3 DAYS TSAVO EAST / TSAVO WEST
Day 1. MOMBASA – TSAVO EAST
You will be picked from Mombasa International Airport on your arrival and drive to Tsavo East National Park arriving in good time for the mid morning game drive. Lunch at the Lodge while watching animals at the water hole. 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 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. 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 Sentrim Tsavo Camp
Day 2. TSAVO EAST – TSAVO WEST
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 Tsavo west 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.
Tsavo West National Park is covering a large area consisting of diverse terrains; the park stretches 9,065 square kilometers at a distance of about 255km from Mombasa. It provides diverse habitats for its animals as altitude ranges from 500 ft to 6,000 ft above sea level. There are rivers, forests, lakes, wooded grasslands and mountains, each harboring a distinct set of animals. The park became famous through the notorious “Man Eaters of Tsavo” incident at the turn of the century, when man-eating lions were preying on the workers building the great Kenya-Uganda Railway. This incident was also depicted in the popular movie “Ghost and the Darkness. You can enjoy exploring the Chaimu volcanic crater and the Mzima springs. Animals include the leopard, cheetah, buffalo, rhino, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, crocodile, mongoose, hyrax, dikdik and porcupine. The Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary is another safe haven for rhinos. Finally, the park offers excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro.Diner and Overnight at the Ngulia Safari Lodge
Day 3.TSAVO WEST – MOMBASA
Early morning game drive at 6:30am followed by a breakfast at 8:00am. After breakfast drive to Mzima Springs, a water pool where you can view crodiles, hippos and fish from this fresh water springs from mount Kilimanjaro. Then drive to Mombasa with lunch on route. Arriving Mombasa in the afternoon. You will be dropped off at the hotel .
Transport and game drives in a safari van with a pop up roof, Accommodation on full board, all meals, park entrance fees and bottled drinking water in a cool box during game drives.
Excludes:Drinks, cigarettes, tips and things of personal use