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10 Day Flying Safaris to Kenya - By Private Helicopter

Safari Highlights

  • Chyulu Hills, wildlife, walking in the mist forest and picnics. Mzima Springs. Dawn flight over the summit of Kilimanjaro.
  • Lake Magadi, low level scenic.
  • Maasai Mara National Reserve and Olare Orok Conservancy.
  • Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, landscapes and wildlife.
  • Mount Kenya scenic flight, picnic breakfast and fly fishing.
  • Low-level scenic flight into the Suguta Valley as far as Lake Turkana.
  • Returning via the Mathews Range.


Day 1 - 3: Chyulu Hills

Meet your helicopter and pilot in Nairobi, and fly to the Chyulu Hills. Game drives, walking in the mist forest, visit to Mzima Springs, and scenic flight over the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro followed by a picnic breakfast. Ol Donyo Wuas, 3 nights

Day 4 - 6: Maasai Mara

Depart for the Mara flying low level via Lake Magadi. Game drives within Olare Orok and in the National Reserve. Richards’s River Camp, 3 nights

Day 7 - 10: Lewa & Northern Kenya

Fly north to Sirikoi Lodge, with 4 days to enjoy the unique wildlife including Black Rhino and Grevy’s zebra. Dawn flight over the peaks of Mt Kenya, landing besides a lake for breakfast and fly fishing. With picnic lunch on board, embark on heli excursion through the Suguta Valley to Lake Turkana, returning via the Mathews Range. Sirikoi, 4 nights

Day 11: Safari Ends!

Pictures and sample Itineraries by courtesy of Tropic Air

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Flying Safaris in Africa - By Private Fixed Wing Aircraft

A Fixed Wing Flying Safari is a unique concept of travel in Africa. It introduces another dimension to a typical African safari, that of the beauty of the continent from the air. Accompanied and guided by experienced pilots who are also experienced safari guides a Fixed Wing Flying Safari is a truly memorable and exclusive experience.

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

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