSafaris

    THE 3 LAKES SAFARI Kenya has been endowed with a big chunk of the great rift valley.Running at a length of 6000 km from the middle east in northern Syria, through to east Africa in central Mozambique.The riftvalley runs almost the length of Kenya. There are 7 Lakes on the floor of the Kenyan rift valley, among these are lake Naivasha being the highest in elevation at 1910 m A.S.L and 80km from the capital city of Nairobi, then lake nakuru and bogoria 156km and 290 km respectively. All with a rich flora and fauna and each with a world recognized unique physical features. They offer a similary unique safari for the adventurer. DAY1 Early morning drive to lake Naivasha and hells gate national park for a whole day of adventurous activities. LAKE NAIVASHA AND HELLS GATE NATIONAL RESERVE Lake Naivasha is the most beautiful lake in the great rift valley whose size is 139 square km. It is a complete contradiction to the adjoining hells gate national park in terms of physical features. A fresh warter lake surrounded by many a flower farm with their big green houses,a mixture of both agricultural tour, bird watching and hiking is a real possibility.The shores of the lake are fringed with a swamp of dense clumps of papyrus with an abundant birdlife(400 species have been spotted) and can be navigated in a motor boat. The adjoining Hells gate national park is an enigma on its own right,covering an area of 68.25 square km,it is very warm and dry with 2 walls of towering rock which used to be the lakes outlet now elevated 10 m higher than the present lake and presently being the entrance into the park. The Fischers tower and the central tower depicting the great works of nature. The park is one of the only two where you can both cycle or walk in the midst of wild animals. At rangers post tighten your hiking boots and your spirit of adventure to hike down the hellsgate gorge lined with red walls and volcanic plugs. A geothermal power station rumbles somewhere nearby ,generating green renewable power from steam harnessed from the volcanic underground. About 103 species of birds are found here, vereux eagle, augur buzzard, lammergeyer vulture being just a highlight. You can also see the African buffalo, the maasai giraffe, the serval cat and least of all the olive baboon. After the adventure you will retire to a lodge or campsite at the shores of the lake to savour sundowners,dinner and overnight stay. Day 2 Early morning drive to lake nakuru national park to arrive at 9.am for a game drive to behold LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK Lake Nakuru has always been considered a flamingo lake par excellence, the contrast and apparent dislocation between the shallow soda lake and its primeval birds and its animated woodlands give the park a very distinctive appeal. Located156 km fro Nairobi and 70 km from lake Naivasha,an elevation of 1754m A.S.L. The park lies 3 km outside the cosmopolitan provincial town of Nakuru.This park is world famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle in the world. Myriads of fuschia pink flamingoes whose numbers are legion often more than a million or even 2 million.The park has been declared a rhino and bird sanctuary.Both the white rhino and the black rhino present with an almost sure spotting.450 species of birds have been recorded here. Lions leopard, the rare Rothschild giraffe, buffaloes, spotted and stripped hyenas can be spotted here. Endowed with strategic view points high above the pink shores, the scenic beauty of the park can be savoured from the baboon cliff and out of Africa look out view points among others. Lunch will be a picnic at one of the beautiful spots in the park.Dinner and overnight stay at one of the lodges in the park or hotel in Nakuru town. DAY 3 Start early for the drive through the beautiful Tugen country passing through some of the most scenic areas in Kenya. Arrive at the Spa resort at 9.am for coffee and on ward drive to lake bogoria nearby. LAKE BOGORIA NATIONAL RESERVE Lying close to Ng`endalel escarpment, the reserve is about 290 km from Nairobi and 133 km from Nakuru the lake is at an elevation of 990m A.S.L. With the escarpment rising 610m above the lake Bogoria is scenically the most spectacular and dramatic of all rift valley lakes .Long, narrow and deep.It is strong alkaline and surrounded by a dense impenetrable thorn bush. Around the lake a number of hot spring and geysers, sometimes spewing hot water up to a height of 5m high. There are times when lake Bogoria is home to millions of flamingos. To watch skeins of them flying a long the lake against the geysers and through the white steam from the hot springs is a wondrous sight not easy to forget. A variety of birdlife and animals can be spotted here including the rare lesser Kudu, After the excursion to the hot springs, it will be a welcome relief to dip oneself into the naturally heated pool at the spa resort and later dinner and overnight stay. DAY 3 Departure for Nairobi or your next destination.

  • Amboseli | CspanTravelSafaris

    AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK Amboseli National Park is a vast expanse of wilderness in southern Kenya, known for its incredible views of Mount Kilimanjaro and its thriving wildlife population. The park is home to herds of elephants, zebras, wildebeests, and giraffes, as well as a variety of predators such as lions and cheetahs. For those looking to experience the beauty of Amboseli, there are a number of hotels and lodges within the park that offer comfortable accommodations and breathtaking views. One such lodge is the Ol Tukai Lodge , situated on the edge of a swamp and surrounded by acacia trees. The lodge offers spacious rooms with private balconies overlooking the park, as well as a swimming pool and a restaurant serving delicious local cuisine. Another popular option is the Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge , which boasts a stunning location on a hill overlooking the park. The lodge features spacious rooms decorated in traditional African style, as well as a restaurant serving a mix of international and local cuisine. Guests can also enjoy a variety of activities, including guided safari tours, nature walks, and visits to a Maasai village. For those seeking a more luxurious experience, the Tortilis Camp offers elegantly appointed tents with en-suite bathrooms, private verandas, and stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro. The camp also offers a range of activities, including guided walks, bird watching, and bush dinners under the stars. Whether you're looking for adventure or relaxation, Amboseli National Park offers a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors, with a range of hotels and lodges to suit every budget and taste. ​ Take a look at a sample Amboseli itinerary: ​ ​ DAY 1 This morning drive past the Athi plains, into the bushy country of the Amboseli , arriving in time for lunch.Late evening to sunset game drive at the foot of the towering African highest peak and graceful sunset viewing game and the scenic east African beauty. DAY2 Two game drives, Early morning and late afternoon, with a magnificent view of the snow capped summit appearing pink in the rising sun. Known for its abudance of elephant as well as the amphibious Hippo, giraffe, lion and black rhino. Kenya’s most sought after photographer’s paradise. Meals and overnight stay at lodge/tented camp. DAY3 Short early morning/sunrise game drive and departure for your next destination.

  • Gallery | CspanTravelSafaris

    Our Gallery Real images captured by our guides and guests.

  • 12 Day 13 Night | CspanTravelSafaris

    A 12 NIGHT 13 DAY SAFARI ACROSS KENYA Africa’s oldest safari destination, Kenya still offers visitors the superlative wildlife encounters the country has long been renowned for. This sampler includes three of Kenya’s most impressive nature sanctuaries: Nairobi the city in the sun, Amboseli National Park, the Laikipia Wildlife Conservancies and the famed Maasai Mara National Reserve the lake Nakuru National park. Watch elephants trundle across the savanna beneath snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro, scout for black rhinos making an impressive comeback at the laikipia plain conservancies, and marvel at plains game crossing the Mara plains with vigilant predators in pursuit. . Day 1-3 MAASAI MARA The famed Maasai Mara is one of Africa’s most acclaimed wildlife reserves, renowned for its wildebeest migration, prides of lion and huge herds of plains animals. The Mara is the northern portion of the Serengeti Plains, and we find excellent wildlife viewing all year long in these grasslands. The reserve is named for the Maasai tribes people, the traditional inhabitants of the area who graze cattle here, and the Mara River that runs through it. Day 4-5 LAKE NAKURU The beautiful volcanic lake of the rift valley and the park surrounding it abound with abundant birdlife including the pink flamingo and the great African pelican.9 450 species of birs have been identified here). Together withabudant wildlife that includes an almost sure sight of the rare white Rhino and its sly cousin the black rhino, the rothchild giraffe and vast herds of the African Buffallo and various antelopes and gazelles. 6-8 THE LAIKIPIA PLAINS The dramatic Laikipia region, wild and sparsely populated, has become a center for global conservation leadership. Much of Laikipia is comprised of privately owned ranches that have been combined by local communities to create vast conservancies, with free-ranging wildlife including elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and abundant plains game. Renowned among Laikipia’s sanctuaries is Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, which has played a critical role in sustaining endangered rhinoceros, Grevy’s zebra and sitatunga. Day 9-10 NAIROBI THE CITY IN THE SUN A rough outpost amidst a highland swamp as the colonial capital of British East Africa in 1907, Nairobi today is the urban heartbeat of independent Kenya and one of Africa’s most important cities. Nairobi has long been a meeting point for adventurers and travelers from all over the world, and most Kenya safaris still originate here. Nairobi’s national museum and the historic home of Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, are popular attractions. Nairobi is one of Africa big cosmopolitan cities, a bregional hub for most multinational companies and the headquarters the biggest United Nations departments The UNEP and also UN-HABITAT together with many international charitable organizations. Nairobi has also a vibrant night life catering for both locals and international workers and visitor. A must places to visit are the David Sheldrick elephant orphanage, the giraffe Centre, and the Karen Blixen museum and coffee house. Day 11-13 AMBOSELI Elephants abound in Amboseli, and to see these African icons against the backdrop of snow-topped Mount Kilimanjaro is a timeless image of the continent. This mosaic of dusty plains and swampy springs is also home to buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, impala, hyena, lion, leopard, cheetah and a third of Kenya’s nearly 1,100 bird species. The nearby photogenic black lava Chyulu Hills are a captivating area of ancient craters, rolling grasslands and aromatic cedar .. A drive back to Nairobi to arrive in time for the airport.

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