The adventure begins at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where you are met and transferred the short distance to Nairobi National Park. Your accommodation for a night in the capital has views not of crowded city streets but thorny acacia trees browsed by giraffe. Complete with a swimming pool and Wi-Fi connectivity, The Emakoko is an owner-run lodge on the border of the park and offers a genuine taste of safari life. Tucked into the sheltering embrace of giant fig trees, your suite looks out over a river and its hippo-grazed lawns and across into the Nairobi National Park, home to lions, rhino and zebra. Dinner is served fireside to the sounds of the African bush drifting across the river – the perfect start to your Kenyan safari.