Tsavo East / Amboseli / Taita Hills - 4 days
Day 1: Diani Beach to Tsavo East
Early morning pickup from your hotel then proceed to Tsavo East which is less 4 Hrs drive through Bachuma Gate. Embark on a game drive looking for animals like herds of Red Elephants, Giraffes, Buffalo, Lion, Cheetah, Zebra, Leopard, among many other Animals. Then proceed to Sentrim Tsavo Camp for check in and lunch after your lunch a short rest till 16.00 Uhr. Afternoon game drive till 18.30 Uhr. Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Tsavo Camp http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-tsavo-lodges-in-tsavo
Day 2: Tsavo East to Amboseli
Early morning breakfast, After Breakfast check out and drive to Amboseli with short game en-route which is less than 6 Hrs drive. Arriving in Sentrim Amboseli Camp in time for check in and lunch . Afternoon game drive in sight of Mount Kilimanjaro (Highest Mountain in Africa) Mount Kilimanjaro offers a scenic background for photographers. Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Amboseli Camp http://www.sentrimhotels.net/index.php/sentrim-amboseli-lodges-in-amboseli
Day 3: Amboseli to Taita Hills
Early morning game drive before breakfast, return to your camp for breakfast, after breakfast leave Amboseli for Taita Hills Sanctuary which is less than 3 Hrs drive arriving for your Lunch and check at Taita Hills Lodge. Afternoon game drive as from 16.00 Uhr till 18.30 Uhr. Then Dinner and overnight at Sarova Saltlick Lodge (on the stilts). https://www.sarovahotels.com/saltlick-tsavo/
Day 4: Taita Hills Sanctuary to Diani Beach
Early morning game viewing before breakfast, after breakfast game viewing while checking out of the Sanctuary and drive to your Coastal hotel arriving in the afternoon.
The Tsavo East, Amboseli and Taita Hills Nature Reserve is home to the BIG FIVE, elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and rhino. The Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is a private nature reserve in Kenya. The nature reserve covers an area of 110 km2 and borders the Tsavo West National Park and the LUMO Community Nature Reserve. The animals can move freely between the individual areas. The Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary was founded in 1972 by Hilton International in which two lodges are located. Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge and Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge. Dinner, breakfast and overnight stay are at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge. Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is one of the most famous lodges in Kenya.
Tsavo East National Park
With an area of 11,747 square kilometres, the eastern part is about 2,000 km2 larger than the western part. The areas to the north of the Galana River, which is a permanent water source, about two thirds of the park, are inaccessible to visitors. The park is characterised by grass and bush savannahs and semi-desert steppes. These alternate with acacia forests, gorges, individual rock groups and island mountains. Seasonal rivers in the southern part are the Voi River and the Mbololo River. The Athi River and the Galana River are permanent waterways. The Galana River is formed above the Lugard Falls by the confluence of the Athi and Tsavo Rivers. Along the rivers there are narrow gallery forests. Standing waters can be found at Mundanda Rock (natural damming through rock face) and at Aruba Dam, in addition to smaller water holes, often created by elephants. Parts of the park are of volcanic origin. A flat and extensive lava ridge, the Yatta Plateau, runs along the western boundary in the east of the Athi River. It is the longest lava field in the world.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli National Park is a national park in the southwest of Kenya, directly on the border to Tanzania. The owners of the surrounding land are Massai, who traditionally do not tolerate foreign hunters in their territory; the animal reserve has therefore been largely spared from poachers. For example, a population of African elephants has been preserved here whose age structure and generation structure have remained undistorted. The 390 square kilometre Amboseli Park, which is monitored year-round by gamekeepers and scientists, is therefore home to the Amboseli Elephant Research Project, which has been studying the social behaviour, age structure and population dynamics of African elephants since 1972. The elephants are very localized and only leave the Amboseli basin at the edges. From Amboseli National Park, which is about 1,200 m above sea level, one has a direct view of the highest mountain in Africa, the Kibo in the Kilimanjaro Massif (5,895 m). The mountain itself is located in Tanzania, but determines the weather, especially the rainy days of the Kenyan National Park at its feet. The landscape of this national park is characterized by soda-containing grey dust. Acacia forests, swamps and open savannah alternate and offer a home to many large game species. Gnus, zebras, Grant and Thomson gazelles, impalas, giraffe gazelles, spearbucks and some black rhinos can be found here. There are lions, cheetahs, hyenas, African wild dogs and two species of jackals. In the centre of Amboseli National Park are palm thickets. Around the numerous marshes, which are fed by Kilimanjaro and despite the very productive water occurrences with the seasons as well as from year to year changing extent, sour grasses, papyrus, rushes, salt-carrying bushes and yellow-barked acacias grow. The large, alkaline Amboseli Lake (Lake Amboseli), which gave the national park its name, covers about one third of the park area, but is only seasonally completely filled with water. There is a channel-like connection between the swamps in the southern part of the park and Amboseli Lake.
Taita Hills Sanctuary
The Taita Hills are the northernmost foothills of the East African Eastern Arc Mountains. They are a chain of old mountain massifs and have rainforests, cloud forests and grasslands. The Eastern Arc Mountains and the Taita Hills were formed in the Precambrian. It is assumed that their forests have existed for more than 30 million years and were originally linked to those in the Congo Basin and West Africa. The Taita Hills reach a height of up to 2208 meters. In the west of Voi lies the massif Dabida with the highest peak ( Vuria 2208 m ) and the Mbololo Ridge (1800 m). South of Voi, the isolated massifs of Mount Kasigau (1641 m) and Mount Sagala (1520 m) rise from the surrounding Tsavo plain. Today the forests of the Taita Hills are small and fragmented. About 300 ha are still covered by forest, which corresponds to 90 % forest loss since 1950. The Taita Hills (like other Eastern Arc Mountains) are home to an unusually high number of rare and/or endemic animal and plant species.
- Accommodation in double room with full board in Lodges/Camps.
- Transport and game drives with water bottles on board the safari vehicle
- English and German speaking Safari Guide.
- All government taxes and levies
- Fees for National Parks
- Beverages in Lodge/Camp
- Tips and personal necessities
- Fees for Maasai village visits
- Surcharge for special occasion, gala dinner for Christmas, New Year,.....
- up to 75th to 60th day before departure 40% of the total price.
- from the 59th to the 40th day before departure 60% of the total price.
- from the 39th to the 30th day before departure 80% of the total price,
- from the 29th day before departure 100% of the total price,
- as well as on the day of departure or no-show 100% of the tour price.
- The final payment of the total price will be made in our office in Kenya. We will pick you up from your hotel on the south coast. In our office you can also pay by credit card. The credit card fee of our house bank is 5% of the outstanding amount. Payments in cash in Euro or US Dollar are therefore advantageous.