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Ultimate Air Safari Across Africa

Imagine yourself on the ultimate African safari, capturing all that is unique and undoubtedly the best of what Africa has to offer, from the comfort of your own plane, at your disposal throughout the journey. By combining some exceptional destinations such as the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti, walking with chimpanzees in the Mahale Mountains, the sheer beauty of Lake Malawi and the diversity of wildlife and terrain in the Lower Zambezi, we have designed a journey that can be tailor-made to suit your needs but with the ease and flexibility of a bespoke trip.

Countries included:            Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Botswana                     

Start:                                  Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Finish:                                Livingstone, Zambia or Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Fly over some incredible, beautiful and in places untouched landscapes. Visit exceptional destinations in some of the very best wildlife reserves Africa has to offer. Travel totally off the beaten track and embrace local cultures and insights, whilst staying in elegant safari camps, lodges and hotels in extraordinary locations, with all the comforts of home.

Every second counts on holiday and our VIP service leaves no time wasted. Fully hosted by a pilot and a professional guide, with an executively configured Cessna Grand Caravan. We’ll meet you directly from your international flight, help you through immigration, no waiting in lounges or in ques, to journey seamlessly from one destination to another and across borders at specially designated points.

Start from either Nairobi, Kenya or Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and finish at Livingstone, Zambia or Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The possibilities are infinite to create your perfect flying safari. Let Africa unfold her secrets before you and tailor-make unforgettable memories of an exceptional African safari to last a lifetime.

 Safari Highlights

Flying over some of Africa's most unique and beautiful locations and viewing them from your Executive configured Cessna Grand Caravan with executive seating and headsets for your professional guide to talk you through the experience

* Scenic flight over the Serengeti looking our for huge herds of wildebeest as they migrate across the plains

* Serengeti and the Wildebeest Migration experience between June and November

* Trekking in Mahale Mountains to see Chimpanzee in their natural environment

* Scenic flight from Mahale Mountains along the shores of Lake Tanganika and Lake Malawi and into Likoma Island. This Scenic flight offers some of Africa’s best aerial scenery rarely seen by travellers

* Relaxing on the shores of Lake Malawi at one of the top 10 most romantic places in the world

* Scenic Flight across the South Luangwa National Park and into the Zambezi National Park.

* Experience the Southern Zambezi National Park and unique game viewing by Canoe

* Scenic Flight along the Zambezi River and a flight of Angels over Victoria Falls,

* Watching wildlife closeby from your houseboat as you float along the Chobe river

* Scenic flight along the Chobe River one of Africa’s most unique wildlife areas.


Day 1: Start Kilimanjaro - Serengeti - Lamai Camp Serengeti

Day 2: Serengeti - Lamai Camp Serengeti

Day 3: Mahale Mts - Kungwe Beach Lodge

Day 4: Mahale Mts - Kungwe Beach Lodge

Day 5: Lake Malawi - Kaya Mawa

Day 6: Lower Zambezi - Anabezi Luxury Tented Camp

Day 7: Lower Zambezi - Anabezi Luxury Tented Camp

Day 8: Chobe River - Chobe Princess Houseboat

Day 9: Chobe River - Chobe Princess Houseboat

Day 10: End of safari - Drop off can be Livingstone or Victoria Falls

Itinerary is an example of what is possible within a certain time frame.

Sequences of destinations and properties may be changed

Pictures and sample Itineraries by courtesy of Scenic Air

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100% Tailor Made

- Utterly designed and tailored around you and your requirements

- Totally unique every time you travel with us

- The very best hand picked guides which can make the difference between a  good and an outstanding holiday

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Priceless Knowledge

- Established over 30 years ago we have been around longer than most

- Our specialists come from, have lived in or travelled extensively in the regions we cover

- Unparalleled knowledge provides you with the best possible experience

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Making a difference

- Philanthropy is our philosophy

- Our founding principle is to always ‘put something back’

- An amount from each holiday is donated to our selected conservation and humanitarian charities

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As a guide, the cost of our extraordinary and utterly bespoke journeys tends to start from $1200 per person per day excluding international flights.

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