4 Days / 3 Nights, Amboseli Elephants & Maasai Mara Big Five Special Disability Flying Safari

Safari Features:  This is a four day flying safari from Nairobi to the Amboseli and Maasai Mara for two persons with one of them being on a wheel Chair. You will stay at the Amboseli Sopa Lodge and the Sarova Mara Game Camp, which are both available and disability friendly. The two of you will be having game drives in a special customized safari land cruiser made to accommodate the wheelchair. You start the safari from the Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to the Wilson Airport for the Amboseli and Maasai Mara flights. The above named accommodations have the roll in shower and all facilities ready to accommodate a wheel chair client.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

Early in the morning, you will be met by our representative and the driver / guide at your preferred location within the city.  You will receive a short introduction and briefing before departure to Wilson Airport to board the flight to the Amboseli.  You will reach at Amboseli and be met at the airstrip by another driver / guide who will take you for game drives.  You will spend the morning viewing wildlife at the foothills of the majestic Kilimanjaro, which is home to large elephant herds and numerous plains game. Break for lunch at the lodge.  After lunch and rest, depart for an afternoon game drive within the park, giving you an opportunity to spot animals such as buffalo, hippo, free ranging elephants and various birds.  In the evening be transferred back to the lodge for rest, dinner and overnight.

Camp: Kibo Safari camp

DSC00623Day 2: Amboseli National Park – Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

After breakfast, you will check out of the lodge for transfer to the airstrip to board the morning flight back to Nairobi which departs.  You will reach Nairobi Wilson Airport and immediately connect with the Maasai Mara flight which departs. This flight takes 60 minutes to Maasai Mara arriving in time for check in and early lunch at the game camp.  After lunch you will proceed for an afternoon game viewing drive till dusk in the park, which is essentially the Northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Reserve as an artificial border only separates the two.

Camp: Sarova Mara Game Camp

DSC01079Day 3: Maasai Mara

Early breakfast followed by game viewing drives within the reserve till Lunch time. After lunch, depart for an afternoon game drives giving you an opportunity to take photographs, enjoy the scenery, view birds and relax in the pristine wilderness. You will have an evening departure back to the camp for rest, dinner and overnight stay.

The Maasai Mara, The New 7th wonder of the world and 4th most preferred tourist destination in the world is a home to wildlife in such abundance and variety that it is difficult to imagine. The most spectacular event of the natural world takes place here; The annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti (Tanzania) in search of water and pasture while being followed on their heels by the predators of the savanna; lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena and vultures. It hosts over 450 species of animals which include lions, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, wildebeests, zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, jackals, wild dogs, buffalo, leopard, many kinds of antelopes and elephants.

Camp: Sarova Mara Game Camp

Day 4: Maasai Mara – Nairobi

Enjoy an early morning pre breakfast game viewing drive for a chance to spot the early predators as they start off the day. If lucky you may witness some predators doing their hunt for the day.  Return to the camp for breakfast.

OR

Enjoy an early morning hot air balloon flight

Take the opportunity to fly over the Mara in a Hot air Balloon provided at extra cost. The balloon package includes a bush breakfast in the wild. If you can spare the money, viewing abundant game afloat a balloon is an unforgettable experience. After breakfast you will check out of the camp and enjoy your last game drive en route to the airstrip to board the morning flight back to Nairobi which departs and arrives in Nairobi.  Upon arrival, you will be met at Wilson Airport and be transferred to your preferred destination within the city or to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your outbound departure flight.

END OF SAFARI

Package Includes:

– Game drives based on a special customized safari land cruiser for wheel chair client with pop up roof for game viewing while in the parks
– All Park entry fees
– All Airports transfers in Nairobi, Amboseli and Maasai Mara in a special customized safari minibus for wheelchair client
– Local Flight fees to the Amboseli & Maasai Mara and back to Nairobi
– Accommodation and all meals in Amboseli & Maasai Mara
– Service of an English-speaking driver guide
– Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
– Government taxes.

Package Excludes:

– Hot air Balloon flight in Maasai Mara
– Cultural visit to Maasai villages
– Tips to driver guides and porter
– Extras at the lodges tips, drinks, telephone
– International flights
– Visa fees
– Any other item not included in itinerary

 

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