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7 Days Kenya Classic Air Safari

Overview

Known as the historical home of the East African safari, Kenya is a land of rolling savannah grasslands inhabited by assorted mega-fauna and magnificent wildlife, including the Big Five, large predators and just about everything in between. The landscapes here stir the soul with iconic sights, fascinating tribal cultures, and natural wonders, resulting in the adventure of a lifetime!

Begin your holiday in the bustling capital city of Nairobi, then explore some of Kenya’s most famous safari parks. We want to accommodate any special requests you may have to enhance your safari vacation. You shall arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where upon arrival, you will be welcomed and met by your Kenyan Representative and then chauffeured to your hotel in Nairobi. Your one night stay at Hemingways Nairobi is on half board basis and drinks (excluding premium drinks).

Best time to visit: June - October

Duration

7 days

Price

from $000 / per person

Map Overview

Places to Visit

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 -Day 1 - Nairobi - Amboseli National Park

Breakfast at Hemingways Nairobi, then checkout and transfer to Wilson Airport in Nairobi, the gateway to the flying safaris in Kenya.

After a scenic 45 minutes flight, you will land in the middle of the Park, where the team from Tortilis Camp will warmly welcome you. Enjoy your first game drive en-route to the camp, where you should arrive just in time for lunch. There’s also an afternoon game drive. Your stay at Tortilis Camp is for 2 nights in an en-suite Safari Tent, and is on an all-inclusive basis (includes all meals, bush activities, and drinks – excluding premium drinks).

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Amboseli Tortilis Camp

Rise early to watch the African plains and spot various wildlife on your morning game drive, then stop for a bush breakfast. Hot lunch will be served at the lodge. If you feel like stretching your legs and seeing the wilderness from a different perspective this afternoon, you can go on a walking safari.

Alternatively, you can have another game drive, with both activities culminating in cocktails watching the sunset, before returning to camp for dinner.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Amboseli Tortilis Camp

Rise early for a quick game drive and back in time to the lodge for breakfast. Check out, and transfer back to the Amboseli airstrip. The plane will take you to Meru National Park located in the region of Mount Kenya. The Elsa’s Kopje Team will welcome you and you will be transferred to the Lodge, where lunch will be served. You can opt for a relaxing massage or if you’re up for it, go on a game drive.

Dinner and overnight at the Lodge. Your stay at Elsa’s Kopje is for 2 nights in a Cottage Suite, and is on an all-inclusive basis (includes all meals, bush activities, and drinks – excluding premium drinks).

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Elsa’s Kopje

Your best chance of spotting the game here is early in the morning or late afternoon, so rise early and head off into the wilderness. After a morning filled with excitement, return to the lodge to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Explore more of Meru National Park on a game drive with sundowner drinks served at a spot overlooking the park, before returning to the lodge in time for dinner.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Elsa’s Kopje

Enjoy a brisk nature walk and enjoy the views from up the hill which forms the Kopje (or small rocky outcrop) that Elsa’s is built on. Enjoy the rest of the morning at leisure before lunch will be served overlooking Meru National Park.

Your pilot will be waiting to take you on a 90-minute flight to the world-famous Masai Mara where you land in the middle of the reserve.

The Sand River Masai Mara Team will welcome you at the Keekorok airstrip and you will be transferred to the camp with a game drive en-route.

Your stay at Sand River Masai Mara is for 2 nights in a Luxurious Safari Tent, and is on an all-inclusive basis (includes all meals, bush activities, and drinks – excluding premium drinks).

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Sand River Masai Mara

Early breakfast, followed by a full day of game viewing in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

A picnic hamper lunch will be served out in the wilds. Stop at an authentic Masai Village to interact and learn about the customs and culture of this colorful tribe.

Back to the camp for a farewell dinner.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Sand River Masai Mara

Bush breakfast followed by game drive, back to camp for lunch. Mid-afternoon, you will be transferred back to Keekorok airstrip for your flight to Wilson Airport Nairobi.

Your Kenya Safari Representative will welcome you upon arrival and stop at one of Nairobi’s restaurants where dinner will be served, after which you will be chauffeured to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in time for your outbound flight.

Inclusion

Meals: B, L

Inclusions

  • Park 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

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Alcohol drinks

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s Included and Excluded in Every Tour?

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What Are Your Cancellation Terms?

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What If I Have Special Needs or Requirements?

We strive to cater to all requirements, such as providing wheelchair-friendly accommodation or rooms on the first floor if stairs are a challenge. Please communicate with us in advance about your needs.

What Vaccines and Health Requirements Are Needed?

The requirements vary depending on the country and nationality. For the most accurate information, please visit the page specific to your destination and consult the corresponding embassy page for the latest information.

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.

These are general FAQ to guide your planning. For detailed information specific to your destination, please visit the corresponding page on our website.

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