Welcome to Tana River


There is very little in the way of organised tourism here, besides a small coastal conservancy, some very basic accommodation in Kipini village and the remote luxury Delta Dunes lodge.


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$11 Outdoor Activities

Ziplining in Sagana, Kenya

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productJust like in skydiving, in zip lining, you are propelled by gravity, tied on to a cable with a safety line, and going across a valley or even a body of water.The challenge of being suspended above some ‘dangerous zone’ is what offers the thrill, and the satisfaction of finally making it across.There is a zip lining experience offered at Tana River by Savage Wilderness Camp. Its cable is suspended about 7 meters above the river that you will swing along, to another platform across.Duration: 1 dayLocation: Savage Wilderness Whitewater Rafting Centre

$10.32 Outdoor Activities

Nature Walks in Sagana, Kenya

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productExplore on foot, the stunning surroundings around Camp, the Tana River and the Mission waterfall. A 2 hour walking tour with one of our knowledgeable guides who will teach you about the wilderness, the animal and human life within, as well as take you on a visit to the Mission waterfall.Duration: 1 dayLocation: Savage Wilderness Whitewater Rafting Centre

$110 Water Sports

White Water Rafting in Sagana River Mathioya, Kenya

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productJust 95kms out of Nairobi, the Tana River has some excellent rapids. A rafting trip on the river offers a combination of 16 kms of White Water (up to Class V in season) and 12 km of clear river ideal for calm drifts through spectacular scenery.This is usually done on different degrees of rough and calm water, in order to thrill and excite the passengers. Rafting in Kenya has been going for over 25 years and has some of the best rafting in the world. The rivers in Kenya have varying degrees of difficulty, but whichever you choose, you’ll have an adventure you’ll never forget! Savage Wilderness pioneered rafting In Kenya.Duration: 1 dayLocation: Savage Wilderness Whitewater Rafting Centre

$85 Cultural & Theme Tours

All inclusive tour to Gori-Uplistsikhe-Ateni with wine degustation

Important information • Uplistsikhe - carved in the rock city fortress II-I centuries. BC, which is the oldest of its kind among the monuments of Georgia. The name of the city, Uplistsikhe, is connected with the power of a leader of a local tribe who lived in the distant past, who was called “like God” (“Uplis“ –god’s, “tsikhe“ - fortress). Nowadays, the city, carved into the rock, is a museum-preserve, where there are remained 150 caves and the church of St. George of the Byzantine style. The greatness of the fortified city is also evidenced by the fact that since 2007 it has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Waiting List. • Stalin‘s House-Museum - Gori is a city which gave birth and rose a world-scale politician, Joseph Stalin, who, with his name on the world stage, made Georgia famous. That‘s why in this small, quiet, though so important city, is the Stalin’s State Museum, where is represented his memorial house along with the exposition building with a tower and Stalin‘s personal car with an interior that was on his trip to Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam . • The Ateni Sioni Church (in honor of Dormition of Mother of God) is an early VIIth-century Georgian Orthodox church in the village of Ateni, 10 km south of the city of Gori, Georgia. It stands in a setting of the Tana River valley and is known for its picturesque landscapes and wine.

$1590 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Kenya: Beasts of the East

ItineraryDay 1: Jambo KenyaStop At: Nairobi City CountyWelcome to Nairobi. Airport transfer to our accommodation in Nairobi.Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at a standard 3 star accommodation in Nairobi (double occupancy)Day 2: Rapid RaftingStop At: Tana River National Primate ReserveDrive from Nairobi to Sagana, a small town in central Kenya. Check into our riverside cottages and gear up for our white water rafting adventure in Tana River. Raft through rapids, explore white washed river beds and discover waterfalls. Overnight in Sagana.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Riverside cottage accommodation in Sagana (double occupancy)Day 3: A Walk on the Wild SideStop At: Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf ResortBreakfast and transfer to the Great Rift Valley’s Lake Naivasha. Check into our hotel and transfer to Hell’s Gate National Park for an incredible hike through its colored gorges and towering cliffs with a chance to spot zebras, buffaloes and gazelles.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Great Rift Valley, a 3 star accommodation (double occupancy)Day 4: In Search of WildlifeStop At: Masai Mara National ReserveTransfer to Masai Mara National Reserve, home to an abundance of wildlife, various bird species and the Big 5 (the leopard, rhino, lion, elephant and buffalo) – the five most difficult animals to hunt on foot. Full day game drives in Masai Mara National Park are sure to increase the chances of spotting the Big 5 and other wildlife such as wildebeest, zebras, impalas, hippos, gazelles, baboons, giraffes as well as over 300 bird species and flora and fauna resident to only the African savannah. In the evening, embark on your first game drive getting you as close to wildlife as can beDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Masai Mara, a 4 star safari lodge (double occupancy)Day 5: Game EncountersStop At: Maasai Mara National Park, Mount Kenya National ParkFollowing breakfast, embark on full day game drives for more opportunities for Big 5 & wildlife encounters with a picnic lunch served at the park. The Mara offers wildlife in such a great variety and abundance that is truly difficult to believe. Over 450 species of animals have been recorded here, you will easily spot rhinos, leopard, elephants, buffalo, wildebeests, zebra, warthog, Jackals, lions, many types of antelopes, crocodiles and giraffe. In the late afternoon, visit the Masai tribe in their village and get a chance to watch them dance and even get in on the fun!Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Masai Mara, a 4 star safari lodge (double occupancy)Day 6: NairobiStop At: Maasai Mara National Park, Mount Kenya National ParkEmbark on a final early morning game drive in Masai Mara followed by breakfast before transferring back to our hotel in Nairobi. Free time to explore more of Nairobi.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at a standard 3 star accommodation in Nairobi (double occupancy)Day 7: Goodbye KenyaStop At: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, NairobiFree at leisure until your flight. Opt to head to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an elephant orphanage and rhino sanctuary where the keepers raise baby elephants and rhinos before sending them back into the wild or get up close and personal with giraffes at the Giraffe Center where you can pet and feed your new aristocratic tall-necked friends. All good things must come to an end – airport transfer to catch your flight back home.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

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