HIGHLIGHTS

“Follow the trails that lead you into a fantasy, with breath taking scenes and unforgettable memories. Enjoy this classic safari and feel the joy and excitement of our Wild Kenya!”

Tour Number  TTS0824
Tour Name  Wings over Samburu & Mara (Classic)
Prices From  On Request
Country Kenya
Capital City Nairobi
Validity 03/01/2017 to 15/12/2017

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 6 days & 5 nights
  • Countries: (1) Kenya
  • Experiences: 8
  • Ages: 15 - 45+
  • Starting Point: Nairobi
  • Ending Point: Nairobi

JAMBO - KARIBU!! Twiga Tours representatives will warmly meet you upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport `with our traditional, unique & special welcome (bubbly, wet towels and presentation of authentic safari hat and a beautiful authentic canvas pouch filled with safari essentials). We will then transfer you to the Wilson airport for your morning scheduled flight to Samburu. You will be warmly met by the camp guide driver & land cruiser at the airstrip in Samburu, enjoy an enroute game viewing drive to intimate 12-tent Elephant Bedroom Camp to a warm welcome then lunch, short siesta before heading for an afternoon game viewing drive. The Samburu region is the best place to find several endemic Northern species; including the Gerenuk (Twiga gazelle) due to her long neck, the beisa Oryx, the Reticulated Giraffe, the Somali ostrich and Grevy’s Zebra. Samburu is also an ornithological paradise, home to many birds including local species such as the Palm Nut Vulture and the Vivacious Dove. Enjoy dinner and overnight at our camp.

  • stay at : Elephant Bedroom Camp

Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing drives in both Samburu and Buffalo Springs game reserves. Leopards are often seen at dusk. The Samburu culture is a truly fascinating one, sharing a great deal of ancestral and linguistic ties to the Masai. The entire Samburu region is a place of breath-taking and magical beauty, a place where the vision of a deep red sunset silhouetting the doum palms along the river as a leopard emerges to hunt brings the perfect end to a day on safari...... Enjoy meals and overnight at our camp.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Visit to a Samburu Manyatta to see how the tribe lives in this harsh surrounding.

  • stay at : Elephant Bedroom Camp

After breakfast, the camp guide drivers will drop you at the airstrip for your morning scheduled flight to Masai Mara. The Camp guide driver & vehicle will meet you at the Ole Kiombo airstrip; transfer to the intimate, 20-tent Tipilikwani Camp to a very warm welcome, check-in then lunch. This afternoon is the moment we have been longing for – we depart with the camp’s guide driver & vehicle an exciting game viewing drive. The Rolling plains and grasslands, stretching far into the horizons as far as the eye can see is home to the black-manned lion, the savannah elephant, the Cape buffalo, wildebeests, the elusive leopard,cheetah,the spotted & stripped hyena, the rhino,topi,burchelle’s zebra, the Masai giraffe among many others. The Mara game reserve is one that can never disappoint. One is spoilt by the variety of bird and wildlife species in this game reserve….. For a long time, Mara Game Reserve has stubbed her authority as the ‘granary’ of wildlife in Kenya. We return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

  • stay at Tipilikwani Luxury Mara Camp

Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing drives & adventure. Be on the look-out for the big five that Masai Mara is famous for. These include the lion, savannah (African) elephant, the Cape buffalo, the leopard and the black rhino. We may even be so lucky to witness a leopard or a cheetah sprint and make a kill! We return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: The adventure begins just before dawn. Flames from the hot air balloon burners light the darkness as the crews inflate their craft. The first, pink tongues of sunlight flicker across the skies and the hot air balloon fills then rises. Suspended in a basket beneath the rainbow-coloured canopy, you're off for a game-viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective. Apart from the occasional hiss of the burners, a lion's roar, elephants crashing through the bush, baboons perched in the tips of the trees startled and screeching to see something above them, the flight above the open plains is magically silent. The thing that amazes most first-time balloonists is the absolute stillness, the silence as you float above the plains, the forest and the rivers of the Masai Mara and Serengeti. And if you've flown elsewhere, you've seen nothing like this. At the end of the flight, the passengers are treated to a champagne breakfast in the bush, complete with flowers; bone china and crystal are set out on the table that is placed under a convenient acacia tree. The finishing touch to the flight is a game drive back to the lodge or camp, and the possibility of seeing the same pride of lions, or herd of elephants that had been viewed while ballooning.

  • stay at: Tipilikwani Luxury Mara Camp

Enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing drives & adventure. Be on the look-out for the big five that Masai Mara is famous for. These include the lion, savannah (African) elephant, the Cape buffalo, the leopard and the black rhino. We may even be so lucky to witness a leopard or a cheetah sprint and make a kill! We return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

  • stay at: Tipilikwani Luxury Mara Camp

This morning we enjoy our breakfast then check-out. Unbelievable but true, our good bush moments have come to an end. We bid farewell to our wonderful lodge manager and his team then transfer to the Ole Kiombo airstrip for your scheduled flight to Nairobi. Not empty handed though. With us are photographs – a capture of the special moments we have had on this tour to immortalize the experience. Twiga Tours guide driver will meet you at the Wilson Airport, transfer to the Carnivore restaurant for lunch (depending on time availability before your next flight) then on to the Jomo Kenyatta International airport for your onward flight

What's included

  • Arrival transfer from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

  • Met in our unique style with wet towels and ‘bubbly’

  • Complimentary Authentic Branded Safari Hat and safari essentials pack

  • Domestic Flights : Wilson – Samburu – Masai Mara - Wilson

  • Inclusions at Elephant Bedroom Camp

    - Arrival and departure airstrip transfers
    - Shared game drives using camp vehicle & guide driver
    - Full board accommodation
    - One Sundowner
    - Park fees

  • Inclusions at Tipilikwani Camp

    - Arrival and departure airstrip transfers
    - Shared game drives using camp vehicle & guide driver
    - Full board accommodation
    - Park fees

  • Exclusions

  • International flight, passport & visa fees
  • Balloon ride over the Mara plains
  • All personal expenses – laundry, telephones, premium drinks at Camps, tips to Camp Staff and gratuity to Guide/Driver
  • Any expenses not expressly specified above

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    end: Saturday 08/05/2017
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