Martial Eagle Fly-in Safari

Martial Eagle Safari: In full

This fly-in safari holiday features two of the Africa’s most famous safari destinations, The Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, and The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Experience three stylish tented camps and a real bush environment; complete with plentiful wildlife, exciting game drives and stunning scenery. The Martial Eagle Fly-in Safari is unique amongst our trip ideas – at almost any time of year, you are usually able to witness the famous Great Wildebeest Migration.


Days 1-3

3 nights at Rekero (full board & activities) | Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Rekero is tucked into a beautifully wooded stretch of the Talek River.Arrive in Nairobi under your own arrangements, and transfer straight to Nairobi Wilson airport for your short flight in a light aircraft to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Landing at Ol Kiombo airstrip, you will be met by Rekero and enjoy a short game drive back to camp, where you will spend three nights. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives at Rekero, views over the Talek River from your tent, a prime location for big cat viewing, and, from July-October, an excellent central location for witnessing the wildebeest migration.

Days 4-6

3 nights at Olakira (full board & activities) | Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania

Olakira Camp is a semi-permanent tented camp in the Serengeti...On your last morning at Rekero, leave after breakfast and travel to the Serengeti. This journey involves a brief 30-minute flight out of the Mara, a short 90-minute drive across the border into Tanzania followed by another light flight into the Serengeti, to Olakira Camp’s nearest airstrip. From June to November, Olakira is in the far north of the Serengeti, close to the Mara River, and from mid-December to the end of March, Olakira travels south to the Ndutu area. In either location enjoy three nights at this stylish and comfortable camp. With space for only fourteen people, Olakira has a very personal feel and is a real favourite of ours.

Days 7-9

3 nights at Namiri Plains Camp (full board & activities) | Serengeti Migration Area, Tanzania

After breakfast, catch a light aircraft into the central Serengeti. Meet with the camps own private open-topped 4x4 vehicle and superior guide, and explore the surrounding areas of the Serengeti. Previously this region had exclusively been used for cheetah conservation and the number of big cats found here - especially lion prides and cheetahs - is astonishing. There is great game in this area throughout the whole year. You meander back to camp, perhaps watching game on the way, before arriving for a lovely lunch and 3 night stay at Namiri Plains Camp.

Day 10

On your final morning at Namiri, leave after breakfast for a light flight to Kilimanjaro, where you will continue under your own arrangements.

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