Departs: Daily private departures based on a minimum of 2 passengers
This spectacular eight day air safari allows you to explore Kenya’s best reserves and parks in style. Light aircraft flights provide the opportunity to view the snow covered Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya and Aberdares, and the opportunity to fly through the beautiful Great Rift Valley enroute to the open savannahs of the Masai Mara.
Day 1 – Amboseli
On arrival at Wilson Airport you will board your light aircraft flight to Amboseli National Park. On arrival you will enjoy a morning game drive with the best views of Mount Kilimanjaro and then lunch at your camp. In the afternoon a game drive in the local conservancy ending with bush sundowner. (LD)
Satao Elerai is located in a quiet, unspoilt, unique setting on a 5,000 acres private conservation area 12kms south east of Amboseli National Park at the foot of Africa’s largest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro. The camp looks over Amboseli National Park and Mt Kilimanjaro, giving you what is arguably the best location of any camp in the area.
The camp offers 12 tents and 5 suites. Each tent has its own en-suite bathroom with solar hot showers and a toilet with a view. Raised cedar wood floors, acacia poles and makuti (thatch) roofing complement the surrounding environment. Large balconies with relaxing day beds combine to offer the perfect place to lie as you take in the ambiance when relaxing.
The elegantly furnished suite rooms have large sliding doors that open out onto your own private veranda overlooking the plains below and Amboseli National Park. Elephants, giraffe’s and zebra are seen most days from the comfort of your room. Designed using natural rock and acacia wood, the bathrooms have their own naturally crafted bathtub and shower which is unique to Elerai.
Please note: Satao Elerai Camp is closed between 21/04/2020 – 20/05/2020, during this time clients will stay at Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 2 – Amboseli
An early morning game guided walk with a visit to Elerai Authentic Masai cultural village then back to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast you will drive to Amboseli National Park with a packed lunch and spend the full day in the park where you will have a great opportunity to take that classic animal shot with Mt Kilimanjaro in the background. (BLD)
Day 3 - Lewa Conservancy
After breakfast you will be transferred to the local airstrip for your light aircraft flight from Amboseli, via Nairobi, to Lewa Conservancy. On landing you will be met and transferred to your next camp for lunch and then an afternoon game drive. (BLD)
Sprawling over the Laikipia plains, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a prolific wildlife conservancy that is popular with celebrities, conservationists, writers and photographers.
Visitors to Lewa are privy to some of the most spectacular wildlife viewing that Kenya has to offer: lion, leopard and jackal thrive on the rich diversity of prey that inhabits the area. The Wildlife Conservancy is home to the largest concentration of Grevy’s zebra in the world, and its range of habitats attracts diverse birdlife and hosts over 130 Black and White rhino.
Featuring large tented bedrooms with verandahs and full en-suite bathrooms, Lewa Safari camp offers authentic comfort for its visitors; cozy log fires in the sitting room are perfect for relaxing after a day in the Conservancy. This unique and exclusive retreat offers privileged access to 65,000 acres of private protected wilderness.
Underpinning the glamorous magnetism of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a serious mission: a pioneering and pragmatic approach to conservation, founded in the 1970’s, that has developed into a thriving and globally recognised rhino conservation habitat.
Day 4 - Lewa Conservancy
A full day of game viewing activities as provided by the camp. (BLD)
Day 5 - Masai Mara
Enjoy breakfast before being transferred to the local airstrip for your light aircraft flight to the Masai Mara. On arrival in the Mara you will be met and transferred to your camp and arriving in time for lunch. In the afternoon join your first game drive in the Mara. (BLD)
With an excellent, central location, in the world famous Masai Mara Game Reserve lies the intimate and small Mara Bush Camp. Discreetly tucked away in a riverine forest on the banks of the Olare Orok River, the camp is in close proximity to all major crossing points during the famous wildebeest migration. Drama, with a touch of African freedom and a taste of indigenous romance awaits you as you enjoy game viewing in the wild Savanna.
Mara Bush Camp pampers its guests with luxury, comfort and unequalled service, while maintaining attention to detail and warm hospitality. With only 12 river facing tents, the camp is amongst the smaller properties in the Reserve and simply offers excellent value for money.
Spacious, tastefully furnished designed guest tents welcome you to unwind and relax. Set in the bush with a view of the river and in stylish African ambience, all tents are equipped with en-suite bathrooms and handmade designer furniture, obtained from local materials. After an exciting game drive, enjoy a warm shower in your tent and relax on the veranda while listening to the beautiful sounds of nature. Even before you wake up, the vivid aroma of freshly brewed coffee calls for another promising day with exciting game sightings at hand.
Please note: Mara Bush Camp is closed between 01/04/2020 – 30/04/2020, during this time clients will stay at Mara Bush Camp – Private Wing.
Day 6 to Day 7 - Masai Mara
You have two full days to explore the Masai Mara with the game viewing activities offered by the camp or you can choose to spend a little relaxation time at the camp and enjoy the facilities they have to offer. (BLD)
Day 8 - End of your Kenya Safari by Air
After you final breakfast in the Mara you will be transferred to the local airstrip for your light aircraft flight back to Nairobi and the end of your safari experience. (B)
Dates and Pricing
- 07 Jul 20 - 31 Oct 20 $6,410 $8,120
- 01 Nov 20 - 15 Dec 20 $5,580 $6,360
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.