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7 Days / 6 Nights – Classic Kenya Safari

From $5450 per person

Discover two of Kenya’s best safari destinations on this week-long flying safari. Explore the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, home to various pioneering conservation initiatives. Here you can seek out the Big 5, including three species of rhino (white, black and the last two northern white rhino on the planet). Fly onward to the heart of the Masai Mara, which boasts some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa, from the migration herds that visit the plains each year, to the plentiful resident wildlife year-round, which includes leopard, cheetah, lion and much more.

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OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY AND MASAI MARA NATIONAL RESERVE

Starts and ends: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

Visiting: Ol Pejeta Conservancy | Maasai Mara National Reserve

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A 7 day / 6 night flying safari to Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy and the Masai Mara Reserve.

Discover two of Kenya’s best safari destinations on this week-long flying safari. Explore the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, home to various pioneering conservation initiatives. Here you can seek out the Big 5, including three species of rhino (white, black and the last two northern white rhino on the planet). Fly onward to the heart of the Masai Mara, which boasts some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa, from the migration herds that visit the plains each year, to the plentiful resident wildlife year-round, which includes leopard, cheetah, lion and much more.

Depending on the season, Ubuntu camp will be either in Northern Serengeti or located on its southern plains. Starts and ends in Nairobi (NBO) with the option of extending to Zanzibar Island.

2020/21 Prices (ask for quote if traveling later)

SPECIAL RE-START PROMOTION

1 – Jun 2020 / 1 Nov – 19 Dec 2020 / 6 Jan – 31 Mar 2021 Now to 31 May 2021

  • Sharing (pp) $5450
  • Single $6190
  • Triple (pp) $5160

1 – 31 Oct 2020 / 20 – 31 Dec 2020 / 1 – 5 Jan 2021

  • Sharing (pp) $6280
  • Single $7740
  • Triple (pp) $5900

1 Jul – 31 Sep 2020

  • Sharing (pp) $6430
  • Single $7990
  • Triple (pp) $6030

Children under 5 are not allowed unless the camp is booked exclusively. Child rates for ages 5 – 18yrs are available, please request these as pricing varies with ages. Children 19 or older will be charged as adults.

If, due to connecting flights, you require an overnight or day room in Nairobi, we can arrange this as an addition to the core package. However, changes to the core package are not permitted.


All logistics starting and ending at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, all light-aircraft flights within Kenya, all park fees and taxes, shared safari activities, all meals and house drinks on safari, private road transfers between international and domestic airport in Nairobi and medical evacuation insurance. Rates include guided walking safaris with an armed ranger and park walking fees. The duration of the walk may vary.

Activities Included

  • Ol Pejeta Bush Camp, Ol Pejeta Conservancy: Morning and afternoon game drives, night game drives, one guided walking safari, one visit to the Endangered Species enclosure (Northern White Rhinos).
  • Rekero Camp, Masai Mara Reserve: Morning and afternoon game drives.

Rates include guided walking safaris with an armed ranger and park walking fees. The duration of the walk may vary.
Safari vehicles seat a maximum of 6 people per car, and may be open or closed vehicles.

  • International flights
  • Kenya entry visa
  • Inoculations
  • Gratuities
  • Additional activities (e.g. hot air ballooning in Masai Mara)
  • Travel and cancellation insurance
  • Items of personal nature
  • Additional lunch if required (picnic or in house) $25pp
  • Use of a private vehicle. Private vehicles with driver/guide can be booked at $350 per vehicle per day (min. 2 days)

If you have connecting flights and require an overnight or day room in Nairobi, we can arrange this at an additional cost.

  • Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Mt. Kenya
  • Masai Mara Reserve
  • World class conservation projects
  • All Inclusive on safari
  • Quality Tented Safari Camps
  • Great wildlife viewing
  • 4×4 day and night game drives
  • Dining under the stars
  • The Big 5with Rhino’s
  • Wildebeest Migration (seasonal)
  • Flying Safari
  • Wide choice of activities

Day 1 – Ol Pejeta Bush Camp, Ol Pejeta Conservancy

On arrival at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by an Asilia driver who will transfer you by private vehicle to the domestic airport, Wilson Airport. Fly from here to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, 40 minutes away (15kg luggage limit per person; soft bags required for all flights on this itinerary). A guide from Ol Pejeta Bush Camp will meet you at the airstrip and game-drive you back to camp, where you can enjoy lunch and relax in the comfort of your tent overlooking the river. In the mid-afternoon, set off for a game drive to explore this wildlife-rich reserve, which is home to Kenya’s largest population of black rhino as well as the rest of the Big 5 species and plenty of unusual wildlife, too, including eland and Grevy’s zebra.

Day 2, 3 – Ol Pejeta Bush Camp, Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Enjoy morning and afternoon guided activities with the knowledgeable safari experts at Ol Pejeta Bush Camp. Game drives allow you to cover good distances in search of the resident wildlife, perhaps counting how many rhinos you can see in a drive. Whilst these modern-day dinosaurs are a rarity across much of Africa, they are found in great numbers here. You will also visit the endangered-species enclosure on a drive one morning or afternoon, where the last two remaining northern white rhino on Earth are found, meeting their rangers and learning about the work being done to save this sub-species.

Day 4 – Rekero Camp, Masai Mara National Reserve

After breakfast you will be driven to the airstrip for your morning flight to the Masai Mara, a journey of approximately an hour, landing right in the heart of this world-famous reserve. A guide from Rekero will meet you here and game-drive you back to camp, offering the perfect introduction to the vast savannah plains and stopping to watch any wildlife you encounter on the way. Settle into your tent and enjoy lunch and time to relax overlooking the Talek River, one of the two major river systems in the reserve, which runs right in front of camp. After afternoon tea and cake, head out on a game drive to search for big cats and other wildlife.

Day 5, 6 – Rekero Camp, Masai Mara National Reserve

Game drives from Rekero take place in the early to mid-morning and in the mid – to late afternoon, when wildlife is most active, offering the best sightings. The grassy plains are home to a wide range of species, from prides of lion to cheetah stalking their prey and hippos wallowing in muddy pools. There is never a dull moment in the Masai Mara. During the heat of the day you will return to camp for a rest, lunch and, of course, the tradition of freshly baked cake and tea or coffee before your afternoon drive. Dinners are typically communal, sharing stories of your day’s adventures with other guests. Hot-air ballooning is also possible from here, at an additional cost (pre-booking recommended), offering a unique perspective on the landscapes and wildlife at sunrise.

Day 7 – End of Safari – Nairobi

Depart for the airstrip after your final breakfast in camp from where you will take the late morning flight back to Nairobi. An Asilia guide will transfer you from here by private vehicle to the international airport, Jomo Kenyatta, where you can check in for your international flight home.
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3 nights – Ol Pejeta Bush Camp
3 nights – Rekero Camp