Masai Mara and the Lewa Conservancy by helicopter safari
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Vacation Style Helicopter Safaris, Luxury Tours
Activity Level Leisurely
Kenya helicopter safaris are meant for the adventurous customers who exude true spirit to explore the world famous parks to pristine and untouched parts of Kenya where there are impassable roads and no runways. Book a helicopter day tour on your wedding, corporate event or emergency while in Kenya.
Nairobi - Maasai Mara National Reserve
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, your private helicopter and pilot/ guide will meet you. You will enjoy an hour’s flight south west, over the Loita Hills, to the plains of the Maasai Mara, arriving at Richard’s Camp where you will spend the next 2 days.
Maasai Mara National Reserve
Time spent at Richard's Camp. Your days here are designed to be as relaxing or as exciting as you wish with both day and night game drives, escorted bush walks, and picnics in the heart of the bush. A sundowner flight over the vast plains, landing at Ol Karuk where a scene from ‘Out of Africa’ was filmed, is just one way to appreciate the stunning Mara scene. Overnights at Richard’s Camp.
Samatian Island - Lake Baringo
Today you leave the Mara, flying North into the Great Rift Valley. You will land on the shore of Lake Bogoria, a soda lake, best known for its flamingos and bubbling hot springs before continuing on to Lake Baringo, arriving in time for lunch. In the afternoon you fly to meet the Pokot tribe, living at the tip of the Suguta Valley before spending the night at Samatian Lodge, a simple open plan lodge, located on a private island in Lake Baringo. The tranquility and beauty of Lake Baringo is sure to be unforgettable. Overnight at Samatian Island Lodge.
Desert Rose - Mount Nyiro
With a picnic breakfast on board you depart this morning on a scenic flight through the Suguta Valley to the deserts and lakes of Turkana. You will touch down on the rim of Silale Crater - a great photography spot and then continue through the Hoodoo Valley and the Painted Valley. The eroded rocky landscape gives way to expansive white sand dunes bordered by lava flows. You will arrive at Desert Rose for lunch. This is an exclusive hand-crafted retreat, located on the slopes of Mt Nyiro - a perfect escape from the hot desert landscape. In the late afternoon you will enjoy a scenic flight and sundowners on the shores of Lake Turkana. Overnight at Desert Rose Lodge.
Sarara Camp - Matthews Range
After breakfast you head south, flying over the remote northern part of Samburu. Your destination is Sarara Camp - a semi-tented facility located in the heart of Samburu country. Overnight at Sarara Camp.
Sirikoi - Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
After breakfast you fly south to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, through Samburu country, landing on Ol Lolokwe - a giant granite massif with a sheer rock face and flat top. Continue your flight, over the Ewaso Nyiro River and the wildlife filled plains of Samburu and Laikipia. Overnight at SIRIKOI.
Your adventure ends with a final flight back to Nairobi, via the foothills of Mount Kenya, arriving in Nairobi an hour later.