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Crystal Esprit adds East Africa safari land program

Crystal Esprit adds East Africa safari land program
Crystal Yacht Cruises is introducing safari land programs in conjunction with Crystal Esprit's 2017 Seychelles sailings. This post-cruise, four-day adventure in East Africa features the culture and wildlife in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Game drives into the habitats of giraffes, lions, elephants, rhinos, cheetahs and other animals will be led by an expert director from the acclaimed tour operator, Micato Safaris. An optional hot air balloon adventure is available with a sunrise liftoff over the Mara Plain. And during a visit to a Maasai village, travelers will learn about Maasai history and participate in traditional singing and dancing.

Included in the $3,495 per person base fare for the Crystal Esprit safari land program are three nights in luxurious accommodations at the Norfolk Hotel and the Fairmont Mara Safari Club, air transportation from Mahé/Victoria to Nairobi and up to two scheduled flights during the excursion, welcome amenities and gifts and all gratuities to hotel staff and Micato Safari guides.

The hot air balloon excursion is available at additional cost, and a Kenyan visa must be arranged by participants prior to arrival.

Sailing round-trip Mahé, Crystal Esprit’s 2017 Seychelles voyages call at destinations throughout the Indian Ocean, including St. Anne Island, Cousin Island, Praslin, La Passe, la Digue, Laraie Bay/Curieuse Island, Aride and Big Sister Island. 'Book Now' cruise fares start at $3,240 per person through June 30. An inclusive pre-cruise land program in Dubai is also available.