8 Day Safari Itinerary

The Elewana SkySafari - Kenya

The ultimate flying safari

The allure of Kenya is legendary as it truly is the home of safari. This magnificent eight day fly-in safari captures its true essence; marvel at Amboseli’s famed elephants, lose yourself in the romance of Meru and be awed by the finest wildlife viewing in the world in the Masai Mara. Be flown between each destination in a light aircraft used exclusively for the SkySafari. The flights are memorable experience as you soar above the Africa landscape spotting wildlife below. Staying at a selection of Elewana’s elite collection of properties, enjoy the comforts of personalized service, luxurious accommodations and experience authentic African game drives. A hot air balloon trip over the Mara can even be added for an amazing memory (needs to be booked before departure). This is Africa’s ultimate safari experience, packed with adventure and really is a trip of a life time!

Our Experts Recommend:
  • VIP treatment throughout this luxury safari
  • Stay at three luxury lodges
  • Fly directly to each safari location
  • Spot stunning wildlife from the ground and air
  • One of the greatest safari experiences possible

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
8 days
Guide Price
€6,939 per person
Price based on
Based on October 2019, departure from Dublin, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing) including transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • Full board accommodation
  • All drinks excluding premium drinks such as Champagne, Cognacs, single malt whiskey etc
  • All transfers to and from the hotels/lodges/camps
  • All domestic flights in an Exclusive Grand Caravan 8 Seater
  • All game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles with the assistance of English-speaking driver guides
  • Bush activities and Bush meals
  • The Park Entry Fees (given separately, subject to change)
Not included
  • International flights to and from Kenya
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Other camp/lodge activities not mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as curio shop expenses, phone calls etc.

Itinerary Breakdown

You will arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where upon arrival, you will be welcomed and met by your Elewana representative and chauffeured to your hotel in Nairobi.

Your 1 night stay at Hemingways Nairobi is on half board basis withdrinks (excluding premium drinks).

Overnight Accommodation

  • Hemingways Nairobi

After breakfast, check-out and transfer to Wilson Airport Nairobi, gateway to the flying safaris in Kenya. Time to board the Elewana Executive Grand Caravan.
Your SkySafari will now take to the Air!
After a 45 minutes flight, you will land in the middle of the Park, the Tortilis Camp Team welcoming you at the airstrip.
You will board your safari vehicles to be transferred to your Camp, with your first game drive en-route.
Arrival at the Camp in time for your lunch.
Afternoon game drive. Sundowner before driving back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Tortilis Camp

Full day of activities in Amboseli National Park including:
-Early morning walking safari
-Bush breakfast
-Game drives
Dinner and overnight at the Camp.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Tortilis Camp

Rise early for a game drive, back in time to the lodge for brunch.

Check out, and transfer back to the Amboseli airstrip. The plane will now take you to Meru National Park located in the region of Mount Kenya.

Landing at the Meru airstrip, the Elsa’s Kopje Team will welcome you and you will be transferred to the Lodge, arriving in time for lunch. After lunch, guest’s will be offered a massage for pure relaxation, or alternatively, you will 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 all-inclusive basis.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Elsa’s Kopje Camp

Full day of activities in Meru National Park including:
- Bush lunch
- Day and night game drives
- Sundowner
- Dinner

Overnight Accommodation

  • Elsa’s Kopje Camp

This morning, an early departure for a safari walk. Lunch served at the Lodge before your transfer back to the Meru airstrip.

Take off, and after flying about 90 minutes, you will land in the middle of the Masai Mara Reserve.

The Sand River Masai Mara Team will welcome you at the Keekorok airstrip. You will be transferred to the camp with a game drive en-route, and arriving in time for Sundowners. Dinner and overnight at the Camp

Your stay at Sand River Masai Mara is for 2 nights in a Luxurious Safari Tent, and is on all-inclusive basis.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Sand River Masai Mara Camp

Enjoy a Bush Breakfast, followed by a full day of game viewing in the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Back to the Camp for a Dinner Under The Stars.

Optional balloon safari:
We suggest today you enjoy a hot air balloon safari over the Masai Mara (book before departure). You depart the camp before sunrise and transfer to the balloon staging site. After a briefing from the pilot, the crew will inflate the envelope. At sunrise you begin your ballooning adventure with flights at different levels to give you both an overview of Masai Mara National Reserve and a close look at the wildlife. After about 50 minutes, you land and the chase crew will take you to a picnic site where you are provided a bush breakfast complete with bubbly to celebrate your successful flight in the tradition of balloonists over the centuries.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Sand River Masai Mara Camp

Today your African Safari has come to an end.

This morning will be your last game drive in the Masai Mara Reserve.

Back to Camp for lunch and mid-afternoon, you will be transferred back to the Keekorok airstrip for your flight to Wilson Airport Nairobi.

Your Elewana Representative will welcome you upon arrival. You will be chauffeured to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport; before arriving there we will stop at one of Nairobi’s restaurants where dinner will be served. You will arrive at the airport in time for your outbound flight.