Mombasa Safari to Tsavo East and Taita Hills Saltlick

This Kenya safari from Mombasa provides interesting contrast between the semi arid plains of Tsavo East and the green hills of the Taita Hills with a visit to the huge private wild life sanctuary that was created by the Hilton group. If you book at the Saltlick you will stay in a unique lodge on stilts with an underground game viewing tunnel.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$200 - $600
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
3 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
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\Days Tsavo East and Taita Hills Saltlick Safari Itinerary at a glance

Day 1: Mombasa - Tsavo East
Day 2: Tsavo East - Taita Hills saltlick Game sanctuary
Day 3: Taita Hills saltlick Game sanctuary - Mombasa
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Mombasa to Tsavo East

We leave our hotel early in the morning and drive on the Mombasa Nairobi highway to enter Tsavo East at Sala or Bachuma Gate with a en-route game drive to your camp for lunch. After lunch a game drive in an area of Tsavo East and then dinner, camp fire and overnight.

Day 2 : Tsavo East to Taita Hills

We are up early for a morning game drive in the cool air before returning for breakfast. After breakfast explore another area in Tsavo returning for Lunch. Buffalo, zebra, giraffe, gazelle and other plains game can be seen as well as Tsavo elephants. Predators can also be seen such as lion and jackal. Plenty of bird varieties. After lunch we drive out of Tsavo East and follow a road that is part tarmac part murram to the Taita Hills. Dinner and overnight at the Salt Lick Lodge inside the beautiful private sanctuary.

Day 3 : Taita Hills – Mombasa

We are up early for breakfast and leave for a game drive inside the Taita Hills private sanctuary where the game is easily found. The surrounding hills make an interesting backdrop. Return to the Taita Hills Lodge for lunch. After lunch we return via the taita and Mombasa roads to our beach hotel arriving in the late afternoon.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Voi safari Lodge
  • Aruba Ashnil Lodge
  • Saltlick Lodge

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Kay Adventure Tours

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- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book international flights
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: +254 729 90 10 88
Since: Dec 2011

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
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Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Game drives
Game drives
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