Budget Tsavo To Taita Safari
DAY 1: BEACH HOTEL -TSAVO EAST
As the Name suggests this safari is ideal for Guests who are on Budget but would like to visit 2 parks Tsavo East and Taita hills.
You will be picked early in the morning at 0500 hrs then drive to Tsavo East National Park which is about 150km from mombasa then enter through Bachuma gate.
Upon entrance to the park you begin your safari with en route game drive to the Zomeni lion Hill Lodge As you drive in the park you will have a chance of seeing lots of animals, e.g. Zebra's, Elephants different types of antelopes, Lions, Buffalo's, Leopard, Giraffe and also a variety of different types of bird species.
DAY 2: ZOMENI LION HILL-TAITA HILLS
After Early Breakfast depart Zomeni Lion Hill camp for Taita Hills. Game drive in Taita Hills .Lunch will be at Taita Hills Lodge.
After lunch afternoon game drive in Taita hills Located at the foots of Taitahills and Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary lies at the heart of the Tsavo ecosystem, surrounded by Tsavo East and West. It includes Lake Jipe and the Taita Game Sanctuary. It is composed of three group ranches (Lualenyi, Mramba and Oza), all of whom have chosen to pool their natural resources in the interest of sustaining this unique wilderness area.
The area is a vital wildlife corridor for the animals of Tsavo East and West, an ancient elephant migratory route and an important breeding site for lions. It is home to abundant and diverse wildlife species, spectacular landscapes, and enjoys the rich cultural heritage of the Taita people.The little known 125,000 acre Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary is situated between the Taita hills Sanctuary and West Tsavo , only 50 km from Voi on the Taveta road.
The three group ranches joined together to form the Lumo Community Wildlife Sanctuary as a way to use natural resources on their land. By investing the earnings from tourist activities, the community plays an integral role in conserving the biodiversity of the area by fighting poaching and the bush meat trade and creating awareness of invaluable wildlife.
The sanctuary is a model of how local people benefit from the union of conservation and enterprise in a sustainable to help to alleviate poverty and conserve wildlife for this and future generations.
On your game drive you have a chance of spotting lion, leopard, cheetah, serval cat, civet, bat eared fox, buffalo, giraffe, elephant, baboon, waterbuck, Coke's hartebeest, eland, gazelle, zebra, mongoose, hyrax, dik dik, porcupine,andoryx, the unusual aard-wolf, and both striped and spotted hyena and the prolific bird life features 600 recorded species.
At around 1730hrs Proceed back to Zomeni Lion Hill Lodge or Manyatta camp.
DAY 3 ZOMENI LION HILL – MOMBASA/DIANI BEACH
After Early Breakfast depart from Zomeni Lion hill lodge or Manyatta camp back to your beach Hotel.
Combine this safari with a beach holiday.