• a herd of elephants walking across a grass covered field

The Elewana SkySafari - Kenya

For a spectacular eight day fly in safari that captures the heart of Kenya, book the Elewana SkySafari. Immerse yourself in the trip of a lifetime, encompassing traditional African game drives, the exquisite and serene wilderness of Meru, the Amboseli’s fascinating elephants and the wonder that is the Masai Mara.

Take to the skies in a light aircraft that will transport you over the mesmerising African landscape as you view the spellbinding wildlife on the patchwork plains below. It’s a superb skysafari and one of the best Kenya safaris, which will appeal to families, friends and adventurers alike. Nature lovers will adore getting up close and personal with the local animal residents, while explorers will enjoy the traditional bush camp experience. 

This Kenya fly drive safari also includes a visit to several of its hidden treasures, namely its stunning national parks. You’ll start with the Amboseli National Park before transferring to Meru National Park at the foot of Mount Kenya. You’ll also be able to explore the world-renowned Masai Mara Reserve and take on a safari game drive to remember. 

During your Kenya fly drive safari you will stay at an elite selection of luxury hotels and lodges, where you can enjoy the perfect balance of home comforts combined with exquisite personalised service where attention to detail is a top priority. It really is Africa’s ultimate safari experience and an exceptional trip of a lifetime.

Duration
8 days

Guide Price

 £6,299  pp
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Start your journey
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

Trip highlights

  • Enjoy taking to the skies and find yourself transported to three of Kenya’s world-famous national parks
  • Spot incredible wildlife from the ground and the air in a unique SkySafari experience
  • Relax and unwind at three luxurious lodges, with everything you need for a comfortable safari
  • Immerse yourself in VIP treatment throughout this deluxe safari experience

On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be welcomed by your Elewana representative and transported to your exclusive boutique Nairobi hotel, Hemingways Nairobi, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. Here you can enjoy dinner and an overnight stay.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Hemingways Nairobi
Lions of Masai Mara Kenya

Wake up and enjoy a hearty breakfast before transferring to Wilson Airport Nairobi - the gateway to Kenya’s flying safaris. From here you will board the Elewana Executive Grand Caravan or similar, where your SkySafari will take flight. Enjoy a 45-minute scenic flight to Amboseli National Park, before stepping into your safari vehicle, which will take you to your camp deep in the Kenyan bush. En route, you can make the most of your first game drive, before arriving at the luxury Tortilis Camp in time for lunch. In the afternoon, head off for another game drive adventure and a sundowner before returning for dinner and overnight stay at Tortilis Camp.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Tortilis Camp
Amboseli National Park

Rise and shine ready for a full day of exciting activities. Start your day with an early morning walking safari to see the spectacular Amboseli National Park from a different angle, before enjoying a hearty local bush breakfast. Game drives are planned for the afternoon, but if you need some down time, then feel free to take the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate within the camp. As the sun sets over Amboseli National Park, sample the delights of your Tortilis Camp dinner before retiring for the night. Be sure to set your alarm for an exciting early start tomorrow.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Tortilis Camp
Elsa Kopje activities sundowner
Elsas Kopje Exclusive Safari

This morning you’ll be up and out early for a thrilling game drive before returning to the lodge for a mouth-watering brunch. After checking out of the camp, you will be whisked off to the Amboseli airstrip, where you can take to the skies in a light aircraft which will take you to Meru National Park, just 6 miles north of the equator and set in the shadows of the towering Mount Kenya.

You will be welcomed on arrival by a representative from Elsa Kopje, and driven to the luxury lodge, where you’ll be served a sumptuous lunch. After lunch, you can select from a relaxing massage and some precious pamper time, or head out for your first game drive here. As evening draws in, return to this authentic and romantic lodge for dinner, for the first of two nights’ stay here.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Elsa’s Kopje Camp
a leopard standing on a branch
a herd of elephants walking across a dry grass field

Enjoy an exhilarating day of activities in the heart of Meru National Park, with both day and night game drives on the menu. Discover elephants, lions, rhinos and a wealth of bird species in this incredible wildlife sanctuary. You’ll sample a traditional bush lunch, in addition to a local sundowner, before returning to your delightful lodge for evening dinner.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Elsa’s Kopje Camp
a lion sitting on a rock
a cheetah lying in the grass

Wake up as the sun rises and enjoy a breath-taking walking safari, where you will witness some of Kenya’s most spectacular wildlife first-hand. Lunch will be served back at the camp before you head to the Meru Airstrip. After a 90 minute flight over Kenya’s scenic landscapes, you will land at the remarkable Masai Mara Reserve. On arrival at the Keekorok Airstrip, you’ll be welcomed by the Sand River Masai Mara team. You’ll then be taken to the camp in time for sundowners, after enjoying an exciting game drive en route. Experience exceptional game viewing in the home of the big cats, including leopards, cheetahs and lions. As night falls, indulge in a delectable dinner and overnight stay at the deluxe Sand River Masai Mara Camp in a luxurious safari tent.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Sand River Masai Mara Camp
a dog sitting on top of a dry grass field

Today you will begin the day with an authentic bush breakfast, before heading out for a full day of thrilling game viewing in the iconic Masai Mara Game Reserve. Return back to the camp in time for a romantic dinner under the stars and overnight stay.

We recommend you enjoy the option of a stunning hot air balloon safari over the Masai Mara. Kindly note that pre-booking is required. Leaving the camp before sunrise, you’ll be transferred to the balloon staging site where you will receive a briefing and watch the balloon inflate. As the sun rises over the national park, you will take to the skies at various levels, where you can enjoy a bird’s eye view over the stunning Masai Mara National Reserve, its temperate grasslands, riverine forests, and exceptional wildlife. You will also have a chance to spot the Big Five. After a 50 minute flight, you will land and be taken to a picnic site where you’ll be served a delicious champagne bush breakfast, before returning to your luxury camp.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Sand River Masai Mara Camp

Wake up and enjoy your last game drive in the spectacular Masai Mara Reserve, before returning to camp for your final sumptuous safari lunch. Around mid-afternoon, you will head back to Keekorok Airstrip for your flight back to Wilson Airport in Nairobi. You’ll be welcomed by your Elewana representative upon arrival, before being chauffeured to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward or return flight, with a lifetime of incredible memories on board. En route, you will have the chance to sample a delicious dinner at one of Nairobi’s restaurants.

Included

  • Cost of accommodation (double room based on two people sharing) for a total of 7 nights (alternative but similar accommodation may be used at certain times of the year)
  • Board basis is Full Board: breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Amboseli, Meru and Masai Mara, and Half Board: breakfast, lunch/dinner in Nairobi, and all drinks, excluding premium alcoholic beverages
  • All domestic flights in an Exclusive Grand Caravan 8 Seater
  • Private/small group, air-conditioned transfers
  • Assistance and porterage: meeting and assistance on arrival/departure at airports and hotels
  • All game drives in 4X4 safari vehicles on a shared basis with the assistance of English-speaking driver-guides
  • Entrance fees (excluding video camera fee) for parks for all guided excursions as illustrated in the itinerary

Not included

  • International flights and airfare taxes
  • Visa arrangements and fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses, such as premium alcoholic beverages (such as champagne, cognacs, single malt whisky), telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, spa and business facilities in the hotel
  • Video and professional still camera fees during excursions
  • Gratuities for drivers, tour directors, local guides, naturalists and hotel staff
  • Meals (unless specified)
  • Optional attractions and excursions (unless specified)