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Heritage Flying Safari

4 stars


The Heritage Flying Safari offers a unique combination of stunning views, superb accommodation, and fantastic game viewing at some of the best locations in East Africa. With expert safari guides and an array of cultural, sporting and family activities, this safari offers the best of all worlds. The acclaimed Adventurers Club at Intrepids Camps offer a uniquely educational safari experience for children. Flight transfers make short work of the Kenya’s long distances while providing a bird’s eye view of the outstanding landscape. The Heritage Flying Safari is an ideal family holiday in the wilds of Kenya.

Heritage Flying Safari Highlights

  • Samburu National Reserve
  • The Great Rift Valley
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Boat trip on Lake Naivasha
  • Masai Mara Game Reserve

Day 1 - Fly to Nairobi

Fly from Heathrow overnight to Nairobi.

Day 2 - Nairobi

On arrival transfer to your hotel for a day at leisure or choose from a selection of optional excursions (book and pay locally).

  • Overnight at Nairobi Serena Hotel

Day 3 - Samburu

Fly to the Samburu National Reserve (approximately 1 hour 15 minutes) and transfer to your lodge for lunch. Samburu Intrepids overlooks the Uaso Nyiro River where herds of elephants, buffaloes and zebras come daily to drink, together with the rarer species of reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx and long-necked gerenuk antelope. Enjoy a late afternoon game drive before returning to camp for dinner. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight at Samburu Intrepids Club

Day 4 - Samburu

Take an early morning and late afternoon game drive or you can book an optional camel or walking safari (locally payable). (b,l,d)

  • Overnight at Samburu Intrepids Club

Day 5 - Lake Naivasha

Take a 1 hour light aircraft flight to Wilson Airport to connect with the 20 minute flight to Loldia Airstrip. Transfer to the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort at Lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha is a paradise for bird watchers with over 450 species of birds and an abundance of wildlife. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight at Great Rift Valley Lodge

Day 6 - Lake Naivasha

Take a half day trip to the nearby Lake Nakuru National Park. Lake Nakuru is famous for the flocks of pink flamingos that line its shores in season. The surrounding national park is a sanctuary to one of the largest populations of rhinos in Kenya and other game such as antelopes, giraffes and buffaloes. Leisure activities at the lodge include boating and fishing on Lake Naivasha, tennis, a driving range and an 18-hole golf course (book and pay locally). (b,l,d)

  • Overnight at Great Rift Valley Lodge

Day 7 - Masai Mara

Take a morning boat trip on Lake Naivasha. After lunch transfer to the airstrip for a light aircraft flight to the Masai Mara (approximately 45 minutes) and transfer to Mara Intrepids camp. This camp sits above a sweeping bend in the Talek River just outside of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. After check in, take a late afternoon game drive before dinner back at the camp. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight at Mara Intrepids Camp

Day 8 - Masai Mara

For the experience of a lifetime take an early morning balloon flight* followed by a 'bubbly' bush breakfast (optional extra). Alternately enjoy an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the camp. Take a late afternoon game drive through the Mara to see herds of zebra gazelle, and wildebeest - you might even spot a lion hiding in the grass. (b,l,d)

  • Overnight at Mara Intrepids Camp

Day 9 - Kenya Holiday Extension or Fly Home

Take a light aircraft flight back to Nairobi (approximately 1 hour), then proceed with your chosen Kenya holiday extension or return to Heathrow. (b)

Option to fly from the Mara to Mombasa on day 9 (includes lunch in the Mara) - price on request.

This safari is offered on a daily basis and all services are subject to availability. If any element is not available, we will suggest the best available alternative. Distances and durations are approximate. Safari routings and/or lodges may vary for operational reasons.
*The Masai Mara balloon flight is an additional optional excursion.

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