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Wings over Masai Mara Fly-In Kenya Safari



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5 Days, from £1,465pp A very popular 5-day Fly-In Safari to the Masai Mara. You stay in the Mara’s North Conservancy at the very special Karen Blixen Camp, famed for its excellent service, stunning river-front location and its eco/responsible policies.

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For those with little time, this popular 5-day Fly-in itinerary is perfect. You fly straight into the Mara North conservancy and transfer to the beautiful Karen Blixen Camp for 4 nights. Experience the best game viewing and the most tranquil camp in the area, located directly on the Mara River. With excellent food, service and hospitality, Karen Blixen Camp is an excellent choice. The camp has a resident pod of hippos to entertain you during breakfast and lunch and it also practices some excellent eco/responsible policies.

Day 1: Nairobi / Fly to Masai Mara / Karen Blixen Camp (L/D)

You will be met at Nairobi Airport by our representative and transferred to Wilson Airport in time for your scheduled flight to the Masai Mara.
On arrival you will be met by your driver/guide from the Karen Blixen Camp and transferred directly to the camp, a short drive away for check-in. On this journey you will get a first glimpse of this famous area and all the game that call it home.

All 22 tents are stylishly furnished and en-suite with constant hot and cold running water, due to the camp's solar panels. After a light lunch you have the chance of heading out on your first Mara game drive, before returning to the camp in time for a delicious a la carte dinner.
Overnight: Karen Blixen Camp

Day 2: Karen Blixen Camp / Masai Mara (B/L/D)

The early mornings are one of the best times to view the animals as this is when they are their most active before the heat of the day sets in. You can either have your breakfast before you depart this morning, or on your return to the camp.

The Camp has a wonderful spa, so you can either watch the pod of resident hippos by the river or treat yourself to a luxury spa treatment.
Later in the afternoon set off on a game drive with some drinks, ready for a sundowner out in the bush. Back at camp dinner preparation is in full swing and there is enough time to have a hot shower before the first course is served.
Overnight: Karen Blixen Camp

Day 3: Karen Blixen Camp / Full Day Masai Mara Reserve (B/L/D)

This morning it’s another early start as you set off for the gates of the Masai Mara National Reserve. With a packed picnic breakfast and lunch you are free to spend the whole day exploring another part of this famous conservation area.
Visit the Mara River and ask your guide to show you the regular Migration river crossing routes. As you arrive back at camp after a long day there may be time for a quick swim in the camp's pool or a walk before the sun starts to set on your busy day in the Masai Mara.

Day 4: Karen Blixen Camp / Masai Mara (B/L/D)

Why not begin your day with a wonderful Mara Balloon Ride (payable extra)? Enjoy a spectacular balloon ride over the bush and land to a champagne breakfast. You can also visit the local village and learn more about the local community.
Return to the camp and spend the day relaxing. Why not visit the camp's cooking school, or the camp's classrooms and learn all about their ongoing eco projects.
Enjoy your final game drive this afternoon, before returning to the lodge for your final dinner.
Overnight: Karen Blixen Camp

Day 5: Departure (B)

Indulge in your final breakfast before your guide takes you on a game drive en-route to the airstrip. Take the short flight back to Nairobi and say farewell to the Masai Mara.

Price includes:

•Return flights from Nairobi Wilson to Masa Mara
• Accommodation as specified at Karen Blixen Camp
• Private transfers throughout with private driver/guide
• Meals as specified in the itinerary, together with local beer, wine and soft drinks
• B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Prices vary according to season and are per person based on two people sharing travelling together. Please ask us for more details and exclusions.
Sunrise Champagne Balloon Flights over the Mara from £399 per person.