Travel in comfort and style on a thrilling sky safari

Opting for a light aircraft fly-in safari rather than driving overland means that you'll be travelling in style, following in the footsteps of the early safari adventurers from the 1920s – the golden age of African aviation. This scenic way to travel between destinations offers a bird’s eye view of the national parks below, and reduced travelling times leave more time for wildlife viewing or relaxing in your luxury accommodation. In some destinations – like southern Tanzania where it’s too remote to travel to by road, or Botswana, where much of the region is surrounded by water – a light aircraft is the easiest way to get around.

Light aircraft flights land at airstrips right in the heart of the national parks and you’ll spot wildlife from the outset. At your chosen camps or lodges, you’ll then head out on wildlife viewing adventures in 4x4s, river boats or traditional mokoro canoes accompanied by expert guides and trackers.

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Elewana Sky Safari

Safaris don’t come much better than this. Travel in style between northern Tanzania’s game-rich parks, in a bespoke Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft.

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Unsurpassed Botswana with Belmond

Taking in three of Botswana’s most popular destinations, this exciting itinerary includes stays in some of Belmond's luxurious properties.

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Best of Botswana & Victoria Falls

This eight-night fly-in safari is the perfect introduction to the wildlife and natural beauty of Botswana. There’s a distinct feel of exclusivity throughout, with intimate lodges, small planes and fan...

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Governors' Safari

It’s all about big cats and the Big Five on this classic six-night safari. Travel to a colonial farmhouse where you can explore two of the Great Rift Valley lakes. Then fly over the rolling plains to ...

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Samburu & Mara Family Safari

With stays in fantastic kid-friendly camps, this short safari has been created for families. Visit two of Kenya’s breathtaking national parks – Samburu and the Maasai Mara – and make memories together...

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