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5 Days the Man-eater Kenya Safari

NASMKS 04: 5 Days the Man-eater Kenya Safari

Highlights:Nairobi Kenya | Mombasa Kenya | Amboseli Kenya | Tsavo West & East Kenya | Nairobi / Mombasa Kenya

Duration: 5 days / 4 Nights

Trip starts: Nairobi, Kenya

Trip ends: Nairobi / Mombasa, Kenya

Attractions

Enjoy two African extremes, the wild adventure of game park game viewing and the laid back luxury of Mombasa's legendary white sand beaches. Amboseli National Park is 260 km (160 mi) south of Nairobi, on the Kenya and Tanzania border. It is most famous for its spectacular views of Kilimanjaro. A system of swamps makes this low-rainfall area one of the best wildlife-viewing experiences in the world. Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 11,747 square kilometers. The park is divided into east and west sections by the A109 road and a railway. Nestled in the shadow of Kilimanjaro, safaris in Tsavo game park are famous for encounters with great elephant herds and lions [Man-eater], making it an ideal location for an African photo safari. Enjoy morning and evening game drives through this famous park. Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya, lying on the Indian Ocean. Known for spectacular beaches, Mombasa has long been a get-away destination. A terrific value option to relax after a safari. Sign up for optional activities including; deep sea fishing, boat excursions, scuba diving. There are several places to visit in Mombasa, including Fort Jesus, built by the Portuguese, and the Old Town, which has old Islamic architecture.

DayDescriptionAccommodation
Day 01:

Nairobi/Mombasa – Amboseli National park [from Mombasa approximately 5 hrs, from Nairobi approximately 3 hrs drive]

Pick up airport drive to Amboseli. Lunch and afternoon game drive till dusk – major attraction Large herd of elephants, lions and other wildlife. Mount Kilimanjaro.

Lodge / Tented Camp. Meal plan FB
Day 02:

Amboseli National Park

Full day in the park with morning and afternoon game drives. Major attraction Large herd of elephants, lions and other wildlife. Mount Kilimanjaro.

Lodge/ Tented Camp. Meal plan FB
Day 03:

Tsavo West National Park [approximately 2 hrs drive]

Breakfast drive to Tsavo west home of the man eater lions. Lunch plus afternoon game drive till dusk major attractions : Chyulu hills, Lake Jipe, Mzima Springs, and Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary.

Lodge/ Tented Camp. Meal plan FB
Day 04:

Tsavo East National Park [approximately 2 hrs drive]

Breakfast drive to Tsavo East home of the man eater lions. Lunch plus afternoon game drive till dusk major attractions - Aruba dam and Kanderi swamp areas.

 

Lodge/ Tented Camp. Meal plan FB
Day 05:

Nairobi / Mombasa
Breakfast enjoy out of Africa experience enroute game drive. Drop of Nairobi or Mombasa. Optional Dinner at the famous Carnivore Restaurant. Airport Transfer. Depart, end of itinerary

Day1: Explore Amboseli National Park

Upon arrival in Kenya capital Nairobi, you will complete the customs and immigrations formalities then meet greet and assisted by Nitarudi Afrika Safaris Representative, a short Safari brief then commence drive to the southern part of the country. Proceed to Amboseli National Park nestled on the slopes of Africa’s highest snow-capped mountain Mt Kilimanjaro via Namanga the Kenya –Tanzania boarder. Famous for its big game - elephants, lions and cheetahs are the main attractions - and for its great scenery beauty. On a clear day, you'll also have spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Enjoy an afternoon game drive with your private guide giving you the chance to view and photograph the big 5 which include the Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant till dusk. Alternatively you may head out on a guided walk and village tour in the company of a Masai warrior who will shed insight into the fascinating Masai culture. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge / Tented Camp. Meal plan Full board.

Day 2: Amboseli National Park

This day you will spend a full day in the park with morning and afternoon game drives. Amboseli National Park is 260 km (160 mi) south of Nairobi, on the Kenya and Tanzania border. It is most famous for its spectacular views of Kilimanjaro. A system of swamps makes this low-rainfall area one of the best wildlife-viewing experiences in the world. The park protects two of the five main swamps, and includes a dried-up Pleistocene lake and semi-arid vegetation. Noted in particular for its large elephant herds, Amboseli is the third most visited game area in Kenya after Masai Mara and Nakuru. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge / Tented Camp. Meal plan Full board.

Day 3: Tsavo West National Park

Today you will drive from Amboseli to Tsavo National park. An armed convoy will escort you to your location. We arrive in time for lunch, Enjoy an afternoon game viewing drive with your skilled driver guide, in and around the Tsavo National Park region. Try spotting leopard, cheetah, wild dogs, rhino, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, crocodile, mongoose, hyrax, dik- dik, lesser kudu, or the nocturnal Porcupine. Birders will revel in this park; with over 600 species Tsavo has prolific birdlife. Tsavo West has a more varied topography and a more diverse array of habitats than its neighbor. Other attractions include the Chyulu hills, Lake Jipe, Mzima Springs, and Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge / Tented Camp. Meal plan Full board.

Day 4: Tsavo East National Park

Enjoy sights and sounds of nature as your guide drives you between the two famous twin parks. We arrive in time for lunch, afternoon enjoy a scenic game viewing drive as we concentrate on the Aruba dam and Kanderi swamp areas of the park where higher number of game are bound to be spotted. Search for the Elephants, Man eaters of Tsavo, Buffalos, Cheetah, Giraffe, Antelopes etc. Head to Tsavo plains for a chance to see the Big 5! Latter in the evening return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at a Lodge / Tented Camp. Meal plan Full board.

Day 5: Mombasa or Nairobi

Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature as your guide drives you between Tsavo National Park and Nairobi OR Mombasa. Drive along a newly paved highway and take in the Kenyan countryside. Drop off at your beach hotel OR Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home. End of the itinerary. Optimal dinner at the carnivore will be a perfect way for winding up your safari. End of itinerary.

Mombasa is the second largest city in Kenya, lying on the Indian Ocean. It has a major port and an international airport. The city is the centre of the coastal tourism industry. Known for spectacular and economical beaches, Mombasa has long been a get-away destination. A terrific value option to relax after a safari. Sign up for optional activities including; deep sea fishing, boat excursions, scuba diving. There are several places to visit in Mombasa, including Fort Jesus, built by the Portuguese, and the Old Town, which has old Islamic architecture.

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Safari Options

We may customize any of our itineraries to suit you. You are at liberty to reduce or add a number of nights, change a hotel (upgrade/downgrade), add local flights, change a given routing, proceed to Kenya etc. Please contact our expert consultants for your preferred trip plan.

Beach Extensions: Note that you may connect a flight to one of the Indian Ocean Islands of Mombasa, Lamu, Malindi or Zanzibar to unwind by the pristine beach. Please contact our expert consultant for your preferred trip plan.

 

Includes / Excludes

Includes:

  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Ground transport in a custom made tour van with pop up roof for game drive and photography.
  • [a custom made 4x4 safari land cruiser is also available on request]
  • Game drives with a qualified private English speaking driver guide while on safari.
  • Your park entrance fees
  • Drivers and vehicle park entrance fees.
  • Drivers allowance
  • 1 litre of bottled drinking water per person per day
  • Specialised and personalised services

Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Optional visit to Masai village $50 per prson
  • Optional Masai Mara hot air balloon safari $480
  • International flights.
  • Tips/gratuities.
  • Entry visas and fees.
  • Items of a personal nature and any other not mentioned above.
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