This fly-in safari is an adventure of a thousand and one nights: exclusive accommodation, pristine wilderness, old ancient towns and private remote beaches. Sasaab Lodge is a stunning mix of Moroccan and Swahili style located in the heart of Samburu, offering majestic views of the scenery. To cool down, take a refreshing dip in your private plunge pool. Enjoy a sundowner by the campfire before indulging in a candle lit romantic dinner along the Keekerok River. Salas Camp in the Masai Mara combines tradition with comfort for an authentic safari experience. Last but not least, visit the most complete Swahili town in existence – Lamu Town, characterized by a mix of East African, Omani, Yemeni and Indian influences. A dream will come true on this fly-in safari. The only thing I’m not able to promise you is Aladdin’s Wonderlamp…
Fly-in Safari Kenya: 1001 Nights
SAMBURU – 2 NIGHTS
The first stop on your fly-in safari is Samburu. A place of endless skies, dust-red plains and palm-fringed rivers. Samburu is home to the endangered Grevy’s zebra, the rare beisa Oryx and large herds of elephant. Game drives usually take place along the banks of the river where the game come to drink and bath. Discover Samburu on a camel safari and guided bush walks. If you would like to get an insight into culture, you can visit a local village. Enjoy this serene and peaceful place.
MASAI MARA – 3 NIGHTS
Your fly-in safari takes you into the endless plains of the Masai Mara. Enjoy a balloon safari with fabulous panoramic aerial views. Don’t forget the sumptuous champagne breakfast after your safe landing. Between July and September you can witness the most spectacular wildlife experience on earth – the yearly Migration of Thousands of wildebeest and zebras. Hold your breath during the dramatic crossing of the crocodile-infested Mara River. It’s absolutely captivating to watch what these animals go through to get to greener pastures.
LAMU ARCHIPELAGO – 4 NIGHTS
The last stop on your fly-in safari is Lamu. You will arrive on Manda Island airstrip. A motorboat takes you across the channel. It’s a captivating moment when the sea front of Lamu Town appears behind a forest of dhow masts. The only way to get around the island is either by foot, dhow or donkey! Enjoy romantic dhow cruises into the sunset. Stargaze from your private veranda. Stroll around Lamu Town for a great insight into Swahili culture. Watch women in full-length “bui-bui” doing their market shopping. Wave to children playing hide and seek in the small alleyways. Smell the smoked meat grilled over open fire places.