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10 Days Super Luxury Flying Safari

Overview

From the hills of Mount Kenya to the sweeping plains of the Masai Mara, where the wide-open vistas stretch for miles and every termite mound has a Topi standing sentry on it. Fly into the semi-arid region of Samburu, where you can see the desert adapted animals and rich cultural heritage of the colorful Samburu people.

Visit a private wildlife sanctuary tucked in a valley between the lofty slopes of Mount Kenya and the peaks of the Aberdare Mountains. Explore in 45,000 acres of reserve, sharing the space only with other guests from the lodge and the wild animals. Solio Game Reserve is internationally recognized as the most successful private breeding reserve for rhinos in Kenya.

Best time to visit: Jan-March / June-October

Duration

10 days

Map Overview

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 -Day 1 - Nairobi

Meet and greet at JKIA by our airport representative. After a brief introduction, you will transfer to Villa Rosa Kempinski where you will receive your complete briefing session.

Inclusion

Meals: B, D

Accommodation

Giraffe Manor

After your breakfast in the morning, you will transfer to the Wilson airport for your scheduled flight to Northern Kenya which is rich in cultural history. This semi-arid region is home to the special five which are exclusively found only in the north such as Beisa Oryx, Gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and the Somali Ostrich.

You will arrive at the airstrip and transfer to the lodge for lunch.

Hop on an afternoon game drive in search of the special five.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Sasaab Luxury Tented Camp

Feel the heat; learn about the ecosystem and the harsh realities of life in the African wilderness while on a walking safari with a Samburu guide. For more adventurous take, try a camel ride or take a 5-hour walk along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River and fly to camp in the wilderness, sleeping under the African stars.

You will also have an opportunity to visit a local Samburu homestead and learn about their way of life. They are nomadic pastoralists who are renowned for their colorful dress and beadwork.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Sasaab Luxury Tented Camp

After an early morning breakfast, you will depart by road to Mount Kenya area (Optional: you can take a charter flight to the Solio private Game Reserve at an extra cost)

As you land at the airstrip, a guide will meet you and take you to the lodge. After a refreshing lunch made from fresh organic ingredients from the lodges own vegetable garden, and perhaps a siesta, you will head out for an afternoon game drive. Over the next two full days of your super luxury safari in Kenya, take your time and explore the central region of Kenya. Guided walks, mountain biking or horse riding are all available at Solio, a great way to see the wild game from a totally different perspective.

On this private game reserve, you can see an unbelievable amount of rhinos. It is common to see up to 40 rhinos at one go in this private ranch. You can try your hand at some trout fishing in the cold streams of the Aberdares. Alternatively, you can fly in a helicopter, as an optional extra, to a secluded picnic spot on Mount Kenya.

During your stay, you can go on night drives, where you can go looking for the elusive nocturnal animals that shy away during the daytime.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Solio Ranch

You will transfer to Nanyuki airstrip for a scheduled flight to the Masai Mara. Upon landing you will be met by your guide and will head straight out on your first game drive in the wide open savannahs of the Mara, which is teeming with antelopes such as wildebeest and Thomson’s Gazelles.

Explore this region over the next couple of days delighting in wildlife encounters, from the graceful giraffe to the mighty elephants and the Big Cats of the plains while on morning and afternoon game drives.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Salas Luxury Tented Camp

Enjoy a game drive at dawn and watch the Mara come to life, then enjoy a bush breakfast surrounded by African game. Observe the wonders of an unpolluted sky and enjoy some spectacular star gazing.

Learn how to read the tracks of the bush whilst on a walk with a Maasai warrior, and fall asleep to the distant roar of a lion. Optional activities include a serene early morning flight in a hot air balloon or visiting a local cultural Maasai village to learn more about this unique tribe that co-exists freely with wildlife.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Salas Luxury Tented Camp

Transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Nairobi and connect with your international flights to the next destination.

Inclusions

  • Conservation Fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water on all days

Exclusions

  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Items of a personal nature

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What If I Have Special Needs or Requirements?

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What Vaccines and Health Requirements Are Needed?

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What Are the Road Conditions Like?

Most safari parks have bumpy but manageable roads, with some roads being paved. Generally, guests do not view this as a problem.

Can I Choose Other Accommodation Than What's Specified?

Yes, if you have a special preference, let us know, and we will offer alternatives from our vast network of company-owned and partner accommodations. Booking with us allows you to enjoy discounted rates as we have special agreements with our partners.

Is Electricity Available 24 Hours in the Lodges and Camps?

Most standard camps and lodges are equipped with generators, so electricity is generally available 24 hours. However, some interruptions may occur but are typically not a significant concern for guests.

Will My Mobile/Cellular Phone Work During the Tour?

es, though signal strength may vary in different areas.

What About My Special Diet and Food Preferences?

We cater to all diets, including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options, among others. Please inform us in advance about your dietary preferences.

What Activities Can My Kids Do While on a Safari?

A safari offers an enriching experience for children, allowing them to observe animals in their natural habitat. Some camps and lodges offer amenities for children, such as playrooms and pools, though these are not universally available. We suggest bringing activities that your children enjoy.

Is Tipping Required?

Tipping is not required but is recommended. The amount varies by country, but you should tip according to what you feel is appropriate.

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