Safari for 2 Days to Tsavo East and West National Parks from Mombasa
Pick up from Mombasa at 5.30am Diani and Ukunda Hotels at 5.00am and drive about 100km to the direction of Nairobi.
Enter the famous Tsavo National Park (11,000 sq, km), began around the turn of the century when the Kenya – Uganda railway and Tsavo bridge were built.
It was then that this territory was declared to be a National Park because of its abundance of wildlife.
Tsavo is well known for its population of red elephant, Buffaloes, Zebras, Giraffes, Warthogs, Waterbucks, Ostrich, Impalas and Gazelles may be seen.Occasionally Lions and Cheetahs may be seen.Aquatic birds will be seen at Aruba dam.Lunch at Voi Safari Lodge overlooking a nearby waterhole with photohide offering a good opportunity for photograph, a buffet lunch will be served.After lunch drive to Tsavo West with game drives enroute. Dinner and overnight at Ngulia Safari Lodge .
Early morning game drive before breakfast with a visit to Mzima Springs where thousands gallons of water flow every day from the nearby volcanic Chyulu Hills.
Hippos, Fish and Crocodiles could be seen from a sunken underwater observatory Tank before breakfast.
Further gamedrives after lunch, Buffaloes, Cheetah, Leopards, grevy’s Zebra, reticulated Giraffe, Elands, Oryx and the long necked Gerenuk, Elephant, Lions and other game could be seen.
Lunch at Bachuma Restaurant and drive to Mombasa arriving in the evening and drop at your hotel
– transport in safari minivans
– game drive,
– park entry fees,
– full board accommodation
– extra lunch .
Tsavo West National Park
“Land of Lava, Springs, Man-Eaters & Magical Sunsets”
From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs to the Shetani lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.
Tsavo East National Park
“Theatre of the Wild”
The sight of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa. This, along with the 300 kilomtere long Yatta Plateau, the longest lava flow in the world, make for an adventure unlike any other in the Tsavo East. The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger mammals, vast herds of dust –red elephant, Rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, pods of hippo, crocodile, waterbucks, lesser Kudu, gerenuk and the prolific bird life features 500 recorded species.