MERU LOISABA MASAI MARA SAFARI
8 Day Safari from USD6,635 per person

Meru Loisaba Masai Mara Safari

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Meru Loisaba and Masai Mara Safari - Overview

Meru National Park is where this Kenya safari starts and takes you to Loisaba Conservancy and eventually lands Masai Mara National Reserve.

Movement in the safari is by air apart from when doing game viewing drives.

Accommodation on All Inclusive basis.

In Meru, you will stay at Elsa’s Kopje, located on the site of George Adamson’s original camp. 

You can’t talk of the film ‘Born Free’ without mentioning Meru National Park. The film acted by Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna, told the true story of George and Joy Adamson, who raised an orphaned lion cub, Elsa.

Next is Loisaba Tented Camp in Loisaba Conservancy. The highlight here is the starbed, a unique African night gazing the stars. Sundowner drinks will be served in the wild.

You will then fly to Masai Mara National Reserve and check-in at Sand River Camp for another 2-nights stay in the wild.   Masai Mara has been named one of the new Seventh Wonders of the World by ABC Television’s Good Morning America.

The incredible annual migration of over a million Wildebeest from the Serengeti plains to the Mara has been described as being one of the most awe inspiring sights on earth. 

 

Highlights of the Trip

  • 2 nights in Meru National Park. You will be staying at Elsa’s Kopje Lodge which is above the site of George and Joy Adamson’s original camp where they raised and released orphan lions.
  • 2 nights in Loisaba Conservancy.  Breath-taking view looking towards Mount Kenya from Loisaba Tented Camp
  • Star beds at Loisaba Camp
  • 2 nights in Masai Mara National Reserve. Game viewing drives in this World-famous National Reserve.
  • Sundowners in the bush
  • Bush breakfast
  • Dinner under the stars
  • Nature walks

Destinations

This safari explores

  • Meru National Park
  • Loisaba Conservancy
  • Masai Mara National Reserve

Accommodation

Where you will stay

  • Elsa’s Kopje Lodge
  • Loisaba Tented Camp
  • Sand River Camp

Pricing

  • Safari cost is USD6,635 per person in double occupancy
  • All rates are based on US Dollars
  • Rates are per person sharing a double room
  • Pricing serve as a guide, request for the best and most current rates
  • Single supplement may apply

What's Included in the Meru Loisaba Masai Mara Safari

  • Overnight at Hemingways on half board and drinks as specified below
  • All domestic flights and the statutory taxes
  • Full board accommodation and drinks as specified below (Meru Elsa’s Kopje Lodge – 2 nights, Loisaba Tented Camp, Sand River Masai Mara Camp – 2 nights)
  • Shared daytime game drives in 4×4 game drive vehicles
  • All parks and conservancies entry fees
  • Services of an English-speaking driver-guide
  • Safari activities such as: bush breakfast, walking safari, scenic sundowners, massage, nature walk, authentic Masai village visit, farewell dinner
  • All transfers, including to/from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
  • Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance
  • Drinks included – mineral water, soft drinks, juices, tea/coffee, beer, house wines, selected spirits
  • Laundry services

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of personal nature

Optional Activities

  • Balloon flight over the Masai Mara ( 450 USD per person)

Wildlife you are likely to see in Meru Loisaba and Mara

Meru Loisaba Masai Mara Safari

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Hemingways Hotel, Nairobi - 1 Night

Welcome to Kenya! You shall arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport where we will welcome you and privately transfer you to Hemingways Hotel. 

 

Meals Included: Breakfast and drinks but excluding the premium drinks.

Accommodation: Hemingways Hotel 

Day 2 - 3: Elsa's Kopje Lodge, Meru National Park - 2 Nights

Breakfast at Hemingways Nairobi. Check-out and transfer to Wilson Airport Nairobi for your flight to Meru National Park located in the region of Mount Kenya. The Elsa’s Kopje Team will welcome you and you will be transferred to the Lodge, where lunch will be served. You will be offered a massage for pure relaxation, or alternatively go on a game drive. 

Your stay at Elsa’s Kopje is for 2 nights in a Cottage Suite, and is on all-inclusive basis.

On the second day in Meru, you have the best chance of spotting game is early in the morning or late afternoon, so rise early and head off into the wilderness. After a morning filled with excitement return to the lodge to relax and to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

 Explore more of Meru National Park on a game drive with sundowner drinks served overlooking the park, before returning to the lodge in time for dinner.

Meals Included: All-inclusive basis – all meals and drinks but excluding the premium drinks

Accommodation: Elsa’s Kopje Lodge

Day 4 - 5: Loisaba Tented Camp, Loisaba Conservancy - 2 Nights

Enjoy a brisk nature walk and enjoy the views from up the hill which forms the Kopje that Elsa’s is built on. Enjoy the rest of the morning at leisure. Lunch will be served overlooking Meru National Park. After lunch you will take a 40-minute flight to the Loisaba Conservancy – Laikipia. 

The team from Loisaba Tented Camp will warmly welcome you and take you on a game drive en-route to the camp where you will arrive in time for drinks and dinner. Your stay at Loisaba Tented Camp is for 2 nights in a Standard Tent, and is on all-inclusive basis. Subject to availability guests can spend one night at Loisaba’s Star Beds.

On the second day in Loisaba, you will have great way to view the stunning diversity of Loisaba on foot. You will be accompanied on your early morning walking safari by traditional Samburu guides whose knowledge of local flora, fauna, culture and history is unmatched. Return to the camp for a late breakfast. 

Lunch will be served at the camp before you set off on a game drive in search of the elusive wild dog, the rare Grevy’s zebra, Beisa Oryx or the Greater Kudu. You could also do fishing in the river or visit the resident anti-poaching team with its two sniffer dogs. Sundowner drinks will be served out in the wild of Africa whilst your chef prepares mouth-watering snacks live on the BBQ. Arrive back at the camp for Dinner Under The Stars.

Meals Included: All-inclusive basis – all meals and drinks but excluding the premium drinks

Accommodation: Loisaba Tented Camp

Day 6 - 7: Sand River Camp , Masai Mara - 2 nights

Your guide will take you on a game drive; the adventurous can explore Loisaba on camel-back (optional). A full breakfast is laid out in the bush before you return to camp. After lunch you will be transferred to the Loisaba airstrip for your flight to the world renowned Masai Mara National Reserve where the team from Sand River Masai Mara will warmly welcome you. 

Enjoy a game drive en-route to this remote Camp where you will arrive in time for sundowner drinks and dinner. Your stay at Sand River Masai Mara is for 2 nights in a Luxury Safari Tent, and is on all-inclusive basis.

In the second day you will have early breakfast, followed by a full day of game viewing in the Masai Mara National Reserve. A picnic hamper lunch will be served out in the wild. Stop at an authentic Masai Village to interact and learn about the customs and culture of this colourful tribe. Back to the Camp for dinner.

Meals Included: All-inclusive basis – all meals and drinks but excluding the premium drinks

Accommodation: Sand River Camp

Day 8: Nairobi

Bush breakfast followed by game drive, back to Camp for lunch. Mid afternoon, you will be transferred to the Keekorok airstrip for your flight to  Wilson Airport Nairobi. Your White Plains Tours representative will welcome you upon arrival. You will be driven to Talisman Restaurant for dinner. Later you are transferred to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for the departure flight.

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