5 DAYS (4 nights)
NAIROBI / AMBOSELI / TSAVO WEST / TSAVO EAST / DIANI BEACH
Day 1.NAIROBI – AMBOSELI
You will be picked from your hotel or airport in the morning at approximately 8:00am and drive to Amboseli with fantastic views of the Ngong hills and the Masai villages. Arriving in time for lunch at the Camp. After lunch you will have an afternoon game drive from 3:30pm to 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 Amboseli Serena Lodge
Day 2. AMBOSELI – TSAVO WEST
Today you will have an early morning game drive from 6:30am until 8:00am time for breakfast. After breakfast you will drive to Tsavo west National Park, arriving in time for a short game drive to the lodge for lunch. After lunch you will proceed with an afternoon game drive from 3:30pm up to 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 240 km from Nairobi and 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. You can also explore the Shetani Lava Flow and a variety of caves in the park. There is a quite a variety of wildlife and bird life in the park. Over 600 species of birds have been recorded. Moreover, game viewing is fairly easy. Animals include the leopard, cheetah, buffalo, rhino, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, crocodile, mongoose, hyrax, dik dik and porcupine. The Rhino Sanctuary is another safe haven for rhinos. Finally, the park offers excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Dinner and Overnight at Kilaguni Serena Lodge
Day 3.TSAVO WEST– TSAVO EAST
You will have an early morning game drive at 6.15am until 8.30am for breakfast. After breakfast, proceed with game drive with a visit to the Mzima springs where you will view fish, hippos and crocodiles form the underground viewing tank. Then drive to Tsavo East for Lunch at the lodge. After lunch depart for an afternoon game drive from 3.30pm to 6.30pm.
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. Dinner and overnight at Voi Wildlife lodge or Ashnil Aruba Lodge
Day 4.TSAVO EAST
Today you will spend the whole day game viewing in Tsavo East with breakfast, lunch and diner. Overnight at Voi Safari Lodge Voi wildlife lodge
Day 5. TSAVO EAST – DIANI BEACH
Early morning game drive at 6:30am until 8:00am time for Breakfast. After breakfast proceed with game drive en-route to the restaurant out side the park for lunch. After lunch you will visit the Maasai Village for masai cultural tour at extra cost. Then drive to Mombasa and to Diani Beach. You will be dropped off at the Hotel (Diani Bay Resort) for your beach holiday stay.
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Price includes: Transfer from the airport, Game drives in a custom built safari van, Park entrance fees, Accommodation on full board, All meals.
Bottled drinking water in a cool box during game drives
Does not include:
Drinks, Cigarettes, Tips, Masai Village and Things of personal use.