AJT044 - Out of Africa Air Safari

HIGHLIGTS

Highlights…………..

·         Visiting the site of rehabilitation of Elsa, the lioness, whose tale was told in the film Born Free

·         Experience safaris in the unparalleled Masai Mara Game Reserve

·         Witness a spectacular variety of scenenry, game and unique flora and fauna.

 

More to explore…………….

Activities: Game drives, boat ride.

Accommodation: 9 nights in tourist class hotels and lodges.

Transport: Fully equipped custom built safari minivan or 4x4 Land Cruiser

Escort: Kenya Professional Safari Guide rated driver guide or on special request safari guide

Suggest: Beach or Rwanda Gorilla extension or Mount Kilimanjaro extension

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

 

Day Location Accommodation Board Activity
1 Nairobi The Fairmont Norfolk L-BB Trf
2 Meru National Park Elsa's Kopje LDBB Flight , P
3 Meru National Park Elsa's Kopje LDBB A, P
4 Meru National Park Elsa's Kopje LDBB A, P
5 Laikipia Loisaba Lodge LDBB Flight , P
6 Laikipia Loisaba Lodge LDBB A, P
7 Masai Mara National G.R 1920 Cottars Camp LDBB Flight , P
8 Masai Mara National G.R 1920 Cottars Camp LDBB A , P
9 Masai Mara National G.R 1920 Cottars Camp LDBB A , P
10 Departure The Fairmont Norfolk-Day room L-Droom Flight , Dept trnsf,

 

L-Lunch, D-Dinner, BB-Bed and breakfast, LDBB-Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast, TRSF-Transfer, E-Early morning game drive, A-Morning game drive, P-Afternoon game drive, GV-Game Viewing, CT–Crater Tour

 

FULL ITINERARY

Day 1 - Nairobi

You will be met on arrival by an Africa Journeys representative and transferred to the illustrious Fairmont Norfolk hotel built during the colonial times in the early 1900s and since graced by world leaders and luminaries. Your lunch at a private house will be followed by a visit to Giraffe Centre for the endangered Rothschild giraffe.   Overnight at The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel (L- BB)

 

Day 2 - Meru National Park

Today take a scheduled flight to Meru where Elsa the lioness of 'Born Free' fame, was rehabilitated by conservationists Joy and George Adamson. Spend 3 nights at the magical Elsa's Kopje whose wonderfully stylish accommodation atop a knoll offers gorgeous views of Elsa's wilderness. Game activities include 4x4 day and night game drives, guided nature

walks and bush breakfasts and sundowners.  Meals and overnight at Elsa’s Kopje (LDBB)

 

Day 3 – Meru National Park

Morning and afternoon shared game drives including activities.   Meals and overnight at Elsa’s Kopje (LDBB)

 

Day 4 – Meru National Park

Morning and afternoon shared game drives including activities.   Meals and overnight at Elsa’s Kopje (LDBB)

 

Day 5 - Laikipia

After breakfast, take your scheduled flight to Nanyuki and connect charter flight to Loisaba. This exclusive lodge in the remote Laikipia region is set on a plateau overlooking Mt. Kenya and the plains below. You may enjoy day and night game activities, bush meals and sundowners in an exclusive private reserve with excellent resident wildlife. The more adventurous can spend a night sleeping on an outdoor star bed under the stars.  Meals and overnight at Loisaba Lodge (LDBB)

 

Day 6 - Laikipia

Morning and afternoon shared game drives.  Meals and overnight at Loisaba Lodge (LDBB)

 

Day 7 - Masai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast take charter flight to Nanyuki and connect your scheduled flight across the Great Rift Valley to the golden plains of the Masai Mara. You will spend 3 nights at Cottars 1920s Camp. This small, exclusive camp is owned by a 3rd generation settler family which pioneered exclusive safaris as far back as 1920. Supremely luxurious, the camp is set on a vast private conservation area which ensures your game activities are very private and personalized. Game viewing in open 4x4 is usually outstanding, especially during the wildebeest migration season between August and October. You may also participate in game walks with exceptional professional guides. When in camp a private butler will attend to all your needs, from a private candlelit bush dinner under the stars to a hot bath just before you return from your game drive. Cottars Camp offers the ultimate safari experience.   Meals and overnight at Cottars 1920s Camp (LDBB)

 

Day 8 - Masai Mara Game Reserve

Whole day in the Mara with morning and afternoon shared game drives.  Meals and overnight at Cottars 1920s Camp (LDBB)

 

Day 9 - Masai Mara Game Reserve

Whole day in the Mara with morning and afternoon shared game drives.  Meals and overnight at Cottars 1920s Camp (LDBB)

 

 

Day 10 -   Departure

After your final game drive and breakfast, you will fly back to Nairobi where a dayroom is reserved for you at the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel until your transfer to the airport for your flight back home. We recommend a beach extension to exotic

Zanzibar or Lamu.

INCLUDES & EXCLUDES

The Package Includes:

Arrival and departure airport transfers

1 Night accommodation at Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel

3 Nights accommodation at Elsa’s Kopje 

2 Nights accommodation at  Loisaba Lodge

3 Nights accommodation at  Cottars 1920s Camp

Dayroom at Fairmont Norfolk Hotel on day 10

All game drives  as per itinerary

Transport in  1 x 7 Seater 4 x 4 for game drives

All park entrance fees

Services of a qualified English Speaking Driver Guide

The Package Excludes:

All International Flights + Taxes

Visas

Travel & Personal accident insurance

Tips & personal expenses such as telephone calls…etc.

Excursions not detailed in above program

Included flights:

Scheduled Flight Nairobi –Meru (Elsa’s Kopje)

Scheduled flight Meru-Nanyuki 

Return charter flight Nanyuki –Loisaba -Nanyuki

Scheduled flight Nanyuki-Mara -Nairobi

Added Value:

Complimentary Africa Journeys pen
Complimentary Africa Journeys Safari Hat

Complimentary 30 days Flying Doctors’ membership within East Africa

Complimentary Africa Journeys 500ml mineral water 

 

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