3 DAYS TSAVO EAST & AMBOSELI
Day 1. DIANI/MOMBASA – TSAVO EAST
You will be picked from your hotel early in the morning at 6:00am and drive to Tsavo East National Park arriving in good time for the mid morning game drive. Lunch at Voi safari Lodge while watching animals drinking water at the water hale. After lunch proceed with game drive from 3.30pm until 6.30pm with chances of seeing some of the big 5 and many other animals.
Tsavo East is located 333 km from Nairobi and 160km from Mombasa, it is one of the largest national parks in Kenya and 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. The park is also one of Kenya’s oldest national parks – it was opened in April 1948. Covering an area of about 40% of al land covered by Kenyan national parks, this park is a popular safari destination, especially due to easy accessibility from the coast. Spectacular views are yet another reason why droves of photographers frequent the park. 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. Visitors can view a variety of animals at the park, including elephant, rhino if lucky, lion, leopard, crocodile, waterbuck, kudu, gerenuk, zebra and Aruba Hunter’s hartebeest. You will observe the large herds of Red Elephants (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. Diner and overnight at Voi Safari lodge
Day 2. TSAVO EAST – 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 a short game drive en-route to the lodge for lunch. After lunch proceed with game drive from 3:30pm until 6.30pm.
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 Sentrim Amboseli Camp
Day 3. AMBOSELI – MOMBASA
Early morning game drive at 6:30am followed by a breakfast at 8:00am. After breakfast you will check out of the camp/lodge and drive to Mombasa with lunch on route. Arrive at your hotel at around 5pm.
Transport and game drives in a safari van with a pop up roof, Accommodation on full board, all meals,park entrance fees, lunch on the last day of safari and bottled drinking water in a cool box on game drive.
Drinks, cigarettes, tips and things of personal use.