4 DAYS TSAVO AND AMBOSELI FROM MOMBASA/DIANI

CATEGORY: WILDLIFE SAFARI

DESTINATION

Mombasa/Diani | Tsavo National Park | Amboseli National Park

DURATION

4 Days | 3 Nights

PICK UP

Diani Beach Resort

Tour Overview

This journey combines a visit to Kenya’s largest parks; Tsavo with Amboseli. Amboseli enjoys a spectacular backdrop – snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. Tsavo West with a visit to Mzima Springs and an observation glass tank which you can see fish, crocodiles, and hippos and Tsavo East, home of the red elephants.

Itinerary

Day 1: Mombasa/Diani – Taita Wildlife Sanctuary

Pick up from your Diani beach resort or residence at 6.00AM. Drive through Coconut, Cashewnut and Bixa farm in an hour’s scenic journey to join the Mombasa –Nairobi road. Proceed via Voi town to taita wildlife sanctuary. The Taita Hills Wildlife Conservancy derives its name from the surrounding clusters of hills and is an integral part of the Eastern Arc forests classified as a biodiversity hotspot. The conservancy covers an area of 28,000 acres of mosaic habitat where the plant physiognomy is riverine forest, savanna wood and grassland. The vegetation formation is usually dense, stratified and always dominated by Acacia / Commiphora trees and may appear to be evergreen in wet areas such as in the central lowlands of the sanctuary.

The sanctuary straddles the Southern Tsavo West National Park and is an important dispersal area and migrating corridor for wildlife between Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park and making it a highly valued tourism recreational area and of ecological importance. The topography is generally mountainous that offers breathtaking landscape views of the Kilimanjaro, Pare, Uluguru Mountains and the clusters of Taita Hills with a seasonal river dividing the sanctuary into valleys and lowland plains

Mid-morning Game drive enroute to the lodge. Later enjoy excellent views and photographic opportunities from the lodge lobby/terraces areas as you have your meals. Visit the underground tunnel and bunker with ground level windows that provides unbelievably close, yet safe access to variety of animals as they frequent the water hole for water & salt licks. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Saltlick Safari Lodge

Day 2: Taita Hills – Amboseli National Park

We shall be up before sunrise for an early bird game drive. The splendor of an African sunrise that engulfs the savanna shall be experienced as we traverse the vast park in search of the early grazers and hunters.

Breakfast will be followed by a checkout and head out to Amboseli National Park.

The appearance of Mount Kilimanjaro will serve as a welcome relief. Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch. There shall be moments of relaxation before resuming your afternoon game drive at 1600 hrs.

Amboseli National Park is relatively small but rich in wildlife. Wildlife roam free and of interest is the existence of largest population of Elephants often seen grazing. Other wildlife includes Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Hyena, Cheetah and many more are also found here. Return to your Lodge.

Accommodation: Oltukai Lodge

Day 3: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo East National Park

Optional early morning games drive before breakfast. There after depart Amboseli national park with an en-route game viewing. Drive to Tsavo East National Park entering through the Manyani gate. Tsavo national parks are Kenya’s oldest national parks. It is home to the largest Elephant herds in the country, as well as large prides of lions. The region was made famous due to the Man- eaters of Tsavo, where two lions that killed around 130 people during the construction of the railway line in 1898. The two parks makes up the biggest national park in Kenya at just less than 22000 SQ Km. The experienced safari guides are familiar with the movements and season migration paths and times of Tsavo’s wildlife. Some of the Tsavo East’s popular attractions are Midanda Rock, Yatta Plateau, and Luggards Falls. Highlights of the Tsavo west include walking safaris during which you will explore the chaimu volcanic crater. The underground viewing hide which allows you to get a different perspective on Hippos and crocodiles from the underwater at the Mzima springs, see the Shetani flow where a volcano erupted and created a river of magma that has hardened. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Ashnil Aruba Camp

Day 4: Tsavo East – Mombasa/Diani

Our day starts with an early morning game viewing. After breakfast we shall leave and drive back to Diani with more wildlife viewing en-route to exit. Proceed back to Diani beach arriving in the afternoon where the safari ends.

END OF SAFARI

Safari Includes

  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Transport in a 4WD with an open roof
  • Professional driver-guide
  • Full board accommodation on sharing basis
  • 1 liter of water per person per day
  • Excursion as per the itinerary
  • Full day game drive 8hrs game drive.

Safari Excludes

  • Beverages and alcoholic drinks
  • Items of personal nature
  • Telephone bills
  • International Flights ( From / To Home )
  • Medical insurance
  • Tips

CONTACTS

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