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Kenya Safaris for Seniors

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Kenya is synonymous with safari and connects the spirit of adventure with the romance of the untouched wilderness. With visions of Africa’s Big Five, sweeping savannas, equatorial mountains capped with snow, and soulful traditions brimming with vibrant colors, Kenya embodies the ideal destination for a senior safari. From the stirring landscapes to the proud traditional communities, conservation efforts to providing access to the world’s last great wilderness, you can find inspiration for your senior safari among the sample itineraries below.

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Masai shepherd tending to goats in Kenya

Masai Mara Safari for Senior Travelers: Luxury Lodges & Boutique Experiences

10 Day Custom Tour

From $9,595

The Masai Mara is a place of pure drama as lions chase zebra herds and wildebeest meet leopards at the river. The Masai is also a destination of surreal serenity where it is easy to drift off to the sound elephant hoots in the distance or watch wildlife from decks of your the swimming pool. Taking advantage of three of Africa’s finest lodges and camps, this very relaxed 10-day safari to the Masai Mara and beyond is handcrafted for senior travelers. You will discover the great wonders of the plains along with the undiscovered gems of a private conservancy safari.

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Giraffes in Ol Pejeta Conservancy Kenya

Kenya Favorites: 9-Day Safari in Amboseli, Ol Pejeta and Masai Mara

9 Day Custom Tour

From $4,045

Experience the best that Kenya has to offer on this accessible and customizable 9-day tour from Selenkay Conservancy to Olare Motorogi Conservancy. With a strong focus on the Masai Mara region’s conservation efforts, this safari expedition will be an enriching exploration of the thriving environments and abundance of wildlife inhabiting Kenya’s preserved plains and unspoiled savannas. Make magnificent memories and return from your adventure with exceptional wildlife photography.

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Hot air balloons drifting over the Masai Mara Savannah at dawn

12-Day Best of Kenya Safari

12 Day Custom Tour

From $8,995

Kenya is an epic wilderness destination waiting to be discovered during this breathtaking 12-day tour of the country’s coveted wildlife reserves. Between Nairobi and the rolling plains of Masai Mara, a golden-green expanse of flourishing environments is set to share the game viewing spoils and spectacular scenery for which Kenya is famous. Come visit the viridian sanctuaries and explore the untouched ecosystems of Amboseli National Park, Laikipia, and Masai Mara.

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A regal African leopard with a safari tour in the background, Kenya, Africa

African Safari in Kenya: 7 Day Custom Tour

7 Day Custom Tour

From $3,215

Discover the unique glow of the savannah on your 7-day Kenya African safari. Your tour is custom-tailored to your goals for the ultimate safari experience that reveals Kenya’s vibrant soul. Find flamingos relaxing in a glassy lake, ad view the cliffs of the Great Rift Valley, and explore the vast fields of the famous Maasai Mara. You will revel in the diversity of Kenya’s culture, wildlife, and wilderness.

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Zebras in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

East Africa Culture and Wildlife Safari for Seniors

15 Day Custom Tour

From $7,045

Handcrafted for senior travelers, this in-depth adventure will provide you with East Africa’s finest wildlife and cultural experiences. You will explore the Masai Mara with the Masai, tour the Samburu plains with Samburu warriors, and unpick Swahili culture in Zanzibar’s Stone Town. From human history to modern animal conservation, you will experience how culture and safari join hands in Kenya, Tanzania, and Zanzibar. Expect a slow pace of travel and a focus on all the smaller details during this luxurious, 15-day safari.

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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

Highlights of Kenya Safari Tour

7 Day Custom Tour

From $3,355

Over this one-week whirlwind tour of Kenya’s highlights, you will experience both the quintessential experiences alongside the lesser-known (but equally spectacular) corners of the country. Walk the flamingo-lined shores of Lake Bogoria and Lake Nakuru, pausing to admire the robust rhinoceros population. Head into the bush on foot guided by a Maasai Warrior, learning of the tricks and skills that have their enabled Maasai prosperity for centuries. Finally, traverse the plains of the infamous Maasai Mara as lions, cheetahs, elephants and giraffe hover around the Great Wildebeest Migration.

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Maasai Mara Kenya Safari Tour

11 Day Custom Tour

From $5,385

This unforgettable safari adventure showcases the diverse beauty of Kenya's unique wilderness. Marvel at the remarkable spectacle of the Maasai Mara, spot endangered rhino at Sweetwaters Tented Camp, and explore the Big Five territory of Lake Nakuru and Samburu. With nine days on this Kenyan safari you'll discover an untouched land that defies the imagination, one that's serene and electrifying in equal measure.

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Two impala antelopes in Kenya

Responsible Kenyan Tourism: Safaris through Kenya’s Conservancies & Eco-Lodges

10 Day Custom Tour

From $9,995

From exclusive elephant encounters in the shade of Mount Kilimanjaro, to quiet moments with the endangered black rhinoceros, this Kenya safari tour package will profile Kenya’s top wildlife conservancies while simultaneously supporting their conservation. With opportunities to visit local villages and community development projects, you will witness the power luxury tourism holds in fostering and promoting sustainable development. This package highlights the future of responsible tourism against the backdrop of Kenya’s top lodges and properties.

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Giraffe and pelicans in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

Spectacular Kenya Safari for Seniors: Immersive Wildlife Experience to Cherish

10 Day Custom Tour

From $4,695

Designed for senior travelers, this private safari is the perfect itinerary for first-time visitors to Africa and features the complete mix of landscapes and animals. Experience a surreal wildlife adventure with customized four-destination safaris across Kenya. Personal giraffe moments precede Big Five encounters in Ol Pejeta. Then, the iconic Masai Mara complements ancient Samburu wildlife and traditions.

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Flock of flamingos in Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Essential Kenya: Safaris in Maasai Mara & Lake Nakuru

8 Day Custom Tour

From $3,915

Explore Kenya’s most famed national parks on this essential 8-day Kenya safari through the African wilderness. Beginning in the Maasai Mara, you will be exposed to unbelievable sightings of lion, leopard, elephant rhinoceros and buffalo – but will also be exposed to the fascinating Maasai culture. Moving through the Great Rift Valley, the tour features the sublime Lake Nakuru and its flamingo filled shores from game drives to perfect vantage points with sundowner cocktails. Driving back to Nairobi a few days later, you will have witnessed the quintessential parks of this impressive country.

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Expansive Luxury African Safari for Seniors: Botswana, Kenya, and More

13 Day Custom Tour

From $12,735

Handcrafted to combine the fabulous highlights of Botswana, Zambia, and Kenya, this 13-day safari is a mixture of massive herds, intimate big cat sightings, and pure tranquility. Immerse yourself in the raw African savannah with the ultimate Africa safaris for seniors. Discover four of the continent’s finest wildernesses on a private safari that offers wonder at every moment.

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Two lionesses and four cubs laying on termite hill, enjoying the sun in Masai Mara, Kenya

Kenya to Zanzibar: Pure Wildlife and Seaside Escape

10 Day Custom Tour

From $6,095

Pure wildlife adventures and surreal seaside escapes await you on this 10-day adventure from Kenya to Zanzibar. Discover the majestic animals wandering some of Kenya’s beloved reserves, such as Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Aberdare National Park, Lake Nakuru, and Masai Mara before you retreat to the shimmering shores hugging the coastline of Tanzania’s archipelago, Zanzibar, all while indulging in the luxury of the untouched bush and sea.

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Kenya Safari Guide
Two young cheetah on the savanna in Kenya
Kenya Safari Guide

Kenya is a surprise of vast savannas and snow-capped peaks and the classic picture of abundant wildlife teeming across the stirring landscapes. Adventurous, romantic, charming, and welcoming, Kenya effortlessly balances the traditional with the contemporary.

Our Kenya Travel Guide has plenty of helpful information and inspiring insights that bring to light the harmony of nature, the comforts of modern luxuries, and the diverse possibilities you can experience while on a wildlife safari.

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Best Time to Visit Kenya
Rothschild's giraffe and pelicans at Lake Nakuru in Kenya
Best Time to Visit Kenya

Kenya is a land of abundant wildlife and dynamic scenery, making it a prime destination for unparalleled safari experiences.

With great predators and epic herds traveling during the Great Migration, it feels as though the entire landscape wakes and heaves with the call of the wild. Kenya is a fascinating and dazzling place to visit year-round, but the different seasons can affect your experience.

Use the information below to help you navigate your perfect Kenya safari.

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10 Best Places to Visit for a Kenya Safari
Elephants in Amboseli National Park, Kenya
10 Best Places to Visit for a Kenya Safari

Kenya’s stirring must-see landscapes conjure the perfect image of an African safari with an epic setting of calderas and mountain ranges divided by the majestic Great Rift Valley.

The topographical diversity quickly immerses you in the relative harmony of the natural world, impressive lakes and throngs of wildebeest thundering across the plains during the Great Migration. Kenya's colorful coastline compliments the browns and greens of the safari savannas and forest and makes for the perfect beach and bush combination.

Any safari in Kenya is an unparalleled experience, and there are several must-see destinations you can enjoy during your trip.

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Top 12 Animals in Kenya and Where to See Them
Leopard in Samburu National Park, Kenya
Top 12 Animals in Kenya and Where to See Them

Kenya offers an exceptional experience of abundant wildlife, stirring landscapes, and is home to a wide variety of fascinating and incredible animals.

When you imagine the beauty of a safari, you are most likely thinking of Kenya. As the savanna stretches endlessly to the horizon, the snow-capped mountains straddle the equator, and the harsh desert terrain seems a world away from the lush setting of the Great Rift Valley.

The variety of animals and wildlife is yours to explore, and these animals listed below are just the beginning.

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Why You Should Choose Kenya for Your Safari
Lions in Maasai Mara National Park, Kenya
Why You Should Choose Kenya for Your Safari

When one thinks of an African safari, immediately a vision of vast open savannahs, dramatic scenery, and a plethora of wildlife as far as the eye can see comes to mind, all just a few of the reasons you should choose Kenya for your safari.

The country is captivating year-round, with specific sightings prominent at certain times of the year and highlights such as the Great Migration a definite pull. Immerse yourself in Swahili culture as you get to understand this rich heritage, learn the Maa language from the Masaai, and indulge in cuisine with Arab, Indian and African influences.

A bustling capital city connects one to wildlife, with savannas, forests, lakes, and mountains forming a breathtaking and biodiverse landscape. Feast your eyes on the majestic Mt Kilimanjaro from o...

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