Fly in comfort, on a chartered plane, across Kenya’s wild landscape. Begin with the elephant-dominated grasslands of Amboseli, before flying north to the baobabs of Meru. End in the spectacular Masai Mara, the highlight of any trip to Kenya.
- Fly in a eight-seater, chartered plane, avoiding the hassle of scheduled flights
- Watch the elephants of Amboseli roaming against the backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro
- Explore the unspoilt landscapes of Meru National Park
- Spot wildlife in the iconic Masai Mara – rich with plains game, big cats and birdlife
Take to the skies in a comfortable Cessna Grand Caravan and fly south to Amboseli National Park. Stay at the beautifully designed Tortilis Camp, with its stunning views of the surrounding grasslands. From here explore the private Kitirua Conservancy, as well as the remote western reaches of the park.
Led by Masai guides, take a dawn bush walk as the sun rises over a cloud-topped Kilimanjaro in the distance. Explore further afield in open safari vehicle, searching for the ambling elephant herds that roam this fertile landscape.
As well as these slow-moving animals, spot an array of faster predators. Look out for spotted hyenas and cheetahs, which hunt on these green plains. And admire the colourful birdlife that flits across from tree to bush.
Return to the skies and fly north to the wild vistas of Meru National Park. This remarkable tranche of wilderness is set against the backdrop of Mount Kenya. Too often overlooked, it is home to an array of wildlife, as well as fantastic scenery.
Stay at Elsa’s Kopje, named after the famous lioness that was raised here. This stylish retreat looks out over the plains and wetlands that lie below its raised location. Employing natural themes and immersed in wilderness, the camp combines luxury with an effortless warmth.
Spend time exploring during the day and at night, searching for game amongst the baobabs, kopjes and swamplands of Meru. Look out for rarer species, including caracals, lesser kudus and aardwolves.
From Meru, head west and to the plains of the Masai Mara. Stay at the Sand River Mara, which combines a traditional bush camp ambience with a beautifully tranquil location. Spread along the banks of the river, it is shaded by tree branches, with swimming hippos frequent passers-by.
Spend a full day exploring one of Africa’s greatest safari destinations. Drive across these fertile plains, which are alive with animals and birds. Watch prides of lions stalking prey, see young elephants joust with their tusks, admire a courting cheetahs frolicking in the grass and listen as a herds of gazelles scamper over dry earth that breaks beneath their hooves.
WHY WE LIKE IT
This journey offers an easy alternative to the hassle of scheduled flights, allowing travel in comfort and with flexibility, accompanied by just seven other passengers. It combines some of Kenya’s best safari locations with ease, making use of beautiful camps – all of which offer stunning views.
These safaris operate on a fixed schedule, departing once a week.
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