Nine Days Highlands Bronze Safari


Day 1: Tsavo East

Pick from Mombasa Airport and then drive along Mombasa-Nairobi highway. After 100 kms, you will have a short break for coffee. Proceed to Tsavo East (The largest park in Kenya which covers an area of 13,747 km2). Physical attractions include Tsavo River, Yatta Plateau which is 300 km2, Mdanda Rock, Lugard Falls, Voi seasonal River and Aruba Dam, a water hole where animals come for water. You have also a chance to see animals like red elephants, rhinos, leopards, cheetah, and giraffes among others. Arrive at Bachuma Gate where you begin your game drive. Visit Aruba Dam. Proceed with the game drive to Voi Safari 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 camp for dinner and overnight (Voi Safari Lodge).

Day 2: Nairobi

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and drive along Mombasa Nairobi highway with a packed lunch driving a distance of 350 kms. Arrive in Nairobi late afternoon and visit the giraffe center where you will have a chance to feed the Rothschild giraffes. Have the picnic lunch then back to the city center where you will visit the parliament buildings and the city market then finally to the national museum. Drive and check in at Serena hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Nakuru

Wake up at 6.00 am and drive to Lake Nakuru National Park - a distance of 150 kms making a stopover at the Great Rift Valley view point. Arrive at the gate and begin a short game drive en route to Flamingo Hill Camp for check-in and 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 lodge for dinner and overnight. (Flamingo Hill Camp).

Day 4: Masai Mara

Wake up at around 6.00 am for full breakfast. Depart to the world seventh wonder (Masai Mara) driving a distance of 320 kms. Arrive at around 1.00 pm and make a short game drive en route to Mara safari club and checking in at around 1.30 pm time for lunch. 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. Game drive at 4.00 pm till 6.30 pm and back to the Olumara Camp for dinner and overnight (Olumara Camp).

Day 5: 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 Safari Club.

Day 6: Naivasha

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full break fast and drive to lake Naivasha driving through a distance of 280 kms arriving in Naivasha at 1.00 pm. Check in at lake Naivasha Country club time for lunch and relax till 3.30 pm where you will have a boat ride or birds nature walk (Option). 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 Country club.

Day 7: Amboseli

Wake up at 6.00 for a full breakfast and drive to Amboseli - a distance of 310 kms arriving at around 1.00 pm. Begin a game en route to Kibo Safari Club camp for check in and lunch. Relax till 4.00 pm. An evening game drives till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight. 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 to birds.

Day 8: Tsavo West

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full break fast and depart from Amboseli to Tsavo West National park driving through a distance of 80 kms. . You will have a stopover at Shetani Larva for photos and proceed to Chyulu gate and begin a game drive en route to Mzima springs. The spring produces over one million litres of water per day. Tsavo West covers an area of 9,065 km2. Physical attractions include the Chyulu Hills, Ngulia Hills, Chaimu Larva, Shetani Larva and Mzima Springs. The landscape for Tsavo West is grassland savannah with acacia forests. Animals in Tsavo West include elephants, buffalos, leopards, lions, rhinos, giraffes, zebras among others. Drive back to Ngulia Safari lodge at around 6.30 pm for dinner and overnight (Ngulia Safari lodge).

Day 9: Tsavo West - Diani

Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast followed by a game en route to Tsavo river gate and proceed to Voi for lunch. Drive back to your hotel.

Price per person:

Sharing for 2 PAX PP:
USD 2,890

Sharing for 4 PAX PP:
 USD 2,570

Kids 3 to 12 years pay 50% of adult cost

Price includes:

  • All game drives in a Minivan
  • Well-trained guides familiar with the areas
  • Park entry fees
  • Maximum 4 guests in Minivan
  • Full board accommodation
  • Pick up from and to hotel
  • Extra lunch on the last day
  • Mineral Water in the Minivan
  • 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
Mombasa
Kenya

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

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