Private jet to Kenya: here's your best choice
Thinking of flying to Kenya? Here's why you should fly by private jet
Planning a trip is always an adventure, it's a significant part of the journey.
But sometimes, it can be tough finding the right coincidences, the accommodation, and the perfect solution that combines fun with relax.
Indeed, we're speaking of Kenya, the place that can offer both.
But what if I told you there's a solution for you?
If you would like to know more, keep reading this article, it's the right one for you.
How to reach Kenya: three reasons why you should choose Fast Private Jet
If you dream of reaching Kenya and spotting the Big Five (we'll see which ones they are in a minute), you are in the right place!
Yes, because travelling to Kenya might be stressful with commercial airlines, as it is a long-distance flight.
Choosing Fast Private Jet, instead, means saving time and starting the journey in the right way.
Foremost, you can decide the date and the time of departure for both the outward and the return flight. This means you won't have to adapt to the airline availability and be obliged to pay extra for accommodation simply because there is no coincidence.
In this way, you can plan your trip at your conditions and according to your needs.
Secondly, you can skip the line at the airport as you will do all the controls in a private area. This means you won't have to come to the airport two hours and a half before takeoff. Instead, you can arrive thirty minutes earlier while the crew will take care of all the procedures.
Finally, you won't have strangers sitting next to you during the whole flight, as you decide who to travel with. If it is a romantic journey, you can rent a private jet for you and your partner; if it's a family holiday, you can fly with your kids and have fun during the flight.
Yes, you read that right.
With Fast Private Jet, you can customize your flight thanks to the numerous services we can offer, such as:
- Maxi TV screen with cosy armchairs and sound with cinema effect
- Massages and beauty treatments on board
- Catering service with barman and chef on board
- Business set-up with Wi-Fi connection and wide desks to work on your laptop
- Luxurious suites
- And a lot more
A safari in Kenya: not to be missed
Spotting at least one lion, one rhinoceros, one elephant, one buffalo and one leopard: for many, this is the goal at the top of the list for a safari in Kenya.
Because these five animal species are known as the 'Big Five'. The origin of the name dates back to the time when sport hunting was practised in Africa: these five animals were the most difficult to catch.
Today, the term is synonymous with the most popular animal species in Kenya, although many tourists in Kenya are equally impressed by the numerous giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, monkeys, crocodiles, hippos, hyenas, and cheetahs that, like the Big Five, can be seen in the Masai Mara, Kenya's most visited nature reserve.
Camels are not easily encountered in nature reserves, but rather along the roadside, especially in the north of the country.
Most tourists who travel to Kenya start their holiday with a safari to the Masai Mara. After all, the park is home to almost all animals and the area is exceptionally beautiful. Many different safaris can be booked, for every budget.
The rhinoceros and leopard are the most difficult to spot in the Masai Mara, but it is also true that the leopard is a rarity in all reserves. However, in order to see a number of rhinoceroses, many tourists make a trip to Lake Nakuru.
This is precisely why the Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru are the most visited parks in Kenya.
The cost of a safari comprises three parts: entrance fees, transport and accommodation. To begin with, in Kenya, you need to buy an entrance ticket to any national park. Prices vary between £25 and £45 per person per day. The ticket can be bought at the entrance.
If you book a safari in advance, check carefully whether the entrance ticket is included in the price or whether it has to be paid locally.
As far as transport is concerned, in every national park you are allowed to drive your own car (even a rented one) through the nature reserve, except in the Masai Mara.
Many tourists make use of a safari tour operator that provides a van or off-road vehicle with a driver who also acts as a tour guide. The cheaper tour operators generally use seven-seater vans, while the more expensive ones use an all-terrain vehicle for six people. In both cases, you travel exactly the same roads and see exactly the same sights and animals.
All tour operators use convertible vehicles, which allows you to stand up and come face to face with the animals. All drivers are almost constantly in contact with each other. If, for example, one of the drivers has spotted a lion or a rhinoceros, he immediately alerts the other drivers and in no time at all a whole line of jeeps and vans is formed around the animals.
Not counting the entrance fee, you can book a fantastic three-day safari in the Masai Mara for £130 per person, including the journey to and through the national park, a guide, tasty meals and two nights in luxurious tented camps.
The third part of the cost of a safari in Kenya consists of accommodation. Of course, this is an optional cost: if you travel independently, you can enter the park in the morning and leave in the evening. In some parks, it is possible to spend the night within the parkʼs boundaries. Since park entrance tickets are valid for 24 hours, it may be convenient to book more expensive accommodation that is within the parkʼs boundaries.
If, for example, one opts for an evening safari and a morning safari, spending the night in the park one does not have to pay the entrance fee twice. Apart from the cost aspect, it is certainly a unique experience to sleep in a park, in the midst of wild animals. Many accommodations in and around Kenyans national parks are tented camps, often with large tents with comfortable beds and private bathrooms.
Relaxing at a coastal resort
After the safari, it is time to relax.
Many tourists combine a safari in Kenya with a wonderful stay in a coastal resort, usually in Diani Beach, south of Mombasa, where the beaches are white sand with palm trees and the food is delicious, which, for many travellers, is a welcome change after a few days of eating local dishes and, above all, lots of rice.
There are resorts with a private beach and others located across the main road. Most resorts also admit tourists who are not staying overnight, provided they order food or drinks. In some cases, there is an entrance fee.
Furthermore, several resorts along the Kenyan coast offer activities such as diving, kitesurfing and jet skiing.
In this article, we discussed the main reasons why you should reach Kenya by private jet.
The, we had a quick look at the main activities to do once you arrived at your destination. However, whether you would like to know more about our serves on board (and off board) do not hesitate to contact us.
We will be glad to help you plan your journey to Kenya.
Hope to see you soon!