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8-Day Fly In Luxury Kenya SkySafari

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Day 1 : Arrive Nairobi, transfer to hotel

Visiting: Nairobi

You will be met at the Nairobi Airport and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

An international cosmopolitan city, Nairobi is a place of trendy cafes, leafy suburbs and glistening skyscrapers. It is also home to the only national park in the world that borders a city. An African metropolis abuzz with a rich cultural history, Nairobi is the East African hub for finance, technology and innovation.

Tucked away in the leafy suburb of Karen with views of the famed Ngong Hills, a stay at Hemingways is a grand and indulgent affair. Luxury suites with private terraces enjoy full butler-service, and a brasserie and restaurant serve up world-class cuisine. Hemingways is located conveniently close to the Giraffe Centre and Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage should a visit be possible during your stay.

  • Meals: None
  • Elite Lodging: Hemingways Nairobi

Day 2 : Fly to Amboseli, afternoon game drive

Visiting: Amboseli

You will transfer to the Wilson Airport for your flight to Amboseli National Park where you will drive to your safari camp for lunch and evening game drive.

Amboseli's expansive semi-arid grasslands are framed by the spectacular backdrop of Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain. The number two wildlife destination in Kenya, Amboseli is home to one of Africa's most well-known elephant populations that numbers over 1500 individuals. A mosaic of swamps provides a source of water all year round, sustaining a tremendous variety of birdlife and game for exceptional viewing.

Beneath the shade of the Acacia Tortilis trees from which it takes its name, Tortilis Camp occupies a hillside that offers magnificent views of Mt Kilimanjaro. Makuti thatched roofs shelter spacious ensuite tents, and a chic main bar and lounge created with natural materials overlooks a watering hole frequented by elephants. Situated in a private conservancy bordering the National Park, guests can enjoy exciting bush walks ending with drinks enjoyed watching a stunning African sunset.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Elite Lodging: Tortilis Camp

Day 3 : Amboseli, Safari Activities

Visiting: Amboseli

Highlights & Included Activities:

  • Private conservancy bordering Amboseli National Park
  • Excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Game drives in custom-designed safari vehicles
  • Bush walks with qualified and local guides
  • Extravagant bush breakfasts, spectacular sundowners
  • Professional Gold, Silver & Bronze KPSGA certified guides

  • Meals: BLD
  • Elite Lodging: Tortilis Camp

Day 4 : Fly to Meru, afternoon game drive

Visiting: Meru

A wilderness idyll of striking colours, Meru is a dramatic arid landscape sustained by 13 permanent and seasonal rivers. Doum palms and baobabs dot the rugged red-earthed environment, home to an abundance of game, including unique northern species like gerenuk, Beisa oryx and Somali ostrich. A 21,000 acre rhino sanctuary in the heart of the park provides a rare opportunity to take in the Big 5 in this wild, remote and beautiful area.

Elsa's Kopje blends African elegance and romance in the wild setting of Meru National Park. Named after Elsa the lioness made famous by Born Free, the autobiographical story and movie of George and Joy Adamson, the lodge is nestled into a rocky kopje. A refuge of luxury in a rugged environment, the charming cottage suites are built around the natural features of the kopje, each enjoying unique breath-taking views over the sweeping Meru plains. An elegant bar and dining area and inviting infinity pool complete the Elsaís experience.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Elite Lodging: Elsa's Kopje

Day 5 : Meru, Safari Activities

Visiting: Meru

Highlights & Included Activities:

  • Unique history of George and Joy Adamson and Elsa the lioness
  • Rhino sanctuary in the heart of Meru Park
  • Game drives in custom-designed safari vehicles
  • Nature walks up Mugwhango Hill with knowledgeable guides
  • Extravagant bush breakfasts, spectacular sundowners
  • Professional Gold, Silver & Bronze KPSGA certified guides

  • Meals: BLD
  • Elite Lodging: Elsa's Kopje

Day 6 : Fly to Masai Mara, afternoon game drive

Visiting: Masa Mara

World-renowned, the Masai Mara offers some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in Africa. A verdant and mottled landscape of rolling plains, acacia thickets and thunderous rivers, the Masai Mara is home and host to an abundance of resident and migratory animals, living up to its reputation as one of nature's greatest theaters. With over 60 species of mammal, and over 500 recorded species of bird, the Masai Mara is a true African Eden.

A stylish luxury camp set along the banks of the Sand River, from which it takes its name, Sand River Masai Mara enjoys a private location in a secluded area of the Masai Mara. Enjoying views over the river and to the neighboring rolling hills of the Serengeti, each tent has been carefully designed to recreate a 1930ís luxury safari. Extravagance meets the unadulterated thrill of the wilderness in this camp. Enjoy your favorite tipple over a game of billiards against the backdrop and soundtrack of the Masai Mara.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Elite Lodging: Sand River Masai Mara

Day 7 : Masai Mara, Safari Activities

Visiting: Masai Mara

Highlights & Included Activities:

  • Private and secluded area of Masai Mara that is rich in game
  • Situated on the Northerly migration path in the midst of the action
  • Game drives in custom-designed safari vehicles
  • Visit an authentic Masai Village or local school supported by the camp
  • Extravagant bush breakfasts, spectacular sundowners
  • Professional Silver & Bronze KPSGA certified guides

  • Meals: BLD
  • Elite Lodging: Sand River Masai Mara

Day 8 : Nairobi

Visiting: Fly Masai Mara to Nairobi for departure

Enjoy a final morning in the Masai Mara on a game drive or relaxing in camp. After lunch your SkySafari plane will bring you back to Nairobi. That evening youíll be treated to dinner at one of Nairobiís most delectable restaurants, then chauffeured to the airport in good time for your international flight home.

  • Meals: B

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