Amboseli, Meru & The Mara

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Run by: Wexas Travel

Reference number: 103293

From: £5515.00

Holiday overview

This tailor-made safari combines world-class game viewing at Amboseli National Park in the shadow of snow-capped Kilimanjaro, with rhino watching in spectacular Meru National Park. The final few days of this unforgettable wildlife holiday are spent on an elegant Twenties-style safari in the game-rich plains of the world-renowned Masai Mara.

Holiday itinerary

Day 1: UK – Kenya

Depart the UK on your overnight flight, arriving in Nairobi.

Days 2-4: Amboseli National Park

Transfer from Nairobi to Wilson Airport and catch a flight to Amboseli, best known for its large herds of elephants and unrivalled views of Kilimanjaro. You'll be met and transferred to Tortilis Camp in the quiet southern reaches of the park. The camp's 17 thatched tents have king or twin beds, polished wooden floors, en suite bathrooms, shady verandas and Swahili daybeds. The dining and living room is a stone-and-thatch building open on one side to Kilimanjaro, while the comfortable bar looks down upon a waterhole that's frequently visited by elephant, zebra, giraffe and gazelle. Game drives cover both the camp's 30,000-acre concession and the wider park at large, where lion, leopard, cheetah and buffalo can also be seen framed against Africa's tallest mountain.

Stay: Tortilis Camp, Amboseli National Park

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Days 5-7: Meru National Park

Fly north to Meru National Park and transfer to Elsa's Kopje, named after Elsa the lioness whose story was immortalised in the film Born Free. Although the sound of roaring lions can still ring out across the park, it's actually rhinos that tend to cause the most excitement - this is the best upmarket camp in Kenya to view rhinos in their natural habitat. Each stone-and-thatch cottage, built into the rocky hillside and open at the front, offers fabulous views. The infinity pool is a particularly nice touch, which, just like the rooms, looks out across the park, providing an unparalleled backdrop of buffalo, elephant, giraffe, kudu, hippo and crocodile while you relax.

Stay: Elsa's Kopje, Meru National Park

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Days 8-10: Masai Mara

Two short flights will take you to the Masai Mara where transport will be waiting to whisk you to Sand River. One of the more luxurious options in the Mara, Sand River provides an elegant safari experience full of romance, adventure. Its spacious canvas tents offer en suite dressing rooms and bathrooms, four-poster beds and private verandas with breathtaking views. The lounge areas are both fabulous and evocative in equal measure. Activities include day and night game drives, bush walks, river swimming and fishing, bush meals, sundowners and cultural interactions with the Masai community.

Stay: Sand River Mara Camp, Masai Mara

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 11: Nairobi

Fly back to Nairobi in time for your flight home (or speak to our specialists about extending your trip with a few days relaxing on the Kenyan coast).

Day 12: Arrive UK

Arrive back in the UK after your overnight flight and continue your onward journey home.

Blog: Best African Safari Experiences

Holiday pricing

Prices from: £5,515 (low season) & £7,325 (high season) per person

Valid for travel: year round

Package includes: International and domestic flights, transfers, 9 nights 5-star accommodation, safari activities, meals as indicated

Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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