Zakale Expeditions

LUXURY BESPOKE SAFARI


ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DAY DESTINATION YOUR AFRICAN COMFORT MEAL PLAN
Day 1 Nairobi Fairview Hotel BB
Day 2 Amboseli Tortilis Camp FB
Day 3 Amboseli Tortilis Camp FB
Day 4 Laikipia Lewa Safari Camp FB
Day 5 Laikipia Lewa Safari Camp FB
Day 6 Laikipia Lewa Safari Camp FB
Day 7 Maasai Mara Cottar’s 1920s Camp FB
Day 8 Maasai Mara Cottar’s 1920s Camp FB
Day 9 Maasai Mara Cottar’s 1920s Camp FB
Day 10 Departure

Day 1: Nairobi

On arrival at the airport, meet our experienced guide and thereafter be transferred to Fairview Hotel for overnight

Day 2 & 3: Amboseli National Park

Early this morning you will be transferred to the Wilson airport. Fly on your scheduled flight to Amboseli National Park famous for its elephant herds, which have been followed and documented by world renowned researcher Cynthia Moss.


On arrival at the airfield in a scenic location, your knowledgeable guide will welcome you and immediately start your game viewing drive. There is an abundance of game within the Amboseli ecosystem that concentrates during the dry season around the spring fed swamps of the park.

You will have access to both the famous Amboseli National Park, and the 30,000 acre Kitirua private conservancy adjoining the park. Enjoy game drives, walks, Sundowners and bush meals in complete privacy. The guides at Tortillis delight in sharing their local knowledge, especially of the elephant families and their histories and to point out the special flora and fauna of this breath taking area. They impart their inherited knowledge of the bush, traditional medicine and folklore and will encourage you to take a practical interest in the environment. Overnight at Tortilis Camp (B, L, D)


Day 4, 5 & 6: Lewa Conservancy

Bid farewell to the new friends at Tortilis Camp before flying to Nairobi. Connect with the morning flight to Lewa airstrip where your next adventure begins in the spectacular Lewa Safari Camp. Your home for the next three days, the camp is set in a stunning location within the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy with outstanding game viewing and spectacular views of Mt. Kenya and arid lowlands.

Your outstanding stay here features a host of exciting activities; day and night game drives & nature walks. However it is the choice of conservation /community-orientated activities which makes Lewa Safari Camp unique. These include visits to orphaned animals, days out with Grevy zebra researchers, accompanying tracker dogs on their training, assisting fencers on patrol, visiting Ngare Ndare Forest Reserve to find Colobus monkeys and learn about flora and fauna, visit water schemes and other community development projects, and guided tours of ancient hand axe sites and prehistoric rock-hewn game boards.
Overnight Lewa Safari Camp (B, L, D)

Day 7, 8 & 9: Masai Mara

This morning take your morning flight from Lewa to Maasai Mara. Arrive at the Cottars airstrip and meet the incredibly knowledgeable guides who will transfer you to Cottar’s 1920 Safari Camp.

Recalling an era of luxury and quality, Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp, returns to the original spirit and essence of 'safari', reminiscent of a golden era - an era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance, in a timelessly unspoiled setting with panoramic views and boundless game. It is situated in the extensive and exclusive concession between the Maasai Mara, Serengeti and Loliondo reserves. This area has been untouched by any kind of tourism or development and offers the discerning client a guarantee of privacy and an abundance of wildlife.

Activities on offer during your stay here include; guided bush walks, bush meals, cultural visits, river swimming and fishing, as well as day and night game drives in either state of the art four wheel drive vehicles, or in our authentic old wooden car. Overnight at Cottars 1920s Camp (B, L, D)




Day 10: Nairobi – Departure

After breakfast, you will take your final scheduled flight back to Wilson Airport in Nairobi. From here you will follow through with your post trip plans or take your flight back home (B)

PRICES FROM

High Season @ USD 5,400 per person

Peak Season @ USD 6,200 per person


INCLUDED EXCLUDED
NAIROBI
  • All airport transfers
  • Meet & Greet service for briefing and debriefing
TORTILIS CAMP
  • Full board accommodation
  • Park fees
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Day Game drives
  • Soft drinks, beer, non-premium wine
  • Guided walks
  • Bush picnics
  • Sundowners
  • Laundry
LEWA SAFARI CAMP
  • Full board accommodation
  • Park fees
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Day & night Game drives
  • Soft drinks, beer, non-premium wine
  • Guided walks
  • Bush picnics
  • Sundowners
  • Laundry
COTTAR’S 1920 CAMP
  • Full board accommodation
  • Park fees
  • Airstrip transfers
  • Day & night Game drives
  • Soft drinks, beer, non-premium wine
  • Guided walks
  • Bush picnics
  • Sundowners
  • Laundry
DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
  • Nairobi – Amboseli
  • Amboseli – Nairobi – Lewa
  • Lewa – Mara
  • Mara – Nairobi
  • International flights
  • visa fees
  • Premium drinks
  • Tipping
  • Excess baggage charges levied by airlines
  • Personal and baggage insurance
  • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusions section
 
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