The privilege of touching down spontaneously to awing landscapes and sceneries as well as the accessibility to remote magnificent destinations will have you fancying that helicopter safari across Kenya.
Overland tours are not always ideal, especially when running on a tight schedule. Similarly, the hustles encountered with the need for landing strips and clearances is what makes chopper safaris ideal to the unconventional intrepid traveler. Despite requiring larger travel budgets, these jaw-dropping excursions tend to cover more ground and give you an unforgettable experience. Lovers of photography will enjoy taking in the amazing views from nature’s wonders.
Chopper Safari Destinations
The beauty of a helicopter safari is drawn from the ability to traverse spectacular landscapes that can only be properly appreciated from a bird’s view. Here are some of the places in Kenya to explore through a chopper safari:
- Fly around Mt Kenya’s snow-covered peaks and enjoy a bush breakfast by the shores of a glacial lake
- Soar above the forests along Mathew’s Ranges and land to take in the rugged landscapes
- Marvel at the Jade sea (Lake Turkana) while enjoying the volcanic outcrops of the Central Island
- Discover the Dunes at Suguta Valley and the coloured painted valley rocks in Kenya’s Northern Frontier
- Cast your eyes on the spectacular views of Lake Logipi alongside the Cathedral Rock and enjoy a luxurious stay at the Desert Rose at the foot of Mt. Nyiru
- Catch a glimpse of the flamingos in Lake Magadi, Lake Bogoria and Lake Natron
- Awe at the dramatic landscapes of the Great Rift Valley
- Fly above wildlife at the Maasai Mara, Lewa Conservancy and the Chyulu Hills
These are just a handful of of the unmatched terrains Kenya has to offer when flying above.
Heli Safari Companies
There are a number of Heli Safari companies in Kenya to provide wonderfully epic chopper ride experiences. It is important to note that most heli safaris are tailor made to fit your needs. In addition, there will be plenty of ground support to complement your safari. Heli camping as well as bush picnics and luxury stays at safari camps can be included in your helicopter safari package.
The following are some of the helicopter safari companies in Kenya:
Various travel agencies will also provide Helicopter safaris in their packages.