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Masai Walking Safari

This program is ideal for guests looking at alternating game drives and guided Nature walk as well as having a night game drive. The safari takes you to Tsavo West, Tsavo East as well as Ziwani sanctuary -situated at the Western edge of Tsavo West with a breath taking view of Mt.  Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest Mountain 5894m.

DAY 1: DIANI/ MOMBASA BEACH HOTEL TO TSAVO WEST AND ZIWANI SANCTUARY

You will be picked from your beach hotel early in the morning then drive to Tsavo West (approximately 200 km from Mombasa). The approximately 4 hours drive will take you through interesting villages inhabited by the local mijikenda tribe as well as Masai and Taita tribes. This drive will take you through the palm-fringed road eventually revealing the Tsavo scrub-land as you get close to Tsavo East. Further North as you get closer to Tsavo West you will also observe the Taita hills as well as the famous Yatta plateau -the World’s longest lava flow! As you drive there will be some stop over. After entry formalities at the Tsavo River Gate you will begin your your first game drive in Tsavo west driving along Tsavo river looking for wildlife and the beautiful landscapes arriving at the Ngulia lodge or Rhino valley camp in time for lunch. After lunch proceed for a game drive, enjoy viewing the leopards, cheetahs, elephants, warthogs, dik-diks, rhino and different bird species.

Proceed to Mzima springs for a brief walking safari with an armed ranger.  This nature walk will take you to the hippo pools as well as the underwater fish viewing chamber where you may spot Nile crocodiles as well as different fish species including tilapia and black bass.  Part of the Film ‘Out of Africa’ was shot here!  Proceed with game en route to Ziwani Tented camp.  Arrive at around 1730hrs check in your luxury voyager ziwani tented camp . At 1900hrs proceed on a night game drive where you have an opportunity to see different nocturnal animals. Dinner and overnight stay at voyager Ziwani safari camp.

Premium accommodation: Kilaguni serena lodge or Severin safari camp

Basic accommodation: Ngulia lodge or Rhino valley lodge

with a little supplement Finch Hattons

DAY 2: TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK TO TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK

Breakfast then have a nature walk with a ranger visiting a pool with a school of hippos. After the game walk departs for Tsavo East with a game drive en route.  The drive will last you approximately 2 hours before arriving at Tsavo East national park in time for lunch at your chosen lodge or camp.  After lunch you will  relax then at 1600 hrs begin spotting animals where you may be able to see a wide variety of wild animals.  Animals expected comprise; lion, leopard, cheetah, zebra, giraffe, serval cats, kongoni, kudu, oryx, impala, hyena, gazelle, buffalo and the “red” elephants (colored by the reddish soil which they apply on their bodies during sand bathing).
Around 500 bird species have been observed in the park, including ostrich and several species of migratory birds.

Tsavo East, covering an area of 13474 sq. km is famous for some of the largest herds of elephants in Kenya. The elephants seem to have a red colour, just like many other animals in the park, which is caused by the red dust which they spray on themselves against insects or parasites.

The lions of Tsavo owe their fame to the book and movie “The Man-eaters of Tsavo”. Here a few lions ate several railroad workers during early 20th century. The lions were later shot dead. It seems the reason they attacked people was because of their bad teeth, which made it difficult for them to chew buffalo or gazelle meat.

At around 1830hrs drive back to the lodge/ camp of choice for dinner and overnight stay.

Premium accommodation: Ashnil Aruba  lodge

Basic Accommodation: Voi wildlife lodge or Zomeni lion hill or Voi safari lodge

with a little supplement  Satao camp.

DAY 3: TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK TO DIANI BEACH/MOMBASA BEACH

Tea or coffee. Early morning game drive in the park. This game drive allows you to see nocturnal animals as they retreat to their hideouts. Breakfast in your lodge. After breakfast depart for Mombasa or Diani beach arriving at the beach hotel at around 1430hrs.

Included:

  • Return transfers as per the program.
  • Safari in an exclusive 4×4 safari  Land cruiser.
  • More than eight years experienced driver guide.
  • Unlimited water/Coke/Fanta/Sprite in the safari 4×4.
  • Safari checklist.
  • Overnight stay as per the program.
  • All meals on safari starting with Lunch ending with Breakfast last day.
  • Park fees.
  • Night game drive at Ziwani Sanctuary
  • Guided Nature walk at Ziwani Sanctuary
  • Government taxes.
  • Flying doctors insurance.
  • Meet and greet on Arrival.
  • Wifi

Excluded:

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Drinks in the lodges and camps on safari
  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Masai Village USD15 per person (optional)
Date Persons Mode of transport Price P/P
1 July 2017- 31 March 2020 2 4×4 Land Cruiser USD 795
1 July 2017- 31 March 2020 4 4×4 Land Cruiser USD 595
1 July 2017- 31 March 2020 6 4×4 Land Cruiser USD 535

Prices are fixed
Please contact us for Easter supplement, Christmas supplement and Single room Supplement.

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