Clare's Safaris, Kenya
Safari




Every Safari will be tailored specifically to your personal requirements, below are two sample Safari itineraries.


Email Claire with your requirements and she will send you a fully costed proposal for review.


Sample Itinerary for Claire Jones flying safari

Seven day flying safari

Day 1

Arrive Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta Airport. Private charter with Claire as your pilot (qualified commercial pilot) and guide to the Mogwooni Homestead in Laikipia taking in magnificent views in the Great Rift Valley, Mount Kenya and the Aberdare mountains bordering the Laikipia plateau. See from the air the mountain forests, rivers full of trout and Laikipia plateau dotted with the rare Black Rhino. Enjoy the homely comforts and relaxing atmosphere in the lush gardens of Claire and Rodís home on Mogwooni, a 30,000 acre cattle ranch.

Day 2

Early morning scenic flight around Laikipia. Here you can see from the air the beauty of the plateau, herds of elephant and gazelle and the surrounding mountains and hills. Seeing Africa as you have never seen it before. Return for breakfast and a morning relaxing by the pool and the opportunity to see and hear the myriad bird life. Afternoon game drive and sundowners on Mogwooni. Alternatively walking to the nearby three hills, about an hours good walk. Tennis or golf an option.

Day 3

Fly to Samburu game reserve for a morning game drive. Here you will be met with your own private vehicle and enjoy the wonderful beauty of Samburu abundant with wild life including Elephant, Leopard and Lion. This followed by a picnic lunch in the cool shade of Acacia forests or a lunch at a private lodge. Return by private charter once again taking in magnificent views from the comforts of your own Cessna 182 aeroplane.

Day 4

Depart Laikpia for the great Masai Mara again by private charter flying over the Mau escarpment which borders the Great Rift Valley. Claire will fly you direct to Richardsís camp where you will land in front of the camp and walk straight to your own tent hidden amongst the trees. Enjoy three days of the best game viewing in the world and listen to the magical night sounds from the privacy of your own tent. Picnic lunches and night game drives just some of the activities on offer.

Day 5

Early morning scenic flight as the sun rises over the beautiful Mara plains. Enjoy the magnificent scenery and appreciate the enormity of this wonder of the world. Land elsewhere in the Mara for a bush breakfast followed by a return flight back to relax in camp. In the afternoon why not enjoy a visit to a Masai Manyatta (village) where you will have the chance to see first hand the way in which these nomadic people live. An unforgettable cultural experience

Day 6

Breakfast in camp followed by game drive and picnic lunch alongside the Mara River where you will have the opportunity to see large groups of Hippo lazing on the river shore and depending on the time of year the famous migration of Wildebeest, a natural phenomenon. Return to camp for a hot bath and drinks by the fire to contemplate what will have surely been the magical trip of a lifetime.

Day 7

Depart late morning for Nairobi by private charter. Here you will have a chance to have lunch and do some shopping with Claire who will accompany you and show you some of the sights. A day room will be organised where you can shower and pack before being driven to the airport for your return flight home.



10 days Flying Safari

Day 1

Arrive Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta Airport. Private charter with Claire as your pilot (qualified commercial pilot) and guide to the Mogwooni Homestead taking in the magnificent views in the Great Rift Valley, Mount Kenya and the Aberdare mountains bordering the Laikipia plateau. See from the air the mountain forests, rivers full of trout and Laikipia plateau dotted with the rare Black Rhino and numerous other species of game. Enjoy the homely comforts and relaxing atmosphere in the lush gardens of Claire and Rodís home on the Laikipia plateau.

Day 2

Early morning scenic flight around Laikipia. Here you can see from the air the beauty of the plateau, herds of elephant and gazelle and the surrounding mountains and hills. Seeing Africa as you have never seen it before. Return for breakfast and a morning relaxing by the pool and the opportunity to see and hear the myriad bird life. Afternoon game drive and sundowners on Mogwooni. Alternatively walking to the nearby three hills, about an hours good walk. Tennis or golf an option.

Day 3

Fly to Loisaba, a private 60,000 acre game ranch. Here you will be met by your own private vehicle and taken for a game drive. An opportunity to see wild dog, herds of elephant and everything else that you could possibly imagine (apart from Rhino). Enjoy lunch and a swim by the pool before returning to Mogwooni homestead for a siesta followed by afternoon tea.

Day 4

Breakfast followed by early flight with Claire to Sirikoi camp on Lewa Downs. Enjoy truly magnificent scenery from the air; the Aberdare range of mountains and lush forests and beautiful snow capped peaks of Mount Kenya. Arrive to be collected by private vehicle and taken on a game drive back to camp where you will met by the owners and hosts of Sirikoi. Here you will enjoy sublime luxury in large extremely comfortable tents where from your bed you will see elephant and all manner of wildlife just metres away. A truly intoxicating experience. You will also see the famous Grevvy Zebra now an endangered species and both the Black and White Rhino. Bush breakfasts, walking and cultural visits are just some of the activities on offer. Why not enjoy true luxury and have your own helicopter come and collect you from camp and take you for breakfast on the mysterious cliffs of Ol Lolokwe and the chance to experience wonderful flying over the dry and arid lands of the Northern frontier with no one in sight for miles and miles. Claire will act as your own personal guide throughout your trip. This is also a chance for you to see the Pokot tribe, a remarkable sight, helicopter excursion only on request.

Day 7

Early morning game drive followed by a bush breakfast and game drive back to the airfield where you will take off with Claire in her Cessna 182 aeroplane and fly to Sosian Ranch your final destination. Once again you will see so much of the country from the air and changing scenery as you fly to a destination very different from where you have just been. At Sosian you will spend 2 nights. Sosian is situated on the Laikpia plateau and offers splendid views of Mount Kenya in the distance and magical sunrises east of this beautiful mountain. Walking, fishing, swimming in waterfalls and horse riding just some of the numerous activities to enjoy. Masses of game and an opportunity to look for Wild dog which frequent this area.

Day 10

Depart late morning for Nairobi by private charter. Here you will have a chance to have lunch and do some shopping with Claire who will accompany you and show you some of the sights. A day room will be organised where you can shower and pack before being driven to the airport for your return flight home.




For more information and details of alternative itineraries to include Lake Turkana and the magnificent Suguta Valley, Desert rose nestling on Mt Nyiru and the wonders of the Matthews and Ndoto mountains, Desert camps in the dry luggas of the Sera Levi and Melako conservancies, please contact Claire on the following:

Kulal Enterprises
PO Box 1688-10400, Naivasha, Kenya

Tel (Mobile Safaricom): +254 (0) 729 406960
Tel (Mobile Celtel): +254 (0) 733 747713

Email: info@clairessafaris.com


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