2 DAYS 1 NIGHT TSAVO EAST & TAITA HILLS – Saltlick lodge
Day 1. MOMBASA – TSAVO EAST
You will be picked from your hotel early in the morning at 5.30am and drive to tsavo east through Bachuma gate. Arriving in time for game drive immediately. Lunch at voi town hotel. After lunch you will drive to Taita hills game sanctuary.
Tsavo East National Park is located 333 km from Nairobi and approximately 160 Km from Mombasa, it is one of the largest national parks in Kenya, covers an area of about 11,747 square kilometers. The park contains some fantastic terrain, including rivers, lakes, tarns, glaciers, and peaks with a wide variety of vegetation, including grasslands, acacia vegetation, open plains and savanna. It is therefore recognized as one of the world’s leading bio-diversity strongholds. Some of the popular destinations within the park include the Mudanda Rock and the Yatta Plateau, which is the world’s largest lava flow. Luggard’s Falls on the Galana River include shapely water-worn rocks. You can view a variety of animals at the park, including elephant, lion, leopard, crocodile, waterbuck, kudu, gerenuk, zebra and Aruba Hunter’s hartebeest. You will also observe the large herds of red elephants- they glow red due to red dust of Tsavo. There are also about 500 species of birds, including the ostrich, and migratory birds like kestrels and buzzards.
You will arrive at Taita hills in time for check in formalities at Taita hills lodge and proceed to saltlick lodge to relax, you will start your afternoon game drive at 4pm. Taita hills game sanctuary is a private game reserve managed privately by Sarova Hotels, taken over from Hilton hotels. The sanctuary boasts for big game, which includes Lion, cheetah, Elephants, Buffaloes and many more wild animals and bird life. (Optional you can go for a hot air balloon ride), this can be arranged in advance at extra cost in our office upon booking the safari. Dinner and overnight at Saltlick lodge
Day 2.TAITA HILLS – MOMBASA
Early morning game drive at 6:30am followed by a breakfast at 8:00am. After breakfast proceed with game drive until lunchtime Lunch at Taita hills Lodge. After lunch drive back to Mombasa arriving in the evening. (Optional you can stop at the Masai village for a Masai cultural tour at extra cost)
Transport and game drives in a 4×4 jeep, Accommodation on full board, all meals, park entrance fees, bottled drinking water in a cool box during game drives and extra lunch on the last day of safari
Drinks at the lodge/Camp, cigarettes, tips and things of personal nature