“Land of Lava, Springs, Man-Eaters & Magical Sunsets”

From the sight of fifty million gallons of crystal clear water gushing out of from the under parched lava rock that is the Mzima Springs  to the Shetani  lava flows, Tsavo West is a beautiful, rugged wilderness. The savannah ecosystem comprises of open grasslands, scrublands, and Acacia woodlands, belts of riverine vegetation and rocky ridges including the Poacher’s Lookout where visitors can see the teeming herds in the plains below. Tsavo West offers some of the most magnificent game viewing in the world and attractions include elephant, rhino, Hippos, lions, cheetah, leopards, Buffalos, diverse plant and bird species including the threatened corncrake and near threatened Basra Reed Warbler.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION CBD, Nairobi.
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.
RETURN TIME Late Afternoon.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
INCLUDED
Professional English Speaking Safari Guide/Driver
All meals included while on safari
Transport in a safari van with open top
All applicable Game Park entrance fees
Pre–tour itinerary document
Extensive Game drives
NOT INCLUDED
Domestic and international airfares and departures taxes.
Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Laundry services
Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary

 

Day 1

Nairobi – Maasai Mara Game Reserve

Begin your affordable budget camping adventures by road from Nairobi via the Great Rift Valley to arrive at Maasai Mara in time for lunch. Along the way we will have a distant view of Mt. Longonot, Mt. Margaret and the Pyrethrum plantations. Drive further to Narok town and further to Maasai Mara Game Reserve arriving for evening game drive.

  • Overnight at the Campsite.
  • Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.
Day 2

Full Day Maasai Mara

We spend a full day in the Maasai Mara on morning and afternoon game drives in the rolling savanna grasslands in search of the big five and other numerous plains game including a variety of bird species this park is famous for.

  • Overnight at the campsite.
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 3

Maasai Mara – Nairobi – Amboseli National Park

Early breakfast, then depart by road to Amboseli National Park to continue your budget tour. The Park shelters more than 420 species of birds and has enormous Elephant population and other big game attracted to the area by underground springs fed from the melting snows of Mount Kilimanjaro. We have lunch in Nairobi Lunch, and enjoy a late afternoon game drive en-route to our campsite.

  • Overnight at the Campsite.
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

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Day 4

Full Day Amboseli National Park

This morning we rise early for good views of Mount Kilimanjaro on a clear day, we set off for a game drive. Amboseli is an excellent place to view a multitude of wildlife, including everything from Wildebeests to Giraffes to Baboons. A visit to a Maasai village is planned after breakfast. Midday finds us at the campsite for lunch and afternoon rest, followed by another game drive in the evening. Amboseli is home to the legendary Maasai tribesmen.

  • Overnight at the campsite.
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

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Day 5

Amboseli – Tsavo West National Park

After breakfast, depart with picnic lunch via the Sheitani lava flow for Tsavo West National Park. An extensive game drive on arrival. Tsavo West National Park has Elephants, Crocodiles, Vervet Monkeys, Antelopes, Baboons, Giraffes, Hippos and Lions etc. The park is a marvel in terms of geo-physical character and plant diversity. Mzima Springs, the source of Mombasa’s water, is located here. These springs are recharged daily with hundreds of millions of liters of crystal clear water by underground streams emanating from Chyulu Hills. At Mzima, all sorts of animals gather for a drink particularly in the dry season. You may also be able to view Hippo and Crocodiles from the underwater glass tank.

  • Overnight at a budget hotel.
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

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Day 6

Tsavo West – Nairobi / Mombasa.

After breakfast, return by road to Nairobi arriving early afternoon to end the budget camping safari.

  • Meal Plan: Breakfast.

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