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4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS SAFARI TO TSAVO EAST/TSAVO WEST
 

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 
 
 

ETS N460 4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS SAFARI TO TSAVO EAST/TSAVO WEST

TSAVO EAST: "The land lava and lions"

Tsavo National Park is the largest park in Kenya and was established on 1st April, 1948. 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.

Key Attraction

The park 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.

Animals

Leopard, 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

Distance from Nairobi – Tsavo East is 425 kms.

TSAVO WEST:

Land of Mzima springs, Shetani lava and rugged wilderness”.

Tsavo 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.

Key Attraction

The Galana River and the Yatta plateau, as well as several pools and dams used as watering holes by both birds and animals.

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 zebras.

Distance from Tsavo East – Tsavo West is 145Kms

Day 1: Nairobi-Tsavo East National Park

Pick up from pick up point and depart Nairobi for Tsavo East National Park. Arrive at your Lodge/camp in time for lunch. Enjoy afternoon game drive in the vast Tsavo East National Park. This wilderness is inhabited by a wide range of plains' game including zebra, several species of antelope among them lesser kudu and hartebeest, warthog and ostrich as well as elephant herds which plunder their way through bush and scrub to the permanent waters of the Athi River.

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Aruba/ similar

Day 2: Tsavo East National Park

Enjoy the full day in a morning and afternoon game drive at Tsavo East National Park.

Activities:

Dinner and overnight at Ashnil Aruba/ similar

Day 3: Tsavo East National Park –Tsavo West National Park

You will have early breakfast and thereafter depart Tsavo East for Tsavo West National Park. Also referred to as the Land of the Man Eaters, Tsavo West is well known for the Lions that terrorized railway workers in the 1890s nearly halting the construction of the Kenya – Uganda Railway Line. Arrive at in time for lunch.

Enjoy a game drive within the park to introduce you to the game in the area.

Dinner and overnight at Sentrim Tsavo/ similar

Day 4: Tsavo West National Park- Nairobi

Morning game drives at Tsavo West followed by breakfast. After breakfast, you will depart Tsavo West for Nairobi. Drop off at pickup point

End of Service

Cost per person sharing: US$615*

SRS: US$120

Minimum 2 people for safari to depart.


 
 
 
 

TOUR INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

 
 
 

Package Includes:

-- Full board accommodation and meals while on safari
- Service of an English speaking driver/guide
- Transport based on a private tour van with pop up roof for game viewing
- Driver allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
- Game drives as per the Itinerary
- Government taxes
-Park fee

- One liter bottled mineral water per person per day on safariPackage Excludes:

- Extras at the Tented Camps i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- International flight fees
- Departure tax
- Tips to porters and drivers
- Items ofpersonal nature e.g. tissues and other toiletries

Please note:

* SRS stands for Single Room Supplement

* Child refers to any child between ages (3-12)

* Child rate is 50% of adult rate.


 
 
 
 

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