Tsavo to Taita
DAY 1: BEACH HOTEL -TSAVO EAST
You will be picked early in the morning at 0635 hrs at your beach hotel then drive to Tsavo East National Park which is about 150km from Mombasa then enter through Bachuma gate.
As you drive in the park you will have a chance of seeing lots of animals,
Zebra's, Elephants different types of antelopes, Lions, Buffalo's, Leopard, Giraffe and also a variety of different types of bird species.
You will check in at the accommodation of Choice for lunch .. after lunch afternoon game drive to 1830 hrs. Than relax and enjoy at the camp of your choise.
- Manyatta Camp. All tents have amazing views of Voi River and Tsavo National Park and the tents are raised above the ground for you to enjoy the beautiful view of the African Savannah Grasslands. It also offers you opportunity to see wild animals in their environment, since the animals come to the river to drink water !
DAY 2: TSAVO EAST-TAITA HILLS
Embark on your early morning game drive at 6.30am then come back at 8.30am for full breakfast. After breakfast game drive out of the park and proceed to taita hills arriving in time for lunch. After lunch afternoon game drive in Taita hills Located at the foots of Taita hills 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, and Oryx, the unusual aard-wolf, and both striped and spotted hyena and the prolific bird life features 600 recorded species.
DAY 3 TAITA HILLS –BEACH HOTEL
Morning game drive in Taita hills before Breakfast. After Breakfast game drive in the park again before leaving the park proceed and have lunch at the Sagalla Lodge before driving back to Beach Hotel.