While much of the world remains closed to Americans, luxury adventure tour operators are slowly resuming travel to some of the more far-flung locales that have reopened to international travel.
African destination specialists Extraordinary Journeys, in partnership with safari company Great Plains, this week announced a November trip to Kenya that it said was designed to jump-start safe, private, luxury travel back to the African continent.
The Return of the Safari Pioneers is a 12-day trek that will enable travelers to experience Africa’s great wildebeest migration from the safety of a carefully controlled social distancing bubble.
The company has chartered a 30-seat Boeing 787 through Kenya Airways that will fly guests from New York JFK to Kenya. Guests will have a private check-in at JFK and then pass through customs via Kenya Airways’ first-class lounge to ensure minimal contact.
Several initiatives have taken shape to alleviate visitors’ safety