5 Days Samburu Masai Mara Flying Safari

Price: from $1,965     Duration: 5 Days

Tour Details

This flying safari take you to Samburu Game Reserve iconic animals such as elephants, lions, and leopards, but it’s also home to the Samburu Special Five – a quintet of five animals found nowhere else in Kenya. The Samburu Special Five flying safari gives you the opportunity to spot both the Big Five and the park’s ‘Special Five’ – reticulated giraffes, Somali ostrich, gerenuk, besia oryx, and the Grevy’s zebra. Maasai Mara is home to the annual migration as well big five. A fly-in safari cuts the lengthy drive out of the equation, allowing you maximum time to look for both the Big Five and the Special Five.

Tour Itineraries

Upon touchdown at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will receive a warm welcome by our driver/guide who will transport you to your hotel to relax and recharge during your stay in Tanzania.

  • Warm Reception
  • Well maintained fleet
  • Wildlife including Big Five
  • Comfortable Accommodation

You’ll be picked up from your hotel or the airport and be taken to Wilson Airport to board your light aircraft for the flight north to Samburu Game Reserve. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a game drive en route to your lodge, where you’ll drop off your belongings and have lunch. After you’ve dined and freshened up, you will head out on a game drive in the semi-arid park that showcases the unique wildlife that Samburu is home to. In addition to more ‘conventional’ safari animal sightings, you’ll also have the chance to spot the Beisa Oryx, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, long-necked Gerenuk and Grevy’s Zebra – the famous ‘Special Five’. The park is also home to large herds of elephants, as well as lions, leopards, zebras, and more. After your game drive, you’ll overnight at Ashnil Samburu Camp


Main Destination:
• Samburu Game Reserve
Accommodation:
• Ashnil Samburu Camp (Luxury Tented Camp located inside Samburu Game Reserve)
Meals & drinks:
• Lunch and dinner (Breakfast not included)
• Drinking water (Drinks not included)

You’ll have a full day to explore the park in search of its rarer inhabitants as well as the likes of leopards, lions, hyenas, cheetahs, antelopes, and more. While Samburu is smaller than other Kenyan parks and reserves, its diverse wildlife tend to cluster closer together near the life-giving Ewaso Ng’iro River, making it an ideal place to set up camp and do some game-viewing.

Main Destination:
• Samburu Game Reserve
Accommodation:
• Ashnil Samburu Camp (Luxury Tented Camp located inside Samburu Game Reserve)
Meals & drinks:
• Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
• Drinking water (Drinks not included)

After an early breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for your departure flight to the world’s famous Masai Mara Game Reserve. Upon arrival transfer to Ashnil Mara Camp. Have lunch. Afterward go for an afternoon game drive in the reserve. You will have a good chance of seeing herds of buffalo and zebra as well as hippos and lots of bird’s species. Dinner and overnight at the Ashnil Mara camp.
 
Main Destination:
• Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Accommodation:
• Ashnil Mara Camp (Luxury Tented Camp located just outside Masai Mara NR)
Meals & drinks:
• Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
• Drinking water (Drinks not included)

Enjoy the day in the game park, with morning an afternoon game drives. Relaxation between the game drive timings.
In addition you can take an optional hot air balloon safari early morning (additional cost). The Masai Mara is one of the most unique regions of the world with breathtaking scenery of natural beauty. The reserve is home to the world’s highest concentration of savannah animals of various species of antelope, about giraffes, buffaloes and elephants to high populations of big cats. Dinner and overnight at the Ashnil Mara camp.

Main Destination:
• Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Accommodation:
• Ashnil Mara Camp (Luxury Tented Camp located just outside Masai Mara NR)
Meals & drinks:
• Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
• Drinking water (Drinks not included)

Enjoy a final early morning game drive before breakfast‚ after which you will be catching your return flight to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport bringing to an end what we hope shall be a safari of your lifetime. You’ll be transferred to the JKIA airport or your hotel.

Main Destination:
• Nairobi
Accommodation:
• No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Departure & Return Location

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Safari Departure Time

3 Hours before flight time

Tour Summary

Price: from $1,965

Duration: 5 Days

 Kenya

Departure: 3 Hours before flight time

Price Includes

  • Park entry fees
  • All accommodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Pricing Excludes

  • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
  • Accommodation on the last day
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Complimentaries

  • Drinking Water
  • Travel magazine
  • Gift Coupon