7 Days Kenya Great Safari from Mombasa
* Tour Highlights
Day 1: Tsavo East National Park
Pick from Mombasa Airport and then drive along Mombasa-Nairobi highway. After 100 kms you will have a short break for coffee. Proceed to Bachuma Gate where you begin your game drive. Visit Aruba Dam, a water hole where animals come for water. Proceed with the game drive to Voi safari lodge where you will check in at around 1.00 pm. Have lunch and relax till 4.00 pm after which you will start another game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight (Voi safari lodge).
Day 2: Tsavo West National Park
Wake up at around 5.30 am, have a cup of coffee and start an early morning game drive before breakfast. This time you have a chance of seeing the big cats of Tsavo. Back to the camp for the main breakfast at around 8.30 am followed by a game drive en route to Tsavo West, Begin a game drive en route to Ngulia Safari Camp checking in at around 1.00 pm for lunch and relax till 4.00 pm. Another evening game drive to the rhino sanctuary where you have a chance to see the black rhinos. Tsavo west is a paradise for animals including elephants, giraffes, leopards, cheetah, zebras and buffalos among others. The landscape of Tsavo west is grassland savannah with Acacia bushes with Mzima springs and Shetani larva being the special attractions. The game drive goes on till 6.30 pm where you drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight, (Ngulia Safari camp).
Day 3: Amboseli National Park
Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast followed by a game en route to Mzima springs where you have a chance to see hippos and crocodiles. The spring produces over one million litres of water per day. Drive to Chyulu gate checking out of Tsavo West driving to Amboseli with a convoy. You will have a stopover at Shetani Larva for photos and proceed to Kimana gate in Amboseli 80 kms from Tsavo West. Drive to the camp (Kibo camp or Sentrim camp) time for lunch till 4.00 pm. An evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back to the camp for dinner and overnight (Kibo camp or Sentrim camp). Amboseli covers an area of 390 km2 – physical attractions are grassland savannah, swamps and a view of Mt Kilimanjaro (The highest mountain in Africa, 5,895metres). It’s also a home to elephants, giraffes, cheetah, zebras, gnus, hyenas, buffalos among others. Amboseli is also a paradise to birds.
Day 4: Lake Nakuru National Park
Wake up at around 6.00 am for a full breakfast and depart to Lake Nakuru national park driving through a distance of 300 kms arriving at Flamingo Hill Camp late afternoon for lunch. Lake Nakuru is alkaline a home to millions of flamingos and pelicans. Lake Nakuru covers an area of 202 km2 of which 40 km2 is covered by the soda ash lake. Physical attractions include the euphorbia trees, fever acacia forests and the landscape is a grassland savannah. Most animals seen are white rhinos, lions, Rothschild giraffes, leopards, buffalos, gazelles among others. At 4.00 pm, start an evening game drive till 6.30 pm then back the lodge for dinner and overnight. (Flamingo Hill Camp).
Day 5: Masai Mara National Reserve
Wake up at around 6.00 am for full breakfast. Depart to the world seventh wonder (Masai Mara) driving through a distance of 320 kms. Arrive at around 1.00 pm and make a short game drive en route to the camp (Olumara camp) checking in at around 1.30 pm for lunch. Masai Mara National Reserve has an area of 1,584 km2 and it’s one of the famous and most visited national reserves in Kenya. Physical attractions include Mara River, Talek River, Loita Hills, Serengeti plains and the annual wild beast migration during July to September. The landscape is woodland and grassland savannah with acacia forests. Masai Mara is famous for lions, elephants, leopards, cheetah, gazelles, rhinos, hyenas among others. It’s also attractive for bird watchers and news analysts. Game drive at 4.00 pm till 6.30 pm and back to the camp for dinner and overnight (Olumara camp).
Day 6: Masai Mara
Wake up at 5.30 am for a cup of coffee followed by an early morning game drive and back to the camp for a full breakfast.. After breakfast proceed for another game drive visiting Mara River for hippos, crocodiles and the migration point of the wild beasts. (There’s another option of proceeding for a game drive with a packed lunch till evening). Dinner and overnight at the Olumara camp.
Day 7: Masai Mara – Mombasa
Wake up at around 5.30 am for a cup of coffee followed by an early morning game drive and back to the camp for a full breakfast. After breakfast, proceed for another game drive and back for an early lunch at around 11.30 am. You will be transferred to the airstrip and depart at 1.30 pm to Diani arriving at around 4.00 pm.
- Driver/ Guide
- All game drives in safari bus
- Park fees
- Full board accommodation
- Pick up from and to hotel
- Extra lunch on the last day
- Mineral water
- Drinks at the lodge