Eight Days Kenya Gold 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 toTsavo East (The largest park in Kenya which covers an area of 13,747 km2). Arrive at Bachuma Gate where you begin your game drive. Visit Aruba Dam, a water hole where animals come for water. Proceed with the game driving to Voi Wildlife Lodge where you will check in at around 1.00 pm. Have lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. Proceed for another game drive till 6.30 pm. 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 among others.. Drive back to Voi Wildlife Lodge for dinner and overnight (Voi Wildlife Lodge).

Day 2: Tsavo West

Wake up at around 5.30 am, have a cup of coffee and start an early morning game drive before 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 Severine Camp for check-in at around 1.00 pm for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. Another evening game drive where you visit the rhino sanctuary where you have a chance to see the black rhinos. Tsavo West is a paradise for animals including elephants, giraffes, leopards, cheetah, zebras, and 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 camp for dinner and overnight, (Severine camp).

Day 3: 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 stopover at Shetani Larva for photos and proceed to Kimana gate in Amboseli 80 kms from Tsavo West. Drive to Ol Tukai lodge arriving at around 1.00 pm time for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. An evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to Ol Tukai lodge for dinner and overnight. Amboseli covers an area of 390 km2 with physical attractions such as 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 4: Masai Mara

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Masai Mara driving through a distance of 450 kms with a stop over at the Great Rift Valley view point. You will have your lunch on the way. Proceed to the gate and begin a game drive en route to Olumara Safari Camp for check-in. 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. Dinner and overnight at Olumara Safari 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 Olumara camp.

Day 6: Nakuru

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Lake Nakuru national park driving through a distance of 280 kms arriving early afternoon and begin a game drive en route to Lake Nakuru lodge for check in and lunch. Lake Nakuru is alkaline, a home to millions of flamingos and pelicans and 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 to the lodge for dinner and overnight. (Lake Nakuru lodge).

Day 7: Mt. Kenya

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Mt Kenya driving through a distance of 260 kms with a stop over at Subukia Great Rift Valley view point, Thomson Falls and the equator line. Arrive late afternoon at Mountain Lodge (One of the tree top hotels) for check in and lunch where you have a chance to see animals from the tree top hotel. Mt Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya with a height of 5,199 metres. It’s also a national park which covers an area of 877 km2. It has an altitude of 2132 metres above sea level. Main activities include birds’ nature walk. Physical attractions include tropical rain forests, water falls, highlands, shrub acacia, grasslands, rivers and bamboo forests among others. Animals found in this area include elephants, buffalos, stripped hyenas, water bucks, leopards, Bongo antelopes. Mt Kenya also boasts of being a paradise for different species of birds. Mt Kenya has three peaks namely Batian which is 5,199 metres, Nelion which is 5,199 metres and Lenana which is 4,875 metres. This place used to be a shrine for the Kikuyu tribe and they believed that their god lived there. Dinner and overnight at Mountain lodge.

Day 8: Nairobi - Mombasa

Wake up at 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Nairobi driving through a distance of 200 kms arriving early afternoon and have your lunch at Carnivore Restaurant which is a five star restaurant. The menu consists of grilled game meat and barbecue. You will then be transferred to the airport or railway and depart to Mombasa where you will be met by our representative who will drive you to your hotel.

Price per person:

Sharing for 2 PAX PP:
USD 2,660

Sharing for 4 PAX PP:
USD 2,390

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

Skype Us Facebook Twitter Tripadvisor