Walk in the Adamson's footsteps
Walk in the Adamson's footsteps

Walk in the Adamson's footsteps

This 10 night luxury safari allows guests to walk in the footsteps of Joy and George Adamson’s: travel back in time and relive their adventures and encounter a magnificent assortment of wildlife.


This 10 night luxury safari allows guests to walk in the footsteps of Joy and George Adamson’s: travel back in time and relive their adventures and encounter a magnificent assortment of wildlife. A flying safari that whisks guests from cosmopolitan Nairobi to the remote and beautiful places that both Joy and George Adamson called home with their famous “Born Free” animals, including Elsa the Lion. The Born Free Foundation, established in their memory, continues the conservation work in Kenya started by the Adamson’s.


From US$7100 per person sharing

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As with all the tours on our website, this is just an example of the safaris we are able to arrange. We take pride in creating holidays and safaris from scratch, placing particular emphasis on matching the destinations and properties to your budget. Contact us now to start the process of arranging your dream holiday and safari.

Day 1-2 - House of Waine , Nairobi

Once you arrive at Nairobi International Airport, you will be met by a representative and transferred by road to the House of Waine hotel where you will overnight in a standard room.

House of Waine is a luxury boutique hotel with a sense of elegance and traditional Africa. The hotel can arrange activties to the neighbouring elephant orphanage, the giraffe centre and even a cultural tour of Nairobi.

Days 2 to 5 - Elsa's Kopje Camp , Meru National Park

You will be transferred to Wilson airport, where you will board a charter flight to Meru. Spend 3 nights on a full board basis at Elsa’s Kopje Camp. Enjoy spectacular views over Meru National Park, the home of Elsa the lioness, a wilderness safeguarded for her daughters grand-daughters, and many generations of lions to come. The lodge is built into the rocky hill above the site of George and Joy’s original camp; the park and the rocks were Elsa’s playground.

Elsa's Kopje is a luxurious lodge offering a spectacular location and known to be one of the best in Kenya for viewing rhino in their natural habitat. Each cottage is built into the surrounding rocks and have open sitting areas with decks affording stunning views across the landscape.

Day 5 to 8 - Saruni Samburu , Samburu National Reserve

After breakfast and your morning activity, you will board a charter flight to the Samburu National Park. spend 3 nights at the beautiful eco chic Saruni Samburu on a full board basis. enjoy this beautiful location and experience incredible wildlife and learn about the culture of the indigenous nomadic tribe, the Samburu.

The Villas at Saruni Samburu Are built into the surrounding hillside making use of the natural rock formations. each luxurious Villa has panoramic views of the wilderness and luxurious bathroom with outside shower and a private sitting area.

Day 8 to 11 -  Elephant Pepper Camp , Masai Mara

After breakfast and your morning game viewing activities you will board a charter flight for the Masai Mara. A safari isn’t complete without a visit to one of the natural wonders of the world; the Masai Mara. Elephant Pepper Camp is within the pristine core wilderness of Mara North Conservancy; a small boutique camp evoking the old world of candle lit dinners, Raj campaign furniture, and fireside stories. You will spend 3 nights in luxury at the Elephant Pepper camp on a full board basis.

This luxury safari tented camp has large tents and en suite bathrooms. The tents have a classy and elegant feel combining Indian Raj campaign furniture with brass fittings and local twists. Game viewing activitnes include game drives, bush walks, hot air balloon safaris and more.

Day 11 - Return back to Nairobi.

On your last day you will fly back to Nairobi Wilson airport were you will be transferred to Nairobi International Airport for your onward travel.

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