Have you dreamed of taking the ultimate photography trip and rediscovering your soul in the Kenyan wilderness? By joining Robin Moore on this trip, you can immerse yourself in the Samburu culture and capture the uniqueness of these colourful people, under the guidance of professional photographer Robin Moore. The focus is culture and community, but there will also be the opportunity to photograph some of Kenya’s most beautiful wildlife.
Day 1 : Giraffe Manor
Day 2 – 4 : Sasaab Lodge
Day 5 – 6 : Solio Lodge
Day 7 : Departure
- Full board accommodation.
- Photographic guide Robin Moore throughout your safari.
- Scheduled internal flights.
- All transport between destinations and to/from activities incl. 4×4 safari vehicles.
- Park and conservation fees.
- Activities’ including game drives, sundowners, bush picnics.
- Horse riding and mountain biking at Solio Lodge, camel riding and walking at Sasaab.
GETTING THERE: On arrival at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by a representative from The Safari Collection and taken to Giraffe Manor.
EXPERIENCE: On arrival you will also be met by our resident Rothschild’s giraffe who roam the grounds of the sanctuary surrounding this classic manor house. The giraffes are completely wild, but enjoy being fed by our guests*, making this an experience unlike any other in the world. After lunch you can visit the Giraffe Centre located within the Manor’s grounds or take a trip to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and see orphaned elephants and rhinoceros. The Karen Blixen Museum offers a glimpse into the life of the author of the infamous book “Out of Africa” and en-route you will have a chance to purchase gifts from local designers and artisans.
* The giraffe at Giraffe Manor are wild and therefore we cannot guarantee interaction with them at any given time.
Day 2 - 4
GETTING THERE: On the morning of your second day in Kenya after an enchanting breakfast with the giraffes at Giraffe Manor, you will be transferred to Wilson Airport for a 1hr 20min flight to Samburu. On arrival we will take you to Sasaab in time for lunch.
EXPERIENCE: The hilly terrain in Samburu land in the north of Kenya, is different to other parts of the country. Here you’ll find the Samburu Special Five – Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, gerenuk and Beisa oryx. During your stay at Sasaab guests are offered a glimpse into Samburu life, learning about their traditions and culture. You will also have the chance to explore the wild, fly camping outdoors, take a ride on a camel through the wilderness or relax at the luxurious spa.
Day 5 - 6
GETTING THERE: From Sasaab airstrip you will take a 20 minute private charter flight to Solio Airstrip. On arrival, you will be transferred to Solio Lodge, which is the only lodge in Solio Conservancy.
EXPERIENCE: Solio Lodge, in the north of Kenya, offers plenty of exciting activities. You’ll find horse riding, trekking and trout fishing in the Aberdare National Park and fantastic views of Mount Kenya from the lodge or a helicopter. Large numbers of black and white rhinoceros are found on the Game Reserve who live alongside the big cats, other wildlife and indigenous exotic birds.
After breakfast at Solio Lodge you take a short flight back to Nairobi in time for your international flight home from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.