If you’re short on time or just looking to extend an awesome Africa experience combined with beach holidays in Kenya, then this Safari starting either in Nairobi or Mombasa is for you. Most Kenya safari tours blends very well with beach holiday extension at the cost; this is one of the best safari popular with safari and beach holiday makers. There’s no better marriage of a safari in Kenya and a beach break in Mombasa than this with views over Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro always adding to what promises to be an eclectic album of holiday snaps.
As you’ll be starting out in Nairobi and completing the Kenya safari tours in Mombasa you’ll be presented with every opportunity possible to spend time on the plains of Africa before enjoying some well-deserved time out at the beach.
Alternatively, why not start at the beach and complete your holiday with a four-day safari in Amboseli? Starting a safari from a beach break in Mombasa is just perfect, especially for honeymooners and travelers who like to make the most of each and every occasion.
Amboseli: The combination of scenery, people, and animals are what makes the Amboseli National Park so fascinating. Beautifully situated at the foot of the towering Mt. Kilimanjaro, it the home of the brightly painted Masai Tribe. Here you can see lions, cheetahs, hyenas as well as Gnus, buffaloes, zebras, and herds of elephants. All these animals come to drink at water holes consisting of small lakes or muddy ponds kept filled up by water from the melting snows of Kilimanjaro. The northern Lake Amboseli contains water only after rain From Mzima springs in Tsavo: Both Tsavo National Parks are roughly kidney-shaped and 7,930 Sq. Miles (20,812 Sq. Kms) is bisected in the middle by the Mombasa road. For administrative convenience, the part north-east of the road is called Tsavo East with headquarters near Voi and measures 11,747 Sq. Kms and the part southwest of the road are Tsavo West with wardens’ offices near MtitoAndei and measures 9,065 Sq. Km. Overall, this famous park covers a vast section of the 200 miles of thorn scrub, spiked with bulbous trunks of baobab trees, that separate the tropical vegetation of the Coast from the great central plateau of the African continent
Met on arrival at the airport by our tour leader who will brief you on your entire safari. He will then introduce you to your driver-guide and depart for the drive to Amboseli National Park arriving in time for a short game drive en route to your lodge for lunch. Relax at the establishment to enjoy the nice set-up over-looking Mt. Kilimanjaro with afternoon game drives starting around 4 PM. Dinner and overnight at Amboseli Sopa Lodge or similar
An early morning game drive that gives a chance to take photos of the famous Mt. Kilimanjaro on a clear morning returning back in time for breakfast Thereafter, depart for Tsavo West National Park passing through Shetani lava flows to arrive in time for lunch at Kilaguni Serena lodge. Afternoon game drives at 16.00hrs with a visit to Mzima spring which is the main source of water for Mombasa residents with also underwater glass viewing point to see hippos, different types of fish, and crocodiles returning back to the lodge before dark falls for dinner and overnight at Kilaguni Serena Lodge or similar
Early morning game drives before breakfast. After breakfast drive to Tsavo East National Park with most of the way being on a game drive to arrive in time for lunch at Ashnil Aruba Lodge. Afternoon game drives in Tsavo East National Park returning back before dark falls for dinner and overnight at Ashnil Aruba Lodge or similar
Tsavo East National Park – Mombasa Early morning game drives in search of game in the vast Tsavo East returning back in time for breakfast. After breakfast depart for your drive to Mombasa arriving early in the afternoon with a drop off at your hotel for beach extension or drop off at the airport for the flight back to Nairobi