A brand new high class fly-in safari, featuring quality lodges and an exclusive luxury light aircraft in-between to maximise game viewing opportunities and time spent in the comfortable camps.
MEAL PLAN → Breakfast, lunch and dinner from lunch on Day 2 to breakfast on Day 9; breakfast and dinner in Mombasa.
ACCOMMODATION → Four star lodges are used througout. On occasion alternatives may be used or itinerary done in different order according to local availability.
TRAVEL TIPS → Pack light and warm clothing in soft bags, maximum 20kgs, plus suncream, binoculars, camera, insect repellant.
NB → Minimum 2 people. Safari includes all entrance fees, game activities/excursions as per itinerary, internal flights and accommodation/meals as shown.
This safari includes light aircraft flights between locations to reduce travelling time.
DAY 1 → Kenya Airways overnight flight from Heathrow to Nairobi.
DAY 2 → On arrival transfer to Wilson airport for your luxury Severin Air Safaris flight to the Maasai Mara. Travel in style in the comfortable leather seats, and arrive at Karen Blixen camp, set on the bank of the Mara River.
The camp consists of 22 luxurious tents, each set on large mahogany platforms with a private deck, and comfortably furnished with private bathrooms. Facilities also include a restaurant, bar, lounge, swimming pool, and treatments offered by the masseuse. After lunch enjoy an afternoon game drive, dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 → A full day of game drives in the Maasai Mara today, with lunch included. Overnight back at camp.
DAY 4 → A magical bush breakfast in the Mara is laid on this morning before you join your flight over the plains to Amboseli, enjoying scenic views of Kilimanjaro (weather permitting) before descending. Enjoy a game drive in the park before driving to Satao Elerai camp. Set in a quiet, unspoilt, setting on a 5000 acre private conservancy near Amboseli, the camp looks down onto the park in one direction and up to Mt Kilimanjaro in the other - spectacular! 9 luxury mountain facing tents and 5 large lodge style suites are en suite, the suites also having baths. After lunch, visit an authentic Masai village for the the chance to see how the tribe live in a unique cultural experience. Dinner and overnight in camp.
DAY 5 → Morning game drive in the National Park, lunch in the camp, then in the afternoon enjoy a magical walking safari on the conservancy followed by a bush sundowner and spectacular night game drive. Dinner and overnight Satao Elerai.
DAY 6 → After breakfast board the luxury aircraft for the short flight to Tsavo West, arriving in time for lunch at Severin Safari Camp. The afternoon game drive will include a visit to Mzima Springs and its resident hippos, then return to camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 7 → Early morning game drive in Tsavo West, then after breakfast relax and enjoy the tranquility of the unique bush spa. Lunch and late afternoon game drive is followed by sundowners on 'poachers lookout' followed by a night game drive en route back to camp.
DAY 8 → Choose from a game walk or drive this morning, then after breakfast transfer to airstrip for your short hop to Tsavo East, flying low over the park viewing the herds of elephant as they cross the plains. Lunch followed by afternoon game drive and dinner/overnight at Satao Camp.
DAY 9 → After one last game drive and breakfast, fly to Mombasa airport. Here either transfer to your coast hotel (see below) or perhaps make use of the airport lounge before your Kenya Airways flight to Heathrow via Nairobi.
DAY 9 → On arrival in Mombasa, transfer to the Serena Beach Hotel & Spa for three nights in a Garden room by the white sands of the Indian Ocean.
DAY 12 → Kenya Airways overnight flight to Heathrow via Nairobi.
Essence of the Wild 7 Nights From Maasai Mara to Tsavo East
→ Maasai Mara: 2 nights
→ Amboseli: 2 nights
→ Tsavo West: 2 nights
→ Tsavo East: 1 night