Adamsons Footsteps Flying Safari

Meru - Shaba - Masai Mara, Kenya
  • Code: AF-CPKE-11D

    Summary

    Walk in the footsteps of the Adamson's, travel back in time and relive their adventures and encounter a magnificent assortment of wildlife. Be part of the legend, get drawn into a 10 night series of invigorating quests, be enlightened on the lives of the wild and build a foundation of memories to last a lifetime.

    Day 1- Nairobi, House of Waine

    On arrival into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport a representative will meet you and transfer you to the House of Waine. Accommodation is booked for 1 night on a bed & breakfast basis. The House of Waine is an 11-bedroomed boutique hotel in the forested suburbs of Nairobi. The hotel is only 45 minutes from the international airport and 25 minutes from Wilson Airport. Each bedroom is individually styled with ensuite bathroom. All rooms have satellite TV, mini bar, room safe, coffee & tea making facilities. Within the surrounding gardens there is a heated swimming pool and poolside bar. It is closely located to the Giraffe Centre, Nairobi National Park and the Elephant Orphanage.

    Adamsons Footsteps

    Day 2 - Meru National Park, Elsa's Kopje

    You will be collected at 07h30 from House of Waine and transferred to Wilson Airport to catch the Air Kenya scheduled flight to Meru which departs at 09h15. On arrival into Meru you will be met at the airstrip and transferred to Elsa's Kopje. Accommodation is booked for 3 nights on a full board basis. Elsa's Kopje is named after Elsa the lioness, made famous by George and Joy Adamson's biographical book and film "Born Free". Elsa's Kopje remains one of the most elegant lodges in Africa, with one of the most spectacular settings. Invisible as you approach its home on Mughwango Hill, Elsa's Kopje blends into the rocky crags of the "kopje" (small hill), built above the site of George Adamson's original campsite. Every cottage is the ultimate 'room-with-a-view', uniquely designed and crafted, incorporating the natural features of the rocky hillside. Activities include day and night game drives, bush walks, bush meals, sundowners, Tana river excursions, line fishing and massage.

    Adamsons Footsteps

    Adamsons Footsteps

    Adamsons Footsteps

    Day 5- Shaba National Reserve, Joy's Camp

    After breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for your private charter flight to Shaba. You will be met at Chaffa Airstrip and transferred to Joy's Camp. Accommodation is booked for 3 nights on a full board basis. Joy's Camp is situated in Shaba National Reserve, on the site of Joy Adamson's original campsite. Its ten spacious luxury tents are set overlooking a large, natural spring that attracts endless game to the area around camp. Each tent is decorated with sumptuous details and vibrant tribal cloths, creating a unique and attractively chic style, as well as private verandas - ideal for game viewing, relaxing, reading and soaking up the wilderness that is Shaba. Joy's Camp is the perfect choice for discerning guests interested in a glimpse of Kenyan history, as well as an authentic wildlife experience combined with the comfort of a luxury tented camp.

    Adamsons Footsteps

    Adamsons Footsteps

    Day 8 - Masai Mara, Elephant Pepper Camp

    After breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for the Safarilink scheduled flight to the Masai Mara departing at 09h10. You will be met at Mara North Airstrip and transferred to Elephant Pepper Camp. Accommodation is booked for 3 nights on a full board basis. Elephant Pepper Camp is a small and exclusive safari camp, situated in the heart of the Masai Mara's protected Mara North Conservancy. The camp looks out across the Mara's vast open savannah plains. Our spacious canvas tents are comfortably furnished, featuring solar lighting, and en suite bathrooms with flush toilets and traditional safari showers. Elephant Pepper Camp brings people back to nature - no traffic, no permanent structures, just the sights and sounds of the African bush.

    Adamsons Footsteps

    Day 11 - Depart

    After a last game drive in the Masai Mara, at 10h00 you will be transferred to the airstrip to catch the 11h00 Safarilink flight back to Nairobi. Arriving at 12h15, a representative will meet and transfer you to your Nairobi hotel or to the international airport for your journey home.

    Adamsons Footsteps

    Prices

    Please contact us for more information quoting code: AF-CPKE-11D

    16th June - 30th June

    1st October - 20th December

    £4,450 - Per Adult Sharing

    £5,420 - Single Room

    £2,220 - Child in third bed (6-11 years old)

    1st July - 31st July

    1st September - 30th September

    £4,985 - Per Adult Sharing

    £6,115 - Single Room

    £2,430 - Child in third bed (6-11 years old)

    1st August - 31st August

    £5,375 - Per Adult Sharing

    £6,455 - Single Room

    £2,675 - Child in third bed (6-11 years old)

    (Prices are for 2 people sharing - international flights are not included).

    Included in the safari:

    Bed & Breakfast accommodation at House of Waine

    Full board accommodation at Elsa's Kopje, Joy's Camp and Elephant Pepper Camp

    Soft drinks, Beer, House Wine & selected house wines at Elsa's Kopje, Joy's Camp and Elephant Pepper Camp

    Conservation / Park fees

    Game drives in 4 x 4 vehicles

    Scheduled flights

    Private Charter; Meru - Chaffa

    Airport / Airstrip transfers

    Laundry at Elsa's Kopje, Joy's Camp and Elephant Pepper Camp

    All domestic flight departure taxes

    Membership to AMREF Flying Doctors Society

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