The allure of Kenya is legendary, and this 8-day 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 Maasai Mara. Travel in style on board an executive-class Grand Cessna Caravan and enjoy the perfect mix of indulgence and convenience, with personalized service, luxurious accommodations and authentic African safari experiences.
Day 1-Arrive Nairobi, Kenya
Jambo na Karibu! After a warm Swahili welcome upon your arrival, you’ll be chauffeured to your boutique hotel for your first night under the star-studded African skies.
Day 2-Nairobi / Amboseli National Park
View the beauty of the Kenyan landscape from above as your SkySafari safari takes off with a flight to Amboseli National Park. The snowcapped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro rising above floating clouds, dominates every aspect of the park. After lunch, enjoy an afternoon game drive in Amboseli, where the wildlife is inevitably picturesque against the massive backdrop of the snow-clad 19,000-foot mountain.
Day 3-Amboseli National Park
Enjoy an early morning game drive, when the peaks of Kilimanjaro are most spectacular. Go on a bush walk and treasure the opportunity to learn from your Maasai guide, who is keen to share his knowledge and fascinating culture with you. Tonight, unwind and be mesmerized by the dazzling blanket of stars.
Day 4-Amboseli / Meru National Park
Rise with dawn’s early light for one last game drive in Amboseli, returning to camp for breakfast. Fly to remote Meru National Park and the unashamedly romantic Elsa’s Kopje, named after the famous lioness reared by George and Joy Adamson of Born Free fame. Arrive in time for lunch and a pampering massage.
Day 5-Meru National Park
Wild and beautiful, Meru is lion and elephant country, but also includes a thriving rhino sanctuary, making it one of the prime destinations to see rhino in their natural habitat.
Day 6-Meru National Park / Maasai Mara
Leave the car behind and join your guide on a nature walk, focusing on the smaller things, like dung beetles and medicinal plants. After lunch, your adventure continues as you take flight to the Maasai Mara, Kenya’s premier game reserve. With your camera ready, meet your expert guide and take off on a game drive across the reserve’s tree-flecked grasslands.
Sand River Masai Mara
Day 7-Maasai Mara
Awaken with the animals and spend the full day exploring the Maasai Mara, including a visit to a traditional Maasai homestead. A picnic lunch will be served in the bush. Return to camp, at the end of the day, for a sumptuous farewell dinner. Ponder the wonder of Africa, as the stars illuminate the inky sky and the night and its inhabitants settle around you.
Sand River Masai Mara
Day 8-Maasai Mara / Depart
Savor your last day in Kenya. Enjoy breakfast on the banks of the Sand River, go on one last game drive or simply relax at camp, until your last scenic flight returning you to Nairobi. Enjoy dinner at one of Nairobi’s gourmet restaurants, before your chauffeur transfer to the airport; for your international departure flight.