3 DAYS TAITA HILLS & AMBOSELI
Day 1. DIANI BEACH – TAITA HILLS
You will be picked from your hotel early in the morning at 5:00am and drive to Taita Hills, arriving in time for game drive on route to the lodge for lunch. After lunch you will relax until 3:30mp time for an afternoon game drive until 6:30pm then back to the lodge for refreshing and prepare for diner.
Taita Hills Game Reserve is located at 210 km from Mombasa, it is one of the best game reserves in Kenya. The reserve contains some fantastic terrain, including rivers, tarns, glaciers, and peaks with a wide variety of vegetation, including grasslands, acacia vegetation, open plains and savanna.
The reserve was part of Tsavo west until it was owned and privately managed by Hilton hotels and now by Sarova hotels. You can view a variety of animals at the park, including elephant, lion, leopard, waterbuck, kudu, gerenuk, zebra. There are also about 500 species of birds, including the ostrich, and migratory birds like kestrels and buzzards. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Saltlick lodge
Day 2. TAITA HILLS – AMBOSELI.
Today you will have an early morning game drive at 6:30 am until 8:00 am time for breakfast. After breakfast you will check out of the lodge and depart for Amboseli National Park, arriving in time for lunch. After lunch you will relax until 3:30pm then proceed with game drive until 6.30pm then back to the camp for refreshing and preparing for diner.
Amboseli offers an interesting contrast in appearance. It has a somewhat dry and dusty appearance, which can be attributed to the volcanic ash that came out of Mt Kilimanjaro when it last erupted. Mt Kilimanjaro is located just about 25 miles away. The park was opened to visitors in April 1948. Visitors mainly come to watch the huge herds of elephants. There are about 900 elephants in the park. Wildlife here includes the zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, impala, caracal and serval cat, lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, wild dog, and hippo. There are also over 400 species of birds, including the bee-eater, kingfisher, African fish eagle, marital eagle and pygmy falcon. You will also enjoy excellent views of Mt Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. Dinner and Overnight at Amboseli Sentrim camp
Day 3. AMBOSELI – DIANI BEACH
Early morning game drive at 6:30am followed by a breakfast at 8:00am. After breakfast you will check out of the camp and drive to Mombasa with lunch on route. Arrive at your hotel at around 5pm.
Price includes: Transport and game drives in a safari van with a pop up roof, Service of an English speaking driver guide, Accommodation on full board, all meals, park entrance fees, bottled drinking water in a cool box on game drives and lunch on the last day of safari.
Excludes: Drinks, cigarettes, tips and things of personal use.