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Location: Nairobi

Day 1 - 18 Feb 2021

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Content: We flew into NBO airport. Get to the airport at least 3 hours prior to departure, especially with all the COVID travel restrictions! We had to show our negative PCR test at multiple locations.

Four Points by Sheraton - Airport

Nairobi, Four Points by Sheraton - Airport
Nairobi, Four Points by Sheraton - Airport
Nairobi, Four Points by Sheraton - Airport

Content: Great airport hotel. We arrived late at night so spent our first night here.

Location: Nairobi

Day 2 - 19 Feb 2021

Wilson Airport

Nairobi, Wilson Airport

Content: We flew out of Wilson airport with SafariLink to Amboseli National Park. Get to the airport at least 1 hour before departure. Luggage allowance is 15kgs per person (33lbs) including hand luggage. Pack light and in soft sided bags! (Preferably a duffel bag). The flight was about 45 minutes.

Location: Amboseli

Day 2 - 19 Feb 2021

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park

Content: We started our first game drive as soon as we got off the plane!

Satao Elerai Camp

Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli, Satao Elerai Camp

Content: After our safari we checked into our camp for the next 3 nights which was about an hour from the Amboseli airstrip. All meals and most drinks were included as well as all game drives. And there was amazing views of Mt Kilimanjaro! You can also choose to do some of the additional activities at camp. We did a bush walk this night

Location: Amboseli

Day 3 - 20 Feb 2021

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park
Amboseli, Amboseli National Park

Content: We did a full day game drive our second day and packed lunch. We saw a ton of animals this day! It was chilly in the morning but warms up in the afternoon. Pack layers!

Location: Amboseli

Day 4 - 21 Feb 2021

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park
Amboseli , Amboseli National Park

Content: Another early morning for a half day game drive! Every day on safari is different

Satao Elerai Camp

Amboseli , Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli , Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli , Satao Elerai Camp
Amboseli , Satao Elerai Camp

Content: Our stay included a bush sundowner on our last night. This is when you go out into the conservatory’s bush and have cocktails and light snacks. It also included a bottle of champagne. Great way to end our stay in Amboseli!

Location: Nairobi

Day 5 - 22 Feb 2021

Wilson Airport

Nairobi, Wilson Airport

Content: From Amboseli we flew back to Nairobi to catch our next flight to Maasai Mara. Each flight was about 45 minutes.

Location: Maasai Mara

Day 5 - 22 Feb 2021

andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp

Maasai Mara , andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Maasai Mara , andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Maasai Mara , andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Maasai Mara , andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Maasai Mara , andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp
Maasai Mara , andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp

Content: Once we got to the Maasai Mara, our guide for the next 3 days picked us up from the Kichwa Tembo airstrip and we went to our camp which was only 10 minutes away. Kichwa Tembo is an amazing place! Awesome tents, food and views!! So much to do as well. Again, all 3 meals and most drinks were included as well as all game drives. And then you can choose optional excursions to do at an additional cost.

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve

Content: After we stopped at the hotel, our guide picked us back up for an afternoon game drive at 4pm. She asked what we were interested in seeing and we said lions do she took us to some lions!!

Location: Maasai Mara

Day 6 - 23 Feb 2021

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve

Content: Another early morning game drive. We wanted to see lion Cubs and we couldn’t find them the day before so we went to search again. After no luck, we stopped by the Tanzanian border and had a picnic breakfast. On our way back to camp we were hoping to find the Cubs but found a leopard instead!! Even better :)

Location: Maasai Mara

Day 6 - 23 Feb 2021

Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp

Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp

Content: After our morning game drive we relaxed at the pool and got a drink. Make sure to try the Dawa, Kenya’s signature cocktail! We then went on a quick evening game drive. Then that night the Maasai’s were performing by the fire so we hung out there before dinner.

Location: Maasai Mara

Day 7 - 24 Feb 2021

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve

Content: Our last full day in the Maasai Mara we wanted to see cheetahs so our guide took us out into the outer Mara to find them! It was a full day adventure since it took 2.5 hours just to get to the area they were. But it was so worth it! We saw Cubs too :)

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve

Content: After we saw our cheetahs we had a picnic lunch

Maasai Mara National Reserve

Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve
Maasai Mara , Maasai Mara National Reserve

Content: As we were heading back to camp we saw 2 more lions and got really close!

Location: Maasai Mara

Day 8 - 25 Feb 2021

Kichwa Tembo Airstrip

Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip
Maasai Mara, Kichwa Tembo Airstrip

Content: Right before we flew back to Nairobi we went on a hot air balloon safari ride. This is one of the additional excursions you can book at the camp. It was at an extra cost but so worth it! Then we checked out of Kichwa Tembo and said goodbye to the amazing staff, what a wonderful stay!

Location: Nairobi

Day 8 - 25 Feb 2021

Giraffe Manor

Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Giraffe Manor

Content: Once we got to the giraffe manor we checked in, had lunch then checked out the giraffe centre. This is free for guests as well as all meals and most drinks. Then as part of your stay we had afternoon tea with the giraffes where we got to take lots of pictures and have wine, tea or snacks! We stayed in Jock’s room. Great for 2 guests and feeding access from the windows.

Location: Nairobi

Day 9 - 26 Feb 2021

Giraffe Manor

Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor
Nairobi , Giraffe Manor

Content: We woke up right before sunrise to feed the giraffes out of our window and then got ready for breakfast with the giraffes! This was an amazing experience! If you don’t get down there first for a good spot don’t worry because you will get your turn. After breakfast we got a bottle of champagne at an additional cost and sat out front with it before checking out

Location: Nairobi

Day 9 - 26 Feb 2021

Karen Blixen Museum

Nairobi, Karen Blixen Museum

Content: After checking out of the giraffe manor we had some time before our flight to Diani Beach so we stopped at the Karen Blixen Measum for a tour

Wilson Airport

Nairobi, Wilson Airport

Content: Then we flew to our last stop, Diani Beach! This flight was about an hour long.

Location: Msambweni

Day 9 - 26 Feb 2021

Msambweni Beach House

Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House

Content: Our resort was 45 minutes from the Ukunda airport. We checked in and spent our afternoon relaxing at the resort by the pool and beach. Great place! All meals are included and a drink package is available for purchase.

Location: Diani Beach

Day 10 - 27 Feb 2021

Diani Beach

Diani Beach, Diani Beach
Diani Beach, Diani Beach
Diani Beach, Diani Beach
Diani Beach, Diani Beach
Diani Beach, Diani Beach
Diani Beach, Diani Beach

Content: Early in the morning we went to get our COVID tests and then went on the mangroves and sandbank boat tour excursion. There are multiple excursions you can book at the resort for an extra cost!

Location: Msambweni

Day 10 - 27 Feb 2021

Msambweni Beach House

Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House
Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House

Content: We spent the rest of our day relaxing at the resort

Location: Diani Beach

Day 11 - 28 Feb 2021

Whale Shark Adventures co Ocean Tribe

Diani Beach, Whale Shark Adventures co Ocean Tribe
Diani Beach, Whale Shark Adventures co Ocean Tribe
Diani Beach, Whale Shark Adventures co Ocean Tribe
Diani Beach, Whale Shark Adventures co Ocean Tribe
Diani Beach, Whale Shark Adventures co Ocean Tribe

Content: Our last day we went on a whale shark excursion. This was another excursion you can book at the hotel for an additional cost. We got to swim with 1 whale shark on this excursion and it was unreal. Whale shark season in Diani Beach is usually mid-February to mid-March. I did get stung my a jelly fish so be careful!

Location: Msambweni

Day 11 - 28 Feb 2021

Msambweni Beach House

Msambweni, Msambweni Beach House

Content: Another afternoon hanging out at the resort.

Location: Mombasa

Day 12 - 1 Mar 2021

Moi International Airport

Mombasa, Moi International Airport
Mombasa, Moi International Airport

Content: We flew out of Moi Airport which was 1.5 hours from our resort