Safari starting in Nairobi and ending in Mombasa
This safari uses shared 4×4 vehicles
Starting in Nairobi and ending on the shores of the delightful Indian Ocean, this is a comprehensive
safari that visits four extremely diverse wilderness areas. From the lakes of the Great Rift Valley and
open plains of the Mara to the undulating hills of Tsavo, this is a great start to a safari and beach holiday.
Day 1: Arrival Nairobi
Upon arrival into Nairobi, you will be met and transferred to The Nairobi Safari Club hotel. Afternoon at
leisure. Overnight at Nairobi Safari Club Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis.
Day 2: Nairobi – Masai Mara National Reserve
Leaving Nairobi mid morning, you’ll travel towards Kenya’s fertile highlands and head down the Rift
Escarpment on a road built by Italian prisoners of war during World War II. Look for the charming chapel
they built at the foot of the escarpment. You’ll pass the impressive Longonot earth satellite station as
you head across the Valley to Narok, and then travel across acres of wheat and barley, before you reach
the Masai Mara in time for lunch. Following lunch and a siesta, there is an afternoon game drive
returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Mara Simba Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 3: Masai Mara National Reserve
Early morning and afternoon game drives. Overnight at Mara Simba Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 4: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha
Leaving the Masai Mara after breakfast, you’ll travel across the ‘breadbasket’ of Kenya, where acres of
wheat and barley litter the landscape as you head north to Narok, the district headquarters of this part
of Maasailand. Now travel across the vast plains on the floor of the Rift Valley, keeping an eye out for
herds of giraffe and gazelle as you head up the Mau Escarpment, before arriving at Lake Nakuru lodge
for lunch. The waters here are often coloured shimmering flamingo pink, from thousands of the
beautiful birds lining its shores. After lunch you will take an afternoon game drive in Nakuru National
park before continuing to Lake Naivasha for overnight at Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge
Day 5: Lake Naivasha – Amboseli National Park
After an early breakfast you will depart with a picnic lunch, leaving Lake Naivasha behind, you continue
towards Nairobi and then head south towards Amboseli. There will be an afternoon Game drive in the
park returning to the lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Amboseli AA Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 6: Amboseli National Park – Tsavo West National Park – Taita Hills Game Reserve
An early departure after breakfast takes you east, across the spectacular Shetani lava flow, reminder of
the molten outpouring that spilled down the scenic slopes of the nearby Chyulu Hills over the last three
centuries. A zig-zagging road through scrub thorn and acacia leads you into Tsavo National Park, which
together (East and West) form the largest of Kenya’s parks. Spotting game as you go, especially gerenuk,
Lunch at Kilaguni Lodge, after lunch there will be a game drive in the park and a visit to Mzima Springs
with its underwater viewing holes and arrive at your lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Saltlick Lodge
on a full board basis. Children under the age of 6 not allowed at Saltlick Lodge
Day 7: Taita Hills – Tsavo East
After breakfast enjoy a morning game drive in Taita Hills Game Sanctuary, lunch is at Taita Hills Game
Sanctuary before continuing your journey to Tsavo East National Park with game drive en route arriving
at your lodge as the sun sets. Overnight at Ashnil Aruba Lodge on a full board basis.
Day 8: Tsavo East – Mombasa
After breakfast enjoy a morning game drive returning to the lodge for lunch before continuing your
journey to Mombasa, aiming to reach your beach hotel late afternoon.
NOTE: This program can be customized.