Amboseli is a land of giants, where huge
herds of elephants stand strong against a dramatic backdrop of Africa’s highest
mountain; Mount Kilimanjaro. Easily accessible and with effortless wildlife
viewing, this popular national park defies its size and offers an impressive
mind blowing safari experience.
On a clear day Amboseli offers the most
inspiring view there is of Mt. Kilimanjaro -Africa greatest mountain.
Amboseli offers some of
the best opportunities to see African animals because its vegetation is sparse
due to the long dry months. Amboseli National Park is home to wild animals,
which include the African elephant, buffalo, impala, lion, cheetah, hyena,
giraffes, zebra, and wildebeest among other African animals and over 600 species
Distance from Nairobi to
TSAVO WEST: “Land
of Mzima springs, Shetani lava and rugged wilderness”.
West National Park covers approximately 30 per cent of Kenya’s park area, and
contains a diversity of habitats, wildlife and a mountainous scenic landscape. The park is a vast expanse of savanna
stretching from Mtito Andei, along the Mombasa-Nairobi road and south to the
Tanzanian border. The
north-eastern boundary along the highway adjoins Tsavo East National Park, but
Tsavo West has a more varied topography and a more diverse array of habitats
than its neighbor.
The Galana River and the Yatta
plateau, as well as several pools and dams used as watering holes by
both birds and animals.
Cape buffalo, cheetahs, duikers, African
elephants, gazelles, gerenuks, giraffes, hares, hartebeests, hyenas, impalas,
leopards, lions, mongoose, black faced vervet monkeys, Sykes's monkeys, crested
porcupines, giant rats, black rhinoceros, squirrels, warthogs, waterbucks, and
from Amboseli to Tsavo West National Park-
TSAVO EAST: "The land lava and
National Park is the largest park in Kenya and was established on 1st April,
1948. Tsavo National Park was split into East and West for administrative
purposes, the park is around 8,000km sq.
Tsavo is famous for the 1898, maneless male lions (the famed
man-eaters of Tsavo) that terrorized the workers, killing over 130 people
before being killed by Col. J.H.Patterson.
is a ‘catchment’ for visitors from coast resorts with large herds of elephants
and other wildlife. Yatta plateau is about 290 km long and is one of the
world’s longest lava flows. Lugar’s fall on the Galana River – this is not a
true falls but a series of rapids. Visitors can walk down to river to view
rapids. Mudanda rock is a long rock outcrop that is about 1.6 km long. There is
a dam at the base. Animals can be seen drinking. Visitors walk along the rock
and enjoy a cool breeze as well as view wildlife at the base.
Aruba Dam was built in 1952 across the Voi River. The dam attracts many animals and water birds can be seen at this dam. Tsavo/Athi Rivers confluence – when the two rivers join they form the Galana river.
cheetah, wild dogs, buffalo, rhino, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, plains
game, crocodile, mongoose, hyrax, dik-dik, lesser kudu and porcupine. Prolific
birdlife features 600 recorded species.
from Tsavo West to Tsavo East-144.7KM
Pick up from pick up point and depart
Nairobi for Amboseli arriving in time for lunch. Proceed for late afternoon game
and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/ similar
Full day game drive with chances of seeing
Mt. Kilimanjaro on a clear day. All meals served and overnight at lodge
and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge/similar
After breakfast depart for Tsavo West
where you will visit the Mzima Springs with a chance to see hippo
Arrive in time for lunch at lodge followed
by late afternoon game drive and return to lodge for dinner and overnight.
and overnight at Sentrim lodge/similar
After breakfast proceed to Tsavo East
giving you a chance to see the vast herds of dust-red elephants. You will
arrive in time for lunch at campsite and late afternoon proceed for game drive
then return to lodge.
and overnight at Ashnil Aruba/similar
After breakfast proceed for a game drive
enroute as you depart for Nairobi or Mombasa.
End of Safari
per person sharing: US$ 1,280*
board accommodation whilst on safari according to the itinerary.
plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
in double/twin room per person sharing.
park entrance fees
of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
drives as detailed in the itinerary.
transport in a safari tour mini bus with a game viewing top up roof.
litre bottle of mineral water per person per day while on a road safari.
of a personal nature
Elida Tours Safari hat