3 Days (pole pole) safari to Tsavo East and Tsavo West
Departing from / returning to – Mombasa, Diani, Kilifi, Watamu, Bamburi beach resorts.
3-day safari tour originating from the Kenya beach and exploring the red soiled plains of the Tsavo East and scenic hilly landscape of the Tsavo West National Parks. On the tour, more quality time is spent inside the Tsavo National parks on game viewing drives.
You shall be in search of the red colored elephants, Lion, giraffe, Buffalo, Warthog,Eland,Ostrich, Hippo, Rhino and many more.
You shall stop at the Mzima Springs to view hippo, crocodile,exotic fish, birdlife on an escorted a nature walk.
The Rhino sanctuary at the Tsavo west is featured in the tour.
Tour accommodation is offered in economy, standard or luxury safari lodges and tented camps – choose depending on your budget/style
Tour is in private pop up top safari minivan
Option of transport in 4 x 4 Land cruiser jeep is provided at an extra cost.
Tour is also suitable for families with children and also seniors.
So that you may know..
-Tour can be modified according to your specifications
-Tour can be extended to include more days on safari
-Tour driving times are average and depend on road traffic and state
-If you choose to stay at Sarova salt lick lodge-game viewing drives shall be at Taita hills sanctuary – Part of the Tsavo west
Tsavo East National Park
•Elephant in Eden – the sight of dust-red elephant, wallowing,rolling and spraying each other with the midnightblue waters of palm-shaded Galana river is one of the most evocative images of Africa.
•Aruba Dam – the beautiful Aruba dam located on the north bank of the seasonal Voi river, is visited by thousands of animals and is a great game viewing destination
Tsavo West National Park
•Recent volcanic action
•Lava flows and caves
•Mzima springs & underwater hippo and fish
DAY 1: MOMBASA – TSAVO EAST
Early pick up from Kenya beach resort
The safari drive is via the so called “explorers” route – Mombasa – Nairobi highway.
The dawn drive takes us to the southern entry point of the Tsavo East where we stop briefly for refreshments ( optional).
We commence game viewing drives on entry at the Tsavo east park. You shall be on the look-out for elephant, giraffe, lion, cheetah, buffalo and many more……..
An afternoon game viewing drive is scheduled later in the day.
The relaxed game viewing drive takes us on the trails of the big five with magnificent views of the African sunset.
Overnight at your Tsavo east safari lodge/ tented camp.
Meal Plan: Full board
What to see at Tsavo East National park
The park is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust-red elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbuck, Lesser kudu, Gerenuk and Hirola.
DAY 2: TSAVO EAST – WEST
We shall be up before sunrise!.
Dawn finds us set and ready for our early morning game viewing drive
.. the splendor of an African sunrise that engulfs the savanna shall be experienced as we traverse the vast Tsavo East park in search of the early grazers and hunters.
A relaxed mid-morning game viewing drive shall follow.
Later we shall proceed to the Tsavo West National park where among the activities is a visit to the rhino sanctuary.
Overnight at your Tsavo west safari lodge/ tented camp.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
What you may see at Tsavo West National park
Leopard, Wild dogs, Buffalo, Rhino, Elephants, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion , Crocodile. Mongoose, Mzima springs and underwater hippo and fish, Dik-dik, lesser Kudu and Nocturnal porcupine,prolific birdlife features 600 species.
DAY 3: TSAVO WEST – MOMBASA
The last day on safari!
Out with the sunrise for a pre-breakfast game viewing drive
Nature is at its best with the predators out for the hunt and the grazers browsing the soft, dewy vegetation.
Natural colors dominate the scenic volcanic terrain.
We shall venture out again… this time to visit the Mzima Springs with more game viewing en-route.
At the Mzima springs -we shall take a nature walk as we marvel at the underground source of sparkling clear waters and the surrounding greenery which is a welcome reprieve in this semi-desert terrain
We view hippos, crocodiles, exotic fish and unique migratory birds.
Later depart the Tsavo west for the Kenya coast and your beach hotel
Arrive in the late afternoon.
Drop off at your beach resort or Mombasa airport
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch
Choose standard or luxury lodge / tented camp safari option according to safari budget / style
Luxury lodge/ tented camp option :
Tsavo East National park: Satao camp,
Tsavo West National park: Kilaguni serena lodge, Severin safari camp, Ziwani tented camp.
Standard lodge/ tented camp option :
Tsavo East National park: Voi safari lodge , Ashnil Aruba lodge, Sentrim Tsavo Camp, Ndololo Camp , Voi wildlife lodge
Tsavo West National park: Ngulia safari camp,Rhino valley lodge
Safari prices are per person sharing in a private open roofed mini-van and in a double/twin room / tent:
2 persons in private tour: per person: $ 710 $ 540
4 persons in private tour: per person: $ 590 $ 430
6 persons in private tour: per person: $ 550 $ 380
Single Room extra $ 180 $ 90
Children between 3-12 years 50% of adult rate: 4×4 Land cruiser jeep supplement
2 persons in private tour per person: $ 90
4 persons in private tour per person: $ 45
6 persons in private tour per person: $ 30
Safari price includes:
Transport in customized safari mini van or 4×4 Land cruiser Jeep
-Services of an experienced English/ other language driver/ guide.
-Stay in standard or luxury lodges / tented camps
-Game viewing drives
-Park entrance fees.
-All meals on safari.
-Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.
-Pick up /drop off at Mombasa,Diani,Bamburi,Watamu etc
-Government taxes and local levies
Not Included in the safari price
-Other bottled drinks. -Items and services of a personal nature.
-Tips or gratuities