Eleven Days Karibu Kenya Safari


 

Day 1: Tsavo East

Pick up from the hotel at around 6.00 am driving along Mombasa- Nairobi highway for 100 kms and a stop over for coffee and short calls. Proceed for 6 kms to Tsavo East (The largest park in Kenya which covers an area of 13,747 km2) and arrive at Bachuma. Begin the game drive en route to Aruba dam (A water hole where animals come to drink water). Physical attractions include Tsavo River, Yatta Plateau which is 300 km2, Mdanda Rock, Lugard Falls, Voi seasonal River and Aruba dam.  You have also a chance to see animals such as red elephants, rhinos, leopards, cheetah, and giraffes. Proceed with the game drive to Ashnil Aruba lodge where you will check in at around 1.00 pm. Have lunch and relax till 4.00 pm after which you will start another game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Ashnil Aruba Lodge.

Day 2: Lumo Wildlife Sanctuary

Wake up at 5.30 am for coffee and start an early morning game drive till 8.30 am and return for breakfast. Check out followed by a game drive en route to the gate. Depart to Lions Bluff Sanctuary - a distance of 90 kms. Arrive at the gate and begin a game drive en route to Lions Bluff Lodge arriving at around 1.00 pm for check in and lunch. Relax till 3.30 pm then begin a game drive till 6.30 pm. Lions Bluff Sanctuary covers an area of 60,000 Ha and is a national conservancy which is owned and managed by the community. It is part of Tsavo West National Park, (the second largest park in Kenya which covers and area of 9,065 km2). Physical attractions include semi arid regions, grassland savannah, lion rocks, and views of Taita Hills and Pare mountains in Tanzania, Acacia forests and cammiphora bushes among others. This is home to elephants, buffalos, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, heart beasts, eland antelopes and zebras among others. This place hosts around 52 species of birds and some of which have been recorded include ostriches, kori bustard (the heaviest flying bird in the world), guinea fowls, spur fowls, sprawlings among others. Lumo wildlife sanctuary is one of the most attractive sanctuaries that preserves, conserves and protects wildlife with its flora and fauna in the eco-system. Dinner and overnight at Lions Bluff Lodge.

Day 3: Taita Hills

Wake up at around 5.30 am, have a cup of coffee and start an early morning game drive before the main breakfast. This time you have a chance of seeing the big cats of Tsavo. Back to the lodge for the main breakfast at around 8.30 am followed by the last game drive and depart to Taita Hills salt lick..  Arrive and check in at Sarova Saltlick Lodge where you will have your lunch. Proceed for another game drive at 4.00 pm until 6.30 pm. Taita Hills wild life sanctuary was founded by the Hilton early seventies. It covers an area of 24,000 Ha. Physical attractions include thorny bushes, acacia forests, arid and savannah, swamp and Taita hills among others. Animals found here include elephants, lions, cheetah, zebras, giraffes, and many different types of birds such as ostriches, horny bills, guinea fowls, kingfishers and weaver birds. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Salt lick lodge.

Day 4: Tsavo West

Wake up at around 5.30 am, have a cup of coffee and start an early morning game drive before the main breakfast. This time you have a chance of seeing the big cats of Tsavo. Back to the lodge for the main breakfast at around 8.30 am followed by game en route to Tsavo West, (The second largest park in Kenya after Tsavo East, which covers an area of 9,065 km2 and 13,747 km2 for Tsavo East). Begin a game drive en route to Kilaguni Serena Lodge checking in at around 1.00 pm time for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. Another evening game drive where you visit the rhino sanctuary and have a chance to see the black rhinos. Tsavo west is a paradise for animals including elephants, giraffes, leopards, cheetah, zebras, buffalos among others. The landscape of Tsavo west is grassland savannah with acacia bushes with Mzima Springs and Shetani Larva being the special attractions. The game drive goes on till 6.30 pm where you drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Kilaguni Serena Lodge.

Day 5: Amboseli

Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast followed by a game drive en route to Mzima Springs where you have a chance to see hippos and crocodiles. The spring produces over one million litres of water per day. Drive to Chyulu gate checking out of Tsavo West driving to Amboseli with a convoy. You will have a stop over at Shetani Larva for photos and proceed to Kimana gate in Amboseli 80 kms from Tsavo West. Drive to (Kibo Safari Camp) time for lunch till 4.00 pm. An evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to camp for dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp / Amboseli Sentrim Camp. Amboseli covers an area of 390 km2. Physical attractions are grassland savannah, swamps and a view of Mt Kilimanjaro (The highest mountain in Africa, 5,895metres). It’s also a home to elephants, giraffes, cheetah, zebras, gnus, hyenas, buffalos among others. Amboseli is also a paradise for birds.

Day 6: Nairobi

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast. Check out of the Lodge and depart with a game en route to the gate. Check out of the park and depart to Nairobi with lunch on the way.  Arrive in Nairobi early in the evening and then you will be driven to a hotel in Nairobi and check-in for Dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Lake Nakuru

Wake up at around 7.00 am for a full breakfast and then depart to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving at Flamingo Hill Camp late afternoon for lunch. Lake Nakuru is alkaline a home to millions of flamingos and pelicans. Lake Nakuru covers an area of 202 km2 of which 40 km2 is covered by the soda ash lake. Physical attractions include the euphorbia trees, fever Acacia forests and the landscape is a grassland savannah. Most animals seen are white rhinos, lions, Rothschild giraffes, leopards, buffalos, gazelles among others. At 4.00 pm, start an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back the Flamingo Hill  Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Lake Naivasha

Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Lake Naivasha arriving at around 11.30 pm. Check in at at Lake Naivasha Sawela lodge or Kongoni Safari Lodge for lunch and then relax till 3.30 pm where you will have a boat ride or birds nature walk (Optional at a small fee). Lake Naivasha is a fresh water lake which covers an area of 162 km2 and is one of the great lakes found in the Great Rift Valley). In this region, the landscape is highland. Physical attractions include Fever Acacia, Mt Longonot (which is one of the volcanic mountains). Animals seen include hippos, Birds (Pelicans, Eurasian Roller, king fisher, fish eagle etc). Dinner and overnight at Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge or Kongoni Safari Lodge.

Day 9: Masai Mara

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and then depart to Masai Mara. Arrive at the Gate and begin a game drive en route to Mara Fig Tree Camp arriving at around 1.30 pm time for lunch. Relax till 4.00 pm followed by an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight. Masai Mara National Reserve has an area of 1,584 km2 and it’s one of the famous and most visited national reserves in Kenya. Physical attractions include Mara River, Talek River, Loita hills, Serengeti plains and the annual wild beast migration during July to September. The landscape is woodland and grassland savannah with acacia forests. Masai Mara is famous for lions, elephants, leopards, cheetah, gazelles, rhinos, hyenas among others. It’s also attractive for bird watchers and news analysts.

Day 10: Masai Mara

Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee followed by an early morning game drive and back to the camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast proceed for another game drive visiting Mara River for hippos, crocodiles and the migration point of the wild beasts. (There’s another option of proceeding for a game drive with a packed lunch till evening). Dinner and overnight at Mara Fig Tree Camp.

 

Day 11: Masai Mara - Nairobi - Mombasa / Diani

Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast. After breakfast, proceed to Nairobi. You will have your lunch at a restaurant in Nairobi and then you will be transferred to the Airport and board a flight to Diani / Mombasa arriving in the evening.

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Safari Cost:

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Children 3 to 12 years pay 75% of adult cost

Price includes:

  • All game drives in a Minivan / 4X4 Jeep with an open roof
  • Well-trained guides familiar with the areas
  • Park entry fees
  • Maximum 6 guests in Minivan / 4X4 Jeep
  • Full board accommodation
  • Pick up from and to hotel
  • Extra lunch on the last day
  • Mineral Water in the Minivan / 4X4 Jeep
  • Rescue Insurance
Additional costs:
Drinks including sodas, beers, wines in camps and lodges, tips and personal items

Contact

Diani Tours & Safaris
Diani Beach Shopping Centre
Diani Beach Road
Diani Beach, Kenya

P.O. Box 5490 - 80401, Diani Beach
Tel/Fax: +254 40 320 2078
Cell: +254 72 384 5301

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