6 Spaces available

Africa, East Africa,

The Great Migration with Hides & Helicopters in Kenya’s South Rift Valley

Tour Details
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A one of a kind experience combining Kenya's Great Migration, low level photographic hides and scenic aerial photography over Lake Natron and Lake Magadi to photograph vast flocks of flamingo and other wildlife.

Deep in the heart of the Great Rift Valley, beyond the volcanic lunar landscape surrounding the soda lakes of Magadi and Natron, within the Olkirimatian Conservancy, lies the oasis of Lentorre. We will enjoy exclusive use of the lodge and have exclusive access for 4 nights to the underground photographic hide which attracts a wide variety of wildlife including Leopard and Striped Hyena.

As if that wasn’t enough, we take to the skies with each of our 4 guests enjoying a total of 3 hours of scenic, doors off, helicopter flights over Lake Natron and Lake Magadi as we photograph the abstract patterns and textures along with the thousands of flamingo’s which line the shores of these two soda lakes.

At a glance

Duration:

10 Nights / 11 Days

Tour Capacity:

4 Guests

Cost:

From $16,425.00 per single guest

Payment:

Minimum 50% deposit to secure

Tour Focus:

The Great Migration, Hide Photography, Aerial Photography, Wildlife

Countries Visited:

Kenya

Includes

  • 4 Nights Lentorre Lodge
  • 6 Nights Wild Eye Mara Camp
  • Two Wild Eye expedition leaders during the Great Migration week
  • One Wild Eye expedition leader for the Hides & Helicopters extension
  • All meals and drinks
  • All conservation and park fees
  • Accommodation on a single basis (No single supplement)
  • Flight from Nairobi to Lentorre
  • Flight from Lentorre to the Masai Mara
  • Flight from the Mara Triangle back to Nairobi
  • Conservation Donations to SORALO & Rebuilding the Pride
  • 2 Hours of scenic Helicopter Flights per guest
  • Unlimited and exclusive use access to the underground photographic hide
  • In field photographic tuition
  • Post processing tuition
  • AMREF evacuation cover (Kindly note that this does not replace guest travel insurance)

Excludes

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities for local guides and staff
  • Pre and Post accommodation (we can assist with this)
  • Passport and visa costs (if applicable)
  • Transfers not specified
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Available dates

Fully booked

11 Sep - 21 Sep 2024

$16,425.00

Hosted By:

Michael Laubscher

Fully booked

20 Aug - 30 Aug 2025

$16,425.00

Hosted By:

Andrew Beck

2 Spaces available

28 Sep - 09 Oct 2025

$16,995.00

Hosted By:

Michael Laubscher

4 Spaces available

13 Sep - 23 Sep 2026

$17,995.00 $18,500.00

Hosted By:

Michael Laubscher

Your Itinerary

Overview

Ready to pack your bags for a truly unique Kenyan adventure? With just a few details from you, we’ll put together your dream holiday!

Day 1 Depart from Wilson airport to Olkirimatian and Lentorre. Check in and enjoy an evening hide session | Day 2 Enjoy a relaxed morning followed by lunchtime conservation presentation by SORALO. Second evening hide session Day 3 Relaxed morning walk and Aerial Photography presentation, followed by scenic helicopter flights, and another evening hide session | Day 4 Relaxed morning with some Lightroom Editing, followed by scenic helicopter flights, and evening hide session | Day 5 Depart with private charter directly to the Masai Mara | Day 6 – 10 Enjoy full days out in the Mara Triangle witnessing one of nature’s greatest spectacles, the Great Migration | Day 11 Afternoon departure to Nairobi, transfers to JKIA. Safari comes to an end.

 

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