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Luxury Kenya at Segera Retreat & Angama Mara

Chic safari and tented opulence

11 days

from £8,750pp (excluding flights)

Combine two of Kenya’s most pioneering luxury lodges, the artistic Segera Retreat, where contemporary African artwork watches over big game and the cutting edge design at Angama Mara which offers 180 degree birdseye views across the Mara Triangle in complete luxury.

  • Enjoy Africa’s largest private collection of contemporary African art.
  • Stay in two of the most cutting edge luxury lodges in Kenya
  • Spectacular game viewing in Laikipia and the Masai Mara
  • Both lodges involved in far reaching community initiatives

Wine towers, artwork by Chris Ofili or Marlene Dumas and solar powered chandeliers are not the obvious things that spring to mind when considering a trip to Kenya, but Segera Retreat in Laikipia offers a whole lot more than just some of the finest wildlife viewing in Kenya. Segera's commitment to the highest quality villas in beautifully arranged gardens, allows for an enthralling cultural safari aswell as a wildlife one, home as it is to Africa’s largest collection of contemporary African Art.
Flying on for the second part of the trip brings one closer to Out of Africa. Sitting high up on the Ololoolo Escarpment, the stylish Angama Mara offers mind-bending views of the Mara valley and the chance to relax in a lodge built by the same visionary team responsible for North Island and Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. This trip combines thrilling wildlife viewing, contemporary art and design and sublime service.

For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

Price Excluding Flights £Flight cost from 
£ 8750 £ 700
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what is included

  • All accommodation
  • Internal flights
  • International flights as detailed
  • Sightseeing with private guide as per the itinerary
  • Transfers as detailed

what is excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas

PLEASE NOTE THE COST SHOWN INCLUDES INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS DEPARTING FROM THE UK, BASED ON AN APPROXIMATE AIR FARE. PLEASE ASK YOUR TRAVEL EXPERT FOR AN ACCURATE INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT QUOTE. INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS DEPARTING FROM THE UK ARE ATOL PROTECTED.

Itinerary at a glance

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Day 1

Fly London to Nairobi overnight

Day 2

Travel from Nairobi to Nanyuki (Air Transfer Journey)


4 C's
Each activity at Segera observes the 4C's from wildlife monitoring and species conservation, to renewable energy and recycled water effort; from community training , employment and cultural preservation to using locally grown and purchasing from socially responsible wine cultivars. The 4C concept brings together conservation, community and culture within the realm of commerce..

Stretching from the rim of the Great Rift Valley to Mount Kenya, the Laikipia Plateau offers a truly great safari experience, allowing you to get away from the crowds and into a remote and untouched slice of Africa.

From fertile savannah to the wild shores of Lake Turkana, the area has a wide range of landscapes, including high plains and low forested valleys. Home to more endangered species than anywhere else in East Africa, this is the place to see African wild dogs - set against a rugged and dramatic wilderness.


You will be staying at Segera Retreat, Full board and house beverages

Day 3

Game Drive and Walk
Segera's location right in the heart of the Laikipia region ensures that, despite all of the activities on offer, wildlife remains at the heart of it all. Home to a vast array of wildlife, Segera provides an important corridor for the migration of the elephants found here - essential for the effective management of game in the region.

In addition to the stunning drives and walks on offer here, you can join the Conservation Unit rangers as they monitor, track and observe wildlife or perhaps join a foot patrol looking for Patas monkeys. Wild dogs are also found here, along with many of the big cats.


You will be staying at Segera Retreat, Full board and house beverages

Day 4

Visit to SATUBO
Today, perhaps visit the community-based enterprise group, SATUBO. Here, local women both earn an income and preserve their culture by creating beautiful beadwork. Three tribal groups, the Samburu, Turkana and Borana are united and you are able to talk with them to get an insight into their culture and community, as well as witness the revival of a craft that is age-old.


You will be staying at Segera Retreat, Full board and house beverages

Day 5

Spa
Perhaps, enjoy an afternoon at the Wellness Centre, a variety of luxurious holistic treatments and therapies are available together with a saltwater swimming pool to cool off after your game drive. For those with more energy you can also find a state of the art gymnasium.


Galleries and Art
Explore the breadth of African art and culture in Segera's beautiful surroundings. The Zeitz Collection is considered one of the leading collections of contemporary art from Africa and the diaspora in the world today.

The Sculpture Garden was constructed in 2012 and has monumental works forged from bronze, stone and steel, as well as land installations and outdoor projections. Works on show here include pieces from Chris Ofili and Marlene Dumas, and the joy of Segera lies in exploring the grounds to see what you find.

From the numerous gardens and the poolside, to the stable-turned-gallery, there is always something waiting to be discovered. At night, many of the pieces are cleverly lit, adding atmosphere and magic to this already fascinating collection.


You will be staying at Segera Retreat, Full board and house beverages

Day 6

Travel from Laikipia to Masai Mara (Air Transfer Journey)


The Masai Mara is an iconic safari destination. Famous for countless wildlife documentaries, the wildlife viewing here remains the best in Africa. Over the course of a few days, it is possible to see almost every animal indigenous to the region, with notable highlights being the well-established prides of big cats and the annual migration of zebra and wildebeest, one of the world's most spectacular wildlife events.

There is always something to see and every month can offer spectacular wildlife drama - the open plains and endless skies are a photographer's dream.

Adjoining the Serengeti in Tanzania and forming the northern end of the great migration ecosystem, this is the traditional land of the Maasai people. A visit also offers a chance to encounter this nomadic tribe, who offer a fascinating cultural dimension to the area.

Everybody has an opinion on the Mara, but it remains the best place in Africa for consistently superb big game viewing and should not be missed.


First afternoon to enjoy the wildlife activities at your Camp


You will be staying at Angama Mara, Full board and house beverages

Day 7

Game Drives
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drive or perhaps take a picnic for an all day game drive, which affords you to go further into the Mara.

The Mara boats an astonishing amount of resident wildlife and the rolling grasslands, Mara River and the rift valley all make for great game viewing and wildlife photography


You will be staying at Angama Mara, Full board and house beverages

Day 8

Walking Safari
Today, perhaps enjoy a walking safari on the escarpment which overlooks the Mara Triangle led by your experienced guide. This is wildlife viewing from a different aspect - a great opportunity to stretch your legs.


You will be staying at Angama Mara, Full board and house beverages

Day 9

Hot Air Ballooning
Perhaps, to end your holiday in style at Angama, take a ride on a hot air balloon today (additional cost) and float above the Mara, taking in the amazing views from above.


You will be staying at Angama Mara, Full board and house beverages

Day 10

Travel from Masai Mara to Nairobi (Air Transfer Journey)

Fly Nairobi to London overnight

Day 11

Arrive London early Morning

Accommodation

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we recommend you stay on your journey.

Segera Retreat

Segera Retreat

Fusing luxury with the latest in cutting-edge environmental design, Segera Retreat offers guests an unforgettably chic safari....

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Angama Mara

Angama Mara

All you need to know about this newly created camp can be found in the name - the Swahili translation of 'Angama' is 'suspended in the air'....

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