9 Days in Kenya Itinerary Guide, Inspired By Hollywood film “Out of Africa”
This 9 Days in Kenya Itinerary is Inspired by the 1985 award-winning Hollywood film ‘Out of Africa’, this 9 Days in Kenya luxurious itinerary transports guests through Kenya’s wilderness to relive the movie’s famous scenes.
You are invited to travel back in time and revisit the classic sequences starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in “Out of Africa” on this luxurious 9 Days in Kenya. Luxury hotels and camps in Nairobi, the Ol Derkesi Community Conservancy, and the Masai Mara will provide the Hollywood movie’s fans with a memorable journey and age-old romance. Visit the former Baroness Karen Blixen farmhouse, stay at one of the oldest safari camps still in operation, take a bath in an antique canvas savannah bath, travel through Kenya’s wild places in an antique safari car with wooden panels, and enjoy a private picnic on the Out of Africa Kopje, which is named after the movie’s iconic poster.
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Itinerary at the Glance: Safari in Kenya (Out of Africa)
- Day 1 – 2: Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
- Day 3 – 5: Transfer Ol Derkesi Community Conservancy
- Day 6 – 8: Transfer Maasai Mara National Park
- Day 9: Transfer Nairobi
Day 1 – 2: Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
As soon as you land at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, your 9 Days in Kenya begins. For a smooth arrival, a representative from Kabira Safaris Africa will meet you and help you through customs. You will then be driven to Hemingways Nairobi, a chic boutique hotel that is only 15 minutes away from the action-packed city center. Nairobi was the residence of Danish author Baroness Karen Blixen-Finecke, making it the ideal place to begin an “Out of Africa” safari. After checking in, take some time to wander the 10-acre property’s grounds that overlook the Mbagathi River, relax on the wicker furniture on the expansive terrace, or use the gym’s steam room and sauna. The bar serves Hemingway’s original creations in addition to amazing cocktails. The highlight of your trip to Nairobi will be a full-day private city tour, especially if you get to see the beautifully maintained farmhouse where Karen Blixen lived from 1917 to 1931. The Bomas of Kenya is a fantastic site to learn about the way of life and culture of each tribe, thus we strongly advise visiting them.
On a full-day city tour, discover Nairobi. You will go to the Giraffe Center, the Daphne Sheldrick Wildlife Trust‘s orphan-elephant rescue facility, and the Karen Blixen Museum, where you can see her coffee farm, and the original 1917 farmhouse. You’ll also go to the National Museum and the Kazuri Bead Factory, if time permits.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Check-in Hemingways Nairobi
Day 3 – 5: Transfer Ol Derkesi Community Conservancy
Before meeting your driver to take you to Wilson Airport, awaken and have a light breakfast while watching the Ngong Hills. You will take a light aircraft from here to Cottar’s 1920s Camp, a historically significant camp that dates back more than a century. The award-winning luxury camp has a vintage feel from a bygone era and offers modern amenities while being situated in a secluded conservancy just one kilometer from the renowned Maasai Mara. You can take advantage of allusions to the real safari experience while you’re there. A customized canvas bush bath with champagne and a special twilight adventure in a vintage safari car have been planned in the savannah. A private butler with silver service, amazing stargazing, informative seminars, conservation trips, coffee sampling, and foraging are also available. There are lavish three-course dinners with tables set up in the middle of the jungle.
Your interests guide each day’s activities. Visit a local school or Maasai Warrior school, run with a Maasai warrior, go on an excursion to the nearby waterfall to swim, or fill your days with day and night game drives, bush walks, and conservation activities (Pangolin Talk, Predator Project, conservancy talk, Vulture Rehabilitation, Elephant Experience, and more), a visit to a local school or Maasai Warrior school, or running with a Maasai warrior.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Check-in Cottar’s 1920s Camp
Day 9: Transfer to Nairobi
Your “Out of Africa” 9 Days in Kenya comes to an end on the day. You will have a sumptuous breakfast at your lodge before boarding a small plane for a 45-minute flight back to Wilson Airport and a quick road transfer to the international airport for your departure flight home.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Depart Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
End of the 9 Days in Kenya
- Accommodation and meals, as specified in the itinerary
- Activities and excursions, as specified in the itinerary
- Transportation services, as specified in the itinerary
- Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact supporting you during your trip
- Carbon emissions offsetting for your trip
- Entrance fees and meals, unless mentioned in the itinerary description
- Tips and personal expenses
- Visa and tourism fees
- Travel, health, and cancellation insurance
- International airfare
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