Classic Safari

The famous Big 5 animals consist of the lion, elephant, cape buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros. The name Big 5 originally came from game hunters referring to the hardest animals to hunt on foot. Nowadays, seeing the 'Big 5' has become synonymous with the African Safari and is a thrilling experience to see some of the most dangerous animals in the wild! Take a look at some of our recommended itineraries for seeing the Big 5 below or email directly for a tailor made itinerary!
  • Three Day Maasai Mara Flying Safari

    If time is tight but you don't want to miss any of the beauty that the Maasai Mara has to offer, then a fly-in safari might be perfect for you.  Flying from Na...

  • Ten Day Sun and Sand Safari

    Enjoy the very best of Kenyas  national parks and beaches on this unforgettable itinerary. You'll first go on an exciting wilderness safari before flying to the Kenyan...

  • Six Day Kenyan Bush Adventure

    For the adventurous at heart, our African Bush Adventure Safari packs in a mixture of game-viewing and outdoor adrenaline as you pay visits to the Maasai Mara, Amboseli Nat...

  • Eight Day Best of Kenya Safari

    Witness the majesty of the world-famous Wildebeest Migration on the Masai Mara, see the sun rise over Kilimanjaro in Ambosel National Park, look for black and white rhinoce...

  • Seven Day Kenya Family Safari

    Often, safari itineraries do not take into account children coming along for the ride. While kids can certainly enjoy game drives, we at Shadows of Africa have designed thi...

  • Four Day Kenya Express Safari

    Designed for those who want to see the best Kenya has to offer in just a few days, our four day Kenya Express safari takes you to both the Maasai Mara Game Reserve and Lake...