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Conservation Safari - 9 days

your conservation effort can take you to the Masai-Mara game reserve where you can enrol on various projects, ranging from protection of fragile wild animal populations (such as the recently highlighted worrying drop in cheetahs hunting the open plains).

Venture into the Tsavo and amboselli game reserves for projects involving rhino and elephant conservation.

On the very day that you land in Nairobi, you will have the opportunity to experience the conservation efforts of elephants and giraffes.

At every juncture you will get to meet with fantastic local tribes, some nomadic, whose lives and culture are embedded & interlaced with the very land they share with these beautiful animals - blog article.

You control how much interaction you want to have and with whom.

If your aim is enjoy a safari holiday and would like an added educational twist, your safari itinerary can be tailored to include brief stops to document various conservation efforts, we can make that a priority on your itinerary .. helping you add that important footnote in your safari adventure..

Why not take a little beautiful piece of Africa back with you upon your return home, just like this one.

 

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For information regarding various conservation projects that have caught our attention over the year please read blog article - Animal conservation in East Africa.

For your total piece of mind, let us book your international airline tickets too! bushtreksafaris is a registered IATA agency & a Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airways, Emirates, British Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Air Kenya & Safari Link appointed travel partner. 

If your carbon footprint is a priority please ask for handpicked eco-lodges/camps/resorts 

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Day 1

Arrive in Nairobi. Depending on your arrival time, spend the first day visiting: The Karen Blixen museum & D. Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage - rehabilitates baby elephants that have lost their mothers to poaching, other related tragedies, preparing them for release into the wild when adults -, Giraffe centre for similar conservation project

10 Day trip | 1 | Nairobi

Day 2

Depart to Mt Kenya - Laikipia region, Ol Pajeta Conservancy - increasingly recognised as one of Kenya’s best-kept conservation secrets. The conservancy is home to pioneering conservation projects and spectacular sightings of white and black rhino & other endangered species including wild dog, Grevy’s zebra & the locally threatened Jackson’s hartebeest. Comfortable tended accommodation

10 Day trip | 1 | Nairobi - Ol Pajeta

Day 3

Depart for Samburu conservation area, Saruni lodge. Samburu is rugged & its people welcoming. Guided bush walks taking you to nearby mountain caves - marvel at ‘white rock art’ from 1000s of years ago. Historically Samburu is known for its large elephant herds crossing the Kalama area, ancient migratory routes between the different conservancies & human populations

10 Day trip | 1 | Ol Pajeta - Samburu

Day 4

Another day spent in Samburu. Samburu national reserve derives its name from the Samburu people of Kenya who have lived in the area for many years. Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness. The famous  best selling book and award-winning movie "Born Free"

10 Day trip | 1 | Samburu

Day 5

Fly to Amboseli National Park. Most famous for its stunning views of Africa's highest mountain, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Amboseli Elephant Research Project founded in 1972. Get to see the efforts to curb poaching of elephants

10 Day trip | 1 | Samburu - Amboselli

Day 6

Early game drive, enjoy the Mt Kilimanjaro sunrise, get to see predators such as leopards, lions, and cheetahs out on the prowl in the cooler morning air. The stunning panorama of Mt. Kilimanjaro, you'll see why this is one of Kenya's most beloved pars. With the animals largely inactive during the warm midday hours, you can get some rest before catching them out and about later in the evening

10 Day trip | 1 | Amboselli

Day 7

Short drive to Tsavo Malkahalaku Community Conservancy. Tsavo Conservation assists by securing investment into the area , investment into local nature-based enterprises, provision of planning, technical and operational support. Taita Taveta conservation is in the wildlife dispersal areas outside the officially protected National Parks

10 Day trip | 1 | Amboselli - Tsavo

Day 8

Fly to Maasai Mara airstrip. Begin your exciting journey to the world famous Maasai Mara. Visit the Naboisho Conservancy  located immediately north of Maasai Mara National Reserve. Naboisho is Maasai language for coming together. Evening game drive

10 Day trip | 1 | Tsvao - Masai Mara

Day 9

Wake with the dawn to witness a sunrise out on the Masai Mara. Cheetah conservation in the Maasai Mara (Masai Mara) has been helped by The Kenya Wildlife Trust that is supporting their efforts in the Maasai Mara. Human-wildlife conflict is prevalent in the Masai Mara

10 Day trip | 1 | Masai Mara

Day 10

After breakfast bid farewell to the Maasai Mara. Fly back to Nairobi . Transfer to the international airport in Nairobi JKIA, depending on your onward flight back home.

End of Safari!

10 Day trip | 1 | Masai Mara - Nairobi

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