Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Nairobi . Amboseli . Tsavo East
Locally guided private safari
10 days / 9 nights from $5999 per person sharing

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Kenya > Amboseli National Park > Mombasa > Nairobi


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10 Days, 9 Nights

Dame Daphne Sheldrick documented her own life in her brilliant memoir Life, Love and Elephants.
In addition to being the first person ever to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants, Dame Daphne’s sanctuary and elephant adoption program, a tribute to her beloved husband, David, has saved the lives of countless orphaned elephants and rhinos and sustained them until they could return to the wild in Tsavo National Park.

This vacation showcases Dame Sheldricks amazing work at the David Sheldrick Sanctuary with an adoption visit which is only open to those who have adopted an elephant or rhino (adoption included in package).  The safari includes game drives in Amboseli National Park, home to a rich elephant population, and where excellent views of Kilimanjaro can be seen. Next, you’ll travel to Ithumba Camp in Tsavo East National Park where most of the Sheldrick orphans come from and are eventually returned to, and where Daphne and David worked and fell in love.  At Ithumba you will see newly released ellies being cared for during their transition.  After the safari comes a welcome beach break in Mombasa where Dame Daphne’s family had their beach home, and where she and David Sheldrick spent their brief honeymoon.


  • Learning about the Sheldrick's life long devotion to rescuing elephants and rhinos
  • Adoption visit to meet 'your' orphan
  • Game drives in Amboseli and Tsavo East, where Daphne and David worked
  • Seeing newly released Ellies transition to the wild at Ithumba Camp.
  • Post safari beach break in exotic Mombasa, where Daphne and David married


  • All transfers
  • 1 night Karen Gables Hotel, Nairobi, including breakfast
  • Adoption of orphan elephant - one baby per traveler
  • Adoption visit to David Sheldrick Sanctuary
  • 3 nights Satao Elerai Camp, Amboseli National Park, including meals and game drives
  • 2 nights Ithumba Camp, Tsavo East National Park, including meals and game activities
  • 3 nights Serena Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa, including breakfast


Based on departures September 1, 2020 - December 15, 2020
  Price per person from
Double occupancy $5,999

Group Size

Minimum 2, solo travelers pay surcharge


Departs daily, year round


From $5999 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share. Single supplements apply.  Black-out dates may apply. All pricing is strictly subject to availability. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices.  Airlines frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices are current at time of posting (5/8/2020) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Day 1: Nairobi

On arrival at Nairobi Airport you will be met and transferred to your accommodation. This afternoon, visit the David Sheldrick Elephant Sanctuary for your adoption visit to meet 'your' orphan.

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Day 2: Amboseli National Park

You will be collected by your driver/guide for the journey to Amboseli National Park. On arrival, you will experience your first game drive before heading to your accommodation, Satao Elerai Camp. (B,L,D)

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Days 3 and 4: Amboseli National Park

Enjoy game drives and other camp activities in Amboseli National Park. (B,L,D)

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Day 5: Tsavo East

Head to Tsavo East, where Daphne and David worked and fell in love. Many of the mature orphans at David Sheldrick Sanctuary are rehabituated in Tsavo. (B,L,D)

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Day 6: Tsavo East

Enjoy game activities in Tsavo East National Park. (B,L,D)

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Day 7: Mombasa

Drive to your beach resort in Mombasa, where Daphne's family had a beach home, and where David and Daphne honeymooned. (B)

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Days 8 and 9: Mombasa

Enjoy free time at your beach resort. (B)

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Safari

Day 10: Depart

You will be transferred to Mombasa airport for your onward flights. (B)



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