Kenya Safari to Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Taita Hills Salt Lick and Amboseli Safari

This safari visits the best Southern Kenya Safari circuit destinations - The Greater Tsavo and Amboseli National Parks. This 5 Days Kenya Safari that not only combines wildlife and bird watching but also offers great sceneries like the breathtaking Mount Kilimanjaro, the endless plains of Tsavo East and the Rough and rugged terrain of Tsavo West National Park. For Wildlife lovers, this safari offers all the opportunities of spotting Africa's Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo) and a huge variety of bird species.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2100 - $3000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
January - February, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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This Safari is very popular and it can begin from either Nairobi or Mombasa. This safari is designed to reduced the amount of time spent driving and maximize the time you will spend in the parks parks by beginning with Tsavo West instead of Tsavo East, it also makes it possible for us to visit Mudanda Rock as well as the Lugard’s Falls which are attractions many tour companies tend to overlook

Day 1: Mombasa – Tsavo East

This 5 days Tsavo East, Amboseli, Tsavo west and Salt Lick safari begins with an early morning departure from your hotel driving on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway to Tsavo East national Park arriving in time for a morning game drive with stop over at the Aruba Dam to encounter a wide variety of game then drive toward Voi Safari Lodge for lunch with game viewing en-route. Short relaxation will be followed by an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Voi Safari Lodge.

Voi Safari Lodge stands on a cliff overlooking the plains of Tsavo East National Park. Voi Safari Lodge's location  provides wonderful vistas across the plains and has the advantage of overlooking a  water-hole frequented by many species of wildlife, from elephants and buffalo to cranes and weavers. During dry periods the water-hole attracts animals from far and wide, there is a tunnel hide from where you will get really close-up views of animals at the water-hole.

Day 2 : Tsavo East – Amboseli

After breakfast, leave Tsavo East with game viewing en-route to Amboseli National Park arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon game drive in search for the big five among other plains game and birds. Enjoy the spectacular view of the Africans highest snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight at Kibo Safari Camp.

Kibo Safari Camp in Amboseli National Park, Kenya, exudes a rustic appeal to luxury as most of its construction is implemented using of natural materials hence giving it a more natural look. The camp is under acacia trees overlooking majestic Mt. Kilimanjar

Day 3: Amboseli – Tsavo West

After early breakfast depart Amboseli for Tsavo West with a stopover to Marvel at the Shetani Lava Flow and game viewing en-route. Enter Tsavo West through Chyulu gate and proceed to Mzima Springs where you an opportunity to observe hippos, crocodiles and a variety of fish from an underground observatory tank. You may also see other animals like monkeys, baboon, zebra, giraffe and other plains game as you head on to Ngulia Safari Lodge for lunch and a short rest. Afternoon game drive to Rhino sanctuary with a chance to spot the endangered black rhino among other animals. Dinner and overnight at Ngulia Safari Lodge.

Ngulia Safari Lodge is located in Tsavo West National Park on the edge of the Ndewe Escarpment, offering a vast panorama of Tsavo's sweeping plains. At Ngulia Safari Lodge guests have a rare chance of coming close to the leopard in its natural environment as it comes for the baited meat at the floodlit viewpoint, thus making Ngulia Safari Lodge synonymous with leopard viewing.

Day 4 -Tsavo West- Saltlick

Early morning breakfast, check-out of Ngulia Safari Lodge and proceed with game drive to Taita Hills Salt Lick game sanctuary, enter through Mwakitau gate and proceed to Taita Hills Game Lodge for lunch. Short relaxation will be followed by an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the Salt Lick Lodge.

Sarova Taita Hills Saltlick Lodge is located in the very heart of the private Taita Hills Sanctuary and built on high stilts under which wild animals walk and above watering holes and feeding pastures offering an unparalleled safari experience with a spectacular view of the wildlife from above and all around

Day 5 Taita hills saltlick – Mombasa

Early breakfast then make the final game drive as you exit the Taita saltlick sanctuary before midday to have your lunch at the Lion Hill Restaurant and proceed to Mombasa with afternoon arrival at your Coastal Hotel

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

  • Tsavo East: Voi Safari Lodge, Voi Wildlife Lodge, Sentrim Tsavo Camp or Ashnil Aruba Lodge
  • Tsavo West: Ngulia Safari Lodge, Rhino Valley Lodge (Ngulia Bandas/Safari Camp) or Kilaguni Serena Lodge
  • Amboseli: Kibo Safari Camp, Sentrim Amboseli Lodge or Kilaguni Serena Lodge
  • Taita Hills Salt Lick: Taita Hills Salt Lick Lodge, Taita Hills Game Lodge or Lion's Bluff Lodge

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Since: Aug 2009

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

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