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    $850 p/p in USD
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Diani Wilderness Safaris

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
Destinations

Destinations

Kenya,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget

Tour Overview

This safari spends time in three of Kenya’s superb national parks, Tsavo West, Tsavo East and Amboseli, all home to impressive wildlife and over 450 bird species. Drive through beautiful scenery, enjoy spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro and meet the fascinating local Maasai people.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Amboseli
  • Activities:
    Game Drive
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Mombasa, end in Diani Beach

RATES – PER PERSON USD

From USD 850 per person – 2 pax private
From USD 750 per person – 4 pax private

What's Included

  • Transport in a mini van (quotes can be requested for a jeep)
  • All game drives
  • All park fees
  • Driver/Guide
  • Insurance cover
  • Mineral water
  • Full board accommodation
  • Extra lunch
  • Mineral water

What's Excluded

  • Drinks including beer
  • Personal expenditure
  • Tips

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Diani Wilderness Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Diani Wilderness Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

You will be picked from your hotel at 05:30 in the morning and drive along Mombasa Nairobi highway. After two hours stop for a short comfort break with a cup of coffee. Proceed for one hour with a stopover at ‘man eaters of Tsavo’ (Tsavo River) where you will learn more about how in early 1889 many railway workers were attacked by two huge male lions which were eventually shot by Colonel J. Peterson. The film ‘Ghost and Darkness’ was made about this time.

Arrive at Tsavo West National Park gate and start the game viewing en route to the camp for check in and lunch. Relax until 15:30 when the evening game drive sets off. Visit Mzima Springs and see hippos and crocodile and botanical trees.Tsavo West is a wildlife corridor home to a wealth of wildlife including the Big Five and 450 species of birds. Visit visit Poachers Look Out for romantic sundowners.

Tsavo West National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Kenya and the second largest at 9,065 km, located at the western side of the Mombasa Nairobi highway. The savanna eco system comprises of open grasslands, scrubland, acacia, woodland, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges. An archaeological site has recorded a few early stone age and middle stone age and there is much evidence for a thriving late stone age economy 6000-1300 years ago. Topographic and major attractions include Mzima Springs, Chyulu Hills, Chaimu Hills, Roaring Rocks, Tsavo River, Shetani, Lava flow and Chaimu flora flows which are about 300 years old.

Dinner/overnight: Severin Safari Camp

Wake up at 06:00 in the morning for a full breakfast , then leave the camp and start a game drive, visiting several places such as Chaimu lava flow. Afterwards depart to Amboseli, stopping en route at Shetani lava flow, which was formed about 300 years ago. You will want to take lots of photos. Proceed to Amboseli National Park and enjoy a game drive on the way to the lodge for check in and lunch. Relax until 16:00 and then go on an evening game drive up to 18:30.

Amboseli National Park is one of Kenya’s most widely visited parks and the second most popular park after the Masai Mara National Reserve. Amboseli protects two of the five main swamps and includes a dried up Pleistocene lake (Amboseli Lake) and semi-arid vegetation. It was gazetted in 1974 and covers an area of 3,922 km.

Topgraphic and major attractions include grassland, savannah, tortilis and umbrella acacia forest, home to buffalos, lions, elephants, hyenas, giraffes, hippos, warthogs, Thomson gazelles, wildebeest, cheetahs, antelopes, zebras and more. There are over 450 bird species including ostrich, storks, pelicans and crown birds. The park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free ranging herds of elephants. Other attractions in the park includes opportunities to meet the Maasai people as well as spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa and the highest free standing mountain in the world at 5,895 m.

Dinner/overnight: Oltukai Lodge

Wake up at 06:00 in the morning for a full breakfast before leaving the lodge for a game drive. Then exit Amboseli National Park for Tsavo East National Park. On arrival in the park you’ll do a game drive on the way to the lodge where you check in and have lunch. Tsavo East National Park is the largest and oldest game park in Kenya with an alttitude from 1,200 ft up to 3,000 ft above sea level. Gazetted in 1948, an area of 1,3747 sq km, located near the village of Voi in the Taita Taveta District of Coast Province, the park is divided into East/West sections by the A109 road and the railway line.

Topographic and major attractions include Mudanda Rock, Yatta Plateau the longest lava flow in the world at 300 km long, Aruba Dam and Gallana River, which forms the Lugard waterfalls which was discovered by Captain Lugard. Tsavo East National Park is generally flat, with dry plains and semi-arid and grassland savanna.

It’s considered one of the world’s biodiversity strongholds and is home to the red elephant as well as the Big Five, giraffes, hippos, zebras, antelopes, warthogs, cheetahs, baboons and more. And about 450 bird species have been recorded here. Arrive at the lodge for check in and lunch. Relax until 16:00 and then enjoy an evening game drive up sundown.

Dinner/overnight: Voi Safari Lodge

Wake up early in the morning for a cup of tea/coffee and start early morning 2-hour game drive. Head back for a full breakfast. Thereafter, continue game viewing followed by departing the park to Voi town for lunch. Afterwards drive back to your beach holiday hotel and arrive early eveining.

Pick up and drop can be in Mombasa or Diani Beach

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