Safari Karibu Kenya Karibu is a Swahili word that means “welcome” this 4 Day Safari Karibu Kenya commence at Nairobi hotel or Jomo Kenyatta international airport and end at a Malindi Mombasa or Diani beach hotel.Guest on this safari will visit Amboseli National Park Tsavo west National park and Tsavo east national park. Guest will have a chance to spot different wild animals such a s lions leopards elephants buffalos among other animals and different species of birds.
A visit to Amboseli National Park, Tsavo West National Park, and Tsavo East National Park promises an awe-inspiring adventure through Kenya’s breathtaking wildlife reserves. Nestled at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli National Park offers a magnificent backdrop of snow-capped peaks against a vast expanse of savannah. Here, visitors can witness the iconic sight of elephants roaming freely across the plains, creating an enchanting spectacle. The park also boasts a diverse range of wildlife, including lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and a myriad of bird species. Exploring Amboseli’s enchanting landscape and capturing the perfect shot of elephants silhouetted against the mighty Kilimanjaro is a photographer’s dream come true.
Moving on to Tsavo West National Park, visitors are greeted with a dramatic landscape adorned with volcanic hills, lava flows, and natural springs. The park is renowned for its rich biodiversity, with sightings of rhinos, lions, leopards, and diverse birdlife. The highlight of Tsavo West is undoubtedly Mzima Springs, a lush oasis where crystal-clear waters gush from underground caves, attracting a kaleidoscope of aquatic life. Here, visitors can marvel at hippos and crocodiles as they navigate the serene waters, creating a magical experience.
Continuing the journey to Tsavo East National Park, one is immersed in a vast wilderness characterized by open plains, acacia woodlands, and the meandering Galana River. The park is famous for its large herds of elephants, often seen dusting themselves with vibrant red soil. Tsavo East is also home to numerous predators, including lions, cheetahs, and hyenas, making for exhilarating game drives. The allure of the park lies in its untouched, untamed beauty, offering a sense of serenity and a chance to witness nature’s raw power.
A visit to Amboseli National Park, Tsavo West National Park, and Tsavo East National Park is a captivating journey through Kenya’s natural wonders, where one can witness an abundance of wildlife and soak in the breathtaking landscapes. These national parks leave a lasting impression on visitors, creating memories of an African adventure that will be cherished for a lifetime.
Pick up from your Nairobi hotel in the morning drive to Amboseli National park .
The drive will last you approximately 5 hours before arriving in this world renown national park. You will have lunch at chosen accommodation.
Animal expected to be spotted
After lunch relax up to 1600hrs then embark on an evening game the park is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants among other
At around 1800 hrs proceed back to the Lodge or camp of choice for dinner and overnight stay.
Amboseli National Park
Amboseli is a Maasai word for ‘salty dust”. This is because during the dry season, lake Amboseli dries up and when it’s windy the dust tastes salty!
The national park, covering approximately 390sq. km of swampy area boasts the largest elephant herds as they roam between the swamps and the foot of Africa’s highest mountain!
Other physical attractions include lake Amboseli, the Observation Hill which allows a panoramic view of the better part of this park overlooking Enkongo Narok swamp with its schools of hippos as well as herds of Elephants! For the avid ornithologists, this swamp does not disappoint with its prolific avifauna.
Animals Expected to be spotteed
Other animals include; buffaloes, hippos and a variety of water fowls like pelican, Egyptian goose, jacana. You equally have a chance of spotting leopard, cheetah, wild dogs, giraffe, zebra, lion, mongoose, hyrax, dik- dik, lesser kudu, and nocturnal porcupine.
Oltukai lodge or Amboseli Serena lodge
Kilima Amboseli or ‘Sentrim Amboseli
At a supplement you can choose to stay at deluxe Tawi lodge or Satao Elerai camp or Tortilis camp
Take an early morning breakfast before departing Amboseli national park with a game drive en route .
The drive will last you approximately 3 hours before arriving Tsavo west national park in time for lunch at your chosen lodge or camp.
Animals expected to be spotted
1600 hours embark for the evening game drive where you will have a chance to spot different wild animals such as elephants, lions, leopards herd of buffalos and different species of birds then proceed to Mzima springs which is the freshwater source for Mombasa city.
At Mzima Springs you have great chance to see hippos and crocodiles. For Better visibility there is a special underwater viewing chamber. At approximately 1830hrs proceed back to the lodge for Dinner and overnight stay at accommodation of choice.
Kilaguni serena lodge or Severin safari camp
Ngulia lodge or Rhino valley lodge.
Breakfast then 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 to Tsavo East arriving in time for lunch at Accommodation
The main birds found in Tsavo East throughout the year include; Hunters Sunbird, Golden-bellied Starling, Tawny Eagle ‘White-backed Vultures, Kori bustard, Pale Chanting, Bateleur eagle, Red-Billed Hornbill, African Grey Hornbill, Whalberg’s eagles, Spotted-eagle owl, Taita fiscal, Red & Yellow barbets, D’Naurd’s barbet, Spot-flanked Barbet, Fischer’s sparrow lark, Long-billed Pipit, Rosy-patched bush shrike and much more migratory species of birds.
The Park is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust –red elephant, Cape buffalo, lion, leopard, schools of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, Lesser Kudu, Gerenuk.
Dinner and overnight stay at Tsavo east in your chosen accommodation.
Ashnil Aruba lodge
Voi wildlife lodge or Zomeni lodge or Voi safari lodge
with a little supplement Satao camp
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.