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4 Days kenya Safari
This safari is ideal for Guests looking at going on a 4 day safari from Mombasa or diani beach or can also start from Nairobi and ending at our Kenyan pristine beach. If commencing in Mombasa, The Program begins with the magnificent Tsavo West national park visiting then Amboseli national park for the picturesque Mount Kilimanjaro- The highest mountain in Africa 5894m as well as Tsavo East. This safari can commence from mombasa beach hotel or for the guest who will be arriving from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or Nairobi hotel can as well do this safari.
Main attractions of Tsavo East and Tsavo West
Tsavo is made up of two separate parks, Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park. Located in Coast Province of Kenya in between Nairobi City and Mombasa.
Tsavo is nearly 22,000km2, being the largest national park in Kenya and one of the largest in the world. The park was split into two due to the railway going from Mombasa to the interior of Kenya.
The Mudanda Rock, in Tsavo East National Reserve in Kenya, Is an Ancient rock. The Rocky base is composed of wattheure Précambrien bassement rocks, âge 570-4,550 million years old. This massive, whale-backed looking rock is 1.5 kilometres long.
During ancient hunting years, the Waliangulu and the Akamba tribes of Kenya used Mudanda Rock for drying strips of wild hunted meat – mostly elephant meat and other edible animals (it was a way of preserving the meat because fridge was not available) They would Lay the strips on the smooth surface of the rock to dry from the Scorchy sun.
The Yatta Plateau, the world’s longest lava flow, runs along the western boundary of the Tsavo East National Park above the Athi River. Its 290 km length was formed by lava from Ol Doinyo Sabuk Mountain.
Red Elephants of Tsavo
Elephants’ Huge herds of Elephant covered in red dust from wallowing dust bathing. The Tsavo East soil is mostly reddish in colour due the soil being rich in Iron deposit. It is common to see some animals licking the red soil due to iron deficiency in their body system.
Tsavo East Accommodation
On this 4-day safari guest can either choose to stay in a basic accommodation or premium accommodation.
Voi Safari Lodge is inside Tsavo East National Park and it has a manmade water hole which is frequently visited by wild animals and you can walk inside a tunnel to the water hole to view elephants, giraffes, lions, etc. drinking water what an amazing view also you will enjoy your safari and make perfect pictures. The Safari Lodge is built on a hill for you enjoy an amazing view of Tsavo National Park, the African Savannah grasslands and amazing views of wildlife and different varieties of bird species.
The lodge has a swimming pool and 53 rooms.
The lodge is among the oldest in Tsavo east National park with basic amenities.
You can opt to stay at Zomeni lion hill Lodge in Tsavo East.
This basic accommodation is tucked on top of a hill at the border of the park. From the lodge you have excellent park view on one side and nice view of the voi town on the next side.
Aruba Ashnil lodge is close to Aruba Dam in Tsavo east. The Lodge derived its name from the Aruba Dam and overlooks the dam which is frequently visited by wild animal moreover is ideal for Guests wishing to stay at the heart of Tsavo east.
Ashnil Aruba Lodge has 40 Deluxe rooms and 6 en suite tents each have a terrace from which to enjoy the scenery. A swimming pool and children friendly rooms.
Please Note with little supplement you can opt for Satao Camp . Satao camp is a small boutique luxury unfenced camp. The camp has 16 Standard Luxury Tents and 4 Suites. All the Tents have a view of the lit water hole. If you opt to pay a supplement and stay in the suite you will have spacious Tent which is remarkably close to the water hole.
Main Attraction of Tsavo West
Tsavo West National park and Tsavo East National Park were once a single mega-park, they were separated decades ago, along a line coinciding with the Mombasa highway – and they feel like quite distinct national parks with different eco-systems: the open, flat-to-undulating plains and scattered bush of Tsavo East National Park and the much more wooded, hilly landscapes, dotted with volcanic cones and dramatic, black lava flows, that characterize Tsavo West National Park.
Bushy and Hilly Tsavo west.
The rugged landscape of Tsavo West is the result of both old and more recent volcanic activity. The park consists of savannah interspersed with open plains, grassland, savannah, mountains, semi-desert, cliffs, and volcanic ridges.
Shetani Lava in Swahili loosely translates to “the devil’s lava flow,” aptly named by superstitious locals. It overlooks Chyulu Hills. The flows were formed only a few hundred years ago and local peoples believed that it was the devil himself emerging from the earth.
It is called Mzima Springs which are a series of four natural springs. It is a stream of crystal-clear water caused by the natural filtration process of the Chyulu Range. The spot was made famous Alan Roots 1983 film Mzima: Portrait of a Spring. He filmed crocodiles and hippos in their underwater lives. Guest normally have a chance to enjoy the guided nature walk with a armed ranger bringing you close to the hippos and crocodiles.
Chaimu Creator or “the devil’s crater” in Kamba tribe language, is a tall rising hill clad in the bright black color of the lava stones.
Tsavo West National Park Accommodation
On this 4-day safari guest can either choose to stay in a basic accommodation or premium accommodation.
Severin Safari Camp
Severin Safari Camp is in Tsavo West National Park, approximately 250km from Mombasa and Nairobi. In Tsavo West National Park it is located near mzima springs, Tsavo river and Tsavo West volcanic landscapes. From Mtito Andei gate it takes roughly 40 minutes’ drive and there is an airstrip 25 minutes away.
The camp offers 27 luxurious accommodations,4 being junior suites and 2 executive suites. Severin Safari camp has water holes which attract wild animals such as giraffes, antelopes, lions, and many others, also including different bird’s species who visit the waterhole to drink water so you will enjoy viewing the animals while relaxing and having drinks.
The camp also has fire pit nearby for sun downers and after dinner drinks, making your safari a true romantic experience.
The camp has a swimming pool and sun beds with an amazing view of Mount Kilimanjaro, the snow caped mountain and the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s second highest mountain.
The services are brilliant, and they prepare amazing meals both local and international. A safari home for you.
NGULIA SAFARI LODGE
Ngulia safari lodge is in Tsavo West National Park and is roughly 260 kms from Nairobi and can be accessed through Mtito Andei Gate. It is roughly 250 kms from Mombasa and can be accessed through Tsavo River Gate. The lodge is just below Ngulia Hills on the Ndawe Escarpments in Tsavo west.
The lodge has 52 standard rooms with balcony which allow you to have an amazing view of the breathtaking Savannah and other volcanic features. Ngulia safari lodge also has a swimming pool. The lodge has open air restaurants to feel the breeze of African Savannah lands. You will be served with well trained personnel and friendly.
The lodge also has water hole which will make you watch wild animals while having your meals and drinks. It’s a memorable safari indeed since while resting you enjoy your safari just before or after your safari. Animals such as elephants etc. and different birds’ species who sing will just make u feel better and relaxed.
Every evening there is live feeding of a leopard, so a chance of spotting a leopard is close to guarantee.
For an amazing safari in Africa, and exploring Tsavo National Park, this is a lodge worth staying.
with a supplement you can opt for Fitch Hattons. (Fitch Hattons name from Denys Finch Hatton, the English aristocrat who, in the early 20th century, became the pioneer of the most opulent safaris East Africa had ever seen. He was the lover of Danish noblewoman Karen Blixen and features in her memoir, Out of Africa. It was the combination of Denys Finch Hattons’ love for the wilderness and his refined tastes that inspired renowned hotelier Peter Frank and the Gehlot family to establish Finch Hattons Luxury Tented Camp in 1993.) all 17 luxury suites seamlessly combine African roots with elegance and luxury. They are elevated to offer sweeping views of the surrounding landscape and guarantee absolute privacy for the guests. The tents’ open-plan design invites the cool breeze that drifts over the nearby natural springs, bringing the sounds and scents of the bush directly to you.
Amboseli National park
Amboseli National Park is one of the most popular parks in Kenya with breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro (5894m)-Africa’s highest Mountain (in Tanzania). The word Amboseli is a Masai word which means salty dust. This park is centered around Observation Hill, which offers great views of the plains below. Maasai’s live around the park and other than their cattle, Amboseli is home to more than 50 species of mammals and over 400 species of birds.
Attractions of Amboseli National Park
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. On the vast African grasslands, you can see its magnificent scene from far, far away. Mount Kilimanjaro is also the birthplace of several large rivers. Because the mountains are covered with snow all the year round, the melted snow water merges into streams and small rivers. The rivers stream downwards and form a lake in Amboseli-The lake Amboseli hosting many elephants, buffaloes, hippos, and a variety of waterfowl like pelican; Egyptian goose and herds of elephants.
Wildlife big herds roam the dusty plains in the morning and evening. During the day the elephants mostly spend their time partially submerged, foraging in Ol Kenya swamp. Having been protected from poaching for a long time. Other animal found in Amboseli include lion and cheetah, plus herds of zebra, wildebeest, and their predators.
Amboseli observation Hill is the highest point of the park close to lake Amboseli which you can visit, and you can walk out and climb. On top of the hill, you will appreciate the view and seeing flamingoes at the lake plus other animals.
Premium accommodation in Amboseli
Oltukai luxury lodge.
The lodge has an excellent view of the mountain and located at the central location of the park close to the marshy area frequently visited by wild animals.
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