Epic Flying Safari (Leg 1) Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Namibia

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Day 1

    

Nairobi

Day notes

Upon your arrival into Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you’ll be met upon arrival by the dmAFRICA representative who will be holding a name board as you descend the aircraft steps. You’ll then be shown to your private transfer vehicle that will take you to the aircraft terminal where you’ll be shown through fast track immigration and given assistance with baggage collection and customs formalities.

Once you’ve completed the immigration and customs formalities, you will be escorted to your waiting dmAFRICA driver and vehicle that will transfer you to the nearby Ole Sereni Hotel. The transfer time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to the Ole Sereni is approximately 10 minutes.

Overnight you’ll be staying at the Ole Sereni on a room and breakfast basis in a deluxe room.

Check-in to Ole Sereni Hotel

Transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport [JRO] to Ole Sereni Hotel

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Kilimanjaro International Airport [JRO]

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Ole Sereni Hotel

Day 2

    

Chyulu Hills National Park

Day notes

This morning, you’ll be picked up from the Ole Sereni Hotel, where you’ll be taken to the Wilson Airport in Nairobi where you will connect with your charter flight to Campi ya Kanzi. Today at Campi ya Kanzi, you will review the itinerary and enjoy sundowners in front of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro! At Campi ya Kanzi, you can enjoy a variety of safari activities, including safari walks, game drives (day & night), horseback riding & a visit to a Maasai village.

Overnight you’ll be staying at Campi ya Kanzi on a full board basis in a luxury tent.

Check-out from Ole Sereni Hotel

Check-in to Campi ya Kanzi

Transfer from Ole Sereni Hotel to Wilson Airport [WIL]

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Transfer

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Ole Sereni Hotel

Drop off

Wilson Airport [WIL]

Charter Flight from Wilson Airport [WIL] to Chyulu Hills National Park

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Charter Flight

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Wilson Airport [WIL]

Arrival

Chyulu Hills National Park

Transfer from Chyulu Hills National Park to Campi ya Kanzi

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Chyulu Hills National Park

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Campi ya Kanzi

Day 3

    

Chyulu Hills National Park

Day notes

Today you will have a full day of game activities at Campi ya Kanzi. Overnight you’ll be staying at Campi ya Kanzi on a full board basis in your luxury tent.

Day 4

    

Chyulu Hills National Park

Day notes

Today you will have a full day of game activities at Campi ya Kanzi. Overnight you’ll be staying at Campi ya Kanzi on a full board basis in your luxury tent.

Day 5

    

Central Serengeti

Day notes

Today, you’ll depart Campi ya Kanzi, flying for 3 hours within the Rift Valley and over the famous plains of the Serengeti National Park and its kopjes, eventually arriving in Northern Tanzania. When you arrive within Tanzania, you’ll land and be transferred to a private mobile camp, that travels with the herds of the Great Migration through the Serengeti ecosystem! The camp will be sited within the Western Corridor of the Serengeti!

The private camp comprises of six canvas safari tents, which includes a flush toilet, bucket shower and en-suite bathroom. As well as the tents there is also a lounge/dining tent. With the mobile camp, comes the benefit of keeping up with the massive herds and the increased predator activity! You’ll be staying overnight at the Private Camp on a full board basis.

Check-out from Campi ya Kanzi

Check-in to Serengeti Safari Camp Central

Charter Flight from Campi ya Kanzi to Seronera Airstrip [SEU]

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Charter Flight

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Campi ya Kanzi

Arrival

Seronera Airstrip [SEU]

Transfer from Seronera Airstrip [SEU] to Serengeti Safari Camp Central

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Seronera Airstrip [SEU]

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Serengeti Safari Camp Central

Day 6

    

Central Serengeti

Day notes

Today you will enjoy a full day amongst the Great Migrations herds, millions of wildebeest and zebras fill the plains. With them comes the increased activity of the lions, cheetah, leopard and hyena! Overnight you’ll be staying at the Private Camp on a full board basis in a standard tent.

Day 7

    

Mahale Mountain National Park

Day notes

After breakfast at the Private Camp, you’ll be connecting with your flight, which will take you over the Serengeti and to the oldest fresh water body in the world! Lake Tanganyika. Here you’ll be landing at Mahale Airstrip within the Mahale National Park. Mahale is well known for its wild chimpanzee, here you’ll be able to head into the forests to track these creatures, which share 98% of our DNA!

Overnight, you’ll be staying at Kungwe Beach Lodge on a beach on the shores of Lake Tanganyika on a full board basis.

Check-out from Serengeti Safari Camp Central

Check-in to Mbali Mbali Mahale

Transfer from Serengeti Safari Camp Central to Seronera Airstrip [SEU]

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Serengeti Safari Camp Central

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Seronera Airstrip [SEU]

Charter Flight from Seronera Airstrip [SEU] to Mahale Airstrip

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Charter Flight

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Seronera Airstrip [SEU]

Arrival

Mahale Airstrip

Transfer from Mahale Airstrip to Mbali Mbali Mahale

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Mahale Airstrip

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Mbali Mbali Mahale

Day 8

    

Mahale Mountain National Park

Day notes

Today you will have a full day tracking chimpanzees within the forests of Mahale National Park, or you can relax on the beaches of Lake Tanganyika. Overnight you’ll be staying at Kungwe Beach Lodge on a full board basis.

Day 9

    

Likoma Island

Day notes

This morning you’ll depart Kungwe Beach Lodge and head to Mahale Airstrip for the flight from the crystal deep waters of Lake Tanganyika. Here you’ll be flying down to the famous Lake Malawi. The flight will head over fantastic terrain and waters. On arrival at Lake Malawi, you’ll land and be transferred to the Kaya Mawa Camp, recently voted top ten “Most Romantic Places in the World” by Conde Nast and in Tatler’s “Top 101 Hotels in the World”. Here you’ll be staying overnight on a full board basis.

Check-out from Mbali Mbali Mahale

Check-in to Kaya Mawa

Transfer from Mbali Mbali Mahale to Mahale Airstrip

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Mbali Mbali Mahale

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Mahale Airstrip

Charter Flight from Mahale Airstrip to Likoma Airport [LIX]

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Charter Flight

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Mahale Airstrip

Arrival

Likoma Airport [LIX]

Transfer from Likoma Airport [LIX] to Kaya Mawa

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Likoma Airport [LIX]

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Kaya Mawa

Day 10

    

Likoma Island

Day notes

Today you will have a full day relaxing on the shores of Lake Malawi at the Kaya Mawa Camp on a full board basis!

Day 11

    

Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Day notes

After breakfast you’ll be departing Lake Malawi, where you’ll be flying to Zambia! The flight will be a scenic route over the Luangwa Valley. In the Lunagwa Valley you will be staying overnight at the Royal Chundu Resort, which is situated in a sanctum of quiet solitude and untouched beauty. The Royal Chundu was the first Relais & Chateaux property in Zambia. The mighty Zambezi and the Victoria Falls are one of the most amazing water shows on Earth!

Overnight you’ll be staying at the Royal Chundu Resort on a full board basis.

Check-out from Kaya Mawa

Check-in to Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge

Transfer from Kaya Mawa to Likoma Airport [LIX]

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Kaya Mawa

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Likoma Airport [LIX]

Charter Flight from Likoma Airport [LIX] to Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport [LVI]

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Charter Flight

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Likoma Airport [LIX]

Arrival

Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport [LVI]

Transfer from Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport [LVI] to Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge

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Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport [LVI]

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Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge

Day 12

    

Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Day notes

Today you’ll have a full day at the Royal Chundu Resort to relax close to the mighty Zambezi River and Victoria Falls! Overnight you’ll be staying at the Royal Chundu Resort on a full board basis.

Day 13

    

Ongava Private Game Reserve

Day notes

This morning, an amazing flight will take you from Victoria Falls to Etosha, from the immense waters to the desert, over the Caprivi strip. You’ll be heading to the Ongava Tented Camp, located in the much lauded Ongava Game Reserve to the south of the Etosha National Park. The main area, is made of stone, canvas and thatch with a bar and swimming pool. It offers great views of the wildlife that comes to drink at the waterhole! The camp comprises eight large tents, all with en-suite facilities, open air showers and private verandas! Wildlife here is amazing, with good chances to see White Rhinos!

You’ll be staying overnight at the Ongava Tented Camp on a full board basis.

Check-out from Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge

Check-in to Ongava Tented Camp

Transfer from Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge to Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport [LVI]

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Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge

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Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport [LVI]

Charter Flight from Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport [LVI] to Ongava Airstrip

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Charter Flight

Departure

Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport [LVI]

Arrival

Ongava Airstrip

Transfer from Ongava Airstrip to Ongava Tented Camp

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Ongava Airstrip

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Ongava Tented Camp

Day 14

    

Ongava Private Game Reserve

Day notes

You’ll have a full day today at the Ongava Tented Camp located in the Ongava Game Reserve with its fantastic game viewing! Overnight you’ll be staying at the Ongava Tented Camp on a full board basis.

Day 15

    

Kunene

Day notes

Today you’ll enjoy another flight with more breath taking scenery, taking you to the one of the most incredible places on Earth: the Hartmann Valley in the Northern Namib Desert. A simply amazing place!

Set amongst shady trees on the banks of the Kunene River, Serra Cafema is one of the most remote camps in Southern Africa. Its Portuguese name originating from the mountains that dominate the northern skyline. Here you’ll fall asleep to the sound of the rushing water, whilst by day, you’ll explore one of the driest deserts in the world.

The camp comprises eigh unique canvas and thatched chalets, each with its own en-suite bathrooms, elevated decks and structures of wood, canvas and thatch create a camp that is at one with its surroundings. The dining room and pool of Serra Cefema overlook the Kunene River.

The activities at Serra Cafema are varied, including boating, walking, viewing breath-taking landscapes as well as careful guided quad-bike excursions over the dunes. In this isolated region, the Himba people still continue their nomadic and traditional way of life, you’ll also have a chance to learn about their lifestyles and traditions during your stay at Serra Cafema, where you’ll be staying overnight on a full board basis.

Check-out from Ongava Tented Camp

Check-in to Serra Cafema Camp

Transfer from Ongava Tented Camp to Ongava Airstrip

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Ongava Tented Camp

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Ongava Airstrip

Charter Flight from Ongava Airstrip to Serra Cafema Camp

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Ongava Airstrip

Arrival

Serra Cafema Camp

Day 16

    

Kunene

Day notes

Today you will have a full day of activities at Serra Cafema, where you can enjoy boating, walking, viewing breath-taking landscapes as well as careful guided quad-bike excursions over the dunes. Overnight, you’ll be staying at Serra Cafema on a full board basis.

Day 17

    

Greater Windhoek

Day notes

There isn’t anything that will prepare you for the flight over the Skeleton Coast. Wild, remote, desert and ocean meeting together! You may even see elephants getting to the shores, and you will certainly see hundreds of seals. This is the perfect way to end the first part of this spectacular air safari!

Naankuse is a luxury lodge amid the stunning African savannah where you’ll be staying overnight on a full board basis.

Check-out from Serra Cafema Camp

Check-in to Na'an ku se Lodge

Charter Flight from Serra Cafema Camp to Windhoek Eros Airport [ERS]

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Charter Flight

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Serra Cafema Camp

Arrival

Windhoek Eros Airport [ERS]

Transfer from Windhoek Eros Airport [ERS] to Na'an ku se Lodge

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Windhoek Eros Airport [ERS]

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Na'an ku se Lodge

Day 18

    

End of Itinerary

Day notes

Today, you will either depart from Windhoek to connect with your onward international arrangements, or you shall continue onwards with the second leg of this fantastic air adventure!

Check-out from Na'an ku se Lodge

Transfer from Na'an ku se Lodge to Windhoek Eros Airport [ERS]

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Na'an ku se Lodge

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Windhoek Eros Airport [ERS]

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