Welcome to Tsavo West National Park

This is a park with a whiff of legend about it, first for its famous man-eating lions in the late 19th century and then for its devastating levels of poaching in the 1980s. Despite the latter, there’s still plenty of wildlife here, although you’ll have to work harder and be much more patient than in Amboseli or the Masai Mara; the foliage is generally denser and higher here. Put all of these things together, along with its dramatic scenery, fine lodges and sense of space, and this is one of Kenya’s most rewarding parks.

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$4800 Outdoor Activities

11-Days Kenya Zanzibar Safari

Day 1: Nairobi - Tsavo East National ParkYou will be picked up from your hotel or the airport at 6:00am in order to begin your safari journey. You will arrive in Tsavo East National Park in time for lunch and some free time before setting out on a late afternoon game drive. Tsavo East is known for excellent game viewing. Sighted animals can include lions, leopard, cheetah, zebras, giraffes, serval, antelopes, kongoni, lesser kudu, oryx, klipspringer, impala, stripped hyena, ostriches, gazelles, buffalos, elephants and many more. You also have the chance to see a variety of migratory and native birds, particularly between late October and early January. Day 2: Tsavo East- Tsavo West National ParkAfter an early morning game drive we will have a full breakfast before heading to Tsavo West National Park. We will arrive at our destination in time for lunch.In the late afternoon we will visit the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, which is a 70m2 fenced area where Tsavo’s growing population of endangered black rhino are inching their way back from the chasm of extinction that was forced upon them by the rampant poaching in the 1960’s. After the visit we will proceed on a game-drive and see buffalos, elephants, lions, cheetah, giraffes etc. As the sun sets we will head back to our camp or lodge for dinner and overnight. Day 3: Tsavo West- Amboseli National Park Day 4: Amboseli National Park Day 5: Amboseli - Lake Nakuru National Park Day 6: Lake Nakuru - Maasai Mara National Reserve Day 7: Maasai Mara National Reserve Today we will enjoy an early morning game drive and then return to our lodge for a full sit-down English breakfast. Alternatively we can spend the day in the park in search of predators and their prey, including zebra, wildebeest and giraffe. We will also have an opportunity to see hippos and crocodiles in the Mara River. We will have lunch at one of the nearby lodges or camps. Day 8: Maasai Mara National- Zanzibar Enjoy a morning of leisure after breakfast in the camp. Later you will be picked up and driven to Nairobi for a scheduled flight to Zanzibar. Upon arrival here you will be picked up by a hotel representative and dropped off at the Z Beach hotel on a full board basis. Day 9-10: Zanzibar You will spend the next few days and nights by the beautiful beach. This is the perfect end to a safari as you can relax and laze away the days on the white sandy beaches or on the turquoise waters. We believe the Z Hotel is the ideal retreat. The shores of Zanzibar host some of the world’s most splendid coral reefs, making diving one of the biggest attractions here. Day 11: Zanzibar- Nairobi You will be transferred  to the airport to connect with a flight out of Tanzania.  End of Tour.

$2165 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Night Masai Mara National Reserve Tour: Nakuru National Parks, Amboseli and Tsavo from Nairobi

Visit Kenya for this 6-night tour of Masai Mara, the country's massive world-renowned game reserve. This safari also combines very well with beach holiday in Kenya Coast, as it starts from Nairobi and ends in Mombasa either at North or South Coast – Diani Beach.Itinerary:Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara National ReserveBe met on arrival at the Nairobi airport by our tour leader who will welcome and brief you on the safari adventure, and can answer any questions. He will later introduce the driver-guide before departing for the drive to Masai Mara National Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch, then have a short siesta before an afternoon game drive in the reserve. Return back before night falls, and enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at Mara Sopa LodgeDay 2: Full-day in Masai Mara National ReserveSpend the day on game drives in the morning and afternoon, with breakfast and lunch provided at your camp. You also have an option of having an early morning game drive with an included picnic lunch so that you can have the entire day on of game drives. Dinner and overnight at Mara Sopa LodgeDay 3: Masai Mara National Reserve – Nakuru National ParkEnjoy an early breakfast, and afterwards, head out on a game drive out of the reserve for the drive to Lake Nakuru National Park. Arrive in time for lunch at Lake Nakuru sopa lodge, then go on afternoon game drives in the park after lunch. Includes dinner and an overnight at Lake Nakuru Sopa LodgeDay 4: Lake Nakuru National Park – Amboseli National ParkAfter an early breakfast, depart for the drive out of Nakuru National Park with short game drives en route. You will have a brief stop for an early lunch in Nairobi before you continue with your drive to Amboseli, arriving late in the afternoon, just in time for game drives.Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Serena LodgeDay 5: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo West National ParkEmbark on an early morning game drive, returning back in time for breakfast. Go on another drive via the Shetani lava flow to Tsavo West National Park, arriving in time for lunch at Kilaguni Serena Lodge. Continue with afternoon game drives in search of game. Enjoy dinner and an overnight Kilaguni Serena Lodge.Day 6: Tsavo West – Tsavo East National ParkBegin the day with early morning game drives before returning back to the lodge for breakfast. Afterwards, drive to Tsavo East National Park, arriving in time for lunch at Ashnil Aruba lodge. Go on an afternoon game drive in search of game, returning back in time for dinner with an overnight Ashnil Aruba Lodge.Day 7: Tsavo East National Park - MombasaGo on the last early morning game drive before returning back in time for breakfast. At 10am, depart for the drive to Mombasa, arriving early in the afternoon with a drop off at a hotel for your holiday extension.

$1500 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5days Tour to Amboseli Tsavo West and Tsavo East National Park

Day 1: Nairobi- Amboseli National Park0700hrs: Depart from your Nairobi city hotel. The morning drive  is partly via the Nairobi- Mombasa highway.  The drive is via  open Africa with  expansive savannah plains dotted with local homesteads and colorful Masai tribes men and their cattle.  A later game viewing drive is scheduled for the  afternoon when animals are at their most active.   Accommodation at Amboseli Kibo safari  CampMeal Plan: Lunch, Dinner.Day 2: Amboseli National ParkToday is a day of game viewing drives, scenery viewing, relaxation. Day spent at the Amboseli with maximum game viewing drives spotting game and wallowing in the scenery. There shall be a scheduled early morning and afternoon game viewing drives . Accommodation at Amboseli Kibo safari  Camp.  Options for Masai village visit or Nature walksMeal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner..Day 3: Amboseli -Tsavo West National Park:Early morning  game viewing drives at the Amboseli with great chances of the morning Mount Kilimanjaro views.   We shall proceed to the Tsavo West National park  with game viewing drives en-route.   Afternoon game viewing drives with a visit to the rhino sanctuary. Accommodation Ngulia Safari LodgeMeal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerDay 4: Tsavo West -Tsavo East National ParkGame viewing drives at the Tsavo West with a visit to the  Mzima springs.   Proceed to Tsavo east national park with game spotting and scenery viewing en -route.  Accommodation Voi Safari Lodge/Ashnil Aruba Lodge .  Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.Day 5: Tsavo East National Park- NairobiYour last day of safari ! Early morning game viewing drives at the Tsavo East national park.  Later return to Nairobi  Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch

$875 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Days Tsavo West National Park Safari

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Tsavo West National Park After breakfast, our drive today takes us to Tsavo West National Park. The Park is a vast expansion of African savanna with a more diverse array of habitats which include open plains, semi desert scrub, woodland, Chyulu Hills and rock outcrops.  It’s famous for the Red Elephants, Oryx, and Gerenuk among other mammal’s species and bird life. Other notable features include Mzima Springs which are water source for Mombasa Town, Shetani Lava Flow and Ash cones, which is an example of recent volcanic eruption. The Movie Ghost and the Darkness was shot here. Overnight Ngulia Lodge or Sarova Saltlick lodgeMeal Plan {Lunch & Dinner} Day 2: Explore Tsavo West National Park Two game drives are scheduled for this day. The extensive diverse habitats offer ideal area to search for pride of Lions, Buffaloes, Cheetahs, Giraffe, Zebras, Hippos and Wildebeests. Mzima Spring, underground water seepage from Chyulu hills is a good place to watch the Hippos. There is also a wealth and diversity of birds’ species. Overnight Ngulia Lodge or Sarova Saltlick lodgeMeal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner} Day 3 : Tsavo West – Drive to Nairobi An early morning ‘Spice’ game drive permits further exploration of this great Park. The Park has large number of birds estimated to be over 500 species.  After breakfast depart for Nairobi arriving early afternoon. Transfer to your Nairobi hotel or Airport drop off. Meal Plan {Breakfast}

$5625 Weddings & Honeymoons

14days Best Kenya Romantic Honeymoon Safari Holiday

Day 1. Arrive Nairobi, our representative pick you and transfer to 67 Airport Hotel /Similar for Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast. Day2: Nairobi day tour to Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, kazuri Beads & Bomas of Kenya. Overnight 67 Airport Hotel /Similar on Bed & BreakfastDay 3 - Nairobi to Maasai Mara - Pickup from Boulevard Hotel 7:30 a.m, you will proceed to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. . Accommodation Masai  Mara Sopa Lodges/Similar on full BoardDay 4 - Maasai Mara Game Reserve FUll Day:- Today, there will be a game viewing extravaganza! Accommodation Masai  Mara Sopa Lodges/Similar on full BoardDay 5- Maasai Mara to Lake Nakuru:- A short morning game viewing drive may be scheduled for the early morning. Later, you will depart the for the Lake Nakuru National Park.   Accommodation Lake Nakuru Lodges/Sopa/Similar on full BoardsDay 6 - Lake Nakuru National Park to Lake Naivasha:-  There will be a bird watching and game viewing drives at Lake Nakuru.  Early afternoon shall be spent enjoying a boat ride at Lake Naivasha.  Accommodation Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort/Similar on Full BoardDay7 - Lake Naivasha to Amboseli:- A long and easy drive to the Amboseli awaits you today. There will be a short game viewing drive with possible views of the Mount Kilimanjaro peaks if the weather permits. Accommodation Kibo Safari Camp/Similar Day8 - Amboseli National Park Full Day:- Today shall be spent exploring the Amboseli National Park on unlimited game viewing drives. Accommodation Kibo Safari Camp/Similar on Full BoardDay 9 - Amboseli to Tsavo West:- A short morning game viewing drive is scheduled at the Amboseli this morning. Later, the safari tour proceeds to Tsavo West National Park. Accommodation Sarova Saltlick/SimilarDay10 - Tsavo West to Tsavo East National Park:-  There will be a game viewing drives at the Tsavo West with a stop at the Mzima Springs. Later, you will proceed to Mombasa Diani Beach. Drop off will be at the beach, overnight at Baobab Beach ResortDay 11: Diani Beach Full Day – Relax at the beach- 6:00PM : Tamarind Dhow Dinner Experience - overnight at Diani Baobab Beach Resort. Day 12: Wasini Day Tour-One of the most popular coastal sea and land excursion 1 full day wasini dhow safari.  A regular excursion that includes snorkeling at the Kisite Mpunguti marine park.  overnight at Diani Baobab Beach Resort. Day 13.. Another full day in Diani enjoying optional beach activities,dinner and overnight at Diani Baobab Beach Resort.  Day 14.Fly from Diani to Nairobi-to connect your flight back home and say bye

$2400 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Day Amboseli and Tsavo National Park Safari from Nairobi

Meet at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by the driver on Day 1 and be taken to your hotel to check in and receive a safari briefing. You will have some free time in Nairobi. Depart for Amboseli National Park after breakfast to arrive in time for lunch. Explore Amboseli, famous for its elephant herds, in the afternoon. Enjoy dinner following your game drive. The following day, have breakfast before your morning game drive. Take lunch and some time to relax before departing for your afternoon game drive. You'll then depart for Tsavo West National Park following breakfast. Arrive at Kilanguni Serena Lodge in time for lunch and visit Mzima springs and take an afternoon game drive. Proceed to Tsavo East National Park on a game drive, after breakfast. Check in to the lodge and have lunch. Leave on an afternoon game drive in the park. Embark on a game drive following breakfast. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch surrounded by the beauty of Tsavo East National Park. Drive back to Nairobi to met your flight following breakfast.

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