3 Days Tsavo East and West safari
Tsavo known for vast herds of dust red-red elephant and pride of mane-less lion man eaters
Tsavo is situated between Nairobi and Mombasa and made up of parks, Tsavo East and West. This safari will take you to visit both parks. The slightly larger Tsavo East is generally flat, with dry plains and the Galana River. Tsavo West National Park is wetter and more mountainous. Come explore Africa with us!
The sight of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa.
Day 1.Mombasa – Tsavo East
Depart from your hotel before 0530 hrs and drive along the Mombasa – Nairobi road to the Tsavo east national park. Enter the park via Bachuma gate. Game drive after entry in search of the big five.
Visit the famous Aruba dam where lots of wildlife can be seen. Later drive to a lodge / luxury tented camp for check-in & lunch.An afternoon game viewing drive is scheduled later in the day.
This relaxed game viewing drive takes us on the trails of the big five with magnificent views of the African sunset. Dinner and overnight will be at a lodge / luxury camp.
Day 2. Tsavo East – Tsavo West
We shall be up before the sunrise for a game drive before breakfast.
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 drive to Tsavo west national park.
Visit the Rhino sanctuary during this en route scenic game viewing. Arrive at lodge / luxury camp for check-in and lunch.
Afternoon game drive will later on follow and will include a visit to shetani lava flow point which provides excellent distance view of mt. Kilimanjaro with its snow capped peaks.
Return to your Lodge/ Luxury Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day3. Tsavo West – Mombasa
Pre-breakfast game viewing drive before sunrise when nature is at its best with the predators out for the hunt and the grazers browsing the soft, dewy vegetation.
Its at this time when Natural colours dominate the scenic volcanic terrain.
Return to our lodge/camp for breakfast. Thereafter checkout and proceed for the mid-morning game viewing with a visit to Mzima Springs with more game viewing en-route.
At the Mzima springs , we disembark and marvel at the underground source of sparkling clear waters and the surrounding greenery……,
“A welcome reprieve in this semi-desert terrain” We view hippos, crocodiles, exotic fish and unique migratory birds.
This exciting exploration experience is followed by an exit from the park and drive back to Mombasa .
Arrive in Mombasa late in the afternoon.
INCLUSIVE IN THE ABOVE PRICES
Transport while on safari
Full board accommodation at the camp or lodge
3 Meals per day while on safari- vegetarian & non vegetarian
English speaking professional driver guide and Park fees
Excluded: items of personal nature such as phone calls, faxes, meals not specified, bottled drinking water, gratuities/tips to driver guide, sodas and alcoholic drinks.
Ashnil Aruba Lodge
Kilaguni Serena Lodge
medium and budget accommodations also available