Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help. Call us to help you create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—if you desire, we can also arrange for a local guide.
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Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
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Answer the call of the wild on this exciting journey into the Kenyan wilderness. The country’s dramatic scenery, enduring people, and abundant animal life are like nothing you have ever seen before. Lay eyes on some of the world’s most elusive species in the Borana Conservancy; explore the savannah on foot with your private guide in the Maasai Mara National Reserve; and rub elbows with the densest population of predators in Kenya. The daily game drives, incredible hiking trails and unmatched luxury camps are truly life-changing.
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Kenya Walking Safari
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Day by Day
Arrive at your luxury accommodation in Nairobi and unwind, exploring the nearby shops and museums. Your safari adventure begins tomorrow!
Begin your journey in the Borana Conservancy, home to some of the highest populations of endangered species in Kenya. The activities here are endless—hiking, biking, horseback riding, game drives, take your pick.
Borana is a Big Five destination, so prepare for sightings as you explore the area further—hike along ancient elephant trails or visit the stunning blue pools and waterfalls of the Ngare Ndare Forest.
Get an inside look at the anti-poaching efforts currently underway in Borana. Then, spend the afternoon lounging by the pool (and soaking in the incredible mountain views).
Say hello to the world-famous Maasai Mara National Reserve and cross the rope bridge into your gorgeous safari camp on the banks of the Mara River.
Explore the 1,500 acres of Ngare Serian's exclusive conservation area by foot (with your trusted safari guide, of course). The Mara houses the densest population of predators in Kenya—keep your eyes peeled!
After an early morning game drive, spend a lazy afternoon back at camp overlooking the river while the birds sing in the background.
Board your private charter back to Nairobi, where you'll spend the day exploring the local boutiques and elephant orphanage. This evening, you'll be driven to the airport for your onward journey. Farewell!
Gain a new perspective.
One Forty Eight, Nairobi
Originally built as a private home, this boutique hotel displays the previous owner’s collection of artwork—in fact, the suites have been converted from what was once the onsite art studio. The hotel itself spares no modern convenience; delicious food and wine, beautifully appointed rooms and first class service make for a comfortable stay alongside the boutique designer shops and amazing restaurants, museums and wildlife. View hotel website »
Borana Lodge, Laikipia County
As one of East Africa’s original luxury safari experiences, Borana is an eco-lodge constructed with the environment in mind. Its secluded cottages are built around the contours of the hills, creating a natural haven of rock forged walls and ranch wood furniture. Cottages boast an open fireplace, a spacious en-suite bathroom and a private veranda, perfect for animal viewing. View hotel website »
Ngare Serian, Mara North Conservancy
This eco-conscious lodge consists of a shared mess tent and four private sleeping tents. Overlooking the river, the spacious structures are understated and incredibly comfortable. Each tented suite has a private deck, a four-post bed, a shower with a view, a separate bathroom and plenty of room within which to change, store personal effects and stretch after hours spent travelling the conservancy's many trails. View hotel website »
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— George Butterfield
B&R provided an incredible experience! No detail was overlooked and our guides were exceptional in every aspect.— Patsy Walker
Walking routes range from 3-4 hours including stops. Paths are not well worn in some areas and definitely require an adventurous spirit.
“I go on a long walk once a week, and I don’t mind a little sweat.”
Rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- Meals as indicated with wine, beer, and house spirits at all properties
- Services of private walking guide throughout trip
- All special events and private tours
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- All baggage transportation
- Domestic flights
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