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East Africa

SkySafari

Fly across Kenya and Tanzania on private planes, to luxurious and eco-friendly boutique safari camps in East Africa's most famous parks. This Elewana Collection safari will maximize your wildlife viewing time and allow you to be in harmony with the animals of Africa.


Trip Details

Nairobi | Amboseli | Loisaba | Maasai Mara | Serengeti | Lake Manyara |Ngorongoro | Arusha

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Experience

  • SkySafari flights between the beautiful Elewana safari camps
  • 5 star luxury and a champagne welcome on your first SkySafari flight
  • Huge numbers of African wildlife roaming free in their natural environment

Explore

  • The endless plains of the Maasai Mara and Serengeti
  • Nature walk with a local Samburu guide in the Loisaba Conservancy
  • The fascinating Ngorongoro Crater, a wildlife haven

Enjoy

  • Game drives to spot the abundant African wildlife in Kenya and Tanzania
  • Relaxing spa treatments at Loisaba Tented Camp and The Manor


This MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience educates our guests on the sustainability and resiliency of community and contributes to making the destination inclusive, resilient and sustainable for generations to come with a Samburu Village Visit. While at Sasaab or Loisaba Tented Camp, you can visit the hospitable Samburu people, who are delighted to show you their traditions and way of life.

The Samburu are a sub-tribe of the more well-known Maasai. As a semi-nomadic group, they herd cattle, sheep and goats. Originally from the Nile Valley, this group of Nilotic people migrated south hundreds of years ago to an area between Mount Kenya and Lake Turkana.

A member of the village will speak extensively about the transition to the different stages in life. Each is marked by ceremonies and rituals that have their beginnings in ancient tradition. Afterwards, the young men of the village will demonstrate adamu, commonly referred to as the jumping dance.  Guests will then be welcomed into a mantana, a hut made of cow-dung and branches, where each family lives. 

Day 1 - Arrive Nairobi

Welcome to Nairobi, Kenya’s vibrant capital city!  On arrival at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by a Lion World Travel/Costco Travel Representative and transferred to the 5-star Hemingways.

Accommodation: Hemingways Nairobi – Deluxe Room (D)

Day 2 - Nairobi/Amboseli

Tortilis Camp

After breakfast, connect with your SkySafari flight to Amboseli National Park. Enjoy a game drive en-route to Tortilis Camp. 

The spacious, well-appointed thatched tents of Elewana Tortilis Camp are set in a private conservancy, with views of Mount Kilimanjaro. 

Depart on an afternoon game drive followed by dinner at the camp.

Accommodation: Elewana Tortilis Camp - Safari Tent  (B, L, D)

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Add-Ons

Gorilla Trekking

Gorilla at Bisate

We suggest you enhance this once in a lifetime trip with a moving and poignant visit with endangered Mountain Gorillas. A 4-night extension to Rwanda to participate in gorilla trekking is highly recommended. See our Gorillas of Rwanda itinerary for more details.

Azure Zanzibar

Fisherman at Matemwe

Zanzibar is the perfect post-safari beach destination, with its white sandy beaches, azure waters and alluring culture. Check out our Azure Zanzibar itinerary or speak to one of our Africa Specialists for more information.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

Hot Air Balloon

Hot Air Balloon in the Serengeti

Enhance your safari with a peaceful and scenic view over the Serengeti in a hot air balloon.

Contact one of our Lion World Travel Africa specialist will advise you on additional costs for these extra activities.

Prices are per person in US Dollars, for land arrangements only, based on double occupancy accommodations. Based on a minimum of 4 passengers to operate. Single supplement pricing available on request.

 

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Inclusions:

  • All services as specified 
  • Light aircraft transfers in a Cessna Caravan for SkySafari guests only – operated on a carbon-negative basis: Nairobi/Amboseli/Loisaba/Maasai Mara/Kisumu/Musoma/Serengeti/Manyara/Arusha
  • Meals and accommodation as listed in the itinerary 
  • Shared for SkySafari Guests game activities as specified in the itinerary in specially adapted 4x4 game drive vehicles 
  • Mineral water, soft drinks, juices, tea/coffee, beer, house wines and selected spirits
  • Laundry service at all camps 
  • Ground transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicles 
  • Activities specified e.g. spa massage treatments 
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing as indicated above 
  • Medical Emergency Evacuation insurance
  • Tips for porters, drivers, guides and lodge/camp staff
  • Lion World Travel Representative meet and greet upon arrival with VIP fast track at Nairobi and Kilimanjaro Airports

Exclusions:

  • International flights and associated fuel surcharges and taxes
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry in Nairobi, telephone calls, etc. 
  • All other services not mentioned 
  • Additional unspecified game/other activities
  • Cost of obtaining passport and/or visas 
  • Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption and Medical Insurance are required for the entire duration of your travels – please note that insurance for this trip is a mandatory requirement from suppliers in Africa – proof of insurance must be provided before bookings are confirmed. It is your personal responsibility to ensure you have sufficient travel insurance coverage from the provider of your choice. Please let your Africa Specialist know if you would like information on this.

Baggage

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Baggage allowance: SkySafari flights have a slightly higher luggage allowance, with baggage restricted to 20kg/44lb per person for a suitcase, plus 2kg/4.4lbs for hand luggage (this includes camera equipment). Soft-sided luggage or duffels are preferable to hard luggage for storage on safari vehicles and on aircraft used within East Africa. Large suitcases of dimensions greater than 24" x 17"x 7" are impossible to store in vehicles and on aircraft and should not be used. (Baggage and personal effects are at owner's risk throughout the tour and baggage insurance for members is strongly recommended).

Staff Favourite

"If you appreciate the finer things in life, this safari will deliver on expectations. Elewana has some of the most gorgeous properties in East Africa. Their intimate, boutique-style camps and lodges provide exceptional five star service. On this safari you get the added luxury of flying between camps in private planes. See wildlife up close on game drives and from above by plane, while relaxing in great comfort."
- Cheryl Gould, Africa Specialist