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2 Days Red Elephant Safari in Kenya

  • Tsavo East National Park, Tsavo, Kenya

Overview

Tsavo East National Park Safari in Kenya

  • Witness the Big five
  • See a great variety of bird life
  • Game drives at Tsavo East National Park
  • Entrance fees to national parks and game reserves
  • Bottled water in the safari vehicle
  • 1 night accommodation
  • Daily healthy meals

Enjoy game drives at Tsavo East National Park, one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya, during this safari by El Moran Safaris. Tsavo East National Park is considered one of the world's biodiversity strongholds, and its popularity is mostly due to the vast amounts of diverse wildlife that can be seen, including the famous Big five consisting of Masai lion, black rhino, cape buffalo, elephant, and leopard.

  • 2 activity days
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You have the option to choose from the following lodges:

Ashnil Aruba lodge

This lodge lies in the heart of Tsavo East National Park in Kenya. There are a total number of 40 deluxe en-suite rooms with eight having interconnecting doors. It has four triple rooms with one interconnecting room, six luxury tented camps, and two rooms suited for persons with disability. The open sitting restaurant located in the main building overlooks the dam at all angles and can sit a maximum of 150 guests.

The wooden deck shaded by canvas umbrellas can be used as extra sitting place during meal times. The buffet platforms, both warm and cold, sit in the middle of the restaurant for easy access. The lounge is located in the main building sectored away from the main dining area. The décor has an African touch that makes it a wonderful place to pass time and relax. There is a variety drinks served and include liqueur, soft drinks, cocktails, wines, and spirits, local and international beers.

The sitting capacity is about 60 guests. After a grueling game drive, you can take a dip in the swimming pool or simply relax by the pool which overlooks the game park. This is the perfect place to relax and laze around in the calm afternoons.

Voi safari lodge

A strategically situated safari lodge in one of the world’s largest game park, the Tsavo National Park, Voi Safari Lodge stands high above the town of Voi overlooking a vast expanse of the African Bush. It is 160 kilometers from Mombasa City. You can simply watch the herds of wild animals roam beneath you or you can get closer by a network of access roads reaching into many corners of this 11,666 square kilometers park.

From the lodge, you can look out onto the three water holes and see the ever-changing panorama of Africa unfold right before your eyes and at the same time enjoy the luxury of waiters’ service. There is a special ‘hide’ for the camera enthusiasts affording close-up and candid pictures of the wild animals which do not suspect any human presence.This is an ideal spot from which to go out in search of the Big five which includes elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, and rhino.

From Voi, you have speedy and easy access to either the Tsavo East or Tsavo West portions of this national park. Voi is also an ideal for exploring Taita Hills, including the fertile farmland, secluded high in Taita hills surrounding Wundanyi, reached by excellent mountain road which affords splendid views as far as the coast.

Voi wildlife lodge

Nestled in the heart of elephant country, Voi wildlife lodge is located in the savannah grasslands of Tsavo East, Kenya, just five kilometers off the main highway connecting the capital Nairobi to Mombasa. Officially opened in 2003, the lodge is situated on a 25-acre site on the boundary of Tsavo East National Park, one of Kenya’s largest game parks with spectacular views of nearby volcanic outcrops, such as the Kasigau, Sagalla, and Mwakingali Hills.

Designed to blend unassumingly into the surrounding environment, the lodge boasts a natural waterhole, often attracting big game including elephant, lion, cheetah, buffalo, as well as a rich variety of birdlife.

Accommodating up to 300 guests, all rooms have spacious en-suite bathrooms and are furnished in African decor that is replicated throughout the lodge. The luxury rooms comprise two four-poster beds and views of the savannah which one can enjoy from the comfort of one’s balcony or terrace.

Zomeni lion hill lodge

Situated on ‘Mlima ya Simba’ (Swahili for lion hill), and adjoining the world famous Tsavo East National Park at Voi Gate, is the ideally set wild world of the magnificent Zomeni lion hill lodge. Enjoying the spellbinding views over the renowned scenery and wildlife of the legendary Tsavo. The lodge is conveniently accessible from the main tourist routes.

Zomeni lion hill lodge boasts traditional architecture with makuti-thatched roofs and natural logs. The encampment comprises of eight luxury rooms, four luxury tents, and a bar and dining room serving traditional and continental cuisine of the highest standards. For an unforgettable experience of the wild world, have it at the lodge with a breathtaking panoramic view of the wild theater.

The dining room and bar overlook the panorama of the Tsavo East National Park with views of wildlife immediately below in the valley. During lunch, a buffet service is on hand and for dinner time, is a la carte service of the highest order will be served. All kinds of game including elephants, lions, cheetah, leopard, and other small wildlife are regularly seen from the dining room area.

Day 1

  • Early pick up from the hotel and drive to Tsavo East via the Bachuma gate for approximately two and a half hours.
  • Proceed on a game drive en route to the lodge of your choice arriving in time for check in and lunch.
  • Afternoon is spent at leisure while waiting for the evening game drive that starts from 04:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m.
  • Dine and overnight at the lodge.

Day 2

  • Early morning game drive followed by breakfast.
  • After breakfast game drive, en route out of the park and then return journey to your coastal hotel.

Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 13,747 square kilometers. Situated in a semi-arid area previously known as the Taru Desert, it opened in April 1948. It is located near the town of Voi in the Taita-Taveta District of Coast Province. The park is divided into east and west sections by the A109 road and a railway.

Named for the Tsavo River, which flows west to east through the national park, it borders the Chyulu Hills National Park and the Mkomazi Game Reserve in Tanzania.

The park can be accessed by three main gates, from Voi through the Manyani gate, from Mombasa through the Bachuma gate, or from Malindi through the Sala gate. There are also several airstrips in the park that allow chartered light planes. Inside the park, the Athi and Tsavo rivers converge to form the Galana River.

Most of the park consists of semi-arid grasslands and savanna. It is considered one of the world's biodiversity strongholds, and its popularity is mostly due to the vast amounts of diverse wildlife that can be seen, including the famous 'big five' consisting of masai lion, black rhino, cape buffalo, elephant and leopard. The park is also home to a great variety of bird life such as the black kite, Crowned crane, lovebird and the sacred ibis.

You will be provided with lunch and dinner on your first day and breakfast on the last day of the safari. You will be served international cuisine with a bit of Kenyan cuisine. Any specialty or request has to be advised before traveling like allergies or vegetarian cuisine.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
(If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
  • Capture photos of the wildlife with your camera
  • Enjoy the game drives
  • Explore the lodge's surroundings
  • Relax at the lodge
  • See the stunning views
  • Take a refreshing dip in the pool
  • 1 bottled water in the safari vehicle
  • 1 night accommodation
  • Daily guided game drives at Tsavo East National Park
  • Daily meals
  • Entrance fees to national parks and game reserves
  • Transportation in a safari vehicle

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Moi International Airport (MBA).

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Testimonials

  • Review by a traveler

    "I had the best New year experience ever,thanks to Moses and his team. The hotel we stayed in was near the creek and so the sunrise and sunset every morning was beautiful and irresistible."

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  • Review by Jun

    "We had great safari trip! Thanks for everything! We enjoyed a lot, hope one day come back again. Nice stuff and very well organize."

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  • Review by Moses

    "We were well received and all explained no hidden charges well Moses you are the best am looking forward to another trip adventure Tsavo and was in islands were the best for us. Kudos Moses. "

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  • Review by a traveler

    "El Moran Safaris by far exceeded our expectations when it came to delivery. Right from the onset, Moses was able to answer all questions and helped ease our minds as the travel dates got closer. Nothing was ever too much. We toured the Maasai Mara, Tsavo East, and west with one of his very qualified guides whose insights and humor left us in tears especially when we had to bid farewell. Planning a safari withEl Moran was one of the best things we've ever done and we cannot wait to come back for another dose of pure happiness."

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  • Review by a traveler

    "We contacted El Moran after having read the great reviews on TripAdvisor. We also contacted a number of other agencies with the same questions. Moses replied very quickly and had great advice from the very start. He always had very good input and gave great advice with regards to where to stay on the beach, which parks to go to, positives and negatives with different choices etc. We were debating whether to stay locally in Tsavo or fly to Masai Mara, and we were happy with our final choice of Tsavo. Moses arranged a safari with an excellent driver, great game viewing, and wonderful lodges - and all at a very decent price. Our driver Alex picked us up from our hotel in Diani and we had lovely 4 days with lots of game, wonderful lodges and great company. We warmly recommend El Moran to everyone considering visiting Kenya."

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  • Review by a traveler

    "El Moran safari organized my domestic flight from Zanzibar to Mombasa,then the game drive to Mara will be stuck in my memory forever, received the driver Alfani very experienced and knew all about Mara, Moses from El moran is service oriented as received a call while on safari just to check on me and my family. Thank you El moran and congrats to your team, very professional."

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  • Review by a traveler

    "We had three days safari with El Moran and it was an unforgettable experience! If I come back to Kenya I would definitely call el Moran again! The service and price were perfect. Our driver, Alfani was fantastic! High-quality service but especially the really professional staff. Thank you to El Moran for bringing us to Tsavo"

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Mombasa, Kenya

El Moran Safaris is a dedicated and professional safari company offering everything you need for an unforgettable safari experience.

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2 days / 1 night

Availability

This vacation is available all year round, please select an arrival date below.

 

Low season

 

  • April 1 - June 30

 

High season

 

  • January 6 - March 31
  • November 1 - December 15

 

Peak season

 

  • December 16 - January 5
  • July 1 - October 31

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