Evening at Kenya adventure camp at Selenkay Conservancy, Amboseli

Kenya Adventure Camping Safari

If you're on a limited budget you can still enjoy top-quality guiding and safaris in Amboseli and the Masai Mara on this superb camping safari

Evening at Kenya adventure camp at Selenkay Conservancy, Amboseli

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8 days from £2500pp plus international flights.

A superb safari in the Masai Mara and Amboseli staying in adventure camps.

  • See Amboseli's elephant herds and the backdrop of Kilimanjaro
  • Wildlife watching in the Masai Mara
  • Good vehicles, high-quality camping and expert guides
  • Guided walks with Maasai
  • A great value, unmissable safari

Our Kenya Adventure Camping Safari a high-quality wildlife safari experience in the Masai Mara and Amboseli, using adventure camping to get you closer to the wild and keep the costs down.

A camping safari staying in small private mobile camps is one of the best ways to experience Kenya's natural attractions. This holiday has been designed to include a variety of habitats so that the widest diversity of wildlife can be seen. The camps are sited in private conservancies so that walking and night drives may be taken but are also conveniently located for easy access to Amboseli National Park and the Masai Mara.

Our campsites are private, exclusive sites and there are camp staff who erect camp, cook, boil hot water for showers, wash up, etc., but you are asked to help put your tent up. An experienced safari cook travels with the group and the food is of a very high standard. Small, two-person dome tents are used and all camping equipment is provided, but you should bring your own sleeping bag and towel.

Your first stop is the Selenkay Conservation Area which lies in the heart of Maasailand a few miles north of Amboseli National Park. It is an important dispersal area and rangeland for wildlife in the Amboseli eco-system. The local Maasai community has set aside the area of a reserve for wildlife so that the habitat can be protected, and wildlife conserved. Amboseli National Park, at the foot of Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, is one of Kenya's most popular national parks, it lies 150 miles southeast of Nairobi, very close to the Tanzania border.

Next, you travel to the Masai Mara. The campsite is located on land owned by the local Maasai people alongside the Mara Reserve in the Ol Kinyei conservancy. Day and night drives and walks with the Maasai are taken here. The conservancy holds a wide variety of animal species for which the Mara is famous including a large resident pride of lions.

At either the start or end of the trip, you could include extra time to explore Nairobi, perhaps visiting Sheldrick's Wildlife Orphanage or the Giraffe centre.

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Experiences you could have on this safari

As well as incredible game viewing, meeting great people and seeing fabulous landscapes, these are just some of the experiences you could enjoy on this safari holiday.

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Simply by booking with Tribes, you are making a difference. Every booking helps with The Tribes Foundation, the charity we back with admin and funds. Most clients give additional donations which we always put to very good use with one of the wildlife, environmental or social projects we support.

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Where you could be staying

This trip is based on using our Kenya Adventure Camping and a good hotel near Nairobi airport. We can add to this itinerary or change elements of it as you wish but that will, of course, affect the price.

Ask us about this holiday, or get in touch with us about planning a tailor-made trip which is just right for you.

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