8 Days Kenya Under Canvas
Luxury is the focus of this safari, allowing you to experience the true African bush in supreme comfort and style. With all the facilities of a first class hotel, the tented camps feature will exceed your expectations in every aspect Kenya under canvas is an exceptional safari, which has been designed to indulge the most discerning and demanding Africa connoisseur.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL NAIROBI
You will be met on arrival and escorted to the Nairobi Serena/Nairobi Safari Club/Similar Hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure or chose from a selection of our optional excursions (book and pay locally). Overnight at the hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
DAY 2: NAIROBI-TSAVO WEST
After breakfast, drive southeast to Tsavo West National Park (300km) arriving at the elegant Finch Hattons Camp in time for lunch. An afternoon game drive will introduce you to the beauty of one of Kenya’s largest national parks and its wildlife and includes a visit to Mzima Springs. Return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: TSAVO WEST
Early morning and late afternoon game drives give you the opportunity to further explore the area. Magnificent landscapes and an abundance of game provide a unforgettable experience. All meals and overnight at Finch Hattons Camp.
Nestling at the foot of the Chyulu Hills, is this conservation friendly luxury tented lodge, named after the aristocrat who introduced royalty to the bush. Set in 35 acres of unfenced African ‘bush’ the site is often visited by lions, buffaloes, elephants, giraffes and plains game. The generously appointed luxury tents are individually located around a series of freshwater hippo pools where guests can enjoy closeness to game and its natural habitat. The superb facilities include a fine secluded swimming pool, a quality restaurant and a pleasant public area and a bar.
DAY 4: TSAVO WEST-AMBOSELI
After breakfast, proceed to Amboseli (180km). Amboseli lies on Kenya’s south eastern border close to Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Enjoy lunch at Tortilis camp before departing on a game drive through the national park. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
DAY 5: AMBOSELI
An early morning game drive allows you to become better acquainted with Amboseli and its wildlife. Wherever you travel within the park you will remain under the watchful gaze of the imposing Mount Kilimanjaro. The vast herds of elephants for which Amboseli is known, seem dwarfed by comparison. Return to Tortilis for breakfast and spend the remainder of the morning at leisure, enjoying your tranquil surroundings. After lunch, enjoy s second game drive. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
DAY 6: AMBOSELI-MASI MARA
Transfer to Amboseli airfield where you will say ‘’Kwaheri’’ (goodbye) to your driver/ guide, and board the light aircraft for your flight to Wilson Airport, Nairobi (1hr), connecting with your flight to the Masai Mara (45mins). You will be met on arrival at Musiara Airfield and escorted to Governors’ in time for lunch. An afternoon game drive in a 4x4 wheel drive will introduce you to the diverse wildlife of the Masi Mara. Dinner and overnight at Governors’ Camp
DAY 7: MASI MARA
An opportunity to enjoy an early morning balloon flight over the Mara, which includes a bubbly breakfast in the bush (optional extra), or an early morning game drive followed by breakfast at the camp. An abundance of species dot the spectacular landscape, including the elephant, cheetah, lion, leopard and rhino. Lunch is served at the banks of Mara river, followed by an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Governors’ Camp.
DAY 8: MARA-NAIROBI
After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for your light aircraft to Nairobi (1hr). You will be met on arrival before proceeding with your onward option.
Please note that baggage allowance on the light aircraft is restricted to 15kgs. Any additional luggage should be left at the safety of our office or at your hotel of stay.
Distance and flight timings are approximate. Safari routings and or lodges may vary for operational reasons.
-Arrival and departure transfers
-01 Overnight in Nairobi on BB on day 01
-Ground transport in a custom safari cruiser, with a professional driver guide
-All transfers as per the itinerary
-07 nights on safari with meals as specified
-All scheduled flights as mentioned
-Airstrip transfers as per itinerary
-All accommodation in luxury safari camps on full board while on safari
-2 game drives per day at least + all parks entrance & conservancy fees
-bottled mineral water 500 ml per day per person throughout the safari
-emergency flying doctor evacuation cover for the whole safari (in case of accidents up to a radius of 1000km ex Nairobi)
-laundry services, all beverages (alcoholic/Non-alcoholic), teas/ coffee at Governors’ Camp
-All applicable taxes & government tolls
International flights, tips, gratuities and any optional extras
Expenses of personal nature, compulsory personal travel insuranceINQUIRE NOW..>>