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7 Days Kenya Expert 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!

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 - Meru National Park

Breakfast at Hemingways Nairobi. Checkout and transfer to Wilson Airport, the gateway to the flying safaris in Kenya. Time to board the Grand Caravan. 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 game 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 to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Explore more of Meru National Park on a game drive with sundowner drinks served, 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. After lunch, you will board the aircraft for a 40-minute flight to the Loisaba Conservancy – Laikipia.

The team from Loisaba Tented Camp will warmly welcome you and take you on a game drive en-route to the camp where you will arrive in time for drinks and dinner. Your stay at Loisaba Tented Camp is for 2 nights in a Standard Tent, and is on an all-inclusive basis (includes all meals, bush activities, and drinks – excluding premium drinks). Subject to availability guests can spend one night at Loisaba’s Star Beds.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Loisaba Tented Camp

A great way to view the stunning diversity of Loisaba is on foot. You will be accompanied on your early morning walking safari by traditional Samburu guides whose knowledge of local flora, fauna, culture, and history is unmatched. Return to camp for a late breakfast and a refreshing swim. Lunch will be served at camp before you set off on a game drive in search of the elusive wild dog or try and spot the rare Grevy’s zebra, Beisa Oryx or the Greater Kudu. If you prefer, try your hand at fishing in the river or visit the resident anti-poaching team with its two sniffer dogs.

Sundowner drinks will be served out in the wilds of Africa whilst your chef prepares mouthwatering snacks on the grill. Arrive back at the camp for a dinner under the stars.

Inclusion

Full Board Meals

Accommodation

Loisaba Tented Camp

After a restful night’s sleep, another day full of activities awaits. Your guide will take you on a game drive; the adventurous can even explore Loisaba on camelback (optional). A full breakfast is laid out in the bush before you return to camp. After lunch, you will be transferred to the Loisaba airstrip for your flight to the world-renowned Masai Mara where the team from Sand River Masai Mara will warmly welcome you. Enjoy a game drive en-route to this remote Camp where you will arrive in time for sundowner drinks and dinner.

Your stay at Sand River Masai Mara is for 2 nights in a Luxury 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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