From $2,865 Per Person
A wonderful safari visiting the National Parks of Amboseli, Tsavo West, the scenic wildlife sanctuary of Taita Hills and the scrublands of Tsavo East. With amazing views of Mount Kilimanjaro; huge herds of elephant, big cats and many other mammal species such as hyena, buffalo and even rhino roaming the savannahs and scrublands - this route makes a wonderful safari tour with beautiful landscapes and plenty of wildlife spotting opportunities that winds it ways through southeastern Kenya.
Day 1: Nairobi Sight Seeing
Your first day in Kenya will be spent sight-seeing in Nairobi; the first stop will be the elephant orphanage, where you can meet the many young elephants who are being rehabilitated for release back into the wild. After meeting the elephants, you will be taken to the Karen Blixen Coffee house for lunch, located in an historic building originally built in 1906. This will be followed by a short visit to the Karen Blixen Museum, made famous by the 1985 film 'Out of Africa' based on Karen's autobiographical book of the same name. Finally, you'll head over to the Giraffe Centre to meet and feed the giraffes. At the end of the day you'll head to the Wildebeest Eco Camp for dinner and where you'll be spending the night. The camp has a selection of cottages and luxury tents, there is a pool, games room, very good souvenir shop with all items made locally and is all set in a very attractive site with lots of trees and bird-life.
Dinner and overnight at Wildebeest Eco Camp
Day 2-3: Game drives in Amboseli with great views of Kilimanjaro and herds of elephants
Depart Nairobi for Amboseli, a fantastic park with great views of Mount Kilimanjaro and is one of the best places in Africa to encounter large herds of elephants up close! Amboseli has several habitat types ranging from savannahs and woodlands to swamps and wetlands, with over 600 species of birds, big cats and many other species of mammals including all the Big Five! You’ll arrive in time for lunch at Kibo tented camp, located just outside the park, then late afternoon you'll head out into Amboseli for a game drive to explore the park, after which you’ll return to Kibo for dinner and an evening relaxing. Kibo is a great value camp, each tent has a comfy bed and en suite shower and toilet and meals are buffet style. The camp has a large dining area, bar, swimming pool to cool off, a small art gallery and souvenir shop and in the evening you’ll be treated to a traditional Maasai dance! The next day will be spent on game drives exploring Amboseli with all meals in camp.
Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp
Day 3: Morning and afternoon game drive at samburu national reserve
After your breakfast at the camp at 07:00hrs, Join your safari driver guide and depart for a full day game drive with picnic lunch boxes and proceed for a full day game drive for both Samburu national reserve and buffalo springs national reserve, explore the reserves and its special and beautiful sceneries and lots of animals and birds.
Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Samburu Camp
Day 4-5: Head into the wilderness of Tsavo
Wake up early to see the sunrise over the imposing Kilimanjaro, then after breakfast continue your safari onto Tsavo West, which is about a two-hour drive mostly through wilderness and there will also be a stop at the Shetani lava flows. You’ll be staying at the stunning Serena Kilaguni Lodge situated inside the park where you’ll arrive in time for lunch. Late afternoon you’ll head out into Tsavo West for game drive and a visit to the Mzima Springs where you may see hippos and Nile crocodiles and many different species of bird. You’ll then return to Kilaguni for dinner and spend your evening relaxing and watching the wildlife arrive at the watering hole overlooked by the lodge’s restaurant, lounge and bar. You can spend the next day out on morning and afternoon game drives, enjoying the lodges’ facilities and great views or spend the whole day exploring the park with a picnic lunch.
Dinner and overnight at Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge
Day 6: From the green hills of Tsavo West to the scenic Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
After breakfast you will depart Kilaguni and head for the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, a very scenic area with abundant wildlife. There are more than fifty species of large mammals and three hundred species of birds here and it’s not uncommon to spot two dozen species in a morning game drive. You can find lions, cheetahs, large herds of elephant and buffalo as well as many other interesting species! You’ll arrive in time for lunch at the Sarova Salt Lick, an unusual game viewing lodge, set on stilts overlooking a water source which attracts a lot of wildlife, which can be viewed from the comfort of the lodge, your room or from the excellent ground-level hide. Later on, you’ll be taken out by your driver for a game drive in this very scenic park that covers over 28,000 acres of protected area before heading back to the lodge for dinner.
Dinner and overnight at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge
Day 7-8: Game drives in the semi-arid, hot scrublands of Tsavo East
After breakfast and a game drive, you’ll leave Taita for Tsavo East; a plateau of open grassland with giant baobab trees that is the largest protected area in Kenya at over 13,500 sq km. This huge park is home to many of the larger mammals, including elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and 500 recorded bird species. You’ll arrive in time for lunch at the remotely located Satao camp, which enjoys a unique setting overlooking a watering hole which attracts in many animals for their daily drink and is one of the best places to see large herds of elephants. You’ll have some time to relax and take in the surroundings and views before heading out on an afternoon game drive to explore the park with your guide. Other attractions here include the Lugards Falls on the Galana river and also Mudanda Rock, a large, prominent, towering rock formation that attracts elephants and other wildlife including leopard. You will spend two days here on game drives exploring this biodiversity stronghold!
Dinner and overnight at SereBasecamp Masai Mara
Day 9: Tsavo East to Nairobi
After an early morning game drive you'll head back to camp for breakfast, then mid-morning you will leave for Nairobi with a picnic lunch, where you'll be dropped at your preferred location (airport/hotel). End of tour.
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