ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
Day 1. Welcome to Nairobi or picked from Nairobi hotel and drive to Meru National Park
Day 2. Game drive in the Meru National Park
Day 3. Game drive then depart to Nairobi lunch at the Carnivore restaurant then depart home
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
This is a 3day tour that allows you to explore the famous home of home of George and Joy Adamson in Kenya. This itinerary is ideal if you’re pressed for time and want a quick safari to Kenya. You’ll stay at one of Kenya’s best loved safari lodges located in a private concession the Elsa Kopje.
Elsa Kopje is unashamedly romantic and beautifully styled, Elsa’s Kopje is sculpted into Mughwango Hill, above the site of George Adamson’s original camp where he raised and released orphan lions, long before conservation became fashionable.
Each cottage is crafted around the rocks, with a large bedroom, open sitting room, veranda and spacious bathroom, each with breathtaking views.
The Meru National park offers a thriving rhino sanctuary, and is famous for large elephant herds, hippo, lion, and birdlife; Meru National Park is recognised as having more diversity of animal species than any other park in East Africa.
Met on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, briefed by a Smart Travel representative and drive north through the lush Kikuyu farmlands and coffee plantation to the cool Kenyan highlands to arrive at the Meru National Park. Checking at Elsa Kopje, Hvae a late Lunch. Elsa Kopje is no doubt a luxurious oasis in the wilds. At 1600hrs, enjoy an afternoon game drive within the park to introduce you to the game in the area. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Full day in the park with game drives at 0630hrs and 1600hrs respectively. Meru National Park is famous for its rare mammals that only survive north of the equator. These are the gerenuk, reticulated giraffe, beisa Oryx and grevy’s zebra. Dinner and overnight at the Elsa Kopje. All meals and overnight at the Elsa Kopje/ Similar.
At Elsa’s Kopje, you can experience day and night game drives, bush walks with guides and rangers, or cool yourself and take a dip in the swimming pool that has a view that looks out onto the plains, or spoil yourself to a massage. In the evening watch the sunset in a secluded place while you sip on a cocktail.
Each cottage is provided with a private butler who will be at your service at all times. The food is traditional Northern Italian cuisine blended with a selection of local and international dishes, fresh baked bread, crisp salads and locally grown vegetables.
Depart the Meru National Park after breakfast and drive back to Nairobi arriving early afternoon. Lunch at the Carnivore restaurant and then transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international flight back home.