Kenya Masai Mara Hotair Ballooning
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8-Day Kenya | Hot-Air Balloon & Fly-In Samburu National Reserve & Masai Mara

Go from desert to savannah on this this eight-day itinerary, absorbing two very different sides of Kenya. Light-aircraft flights make it all a breeze – starting with a quick hop from the capital of Nairobi to Samburu in the wild north. Here, see elephant and more, before you jet off to the Masai Mara – famed for its game-rich plains and Big Five.

The Boma Nairobi

Day 1
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Welcome to Kenya! Upon arrival in Nairobi, a representative will meet and assist you through immigration and customs before your guest manager escorts you by private vehicle to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome safari briefing at your hotel, with rest of day at leisure.

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Elephant Bedroom Camp

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Breakfast will be served at your hotel before you set off on a road transfer to Wilson Airport for your light-aircraft flight to Samburu. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to Elephant Bedroom Camp, set under a riverine forest on the banks of the Ngiro River.

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Elephant Bedroom Camp

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Hop on the open-sided 4×4 safari vehicle for the day’s game-viewing activities through Samburu’s beautiful scenery, with its dry plains, meandering rivers and with Mount Kenya as a backdrop. In between exciting game drives, relax at the camp’s plunge pool or in the vibrant safari style lounge while gazing at the camps regular elephant, monkey and impala visitors.

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Elephant Bedroom Camp

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Experience another day game viewing around Samburu and relaxing around the camp and its facilities. The park hosts a good number of lion and leopard and offers the opportunity to see the Samburu Special Five, which includes beisa oryx, reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, gerenuk and Somali ostrich.

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Mara Ngenche Safari Camp

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Depart after breakfast to Samburu airstrip for your light-aircraft flight to the Masai Mara. Immediately begin game viewing, passing wildlife herds on the vast savannah plains, as you drive towards your accommodation.

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Mara Ngenche Safari Camp

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Enjoy exceptional game viewing in the Masai Mara, which offers you the opportunity to follow herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle. Watch giraffe and elephant as they create a magical silhouette against the treeless savannah – you may even be lucky enough to catch one of the big cats stalking its prey.

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Mara Ngenche Safari Camp

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In between game drives relax at camp, on the banks of the Talek River, while overlooking the plains of the Masai Mara. Here you will experience excellent food, personalised service and traditional Kenyan hospitality to further compliment your tent’s riverfront location.

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Mara Ngenche Safari Camp

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Enjoy your breakfast before your game-viewing transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Wilson Airport in Nairobi. Your guest representative will meet and transfer you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, for your onward travel arrangements.

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Safari Prices

USD5,187 Per person sharing
USD6,817 Solo traveler
USD5,187 Per person sharing
USD6,817 Solo traveler
USD6,193 Per person sharing
USD8,293 Solo traveler
USD5,187 Per person sharing
USD6,817 Solo traveler
USD6,193 Per person sharing
USD8,293 Solo traveler
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Some details

  • Game drives will take place in open sided 4×4 vehicles on a shared basis, with a maximum of six guests per vehicle.
  • A free balloon ride is included at Mara Ngenche Safari Camp.
  • Mara Ngenche Safari Camp is closed over April and May due to rains.
  • Single rates are indicative of accommodation only, and are for singe travellers within a group.
  • This is a quotation only and is subject to availability of all services at the time of booking.

Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Meals and drinks as specified
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Flights as specified
  • Domestic/international departure tax, fuel and safety levies from airports and airstrips unless otherwise stipulated
  • Scheduled transfers as specified
  • Shared/scheduled/private game viewing activities as specified
  • National park and concession fees
  • Airport taxes

Excludes

  • Meals, and not specified
  • Premium-brand drinks, Champagne, Cognac, cellar wines, cigars and cigarettes
  • Laundry
  • Gratuities and any items of a personal nature
  • Sightseeing and excursions not specified
  • Flights and transfers not specified
  • Exclusive viewing activities unless specified
  • National parks and concession fees not specified
  • Visa fees (please be sure to check if visas are required)
  • Travel insurance
  • Airport Departure Tax, which must be paid directly by clients at the airport
  • Fly camping (applicable to certain camps)
  • Additional activities not specified, including but not limited to:
    • Hot-air ballooning
    • Spa treatments

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